The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 49 64
Rank change year-on-year -3 +15  
Contract jobs citing DHCP 8 29 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.22% 2.87% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.44% 9.63% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 21 10
Median daily rate £300 £400 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.12% -4.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £340 £338
% change year-on-year - +0.74%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £54.08 £59.33 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.84% -  
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 Reading with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 147 301 212
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 22.37% 29.77% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 158 81
Median daily rate £435 £395 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.12% +18.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £288 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 2
Median hourly rate £53.75 £55.65 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.41% +158.83%  
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 Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DHCP in Reading

DHCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DHCP in Reading

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 Reading region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) DNS
2 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
3 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (60.00%) MS Exchange
5 9 (60.00%) VMware
6 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
7 7 (46.67%) Hyper-V
7 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
7 7 (46.67%) SCCM
7 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
8 6 (40.00%) SCOM
9 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (33.33%) DV Cleared
9 5 (33.33%) Windows 10
10 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (26.67%) Virtual Environments
10 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (26.67%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (26.67%) WSUS
10 4 (26.67%) LAN
11 3 (20.00%) SMTP
11 3 (20.00%) Cisco
11 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
11 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
11 3 (20.00%) Skype for Business
11 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013

DHCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 9 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (20.00%) Skype for Business
4 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (6.67%) Apache
5 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
5 1 (6.67%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) DNS
2 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (26.67%) LAN
4 3 (20.00%) Skype
4 3 (20.00%) SMTP
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (6.67%) Firewall
6 1 (6.67%) HTTP
6 1 (6.67%) IMAP
6 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
6 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
6 1 (6.67%) LDAP
6 1 (6.67%) MRTG
6 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Active Directory Specialist
2 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
5 5 (33.33%) Windows 10
6 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (13.33%) Android
7 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (6.67%) CentOS
8 1 (6.67%) Debian
8 1 (6.67%) Linux
8 1 (6.67%) Mac OS
8 1 (6.67%) Solaris
8 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
8 1 (6.67%) Unix
8 1 (6.67%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Performance Monitoring
1 4 (26.67%) Virtual Environments
2 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 2 (13.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile First
4 1 (6.67%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (13.33%) VB
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.67%) C
2 1 (6.67%) Korn
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) MCSE
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (6.67%) QA
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (46.67%) Hyper-V
3 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) Ceph
4 1 (6.67%) Dovecot
4 1 (6.67%) iptables
4 1 (6.67%) KVM
4 1 (6.67%) Sendmail
4 1 (6.67%) Squid
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) SCCM
2 6 (40.00%) SCOM
3 4 (26.67%) WSUS
4 2 (13.33%) AirWatch
4 2 (13.33%) NetBackup
4 2 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (6.67%) Ansible
5 1 (6.67%) Cacti
5 1 (6.67%) HAProxy
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Nagios
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (6.67%) Puppet
5 1 (6.67%) RANCID
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) MobileIron
4 2 (13.33%) Symantec
5 1 (6.67%) Intel Security
5 1 (6.67%) LANDesk
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.67%) Sophos
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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