Period
to 13 December 2018

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 6 months to 13 December 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 West
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 125 110
Rank change year-on-year -67 -15 +51
Contract jobs citing DHCP 42 75 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.65% 1.34% 1.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.42% 9.04% 12.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 51 68
South West median daily rate £325 £273 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.27% -14.84% -14.67%
10th Percentile £195 £175 £129
90th Percentile £518 £500 £423
England median daily rate £375 £320 £350
% change year-on-year +17.19% -8.57% +1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 10
South West median hourly rate £47.00 £23.50 £41.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -43.71% +142.03%
England median hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +26.47% -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 West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 951 830 766
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.70% 14.78% 13.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 501 457
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -3.45%
10th Percentile £185 £181 £168
90th Percentile £538 £538 £525
England median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 51 77
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £27.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.56% -25.00% -8.28%
10th Percentile £12.18 £12.50 £12.55
90th Percentile £49.43 £43.50 £47.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +8.60%

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 6 months to 13 December 2018.

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 6 months to 13 December 2018.

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 6 months to 13 December 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
Wiltshire -17 17 £350 -3.45% 9
Gloucestershire -4 13 £288 +16.16% 7
Bristol -37 7 £313 +31.58% 10
Somerset -15 2 £415 +76.60% 1
Devon -4 1 £140 -71.28% 2
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 West region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 41 (97.62%) DNS
2 37 (88.10%) Active Directory
3 26 (61.90%) Microsoft
4 25 (59.52%) Windows
5 22 (52.38%) VMware
6 20 (47.62%) Windows Server
7 18 (42.86%) Security Cleared
8 15 (35.71%) Cisco
9 14 (33.33%) MS Exchange
9 14 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (33.33%) Hyper-V
10 12 (28.57%) Windows 10
10 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (26.19%) Solaris
11 11 (26.19%) Unix
11 11 (26.19%) Citrix
11 11 (26.19%) SAN
11 11 (26.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 10 (23.81%) SCCM
13 9 (21.43%) DV Cleared
13 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (21.43%) Firewall
14 8 (19.05%) Service Delivery
14 8 (19.05%) Red Hat
14 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
14 8 (19.05%) ITIL
14 8 (19.05%) Linux
14 8 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
14 8 (19.05%) Office 365
14 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills

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 14 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 5 (11.90%) Apache
3 5 (11.90%) IIS
3 5 (11.90%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (9.52%) Skype for Business
5 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (4.76%) Confluence
6 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (4.76%) Live Communications Server
7 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.38%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (19.05%) Office 365
2 7 (16.67%) OpenShift
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (97.62%) DNS
2 11 (26.19%) SAN
3 9 (21.43%) Firewall
4 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 5 (11.90%) Internet
5 5 (11.90%) VLAN
6 4 (9.52%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (9.52%) NAS
6 4 (9.52%) NetScaler
6 4 (9.52%) Skype
7 3 (7.14%) SSL
7 3 (7.14%) VPN
8 2 (4.76%) LAN
8 2 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (4.76%) VSAN
9 1 (2.38%) DKIM
9 1 (2.38%) DMARC
9 1 (2.38%) InfiniBand
9 1 (2.38%) PuTTY
9 1 (2.38%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) MS Access
2 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Gerrit
1 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 7 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 3 (7.14%) Finance
1 3 (7.14%) Military
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Wintel Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 5 (11.90%) Support Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Kubernetes Specialist
7 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.76%) Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Build Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Desktop Build Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Exchange Support
7 2 (4.76%) Integration Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Linux Specialist
7 2 (4.76%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.76%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Wintel Support
7 2 (4.76%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) Middleware
2 3 (7.14%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (2.38%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) PKI
3 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (4.76%) Fat Client
4 2 (4.76%) iPhone
4 2 (4.76%) Replication
4 2 (4.76%) Thin Client
4 2 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.38%) iPad
5 1 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) NHS
5 1 (2.38%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 25 (59.52%) Windows
2 20 (47.62%) Windows Server
3 12 (28.57%) Windows 10
3 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (26.19%) Solaris
4 11 (26.19%) Unix
5 8 (19.05%) Linux
6 7 (16.67%) AIX
7 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
8 4 (9.52%) Windows XP
9 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
11 1 (2.38%) Android
11 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
11 1 (2.38%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (19.05%) ITIL
2 8 (19.05%) Service Delivery
3 7 (16.67%) DevOps
3 7 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 7 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 7 (16.67%) Service Management
4 6 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 6 (14.29%) ITSM
4 6 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (11.90%) Configuration Management
5 5 (11.90%) Incident Management
5 5 (11.90%) Server Management
6 4 (9.52%) Converged Infrastructure
6 4 (9.52%) Demand Management
6 4 (9.52%) Fault Management
6 4 (9.52%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (9.52%) Migration
6 4 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (9.52%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.76%) SQL
3 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 9 (21.43%) DV Cleared
2 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (16.67%) MCSA
3 7 (16.67%) MCSE
4 6 (14.29%) CCNA
4 6 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (9.52%) Degree
5 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
6 3 (7.14%) MCP
7 2 (4.76%) Chartered Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.38%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) PMO
System Software
1 37 (88.10%) Active Directory
2 14 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 14 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (16.67%) Docker
4 5 (11.90%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (11.90%) XenApp
4 5 (11.90%) XenDesktop
5 4 (9.52%) Firmware
6 3 (7.14%) ISA Server
7 2 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (4.76%) vSphere
8 1 (2.38%) BitLocker
8 1 (2.38%) Cygwin
8 1 (2.38%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (2.38%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) SCCM
2 7 (16.67%) Ansible
2 7 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
3 6 (14.29%) WSUS
4 5 (11.90%) SCOM
5 3 (7.14%) Kubernetes
5 3 (7.14%) SCVMM
5 3 (7.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (4.76%) NetBackup
6 2 (4.76%) Netcool
6 2 (4.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (4.76%) SCDPM
6 2 (4.76%) Unicenter
6 2 (4.76%) vCenter Server
7 1 (2.38%) Ganglia
7 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 26 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 22 (52.38%) VMware
3 15 (35.71%) Cisco
4 11 (26.19%) Citrix
5 8 (19.05%) Red Hat
6 7 (16.67%) HP
7 4 (9.52%) ServiceNow
8 3 (7.14%) Oracle
8 3 (7.14%) Veritas
9 2 (4.76%) Atlassian
9 2 (4.76%) EMC
9 2 (4.76%) McAfee
9 2 (4.76%) Meridio
9 2 (4.76%) NetApp
10 1 (2.38%) 3PAR
10 1 (2.38%) Intel
10 1 (2.38%) Meraki
10 1 (2.38%) Nimble Storage
10 1 (2.38%) Remedy
10 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds