The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
iSCSI
Rank 61 71 58
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 9 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.19% 0.22% 1.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.62% 1.11% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Average daily rate £500 £410 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% +26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £410 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £410 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £388
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -17.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.25 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -6.66%
iSCSI
Buckinghamshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
136 180 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.97% 19.91% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 69 42
Average daily rate £425 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £220 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £18.50 £40.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.75% +37.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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 30 April 2016, 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 12 (92.31%) Windows
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
1 12 (92.31%) Security Cleared
2 11 (84.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (84.62%) VMware
3 9 (69.23%) HP
3 9 (69.23%) NFS
3 9 (69.23%) ITIL
4 8 (61.54%) Linux
4 8 (61.54%) Hyper-V
4 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
5 7 (53.85%) SCOM
5 7 (53.85%) MS Office
6 6 (46.15%) NetApp
7 5 (38.46%) Service Management
7 5 (38.46%) ITSM
7 5 (38.46%) OVSD
7 5 (38.46%) Data ONTAP
8 4 (30.77%) Capacity Management
8 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (30.77%) DV Cleared
8 4 (30.77%) NAS
8 4 (30.77%) Service Design
8 4 (30.77%) Zachman Framework
8 4 (30.77%) TOGAF
8 4 (30.77%) Clustering
8 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (30.77%) CentOS
8 4 (30.77%) Ubuntu

iSCSI
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
1 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Office
2 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall
1 4 (30.77%) Internet
1 4 (30.77%) NAS
1 4 (30.77%) SAN
1 4 (30.77%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Architect
1 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Architect
1 4 (30.77%) Storage Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) NetApp Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Storage Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Manager
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
1 4 (30.77%) JMS
1 4 (30.77%) SOAP
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) Cryptography
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) CESG
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Statistics
3 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Linux
3 5 (38.46%) Data ONTAP
4 4 (30.77%) CentOS
4 4 (30.77%) Ubuntu
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) ITSM
2 5 (38.46%) Service Management
3 4 (30.77%) Capacity Management
3 4 (30.77%) CRM
3 4 (30.77%) DoDAF
3 4 (30.77%) MODAF
3 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (30.77%) Service Design
3 4 (30.77%) TOGAF
3 4 (30.77%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) High Availability
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL V3
4 3 (23.08%) RUP
4 3 (23.08%) UML
5 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) Security Cleared
2 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) CCNA
4 1 (7.69%) CCSP
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.69%) MCP
4 1 (7.69%) MCSE
4 1 (7.69%) MCTS
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (69.23%) NFS
3 8 (61.54%) Hyper-V
4 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) SCOM
2 5 (38.46%) OVSD
3 4 (30.77%) OpenView
3 4 (30.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
4 1 (7.69%) SCSM
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 11 (84.62%) VMware
3 9 (69.23%) HP
4 6 (46.15%) NetApp
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle
5 4 (30.77%) StorageTek
5 4 (30.77%) Sun
6 1 (7.69%) arcserve
6 1 (7.69%) Symantec
6 1 (7.69%) Veeam