Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 133 117
Rank change year-on-year -35 -16 +37
Contract jobs citing DHCP 46 67 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.76% 1.23% 1.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.34% 8.17% 11.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 44 69
South West median daily rate £277 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.73% -15.38% -18.75%
10th Percentile £198 £163 £139
90th Percentile £468 £475 £405
England median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +15.38% - -3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 11
South West median hourly rate £34.00 £47.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.42% +15.85% +105.00%
10th Percentile £19.10 £21.06 £18.50
90th Percentile £94.60 £49.25 £45.25
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year +8.57% -37.50% +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 861 820 882
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.24% 15.01% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 488 525
South West median daily rate £390 £366 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.48% +4.64% -6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £170 £185
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 48 88
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +0.74% -14.01%
10th Percentile £17.50 £12.70 £12.18
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +12.50%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 15 October 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 14 £293 -13.33% 9
Wiltshire -8 12 £310 -4.77% 2
Gloucestershire 0 10 £388 +56.57% 5
Somerset -12 7 £225 +28.57% 2
Devon -3 1 - - 3
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 43 (93.48%) DNS
2 39 (84.78%) Active Directory
3 31 (67.39%) Windows
4 27 (58.70%) Microsoft
5 26 (56.52%) VMware
6 25 (54.35%) Windows Server
7 17 (36.96%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (34.78%) Security Cleared
8 16 (34.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 15 (32.61%) Cisco
9 15 (32.61%) MS Exchange
10 13 (28.26%) Hyper-V
10 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (26.09%) Citrix
11 12 (26.09%) SAN
12 11 (23.91%) ITIL
12 11 (23.91%) SCCM
13 10 (21.74%) VLAN
13 10 (21.74%) Windows 10
13 10 (21.74%) TCP/IP
13 10 (21.74%) Firewall
14 9 (19.57%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (19.57%) CCNA
14 9 (19.57%) WSUS
14 9 (19.57%) DV Cleared
14 9 (19.57%) PowerShell
15 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
15 8 (17.39%) SharePoint
15 8 (17.39%) Unix

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 15 (32.61%) MS Exchange
2 8 (17.39%) SharePoint
3 5 (10.87%) Apache
3 5 (10.87%) IIS
3 5 (10.87%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (6.52%) Skype for Business
6 2 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (4.35%) IBM Notes
6 2 (4.35%) Live Communications Server
7 1 (2.17%) Confluence
7 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (15.22%) Office 365
3 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (8.70%) OpenShift
5 2 (4.35%) G Suite
6 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (93.48%) DNS
2 12 (26.09%) SAN
3 10 (21.74%) Firewall
3 10 (21.74%) TCP/IP
3 10 (21.74%) VLAN
4 6 (13.04%) NAS
4 6 (13.04%) NetScaler
5 5 (10.87%) Internet
6 4 (8.70%) Ethernet
6 4 (8.70%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (8.70%) Wireless
7 3 (6.52%) Skype
7 3 (6.52%) VPN
8 2 (4.35%) Intranet
8 2 (4.35%) Junos
8 2 (4.35%) LAN
8 2 (4.35%) OSPF
9 1 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (2.17%) Spanning Tree
9 1 (2.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) MS Access
3 1 (2.17%) MySQL
3 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Gerrit
1 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.17%) JIRA
2 1 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Military
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Law
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) Wintel Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (8.70%) Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 4 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Active Directory Support
5 3 (6.52%) Desktop Support
5 3 (6.52%) Network Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Server Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Server Support
6 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.35%) Exchange Support
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (4.35%) IT Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Kubernetes Specialist
6 2 (4.35%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) Middleware
2 3 (6.52%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (2.17%) LDAP
3 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) Clustering
2 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.52%) iPhone
2 3 (6.52%) PKI
2 3 (6.52%) Replication
2 3 (6.52%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (6.52%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.35%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.35%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.35%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.35%) Wiki
4 1 (2.17%) iPad
4 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (67.39%) Windows
2 25 (54.35%) Windows Server
3 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (21.74%) Windows 10
5 8 (17.39%) Linux
5 8 (17.39%) Solaris
5 8 (17.39%) Unix
5 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (15.22%) Windows 7
7 4 (8.70%) AIX
7 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (6.52%) Windows XP
9 2 (4.35%) Android
9 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (23.91%) ITIL
3 7 (15.22%) ITIL V3
3 7 (15.22%) Problem Management
3 7 (15.22%) Service Management
4 6 (13.04%) Incident Management
4 6 (13.04%) Service Delivery
5 5 (10.87%) ITSM
5 5 (10.87%) Load Balancing
5 5 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (8.70%) Converged Infrastructure
6 4 (8.70%) Data Protection
6 4 (8.70%) Demand Management
6 4 (8.70%) DevOps
6 4 (8.70%) Fault Management
6 4 (8.70%) Migration
6 4 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (8.70%) Server Management
6 4 (8.70%) Storage Management
6 4 (8.70%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.70%) SQL
3 1 (2.17%) C
3 1 (2.17%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 16 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 9 (19.57%) CCNA
2 9 (19.57%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (19.57%) DV Cleared
3 4 (8.70%) Degree
3 4 (8.70%) MCSE
3 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.52%) MCSA
4 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.35%) MCP
6 1 (2.17%) CCNP
6 1 (2.17%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) MCITP
6 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (84.78%) Active Directory
2 17 (36.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (28.26%) Hyper-V
4 6 (13.04%) XenApp
5 5 (10.87%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (8.70%) Docker
6 4 (8.70%) Firmware
6 4 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (8.70%) XenDesktop
7 3 (6.52%) ISA Server
8 2 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (4.35%) vSphere
9 1 (2.17%) BitLocker
9 1 (2.17%) DFS Replication
9 1 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (2.17%) Shibboleth
9 1 (2.17%) Terminal Services
9 1 (2.17%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (2.17%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (23.91%) SCCM
2 9 (19.57%) WSUS
3 6 (13.04%) SCOM
4 4 (8.70%) Ansible
4 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (6.52%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (6.52%) SCDPM
5 3 (6.52%) SCSM
5 3 (6.52%) SCVMM
5 3 (6.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (4.35%) Kubernetes
6 2 (4.35%) NetBackup
6 2 (4.35%) Netcool
6 2 (4.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (4.35%) SCOrch
6 2 (4.35%) Unicenter
7 1 (2.17%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (58.70%) Microsoft
2 26 (56.52%) VMware
3 15 (32.61%) Cisco
4 12 (26.09%) Citrix
5 6 (13.04%) HP
6 5 (10.87%) Oracle
6 5 (10.87%) Red Hat
7 3 (6.52%) McAfee
7 3 (6.52%) NetApp
7 3 (6.52%) ServiceNow
7 3 (6.52%) Sophos
7 3 (6.52%) Veritas
8 2 (4.35%) EMC
8 2 (4.35%) Google
8 2 (4.35%) IBM
8 2 (4.35%) Lotus
8 2 (4.35%) Meridio
8 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.17%) Avaya
9 1 (2.17%) Remedy