Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 136 108
Rank change year-on-year -42 -28 +47
Contract jobs citing DHCP 39 68 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.71% 1.25% 1.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.05% 7.95% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 43 68
South West median daily rate £272 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.31% - -7.14%
10th Percentile £196 £178 £217
90th Percentile £415 £498 £408
England median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 10
South West median hourly rate £20.00 £47.50 £41.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.89% +13.77% +108.75%
10th Percentile £15.63 £22.86 £21.50
90th Percentile £130.00 £49.13 £45.38
England median hourly rate £19.00 £22.85 £28.00
% change year-on-year -16.85% -18.39% +36.59%

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 772 855 979
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.05% 15.76% 16.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 521 598
South West median daily rate £375 £370 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +4.59% -5.67%
10th Percentile £208 £200 £213
90th Percentile £538 £501 £519
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 61 87
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +17.65% +21.43%
10th Percentile £16.45 £11.72 £12.20
90th Percentile £49.50 £50.00 £46.65
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -28.00% +21.95%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 20 August 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
Bristol -14 20 £300 +9.09% 8
Somerset 0 7 £225 - 4
Wiltshire -4 5 £190 -57.54% 2
Gloucestershire -5 5 £291 +12.24% 4
Devon +1 2 - - 1
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 37 (94.87%) DNS
2 34 (87.18%) Active Directory
3 31 (79.49%) Windows
4 24 (61.54%) Microsoft
5 22 (56.41%) Windows Server
6 15 (38.46%) VMware
7 13 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 13 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (28.21%) SharePoint
9 11 (28.21%) Firewall
10 10 (25.64%) HP
10 10 (25.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
11 9 (23.08%) SCCM
11 9 (23.08%) Windows 7
12 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
12 8 (20.51%) Office 365
12 8 (20.51%) Citrix
12 8 (20.51%) SAN
13 7 (17.95%) Cisco
13 7 (17.95%) ITIL
13 7 (17.95%) Windows 10
13 7 (17.95%) Incident Management
13 7 (17.95%) VLAN
13 7 (17.95%) WSUS
14 6 (15.38%) SCOM
14 6 (15.38%) Problem Management

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 13 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 11 (28.21%) SharePoint
3 5 (12.82%) Apache
3 5 (12.82%) IIS
3 5 (12.82%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (7.69%) Skype for Business
5 2 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.13%) IBM Notes
5 2 (5.13%) Live Communications Server
6 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.51%) Office 365
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (5.13%) G Suite
5 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (94.87%) DNS
2 13 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 11 (28.21%) Firewall
4 8 (20.51%) SAN
5 7 (17.95%) VLAN
6 6 (15.38%) Ethernet
6 6 (15.38%) VPN
7 5 (12.82%) Internet
7 5 (12.82%) Wireless
8 4 (10.26%) LAN
9 3 (7.69%) Intranet
9 3 (7.69%) NAS
9 3 (7.69%) OSPF
9 3 (7.69%) Skype
9 3 (7.69%) WAN
10 2 (5.13%) BGP
10 2 (5.13%) Junos
10 2 (5.13%) NetScaler
10 2 (5.13%) Spanning Tree
10 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) MS Access
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Military
3 1 (2.56%) Law
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Support Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (12.82%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (12.82%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Active Directory Support
6 3 (7.69%) Desktop Support
6 3 (7.69%) IT Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) IT Support
6 3 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Active Directory Support Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Citrix Support
7 2 (5.13%) Windows Support Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (2.56%) LDAP
2 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Clustering
1 4 (10.26%) iPhone
2 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.69%) iPad
2 3 (7.69%) Replication
2 3 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.13%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.13%) PKI
3 2 (5.13%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.13%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.13%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (5.13%) Wiki
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) NHS
4 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (79.49%) Windows
2 22 (56.41%) Windows Server
3 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (23.08%) Windows 7
6 7 (17.95%) Windows 10
7 5 (12.82%) Unix
8 4 (10.26%) Linux
8 4 (10.26%) Solaris
8 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (10.26%) Windows XP
9 2 (5.13%) Android
9 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (17.95%) Incident Management
2 7 (17.95%) ITIL
3 6 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 6 (15.38%) Problem Management
3 6 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (12.82%) Demand Management
4 5 (12.82%) Knowledge Management
5 4 (10.26%) Antivirus Management
5 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
5 4 (10.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
5 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.69%) Change Management
6 3 (7.69%) ITIL V3
6 3 (7.69%) Service Management
7 2 (5.13%) Data Protection
7 2 (5.13%) Migration
7 2 (5.13%) Network Management
7 2 (5.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.26%) SQL
3 2 (5.13%) C
4 1 (2.56%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.26%) CCNA
2 4 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.26%) DV Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.13%) MCSE
4 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) CCNP
5 1 (2.56%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.56%) MCITP
5 1 (2.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) PMO
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 34 (87.18%) Active Directory
2 11 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.82%) Hyper-V
4 4 (10.26%) ISA Server
5 3 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (5.13%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (5.13%) vSphere
6 2 (5.13%) XenApp
7 1 (2.56%) DFS Replication
7 1 (2.56%) Firmware
7 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.56%) Shibboleth
7 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.56%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (2.56%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) SCCM
2 7 (17.95%) WSUS
3 6 (15.38%) SCOM
4 3 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (7.69%) SCSM
4 3 (7.69%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (5.13%) NetBackup
5 2 (5.13%) Netcool
5 2 (5.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (5.13%) SCOrch
5 2 (5.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (5.13%) Unicenter
6 1 (2.56%) AirWatch
6 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (2.56%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (2.56%) SCDPM
6 1 (2.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 24 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 15 (38.46%) VMware
3 10 (25.64%) HP
4 8 (20.51%) Citrix
5 7 (17.95%) Cisco
6 5 (12.82%) Oracle
7 4 (10.26%) Veritas
8 3 (7.69%) IBM
8 3 (7.69%) McAfee
8 3 (7.69%) NetApp
8 3 (7.69%) SolarWinds
8 3 (7.69%) Sophos
9 2 (5.13%) EMC
9 2 (5.13%) Google
9 2 (5.13%) Lotus
9 2 (5.13%) Meridio
9 2 (5.13%) Veeam
10 1 (2.56%) Apple
10 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.56%) Remedy