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 3 months to 25 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)
England / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 163 142
Rank change year-on-year +9 -21  
Contract jobs citing DHCP 85 116 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.11% 1.32% 1.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.48% 6.80% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 66 67
Median daily rate £328 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.42% +4.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £235 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £431 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £310 £300
% change year-on-year +1.61% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 8
Median hourly rate £23.64 £27.75 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.81% -0.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.22 £21.35 £22.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.17 £35.50 £40.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -34.82% +40.00%  

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 the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1312 1705 1827
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 17.18% 19.35% 19.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 714 945 894
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 119 124
Median hourly rate £22.50 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +2.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.49 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.46 £41.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -5 28 £325 -3.70% 9
Kent - 13 £375 -
Hampshire -2 12 £400 +23.07% 5
Surrey -5 12 £325 -21.21% 8
Buckinghamshire -5 10 - - 4
West Sussex +13 4 £200 -42.85% 2
East Sussex +1 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire -13 1 - - 5
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 146 (90.12%) DNS
2 97 (59.88%) Windows
3 88 (54.32%) Active Directory
4 72 (44.44%) Cisco
5 61 (37.65%) LAN
6 57 (35.19%) WAN
7 51 (31.48%) Firewall
7 51 (31.48%) VMware
8 49 (30.25%) Microsoft
8 49 (30.25%) Windows Server
9 48 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 43 (26.54%) Cisco Certification
11 41 (25.31%) Security Cleared
12 38 (23.46%) Windows Server 2012
12 38 (23.46%) Windows Server 2003
13 31 (19.14%) TCP/IP
14 29 (17.90%) VMware Infrastructure
14 29 (17.90%) Office 365
15 28 (17.28%) SC Cleared
15 28 (17.28%) ITIL
16 26 (16.05%) HP
17 25 (15.43%) PowerShell
18 24 (14.81%) CCNA
19 22 (13.58%) CCNP
19 22 (13.58%) VPN
19 22 (13.58%) MS Exchange
20 21 (12.96%) SCCM
20 21 (12.96%) Windows 7
20 21 (12.96%) Windows 10
21 20 (12.35%) WSUS

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 22 (13.58%) MS Exchange
2 16 (9.88%) IIS
3 13 (8.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (5.56%) OpenStack
6 8 (4.94%) Skype for Business
7 7 (4.32%) Tomcat
8 5 (3.09%) SharePoint
9 4 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.85%) Apache
10 3 (1.85%) JBoss
10 3 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (1.23%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 8 (4.94%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 29 (17.90%) Office 365
2 17 (10.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (8.02%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 146 (90.12%) DNS
2 61 (37.65%) LAN
3 57 (35.19%) WAN
4 51 (31.48%) Firewall
5 31 (19.14%) TCP/IP
6 22 (13.58%) VPN
7 20 (12.35%) MPLS
8 19 (11.73%) Wireless
9 17 (10.49%) VLAN
10 16 (9.88%) Cisco Nexus
11 14 (8.64%) SMTP
11 14 (8.64%) WLAN
12 12 (7.41%) Internet
13 11 (6.79%) Cisco IOS
14 10 (6.17%) OSPF
15 9 (5.56%) SAN
16 8 (4.94%) BGP
16 8 (4.94%) Cisco ASA
16 8 (4.94%) SNMP
17 7 (4.32%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.85%) MS Access
3 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 14 (8.64%) Finance
2 5 (3.09%) Back Office
2 5 (3.09%) Banking
2 5 (3.09%) Spanish Language
3 4 (2.47%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.23%) Advertising
4 2 (1.23%) Retail
5 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.62%) French Language
5 1 (0.62%) German Language
5 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.62%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 24 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (12.35%) Support Engineer
3 18 (11.11%) Architect
4 16 (9.88%) Network Architect
5 15 (9.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 15 (9.26%) Analyst
5 15 (9.26%) Consultant
6 14 (8.64%) Network Engineer
7 13 (8.02%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (5.56%) Active Directory Engineer
8 9 (5.56%) Desktop Support
8 9 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
9 8 (4.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (4.32%) Active Directory Support
10 7 (4.32%) Exchange Engineer
10 7 (4.32%) Support Analyst
10 7 (4.32%) Windows Engineer
11 6 (3.70%) Active Directory Analyst
11 6 (3.70%) Windows Consultant
11 6 (3.70%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.94%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.47%) .NET
3 1 (0.62%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.62%) COM
3 1 (0.62%) JSON
3 1 (0.62%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.79%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.17%) Clustering
3 9 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.32%) PKI
5 5 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.47%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.47%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.47%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.85%) FlexPod
7 3 (1.85%) HP Storage
7 3 (1.85%) NHS
7 3 (1.85%) Replication
8 2 (1.23%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.62%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.62%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.62%) IPTV
9 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.62%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 97 (59.88%) Windows
2 49 (30.25%) Windows Server
3 48 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (23.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 38 (23.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (12.96%) Windows 10
5 21 (12.96%) Windows 7
6 14 (8.64%) Linux
7 9 (5.56%) Android
8 8 (4.94%) Unix
9 7 (4.32%) Windows XP
10 6 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (3.09%) Solaris
12 3 (1.85%) CentOS
12 3 (1.85%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.23%) AIX
14 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.62%) SUSE
14 1 (0.62%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (17.28%) ITIL
2 19 (11.73%) Change Management
3 18 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 14 (8.64%) Mobile Device Management
5 10 (6.17%) Configuration Management
5 10 (6.17%) Incident Management
6 9 (5.56%) DevOps
6 9 (5.56%) High Availability
6 9 (5.56%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 8 (4.94%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (4.32%) Information Security
8 7 (4.32%) Network Management
9 6 (3.70%) Network Architecture
9 6 (3.70%) Programme Management
10 5 (3.09%) Capacity Management
10 5 (3.09%) Mentoring
10 5 (3.09%) Migration
10 5 (3.09%) Server Building
10 5 (3.09%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 4 (2.47%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (15.43%) PowerShell
2 14 (8.64%) SQL
3 11 (6.79%) VB
4 7 (4.32%) Perl
4 7 (4.32%) Python
5 4 (2.47%) C
6 2 (1.23%) C++
6 2 (1.23%) Java
6 2 (1.23%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.62%) Bourne shell
7 1 (0.62%) C#
7 1 (0.62%) Ruby
7 1 (0.62%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (26.54%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (25.31%) Security Cleared
3 28 (17.28%) SC Cleared
4 24 (14.81%) CCNA
5 22 (13.58%) CCNP
6 14 (8.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (8.02%) DV Cleared
8 12 (7.41%) CCIE
9 11 (6.79%) Degree
10 9 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (4.94%) CISSP
11 8 (4.94%) MCSA
12 5 (3.09%) MCITP
12 5 (3.09%) MCSE
13 3 (1.85%) DBS Check
13 3 (1.85%) GCIH
13 3 (1.85%) GIAC
13 3 (1.85%) MCP
13 3 (1.85%) RHCSA
14 2 (1.23%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.56%) SLA
2 5 (3.09%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.09%) QA
3 4 (2.47%) PMO
4 3 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 88 (54.32%) Active Directory
2 29 (17.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 9 (5.56%) XenApp
5 6 (3.70%) Forefront TMG
5 6 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (3.70%) UAG
5 6 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (3.70%) vSphere
6 5 (3.09%) ISA Server
6 5 (3.09%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (2.47%) vCloud
8 3 (1.85%) DFS Replication
8 3 (1.85%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.23%) BitLocker
9 2 (1.23%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.23%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.62%) Firmware
10 1 (0.62%) Samba
Systems Management
1 21 (12.96%) SCCM
2 20 (12.35%) WSUS
3 16 (9.88%) NetBackup
4 13 (8.02%) Cisco Prime
5 10 (6.17%) AirWatch
5 10 (6.17%) Ansible
6 8 (4.94%) SCOM
7 7 (4.32%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.85%) Backup Exec
8 3 (1.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (1.85%) Nagios
8 3 (1.85%) Netcool
8 3 (1.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 3 (1.85%) Puppet
8 3 (1.85%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (1.85%) Unicenter
8 3 (1.85%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 2 (1.23%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (1.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 72 (44.44%) Cisco
2 51 (31.48%) VMware
3 49 (30.25%) Microsoft
4 26 (16.05%) HP
5 20 (12.35%) Citrix
6 14 (8.64%) CheckPoint
7 13 (8.02%) Symantec
8 11 (6.79%) Juniper
8 11 (6.79%) Red Hat
9 9 (5.56%) MobileIron
10 7 (4.32%) Forcepoint
10 7 (4.32%) IBM
10 7 (4.32%) Mitel
10 7 (4.32%) Oracle
11 6 (3.70%) EMC
11 6 (3.70%) SolarWinds
11 6 (3.70%) Veritas
12 5 (3.09%) Dell
12 5 (3.09%) Riverbed
12 5 (3.09%) Sun
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