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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 102 117 109
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Contract jobs citing DHCP 32 19 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.29% 0.59% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.74% 6.11% 7.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 13
Median daily rate £300 £269 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.62% -4.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £147 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £376 £349
UK excluding London median daily rate £311 £313 £275
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £14.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +12.50%
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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
366 311 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.79% 9.72% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 128 200
Median daily rate £330 £311 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.02% -8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 17
Median hourly rate £41.00 £13.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+209.43% -24.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £12.35 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £29.17 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 July 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 30 July 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 -3 14 £363 +26.08% 1
Renfrewshire -5 12 £300 -
Glasgow +7 5 £248 +61.50% 1
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
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DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 91 (97.85%) DNS
2 85 (91.40%) Active Directory
3 83 (89.25%) Windows
4 66 (70.97%) Windows Server
5 61 (65.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 59 (63.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 58 (62.37%) Microsoft
8 55 (59.14%) SQL
9 53 (56.99%) SQL Server
10 52 (55.91%) ITIL
11 44 (47.31%) Citrix
12 43 (46.24%) VMware
13 42 (45.16%) HP
14 40 (43.01%) VMware Infrastructure
14 40 (43.01%) PowerShell
15 39 (41.94%) SAN
16 38 (40.86%) Security Cleared
17 32 (34.41%) XenApp
18 31 (33.33%) MS Excel
19 29 (31.18%) SC Cleared
20 28 (30.11%) MS Exchange
21 26 (27.96%) Hyper-V
22 22 (23.66%) Windows Server 2003
23 21 (22.58%) SCCM
24 19 (20.43%) Terminal Services
25 17 (18.28%) VBScript
25 17 (18.28%) Microsoft Certification
26 16 (17.20%) SharePoint
26 16 (17.20%) Linux
26 16 (17.20%) Red Hat

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 28 (30.11%) MS Exchange
2 16 (17.20%) SharePoint
3 15 (16.13%) OpenStack
4 9 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (9.68%) Skype for Business
5 8 (8.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (8.60%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (4.30%) Apache
9 3 (3.23%) IIS
9 3 (3.23%) lighttpd
9 3 (3.23%) nginx
10 1 (1.08%) IBM Notes
10 1 (1.08%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (1.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 31 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.53%) MS Office
3 6 (6.45%) MS Project
4 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.15%) Bluemix
3 2 (2.15%) Office 365
3 2 (2.15%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.08%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 91 (97.85%) DNS
2 39 (41.94%) SAN
3 13 (13.98%) Firewall
4 8 (8.60%) LAN
4 8 (8.60%) SMTP
4 8 (8.60%) WAN
5 7 (7.53%) TCP/IP
6 6 (6.45%) Internet
6 6 (6.45%) NetScaler
7 5 (5.38%) LDAP
7 5 (5.38%) VPN
8 4 (4.30%) Kerberos
8 4 (4.30%) Skype
9 3 (3.23%) FTP
9 3 (3.23%) HTTP
9 3 (3.23%) IPv4
9 3 (3.23%) IPv6
9 3 (3.23%) NAS
9 3 (3.23%) SNMP
9 3 (3.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (56.99%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (7.53%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (5.38%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.30%) Informix
5 4 (4.30%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.23%) MySQL
7 1 (1.08%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) MSI
General
1 6 (6.45%) Finance
2 2 (2.15%) Banking
2 2 (2.15%) Law
2 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.08%) Advertising
3 1 (1.08%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (13.98%) Virtualisation Engineer
1 13 (13.98%) Wintel Engineer
2 10 (10.75%) Active Directory Engineer
3 8 (8.60%) Administrator
3 8 (8.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (8.60%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (8.60%) Wintel Specialist
4 7 (7.53%) Analyst
4 7 (7.53%) Build Engineer
4 7 (7.53%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (6.45%) Active Directory Specialist
6 5 (5.38%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (5.38%) Server Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) IT Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) IT Support
7 4 (4.30%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 4 (4.30%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (3.23%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.45%) Middleware
2 3 (3.23%) CSS
2 3 (3.23%) Django
2 3 (3.23%) HTML
2 3 (3.23%) LAMP
2 3 (3.23%) LAPP Stack
2 3 (3.23%) Laravel
2 3 (3.23%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (3.23%) Regular Expression
2 3 (3.23%) XML
3 1 (1.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.98%) Data Centre
2 12 (12.90%) Clustering
2 12 (12.90%) PKI
2 12 (12.90%) Replication
3 8 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.60%) Blackberry
4 7 (7.53%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (4.30%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.15%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.15%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.08%) Smartcard
7 1 (1.08%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 83 (89.25%) Windows
2 66 (70.97%) Windows Server
3 61 (65.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 59 (63.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (23.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (17.20%) Linux
7 15 (16.13%) Windows 7
8 8 (8.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (6.45%) Unix
9 6 (6.45%) Windows 10
10 4 (4.30%) Solaris
11 3 (3.23%) Debian
11 3 (3.23%) SUSE
12 2 (2.15%) Android
12 2 (2.15%) Windows XP
13 1 (1.08%) AIX
13 1 (1.08%) HPUX
13 1 (1.08%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (55.91%) ITIL
2 11 (11.83%) High Availability
3 9 (9.68%) Mentoring
3 9 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (8.60%) Server Building
5 7 (7.53%) Conflict Management
5 7 (7.53%) Risk Management
5 7 (7.53%) Unit Testing
6 5 (5.38%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (5.38%) Migration
6 5 (5.38%) Network Design
7 3 (3.23%) Kanban
7 3 (3.23%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 3 (3.23%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (3.23%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 2 (2.15%) Application Packaging
8 2 (2.15%) Converged Infrastructure
8 2 (2.15%) Defect Management
8 2 (2.15%) Integration Testing
8 2 (2.15%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 55 (59.14%) SQL
2 40 (43.01%) PowerShell
3 17 (18.28%) VBScript
4 3 (3.23%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.23%) Perl
4 3 (3.23%) PHP
4 3 (3.23%) Python
5 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (40.86%) Security Cleared
2 29 (31.18%) SC Cleared
3 17 (18.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (15.05%) MCSA
4 14 (15.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (7.53%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (3.23%) CCNP
6 3 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.15%) CCNA
8 1 (1.08%) Degree
8 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.08%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.53%) SLA
2 3 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 85 (91.40%) Active Directory
2 40 (43.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (34.41%) XenApp
4 26 (27.96%) Hyper-V
5 19 (20.43%) Terminal Services
6 16 (17.20%) vSphere
7 14 (15.05%) XenDesktop
8 7 (7.53%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (7.53%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (4.30%) VMware ESX
11 2 (2.15%) Veritas File System
12 1 (1.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (1.08%) DFS Replication
12 1 (1.08%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (1.08%) UAG
12 1 (1.08%) vCloud
12 1 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 21 (22.58%) SCCM
2 12 (12.90%) SCOM
3 9 (9.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 8 (8.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 7 (7.53%) Microsoft Clustering
5 7 (7.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (6.45%) Failover Clustering
6 6 (6.45%) SCVMM
6 6 (6.45%) WSUS
7 5 (5.38%) CA Spectrum
8 4 (4.30%) Nagios
8 4 (4.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (3.23%) Cacti
9 3 (3.23%) Munin
9 3 (3.23%) XenMobile
10 2 (2.15%) AirWatch
10 2 (2.15%) OpenView
11 1 (1.08%) Backup Exec
11 1 (1.08%) HP SIM
11 1 (1.08%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 58 (62.37%) Microsoft
2 44 (47.31%) Citrix
3 43 (46.24%) VMware
4 42 (45.16%) HP
5 16 (17.20%) Red Hat
6 11 (11.83%) Cisco
6 11 (11.83%) Symantec
7 10 (10.75%) CA
8 7 (7.53%) Altiris
9 6 (6.45%) Oracle
10 5 (5.38%) arcserve
10 5 (5.38%) Lumension
11 4 (4.30%) 3PAR
11 4 (4.30%) AppSense
11 4 (4.30%) Brocade
12 3 (3.23%) CheckPoint
12 3 (3.23%) Sun
13 2 (2.15%) CommVault
13 2 (2.15%) NCR
13 2 (2.15%) Veritas