Period
to 16 January 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 16 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)
England > South West
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 133 144
Rank change year-on-year +5 +11 -9
Contract jobs citing DHCP 64 69 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.22% 1.30% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.26% 9.83% 7.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 52 34
South West median daily rate £273 £254 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.39% -27.50% +30.84%
10th Percentile £169 £108 £177
90th Percentile £553 £400 £600
England median daily rate £320 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -8.64% +0.07% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
South West median hourly rate £21.25 £24.13 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.92% +7.22% -0.84%
10th Percentile £18.93 £18.24 £16.50
90th Percentile £23.78 £39.03 £28.75
England median hourly rate £17.00 £28.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -39.29% +33.33% +5.47%

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 775 702 836
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.72% 13.20% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 423 476
South West median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - -3.78%
10th Percentile £181 £148 £180
90th Percentile £545 £512 £500
England median daily rate £410 £402 £400
% change year-on-year +2.12% +0.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 73 68
South West median hourly rate £25.75 £37.50 £39.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.33% -4.15% +63.87%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.20 £16.03
90th Percentile £43.00 £47.50 £48.36
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +8.64%

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 16 January 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
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 16 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
Bristol -17 20 £238 -8.21% 9
Somerset -1 11 £235 +4.44% 2
Wiltshire +3 9 £406 +1.56% 3
Dorset +4 8 £175 -16.67% 6
Gloucestershire +5 6 £300 -20.00% 4
Devon +7 2 £450 +143.24% 1
Cornwall - 1 £238 -
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 West region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 61 (95.31%) DNS
2 44 (68.75%) Windows
3 37 (57.81%) Active Directory
4 31 (48.44%) Microsoft
5 27 (42.19%) VMware
5 27 (42.19%) Windows Server
6 21 (32.81%) Skype for Business
7 20 (31.25%) Cisco
8 18 (28.13%) Skype
9 17 (26.56%) TCP/IP
10 16 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 16 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (25.00%) Office 365
11 15 (23.44%) PowerShell
11 15 (23.44%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (21.88%) ITIL
12 14 (21.88%) Linux
12 14 (21.88%) Firewall
12 14 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (20.31%) Amazon AWS
13 13 (20.31%) WAN
14 12 (18.75%) DV Cleared
14 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (18.75%) Unified Communications
14 12 (18.75%) Windows 10
15 11 (17.19%) Cisco IOS
15 11 (17.19%) VPN
15 11 (17.19%) Citrix
15 11 (17.19%) .NET
16 10 (15.63%) LAN

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 21 (32.81%) Skype for Business
2 9 (14.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 6 (9.38%) Tomcat
5 5 (7.81%) Apache
5 5 (7.81%) IIS
6 4 (6.25%) MS Exchange
7 3 (4.69%) Jetty
7 3 (4.69%) Live Communications Server
7 3 (4.69%) Mongrel
7 3 (4.69%) nginx
7 3 (4.69%) WebSphere
8 2 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.56%) Confluence
9 1 (1.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (1.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (25.00%) Office 365
2 13 (20.31%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (6.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 4 (6.25%) Amazon S3
4 4 (6.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 4 (6.25%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (6.25%) G Suite
4 4 (6.25%) Google App Engine
4 4 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (6.25%) Route 53
4 4 (6.25%) Serverless
4 4 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 61 (95.31%) DNS
2 18 (28.13%) Skype
3 17 (26.56%) TCP/IP
4 14 (21.88%) Firewall
5 13 (20.31%) WAN
6 12 (18.75%) Unified Communications
7 11 (17.19%) Cisco IOS
7 11 (17.19%) VPN
8 10 (15.63%) LAN
9 9 (14.06%) IPsec
9 9 (14.06%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (10.94%) SSL
11 6 (9.38%) SAN
12 5 (7.81%) VLAN
13 4 (6.25%) FTP
13 4 (6.25%) HTTP
13 4 (6.25%) MPLS
13 4 (6.25%) NAS
13 4 (6.25%) OSPF
13 4 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.13%) MySQL
4 1 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.69%) Travis CI
3 1 (1.56%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.56%) JIRA
3 1 (1.56%) Maven
3 1 (1.56%) SonarQube
3 1 (1.56%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.56%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (1.56%) Banking
2 1 (1.56%) Electronics
2 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.56%) Marketing
2 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (17.19%) Support Engineer
2 8 (12.50%) Analyst
2 8 (12.50%) Network Support
3 7 (10.94%) Network Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Cisco Support
4 6 (9.38%) Unified Communications Specialist
5 5 (7.81%) Administrator
5 5 (7.81%) Architect
5 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Network Support Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Server Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Technical Architect
6 4 (6.25%) Messaging Support
6 4 (6.25%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 3 (4.69%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) LAN Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) LAN/WAN Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.19%) .NET
2 7 (10.94%) Web Services
3 4 (6.25%) Servlets
4 3 (4.69%) J2EE
5 2 (3.13%) JSP
5 2 (3.13%) LAMP
5 2 (3.13%) RESTful
5 2 (3.13%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 1 (1.56%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.56%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (1.56%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.56%) HTML
6 1 (1.56%) jQuery
6 1 (1.56%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (1.56%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (1.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.25%) Clustering
2 4 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.25%) Public Cloud
2 4 (6.25%) Replication
3 3 (4.69%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.69%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.56%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (1.56%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.56%) FMCG
4 1 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 44 (68.75%) Windows
2 27 (42.19%) Windows Server
3 14 (21.88%) Linux
3 14 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (18.75%) Windows 10
4 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (6.25%) Solaris
6 4 (6.25%) Unix
7 3 (4.69%) CentOS
7 3 (4.69%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.56%) CoreOS
8 1 (1.56%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.56%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.88%) ITIL
2 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (9.38%) Capacity Management
3 6 (9.38%) Change Management
3 6 (9.38%) Configuration Management
3 6 (9.38%) Knowledge Management
3 6 (9.38%) Security Management
4 5 (7.81%) DevOps
4 5 (7.81%) Information Security
4 5 (7.81%) Information Security Management
4 5 (7.81%) ITIL V3
4 5 (7.81%) Migration
4 5 (7.81%) Open Source
5 4 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 4 (6.25%) Auto-Scaling
5 4 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 4 (6.25%) Scrum
5 4 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 4 (6.25%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.44%) PowerShell
2 7 (10.94%) SQL
3 6 (9.38%) Java
4 5 (7.81%) Python
5 3 (4.69%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.69%) Ruby
6 2 (3.13%) Perl
7 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.56%) PHP
7 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.56%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 16 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (23.44%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (18.75%) DV Cleared
4 9 (14.06%) CCIE
5 6 (9.38%) CCNA
5 6 (9.38%) CCNP
6 5 (7.81%) SC Cleared
7 3 (4.69%) DBS Check
7 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.56%) MCITP
8 1 (1.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.56%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (57.81%) Active Directory
2 16 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (15.63%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (6.25%) Docker
4 4 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.25%) Shibboleth
4 4 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (6.25%) Xen
4 4 (6.25%) XenApp
5 3 (4.69%) vSphere
6 2 (3.13%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.56%) Firmware
7 1 (1.56%) GlusterFS
7 1 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.56%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (14.06%) Puppet
2 4 (6.25%) SCOM
2 4 (6.25%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (4.69%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.13%) AirWatch
4 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (3.13%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.56%) Ansible
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.56%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.56%) Nagios
5 1 (1.56%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.56%) OSSEC
5 1 (1.56%) SCCM
5 1 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.56%) Terraform
5 1 (1.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (48.44%) Microsoft
2 27 (42.19%) VMware
3 20 (31.25%) Cisco
4 11 (17.19%) Citrix
5 10 (15.63%) Google
6 7 (10.94%) Dell
6 7 (10.94%) Red Hat
7 6 (9.38%) HP
7 6 (9.38%) SolarWinds
8 5 (7.81%) IBM
9 4 (6.25%) Apple
9 4 (6.25%) Avaya
9 4 (6.25%) Meraki
9 4 (6.25%) Snow
9 4 (6.25%) Sophos
10 3 (4.69%) CheckPoint
10 3 (4.69%) Nortel
10 3 (4.69%) Oracle
11 2 (3.13%) EMC
11 2 (3.13%) Veritas