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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 117 107 109
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing DHCP 19 28 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.59% 1.01% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.15% 7.33% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 4
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£250 £280 £158
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +77.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £280 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £14.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
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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
309 382 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.66% 13.76% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 207 104
Average daily rate £315 £340 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% -1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £180 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £456 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 7
Average hourly rate £12.35 £17.50 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.42% -42.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +3 14 £275 -3.50%
Renfrewshire -2 3 £300 +6.38%
Glasgow -1 2 £153 -44.27%
DHCP
UK

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 55 (100.00%) DNS
2 44 (80.00%) Windows
3 29 (52.73%) Active Directory
4 23 (41.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (36.36%) ITIL
6 18 (32.73%) Microsoft
6 18 (32.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (29.09%) Windows 7
7 16 (29.09%) SCOM
7 16 (29.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (27.27%) Service Management
8 15 (27.27%) VMware
8 15 (27.27%) Clustering
8 15 (27.27%) Backup Exec
9 14 (25.45%) NetBackup
9 14 (25.45%) Symantec
9 14 (25.45%) HP
10 13 (23.64%) Cisco
10 13 (23.64%) Nagios
11 12 (21.82%) MS Exchange
11 12 (21.82%) Performance Monitoring
12 11 (20.00%) SCCM
13 10 (18.18%) SAN
14 9 (16.36%) SQL
14 9 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (14.55%) Root Cause Analysis
15 8 (14.55%) LDAP
15 8 (14.55%) Migration
16 7 (12.73%) UNIX
16 7 (12.73%) Oracle

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 12 (21.82%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (5.45%) IIS
2 3 (5.45%) Lync
2 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.64%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.64%) Apache
3 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.64%) Confluence
4 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.82%) JRun
4 1 (1.82%) JBoss
4 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (12.73%) MS Office
2 1 (1.82%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 55 (100.00%) DNS
2 10 (18.18%) SAN
3 8 (14.55%) LDAP
4 6 (10.91%) Firewall
5 5 (9.09%) LAN
5 5 (9.09%) WAN
5 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 4 (7.27%) Internet
6 4 (7.27%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (7.27%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (7.27%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (5.45%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (5.45%) NetScaler
7 3 (5.45%) IPv4
7 3 (5.45%) iSCSI
7 3 (5.45%) VoIP
7 3 (5.45%) WLAN
8 2 (3.64%) HTTP
8 2 (3.64%) Kerberos
8 2 (3.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Maven
1 2 (3.64%) JIRA
1 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.64%) Hudson
General
1 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.82%) Finance
1 1 (1.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (23.64%) Analyst
2 8 (14.55%) Server Support
2 8 (14.55%) Support Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) Support Engineer
3 7 (12.73%) Server Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Data Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.45%) Desktop Support
6 3 (5.45%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Network Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Support Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Server Support Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Desktop Support
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) J2EE
2 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.82%) COM+
2 1 (1.82%) XML
2 1 (1.82%) ISAPI
2 1 (1.82%) Middleware
2 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.82%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.27%) Clustering
2 5 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 5 (9.09%) Thin Client
2 5 (9.09%) Replication
3 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.45%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.82%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 44 (80.00%) Windows
2 23 (41.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (32.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (29.09%) Windows 7
4 16 (29.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (12.73%) UNIX
6 6 (10.91%) Linux
7 5 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (7.27%) Android
9 3 (5.45%) Windows 8
10 2 (3.64%) Windows Vista
10 2 (3.64%) Solaris
11 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (36.36%) ITIL
2 15 (27.27%) Service Management
3 12 (21.82%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (14.55%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (14.55%) Migration
5 3 (5.45%) Lean Six Sigma
5 3 (5.45%) Performance Testing
5 3 (5.45%) Performance Management
5 3 (5.45%) Change Control
5 3 (5.45%) Six Sigma
5 3 (5.45%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.64%) Network Design
6 2 (3.64%) Automated Testing
6 2 (3.64%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (3.64%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (3.64%) Release Management
6 2 (3.64%) Scrum
7 1 (1.82%) Information Security
7 1 (1.82%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.36%) SQL
2 2 (3.64%) Java
2 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.82%) REXX
3 1 (1.82%) Tcl
3 1 (1.82%) C
3 1 (1.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (10.91%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) MCSE
3 2 (3.64%) MCP
3 2 (3.64%) OCP
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (3.64%) MCDST
3 2 (3.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (3.64%) CCNA
3 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) HND
4 1 (1.82%) CCIE
4 1 (1.82%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) BS7799
2 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 29 (52.73%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.91%) Hyper-V
3 6 (10.91%) vSphere
4 4 (7.27%) VMware ESX
5 3 (5.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (5.45%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (3.64%) Samba
6 2 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.64%) vCloud
6 2 (3.64%) NFS
7 1 (1.82%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 16 (29.09%) SCOM
2 15 (27.27%) Backup Exec
3 14 (25.45%) NetBackup
4 13 (23.64%) Nagios
5 11 (20.00%) SCCM
6 2 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.64%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (3.64%) Puppet
7 1 (1.82%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (1.82%) WMI
7 1 (1.82%) WSUS
7 1 (1.82%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 18 (32.73%) Microsoft
2 15 (27.27%) VMware
3 14 (25.45%) Symantec
3 14 (25.45%) HP
4 13 (23.64%) Cisco
5 7 (12.73%) Oracle
5 7 (12.73%) CommVault
6 6 (10.91%) Citrix
7 5 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 5 (9.09%) CheckPoint
8 3 (5.45%) AppSense
8 3 (5.45%) EMC
8 3 (5.45%) Sophos
9 2 (3.64%) Remedy
9 2 (3.64%) BMC
9 2 (3.64%) NetApp
9 2 (3.64%) Veritas
9 2 (3.64%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.82%) F5
10 1 (1.82%) Dell Compellent