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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 106 91 73
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -18
Contract jobs citing DHCP 16 31 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.58% 1.26% 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.53% 11.15% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 16
Average daily rate
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£333 £225 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.77% -27.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £149 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £335 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £250 £325
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £13.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.85 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -6.06%
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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
353 278 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.79% 11.28% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 113 128
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £449 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 15
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £36.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -19.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.13
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.95%

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 December 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 December 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 -13 4 £250 +13.89% 1
Glasgow -5 3 £333 -5.00% 1
Fife - 1 - -
West Lothian - - - - 1
Stirling - - - - 1
Aberdeen - - - - 1
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DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 43 (89.58%) Windows
2 42 (87.50%) DNS
3 29 (60.42%) Microsoft
3 29 (60.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (58.33%) Active Directory
4 28 (58.33%) VMware
4 28 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (52.08%) Security Cleared
6 24 (50.00%) SC Cleared
7 22 (45.83%) SQL
8 20 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (39.58%) MS Exchange
10 16 (33.33%) HP
11 15 (31.25%) MS Office
12 14 (29.17%) ITIL
13 13 (27.08%) MS Project
13 13 (27.08%) SAN
14 12 (25.00%) Replication
14 12 (25.00%) Windows 7
15 11 (22.92%) Linux
15 11 (22.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 11 (22.92%) Exchange Server 2003
15 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2012
16 10 (20.83%) IIS
16 10 (20.83%) Citrix
16 10 (20.83%) Firewall
17 9 (18.75%) NetApp
17 9 (18.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 9 (18.75%) Altiris
18 8 (16.67%) SQL Server

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 19 (39.58%) MS Exchange
2 11 (22.92%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (20.83%) IIS
4 7 (14.58%) SharePoint
5 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (8.33%) Oracle Application Server
6 4 (8.33%) WebLogic
7 2 (4.17%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (4.17%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (31.25%) MS Office
2 13 (27.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Sage 300 ERP
Communications & Networking
1 42 (87.50%) DNS
2 13 (27.08%) SAN
3 10 (20.83%) Firewall
4 7 (14.58%) LAN
4 7 (14.58%) WAN
5 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 4 (8.33%) VPN
6 4 (8.33%) IPv4
6 4 (8.33%) VLAN
7 2 (4.17%) NetScaler
7 2 (4.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (6.25%) DTS
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.17%) MySQL
General
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (18.75%) Build Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Consultant
4 4 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Service Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (4.17%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Design Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) XML
2 4 (8.33%) Middleware
2 4 (8.33%) HTML
2 4 (8.33%) Web Services
3 2 (4.17%) CSS
3 2 (4.17%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Replication
2 8 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
3 6 (12.50%) Thin Client
3 6 (12.50%) Fat Client
4 4 (8.33%) Open Source
5 3 (6.25%) EqualLogic
6 1 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.08%) iSeries
6 1 (2.08%) AS400
6 1 (2.08%) Clustering
6 1 (2.08%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 43 (89.58%) Windows
2 29 (60.42%) Windows Server 2003
3 28 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (22.92%) Linux
6 8 (16.67%) UNIX
6 8 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (12.50%) Windows XP
8 4 (8.33%) AIX
8 4 (8.33%) HPUX
8 4 (8.33%) Solaris
8 4 (8.33%) Ubuntu
9 2 (4.17%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000
10 1 (2.08%) Windows Vista
10 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) ITIL
2 7 (14.58%) Unit Testing
3 6 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (8.33%) Performance Testing
4 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 4 (8.33%) High Availability
4 4 (8.33%) Change Data Capture
4 4 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (6.25%) Service Management
5 3 (6.25%) Change Management
5 3 (6.25%) Migration
6 2 (4.17%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (4.17%) Six Sigma
6 2 (4.17%) Integration Testing
6 2 (4.17%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (4.17%) Change Control
7 1 (2.08%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 22 (45.83%) SQL
2 8 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.33%) VBScript
4 2 (4.17%) REXX
4 2 (4.17%) Tcl
4 2 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 25 (52.08%) Security Cleared
2 24 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (10.42%) MCP
5 4 (8.33%) MCTS
6 3 (6.25%) MCDST
7 2 (4.17%) Degree
7 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (4.17%) CCNA
7 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.08%) MCSE
8 1 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 20 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.50%) vSphere
4 4 (8.33%) VMware ESX
4 4 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (8.33%) KVM
4 4 (8.33%) RHEV
5 3 (6.25%) vCloud
5 3 (6.25%) XenApp
6 2 (4.17%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (22.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 9 (18.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (6.25%) Unicenter
4 2 (4.17%) WMI
4 2 (4.17%) SCCM
4 2 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 29 (60.42%) Microsoft
2 28 (58.33%) VMware
3 16 (33.33%) HP
4 10 (20.83%) Citrix
5 9 (18.75%) Altiris
5 9 (18.75%) NetApp
6 8 (16.67%) Red Hat
7 4 (8.33%) IBM
7 4 (8.33%) EMC
7 4 (8.33%) Oracle
8 3 (6.25%) Dell
8 3 (6.25%) CA
9 2 (4.17%) Cisco
9 2 (4.17%) Intel
9 2 (4.17%) Avaya
10 1 (2.08%) Sage
10 1 (2.08%) Symantec