The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iSCSI
Rank 119 122 131
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 6 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.23% 0.082% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.05% 0.31% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£395 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -15.78%
iSCSI
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
574 648 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.88% 26.48% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 244 230
Average daily rate £335 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 20 29
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £59.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +0.62%

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 2 September 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -1 6 £395 +5.33% 3
iSCSI
South East

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) DNS
2 6 (66.67%) IIS
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) VMware ESX
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
4 4 (44.44%) DHCP
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (33.33%) Citrix
5 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 2 (22.22%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (22.22%) vSphere
6 2 (22.22%) EqualLogic
6 2 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (22.22%) Celerra
6 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
6 2 (22.22%) HP
6 2 (22.22%) EMC
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco
6 2 (22.22%) CLARiiON
6 2 (22.22%) Workflow
6 2 (22.22%) Migration
6 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
6 2 (22.22%) Dell Compellent

iSCSI
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 6 (66.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) DNS
2 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) DHCP
4 2 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (11.11%) LAN
5 1 (11.11%) WAN
5 1 (11.11%) VLAN
5 1 (11.11%) Network Security
5 1 (11.11%) NAS
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Applications Support
3 2 (22.22%) Applications Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Support
4 1 (11.11%) Storage Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) CLARiiON
1 2 (22.22%) Celerra
1 2 (22.22%) EqualLogic
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
1 2 (22.22%) Workflow
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Security Hardening
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
2 1 (11.11%) High Availability
2 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Security+ Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 2 (22.22%) vSphere
4 1 (11.11%) NFS
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
1 1 (11.11%) WSUS
1 1 (11.11%) vMotion
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) EMC
4 2 (22.22%) Dell Compellent
5 1 (11.11%) Altiris
5 1 (11.11%) QNAP