The table below looks at the statistics for iSCSI skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSCSI over the 3 months to 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iSCSI
Rank 521 498 544
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +46
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 80 79 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.15% 0.048%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.99% 1.13% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 54 21
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£388 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £15.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -16.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8109 6984 8132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.25% 13.48% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4660 3844 3902
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 439 463 626
Average hourly rate £22.68 £20.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +7.14%

iSCSI
Jobs Demand Trend

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

iSCSI Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

iSCSI
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing iSCSI within the UK.

iSCSI Daily Rate Trend in the UK

iSCSI
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iSCSI within the UK over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

iSCSI Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

iSCSI
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing iSCSI within the UK.

iSCSI Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

iSCSI
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iSCSI within the UK over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

iSCSI Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

iSCSI
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSCSI within the UK over the 3 months to 25 November 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
England -45 74 £388 - 45
London -21 38 £400 -5.88% 21
South East -24 10 £388 +1.63% 2
North West +1 9 £300 -33.33% 5
Yorkshire -1 9 £215 -14.00% 8
Buckinghamshire - 8 £388 -
West Yorkshire 0 7 £215 -14.00% 4
Manchester -7 7 £300 - 3
City of London +16 5 £400 +3.22% 9
Leeds -10 4 £215 -14.00% 2
East of England -8 3 £510 +104.00% 4
Milton Keynes - 3 £424 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £510 - 1
Sheffield - 2 £438 - 2
Lancashire - 2 - -
South Yorkshire - 2 £438 - 3
South West - 2 £263 - 2
Leicestershire +9 1 - -
Berkshire +1 1 - - 2
East Midlands -2 1 - -
West Midlands -12 1 £300 +9.09%
North East - 1 - - 1
Kent - 1 £430 -
Dorset - 1 £275 -
Solihull - 1 £300 -
Reading - 1 - -
Redditch - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Leicester - - - -

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 112 (80.58%) Windows
2 104 (74.82%) VMware
3 86 (61.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 80 (57.55%) SAN
5 77 (55.40%) Fibre Channel
6 74 (53.24%) Active Directory
7 66 (47.48%) NFS
8 60 (43.17%) HP
9 51 (36.69%) NetApp
10 50 (35.97%) DNS
11 49 (35.25%) Cisco
11 49 (35.25%) Microsoft
11 49 (35.25%) Hyper-V
12 48 (34.53%) Citrix
13 47 (33.81%) Linux
14 37 (26.62%) EMC
15 36 (25.90%) Windows Server 2008
16 34 (24.46%) NAS
16 34 (24.46%) VMware ESX
16 34 (24.46%) Replication
17 33 (23.74%) Clustering
17 33 (23.74%) DHCP
17 33 (23.74%) MS Exchange
17 33 (23.74%) vSphere
18 31 (22.30%) ITIL
19 29 (20.86%) Dell
20 28 (20.14%) SQL
21 27 (19.42%) TCP/IP
21 27 (19.42%) Firewall
22 26 (18.71%) SQL Server

iSCSI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 33 (23.74%) MS Exchange
2 20 (14.39%) IIS
3 18 (12.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (7.19%) WebSphere
5 9 (6.47%) SharePoint
6 8 (5.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (5.76%) Tomcat
7 7 (5.04%) Apache
8 5 (3.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 5 (3.60%) Oracle Coherence
8 5 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (2.88%) OpenStack
9 4 (2.88%) Lync
9 4 (2.88%) SAS
10 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.72%) nginx
Applications
1 15 (10.79%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.19%) MS Office
3 2 (1.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.16%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.44%) RMDS
2 2 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.32%) Office 365
2 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.72%) PaaS
2 1 (0.72%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 80 (57.55%) SAN
2 77 (55.40%) Fibre Channel
3 50 (35.97%) DNS
4 34 (24.46%) NAS
5 33 (23.74%) DHCP
6 27 (19.42%) TCP/IP
6 27 (19.42%) Firewall
7 24 (17.27%) WAN
8 23 (16.55%) LAN
8 23 (16.55%) VPN
9 22 (15.83%) FCoE
10 20 (14.39%) Multicast
11 19 (13.67%) VLAN
12 15 (10.79%) Ethernet
13 9 (6.47%) LDAP
14 8 (5.76%) Wireless
14 8 (5.76%) SNMP
14 8 (5.76%) VoIP
15 7 (5.04%) FTP
15 7 (5.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.32%) MySQL
3 4 (2.88%) HBase
3 4 (2.88%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.72%) DB2
6 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 8 (5.76%) MSI
2 3 (2.16%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.44%) Subversion
3 2 (1.44%) InstallShield
3 2 (1.44%) AdminStudio
3 2 (1.44%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.72%) Eclipse
General
1 19 (13.67%) Finance
2 13 (9.35%) Games
3 8 (5.76%) Financial Institution
4 5 (3.60%) Banking
5 3 (2.16%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.72%) Retail
6 1 (0.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (12.95%) Architect
2 15 (10.79%) Analyst
3 12 (8.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (8.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 11 (7.91%) Infrastructure Architect
5 9 (6.47%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 9 (6.47%) Cloud Engineer
6 8 (5.76%) Support Engineer
7 7 (5.04%) Network Engineer
7 7 (5.04%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (5.04%) Server Engineer
8 6 (4.32%) Wintel Engineer
8 6 (4.32%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (4.32%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 6 (4.32%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (4.32%) Administrator
9 5 (3.60%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
9 5 (3.60%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (3.60%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.60%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.32%) XML
2 5 (3.60%) XSLT
2 5 (3.60%) HTML
2 5 (3.60%) Rendezvous
2 5 (3.60%) Middleware
3 4 (2.88%) REST
3 4 (2.88%) .NET
3 4 (2.88%) SOAP
4 3 (2.16%) LAMP
5 2 (1.44%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.44%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (24.46%) Replication
2 33 (23.74%) Clustering
3 13 (9.35%) Online Games
4 9 (6.47%) Hedge funds
4 9 (6.47%) Celerra
5 8 (5.76%) EqualLogic
5 8 (5.76%) Client/Server
6 6 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.32%) PDA
7 5 (3.60%) Life Science
7 5 (3.60%) Open Source
8 2 (1.44%) CLARiiON
8 2 (1.44%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.44%) CESG
8 2 (1.44%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.72%) NHS
9 1 (0.72%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.72%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.72%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 112 (80.58%) Windows
2 47 (33.81%) Linux
3 36 (25.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (17.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (15.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (12.95%) Solaris
7 15 (10.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (8.63%) UNIX
9 11 (7.91%) CentOS
10 10 (7.19%) Windows 7
11 7 (5.04%) Ubuntu
12 6 (4.32%) Windows XP
13 5 (3.60%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (2.88%) Windows 8
14 4 (2.88%) Windows Vista
15 3 (2.16%) AIX
15 3 (2.16%) Debian
16 1 (0.72%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (22.30%) ITIL
2 15 (10.79%) Change Control
2 15 (10.79%) Migration
3 11 (7.91%) Service Management
4 10 (7.19%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (7.19%) ITSM
4 10 (7.19%) Service Delivery
5 9 (6.47%) Benchmarking
5 9 (6.47%) Capacity Management
5 9 (6.47%) Software Deployment
6 8 (5.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (5.76%) DevOps
6 8 (5.76%) Network Load Balancing
6 8 (5.76%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (4.32%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (4.32%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (3.60%) E-Commerce
8 5 (3.60%) Incident Management
9 4 (2.88%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (2.88%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (20.14%) SQL
2 20 (14.39%) PowerShell
3 10 (7.19%) VB
4 8 (5.76%) VBA
4 8 (5.76%) Java
4 8 (5.76%) Perl
5 5 (3.60%) Python
6 4 (2.88%) C
6 4 (2.88%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.16%) C++
8 2 (1.44%) Ruby
8 2 (1.44%) REXX
8 2 (1.44%) Tcl
8 2 (1.44%) PHP
8 2 (1.44%) VBScript
9 1 (0.72%) C#
9 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.72%) Korn
9 1 (0.72%) C-shell
9 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (12.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 17 (12.23%) MCSE
2 17 (12.23%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (12.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (10.79%) Security Cleared
3 15 (10.79%) CCNA
4 14 (10.07%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.32%) MCITP
5 6 (4.32%) CCNP
5 6 (4.32%) RHCE
5 6 (4.32%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (3.60%) RHCT
6 5 (3.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (2.88%) NCDA
8 3 (2.16%) MCP
8 3 (2.16%) CCA
8 3 (2.16%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (2.16%) Degree
8 3 (2.16%) RHCSA
9 2 (1.44%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.04%) SLA
System Software
1 86 (61.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 74 (53.24%) Active Directory
3 66 (47.48%) NFS
4 49 (35.25%) Hyper-V
5 34 (24.46%) VMware ESX
6 33 (23.74%) vSphere
7 16 (11.51%) Xen
7 16 (11.51%) XenApp
8 15 (10.79%) vCloud
9 11 (7.91%) KVM
10 9 (6.47%) XenServer
11 8 (5.76%) Terminal Services
12 7 (5.04%) SRDF
12 7 (5.04%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 7 (5.04%) XenDesktop
12 7 (5.04%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (2.88%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (2.16%) VMware Server
14 3 (2.16%) Microsoft App-V
15 2 (1.44%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 14 (10.07%) Backup Exec
2 13 (9.35%) SCCM
3 12 (8.63%) MIMEsweeper
3 12 (8.63%) MAILsweeper
4 9 (6.47%) Puppet
5 8 (5.76%) SCOM
5 8 (5.76%) EMC NetWorker
6 6 (4.32%) NetBackup
7 5 (3.60%) Nagios
7 5 (3.60%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 5 (3.60%) Cobbler
8 4 (2.88%) SCOrch
8 4 (2.88%) WSUS
9 3 (2.16%) OpenView
9 3 (2.16%) Opsview
9 3 (2.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (1.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 1 (0.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.72%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 104 (74.82%) VMware
2 60 (43.17%) HP
3 51 (36.69%) NetApp
4 49 (35.25%) Cisco
4 49 (35.25%) Microsoft
5 48 (34.53%) Citrix
6 37 (26.62%) EMC
7 29 (20.86%) Dell
8 22 (15.83%) IBM
9 19 (13.67%) Oracle
10 14 (10.07%) F5
11 12 (8.63%) Juniper
12 10 (7.19%) Websense
12 10 (7.19%) Symantec
13 9 (6.47%) Red Hat
13 9 (6.47%) Intel
13 9 (6.47%) Brocade
14 5 (3.60%) Veritas
14 5 (3.60%) TIBCO
14 5 (3.60%) DataSynapse
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