Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 209 212 152
Rank change year-on-year +3 -60 +11
Contract jobs citing DHCP 182 158 285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.07% 0.99% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.10% 5.79% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 79 190
South East median daily rate £325 £330 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.52% -2.58% -3.21%
10th Percentile £207 £149 £211
90th Percentile £475 £533 £450
England median daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +2.31% - -1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 23
South East median hourly rate £18.50 £28.32 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.66% -10.11% +50.00%
10th Percentile £14.00 £18.64 £15.50
90th Percentile £125.00 £52.75 £53.25
England median hourly rate £19.00 £23.43 £28.00
% change year-on-year -18.89% -16.34% +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 2,562 2,727 3,733
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.02% 17.05% 19.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,343 1,507 2,101
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £205 £213 £220
90th Percentile £575 £538 £528
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 179 218
South East median hourly rate £25.01 £17.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.89% -31.37% -9.33%
10th Percentile £12.73 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.75 £47.50 £48.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £25.00
% change year-on-year +6.95% -25.20% +21.95%

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 18 July 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 -18 66 £310 -13.89% 31
Hampshire +22 59 £352 -11.94% 8
Surrey -10 33 £450 +50.00% 8
Oxfordshire +31 31 £315 -11.27% 6
Berkshire -48 24 £310 -6.42% 19
West Sussex +6 16 £306 +44.12% 3
Buckinghamshire -1 11 £330 -34.00% 6
Kent +2 4 £200 -31.86% 6
East Sussex 0 4 £400 - 2
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 172 (94.51%) DNS
2 132 (72.53%) Active Directory
3 125 (68.68%) Windows
4 87 (47.80%) Microsoft
5 80 (43.96%) Windows Server
6 71 (39.01%) VMware
7 60 (32.97%) Firewall
8 57 (31.32%) Cisco
9 55 (30.22%) SCCM
10 54 (29.67%) Office 365
11 53 (29.12%) VMware Infrastructure
12 50 (27.47%) Windows Server 2012
13 46 (25.27%) Microsoft Azure
14 45 (24.73%) ITIL
15 44 (24.18%) TCP/IP
16 43 (23.63%) PowerShell
17 42 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
18 41 (22.53%) WAN
19 40 (21.98%) LAN
19 40 (21.98%) Windows Server 2008
19 40 (21.98%) Windows 10
20 38 (20.88%) Security Cleared
21 37 (20.33%) Citrix
22 35 (19.23%) Windows 7
23 33 (18.13%) VLAN
23 33 (18.13%) Migration
24 30 (16.48%) Linux
25 28 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
26 27 (14.84%) Wireless
26 27 (14.84%) Hyper-V

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 24 (13.19%) SharePoint
2 20 (10.99%) MS Exchange
3 15 (8.24%) Skype for Business
4 13 (7.14%) IIS
5 6 (3.30%) Apache
5 6 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (3.30%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.55%) CMS
7 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.55%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 42 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.20%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 54 (29.67%) Office 365
2 46 (25.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (4.40%) Yammer
6 7 (3.85%) IaaS
7 5 (2.75%) SaaS
8 4 (2.20%) OneDrive
8 4 (2.20%) PaaS
9 3 (1.65%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (1.10%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 172 (94.51%) DNS
2 60 (32.97%) Firewall
3 44 (24.18%) TCP/IP
4 41 (22.53%) WAN
5 40 (21.98%) LAN
6 33 (18.13%) VLAN
7 27 (14.84%) Wireless
8 25 (13.74%) OSPF
8 25 (13.74%) VPN
9 23 (12.64%) BGP
10 22 (12.09%) Remote Desktop
11 21 (11.54%) SAN
12 17 (9.34%) Skype
13 16 (8.79%) NetScaler
14 14 (7.69%) Internet
15 12 (6.59%) VoIP
16 11 (6.04%) Cisco ASA
16 11 (6.04%) Cisco IOS
16 11 (6.04%) Network Security
16 11 (6.04%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.24%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (2.75%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.55%) MySQL
3 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.10%) JIRA
2 1 (0.55%) Hudson
General
1 12 (6.59%) Finance
2 10 (5.49%) Retail
3 6 (3.30%) Marketing
3 6 (3.30%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.65%) Military
5 2 (1.10%) Back Office
5 2 (1.10%) Publishing
6 1 (0.55%) Games
6 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (16.48%) Support Engineer
2 28 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 27 (14.84%) Architect
4 17 (9.34%) Network Engineer
5 15 (8.24%) Systems Engineer
5 15 (8.24%) Windows Engineer
6 14 (7.69%) IT Engineer
7 13 (7.14%) Analyst
7 13 (7.14%) IT Support
8 11 (6.04%) Active Directory Engineer
8 11 (6.04%) Wintel Engineer
9 10 (5.49%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (4.95%) Consultant
10 9 (4.95%) Network Architect
10 9 (4.95%) Windows Systems Engineer
11 8 (4.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 8 (4.40%) IT Support Engineer
11 8 (4.40%) SCCM Engineer
11 8 (4.40%) Server Engineer
12 7 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.24%) Web Services
2 8 (4.40%) LDAP
3 6 (3.30%) 802.1X
4 4 (2.20%) Rendezvous
5 2 (1.10%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (1.10%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.55%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.74%) Data Centre
2 24 (13.19%) PKI
3 13 (7.14%) Clustering
4 9 (4.95%) Fat Client
4 9 (4.95%) Thin Client
5 6 (3.30%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.20%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.65%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.10%) CCTV
9 2 (1.10%) Digital Signage
9 2 (1.10%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.10%) iPad
9 2 (1.10%) iPhone
9 2 (1.10%) IVR
9 2 (1.10%) NHS
9 2 (1.10%) Replication
10 1 (0.55%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 125 (68.68%) Windows
2 80 (43.96%) Windows Server
3 50 (27.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 40 (21.98%) Windows 10
4 40 (21.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (19.23%) Windows 7
6 30 (16.48%) Linux
7 18 (9.89%) Mac OS
8 16 (8.79%) Apple iOS
9 11 (6.04%) Solaris
10 10 (5.49%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (3.85%) Unix
13 5 (2.75%) CentOS
13 5 (2.75%) Check Point GAiA
14 4 (2.20%) SUSE
14 4 (2.20%) Ubuntu
15 3 (1.65%) Android
15 3 (1.65%) Windows 8
16 2 (1.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (24.73%) ITIL
2 33 (18.13%) Migration
3 23 (12.64%) Application Packaging
4 18 (9.89%) Mobile Device Management
4 18 (9.89%) Problem Management
5 17 (9.34%) Data Protection
6 16 (8.79%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (7.14%) Patch Management
8 12 (6.59%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (6.04%) High Availability
9 11 (6.04%) Runbook
10 10 (5.49%) Change Management
10 10 (5.49%) Network Management
10 10 (5.49%) Network Virtualisation
10 10 (5.49%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (4.95%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (4.95%) Load Balancing
11 9 (4.95%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 7 (3.85%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 43 (23.63%) PowerShell
2 9 (4.95%) SQL
3 5 (2.75%) Python
4 4 (2.20%) C
5 3 (1.65%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.10%) C++
6 2 (1.10%) Perl
6 2 (1.10%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 38 (20.88%) Security Cleared
2 28 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (13.74%) CCNP
4 22 (12.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (10.44%) SC Cleared
6 18 (9.89%) DV Cleared
7 14 (7.69%) MCSA
7 14 (7.69%) MCSE
8 11 (6.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (5.49%) CCNA
10 9 (4.95%) CCA
10 9 (4.95%) CCDP
10 9 (4.95%) Citrix Certification
10 9 (4.95%) JNCIS
11 7 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (2.75%) CCENT
12 5 (2.75%) CCSA
12 5 (2.75%) JNCIA
12 5 (2.75%) MCITP
13 4 (2.20%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.24%) GDPR
2 7 (3.85%) SLA
3 4 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.20%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 132 (72.53%) Active Directory
2 53 (29.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (14.84%) Hyper-V
4 26 (14.29%) XenApp
5 24 (13.19%) Microsoft App-V
6 21 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (7.14%) XenDesktop
8 11 (6.04%) DFS Replication
8 11 (6.04%) vSphere
9 10 (5.49%) VMware NSX
9 10 (5.49%) XenServer
10 6 (3.30%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (3.30%) VirtualBox
11 5 (2.75%) BitLocker
12 4 (2.20%) Docker
12 4 (2.20%) iptables
12 4 (2.20%) Virtual Desktop
13 3 (1.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (1.65%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (1.65%) UAG
Systems Management
1 55 (30.22%) SCCM
2 25 (13.74%) Microsoft Intune
3 13 (7.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 13 (7.14%) SCOM
4 11 (6.04%) WSUS
5 7 (3.85%) Nessus
6 6 (3.30%) Ansible
6 6 (3.30%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (2.75%) Cacti
7 5 (2.75%) Puppet
8 4 (2.20%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (2.20%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (2.20%) SELinux
8 4 (2.20%) vCenter Server
8 4 (2.20%) yum
9 3 (1.65%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (1.65%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (1.10%) Backup Exec
10 2 (1.10%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 87 (47.80%) Microsoft
2 71 (39.01%) VMware
3 57 (31.32%) Cisco
4 37 (20.33%) Citrix
5 19 (10.44%) Apple
5 19 (10.44%) Juniper
6 15 (8.24%) Dell
6 15 (8.24%) SolarWinds
7 14 (7.69%) CheckPoint
8 11 (6.04%) Palo Alto
8 11 (6.04%) Qualys
9 10 (5.49%) Brocade
10 9 (4.95%) McAfee
11 8 (4.40%) Aruba
11 8 (4.40%) HP
11 8 (4.40%) Remedy
12 6 (3.30%) F5
13 5 (2.75%) Red Hat
13 5 (2.75%) ServiceNow
13 5 (2.75%) Symantec