The first table below looks at the demand for iSCSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSCSI over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Milton Keynes region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iSCSI
Rank 55 49 59
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 13 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.48% 0.57% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.57% 4.84% 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate £325 £425 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +15.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £263 £300
% change year-on-year
+47.61% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
123 62 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 13.98% 11.76% 16.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 22 40
Average daily rate £325 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 13
Average hourly rate £29.00 £13.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
iSCSI
Buckinghamshire

iSCSI
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

iSCSI Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

iSCSI
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

iSCSI Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 13 (100.00%) VMware
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (92.31%) Security Cleared
3 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
4 10 (76.92%) Windows
4 10 (76.92%) Linux
4 10 (76.92%) NFS
4 10 (76.92%) NetApp
4 10 (76.92%) SC Cleared
5 9 (69.23%) Hyper-V
6 7 (53.85%) HP
7 5 (38.46%) CentOS
7 5 (38.46%) Ubuntu
8 4 (30.77%) DV Cleared
8 4 (30.77%) Change Control
8 4 (30.77%) SLA
9 3 (23.08%) SAN
9 3 (23.08%) VMware ESX
9 3 (23.08%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (23.08%) F5
9 3 (23.08%) BIG-IP
9 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (15.38%) Squid
10 2 (15.38%) PKI
10 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (15.38%) QA
10 2 (15.38%) Cryptography
10 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (15.38%) CESG
10 2 (15.38%) Postfix

iSCSI
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 2 (15.38%) Apache
1 2 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) SAN
1 3 (23.08%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (23.08%) BIG-IP
2 2 (15.38%) NAS
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) SMTP
2 2 (15.38%) LDAP
2 2 (15.38%) Internet
2 2 (15.38%) ICMP
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Cloud Engineer
1 7 (53.85%) Support Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Systems Support Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Systems Support
3 3 (23.08%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Blackberry Support
4 2 (15.38%) Storage Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Support Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) PKI
1 2 (15.38%) Cryptography
1 2 (15.38%) CESG
1 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
1 10 (76.92%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) CentOS
2 5 (38.46%) Ubuntu
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) UNIX
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Change Control
2 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) Security Cleared
2 10 (76.92%) SC Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) SLA
2 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
3 10 (76.92%) NFS
4 9 (69.23%) Hyper-V
5 3 (23.08%) VMware ESX
6 2 (15.38%) Squid
6 2 (15.38%) Postfix
6 2 (15.38%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (76.92%) NetApp
3 7 (53.85%) HP
4 3 (23.08%) F5
5 2 (15.38%) Lumension
5 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) Sun
5 2 (15.38%) StorageTek
5 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago