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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
iSCSI
England / South East
Rank 233 247 243
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 8 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.12% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.52% 0.60% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 8
Median daily rate £400 £431 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £366 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £496 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £298 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
-23.22% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-10.81% -43.07%

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
1529 1653 1882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.38% 19.86% 20.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 889 893 915
Median daily rate £400 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 100 111
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.92 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +19 7 £438 +25.00% 2
East Sussex - 1 £275 -
iSCSI
England

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 15 (68.18%) SAN
2 14 (63.64%) VMware
3 11 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (50.00%) HP
4 10 (45.45%) NAS
5 9 (40.91%) Windows
5 9 (40.91%) Linux
6 8 (36.36%) Unix
6 8 (36.36%) Solaris
6 8 (36.36%) Red Hat
6 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 8 (36.36%) Nagios
7 7 (31.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (31.82%) Sun
7 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
7 7 (31.82%) FTP
7 7 (31.82%) NFS
7 7 (31.82%) Oracle
7 7 (31.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (31.82%) PowerShell
7 7 (31.82%) Veritas File System
7 7 (31.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 7 (31.82%) Enterprise Storage
7 7 (31.82%) EMC Navisphere
7 7 (31.82%) Veritas
7 7 (31.82%) SSH
7 7 (31.82%) Brocade
7 7 (31.82%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 7 (31.82%) Load Balancing
7 7 (31.82%) High Availability

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 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.55%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (13.64%) Office 365
3 2 (9.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (68.18%) SAN
2 10 (45.45%) NAS
3 7 (31.82%) FTP
3 7 (31.82%) SSH
4 3 (13.64%) DHCP
4 3 (13.64%) DNS
5 2 (9.09%) Firewall
5 2 (9.09%) HTTP
5 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 2 (9.09%) VPN
6 1 (4.55%) BGP
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (4.55%) HTTPS
6 1 (4.55%) IMAP
6 1 (4.55%) IPsec
6 1 (4.55%) LDAP
6 1 (4.55%) MPLS
6 1 (4.55%) OSPF
6 1 (4.55%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MSI
2 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Administrator
2 6 (27.27%) SAN Administrator
2 6 (27.27%) SAN Storage Administrator
2 6 (27.27%) Storage Administrator
2 6 (27.27%) Unix Administrator
3 5 (22.73%) Solaris Administrator
4 4 (18.18%) Cloud Specialist
4 4 (18.18%) VMware Specialist
5 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Storage Systems Administrator
6 2 (9.09%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 2 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Engineering Specialist
7 1 (4.55%) VMware Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) COM
2 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Enterprise Storage
2 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (22.73%) Replication
4 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
5 3 (13.64%) HP StoreVirtual
6 2 (9.09%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Linux
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Solaris
2 8 (36.36%) Unix
3 7 (31.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
5 5 (22.73%) HPUX
5 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (4.55%) CentOS
8 1 (4.55%) Debian
8 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
8 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (31.82%) High Availability
1 7 (31.82%) Load Balancing
2 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) Security Hardening
3 5 (22.73%) Capacity Management
3 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
3 5 (22.73%) Virtual Environments
4 4 (18.18%) Application Packaging
4 4 (18.18%) Incident Management
5 3 (13.64%) ITIL
5 3 (13.64%) Migration
5 3 (13.64%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (9.09%) Functional Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Server Building
6 2 (9.09%) Server Patching
7 1 (4.55%) ITSM
7 1 (4.55%) OO
7 1 (4.55%) SEO
7 1 (4.55%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.64%) Perl
3 2 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.55%) C
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) Jython
4 1 (4.55%) Korn
4 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) SAP Certification
2 2 (9.09%) MCP
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.55%) CCNP
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) MCSA
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) ISO 9001
1 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (18.18%) ISO22301
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 7 (31.82%) NFS
2 7 (31.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 7 (31.82%) Veritas File System
2 7 (31.82%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (22.73%) XenApp
4 4 (18.18%) vSphere
5 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
6 1 (4.55%) Ceph
6 1 (4.55%) Dovecot
6 1 (4.55%) iptables
6 1 (4.55%) KVM
6 1 (4.55%) Sendmail
6 1 (4.55%) Squid
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) Nagios
2 7 (31.82%) EMC Navisphere
2 7 (31.82%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 6 (27.27%) vRealize
4 5 (22.73%) Ansible
5 4 (18.18%) Packer
5 4 (18.18%) Trend Micro Deep Security
6 3 (13.64%) NetBackup
6 3 (13.64%) SCCM
6 3 (13.64%) SCOM
7 2 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (9.09%) PowerCLI
7 2 (9.09%) Puppet
8 1 (4.55%) BladeLogic
8 1 (4.55%) HAProxy
8 1 (4.55%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (4.55%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (4.55%) RANCID
8 1 (4.55%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) VMware
2 11 (50.00%) HP
3 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 8 (36.36%) Red Hat
4 7 (31.82%) Brocade
4 7 (31.82%) Oracle
4 7 (31.82%) Sun
4 7 (31.82%) Veritas
5 6 (27.27%) NetApp
6 5 (22.73%) Citrix
6 5 (22.73%) EMC
7 4 (18.18%) Dell
7 4 (18.18%) SAP
7 4 (18.18%) SolidFire
8 3 (13.64%) arcserve
8 3 (13.64%) Symantec
9 2 (9.09%) Cisco
9 2 (9.09%) Veeam
10 1 (4.55%) BMC
10 1 (4.55%) CA