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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
England / South West
Rank 101 108 119
Rank change year-on-year +7 +11  
Contract jobs citing DHCP 32 27 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.25% 0.94% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.51% 6.03% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 18
Median daily rate £338 £328 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.05% +0.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £190 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £388 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £340 £339
% change year-on-year - +0.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +37.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £21.13 £17.00
% change year-on-year +29.60% +24.26%  

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 426 448 372
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 16.65% 15.62% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 292 185
Median daily rate £338 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.89% +0.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 30 23
Median hourly rate £44.25 £27.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.90% -15.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.33 £16.50 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DHCP in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 23 March 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
Gloucestershire +10 12 £144 -26.28% 1
Bristol +6 8 £305 - 3
Devon 0 6 £550 +189.21% 2
Somerset +4 3 £375 +15.38% 2
Cornwall - 2 £338 -
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 53 (86.89%) DNS
2 41 (67.21%) Windows
3 36 (59.02%) Active Directory
4 29 (47.54%) Microsoft
4 29 (47.54%) VMware
5 25 (40.98%) VMware Infrastructure
6 23 (37.70%) Windows Server
7 21 (34.43%) Cisco
8 19 (31.15%) Windows 7
9 18 (29.51%) Security Cleared
9 18 (29.51%) MS Office
10 17 (27.87%) LAN
10 17 (27.87%) TCP/IP
10 17 (27.87%) Firewall
10 17 (27.87%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (26.23%) Citrix
12 15 (24.59%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (22.95%) VPN
13 14 (22.95%) Wireless
14 12 (19.67%) WAN
15 11 (18.03%) ITIL
15 11 (18.03%) SCCM
16 10 (16.39%) Skype for Business
16 10 (16.39%) SQL
17 9 (14.75%) SC Cleared
18 8 (13.11%) DV Cleared
18 8 (13.11%) Network Management
18 8 (13.11%) Office 365
18 8 (13.11%) Windows 10
18 8 (13.11%) Apache

DHCP
Top Related 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 10 (16.39%) Skype for Business
2 8 (13.11%) Apache
3 7 (11.48%) IIS
4 6 (9.84%) MS Exchange
5 5 (8.20%) JBoss
5 5 (8.20%) Jetty
5 5 (8.20%) Mongrel
5 5 (8.20%) nginx
5 5 (8.20%) SharePoint
5 5 (8.20%) Tomcat
5 5 (8.20%) WebSphere
6 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (4.92%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (3.28%) Live Communications Server
9 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 18 (29.51%) MS Office
2 7 (11.48%) MS Excel
3 5 (8.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.11%) Office 365
2 5 (8.20%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.20%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (8.20%) Google App Engine
2 5 (8.20%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 53 (86.89%) DNS
2 17 (27.87%) Firewall
2 17 (27.87%) LAN
2 17 (27.87%) TCP/IP
3 14 (22.95%) VPN
3 14 (22.95%) Wireless
4 12 (19.67%) WAN
5 8 (13.11%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (9.84%) FTP
6 6 (9.84%) Skype
6 6 (9.84%) VoIP
7 5 (8.20%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (8.20%) Cisco Wireless
7 5 (8.20%) HTTP
7 5 (8.20%) IPsec
7 5 (8.20%) SSL
8 4 (6.56%) Unified Communications
8 4 (6.56%) X.509
9 3 (4.92%) MPLS
9 3 (4.92%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) MS Access
1 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Jenkins
1 5 (8.20%) Travis CI
2 2 (3.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (8.20%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.64%) Electronics
3 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.64%) Marketing
3 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (21.31%) Support Engineer
2 5 (8.20%) 1st Line Support
2 5 (8.20%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 4 (6.56%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (6.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (6.56%) Analyst
3 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (6.56%) Network Engineer
3 4 (6.56%) Windows Specialist
4 3 (4.92%) 1st Line Engineer
4 3 (4.92%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 3 (4.92%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 3 (4.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (4.92%) Citrix Analyst
4 3 (4.92%) Cloud Specialist
4 3 (4.92%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (4.92%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (4.92%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (3.28%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) .NET
1 5 (8.20%) J2EE
1 5 (8.20%) Servlets
2 1 (1.64%) WAP
2 1 (1.64%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Data Centre
1 6 (9.84%) Fat Client
1 6 (9.84%) Management Information System
1 6 (9.84%) Thin Client
2 5 (8.20%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.28%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.28%) Clustering
4 2 (3.28%) Digital Signage
4 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.28%) Replication
4 2 (3.28%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.64%) iPad
5 1 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.64%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (67.21%) Windows
2 23 (37.70%) Windows Server
3 19 (31.15%) Windows 7
4 17 (27.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (24.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (13.11%) Windows 10
7 7 (11.48%) Linux
7 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (8.20%) Apple iOS
8 5 (8.20%) Mac OS X
8 5 (8.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (8.20%) Windows 8
9 4 (6.56%) Android
9 4 (6.56%) Unix
9 4 (6.56%) Windows XP
10 3 (4.92%) AIX
10 3 (4.92%) Solaris
11 2 (3.28%) VMS
12 1 (1.64%) Fedora
12 1 (1.64%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.03%) ITIL
2 8 (13.11%) Network Management
3 6 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (9.84%) Configuration Management
3 6 (9.84%) Incident Management
3 6 (9.84%) Service Delivery
4 5 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (8.20%) DevOps
4 5 (8.20%) Open Source
4 5 (8.20%) Problem Management
4 5 (8.20%) Project Management
4 5 (8.20%) Time Management
5 4 (6.56%) Change Control
5 4 (6.56%) Information Security
5 4 (6.56%) ITSM
5 4 (6.56%) Service Management
6 3 (4.92%) Change Management
6 3 (4.92%) Data Protection
6 3 (4.92%) Demand Management
6 3 (4.92%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.39%) SQL
2 5 (8.20%) Java
3 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (29.51%) Security Cleared
2 9 (14.75%) SC Cleared
3 8 (13.11%) DV Cleared
4 7 (11.48%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (9.84%) DBS Check
6 4 (6.56%) CCNA
6 4 (6.56%) CCNP
6 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (4.92%) MCSA
7 3 (4.92%) MCSE
8 2 (3.28%) CCDA
8 2 (3.28%) CNA
8 2 (3.28%) CNE
8 2 (3.28%) Novell Certification
9 1 (1.64%) Degree
9 1 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.48%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 36 (59.02%) Active Directory
2 25 (40.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (13.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (8.20%) ISA Server
4 5 (8.20%) VMware ESX
4 5 (8.20%) Xen
4 5 (8.20%) XenApp
4 5 (8.20%) XenDesktop
5 4 (6.56%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (4.92%) Hyper-V
7 2 (3.28%) BitLocker
8 1 (1.64%) Firmware
8 1 (1.64%) NFS
8 1 (1.64%) Samba
8 1 (1.64%) UAG
8 1 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (18.03%) SCCM
2 5 (8.20%) Puppet
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (4.92%) Nagios
3 3 (4.92%) NetBackup
3 3 (4.92%) Netcool
3 3 (4.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (4.92%) SCOM
3 3 (4.92%) SCOrch
4 2 (3.28%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (3.28%) FortiGate
4 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (3.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (3.28%) Unicenter
4 2 (3.28%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (1.64%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.64%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (47.54%) Microsoft
1 29 (47.54%) VMware
2 21 (34.43%) Cisco
3 16 (26.23%) Citrix
4 7 (11.48%) Apple
5 6 (9.84%) HP
5 6 (9.84%) IBM
6 5 (8.20%) Dell
6 5 (8.20%) Google
7 4 (6.56%) AppSense
7 4 (6.56%) Wyse
7 4 (6.56%) Xerox
8 2 (3.28%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.28%) EMC
8 2 (3.28%) Meridio
8 2 (3.28%) Novell
8 2 (3.28%) Oracle
8 2 (3.28%) Polycom
8 2 (3.28%) Symantec
8 2 (3.28%) Veritas