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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iSCSI
Rank 228 222 231
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 11 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.61% 1.05% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 9
Average daily rate
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£375 £388 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £375 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £435 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £21.00 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £25.00 £23.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.36% +18.75%
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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
1797 1625 2069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.60% 18.29% 20.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 841 754 615
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 107 184
Average hourly rate £18.88 £23.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.68% -14.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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
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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 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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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 - 4 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - 3 £400 -
Berkshire +4 2 £350 - 4
Oxfordshire - 2 £338 -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
iSCSI
England

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 44 (88.00%) VMware
2 35 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (62.00%) Linux
4 30 (60.00%) Windows
5 28 (56.00%) Active Directory
6 24 (48.00%) Security Cleared
7 23 (46.00%) NFS
8 22 (44.00%) SAN
8 22 (44.00%) SC Cleared
9 21 (42.00%) NetApp
10 18 (36.00%) HP
11 17 (34.00%) Fibre Channel
12 15 (30.00%) Hyper-V
13 14 (28.00%) MS Exchange
14 13 (26.00%) Ubuntu
14 13 (26.00%) CentOS
15 12 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
15 12 (24.00%) Citrix
15 12 (24.00%) Red Hat
16 11 (22.00%) Cisco
16 11 (22.00%) Firewall
16 11 (22.00%) DV Cleared
17 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
17 10 (20.00%) NAS
17 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
17 10 (20.00%) Apache
17 10 (20.00%) LDAP
17 10 (20.00%) UNIX
18 9 (18.00%) Veeam
19 8 (16.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk

iSCSI
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 14 (28.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (20.00%) Apache
4 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (10.00%) SAS
4 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (8.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2000
6 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (4.00%) IIS
7 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 22 (44.00%) SAN
2 17 (34.00%) Fibre Channel
3 11 (22.00%) Firewall
4 10 (20.00%) NAS
4 10 (20.00%) LDAP
5 7 (14.00%) DHCP
5 7 (14.00%) Internet
5 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (12.00%) DNS
7 5 (10.00%) FCoE
8 4 (8.00%) BIG-IP
8 4 (8.00%) VLAN
8 4 (8.00%) MPLS
9 3 (6.00%) SMTP
9 3 (6.00%) ICMP
10 1 (2.00%) Wireshark
10 1 (2.00%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (2.00%) DSL
10 1 (2.00%) Ethernet
10 1 (2.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) SQLPlus
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Support Engineer
2 10 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (12.00%) Storage Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Linux Support
5 5 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (10.00%) Systems Support
5 5 (10.00%) Administrator
6 4 (8.00%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Systems Support Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Linux Support Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Storage Support Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Test Specialist
7 3 (6.00%) Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) LAMP
2 4 (8.00%) HTML
3 2 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.00%) CESG
2 3 (6.00%) Cryptography
2 3 (6.00%) PKI
3 2 (4.00%) Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.00%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.00%) Life Science
4 1 (2.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 31 (62.00%) Linux
2 30 (60.00%) Windows
3 13 (26.00%) Ubuntu
3 13 (26.00%) CentOS
4 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (20.00%) UNIX
5 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (8.00%) Solaris
7 4 (8.00%) AIX
8 3 (6.00%) Windows 7
9 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
9 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (4.00%) HPUX
9 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
10 1 (2.00%) SUSE
10 1 (2.00%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
10 1 (2.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.00%) Migration
2 7 (14.00%) Change Control
3 4 (8.00%) Network Design
3 4 (8.00%) ITIL
4 3 (6.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (6.00%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (6.00%) Capacity Management
5 2 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (4.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.00%) Performance Testing
6 1 (2.00%) Time Management
6 1 (2.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.00%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.00%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.00%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) Perl
2 7 (14.00%) Java
3 5 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (8.00%) Korn
4 4 (8.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (8.00%) PHP
4 4 (8.00%) C
4 4 (8.00%) Python
5 3 (6.00%) C++
6 2 (4.00%) SQL
7 1 (2.00%) VB
7 1 (2.00%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.00%) AWK
Qualifications
1 24 (48.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (44.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (22.00%) DV Cleared
4 6 (12.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (10.00%) CCA
5 5 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.00%) MCSE
6 2 (4.00%) MCSA
6 2 (4.00%) CCNA
7 1 (2.00%) Degree
7 1 (2.00%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) SLA
2 3 (6.00%) QA
System Software
1 35 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (56.00%) Active Directory
3 23 (46.00%) NFS
4 15 (30.00%) Hyper-V
5 8 (16.00%) Postfix
5 8 (16.00%) Sendmail
5 8 (16.00%) VMware ESX
5 8 (16.00%) Squid
6 6 (12.00%) vSphere
7 5 (10.00%) DFS Replication
7 5 (10.00%) VMware Server
8 3 (6.00%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (4.00%) XenServer
9 2 (4.00%) Xen
10 1 (2.00%) NLBS
10 1 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (2.00%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (2.00%) Terminal Services
10 1 (2.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 8 (16.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 5 (10.00%) Tivoli
3 2 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (4.00%) WSUS
4 1 (2.00%) SCCM
4 1 (2.00%) SCOM
4 1 (2.00%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (2.00%) Puppet
4 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Storage Server
4 1 (2.00%) Cobbler
4 1 (2.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 44 (88.00%) VMware
2 21 (42.00%) NetApp
3 18 (36.00%) HP
4 12 (24.00%) Citrix
4 12 (24.00%) Red Hat
5 11 (22.00%) Cisco
6 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (18.00%) Veeam
8 4 (8.00%) WatchGuard
8 4 (8.00%) Sun
8 4 (8.00%) IBM
8 4 (8.00%) EMC
8 4 (8.00%) Veritas
8 4 (8.00%) Juniper
8 4 (8.00%) Hitachi
9 3 (6.00%) StorageTek
9 3 (6.00%) Dell
9 3 (6.00%) F5
9 3 (6.00%) Lumension
10 2 (4.00%) Brocade
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