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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 79 71 68
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing DHCP 14 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.99% 0.89% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.29% 10.53% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 4
Average daily rate £350 £338 £207
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +63.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £500 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.13 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+10.31% +11.56%
DHCP
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
136 114 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.60% 8.46% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 48 41
Average daily rate £375 £415 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +27.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £500 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £28.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +185.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016, 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 24 (100.00%) DNS
2 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
4 16 (66.67%) VMware
5 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (58.33%) Data Centre
6 13 (54.17%) Cisco
7 12 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (50.00%) Windows 7
8 11 (45.83%) Citrix
9 10 (41.67%) LDAP
9 10 (41.67%) SCOM
9 10 (41.67%) Windows Server
10 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (37.50%) TCP/IP
11 8 (33.33%) MS Exchange
11 8 (33.33%) SCCM
12 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
12 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
13 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (25.00%) VMware ESX
13 6 (25.00%) Migration
13 6 (25.00%) ITIL
13 6 (25.00%) Linux
13 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
13 6 (25.00%) XenApp
13 6 (25.00%) XenDesktop

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 8 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.83%) Skype for Business
3 4 (16.67%) IIS
3 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 4 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 3 (12.50%) Apache
4 3 (12.50%) Confluence
5 2 (8.33%) nginx
6 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (100.00%) DNS
2 10 (41.67%) LDAP
3 9 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 4 (16.67%) FTP
4 4 (16.67%) HTTP
4 4 (16.67%) IPsec
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (8.33%) Firewall
5 2 (8.33%) LAN
5 2 (8.33%) SAN
5 2 (8.33%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (8.33%) WAN
5 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (8.33%) WLAN
6 1 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Informix
2 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 2 (8.33%) Law
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Consultant
2 6 (25.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Support Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Active Directory Support
4 4 (16.67%) Active Directory Support Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) DevOps Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) IT Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior IT Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior VMware Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) VMware Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) WebSphere Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Servlets
2 2 (8.33%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (8.33%) LAMP
2 2 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (58.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (20.83%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (20.83%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
1 18 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 10 (41.67%) Windows Server
5 6 (25.00%) Linux
5 6 (25.00%) Windows 10
5 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (16.67%) Unix
8 2 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) DevOps
2 6 (25.00%) ITIL
2 6 (25.00%) Migration
3 5 (20.83%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (16.67%) Kanban
4 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Asset Management
6 2 (8.33%) Re-Platforming
7 1 (4.17%) Application Packaging
7 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
2 4 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
2 3 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 12 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 6 (25.00%) XenApp
3 6 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (16.67%) Xen
6 2 (8.33%) Docker
6 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (41.67%) SCOM
2 8 (33.33%) SCCM
3 2 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 16 (66.67%) VMware
3 13 (54.17%) Cisco
4 11 (45.83%) Citrix
5 4 (16.67%) IBM
6 3 (12.50%) Atlassian
6 3 (12.50%) SAP
7 2 (8.33%) EMC
7 2 (8.33%) Oracle
7 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
7 2 (8.33%) Sun
8 1 (4.17%) Avaya
8 1 (4.17%) Genesys