The first table below looks at the demand for iSCSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSCSI over the 3 months to 30 July 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 South East 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iSCSI
Rank 231 223 231
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 11 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.083% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.64% 0.45% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £378 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £300 £365
% change year-on-year
+10.41% -17.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1729 1555 2036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.78% 18.34% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 770 691 570
Average daily rate £338 £342 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% +3.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 125 192
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.37% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £13.15 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
iSCSI
England

iSCSI
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iSCSI across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSCSI within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire - 2 £338 -
Berkshire - 1 £375 - 3
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
iSCSI
England

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 43 (87.76%) VMware
2 33 (67.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (61.22%) Linux
4 28 (57.14%) Windows
5 26 (53.06%) Active Directory
6 25 (51.02%) Security Cleared
7 23 (46.94%) SC Cleared
7 23 (46.94%) NFS
8 22 (44.90%) HP
8 22 (44.90%) SAN
8 22 (44.90%) NetApp
9 15 (30.61%) MS Exchange
9 15 (30.61%) Fibre Channel
9 15 (30.61%) Exchange Server 2010
10 14 (28.57%) Hyper-V
10 14 (28.57%) Citrix
11 13 (26.53%) Firewall
11 13 (26.53%) Ubuntu
11 13 (26.53%) NAS
11 13 (26.53%) CentOS
12 12 (24.49%) DV Cleared
12 12 (24.49%) Cisco
12 12 (24.49%) Red Hat
12 12 (24.49%) UNIX
13 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (20.41%) Apache
14 10 (20.41%) LDAP
14 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
15 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (18.37%) Internet

iSCSI
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 15 (30.61%) MS Exchange
1 15 (30.61%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (20.41%) Apache
3 6 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (12.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (10.20%) SAS
4 5 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2000
5 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
6 2 (4.08%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (44.90%) SAN
2 15 (30.61%) Fibre Channel
3 13 (26.53%) Firewall
3 13 (26.53%) NAS
4 10 (20.41%) LDAP
5 9 (18.37%) Internet
6 6 (12.24%) TCP/IP
7 5 (10.20%) ICMP
7 5 (10.20%) SMTP
7 5 (10.20%) DHCP
8 4 (8.16%) MPLS
8 4 (8.16%) BIG-IP
8 4 (8.16%) VLAN
8 4 (8.16%) DNS
9 3 (6.12%) FCoE
10 2 (4.08%) Wireless
11 1 (2.04%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (2.04%) LAN
11 1 (2.04%) WAN
11 1 (2.04%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.04%) SQLPlus
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 10 (20.41%) Cloud Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (12.24%) Storage Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Linux Support
5 5 (10.20%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Administrator
5 5 (10.20%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (10.20%) Systems Support
6 4 (8.16%) Systems Support Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Support Specialist
6 4 (8.16%) Blackberry Support
6 4 (8.16%) Linux Support Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Storage Support Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) LAMP
2 4 (8.16%) HTML
3 2 (4.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Blackberry
2 5 (10.20%) Cryptography
2 5 (10.20%) PKI
2 5 (10.20%) CESG
3 2 (4.08%) Clustering
4 1 (2.04%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.04%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (61.22%) Linux
2 28 (57.14%) Windows
3 13 (26.53%) Ubuntu
3 13 (26.53%) CentOS
4 12 (24.49%) UNIX
5 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (8.16%) Solaris
7 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.08%) HPUX
8 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.04%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.04%) AIX
9 1 (2.04%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (2.04%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.33%) Change Control
1 8 (16.33%) Migration
2 5 (10.20%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (8.16%) ITIL
3 4 (8.16%) Network Design
4 3 (6.12%) Capacity Management
5 2 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.08%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (4.08%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.04%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (2.04%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.04%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.20%) Shell Script
1 5 (10.20%) Perl
2 4 (8.16%) Korn
2 4 (8.16%) PHP
2 4 (8.16%) Java
2 4 (8.16%) Python
2 4 (8.16%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.04%) SQL
3 1 (2.04%) VB
3 1 (2.04%) C
3 1 (2.04%) Embedded C
3 1 (2.04%) AWK
Qualifications
1 25 (51.02%) Security Cleared
2 23 (46.94%) SC Cleared
3 12 (24.49%) DV Cleared
4 6 (12.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (8.16%) CCA
5 4 (8.16%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (4.08%) CCNA
6 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.08%) MCSE
6 2 (4.08%) MCSA
7 1 (2.04%) NCDA
7 1 (2.04%) NCIE
7 1 (2.04%) VTSP
7 1 (2.04%) CNA
7 1 (2.04%) Novell Certification
7 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) SLA
2 5 (10.20%) QA
System Software
1 33 (67.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (53.06%) Active Directory
3 23 (46.94%) NFS
4 14 (28.57%) Hyper-V
5 8 (16.33%) Postfix
5 8 (16.33%) Sendmail
5 8 (16.33%) Squid
5 8 (16.33%) VMware ESX
6 6 (12.24%) vSphere
6 6 (12.24%) DFS Replication
7 5 (10.20%) VMware Server
8 3 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (4.08%) Xen
10 1 (2.04%) XenServer
10 1 (2.04%) vCloud
10 1 (2.04%) KVM
10 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (2.04%) NLBS
10 1 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (2.04%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 8 (16.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 5 (10.20%) Tivoli
3 2 (4.08%) WSUS
3 2 (4.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.04%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (2.04%) Puppet
4 1 (2.04%) Cobbler
4 1 (2.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Storage Server
4 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.04%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 43 (87.76%) VMware
2 22 (44.90%) HP
2 22 (44.90%) NetApp
3 14 (28.57%) Citrix
4 12 (24.49%) Cisco
4 12 (24.49%) Red Hat
5 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
6 9 (18.37%) Veeam
7 6 (12.24%) Sun
8 5 (10.20%) Lumension
8 5 (10.20%) EMC
8 5 (10.20%) StorageTek
9 4 (8.16%) WatchGuard
9 4 (8.16%) Juniper
9 4 (8.16%) Hitachi
9 4 (8.16%) IBM
10 3 (6.12%) F5
10 3 (6.12%) Dell
11 2 (4.08%) Fujitsu
11 2 (4.08%) Brocade
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