Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 207 162 186
Rank change year-on-year -45 +24 -39
Contract jobs citing DHCP 184 238 230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.12% 1.45% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.13% 8.40% 7.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 147 151
South East median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +4.87%
10th Percentile £171 £134 £181
90th Percentile £500 £449 £456
England median daily rate £355 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +10.94% -1.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 14
South East median hourly rate £28.75 £28.32 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.54% -11.52% +42.22%
10th Percentile £16.54 £15.58 £16.98
90th Percentile £91.61 £43.00 £45.00
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.45 £28.00
% change year-on-year +8.91% -37.70% +49.73%

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 2,582 2,833 3,232
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.74% 17.27% 18.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,367 1,560 1,862
South East median daily rate £412 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +3.90% +4.05%
10th Percentile £202 £206 £226
90th Percentile £575 £550 £530
England median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 162 210
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.43% -30.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.78 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £47.20 £47.85
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.10 £23.75
% change year-on-year +10.50% -23.79% +18.75%

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 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 66 £325 -3.70% 10
Hampshire +1 54 £375 +10.29% 16
Surrey -22 29 £300 -7.69% 15
Oxfordshire -5 28 £305 -18.67% 2
Berkshire -47 28 £398 +26.19% 5
West Sussex -2 17 £400 +175.86% 6
East Sussex +8 12 £500 +300.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +13 10 £363 +262.50% 3
Kent 0 6 £306 -18.33% 3
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 173 (94.02%) DNS
2 124 (67.39%) Active Directory
3 116 (63.04%) Windows
4 83 (45.11%) Microsoft
5 78 (42.39%) Windows Server
6 60 (32.61%) PowerShell
7 59 (32.07%) VMware
8 58 (31.52%) Firewall
9 57 (30.98%) Office 365
9 57 (30.98%) Windows Server 2012
10 56 (30.43%) SCCM
11 47 (25.54%) ITIL
12 46 (25.00%) Security Cleared
12 46 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 46 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 45 (24.46%) Cisco
14 43 (23.37%) TCP/IP
15 39 (21.20%) Windows Server 2008
16 38 (20.65%) Microsoft Office
16 38 (20.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 34 (18.48%) Windows 10
18 33 (17.93%) WAN
19 31 (16.85%) Migration
19 31 (16.85%) PKI
20 30 (16.30%) LAN
21 29 (15.76%) Linux
21 29 (15.76%) Windows 7
22 28 (15.22%) VLAN
22 28 (15.22%) SC Cleared
22 28 (15.22%) Microsoft Intune

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 26 (14.13%) SharePoint
2 22 (11.96%) Skype for Business
3 17 (9.24%) MS Exchange
4 9 (4.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (4.35%) IIS
6 7 (3.80%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (3.26%) Apache
7 6 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.09%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.09%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.54%) Jetty
10 1 (0.54%) Mongrel
10 1 (0.54%) nginx
10 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 38 (20.65%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 57 (30.98%) Office 365
2 46 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (11.96%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (8.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 11 (5.98%) Yammer
6 8 (4.35%) IaaS
7 6 (3.26%) OneDrive
8 5 (2.72%) SaaS
9 4 (2.17%) PaaS
10 3 (1.63%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (1.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.54%) G Suite
12 1 (0.54%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.54%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 173 (94.02%) DNS
2 58 (31.52%) Firewall
3 43 (23.37%) TCP/IP
4 33 (17.93%) WAN
5 30 (16.30%) LAN
6 28 (15.22%) VLAN
7 25 (13.59%) SAN
7 25 (13.59%) Skype
8 24 (13.04%) Remote Desktop
8 24 (13.04%) VPN
9 19 (10.33%) Wireless
10 17 (9.24%) BGP
11 15 (8.15%) NetScaler
11 15 (8.15%) OSPF
11 15 (8.15%) VoIP
12 14 (7.61%) Internet
13 13 (7.07%) MPLS
14 12 (6.52%) SNMP
15 11 (5.98%) Fibre Channel
15 11 (5.98%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.15%) Amazon RDS
2 11 (5.98%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.72%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.72%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (3.80%) JIRA
2 5 (2.72%) MSI
2 5 (2.72%) Toad
3 3 (1.63%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.54%) Travis CI
General
1 14 (7.61%) Finance
2 7 (3.80%) Retail
3 6 (3.26%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.72%) Back Office
4 5 (2.72%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.17%) Marketing
5 4 (2.17%) Military
6 2 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.09%) Publishing
7 1 (0.54%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.54%) Games
7 1 (0.54%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 35 (19.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 28 (15.22%) Support Engineer
3 22 (11.96%) Architect
4 17 (9.24%) Systems Engineer
5 14 (7.61%) Network Engineer
6 13 (7.07%) Analyst
6 13 (7.07%) Windows Engineer
7 12 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support
8 11 (5.98%) 2nd Line Support
8 11 (5.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 10 (5.43%) Active Directory Engineer
9 10 (5.43%) Active Directory Support
9 10 (5.43%) Server Engineer
9 10 (5.43%) Windows Server Engineer
10 9 (4.89%) SCCM Engineer
11 8 (4.35%) Consultant
11 8 (4.35%) Integration Engineer
11 8 (4.35%) IT Support
11 8 (4.35%) Office 365 Engineer
11 8 (4.35%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.15%) LDAP
1 15 (8.15%) Web Services
2 7 (3.80%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 3 (1.63%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.09%) ADSI
5 1 (0.54%) .NET
5 1 (0.54%) J2EE
5 1 (0.54%) JSON
5 1 (0.54%) OAuth
5 1 (0.54%) Rendezvous
5 1 (0.54%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.54%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.85%) PKI
2 27 (14.67%) Clustering
3 13 (7.07%) Data Centre
3 13 (7.07%) Fat Client
3 13 (7.07%) Thin Client
4 7 (3.80%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (2.72%) Replication
6 4 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.17%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.63%) HP Storage
8 2 (1.09%) Digital Signage
8 2 (1.09%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.09%) iPad
8 2 (1.09%) iPhone
8 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.09%) NHS
8 2 (1.09%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.54%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 116 (63.04%) Windows
2 78 (42.39%) Windows Server
3 57 (30.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (21.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (18.48%) Windows 10
6 29 (15.76%) Linux
6 29 (15.76%) Windows 7
7 18 (9.78%) Mac OS
8 16 (8.70%) Apple iOS
9 8 (4.35%) CentOS
10 7 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (3.80%) SUSE
10 7 (3.80%) Ubuntu
10 7 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (3.26%) Unix
12 5 (2.72%) Solaris
12 5 (2.72%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.63%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.63%) Windows XP
14 2 (1.09%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (25.54%) ITIL
2 38 (20.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 31 (16.85%) Migration
4 27 (14.67%) Application Packaging
5 20 (10.87%) Problem Management
6 19 (10.33%) High Availability
6 19 (10.33%) Mobile Device Management
7 18 (9.78%) Data Protection
8 16 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (5.98%) Runbook
9 11 (5.98%) Server Management
9 11 (5.98%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (5.43%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (5.43%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (4.89%) Mentoring
11 9 (4.89%) Patch Management
12 8 (4.35%) Change Management
12 8 (4.35%) Network Load Balancing
12 8 (4.35%) Problem-Solving
13 7 (3.80%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 60 (32.61%) PowerShell
2 15 (8.15%) SQL
3 10 (5.43%) Python
4 7 (3.80%) C++
5 5 (2.72%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.72%) C
5 5 (2.72%) Ruby
6 3 (1.63%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.54%) Java
7 1 (0.54%) Perl
7 1 (0.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 46 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 28 (15.22%) SC Cleared
3 23 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (9.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (9.24%) CCNP
5 17 (9.24%) DV Cleared
6 13 (7.07%) CCA
6 13 (7.07%) Citrix Certification
7 11 (5.98%) MCSE
8 10 (5.43%) MCSA
9 8 (4.35%) A+ Certification
9 8 (4.35%) CCNA
10 6 (3.26%) Degree
11 5 (2.72%) CCIE
11 5 (2.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (2.72%) Network+ Certification
12 4 (2.17%) CCENT
12 4 (2.17%) CCNP Voice
12 4 (2.17%) MCITP
13 3 (1.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.87%) GDPR
2 5 (2.72%) SLA
3 3 (1.63%) QA
4 2 (1.09%) ISO 22301
4 2 (1.09%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.54%) PMO
System Software
1 124 (67.39%) Active Directory
2 46 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (14.13%) Microsoft App-V
4 22 (11.96%) VMware ESXi
4 22 (11.96%) XenApp
5 20 (10.87%) Hyper-V
6 17 (9.24%) DFS Replication
7 16 (8.70%) vSphere
7 16 (8.70%) XenDesktop
8 12 (6.52%) XenServer
9 10 (5.43%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (3.80%) Docker
10 7 (3.80%) iptables
11 5 (2.72%) BitLocker
11 5 (2.72%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (1.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (1.63%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (1.63%) VirtualBox
13 2 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.54%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 56 (30.43%) SCCM
2 28 (15.22%) Microsoft Intune
3 16 (8.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 15 (8.15%) SCOM
5 13 (7.07%) Puppet
6 12 (6.52%) Ansible
6 12 (6.52%) WSUS
7 9 (4.89%) McAfee ePO
8 8 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (3.80%) SELinux
10 6 (3.26%) Failover Clustering
10 6 (3.26%) vCenter Server
10 6 (3.26%) yum
11 5 (2.72%) PowerCLI
12 4 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
12 4 (2.17%) Cisco UCCX
12 4 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
12 4 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (2.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 3 (1.63%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 83 (45.11%) Microsoft
2 59 (32.07%) VMware
3 45 (24.46%) Cisco
4 26 (14.13%) Citrix
5 20 (10.87%) SolarWinds
6 18 (9.78%) Apple
7 17 (9.24%) Dell
7 17 (9.24%) HP
8 16 (8.70%) Juniper
9 14 (7.61%) McAfee
10 8 (4.35%) EMC
11 6 (3.26%) Avaya
11 6 (3.26%) CheckPoint
11 6 (3.26%) F5
11 6 (3.26%) Mitel
11 6 (3.26%) Oracle
11 6 (3.26%) Remedy
11 6 (3.26%) ServiceNow
12 5 (2.72%) Aruba
12 5 (2.72%) Dell Compellent