The first table below looks at the demand for iSCSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSCSI over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Berkshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iSCSI
Rank 128 119 133
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.035% 0.081% 0.097%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.31% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate - £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £263 £300
% change year-on-year
+47.61% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
647 642 991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.67% 26.12% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 205 224
Average daily rate £295 £285 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.50% -5.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 20 27
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.93 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £20.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
iSCSI
South East

iSCSI
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iSCSI across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

iSCSI Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

iSCSI
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing iSCSI across the Berkshire region.

iSCSI Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

iSCSI
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing iSCSI across the Berkshire region.

iSCSI Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

iSCSI
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSCSI within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading - - - - 3
Slough - - - -
Thatcham - - - -
iSCSI
South East

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing iSCSI also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited iSCSI.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) EqualLogic
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Cobbler
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) Veeam
3 1 (33.33%) Egenera
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) SQLPlus
3 1 (33.33%) EMC

iSCSI
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing iSCSI also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited iSCSI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQLPlus
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Server Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (66.67%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VB
1 1 (33.33%) Korn
1 1 (33.33%) AWK
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (33.33%) NFS
2 1 (33.33%) Xen
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Cobbler
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Veeam
2 1 (33.33%) Egenera
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SonicWALL
2 1 (33.33%) Fujitsu