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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iSCSI
Rank 376 394 380
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -14
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 44 40 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.16% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.38% 1.29% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 14
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£400 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £323 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £430 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £388 £360
% change year-on-year
-22.58% +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.46 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+22.02% +7.14%
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
3179 3100 3601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.98% 12.33% 13.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2032 2026 2158
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £232 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 91 177
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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
City of London +29 10 £450 +38.46% 2
Bromley - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
iSCSI
England

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 55 (77.46%) Windows
2 54 (76.06%) VMware
3 48 (67.61%) Fibre Channel
4 46 (64.79%) NFS
5 45 (63.38%) HP
6 44 (61.97%) Active Directory
7 43 (60.56%) SAN
8 41 (57.75%) VMware Infrastructure
9 36 (50.70%) DNS
10 31 (43.66%) Citrix
10 31 (43.66%) Linux
11 28 (39.44%) Microsoft
11 28 (39.44%) NetApp
12 27 (38.03%) Cisco
13 26 (36.62%) Clustering
13 26 (36.62%) Firewall
14 25 (35.21%) Replication
15 24 (33.80%) PowerShell
15 24 (33.80%) VLAN
16 23 (32.39%) VPN
16 23 (32.39%) MS Exchange
17 22 (30.99%) EMC
18 21 (29.58%) TCP/IP
18 21 (29.58%) XenApp
19 20 (28.17%) DHCP
19 20 (28.17%) VMware ESX
20 19 (26.76%) IBM
21 18 (25.35%) Finance
21 18 (25.35%) Exchange Server 2010
22 17 (23.94%) Windows Server 2008

iSCSI
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 23 (32.39%) MS Exchange
2 18 (25.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (11.27%) WebSphere
4 7 (9.86%) IIS
4 7 (9.86%) SharePoint
4 7 (9.86%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.23%) OpenStack
5 3 (4.23%) Apache
5 3 (4.23%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.41%) Lync
7 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.41%) SAS
7 1 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (8.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.82%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Joyent
2 2 (2.82%) Office 365
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (67.61%) Fibre Channel
2 43 (60.56%) SAN
3 36 (50.70%) DNS
4 26 (36.62%) Firewall
5 24 (33.80%) VLAN
6 23 (32.39%) VPN
7 21 (29.58%) TCP/IP
8 20 (28.17%) DHCP
9 15 (21.13%) Multicast
10 14 (19.72%) NAS
11 13 (18.31%) FCoE
12 10 (14.08%) SNMP
13 9 (12.68%) WAN
14 8 (11.27%) LAN
15 6 (8.45%) LDAP
16 4 (5.63%) SSL
17 3 (4.23%) VoIP
17 3 (4.23%) HTTP
18 2 (2.82%) Internet
18 2 (2.82%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.49%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.68%) MySQL
3 3 (4.23%) Redis
4 2 (2.82%) HBase
4 2 (2.82%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.23%) JIRA
2 3 (4.23%) TeamCity
2 3 (4.23%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.82%) Subversion
General
1 18 (25.35%) Finance
2 9 (12.68%) Financial Institution
3 7 (9.86%) Games
4 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (16.90%) Architect
1 12 (16.90%) Analyst
2 11 (15.49%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 7 (9.86%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (9.86%) Administrator
3 7 (9.86%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (8.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Technical Architect
6 3 (4.23%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Network Support
6 3 (4.23%) Storage Architect
6 3 (4.23%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (2.82%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (2.82%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 2 (2.82%) Consultant
7 2 (2.82%) Platform Engineer
7 2 (2.82%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 2 (2.82%) Storage Administrator
7 2 (2.82%) Server Engineer
7 2 (2.82%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.45%) XML
2 5 (7.04%) LAMP
3 3 (4.23%) JSON
3 3 (4.23%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (4.23%) CSS
4 2 (2.82%) Rendezvous
4 2 (2.82%) Middleware
4 2 (2.82%) XSLT
4 2 (2.82%) HTML
5 1 (1.41%) .NET
5 1 (1.41%) Web Services
5 1 (1.41%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (36.62%) Clustering
2 25 (35.21%) Replication
3 10 (14.08%) Client/Server
4 9 (12.68%) Hedge funds
5 7 (9.86%) Online Games
6 5 (7.04%) Celerra
6 5 (7.04%) EqualLogic
6 5 (7.04%) CLARiiON
7 4 (5.63%) Open Source
8 3 (4.23%) New Media
9 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (2.82%) Blackberry
10 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
10 1 (1.41%) CESG
10 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.41%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 55 (77.46%) Windows
2 31 (43.66%) Linux
3 17 (23.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (16.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (12.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (9.86%) Ubuntu
6 7 (9.86%) CentOS
6 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (9.86%) Solaris
7 4 (5.63%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.63%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (4.23%) SmartOS
8 3 (4.23%) UNIX
8 3 (4.23%) Debian
9 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.94%) ITIL
2 11 (15.49%) Service Management
3 10 (14.08%) ITSM
3 10 (14.08%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (14.08%) DevOps
4 6 (8.45%) Capacity Management
4 6 (8.45%) Incident Management
5 5 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (7.04%) Low Latency
5 5 (7.04%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (5.63%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.23%) Kanban
7 3 (4.23%) Data Protection
7 3 (4.23%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (4.23%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.23%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (4.23%) Build Automation
7 3 (4.23%) Benchmarking
7 3 (4.23%) Scrum
8 2 (2.82%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 24 (33.80%) PowerShell
2 14 (19.72%) SQL
3 11 (15.49%) Perl
4 10 (14.08%) VB
4 10 (14.08%) VBA
5 5 (7.04%) C
5 5 (7.04%) Java
6 4 (5.63%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.23%) Ruby
7 3 (4.23%) Python
7 3 (4.23%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.82%) PHP
9 1 (1.41%) C-shell
9 1 (1.41%) VBScript
9 1 (1.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (22.54%) Cisco Certification
1 16 (22.54%) CCNA
1 16 (22.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 14 (19.72%) MCSE
2 14 (19.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (14.08%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (12.68%) MCITP
5 7 (9.86%) RHCT
5 7 (9.86%) RHCE
6 6 (8.45%) NCDA
7 5 (7.04%) VCP4
7 5 (7.04%) VCP5
7 5 (7.04%) CCA
7 5 (7.04%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.41%) Degree
9 1 (1.41%) VTSP
9 1 (1.41%) CRISC
9 1 (1.41%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (64.79%) NFS
2 44 (61.97%) Active Directory
3 41 (57.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (29.58%) XenApp
5 20 (28.17%) VMware ESX
6 16 (22.54%) Hyper-V
7 15 (21.13%) vSphere
8 10 (14.08%) vCloud
9 8 (11.27%) Xen
10 7 (9.86%) XenServer
11 4 (5.63%) KVM
12 3 (4.23%) SRDF
12 3 (4.23%) Docker
13 2 (2.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 2 (2.82%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (1.41%) Postfix
14 1 (1.41%) VMware Server
14 1 (1.41%) Snort
14 1 (1.41%) Nmap
14 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (23.94%) Backup Exec
2 14 (19.72%) MIMEsweeper
2 14 (19.72%) MAILsweeper
3 10 (14.08%) EMC NetWorker
4 8 (11.27%) NetBackup
5 7 (9.86%) SCCM
6 6 (8.45%) Puppet
7 5 (7.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (4.23%) ZABBIX
8 3 (4.23%) SCOM
8 3 (4.23%) SCOrch
8 3 (4.23%) Cobbler
8 3 (4.23%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 3 (4.23%) Nagios
8 3 (4.23%) Opsview
9 2 (2.82%) OpenView
9 2 (2.82%) HAProxy
10 1 (1.41%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (1.41%) WSUS
10 1 (1.41%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 54 (76.06%) VMware
2 45 (63.38%) HP
3 31 (43.66%) Citrix
4 28 (39.44%) Microsoft
4 28 (39.44%) NetApp
5 27 (38.03%) Cisco
6 22 (30.99%) EMC
7 19 (26.76%) IBM
8 17 (23.94%) Dell
9 15 (21.13%) Oracle
10 13 (18.31%) Websense
11 11 (15.49%) Symantec
12 10 (14.08%) F5
13 6 (8.45%) Juniper
13 6 (8.45%) Red Hat
14 5 (7.04%) Brocade
14 5 (7.04%) 3PAR
14 5 (7.04%) Sophos
15 4 (5.63%) Splunk
16 3 (4.23%) Rackspace