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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iSCSI
Rank 200 200 209
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 11 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.068% 0.070%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.43% 0.56% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 3
Average daily rate
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£410 £463 £274
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.35% +68.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -11.11%
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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
767 720 804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.98% 12.31% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 573 488 535
Average daily rate £425 £395 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +0.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 22 36
Average hourly rate £17.98 £22.00 £43.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.27% -49.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.10 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.01 £160.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.22 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+11.10% -21.56%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 18 (90.00%) Windows
1 18 (90.00%) VMware
2 15 (75.00%) SAN
3 13 (65.00%) Linux
3 13 (65.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (65.00%) NAS
4 12 (60.00%) LAN
4 12 (60.00%) Cisco
5 11 (55.00%) NFS
5 11 (55.00%) FCoE
6 10 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
6 10 (50.00%) Solaris
6 10 (50.00%) NetApp
7 9 (45.00%) WAN
8 8 (40.00%) SQL
8 8 (40.00%) EMC
8 8 (40.00%) Hyper-V
8 8 (40.00%) KVM
9 7 (35.00%) Multicast
9 7 (35.00%) SRDF
9 7 (35.00%) DataSynapse
9 7 (35.00%) Xen
9 7 (35.00%) Intel
9 7 (35.00%) IBM
9 7 (35.00%) TIBCO
9 7 (35.00%) Rendezvous
9 7 (35.00%) Middleware
9 7 (35.00%) Oracle
9 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
9 7 (35.00%) Apache

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (35.00%) Apache
2 6 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (30.00%) IIS
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 6 (30.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle Coherence
3 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (5.00%) Lync
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) SAN
2 13 (65.00%) NAS
3 12 (60.00%) LAN
4 11 (55.00%) FCoE
5 10 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
6 9 (45.00%) WAN
7 7 (35.00%) Multicast
8 6 (30.00%) HTTP
9 5 (25.00%) DNS
10 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
11 3 (15.00%) LDAP
11 3 (15.00%) DHCP
11 3 (15.00%) Firewall
12 2 (10.00%) VLAN
12 2 (10.00%) PCoIP
13 1 (5.00%) PPTP
13 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
13 1 (5.00%) WLAN
13 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 5 (25.00%) HBase
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Architect
2 7 (35.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 6 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (30.00%) Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Desktop Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Desktop Support
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Support
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) IT Assistant
6 1 (5.00%) Network Support
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) Rendezvous
1 7 (35.00%) Middleware
2 6 (30.00%) HTML
2 6 (30.00%) XML
2 6 (30.00%) XSLT
3 5 (25.00%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (10.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (10.00%) Freedom of Information
1 2 (10.00%) Freedom of Information Act
1 2 (10.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (10.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Celerra
2 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.00%) CLARiiON
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Linux
3 10 (50.00%) Solaris
4 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (15.00%) Data ONTAP
6 3 (15.00%) Ubuntu
6 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (15.00%) CentOS
7 2 (10.00%) UNIX
7 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Benchmarking
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (15.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) Service Management
3 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.00%) Change Management
3 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (10.00%) Coaching
3 2 (10.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (10.00%) Patch Management
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Process Management
4 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Change Control
4 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) Perl
3 4 (20.00%) Python
3 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) MCSE
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.00%) CCNA
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.00%) RHCE
3 2 (10.00%) MCP
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) NCDA
4 1 (5.00%) VCAP
4 1 (5.00%) MCSA
4 1 (5.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
1 2 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (65.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (55.00%) NFS
3 8 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 8 (40.00%) KVM
4 7 (35.00%) SRDF
4 7 (35.00%) Xen
5 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (15.00%) vSphere
9 2 (10.00%) Terminal Services
10 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
10 1 (5.00%) XenServer
10 1 (5.00%) iptables
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (15.00%) ZABBIX
1 3 (15.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) vMotion
2 1 (5.00%) SnapVault
2 1 (5.00%) WSUS
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) VMware
2 12 (60.00%) Cisco
3 10 (50.00%) NetApp
4 8 (40.00%) EMC
5 7 (35.00%) Intel
5 7 (35.00%) Oracle
5 7 (35.00%) IBM
5 7 (35.00%) TIBCO
5 7 (35.00%) DataSynapse
6 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (25.00%) Sybase
8 3 (15.00%) HP
8 3 (15.00%) Dell
8 3 (15.00%) Symantec
9 2 (10.00%) Citrix
10 1 (5.00%) Remedy
10 1 (5.00%) Dell Compellent