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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 78 72
Rank change year-on-year +13 -6  
Contract jobs citing DHCP 6 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.66% 0.99% 0.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.00% 11.03% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 6
Median daily rate £400 £450 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +30.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £340 £338
% change year-on-year - +0.74%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +30.38% +23.52%  

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 75 136 136
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 8.26% 8.95% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 59 51
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £463 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -62.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.07 £15.00 £35.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.24 £15.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing DHCP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DHCP in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DHCP in Edinburgh

DHCP
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 33 (100.00%) DNS
2 30 (90.91%) Active Directory
3 26 (78.79%) Windows
4 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
5 19 (57.58%) VMware
6 18 (54.55%) Citrix
6 18 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (51.52%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (51.52%) XenApp
7 17 (51.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (48.48%) Windows 7
8 16 (48.48%) XenDesktop
9 14 (42.42%) Microsoft App-V
9 14 (42.42%) Windows 10
10 13 (39.39%) VMware ESX
10 13 (39.39%) PowerShell
11 12 (36.36%) Finance
12 9 (27.27%) SCCM
12 9 (27.27%) Hyper-V
13 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
13 8 (24.24%) NetScaler
13 8 (24.24%) Internet
13 8 (24.24%) SQL
13 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
14 6 (18.18%) Migration
14 6 (18.18%) Cisco
14 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
15 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
16 4 (12.12%) Law

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 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.12%) Skype for Business
3 3 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (100.00%) DNS
2 8 (24.24%) Internet
2 8 (24.24%) NetScaler
3 3 (9.09%) Firewall
4 2 (6.06%) LAN
4 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.06%) WAN
5 1 (3.03%) BGP
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.03%) FTP
5 1 (3.03%) IP Telephony
5 1 (3.03%) IPv6
5 1 (3.03%) LDAP
5 1 (3.03%) OSPF
5 1 (3.03%) SAN
5 1 (3.03%) Skype
5 1 (3.03%) VLAN
5 1 (3.03%) VPN
5 1 (3.03%) VXLAN
5 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) WinDbg
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Systems Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Consultant
3 5 (15.15%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Active Directory Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Citrix Specialist
5 3 (9.09%) Citrix Support
5 3 (9.09%) Citrix Support Specialist
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 3 (9.09%) IT Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Support Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Citrix Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) SCCM Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
1 4 (12.12%) PKI
1 4 (12.12%) Replication
2 3 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.06%) iPad
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Clustering
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 26 (78.79%) Windows
2 18 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (51.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (48.48%) Windows 7
5 14 (42.42%) Windows 10
6 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
7 2 (6.06%) Android
7 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
7 2 (6.06%) Linux
8 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.03%) Unix
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (18.18%) Migration
2 4 (12.12%) DevOps
2 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (12.12%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (9.09%) ITIL
3 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.06%) Application Discovery
4 2 (6.06%) Application Packaging
4 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.06%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (6.06%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (6.06%) Server Building
5 1 (3.03%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.03%) Email Filtering
5 1 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.03%) Kanban
5 1 (3.03%) Time Management
5 1 (3.03%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (3.03%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) PowerShell
2 8 (24.24%) SQL
3 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.06%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.03%) CCNA
2 1 (3.03%) CCNP
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 30 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 17 (51.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (51.52%) XenApp
3 16 (48.48%) XenDesktop
4 14 (42.42%) Microsoft App-V
5 13 (39.39%) VMware ESX
6 9 (27.27%) Hyper-V
7 3 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) SCCM
2 3 (9.09%) SCOM
2 3 (9.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (9.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.06%) Puppet
4 1 (3.03%) AppDNA
4 1 (3.03%) vRealize
Vendors
1 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 19 (57.58%) VMware
3 18 (54.55%) Citrix
4 6 (18.18%) Cisco
5 3 (9.09%) CA
5 3 (9.09%) HP
5 3 (9.09%) Symantec
6 2 (6.06%) Apple
6 2 (6.06%) Dell
6 2 (6.06%) Mitel
6 2 (6.06%) Varonis
6 2 (6.06%) Xerox
7 1 (3.03%) Adobe
7 1 (3.03%) Canon
7 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint