Period
to 19 June 2019

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 19 June 2019 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
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 139 153 133
Rank change year-on-year +14 -20 -10
Contract jobs citing DHCP 80 40 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.34% 0.80% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.85% 5.41% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 21 48
South West median daily rate £375 £285 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.58% -13.96% +1.92%
10th Percentile £214 £205 £133
90th Percentile £488 £470 £585
England median daily rate £400 £329 £334
% change year-on-year +21.77% -1.57% -0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 6
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £19.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +123.68% -60.00% +90.00%
10th Percentile £29.00 £15.50 £37.25
90th Percentile £48.50 £95.60 £49.38
England median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +10.53% -20.83% -12.73%

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 904 740 824
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.12% 14.81% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 418 507
South West median daily rate £400 £378 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.96% +4.86% -0.69%
10th Percentile £165 £203 £193
90th Percentile £575 £540 £521
England median daily rate £435 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.35% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 63 69
South West median hourly rate £42.75 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.00% -11.76% +22.30%
10th Percentile £17.56 £16.25 £14.61
90th Percentile £53.63 £47.50 £77.50
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% -24.00%

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 19 June 2019.

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 19 June 2019.

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 19 June 2019. 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 -20 29 £425 +286.36% 1
Gloucestershire +10 24 £405 -13.60% 1
Devon +4 9 £363 -19.44% 1
Bristol -18 8 £301 +5.70% 4
Dorset +2 5 £300 -17.24% 1
Somerset -7 2 £178 -21.11%
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, 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 73 (91.25%) DNS
2 70 (87.50%) Windows
3 63 (78.75%) Active Directory
4 49 (61.25%) Windows Server
5 44 (55.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 43 (53.75%) SCCM
7 39 (48.75%) Microsoft
8 38 (47.50%) Security Cleared
9 35 (43.75%) Windows 10
10 31 (38.75%) Hyper-V
11 29 (36.25%) DV Cleared
11 29 (36.25%) ITIL
12 28 (35.00%) Cisco
13 27 (33.75%) VMware
13 27 (33.75%) PowerShell
13 27 (33.75%) SCOM
14 25 (31.25%) Virtual Machines
15 24 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 22 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
17 21 (26.25%) WSUS
18 20 (25.00%) Service Management
18 20 (25.00%) Firewall
19 19 (23.75%) SAN
19 19 (23.75%) SCVMM
19 19 (23.75%) Data Centre
20 18 (22.50%) VMware ESXi
20 18 (22.50%) HP
20 18 (22.50%) Virtual Desktop
21 17 (21.25%) Microsoft Certification
21 17 (21.25%) MCSA

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 12 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (13.75%) SharePoint
3 10 (12.50%) Skype for Business
4 9 (11.25%) IIS
5 6 (7.50%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (3.75%) Confluence
8 1 (1.25%) Apache
8 1 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.00%) Office 365
2 3 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.50%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 73 (91.25%) DNS
2 20 (25.00%) Firewall
3 19 (23.75%) SAN
4 10 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
4 10 (12.50%) Skype
5 8 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (10.00%) VPN
6 7 (8.75%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (8.75%) Wireless
7 6 (7.50%) OSPF
8 5 (6.25%) BIG-IP
8 5 (6.25%) NAS
9 4 (5.00%) HTTP
9 4 (5.00%) Internet
9 4 (5.00%) LAN
9 4 (5.00%) WAN
10 3 (3.75%) IPv4
10 3 (3.75%) MPLS
10 3 (3.75%) RIP
10 3 (3.75%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (3.75%) JIRA
2 2 (2.50%) Gerrit
2 2 (2.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.50%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (5.00%) Finance
1 4 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.25%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (17.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 14 (17.50%) Wintel Engineer
2 13 (16.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 10 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 9 (11.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (8.75%) Analyst
5 7 (8.75%) Network Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) Designer
6 6 (7.50%) Infrastructure Designer
6 6 (7.50%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 3 (3.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Server Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.50%) LDAP
1 2 (2.50%) Middleware
1 2 (2.50%) Software Packaging
1 2 (2.50%) Web Services
2 1 (1.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (1.25%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.75%) Data Centre
2 12 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.00%) Clustering
3 8 (10.00%) PKI
3 8 (10.00%) User Experience
4 5 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (5.00%) Replication
6 2 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 70 (87.50%) Windows
2 49 (61.25%) Windows Server
3 44 (55.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (43.75%) Windows 10
5 22 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (17.50%) Linux
7 8 (10.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.75%) Solaris
8 3 (3.75%) Unix
9 2 (2.50%) AIX
10 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (36.25%) ITIL
2 24 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 20 (25.00%) Service Management
4 13 (16.25%) ITSM
4 13 (16.25%) Preventative Maintenance
5 12 (15.00%) Data Protection
5 12 (15.00%) ITIL V3
6 11 (13.75%) Problem Management
7 8 (10.00%) Application Virtualisation
7 8 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 7 (8.75%) Migration
8 7 (8.75%) Network Management
9 6 (7.50%) Security Hardening
10 5 (6.25%) Data Architecture
10 5 (6.25%) Incident Management
10 5 (6.25%) Load Balancing
11 4 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (5.00%) Antivirus Management
11 4 (5.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (33.75%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.00%) SQL
3 2 (2.50%) C
4 1 (1.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 38 (47.50%) Security Cleared
2 29 (36.25%) DV Cleared
3 17 (21.25%) MCSA
3 17 (21.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (20.00%) MCSE
5 12 (15.00%) CCNA
5 12 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (15.00%) MCP
6 7 (8.75%) SC Cleared
7 5 (6.25%) CCNP
8 3 (3.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.25%) CCENT
9 1 (1.25%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (78.75%) Active Directory
2 31 (38.75%) Hyper-V
3 25 (31.25%) Virtual Machines
4 18 (22.50%) Virtual Desktop
4 18 (22.50%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (17.50%) XenDesktop
6 8 (10.00%) DFS Replication
6 8 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (8.75%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (7.50%) vSphere
9 4 (5.00%) XenApp
10 2 (2.50%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 2 (2.50%) Docker
10 2 (2.50%) ProxySG
10 2 (2.50%) Xen
11 1 (1.25%) Firmware
11 1 (1.25%) ISA Server
11 1 (1.25%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 43 (53.75%) SCCM
2 27 (33.75%) SCOM
3 21 (26.25%) WSUS
4 19 (23.75%) SCVMM
5 12 (15.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 8 (10.00%) Failover Clustering
6 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
6 8 (10.00%) SCDPM
6 8 (10.00%) SCSM
7 3 (3.75%) vCenter Server
8 2 (2.50%) Ansible
8 2 (2.50%) Backup Exec
8 2 (2.50%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (1.25%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (1.25%) Netcool
9 1 (1.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (1.25%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 39 (48.75%) Microsoft
2 28 (35.00%) Cisco
3 27 (33.75%) VMware
4 18 (22.50%) HP
5 14 (17.50%) Citrix
6 10 (12.50%) CheckPoint
7 8 (10.00%) F5
8 7 (8.75%) Juniper
9 6 (7.50%) Blue Coat
9 6 (7.50%) ServiceNow
10 5 (6.25%) Dell
10 5 (6.25%) Fortinet
10 5 (6.25%) NetApp
10 5 (6.25%) Palo Alto
10 5 (6.25%) Veeam
11 4 (5.00%) Gemalto
12 3 (3.75%) Atlassian
12 3 (3.75%) Nortel
12 3 (3.75%) Remedy
12 3 (3.75%) Veritas