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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
iSCSI
UK / England
Rank 521 524 499
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -25
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 49 68 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.79% 1.01% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 52 50
Median daily rate £405 £450 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £316 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £298 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
-23.22% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.81% -45.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-10.81% -43.07%

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
6184 6713 6900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.16% 14.42% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3807 3953 3958
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 305 345 390
Median hourly rate £26.58 £26.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.28% +17.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.90 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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 21 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSCSI within the England region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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 -6 28 £438 -7.89% 8
South East +14 8 £400 -7.24% 2
East of England -4 4 - - 1
North East - 3 £285 -
Yorkshire +19 2 £375 -
North West - 2 £405 - 2
South West +12 1 £310 -
East Midlands +2 1 £175 -36.93% 1
iSCSI
UK

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 96 (66.21%) VMware
2 94 (64.83%) SAN
3 79 (54.48%) Windows
4 71 (48.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 69 (47.59%) Active Directory
6 64 (44.14%) Linux
7 59 (40.69%) Windows Server
8 54 (37.24%) NAS
8 54 (37.24%) Microsoft
9 48 (33.10%) HP
10 43 (29.66%) DNS
11 41 (28.28%) NFS
12 39 (26.90%) Hyper-V
13 38 (26.21%) TCP/IP
13 38 (26.21%) Solaris
14 36 (24.83%) Unix
14 36 (24.83%) Oracle
14 36 (24.83%) Windows Server 2008
15 35 (24.14%) ITIL
15 35 (24.14%) Apache
15 35 (24.14%) Cisco
16 34 (23.45%) Windows Server 2012
17 32 (22.07%) PowerShell
17 32 (22.07%) DHCP
17 32 (22.07%) SQL
18 30 (20.69%) SQL Server
19 29 (20.00%) NetApp
20 28 (19.31%) Windows Server 2003
20 28 (19.31%) Firewall
20 28 (19.31%) VLAN

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 35 (24.14%) Apache
2 21 (14.48%) MS Exchange
3 19 (13.10%) OpenStack
4 15 (10.34%) IIS
5 13 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (8.28%) Tomcat
7 11 (7.59%) SAS
8 10 (6.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 10 (6.90%) WebSphere
9 9 (6.21%) Oracle Coherence
10 8 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (4.83%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (4.83%) Skype for Business
12 6 (4.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (2.07%) SharePoint
14 2 (1.38%) Cloud Foundry
14 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2007
15 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 19 (13.10%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.59%) MS Office
3 3 (2.07%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.66%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (8.97%) Office 365
3 8 (5.52%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (4.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.38%) GitHub
5 2 (1.38%) IaaS
6 1 (0.69%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.69%) G Suite
6 1 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.69%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.69%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.69%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 94 (64.83%) SAN
2 54 (37.24%) NAS
3 43 (29.66%) DNS
4 38 (26.21%) TCP/IP
5 32 (22.07%) DHCP
6 28 (19.31%) Firewall
6 28 (19.31%) VLAN
7 27 (18.62%) Fibre Channel
7 27 (18.62%) HTTP
8 22 (15.17%) WAN
9 20 (13.79%) FCoE
10 17 (11.72%) LAN
11 13 (8.97%) LDAP
12 10 (6.90%) HTTPS
12 10 (6.90%) Multicast
12 10 (6.90%) SSH
12 10 (6.90%) Wireless
13 9 (6.21%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (6.21%) OSPF
14 8 (5.52%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 20 (13.79%) MySQL
3 9 (6.21%) Hadoop
3 9 (6.21%) HBase
4 5 (3.45%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.38%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (0.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 10 (6.90%) Jenkins
2 8 (5.52%) ClearCase
2 8 (5.52%) StarTeam
3 4 (2.76%) MSI
4 3 (2.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.69%) JIRA
General
1 19 (13.10%) Finance
2 10 (6.90%) Banking
3 3 (2.07%) Investment Banking
3 3 (2.07%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.38%) Games
5 1 (0.69%) Advertising
5 1 (0.69%) German Language
5 1 (0.69%) Retail
5 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (17.24%) Administrator
2 22 (15.17%) Architect
3 17 (11.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (11.03%) Infrastructure Architect
5 15 (10.34%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (5.52%) Network Engineer
6 8 (5.52%) Solaris Administrator
6 8 (5.52%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (4.83%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 7 (4.83%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (4.83%) Consultant
7 7 (4.83%) Senior Network Engineer
7 7 (4.83%) Unix Administrator
7 7 (4.83%) VMware Engineer
8 6 (4.14%) Analyst
8 6 (4.14%) SAN Administrator
8 6 (4.14%) SAN Storage Administrator
8 6 (4.14%) Storage Administrator
8 6 (4.14%) VMWare Administrator
8 6 (4.14%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.48%) Middleware
2 16 (11.03%) LAMP
3 9 (6.21%) HTML
3 9 (6.21%) Rendezvous
3 9 (6.21%) XML
3 9 (6.21%) XSLT
4 8 (5.52%) libvirt
4 8 (5.52%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (3.45%) COM
6 3 (2.07%) 802.1X
6 3 (2.07%) Web Services
7 2 (1.38%) ELK Stack
8 1 (0.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.10%) Data Centre
2 12 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.21%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.21%) Replication
4 8 (5.52%) Client/Server
4 8 (5.52%) Private Cloud
5 7 (4.83%) Clustering
5 7 (4.83%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (2.76%) Online Banking
7 3 (2.07%) HP StoreVirtual
7 3 (2.07%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.38%) BBC
8 2 (1.38%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.38%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.38%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.38%) Life Science
8 2 (1.38%) PKI
8 2 (1.38%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.38%) User Experience
8 2 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 79 (54.48%) Windows
2 64 (44.14%) Linux
3 59 (40.69%) Windows Server
4 38 (26.21%) Solaris
5 36 (24.83%) Unix
5 36 (24.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (23.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (19.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (8.97%) Ubuntu
9 12 (8.28%) HPUX
10 11 (7.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (6.90%) CentOS
11 10 (6.90%) Debian
12 4 (2.76%) Windows 7
13 3 (2.07%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.38%) AIX
14 2 (1.38%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (1.38%) FreeBSD
14 2 (1.38%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (24.14%) ITIL
2 24 (16.55%) Configuration Management
3 20 (13.79%) Load Balancing
4 19 (13.10%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (11.72%) Migration
5 17 (11.72%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (9.66%) DevOps
6 14 (9.66%) Open Source
6 14 (9.66%) Virtual Environments
7 11 (7.59%) Benchmarking
8 10 (6.90%) Capacity Management
8 10 (6.90%) ITSM
8 10 (6.90%) Software Distribution
9 9 (6.21%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (6.21%) Security Hardening
9 9 (6.21%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 8 (5.52%) High Availability
10 8 (5.52%) Kernel Tuning
10 8 (5.52%) OO
10 8 (5.52%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (22.07%) PowerShell
1 32 (22.07%) SQL
2 24 (16.55%) Bash Shell
3 22 (15.17%) Python
4 21 (14.48%) JavaScript
5 20 (13.79%) Perl
6 15 (10.34%) Korn
7 12 (8.28%) Java
8 8 (5.52%) C
8 8 (5.52%) C-shell
9 7 (4.83%) PHP
9 7 (4.83%) Shell Script
10 5 (3.45%) Jython
11 4 (2.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (15.86%) Security Cleared
3 20 (13.79%) CCNP
3 20 (13.79%) SC Cleared
4 12 (8.28%) Degree
5 11 (7.59%) CCNA
6 9 (6.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (5.52%) DV Cleared
7 8 (5.52%) RHCA
7 8 (5.52%) RHCE
7 8 (5.52%) RHCSA
8 7 (4.83%) MCSA
8 7 (4.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (3.45%) MCSE
10 4 (2.76%) SAP Certification
11 3 (2.07%) VCP5
11 3 (2.07%) VCP6
12 2 (1.38%) CISSP
12 2 (1.38%) CLAS
12 2 (1.38%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.52%) SLA
2 6 (4.14%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (2.76%) ISO 9001
4 4 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.76%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.69%) GCP
System Software
1 71 (48.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (47.59%) Active Directory
3 41 (28.28%) NFS
4 39 (26.90%) Hyper-V
5 26 (17.93%) KVM
6 18 (12.41%) vSphere
7 15 (10.34%) iptables
7 15 (10.34%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (8.97%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (8.97%) XenApp
9 12 (8.28%) SRDF
9 12 (8.28%) VMware ESX
10 11 (7.59%) Xen
11 9 (6.21%) Oracle RAC
11 9 (6.21%) XenServer
12 8 (5.52%) Samba
13 7 (4.83%) Sendmail
13 7 (4.83%) Squid
13 7 (4.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 7 (4.83%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 26 (17.93%) Puppet
2 19 (13.10%) SCCM
3 16 (11.03%) Nagios
4 15 (10.34%) HAProxy
5 12 (8.28%) SCOM
6 10 (6.90%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 8 (5.52%) Ansible
7 8 (5.52%) SCOrch
7 8 (5.52%) vRealize
8 7 (4.83%) Cacti
8 7 (4.83%) EMC Navisphere
8 7 (4.83%) NetBackup
8 7 (4.83%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 6 (4.14%) Backup Exec
9 6 (4.14%) SCVMM
9 6 (4.14%) WSUS
10 5 (3.45%) BladeLogic
10 5 (3.45%) OpenNebula
10 5 (3.45%) PowerCLI
10 5 (3.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 96 (66.21%) VMware
2 54 (37.24%) Microsoft
3 48 (33.10%) HP
4 36 (24.83%) Oracle
5 35 (24.14%) Cisco
6 29 (20.00%) NetApp
7 26 (17.93%) Citrix
7 26 (17.93%) Red Hat
8 22 (15.17%) Dell
9 21 (14.48%) EMC
10 19 (13.10%) Symantec
11 15 (10.34%) IBM
12 11 (7.59%) Brocade
12 11 (7.59%) Intel
12 11 (7.59%) Veeam
13 10 (6.90%) Veritas
14 9 (6.21%) CA
14 9 (6.21%) DataSynapse
14 9 (6.21%) Sybase
14 9 (6.21%) TIBCO
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