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 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iSCSI
Rank 560 494 530
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +36
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 69 87 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.17% 0.087%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.81% 1.22% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 57 27
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£388 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £273 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £443 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £388 £349
% change year-on-year
-19.35% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 2
Average hourly rate £19.91 £22.50 £22.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.51% -0.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £16.50 £21.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £25.00 £23.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £22.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-11.51% -5.26%

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
8504 7122 8560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.59% 13.52% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4798 3887 4044
Average daily rate £365 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 442 639
Average hourly rate £23.00 £21.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.74% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 20 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
England -50 64 £388 +1.63% 35
London -5 38 £400 +9.58% 9
South East -20 12 £388 - 7
City of London +17 9 £433 +15.33% 1
Manchester -4 5 £300 - 3
North West -8 5 £300 -9.77% 5
South West -29 5 £250 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £388 - 1
Hampshire - 4 - -
Wiltshire - 3 £250 -
Swindon - 3 £250 -
Scotland -6 2 £450 +63.63%
Brighton -7 2 - - 1
East Sussex -11 2 - - 1
Hertfordshire -24 2 - - 1
East of England -25 2 - - 7
Berkshire +9 1 £325 - 1
Kent -2 1 £430 -9.47%
Yorkshire -4 1 - -
Leeds -4 1 - -
West Yorkshire -9 1 - -
West Midlands -17 1 £300 +9.09% 4
Dorset - 1 £275 - 1
Solihull - 1 £300 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Birmingham - - - - 2
Abingdon - - - -
Altrincham - - - - 1
Leicester - - - - 1
Luton - - - -

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 97 (71.32%) VMware
2 94 (69.12%) Windows
3 73 (53.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 71 (52.21%) SAN
5 69 (50.74%) HP
6 68 (50.00%) Active Directory
7 67 (49.26%) Fibre Channel
8 66 (48.53%) NFS
9 52 (38.24%) Cisco
10 50 (36.76%) Microsoft
11 49 (36.03%) DNS
12 46 (33.82%) NetApp
13 45 (33.09%) Linux
14 40 (29.41%) Citrix
15 37 (27.21%) Firewall
15 37 (27.21%) Hyper-V
16 34 (25.00%) TCP/IP
17 33 (24.26%) MS Exchange
17 33 (24.26%) EMC
18 31 (22.79%) Dell
19 30 (22.06%) ITIL
19 30 (22.06%) Clustering
20 29 (21.32%) DHCP
20 29 (21.32%) Windows Server 2008
21 28 (20.59%) VPN
21 28 (20.59%) Replication
22 27 (19.85%) VMware ESX
23 26 (19.12%) VLAN
23 26 (19.12%) PowerShell
23 26 (19.12%) NAS

iSCSI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (24.26%) MS Exchange
2 21 (15.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (11.76%) IIS
4 10 (7.35%) SharePoint
5 9 (6.62%) Apache
6 7 (5.15%) WebSphere
7 5 (3.68%) Tomcat
8 4 (2.94%) SAS
8 4 (2.94%) Lync
9 3 (2.21%) OpenStack
9 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (2.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (1.47%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.74%) nginx
11 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (7.35%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.88%) MS Office
3 5 (3.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.21%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.47%) RMDS
2 2 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.21%) SaaS
1 3 (2.21%) Office 365
1 3 (2.21%) Joyent
2 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (52.21%) SAN
2 67 (49.26%) Fibre Channel
3 49 (36.03%) DNS
4 37 (27.21%) Firewall
5 34 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 29 (21.32%) DHCP
7 28 (20.59%) VPN
8 26 (19.12%) VLAN
8 26 (19.12%) NAS
9 21 (15.44%) LAN
9 21 (15.44%) WAN
10 17 (12.50%) FCoE
11 15 (11.03%) Multicast
12 13 (9.56%) LDAP
13 10 (7.35%) VoIP
13 10 (7.35%) SNMP
14 8 (5.88%) Ethernet
15 7 (5.15%) MPLS
16 6 (4.41%) OSPF
16 6 (4.41%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.24%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.35%) MySQL
3 4 (2.94%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.21%) Redis
4 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.47%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.47%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (1.47%) HBase
5 2 (1.47%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 6 (4.41%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.21%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.21%) JIRA
2 3 (2.21%) TeamCity
2 3 (2.21%) MSI
3 2 (1.47%) InstallShield
3 2 (1.47%) AdminStudio
3 2 (1.47%) Subversion
3 2 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (12.50%) Finance
2 9 (6.62%) Financial Institution
3 8 (5.88%) Games
4 4 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.47%) Retail
6 1 (0.74%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (11.03%) Architect
2 14 (10.29%) Analyst
3 13 (9.56%) Support Engineer
3 13 (9.56%) Administrator
4 12 (8.82%) Systems Administrator
5 11 (8.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (8.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 9 (6.62%) Network Engineer
7 8 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
7 8 (5.88%) Network Support
7 8 (5.88%) Server Engineer
8 7 (5.15%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (4.41%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (4.41%) Technical Architect
9 6 (4.41%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (3.68%) Consultant
10 5 (3.68%) Storage Administrator
11 4 (2.94%) Network Support Engineer
11 4 (2.94%) Systems Engineer
12 3 (2.21%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.15%) LAMP
2 6 (4.41%) XML
3 4 (2.94%) .NET
4 3 (2.21%) CSS
4 3 (2.21%) JSON
4 3 (2.21%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (2.21%) HTML
5 2 (1.47%) Application Packaging
5 2 (1.47%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.47%) XSLT
5 2 (1.47%) Rendezvous
5 2 (1.47%) Middleware
6 1 (0.74%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.74%) SOAP
6 1 (0.74%) Web Services
6 1 (0.74%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 30 (22.06%) Clustering
2 28 (20.59%) Replication
3 12 (8.82%) EqualLogic
4 10 (7.35%) Celerra
4 10 (7.35%) Client/Server
5 9 (6.62%) Hedge funds
6 8 (5.88%) Online Games
6 8 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.68%) Open Source
7 5 (3.68%) CLARiiON
8 3 (2.21%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.21%) New Media
9 2 (1.47%) Life Science
9 2 (1.47%) CESG
9 2 (1.47%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.47%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.74%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.74%) NHS
10 1 (0.74%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.74%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 94 (69.12%) Windows
2 45 (33.09%) Linux
3 29 (21.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (15.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (11.03%) Solaris
5 15 (11.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (8.09%) UNIX
6 11 (8.09%) Ubuntu
6 11 (8.09%) CentOS
6 11 (8.09%) Windows 7
7 9 (6.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (3.68%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (2.21%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.21%) AIX
9 3 (2.21%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.21%) SmartOS
9 3 (2.21%) Debian
10 1 (0.74%) SUSE
10 1 (0.74%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (22.06%) ITIL
2 14 (10.29%) Service Management
3 13 (9.56%) Change Control
4 10 (7.35%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (7.35%) DevOps
4 10 (7.35%) ITSM
4 10 (7.35%) Migration
5 9 (6.62%) Capacity Management
6 7 (5.15%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (5.15%) Service Delivery
7 6 (4.41%) E-Commerce
7 6 (4.41%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (3.68%) Low Latency
8 5 (3.68%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (3.68%) Network Load Balancing
8 5 (3.68%) Incident Management
8 5 (3.68%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (2.94%) Load Balancing
9 4 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 26 (19.12%) PowerShell
2 24 (17.65%) SQL
3 15 (11.03%) Perl
4 12 (8.82%) VB
5 10 (7.35%) VBA
6 9 (6.62%) Java
7 5 (3.68%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.94%) Python
8 4 (2.94%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.94%) C
9 3 (2.21%) PHP
9 3 (2.21%) Ruby
9 3 (2.21%) C++
10 2 (1.47%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.47%) Korn
10 2 (1.47%) REXX
10 2 (1.47%) Tcl
10 2 (1.47%) VBScript
11 1 (0.74%) C#
11 1 (0.74%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 23 (16.91%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (15.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 21 (15.44%) CCNA
2 21 (15.44%) Security Cleared
3 20 (14.71%) SC Cleared
4 16 (11.76%) MCSE
4 16 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (5.15%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (4.41%) RHCE
6 6 (4.41%) CCA
6 6 (4.41%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (4.41%) VCP5
6 6 (4.41%) CCNP
6 6 (4.41%) MCITP
7 5 (3.68%) VCP4
7 5 (3.68%) MCT
7 5 (3.68%) RHCT
8 4 (2.94%) NCDA
8 4 (2.94%) Degree
8 4 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.41%) SLA
System Software
1 73 (53.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 66 (48.53%) NFS
4 37 (27.21%) Hyper-V
5 27 (19.85%) VMware ESX
6 25 (18.38%) vSphere
7 18 (13.24%) XenApp
8 14 (10.29%) vCloud
9 9 (6.62%) XenServer
9 9 (6.62%) Xen
10 6 (4.41%) Terminal Services
10 6 (4.41%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 5 (3.68%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (3.68%) KVM
12 4 (2.94%) VMware Server
12 4 (2.94%) Squid
12 4 (2.94%) Postfix
12 4 (2.94%) Sendmail
13 3 (2.21%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (2.21%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 14 (10.29%) Backup Exec
1 14 (10.29%) SCCM
2 12 (8.82%) MIMEsweeper
2 12 (8.82%) MAILsweeper
3 10 (7.35%) EMC NetWorker
4 8 (5.88%) NetBackup
5 7 (5.15%) Puppet
5 7 (5.15%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 5 (3.68%) Nagios
6 5 (3.68%) SCOM
7 4 (2.94%) WSUS
7 4 (2.94%) SCOrch
8 3 (2.21%) Opsview
8 3 (2.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (2.21%) Cobbler
8 3 (2.21%) HP SIM
8 3 (2.21%) ZABBIX
8 3 (2.21%) OpenView
9 2 (1.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (1.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 97 (71.32%) VMware
2 69 (50.74%) HP
3 52 (38.24%) Cisco
4 50 (36.76%) Microsoft
5 46 (33.82%) NetApp
6 40 (29.41%) Citrix
7 33 (24.26%) EMC
8 31 (22.79%) Dell
9 20 (14.71%) IBM
10 19 (13.97%) Oracle
11 16 (11.76%) Juniper
12 15 (11.03%) F5
13 13 (9.56%) Websense
13 13 (9.56%) Symantec
14 12 (8.82%) Red Hat
15 11 (8.09%) Brocade
16 6 (4.41%) WatchGuard
16 6 (4.41%) McAfee
17 5 (3.68%) CheckPoint
17 5 (3.68%) Siemens
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