Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 83 78
Rank change year-on-year +12 -5 -10
Contract jobs citing DHCP 15 18 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.19% 1.23% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.15% 4.90% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 11
Reading median daily rate £390 £306 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.35% -27.94% +41.67%
10th Percentile £315 £208 £325
90th Percentile £550 £383 £450
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £306 £320
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.30% -3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Reading median hourly rate £16.00 £55.65 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.25% +218.00% +40.00%
10th Percentile £15.50 £55.65 £12.05
90th Percentile £16.50 £55.65 £147.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £51.58 £17.50
% change year-on-year -68.98% +194.71% +40.00%

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 Reading with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 244 367 394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.30% 25.17% 20.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 160 201
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.36% +3.20%
10th Percentile £259 £248 £210
90th Percentile £550 £526 £518
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £391 £375
% change year-on-year +2.24% +4.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 23
Reading median hourly rate £19.00 £29.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.04% +67.14% -
10th Percentile £12.90 £13.13 £11.18
90th Percentile £47.50 £55.65 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -25.00% -48.57% +100.00%

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing DHCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 20 November 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%) DNS
2 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
3 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (60.00%) Windows
4 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
4 7 (46.67%) VMware
5 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 5 (33.33%) WAN
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (33.33%) Cisco
6 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 4 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (26.67%) Network Security
7 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (26.67%) LAN
7 4 (26.67%) IIS
7 4 (26.67%) SQL
7 4 (26.67%) ITIL
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (26.67%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (20.00%) VB
8 3 (20.00%) VPN
8 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (20.00%) Citrix
8 3 (20.00%) Juniper
8 3 (20.00%) MCITP
8 3 (20.00%) IPsec
8 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008

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 4 (26.67%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) DNS
2 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (33.33%) WAN
4 4 (26.67%) LAN
4 4 (26.67%) Network Security
5 3 (20.00%) IPsec
5 3 (20.00%) VPN
6 2 (13.33%) BGP
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (13.33%) iSCSI
6 2 (13.33%) LDAP
6 2 (13.33%) MPLS
6 2 (13.33%) NAS
6 2 (13.33%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (13.33%) SAN
7 1 (6.67%) 4G
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (6.67%) LTE
7 1 (6.67%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (6.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Architect
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) IT Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Security Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Clustering
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (13.33%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) Linux
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (13.33%) Unix
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.67%) Android
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Customer Requirements
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
2 2 (13.33%) Collaborative Working
2 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
2 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (13.33%) Presales
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
2 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
2 2 (13.33%) SOA
2 2 (13.33%) Validation
2 2 (13.33%) Workflow
3 1 (6.67%) Content Management
3 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.67%) Network Design
3 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) VB
4 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (13.33%) C-shell
4 2 (13.33%) Korn
4 2 (13.33%) Perl
4 2 (13.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (20.00%) MCITP
4 2 (13.33%) A+ Certification
4 2 (13.33%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (13.33%) Degree
4 2 (13.33%) MCSE
4 2 (13.33%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (13.33%) RHCE
4 2 (13.33%) Security+ Certification
4 2 (13.33%) VCP6
5 1 (6.67%) CCDA
5 1 (6.67%) CCNA
5 1 (6.67%) CCNP
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (6.67%) JNCIA
5 1 (6.67%) JNCIP
5 1 (6.67%) JNCIS
5 1 (6.67%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (13.33%) NFS
3 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.67%) BitLocker
4 1 (6.67%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) WSUS
2 1 (6.67%) AirWatch
2 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) VMware
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco
4 3 (20.00%) Citrix
4 3 (20.00%) Juniper
5 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (13.33%) Fortinet
5 2 (13.33%) HP
5 2 (13.33%) Infoblox
5 2 (13.33%) Palo Alto
5 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (13.33%) SonicWALL
6 1 (6.67%) MobileIron
6 1 (6.67%) Symantec