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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
England / South East
Rank 168 101 146
Rank change year-on-year -67 +45  
Contract jobs citing DHCP 77 184 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.99% 2.01% 1.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.23% 9.14% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 127 70
Median daily rate £356 £335 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.34% -15.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £433 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £340 £339
% change year-on-year - +0.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 6
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £13.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.17% +207.41%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.38 £18.60 £13.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.76 £58.59 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £21.13 £17.00
% change year-on-year +29.60% +24.26%  

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 1473 2013 2008
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.01% 22.00% 20.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 845 1121 984
Median daily rate £400 £352 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 100 104
Median hourly rate £19.50 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.25% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.24 £16.10 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £52.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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 23 March 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
Buckinghamshire +8 22 £500 +96.07% 5
Berkshire -10 17 £310 -12.05% 12
Hampshire -34 17 £300 -9.01% 14
Surrey -21 9 £210 -36.36% 3
West Sussex +5 4 £313 - 1
Kent +11 3 £145 -67.77% 2
East Sussex +14 2 - - 3
Oxfordshire -19 2 £355 +45.64% 6
Thames Valley - 1 £570 -
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 143 (88.27%) DNS
2 111 (68.52%) Windows
3 102 (62.96%) Active Directory
4 70 (43.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 68 (41.98%) Microsoft
5 68 (41.98%) Windows Server
6 60 (37.04%) Cisco
6 60 (37.04%) LAN
7 54 (33.33%) WAN
8 49 (30.25%) VMware
8 49 (30.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 48 (29.63%) TCP/IP
10 45 (27.78%) Firewall
11 44 (27.16%) ITIL
11 44 (27.16%) Security Cleared
12 41 (25.31%) Windows Server 2003
13 39 (24.07%) Office 365
14 38 (23.46%) Cisco Certification
15 35 (21.60%) SC Cleared
16 33 (20.37%) SCCM
17 31 (19.14%) Windows 7
17 31 (19.14%) Windows 10
18 30 (18.52%) MS Exchange
19 27 (16.67%) Hyper-V
20 26 (16.05%) VMware Infrastructure
20 26 (16.05%) Data Centre
21 25 (15.43%) PowerShell
22 24 (14.81%) MS Office
23 23 (14.20%) VPN
23 23 (14.20%) SCOM

DHCP
Top Related 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 30 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 20 (12.35%) Skype for Business
3 19 (11.73%) IIS
4 16 (9.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (4.94%) SharePoint
8 5 (3.09%) Apache
8 5 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (2.47%) JBoss
9 4 (2.47%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.62%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.62%) SAS
Applications
1 24 (14.81%) MS Office
2 14 (8.64%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 39 (24.07%) Office 365
2 15 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (6.79%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.85%) IaaS
4 3 (1.85%) SaaS
5 2 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.62%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 143 (88.27%) DNS
2 60 (37.04%) LAN
3 54 (33.33%) WAN
4 48 (29.63%) TCP/IP
5 45 (27.78%) Firewall
6 23 (14.20%) VPN
7 20 (12.35%) VLAN
8 16 (9.88%) Internet
8 16 (9.88%) MPLS
8 16 (9.88%) Skype
9 14 (8.64%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (7.41%) SMTP
10 12 (7.41%) SSL
11 11 (6.79%) Intrusion Detection
12 10 (6.17%) Ethernet
13 9 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (5.56%) Network Security
13 9 (5.56%) Unified Communications
13 9 (5.56%) Wireless
14 8 (4.94%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.88%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.47%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (1.85%) MS Access
5 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.62%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.62%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.62%) MySQL
6 1 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.85%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.62%) Subversion
2 1 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (6.17%) Back Office
2 9 (5.56%) Finance
3 5 (3.09%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.85%) French Language
4 3 (1.85%) Retail
5 2 (1.23%) Advertising
6 1 (0.62%) Banking
6 1 (0.62%) Games
6 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.62%) Online Betting
6 1 (0.62%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (18.52%) Support Engineer
2 23 (14.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (11.73%) Network Engineer
4 17 (10.49%) Architect
5 15 (9.26%) Analyst
6 13 (8.02%) Consultant
6 13 (8.02%) Network Architect
7 12 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
8 11 (6.79%) 3rd Line Support
8 11 (6.79%) Active Directory Engineer
8 11 (6.79%) Support Analyst
9 10 (6.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 9 (5.56%) Desktop Support
11 8 (4.94%) Active Directory Support
11 8 (4.94%) Windows Engineer
12 7 (4.32%) Exchange Support
12 7 (4.32%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (4.32%) VMware Engineer
13 6 (3.70%) Cisco Engineer
13 6 (3.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.09%) 802.1X
1 5 (3.09%) Web Services
2 2 (1.23%) .NET
2 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.23%) XML
3 1 (0.62%) JSON
3 1 (0.62%) JTAPI
3 1 (0.62%) RESTful
3 1 (0.62%) RFC 2833
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.05%) Data Centre
2 20 (12.35%) Management Information System
3 17 (10.49%) Clustering
4 8 (4.94%) Replication
5 6 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.70%) Driving Licence
5 6 (3.70%) PKI
6 4 (2.47%) BYOD
7 3 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.85%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.85%) FlexPod
7 3 (1.85%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (1.23%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.62%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.62%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.62%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 111 (68.52%) Windows
2 70 (43.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 68 (41.98%) Windows Server
4 49 (30.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 41 (25.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 31 (19.14%) Windows 10
6 31 (19.14%) Windows 7
7 14 (8.64%) Linux
8 12 (7.41%) Unix
9 10 (6.17%) Windows XP
10 6 (3.70%) Mac OS X
11 5 (3.09%) Android
11 5 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (3.09%) Solaris
12 4 (2.47%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.85%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.85%) CentOS
14 2 (1.23%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (27.16%) ITIL
2 21 (12.96%) Change Management
2 21 (12.96%) Problem Management
3 15 (9.26%) Mobile Device Management
4 12 (7.41%) Incident Management
4 12 (7.41%) Information Security
5 10 (6.17%) Configuration Management
5 10 (6.17%) Migration
5 10 (6.17%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (5.56%) Capacity Management
7 8 (4.94%) Load Balancing
7 8 (4.94%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (4.32%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (4.32%) Cryptography
8 7 (4.32%) Network Management
8 7 (4.32%) Security Patching
8 7 (4.32%) Service Delivery
8 7 (4.32%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (3.70%) Computer Security
9 6 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (15.43%) PowerShell
2 22 (13.58%) SQL
3 9 (5.56%) Perl
3 9 (5.56%) Python
4 5 (3.09%) VB
5 4 (2.47%) Bash Shell
5 4 (2.47%) C#
5 4 (2.47%) C++
6 3 (1.85%) C
6 3 (1.85%) Java
7 2 (1.23%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.62%) Korn
8 1 (0.62%) Ruby
8 1 (0.62%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (27.16%) Security Cleared
2 38 (23.46%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (21.60%) SC Cleared
4 20 (12.35%) CCNA
5 19 (11.73%) CCNP
6 16 (9.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (8.02%) CCIE
8 12 (7.41%) DV Cleared
9 10 (6.17%) MCSA
10 7 (4.32%) Degree
10 7 (4.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (3.09%) MCSE
12 4 (2.47%) GCIH
12 4 (2.47%) GIAC
13 3 (1.85%) CISSP
13 3 (1.85%) MCITP
13 3 (1.85%) MCP
13 3 (1.85%) RHCSA
14 1 (0.62%) DBS Check
14 1 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.26%) SLA
2 12 (7.41%) PCI DSS
3 7 (4.32%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.62%) PMO
4 1 (0.62%) QA
System Software
1 102 (62.96%) Active Directory
2 27 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 26 (16.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (8.02%) Microsoft App-V
4 13 (8.02%) vSphere
4 13 (8.02%) XenApp
5 8 (4.94%) UAG
6 7 (4.32%) XenDesktop
7 6 (3.70%) Firmware
7 6 (3.70%) Forefront TMG
7 6 (3.70%) ISA Server
8 5 (3.09%) Terminal Services
8 5 (3.09%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (2.47%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (1.23%) vCloud
11 1 (0.62%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.62%) Ceph
11 1 (0.62%) Dovecot
11 1 (0.62%) iptables
11 1 (0.62%) KVM
Systems Management
1 33 (20.37%) SCCM
2 23 (14.20%) SCOM
3 17 (10.49%) Cisco Prime
4 11 (6.79%) NetBackup
5 10 (6.17%) WSUS
6 9 (5.56%) EdgeSight
7 7 (4.32%) Nagios
7 7 (4.32%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (4.32%) Puppet
8 6 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 5 (3.09%) AirWatch
9 5 (3.09%) AppDNA
9 5 (3.09%) Backup Exec
10 4 (2.47%) Red Hat Satellite
10 4 (2.47%) SafeCom
11 3 (1.85%) Netcool
11 3 (1.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 3 (1.85%) Unicenter
11 3 (1.85%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 2 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 68 (41.98%) Microsoft
2 60 (37.04%) Cisco
3 49 (30.25%) VMware
4 21 (12.96%) Citrix
4 21 (12.96%) HP
5 11 (6.79%) F5
5 11 (6.79%) Juniper
5 11 (6.79%) Red Hat
6 10 (6.17%) Oracle
7 9 (5.56%) CheckPoint
7 9 (5.56%) Dell
7 9 (5.56%) Forcepoint
8 8 (4.94%) Symantec
9 7 (4.32%) Remedy
9 7 (4.32%) Veritas
10 6 (3.70%) Palo Alto
10 6 (3.70%) Sonus
10 6 (3.70%) Sophos
11 5 (3.09%) MobileIron
11 5 (3.09%) Veeam
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