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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 90 97 90
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing DHCP 61 35 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.04% 1.15% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.93% 9.72% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 23 17
Median daily rate £335 £128 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+161.71% -58.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £110 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £348 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £293
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £19.50 £16.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -21.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +11.42%
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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
558 360 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.67% 11.86% 12.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 171 150
Median daily rate £345 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £140 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £471 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 20 13
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +72.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £16.50 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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 1 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DHCP across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

DHCP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 May 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 -9 31 £340 +166.14% 1
Glasgow +7 11 £300 +166.66% 5
Edinburgh -8 10 £450 +32.35% 5
Fife +5 2 - -
Scottish Borders 0 1 £375 +87.50%
Midlothian - 1 £225 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Highlands - 1 - -
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DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 93 (97.89%) DNS
2 84 (88.42%) Windows
3 79 (83.16%) Active Directory
4 69 (72.63%) Windows Server
5 61 (64.21%) Microsoft
6 60 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 55 (57.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 51 (53.68%) VMware
9 50 (52.63%) ITIL
10 48 (50.53%) SQL
11 47 (49.47%) SQL Server
12 44 (46.32%) VMware Infrastructure
13 40 (42.11%) Citrix
14 38 (40.00%) SAN
15 36 (37.89%) HP
16 35 (36.84%) PowerShell
16 35 (36.84%) Security Cleared
17 30 (31.58%) MS Excel
18 29 (30.53%) MS Exchange
19 28 (29.47%) SC Cleared
20 27 (28.42%) Hyper-V
21 25 (26.32%) XenApp
21 25 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
22 24 (25.26%) Windows Server 2003
23 20 (21.05%) vSphere
24 19 (20.00%) OpenStack
25 18 (18.95%) SCCM
25 18 (18.95%) Data Centre
26 17 (17.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
26 17 (17.89%) MCSA

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 29 (30.53%) MS Exchange
2 19 (20.00%) OpenStack
3 13 (13.68%) SharePoint
4 10 (10.53%) Skype for Business
5 7 (7.37%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (3.16%) Apache
7 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (3.16%) IIS
8 2 (2.11%) Confluence
8 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (2.11%) nginx
8 2 (2.11%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.11%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.05%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.05%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (1.05%) WebLogic
Applications
1 30 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.42%) MS Office
3 6 (6.32%) MS Project
4 3 (3.16%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.16%) Office 365
3 2 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.05%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 93 (97.89%) DNS
2 38 (40.00%) SAN
3 13 (13.68%) TCP/IP
4 11 (11.58%) LDAP
5 10 (10.53%) Firewall
6 9 (9.47%) LAN
6 9 (9.47%) WAN
7 4 (4.21%) Skype
8 3 (3.16%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (3.16%) NetScaler
8 3 (3.16%) Software-Defined Networking
8 3 (3.16%) VoIP
8 3 (3.16%) VPN
9 2 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.11%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (2.11%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (2.11%) Internet
9 2 (2.11%) IPsec
9 2 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (2.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (49.47%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.37%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.32%) Informix
3 6 (6.32%) MongoDB
3 6 (6.32%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.11%) JIRA
2 1 (1.05%) MSI
General
1 3 (3.16%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.11%) Law
2 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.05%) Finance
3 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (14.74%) Virtualisation Engineer
1 14 (14.74%) Wintel Engineer
2 11 (11.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (11.58%) Support Engineer
3 9 (9.47%) Active Directory Engineer
4 7 (7.37%) Build Engineer
5 6 (6.32%) Analyst
5 6 (6.32%) Consultant
5 6 (6.32%) IT Engineer
5 6 (6.32%) Wintel Specialist
6 5 (5.26%) IT Support
6 5 (5.26%) Server Engineer
7 4 (4.21%) Active Directory Support
7 4 (4.21%) Active Directory Support Engineer
7 4 (4.21%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (3.16%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 3 (3.16%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 3 (3.16%) Virtualisation Specialist
8 3 (3.16%) Wintel Support
8 3 (3.16%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.21%) Middleware
2 2 (2.11%) LAMP
2 2 (2.11%) Servlets
3 1 (1.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.95%) Data Centre
2 12 (12.63%) Clustering
3 10 (10.53%) Replication
4 9 (9.47%) Private Cloud
5 7 (7.37%) Enterprise Storage
6 6 (6.32%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (4.21%) PKI
8 2 (2.11%) Fat Client
8 2 (2.11%) PDA
8 2 (2.11%) Thin Client
9 1 (1.05%) AS400
9 1 (1.05%) Blackberry
9 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.05%) Hedge funds
9 1 (1.05%) iSeries
9 1 (1.05%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 84 (88.42%) Windows
2 69 (72.63%) Windows Server
3 60 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 55 (57.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (25.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (15.79%) Windows 7
7 12 (12.63%) Linux
8 11 (11.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (6.32%) Solaris
10 5 (5.26%) Unix
11 3 (3.16%) Windows 10
12 2 (2.11%) Android
12 2 (2.11%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (1.05%) AIX
13 1 (1.05%) HPUX
13 1 (1.05%) Windows 8
13 1 (1.05%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (52.63%) ITIL
2 10 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (10.53%) Conflict Management
2 10 (10.53%) Migration
2 10 (10.53%) Risk Management
3 9 (9.47%) Unit Testing
4 8 (8.42%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (8.42%) Server Building
5 7 (7.37%) Kanban
6 6 (6.32%) Mentoring
7 5 (5.26%) DevOps
7 5 (5.26%) High Availability
7 5 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (4.21%) Application Packaging
8 4 (4.21%) Service Management
9 3 (3.16%) Re-Platforming
10 2 (2.11%) Converged Infrastructure
10 2 (2.11%) Defect Management
10 2 (2.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (2.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 48 (50.53%) SQL
2 35 (36.84%) PowerShell
3 14 (14.74%) VBScript
4 2 (2.11%) Java
5 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 28 (29.47%) SC Cleared
3 25 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (17.89%) MCSA
4 17 (17.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (5.26%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.11%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.05%) CCNP
7 1 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.05%) Degree
7 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.05%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.47%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (4.21%) SLA
3 2 (2.11%) QA
System Software
1 79 (83.16%) Active Directory
2 44 (46.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (28.42%) Hyper-V
4 25 (26.32%) XenApp
5 20 (21.05%) vSphere
6 16 (16.84%) Terminal Services
7 11 (11.58%) XenDesktop
8 10 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (5.26%) VMware ESX
10 4 (4.21%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (3.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (2.11%) Docker
12 2 (2.11%) Veritas File System
12 2 (2.11%) Xen
13 1 (1.05%) DFS Replication
13 1 (1.05%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (1.05%) RHEV
13 1 (1.05%) UAG
Systems Management
1 18 (18.95%) SCCM
2 12 (12.63%) SCOM
3 8 (8.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 7 (7.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (5.26%) NetBackup
6 3 (3.16%) Backup Exec
6 3 (3.16%) Nagios
6 3 (3.16%) SCVMM
6 3 (3.16%) WSUS
6 3 (3.16%) XenMobile
7 2 (2.11%) AirWatch
7 2 (2.11%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (2.11%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (2.11%) OpenView
7 2 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.11%) Puppet
7 2 (2.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (1.05%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.05%) HP SIM
8 1 (1.05%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 61 (64.21%) Microsoft
2 51 (53.68%) VMware
3 40 (42.11%) Citrix
4 36 (37.89%) HP
5 16 (16.84%) Cisco
6 12 (12.63%) Red Hat
7 8 (8.42%) Oracle
7 8 (8.42%) Symantec
8 7 (7.37%) Altiris
9 5 (5.26%) Sun
10 4 (4.21%) EMC
11 3 (3.16%) CA
11 3 (3.16%) CheckPoint
11 3 (3.16%) IBM
11 3 (3.16%) SAP
12 2 (2.11%) arcserve
12 2 (2.11%) Atlassian
12 2 (2.11%) CommVault
12 2 (2.11%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.11%) Sophos
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