Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 182 220 210
Rank change year-on-year +38 -10 -54
Contract jobs citing DHCP 187 183 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.26% 1.07% 0.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.40% 7.11% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 97 79
South East median daily rate £380 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.92% -1.52% -2.22%
10th Percentile £211 £207 £149
90th Percentile £553 £475 £533
England median daily rate £400 £333 £325
% change year-on-year +20.30% +2.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 12
South East median hourly rate £35.25 £18.50 £28.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.54% -34.66% -10.11%
10th Percentile £16.06 £14.00 £18.64
90th Percentile £147.38 £125.00 £52.75
England median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £23.43
% change year-on-year +10.53% -18.89% -16.34%

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 2,526 2,573 2,737
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.95% 15.08% 17.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,499 1,347 1,513
South East median daily rate £418 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.21% +3.13% +5.26%
10th Percentile £213 £206 £216
90th Percentile £576 £575 £538
England median daily rate £430 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +1.18% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 148 179
South East median hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.01% +42.87% -32.69%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.70 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.63 £47.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -24.00%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 17 July 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 +18 80 £388 +10.01% 32
Thames Valley +7 59 £325 +4.84% 35
Berkshire +9 38 £325 +4.84% 14
Buckinghamshire +30 19 £325 -1.52% 9
West Sussex +20 18 £406 +30.00% 9
Kent 0 12 £375 +87.50% 15
Surrey +13 10 £189 -56.86% 19
East Sussex -4 7 - - 4
Oxfordshire +1 2 - - 12
Sussex - 1 £400 -
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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.

1 177 (94.65%) DNS
2 135 (72.19%) Windows
3 130 (69.52%) Active Directory
4 84 (44.92%) Microsoft
5 83 (44.39%) VMware
6 66 (35.29%) Windows Server
7 63 (33.69%) Firewall
8 56 (29.95%) ITIL
9 53 (28.34%) Citrix
9 53 (28.34%) Microsoft Azure
10 51 (27.27%) Hyper-V
11 50 (26.74%) Windows Server 2008
11 50 (26.74%) VMware Infrastructure
11 50 (26.74%) PowerShell
11 50 (26.74%) SCCM
12 48 (25.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 45 (24.06%) Cisco
13 45 (24.06%) WAN
14 43 (22.99%) Office 365
15 39 (20.86%) Windows Server 2012
16 36 (19.25%) LAN
17 34 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
18 33 (17.65%) Windows 10
19 32 (17.11%) VPN
19 32 (17.11%) VLAN
20 31 (16.58%) Migration
20 31 (16.58%) TCP/IP
20 31 (16.58%) VMware ESXi
21 30 (16.04%) Azure Active Directory
22 25 (13.37%) SAN

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 23 (12.30%) SharePoint
2 19 (10.16%) MS Exchange
3 17 (9.09%) Skype for Business
4 13 (6.95%) IIS
5 6 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (2.67%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (2.14%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.60%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.60%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.07%) Apache
9 2 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (1.07%) Confluence
10 1 (0.53%) CMS
10 1 (0.53%) nginx
Applications
1 21 (11.23%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.60%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 53 (28.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (22.99%) Office 365
3 30 (16.04%) Azure Active Directory
4 20 (10.70%) IaaS
5 12 (6.42%) PaaS
6 8 (4.28%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (3.21%) Yammer
8 5 (2.67%) SaaS
9 3 (1.60%) OpenShift
10 2 (1.07%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.53%) GitHub
11 1 (0.53%) npm
11 1 (0.53%) NuGet
11 1 (0.53%) Serverless
11 1 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 177 (94.65%) DNS
2 63 (33.69%) Firewall
3 45 (24.06%) WAN
4 36 (19.25%) LAN
5 32 (17.11%) VLAN
5 32 (17.11%) VPN
6 31 (16.58%) TCP/IP
7 25 (13.37%) SAN
8 21 (11.23%) Network Security
9 19 (10.16%) Cisco ASA
10 18 (9.63%) NetScaler
11 17 (9.09%) Internet
12 16 (8.56%) Skype
13 15 (8.02%) MPLS
14 13 (6.95%) VoIP
14 13 (6.95%) Wireless
15 10 (5.35%) SSL
15 10 (5.35%) Wi-Fi
16 8 (4.28%) Cisco PIX
16 8 (4.28%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.95%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.14%) SQL Server 2017
4 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (2.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.07%) JIRA
3 1 (0.53%) Bower
3 1 (0.53%) Subversion
3 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (8.02%) Telecoms
2 8 (4.28%) Finance
3 7 (3.74%) Retail
4 3 (1.60%) Back Office
5 2 (1.07%) Banking
5 2 (1.07%) Electronics
5 2 (1.07%) Local Government
5 2 (1.07%) Marketing
5 2 (1.07%) Military
5 2 (1.07%) Online Betting
6 1 (0.53%) Law
6 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (24.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (13.37%) Architect
3 23 (12.30%) Support Engineer
4 17 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
5 15 (8.02%) Network Engineer
6 13 (6.95%) Consultant
7 12 (6.42%) Server Engineer
7 12 (6.42%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (5.88%) Active Directory Engineer
8 11 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
9 10 (5.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 10 (5.35%) IT Support
10 9 (4.81%) Citrix Engineer
10 9 (4.81%) Infrastructure Support
10 9 (4.81%) IT Engineer
11 8 (4.28%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (4.28%) Administrator
12 7 (3.74%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 6 (3.21%) Azure Consultant
13 6 (3.21%) Senior IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.42%) LDAP
2 2 (1.07%) OAuth
2 2 (1.07%) OAuth2
2 2 (1.07%) OpenID
2 2 (1.07%) Web Services
3 1 (0.53%) .NET
3 1 (0.53%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.53%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.53%) CSS
3 1 (0.53%) ModSecurity
3 1 (0.53%) POSIX
3 1 (0.53%) Qt
3 1 (0.53%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.30%) Clustering
1 23 (12.30%) Fat Client
1 23 (12.30%) Thin Client
2 22 (11.76%) PKI
3 16 (8.56%) Data Centre
3 16 (8.56%) Public Cloud
4 15 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.21%) Replication
6 2 (1.07%) DataPower
6 2 (1.07%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.07%) NHS
6 2 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.53%) BYOD
7 1 (0.53%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.53%) e-Health
7 1 (0.53%) FMCG
7 1 (0.53%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.53%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Licensing
7 1 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 135 (72.19%) Windows
2 66 (35.29%) Windows Server
3 50 (26.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (20.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (17.65%) Windows 10
6 21 (11.23%) Linux
7 13 (6.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (4.81%) Windows 7
9 8 (4.28%) Unix
10 6 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.14%) Mac OS
11 4 (2.14%) Solaris
11 4 (2.14%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.60%) AIX
12 3 (1.60%) CentOS
12 3 (1.60%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.60%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.60%) Windows NT
13 2 (1.07%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (29.95%) ITIL
2 48 (25.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 31 (16.58%) Migration
4 17 (9.09%) Change Management
4 17 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 13 (6.95%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (6.95%) Server Building
6 11 (5.88%) High Availability
6 11 (5.88%) Network Architecture
7 10 (5.35%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (5.35%) Server Management
8 9 (4.81%) Computer Science
8 9 (4.81%) Service Management
9 8 (4.28%) Infrastructure Management
9 8 (4.28%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (3.74%) Application Packaging
10 7 (3.74%) Network Design
10 7 (3.74%) Performance Optimisation
10 7 (3.74%) Project Management
11 6 (3.21%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 50 (26.74%) PowerShell
2 14 (7.49%) SQL
3 10 (5.35%) VBScript
4 3 (1.60%) C
4 3 (1.60%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.07%) VB
6 1 (0.53%) C++
6 1 (0.53%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 34 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (12.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (11.23%) Security Cleared
4 18 (9.63%) CCNA
4 18 (9.63%) MCP
5 17 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 16 (8.56%) MCSE
7 14 (7.49%) CCIE
8 12 (6.42%) CCNP
9 11 (5.88%) Degree
10 8 (4.28%) CCENT
11 7 (3.74%) CCA
11 7 (3.74%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (2.67%) TOGAF Certification
13 4 (2.14%) MCSA
14 3 (1.60%) CCDP
14 3 (1.60%) MCDST
14 3 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 2 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
15 2 (1.07%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.49%) SLA
2 9 (4.81%) GDPR
3 2 (1.07%) PMO
4 1 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 130 (69.52%) Active Directory
2 51 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 50 (26.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (16.58%) VMware ESXi
5 22 (11.76%) XenApp
6 16 (8.56%) vSphere
7 14 (7.49%) XenDesktop
8 11 (5.88%) DFS Replication
9 10 (5.35%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (3.21%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 4 (2.14%) Terminal Server
12 3 (1.60%) Terminal Services
13 2 (1.07%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (1.07%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.53%) Docker
14 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.53%) vCloud
14 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
14 1 (0.53%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 50 (26.74%) SCCM
2 16 (8.56%) Microsoft Intune
3 14 (7.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 14 (7.49%) WSUS
4 12 (6.42%) SCOM
5 8 (4.28%) Failover Clustering
6 6 (3.21%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (2.67%) Nessus
7 5 (2.67%) SCVMM
8 4 (2.14%) Ansible
8 4 (2.14%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (1.60%) Oracle Identity Management
9 3 (1.60%) PingFederate
9 3 (1.60%) vCenter Server
10 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (1.07%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 1 (0.53%) Packer
11 1 (0.53%) PowerCLI
11 1 (0.53%) Terraform
Vendors
1 84 (44.92%) Microsoft
2 83 (44.39%) VMware
3 53 (28.34%) Citrix
4 45 (24.06%) Cisco
5 23 (12.30%) HP
6 18 (9.63%) Dell
7 15 (8.02%) Juniper
8 12 (6.42%) Apple
9 11 (5.88%) CheckPoint
10 9 (4.81%) F5
10 9 (4.81%) IBM
10 9 (4.81%) Red Hat
10 9 (4.81%) SolarWinds
11 6 (3.21%) Avaya
11 6 (3.21%) Ivanti
11 6 (3.21%) McAfee
12 5 (2.67%) Extreme Networks
12 5 (2.67%) Forcepoint
12 5 (2.67%) Palo Alto
13 4 (2.14%) 3PAR