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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
iSCSI
Rank 548 523 511
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -12
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 74 95 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.96% 1.22% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 57 39
Average daily rate £425 £398 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £573 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £388
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -17.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 4
Average hourly rate £40.25 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £22.50 £25.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £45.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.25 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -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
7718 7768 6693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.06% 15.08% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4757 4290 3593
Average daily rate £393 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 423 375
Average hourly rate £26.00 £27.32 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.81% +36.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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 1 May 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
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 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -22 29 £450 +2.27% 7
South East -36 21 £500 +56.25% 9
North East - 9 £320 -
North West -13 6 £425 -12.82%
East of England +14 4 £350 +40.00%
East Midlands +6 4 £268 -23.01%
Yorkshire - 1 £525 - 2
iSCSI
UK

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 97 (73.48%) SAN
1 97 (73.48%) VMware
2 88 (66.67%) Windows
3 79 (59.85%) Linux
3 79 (59.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 55 (41.67%) NAS
4 55 (41.67%) NFS
5 51 (38.64%) Active Directory
6 49 (37.12%) Fibre Channel
7 43 (32.58%) Microsoft
8 42 (31.82%) Cisco
9 37 (28.03%) Apache
9 37 (28.03%) Perl
9 37 (28.03%) Windows Server
10 35 (26.52%) NetApp
11 34 (25.76%) DNS
12 31 (23.48%) TCP/IP
12 31 (23.48%) Firewall
12 31 (23.48%) Windows Server 2012
12 31 (23.48%) Bash Shell
13 30 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
13 30 (22.73%) Hyper-V
13 30 (22.73%) ITIL
14 29 (21.97%) Unix
14 29 (21.97%) HP
14 29 (21.97%) Dell
15 27 (20.45%) CentOS
16 25 (18.94%) LAN
16 25 (18.94%) VMware ESXi
16 25 (18.94%) FCoE

iSCSI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (28.03%) Apache
2 19 (14.39%) MS Exchange
3 17 (12.88%) IIS
4 14 (10.61%) OpenStack
4 14 (10.61%) Tomcat
5 12 (9.09%) SharePoint
6 10 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (6.82%) SAS
8 8 (6.06%) WebSphere
9 7 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (4.55%) Confluence
10 6 (4.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 5 (3.79%) Oracle Coherence
12 4 (3.03%) Skype for Business
13 3 (2.27%) JBoss
14 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
14 2 (1.52%) WebLogic
15 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
15 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
15 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (9.85%) MS Office
2 6 (4.55%) HipChat
2 6 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.52%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.76%) RMDS
3 1 (0.76%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 30 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (4.55%) Office 365
4 5 (3.79%) PaaS
5 3 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.52%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.76%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.76%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.76%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.76%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.76%) IaaS
7 1 (0.76%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 97 (73.48%) SAN
2 55 (41.67%) NAS
3 49 (37.12%) Fibre Channel
4 34 (25.76%) DNS
5 31 (23.48%) Firewall
5 31 (23.48%) TCP/IP
6 25 (18.94%) FCoE
6 25 (18.94%) LAN
7 22 (16.67%) VPN
7 22 (16.67%) WAN
8 19 (14.39%) DHCP
9 18 (13.64%) HTTP
10 17 (12.88%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (7.58%) SMTP
11 10 (7.58%) SSL
12 9 (6.82%) Multicast
12 9 (6.82%) SSH
13 8 (6.06%) LDAP
13 8 (6.06%) VoIP
14 7 (5.30%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.39%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.85%) MySQL
3 6 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 6 (4.55%) HBase
4 4 (3.03%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.76%) Big Data
6 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.76%) MS Access
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (14.39%) Git (software)
2 15 (11.36%) Jenkins
3 14 (10.61%) Subversion
4 6 (4.55%) JIRA
5 4 (3.03%) Gradle
5 4 (3.03%) Hudson
5 4 (3.03%) IntelliJ
5 4 (3.03%) Maven
5 4 (3.03%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.52%) Ant
6 2 (1.52%) GCC
7 1 (0.76%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (10.61%) Finance
2 8 (6.06%) Banking
3 4 (3.03%) Marketing
4 2 (1.52%) Front Office
4 2 (1.52%) Legal
5 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.76%) German Language
5 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.76%) Retail
5 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (19.70%) Architect
2 19 (14.39%) Infrastructure Architect
3 18 (13.64%) Linux Engineer
4 14 (10.61%) Administrator
4 14 (10.61%) Consultant
5 13 (9.85%) Systems Administrator
6 12 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (6.06%) Infrastructure Support
7 8 (6.06%) Unix Engineer
8 7 (5.30%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 7 (5.30%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (5.30%) Storage Engineer
8 7 (5.30%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (4.55%) Storage Specialist
9 6 (4.55%) VMWare Administrator
9 6 (4.55%) VMware Architect
9 6 (4.55%) VMware Engineer
10 5 (3.79%) Cloud Engineer
10 5 (3.79%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.79%) Storage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.85%) LAMP
2 11 (8.33%) Web Services
3 8 (6.06%) Middleware
4 6 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (4.55%) Rendezvous
5 5 (3.79%) HTML
6 4 (3.03%) .NET
6 4 (3.03%) JMS
6 4 (3.03%) LAPP Stack
6 4 (3.03%) SOAP
6 4 (3.03%) XML
6 4 (3.03%) XSLT
7 3 (2.27%) POSIX
8 2 (1.52%) 802.1X
8 2 (1.52%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (1.52%) libvirt
8 2 (1.52%) Windows Identity Foundation
9 1 (0.76%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.76%) ELK Stack
9 1 (0.76%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.88%) Data Centre
2 13 (9.85%) Clustering
3 8 (6.06%) Device Driver
4 7 (5.30%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.55%) Client/Server
5 6 (4.55%) Derivative
5 6 (4.55%) EqualLogic
6 5 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.79%) Replication
7 4 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (3.03%) Private Cloud
7 4 (3.03%) User Experience
8 3 (2.27%) Statistics
9 2 (1.52%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.52%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.52%) FlexPod
9 2 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.52%) IVR
9 2 (1.52%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.52%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 88 (66.67%) Windows
2 79 (59.85%) Linux
3 37 (28.03%) Windows Server
4 31 (23.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (21.97%) Unix
6 27 (20.45%) CentOS
7 23 (17.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (12.12%) Ubuntu
9 14 (10.61%) Solaris
10 13 (9.85%) AIX
11 11 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (7.58%) Data ONTAP
13 9 (6.82%) Debian
14 8 (6.06%) Windows 7
15 7 (5.30%) Mac OS X Server
15 7 (5.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 5 (3.79%) Mac OS
16 5 (3.79%) Windows XP
17 3 (2.27%) Mac OS X
17 3 (2.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (22.73%) ITIL
2 24 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 23 (17.42%) Migration
4 17 (12.88%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (12.12%) DevOps
5 16 (12.12%) Open Source
6 13 (9.85%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (8.33%) Web Operations
8 9 (6.82%) Unit Testing
9 8 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (6.06%) Performance Testing
9 8 (6.06%) Software Engineering
9 8 (6.06%) Software Testing
10 7 (5.30%) Benchmarking
10 7 (5.30%) Capacity Management
10 7 (5.30%) Data Migration
10 7 (5.30%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (5.30%) Scrum
10 7 (5.30%) Service Management
11 6 (4.55%) Kernel Tuning
Programming Languages
1 37 (28.03%) Perl
2 31 (23.48%) Bash Shell
3 23 (17.42%) SQL
4 20 (15.15%) Python
5 18 (13.64%) Shell Script
6 17 (12.88%) Korn
7 9 (6.82%) C
7 9 (6.82%) C-shell
7 9 (6.82%) PowerShell
8 8 (6.06%) PHP
9 6 (4.55%) Java
10 5 (3.79%) C++
11 4 (3.03%) JavaScript
12 2 (1.52%) Ruby
13 1 (0.76%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 23 (17.42%) Security Cleared
2 18 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.33%) CCNA
3 11 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (7.58%) MCSE
4 10 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (6.06%) Degree
5 8 (6.06%) RHCE
6 7 (5.30%) CCNP
7 6 (4.55%) DV Cleared
7 6 (4.55%) RHCA
7 6 (4.55%) RHCSA
8 4 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (2.27%) MCSA
10 2 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.52%) JNCIE
10 2 (1.52%) JNCIP
10 2 (1.52%) MCP
11 1 (0.76%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.03%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.27%) SLA
3 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 79 (59.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (41.67%) NFS
3 51 (38.64%) Active Directory
4 30 (22.73%) Hyper-V
5 25 (18.94%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (12.12%) KVM
7 14 (10.61%) iptables
8 13 (9.85%) Samba
9 11 (8.33%) VMware ESX
9 11 (8.33%) vSphere
10 9 (6.82%) Firmware
10 9 (6.82%) Sendmail
11 8 (6.06%) Oracle RAC
11 8 (6.06%) Xen
12 7 (5.30%) SRDF
13 6 (4.55%) Ceph
13 6 (4.55%) Dovecot
13 6 (4.55%) Squid
14 5 (3.79%) XenApp
15 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 24 (18.18%) Puppet
2 18 (13.64%) SCOM
3 15 (11.36%) ZABBIX
4 14 (10.61%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (9.85%) Salt
6 12 (9.09%) HAProxy
7 10 (7.58%) NetBackup
7 10 (7.58%) SCCM
8 8 (6.06%) Nagios
9 7 (5.30%) Cacti
10 5 (3.79%) Backup Exec
10 5 (3.79%) OpenNebula
10 5 (3.79%) OpenView
10 5 (3.79%) OVSD
10 5 (3.79%) SCVMM
11 4 (3.03%) Oracle ZFS
11 4 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 3 (2.27%) Ansible
12 3 (2.27%) SnapVault
12 3 (2.27%) systemd
Vendors
1 97 (73.48%) VMware
2 43 (32.58%) Microsoft
3 42 (31.82%) Cisco
4 35 (26.52%) NetApp
5 29 (21.97%) Dell
5 29 (21.97%) HP
6 18 (13.64%) Oracle
7 17 (12.88%) IBM
7 17 (12.88%) Red Hat
8 16 (12.12%) Citrix
9 15 (11.36%) EMC
10 10 (7.58%) Veritas
11 9 (6.82%) Symantec
12 7 (5.30%) Intel
13 6 (4.55%) DataSynapse
13 6 (4.55%) Sybase
13 6 (4.55%) TIBCO
14 4 (3.03%) Dell Compellent
14 4 (3.03%) Sun
14 4 (3.03%) Veeam
Guildford, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago