Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 141 126
Rank change year-on-year -11 -15 +30
Contract jobs citing DHCP 44 66 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.87% 1.25% 1.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.88% 7.78% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 49 61
South West median daily rate £275 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.38% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £195 £134 £180
90th Percentile £460 £585 £400
England median daily rate £325 £334 £330
% change year-on-year -2.62% +1.14% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 8
South West median hourly rate £19.00 £47.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.00% +90.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £15.50 £37.25 £15.65
90th Percentile £95.60 £49.38 £29.88
England median hourly rate £19.00 £24.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -20.83% -14.29% +47.37%

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 748 848 970
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.74% 16.05% 16.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 524 622
South West median daily rate £375 £356 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -1.72% -2.03%
10th Percentile £202 £194 £213
90th Percentile £540 £523 £512
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 72 75
South West median hourly rate £37.77 £42.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.07% +21.74% +70.92%
10th Percentile £16.03 £15.02 £11.10
90th Percentile £47.50 £75.50 £46.15
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -24.00% +18.34%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -6 17 £285 -8.06% 8
Somerset -1 8 £225 - 9
Wiltshire +7 7 £110 -79.72% 4
Devon -1 5 £450 -18.11%
Gloucestershire -1 4 £291 +76.52% 1
Dorset - 3 £363 - 3
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 42 (95.45%) DNS
2 37 (84.09%) Active Directory
3 34 (77.27%) Windows
4 23 (52.27%) Microsoft
5 21 (47.73%) Windows Server
6 19 (43.18%) VMware
7 16 (36.36%) HP
8 15 (34.09%) TCP/IP
8 15 (34.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (34.09%) Hyper-V
9 13 (29.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (29.55%) Citrix
9 13 (29.55%) SAN
9 13 (29.55%) Firewall
10 12 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (25.00%) Security Cleared
11 11 (25.00%) Cisco
11 11 (25.00%) MS Exchange
12 10 (22.73%) SharePoint
13 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Office
13 9 (20.45%) WSUS
13 9 (20.45%) SCCM
13 9 (20.45%) Office 365
14 8 (18.18%) VLAN
14 8 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
15 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 7 (15.91%) Data Protection
15 7 (15.91%) PowerShell
15 7 (15.91%) XenApp
15 7 (15.91%) ITIL

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 11 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (22.73%) SharePoint
3 5 (11.36%) IIS
3 5 (11.36%) Skype for Business
4 4 (9.09%) Apache
5 2 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.55%) Live Communications Server
5 2 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.27%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.27%) Jetty
6 1 (2.27%) Mongrel
6 1 (2.27%) nginx
6 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.55%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.45%) Office 365
2 5 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.55%) G Suite
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.27%) Google App Engine
4 1 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (95.45%) DNS
2 15 (34.09%) TCP/IP
3 13 (29.55%) Firewall
3 13 (29.55%) SAN
4 8 (18.18%) VLAN
5 5 (11.36%) Ethernet
5 5 (11.36%) Skype
5 5 (11.36%) VPN
5 5 (11.36%) Wireless
6 4 (9.09%) LAN
6 4 (9.09%) SSL
7 3 (6.82%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (6.82%) NAS
7 3 (6.82%) NetScaler
7 3 (6.82%) OSPF
7 3 (6.82%) WAN
8 2 (4.55%) BGP
8 2 (4.55%) Internet
8 2 (4.55%) Intranet
8 2 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) MS Access
1 2 (4.55%) MySQL
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) Big Data
2 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.27%) Travis CI
1 1 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Military
3 1 (2.27%) Law
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Support Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) Wintel Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (9.09%) Active Directory Support
5 4 (9.09%) Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) IT Support
6 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.82%) IT Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Active Directory Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support
7 2 (4.55%) Server Support
7 2 (4.55%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (2.27%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) J2EE
2 1 (2.27%) JSP
2 1 (2.27%) LAMP
2 1 (2.27%) LDAP
2 1 (2.27%) Servlets
2 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Clustering
2 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.82%) iPad
2 3 (6.82%) iPhone
2 3 (6.82%) Replication
2 3 (6.82%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.55%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.55%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.55%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.27%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) NHS
4 1 (2.27%) User Experience
4 1 (2.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 34 (77.27%) Windows
2 21 (47.73%) Windows Server
3 15 (34.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (29.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (13.64%) Linux
5 6 (13.64%) Windows 7
6 5 (11.36%) Windows 10
7 3 (6.82%) Unix
7 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.82%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (4.55%) Solaris
9 1 (2.27%) Android
9 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.27%) CentOS
9 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.91%) Configuration Management
1 7 (15.91%) Data Protection
1 7 (15.91%) ITIL
2 6 (13.64%) Incident Management
2 6 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (13.64%) Service Delivery
3 5 (11.36%) Demand Management
3 5 (11.36%) Knowledge Management
3 5 (11.36%) Problem Management
4 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 4 (9.09%) Migration
5 3 (6.82%) ITIL V3
5 3 (6.82%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (6.82%) Load Balancing
5 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.55%) Change Control
6 2 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (4.55%) Network Management
6 2 (4.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) PowerShell
2 6 (13.64%) SQL
3 2 (4.55%) C
4 1 (2.27%) Java
4 1 (2.27%) Lisp
4 1 (2.27%) Perl
4 1 (2.27%) PHP
4 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.64%) DV Cleared
3 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (9.09%) CCNA
4 4 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.82%) MCITP
5 3 (6.82%) MCSA
6 2 (4.55%) MCSE
7 1 (2.27%) CCNP
7 1 (2.27%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) PMO
System Software
1 37 (84.09%) Active Directory
2 15 (34.09%) Hyper-V
3 12 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (15.91%) XenApp
6 4 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (6.82%) ISA Server
7 3 (6.82%) XenServer
8 2 (4.55%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (4.55%) XenDesktop
9 1 (2.27%) DFS Replication
9 1 (2.27%) Docker
9 1 (2.27%) Firmware
9 1 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (2.27%) Shibboleth
9 1 (2.27%) Terminal Services
9 1 (2.27%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (2.27%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (2.27%) vSphere
9 1 (2.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) SCCM
1 9 (20.45%) WSUS
2 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (9.09%) SCOM
4 3 (6.82%) Backup Exec
4 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (6.82%) SCSM
5 2 (4.55%) NetBackup
5 2 (4.55%) Netcool
5 2 (4.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (4.55%) Puppet
5 2 (4.55%) SCOrch
5 2 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (4.55%) Unicenter
5 2 (4.55%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (2.27%) Ansible
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.27%) SCVMM
6 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 23 (52.27%) Microsoft
2 19 (43.18%) VMware
3 16 (36.36%) HP
4 13 (29.55%) Citrix
5 11 (25.00%) Cisco
6 6 (13.64%) Oracle
7 5 (11.36%) IBM
8 4 (9.09%) Dell
8 4 (9.09%) Remedy
8 4 (9.09%) Veeam
9 3 (6.82%) Avaya
9 3 (6.82%) EMC
9 3 (6.82%) Google
9 3 (6.82%) NetApp
9 3 (6.82%) SolarWinds
9 3 (6.82%) Sophos
9 3 (6.82%) Veritas
10 2 (4.55%) Meridio
10 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
10 2 (4.55%) Sonus