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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 81 124
Rank change year-on-year -19 +43  
Contract jobs citing DHCP 16 75 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.74% 2.55% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.61% 13.30% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 49 5
Median daily rate £245 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.75% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £267 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £412 £374
UK excluding London median daily rate £324 £310 £300
% change year-on-year +4.51% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.20% +18.18%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £28.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -34.82% +33.33%  

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 242 564 317
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.16% 19.20% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 285 134
Median daily rate £368 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.51% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £266 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 38 18
Median hourly rate £33.00 £40.00 £33.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +18.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £19.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing DHCP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 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
Glasgow +1 6 £164 -45.41% 2
Renfrewshire +16 4 £403 +23.65%
Edinburgh +5 3 - - 2
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Falkirk - 1 £125 -
Inverclyde - 1 £153 -
DHCP
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 24 (100.00%) DNS
2 20 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 19 (79.17%) Windows
4 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (41.67%) Windows Server
5 10 (41.67%) Citrix
6 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (37.50%) XenApp
7 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 8 (33.33%) ITIL
8 7 (29.17%) HP
9 6 (25.00%) SAN
9 6 (25.00%) VMware
9 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (20.83%) XenDesktop
10 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
10 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (20.83%) SQL
10 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
11 4 (16.67%) VBScript
11 4 (16.67%) MS Visio
11 4 (16.67%) Terminal Services
11 4 (16.67%) Internet
11 4 (16.67%) Cisco
11 4 (16.67%) Validation
11 4 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
11 4 (16.67%) SCCM
12 3 (12.50%) SCOM
12 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared

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 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (8.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (100.00%) DNS
2 6 (25.00%) SAN
3 4 (16.67%) Internet
4 3 (12.50%) LAN
4 3 (12.50%) NetScaler
4 3 (12.50%) Wireless
5 2 (8.33%) BGP
5 2 (8.33%) Firewall
5 2 (8.33%) IPv6
5 2 (8.33%) LDAP
5 2 (8.33%) OSPF
5 2 (8.33%) Skype
5 2 (8.33%) WAN
6 1 (4.17%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Back Office
2 1 (4.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) IT Support
3 3 (12.50%) Service Desk Support
3 3 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.33%) Citrix Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Citrix Support
4 2 (8.33%) Citrix Support Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) IT Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Support Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Support Technician
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) EMC VNX
2 1 (4.17%) EMC VNXe
2 1 (4.17%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (41.67%) Windows Server
4 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
6 3 (12.50%) Windows 10
6 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.17%) Linux
7 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) Validation
3 3 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.33%) Network Design
4 2 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.17%) DevOps
5 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.17%) Programme Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (16.67%) VBScript
3 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) CCNA
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (37.50%) XenApp
3 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (20.83%) XenDesktop
4 4 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (16.67%) Terminal Services
5 3 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
6 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) SCCM
2 3 (12.50%) SCOM
3 1 (4.17%) AppDNA
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (4.17%) SCVMM
3 1 (4.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Citrix
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (29.17%) HP
4 6 (25.00%) VMware
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco
6 1 (4.17%) Avaya
6 1 (4.17%) Brocade
6 1 (4.17%) EMC
6 1 (4.17%) McAfee