Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 96 109
Rank change year-on-year -17 +13 +3
Contract jobs citing DHCP 21 31 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.72% 1.44% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.66% 10.88% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 12
Edinburgh median daily rate £326 £375 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.20% +27.66% +65.49%
10th Percentile £200 £260 £169
90th Percentile £525 £493 £496
Scotland median daily rate £313 £325 £250
% change year-on-year -3.85% +30.00% -14.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £15.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate £19.50 £14.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +34.48% -14.71% +38.78%

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 274 285 271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.42% 13.22% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 150 105
Edinburgh median daily rate £364 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £210 £206 £214
90th Percentile £544 £500 £492
Scotland median daily rate £358 £340 £330
% change year-on-year +5.15% +3.03% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Edinburgh median hourly rate £31.00 £33.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.46% +34.00% +38.89%
10th Percentile £30.50 £12.53 £12.35
90th Percentile £31.50 £52.12 £34.85
Scotland median hourly rate £27.50 £40.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -32.10% +131.43% -41.67%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DHCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 20 (95.24%) DNS
2 18 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 15 (71.43%) Windows
4 13 (61.90%) VMware
5 12 (57.14%) Firewall
5 12 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (57.14%) Windows Server
6 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
7 9 (42.86%) Cisco
7 9 (42.86%) SAN
8 8 (38.10%) IIS
8 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
9 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (28.57%) SCCM
10 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (28.57%) LAN
10 6 (28.57%) Linux
11 5 (23.81%) Finance
11 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (23.81%) OSPF
11 5 (23.81%) BGP
11 5 (23.81%) WAN
11 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (23.81%) Office 365
11 5 (23.81%) vSphere
11 5 (23.81%) Network Security
12 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (19.05%) Forefront TMG

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 8 (38.10%) IIS
2 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Office 365
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 20 (95.24%) DNS
2 12 (57.14%) Firewall
3 9 (42.86%) SAN
4 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
5 6 (28.57%) LAN
6 5 (23.81%) BGP
6 5 (23.81%) Network Security
6 5 (23.81%) OSPF
6 5 (23.81%) WAN
7 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (19.05%) Wireless
8 3 (14.29%) IPv6
8 3 (14.29%) VoIP
9 2 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (9.52%) EIGRP
9 2 (9.52%) LDAP
9 2 (9.52%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (9.52%) Spanning Tree
9 2 (9.52%) VLAN
9 2 (9.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Active Directory Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Active Directory Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) ICT Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Exchange Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Support
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) VoIP Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Clustering
3 2 (9.52%) PKI
3 2 (9.52%) Private Cloud
3 2 (9.52%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (28.57%) Linux
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
8 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
8 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (19.05%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Network Design
2 3 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
3 2 (9.52%) DevOps
3 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.52%) Hardware Maintenance
3 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
3 2 (9.52%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
3 2 (9.52%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.76%) Scrum
4 1 (4.76%) Service Management
4 1 (4.76%) TDD
4 1 (4.76%) Validation
4 1 (4.76%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.76%) Perl
3 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (14.29%) CCNA
3 2 (9.52%) CCNP
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 12 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (23.81%) vSphere
4 4 (19.05%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 3 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (9.52%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (9.52%) VMware NSX
7 1 (4.76%) ISA Server
7 1 (4.76%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) SCCM
2 3 (14.29%) vCenter Server
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (9.52%) SCOM
3 2 (9.52%) WSUS
4 1 (4.76%) Ansible
4 1 (4.76%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.76%) Puppet
4 1 (4.76%) Simpana
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) VMware
2 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 9 (42.86%) Cisco
4 4 (19.05%) Sophos
5 3 (14.29%) Citrix
5 3 (14.29%) HP
5 3 (14.29%) SolarWinds
6 2 (9.52%) Brocade
6 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
6 2 (9.52%) CommVault
6 2 (9.52%) NetApp
7 1 (4.76%) Dell
7 1 (4.76%) EMC
7 1 (4.76%) McAfee
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle
7 1 (4.76%) Red Hat