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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 100 86 81
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Contract jobs citing DHCP 21 29 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.78% 1.27% 1.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.90% 11.55% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 13
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£325 £138 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+136.36% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £104 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £245 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £290 £286
% change year-on-year
+16.37% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.13 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+6.64% -10.52%
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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
356 251 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.29% 11.03% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 91 136
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £262 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £436 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 13
Average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +44.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £10.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £30.70 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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 +2 11 £325 +71.05% 1
Glasgow -11 1 - - 3
Fife - 1 - -
West Lothian - - - - 1
Stirling - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
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DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 49 (92.45%) DNS
2 42 (79.25%) Windows
3 31 (58.49%) Active Directory
3 31 (58.49%) VMware
4 30 (56.60%) Microsoft
5 29 (54.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (52.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (47.17%) SC Cleared
7 25 (47.17%) Security Cleared
8 23 (43.40%) SQL
9 22 (41.51%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (39.62%) MS Exchange
10 21 (39.62%) HP
11 16 (30.19%) MS Office
12 15 (28.30%) MS Project
13 14 (26.42%) Replication
14 13 (24.53%) Exchange Server 2003
14 13 (24.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 13 (24.53%) ITIL
14 13 (24.53%) SAN
15 11 (20.75%) Linux
15 11 (20.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 11 (20.75%) Firewall
15 11 (20.75%) Altiris
15 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2012
16 10 (18.87%) Enterprise Storage
16 10 (18.87%) Citrix
17 9 (16.98%) SharePoint
17 9 (16.98%) IIS
17 9 (16.98%) Windows 7

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 21 (39.62%) MS Exchange
2 13 (24.53%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (16.98%) IIS
3 9 (16.98%) SharePoint
4 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (5.66%) WebLogic
6 2 (3.77%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (3.77%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (30.19%) MS Office
2 15 (28.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Sage 300 ERP
Communications & Networking
1 49 (92.45%) DNS
2 13 (24.53%) SAN
3 11 (20.75%) Firewall
4 8 (15.09%) TCP/IP
5 7 (13.21%) LAN
5 7 (13.21%) WAN
6 4 (7.55%) VPN
6 4 (7.55%) IPv4
6 4 (7.55%) VLAN
7 3 (5.66%) Network Security
7 3 (5.66%) BGP
7 3 (5.66%) EIGRP
7 3 (5.66%) Intranet
7 3 (5.66%) LDAP
8 2 (3.77%) IP Telephony
8 2 (3.77%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.89%) Multicast
9 1 (1.89%) NAS
9 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.66%) DTS
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.77%) MySQL
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 6 (11.32%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (20.75%) Analyst
1 11 (20.75%) Build Engineer
2 7 (13.21%) Wintel Engineer
3 5 (9.43%) Support Analyst
4 3 (5.66%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (5.66%) Service Analyst
4 3 (5.66%) Network Analyst
5 2 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (3.77%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Server Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (3.77%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (3.77%) Desktop Support
5 2 (3.77%) Support Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Consultant
6 1 (1.89%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (1.89%) Systems Support
6 1 (1.89%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) XML
2 4 (7.55%) Middleware
2 4 (7.55%) HTML
3 3 (5.66%) Web Services
4 2 (3.77%) X-Windows
5 1 (1.89%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) Replication
2 10 (18.87%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (9.43%) Thin Client
3 5 (9.43%) Fat Client
4 3 (5.66%) Open Source
4 3 (5.66%) EqualLogic
5 2 (3.77%) AS400
5 2 (3.77%) iSeries
6 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.89%) Clustering
6 1 (1.89%) PDA
6 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 42 (79.25%) Windows
2 29 (54.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (52.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (20.75%) Linux
5 9 (16.98%) Windows 7
6 8 (15.09%) UNIX
7 6 (11.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (9.43%) Solaris
8 5 (9.43%) Windows XP
9 3 (5.66%) AIX
9 3 (5.66%) HPUX
9 3 (5.66%) Ubuntu
10 2 (3.77%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.89%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) ITIL
2 9 (16.98%) Unit Testing
3 6 (11.32%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (11.32%) Migration
4 5 (9.43%) Incident Management
4 5 (9.43%) Change Control
5 4 (7.55%) High Availability
5 4 (7.55%) Performance Testing
6 3 (5.66%) Change Management
6 3 (5.66%) BCP
6 3 (5.66%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.66%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (5.66%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (5.66%) Change Data Capture
7 2 (3.77%) Service Management
7 2 (3.77%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.77%) Information Security
8 1 (1.89%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.89%) Logistics
8 1 (1.89%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (43.40%) SQL
2 8 (15.09%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.55%) VBScript
4 2 (3.77%) REXX
4 2 (3.77%) Tcl
4 2 (3.77%) C#
Qualifications
1 25 (47.17%) SC Cleared
1 25 (47.17%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (9.43%) MCP
4 4 (7.55%) MCTS
5 2 (3.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.77%) MCDST
6 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.89%) MCSE
6 1 (1.89%) CCIE
6 1 (1.89%) CCNA
6 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (58.49%) Active Directory
2 22 (41.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (13.21%) vSphere
4 5 (9.43%) VMware ESX
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (5.66%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.66%) XenApp
5 3 (5.66%) vCloud
5 3 (5.66%) KVM
5 3 (5.66%) RHEV
6 2 (3.77%) NFS
6 2 (3.77%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.77%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.89%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (24.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 11 (20.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (5.66%) Unicenter
4 2 (3.77%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.77%) WMI
5 1 (1.89%) SCCM
5 1 (1.89%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 31 (58.49%) VMware
2 30 (56.60%) Microsoft
3 21 (39.62%) HP
4 11 (20.75%) Altiris
5 10 (18.87%) Citrix
6 7 (13.21%) NetApp
7 6 (11.32%) Red Hat
8 5 (9.43%) EMC
8 5 (9.43%) Cisco
9 4 (7.55%) Avaya
10 3 (5.66%) Juniper
10 3 (5.66%) CA
10 3 (5.66%) Nokia
10 3 (5.66%) IBM
10 3 (5.66%) Dell
10 3 (5.66%) Oracle
10 3 (5.66%) CheckPoint
11 2 (3.77%) Symantec
11 2 (3.77%) 3PAR
11 2 (3.77%) Intel