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 3 months to 28 March 2017 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 107 106
Rank change year-on-year -7 -1  
Contract jobs citing DHCP 18 53 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.70% 1.38% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.77% 9.36% 10.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 29 15
Median daily rate £263 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £200 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £340 £338
% change year-on-year - +0.74%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Median hourly rate £16.25 £20.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.65 £16.00 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £32.00 £18.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +30.38% +23.52%  

DHCP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 377 566 499
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 14.59% 14.71% 13.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 328 234
Median daily rate £384 £425 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.70% +19.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 26 43
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -10.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.90 £51.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing DHCP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DHCP in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -3 9 £550 +37.50% 7
Cheshire +14 4 £319 +27.50% 3
Lancashire +17 3 £250 -33.33% 1
Merseyside -3 2 £205 -51.76% 3
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DHCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 53 (91.38%) DNS
2 33 (56.90%) Windows
3 32 (55.17%) Active Directory
4 30 (51.72%) Firewall
5 24 (41.38%) LAN
6 23 (39.66%) Microsoft
7 22 (37.93%) WAN
8 21 (36.21%) TCP/IP
8 21 (36.21%) VMware
9 18 (31.03%) VLAN
10 17 (29.31%) Cisco
11 14 (24.14%) VPN
12 13 (22.41%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (22.41%) ITIL
12 13 (22.41%) Windows Server
13 12 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (18.97%) Migration
14 11 (18.97%) Linux
15 10 (17.24%) SQL Server
15 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
16 9 (15.52%) Puppet
16 9 (15.52%) SCCM
16 9 (15.52%) Configuration Management
16 9 (15.52%) DevOps
17 8 (13.79%) Jenkins
17 8 (13.79%) IIS
17 8 (13.79%) CCNP
17 8 (13.79%) CCNA
17 8 (13.79%) SSL

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 8 (13.79%) IIS
2 7 (12.07%) MS Exchange
3 6 (10.34%) Jetty
3 6 (10.34%) nginx
4 5 (8.62%) Apache
4 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (8.62%) Mongrel
4 5 (8.62%) Tomcat
4 5 (8.62%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.45%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.72%) SAS
6 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Office
2 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.72%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (8.62%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (8.62%) Google App Engine
3 5 (8.62%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (8.62%) Office 365
4 4 (6.90%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.72%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 53 (91.38%) DNS
2 30 (51.72%) Firewall
3 24 (41.38%) LAN
4 22 (37.93%) WAN
5 21 (36.21%) TCP/IP
6 18 (31.03%) VLAN
7 14 (24.14%) VPN
8 8 (13.79%) SSL
9 7 (12.07%) IPsec
9 7 (12.07%) VoIP
10 6 (10.34%) HTTP
10 6 (10.34%) Network Security
11 5 (8.62%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (8.62%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (8.62%) FTP
11 5 (8.62%) Wireless
12 4 (6.90%) Ethernet
12 4 (6.90%) Internet
12 4 (6.90%) SAN
12 4 (6.90%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.72%) MS Access
4 1 (1.72%) Redis
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (13.79%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.62%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (6.90%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.45%) Local Government
3 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.72%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (20.69%) Network Engineer
2 6 (10.34%) Administrator
3 5 (8.62%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (8.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) Active Directory Administrator
5 3 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (5.17%) Consultant
5 3 (5.17%) Designer
5 3 (5.17%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) LAN Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Telecoms Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (3.45%) Architect
6 2 (3.45%) Identity Management Specialist
6 2 (3.45%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Server Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (3.45%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) .NET
2 5 (8.62%) J2EE
2 5 (8.62%) Servlets
3 2 (3.45%) 802.1X
3 2 (3.45%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.72%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.90%) NHS
3 3 (5.17%) Clustering
3 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.45%) Life Science
4 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.45%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.72%) BYOD
5 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (1.72%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (56.90%) Windows
2 13 (22.41%) Windows Server
3 11 (18.97%) Linux
4 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (8.62%) Windows 7
6 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (6.90%) CentOS
7 4 (6.90%) Windows 10
8 3 (5.17%) Unix
9 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
9 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.72%) AIX
10 1 (1.72%) Android
10 1 (1.72%) Debian
10 1 (1.72%) Solaris
10 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) ITIL
2 11 (18.97%) Migration
3 9 (15.52%) Configuration Management
3 9 (15.52%) DevOps
4 7 (12.07%) Service Management
5 5 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (8.62%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (8.62%) Open Source
6 4 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.90%) Load Balancing
6 4 (6.90%) Network Design
6 4 (6.90%) Server Building
7 3 (5.17%) Change Management
7 3 (5.17%) Information Security
7 3 (5.17%) ITSM
7 3 (5.17%) Patch Management
7 3 (5.17%) Release Management
8 2 (3.45%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (3.45%) Identity Access Management
8 2 (3.45%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.07%) Java
2 5 (8.62%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.17%) SQL
4 1 (1.72%) C++
4 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.72%) Python
4 1 (1.72%) Ruby
4 1 (1.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (22.41%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (13.79%) CCNA
2 8 (13.79%) CCNP
3 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (10.34%) MCSE
4 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.17%) ISEB
5 3 (5.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (5.17%) MCITP
5 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.45%) CISSP
6 2 (3.45%) MCSA
6 2 (3.45%) SANS
6 2 (3.45%) SSCP
7 1 (1.72%) CCIE
7 1 (1.72%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (55.17%) Active Directory
2 12 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.62%) VMware ESX
4 4 (6.90%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.90%) Xen
5 3 (5.17%) XenApp
6 2 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (15.52%) Puppet
1 9 (15.52%) SCCM
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (5.17%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (5.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (3.45%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (3.45%) NetIQ Identity Manager
4 2 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.45%) QRadar
4 2 (3.45%) WSUS
5 1 (1.72%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.72%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.72%) Nagios
5 1 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.72%) SCOM
5 1 (1.72%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.72%) vMotion
Vendors
1 23 (39.66%) Microsoft
2 21 (36.21%) VMware
3 17 (29.31%) Cisco
4 7 (12.07%) Citrix
5 6 (10.34%) Google
5 6 (10.34%) IBM
5 6 (10.34%) Oracle
6 5 (8.62%) HP
6 5 (8.62%) Red Hat
7 4 (6.90%) F5
7 4 (6.90%) SolarWinds
7 4 (6.90%) Symantec
8 3 (5.17%) Apple
8 3 (5.17%) Palo Alto
8 3 (5.17%) RightScale
9 2 (3.45%) Dell
9 2 (3.45%) LogRhythm
9 2 (3.45%) NetApp
9 2 (3.45%) NetIQ
9 2 (3.45%) SAP
Cheshire
Venturi
Rate: £14 - £17 per hour + likelihood of extension
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: From £150 to £160 per day
Posted: 6 days ago