The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Scotland region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 102 107 61
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -46
Contract jobs citing DHCP 28 7 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.02% 0.28% 1.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.57% 3.35% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 25
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 £253 £158 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £306 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +1.40%
Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
370 209 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.46% 8.46% 12.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 102 114
Average daily rate £340 £345 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £158 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £423 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 25
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.25 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.14% -2.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £9.20 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £32.05 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +2.00%
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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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Edinburgh -18 6 £285 - 3
Glasgow +4 5 £275 - 2
Stirling - - - -
Fife - - - - 1
West Lothian - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
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DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 63 (91.30%) Windows
2 59 (85.51%) DNS
3 40 (57.97%) Security Cleared
4 38 (55.07%) SC Cleared
5 36 (52.17%) Microsoft
6 34 (49.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 33 (47.83%) VMware
8 32 (46.38%) Active Directory
8 32 (46.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 29 (42.03%) VMware Infrastructure
9 29 (42.03%) HP
10 25 (36.23%) Windows 7
11 24 (34.78%) Citrix
11 24 (34.78%) SAN
12 23 (33.33%) TCP/IP
13 22 (31.88%) SQL
14 21 (30.43%) ITIL
15 20 (28.99%) MS Exchange
16 19 (27.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 15 (21.74%) MS Office
17 15 (21.74%) SQL Server
17 15 (21.74%) Windows XP
17 15 (21.74%) Thin Client
17 15 (21.74%) Fat Client
18 12 (17.39%) PowerShell
18 12 (17.39%) SharePoint
19 11 (15.94%) Replication
20 10 (14.49%) Altiris
20 10 (14.49%) VMware ESX
20 10 (14.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 20 (28.99%) MS Exchange
2 12 (17.39%) SharePoint
3 8 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (10.14%) IIS
5 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (4.35%) WebLogic
6 3 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (4.35%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (1.45%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (21.74%) MS Office
2 7 (10.14%) MS Project
3 4 (5.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 59 (85.51%) DNS
2 24 (34.78%) SAN
3 23 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 9 (13.04%) LAN
4 9 (13.04%) Wireless
5 8 (11.59%) WAN
5 8 (11.59%) VPN
6 7 (10.14%) Firewall
7 6 (8.70%) VoIP
8 4 (5.80%) Network Security
9 3 (4.35%) VLAN
9 3 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (2.90%) IPv4
10 2 (2.90%) H.323
10 2 (2.90%) MPLS
10 2 (2.90%) WLAN
10 2 (2.90%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.45%) Unified Communications
11 1 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (1.45%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (2.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (14.49%) Wintel Engineer
1 10 (14.49%) Build Engineer
2 9 (13.04%) Analyst
2 9 (13.04%) Consultant
3 6 (8.70%) Design Engineer
4 5 (7.25%) Server Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (5.80%) Service Analyst
5 4 (5.80%) Administrator
5 4 (5.80%) Support Analyst
5 4 (5.80%) Wintel Consultant
6 3 (4.35%) Designer
7 2 (2.90%) Windows Server Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) IT Manager
7 2 (2.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (2.90%) VMWare Administrator
7 2 (2.90%) Radia Specialist
8 1 (1.45%) Technology Consultant
8 1 (1.45%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.04%) Middleware
2 3 (4.35%) CSS
2 3 (4.35%) Web Services
3 2 (2.90%) XML
3 2 (2.90%) HTML
4 1 (1.45%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.74%) Thin Client
1 15 (21.74%) Fat Client
2 11 (15.94%) Replication
3 10 (14.49%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (7.25%) PKI
5 4 (5.80%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.80%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (4.35%) Open Source
6 3 (4.35%) Device Driver
7 2 (2.90%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.90%) AS400
7 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.90%) EqualLogic
7 2 (2.90%) iSeries
8 1 (1.45%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.45%) CMDB
8 1 (1.45%) CLARiiON
8 1 (1.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 63 (91.30%) Windows
2 34 (49.28%) Windows Server 2003
3 32 (46.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (36.23%) Windows 7
5 15 (21.74%) Windows XP
6 9 (13.04%) UNIX
7 6 (8.70%) Linux
7 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (4.35%) Ubuntu
8 3 (4.35%) AIX
8 3 (4.35%) HPUX
8 3 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.43%) ITIL
2 9 (13.04%) Service Management
2 9 (13.04%) Performance Testing
3 8 (11.59%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (7.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (7.25%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (5.80%) Integration Testing
6 3 (4.35%) Change Data Capture
6 3 (4.35%) Six Sigma
6 3 (4.35%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.35%) Migration
6 3 (4.35%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.35%) Lean Six Sigma
7 2 (2.90%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.90%) Document Management
7 2 (2.90%) Supplier Management
7 2 (2.90%) Project Management
7 2 (2.90%) CRM
7 2 (2.90%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.90%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 22 (31.88%) SQL
2 12 (17.39%) PowerShell
3 10 (14.49%) VB
4 7 (10.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (57.97%) Security Cleared
2 38 (55.07%) SC Cleared
3 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (10.14%) Degree
5 5 (7.25%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (5.80%) CCNP
6 4 (5.80%) CCNA
7 3 (4.35%) MCP
7 3 (4.35%) MCTS
8 2 (2.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (2.90%) MCSE
8 2 (2.90%) CCDP
8 2 (2.90%) CCIP
9 1 (1.45%) MCSA
9 1 (1.45%) HND
9 1 (1.45%) MCITP
9 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.45%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (46.38%) Active Directory
2 29 (42.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (14.49%) VMware ESX
4 8 (11.59%) vSphere
5 6 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (8.70%) XenApp
6 5 (7.25%) Terminal Services
7 3 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (4.35%) KVM
7 3 (4.35%) RHEV
8 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (27.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 10 (14.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (10.14%) SCCM
4 5 (7.25%) Netcool
5 4 (5.80%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (5.80%) Backup Exec
6 3 (4.35%) WSUS
6 3 (4.35%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.45%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 36 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 33 (47.83%) VMware
3 29 (42.03%) HP
4 24 (34.78%) Citrix
5 10 (14.49%) EMC
5 10 (14.49%) Altiris
6 9 (13.04%) Dell
7 6 (8.70%) Red Hat
7 6 (8.70%) Symantec
7 6 (8.70%) AppSense
8 4 (5.80%) Borland
8 4 (5.80%) NetApp
8 4 (5.80%) Cisco
9 3 (4.35%) Oracle
9 3 (4.35%) CommVault
9 3 (4.35%) Sophos
10 2 (2.90%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.90%) Polycom
10 2 (2.90%) IBM
10 2 (2.90%) Avaya