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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iSCSI
Rank 492 489 466
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -23
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 99 78 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.30% 1.18% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 39 37
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£402 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.56% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £260
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +34.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
7636 6621 6596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.06% 13.32% 15.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4221 3578 3387
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 414 367 544
Average hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 5 May 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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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 -19 45 £335 +7.20% 6
London +22 31 £440 -2.22% 7
North West -5 11 £475 - 4
East Midlands - 4 £347 -
West Midlands - 3 £500 - 1
East of England +10 2 £250 -16.66%
Midlands - 1 - - 1
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iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 158 (84.04%) VMware
2 139 (73.94%) Windows
3 121 (64.36%) SAN
4 113 (60.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 93 (49.47%) Linux
6 91 (48.40%) Fibre Channel
7 89 (47.34%) Cisco
8 68 (36.17%) Active Directory
9 67 (35.64%) Microsoft
10 58 (30.85%) Hyper-V
11 56 (29.79%) Firewall
12 54 (28.72%) NFS
12 54 (28.72%) NAS
13 51 (27.13%) NetApp
14 46 (24.47%) WAN
15 45 (23.94%) FCoE
16 41 (21.81%) DNS
17 39 (20.74%) Citrix
17 39 (20.74%) HP
17 39 (20.74%) EMC
17 39 (20.74%) vSphere
18 38 (20.21%) Windows Server 2008
19 37 (19.68%) Cisco Certification
19 37 (19.68%) MS Exchange
20 36 (19.15%) LAN
21 35 (18.62%) ITIL
21 35 (18.62%) F5
22 34 (18.09%) Windows Server 2012
23 33 (17.55%) IIS
23 33 (17.55%) Solaris

iSCSI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 37 (19.68%) MS Exchange
2 33 (17.55%) IIS
3 15 (7.98%) Apache
4 13 (6.91%) Tomcat
4 13 (6.91%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (5.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (4.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 9 (4.79%) WebSphere
6 9 (4.79%) Oracle Coherence
7 7 (3.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (2.66%) OpenStack
8 5 (2.66%) Lync
9 4 (2.13%) SAS
9 4 (2.13%) JBoss
10 3 (1.60%) Oracle Application Server
10 3 (1.60%) iPlanet
10 3 (1.60%) SharePoint
10 3 (1.60%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (6.91%) MS Excel
1 13 (6.91%) MS Office
2 2 (1.06%) MS Project
3 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.66%) RMDS
2 3 (1.60%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.66%) PaaS
2 4 (2.13%) Office 365
3 2 (1.06%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 121 (64.36%) SAN
2 91 (48.40%) Fibre Channel
3 56 (29.79%) Firewall
4 54 (28.72%) NAS
5 46 (24.47%) WAN
6 45 (23.94%) FCoE
7 41 (21.81%) DNS
8 36 (19.15%) LAN
9 29 (15.43%) VoIP
10 28 (14.89%) BIG-IP
10 28 (14.89%) Cisco ASA
11 27 (14.36%) DHCP
12 25 (13.30%) VLAN
13 23 (12.23%) VPN
14 21 (11.17%) Cisco Nexus
15 20 (10.64%) Internet
16 17 (9.04%) TCP/IP
16 17 (9.04%) Multicast
17 16 (8.51%) Ethernet
17 16 (8.51%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (16.49%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.26%) Oracle Database
3 7 (3.72%) Hadoop
3 7 (3.72%) HBase
4 4 (2.13%) MySQL
5 2 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.53%) DB2
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (1.60%) MSI
2 1 (0.53%) Subversion
2 1 (0.53%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.53%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.53%) JIRA
2 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (10.11%) Finance
2 10 (5.32%) Games
3 9 (4.79%) Banking
4 6 (3.19%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.13%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.06%) Marketing
6 2 (1.06%) Automotive
6 2 (1.06%) Legal
6 2 (1.06%) Electronics
7 1 (0.53%) Advertising
7 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.53%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.53%) German Language
Job Titles
1 28 (14.89%) Architect
2 23 (12.23%) Network Engineer
3 20 (10.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (8.51%) Administrator
5 14 (7.45%) Consultant
5 14 (7.45%) Systems Administrator
5 14 (7.45%) Analyst
6 12 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support
7 11 (5.85%) Infrastructure Architect
8 10 (5.32%) Test Specialist
8 10 (5.32%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (4.79%) Developer
9 9 (4.79%) Server Engineer
9 9 (4.79%) Storage Engineer
9 9 (4.79%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 8 (4.26%) Support Analyst
10 8 (4.26%) Support Engineer
10 8 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (3.72%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 7 (3.72%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.32%) Rendezvous
1 10 (5.32%) Middleware
1 10 (5.32%) XML
1 10 (5.32%) HTML
2 9 (4.79%) XSLT
3 5 (2.66%) Ultra Messaging
4 4 (2.13%) REST
4 4 (2.13%) SOAP
5 3 (1.60%) J2EE
6 2 (1.06%) Flash
7 1 (0.53%) LAMP
7 1 (0.53%) YAML
7 1 (0.53%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.49%) Replication
2 29 (15.43%) Clustering
3 16 (8.51%) Celerra
4 13 (6.91%) EqualLogic
5 10 (5.32%) Hedge funds
5 10 (5.32%) Online Games
6 7 (3.72%) Device Driver
6 7 (3.72%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.19%) CLARiiON
8 4 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (2.13%) PDA
8 4 (2.13%) NHS
9 3 (1.60%) Symmetrix
9 3 (1.60%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.60%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.60%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.60%) Life Science
9 3 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.06%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 139 (73.94%) Windows
2 93 (49.47%) Linux
3 38 (20.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (18.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (17.55%) Solaris
6 25 (13.30%) AIX
7 22 (11.70%) UNIX
8 20 (10.64%) CentOS
8 20 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (10.11%) Windows 7
10 14 (7.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (7.45%) Ubuntu
11 9 (4.79%) Windows 8
12 4 (2.13%) HPUX
12 4 (2.13%) SUSE
13 2 (1.06%) Windows Vista
13 2 (1.06%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (18.62%) ITIL
2 28 (14.89%) Performance Tuning
3 27 (14.36%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (12.23%) Migration
5 22 (11.70%) Software Testing
6 18 (9.57%) Change Control
6 18 (9.57%) Configuration Management
7 17 (9.04%) Service Delivery
8 14 (7.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (6.91%) Benchmarking
10 12 (6.38%) Performance Monitoring
11 11 (5.85%) Business Continuity
11 11 (5.85%) Capacity Management
12 10 (5.32%) Protective Monitoring
12 10 (5.32%) Test Automation
13 9 (4.79%) Change Management
13 9 (4.79%) OO
13 9 (4.79%) Load Balancing
13 9 (4.79%) Root Cause Analysis
14 8 (4.26%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 32 (17.02%) Perl
2 25 (13.30%) SQL
3 17 (9.04%) Java
4 16 (8.51%) PowerShell
5 13 (6.91%) Python
6 12 (6.38%) Bash Shell
7 10 (5.32%) JavaScript
8 9 (4.79%) Shell Script
9 7 (3.72%) C
10 6 (3.19%) Ruby
11 5 (2.66%) C++
12 3 (1.60%) Korn
12 3 (1.60%) C-shell
13 2 (1.06%) VBScript
14 1 (0.53%) C#
14 1 (0.53%) PHP
14 1 (0.53%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 37 (19.68%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (15.43%) CCNP
3 20 (10.64%) Security Cleared
4 17 (9.04%) SC Cleared
5 15 (7.98%) CCNA
6 12 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (5.85%) CCDP
8 7 (3.72%) MCSE
9 6 (3.19%) DV Cleared
9 6 (3.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (2.13%) Degree
10 4 (2.13%) MCP
10 4 (2.13%) JNCIS
11 2 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (1.06%) MCITP
11 2 (1.06%) MCSA
11 2 (1.06%) RHCE
11 2 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.53%) MOS
12 1 (0.53%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.26%) SLA
2 7 (3.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.06%) QA
4 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.53%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 113 (60.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (36.17%) Active Directory
3 58 (30.85%) Hyper-V
4 54 (28.72%) NFS
5 39 (20.74%) vSphere
6 33 (17.55%) VMware ESX
7 21 (11.17%) Xen
8 18 (9.57%) KVM
8 18 (9.57%) VMware ESXi
9 15 (7.98%) XenApp
10 14 (7.45%) Terminal Services
11 13 (6.91%) SRDF
12 11 (5.85%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 9 (4.79%) Oracle RAC
13 9 (4.79%) XenDesktop
14 6 (3.19%) vCloud
15 4 (2.13%) DFS Replication
15 4 (2.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 4 (2.13%) Samba
16 2 (1.06%) iptables
Systems Management
1 16 (8.51%) Puppet
2 10 (5.32%) Backup Exec
3 9 (4.79%) NetBackup
4 6 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (3.19%) SCCM
4 6 (3.19%) SCOM
4 6 (3.19%) OVSD
5 5 (2.66%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (2.66%) vMotion
6 4 (2.13%) Cobbler
6 4 (2.13%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 4 (2.13%) ZABBIX
6 4 (2.13%) WSUS
7 3 (1.60%) MIMEsweeper
7 3 (1.60%) MAILsweeper
7 3 (1.60%) Nagios
7 3 (1.60%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.60%) FortiGate
8 2 (1.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (1.06%) FreeIPA
Vendors
1 158 (84.04%) VMware
2 89 (47.34%) Cisco
3 67 (35.64%) Microsoft
4 51 (27.13%) NetApp
5 39 (20.74%) Citrix
5 39 (20.74%) HP
5 39 (20.74%) EMC
6 35 (18.62%) F5
7 30 (15.96%) Oracle
8 26 (13.83%) Dell
9 25 (13.30%) Veritas
10 22 (11.70%) Juniper
11 20 (10.64%) IBM
12 17 (9.04%) CheckPoint
13 14 (7.45%) Intel
14 13 (6.91%) Red Hat
15 12 (6.38%) SolarWinds
16 10 (5.32%) DataSynapse
16 10 (5.32%) Symantec
16 10 (5.32%) TIBCO
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