Period
to 20 May 2018

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 20 May 2018 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 208 205 138
Rank change year-on-year -3 -67 +34
Contract jobs citing DHCP 176 157 303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.05% 1.02% 1.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.83% 5.52% 8.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 92 200
South East median daily rate £325 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £212 £172 £213
90th Percentile £488 £538 £450
England median daily rate £325 £345 £338
% change year-on-year -5.80% +2.22% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 24
South East median hourly rate £18.50 £42.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.47% +57.41% +20.00%
10th Percentile £13.96 £18.41 £15.75
90th Percentile £44.41 £55.65 £55.65
England median hourly rate £19.00 £21.25 £23.00
% change year-on-year -10.59% -7.61% +17.95%

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 2,576 2,844 3,727
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.43% 18.47% 20.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,330 1,644 2,079
South East median daily rate £409 £402 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.81% +5.66% +1.33%
10th Percentile £185 £220 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 186 202
South East median hourly rate £22.85 £16.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.39% -44.17% -7.69%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.60 £11.81
90th Percentile £52.25 £45.44 £52.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.90 £25.00
% change year-on-year +0.50% -20.40% +16.28%

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 20 May 2018.

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 20 May 2018.

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 20 May 2018. 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 -35 63 £325 -8.45% 39
Hampshire +34 60 £351 +16.72% 16
Oxfordshire +19 29 £305 -14.08% 11
Surrey -20 27 £406 +93.45% 8
West Sussex +2 18 £350 +55.56% 4
Berkshire -33 18 £450 +44.00% 22
Buckinghamshire -20 16 £370 -26.00% 6
Kent +1 7 £325 +10.73% 6
East Sussex +2 1 £300 -7.69% 2
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, 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.

1 159 (90.34%) DNS
2 122 (69.32%) Active Directory
3 109 (61.93%) Windows
4 87 (49.43%) Microsoft
5 73 (41.48%) Windows Server
6 71 (40.34%) VMware
7 62 (35.23%) Cisco
8 52 (29.55%) Firewall
9 49 (27.84%) SCCM
9 49 (27.84%) VMware Infrastructure
10 48 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
11 43 (24.43%) Office 365
11 43 (24.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 41 (23.30%) ITIL
13 39 (22.16%) PowerShell
14 38 (21.59%) Microsoft Office
14 38 (21.59%) LAN
14 38 (21.59%) VLAN
15 37 (21.02%) WAN
16 36 (20.45%) Security Cleared
17 35 (19.89%) Citrix
18 34 (19.32%) Windows Server 2008
18 34 (19.32%) Windows 7
19 33 (18.75%) Windows 10
20 32 (18.18%) Wireless
21 31 (17.61%) Migration
21 31 (17.61%) TCP/IP
22 28 (15.91%) Amazon AWS
23 27 (15.34%) Hyper-V
23 27 (15.34%) Data Centre

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 21 (11.93%) MS Exchange
2 19 (10.80%) SharePoint
3 13 (7.39%) IIS
4 8 (4.55%) Apache
4 8 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
5 6 (3.41%) Skype for Business
6 5 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.57%) CMS
9 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 38 (21.59%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (5.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.70%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 48 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (24.43%) Office 365
3 28 (15.91%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (3.98%) IaaS
6 6 (3.41%) Yammer
7 3 (1.70%) SaaS
8 2 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.14%) npm
8 2 (1.14%) NuGet
8 2 (1.14%) OneDrive
8 2 (1.14%) PaaS
9 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.57%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 159 (90.34%) DNS
2 52 (29.55%) Firewall
3 38 (21.59%) LAN
3 38 (21.59%) VLAN
4 37 (21.02%) WAN
5 32 (18.18%) Wireless
6 31 (17.61%) TCP/IP
7 24 (13.64%) VPN
8 23 (13.07%) BGP
8 23 (13.07%) OSPF
8 23 (13.07%) SAN
9 21 (11.93%) Remote Desktop
10 18 (10.23%) NetScaler
11 14 (7.95%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (7.95%) VoIP
11 14 (7.95%) Wireshark
12 13 (7.39%) Internet
13 12 (6.82%) Network Security
14 10 (5.68%) DAB
15 8 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.52%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (1.14%) MySQL
2 2 (1.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Bower
1 2 (1.14%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.14%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.14%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (0.57%) Hudson
General
1 17 (9.66%) Telecoms
2 11 (6.25%) Finance
3 7 (3.98%) Retail
4 5 (2.84%) Marketing
5 3 (1.70%) Military
6 2 (1.14%) Publishing
7 1 (0.57%) Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Electronics
7 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.57%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 24 (13.64%) Architect
2 22 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 20 (11.36%) Network Engineer
4 16 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
5 14 (7.95%) Windows Engineer
6 12 (6.82%) Analyst
6 12 (6.82%) Network Architect
6 12 (6.82%) Wintel Engineer
7 11 (6.25%) Active Directory Engineer
7 11 (6.25%) IT Engineer
7 11 (6.25%) IT Support
8 10 (5.68%) SCCM Engineer
8 10 (5.68%) Server Engineer
9 9 (5.11%) Windows Systems Engineer
10 8 (4.55%) Consultant
11 7 (3.98%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (3.98%) IT Support Engineer
11 7 (3.98%) VoIP Engineer
11 7 (3.98%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.52%) Web Services
2 4 (2.27%) 802.1X
3 3 (1.70%) Rendezvous
4 2 (1.14%) .NET
4 2 (1.14%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.14%) JSON
4 2 (1.14%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.57%) COM
5 1 (0.57%) LDAP
5 1 (0.57%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.34%) Data Centre
2 16 (9.09%) PKI
3 14 (7.95%) Clustering
4 6 (3.41%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.41%) Fat Client
4 6 (3.41%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (3.41%) Thin Client
5 4 (2.27%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.70%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.57%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.57%) CCTV
8 1 (0.57%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.57%) IVR
8 1 (0.57%) NHS
8 1 (0.57%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 109 (61.93%) Windows
2 73 (41.48%) Windows Server
3 43 (24.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (19.32%) Windows 7
4 34 (19.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (18.75%) Windows 10
6 25 (14.20%) Linux
7 18 (10.23%) Apple iOS
8 15 (8.52%) Mac OS
9 13 (7.39%) Solaris
10 11 (6.25%) Unix
11 10 (5.68%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (3.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (2.27%) Check Point GAiA
14 3 (1.70%) CentOS
15 1 (0.57%) Android
15 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.57%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (23.30%) ITIL
2 31 (17.61%) Migration
3 23 (13.07%) Problem-Solving
4 21 (11.93%) Application Packaging
5 18 (10.23%) Load Balancing
6 16 (9.09%) Data Protection
7 15 (8.52%) Mobile Device Management
7 15 (8.52%) Problem Management
8 12 (6.82%) Change Management
8 12 (6.82%) Network Management
8 12 (6.82%) Patch Management
8 12 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (6.82%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 11 (6.25%) Incident Management
9 11 (6.25%) Runbook
10 10 (5.68%) High Availability
11 9 (5.11%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (5.11%) Service Delivery
11 9 (5.11%) Service Management
12 8 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (22.16%) PowerShell
2 10 (5.68%) SQL
3 8 (4.55%) Python
4 2 (1.14%) C
5 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 36 (20.45%) Security Cleared
2 24 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (12.50%) CCNP
3 22 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (10.80%) DV Cleared
5 17 (9.66%) MCSE
5 17 (9.66%) SC Cleared
6 12 (6.82%) CCDP
6 12 (6.82%) JNCIS
6 12 (6.82%) MCSA
7 10 (5.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (4.55%) CCNA
9 7 (3.98%) MCP
10 6 (3.41%) CCA
10 6 (3.41%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (3.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (2.27%) CCENT
11 4 (2.27%) CCSA
11 4 (2.27%) JNCIA
12 3 (1.70%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.52%) GDPR
2 9 (5.11%) SLA
3 3 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (1.14%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 122 (69.32%) Active Directory
2 49 (27.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (15.34%) Hyper-V
4 22 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 18 (10.23%) XenApp
6 17 (9.66%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (7.39%) VMware NSX
8 12 (6.82%) vSphere
9 10 (5.68%) DFS Replication
10 8 (4.55%) XenDesktop
10 8 (4.55%) XenServer
11 5 (2.84%) VirtualBox
12 4 (2.27%) Virtual Desktop
13 3 (1.70%) BitLocker
13 3 (1.70%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (1.70%) ISA Server
13 3 (1.70%) UAG
13 3 (1.70%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (1.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 49 (27.84%) SCCM
2 25 (14.20%) Microsoft Intune
3 14 (7.95%) SCOM
4 11 (6.25%) WSUS
5 9 (5.11%) Nessus
6 8 (4.55%) Ansible
6 8 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
7 7 (3.98%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (2.27%) Cacti
9 3 (1.70%) AirWatch
9 3 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (1.70%) Puppet
9 3 (1.70%) vCenter Server
10 2 (1.14%) Backup Exec
10 2 (1.14%) NetBackup
10 2 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (1.14%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.57%) Cisco Prime
11 1 (0.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 87 (49.43%) Microsoft
2 71 (40.34%) VMware
3 62 (35.23%) Cisco
4 35 (19.89%) Citrix
5 22 (12.50%) Juniper
6 19 (10.80%) Apple
7 18 (10.23%) Dell
8 16 (9.09%) CheckPoint
9 14 (7.95%) Palo Alto
10 12 (6.82%) Brocade
10 12 (6.82%) F5
11 10 (5.68%) McAfee
11 10 (5.68%) Qualys
11 10 (5.68%) SolarWinds
12 8 (4.55%) Mitel
12 8 (4.55%) Remedy
13 7 (3.98%) HP
14 6 (3.41%) Aruba
14 6 (3.41%) Red Hat
15 5 (2.84%) Forcepoint