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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
iSCSI
Rank 237 232 260
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +28
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 9 27 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.29% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.58% 1.53% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 8
Median daily rate £360 £393 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.28% +1.29%
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
-14.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £41.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £41.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-59.75% +36.66%
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
1559 1761 1894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.13% 18.73% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 857 948 888
Median daily rate £375 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 121 114
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.00 £23.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.81% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +25 6 £280 -10.40%
Hampshire +15 1 £320 +3.22% 1
Berkshire +4 1 £475 +22.73%
Middlesex - 1 £400 -
iSCSI
England

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 24 (85.71%) VMware
2 20 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (60.71%) Windows
4 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 16 (57.14%) SAN
5 13 (46.43%) HP
6 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
6 12 (42.86%) PowerShell
6 12 (42.86%) Windows Server
7 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (39.29%) Citrix
8 10 (35.71%) ITIL
8 10 (35.71%) XenApp
8 10 (35.71%) Replication
8 10 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (32.14%) SCOM
10 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
10 8 (28.57%) Linux
10 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
10 8 (28.57%) DHCP
10 8 (28.57%) EMC
10 8 (28.57%) DNS
10 8 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
10 8 (28.57%) vSphere
11 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
11 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
12 6 (21.43%) SCCM
12 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (21.43%) NFS
12 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP

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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 4 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (14.29%) Skype for Business
4 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.57%) Apache
5 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
5 1 (3.57%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.71%) Office 365
3 2 (7.14%) GitHub
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (57.14%) SAN
2 8 (28.57%) DHCP
2 8 (28.57%) DNS
3 6 (21.43%) NAS
3 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 5 (17.86%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (14.29%) MPLS
6 3 (10.71%) Firewall
6 3 (10.71%) FTP
6 3 (10.71%) SSH
7 2 (7.14%) HTTP
8 1 (3.57%) BGP
8 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (3.57%) HTTPS
8 1 (3.57%) IMAP
8 1 (3.57%) IPsec
8 1 (3.57%) LDAP
8 1 (3.57%) OSPF
8 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MSI
2 2 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Administrator
1 6 (21.43%) VMware Specialist
2 4 (14.29%) Cloud Specialist
2 4 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) NetApp Specialist
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Solaris Administrator
3 3 (10.71%) Storage Specialist
4 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.14%) Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) SAN Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) SAN Storage Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Storage Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Unix Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Wintel Support
5 1 (3.57%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) COM
2 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (35.71%) Replication
2 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
3 4 (14.29%) HP StoreVirtual
4 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (7.14%) Clustering
6 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (28.57%) Linux
5 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (14.29%) Solaris
6 4 (14.29%) Unix
7 3 (10.71%) Data ONTAP
7 3 (10.71%) HPUX
7 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.57%) CentOS
8 1 (3.57%) Debian
8 1 (3.57%) Mac OS
8 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) ITIL
2 8 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
3 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (21.43%) Security Hardening
3 6 (21.43%) Server Virtualisation
4 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
5 4 (14.29%) Application Packaging
5 4 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 3 (10.71%) Capacity Management
6 3 (10.71%) High Availability
6 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
6 3 (10.71%) Migration
7 2 (7.14%) Functional Testing
7 2 (7.14%) MOF
7 2 (7.14%) Server Building
7 2 (7.14%) Server Patching
8 1 (3.57%) Logistics
8 1 (3.57%) OO
8 1 (3.57%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 6 (21.43%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.57%) C
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) Jython
4 1 (3.57%) Korn
4 1 (3.57%) Perl
4 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.29%) SAP Certification
3 4 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (7.14%) MCP
5 1 (3.57%) CCNP
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) MCSA
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) ISO 9001
1 4 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (14.29%) ISO22301
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 10 (35.71%) XenApp
4 8 (28.57%) vSphere
5 6 (21.43%) NFS
6 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
7 3 (10.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (10.71%) Veritas File System
7 3 (10.71%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (10.71%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (3.57%) Ceph
8 1 (3.57%) Dovecot
8 1 (3.57%) iptables
8 1 (3.57%) KVM
8 1 (3.57%) Sendmail
8 1 (3.57%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (32.14%) SCOM
2 6 (21.43%) SCCM
2 6 (21.43%) vRealize
3 5 (17.86%) Ansible
3 5 (17.86%) NetBackup
4 4 (14.29%) Nagios
4 4 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (14.29%) Packer
4 4 (14.29%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 3 (10.71%) EMC Navisphere
5 3 (10.71%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (7.14%) NetVault Backup
6 2 (7.14%) PowerCLI
6 2 (7.14%) Puppet
7 1 (3.57%) BladeLogic
7 1 (3.57%) HAProxy
7 1 (3.57%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (3.57%) RANCID
7 1 (3.57%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 24 (85.71%) VMware
2 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 13 (46.43%) HP
4 11 (39.29%) Citrix
5 8 (28.57%) EMC
6 6 (21.43%) NetApp
7 5 (17.86%) Symantec
8 4 (14.29%) arcserve
8 4 (14.29%) Dell
8 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
8 4 (14.29%) SAP
8 4 (14.29%) SolidFire
8 4 (14.29%) Sophos
9 3 (10.71%) Brocade
9 3 (10.71%) Oracle
9 3 (10.71%) Sun
9 3 (10.71%) Veeam
9 3 (10.71%) Veritas
10 2 (7.14%) CommVault
10 2 (7.14%) EqualLogic