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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 75 80 52
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -28
Contract jobs citing DHCP 8 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.56% 0.17% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.56% 1.42% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£320 £210 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £277 £278
% change year-on-year
+3.60% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+24.24% +6.45%
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Scotland

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
144 141 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.13% 11.81% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 77 26
Average daily rate £340 £385 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.68% +8.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £136 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £9.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +171.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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
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 22 May 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 19 (100.00%) DNS
2 10 (52.63%) Windows
3 9 (47.37%) LDAP
3 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
3 9 (47.37%) VMware
4 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (42.11%) Cisco
5 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (36.84%) HP
5 7 (36.84%) SAN
6 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
6 6 (31.58%) Migration
7 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
7 5 (26.32%) Linux
7 5 (26.32%) SQL
8 4 (21.05%) Oracle
8 4 (21.05%) Solaris
8 4 (21.05%) UNIX
8 4 (21.05%) NFS
8 4 (21.05%) EMC
8 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
8 4 (21.05%) VMware ESX
8 4 (21.05%) Firewall
9 3 (15.79%) Information Security
9 3 (15.79%) Degree
9 3 (15.79%) EIGRP
9 3 (15.79%) Finance
9 3 (15.79%) vSphere
9 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (10.53%) IIS
1 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.53%) Lync
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) JRun
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (5.26%) JBoss
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) DNS
2 9 (47.37%) LDAP
3 7 (36.84%) SAN
4 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
5 4 (21.05%) Firewall
6 3 (15.79%) EIGRP
6 3 (15.79%) Network Security
6 3 (15.79%) BGP
6 3 (15.79%) Internet
6 3 (15.79%) LAN
6 3 (15.79%) WAN
7 2 (10.53%) Multicast
7 2 (10.53%) VoIP
7 2 (10.53%) WLAN
7 2 (10.53%) Kerberos
7 2 (10.53%) iSCSI
7 2 (10.53%) NAS
7 2 (10.53%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (10.53%) IP Telephony
8 1 (5.26%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Network Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Server Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Server Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Server Support
4 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Data Centre Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Network Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Data Network Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Data Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Network Support
6 1 (5.26%) UNIX Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Design Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
1 1 (5.26%) ISAPI
1 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.26%) COM+
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Replication
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
5 5 (26.32%) Linux
6 4 (21.05%) Solaris
6 4 (21.05%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) Information Security
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (10.53%) BCP
3 2 (10.53%) Change Control
3 2 (10.53%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) SEO
4 1 (5.26%) Workflow
4 1 (5.26%) Demand Management
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (5.26%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (10.53%) CCIE
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.53%) OCP
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) BS7799
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) NFS
2 4 (21.05%) VMware ESX
3 3 (15.79%) vSphere
3 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (10.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Samba
5 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
1 2 (10.53%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) VMware
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco
3 7 (36.84%) HP
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle
4 4 (21.05%) EMC
4 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
5 3 (15.79%) Juniper
5 3 (15.79%) Nokia
6 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.53%) Sun
6 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
6 2 (10.53%) CommVault
6 2 (10.53%) NetApp
6 2 (10.53%) Avaya
6 2 (10.53%) 3PAR
7 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
7 1 (5.26%) F5
7 1 (5.26%) Veeam
7 1 (5.26%) CA