The table below looks at the statistics for iSCSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSCSI over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iSCSI
Rank 191 215 218
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +3
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 10 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.25% 1.02% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 5
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£450 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £388 £360
% change year-on-year
-19.35% +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.46 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+22.02% +7.14%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
799 879 1042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.77% 12.29% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 586 684
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 32 43
Average hourly rate £19.50 £45.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.66% +125.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.38 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £40.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

iSCSI
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

iSCSI Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

iSCSI
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

iSCSI Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

iSCSI
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iSCSI across the City of London region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

iSCSI Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 12 (85.71%) Windows
1 12 (85.71%) Fibre Channel
2 10 (71.43%) SAN
2 10 (71.43%) VMware
3 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (64.29%) Linux
4 8 (57.14%) NFS
4 8 (57.14%) NetApp
4 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 8 (57.14%) Replication
5 7 (50.00%) Clustering
5 7 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 7 (50.00%) Cisco
5 7 (50.00%) IBM
5 7 (50.00%) Oracle
6 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
6 6 (42.86%) SQL
6 6 (42.86%) DNS
6 6 (42.86%) Firewall
7 5 (35.71%) VLAN
7 5 (35.71%) WebSphere
7 5 (35.71%) HP
7 5 (35.71%) DHCP
7 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
7 5 (35.71%) Tomcat
7 5 (35.71%) Multicast
8 4 (28.57%) LAN
8 4 (28.57%) WAN
8 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
8 4 (28.57%) Solaris

iSCSI
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 5 (35.71%) WebSphere
1 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
1 5 (35.71%) Tomcat
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (21.43%) IIS
2 3 (21.43%) Apache
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (7.14%) Lync
4 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (14.29%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) Fibre Channel
2 10 (71.43%) SAN
3 6 (42.86%) DNS
3 6 (42.86%) Firewall
4 5 (35.71%) VLAN
4 5 (35.71%) DHCP
4 5 (35.71%) Multicast
5 4 (28.57%) LAN
5 4 (28.57%) WAN
5 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 4 (28.57%) NAS
5 4 (28.57%) FCoE
6 3 (21.43%) VPN
7 2 (14.29%) HTTP
7 2 (14.29%) Internet
8 1 (7.14%) SSH
8 1 (7.14%) Wireless
8 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) MySQL
3 2 (14.29%) HBase
3 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Architect
1 6 (42.86%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) LAMP
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) XML
2 2 (14.29%) XSLT
2 2 (14.29%) Rendezvous
2 2 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Replication
2 7 (50.00%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (7.14%) Open Source
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
3 1 (7.14%) IBM XIV
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Linux
3 4 (28.57%) Solaris
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
6 1 (7.14%) Debian
6 1 (7.14%) CentOS
6 1 (7.14%) UNIX
6 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
1 3 (21.43%) Benchmarking
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
1 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Logistics
3 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) ITSM
3 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.14%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 2 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) C-shell
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) VB
4 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) CCNA
1 3 (21.43%) MCITP
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (21.43%) RHCT
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (21.43%) RHCE
1 3 (21.43%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) NCDA
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (57.14%) NFS
2 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 7 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (28.57%) VMware ESX
5 3 (21.43%) XenApp
5 3 (21.43%) SRDF
5 3 (21.43%) Xen
5 3 (21.43%) KVM
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (14.29%) vSphere
7 1 (7.14%) Snort
7 1 (7.14%) Nmap
7 1 (7.14%) XenServer
7 1 (7.14%) Postfix
7 1 (7.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Backup Exec
1 3 (21.43%) MIMEsweeper
1 3 (21.43%) MAILsweeper
1 3 (21.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (14.29%) SCOrch
3 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
3 1 (7.14%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (7.14%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (7.14%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) VMware
2 8 (57.14%) NetApp
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco
3 7 (50.00%) IBM
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle
4 5 (35.71%) HP
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) Citrix
5 4 (28.57%) EMC
5 4 (28.57%) Symantec
6 3 (21.43%) Sophos
6 3 (21.43%) Intel
6 3 (21.43%) Dell
7 2 (14.29%) 29West
7 2 (14.29%) Sybase
7 2 (14.29%) TIBCO
7 2 (14.29%) DataSynapse
8 1 (7.14%) Tripwire
8 1 (7.14%) Qualys
8 1 (7.14%) Websense