Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for DHCP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DHCP over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 105 151
Rank change year-on-year -44 +46 -14
Contract jobs citing DHCP 45 82 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.90% 1.86% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.49% 11.26% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 54 22
Scotland median daily rate £313 £328 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.58% +31.00% -12.28%
10th Percentile £103 £220 £115
90th Percentile £444 £446 £488
UK median daily rate £320 £328 £340
% change year-on-year -2.29% -3.68% +6.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 1
Scotland median hourly rate £19.50 £14.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.48% -14.71% +38.78%
UK median hourly rate £17.25 £28.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -38.39% +55.56% -5.26%

DHCP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 601 728 686
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.03% 16.55% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 437 301
Scotland median daily rate £358 £340 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.15% +3.03% +1.54%
10th Percentile £150 £210 £169
90th Percentile £538 £450 £463
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 27 32
Scotland median hourly rate £27.50 £40.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.10% +134.78% -42.50%
10th Percentile £11.56 £13.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £46.95 £45.80 £40.23
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.59 £20.50
% change year-on-year -19.46% +15.07% +2.50%

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing DHCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for DHCP in Scotland

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DHCP in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for DHCP in Scotland

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DHCP in Scotland over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DHCP in Scotland

DHCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DHCP 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -30 21 £326 -13.20%
Glasgow -14 10 £180 -34.25% 3
Renfrewshire +19 5 £375 +17.19%
Aberdeen - 3 - -
Inverclyde 0 2 £153 -
Aberdeenshire - 1 £100 -
Falkirk - 1 £125 -
DHCP
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 43 (95.56%) DNS
2 38 (84.44%) Active Directory
3 35 (77.78%) Windows
4 23 (51.11%) Windows Server
5 18 (40.00%) VMware
5 18 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (35.56%) ITIL
6 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
7 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (31.11%) SAN
9 12 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (26.67%) Firewall
10 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
10 11 (24.44%) HP
11 9 (20.00%) Cisco
11 9 (20.00%) IIS
11 9 (20.00%) PowerShell
12 8 (17.78%) SCCM
12 8 (17.78%) SQL
12 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
12 8 (17.78%) Citrix
13 7 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2013
13 7 (15.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 7 (15.56%) Linux
14 6 (13.33%) MS Visio
14 6 (13.33%) LAN
14 6 (13.33%) Validation
14 6 (13.33%) Office 365
15 5 (11.11%) vSphere
15 5 (11.11%) Data Centre

DHCP
Co-occurring 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 9 (20.00%) IIS
2 7 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (8.89%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) Office 365
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 43 (95.56%) DNS
2 14 (31.11%) SAN
3 12 (26.67%) Firewall
4 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
5 6 (13.33%) LAN
6 5 (11.11%) BGP
6 5 (11.11%) Network Security
6 5 (11.11%) OSPF
6 5 (11.11%) WAN
7 4 (8.89%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (8.89%) Wireless
8 3 (6.67%) IPv6
8 3 (6.67%) VoIP
9 2 (4.44%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (4.44%) EIGRP
9 2 (4.44%) LDAP
9 2 (4.44%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (4.44%) Spanning Tree
9 2 (4.44%) VLAN
9 2 (4.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Analyst
2 9 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) IT Analyst
4 7 (15.56%) Support Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) IT Support
6 5 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Administrator
7 4 (8.89%) Consultant
7 4 (8.89%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Active Directory Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Help Desk Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Network Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Service Desk Support
8 3 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (4.44%) Active Directory Consultant
9 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Consultant
9 2 (4.44%) Service Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.67%) EMC VNX
3 3 (6.67%) EMC VNXe
3 3 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (6.67%) PKI
4 2 (4.44%) Clustering
4 2 (4.44%) PDA
4 2 (4.44%) Private Cloud
4 2 (4.44%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 1 (2.22%) AS400
5 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.22%) iSeries
5 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 35 (77.78%) Windows
2 23 (51.11%) Windows Server
3 18 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (15.56%) Linux
6 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
7 4 (8.89%) Windows XP
8 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.22%) AIX
9 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) ITIL
2 6 (13.33%) Validation
3 5 (11.11%) Migration
4 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 3 (6.67%) Network Design
5 3 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (4.44%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.44%) DevOps
6 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.44%) Hardware Maintenance
6 2 (4.44%) High Availability
6 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.44%) Project Management
6 2 (4.44%) Re-Platforming
7 1 (2.22%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.22%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.22%) Scrum
7 1 (2.22%) Service Management
7 1 (2.22%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (17.78%) SQL
3 5 (11.11%) VBScript
4 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.22%) Perl
5 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 5 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.67%) CCNA
3 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) CCNP
4 2 (4.44%) Degree
4 2 (4.44%) MCDST
5 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.22%) CISSP
5 1 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (8.89%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (84.44%) Active Directory
2 12 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.11%) Terminal Services
3 5 (11.11%) vSphere
3 5 (11.11%) XenApp
4 4 (8.89%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (6.67%) Hyper-V
5 3 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (4.44%) VMware NSX
7 1 (2.22%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.22%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) SCCM
2 3 (6.67%) vCenter Server
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (4.44%) SCOM
3 2 (4.44%) WSUS
4 1 (2.22%) Ansible
4 1 (2.22%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.22%) Puppet
4 1 (2.22%) Simpana
Vendors
1 18 (40.00%) VMware
2 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
3 11 (24.44%) HP
4 9 (20.00%) Cisco
5 8 (17.78%) Citrix
6 4 (8.89%) EMC
6 4 (8.89%) Sophos
7 3 (6.67%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.44%) Brocade
8 2 (4.44%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.44%) CommVault
8 2 (4.44%) NetApp
9 1 (2.22%) Avaya
9 1 (2.22%) Dell
9 1 (2.22%) McAfee
9 1 (2.22%) Oracle
9 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.22%) Symantec