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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 103 119 95
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -24
Contract jobs citing DHCP 21 21 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.94% 0.64% 1.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.69% 6.77% 10.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 21
Median daily rate £295 £250 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £122 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £368 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £14.00 - £12.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -
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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
314 310 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.03% 9.45% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 124 187
Median daily rate £350 £315 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 10
Median hourly rate £40.50 £12.35 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+227.93% -29.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £25.50 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+67.24% -4.33%

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 31 August 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
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 31 August 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
Edinburgh +2 10 £323 +20.00%
Glasgow +16 5 £225 +89.07%
Renfrewshire -9 3 £425 +41.66% 2
Highlands +2 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £325 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
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DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 86 (96.63%) DNS
2 81 (91.01%) Active Directory
3 78 (87.64%) Windows
4 61 (68.54%) Windows Server
5 59 (66.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 56 (62.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 53 (59.55%) Microsoft
8 50 (56.18%) SQL
9 49 (55.06%) SQL Server
10 48 (53.93%) ITIL
11 41 (46.07%) HP
12 39 (43.82%) Citrix
12 39 (43.82%) VMware
13 38 (42.70%) PowerShell
14 37 (41.57%) Security Cleared
14 37 (41.57%) SAN
15 35 (39.33%) VMware Infrastructure
16 30 (33.71%) MS Excel
17 28 (31.46%) SC Cleared
18 27 (30.34%) XenApp
19 26 (29.21%) MS Exchange
20 25 (28.09%) Hyper-V
21 21 (23.60%) Windows Server 2003
22 20 (22.47%) SCCM
23 19 (21.35%) Terminal Services
24 17 (19.10%) VBScript
25 16 (17.98%) Microsoft Certification
26 15 (16.85%) SharePoint
27 14 (15.73%) Windows 7
27 14 (15.73%) vSphere

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 26 (29.21%) MS Exchange
2 15 (16.85%) SharePoint
3 14 (15.73%) OpenStack
4 11 (12.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (10.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (8.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (8.99%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (6.74%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (4.49%) Apache
8 4 (4.49%) IIS
8 4 (4.49%) Skype for Business
9 3 (3.37%) lighttpd
9 3 (3.37%) nginx
10 1 (1.12%) IBM Notes
10 1 (1.12%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
Applications
1 30 (33.71%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.74%) MS Office
2 6 (6.74%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.49%) Office 365
3 2 (2.25%) Bluemix
3 2 (2.25%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (2.25%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.12%) Google Apps
4 1 (1.12%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 86 (96.63%) DNS
2 37 (41.57%) SAN
3 11 (12.36%) Firewall
4 10 (11.24%) TCP/IP
5 9 (10.11%) SMTP
6 8 (8.99%) LAN
6 8 (8.99%) WAN
7 5 (5.62%) LDAP
8 4 (4.49%) Internet
8 4 (4.49%) Kerberos
8 4 (4.49%) NetScaler
9 3 (3.37%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (3.37%) IPv4
9 3 (3.37%) IPv6
9 3 (3.37%) NAS
9 3 (3.37%) Network Security
9 3 (3.37%) SNMP
9 3 (3.37%) SSH
9 3 (3.37%) SSL
9 3 (3.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (55.06%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.37%) MySQL
4 3 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.12%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (1.12%) MSI
General
1 6 (6.74%) Finance
2 2 (2.25%) Banking
2 2 (2.25%) Law
2 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.12%) Advertising
3 1 (1.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (14.61%) Wintel Engineer
2 12 (13.48%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 9 (10.11%) Active Directory Engineer
3 9 (10.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (8.99%) Administrator
4 8 (8.99%) Analyst
4 8 (8.99%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (8.99%) Wintel Specialist
5 7 (7.87%) Build Engineer
5 7 (7.87%) IT Support
6 6 (6.74%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.74%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (5.62%) IT Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Active Directory Specialist
8 4 (4.49%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 4 (4.49%) Server Engineer
9 3 (3.37%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 3 (3.37%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.74%) Middleware
2 3 (3.37%) CSS
2 3 (3.37%) Django
2 3 (3.37%) HTML
2 3 (3.37%) LAMP
2 3 (3.37%) LAPP Stack
2 3 (3.37%) Laravel
2 3 (3.37%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (3.37%) Regular Expression
2 3 (3.37%) XML
3 1 (1.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.48%) PKI
1 12 (13.48%) Replication
2 11 (12.36%) Clustering
2 11 (12.36%) Data Centre
3 8 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.99%) Blackberry
4 7 (7.87%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.25%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.12%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.12%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.12%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.12%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.12%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 78 (87.64%) Windows
2 61 (68.54%) Windows Server
3 59 (66.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 56 (62.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (23.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (15.73%) Windows 7
7 12 (13.48%) Linux
8 6 (6.74%) Unix
9 5 (5.62%) Windows 10
10 3 (3.37%) Debian
10 3 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (3.37%) SUSE
11 2 (2.25%) Android
11 2 (2.25%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (2.25%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.12%) AIX
12 1 (1.12%) HPUX
12 1 (1.12%) Solaris
12 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (53.93%) ITIL
2 11 (12.36%) High Availability
3 9 (10.11%) Mentoring
4 8 (8.99%) Server Building
5 7 (7.87%) Conflict Management
5 7 (7.87%) Risk Management
5 7 (7.87%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (7.87%) Unit Testing
6 6 (6.74%) Migration
7 5 (5.62%) Network Design
8 3 (3.37%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.37%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (2.25%) Application Packaging
9 2 (2.25%) Change Management
9 2 (2.25%) Integration Testing
9 2 (2.25%) Load Balancing
9 2 (2.25%) Network Management
9 2 (2.25%) Service Management
9 2 (2.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.25%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 50 (56.18%) SQL
2 38 (42.70%) PowerShell
3 17 (19.10%) VBScript
4 3 (3.37%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.37%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.37%) Perl
4 3 (3.37%) PHP
4 3 (3.37%) Python
5 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (41.57%) Security Cleared
2 28 (31.46%) SC Cleared
3 16 (17.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (14.61%) MCSA
4 13 (14.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (7.87%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.37%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (3.37%) CCNP
6 3 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.25%) CCNA
8 1 (1.12%) Degree
8 1 (1.12%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.87%) SLA
2 1 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 81 (91.01%) Active Directory
2 35 (39.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (30.34%) XenApp
4 25 (28.09%) Hyper-V
5 19 (21.35%) Terminal Services
6 14 (15.73%) vSphere
7 10 (11.24%) XenDesktop
8 6 (6.74%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (6.74%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (5.62%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (3.37%) VMware ESX
11 2 (2.25%) Veritas File System
12 1 (1.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (1.12%) DFS Replication
12 1 (1.12%) KVM
12 1 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (1.12%) RHEV
12 1 (1.12%) UAG
12 1 (1.12%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 20 (22.47%) SCCM
2 11 (12.36%) SCOM
3 9 (10.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 8 (8.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 7 (7.87%) Microsoft Clustering
5 7 (7.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (6.74%) Failover Clustering
6 6 (6.74%) SCVMM
6 6 (6.74%) WSUS
7 5 (5.62%) CA Spectrum
8 4 (4.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (3.37%) Cacti
9 3 (3.37%) Munin
9 3 (3.37%) Nagios
10 2 (2.25%) AirWatch
10 2 (2.25%) OpenView
11 1 (1.12%) HP Data Protector
11 1 (1.12%) HP SIM
11 1 (1.12%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 53 (59.55%) Microsoft
2 41 (46.07%) HP
3 39 (43.82%) Citrix
3 39 (43.82%) VMware
4 11 (12.36%) Red Hat
5 10 (11.24%) CA
5 10 (11.24%) Cisco
5 10 (11.24%) Symantec
6 7 (7.87%) Altiris
7 5 (5.62%) arcserve
7 5 (5.62%) Lumension
8 4 (4.49%) 3PAR
8 4 (4.49%) AppSense
8 4 (4.49%) Brocade
9 2 (2.25%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.25%) Oracle
9 2 (2.25%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.25%) Sophos
9 2 (2.25%) TOWER Software
9 2 (2.25%) Wincor Nixdorf
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