The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iSCSI
Rank 135 - 143
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 9 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% - 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.86% - 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate £418 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £263 £300
% change year-on-year
+47.61% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
483 321 562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.58% 13.80% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 187 291
Average daily rate £375 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 20 39
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -21.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £15.20 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
iSCSI
England

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Dorset - 7 £418 -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Bristol - - - - 3
Devon - - - -
iSCSI
England

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (100.00%) SAN
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
1 9 (100.00%) NAS
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
3 7 (77.78%) NFS
3 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
3 7 (77.78%) Oracle
4 6 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (66.67%) ITIL
4 6 (66.67%) UNIX
4 6 (66.67%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) Perl
5 4 (44.44%) DNS
5 4 (44.44%) Firewall
5 4 (44.44%) NetApp
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
5 4 (44.44%) NCDA
6 3 (33.33%) ITIL V3
6 3 (33.33%) Capacity Management
6 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
7 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (22.22%) ARCserve
7 2 (22.22%) Cisco
7 2 (22.22%) IBM
7 2 (22.22%) CCNA

iSCSI
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) SAN
1 9 (100.00%) NAS
2 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
3 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Storage Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Storage Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Virtualisation Consultant
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) UNIX
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 3 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
3 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Perl
3 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (44.44%) NCDA
3 2 (22.22%) CCNA
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (22.22%) MCSE
3 2 (22.22%) MCDST
3 2 (22.22%) MCITP
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) NFS
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
3 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (11.11%) vCloud
4 1 (11.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) ARCserve
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
1 2 (22.22%) SCOM
1 2 (22.22%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) NetApp
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) IBM
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Fujitsu
4 2 (22.22%) Veeam
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