The first table below looks at the demand for iSCSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSCSI over the 3 months to 24 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 Scotland 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iSCSI
Rank 125 116 112
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.076% 0.042% 0.036%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.61% 0.33% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £425 £375 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +44.23%
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 - £25.00
Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
328 302 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.48% 12.72% 13.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 145 157
Average daily rate £325 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £200 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 35
Average hourly rate £22.50 £30.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.22% +10.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.84 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
iSCSI
UK

iSCSI
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

iSCSI Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

iSCSI
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

iSCSI Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

iSCSI
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSCSI within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - - - -
Scottish Borders - - - -
iSCSI
UK

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Netcool
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) VCP4
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) vCloud
2 1 (50.00%) VCP5
2 1 (50.00%) VMware GSX
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (50.00%) Military
2 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Korn
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) HP

iSCSI
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (50.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) Korn
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VCP4
2 1 (50.00%) VCP5
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) vCloud
2 1 (50.00%) VMware GSX
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Netcool
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec