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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iSCSI
Rank 244 234 224
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 13 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.035% 0.072%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.69% 0.21% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 5
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£388 £258 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.48% -28.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £252 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £264 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £250 £344
% change year-on-year
+55.00% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £18.00
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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
1879 1422 1768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.95% 16.68% 21.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 884 658 699
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 97 182
Average hourly rate £22.04 £22.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.84 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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
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 19 December 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
Buckinghamshire - 8 £388 -
Berkshire +4 4 £300 +16.50% 1
Kent - 1 £430 -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
iSCSI
England

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 19 (86.36%) VMware
2 17 (77.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (72.73%) Windows
4 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
4 13 (59.09%) Fibre Channel
5 11 (50.00%) HP
5 11 (50.00%) Cisco
6 10 (45.45%) SAN
6 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
6 10 (45.45%) Hyper-V
7 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
7 9 (40.91%) NFS
8 8 (36.36%) NetApp
8 8 (36.36%) Change Control
9 6 (27.27%) Capacity Management
9 6 (27.27%) Linux
10 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
10 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
10 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (22.73%) ITIL
10 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (22.73%) F5
10 5 (22.73%) Firewall
11 4 (18.18%) FCoE
11 4 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (18.18%) NAS
11 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (18.18%) vSphere
11 4 (18.18%) Juniper
11 4 (18.18%) DNS

iSCSI
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (9.09%) SAS
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) Fibre Channel
2 10 (45.45%) SAN
3 5 (22.73%) Firewall
4 4 (18.18%) FCoE
4 4 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (18.18%) NAS
4 4 (18.18%) DNS
4 4 (18.18%) DHCP
5 3 (13.64%) LAN
5 3 (13.64%) VoIP
5 3 (13.64%) WAN
5 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
5 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (13.64%) BIG-IP
6 2 (9.09%) VLAN
6 2 (9.09%) Ethernet
7 1 (4.55%) Multicast
7 1 (4.55%) IPv6
7 1 (4.55%) SONET
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Consultant
1 5 (22.73%) Support Engineer
1 5 (22.73%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Network Consultant
2 3 (13.64%) Test Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) SAN Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.55%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) VMWare Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) Device Driver
2 1 (4.55%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Linux
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (13.64%) AIX
5 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu
6 2 (9.09%) CentOS
6 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
7 1 (4.55%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Change Control
2 6 (27.27%) Capacity Management
3 5 (22.73%) ITIL
4 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
5 2 (9.09%) Document Management
5 2 (9.09%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Management
5 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) CRM
5 2 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (9.09%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.55%) Service Management
6 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (4.55%) Software Deployment
6 1 (4.55%) ITSM
6 1 (4.55%) Time Management
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) C
1 3 (13.64%) C++
1 3 (13.64%) Java
1 3 (13.64%) Perl
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (13.64%) CCNP
5 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (9.09%) JNCIS
5 2 (9.09%) CCNA
5 2 (9.09%) CCDP
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (9.09%) MCSE
6 1 (4.55%) CCA
6 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (4.55%) VTSP
6 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (77.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
3 10 (45.45%) Hyper-V
4 9 (40.91%) NFS
5 4 (18.18%) vSphere
6 3 (13.64%) vCloud
7 2 (9.09%) XenServer
7 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
8 1 (4.55%) KVM
8 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
8 1 (4.55%) DFS Replication
8 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (4.55%) XenApp
8 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
8 1 (4.55%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) Nagios
3 1 (4.55%) EdgeSight
3 1 (4.55%) WSUS
3 1 (4.55%) OVSD
3 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) VMware
2 11 (50.00%) HP
2 11 (50.00%) Cisco
3 8 (36.36%) NetApp
4 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 5 (22.73%) F5
5 4 (18.18%) Juniper
6 3 (13.64%) Veritas
7 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
7 2 (9.09%) Mercator
7 2 (9.09%) Avaya
7 2 (9.09%) Citrix
8 1 (4.55%) Oracle
8 1 (4.55%) Dell
8 1 (4.55%) AppSense
8 1 (4.55%) Hitachi
8 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
8 1 (4.55%) Infoblox