The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for DHCP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DHCP over the 3 months to 27 June 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 / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 116 100
Rank change year-on-year +23 -16  
Contract jobs citing DHCP 28 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.35% 0.82% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.70% 6.14% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 10
Median daily rate £388 £338 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.81% +32.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £150 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £358 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £310 £300
% change year-on-year +1.61% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Median hourly rate £10.75 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.30% -7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £13.00 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £13.00 £17.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £28.00 £19.38
% change year-on-year -32.14% +44.51%  

DHCP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 322 407 334
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 15.58% 13.42% 14.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 223 187
Median daily rate £400 £358 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.88% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 22 34
Median hourly rate £31.00 £21.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.18% +19.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £37.50 £29.21
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing DHCP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for DHCP in the West Midlands

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DHCP in the West Midlands

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DHCP in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DHCP in the West Midlands

DHCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DHCP in the West Midlands

DHCP
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +18 14 £388 +72.22% 5
Staffordshire - 6 £381 - 3
Coventry +12 2 £283 -8.13%
Warwickshire +6 2 - -
Dudley - 2 - - 1
Shropshire +9 1 - - 2
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 34 (82.93%) DNS
2 28 (68.29%) Active Directory
3 24 (58.54%) Windows
4 17 (41.46%) Cisco
5 15 (36.59%) Firewall
6 14 (34.15%) VPN
7 13 (31.71%) Windows Server
8 11 (26.83%) WAN
8 11 (26.83%) LAN
9 9 (21.95%) Wireless
10 8 (19.51%) VMware
10 8 (19.51%) CCNP
10 8 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (19.51%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (17.07%) F5
11 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
12 6 (14.63%) VoIP
12 6 (14.63%) Retail
12 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (12.20%) VLAN
13 5 (12.20%) Office 365
13 5 (12.20%) FMCG
13 5 (12.20%) Network Design
13 5 (12.20%) Logistics
13 5 (12.20%) Validation
13 5 (12.20%) IPsec
13 5 (12.20%) Change Management

DHCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.88%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Office 365
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (82.93%) DNS
2 15 (36.59%) Firewall
3 14 (34.15%) VPN
4 11 (26.83%) LAN
4 11 (26.83%) WAN
5 9 (21.95%) Wireless
6 8 (19.51%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (14.63%) VoIP
8 5 (12.20%) IPsec
8 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
8 5 (12.20%) VLAN
9 4 (9.76%) BIG-IP
9 4 (9.76%) HSRP
9 4 (9.76%) SSH
9 4 (9.76%) TACACS
9 4 (9.76%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (7.32%) IPv6
10 3 (7.32%) OSPF
10 3 (7.32%) SAN
10 3 (7.32%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (14.63%) Retail
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) French Language
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (19.51%) Network Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) Active Directory Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Consultant
4 4 (9.76%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Business IT Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Desktop Support
5 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (7.32%) IT Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Active Directory Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) IT Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) LAN/WAN Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Network Security Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Security Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Telephony Manager
6 2 (4.88%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.44%) OAuth
2 1 (2.44%) SAML
2 1 (2.44%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) FMCG
2 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.76%) PKI
3 3 (7.32%) Streaming Video
4 2 (4.88%) Clustering
5 1 (2.44%) CESG
5 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (58.54%) Windows
2 13 (31.71%) Windows Server
3 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (9.76%) Windows 10
6 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.44%) Linux
7 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.20%) Change Management
1 5 (12.20%) ITIL
1 5 (12.20%) Logistics
1 5 (12.20%) Network Design
1 5 (12.20%) Project Management
1 5 (12.20%) Validation
2 4 (9.76%) Migration
2 4 (9.76%) Service Design
3 3 (7.32%) Asset Management
3 3 (7.32%) Identity Access Management
3 3 (7.32%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 3 (7.32%) Network Management
3 3 (7.32%) Problem Management
3 3 (7.32%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (7.32%) Service Management
3 3 (7.32%) SIEM
3 3 (7.32%) Software Asset Management
3 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (4.88%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) CCNP
1 8 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) CCIE
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.88%) CCNA
4 2 (4.88%) Degree
4 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) MCITP
4 2 (4.88%) MCSE
5 1 (2.44%) CCDP
5 1 (2.44%) CWAP
5 1 (2.44%) JNCIA
5 1 (2.44%) JNCIP
5 1 (2.44%) MCP
5 1 (2.44%) MCSA
5 1 (2.44%) MCTS
5 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) GDPR
1 3 (7.32%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.88%) PMO
2 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (68.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.88%) BitLocker
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (4.88%) Terminal Server
4 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (2.44%) Firmware
5 1 (2.44%) UAG
5 1 (2.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) SCCM
2 3 (7.32%) WSUS
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (4.88%) Nexpose
3 2 (4.88%) SCOM
4 1 (2.44%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.44%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (2.44%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.44%) vMotion
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) Cisco
2 8 (19.51%) VMware
3 7 (17.07%) F5
3 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
4 5 (12.20%) Citrix
5 4 (9.76%) Brocade
5 4 (9.76%) Infoblox
5 4 (9.76%) Juniper
5 4 (9.76%) Meru Networks
5 4 (9.76%) SolarWinds
5 4 (9.76%) Sophos
6 3 (7.32%) Aruba
6 3 (7.32%) Dell
6 3 (7.32%) NetApp
7 2 (4.88%) LogRhythm
7 2 (4.88%) Proofpoint
8 1 (2.44%) EMC
8 1 (2.44%) Kaspersky
8 1 (2.44%) Polycom
8 1 (2.44%) Tandberg
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
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