The first table below looks at the demand for iSCSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSCSI over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the East of England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iSCSI
Rank 138 114 125
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +11
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 6 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.19% 0.18% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.56% 0.98% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 8
Average daily rate £338 £225 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £234 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £263 £300
% change year-on-year
+47.61% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
384 407 531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.18% 18.07% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 142 177
Average daily rate £338 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 66 76
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -44.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £13.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
iSCSI
England

iSCSI
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

iSCSI Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

iSCSI
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

iSCSI Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

iSCSI
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iSCSI across the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

iSCSI Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

iSCSI
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing iSCSI across the East of England region.

iSCSI Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

iSCSI
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSCSI within the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
Norfolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
iSCSI
England

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) SAN
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco
4 5 (55.56%) DNS
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) CCNA
4 5 (55.56%) EMC
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (55.56%) Firewall
4 5 (55.56%) Migration
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (44.44%) HP
5 4 (44.44%) Dell
5 4 (44.44%) Windows
5 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
5 4 (44.44%) DHCP
5 4 (44.44%) VPN
5 4 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (33.33%) MCSE
6 3 (33.33%) Citrix
6 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 2 (22.22%) CCNP
7 2 (22.22%) IBM
7 2 (22.22%) NetApp
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
7 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP

iSCSI
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (22.22%) SAS
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (11.11%) Lync
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) SAN
2 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) DHCP
3 4 (44.44%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) SSL
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (11.11%) NAS
5 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (11.11%) FirePass
5 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (11.11%) Wireless
5 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
5 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Technician
2 1 (11.11%) Server Technician
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) EqualLogic
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Network Design
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Software Deployment
3 1 (11.11%) Security Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
1 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CCNA
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (33.33%) MCSE
4 2 (22.22%) CCNP
4 2 (22.22%) MCITP
5 1 (11.11%) NCDA
5 1 (11.11%) NCIE
5 1 (11.11%) VCAP
5 1 (11.11%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) vSphere
2 2 (22.22%) XenApp
2 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (11.11%) XenServer
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Server
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
1 2 (22.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) EMC
4 4 (44.44%) HP
4 4 (44.44%) Dell
5 3 (33.33%) Citrix
6 2 (22.22%) IBM
6 2 (22.22%) NetApp
6 2 (22.22%) Juniper
6 2 (22.22%) WatchGuard
7 1 (11.11%) Veeam
7 1 (11.11%) Zeacom
7 1 (11.11%) F5
7 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
7 1 (11.11%) Altiris