Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 January 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)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 78 85
Rank change year-on-year +19 +7 0
Contract jobs citing DHCP 19 7 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.84% 0.64% 1.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.52% 3.47% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 18
South Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.30% -7.67%
10th Percentile £313 £198 £313
90th Percentile £465 £453 £380
Wales median daily rate £375 £369 £360
% change year-on-year +1.69% +2.57% -4.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
South Wales median hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% - -
Wales median hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 -
% change year-on-year -11.11% - -

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 South Wales with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 165 202 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 15.94% 18.43% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 148 179
South Wales median daily rate £348 £390 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.90% +14.71% -2.86%
10th Percentile £139 £181 £213
90th Percentile £469 £500 £475
Wales median daily rate £350 £393 £343
% change year-on-year -10.83% +14.60% -8.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 4
South Wales median hourly rate £25.70 £55.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.28% +171.60% +26.56%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.75 £13.26
90th Percentile £66.12 £77.50 £28.98
Wales median hourly rate £31.39 £18.21 £10.13
% change year-on-year +72.35% +79.88% -36.72%

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing DHCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for DHCP in South Wales

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DHCP in South Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for DHCP in South Wales

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DHCP in South Wales over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DHCP in South Wales

DHCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP in South Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DHCP in South Wales

DHCP
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 17 January 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
Cardiff -3 6 £325 +1.96% 1
Newport - 5 £363 - 1
Caerphilly - 4 £438 -
Bridgend +7 1 £425 -5.56% 1
DHCP
Wales

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Wales region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 17 (89.47%) TCP/IP
2 14 (73.68%) Security Cleared
3 13 (68.42%) DNS
3 13 (68.42%) Windows
4 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
4 12 (63.16%) SC Cleared
5 11 (57.89%) VLAN
5 11 (57.89%) Windows Server
6 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
6 10 (52.63%) Symantec
7 9 (47.37%) NetBackup
7 9 (47.37%) Backup Exec
8 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (42.11%) SAN
8 8 (42.11%) VMware
8 8 (42.11%) iptables
9 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (36.84%) Windows 7
9 7 (36.84%) McAfee
9 7 (36.84%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (36.84%) Apache
9 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
9 7 (36.84%) MySQL
9 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
10 6 (31.58%) IIS
10 6 (31.58%) ITIL
10 6 (31.58%) Perl
10 6 (31.58%) Unix
10 6 (31.58%) Linux
10 6 (31.58%) Python

DHCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 7 (36.84%) Apache
1 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
2 6 (31.58%) IIS
3 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
4 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (10.53%) IBM Notes
5 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
6 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (89.47%) TCP/IP
2 13 (68.42%) DNS
3 11 (57.89%) VLAN
4 8 (42.11%) SAN
5 5 (26.32%) Firewall
6 4 (21.05%) VSAN
7 3 (15.79%) VPN
8 2 (10.53%) BIG-IP
8 2 (10.53%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (5.26%) LAN
9 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) MySQL
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (31.58%) Support Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Unix Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Unix Support
3 4 (21.05%) Unix Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Wintel Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Server Support
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.26%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) LAMP
2 2 (10.53%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Windows Server
3 7 (36.84%) Windows 7
4 6 (31.58%) CentOS
4 6 (31.58%) Linux
4 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (31.58%) Unix
4 6 (31.58%) Windows 8
5 5 (26.32%) Windows 10
5 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000
8 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (21.05%) High Availability
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL V3
2 4 (21.05%) Security Hardening
2 4 (21.05%) Work Breakdown Structure
3 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
4 2 (10.53%) Proactive Management
5 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Bash Shell
1 6 (31.58%) Perl
1 6 (31.58%) Python
1 6 (31.58%) Ruby
2 5 (26.32%) PHP
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 2 (10.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) Security Cleared
2 12 (63.16%) SC Cleared
3 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (31.58%) MCSE
5 4 (21.05%) Degree
5 4 (21.05%) HNC
6 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
6 2 (10.53%) MCP
7 1 (5.26%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 8 (42.11%) iptables
3 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (31.58%) NFS
4 6 (31.58%) Postfix
4 6 (31.58%) Sendmail
5 5 (26.32%) vSphere
6 4 (21.05%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
7 3 (15.79%) Terminal Services
7 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (10.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) Backup Exec
1 9 (47.37%) NetBackup
2 7 (36.84%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (31.58%) SCCM
4 5 (26.32%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (21.05%) SCOM
5 4 (21.05%) vCenter Server
5 4 (21.05%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
1 10 (52.63%) Symantec
2 8 (42.11%) VMware
3 7 (36.84%) McAfee
4 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
4 6 (31.58%) SolarWinds
5 4 (21.05%) arcserve
6 3 (15.79%) Citrix
7 2 (10.53%) Lotus
7 2 (10.53%) NetApp
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle
7 2 (10.53%) Remedy
7 2 (10.53%) Sophos
8 1 (5.26%) Aruba
8 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
8 1 (5.26%) HP
8 1 (5.26%) NETGEAR