Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
England > South West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 109 158
Rank change year-on-year -17 +49 -21
Contract jobs citing DHCP 70 101 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.25% 1.78% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.39% 12.10% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 71 40
South West median daily rate £313 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% -7.14% +9.38%
10th Percentile £167 £130 £161
90th Percentile £530 £425 £600
England median daily rate £325 £336 £345
% change year-on-year -3.35% -2.54% +7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 2
South West median hourly rate £41.25 £41.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +105.00% -
10th Percentile £14.39 £18.50 £16.75
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.25 £23.25
England median hourly rate £17.00 £28.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -39.29% +55.56% -7.69%

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 834 835 857
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.87% 14.72% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 493 469
South West median daily rate £370 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -3.45% +0.69%
10th Percentile £171 £166 £180
90th Percentile £536 £538 £513
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 80 76
South West median hourly rate £31.50 £33.00 £39.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.55% -16.72% +80.11%
10th Percentile £12.55 £12.23 £13.58
90th Percentile £46.45 £47.50 £48.60
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -21.26% +15.85% +2.50%

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 20 November 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 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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 -13 23 £338 +29.81% 8
Somerset +1 10 £225 -
Dorset +7 8 £175 -16.67% 1
Gloucestershire -2 8 £195 -48.00% 1
Wiltshire -20 6 £325 -13.33% 1
Devon -5 5 £488 +163.51%
Cornwall - 2 £238 -
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 61 (87.14%) DNS
2 48 (68.57%) Windows
3 41 (58.57%) Active Directory
4 34 (48.57%) Microsoft
5 33 (47.14%) VMware
6 24 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 21 (30.00%) Security Cleared
7 21 (30.00%) Skype for Business
7 21 (30.00%) Cisco
8 20 (28.57%) Windows Server
9 18 (25.71%) Skype
9 18 (25.71%) WAN
9 18 (25.71%) Linux
9 18 (25.71%) Firewall
10 17 (24.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
11 16 (22.86%) TCP/IP
11 16 (22.86%) Office 365
12 15 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (21.43%) VPN
12 15 (21.43%) Citrix
12 15 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
12 15 (21.43%) LAN
13 14 (20.00%) PowerShell
14 13 (18.57%) Puppet
14 13 (18.57%) ITIL
14 13 (18.57%) Exchange Server 2013
15 12 (17.14%) Windows 10
15 12 (17.14%) Tomcat
15 12 (17.14%) IPsec

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 (30.00%) Skype for Business
2 13 (18.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (17.14%) Tomcat
4 10 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 8 (11.43%) IIS
6 7 (10.00%) Apache
6 7 (10.00%) MS Exchange
7 6 (8.57%) Jetty
7 6 (8.57%) Mongrel
7 6 (8.57%) nginx
7 6 (8.57%) WebSphere
8 5 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (4.29%) Live Communications Server
9 3 (4.29%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (22.86%) Office 365
2 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (8.57%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (8.57%) Google App Engine
3 6 (8.57%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.43%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 61 (87.14%) DNS
2 18 (25.71%) Firewall
2 18 (25.71%) Skype
2 18 (25.71%) WAN
3 16 (22.86%) TCP/IP
4 15 (21.43%) LAN
4 15 (21.43%) VPN
5 12 (17.14%) IPsec
5 12 (17.14%) Unified Communications
6 11 (15.71%) Cisco IOS
7 9 (12.86%) SSL
8 7 (10.00%) VLAN
8 7 (10.00%) Wireless
9 6 (8.57%) FTP
9 6 (8.57%) HTTP
9 6 (8.57%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (7.14%) Extranet
10 5 (7.14%) Intranet
10 5 (7.14%) OSPF
10 5 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.29%) MySQL
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Jenkins
1 6 (8.57%) Travis CI
2 1 (1.43%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.43%) Maven
2 1 (1.43%) MSI
2 1 (1.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (5.71%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Banking
3 1 (1.43%) Electronics
3 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.43%) Marketing
3 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (17.14%) Support Engineer
2 8 (11.43%) Network Support
3 7 (10.00%) Cisco Support
4 6 (8.57%) Analyst
4 6 (8.57%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) Network Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) Unified Communications Specialist
5 5 (7.14%) Architect
5 5 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 5 (7.14%) Technical Architect
6 4 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (5.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Active Directory Support
7 3 (4.29%) LAN Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) LAN/WAN Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.29%) .NET
2 7 (10.00%) Servlets
3 6 (8.57%) J2EE
4 4 (5.71%) Web Services
5 2 (2.86%) RESTful
5 2 (2.86%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 1 (1.43%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.43%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.43%) HTML
6 1 (1.43%) jQuery
6 1 (1.43%) JSP
6 1 (1.43%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.14%) Clustering
3 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.71%) Replication
3 4 (5.71%) RIA
4 3 (4.29%) Fat Client
4 3 (4.29%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.43%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.43%) FMCG
6 1 (1.43%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 48 (68.57%) Windows
2 20 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 18 (25.71%) Linux
4 17 (24.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (17.14%) Windows 10
7 5 (7.14%) Windows 7
8 4 (5.71%) CentOS
8 4 (5.71%) Solaris
8 4 (5.71%) Windows 8
9 3 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (4.29%) Unix
9 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.43%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.57%) ITIL
2 10 (14.29%) DevOps
3 8 (11.43%) Configuration Management
4 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (10.00%) Capacity Management
4 7 (10.00%) Open Source
5 6 (8.57%) Change Management
5 6 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (8.57%) Knowledge Management
5 6 (8.57%) Migration
5 6 (8.57%) Security Management
6 5 (7.14%) Information Security
6 5 (7.14%) Information Security Management
6 5 (7.14%) ITIL V3
7 4 (5.71%) Network Management
7 4 (5.71%) Problem Management
7 4 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (4.29%) Test Management
8 3 (4.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (12.86%) SQL
3 8 (11.43%) Java
4 3 (4.29%) PHP
5 2 (2.86%) Python
6 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.43%) Go
6 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.43%) Ruby
6 1 (1.43%) Tcl
6 1 (1.43%) VB
6 1 (1.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (17.14%) DV Cleared
4 11 (15.71%) SC Cleared
5 9 (12.86%) CCIE
6 6 (8.57%) CCNA
6 6 (8.57%) CCNP
7 3 (4.29%) DBS Check
8 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (4.29%) PCI DSS
1 3 (4.29%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (58.57%) Active Directory
2 24 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (8.57%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.57%) vSphere
4 6 (8.57%) Xen
5 3 (4.29%) Samba
5 3 (4.29%) Squid
5 3 (4.29%) XenApp
6 2 (2.86%) Docker
6 2 (2.86%) ISA Server
6 2 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.43%) Firmware
7 1 (1.43%) Shibboleth
7 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (18.57%) Puppet
2 4 (5.71%) SCCM
2 4 (5.71%) SCOM
2 4 (5.71%) WSUS
3 3 (4.29%) Nagios
3 3 (4.29%) SCOrch
3 3 (4.29%) Webmin
3 3 (4.29%) Xymon
4 2 (2.86%) AirWatch
4 2 (2.86%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.43%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.43%) Nessus
5 1 (1.43%) Nexpose
5 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (1.43%) SCSM
5 1 (1.43%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 34 (48.57%) Microsoft
2 33 (47.14%) VMware
3 21 (30.00%) Cisco
4 15 (21.43%) Citrix
5 8 (11.43%) Google
6 6 (8.57%) Dell
6 6 (8.57%) Oracle
7 5 (7.14%) HP
7 5 (7.14%) Meraki
7 5 (7.14%) Red Hat
8 4 (5.71%) Apple
8 4 (5.71%) Avaya
8 4 (5.71%) IBM
9 3 (4.29%) CheckPoint
9 3 (4.29%) Nortel
9 3 (4.29%) SolarWinds
9 3 (4.29%) Veeam
9 3 (4.29%) Veritas
10 2 (2.86%) NETGEAR
10 2 (2.86%) SonicWALL