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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iSCSI
Rank 484 511 478
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -33
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 92 55 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.20% 0.83% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 36 47
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£400 £416 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.90% +21.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £319 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £400 £295
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +35.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - -

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
7686 6595 7037
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.65% 13.12% 15.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4152 3354 3398
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 378 605
Average hourly rate £25.50 £20.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -14.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +19 90 £400 -3.90% 38
South East +3 41 £320 -8.57% 6
London -14 32 £413 -8.33% 16
Hampshire +4 19 £308 -12.14% 2
North West - 12 £408 - 5
Berkshire - 11 £300 - 2
Manchester - 8 £500 - 2
Reading - 8 £300 - 1
City of London +17 6 £405 -21.07% 5
Buckinghamshire -7 4 £403 +34.16%
East Sussex +2 3 £425 +30.76%
Cheshire - 3 £400 - 3
Brighton - 3 £425 -
East of England +4 2 - - 1
Milton Keynes -9 2 £443 +47.50%
South West -27 2 £281 -32.63% 2
Gloucestershire - 2 £281 -
Scotland -4 1 £550 +29.41%
North East - 1 £300 -
Edinburgh - 1 £550 -
Egham - - - -
Fareham - - - - 1
Guildford - - - -
Harrogate - - - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Leatherhead - - - -
Leeds - - - - 2
Leicester - - - - 2

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 137 (79.65%) VMware
2 134 (77.91%) Windows
3 110 (63.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 106 (61.63%) SAN
5 93 (54.07%) Fibre Channel
6 74 (43.02%) Active Directory
7 68 (39.53%) Linux
7 68 (39.53%) NFS
8 66 (38.37%) Cisco
9 62 (36.05%) NetApp
10 61 (35.47%) Microsoft
11 54 (31.40%) Citrix
12 52 (30.23%) Hyper-V
13 49 (28.49%) HP
14 45 (26.16%) NAS
15 44 (25.58%) VMware ESX
16 43 (25.00%) Firewall
16 43 (25.00%) DNS
17 41 (23.84%) Windows Server 2008
18 40 (23.26%) EMC
18 40 (23.26%) Clustering
19 39 (22.67%) Replication
19 39 (22.67%) MS Exchange
20 37 (21.51%) WAN
21 36 (20.93%) DHCP
21 36 (20.93%) ITIL
22 33 (19.19%) Cisco Certification
23 32 (18.60%) IIS
23 32 (18.60%) F5
24 31 (18.02%) Windows Server 2012

iSCSI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (22.67%) MS Exchange
2 32 (18.60%) IIS
3 22 (12.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (5.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (5.23%) WebSphere
5 9 (5.23%) Tomcat
6 8 (4.65%) Apache
7 6 (3.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 6 (3.49%) Oracle Coherence
8 5 (2.91%) Lync
9 4 (2.33%) OpenStack
9 4 (2.33%) SAS
10 3 (1.74%) SharePoint
10 3 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 13 (7.56%) MS Office
3 2 (1.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.74%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.16%) RMDS
2 2 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.49%) Office 365
2 4 (2.33%) PaaS
3 2 (1.16%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 106 (61.63%) SAN
2 93 (54.07%) Fibre Channel
3 45 (26.16%) NAS
4 43 (25.00%) Firewall
4 43 (25.00%) DNS
5 37 (21.51%) WAN
6 36 (20.93%) DHCP
7 29 (16.86%) LAN
8 26 (15.12%) VoIP
8 26 (15.12%) FCoE
9 25 (14.53%) BIG-IP
10 23 (13.37%) Cisco ASA
11 20 (11.63%) Cisco Nexus
12 19 (11.05%) Ethernet
12 19 (11.05%) VPN
13 17 (9.88%) TCP/IP
13 17 (9.88%) VLAN
14 16 (9.30%) Wireless
14 16 (9.30%) BGP
15 15 (8.72%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (17.44%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.07%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.33%) MySQL
3 4 (2.33%) HBase
3 4 (2.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.58%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.58%) DB2
4 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (4.07%) MSI
2 1 (0.58%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.58%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.58%) Subversion
2 1 (0.58%) JIRA
2 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.58%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.58%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.58%) ClearQuest
General
1 18 (10.47%) Finance
2 12 (6.98%) Games
3 8 (4.65%) Banking
4 7 (4.07%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.74%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.16%) Marketing
6 2 (1.16%) Electronics
7 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.58%) Legal
7 1 (0.58%) German Language
Job Titles
1 20 (11.63%) Analyst
2 19 (11.05%) Architect
3 17 (9.88%) Network Engineer
4 16 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (8.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 12 (6.98%) Systems Engineer
7 10 (5.81%) Consultant
7 10 (5.81%) Cloud Engineer
8 9 (5.23%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (5.23%) Infrastructure Architect
8 9 (5.23%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 8 (4.65%) Network Support
9 8 (4.65%) Administrator
9 8 (4.65%) Support Engineer
9 8 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (4.07%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (4.07%) Support Analyst
10 7 (4.07%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 7 (4.07%) Server Engineer
10 7 (4.07%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.65%) XML
2 6 (3.49%) XSLT
2 6 (3.49%) Rendezvous
2 6 (3.49%) Middleware
2 6 (3.49%) HTML
3 5 (2.91%) SOAP
3 5 (2.91%) REST
4 4 (2.33%) LAMP
5 1 (0.58%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.58%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.58%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 40 (23.26%) Clustering
2 39 (22.67%) Replication
3 14 (8.14%) Celerra
4 12 (6.98%) Online Games
5 10 (5.81%) Hedge funds
6 6 (3.49%) PDA
7 5 (2.91%) Life Science
7 5 (2.91%) Open Source
8 4 (2.33%) Device Driver
9 3 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.16%) CMDB
10 2 (1.16%) EqualLogic
10 2 (1.16%) Symmetrix
10 2 (1.16%) NHS
10 2 (1.16%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.16%) DTV
11 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.58%) BBC
11 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.58%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 134 (77.91%) Windows
2 68 (39.53%) Linux
3 41 (23.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (18.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (14.53%) Solaris
6 22 (12.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (10.47%) UNIX
8 16 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (8.14%) AIX
10 13 (7.56%) Windows 7
10 13 (7.56%) CentOS
11 10 (5.81%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.74%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.74%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.16%) Debian
13 2 (1.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (20.93%) ITIL
2 24 (13.95%) Migration
2 24 (13.95%) Change Control
3 22 (12.79%) Performance Tuning
4 18 (10.47%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (8.72%) Software Testing
6 14 (8.14%) Configuration Management
6 14 (8.14%) Service Delivery
7 12 (6.98%) Performance Monitoring
7 12 (6.98%) Capacity Management
8 10 (5.81%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (5.81%) Benchmarking
8 10 (5.81%) Business Continuity
9 9 (5.23%) Network Load Balancing
10 8 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (4.65%) Software Deployment
11 7 (4.07%) Test Automation
12 6 (3.49%) Protective Monitoring
12 6 (3.49%) OO
Programming Languages
1 24 (13.95%) SQL
2 17 (9.88%) Perl
3 16 (9.30%) PowerShell
4 11 (6.40%) Java
5 7 (4.07%) C
5 7 (4.07%) Python
6 6 (3.49%) JavaScript
6 6 (3.49%) Shell Script
6 6 (3.49%) Ruby
7 4 (2.33%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.33%) C++
8 2 (1.16%) VBScript
9 1 (0.58%) VB
9 1 (0.58%) REXX
9 1 (0.58%) Tcl
9 1 (0.58%) Korn
9 1 (0.58%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 33 (19.19%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (12.79%) CCNP
3 17 (9.88%) Security Cleared
4 16 (9.30%) SC Cleared
5 15 (8.72%) CCNA
5 15 (8.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (6.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (6.98%) MCSE
7 10 (5.81%) VCP4
8 8 (4.65%) CCDP
9 7 (4.07%) RHCE
10 5 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (2.91%) RHCT
10 5 (2.91%) JNCIS
10 5 (2.91%) MCITP
11 4 (2.33%) Degree
12 3 (1.74%) DV Cleared
12 3 (1.74%) NCDA
12 3 (1.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (1.74%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.07%) SLA
2 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.58%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 110 (63.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 74 (43.02%) Active Directory
3 68 (39.53%) NFS
4 52 (30.23%) Hyper-V
5 44 (25.58%) VMware ESX
6 28 (16.28%) vSphere
7 22 (12.79%) XenApp
8 18 (10.47%) Xen
9 15 (8.72%) Terminal Services
10 14 (8.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 11 (6.40%) XenDesktop
12 10 (5.81%) VMware ESXi
12 10 (5.81%) KVM
13 8 (4.65%) SRDF
14 7 (4.07%) vCloud
15 4 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
16 3 (1.74%) DFS Replication
17 2 (1.16%) VMware Server
17 2 (1.16%) XenServer
17 2 (1.16%) Samba
Systems Management
1 17 (9.88%) Backup Exec
2 12 (6.98%) MIMEsweeper
2 12 (6.98%) MAILsweeper
2 12 (6.98%) Puppet
3 9 (5.23%) SCCM
4 7 (4.07%) SCOM
5 6 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 5 (2.91%) NetBackup
6 5 (2.91%) WSUS
7 4 (2.33%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (2.33%) OVSD
7 4 (2.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 4 (2.33%) Cobbler
8 3 (1.74%) Nagios
9 2 (1.16%) FreeIPA
10 1 (0.58%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.58%) Cisco UCCX
10 1 (0.58%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.58%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 137 (79.65%) VMware
2 66 (38.37%) Cisco
3 62 (36.05%) NetApp
4 61 (35.47%) Microsoft
5 54 (31.40%) Citrix
6 49 (28.49%) HP
7 40 (23.26%) EMC
8 32 (18.60%) F5
9 23 (13.37%) Oracle
10 21 (12.21%) IBM
11 20 (11.63%) Juniper
12 17 (9.88%) Dell
12 17 (9.88%) CheckPoint
13 14 (8.14%) Veritas
14 11 (6.40%) SolarWinds
15 10 (5.81%) Red Hat
15 10 (5.81%) Symantec
15 10 (5.81%) Intel
16 8 (4.65%) Nortel
16 8 (4.65%) Avaya
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