The table below looks at the statistics for DHCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DHCP over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 91 93 82
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs citing DHCP 34 30 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.35% 1.13% 1.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.77% 8.60% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 7
Average daily rate £363 £250 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £107 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £438 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.32 £17.02
% change year-on-year
+9.20% +7.64%
DHCP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
348 349 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.83% 13.16% 11.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 165 88
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £160 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £500 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 12
Average hourly rate £16.50 £29.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.06% +40.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

DHCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DHCP across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DHCP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

DHCP
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DHCP across the Scotland region.

DHCP Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

DHCP
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DHCP across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

DHCP Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

DHCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

DHCP Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

DHCP
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -7 13 £350 +3.70% 1
Renfrewshire -1 9 £418 +71.28%
Glasgow +12 7 £109 -0.90% 5
North Lanarkshire - 3 £150 -
Inverclyde -2 1 - -
Highlands - 1 - -
DHCP
UK

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing DHCP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DHCP.

1 59 (100.00%) DNS
2 46 (77.97%) Windows
3 41 (69.49%) Microsoft
4 40 (67.80%) Active Directory
5 34 (57.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (57.63%) Windows Server
6 30 (50.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (49.15%) VMware
8 28 (47.46%) ITIL
9 24 (40.68%) VMware Infrastructure
10 20 (33.90%) Windows 7
10 20 (33.90%) Microsoft Certification
11 18 (30.51%) Cisco
11 18 (30.51%) SQL Server
11 18 (30.51%) Hyper-V
12 17 (28.81%) PowerShell
12 17 (28.81%) TCP/IP
13 16 (27.12%) MS Exchange
13 16 (27.12%) Citrix
14 15 (25.42%) SAN
14 15 (25.42%) SCOM
14 15 (25.42%) Data Centre
15 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2003
15 14 (23.73%) SQL
16 12 (20.34%) MS Excel
17 11 (18.64%) MCSA
17 11 (18.64%) HP
17 11 (18.64%) SCCM
17 11 (18.64%) VMware ESXi
18 10 (16.95%) Root Cause Analysis

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing DHCP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DHCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (27.12%) MS Exchange
2 9 (15.25%) OpenStack
3 6 (10.17%) Skype for Business
4 5 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (6.78%) IIS
5 4 (6.78%) Tomcat
5 4 (6.78%) WebSphere
6 3 (5.08%) Apache
6 3 (5.08%) Confluence
7 2 (3.39%) nginx
7 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (20.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.39%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.78%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 59 (100.00%) DNS
2 17 (28.81%) TCP/IP
3 15 (25.42%) SAN
4 10 (16.95%) LDAP
5 7 (11.86%) IPsec
6 6 (10.17%) LAN
6 6 (10.17%) WAN
7 5 (8.47%) Firewall
8 4 (6.78%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (6.78%) FTP
8 4 (6.78%) HTTP
8 4 (6.78%) VoIP
9 3 (5.08%) BGP
9 3 (5.08%) EIGRP
9 3 (5.08%) OSPF
9 3 (5.08%) SSL
9 3 (5.08%) VPN
10 2 (3.39%) MPLS
10 2 (3.39%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (3.39%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) Informix
2 2 (3.39%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) JIRA
General
1 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.39%) Advertising
2 2 (3.39%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Law
2 2 (3.39%) Norwegian Language
3 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (16.95%) Support Engineer
2 8 (13.56%) Consultant
2 8 (13.56%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 7 (11.86%) Analyst
4 6 (10.17%) Active Directory Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) IT Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Support Analyst
4 6 (10.17%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Server Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Active Directory Support
6 4 (6.78%) Active Directory Support Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) DevOps Consultant
6 4 (6.78%) Network Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Senior IT Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Senior VMware Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) VMware Consultant
7 3 (5.08%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) Servlets
2 2 (3.39%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (3.39%) LAMP
2 2 (3.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.42%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.86%) Clustering
3 5 (8.47%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (8.47%) Private Cloud
4 4 (6.78%) PDA
5 2 (3.39%) AS400
5 2 (3.39%) iSeries
5 2 (3.39%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.69%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.69%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 46 (77.97%) Windows
2 34 (57.63%) Windows Server
2 34 (57.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (50.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (33.90%) Windows 7
5 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (15.25%) Linux
7 7 (11.86%) Unix
8 6 (10.17%) Windows 10
9 5 (8.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (3.39%) Solaris
10 2 (3.39%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (47.46%) ITIL
2 10 (16.95%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (11.86%) DevOps
4 7 (11.86%) Migration
4 7 (11.86%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (6.78%) Application Packaging
5 4 (6.78%) Automated Testing
5 4 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (6.78%) Kanban
5 4 (6.78%) Risk Management
5 4 (6.78%) Unit Testing
6 3 (5.08%) Asset Management
6 3 (5.08%) Network Management
6 3 (5.08%) Service Management
7 2 (3.39%) ERP
7 2 (3.39%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.39%) Re-Platforming
7 2 (3.39%) Workflow
8 1 (1.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.81%) PowerShell
2 14 (23.73%) SQL
3 4 (6.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (33.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (18.64%) MCSA
3 9 (15.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (11.86%) SC Cleared
4 7 (11.86%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.39%) CCNP
5 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (3.39%) MCDST
6 1 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (6.78%) QA
System Software
1 40 (67.80%) Active Directory
2 24 (40.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (30.51%) Hyper-V
4 11 (18.64%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (13.56%) vSphere
5 8 (13.56%) XenDesktop
6 7 (11.86%) XenApp
7 6 (10.17%) VMware ESX
8 5 (8.47%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (6.78%) Xen
10 3 (5.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (3.39%) Docker
11 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (1.69%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 15 (25.42%) SCOM
2 11 (18.64%) SCCM
3 7 (11.86%) NetBackup
4 5 (8.47%) Backup Exec
4 5 (8.47%) Nagios
5 2 (3.39%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.39%) Puppet
6 1 (1.69%) WMI
Vendors
1 41 (69.49%) Microsoft
2 29 (49.15%) VMware
3 18 (30.51%) Cisco
4 16 (27.12%) Citrix
5 11 (18.64%) HP
6 9 (15.25%) Symantec
7 5 (8.47%) IBM
8 4 (6.78%) SAP
9 3 (5.08%) Atlassian
9 3 (5.08%) EMC
10 2 (3.39%) CheckPoint
10 2 (3.39%) Fortinet
10 2 (3.39%) Juniper
10 2 (3.39%) Oracle
10 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.39%) Sun
11 1 (1.69%) Avaya
11 1 (1.69%) Genesys
11 1 (1.69%) SolarWinds