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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 92 100 90
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Contract jobs citing DHCP 32 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.16% 0.48% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.03% 4.71% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 11
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£270 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £280 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £360 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.79% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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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
319 255 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.54% 10.22% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 107 121
Average daily rate £320 £361 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.23% +31.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £191 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £424 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 34
Average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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
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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 -1 7 £166 -50.74% 3
Glasgow -18 5 £275 -
Aberdeen - 1 - - 2
Stirling - - - - 1
Fife - - - - 1
West Lothian - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Argyll and Bute - - - -
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DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 58 (96.67%) Windows
2 54 (90.00%) DNS
3 38 (63.33%) Microsoft
4 36 (60.00%) VMware
5 35 (58.33%) Active Directory
5 35 (58.33%) Security Cleared
5 35 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (56.67%) SC Cleared
7 33 (55.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 31 (51.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 28 (46.67%) HP
9 28 (46.67%) SQL
10 27 (45.00%) MS Exchange
11 24 (40.00%) ITIL
12 20 (33.33%) MS Office
13 19 (31.67%) SAN
13 19 (31.67%) Windows 7
14 15 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 15 (25.00%) MS Project
14 15 (25.00%) Replication
15 13 (21.67%) Exchange Server 2003
15 13 (21.67%) Altiris
15 13 (21.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 13 (21.67%) Citrix
15 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Certification
16 12 (20.00%) SQL Server
16 12 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
17 11 (18.33%) IIS
17 11 (18.33%) Windows XP
17 11 (18.33%) TCP/IP

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 27 (45.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (21.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (18.33%) IIS
4 10 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 10 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (3.33%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (3.33%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.67%) Apache
Applications
1 20 (33.33%) MS Office
2 15 (25.00%) MS Project
3 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.67%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 54 (90.00%) DNS
2 19 (31.67%) SAN
3 11 (18.33%) TCP/IP
4 8 (13.33%) LAN
4 8 (13.33%) WAN
5 6 (10.00%) Firewall
5 6 (10.00%) VLAN
5 6 (10.00%) IPv4
6 4 (6.67%) VPN
7 3 (5.00%) Network Security
7 3 (5.00%) Wireless
8 2 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (3.33%) VoIP
8 2 (3.33%) Intranet
8 2 (3.33%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.33%) MySQL
3 2 (3.33%) DTS
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 2 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (23.33%) Build Engineer
2 10 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
3 7 (11.67%) Analyst
4 6 (10.00%) Consultant
5 5 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Server Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Design Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Administrator
8 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Wintel Consultant
8 2 (3.33%) VMWare Administrator
8 2 (3.33%) Windows Server Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.33%) IT Manager
9 1 (1.67%) Desktop Support
9 1 (1.67%) IT Consultant
9 1 (1.67%) Technical Support
9 1 (1.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.33%) XML
1 8 (13.33%) Middleware
2 6 (10.00%) HTML
3 2 (3.33%) CSS
3 2 (3.33%) Web Services
3 2 (3.33%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.00%) Replication
2 12 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 10 (16.67%) Thin Client
3 10 (16.67%) Fat Client
4 4 (6.67%) EqualLogic
5 3 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (3.33%) iSeries
6 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.33%) AS400
6 2 (3.33%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.33%) Open Source
7 1 (1.67%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 58 (96.67%) Windows
2 35 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (55.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (31.67%) Windows 7
5 11 (18.33%) Windows XP
6 9 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (11.67%) Linux
8 5 (8.33%) UNIX
8 5 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (5.00%) Ubuntu
10 2 (3.33%) Mac OS X
10 2 (3.33%) AIX
10 2 (3.33%) HPUX
10 2 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.00%) ITIL
2 9 (15.00%) Unit Testing
3 8 (13.33%) Service Management
3 8 (13.33%) Performance Testing
4 6 (10.00%) High Availability
4 6 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 3 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (5.00%) CRM
7 2 (3.33%) Six Sigma
7 2 (3.33%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.33%) Change Management
7 2 (3.33%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.33%) Project Management
7 2 (3.33%) Supplier Management
7 2 (3.33%) Migration
7 2 (3.33%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.33%) Integration Testing
7 2 (3.33%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 28 (46.67%) SQL
2 10 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 6 (10.00%) VBScript
4 2 (3.33%) VB
4 2 (3.33%) REXX
4 2 (3.33%) Tcl
4 2 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 35 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 34 (56.67%) SC Cleared
3 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (11.67%) MCTS
5 6 (10.00%) MCP
6 5 (8.33%) Degree
7 2 (3.33%) CCNA
7 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.33%) MCDST
7 2 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 31 (51.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (13.33%) VMware ESX
4 7 (11.67%) vSphere
5 6 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (5.00%) Hyper-V
7 2 (3.33%) XenApp
7 2 (3.33%) vCloud
7 2 (3.33%) KVM
7 2 (3.33%) RHEV
7 2 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (3.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 15 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 13 (21.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (8.33%) SCCM
4 3 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (5.00%) Backup Exec
4 3 (5.00%) WSUS
5 2 (3.33%) WMI
5 2 (3.33%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (3.33%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 38 (63.33%) Microsoft
2 36 (60.00%) VMware
3 28 (46.67%) HP
4 13 (21.67%) Citrix
4 13 (21.67%) Altiris
5 7 (11.67%) Dell
5 7 (11.67%) EMC
5 7 (11.67%) NetApp
6 6 (10.00%) AppSense
7 5 (8.33%) Red Hat
7 5 (8.33%) Symantec
8 3 (5.00%) CommVault
8 3 (5.00%) Avaya
9 2 (3.33%) Oracle
9 2 (3.33%) Cisco
9 2 (3.33%) IBM
9 2 (3.33%) Intel
9 2 (3.33%) CA
10 1 (1.67%) Veritas
10 1 (1.67%) Apple
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