The table below looks at the statistics for iSCSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSCSI over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
iSCSI
Rank 509 569 569
Rank change year-on-year
+60 0
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 115 67 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.51% 0.92% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 29 34
Median daily rate £382 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.86% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £252 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £288
% change year-on-year
- +30.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 6
Median hourly rate £13.50 £40.00 £27.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.25% +45.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £37.50 £18.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.48 £40.60 £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £40.00 £27.46
% change year-on-year
-66.25% +45.69%
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
7640 7314 7898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.40% 13.86% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4705 4264 4449
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 496 449
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

iSCSI
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing iSCSI as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

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 29 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSCSI within the England region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +28 47 £400 +8.10% 3
North West +24 20 £400 - 3
South East +9 16 £400 +3.35% 3
North East - 15 £331 -
Yorkshire +17 9 £350 +16.66%
East of England +13 7 £375 +50.00% 2
West Midlands -31 2 £320 +18.51%
South West +10 1 £375 -
iSCSI
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iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing iSCSI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for iSCSI.

1 169 (76.82%) VMware
2 142 (64.55%) SAN
3 136 (61.82%) Windows
4 131 (59.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 125 (56.82%) Linux
6 95 (43.18%) Active Directory
7 84 (38.18%) Windows Server
8 82 (37.27%) Microsoft
9 72 (32.73%) TCP/IP
9 72 (32.73%) ITIL
9 72 (32.73%) DNS
10 71 (32.27%) HP
11 66 (30.00%) NFS
12 64 (29.09%) Hyper-V
13 63 (28.64%) Fibre Channel
14 59 (26.82%) Windows Server 2012
15 58 (26.36%) NAS
15 58 (26.36%) Apache
16 57 (25.91%) NetApp
17 56 (25.45%) Windows Server 2008
18 54 (24.55%) Cisco
18 54 (24.55%) WAN
19 52 (23.64%) Solaris
20 51 (23.18%) Security Cleared
21 50 (22.73%) Unix
22 48 (21.82%) SQL Server
22 48 (21.82%) Citrix
22 48 (21.82%) Bash Shell
23 47 (21.36%) SQL
24 46 (20.91%) Oracle

iSCSI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 58 (26.36%) Apache
2 41 (18.64%) MS Exchange
3 24 (10.91%) OpenStack
4 22 (10.00%) IIS
5 21 (9.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (7.73%) SAS
6 17 (7.73%) Tomcat
7 16 (7.27%) Skype for Business
8 14 (6.36%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (6.36%) Oracle Coherence
8 14 (6.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 14 (6.36%) SharePoint
8 14 (6.36%) WebSphere
9 9 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (3.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (3.18%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (2.73%) Confluence
13 4 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2000
13 4 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 38 (17.27%) MS Excel
2 16 (7.27%) MS Office
3 3 (1.36%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.91%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.82%) Office 365
2 13 (5.91%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.36%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.91%) GitHub
7 2 (0.91%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (0.91%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.45%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 142 (64.55%) SAN
2 72 (32.73%) DNS
2 72 (32.73%) TCP/IP
3 63 (28.64%) Fibre Channel
4 58 (26.36%) NAS
5 54 (24.55%) WAN
6 44 (20.00%) DHCP
7 36 (16.36%) VLAN
8 35 (15.91%) FCoE
9 31 (14.09%) Firewall
10 30 (13.64%) HTTP
10 30 (13.64%) LAN
11 24 (10.91%) Multicast
12 22 (10.00%) MPLS
13 19 (8.64%) LDAP
14 13 (5.91%) VPN
15 10 (4.55%) Wireless
16 9 (4.09%) Cisco ASA
16 9 (4.09%) Internet
16 9 (4.09%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (21.82%) SQL Server
2 26 (11.82%) MySQL
3 14 (6.36%) Hadoop
4 13 (5.91%) HBase
5 8 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (3.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (3.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (2.73%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.73%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (2.73%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.91%) DB2
9 1 (0.45%) Big Data
9 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.45%) OLAP
9 1 (0.45%) OLTP
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.45%) Redis
9 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (7.27%) ClearCase
1 16 (7.27%) StarTeam
2 15 (6.82%) Jenkins
3 14 (6.36%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.18%) JIRA
5 5 (2.27%) Ant
6 4 (1.82%) Maven
6 4 (1.82%) MSI
6 4 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.45%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.45%) GCC
7 1 (0.45%) Subversion
General
1 29 (13.18%) Finance
2 15 (6.82%) Banking
3 4 (1.82%) Back Office
4 2 (0.91%) Games
4 2 (0.91%) Retail
4 2 (0.91%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.45%) Advertising
5 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.45%) German Language
5 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (18.18%) Architect
2 34 (15.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 25 (11.36%) Administrator
3 25 (11.36%) Infrastructure Architect
4 23 (10.45%) Linux Engineer
5 19 (8.64%) Consultant
6 16 (7.27%) Unix Engineer
7 15 (6.82%) Systems Administrator
8 14 (6.36%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 14 (6.36%) Solutions Architect
8 14 (6.36%) Technical Architect
9 12 (5.45%) VMware Engineer
10 11 (5.00%) Storage Engineer
10 11 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
11 10 (4.55%) Unix Linux Engineer
12 9 (4.09%) Cloud Engineer
12 9 (4.09%) Server Engineer
12 9 (4.09%) Support Engineer
12 9 (4.09%) Technical Consultant
13 8 (3.64%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.36%) Middleware
2 23 (10.45%) LAMP
3 14 (6.36%) HTML
3 14 (6.36%) Rendezvous
3 14 (6.36%) XML
3 14 (6.36%) XSLT
4 8 (3.64%) libvirt
4 8 (3.64%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (1.82%) COM
6 2 (0.91%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.91%) ELK Stack
7 1 (0.45%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.45%) REST
7 1 (0.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 22 (10.00%) Replication
2 17 (7.73%) Data Centre
3 15 (6.82%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.09%) Clustering
4 9 (4.09%) Private Cloud
5 8 (3.64%) Client/Server
6 7 (3.18%) Microsoft Licensing
7 5 (2.27%) Blackberry
7 5 (2.27%) HP StoreVirtual
8 4 (1.82%) Device Driver
8 4 (1.82%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.82%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.36%) Fintech
9 3 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.36%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.91%) BBC
10 2 (0.91%) Derivative
10 2 (0.91%) PKI
10 2 (0.91%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 136 (61.82%) Windows
2 125 (56.82%) Linux
3 84 (38.18%) Windows Server
4 59 (26.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 56 (25.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 52 (23.64%) Solaris
7 50 (22.73%) Unix
8 36 (16.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 25 (11.36%) Ubuntu
10 22 (10.00%) CentOS
11 13 (5.91%) Windows 7
12 12 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (5.00%) HPUX
14 10 (4.55%) Debian
15 8 (3.64%) Data ONTAP
16 7 (3.18%) Windows 8
17 6 (2.73%) AIX
18 5 (2.27%) VMS
19 3 (1.36%) Mac OS X
20 2 (0.91%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (32.73%) ITIL
2 36 (16.36%) Configuration Management
3 30 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
4 26 (11.82%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (11.36%) Migration
5 25 (11.36%) Unit Testing
6 23 (10.45%) Benchmarking
7 20 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
8 16 (7.27%) Open Source
9 15 (6.82%) Server Virtualisation
10 14 (6.36%) Data Management
11 13 (5.91%) Load Balancing
12 12 (5.45%) DevOps
13 11 (5.00%) ITSM
14 10 (4.55%) Time Management
15 9 (4.09%) High Availability
15 9 (4.09%) Virtual Infrastructure
16 8 (3.64%) Capacity Management
16 8 (3.64%) Kernel Tuning
16 8 (3.64%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 48 (21.82%) Bash Shell
2 47 (21.36%) SQL
3 45 (20.45%) Perl
4 35 (15.91%) PowerShell
5 32 (14.55%) Korn
6 29 (13.18%) C-shell
7 25 (11.36%) JavaScript
8 24 (10.91%) Python
9 20 (9.09%) Java
9 20 (9.09%) Shell Script
10 10 (4.55%) PHP
11 9 (4.09%) C
12 5 (2.27%) Jython
13 4 (1.82%) C++
14 1 (0.45%) Ruby
14 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 51 (23.18%) Security Cleared
2 38 (17.27%) SC Cleared
3 27 (12.27%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (10.45%) Degree
5 17 (7.73%) CCNP
6 14 (6.36%) DV Cleared
7 12 (5.45%) CCNA
8 10 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (4.09%) RHCA
9 9 (4.09%) RHCE
10 8 (3.64%) RHCSA
11 7 (3.18%) MCSE
12 6 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (2.27%) MCSA
14 4 (1.82%) SAP Certification
15 2 (0.91%) CCDP
15 2 (0.91%) CCIE
15 2 (0.91%) MCP
16 1 (0.45%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.18%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.82%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.82%) ISO22301
4 3 (1.36%) SLA
5 1 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 131 (59.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 95 (43.18%) Active Directory
3 66 (30.00%) NFS
4 64 (29.09%) Hyper-V
5 39 (17.73%) KVM
6 31 (14.09%) vSphere
7 29 (13.18%) VMware ESXi
8 27 (12.27%) Virtual Machines
9 25 (11.36%) Samba
9 25 (11.36%) Xen
9 25 (11.36%) XenApp
10 23 (10.45%) SRDF
11 17 (7.73%) VMware ESX
12 15 (6.82%) iptables
13 14 (6.36%) Oracle RAC
14 9 (4.09%) XenServer
15 7 (3.18%) Dovecot
15 7 (3.18%) Sendmail
15 7 (3.18%) Squid
16 5 (2.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 27 (12.27%) Puppet
1 27 (12.27%) SCOM
2 26 (11.82%) SCCM
3 16 (7.27%) NetBackup
4 15 (6.82%) HAProxy
5 11 (5.00%) vRealize
6 9 (4.09%) Backup Exec
6 9 (4.09%) Nagios
7 8 (3.64%) SCVMM
7 8 (3.64%) vMotion
7 8 (3.64%) WSUS
8 7 (3.18%) Ansible
8 7 (3.18%) Cacti
8 7 (3.18%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 7 (3.18%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (2.73%) Failover Clustering
9 6 (2.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 5 (2.27%) OpenNebula
10 5 (2.27%) PowerCLI
10 5 (2.27%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 169 (76.82%) VMware
2 82 (37.27%) Microsoft
3 71 (32.27%) HP
4 57 (25.91%) NetApp
5 54 (24.55%) Cisco
6 48 (21.82%) Citrix
7 46 (20.91%) Oracle
8 42 (19.09%) Dell
9 39 (17.73%) EMC
10 35 (15.91%) Red Hat
11 29 (13.18%) Symantec
12 23 (10.45%) Intel
13 21 (9.55%) IBM
14 15 (6.82%) Veeam
15 14 (6.36%) DataSynapse
15 14 (6.36%) TIBCO
16 13 (5.91%) Sybase
17 10 (4.55%) SolarWinds
18 9 (4.09%) EqualLogic
19 8 (3.64%) SonicWALL