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 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 79 68 48
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -20
Contract jobs citing DHCP 5 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.37% 0.67% 1.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.31% 6.90% 14.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 8
Average daily rate
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£166 £300 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.58% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £236 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £360 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £285 £340
% change year-on-year
+14.03% -16.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
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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
116 116 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.55% 9.76% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 42 50
Average daily rate £313 £390 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.87% +56.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £200 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -51.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.94 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +7.14%

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 31 October 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%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) DNS
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (63.64%) VMware
4 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
4 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
5 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (45.45%) SAN
5 5 (45.45%) ITIL
5 5 (45.45%) Linux
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (36.36%) MS Office
6 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 4 (36.36%) SLA
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
7 3 (27.27%) EMC
7 3 (27.27%) NetApp
7 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
7 3 (27.27%) UNIX
7 3 (27.27%) IIS
7 3 (27.27%) SQL
7 3 (27.27%) Ubuntu
7 3 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (27.27%) Kalman Filter

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (27.27%) IIS
5 1 (9.09%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Sage 300 ERP
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) DNS
2 5 (45.45%) SAN
3 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
4 2 (18.18%) Intranet
4 2 (18.18%) Firewall
4 2 (18.18%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Consultant
1 2 (18.18%) Service Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Administrator
1 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Server Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Wintel Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) VMWare Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
1 2 (18.18%) Thin Client
1 2 (18.18%) Fat Client
1 2 (18.18%) EqualLogic
2 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (45.45%) Linux
6 3 (27.27%) Ubuntu
6 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (27.27%) UNIX
7 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
7 2 (18.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
4 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (18.18%) MCDST
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) CCNA
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 2 (18.18%) vSphere
3 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (18.18%) WSUS
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) NetApp
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 3 (27.27%) EMC
4 2 (18.18%) Intel
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) Dell
4 2 (18.18%) CommVault
4 2 (18.18%) Symantec
5 1 (9.09%) Sage
5 1 (9.09%) Avaya