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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iSCSI
Rank 129 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.073% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£456 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £365
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -17.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
358 225 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.06% 9.20% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 107 115
Average daily rate £340 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £158 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £423 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 25
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.13 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.15% -6.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £9.20 £13.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £32.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
iSCSI
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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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (25.00%) Military
4 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (25.00%) MSI
4 1 (25.00%) InstallShield
4 1 (25.00%) AdminStudio
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) CA
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) REXX

iSCSI
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MSI
1 1 (25.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (25.00%) AdminStudio
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Software Distribution
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) REXX
2 1 (25.00%) Tcl
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) VCP4
2 1 (25.00%) VCP5
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) vCloud
3 1 (25.00%) VMware GSX
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (25.00%) Netcool
1 1 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
4 1 (25.00%) CA
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) EMC