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 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iSCSI
Rank 506 507 495
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 92 86 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.15% 1.20% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 41 28
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £425 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
8032 7164 6888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.59% 13.22% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4510 3914 3417
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 455 393 544
Average hourly rate £26.00 £18.50 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.54% -16.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015. 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 -13 86 £350 -3.44% 26
South East -21 34 £350 +25.00% 6
London +26 33 £413 +3.12% 12
East Sussex -7 12 £350 +72.83%
City of London +14 10 £505 +6.31% 4
Hampshire +6 10 £315 +12.50%
Brighton -4 7 £350 +55.55%
Winchester -2 6 - -
East Midlands - 6 £347 -
Scotland +2 5 £435 -
Lewes -3 5 £275 +52.77%
Manchester -1 4 £200 -
North West -8 4 £200 - 1
Hounslow - 4 £413 -
Berkshire +11 3 £465 - 2
East of England +1 3 £250 -16.66% 2
West Midlands -6 3 £500 +53.84% 1
Northampton - 3 - -
Nottingham - 3 £347 -
Northamptonshire - 3 - -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £347 -
Suffolk +9 2 £250 -
Ipswich +8 2 £250 -
Cambridgeshire +5 2 £250 -
Cambridge 0 2 £250 -
Cobham - 2 £365 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Erskine - 2 £435 -
Bracknell - 2 £465 -
Renfrewshire - 2 £435 -

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

1 153 (83.15%) VMware
2 133 (72.28%) Windows
3 124 (67.39%) SAN
4 100 (54.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 88 (47.83%) Cisco
6 86 (46.74%) Linux
7 77 (41.85%) Fibre Channel
8 67 (36.41%) Microsoft
8 67 (36.41%) Active Directory
9 60 (32.61%) Firewall
10 54 (29.35%) NAS
11 52 (28.26%) Data Centre
12 46 (25.00%) NFS
13 45 (24.46%) Hyper-V
14 44 (23.91%) HP
15 43 (23.37%) NetApp
15 43 (23.37%) WAN
15 43 (23.37%) FCoE
16 39 (21.20%) Windows Server 2008
16 39 (21.20%) MS Exchange
17 38 (20.65%) Perl
17 38 (20.65%) Cisco Certification
17 38 (20.65%) DNS
17 38 (20.65%) vSphere
18 36 (19.57%) F5
18 36 (19.57%) ITIL
18 36 (19.57%) LAN
19 35 (19.02%) Windows Server 2012
20 33 (17.93%) VMware ESX
21 32 (17.39%) Citrix

iSCSI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 39 (21.20%) MS Exchange
2 28 (15.22%) IIS
3 14 (7.61%) Apache
4 12 (6.52%) Tomcat
5 11 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (4.35%) Lync
7 6 (3.26%) JBoss
7 6 (3.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 6 (3.26%) WebSphere
7 6 (3.26%) Oracle Coherence
8 4 (2.17%) SAS
8 4 (2.17%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (2.17%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.63%) iPlanet
9 3 (1.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.63%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.63%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 13 (7.07%) MS Office
2 10 (5.43%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.09%) MS Project
4 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.72%) RMDS
2 3 (1.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.17%) PaaS
2 2 (1.09%) Office 365
3 1 (0.54%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 124 (67.39%) SAN
2 77 (41.85%) Fibre Channel
3 60 (32.61%) Firewall
4 54 (29.35%) NAS
5 43 (23.37%) WAN
5 43 (23.37%) FCoE
6 38 (20.65%) DNS
7 36 (19.57%) LAN
8 31 (16.85%) VoIP
9 28 (15.22%) Cisco ASA
9 28 (15.22%) VLAN
10 26 (14.13%) BIG-IP
11 24 (13.04%) DHCP
12 23 (12.50%) Internet
13 21 (11.41%) Cisco Nexus
14 19 (10.33%) VPN
15 16 (8.70%) MPLS
15 16 (8.70%) TCP/IP
16 14 (7.61%) Wireless
17 13 (7.07%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.59%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.72%) HBase
3 5 (2.72%) Hadoop
3 5 (2.72%) MySQL
4 2 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.54%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.09%) MSI
1 2 (1.09%) InstallShield
1 2 (1.09%) AdminStudio
1 2 (1.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.54%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.54%) JIRA
2 1 (0.54%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.54%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.54%) Subversion
General
1 17 (9.24%) Finance
2 6 (3.26%) Telecoms
2 6 (3.26%) Banking
3 4 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.17%) Games
4 2 (1.09%) Advertising
4 2 (1.09%) Automotive
4 2 (1.09%) Electronics
4 2 (1.09%) Marketing
4 2 (1.09%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.54%) German Language
5 1 (0.54%) Retail
5 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.54%) Legal
5 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (14.13%) Architect
2 25 (13.59%) Administrator
3 23 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 21 (11.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 20 (10.87%) Systems Administrator
6 16 (8.70%) Analyst
7 15 (8.15%) Consultant
8 13 (7.07%) 3rd Line Support
9 11 (5.98%) Server Engineer
10 10 (5.43%) Test Specialist
11 9 (4.89%) Storage Engineer
11 9 (4.89%) Infrastructure Architect
11 9 (4.89%) Support Engineer
11 9 (4.89%) Support Analyst
11 9 (4.89%) Systems Engineer
11 9 (4.89%) Developer
12 8 (4.35%) Network Support
13 7 (3.80%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 7 (3.80%) Network Analyst
13 7 (3.80%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.35%) Middleware
2 7 (3.80%) Rendezvous
2 7 (3.80%) XML
2 7 (3.80%) HTML
3 6 (3.26%) XSLT
4 5 (2.72%) Ultra Messaging
5 3 (1.63%) J2EE
6 2 (1.09%) .NET
6 2 (1.09%) Flash
6 2 (1.09%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.09%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.54%) REST
7 1 (0.54%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.54%) YAML
7 1 (0.54%) SOAP
7 1 (0.54%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 52 (28.26%) Data Centre
2 28 (15.22%) Clustering
3 26 (14.13%) Replication
4 14 (7.61%) Celerra
5 13 (7.07%) EqualLogic
6 9 (4.89%) Hedge funds
6 9 (4.89%) Management Information System
7 7 (3.80%) Device Driver
8 6 (3.26%) CLARiiON
9 4 (2.17%) NHS
9 4 (2.17%) Thin Client
9 4 (2.17%) Fat Client
9 4 (2.17%) Online Games
9 4 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.63%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.63%) Symmetrix
11 2 (1.09%) DTV
11 2 (1.09%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 133 (72.28%) Windows
2 86 (46.74%) Linux
3 39 (21.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (19.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (16.30%) Solaris
6 26 (14.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (13.59%) AIX
8 24 (13.04%) Windows 7
9 22 (11.96%) UNIX
10 19 (10.33%) CentOS
11 15 (8.15%) Ubuntu
12 11 (5.98%) Windows 8
13 8 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (2.17%) SUSE
14 4 (2.17%) HPUX
15 1 (0.54%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (19.57%) ITIL
2 24 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
3 22 (11.96%) Migration
3 22 (11.96%) Software Testing
4 20 (10.87%) Configuration Management
5 18 (9.78%) Change Control
6 17 (9.24%) Service Delivery
7 14 (7.61%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (7.61%) Capacity Management
8 12 (6.52%) Change Management
9 11 (5.98%) Load Balancing
9 11 (5.98%) Business Continuity
9 11 (5.98%) Service Management
10 10 (5.43%) Protective Monitoring
10 10 (5.43%) Performance Monitoring
10 10 (5.43%) Test Automation
11 9 (4.89%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (4.89%) OO
12 8 (4.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 38 (20.65%) Perl
2 25 (13.59%) SQL
3 19 (10.33%) PowerShell
4 16 (8.70%) Bash Shell
5 15 (8.15%) Java
6 13 (7.07%) Python
7 10 (5.43%) Shell Script
8 7 (3.80%) JavaScript
8 7 (3.80%) C
9 5 (2.72%) C++
10 3 (1.63%) C-shell
10 3 (1.63%) Ruby
10 3 (1.63%) Korn
11 2 (1.09%) VBScript
11 2 (1.09%) VB
11 2 (1.09%) REXX
11 2 (1.09%) Tcl
12 1 (0.54%) Groovy
12 1 (0.54%) C#
12 1 (0.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 38 (20.65%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (15.76%) CCNP
3 22 (11.96%) Security Cleared
4 18 (9.78%) SC Cleared
5 16 (8.70%) CCNA
6 15 (8.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (5.98%) CCDP
8 10 (5.43%) MCSE
9 9 (4.89%) DV Cleared
10 5 (2.72%) Degree
11 4 (2.17%) MCP
11 4 (2.17%) JNCIS
12 3 (1.63%) NCDA
12 3 (1.63%) VCAP
12 3 (1.63%) MCITP
12 3 (1.63%) RHCE
12 3 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (1.09%) MCSA
13 2 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.09%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.80%) SLA
3 4 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.09%) QA
5 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.54%) JSP 440
System Software
1 100 (54.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 67 (36.41%) Active Directory
3 46 (25.00%) NFS
4 45 (24.46%) Hyper-V
5 38 (20.65%) vSphere
6 33 (17.93%) VMware ESX
7 19 (10.33%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (7.61%) XenApp
9 13 (7.07%) KVM
9 13 (7.07%) Xen
9 13 (7.07%) Terminal Services
10 9 (4.89%) SRDF
10 9 (4.89%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 7 (3.80%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (3.26%) XenDesktop
12 6 (3.26%) DFS Replication
13 5 (2.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 4 (2.17%) Samba
15 3 (1.63%) vCloud
15 3 (1.63%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (7.61%) Puppet
2 13 (7.07%) SCCM
3 12 (6.52%) NetBackup
4 10 (5.43%) Backup Exec
5 7 (3.80%) OVSD
6 6 (3.26%) WSUS
6 6 (3.26%) ZABBIX
7 5 (2.72%) vMotion
7 5 (2.72%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (2.72%) SCOM
8 3 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.63%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (1.63%) FortiGate
8 3 (1.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (1.63%) Nagios
8 3 (1.63%) OpenView
8 3 (1.63%) MIMEsweeper
8 3 (1.63%) MAILsweeper
9 2 (1.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (1.09%) WMI
Vendors
1 153 (83.15%) VMware
2 88 (47.83%) Cisco
3 67 (36.41%) Microsoft
4 44 (23.91%) HP
5 43 (23.37%) NetApp
6 36 (19.57%) F5
7 32 (17.39%) Citrix
8 30 (16.30%) EMC
9 28 (15.22%) Oracle
10 26 (14.13%) Veritas
11 24 (13.04%) Dell
12 22 (11.96%) Juniper
13 18 (9.78%) IBM
14 17 (9.24%) CheckPoint
15 15 (8.15%) Symantec
16 12 (6.52%) SolarWinds
17 10 (5.43%) CommVault
17 10 (5.43%) Red Hat
18 9 (4.89%) Intel
19 8 (4.35%) Nortel
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