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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 97 106 70
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -36
Contract jobs citing DHCP 32 7 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.17% 0.28% 1.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.33% 3.18% 12.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 21
Average daily rate
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£280 £158 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -56.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £158 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £310 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £298 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.84% -8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.63 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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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
343 220 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.49% 8.80% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 101 109
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 £189 £158 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £422 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 30
Average hourly rate £17.50 £32.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.31% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £9.32 £13.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.10 £32.10 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 20 August 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 20 August 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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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 -6 7 £275 - 2
Edinburgh -8 7 £285 -24.00%
Aberdeen - - - - 2
Stirling - - - -
Fife - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Argyll and Bute - - - -
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DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 55 (93.22%) Windows
2 52 (88.14%) DNS
3 37 (62.71%) VMware
4 35 (59.32%) Microsoft
4 35 (59.32%) Security Cleared
5 34 (57.63%) SC Cleared
6 33 (55.93%) VMware Infrastructure
6 33 (55.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (55.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 31 (52.54%) Active Directory
8 26 (44.07%) HP
8 26 (44.07%) SQL
9 24 (40.68%) MS Exchange
10 21 (35.59%) SAN
10 21 (35.59%) Windows 7
11 19 (32.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 19 (32.20%) ITIL
12 17 (28.81%) MS Office
13 16 (27.12%) Citrix
14 15 (25.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 15 (25.42%) Altiris
14 15 (25.42%) Replication
15 14 (23.73%) TCP/IP
15 14 (23.73%) Enterprise Storage
16 13 (22.03%) Fat Client
16 13 (22.03%) SQL Server
16 13 (22.03%) Thin Client
17 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Certification
17 12 (20.34%) SharePoint
17 12 (20.34%) Windows XP

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 24 (40.68%) MS Exchange
2 12 (20.34%) SharePoint
3 11 (18.64%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (16.95%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (13.56%) IIS
6 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (5.08%) WebLogic
7 3 (5.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (5.08%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 17 (28.81%) MS Office
2 11 (18.64%) MS Project
3 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 52 (88.14%) DNS
2 21 (35.59%) SAN
3 14 (23.73%) TCP/IP
4 7 (11.86%) LAN
4 7 (11.86%) WAN
4 7 (11.86%) Firewall
5 6 (10.17%) VPN
6 5 (8.47%) Wireless
7 4 (6.78%) Network Security
8 3 (5.08%) VLAN
8 3 (5.08%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (5.08%) VoIP
8 3 (5.08%) IPv4
9 2 (3.39%) H.323
10 1 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (1.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.03%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (3.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (27.12%) Build Engineer
2 9 (15.25%) Wintel Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) Analyst
4 7 (11.86%) Consultant
5 6 (10.17%) Design Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Service Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Server Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Administrator
8 3 (5.08%) Wintel Consultant
9 2 (3.39%) VMWare Administrator
9 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) IT Manager
9 2 (3.39%) Windows Server Engineer
10 1 (1.69%) Services Delivery Manager
10 1 (1.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 1 (1.69%) Technology Consultant
10 1 (1.69%) Delivery Manager
10 1 (1.69%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.25%) Middleware
2 3 (5.08%) HTML
2 3 (5.08%) CSS
2 3 (5.08%) Web Services
2 3 (5.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.42%) Replication
2 14 (23.73%) Enterprise Storage
3 13 (22.03%) Thin Client
3 13 (22.03%) Fat Client
4 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.08%) Open Source
5 2 (3.39%) EqualLogic
5 2 (3.39%) PKI
5 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.39%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.39%) AS400
5 2 (3.39%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.39%) iSeries
6 1 (1.69%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.69%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.69%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 55 (93.22%) Windows
2 33 (55.93%) Windows Server 2003
2 33 (55.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (35.59%) Windows 7
4 12 (20.34%) Windows XP
5 7 (11.86%) UNIX
6 6 (10.17%) Linux
6 6 (10.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (5.08%) Ubuntu
8 3 (5.08%) AIX
8 3 (5.08%) HPUX
8 3 (5.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.20%) ITIL
2 9 (15.25%) Service Management
2 9 (15.25%) Performance Testing
3 8 (13.56%) Unit Testing
4 5 (8.47%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (8.47%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (5.08%) Six Sigma
5 3 (5.08%) Configuration Management
5 3 (5.08%) Incident Management
5 3 (5.08%) Lean Six Sigma
5 3 (5.08%) High Availability
5 3 (5.08%) Change Data Capture
5 3 (5.08%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (3.39%) Migration
6 2 (3.39%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.39%) Supplier Management
6 2 (3.39%) Integration Testing
6 2 (3.39%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (3.39%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.39%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (44.07%) SQL
2 7 (11.86%) PowerShell
3 5 (8.47%) VBScript
4 4 (6.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (59.32%) Security Cleared
2 34 (57.63%) SC Cleared
3 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (11.86%) Degree
5 4 (6.78%) MCTS
5 4 (6.78%) CCNA
5 4 (6.78%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (6.78%) MCP
6 2 (3.39%) MCSE
6 2 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.39%) MCDST
6 2 (3.39%) CCNP
6 2 (3.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.69%) MCITP
7 1 (1.69%) MCSA
7 1 (1.69%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (55.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (52.54%) Active Directory
3 10 (16.95%) VMware ESX
4 7 (11.86%) vSphere
5 6 (10.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (5.08%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (5.08%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (5.08%) KVM
6 3 (5.08%) RHEV
6 3 (5.08%) XenApp
7 2 (3.39%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (32.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 15 (25.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (11.86%) SCCM
4 3 (5.08%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (5.08%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (5.08%) Backup Exec
4 3 (5.08%) WSUS
5 2 (3.39%) Netcool
Vendors
1 37 (62.71%) VMware
2 35 (59.32%) Microsoft
3 26 (44.07%) HP
4 16 (27.12%) Citrix
5 15 (25.42%) Altiris
6 7 (11.86%) EMC
7 6 (10.17%) Red Hat
7 6 (10.17%) AppSense
8 5 (8.47%) Symantec
8 5 (8.47%) NetApp
8 5 (8.47%) Dell
9 4 (6.78%) Cisco
10 3 (5.08%) Oracle
10 3 (5.08%) CommVault
11 2 (3.39%) Borland
11 2 (3.39%) IBM
11 2 (3.39%) Avaya
11 2 (3.39%) Sophos
11 2 (3.39%) CheckPoint
12 1 (1.69%) Veeam