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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSCSI over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iSCSI
Rank 217 205 237
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +32
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 37 35 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.39% 0.074%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.02% 2.17% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -23.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £216 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £360 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+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
1831 1614 1511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.62% 18.03% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 881 701 604
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 102 167
Average hourly rate £33.50 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.52% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.00 £13.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iSCSI across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

iSCSI Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 May 2015. 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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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
East Sussex -4 12 £350 +72.83%
Hampshire +2 11 £315 +12.50%
Berkshire -4 3 £465 - 3
Buckinghamshire -16 3 £403 +46.36%
Kent - 2 £475 - 1
Middlesex - 2 £180 -
Surrey - 2 £365 - 2
iSCSI
England

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 62 (82.67%) VMware
2 52 (69.33%) Windows
3 50 (66.67%) SAN
4 42 (56.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 34 (45.33%) Fibre Channel
6 30 (40.00%) Cisco
7 29 (38.67%) Firewall
8 27 (36.00%) Microsoft
8 27 (36.00%) Linux
9 23 (30.67%) FCoE
10 22 (29.33%) Active Directory
11 21 (28.00%) Veritas
11 21 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
11 21 (28.00%) AIX
11 21 (28.00%) Perl
11 21 (28.00%) F5
11 21 (28.00%) Software Testing
12 18 (24.00%) VoIP
13 17 (22.67%) MS Exchange
13 17 (22.67%) CCNP
13 17 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (21.33%) vSphere
14 16 (21.33%) Cisco Nexus
15 14 (18.67%) BIG-IP
15 14 (18.67%) HP
15 14 (18.67%) ITIL
16 13 (17.33%) Cisco ASA
17 12 (16.00%) Security Cleared
17 12 (16.00%) IIS
17 12 (16.00%) WAN

iSCSI
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 17 (22.67%) MS Exchange
2 12 (16.00%) IIS
3 4 (5.33%) SAS
4 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) MS Office
2 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) PaaS
2 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 50 (66.67%) SAN
2 34 (45.33%) Fibre Channel
3 29 (38.67%) Firewall
4 23 (30.67%) FCoE
5 18 (24.00%) VoIP
6 16 (21.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 14 (18.67%) BIG-IP
8 13 (17.33%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (16.00%) WAN
9 12 (16.00%) DNS
10 10 (13.33%) Network Security
11 9 (12.00%) VLAN
11 9 (12.00%) LAN
12 8 (10.67%) DHCP
12 8 (10.67%) VPN
13 7 (9.33%) Cisco PIX
13 7 (9.33%) NAS
13 7 (9.33%) TCP/IP
13 7 (9.33%) Internet
14 6 (8.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.33%) Subversion
1 1 (1.33%) JIRA
1 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.33%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.33%) ClearQuest
General
1 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (16.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (14.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (13.33%) Test Specialist
3 10 (13.33%) Consultant
4 9 (12.00%) Developer
5 8 (10.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (8.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) Support Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) Analyst
6 6 (8.00%) Network Consultant
6 6 (8.00%) Storage Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) IT Support
7 5 (6.67%) Senior IT Support
7 5 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) Senior Support Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Server Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.67%) Flash
2 1 (1.33%) YAML
2 1 (1.33%) HTML
2 1 (1.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) Replication
1 10 (13.33%) EqualLogic
2 7 (9.33%) Device Driver
3 6 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.33%) Clustering
5 3 (4.00%) NHS
6 2 (2.67%) CLARiiON
6 2 (2.67%) Celerra
7 1 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.33%) Open Source
7 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.33%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 52 (69.33%) Windows
2 27 (36.00%) Linux
3 21 (28.00%) AIX
4 10 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (6.67%) CentOS
7 5 (6.67%) Ubuntu
8 3 (4.00%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.00%) UNIX
9 2 (2.67%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.00%) Software Testing
2 17 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (18.67%) ITIL
4 10 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 9 (12.00%) OO
6 8 (10.67%) Performance Testing
6 8 (10.67%) Software Engineering
7 7 (9.33%) Change Control
7 7 (9.33%) Service Delivery
8 6 (8.00%) Information Security Management
8 6 (8.00%) Security Management
8 6 (8.00%) Information Security
8 6 (8.00%) Change Management
8 6 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (8.00%) Mobile Device Management
8 6 (8.00%) Protective Monitoring
8 6 (8.00%) ISMS
9 5 (6.67%) Service Management
9 5 (6.67%) Migration
10 4 (5.33%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.00%) Perl
2 8 (10.67%) SQL
3 7 (9.33%) Java
4 6 (8.00%) C
5 5 (6.67%) C++
5 5 (6.67%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.33%) Groovy
6 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.33%) Python
6 1 (1.33%) PHP
6 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (22.67%) CCNP
3 12 (16.00%) Security Cleared
4 10 (13.33%) SC Cleared
5 7 (9.33%) CCNA
6 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (6.67%) CCDP
7 4 (5.33%) JNCIS
7 4 (5.33%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.67%) MCSE
9 1 (1.33%) MCP
9 1 (1.33%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.67%) SLA
2 2 (2.67%) QA
3 1 (1.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 42 (56.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (29.33%) Active Directory
3 16 (21.33%) vSphere
4 9 (12.00%) Hyper-V
5 7 (9.33%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (9.33%) NFS
6 5 (6.67%) DFS Replication
7 4 (5.33%) VMware ESX
8 3 (4.00%) XenDesktop
9 2 (2.67%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (2.67%) vCloud
10 1 (1.33%) VirtualBox
10 1 (1.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) OVSD
2 3 (4.00%) SCCM
2 3 (4.00%) WSUS
2 3 (4.00%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.67%) Nagios
3 2 (2.67%) vMotion
4 1 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.33%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 62 (82.67%) VMware
2 30 (40.00%) Cisco
3 27 (36.00%) Microsoft
4 21 (28.00%) Veritas
4 21 (28.00%) F5
5 14 (18.67%) HP
6 12 (16.00%) Citrix
6 12 (16.00%) Juniper
7 10 (13.33%) NetApp
8 8 (10.67%) Dell
9 7 (9.33%) IBM
9 7 (9.33%) CheckPoint
9 7 (9.33%) CommVault
10 5 (6.67%) Veeam
10 5 (6.67%) Mercator
11 3 (4.00%) Kaspersky
11 3 (4.00%) McAfee
12 2 (2.67%) Websense
12 2 (2.67%) Avaya
12 2 (2.67%) EMC