Period
to 23 January 2020

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 23 January 2020 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
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 119 196 131
Rank change year-on-year +77 -65 +3
Contract jobs citing DHCP 99 43 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.69% 0.67% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.96% 4.60% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 19 42
South West median daily rate £425 £350 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +28.44% +14.26%
10th Percentile £242 £200 £168
90th Percentile £550 £493 £568
England median daily rate £374 £375 £320
% change year-on-year -0.33% +17.19% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £47.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.77% +121.18% -11.92%
10th Percentile £38.78 £42.40 £18.93
90th Percentile £42.00 £47.00 £23.78
England median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -37.61%

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 828 935 772
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.14% 14.55% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 538 461
South West median daily rate £425 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +0.65% +10.00%
10th Percentile £225 £144 £181
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £413 £425 £410
% change year-on-year -2.94% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 44 47
South West median hourly rate £43.75 £40.77 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.32% +53.83% -30.26%
10th Percentile £13.98 £13.45 £13.30
90th Percentile £52.63 £48.75 £43.60
England median hourly rate £22.50 £18.76 £18.70
% change year-on-year +19.97% +0.29% -16.89%

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 23 January 2020.

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 23 January 2020. 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 +23 45 £444 +4.41% 12
Bristol +27 19 £338 +3.85% 16
Gloucestershire +12 16 £450 +20.00% 5
Devon +9 10 £365 +160.71% 5
Somerset +9 8 £325 +44.44% 6
Cornwall - 1 - -
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2020, 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 87 (87.88%) DNS
2 72 (72.73%) Windows
3 69 (69.70%) Active Directory
4 59 (59.60%) Microsoft
5 56 (56.57%) Windows Server
6 52 (52.53%) Security Cleared
7 43 (43.43%) SC Cleared
8 37 (37.37%) SCCM
9 36 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 32 (32.32%) PowerShell
10 32 (32.32%) ITIL
11 31 (31.31%) VMware
12 30 (30.30%) Skype
13 28 (28.28%) Windows Server 2008
14 27 (27.27%) SQL
15 26 (26.26%) Office 365
16 25 (25.25%) Skype for Business
16 25 (25.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 20 (20.20%) VMware Infrastructure
17 20 (20.20%) PKI
18 19 (19.19%) SQL Server
18 19 (19.19%) HP
19 17 (17.17%) SAN
19 17 (17.17%) Public Sector
20 16 (16.16%) Windows 10
21 15 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
21 15 (15.15%) Service Management
21 15 (15.15%) Hyper-V
22 14 (14.14%) Windows 7
22 14 (14.14%) SharePoint

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 25 (25.25%) Skype for Business
2 14 (14.14%) MS Exchange
2 14 (14.14%) SharePoint
3 9 (9.09%) Confluence
3 9 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (6.06%) IIS
5 3 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.02%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.01%) Apache
7 1 (1.01%) CMS
7 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.02%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 26 (26.26%) Office 365
2 9 (9.09%) Azure
3 5 (5.05%) AWS
4 2 (2.02%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.02%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 87 (87.88%) DNS
2 30 (30.30%) Skype
3 17 (17.17%) SAN
4 13 (13.13%) TCP/IP
5 10 (10.10%) Firewall
6 9 (9.09%) SNMP
7 8 (8.08%) Internet
8 7 (7.07%) LAN
8 7 (7.07%) OSPF
8 7 (7.07%) WAN
9 5 (5.05%) HTTP
9 5 (5.05%) ISDN
9 5 (5.05%) NAS
9 5 (5.05%) PSTN
9 5 (5.05%) VPN
9 5 (5.05%) Wireless
10 4 (4.04%) Ethernet
10 4 (4.04%) IPsec
11 3 (3.03%) IPv4
11 3 (3.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.19%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.04%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (11.11%) JIRA
2 8 (8.08%) Bitbucket
3 7 (7.07%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (3.03%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.01%) Subversion
General
1 17 (17.17%) Public Sector
2 7 (7.07%) Military
3 4 (4.04%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.02%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (14.14%) Windows Engineer
3 10 (10.10%) Architect
4 9 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (8.08%) Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (7.07%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (7.07%) Network Engineer
6 7 (7.07%) VMware Engineer
7 6 (6.06%) Active Directory Engineer
7 6 (6.06%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.05%) Wintel Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 4 (4.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) Cisco Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) Desktop Support
10 3 (3.03%) Application Integration Engineer
10 3 (3.03%) Author
10 3 (3.03%) Hyper-V Engineer
10 3 (3.03%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.07%) .NET
2 2 (2.02%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.01%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.01%) JFC
3 1 (1.01%) LDAP
3 1 (1.01%) REST
3 1 (1.01%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.20%) PKI
2 12 (12.12%) Clustering
3 9 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 7 (7.07%) ASIC
4 7 (7.07%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 4 (4.04%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (4.04%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (3.03%) User Experience
6 3 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.02%) e-Learning
8 1 (1.01%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.01%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 72 (72.73%) Windows
2 56 (56.57%) Windows Server
3 36 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (28.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (16.16%) Windows 10
6 14 (14.14%) Windows 7
7 9 (9.09%) Linux
8 8 (8.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.01%) AIX
9 1 (1.01%) CentOS
9 1 (1.01%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.32%) ITIL
2 25 (25.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 15 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
3 15 (15.15%) Service Management
4 9 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
4 9 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 9 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 7 (7.07%) Application Virtualisation
5 7 (7.07%) Change Management
5 7 (7.07%) Cryptography
5 7 (7.07%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (7.07%) Information Security
5 7 (7.07%) Performance Testing
5 7 (7.07%) SysML
5 7 (7.07%) Systems Engineering
5 7 (7.07%) UML
6 6 (6.06%) Configuration Management
6 6 (6.06%) Migration
7 5 (5.05%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (5.05%) Critical Thinking
Programming Languages
1 32 (32.32%) PowerShell
2 27 (27.27%) SQL
3 9 (9.09%) C
4 4 (4.04%) C++
4 4 (4.04%) Java
5 2 (2.02%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.01%) C#
6 1 (1.01%) Groovy
6 1 (1.01%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.01%) Python
Qualifications
1 52 (52.53%) Security Cleared
2 43 (43.43%) SC Cleared
3 13 (13.13%) DV Cleared
4 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.05%) CCENT
5 5 (5.05%) MCSA
6 4 (4.04%) CCNP
6 4 (4.04%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.04%) MCP
6 4 (4.04%) MCSE
7 3 (3.03%) CCDP
7 3 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.02%) Degree
9 1 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.01%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.09%) SLA
2 6 (6.06%) NCSC
3 4 (4.04%) QA
4 1 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 69 (69.70%) Active Directory
2 20 (20.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (15.15%) Hyper-V
4 12 (12.12%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (11.11%) XenApp
6 10 (10.10%) XenDesktop
7 8 (8.08%) DFS Replication
7 8 (8.08%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (6.06%) vSphere
9 5 (5.05%) VMware NSX
10 3 (3.03%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 3 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (3.03%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (3.03%) Xen
11 1 (1.01%) Docker
11 1 (1.01%) Firmware
11 1 (1.01%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 37 (37.37%) SCCM
2 12 (12.12%) Microsoft Clustering
3 8 (8.08%) SCOM
3 8 (8.08%) WSUS
4 7 (7.07%) vCenter Server
5 5 (5.05%) Cisco UCCX
5 5 (5.05%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (4.04%) Ansible
6 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 4 (4.04%) SCVMM
6 4 (4.04%) ThinApp
7 3 (3.03%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (3.03%) SCDPM
7 3 (3.03%) SCSM
8 2 (2.02%) Nagios
8 2 (2.02%) NetBackup
8 2 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (2.02%) Puppet
8 2 (2.02%) Salt
8 2 (2.02%) Terraform
Vendors
1 59 (59.60%) Microsoft
2 31 (31.31%) VMware
3 19 (19.19%) HP
4 12 (12.12%) Cisco
5 11 (11.11%) Citrix
6 9 (9.09%) Google
7 7 (7.07%) Apple
8 6 (6.06%) Nimble Storage
9 5 (5.05%) 3PAR
9 5 (5.05%) Dell
9 5 (5.05%) McAfee
9 5 (5.05%) Oracle
9 5 (5.05%) ServiceNow
10 3 (3.03%) ArcSight
10 3 (3.03%) Juniper
10 3 (3.03%) Veritas
11 2 (2.02%) Ericsson
11 2 (2.02%) Forcepoint
11 2 (2.02%) NEC
11 2 (2.02%) Nokia