The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Edinburgh region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 81 66 52
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -14
Contract jobs citing DHCP 6 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.48% 0.20% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.96% 2.06% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Average daily rate
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£285 - £271
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £275 £323
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -14.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
121 97 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.58% 9.46% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 31 38
Average daily rate £415 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £11.50 £32.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.06% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £7.10 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £32.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
DHCP
Scotland

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 1 August 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) DNS
2 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
3 8 (72.73%) SAN
3 8 (72.73%) VMware
3 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
5 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
6 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
7 4 (36.36%) vSphere
7 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (36.36%) Dell
7 4 (36.36%) EMC
7 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 4 (36.36%) MS Office
8 3 (27.27%) Backup Exec
8 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
8 3 (27.27%) CommVault
8 3 (27.27%) NetApp
8 3 (27.27%) Symantec
8 3 (27.27%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (27.27%) ITIL
8 3 (27.27%) SQL
8 3 (27.27%) Linux
8 3 (27.27%) IIS
8 3 (27.27%) UNIX

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
2 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (27.27%) IIS
3 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) DNS
2 8 (72.73%) SAN
3 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
4 3 (27.27%) VPN
4 3 (27.27%) Network Security
5 2 (18.18%) LAN
5 2 (18.18%) VoIP
5 2 (18.18%) MPLS
6 1 (9.09%) OSPF
6 1 (9.09%) BGP
6 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
6 1 (9.09%) Firewall
6 1 (9.09%) Wireless
6 1 (9.09%) WLAN
6 1 (9.09%) WAN
6 1 (9.09%) RIP
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Wintel Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) VMWare Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
4 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) EqualLogic
1 2 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
2 1 (9.09%) CLARiiON
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) UNIX
5 3 (27.27%) Ubuntu
5 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
5 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) CCNP
3 2 (18.18%) CCIP
3 2 (18.18%) CCNA
3 2 (18.18%) CCDP
4 1 (9.09%) MCDST
4 1 (9.09%) MCSE
4 1 (9.09%) MCSA
4 1 (9.09%) MCP
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (36.36%) vSphere
4 3 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Backup Exec
1 3 (27.27%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (27.27%) WSUS
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Dell
2 4 (36.36%) EMC
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 3 (27.27%) CommVault
3 3 (27.27%) NetApp
3 3 (27.27%) Symantec
4 2 (18.18%) Polycom
5 1 (9.09%) McAfee
5 1 (9.09%) Veritas
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) Trend Micro