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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
iSCSI
Rank 249 224 215
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -9
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 25 36 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.39% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.30% 1.95% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 11
Median daily rate £500 £350 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £209 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £456 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £295 £300
% change year-on-year
+27.11% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 3
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.10 £31.25 £23.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
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
1923 1843 1643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.67% 19.78% 18.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1067 896 714
Median daily rate £375 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 104 101
Median hourly rate £35.50 £33.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.97% +76.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £15.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Buckinghamshire +22 14 £500 +26.58%
Hampshire -6 8 £290 -7.93%
Berkshire -8 2 £500 +7.52% 2
Surrey -8 1 £265 -27.39% 4
iSCSI
England

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 25 (83.33%) Windows
2 24 (80.00%) VMware
3 23 (76.67%) Linux
4 21 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (63.33%) NFS
6 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
7 15 (50.00%) Security Cleared
8 14 (46.67%) SCOM
9 13 (43.33%) SC Cleared
9 13 (43.33%) SAN
9 13 (43.33%) ITIL
10 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
10 12 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
11 11 (36.67%) NetApp
12 10 (33.33%) ITSM
12 10 (33.33%) HP
13 9 (30.00%) MS Office
13 9 (30.00%) Service Management
13 9 (30.00%) CentOS
13 9 (30.00%) OVSD
13 9 (30.00%) Ubuntu
13 9 (30.00%) FCoE
14 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
14 8 (26.67%) Software Testing
14 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (26.67%) Performance Testing
14 8 (26.67%) Device Driver
14 8 (26.67%) Veritas
14 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (26.67%) AIX

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 2 (6.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.33%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) Confluence
2 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) SAS
2 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) MS Office
2 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.33%) CloudBees
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) SAN
2 12 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
3 9 (30.00%) FCoE
4 4 (13.33%) NAS
5 2 (6.67%) DNS
6 1 (3.33%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (3.33%) DHCP
6 1 (3.33%) Firewall
6 1 (3.33%) Internet
6 1 (3.33%) Intranet
6 1 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (3.33%) LAN
6 1 (3.33%) MPLS
6 1 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.33%) VoIP
6 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Big Data
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.33%) Ant
2 1 (3.33%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) Maven
2 1 (3.33%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Consultant
2 5 (16.67%) Storage Specialist
2 5 (16.67%) Test Specialist
3 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) NetApp Specialist
3 3 (10.00%) Operations Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Systems Manager
3 3 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Specialist
4 2 (6.67%) Storage Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Test Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) IT Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Server Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) ELK Stack
1 1 (3.33%) LAMP
1 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Device Driver
2 7 (23.33%) Data Centre
3 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (10.00%) Visualisation
5 2 (6.67%) Clustering
5 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.33%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (3.33%) Replication
6 1 (3.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 25 (83.33%) Windows
2 23 (76.67%) Linux
3 9 (30.00%) CentOS
3 9 (30.00%) Ubuntu
4 8 (26.67%) AIX
4 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (20.00%) Data ONTAP
5 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (10.00%) Unix
7 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
8 1 (3.33%) Debian
8 1 (3.33%) Fedora
8 1 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) ITIL
2 10 (33.33%) ITSM
3 9 (30.00%) Service Management
4 8 (26.67%) Performance Testing
4 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 8 (26.67%) Software Testing
5 7 (23.33%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (20.00%) Capacity Management
6 6 (20.00%) High Availability
7 5 (16.67%) ITIL V3
8 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (3.33%) Data Migration
10 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
10 1 (3.33%) Migration
10 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
10 1 (3.33%) Project Management
10 1 (3.33%) Scrum
10 1 (3.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) Perl
2 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.33%) C-shell
3 1 (3.33%) PHP
3 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (43.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) MCSE
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 21 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (63.33%) NFS
3 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (23.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.67%) KVM
5 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (6.67%) vSphere
6 1 (3.33%) Docker
6 1 (3.33%) Firmware
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (3.33%) Postfix
6 1 (3.33%) qmail
6 1 (3.33%) Sendmail
6 1 (3.33%) Varnish
6 1 (3.33%) VMFS
6 1 (3.33%) VMware Server
6 1 (3.33%) XenApp
6 1 (3.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (46.67%) SCOM
2 9 (30.00%) OVSD
3 2 (6.67%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.33%) Ansible
4 1 (3.33%) Bacula
4 1 (3.33%) Cacti
4 1 (3.33%) cPanel
4 1 (3.33%) Grafana
4 1 (3.33%) Graphite
4 1 (3.33%) Kibana
4 1 (3.33%) logstash
4 1 (3.33%) Nagios
4 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.33%) Plesk
4 1 (3.33%) Puppet
4 1 (3.33%) Salt
4 1 (3.33%) SCCM
4 1 (3.33%) SCSM
4 1 (3.33%) Simpana
4 1 (3.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (80.00%) VMware
2 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 11 (36.67%) NetApp
4 10 (33.33%) HP
5 8 (26.67%) Veritas
6 3 (10.00%) Citrix
6 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (6.67%) arcserve
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco
7 2 (6.67%) CommVault
7 2 (6.67%) Hitachi
7 2 (6.67%) IBM
7 2 (6.67%) Symantec
7 2 (6.67%) Veeam
8 1 (3.33%) EMC
8 1 (3.33%) Intel Security
8 1 (3.33%) Oracle
8 1 (3.33%) Rackspace