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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
UK / Scotland
Rank 99 94 83
Rank change year-on-year -5 -11  
Contract jobs citing DHCP 8 36 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.46% 1.39% 1.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.98% 9.57% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 29
Median daily rate £400 £400 £129
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +211.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £150 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £340 £338
% change year-on-year +2.20% +0.74%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £21.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year +28.84% +28.78%  

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 201 376 343
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.45% 14.53% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 197 160
Median daily rate £360 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 10
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.73 £30.40 £27.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 March 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
Edinburgh +11 7 £413 -8.33% 1
Glasgow -3 1 £300 +152.10% 1
DHCP
UK

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 68 (100.00%) DNS
2 62 (91.18%) Active Directory
3 59 (86.76%) Windows
4 47 (69.12%) Microsoft
5 43 (63.24%) VMware
6 34 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 34 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (42.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (41.18%) PowerShell
9 24 (35.29%) Citrix
10 23 (33.82%) Windows Server
11 22 (32.35%) SQL
12 21 (30.88%) SQL Server
13 20 (29.41%) MS Excel
14 19 (27.94%) Windows 7
15 18 (26.47%) ITIL
15 18 (26.47%) XenApp
16 17 (25.00%) XenDesktop
16 17 (25.00%) SCCM
16 17 (25.00%) vSphere
17 16 (23.53%) Finance
18 15 (22.06%) Windows 10
19 14 (20.59%) Microsoft App-V
19 14 (20.59%) Internet
20 13 (19.12%) SAN
20 13 (19.12%) MS Exchange
20 13 (19.12%) VMware ESX
20 13 (19.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 13 (19.12%) Security Cleared
20 13 (19.12%) Data Centre

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 13 (19.12%) MS Exchange
2 8 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.35%) Skype for Business
4 3 (4.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.47%) IIS
6 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (29.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 68 (100.00%) DNS
2 14 (20.59%) Internet
3 13 (19.12%) SAN
4 12 (17.65%) VSAN
5 8 (11.76%) NetScaler
6 6 (8.82%) Firewall
6 6 (8.82%) Intranet
7 4 (5.88%) TCP/IP
7 4 (5.88%) WAN
8 2 (2.94%) LAN
8 2 (2.94%) Skype
8 2 (2.94%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.47%) BGP
9 1 (1.47%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.47%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.47%) OSPF
9 1 (1.47%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (1.47%) VLAN
9 1 (1.47%) VXLAN
9 1 (1.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (30.88%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) WinDbg
General
1 16 (23.53%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (19.12%) Analyst
2 10 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (14.71%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 7 (10.29%) Consultant
4 6 (8.82%) Systems Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Migration Analyst
5 5 (7.35%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Active Directory Consultant
6 4 (5.88%) Active Directory Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 4 (5.88%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Architect
7 3 (4.41%) Citrix Specialist
7 3 (4.41%) Citrix Support
7 3 (4.41%) Citrix Support Specialist
7 3 (4.41%) Server Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.35%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.88%) PKI
3 4 (5.88%) Replication
4 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.41%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.41%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.94%) iPad
6 1 (1.47%) Clustering
6 1 (1.47%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 59 (86.76%) Windows
2 34 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (42.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (33.82%) Windows Server
5 19 (27.94%) Windows 7
6 15 (22.06%) Windows 10
7 5 (7.35%) Linux
8 2 (2.94%) Android
8 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.47%) CentOS
9 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.47%) ITIL
2 12 (17.65%) Migration
3 6 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (8.82%) Server Building
4 5 (7.35%) Project Management
5 4 (5.88%) Business Analysis
5 4 (5.88%) Change Control
5 4 (5.88%) DevOps
5 4 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (4.41%) Email Migration
6 3 (4.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.94%) Application Discovery
7 2 (2.94%) Application Packaging
7 2 (2.94%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.94%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.94%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 2 (2.94%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (2.94%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (41.18%) PowerShell
2 22 (32.35%) SQL
3 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.94%) Perl
4 1 (1.47%) C
4 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (19.12%) Security Cleared
1 13 (19.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.88%) Degree
3 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.41%) MCSE
5 2 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.94%) MCSA
6 1 (1.47%) CCNA
6 1 (1.47%) CCNP
6 1 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.47%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 62 (91.18%) Active Directory
2 34 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (26.47%) XenApp
4 17 (25.00%) vSphere
4 17 (25.00%) XenDesktop
5 14 (20.59%) Microsoft App-V
6 13 (19.12%) VMware ESX
7 11 (16.18%) Hyper-V
8 3 (4.41%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (4.41%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.47%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.47%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (25.00%) SCCM
2 13 (19.12%) vRealize
3 12 (17.65%) PowerCLI
4 4 (5.88%) SCOM
4 4 (5.88%) WSUS
5 3 (4.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (4.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.94%) Puppet
6 2 (2.94%) SnapMirror
7 1 (1.47%) AppDNA
7 1 (1.47%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (1.47%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 47 (69.12%) Microsoft
2 43 (63.24%) VMware
3 24 (35.29%) Citrix
4 11 (16.18%) Cisco
4 11 (16.18%) Dell
5 9 (13.24%) HP
6 4 (5.88%) Symantec
7 3 (4.41%) Avaya
7 3 (4.41%) CA
7 3 (4.41%) NetApp
7 3 (4.41%) Riverbed
7 3 (4.41%) Veeam
8 2 (2.94%) Apple
8 2 (2.94%) Mitel
8 2 (2.94%) Palo Alto
8 2 (2.94%) Varonis
8 2 (2.94%) WatchGuard
8 2 (2.94%) Xerox
9 1 (1.47%) Canon
9 1 (1.47%) CheckPoint