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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
UK / Scotland
Rank 90 87 97
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing DHCP 18 38 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.05% 1.47% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.73% 10.53% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 20
Median daily rate £398 £375 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +127.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £118 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £18.13
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +10.31%

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
233 361 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.53% 14.00% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 176 166
Median daily rate £350 £365 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +5.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 6 7
Median hourly rate £46.00 £43.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.97% +45.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.01 £17.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-38.57% +32.07%

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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh +16 16 £400 +6.66% 1
Glasgow -1 2 £300 +175.22% 3
DHCP
UK

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 81 (98.78%) DNS
2 75 (91.46%) Active Directory
3 67 (81.71%) Windows
4 57 (69.51%) Microsoft
5 48 (58.54%) VMware
6 39 (47.56%) VMware Infrastructure
7 36 (43.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (36.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 29 (35.37%) PowerShell
10 26 (31.71%) Windows Server
11 25 (30.49%) Citrix
12 23 (28.05%) MS Excel
13 22 (26.83%) SQL
14 21 (25.61%) SQL Server
14 21 (25.61%) Windows 7
15 20 (24.39%) Internet
16 19 (23.17%) ITIL
16 19 (23.17%) vSphere
17 18 (21.95%) XenApp
17 18 (21.95%) XenDesktop
17 18 (21.95%) Security Cleared
17 18 (21.95%) Finance
18 17 (20.73%) SCCM
18 17 (20.73%) Data Centre
19 16 (19.51%) MS Exchange
20 15 (18.29%) Windows 10
21 14 (17.07%) Microsoft App-V
22 13 (15.85%) VMware ESX
22 13 (15.85%) Migration
22 13 (15.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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 16 (19.51%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.10%) Skype for Business
4 3 (3.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.22%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (28.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 81 (98.78%) DNS
2 20 (24.39%) Internet
3 13 (15.85%) SAN
4 12 (14.63%) Intranet
4 12 (14.63%) VSAN
5 8 (9.76%) Firewall
5 8 (9.76%) NetScaler
6 7 (8.54%) TCP/IP
7 6 (7.32%) WAN
8 4 (4.88%) LAN
9 2 (2.44%) Network Security
9 2 (2.44%) Skype
9 2 (2.44%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.22%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.22%) FTP
10 1 (1.22%) IPv6
10 1 (1.22%) LDAP
10 1 (1.22%) Software-Defined Networking
10 1 (1.22%) VPN
10 1 (1.22%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.61%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) WinDbg
2 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (21.95%) Finance
2 4 (4.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (18.29%) Analyst
2 10 (12.20%) Consultant
2 10 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (12.20%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 6 (7.32%) Active Directory Engineer
3 6 (7.32%) Systems Analyst
3 6 (7.32%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (6.10%) Migration Analyst
4 5 (6.10%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (6.10%) Server Engineer
4 5 (6.10%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (4.88%) Active Directory Consultant
5 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 4 (4.88%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 4 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (3.66%) Administrator
6 3 (3.66%) Architect
6 3 (3.66%) Citrix Support
6 3 (3.66%) Support Engineer
6 3 (3.66%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.73%) Data Centre
2 11 (13.41%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.32%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.10%) PKI
4 5 (6.10%) Replication
5 3 (3.66%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.44%) Clustering
6 2 (2.44%) iPad
7 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.22%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.22%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 67 (81.71%) Windows
2 36 (43.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (36.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (31.71%) Windows Server
5 21 (25.61%) Windows 7
6 15 (18.29%) Windows 10
7 6 (7.32%) Linux
8 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.44%) Android
9 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.44%) CentOS
10 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.22%) Unix
10 1 (1.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.17%) ITIL
2 13 (15.85%) Migration
3 10 (12.20%) Server Building
4 9 (10.98%) Change Control
4 9 (10.98%) Project Management
5 6 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (7.32%) Business Analysis
6 5 (6.10%) DevOps
7 4 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.66%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.66%) Email Migration
9 2 (2.44%) Application Discovery
9 2 (2.44%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.44%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 2 (2.44%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (2.44%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (2.44%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.44%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (35.37%) PowerShell
2 22 (26.83%) SQL
3 2 (2.44%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.44%) Perl
4 1 (1.22%) C
4 1 (1.22%) Java
4 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.22%) PHP
4 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (21.95%) Security Cleared
2 13 (15.85%) SC Cleared
2 13 (15.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (8.54%) Degree
3 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.10%) MCSE
5 2 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.44%) MCSA
6 1 (1.22%) CCNA
6 1 (1.22%) CCNP
6 1 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.22%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 75 (91.46%) Active Directory
2 39 (47.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (23.17%) vSphere
4 18 (21.95%) XenApp
4 18 (21.95%) XenDesktop
5 14 (17.07%) Microsoft App-V
6 13 (15.85%) VMware ESX
7 12 (14.63%) Hyper-V
8 4 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (3.66%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (1.22%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (20.73%) SCCM
2 13 (15.85%) vRealize
3 12 (14.63%) PowerCLI
4 4 (4.88%) SCOM
4 4 (4.88%) WSUS
5 3 (3.66%) Puppet
5 3 (3.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (3.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.44%) SnapMirror
7 1 (1.22%) AppDNA
7 1 (1.22%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.22%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.22%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 57 (69.51%) Microsoft
2 48 (58.54%) VMware
3 25 (30.49%) Citrix
4 12 (14.63%) Dell
5 11 (13.41%) Cisco
6 9 (10.98%) HP
7 5 (6.10%) Symantec
8 3 (3.66%) Avaya
8 3 (3.66%) CA
8 3 (3.66%) NetApp
8 3 (3.66%) Riverbed
8 3 (3.66%) Veeam
9 2 (2.44%) Apple
9 2 (2.44%) Mitel
9 2 (2.44%) Palo Alto
9 2 (2.44%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.44%) Varonis
9 2 (2.44%) WatchGuard
9 2 (2.44%) Xerox
10 1 (1.22%) CheckPoint