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 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iSCSI
Rank 181 200 200
Rank change year-on-year
+19 0
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 9 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.17% 0.095%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.19% 1.47% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 5
Average daily rate
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£625 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% +5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £388 £265
% change year-on-year
-17.41% +46.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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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
754 748 919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.87% 11.55% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 515 619
Average daily rate £400 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £232 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 43
Average hourly rate £18.70 £22.00 £44.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -50.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.65 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 April 2015.

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 April 2015, 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 11 (84.62%) Fibre Channel
2 10 (76.92%) Windows
3 9 (69.23%) Linux
3 9 (69.23%) VMware
4 7 (53.85%) LAN
4 7 (53.85%) Cisco
5 6 (46.15%) WAN
5 6 (46.15%) NFS
5 6 (46.15%) SAN
5 6 (46.15%) NetApp
5 6 (46.15%) EMC
5 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (46.15%) Hyper-V
5 6 (46.15%) Multicast
6 5 (38.46%) KVM
6 5 (38.46%) NAS
6 5 (38.46%) FCoE
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
6 5 (38.46%) IIS
7 4 (30.77%) SQL
7 4 (30.77%) Apache
7 4 (30.77%) Solaris
7 4 (30.77%) DHCP
7 4 (30.77%) Oracle
7 4 (30.77%) IBM
7 4 (30.77%) DNS
7 4 (30.77%) Intel
7 4 (30.77%) TIBCO
7 4 (30.77%) Rendezvous
7 4 (30.77%) Middleware

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (38.46%) IIS
2 4 (30.77%) Apache
3 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
3 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (15.38%) Lync
4 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
5 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) RMDS
2 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) Fibre Channel
2 7 (53.85%) LAN
3 6 (46.15%) WAN
3 6 (46.15%) SAN
3 6 (46.15%) Multicast
4 5 (38.46%) NAS
4 5 (38.46%) FCoE
5 4 (30.77%) DNS
5 4 (30.77%) DHCP
6 3 (23.08%) HTTP
7 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
7 2 (15.38%) VPN
8 1 (7.69%) SNMP
8 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
8 1 (7.69%) VoIP
8 1 (7.69%) WLAN
8 1 (7.69%) Internet
8 1 (7.69%) MPLS
8 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
8 1 (7.69%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
2 2 (15.38%) HBase
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
4 1 (7.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Wintel Support
5 1 (7.69%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Wintel Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Backup Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Rendezvous
1 4 (30.77%) Middleware
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) XML
2 3 (23.08%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Replication
2 2 (15.38%) EqualLogic
3 1 (7.69%) HP StorageWorks
3 1 (7.69%) Hedge funds
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) CLARiiON
3 1 (7.69%) Symmetrix
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Celerra
3 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 1 (7.69%) DTV
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Solaris
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (23.08%) Benchmarking
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Investment Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Network Design
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Data Security
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CCNP
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) NFS
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (46.15%) Hyper-V
2 5 (38.46%) KVM
3 4 (30.77%) Xen
3 4 (30.77%) SRDF
3 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 3 (23.08%) vSphere
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (7.69%) Firmware
6 1 (7.69%) XenApp
6 1 (7.69%) XenServer
6 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
6 1 (7.69%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
1 1 (7.69%) WSUS
1 1 (7.69%) PureDisk
1 1 (7.69%) HP SIM
1 1 (7.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (7.69%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) VMware
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco
3 6 (46.15%) EMC
3 6 (46.15%) NetApp
4 4 (30.77%) TIBCO
4 4 (30.77%) Intel
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle
4 4 (30.77%) IBM
4 4 (30.77%) DataSynapse
5 3 (23.08%) 29West
5 3 (23.08%) Dell
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) Sybase
6 2 (15.38%) Symantec
7 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
7 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
7 1 (7.69%) AppSense
7 1 (7.69%) Altiris
7 1 (7.69%) Brocade
7 1 (7.69%) SAP