The table below looks at the statistics for DHCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DHCP over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 70 74 47
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -27
Contract jobs citing DHCP 12 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.88% 0.49% 1.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.16% 5.71% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £285 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% +12.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £108 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £325 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £308 £289
% change year-on-year
+13.82% +6.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.07 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -8.57%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
131 105 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.57% 8.59% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 44 44
Average daily rate £350 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £129 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -14.27%

DHCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DHCP across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DHCP Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

DHCP
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DHCP across the Edinburgh region.

DHCP Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

DHCP
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DHCP across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

DHCP Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

DHCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

DHCP Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing DHCP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DHCP.

1 20 (100.00%) DNS
2 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) VMware
2 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (50.00%) Linux
3 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (35.00%) SAN
4 7 (35.00%) EMC
4 7 (35.00%) LDAP
4 7 (35.00%) UNIX
5 6 (30.00%) SQL
5 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 5 (25.00%) Firewall
6 5 (25.00%) Cisco
6 5 (25.00%) NetApp
6 5 (25.00%) HP
7 4 (20.00%) Solaris
7 4 (20.00%) IIS
7 4 (20.00%) ITIL
7 4 (20.00%) NFS
7 4 (20.00%) Migration
7 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (15.00%) Information Security
8 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (15.00%) Network Security

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing DHCP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DHCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) IIS
2 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Sage 300 ERP
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) DNS
2 7 (35.00%) SAN
2 7 (35.00%) LDAP
3 5 (25.00%) Firewall
3 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (15.00%) Network Security
4 3 (15.00%) BGP
4 3 (15.00%) EIGRP
5 2 (10.00%) IP Telephony
5 2 (10.00%) Kerberos
5 2 (10.00%) Intranet
5 2 (10.00%) Multicast
6 1 (5.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Network Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) UNIX Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Server Support
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Support
5 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
1 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (50.00%) Linux
2 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (35.00%) UNIX
4 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (20.00%) Solaris
5 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (15.00%) Ubuntu
6 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (10.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL
1 4 (20.00%) Migration
2 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (15.00%) BCP
2 3 (15.00%) Information Security
2 3 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) Change Control
3 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (10.00%) Service Management
3 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.00%) SEO
4 1 (5.00%) Workflow
4 1 (5.00%) CRM
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.00%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) CCIE
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.00%) OCP
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) NFS
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Samba
3 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) VMware
2 7 (35.00%) EMC
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco
3 5 (25.00%) HP
3 5 (25.00%) NetApp
3 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (15.00%) Nokia
4 3 (15.00%) Avaya
4 3 (15.00%) Juniper
4 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (10.00%) CommVault
5 2 (10.00%) Intel
5 2 (10.00%) Citrix
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle
5 2 (10.00%) Sun
5 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (10.00%) 3PAR
6 1 (5.00%) Veeam
6 1 (5.00%) Sage