Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 17 November 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)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 29 43
Rank change year-on-year -4 +14 -2
Contract jobs citing DHCP 11 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.75% 2.34% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.75% 18.75% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 0
Staffordshire median daily rate £370 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.52% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £370 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +1.37% +7.35% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate £15.25 - £46.00
10th Percentile £15.13 - £45.50
90th Percentile £15.38 - £46.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.03 £12.75 £29.50
% change year-on-year +2.20% -56.78% +45.68%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 53 32 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 18.09% 12.50% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 20 19
Staffordshire median daily rate £360 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +7.69% -10.96%
10th Percentile £200 £196 £108
90th Percentile £406 £410 £441
West Midlands median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Staffordshire median hourly rate £15.25 £29.60 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.48% -26.91% +181.25%
10th Percentile £15.13 £16.69 £21.50
90th Percentile £15.38 £46.43 £47.20
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £22.49 £21.25
% change year-on-year -22.19% +5.84% +21.43%

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing DHCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for DHCP in Staffordshire

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DHCP in Staffordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for DHCP in Staffordshire

DHCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP in Staffordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DHCP in Staffordshire

DHCP
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
Tamworth -7 8 £370 -4.52% 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £318 - 8
DHCP
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server
3 7 (63.64%) DNS
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 6 (54.55%) Office 365
4 6 (54.55%) Re-Platforming
5 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (36.36%) Retail
6 4 (36.36%) FMCG
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (36.36%) SQL
6 4 (36.36%) Web Services
6 4 (36.36%) Unix
6 4 (36.36%) Citrix
6 4 (36.36%) Linux
6 4 (36.36%) VMware
6 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
7 3 (27.27%) Firewall
7 3 (27.27%) XenApp
8 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
8 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (18.18%) BitLocker
9 1 (9.09%) Email Filtering
9 1 (9.09%) Web Filtering
9 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
9 1 (9.09%) Avaya

DHCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) Kerberos
4 1 (9.09%) MPLS
4 1 (9.09%) NAS
4 1 (9.09%) SAN
4 1 (9.09%) SNMP
4 1 (9.09%) VLAN
4 1 (9.09%) WLAN
General
1 4 (36.36%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Project Engineer
1 8 (72.73%) Wintel Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Senior Wintel Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) Administrator
4 3 (27.27%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) Project Administrator
4 3 (27.27%) Senior Citrix Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (27.27%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) Wintel Administrator
4 3 (27.27%) Wintel Systems Administrator
4 3 (27.27%) Wintel Systems Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
1 4 (36.36%) FMCG
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Unix
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Re-Platforming
2 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Email Filtering
3 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (9.09%) Product Management
3 1 (9.09%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) MCITP
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) XenApp
3 2 (18.18%) BitLocker
4 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Avaya
3 1 (9.09%) Dell