The table below looks at the statistics for iSCSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSCSI over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iSCSI
Rank 478 500 464
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -36
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 94 63 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.31% 1.02% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 37 41
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£406 £413 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £323 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £530 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - -
iSCSI
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7158 6166 6303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.72% 13.04% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3946 3240 3148
Average daily rate £370 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 389 538
Average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
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 England

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

iSCSI Jobs Demand Trend in England

iSCSI
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

iSCSI Daily Rate Trend in England

iSCSI
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iSCSI across the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

iSCSI Daily Rate Histogram in England

iSCSI
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

iSCSI Hourly Rate Trend in England

iSCSI
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iSCSI across the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

iSCSI Hourly Rate Histogram in England

iSCSI
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -7 39 £315 -10.00% 12
London +2 34 £450 - 18
North West -4 11 £441 - 3
East of England +6 3 £250 -39.39% 1
East Midlands - 3 £347 -
West Midlands - 2 - - 1
South West -13 1 £250 -40.11% 1
North East - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 3
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UK

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 143 (82.66%) VMware
2 137 (79.19%) Windows
3 108 (62.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 103 (59.54%) SAN
5 88 (50.87%) Fibre Channel
6 80 (46.24%) Cisco
7 74 (42.77%) Linux
8 71 (41.04%) Active Directory
9 60 (34.68%) NFS
10 59 (34.10%) Hyper-V
11 58 (33.53%) Microsoft
12 55 (31.79%) NetApp
13 54 (31.21%) NAS
14 47 (27.17%) Firewall
15 45 (26.01%) Citrix
15 45 (26.01%) Windows Server 2008
16 43 (24.86%) WAN
17 42 (24.28%) EMC
18 39 (22.54%) HP
19 38 (21.97%) DNS
20 37 (21.39%) F5
20 37 (21.39%) Windows Server 2012
21 35 (20.23%) LAN
21 35 (20.23%) IIS
21 35 (20.23%) VMware ESX
22 34 (19.65%) Solaris
23 33 (19.08%) Cisco Certification
23 33 (19.08%) Clustering
24 32 (18.50%) ITIL
24 32 (18.50%) SQL Server

iSCSI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 35 (20.23%) IIS
2 27 (15.61%) MS Exchange
3 13 (7.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (6.94%) Apache
5 11 (6.36%) Tomcat
5 11 (6.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (5.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (5.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 9 (5.20%) WebSphere
7 9 (5.20%) Oracle Coherence
8 4 (2.31%) OpenStack
8 4 (2.31%) Lync
8 4 (2.31%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.31%) SAS
9 3 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.16%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.16%) iPlanet
10 2 (1.16%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 15 (8.67%) MS Office
2 13 (7.51%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.16%) MS Project
4 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.89%) RMDS
2 2 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.89%) PaaS
1 5 (2.89%) Office 365
2 2 (1.16%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 103 (59.54%) SAN
2 88 (50.87%) Fibre Channel
3 54 (31.21%) NAS
4 47 (27.17%) Firewall
5 43 (24.86%) WAN
6 38 (21.97%) DNS
7 35 (20.23%) LAN
8 32 (18.50%) FCoE
9 28 (16.18%) Cisco ASA
9 28 (16.18%) BIG-IP
9 28 (16.18%) DHCP
10 23 (13.29%) VoIP
10 23 (13.29%) Cisco Nexus
11 20 (11.56%) VPN
11 20 (11.56%) Internet
12 19 (10.98%) VLAN
13 18 (10.40%) Multicast
13 18 (10.40%) MPLS
14 17 (9.83%) Ethernet
15 15 (8.67%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (18.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.62%) Oracle Database
3 7 (4.05%) Hadoop
3 7 (4.05%) HBase
4 2 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.58%) DB2
5 1 (0.58%) MySQL
5 1 (0.58%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (3.47%) MSI
2 1 (0.58%) Subversion
2 1 (0.58%) JIRA
2 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.58%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.58%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.58%) ClearQuest
General
1 16 (9.25%) Finance
2 11 (6.36%) Games
3 10 (5.78%) Banking
4 4 (2.31%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.73%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.16%) Marketing
6 2 (1.16%) Automotive
6 2 (1.16%) Electronics
7 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.58%) Legal
7 1 (0.58%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.58%) German Language
Job Titles
1 25 (14.45%) Architect
2 20 (11.56%) Network Engineer
3 14 (8.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (7.51%) Analyst
4 13 (7.51%) Systems Administrator
5 12 (6.94%) Administrator
6 11 (6.36%) Systems Engineer
6 11 (6.36%) Infrastructure Architect
7 10 (5.78%) Cloud Engineer
8 9 (5.20%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 9 (5.20%) Server Engineer
8 9 (5.20%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (5.20%) Consultant
8 9 (5.20%) Support Engineer
9 7 (4.05%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (4.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 7 (4.05%) Technical Architect
9 7 (4.05%) Support Analyst
9 7 (4.05%) Test Specialist
9 7 (4.05%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.78%) HTML
1 10 (5.78%) XML
1 10 (5.78%) Rendezvous
1 10 (5.78%) Middleware
2 9 (5.20%) XSLT
3 5 (2.89%) SOAP
3 5 (2.89%) REST
4 2 (1.16%) J2EE
5 1 (0.58%) LAMP
5 1 (0.58%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (19.08%) Clustering
2 30 (17.34%) Replication
3 15 (8.67%) Celerra
4 11 (6.36%) Online Games
5 10 (5.78%) Hedge funds
6 6 (3.47%) PDA
7 4 (2.31%) Life Science
7 4 (2.31%) Device Driver
7 4 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.31%) EqualLogic
8 3 (1.73%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.73%) NHS
8 3 (1.73%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.73%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.16%) DTV
9 2 (1.16%) Symmetrix
9 2 (1.16%) Grid Computing
9 2 (1.16%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.16%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 137 (79.19%) Windows
2 74 (42.77%) Linux
3 45 (26.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (21.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (19.65%) Solaris
6 25 (14.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (12.14%) UNIX
8 17 (9.83%) CentOS
9 16 (9.25%) Windows 7
9 16 (9.25%) AIX
10 14 (8.09%) Ubuntu
11 13 (7.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (3.47%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.16%) Windows Vista
13 2 (1.16%) HPUX
13 2 (1.16%) SUSE
13 2 (1.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (18.50%) ITIL
2 27 (15.61%) Change Control
2 27 (15.61%) Performance Tuning
3 26 (15.03%) Migration
4 21 (12.14%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (10.40%) Service Delivery
6 17 (9.83%) Configuration Management
7 15 (8.67%) Software Testing
7 15 (8.67%) Capacity Management
8 13 (7.51%) Benchmarking
9 12 (6.94%) Performance Monitoring
10 11 (6.36%) Business Continuity
11 10 (5.78%) Protective Monitoring
12 9 (5.20%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (5.20%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (4.62%) Capacity Planning
14 7 (4.05%) Software Deployment
14 7 (4.05%) Test Automation
14 7 (4.05%) ITSM
14 7 (4.05%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 23 (13.29%) SQL
2 22 (12.72%) Perl
3 15 (8.67%) Java
4 13 (7.51%) PowerShell
5 11 (6.36%) Python
6 10 (5.78%) JavaScript
7 9 (5.20%) Bash Shell
8 7 (4.05%) Shell Script
9 6 (3.47%) Ruby
9 6 (3.47%) C
10 4 (2.31%) C++
11 2 (1.16%) VBScript
11 2 (1.16%) Korn
11 2 (1.16%) C-shell
12 1 (0.58%) Groovy
12 1 (0.58%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (19.08%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (15.03%) CCNP
3 24 (13.87%) Security Cleared
4 22 (12.72%) SC Cleared
5 12 (6.94%) CCNA
6 11 (6.36%) CCDP
6 11 (6.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (4.05%) MCSE
8 6 (3.47%) DV Cleared
8 6 (3.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (2.31%) JNCIS
9 4 (2.31%) MCP
10 3 (1.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (1.73%) Degree
11 2 (1.16%) MCITP
11 2 (1.16%) RHCE
11 2 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.58%) JNCIP
12 1 (0.58%) MCSA
12 1 (0.58%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.05%) SLA
2 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.58%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 108 (62.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 71 (41.04%) Active Directory
3 60 (34.68%) NFS
4 59 (34.10%) Hyper-V
5 35 (20.23%) VMware ESX
6 32 (18.50%) vSphere
7 21 (12.14%) Xen
8 19 (10.98%) Terminal Services
9 16 (9.25%) KVM
10 15 (8.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 15 (8.67%) XenApp
11 13 (7.51%) VMware ESXi
12 12 (6.94%) XenDesktop
12 12 (6.94%) SRDF
13 9 (5.20%) Oracle RAC
14 7 (4.05%) vCloud
15 4 (2.31%) DFS Replication
16 3 (1.73%) Samba
17 2 (1.16%) Firmware
17 2 (1.16%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (9.25%) Puppet
2 9 (5.20%) Backup Exec
3 7 (4.05%) SCOM
4 6 (3.47%) OVSD
4 6 (3.47%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.89%) vMotion
5 5 (2.89%) NetBackup
5 5 (2.89%) SCCM
6 4 (2.31%) ZABBIX
6 4 (2.31%) WSUS
6 4 (2.31%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (2.31%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 4 (2.31%) Cobbler
7 3 (1.73%) Nagios
7 3 (1.73%) MIMEsweeper
7 3 (1.73%) MAILsweeper
8 2 (1.16%) OpenView
8 2 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.16%) FortiGate
8 2 (1.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 143 (82.66%) VMware
2 80 (46.24%) Cisco
3 58 (33.53%) Microsoft
4 55 (31.79%) NetApp
5 45 (26.01%) Citrix
6 42 (24.28%) EMC
7 39 (22.54%) HP
8 37 (21.39%) F5
9 28 (16.18%) Oracle
10 23 (13.29%) Dell
11 21 (12.14%) Juniper
11 21 (12.14%) IBM
12 18 (10.40%) CheckPoint
13 16 (9.25%) Veritas
14 14 (8.09%) Intel
15 12 (6.94%) SolarWinds
16 10 (5.78%) Red Hat
16 10 (5.78%) TIBCO
16 10 (5.78%) DataSynapse
17 8 (4.62%) Nortel
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