The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iSCSI
Rank 510 488 447
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -41
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 64 56 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.12% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.93% 0.88% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 27 56
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £300 £365
% change year-on-year
+10.41% -17.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6875 6386 8296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.93% 13.71% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3727 3409 3763
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 427 646
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +4.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
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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 30 July 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
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 30 July 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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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
London +30 35 £400 +29.03% 18
South East -8 11 £375 -3.22% 6
Yorkshire +2 6 £299 -0.41% 5
East of England -16 6 £300 +20.00% 1
North West +4 2 - - 3
West Midlands -20 2 £325 +113.81% 1
South West -22 2 £450 +5.88% 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - -
iSCSI
UK

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 114 (80.28%) VMware
2 91 (64.08%) Windows
3 76 (53.52%) HP
3 76 (53.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 73 (51.41%) SAN
5 70 (49.30%) NFS
6 65 (45.77%) Active Directory
7 63 (44.37%) Linux
8 56 (39.44%) Cisco
9 54 (38.03%) NetApp
10 52 (36.62%) DNS
11 48 (33.80%) Microsoft
11 48 (33.80%) Fibre Channel
12 47 (33.10%) Firewall
13 40 (28.17%) TCP/IP
14 38 (26.76%) NAS
15 36 (25.35%) MS Exchange
16 34 (23.94%) Citrix
16 34 (23.94%) Windows Server 2008
17 33 (23.24%) Security Cleared
17 33 (23.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 32 (22.54%) EMC
19 31 (21.83%) SC Cleared
19 31 (21.83%) Hyper-V
20 30 (21.13%) VPN
20 30 (21.13%) ITIL
21 28 (19.72%) Oracle
21 28 (19.72%) Exchange Server 2010
22 27 (19.01%) PowerShell
22 27 (19.01%) DHCP

iSCSI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 36 (25.35%) MS Exchange
2 28 (19.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (10.56%) Apache
4 9 (6.34%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (5.63%) SAS
6 7 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (4.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (4.93%) SharePoint
7 6 (4.23%) IIS
7 6 (4.23%) Tomcat
8 5 (3.52%) WebSphere
9 4 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2000
9 4 (2.82%) Lync
10 3 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.70%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.70%) Liferay
11 1 (0.70%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (4.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.41%) MS Office
2 2 (1.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.70%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.11%) SaaS
1 3 (2.11%) Joyent
2 2 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 73 (51.41%) SAN
2 52 (36.62%) DNS
3 48 (33.80%) Fibre Channel
4 47 (33.10%) Firewall
5 40 (28.17%) TCP/IP
6 38 (26.76%) NAS
7 30 (21.13%) VPN
8 27 (19.01%) DHCP
9 25 (17.61%) VLAN
10 21 (14.79%) FCoE
11 19 (13.38%) LDAP
12 16 (11.27%) LAN
13 15 (10.56%) Multicast
14 14 (9.86%) WAN
15 13 (9.15%) Internet
16 11 (7.75%) SNMP
17 7 (4.93%) Cisco Nexus
17 7 (4.93%) MPLS
18 6 (4.23%) SSL
18 6 (4.23%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.04%) MySQL
2 10 (7.04%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.11%) Redis
4 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (1.41%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.41%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.70%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.70%) HBase
5 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.70%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 7 (4.93%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.82%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.11%) JIRA
3 3 (2.11%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.41%) Subversion
5 1 (0.70%) Hudson
General
1 17 (11.97%) Finance
2 9 (6.34%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.11%) Games
4 2 (1.41%) German Language
5 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.70%) Advertising
5 1 (0.70%) Billing
5 1 (0.70%) Banking
5 1 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (15.49%) Administrator
2 17 (11.97%) Support Engineer
3 16 (11.27%) Architect
4 14 (9.86%) Systems Administrator
5 12 (8.45%) Analyst
6 11 (7.75%) Cloud Engineer
6 11 (7.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (7.04%) Consultant
7 10 (7.04%) Storage Administrator
8 9 (6.34%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (4.93%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (4.93%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 7 (4.93%) Technical Architect
9 7 (4.93%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (4.93%) Storage Engineer
9 7 (4.93%) Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (4.23%) Linux Support
10 6 (4.23%) Systems Support
11 5 (3.52%) Systems Support Engineer
12 4 (2.82%) Blackberry Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.04%) LAMP
2 5 (3.52%) HTML
3 4 (2.82%) XML
4 3 (2.11%) JSON
4 3 (2.11%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (2.11%) CSS
5 2 (1.41%) Web Services
5 2 (1.41%) .NET
6 1 (0.70%) Rendezvous
6 1 (0.70%) Middleware
6 1 (0.70%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.38%) Clustering
2 15 (10.56%) Replication
3 11 (7.75%) EqualLogic
3 11 (7.75%) Client/Server
4 10 (7.04%) Hedge funds
5 8 (5.63%) Blackberry
6 7 (4.93%) CESG
7 5 (3.52%) Celerra
7 5 (3.52%) CLARiiON
7 5 (3.52%) PKI
7 5 (3.52%) Cryptography
8 3 (2.11%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.11%) Online Games
8 3 (2.11%) New Media
9 2 (1.41%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.41%) IBM XIV
9 2 (1.41%) FlexPod
9 2 (1.41%) Open Source
10 1 (0.70%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 91 (64.08%) Windows
2 63 (44.37%) Linux
3 34 (23.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (16.20%) UNIX
5 20 (14.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (11.97%) CentOS
6 17 (11.97%) Ubuntu
7 16 (11.27%) Solaris
8 11 (7.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (6.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (4.93%) Windows 7
11 4 (2.82%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (2.11%) SmartOS
13 2 (1.41%) HPUX
13 2 (1.41%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.70%) SUSE
14 1 (0.70%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (21.13%) ITIL
2 16 (11.27%) Service Management
3 14 (9.86%) Migration
4 12 (8.45%) Capacity Management
5 10 (7.04%) ITSM
5 10 (7.04%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (7.04%) DevOps
6 9 (6.34%) Change Control
7 8 (5.63%) Service Delivery
8 7 (4.93%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (4.93%) Network Design
9 6 (4.23%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (3.52%) Load Balancing
10 5 (3.52%) Low Latency
10 5 (3.52%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (2.82%) PRINCE2
11 4 (2.82%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (2.82%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (2.11%) Kanban
12 3 (2.11%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 27 (19.01%) PowerShell
2 23 (16.20%) Perl
3 20 (14.08%) SQL
4 11 (7.75%) VB
5 10 (7.04%) VBA
5 10 (7.04%) Shell Script
6 9 (6.34%) Python
7 8 (5.63%) Java
8 7 (4.93%) C
9 6 (4.23%) PHP
10 5 (3.52%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.82%) Korn
12 3 (2.11%) Ruby
12 3 (2.11%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.70%) C-shell
13 1 (0.70%) AWK
13 1 (0.70%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (23.24%) Security Cleared
1 33 (23.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 31 (21.83%) SC Cleared
3 20 (14.08%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (11.97%) MCSE
4 17 (11.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (11.97%) CCNA
5 12 (8.45%) DV Cleared
6 11 (7.75%) NCDA
7 9 (6.34%) VCP5
7 9 (6.34%) CCA
7 9 (6.34%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (4.23%) CCNP
8 6 (4.23%) MCITP
8 6 (4.23%) Degree
9 5 (3.52%) VCP4
9 5 (3.52%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (2.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (2.82%) VTSP
11 3 (2.11%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.63%) SLA
2 5 (3.52%) QA
3 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 76 (53.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (49.30%) NFS
3 65 (45.77%) Active Directory
4 31 (21.83%) Hyper-V
5 24 (16.90%) vSphere
6 22 (15.49%) VMware ESX
7 14 (9.86%) vCloud
8 12 (8.45%) XenApp
9 11 (7.75%) Postfix
10 9 (6.34%) VMware Server
10 9 (6.34%) Squid
11 8 (5.63%) Sendmail
12 7 (4.93%) Xen
13 6 (4.23%) DFS Replication
14 5 (3.52%) XenServer
14 5 (3.52%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (3.52%) KVM
15 3 (2.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 3 (2.11%) SRDF
15 3 (2.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (7.75%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 10 (7.04%) NetBackup
2 10 (7.04%) EMC NetWorker
3 8 (5.63%) Backup Exec
3 8 (5.63%) Puppet
3 8 (5.63%) SCCM
4 5 (3.52%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (3.52%) Tivoli
4 5 (3.52%) Nagios
5 4 (2.82%) MIMEsweeper
5 4 (2.82%) MAILsweeper
5 4 (2.82%) Cobbler
5 4 (2.82%) SCOM
5 4 (2.82%) WSUS
6 3 (2.11%) ZABBIX
6 3 (2.11%) HP SIM
6 3 (2.11%) Opsview
6 3 (2.11%) OpenView
7 2 (1.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (1.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 114 (80.28%) VMware
2 76 (53.52%) HP
3 56 (39.44%) Cisco
4 54 (38.03%) NetApp
5 48 (33.80%) Microsoft
6 34 (23.94%) Citrix
7 32 (22.54%) EMC
8 28 (19.72%) Oracle
9 25 (17.61%) Dell
10 23 (16.20%) IBM
11 19 (13.38%) F5
12 16 (11.27%) Red Hat
13 14 (9.86%) Juniper
14 12 (8.45%) Symantec
14 12 (8.45%) Websense
14 12 (8.45%) Veeam
15 7 (4.93%) WatchGuard
16 6 (4.23%) CheckPoint
16 6 (4.23%) Sun
17 5 (3.52%) 3PAR
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