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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 91 88 81
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing DHCP 32 23 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.19% 0.91% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.13% 7.90% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 20
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£308 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £209 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £355 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £311 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.63% -11.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £17.85 £16.38
% change year-on-year
+11.55% +8.99%
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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
316 291 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.73% 11.56% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 118 138
Average daily rate £324 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £183 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 26
Average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £10.73 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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
Glasgow -7 6 £295 -5.60% 2
Edinburgh -6 5 £166 -44.58%
Aberdeen +12 1 - -
Stirling - - - -
Fife - - - -
Argyll and Bute - - - -
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DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 56 (93.33%) Windows
2 55 (91.67%) DNS
3 38 (63.33%) Microsoft
4 37 (61.67%) VMware
5 36 (60.00%) Active Directory
6 34 (56.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (55.00%) Security Cleared
7 33 (55.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 32 (53.33%) SC Cleared
9 31 (51.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 28 (46.67%) SQL
11 26 (43.33%) MS Exchange
11 26 (43.33%) HP
12 22 (36.67%) ITIL
13 19 (31.67%) MS Office
13 19 (31.67%) SAN
14 17 (28.33%) Windows 7
15 16 (26.67%) Citrix
16 15 (25.00%) MS Project
17 14 (23.33%) Replication
18 13 (21.67%) Exchange Server 2003
18 13 (21.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
18 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Certification
19 12 (20.00%) SQL Server
19 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
20 11 (18.33%) PowerShell
20 11 (18.33%) IIS
20 11 (18.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
20 11 (18.33%) Altiris
21 10 (16.67%) Firewall

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 26 (43.33%) MS Exchange
2 13 (21.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (18.33%) IIS
4 9 (15.00%) SharePoint
4 9 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (6.67%) Oracle Application Server
6 4 (6.67%) WebLogic
7 3 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (3.33%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (1.67%) Apache
Applications
1 19 (31.67%) 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 55 (91.67%) DNS
2 19 (31.67%) SAN
3 10 (16.67%) Firewall
4 9 (15.00%) WAN
4 9 (15.00%) TCP/IP
4 9 (15.00%) LAN
5 6 (10.00%) VLAN
5 6 (10.00%) IPv4
6 5 (8.33%) VPN
7 3 (5.00%) Wireless
8 2 (3.33%) H.323
8 2 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (3.33%) Intranet
8 2 (3.33%) VoIP
8 2 (3.33%) NetScaler
8 2 (3.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.33%) DTS
4 2 (3.33%) MySQL
General
1 5 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (20.00%) Build Engineer
2 9 (15.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 8 (13.33%) Consultant
4 7 (11.67%) Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Service Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Server Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.33%) Administrator
8 2 (3.33%) IT Consultant
8 2 (3.33%) IT Manager
8 2 (3.33%) UNIX Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Design Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Windows Server Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Wintel Consultant
9 1 (1.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 1 (1.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.33%) Middleware
1 8 (13.33%) XML
2 6 (10.00%) HTML
3 4 (6.67%) Web Services
4 2 (3.33%) X-Windows
4 2 (3.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.33%) Replication
2 10 (16.67%) Thin Client
2 10 (16.67%) Fat Client
2 10 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (8.33%) EqualLogic
4 4 (6.67%) Open Source
5 3 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (3.33%) AS400
6 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.33%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.33%) iSeries
7 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 56 (93.33%) Windows
2 34 (56.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (55.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (28.33%) Windows 7
5 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (15.00%) Windows XP
6 9 (15.00%) Linux
7 7 (11.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (11.67%) UNIX
8 4 (6.67%) AIX
8 4 (6.67%) HPUX
8 4 (6.67%) Solaris
9 3 (5.00%) Ubuntu
10 2 (3.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.67%) ITIL
2 9 (15.00%) Unit Testing
3 8 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (13.33%) Performance Testing
4 7 (11.67%) Service Management
5 6 (10.00%) High Availability
6 5 (8.33%) Incident Management
7 4 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 4 (6.67%) Change Data Capture
8 3 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (5.00%) CRM
8 3 (5.00%) Supplier Management
8 3 (5.00%) Migration
9 2 (3.33%) Six Sigma
9 2 (3.33%) Project Management
9 2 (3.33%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.33%) Change Management
9 2 (3.33%) Business Continuity
9 2 (3.33%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (46.67%) SQL
2 11 (18.33%) PowerShell
3 6 (10.00%) VBScript
4 2 (3.33%) REXX
4 2 (3.33%) Tcl
4 2 (3.33%) C#
4 2 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (55.00%) Security Cleared
2 32 (53.33%) SC Cleared
3 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (11.67%) MCTS
5 6 (10.00%) MCP
6 4 (6.67%) Degree
7 2 (3.33%) MCDST
7 2 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.33%) CCNA
7 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 31 (51.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (16.67%) vSphere
4 8 (13.33%) VMware ESX
5 5 (8.33%) XenApp
6 4 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (6.67%) KVM
6 4 (6.67%) RHEV
7 3 (5.00%) Hyper-V
7 3 (5.00%) vCloud
8 2 (3.33%) Terminal Services
8 2 (3.33%) XenDesktop
8 2 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (21.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 11 (18.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (6.67%) SCCM
4 3 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (3.33%) Backup Exec
5 2 (3.33%) WMI
5 2 (3.33%) WSUS
5 2 (3.33%) Unicenter
5 2 (3.33%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 38 (63.33%) Microsoft
2 37 (61.67%) VMware
3 26 (43.33%) HP
4 16 (26.67%) Citrix
5 11 (18.33%) Altiris
6 8 (13.33%) NetApp
7 7 (11.67%) Red Hat
7 7 (11.67%) Dell
8 6 (10.00%) EMC
9 5 (8.33%) Symantec
10 4 (6.67%) AppSense
10 4 (6.67%) IBM
10 4 (6.67%) Oracle
11 3 (5.00%) Avaya
12 2 (3.33%) Cisco
12 2 (3.33%) Intel
12 2 (3.33%) CA
12 2 (3.33%) CommVault
13 1 (1.67%) Veeam
13 1 (1.67%) Meru Networks
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