Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 118 112
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6 +3
Contract jobs citing DHCP 18 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.61% 0.60% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.41% 7.05% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 16
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £201 £244 £259
90th Percentile £488 £380 £450
Scotland median daily rate £280 £300 £320
% change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% +13.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £17.75 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -11.25% +17.65% +3.03%

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 243 227 275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 8.18% 8.48% 11.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 111 147
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £203 £210 £210
90th Percentile £549 £488 £477
Scotland median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year - +2.94% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.50 £31.00 £11.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +162.93% -70.53%
10th Percentile £10.30 £30.50 £11.69
90th Percentile £32.50 £31.50 £11.90
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 £31.93 £37.50
% change year-on-year -50.67% -14.87% +130.77%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 17 (94.44%) Active Directory
2 14 (77.78%) Windows
3 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
4 10 (55.56%) DNS
5 8 (44.44%) VMware
6 7 (38.89%) Citrix
7 6 (33.33%) Cisco
7 6 (33.33%) ITIL
7 6 (33.33%) Clustering
7 6 (33.33%) Finance
7 6 (33.33%) Asset Management
7 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (33.33%) Skype for Business
7 6 (33.33%) Office 365
8 5 (27.78%) Unified Communications
8 5 (27.78%) Skype
8 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
8 5 (27.78%) XenDesktop
8 5 (27.78%) XenApp
8 5 (27.78%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (27.78%) Firewall
8 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
8 5 (27.78%) VPN
8 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
9 4 (22.22%) Linux
9 4 (22.22%) vSphere
9 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
9 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef

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 6 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
3 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (11.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) DNS
2 5 (27.78%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) Skype
2 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
2 5 (27.78%) Unified Communications
2 5 (27.78%) VPN
3 3 (16.67%) BGP
3 3 (16.67%) LAN
3 3 (16.67%) OSPF
3 3 (16.67%) WAN
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (11.11%) EIGRP
4 2 (11.11%) NetScaler
4 2 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (11.11%) SAN
4 2 (11.11%) SNMP
4 2 (11.11%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (11.11%) VLAN
4 2 (11.11%) VoIP
4 2 (11.11%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) Architect
1 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support
4 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) LDAP
2 1 (5.56%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Clustering
2 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (11.11%) Private Cloud
4 1 (5.56%) EMC VNX
4 1 (5.56%) PKI
4 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) Mac OS
5 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.11%) Network Design
3 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Scrum
3 2 (11.11%) Security Patching
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 2 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (11.11%) Wealth Management
3 2 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (5.56%) Chat Support
4 1 (5.56%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) Investment Management
4 1 (5.56%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) CISSP
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (94.44%) Active Directory
2 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (27.78%) XenApp
3 5 (27.78%) XenDesktop
4 4 (22.22%) vSphere
5 2 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (5.56%) DFS Replication
6 1 (5.56%) NFS
6 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (5.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (16.67%) Ansible
2 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (16.67%) Puppet
3 2 (11.11%) SCCM
3 2 (11.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (11.11%) vCenter Server
4 1 (5.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) VMware
3 7 (38.89%) Citrix
4 6 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 2 (11.11%) Charles River
6 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 2 (11.11%) Symantec
7 1 (5.56%) Ab Initio
7 1 (5.56%) Brocade
7 1 (5.56%) CA
7 1 (5.56%) Centrify
7 1 (5.56%) CyberArk
7 1 (5.56%) EMC
7 1 (5.56%) HP
7 1 (5.56%) NetApp
7 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow
7 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.56%) Splunk
7 1 (5.56%) Varonis