Period
to 11 November 2019

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 11 November 2019 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
11 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 149 200 162
Rank change year-on-year +51 -38 +14
Contract jobs citing DHCP 220 196 250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.63% 1.20% 1.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.16% 7.17% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 112 161
South East median daily rate £375 £376 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.40% +11.41% +3.85%
10th Percentile £225 £163 £123
90th Percentile £507 £525 £465
England median daily rate £365 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -2.67% +15.38% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 10
South East median hourly rate £22.75 £42.27 £35.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.17% +19.48% -7.52%
10th Percentile £16.26 £16.47 £12.50
90th Percentile £48.03 £106.20 £54.70
England median hourly rate £21.00 £18.76 £17.25
% change year-on-year +11.94% +8.75% -38.39%

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 2,401 2,733 2,897
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.77% 16.68% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,319 1,451 1,579
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £199 £208 £200
90th Percentile £563 £575 £550
England median daily rate £425 £425 £408
% change year-on-year - +4.29% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 107 155
South East median hourly rate £38.75 £22.75 £17.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.33% +30.15% -30.08%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.73 £12.00
90th Percentile £82.50 £50.00 £45.10
England median hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +30.00% +5.26% -15.56%

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 11 November 2019.

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 11 November 2019.

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 11 November 2019. 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
Hampshire +34 83 £390 +3.45% 27
Thames Valley +37 71 £335 -10.67% 49
Berkshire +25 58 £358 -10.63% 29
West Sussex +20 26 £314 -21.56% 20
East Sussex +18 20 £348 -30.50% 3
Buckinghamshire +20 11 £275 -26.67% 11
Surrey +18 11 £350 +16.67% 30
Kent +9 4 £331 +8.16% 15
Sussex - 4 £400 -
Oxfordshire +18 2 - - 9
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 11 November 2019, IT contractor jobs citing DHCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 208 (94.55%) DNS
2 163 (74.09%) Windows
3 152 (69.09%) Active Directory
4 98 (44.55%) VMware
5 93 (42.27%) Windows Server
6 90 (40.91%) Firewall
7 84 (38.18%) Microsoft
8 79 (35.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 72 (32.73%) Citrix
10 66 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 65 (29.55%) Windows Server 2008
12 53 (24.09%) Cisco
13 52 (23.64%) ITIL
13 52 (23.64%) PowerShell
13 52 (23.64%) Office 365
13 52 (23.64%) Windows Server 2012
14 49 (22.27%) Windows 10
15 47 (21.36%) SCCM
16 45 (20.45%) TCP/IP
17 44 (20.00%) XenApp
18 42 (19.09%) WAN
19 41 (18.64%) Cisco Certification
20 34 (15.45%) XenDesktop
20 34 (15.45%) Windows 7
21 33 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
21 33 (15.00%) Azure
21 33 (15.00%) LAN
21 33 (15.00%) VPN
21 33 (15.00%) VLAN
22 30 (13.64%) CheckPoint

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 29 (13.18%) Skype for Business
2 26 (11.82%) SharePoint
3 21 (9.55%) MS Exchange
4 16 (7.27%) IIS
5 10 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.36%) Apache
7 3 (1.36%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.91%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.45%) Confluence
9 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.45%) JBoss
9 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (8.64%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 52 (23.64%) Office 365
2 33 (15.00%) Azure
3 13 (5.91%) Azure Active Directory
3 13 (5.91%) IaaS
4 10 (4.55%) AWS
4 10 (4.55%) Yammer
5 4 (1.82%) PaaS
6 2 (0.91%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 2 (0.91%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.45%) Akamai
7 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.45%) GCP
7 1 (0.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 208 (94.55%) DNS
2 90 (40.91%) Firewall
3 45 (20.45%) TCP/IP
4 42 (19.09%) WAN
5 33 (15.00%) LAN
5 33 (15.00%) VLAN
5 33 (15.00%) VPN
6 27 (12.27%) Skype
7 23 (10.45%) Network Security
7 23 (10.45%) Wireless
8 20 (9.09%) NetScaler
9 17 (7.73%) SAN
10 16 (7.27%) Internet
11 15 (6.82%) VoIP
12 11 (5.00%) MPLS
12 11 (5.00%) Unified Communications
13 9 (4.09%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (4.09%) SSL
14 8 (3.64%) BGP
14 8 (3.64%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.82%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.45%) Big Data
4 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.45%) JIRA
1 1 (0.45%) Subversion
General
1 22 (10.00%) Finance
2 21 (9.55%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.64%) Back Office
4 7 (3.18%) Public Sector
5 5 (2.27%) Local Government
5 5 (2.27%) Retail
6 2 (0.91%) Mandarin Language
6 2 (0.91%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.45%) Banking
7 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.45%) Law
7 1 (0.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 72 (32.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 30 (13.64%) Network Engineer
3 23 (10.45%) Architect
4 22 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
5 18 (8.18%) Support Engineer
6 17 (7.73%) Server Engineer
7 16 (7.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 14 (6.36%) Network Architect
9 12 (5.45%) Administrator
10 11 (5.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (4.09%) Citrix Engineer
12 8 (3.64%) Active Directory Engineer
12 8 (3.64%) Desktop Engineer
12 8 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
13 7 (3.18%) 3rd Line Support
13 7 (3.18%) Cloud Architect
13 7 (3.18%) IP Architect
13 7 (3.18%) IT Engineer
13 7 (3.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 6 (2.73%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.64%) 802.1X
2 5 (2.27%) LDAP
3 1 (0.45%) CSS
3 1 (0.45%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.45%) Kafka
3 1 (0.45%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (0.45%) POSIX
3 1 (0.45%) Qt
3 1 (0.45%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.45%) Spring
3 1 (0.45%) Web Services
3 1 (0.45%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.45%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.36%) Data Centre
2 23 (10.45%) Fat Client
2 23 (10.45%) Thin Client
3 16 (7.27%) Public Cloud
4 15 (6.82%) PKI
5 12 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.73%) Clustering
6 6 (2.73%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (2.27%) Replication
8 4 (1.82%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.36%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.36%) NHS
10 2 (0.91%) Life Science
10 2 (0.91%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.91%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.45%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 163 (74.09%) Windows
2 93 (42.27%) Windows Server
3 65 (29.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 52 (23.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 49 (22.27%) Windows 10
6 34 (15.45%) Windows 7
7 29 (13.18%) Linux
8 10 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (4.09%) Unix
9 9 (4.09%) Windows 8
10 8 (3.64%) VMS
11 5 (2.27%) Android
11 5 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (2.27%) Solaris
12 3 (1.36%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.36%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.91%) CentOS
13 2 (0.91%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.91%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.91%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (35.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 52 (23.64%) ITIL
3 25 (11.36%) Load Balancing
4 24 (10.91%) Disaster Recovery
5 23 (10.45%) Migration
6 21 (9.55%) Change Management
7 15 (6.82%) Project Delivery
8 14 (6.36%) Infrastructure Management
8 14 (6.36%) Network Architecture
8 14 (6.36%) Network Management
9 12 (5.45%) Patch Management
9 12 (5.45%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (5.45%) Service Management
9 12 (5.45%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 10 (4.55%) Network Virtualisation
11 9 (4.09%) ITSM
11 9 (4.09%) Server Management
11 9 (4.09%) Virtual Infrastructure
12 7 (3.18%) Computer Science
12 7 (3.18%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 52 (23.64%) PowerShell
2 11 (5.00%) SQL
3 8 (3.64%) VBScript
4 5 (2.27%) C
5 3 (1.36%) C++
6 2 (0.91%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.91%) C#
6 2 (0.91%) Python
6 2 (0.91%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.91%) VB
7 1 (0.45%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.45%) Go
7 1 (0.45%) Java
7 1 (0.45%) PHP
7 1 (0.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 41 (18.64%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (13.18%) Security Cleared
3 23 (10.45%) CCNA
3 23 (10.45%) CCNP
3 23 (10.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (7.73%) MCSE
5 16 (7.27%) MCP
5 16 (7.27%) SC Cleared
6 15 (6.82%) CCA
6 15 (6.82%) Citrix Certification
7 12 (5.45%) CCIE
7 12 (5.45%) Degree
8 10 (4.55%) DV Cleared
9 5 (2.27%) MCSA
9 5 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.36%) CCDP
10 3 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (0.91%) CCENT
11 2 (0.91%) MCDST
12 1 (0.45%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.82%) SLA
2 7 (3.18%) GDPR
3 4 (1.82%) QA
4 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 152 (69.09%) Active Directory
2 66 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (20.00%) XenApp
4 34 (15.45%) XenDesktop
5 33 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
6 30 (13.64%) Hyper-V
7 14 (6.36%) DFS Replication
8 13 (5.91%) Virtual Servers
9 11 (5.00%) vSphere
10 10 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
11 9 (4.09%) Firmware
11 9 (4.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (1.82%) VMware NSX
13 3 (1.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (1.36%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.91%) NFS
14 2 (0.91%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.91%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.45%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 1 (0.45%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 47 (21.36%) SCCM
2 14 (6.36%) Nessus
2 14 (6.36%) SCOM
3 13 (5.91%) Microsoft Intune
4 12 (5.45%) WSUS
5 8 (3.64%) Single Sign-On
6 7 (3.18%) Backup Exec
6 7 (3.18%) vCenter Server
7 6 (2.73%) Oracle Identity Management
7 6 (2.73%) PingFederate
7 6 (2.73%) SolarWinds Orion
8 5 (2.27%) SCSM
8 5 (2.27%) SCVMM
9 4 (1.82%) Ansible
9 4 (1.82%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (1.36%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.45%) Cisco Prime
11 1 (0.45%) WMI
Vendors
1 98 (44.55%) VMware
2 84 (38.18%) Microsoft
3 72 (32.73%) Citrix
4 53 (24.09%) Cisco
5 30 (13.64%) CheckPoint
6 28 (12.73%) Dell
7 24 (10.91%) Palo Alto
8 19 (8.64%) SolarWinds
9 17 (7.73%) Juniper
10 15 (6.82%) HP
11 13 (5.91%) Avaya
11 13 (5.91%) ServiceNow
12 12 (5.45%) Blue Coat
12 12 (5.45%) McAfee
13 11 (5.00%) Apple
13 11 (5.00%) EMC
13 11 (5.00%) Ivanti
14 10 (4.55%) Extreme Networks
14 10 (4.55%) Oracle
15 9 (4.09%) Symantec