The table below looks at the statistics for DHCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DHCP over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 60 101 102
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +1
Contract jobs citing DHCP 64 29 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.19% 1.02% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.96% 6.95% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 13 15
Median daily rate £320 £275 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% +3.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £111 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £464 £387
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.22% -10.00%
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
401 417 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.01% 14.63% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 203 156
Median daily rate £336 £350 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 8
Median hourly rate £15.75 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.25% +20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

DHCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing DHCP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Renfrewshire +10 21 £325 -
Edinburgh +27 20 £394 -8.85% 1
Glasgow +14 17 £283 +135.41%
Highlands +6 2 - -
Inverclyde -1 1 - -
Lanarkshire - 1 - -
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DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 82 (97.62%) DNS
2 77 (91.67%) Active Directory
3 69 (82.14%) Windows
4 56 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 43 (51.19%) VMware
6 36 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 33 (39.29%) Windows Server
8 32 (38.10%) PowerShell
9 30 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 27 (32.14%) MS Excel
11 26 (30.95%) SQL Server
12 25 (29.76%) SQL
13 24 (28.57%) ITIL
13 24 (28.57%) MS Exchange
14 21 (25.00%) Security Cleared
15 20 (23.81%) vSphere
16 19 (22.62%) Citrix
17 18 (21.43%) Windows 7
18 17 (20.24%) Data Centre
19 16 (19.05%) SCCM
20 15 (17.86%) Finance
21 14 (16.67%) Migration
21 14 (16.67%) SAN
21 14 (16.67%) Internet
21 14 (16.67%) TCP/IP
21 14 (16.67%) SC Cleared
21 14 (16.67%) Hyper-V
21 14 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
22 13 (15.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 24 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 14 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (5.95%) Skype for Business
4 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.57%) IIS
5 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (32.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.95%) Office 365
3 1 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.19%) Bluemix
3 1 (1.19%) G Suite
3 1 (1.19%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (1.19%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 82 (97.62%) DNS
2 14 (16.67%) Internet
2 14 (16.67%) SAN
2 14 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 12 (14.29%) Intranet
4 9 (10.71%) Firewall
4 9 (10.71%) WAN
5 7 (8.33%) LAN
6 3 (3.57%) VPN
7 2 (2.38%) ATM
7 2 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (2.38%) Ethernet
7 2 (2.38%) Network Security
7 2 (2.38%) Unified Communications
7 2 (2.38%) VLAN
7 2 (2.38%) VXLAN
7 2 (2.38%) Wireless
7 2 (2.38%) WLAN
8 1 (1.19%) LDAP
8 1 (1.19%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (30.95%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.38%) WinDbg
2 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (17.86%) Finance
2 4 (4.76%) Law
3 2 (2.38%) Banking
4 1 (1.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (17.86%) Analyst
2 10 (11.90%) Consultant
2 10 (11.90%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 8 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (8.33%) Active Directory Engineer
4 7 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
5 6 (7.14%) Server Engineer
5 6 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 6 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) IT Support
6 5 (5.95%) Migration Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Active Directory Consultant
7 4 (4.76%) Administrator
7 4 (4.76%) IT Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) IT Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Server Support
8 3 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.19%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.24%) Data Centre
2 11 (13.10%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.95%) Blackberry
4 5 (5.95%) PKI
4 5 (5.95%) Replication
5 2 (2.38%) Clustering
5 2 (2.38%) iPad
6 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.19%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.19%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.19%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 69 (82.14%) Windows
2 36 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (39.29%) Windows Server
4 30 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (21.43%) Windows 7
6 9 (10.71%) Windows 10
6 9 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (8.33%) Linux
8 2 (2.38%) Android
8 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.38%) CentOS
8 2 (2.38%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (2.38%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.19%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.19%) Unix
9 1 (1.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.57%) ITIL
2 14 (16.67%) Migration
3 9 (10.71%) Change Control
3 9 (10.71%) Project Management
3 9 (10.71%) Server Building
4 6 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 6 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (4.76%) Chat Support
5 4 (4.76%) DevOps
5 4 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (3.57%) Change Management
6 3 (3.57%) Disk Encryption
6 3 (3.57%) Email Migration
6 3 (3.57%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.38%) Application Packaging
7 2 (2.38%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.38%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (2.38%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.38%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (38.10%) PowerShell
2 25 (29.76%) SQL
3 2 (2.38%) VBScript
4 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.19%) C
4 1 (1.19%) Java
4 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.19%) Perl
4 1 (1.19%) PHP
4 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 13 (15.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (7.14%) Degree
6 5 (5.95%) MCSE
7 4 (4.76%) CCNP
7 4 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.38%) CCNA
8 2 (2.38%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.38%) MCSA
9 1 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.19%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.19%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 77 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 33 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (23.81%) vSphere
4 14 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 10 (11.90%) XenApp
5 10 (11.90%) XenDesktop
6 6 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (3.57%) VMware ESX
9 2 (2.38%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.19%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (1.19%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.19%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (19.05%) SCCM
2 12 (14.29%) PowerCLI
2 12 (14.29%) vRealize
3 5 (5.95%) SCOM
3 5 (5.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (5.95%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (4.76%) WSUS
5 2 (2.38%) Puppet
5 2 (2.38%) SnapMirror
6 1 (1.19%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.19%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 56 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 43 (51.19%) VMware
3 19 (22.62%) Citrix
4 12 (14.29%) Cisco
4 12 (14.29%) Dell
5 9 (10.71%) HP
6 8 (9.52%) Symantec
7 5 (5.95%) CA
8 3 (3.57%) Avaya
8 3 (3.57%) NetApp
8 3 (3.57%) Riverbed
8 3 (3.57%) Veeam
8 3 (3.57%) Xerox
9 2 (2.38%) Mitel
9 2 (2.38%) NCR
9 2 (2.38%) Palo Alto
9 2 (2.38%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.38%) Varonis
9 2 (2.38%) WatchGuard
9 2 (2.38%) Wincor Nixdorf
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