Period
to 23 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for DHCP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DHCP over the 6 months to 23 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
England > North West
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 133 137
Rank change year-on-year -23 +4 -27
Contract jobs citing DHCP 66 71 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.07% 1.25% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.37% 8.65% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 40 58
North West median daily rate £350 £357 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.82% -4.93% +25.00%
10th Percentile £181 £160 £207
90th Percentile £638 £575 £500
England median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.85% - -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 5
North West median hourly rate £26.22 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.13% +3.33% -10.45%
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.60 £13.50
90th Percentile £32.00 £138.75 £36.00
England median hourly rate £18.75 £23.43 £28.00
% change year-on-year -19.96% -16.34% +47.37%

DHCP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 789 821 1,114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 12.83% 14.47% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 457 631
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £207 £240 £255
90th Percentile £575 £543 £575
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 83 53
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% +3.33% -11.35%
10th Percentile £12.45 £10.50 £11.20
90th Percentile £42.80 £48.35 £42.85
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +8.11% -26.00% +21.95%

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing DHCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for DHCP in the North West

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DHCP in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for DHCP in the North West

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DHCP in the North West over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DHCP in the North West

DHCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DHCP in the North West

DHCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing DHCP in the North West over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for DHCP in the North West

DHCP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -22 41 £350 -21.35% 17
Cheshire -5 14 £360 +2.86% 10
Merseyside +17 3 £180 -5.26% 4
Lancashire -18 3 £625 +150.00% 2
Cumbria -5 1 £225 -43.75%
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing DHCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 62 (93.94%) DNS
2 52 (78.79%) Windows
3 45 (68.18%) Active Directory
4 38 (57.58%) Windows Server
5 31 (46.97%) Cisco
6 29 (43.94%) Microsoft
7 27 (40.91%) ITIL
8 26 (39.39%) Office 365
9 24 (36.36%) VMware
10 21 (31.82%) WAN
11 19 (28.79%) LAN
11 19 (28.79%) VMware Infrastructure
12 18 (27.27%) PowerShell
12 18 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (27.27%) Citrix
12 18 (27.27%) Firewall
13 17 (25.76%) TCP/IP
14 16 (24.24%) MS Exchange
14 16 (24.24%) Skype for Business
14 16 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
15 15 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
15 15 (22.73%) Problem-Solving
16 14 (21.21%) Skype
16 14 (21.21%) VBScript
17 13 (19.70%) Amazon AWS
18 12 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
19 11 (16.67%) VPN
19 11 (16.67%) Windows 7
19 11 (16.67%) Windows 10
20 10 (15.15%) CCNP

DHCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (24.24%) MS Exchange
1 16 (24.24%) Skype for Business
2 7 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.52%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.52%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 26 (39.39%) Office 365
2 15 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (19.70%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (10.61%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (4.55%) PaaS
5 3 (4.55%) SaaS
6 2 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (1.52%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 62 (93.94%) DNS
2 21 (31.82%) WAN
3 19 (28.79%) LAN
4 18 (27.27%) Firewall
5 17 (25.76%) TCP/IP
6 14 (21.21%) Skype
7 11 (16.67%) VPN
8 9 (13.64%) Network Security
8 9 (13.64%) VLAN
9 8 (12.12%) IP Telephony
10 6 (9.09%) MPLS
11 5 (7.58%) SAN
12 4 (6.06%) BGP
12 4 (6.06%) OSPF
12 4 (6.06%) Unified Communications
12 4 (6.06%) VoIP
13 3 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (4.55%) Ethernet
13 3 (4.55%) IPsec
13 3 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.52%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.52%) RStudio
General
1 6 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.06%) Finance
3 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (13.64%) Network Engineer
2 9 (13.64%) Server Engineer
3 8 (12.12%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (12.12%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (10.61%) Support Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Administrator
5 6 (9.09%) Senior Windows Administrator
5 6 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
5 6 (9.09%) Windows Server Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Technical Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Senior Server Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Senior Windows Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Customer Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Technical Support
8 3 (4.55%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) .NET
2 2 (3.03%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.03%) SAML
3 1 (1.52%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Blackberry
2 7 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.61%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.61%) Fat Client
2 7 (10.61%) Thin Client
3 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.55%) PKI
4 3 (4.55%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.52%) iPhone
5 1 (1.52%) IPTV
5 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 52 (78.79%) Windows
2 38 (57.58%) Windows Server
3 18 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 11 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (13.64%) Linux
8 6 (9.09%) Windows 2000
9 3 (4.55%) SUSE
10 2 (3.03%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.52%) CentOS
11 1 (1.52%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.91%) ITIL
2 15 (22.73%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (13.64%) Problem Management
4 8 (12.12%) Change Management
4 8 (12.12%) Infrastructure Management
5 7 (10.61%) Service Management
6 6 (9.09%) Network Design
6 6 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 5 (7.58%) Decision-Making
7 5 (7.58%) Load Balancing
7 5 (7.58%) Privileged Access Management
7 5 (7.58%) Project Management
8 4 (6.06%) Contract Management
8 4 (6.06%) Data Management
8 4 (6.06%) DevOps
8 4 (6.06%) IT Strategy
8 4 (6.06%) Product Management
8 4 (6.06%) Server Virtualisation
8 4 (6.06%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 14 (21.21%) VBScript
3 9 (13.64%) SQL
4 8 (12.12%) VB
5 3 (4.55%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (15.15%) CCNP
3 7 (10.61%) Degree
4 5 (7.58%) CCIE
4 5 (7.58%) CCNA
4 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (6.06%) CCDP
5 4 (6.06%) Chartered Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) CISM
5 4 (6.06%) CISSP
5 4 (6.06%) MCSE
5 4 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (4.55%) DBS Check
6 3 (4.55%) ISEB
6 3 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (68.18%) Active Directory
2 19 (28.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.61%) vSphere
3 7 (10.61%) XenApp
3 7 (10.61%) XenDesktop
4 6 (9.09%) Docker
4 6 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 5 (7.58%) Forefront TMG
5 5 (7.58%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.52%) ProxySG
7 1 (1.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (12.12%) WSUS
3 7 (10.61%) SCCM
4 5 (7.58%) vCenter Server
5 4 (6.06%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (4.55%) Ansible
6 3 (4.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (4.55%) Puppet
6 3 (4.55%) Salt
6 3 (4.55%) SCOM
6 3 (4.55%) Terraform
7 2 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (3.03%) DameWare
7 2 (3.03%) MaaS360
7 2 (3.03%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.52%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.52%) FortiGate
8 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 31 (46.97%) Cisco
2 29 (43.94%) Microsoft
3 24 (36.36%) VMware
4 18 (27.27%) Citrix
5 9 (13.64%) Clearswift
6 7 (10.61%) IronPort
7 5 (7.58%) NetApp
7 5 (7.58%) Teradici
8 4 (6.06%) Google
8 4 (6.06%) Wyse
9 3 (4.55%) Apple
9 3 (4.55%) Micro Focus
10 2 (3.03%) Cloudera
10 2 (3.03%) HP
10 2 (3.03%) IBM
10 2 (3.03%) McAfee
10 2 (3.03%) WatchGuard
11 1 (1.52%) Nimble Storage
11 1 (1.52%) Palo Alto
11 1 (1.52%) Samsung