Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for DHCP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DHCP over the 6 months to 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 107 117
Rank change year-on-year -7 +10 -9
Contract jobs citing DHCP 25 11 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.83% 0.49% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.64% 5.95% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 15
Edinburgh median daily rate £335 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.29% -6.67% +17.19%
10th Percentile £82 £233 £288
90th Percentile £488 £455 £475
Scotland median daily rate £274 £325 £330
% change year-on-year -15.77% -1.52% +135.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -28.00% +28.21% +18.18%

DHCP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 235 185 275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 7.79% 8.27% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 86 120
Edinburgh median daily rate £401 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.80% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £129 £210 £263
90th Percentile £544 £494 £525
Scotland median daily rate £325 £363 £350
% change year-on-year -10.34% +3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £13.25 £22.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.11% +50.00% -62.50%
10th Percentile £9.68 £21.25 £14.50
90th Percentile £16.63 £23.75 £15.50
Scotland median hourly rate £15.38 £33.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -53.41% -17.50% +25.98%

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing DHCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for DHCP in Edinburgh

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DHCP in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for DHCP in Edinburgh

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DHCP in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DHCP in Edinburgh

DHCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DHCP in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing DHCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 24 (96.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (76.00%) Windows
3 15 (60.00%) DNS
4 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (40.00%) VMware
6 9 (36.00%) Linux
6 9 (36.00%) Skype for Business
6 9 (36.00%) Office 365
7 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (32.00%) MS Exchange
7 8 (32.00%) Clustering
8 7 (28.00%) Finance
8 7 (28.00%) ITIL
8 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
8 7 (28.00%) Citrix
8 7 (28.00%) Unified Communications
8 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (28.00%) Skype
9 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Clustering
9 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
9 6 (24.00%) XenApp
9 6 (24.00%) XenDesktop
9 6 (24.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (24.00%) Cisco
9 6 (24.00%) Asset Management
10 5 (20.00%) Firewall
10 5 (20.00%) VPN
10 5 (20.00%) WAN
10 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
11 4 (16.00%) vSphere

DHCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (36.00%) Skype for Business
2 8 (32.00%) MS Exchange
3 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (12.00%) IIS
5 2 (8.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (8.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 9 (36.00%) Office 365
2 2 (8.00%) Mimecast
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (60.00%) DNS
2 7 (28.00%) Skype
2 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (28.00%) Unified Communications
3 5 (20.00%) Firewall
3 5 (20.00%) VPN
3 5 (20.00%) WAN
4 4 (16.00%) LAN
4 4 (16.00%) VoIP
5 3 (12.00%) NetScaler
5 3 (12.00%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (12.00%) SAN
6 2 (8.00%) BGP
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (8.00%) EIGRP
6 2 (8.00%) OSPF
6 2 (8.00%) SNMP
6 2 (8.00%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (8.00%) VLAN
6 2 (8.00%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) JIRA
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Analyst
1 5 (20.00%) Architect
1 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) IT Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Platform Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) IT Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) PowerShell Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Web Services
2 2 (8.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Clustering
2 4 (16.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (12.00%) Private Cloud
4 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (8.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (8.00%) PKI
5 1 (4.00%) EMC VNX
5 1 (4.00%) Smartcard
5 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Linux
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.00%) Ubuntu
5 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (12.00%) Security Patching
3 3 (12.00%) Wealth Management
4 2 (8.00%) Chat Support
4 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.00%) Migration
4 2 (8.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (8.00%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) Project Management
4 2 (8.00%) Scrum
4 2 (8.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (8.00%) Validation
4 2 (8.00%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (4.00%) Feasibility Study
5 1 (4.00%) Hardware Maintenance
5 1 (4.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) CISSP
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 24 (96.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (24.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (24.00%) XenApp
3 6 (24.00%) XenDesktop
4 4 (16.00%) vSphere
5 3 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (4.00%) DFS Replication
7 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
7 1 (4.00%) NFS
7 1 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (16.00%) Ansible
2 4 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (16.00%) Puppet
3 3 (12.00%) SCCM
3 3 (12.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (12.00%) vCenter Server
4 1 (4.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (40.00%) VMware
3 7 (28.00%) Citrix
4 6 (24.00%) Cisco
5 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (12.00%) Symantec
6 2 (8.00%) Splunk
7 1 (4.00%) CA
7 1 (4.00%) Centrify
7 1 (4.00%) Charles River
7 1 (4.00%) CyberArk
7 1 (4.00%) NetApp
7 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow
7 1 (4.00%) Varonis