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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iSCSI
Rank 514 490 500
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +10
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 59 81 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.77% 1.22% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 47 45
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£400 £388 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +14.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £250 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-19.35% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 3
Average hourly rate £27.46 £23.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.60% +10.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.21 £20.75 £18.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £25.00 £23.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.46 £23.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.60% +13.09%
iSCSI
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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 England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7698 6627 8439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.77% 13.72% 15.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4331 3688 3951
Average daily rate £370 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 370 633
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 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
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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
London +19 42 £400 +6.66% 6
South East -20 9 £338 -12.90% 4
South West -22 4 £250 -41.17% 3
Yorkshire -4 1 £210 -23.63% 4
North West -5 1 - - 3
West Midlands -23 1 £300 +9.09% 2
East of England -33 1 - - 4
East Midlands - - - - 3
North East - - - -
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iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 107 (75.89%) VMware
2 91 (64.54%) Windows
3 77 (54.61%) SAN
4 74 (52.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 73 (51.77%) Active Directory
6 71 (50.35%) HP
7 67 (47.52%) NFS
8 63 (44.68%) Fibre Channel
9 59 (41.84%) Linux
10 53 (37.59%) DNS
11 52 (36.88%) Cisco
12 51 (36.17%) NetApp
13 46 (32.62%) Microsoft
14 42 (29.79%) Firewall
15 38 (26.95%) Citrix
15 38 (26.95%) TCP/IP
16 37 (26.24%) MS Exchange
17 35 (24.82%) DHCP
18 32 (22.70%) Hyper-V
19 31 (21.99%) Dell
19 31 (21.99%) VLAN
20 30 (21.28%) EMC
20 30 (21.28%) VPN
21 29 (20.57%) ITIL
21 29 (20.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
22 28 (19.86%) Clustering
22 28 (19.86%) Windows Server 2008
23 26 (18.44%) PowerShell
23 26 (18.44%) Exchange Server 2010
23 26 (18.44%) CCNA

iSCSI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 37 (26.24%) MS Exchange
2 26 (18.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (10.64%) Apache
4 9 (6.38%) Tomcat
4 9 (6.38%) SharePoint
4 9 (6.38%) SAS
4 9 (6.38%) WebSphere
5 8 (5.67%) IIS
6 7 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2000
9 3 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (2.13%) OpenStack
9 3 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.42%) Lync
10 2 (1.42%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (1.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (1.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.71%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (4.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.42%) MS Office
3 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.55%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.42%) RMDS
2 2 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.13%) SaaS
1 3 (2.13%) Joyent
2 2 (1.42%) Office 365
3 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (54.61%) SAN
2 63 (44.68%) Fibre Channel
3 53 (37.59%) DNS
4 42 (29.79%) Firewall
5 38 (26.95%) TCP/IP
6 35 (24.82%) DHCP
7 31 (21.99%) VLAN
8 30 (21.28%) VPN
9 23 (16.31%) NAS
10 18 (12.77%) LDAP
10 18 (12.77%) FCoE
11 15 (10.64%) Multicast
12 12 (8.51%) LAN
12 12 (8.51%) WAN
13 10 (7.09%) SNMP
14 7 (4.96%) SSL
14 7 (4.96%) Internet
15 5 (3.55%) MPLS
15 5 (3.55%) Cisco ASA
16 4 (2.84%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.51%) MySQL
1 12 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.55%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.13%) Redis
4 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.42%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.42%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (1.42%) HBase
5 1 (0.71%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 6 (4.26%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.13%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.13%) JIRA
2 3 (2.13%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.42%) Subversion
General
1 17 (12.06%) Finance
2 9 (6.38%) Financial Institution
3 7 (4.96%) Games
4 2 (1.42%) Retail
5 1 (0.71%) Billing
5 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (14.18%) Analyst
2 16 (11.35%) Administrator
3 15 (10.64%) Systems Administrator
4 14 (9.93%) Architect
4 14 (9.93%) Support Engineer
4 14 (9.93%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 12 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (7.09%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (5.67%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (4.96%) Storage Engineer
8 7 (4.96%) Technical Architect
8 7 (4.96%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (4.96%) Infrastructure Architect
8 7 (4.96%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (4.26%) Consultant
9 6 (4.26%) Support Analyst
9 6 (4.26%) Linux Support
10 5 (3.55%) Storage Administrator
10 5 (3.55%) Network Engineer
11 4 (2.84%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.22%) LAMP
2 6 (4.26%) HTML
2 6 (4.26%) XML
3 3 (2.13%) CSS
3 3 (2.13%) Web Services
3 3 (2.13%) JSON
3 3 (2.13%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (1.42%) .NET
4 2 (1.42%) XSLT
4 2 (1.42%) Rendezvous
4 2 (1.42%) Middleware
5 1 (0.71%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (19.86%) Clustering
2 25 (17.73%) Replication
3 13 (9.22%) EqualLogic
4 10 (7.09%) Client/Server
5 9 (6.38%) Hedge funds
6 7 (4.96%) Online Games
6 7 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.55%) Celerra
7 5 (3.55%) CLARiiON
8 4 (2.84%) Open Source
9 3 (2.13%) New Media
9 3 (2.13%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.42%) CESG
10 2 (1.42%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.71%) Life Science
11 1 (0.71%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.71%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.71%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.71%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 91 (64.54%) Windows
2 59 (41.84%) Linux
3 28 (19.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (12.77%) Ubuntu
4 18 (12.77%) CentOS
4 18 (12.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (10.64%) Solaris
6 12 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (7.80%) UNIX
8 9 (6.38%) Windows 7
9 5 (3.55%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (2.84%) AIX
11 3 (2.13%) Windows XP
11 3 (2.13%) SmartOS
11 3 (2.13%) Debian
11 3 (2.13%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.42%) HPUX
13 1 (0.71%) SUSE
13 1 (0.71%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (20.57%) ITIL
2 15 (10.64%) Service Management
3 13 (9.22%) Migration
4 10 (7.09%) ITSM
4 10 (7.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (7.09%) Capacity Management
4 10 (7.09%) DevOps
5 7 (4.96%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (4.96%) Service Delivery
6 6 (4.26%) Incident Management
7 5 (3.55%) Network Design
7 5 (3.55%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (3.55%) Low Latency
8 4 (2.84%) Change Control
8 4 (2.84%) Load Balancing
9 3 (2.13%) Network Load Balancing
9 3 (2.13%) Time Management
9 3 (2.13%) Kanban
9 3 (2.13%) Data Protection
9 3 (2.13%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 26 (18.44%) PowerShell
2 20 (14.18%) SQL
3 19 (13.48%) Perl
4 12 (8.51%) Java
5 11 (7.80%) VB
6 10 (7.09%) VBA
7 9 (6.38%) C
8 8 (5.67%) Shell Script
9 7 (4.96%) Python
10 6 (4.26%) PHP
11 4 (2.84%) JavaScript
11 4 (2.84%) Korn
11 4 (2.84%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.13%) C++
12 3 (2.13%) Ruby
13 2 (1.42%) VBScript
14 1 (0.71%) C#
14 1 (0.71%) AWK
14 1 (0.71%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.71%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 29 (20.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 26 (18.44%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (18.44%) CCNA
3 25 (17.73%) Security Cleared
4 24 (17.02%) SC Cleared
5 21 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (14.89%) MCSE
6 10 (7.09%) CCA
6 10 (7.09%) Citrix Certification
6 10 (7.09%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (6.38%) MCITP
8 7 (4.96%) DV Cleared
8 7 (4.96%) RHCE
8 7 (4.96%) RHCT
9 6 (4.26%) VCP5
9 6 (4.26%) NCDA
10 5 (3.55%) VCP4
11 4 (2.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (2.84%) CCNP
12 3 (2.13%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.96%) SLA
System Software
1 74 (52.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 73 (51.77%) Active Directory
3 67 (47.52%) NFS
4 32 (22.70%) Hyper-V
5 25 (17.73%) VMware ESX
6 23 (16.31%) vSphere
7 21 (14.89%) XenApp
8 13 (9.22%) vCloud
9 10 (7.09%) Xen
10 9 (6.38%) VMware Server
10 9 (6.38%) Postfix
10 9 (6.38%) XenServer
11 8 (5.67%) Sendmail
11 8 (5.67%) Squid
12 5 (3.55%) KVM
12 5 (3.55%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (2.84%) DFS Replication
14 3 (2.13%) SRDF
14 3 (2.13%) Docker
14 3 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (12.06%) Backup Exec
2 13 (9.22%) MIMEsweeper
2 13 (9.22%) MAILsweeper
3 11 (7.80%) SCCM
3 11 (7.80%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 10 (7.09%) EMC NetWorker
4 10 (7.09%) NetBackup
5 7 (4.96%) Puppet
6 5 (3.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 5 (3.55%) Nagios
6 5 (3.55%) Tivoli
7 4 (2.84%) SCOM
7 4 (2.84%) Cobbler
7 4 (2.84%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (2.13%) HP SIM
8 3 (2.13%) SCOrch
8 3 (2.13%) Opsview
8 3 (2.13%) ZABBIX
8 3 (2.13%) WSUS
8 3 (2.13%) OpenView
Vendors
1 107 (75.89%) VMware
2 71 (50.35%) HP
3 52 (36.88%) Cisco
4 51 (36.17%) NetApp
5 46 (32.62%) Microsoft
6 38 (26.95%) Citrix
7 31 (21.99%) Dell
8 30 (21.28%) EMC
9 25 (17.73%) IBM
10 24 (17.02%) Oracle
11 18 (12.77%) Red Hat
12 14 (9.93%) Symantec
12 14 (9.93%) Juniper
12 14 (9.93%) F5
13 13 (9.22%) Websense
14 11 (7.80%) Veeam
15 8 (5.67%) Brocade
16 6 (4.26%) WatchGuard
16 6 (4.26%) Veritas
17 5 (3.55%) Sophos
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