Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 198 163 175
Rank change year-on-year -35 +12 +1
Contract jobs citing DHCP 199 254 223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.19% 1.51% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.15% 8.66% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 161 140
South East median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -3.70%
10th Percentile £163 £123 £174
90th Percentile £525 £465 £475
England median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +15.38% - -5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 14
South East median hourly rate £42.27 £35.38 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.48% -7.52% +118.57%
10th Percentile £25.53 £12.50 £15.18
90th Percentile £120.79 £54.70 £55.65
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% -39.29% +55.56%

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 2,783 2,933 3,125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.69% 17.38% 18.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,486 1,595 1,790
South East median daily rate £400 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +6.00% +1.35%
10th Percentile £213 £200 £227
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £425 £404 £400
% change year-on-year +5.20% +1.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 157 210
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -30.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £11.48
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.07 £48.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.85 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.10% -16.22% +10.61%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 16 November 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 -42 63 £375 - 23
Hampshire -20 59 £375 +3.45% 17
Berkshire -27 40 £399 +13.93% 9
Surrey -14 35 £300 - 7
West Sussex 0 24 £400 +188.29% 6
Oxfordshire -21 13 £233 -38.00% 6
East Sussex -1 12 £500 +300.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +16 10 £375 -6.25% 8
Kent +1 6 £306 +6.52% 2
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 190 (95.48%) DNS
2 132 (66.33%) Active Directory
3 121 (60.80%) Windows
4 83 (41.71%) Microsoft
5 79 (39.70%) Windows Server
6 75 (37.69%) VMware
7 65 (32.66%) Firewall
8 62 (31.16%) Security Cleared
9 60 (30.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 58 (29.15%) PowerShell
11 54 (27.14%) VMware Infrastructure
12 52 (26.13%) Office 365
13 49 (24.62%) Cisco
14 47 (23.62%) Windows Server 2008
15 46 (23.12%) ITIL
16 45 (22.61%) SC Cleared
17 44 (22.11%) SCCM
17 44 (22.11%) TCP/IP
18 36 (18.09%) WAN
18 36 (18.09%) Microsoft Azure
18 36 (18.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 35 (17.59%) Citrix
20 34 (17.09%) Linux
21 32 (16.08%) Microsoft Office
21 32 (16.08%) Microsoft Certification
22 31 (15.58%) LAN
22 31 (15.58%) PKI
23 30 (15.08%) VPN
24 29 (14.57%) Cisco Certification
25 27 (13.57%) MS Exchange

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 27 (13.57%) MS Exchange
2 23 (11.56%) SharePoint
3 22 (11.06%) Skype for Business
4 14 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (6.53%) IIS
6 12 (6.03%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (5.03%) SharePoint Server
8 9 (4.52%) Apache
9 5 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (2.01%) Confluence
11 3 (1.51%) CMS
12 2 (1.01%) IBM Notes
12 2 (1.01%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.50%) Jetty
13 1 (0.50%) Live Communications Server
13 1 (0.50%) nginx
13 1 (0.50%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 32 (16.08%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.51%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 52 (26.13%) Office 365
2 36 (18.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (8.04%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (4.52%) IaaS
5 6 (3.02%) Yammer
6 5 (2.51%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (2.01%) OneDrive
7 4 (2.01%) PaaS
8 3 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.51%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (1.01%) SaaS
9 2 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.50%) G Suite
10 1 (0.50%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.50%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 190 (95.48%) DNS
2 65 (32.66%) Firewall
3 44 (22.11%) TCP/IP
4 36 (18.09%) WAN
5 31 (15.58%) LAN
6 30 (15.08%) VPN
7 25 (12.56%) SAN
8 23 (11.56%) Skype
9 21 (10.55%) VLAN
9 21 (10.55%) Wireless
10 20 (10.05%) Internet
11 18 (9.05%) VoIP
12 15 (7.54%) BGP
13 14 (7.04%) SNMP
14 13 (6.53%) MPLS
14 13 (6.53%) OSPF
15 12 (6.03%) NetScaler
16 11 (5.53%) Cisco ASA
16 11 (5.53%) HTTP
17 9 (4.52%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.05%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.02%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (4.02%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (2.51%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.51%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.50%) MS Access
6 1 (0.50%) MySQL
6 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (5.53%) JIRA
2 5 (2.51%) MSI
2 5 (2.51%) Toad
3 4 (2.01%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.50%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.50%) Travis CI
General
1 17 (8.54%) Finance
2 7 (3.52%) Military
3 5 (2.51%) Back Office
4 4 (2.01%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.51%) Retail
5 3 (1.51%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.01%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.50%) Games
7 1 (0.50%) Marketing
7 1 (0.50%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 32 (16.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 27 (13.57%) Support Engineer
3 20 (10.05%) Architect
4 18 (9.05%) Analyst
5 15 (7.54%) Consultant
6 14 (7.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 13 (6.53%) Network Engineer
8 12 (6.03%) 2nd Line Support
9 11 (5.53%) 3rd Line Support
10 10 (5.03%) Wintel Engineer
11 9 (4.52%) Integration Engineer
11 9 (4.52%) Server Engineer
11 9 (4.52%) Support Analyst
12 8 (4.02%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 8 (4.02%) Cisco Engineer
12 8 (4.02%) Infrastructure Architect
12 8 (4.02%) IT Support
13 7 (3.52%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
13 7 (3.52%) Active Directory Support
13 7 (3.52%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.04%) LDAP
2 7 (3.52%) 802.1X
2 7 (3.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (1.01%) .NET
3 2 (1.01%) ADSI
4 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.50%) J2EE
4 1 (0.50%) JSON
4 1 (0.50%) OAuth
4 1 (0.50%) Rendezvous
4 1 (0.50%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.50%) Servlets
4 1 (0.50%) Web Services
4 1 (0.50%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.58%) PKI
2 24 (12.06%) Clustering
3 20 (10.05%) Data Centre
4 10 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.52%) Fat Client
5 9 (4.52%) Thin Client
6 8 (4.02%) Replication
6 8 (4.02%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (2.01%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.51%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.51%) HP Storage
8 3 (1.51%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.01%) Digital Signage
9 2 (1.01%) IBM Storwize
9 2 (1.01%) iPad
9 2 (1.01%) iPhone
9 2 (1.01%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.01%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.50%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 121 (60.80%) Windows
2 79 (39.70%) Windows Server
3 60 (30.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 47 (23.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (17.09%) Linux
6 26 (13.07%) Windows 7
7 23 (11.56%) Windows 10
8 15 (7.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (4.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (4.02%) CentOS
10 8 (4.02%) Ubuntu
11 7 (3.52%) SUSE
12 6 (3.02%) Windows XP
13 5 (2.51%) Unix
13 5 (2.51%) Windows Vista
14 4 (2.01%) Android
14 4 (2.01%) Apple iOS
14 4 (2.01%) Mac OS
15 3 (1.51%) Solaris
15 3 (1.51%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (23.12%) ITIL
2 36 (18.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 22 (11.06%) Migration
4 17 (8.54%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (7.54%) Change Management
5 15 (7.54%) Root Cause Analysis
5 15 (7.54%) Server Management
6 14 (7.04%) High Availability
7 13 (6.53%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (6.03%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (5.53%) Identity Management
9 11 (5.53%) Problem Management
10 9 (4.52%) Mentoring
10 9 (4.52%) Network Load Balancing
10 9 (4.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (4.02%) Application Packaging
11 8 (4.02%) Configuration Management
11 8 (4.02%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (4.02%) Open Source
12 7 (3.52%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 58 (29.15%) PowerShell
2 18 (9.05%) SQL
3 13 (6.53%) Python
4 7 (3.52%) C++
5 6 (3.02%) Bash Shell
5 6 (3.02%) Perl
5 6 (3.02%) Ruby
6 5 (2.51%) C
6 5 (2.51%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.50%) Java
7 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.50%) PHP
7 1 (0.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 62 (31.16%) Security Cleared
2 45 (22.61%) SC Cleared
3 32 (16.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (14.57%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (11.06%) CCNP
6 19 (9.55%) DV Cleared
7 18 (9.05%) MCSE
8 14 (7.04%) MCSA
9 13 (6.53%) CCNA
10 11 (5.53%) Degree
11 10 (5.03%) Citrix Certification
12 8 (4.02%) CCA
13 7 (3.52%) MCITP
13 7 (3.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (3.02%) CCIE
14 6 (3.02%) MCP
15 5 (2.51%) A+ Certification
15 5 (2.51%) CCENT
15 5 (2.51%) MCTS
15 5 (2.51%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.02%) SLA
2 6 (3.02%) GDPR
3 3 (1.51%) QA
4 2 (1.01%) ISO 22301
4 2 (1.01%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.50%) PMO
System Software
1 132 (66.33%) Active Directory
2 54 (27.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (12.56%) XenApp
4 24 (12.06%) Hyper-V
4 24 (12.06%) VMware ESXi
4 24 (12.06%) vSphere
5 13 (6.53%) DFS Replication
5 13 (6.53%) XenDesktop
6 10 (5.03%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (3.52%) Docker
7 7 (3.52%) iptables
7 7 (3.52%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (3.02%) XenServer
9 5 (2.51%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (2.01%) Squid
11 3 (1.51%) ISA Server
11 3 (1.51%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (1.01%) BitLocker
12 2 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (1.01%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 44 (22.11%) SCCM
2 18 (9.05%) Puppet
3 15 (7.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 14 (7.04%) SCOM
5 13 (6.53%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (5.53%) Ansible
7 8 (4.02%) Failover Clustering
7 8 (4.02%) Microsoft Intune
7 8 (4.02%) WSUS
8 7 (3.52%) McAfee ePO
8 7 (3.52%) SELinux
8 7 (3.52%) vCenter Server
9 6 (3.02%) Microsoft Clustering
9 6 (3.02%) PowerCLI
9 6 (3.02%) yum
10 5 (2.51%) NetBackup
10 5 (2.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 4 (2.01%) Cisco CUCM
11 4 (2.01%) Cisco UCCX
12 3 (1.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 83 (41.71%) Microsoft
2 75 (37.69%) VMware
3 49 (24.62%) Cisco
4 35 (17.59%) Citrix
5 23 (11.56%) HP
5 23 (11.56%) SolarWinds
6 17 (8.54%) Juniper
7 15 (7.54%) Dell
8 13 (6.53%) EMC
9 12 (6.03%) Avaya
10 11 (5.53%) McAfee
11 8 (4.02%) Dell Compellent
12 7 (3.52%) Aruba
13 6 (3.02%) CheckPoint
13 6 (3.02%) Mitel
13 6 (3.02%) Oracle
13 6 (3.02%) Symantec
14 5 (2.51%) Apple
14 5 (2.51%) Remedy
14 5 (2.51%) Veeam