The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 25 June 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.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
England / South West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 78 116
Rank change year-on-year -23 +38  
Contract jobs citing DHCP 34 60 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.27% 2.03% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.15% 11.54% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 44 23
Median daily rate £325 £325 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +22.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £205 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £400 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £310 £300
% change year-on-year +1.61% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Median hourly rate £47.50 £25.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £17.00 £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £25.00 £19.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -34.82% +40.00%  

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 West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 417 520 354
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 15.56% 17.63% 11.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 334 213
Median daily rate £370 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.06% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 42 29
Median hourly rate £46.25 £25.00 £20.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.00% +21.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.05 £14.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 West

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DHCP in the South West

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DHCP in the South West over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DHCP in the South West

DHCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DHCP in the South West

DHCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing DHCP in the South West over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for DHCP in the South West

DHCP
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Bristol -5 14 £325 - 3
Somerset +3 11 £200 -35.48% 2
Wiltshire -3 4 £543 +44.66%
Gloucestershire -12 3 £195 -40.90% 3
Cornwall -8 2 £338 +107.69%
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 West region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 59 (89.39%) DNS
2 50 (75.76%) Windows
3 44 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 35 (53.03%) Microsoft
4 35 (53.03%) VMware
5 30 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 24 (36.36%) Cisco
7 22 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 20 (30.30%) Citrix
9 19 (28.79%) SCCM
10 18 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (25.76%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (24.24%) TCP/IP
12 16 (24.24%) Linux
12 16 (24.24%) Windows Server
13 15 (22.73%) SQL
13 15 (22.73%) VPN
13 15 (22.73%) Firewall
14 14 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
14 14 (21.21%) Office 365
15 12 (18.18%) SQL Server
15 12 (18.18%) MS Exchange
15 12 (18.18%) LAN
15 12 (18.18%) SC Cleared
16 11 (16.67%) Windows 7
16 11 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
16 11 (16.67%) Puppet
16 11 (16.67%) Apache
16 11 (16.67%) Tomcat
16 11 (16.67%) Cisco Certification

DHCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 12 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 11 (16.67%) Apache
2 11 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 10 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (15.15%) IIS
4 9 (13.64%) SharePoint
4 9 (13.64%) Skype for Business
5 7 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (9.09%) Jetty
6 6 (9.09%) Mongrel
6 6 (9.09%) nginx
6 6 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (9.09%) WebSphere
7 5 (7.58%) JBoss
7 5 (7.58%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (3.03%) Live Communications Server
9 2 (3.03%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (21.21%) Office 365
2 11 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (9.09%) Google App Engine
3 6 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 59 (89.39%) DNS
2 16 (24.24%) TCP/IP
3 15 (22.73%) Firewall
3 15 (22.73%) VPN
4 12 (18.18%) LAN
5 10 (15.15%) WAN
5 10 (15.15%) Wireless
6 9 (13.64%) IPsec
7 8 (12.12%) SSL
8 7 (10.61%) OSPF
9 6 (9.09%) BGP
9 6 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (9.09%) FTP
9 6 (9.09%) HTTP
9 6 (9.09%) Spanning Tree
9 6 (9.09%) TACACS
9 6 (9.09%) VLAN
10 5 (7.58%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (7.58%) Cisco Wireless
10 5 (7.58%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.58%) MySQL
2 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.03%) MS Access
3 2 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 6 (9.09%) Travis CI
2 5 (7.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (3.03%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.52%) AdminStudio
4 1 (1.52%) MSI
4 1 (1.52%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (15.15%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Banking
2 1 (1.52%) Electronics
2 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.52%) Marketing
2 1 (1.52%) Military
2 1 (1.52%) Retail
2 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (13.64%) Analyst
2 8 (12.12%) Network Engineer
3 7 (10.61%) Citrix Analyst
4 6 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (9.09%) Active Directory Support
5 5 (7.58%) Active Directory Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) Citrix Support
5 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 5 (7.58%) SharePoint Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Windows Specialist
6 4 (6.06%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (6.06%) Active Directory Support Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Citrix Support Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
6 4 (6.06%) Windows Support Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.55%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.09%) .NET
1 6 (9.09%) J2EE
1 6 (9.09%) Servlets
2 2 (3.03%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.03%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.52%) WAP
3 1 (1.52%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 6 (9.09%) Thin Client
3 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.58%) Public Cloud
3 5 (7.58%) RIA
4 4 (6.06%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.55%) Clustering
6 2 (3.03%) CESG
6 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.03%) Digital Signage
6 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (3.03%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.52%) ASIC
7 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 50 (75.76%) Windows
2 18 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (25.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (24.24%) Linux
4 16 (24.24%) Windows Server
5 14 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 8 (12.12%) Windows 10
8 6 (9.09%) CentOS
9 5 (7.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (6.06%) Unix
10 4 (6.06%) Windows 8
10 4 (6.06%) Windows XP
11 3 (4.55%) Mac OS X
12 2 (3.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.64%) Configuration Management
2 8 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (12.12%) DevOps
2 8 (12.12%) Incident Management
3 7 (10.61%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 6 (9.09%) Open Source
5 5 (7.58%) Migration
5 5 (7.58%) Problem Management
5 5 (7.58%) Service Delivery
5 5 (7.58%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (7.58%) Test Management
5 5 (7.58%) Web Development
6 4 (6.06%) Change Control
6 4 (6.06%) Network Management
7 3 (4.55%) Capacity Management
7 3 (4.55%) Change Management
7 3 (4.55%) Demand Management
7 3 (4.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.73%) SQL
2 9 (13.64%) PowerShell
3 6 (9.09%) Java
4 5 (7.58%) PHP
5 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.03%) Perl
5 2 (3.03%) Python
5 2 (3.03%) Ruby
6 1 (1.52%) C++
6 1 (1.52%) VB
6 1 (1.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 12 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 11 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (15.15%) CCNP
5 7 (10.61%) DV Cleared
6 6 (9.09%) CCNA
7 4 (6.06%) DBS Check
8 2 (3.03%) CCIE
8 2 (3.03%) Degree
8 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.52%) CCDP
9 1 (1.52%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.52%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.52%) MCSA
9 1 (1.52%) MCSE
9 1 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 30 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (12.12%) Hyper-V
3 8 (12.12%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (12.12%) Xen
4 5 (7.58%) ISA Server
4 5 (7.58%) Samba
4 5 (7.58%) Squid
4 5 (7.58%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (7.58%) XenApp
4 5 (7.58%) XenDesktop
5 4 (6.06%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (4.55%) vSphere
7 2 (3.03%) BitLocker
8 1 (1.52%) Docker
8 1 (1.52%) Firmware
8 1 (1.52%) UAG
8 1 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 19 (28.79%) SCCM
2 11 (16.67%) Puppet
3 9 (13.64%) SCOrch
4 5 (7.58%) Nagios
4 5 (7.58%) NetBackup
4 5 (7.58%) SCOM
4 5 (7.58%) Webmin
4 5 (7.58%) Xymon
5 4 (6.06%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (6.06%) FortiGate
5 4 (6.06%) SCSM
6 3 (4.55%) Netcool
6 3 (4.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (4.55%) WSUS
7 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (3.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (3.03%) Unicenter
7 2 (3.03%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 35 (53.03%) Microsoft
1 35 (53.03%) VMware
2 24 (36.36%) Cisco
3 20 (30.30%) Citrix
4 10 (15.15%) Oracle
5 9 (13.64%) IBM
6 8 (12.12%) Dell
7 7 (10.61%) HP
7 7 (10.61%) Red Hat
8 6 (9.09%) Google
9 5 (7.58%) Veeam
10 4 (6.06%) Apple
10 4 (6.06%) AppSense
10 4 (6.06%) Infoblox
10 4 (6.06%) Wyse
10 4 (6.06%) Xerox
11 3 (4.55%) CheckPoint
11 3 (4.55%) NetApp
11 3 (4.55%) Veritas
12 2 (3.03%) EMC