Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 22 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)
England > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 183 167
Rank change year-on-year +31 -16 +8
Contract jobs citing DHCP 254 212 252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.51% 1.27% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.65% 6.68% 7.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 133 165
South East median daily rate £350 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% +12.50%
10th Percentile £123 £174 £170
90th Percentile £465 £475 £450
England median daily rate £325 £330 £350
% change year-on-year -1.52% -5.71% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 18
South East median hourly rate £35.38 £38.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.52% +118.57% -7.89%
10th Percentile £12.50 £15.18 £11.18
90th Percentile £54.70 £55.65 £32.10
England median hourly rate £17.00 £28.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -39.29% +55.56% -7.69%

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 South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2935 3175 3481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.43% 18.99% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1589 1814 1870
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £185 £230 £225
90th Percentile £550 £529 £500
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 218 240
South East median hourly rate £17.38 £25.50 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.86% +11.70% +26.83%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.68 £11.81
90th Percentile £46.07 £54.13 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.59 £20.55
% change year-on-year -20.73% +14.79% +2.75%

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing DHCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for DHCP in the South East

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DHCP in the South East

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DHCP in the South East over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DHCP in the South East

DHCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DHCP in the South East

DHCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing DHCP in the South East over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for DHCP in the South East

DHCP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Thames Valley +10 130 £375 -3.23% 20
Berkshire +21 62 £350 +14.29% 4
Oxfordshire +11 52 £375 -6.25% 10
Hampshire -7 52 £363 +20.63% 10
Surrey +8 35 £300 +68.41% 2
West Sussex +6 22 £139 -61.99% 3
Buckinghamshire -20 16 £400 -5.88% 6
Kent -16 5 £200 +12.27%
Middlesex +6 3 £460 +35.29%
East Sussex +2 3 £125 -66.67% 3
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 237 (93.31%) DNS
2 184 (72.44%) Windows
3 177 (69.69%) Active Directory
4 129 (50.79%) Microsoft
5 88 (34.65%) TCP/IP
6 85 (33.46%) VMware
7 82 (32.28%) Windows Server
8 79 (31.10%) Office 365
9 77 (30.31%) Cisco
10 75 (29.53%) WAN
11 71 (27.95%) Firewall
12 68 (26.77%) ITIL
13 67 (26.38%) Windows Server 2012
14 66 (25.98%) LAN
15 65 (25.59%) Citrix
16 62 (24.41%) SCCM
17 59 (23.23%) Windows 7
18 55 (21.65%) Windows Server 2008
19 50 (19.69%) Microsoft Certification
20 49 (19.29%) Windows 10
21 48 (18.90%) PowerShell
22 45 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure
23 43 (16.93%) LDAP
24 41 (16.14%) MS Exchange
25 40 (15.75%) SCOM
26 37 (14.57%) Hyper-V
26 37 (14.57%) VPN
26 37 (14.57%) Linux
27 35 (13.78%) Windows Server 2003
27 35 (13.78%) Remote Desktop

DHCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 41 (16.14%) MS Exchange
2 24 (9.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 19 (7.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (6.30%) IIS
5 10 (3.94%) SharePoint
6 9 (3.54%) OpenStack
7 6 (2.36%) Apache
7 6 (2.36%) JBoss
7 6 (2.36%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.57%) Skype for Business
9 3 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.18%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.79%) Confluence
11 1 (0.39%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 34 (13.39%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.79%) RMDS
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 79 (31.10%) Office 365
2 28 (11.02%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (7.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.57%) SaaS
5 3 (1.18%) IaaS
6 2 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.79%) G Suite
6 2 (0.79%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 237 (93.31%) DNS
2 88 (34.65%) TCP/IP
3 75 (29.53%) WAN
4 71 (27.95%) Firewall
5 66 (25.98%) LAN
6 43 (16.93%) LDAP
7 37 (14.57%) VPN
8 35 (13.78%) Remote Desktop
9 30 (11.81%) Kerberos
10 25 (9.84%) Network Security
10 25 (9.84%) Wireless
11 18 (7.09%) MPLS
12 15 (5.91%) NetScaler
12 15 (5.91%) SSL
12 15 (5.91%) VoIP
13 14 (5.51%) Internet
13 14 (5.51%) VLAN
14 13 (5.12%) Cisco ASA
15 11 (4.33%) Ethernet
16 10 (3.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.76%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.36%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (1.18%) MySQL
4 3 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.79%) Artifactory
2 2 (0.79%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.79%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.39%) Vagrant
General
1 20 (7.87%) Finance
2 15 (5.91%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.54%) Publishing
4 8 (3.15%) Retail
5 6 (2.36%) Spanish Language
6 5 (1.97%) German Language
6 5 (1.97%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.57%) Banking
8 3 (1.18%) Back Office
8 3 (1.18%) Billing
8 3 (1.18%) Dutch Language
8 3 (1.18%) French Language
8 3 (1.18%) Polish Language
9 2 (0.79%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.79%) Marketing
10 1 (0.39%) Automotive
10 1 (0.39%) Electronics
10 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (14.57%) Network Engineer
2 28 (11.02%) Support Engineer
3 24 (9.45%) Analyst
4 22 (8.66%) Windows Engineer
5 19 (7.48%) 2nd Line Support
5 19 (7.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (6.30%) Service Desk Engineer
7 14 (5.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 13 (5.12%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 13 (5.12%) Architect
8 13 (5.12%) Desktop Support
9 12 (4.72%) Active Directory Engineer
9 12 (4.72%) SCCM Engineer
10 11 (4.33%) Administrator
10 11 (4.33%) VMware Engineer
11 10 (3.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 10 (3.94%) Systems Engineer
12 9 (3.54%) Cisco Engineer
12 9 (3.54%) Service Analyst
12 9 (3.54%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.72%) Regular Expression
2 10 (3.94%) Web Services
3 3 (1.18%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.79%) HTML
4 2 (0.79%) Node.js
4 2 (0.79%) Rendezvous
5 1 (0.39%) .NET
5 1 (0.39%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.69%) Clustering
3 15 (5.91%) Management Information System
4 12 (4.72%) Data Centre
5 11 (4.33%) Replication
6 9 (3.54%) Computer Science
7 8 (3.15%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (2.76%) PKI
9 6 (2.36%) Driving Licence
10 5 (1.97%) Blackberry
11 4 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.18%) Client/Server
12 3 (1.18%) iPad
12 3 (1.18%) iPhone
13 2 (0.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 2 (0.79%) FMCG
13 2 (0.79%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.79%) User Experience
14 1 (0.39%) HP Storage
14 1 (0.39%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 184 (72.44%) Windows
2 82 (32.28%) Windows Server
3 67 (26.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 59 (23.23%) Windows 7
5 55 (21.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 49 (19.29%) Windows 10
7 37 (14.57%) Linux
8 35 (13.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (8.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (4.72%) CentOS
11 11 (4.33%) Windows 8
12 10 (3.94%) Windows XP
13 7 (2.76%) Apple iOS
13 7 (2.76%) Unix
14 4 (1.57%) Android
15 3 (1.18%) Solaris
15 3 (1.18%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.79%) Windows Phone
17 1 (0.39%) AIX
17 1 (0.39%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (26.77%) ITIL
2 29 (11.42%) Change Management
3 26 (10.24%) Problem Management
4 25 (9.84%) Disaster Recovery
5 23 (9.06%) Incident Management
6 18 (7.09%) Configuration Management
7 17 (6.69%) Load Balancing
7 17 (6.69%) Mobile Device Management
8 16 (6.30%) Service Delivery
8 16 (6.30%) Service Management
9 15 (5.91%) Service Design
9 15 (5.91%) Task Automation
10 14 (5.51%) Migration
10 14 (5.51%) Project Management
11 13 (5.12%) Customer Requirements
12 12 (4.72%) DevOps
12 12 (4.72%) Email Filtering
12 12 (4.72%) Kalman Filter
12 12 (4.72%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 11 (4.33%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 48 (18.90%) PowerShell
2 15 (5.91%) Python
2 15 (5.91%) SQL
3 12 (4.72%) Perl
4 6 (2.36%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.57%) C-shell
5 4 (1.57%) Korn
5 4 (1.57%) VB
6 3 (1.18%) Java
7 2 (0.79%) C
7 2 (0.79%) VBScript
8 1 (0.39%) Bourne shell
8 1 (0.39%) Ruby
8 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 50 (19.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (12.20%) MCSE
3 21 (8.27%) Degree
4 20 (7.87%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (7.48%) MCP
6 18 (7.09%) MCDST
7 13 (5.12%) CCNA
7 13 (5.12%) CCNP
8 9 (3.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (3.15%) MCSA
9 8 (3.15%) Security Cleared
10 7 (2.76%) MCITP
11 6 (2.36%) Computer Science Degree
12 5 (1.97%) SC Cleared
13 4 (1.57%) CCDA
13 4 (1.57%) CISSP
13 4 (1.57%) GCIH
13 4 (1.57%) GIAC
13 4 (1.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 3 (1.18%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.63%) SLA
2 5 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.97%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.79%) PMO
3 2 (0.79%) QA
4 1 (0.39%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 177 (69.69%) Active Directory
2 45 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (14.57%) Hyper-V
4 31 (12.20%) VMware ESXi
5 28 (11.02%) XenApp
6 22 (8.66%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (3.15%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.97%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (1.57%) NFS
9 4 (1.57%) vSphere
10 3 (1.18%) Docker
11 2 (0.79%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.79%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.79%) Gluster
11 2 (0.79%) iptables
11 2 (0.79%) Openswan
11 2 (0.79%) pfSense
11 2 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.39%) vCloud
12 1 (0.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 62 (24.41%) SCCM
2 40 (15.75%) SCOM
3 16 (6.30%) NetBackup
4 15 (5.91%) Ansible
5 12 (4.72%) WSUS
6 10 (3.94%) McAfee ePO
7 9 (3.54%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (2.76%) Puppet
9 4 (1.57%) Backup Exec
9 4 (1.57%) Cacti
9 4 (1.57%) Red Hat Satellite
10 3 (1.18%) AirWatch
10 3 (1.18%) DameWare
10 3 (1.18%) Kubernetes
10 3 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (1.18%) PowerCLI
10 3 (1.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 2 (0.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.79%) Nagios
11 2 (0.79%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 129 (50.79%) Microsoft
2 85 (33.46%) VMware
3 77 (30.31%) Cisco
4 65 (25.59%) Citrix
5 23 (9.06%) HP
6 19 (7.48%) CheckPoint
7 17 (6.69%) Dell
8 16 (6.30%) Juniper
9 14 (5.51%) Extreme Networks
9 14 (5.51%) NetApp
10 13 (5.12%) Symantec
11 11 (4.33%) McAfee
11 11 (4.33%) Veeam
12 10 (3.94%) F5
12 10 (3.94%) SolarWinds
13 9 (3.54%) Apple
13 9 (3.54%) Palo Alto
14 8 (3.15%) Fortinet
14 8 (3.15%) Red Hat
15 7 (2.76%) Oracle