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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iSCSI
Rank 522 499 473
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -26
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 56 63 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.76% 0.96% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 34 48
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £250 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £443 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £381 £360
% change year-on-year
-14.75% +5.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +10.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £20.75 £18.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £25.00 £23.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +13.09%
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
7414 6538 8249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.73% 13.59% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4085 3628 3818
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 380 641
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 28 August 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
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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 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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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 +19 37 £406 +11.30% 15
South East -17 10 £338 -12.90% 4
South West -32 4 £250 -41.17% 4
North West -2 2 - - 3
Yorkshire +2 1 £210 -30.00%
West Midlands -9 1 £325 +113.81% 1
East of England -26 1 - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - -
iSCSI
UK

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 105 (76.09%) VMware
2 89 (64.49%) Windows
3 71 (51.45%) SAN
3 71 (51.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 68 (49.28%) Active Directory
4 68 (49.28%) HP
5 66 (47.83%) NFS
6 60 (43.48%) Linux
7 54 (39.13%) Cisco
8 52 (37.68%) Fibre Channel
9 51 (36.96%) NetApp
10 50 (36.23%) DNS
11 44 (31.88%) Microsoft
12 39 (28.26%) Firewall
13 37 (26.81%) Hyper-V
14 35 (25.36%) TCP/IP
15 31 (22.46%) EMC
16 30 (21.74%) Security Cleared
17 29 (21.01%) Dell
17 29 (21.01%) VPN
17 29 (21.01%) DHCP
18 28 (20.29%) MS Exchange
18 28 (20.29%) Citrix
18 28 (20.29%) Windows Server 2008
18 28 (20.29%) SC Cleared
19 27 (19.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 27 (19.57%) VLAN
20 26 (18.84%) NAS
21 25 (18.12%) ITIL
22 24 (17.39%) PowerShell

iSCSI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 28 (20.29%) MS Exchange
2 17 (12.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (11.59%) Apache
4 9 (6.52%) SAS
5 8 (5.80%) IIS
5 8 (5.80%) SharePoint
6 7 (5.07%) Tomcat
6 7 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (4.35%) WebSphere
8 5 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2000
10 3 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (1.45%) Lync
11 2 (1.45%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (1.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.72%) nginx
12 1 (0.72%) Liferay
Applications
1 7 (5.07%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.45%) MS Office
3 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.45%) RMDS
1 2 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.17%) SaaS
1 3 (2.17%) Joyent
2 2 (1.45%) Office 365
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (51.45%) SAN
2 52 (37.68%) Fibre Channel
3 50 (36.23%) DNS
4 39 (28.26%) Firewall
5 35 (25.36%) TCP/IP
6 29 (21.01%) VPN
6 29 (21.01%) DHCP
7 27 (19.57%) VLAN
8 26 (18.84%) NAS
9 21 (15.22%) FCoE
10 19 (13.77%) LDAP
11 14 (10.14%) Multicast
12 12 (8.70%) LAN
13 11 (7.97%) WAN
13 11 (7.97%) SNMP
14 7 (5.07%) Internet
14 7 (5.07%) SSL
15 5 (3.62%) HTTP
15 5 (3.62%) VoIP
15 5 (3.62%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.25%) MySQL
1 10 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.17%) Redis
4 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.45%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.45%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (1.45%) HBase
5 1 (0.72%) SQLPlus
5 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.07%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.90%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.17%) JIRA
3 3 (2.17%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.45%) Subversion
5 1 (0.72%) Hudson
General
1 14 (10.14%) Finance
2 9 (6.52%) Financial Institution
3 6 (4.35%) Games
4 2 (1.45%) Retail
5 1 (0.72%) Billing
5 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.72%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (14.49%) Administrator
2 18 (13.04%) Support Engineer
3 15 (10.87%) Systems Administrator
4 14 (10.14%) Architect
5 12 (8.70%) Analyst
6 11 (7.97%) Cloud Engineer
7 10 (7.25%) Systems Engineer
8 9 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (5.80%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (5.07%) Storage Administrator
10 7 (5.07%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 7 (5.07%) Storage Engineer
10 7 (5.07%) Infrastructure Architect
10 7 (5.07%) Technical Architect
11 6 (4.35%) Consultant
11 6 (4.35%) Systems Support
11 6 (4.35%) Linux Support
12 5 (3.62%) Systems Support Engineer
12 5 (3.62%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.25%) LAMP
2 6 (4.35%) HTML
3 5 (3.62%) XML
4 3 (2.17%) CSS
4 3 (2.17%) Web Services
4 3 (2.17%) JSON
4 3 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (1.45%) .NET
5 2 (1.45%) XSLT
5 2 (1.45%) Rendezvous
5 2 (1.45%) Middleware
6 1 (0.72%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.49%) Clustering
2 15 (10.87%) Replication
3 13 (9.42%) EqualLogic
4 10 (7.25%) Client/Server
5 9 (6.52%) Hedge funds
6 6 (4.35%) Online Games
7 5 (3.62%) Celerra
7 5 (3.62%) CLARiiON
8 3 (2.17%) Open Source
8 3 (2.17%) New Media
8 3 (2.17%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.45%) CESG
9 2 (1.45%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.45%) IBM XIV
10 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.72%) Life Science
10 1 (0.72%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.72%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 89 (64.49%) Windows
2 60 (43.48%) Linux
3 28 (20.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (13.77%) Ubuntu
4 19 (13.77%) CentOS
5 17 (12.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (11.59%) Solaris
7 12 (8.70%) UNIX
7 12 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (6.52%) Windows 7
9 5 (3.62%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (2.90%) AIX
11 3 (2.17%) Windows XP
11 3 (2.17%) SmartOS
11 3 (2.17%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.45%) HPUX
13 1 (0.72%) SUSE
13 1 (0.72%) Debian
13 1 (0.72%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.12%) ITIL
2 15 (10.87%) Service Management
3 14 (10.14%) Migration
4 10 (7.25%) ITSM
4 10 (7.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (7.25%) DevOps
5 8 (5.80%) Capacity Management
6 7 (5.07%) Change Control
6 7 (5.07%) Service Delivery
7 5 (3.62%) Network Design
7 5 (3.62%) Low Latency
8 4 (2.90%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (2.90%) Load Balancing
8 4 (2.90%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (2.17%) Scrum
9 3 (2.17%) Benchmarking
9 3 (2.17%) PRINCE2
9 3 (2.17%) E-Commerce
9 3 (2.17%) Network Load Balancing
9 3 (2.17%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (17.39%) PowerShell
2 22 (15.94%) Perl
3 18 (13.04%) SQL
4 12 (8.70%) Java
5 11 (7.97%) VB
6 10 (7.25%) VBA
7 9 (6.52%) Shell Script
8 8 (5.80%) C
9 7 (5.07%) Python
10 6 (4.35%) PHP
11 5 (3.62%) Bash Shell
12 4 (2.90%) Korn
12 4 (2.90%) JavaScript
13 3 (2.17%) C++
13 3 (2.17%) Ruby
14 1 (0.72%) AWK
14 1 (0.72%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.72%) C#
14 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.72%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 30 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 28 (20.29%) SC Cleared
3 27 (19.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 20 (14.49%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (14.49%) CCNA
5 18 (13.04%) MCSE
5 18 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (7.25%) CCA
6 10 (7.25%) Citrix Certification
7 9 (6.52%) DV Cleared
7 9 (6.52%) VCP5
8 7 (5.07%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (3.62%) VCP4
9 5 (3.62%) NCDA
10 4 (2.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (2.90%) MCITP
11 3 (2.17%) Degree
11 3 (2.17%) MCSA
11 3 (2.17%) MCP
11 3 (2.17%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.80%) SLA
2 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 71 (51.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (49.28%) Active Directory
3 66 (47.83%) NFS
4 37 (26.81%) Hyper-V
5 22 (15.94%) vSphere
6 18 (13.04%) VMware ESX
7 13 (9.42%) vCloud
8 12 (8.70%) XenApp
9 10 (7.25%) Postfix
10 9 (6.52%) Squid
10 9 (6.52%) Xen
10 9 (6.52%) VMware Server
11 8 (5.80%) Sendmail
12 7 (5.07%) XenServer
13 6 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (3.62%) KVM
15 4 (2.90%) DFS Replication
16 3 (2.17%) SRDF
16 3 (2.17%) Docker
16 3 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (8.70%) NetBackup
2 11 (7.97%) SCCM
2 11 (7.97%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 10 (7.25%) EMC NetWorker
4 8 (5.80%) Backup Exec
4 8 (5.80%) Puppet
5 6 (4.35%) Nagios
6 5 (3.62%) Tivoli
7 4 (2.90%) MIMEsweeper
7 4 (2.90%) MAILsweeper
7 4 (2.90%) SCOM
7 4 (2.90%) Cobbler
7 4 (2.90%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (2.17%) HP SIM
8 3 (2.17%) SCOrch
8 3 (2.17%) Opsview
8 3 (2.17%) ZABBIX
8 3 (2.17%) WSUS
8 3 (2.17%) OpenView
9 2 (1.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 105 (76.09%) VMware
2 68 (49.28%) HP
3 54 (39.13%) Cisco
4 51 (36.96%) NetApp
5 44 (31.88%) Microsoft
6 31 (22.46%) EMC
7 29 (21.01%) Dell
8 28 (20.29%) Citrix
9 23 (16.67%) IBM
10 22 (15.94%) Oracle
11 17 (12.32%) Red Hat
11 17 (12.32%) F5
12 14 (10.14%) Juniper
13 13 (9.42%) Websense
14 12 (8.70%) Symantec
15 11 (7.97%) Veeam
16 7 (5.07%) Brocade
17 6 (4.35%) Veritas
17 6 (4.35%) WatchGuard
18 5 (3.62%) Hitachi
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