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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 87 76
Rank change year-on-year +11 -11  
Contract jobs citing DHCP 3 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.24% 1.04% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.09% 9.03% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 4
Median daily rate - £363 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +52.63%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £310 £300
% change year-on-year +1.61% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £28.00 £19.38
% change year-on-year -32.14% +44.51%  

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 97 155 127
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 7.90% 11.51% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 66 42
Median daily rate £310 £355 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.67% +14.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £295 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

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 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 27 June 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 10 (100.00%) DNS
2 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) Citrix
4 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (50.00%) XenApp
4 5 (50.00%) XenDesktop
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (40.00%) Internet
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (30.00%) NetScaler
6 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
6 3 (30.00%) LAN
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco
6 3 (30.00%) Wireless
6 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (20.00%) Degree
7 2 (20.00%) SCCM
7 2 (20.00%) SCOM
7 2 (20.00%) Finance
7 2 (20.00%) Migration
7 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (20.00%) Network Design
7 2 (20.00%) WAN
7 2 (20.00%) IPv6
7 2 (20.00%) CCNA

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 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) DNS
2 4 (40.00%) Internet
3 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) NetScaler
3 3 (30.00%) Wireless
4 2 (20.00%) BGP
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) IPv6
4 2 (20.00%) LDAP
4 2 (20.00%) OSPF
4 2 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (10.00%) SAN
5 1 (10.00%) Skype
5 1 (10.00%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (10.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Citrix Specialist
1 2 (20.00%) Citrix Support
1 2 (20.00%) Citrix Support Specialist
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
1 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Support Specialist
1 2 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (20.00%) Migration
1 2 (20.00%) Network Design
1 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps
2 1 (10.00%) Programme Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCNA
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (50.00%) XenApp
2 5 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
1 2 (20.00%) SCOM
2 1 (10.00%) AppDNA
2 1 (10.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Citrix
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Brocade
5 1 (10.00%) McAfee