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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 77 70 54
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -16
Contract jobs citing DHCP 9 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.61% 0.24% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.88% 2.10% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £285 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +42.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £280 £275
% change year-on-year
+5.36% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
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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
153 143 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.41% 11.63% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 75 30
Average daily rate £340 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £128 £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 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -6.97%

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 6 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 21 (100.00%) DNS
2 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) VMware
3 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
3 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (47.62%) SAN
4 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (42.86%) LDAP
6 8 (38.10%) Linux
6 8 (38.10%) SQL
6 8 (38.10%) Cisco
7 7 (33.33%) HP
7 7 (33.33%) EMC
7 7 (33.33%) UNIX
8 6 (28.57%) Migration
8 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
9 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
9 5 (23.81%) NetApp
9 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
10 4 (19.05%) NFS
10 4 (19.05%) Oracle
10 4 (19.05%) IIS
10 4 (19.05%) Solaris
10 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
10 4 (19.05%) VMware ESX
10 4 (19.05%) Firewall
10 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (19.05%) Degree
11 3 (14.29%) Network Security

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 4 (19.05%) IIS
2 3 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (9.52%) Lync
3 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.76%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 21 (100.00%) DNS
2 10 (47.62%) SAN
3 9 (42.86%) LDAP
4 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
5 4 (19.05%) Firewall
6 3 (14.29%) LAN
6 3 (14.29%) WAN
6 3 (14.29%) BGP
6 3 (14.29%) EIGRP
6 3 (14.29%) Network Security
7 2 (9.52%) iSCSI
7 2 (9.52%) NAS
7 2 (9.52%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (9.52%) Multicast
7 2 (9.52%) Kerberos
7 2 (9.52%) VoIP
7 2 (9.52%) WLAN
7 2 (9.52%) Internet
7 2 (9.52%) IP Telephony
8 1 (4.76%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Network Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Server Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Server Support
4 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Server Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Data Network Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Data Centre Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Network Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Network Support
5 2 (9.52%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Design Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) UNIX Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (38.10%) Linux
5 7 (33.33%) UNIX
6 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
7 4 (19.05%) Solaris
8 3 (14.29%) Ubuntu
8 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Migration
2 3 (14.29%) Information Security
2 3 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (9.52%) Service Management
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) BCP
3 2 (9.52%) Change Control
4 1 (4.76%) Demand Management
4 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) SEO
4 1 (4.76%) Workflow
4 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.76%) Investment Management
4 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (9.52%) CCIE
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.52%) OCP
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.76%) HND
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) VMware ESX
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (19.05%) NFS
3 3 (14.29%) vSphere
4 2 (9.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Samba
5 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
1 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.76%) SCOM
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) VMware
2 8 (38.10%) Cisco
3 7 (33.33%) HP
3 7 (33.33%) EMC
4 5 (23.81%) NetApp
4 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
5 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
5 4 (19.05%) Oracle
6 3 (14.29%) Nokia
6 3 (14.29%) Juniper
7 2 (9.52%) CommVault
7 2 (9.52%) Avaya
7 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
7 2 (9.52%) Sun
7 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
7 2 (9.52%) 3PAR
8 1 (4.76%) F5
8 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
8 1 (4.76%) Veeam