The table below looks at the statistics for iSCSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSCSI over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iSCSI
Rank 137 101 108
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +7
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 5 4 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% 0.18% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.03% 1.42% 5.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
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£250 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £295 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £520 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.36% +18.75%
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
486 281 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.36% 12.72% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 148 183
Average daily rate £365 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £176 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 25 62
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.65 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -39.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.37 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

iSCSI
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iSCSI across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

iSCSI Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

iSCSI
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing iSCSI across the South West region.

iSCSI Daily Rate Trend in the South West

iSCSI
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iSCSI across the South West region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

iSCSI Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

iSCSI
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing iSCSI across the South West region.

iSCSI Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

iSCSI
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 21 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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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
Wiltshire -15 3 £250 -50.00% 2
Bristol - - - - 1
Devon - - - -
Dorset - - - - 1
iSCSI
England

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Dell
3 3 (50.00%) NFS
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) EqualLogic
3 3 (50.00%) Meraki
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) IBM
4 2 (33.33%) Juniper
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (33.33%) NAS
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) MySQL
5 1 (16.67%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) UNIX
5 1 (16.67%) MCT
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) MS Visio

iSCSI
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) NAS
4 1 (16.67%) Junos
4 1 (16.67%) ADSL
4 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (16.67%) HTTP
4 1 (16.67%) RIP
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) IPsec
4 1 (16.67%) VLAN
4 1 (16.67%) VPLS
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) OSPF
4 1 (16.67%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
1 1 (16.67%) Time Management
1 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCT
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) NFS
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (16.67%) Xen
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) OpenView
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Dell
3 3 (50.00%) Meraki
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Juniper
4 2 (33.33%) IBM
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) Siemens
5 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (16.67%) McAfee
5 1 (16.67%) Brocade
5 1 (16.67%) WatchGuard
5 1 (16.67%) IronPort
5 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 1 (16.67%) F5
5 1 (16.67%) Trustwave
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