Period
to 22 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 192 180
Rank change year-on-year +7 -12 -11
Contract jobs citing DHCP 202 176 236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.20% 1.13% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.26% 5.68% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 103 147
South East median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -5.45%
10th Percentile £125 £205 £170
90th Percentile £495 £538 £438
England median daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -7.14% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 24
South East median hourly rate £15.22 £54.08 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.86% +145.80% +10.50%
10th Percentile £12.50 £15.78 £14.73
90th Percentile £92.13 £55.65 £60.80
England median hourly rate £17.00 £27.38 £21.00
% change year-on-year -37.91% +30.38% +5.00%

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 2,782 3,101 3,478
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.54% 19.96% 18.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,473 1,791 1,887
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £161 £218 £220
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +0.61% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 215 206
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.28% -38.57% +55.56%
10th Percentile £11.20 £11.50 £12.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £49.46 £52.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -6.98% -2.27% +10.00%

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 22 February 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 February 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 February 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 -16 80 £380 -5.00% 32
Hampshire +11 53 £375 +25.00% 25
Surrey -10 39 £450 +114.29% 10
Oxfordshire +6 35 £375 +22.95% 7
Berkshire -5 29 £444 +51.79% 13
West Sussex +5 20 £325 -10.96% 4
Buckinghamshire -46 16 £390 -22.00% 12
Kent -8 7 £325 +124.14% 7
East Sussex -2 3 £125 -61.54% 5
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 189 (93.56%) DNS
2 140 (69.31%) Active Directory
3 128 (63.37%) Windows
4 108 (53.47%) Microsoft
5 78 (38.61%) VMware
6 74 (36.63%) Cisco
7 70 (34.65%) Windows Server
8 62 (30.69%) LAN
9 61 (30.20%) WAN
9 61 (30.20%) Firewall
10 57 (28.22%) Office 365
11 55 (27.23%) TCP/IP
12 52 (25.74%) Citrix
12 52 (25.74%) ITIL
12 52 (25.74%) SCCM
13 49 (24.26%) VMware Infrastructure
14 42 (20.79%) Windows 7
15 41 (20.30%) Windows Server 2012
16 38 (18.81%) PowerShell
16 38 (18.81%) Microsoft Certification
17 37 (18.32%) Wireless
18 36 (17.82%) Windows Server 2008
19 35 (17.33%) SCOM
20 34 (16.83%) Hyper-V
21 30 (14.85%) VLAN
21 30 (14.85%) Windows 10
21 30 (14.85%) Linux
22 29 (14.36%) MS Exchange
23 28 (13.86%) Microsoft Office
23 28 (13.86%) Change Management

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 29 (14.36%) MS Exchange
2 18 (8.91%) Exchange Server 2007
3 17 (8.42%) IIS
4 6 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (2.97%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.48%) Apache
6 3 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.99%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.99%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (13.86%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.48%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 57 (28.22%) Office 365
2 24 (11.88%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (10.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (3.96%) IaaS
5 3 (1.49%) PaaS
6 2 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.99%) npm
7 1 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 189 (93.56%) DNS
2 62 (30.69%) LAN
3 61 (30.20%) Firewall
3 61 (30.20%) WAN
4 55 (27.23%) TCP/IP
5 37 (18.32%) Wireless
6 30 (14.85%) VLAN
7 26 (12.87%) VPN
8 24 (11.88%) Remote Desktop
9 22 (10.89%) Network Security
10 21 (10.40%) Kerberos
11 18 (8.91%) NetScaler
11 18 (8.91%) VoIP
12 16 (7.92%) BGP
12 16 (7.92%) OSPF
13 15 (7.43%) SSL
14 14 (6.93%) Internet
14 14 (6.93%) SAN
14 14 (6.93%) Wireshark
15 10 (4.95%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.95%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.96%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.98%) MySQL
4 4 (1.98%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.99%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.99%) Bower
2 2 (0.99%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.99%) NuGet
2 2 (0.99%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.99%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.50%) Vagrant
General
1 19 (9.41%) Telecoms
2 13 (6.44%) Finance
3 6 (2.97%) Publishing
4 4 (1.98%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.98%) Retail
5 2 (0.99%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.99%) Back Office
5 2 (0.99%) Banking
5 2 (0.99%) Electronics
5 2 (0.99%) Marketing
6 1 (0.50%) Automotive
6 1 (0.50%) Billing
6 1 (0.50%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.50%) French Language
6 1 (0.50%) German Language
6 1 (0.50%) Military
6 1 (0.50%) Polish Language
6 1 (0.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 36 (17.82%) Network Engineer
2 22 (10.89%) Support Engineer
3 18 (8.91%) Analyst
3 18 (8.91%) Architect
4 13 (6.44%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (5.94%) SCCM Engineer
5 12 (5.94%) Windows Engineer
6 11 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (5.45%) Service Desk Engineer
7 10 (4.95%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 9 (4.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 9 (4.46%) Active Directory Engineer
9 8 (3.96%) Network Architect
9 8 (3.96%) Service Analyst
9 8 (3.96%) Service Desk Analyst
9 8 (3.96%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (3.47%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (3.47%) Consultant
10 7 (3.47%) IT Support
10 7 (3.47%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (11.88%) LDAP
2 13 (6.44%) Regular Expression
3 10 (4.95%) Web Services
4 5 (2.48%) Rendezvous
5 4 (1.98%) 802.1X
6 3 (1.49%) .NET
6 3 (1.49%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.99%) JSON
8 1 (0.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.41%) Data Centre
2 16 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.92%) Clustering
3 11 (5.45%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.46%) Replication
5 7 (3.47%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.48%) PKI
7 4 (1.98%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.49%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.49%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.99%) User Experience
10 1 (0.50%) CCTV
10 1 (0.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.50%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.50%) FMCG
10 1 (0.50%) iPhone
10 1 (0.50%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 128 (63.37%) Windows
2 70 (34.65%) Windows Server
3 42 (20.79%) Windows 7
4 41 (20.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (17.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (14.85%) Linux
6 30 (14.85%) Windows 10
7 18 (8.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (7.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (6.44%) CentOS
10 7 (3.47%) Apple iOS
10 7 (3.47%) Solaris
10 7 (3.47%) Unix
10 7 (3.47%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.98%) Check Point GAiA
11 4 (1.98%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.49%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.99%) Android
14 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (25.74%) ITIL
2 28 (13.86%) Change Management
3 25 (12.38%) Load Balancing
4 20 (9.90%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 19 (9.41%) Migration
6 18 (8.91%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (7.92%) Incident Management
8 14 (6.93%) Kalman Filter
9 13 (6.44%) Email Filtering
10 12 (5.94%) Customer Requirements
10 12 (5.94%) Problem Management
11 11 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (4.95%) Mobile Device Management
12 10 (4.95%) Service Delivery
12 10 (4.95%) Service Design
12 10 (4.95%) Service Management
12 10 (4.95%) Task Automation
13 9 (4.46%) DevOps
13 9 (4.46%) Network Management
13 9 (4.46%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (18.81%) PowerShell
2 15 (7.43%) SQL
3 9 (4.46%) Python
4 2 (0.99%) Perl
5 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.50%) C
5 1 (0.50%) Java
5 1 (0.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 38 (18.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (12.87%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (12.87%) MCSE
3 23 (11.39%) CCNP
3 23 (11.39%) Security Cleared
4 19 (9.41%) MCP
5 16 (7.92%) MCDST
6 13 (6.44%) Degree
6 13 (6.44%) SC Cleared
7 11 (5.45%) DV Cleared
7 11 (5.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (4.95%) CCDP
8 10 (4.95%) CCNA
9 8 (3.96%) JNCIS
9 8 (3.96%) MCSA
10 5 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (1.98%) CCENT
11 4 (1.98%) CCIE
11 4 (1.98%) CCSA
11 4 (1.98%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.39%) SLA
2 4 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (1.49%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.49%) QA
4 2 (0.99%) PMO
System Software
1 140 (69.31%) Active Directory
2 49 (24.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (16.83%) Hyper-V
4 20 (9.90%) XenApp
5 19 (9.41%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (6.44%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (4.46%) VMware NSX
8 7 (3.47%) vSphere
9 6 (2.97%) XenDesktop
10 4 (1.98%) VirtualBox
11 3 (1.49%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (1.49%) ISA Server
11 3 (1.49%) UAG
11 3 (1.49%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.99%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.99%) Docker
12 2 (0.99%) iptables
12 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.50%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 52 (25.74%) SCCM
2 35 (17.33%) SCOM
3 13 (6.44%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (3.96%) Ansible
5 5 (2.48%) Cacti
5 5 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.48%) Puppet
5 5 (2.48%) WSUS
6 4 (1.98%) Nessus
6 4 (1.98%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.49%) AirWatch
7 3 (1.49%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (1.49%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.99%) DameWare
8 2 (0.99%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.99%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.50%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 108 (53.47%) Microsoft
2 78 (38.61%) VMware
3 74 (36.63%) Cisco
4 52 (25.74%) Citrix
5 20 (9.90%) CheckPoint
6 19 (9.41%) Juniper
7 15 (7.43%) Dell
7 15 (7.43%) McAfee
8 13 (6.44%) Extreme Networks
8 13 (6.44%) F5
9 11 (5.45%) HP
9 11 (5.45%) SolarWinds
10 9 (4.46%) Palo Alto
11 8 (3.96%) Brocade
11 8 (3.96%) Mitel
12 7 (3.47%) Apple
12 7 (3.47%) Infoblox
12 7 (3.47%) Meraki
13 6 (2.97%) Forcepoint
13 6 (2.97%) Red Hat