The table below looks at the statistics for iSCSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSCSI over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iSCSI
Rank 380 379 358
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -21
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 31 24 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.04% 0.87% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 15 14
Average daily rate
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£440 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £353 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £590 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £369 £263
% change year-on-year
-5.42% +40.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
iSCSI
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2967 2746 2977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.19% 11.94% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1899 1826 1841
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 82 131
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -6.97%

iSCSI
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iSCSI across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

iSCSI Jobs Demand Trend in London

iSCSI
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing iSCSI across the London region.

iSCSI Daily Rate Trend in London

iSCSI
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iSCSI across the London region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

iSCSI Daily Rate Histogram in London

iSCSI
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing iSCSI across the London region.

iSCSI Hourly Rate Trend in London

iSCSI
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSCSI within the London region over the 3 months to 6 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
City of London +18 9 £625 +19.04% 2
Hounslow - 4 £413 -
Docklands, London - 1 £650 -
Croydon - 1 £550 -
Feltham - 1 - -
iSCSI
England

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 57 (86.36%) VMware
2 45 (68.18%) Windows
2 45 (68.18%) Linux
3 38 (57.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 37 (56.06%) SAN
5 36 (54.55%) NFS
6 32 (48.48%) Fibre Channel
7 30 (45.45%) Cisco
8 29 (43.94%) NAS
9 26 (39.39%) NetApp
10 24 (36.36%) LAN
11 23 (34.85%) Hyper-V
12 20 (30.30%) WAN
13 19 (28.79%) Windows Server 2012
13 19 (28.79%) Performance Tuning
14 18 (27.27%) Active Directory
14 18 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
15 17 (25.76%) Xen
15 17 (25.76%) EMC
15 17 (25.76%) MS Exchange
16 16 (24.24%) Finance
17 15 (22.73%) Solaris
17 15 (22.73%) Oracle
17 15 (22.73%) HP
17 15 (22.73%) Microsoft
17 15 (22.73%) Windows 7
17 15 (22.73%) FCoE
18 14 (21.21%) DNS
18 14 (21.21%) SQL Server
18 14 (21.21%) VMware ESX

iSCSI
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 17 (25.76%) MS Exchange
2 10 (15.15%) Apache
3 9 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (12.12%) Tomcat
4 8 (12.12%) IIS
5 7 (10.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 7 (10.61%) WebSphere
5 7 (10.61%) Oracle Coherence
6 5 (7.58%) Lync
7 3 (4.55%) OpenStack
7 3 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.52%) JBoss
9 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) RMDS
2 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Office 365
2 2 (3.03%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (56.06%) SAN
2 32 (48.48%) Fibre Channel
3 29 (43.94%) NAS
4 24 (36.36%) LAN
5 20 (30.30%) WAN
6 15 (22.73%) FCoE
7 14 (21.21%) DNS
7 14 (21.21%) Multicast
8 10 (15.15%) VPN
8 10 (15.15%) DHCP
8 10 (15.15%) HTTP
8 10 (15.15%) VoIP
8 10 (15.15%) BIG-IP
9 9 (13.64%) LDAP
10 8 (12.12%) VLAN
10 8 (12.12%) Firewall
11 6 (9.09%) MPLS
12 5 (7.58%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (7.58%) TCP/IP
12 5 (7.58%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 6 (9.09%) HBase
3 2 (3.03%) MySQL
4 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 16 (24.24%) Finance
2 8 (12.12%) Games
2 8 (12.12%) Banking
3 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.52%) Electronics
4 1 (1.52%) Marketing
4 1 (1.52%) German Language
4 1 (1.52%) Legal
4 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (22.73%) Architect
2 12 (18.18%) Administrator
3 10 (15.15%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (12.12%) Network Engineer
4 8 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (12.12%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (10.61%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (10.61%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.58%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.06%) Windows Administrator
8 3 (4.55%) Network Support
8 3 (4.55%) Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) Lead Architect
9 2 (3.03%) Wintel Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Cloud Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Desktop Support
9 2 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.12%) Rendezvous
1 8 (12.12%) Middleware
2 7 (10.61%) HTML
2 7 (10.61%) XML
2 7 (10.61%) XSLT
3 5 (7.58%) Ultra Messaging
4 2 (3.03%) REST
4 2 (3.03%) SOAP
5 1 (1.52%) Regular Expression
5 1 (1.52%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Clustering
1 10 (15.15%) Hedge funds
2 8 (12.12%) Online Games
3 7 (10.61%) Replication
4 3 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (4.55%) Thin Client
4 3 (4.55%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.55%) EqualLogic
4 3 (4.55%) Fat Client
5 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.03%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.03%) Celerra
5 2 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.03%) CLARiiON
5 2 (3.03%) Symmetrix
6 1 (1.52%) NHS
6 1 (1.52%) DTV
6 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.52%) BBC
6 1 (1.52%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 45 (68.18%) Windows
1 45 (68.18%) Linux
2 19 (28.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (22.73%) Solaris
4 15 (22.73%) Windows 7
5 11 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (13.64%) CentOS
7 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (9.09%) Ubuntu
8 6 (9.09%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.79%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (16.67%) ITIL
3 10 (15.15%) Benchmarking
3 10 (15.15%) Configuration Management
3 10 (15.15%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (10.61%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (9.09%) Migration
6 5 (7.58%) Service Delivery
6 5 (7.58%) Capacity Management
6 5 (7.58%) Workflow
7 4 (6.06%) Protective Monitoring
7 4 (6.06%) Load Balancing
8 3 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (4.55%) Software Delivery
9 2 (3.03%) Data Migration
9 2 (3.03%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (3.03%) Network Design
9 2 (3.03%) Change Management
10 1 (1.52%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.70%) PowerShell
2 12 (18.18%) SQL
3 11 (16.67%) Python
4 8 (12.12%) Java
5 7 (10.61%) JavaScript
5 7 (10.61%) Perl
5 7 (10.61%) Bash Shell
6 5 (7.58%) Ruby
7 1 (1.52%) C#
7 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (19.70%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (15.15%) CCNP
3 6 (9.09%) CCDP
4 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.58%) CCNA
5 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.03%) Degree
7 2 (3.03%) MCSE
7 2 (3.03%) RHCE
7 2 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.52%) MCITP
8 1 (1.52%) MCP
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (1.52%) NCDA
8 1 (1.52%) VCAP
8 1 (1.52%) VTSP
8 1 (1.52%) RHCSA
8 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (57.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (54.55%) NFS
3 23 (34.85%) Hyper-V
4 18 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 17 (25.76%) Xen
6 14 (21.21%) VMware ESX
7 12 (18.18%) KVM
8 10 (15.15%) vSphere
9 9 (13.64%) SRDF
10 8 (12.12%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
12 5 (7.58%) XenApp
13 3 (4.55%) Terminal Services
14 2 (3.03%) XenDesktop
14 2 (3.03%) vCloud
15 1 (1.52%) iptables
15 1 (1.52%) XenServer
15 1 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (1.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (19.70%) Puppet
2 6 (9.09%) NetBackup
2 6 (9.09%) Backup Exec
3 5 (7.58%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (6.06%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 4 (6.06%) Cobbler
4 4 (6.06%) ZABBIX
5 3 (4.55%) MIMEsweeper
5 3 (4.55%) MAILsweeper
5 3 (4.55%) vMotion
6 2 (3.03%) SCOM
6 2 (3.03%) FreeIPA
6 2 (3.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.52%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.52%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.52%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.52%) PureDisk
7 1 (1.52%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.52%) WMI
7 1 (1.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 57 (86.36%) VMware
2 30 (45.45%) Cisco
3 26 (39.39%) NetApp
4 17 (25.76%) EMC
5 15 (22.73%) Oracle
5 15 (22.73%) Microsoft
5 15 (22.73%) HP
6 13 (19.70%) Dell
7 11 (16.67%) Intel
8 10 (15.15%) Citrix
8 10 (15.15%) IBM
9 9 (13.64%) 3PAR
9 9 (13.64%) F5
10 8 (12.12%) TIBCO
10 8 (12.12%) DataSynapse
10 8 (12.12%) Juniper
11 7 (10.61%) Symantec
12 6 (9.09%) Red Hat
12 6 (9.09%) Sybase
13 3 (4.55%) Brocade