Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 24 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 93 97
Rank change year-on-year +16 +4 +5
Contract jobs citing DHCP 14 10 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.18% 0.70% 1.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.87% 4.20% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 18
Wales median daily rate £350 £375 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +6.38% -6.00%
10th Percentile £163 £200 £313
90th Percentile £444 £447 £380
UK median daily rate £318 £325 £340
% change year-on-year -2.31% -4.41% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Wales median hourly rate - £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.57% -
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £28.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -39.29% +55.56% -5.26%

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 Wales with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 178 238 261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 15.01% 16.74% 15.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 154 197
Wales median daily rate £324 £396 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.30% +16.54% -12.54%
10th Percentile £145 £207 £217
90th Percentile £469 £513 £475
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 15
Wales median hourly rate £12.86 £28.00 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.07% +160.47% -32.81%
10th Percentile £10.45 £11.99 £9.00
90th Percentile £25.62 £77.50 £20.45
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.94
% change year-on-year -20.00% +13.45% +4.68%

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for DHCP in Wales

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DHCP in Wales

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DHCP in Wales over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DHCP in Wales

DHCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DHCP in Wales

DHCP
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the Wales region over the 6 months to 24 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
South Wales +19 13 £356 -5.00% 1
North Wales - 1 £185 -
DHCP
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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 Wales region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 12 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 10 (71.43%) DNS
2 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 8 (57.14%) VLAN
3 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 7 (50.00%) Symantec
4 7 (50.00%) NetBackup
4 7 (50.00%) Backup Exec
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (42.86%) iptables
5 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (42.86%) MCSE
5 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
5 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 6 (42.86%) VMware
5 6 (42.86%) McAfee
5 6 (42.86%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (35.71%) IIS
6 5 (35.71%) ITIL
6 5 (35.71%) MySQL
6 5 (35.71%) Apache
6 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
7 4 (28.57%) CentOS
7 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (28.57%) SolarWinds
7 4 (28.57%) vSphere

DHCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 5 (35.71%) Apache
2 5 (35.71%) IIS
3 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
4 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (14.29%) IBM Notes
4 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 10 (71.43%) DNS
3 8 (57.14%) VLAN
4 4 (28.57%) Firewall
4 4 (28.57%) SAN
5 3 (21.43%) VSAN
6 2 (14.29%) BIG-IP
6 2 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) MySQL
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Unix Support
3 2 (14.29%) Unix Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Deskside Support
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IP Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Support
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) LAMP
2 2 (14.29%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Clustering
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
4 4 (28.57%) CentOS
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Unix
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (21.43%) High Availability
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL V3
2 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
2 3 (21.43%) Security Hardening
2 3 (21.43%) Work Breakdown Structure
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 2 (14.29%) Proactive Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Management
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
1 4 (28.57%) Perl
1 4 (28.57%) Python
1 4 (28.57%) Ruby
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) PHP
3 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 2 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (42.86%) MCSE
5 4 (28.57%) Degree
6 3 (21.43%) HNC
7 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
7 2 (14.29%) MCP
8 1 (7.14%) MCITP
8 1 (7.14%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) iptables
2 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (28.57%) NFS
3 4 (28.57%) Postfix
3 4 (28.57%) Sendmail
3 4 (28.57%) vSphere
4 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
4 3 (21.43%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (14.29%) Terminal Services
5 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 7 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 6 (42.86%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (28.57%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (21.43%) SCCM
4 3 (21.43%) SCOM
4 3 (21.43%) vCenter Server
4 3 (21.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) Symantec
3 6 (42.86%) McAfee
3 6 (42.86%) VMware
4 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 4 (28.57%) SolarWinds
5 3 (21.43%) arcserve
6 2 (14.29%) Citrix
6 2 (14.29%) Lotus
6 2 (14.29%) NetApp
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle
6 2 (14.29%) Remedy
6 2 (14.29%) Sophos