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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iSCSI
Rank 209 231 212
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -19
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 29 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.048% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.56% 0.28% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 8
Average daily rate
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£395 £288 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.39% -17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £258 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £318 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £250 £338
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £18.00
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
1856 1431 1555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.88% 17.20% 20.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 890 604 602
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £213 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 118 157
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £13.00 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £92.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 January 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
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 January 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
Hampshire -10 13 £300 - 2
Berkshire +8 6 £300 +20.00% 2
Buckinghamshire - 6 £423 - 1
East Sussex -7 3 £425 +30.76%
Kent - - - - 3
Middlesex - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
iSCSI
England

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 38 (90.48%) VMware
2 34 (80.95%) Windows
3 33 (78.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (61.90%) SAN
5 24 (57.14%) Fibre Channel
6 19 (45.24%) Cisco
7 18 (42.86%) Linux
8 17 (40.48%) Active Directory
9 16 (38.10%) FCoE
10 15 (35.71%) Veritas
10 15 (35.71%) AIX
10 15 (35.71%) Perl
10 15 (35.71%) Software Testing
11 14 (33.33%) Security Cleared
11 14 (33.33%) HP
12 13 (30.95%) SC Cleared
13 12 (28.57%) Firewall
13 12 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
14 11 (26.19%) NetApp
14 11 (26.19%) Hyper-V
14 11 (26.19%) F5
15 10 (23.81%) Change Control
15 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
15 10 (23.81%) NFS
16 9 (21.43%) MS Exchange
16 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (21.43%) Juniper
16 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
17 8 (19.05%) BIG-IP

iSCSI
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.90%) SAS
2 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.38%) IIS
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (61.90%) SAN
2 24 (57.14%) Fibre Channel
3 16 (38.10%) FCoE
4 12 (28.57%) Firewall
5 9 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (19.05%) BIG-IP
6 8 (19.05%) DNS
6 8 (19.05%) DHCP
7 7 (16.67%) VoIP
7 7 (16.67%) NAS
7 7 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 6 (14.29%) WAN
8 6 (14.29%) LAN
8 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
9 5 (11.90%) VLAN
10 2 (4.76%) MPLS
10 2 (4.76%) Ethernet
10 2 (4.76%) Cisco PIX
11 1 (2.38%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Test Specialist
2 8 (19.05%) Consultant
3 7 (16.67%) Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Network Consultant
5 5 (11.90%) Support Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) SAN Specialist
7 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (4.76%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (2.38%) Network Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Citrix Consultant
8 1 (2.38%) Systems Support Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Device Driver
1 4 (9.52%) Clustering
2 1 (2.38%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 34 (80.95%) Windows
2 18 (42.86%) Linux
3 15 (35.71%) AIX
4 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (9.52%) CentOS
6 4 (9.52%) Ubuntu
7 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.76%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.38%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Software Testing
2 10 (23.81%) Change Control
3 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (19.05%) ITIL
5 7 (16.67%) Capacity Management
6 6 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 6 (14.29%) OO
7 5 (11.90%) Protective Monitoring
8 4 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (9.52%) Network Load Balancing
8 4 (9.52%) Performance Testing
8 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
8 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
8 4 (9.52%) Document Management
8 4 (9.52%) CRM
9 2 (4.76%) ITSM
9 2 (4.76%) Service Management
9 2 (4.76%) Performance Management
9 2 (4.76%) System Testing
10 1 (2.38%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) Perl
2 6 (14.29%) SQL
2 6 (14.29%) C
2 6 (14.29%) C++
2 6 (14.29%) Java
3 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 13 (30.95%) SC Cleared
3 12 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (16.67%) CCNP
5 5 (11.90%) CCNA
5 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (9.52%) JNCIS
6 4 (9.52%) CCDP
6 4 (9.52%) MCSE
7 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.38%) CCIE
7 1 (2.38%) CCA
7 1 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (78.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (40.48%) Active Directory
3 11 (26.19%) Hyper-V
4 10 (23.81%) NFS
5 4 (9.52%) vCloud
6 2 (4.76%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.76%) vSphere
6 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.38%) DFS Replication
7 1 (2.38%) XenApp
7 1 (2.38%) XenServer
7 1 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.38%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) SCCM
2 4 (9.52%) Nagios
3 2 (4.76%) OVSD
3 2 (4.76%) WSUS
4 1 (2.38%) SCOM
4 1 (2.38%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 38 (90.48%) VMware
2 19 (45.24%) Cisco
3 15 (35.71%) Veritas
4 14 (33.33%) HP
5 11 (26.19%) NetApp
5 11 (26.19%) F5
6 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
7 9 (21.43%) Juniper
8 5 (11.90%) IBM
8 5 (11.90%) Mercator
9 4 (9.52%) SolarWinds
9 4 (9.52%) Avaya
10 3 (7.14%) Citrix
11 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint
12 1 (2.38%) Kaspersky
12 1 (2.38%) Infoblox
12 1 (2.38%) AppSense