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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iSCSI
Rank 238 214 252
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +38
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 12 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.21% 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.63% 1.20% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 2
Average daily rate
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£388 £388 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +31.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £375 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £425 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £388 £373
% change year-on-year
-22.58% +4.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Average hourly rate £27.46 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
-11.51% -
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
1896 1502 1974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.51% 17.47% 21.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 894 696 632
Average daily rate £350 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 101 169
Average hourly rate £19.91 £24.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.04% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 - -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £388 -
East Sussex -8 2 - - 1
Berkshire +8 1 £325 - 2
Kent -5 1 £430 -9.47%
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 4
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
iSCSI
England

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 21 (84.00%) VMware
1 21 (84.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (68.00%) Windows
3 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
4 13 (52.00%) HP
4 13 (52.00%) Security Cleared
4 13 (52.00%) Fibre Channel
5 12 (48.00%) SC Cleared
5 12 (48.00%) NFS
6 11 (44.00%) SAN
6 11 (44.00%) NetApp
7 10 (40.00%) Linux
7 10 (40.00%) Hyper-V
8 7 (28.00%) Cisco
8 7 (28.00%) Change Control
9 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
9 6 (24.00%) DHCP
9 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (20.00%) NAS
10 5 (20.00%) DNS
10 5 (20.00%) ITIL
10 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
10 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 5 (20.00%) Capacity Management
11 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 4 (16.00%) Java
11 4 (16.00%) Perl
11 4 (16.00%) LDAP

iSCSI
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.00%) Apache
3 3 (12.00%) SAS
4 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) Fibre Channel
2 11 (44.00%) SAN
3 6 (24.00%) DHCP
4 5 (20.00%) DNS
4 5 (20.00%) NAS
5 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (16.00%) LDAP
6 3 (12.00%) FCoE
6 3 (12.00%) VLAN
6 3 (12.00%) Firewall
7 2 (8.00%) VoIP
8 1 (4.00%) WAN
8 1 (4.00%) LAN
8 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
8 1 (4.00%) Wireless
8 1 (4.00%) BIG-IP
8 1 (4.00%) MPLS
8 1 (4.00%) DSL
8 1 (4.00%) Wireshark
8 1 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Storage Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Linux Support
4 3 (12.00%) Test Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Linux Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) SAN Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) LAMP
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) Life Science
2 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) Linux
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (16.00%) CentOS
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (16.00%) Ubuntu
5 3 (12.00%) AIX
5 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
7 1 (4.00%) SUSE
7 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Change Control
2 5 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (8.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (8.00%) CRM
4 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) Document Management
4 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.00%) Software Deployment
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (4.00%) Migration
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) Java
1 4 (16.00%) Perl
2 3 (12.00%) C
2 3 (12.00%) C++
2 3 (12.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) Python
3 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.00%) Korn
3 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (48.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) MCSE
3 3 (12.00%) CCNA
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (4.00%) Degree
5 1 (4.00%) CCA
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (4.00%) MCSA
5 1 (4.00%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (84.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (48.00%) NFS
4 10 (40.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (16.00%) Postfix
5 4 (16.00%) Sendmail
5 4 (16.00%) Squid
5 4 (16.00%) vSphere
6 3 (12.00%) vCloud
6 3 (12.00%) VMware ESX
7 2 (8.00%) DFS Replication
7 2 (8.00%) XenServer
8 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
8 1 (4.00%) XenApp
8 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
8 1 (4.00%) Xen
8 1 (4.00%) NLBS
8 1 (4.00%) VMware Server
8 1 (4.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 3 (12.00%) SCCM
3 2 (8.00%) Nagios
3 2 (8.00%) WSUS
4 1 (4.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Storage Server
4 1 (4.00%) SCOM
4 1 (4.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 21 (84.00%) VMware
2 13 (52.00%) HP
3 11 (44.00%) NetApp
4 7 (28.00%) Cisco
5 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (12.00%) Veritas
6 3 (12.00%) Dell
6 3 (12.00%) Citrix
7 2 (8.00%) Avaya
7 2 (8.00%) Juniper
7 2 (8.00%) Symantec
7 2 (8.00%) Veeam
7 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds
8 1 (4.00%) AppSense
8 1 (4.00%) Fujitsu
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle
8 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
8 1 (4.00%) Hitachi
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