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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
iSCSI
Rank 526 600 572
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -28
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 127 58 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.099% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.50% 0.71% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 29 32
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £252 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £489 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £385 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.79% +18.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 5
Median hourly rate £13.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.25% +14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-66.25% +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
8486 8133 8286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.68% 13.92% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5177 4655 4450
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £233 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 518 461
Median hourly rate £32.50 £21.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.16% +2.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 +71 119 £375 - 21
London +18 44 £414 +11.07% 14
South East +20 19 £375 - 4
North West +29 17 £375 - 1
North East - 14 £330 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 14 £330 -
Tyne and Wear - 14 £330 -
Yorkshire - 12 £500 -
East of England +23 8 £375 +50.00%
City of London +23 8 £406 -9.72% 2
Scotland +17 7 £360 -20.00% 1
Renfrewshire - 7 £360 -
Erskine - 7 £360 -
South Yorkshire - 7 £525 -
Manchester 0 6 £425 - 1
Lancashire - 6 £325 -
Surrey - 6 £394 - 2
Sheffield - 6 £525 -
Lancaster - 6 £325 -
Leeds - 5 £200 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £200 -
Norfolk +3 4 £145 -42.00%
Hampshire 0 4 £325 -
Staines - 4 £400 - 1
Buckinghamshire +17 3 £450 -
Milton Keynes +16 3 £450 -
Berkshire +3 3 £388 -1.89% 2
Coventry -16 3 £325 +20.37%
West Midlands -26 3 £325 +20.37% 1
Essex - 3 £375 -

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 170 (74.24%) VMware
2 158 (69.00%) SAN
3 146 (63.76%) Linux
4 137 (59.83%) Windows
5 133 (58.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 91 (39.74%) ITIL
7 87 (37.99%) DNS
8 86 (37.55%) Active Directory
9 85 (37.12%) TCP/IP
10 80 (34.93%) Microsoft
11 78 (34.06%) NFS
12 74 (32.31%) WAN
12 74 (32.31%) Apache
12 74 (32.31%) HP
13 72 (31.44%) Windows Server
14 65 (28.38%) NetApp
14 65 (28.38%) Fibre Channel
15 64 (27.95%) Perl
16 63 (27.51%) Unix
16 63 (27.51%) Hyper-V
17 62 (27.07%) Security Cleared
17 62 (27.07%) Bash Shell
18 57 (24.89%) Windows Server 2012
19 56 (24.45%) Windows Server 2008
20 55 (24.02%) NAS
20 55 (24.02%) Solaris
21 52 (22.71%) Oracle
22 48 (20.96%) SC Cleared
22 48 (20.96%) C-shell
23 47 (20.52%) Korn

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 74 (32.31%) Apache
2 39 (17.03%) MS Exchange
3 25 (10.92%) IIS
4 22 (9.61%) OpenStack
5 18 (7.86%) Tomcat
6 17 (7.42%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (6.99%) WebSphere
8 15 (6.55%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (6.55%) Oracle Coherence
8 15 (6.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 15 (6.55%) SharePoint
8 15 (6.55%) Skype for Business
9 12 (5.24%) SAS
10 7 (3.06%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (2.62%) Confluence
11 6 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (2.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2000
13 4 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 37 (16.16%) MS Excel
2 20 (8.73%) MS Office
3 2 (0.87%) HipChat
4 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.44%) RMDS
2 1 (0.44%) Sage 50
2 1 (0.44%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.99%) Office 365
2 15 (6.55%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (4.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.31%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.87%) GitHub
7 2 (0.87%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (0.87%) PaaS
7 2 (0.87%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.44%) CloudBees
8 1 (0.44%) IaaS
8 1 (0.44%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 158 (69.00%) SAN
2 87 (37.99%) DNS
3 85 (37.12%) TCP/IP
4 74 (32.31%) WAN
5 65 (28.38%) Fibre Channel
6 55 (24.02%) NAS
7 40 (17.47%) FCoE
8 39 (17.03%) DHCP
9 31 (13.54%) LAN
10 29 (12.66%) VLAN
11 28 (12.23%) Firewall
12 26 (11.35%) Multicast
13 23 (10.04%) HTTP
14 20 (8.73%) LDAP
15 19 (8.30%) MPLS
16 13 (5.68%) VPN
17 9 (3.93%) Internet
18 7 (3.06%) DSL
18 7 (3.06%) Structured Cabling
18 7 (3.06%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (20.52%) SQL Server
2 29 (12.66%) MySQL
3 15 (6.55%) Hadoop
4 14 (6.11%) HBase
5 8 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (3.06%) Oracle Database
6 7 (3.06%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (3.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (2.62%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (2.62%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.87%) DB2
9 1 (0.44%) Big Data
9 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.44%) MS Access
9 1 (0.44%) OLAP
9 1 (0.44%) OLTP
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.44%) Redis
9 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (8.30%) ClearCase
1 19 (8.30%) StarTeam
2 14 (6.11%) Git (software)
3 12 (5.24%) Jenkins
4 7 (3.06%) JIRA
5 6 (2.62%) Ant
6 4 (1.75%) Maven
7 2 (0.87%) GCC
7 2 (0.87%) MSI
7 2 (0.87%) Subversion
7 2 (0.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.44%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.44%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 23 (10.04%) Finance
2 16 (6.99%) Banking
3 4 (1.75%) Back Office
4 2 (0.87%) Games
4 2 (0.87%) Retail
4 2 (0.87%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.44%) Advertising
5 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.44%) Front Office
5 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.44%) Marketing
5 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (16.59%) Architect
2 32 (13.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 30 (13.10%) Unix Engineer
4 25 (10.92%) Administrator
4 25 (10.92%) Infrastructure Architect
4 25 (10.92%) Linux Engineer
5 23 (10.04%) Consultant
6 14 (6.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 14 (6.11%) Solutions Architect
6 14 (6.11%) Systems Administrator
7 12 (5.24%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 12 (5.24%) VMware Engineer
7 12 (5.24%) Windows Engineer
8 11 (4.80%) Technical Architect
9 10 (4.37%) Storage Engineer
9 10 (4.37%) Support Engineer
10 9 (3.93%) Technical Consultant
11 8 (3.49%) Server Engineer
11 8 (3.49%) Storage Specialist
12 7 (3.06%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (11.35%) LAMP
2 23 (10.04%) Middleware
3 15 (6.55%) HTML
3 15 (6.55%) Rendezvous
4 14 (6.11%) XML
4 14 (6.11%) XSLT
5 7 (3.06%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (2.62%) libvirt
7 3 (1.31%) ELK Stack
8 2 (0.87%) COM
8 2 (0.87%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.87%) Web Services
9 1 (0.44%) Classic ASP
9 1 (0.44%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.61%) Replication
2 19 (8.30%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (6.99%) Data Centre
4 14 (6.11%) Computer Science
5 10 (4.37%) Clustering
6 8 (3.49%) EqualLogic
7 7 (3.06%) Client/Server
7 7 (3.06%) Device Driver
7 7 (3.06%) Microsoft Licensing
7 7 (3.06%) Private Cloud
8 6 (2.62%) Management Information System
9 5 (2.18%) Blackberry
9 5 (2.18%) HP StoreVirtual
10 4 (1.75%) Digital Media
10 4 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (1.31%) Fintech
11 3 (1.31%) Public Cloud
11 3 (1.31%) Statistics
11 3 (1.31%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.87%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 146 (63.76%) Linux
2 137 (59.83%) Windows
3 72 (31.44%) Windows Server
4 63 (27.51%) Unix
5 57 (24.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 56 (24.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 55 (24.02%) Solaris
8 37 (16.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 24 (10.48%) Ubuntu
10 23 (10.04%) CentOS
11 14 (6.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (6.11%) Windows 7
12 12 (5.24%) Data ONTAP
13 11 (4.80%) HPUX
14 9 (3.93%) AIX
15 6 (2.62%) Windows 8
16 5 (2.18%) Debian
16 5 (2.18%) VMS
17 3 (1.31%) Mac OS X
18 2 (0.87%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (39.74%) ITIL
2 44 (19.21%) Unit Testing
3 36 (15.72%) Performance Tuning
4 35 (15.28%) Configuration Management
5 28 (12.23%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (10.92%) Migration
7 24 (10.48%) Benchmarking
8 22 (9.61%) Virtual Environments
9 14 (6.11%) Data Management
9 14 (6.11%) Server Virtualisation
10 13 (5.68%) ITSM
11 12 (5.24%) Capacity Management
11 12 (5.24%) DevOps
11 12 (5.24%) High Availability
11 12 (5.24%) Service Management
12 11 (4.80%) Open Source
13 9 (3.93%) Software Engineering
13 9 (3.93%) Validation
14 8 (3.49%) Regression Testing
14 8 (3.49%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 64 (27.95%) Perl
2 62 (27.07%) Bash Shell
3 48 (20.96%) C-shell
4 47 (20.52%) Korn
5 43 (18.78%) SQL
6 32 (13.97%) Shell Script
7 31 (13.54%) PowerShell
8 21 (9.17%) JavaScript
9 20 (8.73%) Java
10 17 (7.42%) Python
11 10 (4.37%) PHP
12 5 (2.18%) C
13 3 (1.31%) C++
13 3 (1.31%) Jython
14 2 (0.87%) Ruby
15 1 (0.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 62 (27.07%) Security Cleared
2 48 (20.96%) SC Cleared
3 20 (8.73%) Degree
4 17 (7.42%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (5.24%) DV Cleared
6 11 (4.80%) CCNA
6 11 (4.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (4.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (3.93%) CCNP
8 9 (3.93%) RHCE
9 8 (3.49%) MCSE
9 8 (3.49%) RHCA
10 7 (3.06%) RHCSA
11 6 (2.62%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (2.18%) MCSA
13 4 (1.75%) SAP Certification
14 3 (1.31%) MCP
15 1 (0.44%) OCA
15 1 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
15 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (1.75%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.75%) ISO22301
2 4 (1.75%) SLA
3 2 (0.87%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 133 (58.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 86 (37.55%) Active Directory
3 78 (34.06%) NFS
4 63 (27.51%) Hyper-V
5 44 (19.21%) Samba
6 35 (15.28%) KVM
7 34 (14.85%) Virtual Machines
8 32 (13.97%) vSphere
9 26 (11.35%) VMware ESXi
9 26 (11.35%) Xen
10 24 (10.48%) SRDF
10 24 (10.48%) XenApp
11 16 (6.99%) Oracle RAC
12 15 (6.55%) VMware ESX
13 10 (4.37%) iptables
14 7 (3.06%) XenServer
15 5 (2.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 5 (2.18%) Microsoft App-V
15 5 (2.18%) XenDesktop
16 4 (1.75%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 33 (14.41%) SCOM
2 24 (10.48%) SCCM
3 20 (8.73%) Puppet
4 19 (8.30%) NetBackup
5 10 (4.37%) Backup Exec
5 10 (4.37%) HAProxy
6 9 (3.93%) OVSD
6 9 (3.93%) vRealize
7 8 (3.49%) Norton AntiVirus
7 8 (3.49%) vMotion
8 7 (3.06%) SCVMM
9 6 (2.62%) Failover Clustering
9 6 (2.62%) Nagios
9 6 (2.62%) WSUS
10 5 (2.18%) Ansible
10 5 (2.18%) SnapVault
10 5 (2.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 4 (1.75%) Cacti
12 3 (1.31%) HP Operations Orchestration
12 3 (1.31%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 170 (74.24%) VMware
2 80 (34.93%) Microsoft
3 74 (32.31%) HP
4 65 (28.38%) NetApp
5 52 (22.71%) Oracle
6 46 (20.09%) Citrix
7 45 (19.65%) Cisco
8 39 (17.03%) Dell
9 38 (16.59%) EMC
10 36 (15.72%) Red Hat
11 27 (11.79%) Symantec
12 24 (10.48%) Intel
13 23 (10.04%) IBM
14 16 (6.99%) Veeam
15 15 (6.55%) DataSynapse
15 15 (6.55%) TIBCO
16 14 (6.11%) Sybase
17 10 (4.37%) Veritas
18 9 (3.93%) SonicWALL
19 7 (3.06%) NETGEAR
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