Period
to 20 June 2018

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 20 June 2018 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 137 100
Rank change year-on-year +60 -37 +35
Contract jobs citing DHCP 146 24 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.77% 0.63% 2.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.90% 5.52% 12.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 16 69
Scotland median daily rate £274 £385 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.90% +13.24% +142.86%
10th Percentile £203 £151 £253
90th Percentile £341 £444 £446
UK median daily rate £310 £325 £335
% change year-on-year -4.62% -2.99% +1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Scotland median hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.00% +28.21% +18.18%
10th Percentile £15.40 £25.00 £14.55
90th Percentile £20.00 £25.00 £32.70
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year -32.00% -5.66% +39.47%

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 611 435 911
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.59% 11.38% 16.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 240 463
Scotland median daily rate £325 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.02% +4.36% +7.69%
10th Percentile £200 £155 £213
90th Percentile £511 £475 £450
UK median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 38 48
Scotland median hourly rate £15.50 £30.93 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.88% -22.69% +10.65%
10th Percentile £11.15 £11.80 £14.21
90th Percentile £31.20 £56.80 £44.95
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% -23.08% +20.93%

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 20 June 2018.

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 20 June 2018. 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
Renfrewshire +13 80 £275 -31.68% 2
Glasgow +5 33 £270 +63.64% 1
Edinburgh -7 26 £338 -20.59% 1
Inverclyde 0 2 - -
Highlands - 2 - -
West Lothian - 1 £100 -
DHCP
UK

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing DHCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 143 (97.95%) Active Directory
2 139 (95.21%) Windows
3 135 (92.47%) DNS
4 124 (84.93%) Microsoft
5 103 (70.55%) Citrix
6 93 (63.70%) VMware
6 93 (63.70%) Security Cleared
7 91 (62.33%) SC Cleared
8 86 (58.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 79 (54.11%) VMware Infrastructure
10 75 (51.37%) Windows Server
11 72 (49.32%) Windows Server 2003
12 67 (45.89%) Ivanti
12 67 (45.89%) Windows 7
13 61 (41.78%) SQL
14 57 (39.04%) Office 365
15 51 (34.93%) XenApp
16 46 (31.51%) SCCM
17 45 (30.82%) Clustering
17 45 (30.82%) Microsoft App-V
18 44 (30.14%) VMware ESXi
19 42 (28.77%) PowerShell
20 39 (26.71%) McAfee
20 39 (26.71%) HP
21 38 (26.03%) Hyper-V
22 37 (25.34%) Software Delivery
23 34 (23.29%) XenDesktop
23 34 (23.29%) Veritas
23 34 (23.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
24 33 (22.60%) ITIL

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 23 (15.75%) MS Exchange
1 23 (15.75%) Skype for Business
2 16 (10.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (8.22%) Office Communications Server
4 11 (7.53%) SharePoint
5 8 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (5.48%) IIS
6 2 (1.37%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 2 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.68%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (7.53%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 57 (39.04%) Office 365
2 10 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.37%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.37%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 135 (92.47%) DNS
2 24 (16.44%) Wi-Fi
3 22 (15.07%) 3G
4 17 (11.64%) Skype
5 13 (8.90%) SAN
5 13 (8.90%) TCP/IP
6 11 (7.53%) Unified Communications
7 10 (6.85%) Remote Desktop
7 10 (6.85%) WAN
8 9 (6.16%) Firewall
8 9 (6.16%) LAN
9 8 (5.48%) VPN
10 7 (4.79%) VSAN
11 6 (4.11%) NetScaler
12 4 (2.74%) VLAN
12 4 (2.74%) VoIP
13 3 (2.05%) SMS
14 2 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
14 2 (1.37%) SNMP
14 2 (1.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (15.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 29 (19.86%) HP UFT
1 29 (19.86%) WinRunner
2 14 (9.59%) MSI
3 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.68%) JIRA
3 1 (0.68%) TestDirector
General
1 14 (9.59%) Finance
2 3 (2.05%) Banking
3 2 (1.37%) Legal
4 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (21.92%) Analyst
2 23 (15.75%) Support Engineer
3 19 (13.01%) 2nd Line Support
4 17 (11.64%) Test Analyst
5 13 (8.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 12 (8.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 10 (6.85%) Desktop Support
7 10 (6.85%) Test Leader
8 9 (6.16%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 9 (6.16%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
9 8 (5.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (4.79%) Architect
10 7 (4.79%) Infrastructure Architect
10 7 (4.79%) Mobility Engineer
11 6 (4.11%) Infrastructure Support
11 6 (4.11%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
11 6 (4.11%) IT Analyst
11 6 (4.11%) Wintel Engineer
12 5 (3.42%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
12 5 (3.42%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.05%) Web Services
2 2 (1.37%) LDAP
3 1 (0.68%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 45 (30.82%) Clustering
2 33 (22.60%) PDA
3 24 (16.44%) Fat Client
3 24 (16.44%) Thin Client
4 19 (13.01%) Computer Science
5 13 (8.90%) PKI
6 7 (4.79%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (3.42%) Blackberry
8 4 (2.74%) Data Centre
9 3 (2.05%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.37%) EMC VNX
10 2 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (1.37%) iPhone
11 1 (0.68%) AS400
11 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.68%) Smartcard
11 1 (0.68%) Tandem
11 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 139 (95.21%) Windows
2 86 (58.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 75 (51.37%) Windows Server
4 72 (49.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 67 (45.89%) Windows 7
6 29 (19.86%) AIX
7 26 (17.81%) Windows 10
8 20 (13.70%) Windows 8
9 19 (13.01%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (9.59%) Linux
11 9 (6.16%) Windows Phone
12 8 (5.48%) Apple iOS
13 7 (4.79%) Android
13 7 (4.79%) Windows Phone 8
14 4 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (2.74%) Unix
15 3 (2.05%) Windows XP
16 2 (1.37%) Solaris
16 2 (1.37%) Ubuntu
16 2 (1.37%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (25.34%) Software Delivery
2 33 (22.60%) Change Management
2 33 (22.60%) ITIL
2 33 (22.60%) Software Testing
2 33 (22.60%) Test Scripting
3 29 (19.86%) Test Automation
4 24 (16.44%) Smoke Testing
5 14 (9.59%) Software Distribution
6 11 (7.53%) Incident Management
7 9 (6.16%) Personalization
8 6 (4.11%) Asset Management
8 6 (4.11%) Content Management
9 5 (3.42%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (3.42%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (3.42%) Migration
10 4 (2.74%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (2.74%) Validation
10 4 (2.74%) Visualisation
11 3 (2.05%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (2.05%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 61 (41.78%) SQL
2 42 (28.77%) PowerShell
3 15 (10.27%) T-SQL
4 13 (8.90%) VB
4 13 (8.90%) VBScript
5 3 (2.05%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.68%) Perl
6 1 (0.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 93 (63.70%) Security Cleared
2 91 (62.33%) SC Cleared
3 29 (19.86%) ISTQB
4 26 (17.81%) BPSS Clearance
5 20 (13.70%) Degree
6 18 (12.33%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (7.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (5.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (4.11%) MCSE
10 5 (3.42%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (1.37%) CISSP
12 1 (0.68%) CCNA
12 1 (0.68%) CCNP
12 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.68%) MCDBA
12 1 (0.68%) MCP
12 1 (0.68%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (15.75%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (2.74%) SLA
System Software
1 143 (97.95%) Active Directory
2 79 (54.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (34.93%) XenApp
4 45 (30.82%) Microsoft App-V
5 44 (30.14%) VMware ESXi
6 38 (26.03%) Hyper-V
7 34 (23.29%) XenDesktop
8 32 (21.92%) Virtual Desktop
9 20 (13.70%) XenServer
10 10 (6.85%) vSphere
11 7 (4.79%) VMware NSX
12 4 (2.74%) ISA Server
13 2 (1.37%) DFS Replication
13 2 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
14 1 (0.68%) NFS
14 1 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 46 (31.51%) SCCM
2 34 (23.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 33 (22.60%) HP ALM
4 31 (21.23%) McAfee ePO
5 12 (8.22%) Microsoft Clustering
6 8 (5.48%) AirWatch
7 7 (4.79%) PowerCLI
7 7 (4.79%) SafeCom
7 7 (4.79%) vRealize
7 7 (4.79%) XenMobile
8 6 (4.11%) SAP Afaria
9 5 (3.42%) Ansible
9 5 (3.42%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (3.42%) Puppet
9 5 (3.42%) vCenter Server
10 3 (2.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (1.37%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 2 (1.37%) Malwarebytes
11 2 (1.37%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 2 (1.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 124 (84.93%) Microsoft
2 103 (70.55%) Citrix
3 93 (63.70%) VMware
4 67 (45.89%) Ivanti
5 39 (26.71%) HP
5 39 (26.71%) McAfee
6 34 (23.29%) Veritas
7 27 (18.49%) ThinPrint
8 9 (6.16%) Apple
8 9 (6.16%) Cisco
9 7 (4.79%) SAP
9 7 (4.79%) Symantec
10 4 (2.74%) Dell
11 3 (2.05%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.05%) Oracle
11 3 (2.05%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.37%) Avaya
12 2 (1.37%) Palo Alto
12 2 (1.37%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.37%) Splunk