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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 46 64
Rank change year-on-year 0 +18  
Contract jobs citing DHCP 11 25 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.88% 2.87% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.64% 12.02% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 1
Median daily rate £307 £300 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +76.47%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £324 £310 £300
% change year-on-year +4.51% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £55.65 £24.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +131.87% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £28.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -34.82% +33.33%  

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 144 208 171
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 24.62% 23.91% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 109 54
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 9
Median hourly rate £19.66 £19.61 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.25% -1.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £10.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £24.00 £41.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +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 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DHCP in Reading over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 June 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 17 (100.00%) DNS
2 16 (94.12%) Active Directory
3 13 (76.47%) Windows
4 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
5 11 (64.71%) VMware
6 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
7 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (41.18%) VB
8 7 (41.18%) WSUS
8 7 (41.18%) PowerShell
8 7 (41.18%) Skype for Business
8 7 (41.18%) Skype
9 6 (35.29%) AirWatch
9 6 (35.29%) LAN
9 6 (35.29%) Cisco
10 5 (29.41%) SMTP
10 5 (29.41%) Symantec
10 5 (29.41%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (29.41%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (29.41%) SCCM
10 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
10 5 (29.41%) NetBackup
10 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (29.41%) Android
10 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
10 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (29.41%) Mobile Device Management
10 5 (29.41%) MobileIron

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 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
2 7 (41.18%) Skype for Business
3 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.76%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) DNS
2 7 (41.18%) Skype
3 6 (35.29%) LAN
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (29.41%) SMTP
5 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.88%) 4G
6 1 (5.88%) IKE
6 1 (5.88%) IPsec
6 1 (5.88%) LTE
6 1 (5.88%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (5.88%) VPN
6 1 (5.88%) Wireless
6 1 (5.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) VMware Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Exchange Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Support
6 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Applications Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Cloud Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) IP Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Senior IP Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Telecoms Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Telecoms Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.88%) PKI
2 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (29.41%) Android
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
6 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 5 (29.41%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
3 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (11.76%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile First
4 1 (5.88%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) PowerShell
1 7 (41.18%) VB
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) VCP6
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) MCSE
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 16 (94.12%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
3 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.88%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) WSUS
2 6 (35.29%) AirWatch
3 5 (29.41%) NetBackup
3 5 (29.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (29.41%) SCCM
4 4 (23.53%) SCOM
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 11 (64.71%) VMware
3 6 (35.29%) Cisco
4 5 (29.41%) MobileIron
4 5 (29.41%) Symantec
5 2 (11.76%) Citrix
6 1 (5.88%) HP
6 1 (5.88%) LANDesk
6 1 (5.88%) McAfee
6 1 (5.88%) Sophos