The table below looks at the statistics for iSCSI skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSCSI over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
iSCSI
Rank 530 560 550
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -10
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 118 75 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.35% 0.95% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 40 36
Median daily rate £375 £350 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £233 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £504 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 5
Median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £22.20 £20.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +14.28%

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
8736 7935 7302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.18% 14.39% 13.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5290 4471 3911
Median daily rate £390 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.85% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 469 401
Median hourly rate £28.50 £23.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.91% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

iSCSI
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing iSCSI as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 June 2016.

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
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSCSI within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +28 103 £400 +14.28% 19
London +16 44 £420 +18.30% 8
South East -9 19 £419 +19.64% 3
North East - 18 £325 -
Tyne and Wear - 18 £325 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 18 £325 -
Scotland -3 14 £360 -
Renfrewshire - 12 £360 -
Erskine - 12 £360 -
City of London +30 8 £425 -3.40% 4
Hampshire +10 7 £325 - 1
Buckinghamshire +20 6 £500 -
Sheffield - 6 £525 -
South Yorkshire - 6 £525 -
Yorkshire - 6 £525 -
East of England +19 5 £363 +45.00% 3
Hounslow +2 5 £415 +0.60%
Milton Keynes +13 4 £500 -
Winchester -2 4 - -
Berkshire -4 4 £431 -7.25%
Essex +7 3 £350 -
East Midlands -7 3 £350 -14.00%
West Midlands -19 3 £325 -35.00% 2
South West - 3 £410 - 1
Coventry - 3 £325 - 1
Chelmsford - 3 £350 -
Uxbridge - 3 £404 -
Cambridgeshire +21 2 £400 +60.00%
Cambridge +18 2 £400 +60.00%
Surrey -4 2 £273 -25.34% 1

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing iSCSI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for iSCSI.

1 148 (76.29%) SAN
2 128 (65.98%) Linux
3 122 (62.89%) VMware
4 116 (59.79%) Windows
5 105 (54.12%) VMware Infrastructure
6 74 (38.14%) ITIL
7 73 (37.63%) NFS
8 71 (36.60%) Apache
9 70 (36.08%) Fibre Channel
10 66 (34.02%) WAN
11 64 (32.99%) Active Directory
11 64 (32.99%) Security Cleared
12 62 (31.96%) NAS
12 62 (31.96%) DNS
13 60 (30.93%) TCP/IP
13 60 (30.93%) Perl
14 59 (30.41%) Microsoft
15 58 (29.90%) NetApp
16 55 (28.35%) Bash Shell
17 54 (27.84%) SC Cleared
17 54 (27.84%) HP
18 50 (25.77%) Unix
19 48 (24.74%) Hyper-V
20 47 (24.23%) Windows Server
21 46 (23.71%) Cisco
22 45 (23.20%) SQL
23 42 (21.65%) Korn
24 41 (21.13%) SQL Server
24 41 (21.13%) EMC
25 40 (20.62%) C-shell

iSCSI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 71 (36.60%) Apache
2 25 (12.89%) IIS
3 22 (11.34%) MS Exchange
4 21 (10.82%) Tomcat
5 19 (9.79%) OpenStack
5 19 (9.79%) WebSphere
6 18 (9.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 17 (8.76%) Oracle Coherence
8 15 (7.73%) SharePoint
9 14 (7.22%) Exchange Server 2013
10 12 (6.19%) Skype for Business
11 9 (4.64%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (3.09%) SAS
12 6 (3.09%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (2.58%) Confluence
14 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
15 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
15 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
15 1 (0.52%) nginx
15 1 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 28 (14.43%) MS Excel
2 19 (9.79%) MS Office
3 2 (1.03%) HipChat
4 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) RMDS
1 1 (0.52%) Sage 50
1 1 (0.52%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.28%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.09%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (2.58%) PaaS
5 4 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.55%) SoftLayer
7 2 (1.03%) Office 365
8 1 (0.52%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.52%) CloudBees
8 1 (0.52%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.52%) IaaS
8 1 (0.52%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 148 (76.29%) SAN
2 70 (36.08%) Fibre Channel
3 66 (34.02%) WAN
4 62 (31.96%) DNS
4 62 (31.96%) NAS
5 60 (30.93%) TCP/IP
6 39 (20.10%) FCoE
7 33 (17.01%) HTTP
8 30 (15.46%) LAN
9 25 (12.89%) Multicast
10 21 (10.82%) DHCP
11 16 (8.25%) Firewall
12 13 (6.70%) LDAP
13 10 (5.15%) VLAN
14 8 (4.12%) HTTPS
14 8 (4.12%) MPLS
15 5 (2.58%) IMAP
15 5 (2.58%) SMTP
15 5 (2.58%) VPN
16 4 (2.06%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (21.13%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.28%) Hadoop
2 18 (9.28%) MySQL
3 17 (8.76%) HBase
4 6 (3.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.03%) Big Data
5 2 (1.03%) DB2
6 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.52%) MS Access
6 1 (0.52%) OLAP
6 1 (0.52%) OLTP
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (6.19%) Jenkins
2 9 (4.64%) ClearCase
2 9 (4.64%) StarTeam
3 8 (4.12%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.58%) Ant
4 5 (2.58%) JIRA
5 3 (1.55%) Maven
6 2 (1.03%) GCC
6 2 (1.03%) Subversion
6 2 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.52%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.52%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 24 (12.37%) Finance
2 18 (9.28%) Banking
3 4 (2.06%) Back Office
3 4 (2.06%) Marketing
4 3 (1.55%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.03%) Retail
6 1 (0.52%) Advertising
6 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.52%) Front Office
6 1 (0.52%) German Language
6 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.52%) Legal
6 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (14.95%) Architect
2 28 (14.43%) Linux Engineer
2 28 (14.43%) Unix Engineer
3 24 (12.37%) Infrastructure Architect
4 21 (10.82%) Consultant
5 20 (10.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (8.25%) Administrator
7 15 (7.73%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 15 (7.73%) Solutions Architect
8 13 (6.70%) Systems Administrator
9 11 (5.67%) VMware Engineer
10 10 (5.15%) Storage Engineer
10 10 (5.15%) Unix Linux Engineer
11 9 (4.64%) Technical Consultant
11 9 (4.64%) Windows Engineer
12 7 (3.61%) Storage Consultant
13 6 (3.09%) Lead Architect
13 6 (3.09%) Server Engineer
13 6 (3.09%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
14 5 (2.58%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (14.95%) Middleware
2 18 (9.28%) LAMP
3 17 (8.76%) HTML
3 17 (8.76%) Rendezvous
4 16 (8.25%) XML
4 16 (8.25%) XSLT
5 8 (4.12%) Web Services
6 6 (3.09%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (1.03%) ELK Stack
7 2 (1.03%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (1.03%) libvirt
8 1 (0.52%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.52%) Classic ASP
8 1 (0.52%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.79%) Replication
2 15 (7.73%) Data Centre
3 13 (6.70%) Clustering
4 12 (6.19%) Computer Science
5 9 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.64%) EqualLogic
6 8 (4.12%) Device Driver
6 8 (4.12%) Public Cloud
7 6 (3.09%) Client/Server
7 6 (3.09%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.06%) HP StoreVirtual
8 4 (2.06%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (2.06%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.55%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.55%) User Experience
9 3 (1.55%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.03%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.03%) Derivative
10 2 (1.03%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 128 (65.98%) Linux
2 116 (59.79%) Windows
3 50 (25.77%) Unix
4 47 (24.23%) Windows Server
5 38 (19.59%) Solaris
6 36 (18.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (14.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (9.79%) CentOS
8 19 (9.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (8.25%) Ubuntu
10 14 (7.22%) AIX
11 11 (5.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (5.67%) Windows 7
12 8 (4.12%) Data ONTAP
13 6 (3.09%) Debian
13 6 (3.09%) Windows 8
14 5 (2.58%) Mac OS
14 5 (2.58%) VMS
15 3 (1.55%) HPUX
15 3 (1.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (38.14%) ITIL
2 37 (19.07%) Unit Testing
3 33 (17.01%) Performance Tuning
4 28 (14.43%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (12.37%) Benchmarking
6 23 (11.86%) Configuration Management
6 23 (11.86%) Virtual Environments
7 18 (9.28%) ITSM
8 13 (6.70%) DevOps
8 13 (6.70%) Server Virtualisation
9 12 (6.19%) Migration
9 12 (6.19%) Service Management
10 11 (5.67%) Data Management
10 11 (5.67%) High Availability
10 11 (5.67%) Open Source
10 11 (5.67%) Software Engineering
11 10 (5.15%) Capacity Planning
12 9 (4.64%) Capacity Management
12 9 (4.64%) Validation
13 8 (4.12%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (30.93%) Perl
2 55 (28.35%) Bash Shell
3 45 (23.20%) SQL
4 42 (21.65%) Korn
5 40 (20.62%) C-shell
6 34 (17.53%) Shell Script
7 27 (13.92%) PowerShell
8 24 (12.37%) JavaScript
9 23 (11.86%) Python
10 18 (9.28%) Java
11 8 (4.12%) C
11 8 (4.12%) Jython
11 8 (4.12%) PHP
12 5 (2.58%) C++
13 2 (1.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 64 (32.99%) Security Cleared
2 54 (27.84%) SC Cleared
3 16 (8.25%) Degree
4 14 (7.22%) DV Cleared
5 11 (5.67%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (5.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (5.15%) CCNA
6 10 (5.15%) MCSE
7 8 (4.12%) RHCE
7 8 (4.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (3.61%) CCNP
8 7 (3.61%) RHCA
9 6 (3.09%) RHCSA
10 5 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (2.06%) MCSA
12 1 (0.52%) JNCIP
12 1 (0.52%) MCP
12 1 (0.52%) OCA
12 1 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.06%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.03%) SLA
4 1 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 105 (54.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 73 (37.63%) NFS
3 64 (32.99%) Active Directory
4 48 (24.74%) Hyper-V
5 37 (19.07%) Samba
6 32 (16.49%) KVM
7 26 (13.40%) Xen
8 25 (12.89%) Virtual Machines
9 24 (12.37%) SRDF
10 21 (10.82%) VMware ESXi
11 19 (9.79%) Oracle RAC
12 18 (9.28%) vSphere
12 18 (9.28%) XenApp
13 11 (5.67%) iptables
14 10 (5.15%) VMware ESX
15 6 (3.09%) Sendmail
16 5 (2.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 5 (2.58%) Dovecot
16 5 (2.58%) Squid
16 5 (2.58%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 29 (14.95%) SCOM
2 23 (11.86%) NetBackup
2 23 (11.86%) SCCM
3 20 (10.31%) Puppet
4 11 (5.67%) HAProxy
5 9 (4.64%) OVSD
6 8 (4.12%) BladeLogic
6 8 (4.12%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 8 (4.12%) SCOrch
6 8 (4.12%) SCVMM
7 7 (3.61%) Nagios
7 7 (3.61%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (3.09%) Backup Exec
8 6 (3.09%) Cacti
8 6 (3.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 5 (2.58%) EMC Navisphere
9 5 (2.58%) Failover Clustering
9 5 (2.58%) OpenNebula
10 4 (2.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 4 (2.06%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 122 (62.89%) VMware
2 59 (30.41%) Microsoft
3 58 (29.90%) NetApp
4 54 (27.84%) HP
5 46 (23.71%) Cisco
6 41 (21.13%) EMC
7 39 (20.10%) Oracle
8 31 (15.98%) Citrix
8 31 (15.98%) Dell
9 28 (14.43%) IBM
10 27 (13.92%) Red Hat
10 27 (13.92%) Symantec
11 24 (12.37%) Intel
12 17 (8.76%) DataSynapse
12 17 (8.76%) Sybase
12 17 (8.76%) TIBCO
13 9 (4.64%) Veritas
14 8 (4.12%) BMC
14 8 (4.12%) CA
14 8 (4.12%) Dell Compellent
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