The table below looks at the statistics for iSCSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSCSI over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
iSCSI
Rank 244 247 245
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 16 27 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.27% 0.086%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.08% 1.58% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 2
Median daily rate £400 £387 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +10.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £400 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £288
% change year-on-year
- +30.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 6
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £27.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +45.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £40.00 £27.46
% change year-on-year
-66.25% +45.69%
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1481 1714 1860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.79% 17.33% 19.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 880 938 876
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 108 98
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +63.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

iSCSI
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing iSCSI as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

iSCSI Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

iSCSI
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

iSCSI Daily Rate Trend in the South East

iSCSI
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iSCSI across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

iSCSI Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

iSCSI
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing iSCSI across the South East region.

iSCSI Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

iSCSI
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSCSI within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +17 8 £400 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £450 -
Hampshire +3 2 £335 +8.06%
West Sussex - 2 £370 -
Berkshire -6 1 £475 +21.48% 2
iSCSI
England

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing iSCSI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for iSCSI.

1 32 (88.89%) VMware
2 29 (80.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (72.22%) Windows
4 22 (61.11%) Microsoft
5 17 (47.22%) Active Directory
5 17 (47.22%) Linux
6 16 (44.44%) HP
6 16 (44.44%) SAN
7 15 (41.67%) ITIL
7 15 (41.67%) SCOM
7 15 (41.67%) Security Cleared
8 13 (36.11%) Virtual Environments
8 13 (36.11%) SC Cleared
8 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (33.33%) PowerShell
9 12 (33.33%) Windows Server
10 11 (30.56%) NFS
10 11 (30.56%) Citrix
11 10 (27.78%) XenApp
11 10 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
12 9 (25.00%) vSphere
13 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
13 8 (22.22%) EMC
13 8 (22.22%) DNS
13 8 (22.22%) DHCP
13 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
14 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
14 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange

iSCSI
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 4 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (11.11%) Skype for Business
4 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.78%) Apache
5 1 (2.78%) Confluence
5 1 (2.78%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.78%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 6 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.33%) Office 365
3 2 (5.56%) GitHub
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (44.44%) SAN
2 9 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
3 8 (22.22%) DHCP
3 8 (22.22%) DNS
4 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 4 (11.11%) FCoE
5 4 (11.11%) MPLS
6 3 (8.33%) NAS
7 2 (5.56%) Firewall
7 2 (5.56%) HTTP
8 1 (2.78%) HTTPS
8 1 (2.78%) IMAP
8 1 (2.78%) LDAP
8 1 (2.78%) MRTG
8 1 (2.78%) SMTP
8 1 (2.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MSI
2 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.78%) Ant
3 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.78%) JIRA
3 1 (2.78%) Maven
General
1 2 (5.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) VMware Specialist
2 5 (13.89%) Consultant
2 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Administrator
3 4 (11.11%) Cloud Specialist
3 4 (11.11%) NetApp Specialist
3 4 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Storage Specialist
3 4 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Linux Specialist
5 2 (5.56%) Operations Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Systems Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Test Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) COM
2 1 (2.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (19.44%) Data Centre
2 7 (19.44%) Replication
3 4 (11.11%) Device Driver
3 4 (11.11%) HP StoreVirtual
4 2 (5.56%) Clustering
4 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.56%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 26 (72.22%) Windows
2 17 (47.22%) Linux
3 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (13.89%) CentOS
6 5 (13.89%) Ubuntu
7 4 (11.11%) AIX
7 4 (11.11%) Data ONTAP
7 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (5.56%) Unix
9 1 (2.78%) Debian
9 1 (2.78%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.78%) Solaris
9 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) ITIL
2 13 (36.11%) Virtual Environments
3 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (19.44%) Server Virtualisation
4 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 6 (16.67%) Security Hardening
5 5 (13.89%) ITSM
5 5 (13.89%) Service Management
6 4 (11.11%) Application Packaging
6 4 (11.11%) High Availability
6 4 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 4 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 4 (11.11%) Regression Testing
6 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 4 (11.11%) Software Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Functional Testing
8 2 (5.56%) ITIL V3
8 2 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (5.56%) Server Building
8 2 (5.56%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 6 (16.67%) SQL
3 5 (13.89%) Perl
4 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.56%) Python
4 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.78%) C
5 1 (2.78%) C-shell
5 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.78%) Jython
5 1 (2.78%) Korn
5 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 13 (36.11%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 4 (11.11%) SAP Certification
5 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (5.56%) MCP
6 1 (2.78%) Degree
6 1 (2.78%) MCSA
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.78%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) ISO 9001
1 4 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (11.11%) ISO22301
System Software
1 29 (80.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (47.22%) Active Directory
3 11 (30.56%) NFS
4 10 (27.78%) XenApp
5 9 (25.00%) vSphere
6 8 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (13.89%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.78%) Ceph
8 1 (2.78%) Dovecot
8 1 (2.78%) iptables
8 1 (2.78%) KVM
8 1 (2.78%) Sendmail
8 1 (2.78%) Squid
8 1 (2.78%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (41.67%) SCOM
2 6 (16.67%) SCCM
2 6 (16.67%) vRealize
3 5 (13.89%) Ansible
4 4 (11.11%) NetBackup
4 4 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (11.11%) OVSD
4 4 (11.11%) Packer
4 4 (11.11%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 3 (8.33%) Puppet
6 2 (5.56%) NetVault Backup
6 2 (5.56%) PowerCLI
7 1 (2.78%) BladeLogic
7 1 (2.78%) Cacti
7 1 (2.78%) HAProxy
7 1 (2.78%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (2.78%) Nagios
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (2.78%) RANCID
7 1 (2.78%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 32 (88.89%) VMware
2 22 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 16 (44.44%) HP
4 11 (30.56%) Citrix
5 8 (22.22%) EMC
6 7 (19.44%) NetApp
7 4 (11.11%) arcserve
7 4 (11.11%) SAP
7 4 (11.11%) SolidFire
7 4 (11.11%) Sophos
7 4 (11.11%) Symantec
7 4 (11.11%) Veeam
7 4 (11.11%) Veritas
8 3 (8.33%) Dell
8 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
9 2 (5.56%) CommVault
9 2 (5.56%) Dell Compellent
9 2 (5.56%) EqualLogic
10 1 (2.78%) BMC
10 1 (2.78%) CA