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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
iSCSI
Rank 136 186 203
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +17
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 7 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.079% 0.051%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.14% 0.58% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
Average daily rate £400 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £320 £393
% change year-on-year
+13.28% -18.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
-47.14% -
iSCSI
London

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
327 686 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.60% 13.52% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 499 447
Average daily rate £405 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.51% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 25
Average hourly rate £24.00 £18.70 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.34% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £40.00 £30.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016, 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 10 (76.92%) Cisco
1 10 (76.92%) VMware
1 10 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (46.15%) DHCP
2 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) SAN
2 6 (46.15%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (38.46%) FCoE
3 5 (38.46%) OpenStack
3 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
3 5 (38.46%) KVM
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
3 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 5 (38.46%) Python
3 5 (38.46%) C
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (30.77%) QA
4 4 (30.77%) NAS
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (30.77%) vSphere
4 4 (30.77%) SaaS
4 4 (30.77%) CCNP
4 4 (30.77%) CCNA
4 4 (30.77%) DNS
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (30.77%) RHCE
4 4 (30.77%) RHCSA

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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%) OpenStack
2 3 (23.08%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) Apache
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.69%) SAS
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) DHCP
1 6 (46.15%) Fibre Channel
1 6 (46.15%) SAN
2 5 (38.46%) FCoE
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (30.77%) DNS
3 4 (30.77%) NAS
4 3 (23.08%) BGP
4 3 (23.08%) Firewall
4 3 (23.08%) Network Security
4 3 (23.08%) OSPF
4 3 (23.08%) SNMP
4 3 (23.08%) VPN
5 2 (15.38%) LAN
5 2 (15.38%) VoIP
5 2 (15.38%) WAN
6 1 (7.69%) LDAP
6 1 (7.69%) SMTP
6 1 (7.69%) SSL
6 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Big Data
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (15.38%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Data Centre Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Operations Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Juniper Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) VoIP Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) 802.1X
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Identity Foundation
2 1 (7.69%) COM
2 1 (7.69%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Celerra
3 1 (7.69%) CLARiiON
3 1 (7.69%) EqualLogic
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) CentOS
5 1 (7.69%) Debian
5 1 (7.69%) Solaris
5 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
5 1 (7.69%) Unix
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (15.38%) Coaching
2 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
2 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
2 2 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) Data Management
3 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Open Source
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) Process Management
3 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C
1 5 (38.46%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) Korn
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (30.77%) CCNA
2 4 (30.77%) CCNP
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (30.77%) RHCE
2 4 (30.77%) RHCSA
3 3 (23.08%) Degree
4 2 (15.38%) JNCIE
4 2 (15.38%) JNCIP
5 1 (7.69%) MCP
5 1 (7.69%) MCSA
5 1 (7.69%) MCSE
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
2 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) KVM
3 4 (30.77%) vSphere
4 3 (23.08%) NFS
5 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
6 1 (7.69%) Ceph
6 1 (7.69%) Dovecot
6 1 (7.69%) iptables
6 1 (7.69%) Postfix
6 1 (7.69%) Samba
6 1 (7.69%) Sendmail
6 1 (7.69%) Squid
6 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
6 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
1 2 (15.38%) WSUS
2 1 (7.69%) Cacti
2 1 (7.69%) HAProxy
2 1 (7.69%) Nagios
2 1 (7.69%) NetVault Backup
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (7.69%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) RANCID
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
2 1 (7.69%) SCVMM
2 1 (7.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (7.69%) systemd
2 1 (7.69%) vMotion
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco
1 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
3 3 (23.08%) EMC
4 2 (15.38%) Avaya
4 2 (15.38%) Dell Compellent
4 2 (15.38%) HP
4 2 (15.38%) Juniper
4 2 (15.38%) NetApp
5 1 (7.69%) Atlassian
5 1 (7.69%) CA
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) Dell
5 1 (7.69%) Remedy
5 1 (7.69%) Sophos
5 1 (7.69%) Supermicro
5 1 (7.69%) Symantec