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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 78 121 103
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -18
Contract jobs citing DHCP 74 18 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.51% 0.60% 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.12% 5.96% 7.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 7 17
Median daily rate £328 £188 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+74.66% -33.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £130 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £335 £344
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Median hourly rate £19.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.55 £16.50 £17.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £18.38 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+52.38% +14.84%
DHCP
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
564 302 404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.13% 10.02% 14.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 119 213
Median daily rate £330 £290 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £158 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 17 19
Median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.35 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +29.72%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -4 40 £321 +7.00%
Edinburgh -4 14 £363 +52.63% 5
Glasgow +13 12 £300 +60.00% 2
Fife +9 2 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Highlands - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 £375 -
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DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 106 (98.15%) DNS
2 98 (90.74%) Active Directory
2 98 (90.74%) Windows
3 81 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 72 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 70 (64.81%) Microsoft
6 69 (63.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 63 (58.33%) ITIL
8 59 (54.63%) SQL
9 58 (53.70%) SQL Server
10 55 (50.93%) VMware
11 48 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
11 48 (44.44%) Citrix
12 47 (43.52%) HP
12 47 (43.52%) SAN
13 45 (41.67%) PowerShell
14 41 (37.96%) Security Cleared
15 37 (34.26%) MS Excel
16 33 (30.56%) Hyper-V
17 32 (29.63%) SC Cleared
18 31 (28.70%) XenApp
18 31 (28.70%) MS Exchange
19 26 (24.07%) Windows Server 2003
20 24 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
21 23 (21.30%) SCCM
22 22 (20.37%) vSphere
23 21 (19.44%) OpenStack
24 20 (18.52%) Windows 7
24 20 (18.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
24 20 (18.52%) 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 31 (28.70%) MS Exchange
2 21 (19.44%) OpenStack
3 15 (13.89%) SharePoint
4 11 (10.19%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (9.26%) Skype for Business
6 7 (6.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (6.48%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (6.48%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (5.56%) Apache
7 6 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (4.63%) IIS
8 5 (4.63%) nginx
9 3 (2.78%) lighttpd
10 2 (1.85%) Confluence
10 2 (1.85%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.85%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.93%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.93%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
Applications
1 37 (34.26%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.41%) MS Office
3 6 (5.56%) MS Project
4 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.63%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.78%) Office 365
4 2 (1.85%) Bluemix
4 2 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.85%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.93%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 106 (98.15%) DNS
2 47 (43.52%) SAN
3 11 (10.19%) Firewall
4 10 (9.26%) TCP/IP
5 8 (7.41%) LDAP
5 8 (7.41%) SMTP
6 6 (5.56%) LAN
6 6 (5.56%) NetScaler
6 6 (5.56%) WAN
7 5 (4.63%) FTP
7 5 (4.63%) HTTP
8 4 (3.70%) Internet
8 4 (3.70%) IPv4
8 4 (3.70%) Kerberos
8 4 (3.70%) Skype
9 3 (2.78%) IPv6
9 3 (2.78%) Network Security
9 3 (2.78%) SNMP
9 3 (2.78%) SSL
9 3 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (53.70%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (6.48%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (4.63%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.70%) Informix
5 4 (3.70%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.78%) MySQL
7 1 (0.93%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (1.85%) JIRA
2 1 (0.93%) MSI
General
1 6 (5.56%) Finance
2 4 (3.70%) Law
3 2 (1.85%) Banking
3 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.93%) Advertising
4 1 (0.93%) Local Government
4 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (17.59%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 16 (14.81%) Wintel Engineer
3 11 (10.19%) Active Directory Engineer
3 11 (10.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (7.41%) Administrator
4 8 (7.41%) Support Engineer
4 8 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (7.41%) Wintel Specialist
5 7 (6.48%) Build Engineer
6 6 (5.56%) Active Directory Specialist
6 6 (5.56%) Analyst
6 6 (5.56%) Consultant
6 6 (5.56%) Server Engineer
6 6 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (4.63%) IT Engineer
7 5 (4.63%) IT Support
8 4 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (3.70%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
9 3 (2.78%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (2.78%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.41%) Middleware
2 3 (2.78%) CSS
2 3 (2.78%) Django
2 3 (2.78%) HTML
2 3 (2.78%) LAMP
2 3 (2.78%) LAPP Stack
2 3 (2.78%) Laravel
2 3 (2.78%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (2.78%) Regular Expression
2 3 (2.78%) XML
3 2 (1.85%) Servlets
4 1 (0.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.89%) Data Centre
2 14 (12.96%) Clustering
3 12 (11.11%) PKI
3 12 (11.11%) Replication
4 7 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.48%) Blackberry
4 7 (6.48%) Enterprise Storage
5 6 (5.56%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.85%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.85%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.93%) VCE vBlock
8 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 98 (90.74%) Windows
2 81 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 72 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 69 (63.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (24.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (18.52%) Linux
6 20 (18.52%) Windows 7
7 10 (9.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (7.41%) Unix
9 5 (4.63%) Windows 10
10 4 (3.70%) Solaris
11 3 (2.78%) Debian
11 3 (2.78%) SUSE
12 2 (1.85%) Android
12 2 (1.85%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.93%) AIX
13 1 (0.93%) HPUX
13 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (58.33%) ITIL
2 11 (10.19%) Conflict Management
2 11 (10.19%) High Availability
2 11 (10.19%) Risk Management
3 9 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 9 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 8 (7.41%) Server Building
5 6 (5.56%) Migration
6 5 (4.63%) Application Packaging
6 5 (4.63%) Kanban
6 5 (4.63%) Network Design
7 3 (2.78%) DevOps
7 3 (2.78%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 3 (2.78%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (2.78%) Service Management
7 3 (2.78%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 2 (1.85%) Converged Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 59 (54.63%) SQL
2 45 (41.67%) PowerShell
3 17 (15.74%) VBScript
4 3 (2.78%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.78%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.78%) Perl
4 3 (2.78%) PHP
4 3 (2.78%) Python
5 2 (1.85%) Java
6 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (37.96%) Security Cleared
2 32 (29.63%) SC Cleared
3 24 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (18.52%) MCSA
4 20 (18.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (6.48%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.93%) CCNP
7 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.93%) Degree
7 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.93%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.48%) SLA
2 6 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 98 (90.74%) Active Directory
2 48 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (30.56%) Hyper-V
4 31 (28.70%) XenApp
5 22 (20.37%) vSphere
6 19 (17.59%) Terminal Services
7 13 (12.04%) XenDesktop
8 9 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (3.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 4 (3.70%) VMware ESX
11 2 (1.85%) Docker
11 2 (1.85%) Veritas File System
11 2 (1.85%) Xen
12 1 (0.93%) KVM
12 1 (0.93%) RHEV
12 1 (0.93%) vCloud
12 1 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 23 (21.30%) SCCM
2 13 (12.04%) SCOM
3 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Clustering
3 8 (7.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (7.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 7 (6.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (5.56%) Failover Clustering
5 6 (5.56%) SCVMM
5 6 (5.56%) WSUS
6 5 (4.63%) CA Spectrum
6 5 (4.63%) Nagios
7 3 (2.78%) Cacti
7 3 (2.78%) Munin
7 3 (2.78%) NetBackup
7 3 (2.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (2.78%) XenMobile
8 2 (1.85%) AirWatch
8 2 (1.85%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 70 (64.81%) Microsoft
2 55 (50.93%) VMware
3 48 (44.44%) Citrix
4 47 (43.52%) HP
5 16 (14.81%) Red Hat
6 12 (11.11%) Cisco
7 11 (10.19%) Symantec
8 9 (8.33%) CA
9 7 (6.48%) Altiris
10 6 (5.56%) Oracle
11 5 (4.63%) arcserve
11 5 (4.63%) Lumension
12 4 (3.70%) 3PAR
12 4 (3.70%) AppSense
12 4 (3.70%) Brocade
13 3 (2.78%) CheckPoint
13 3 (2.78%) IBM
13 3 (2.78%) Sun
14 2 (1.85%) CommVault
14 2 (1.85%) EMC