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 23 May 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
23 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
iSCSI
Rank 539 522 537
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +15
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 101 102 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.20% 1.25% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 57 39
Median daily rate £407 £398 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +13.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £549 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 4
Median hourly rate £40.25 £35.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £22.40 £25.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £45.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +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
8446 8174 7251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.80% 14.86% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5125 4516 3937
Median daily rate £393 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 463 414
Median hourly rate £28.50 £25.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.89% +28.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 -6 84 £415 +9.21% 26
London +6 34 £415 +0.60% 11
South East -19 26 £500 +42.85% 6
Scotland -4 16 £353 -18.79%
Buckinghamshire +26 14 £500 +24.22%
Erskine -28 14 £345 -20.68%
Renfrewshire -28 14 £345 -20.68%
Milton Keynes +13 12 £500 +21.95%
Tyne and Wear - 11 £320 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 11 £320 -
North East - 11 £320 -
Hampshire -2 9 £290 -7.93%
Winchester -1 8 - -
City of London +35 5 £425 -3.40% 3
East of England +10 4 £363 +45.00% 2
Hounslow +2 4 £415 +0.60%
East Midlands +10 3 £350 +0.72% 1
Uxbridge - 3 £404 -
Cambridgeshire +9 2 £400 +60.00% 1
Cambridge +4 2 £400 +60.00%
Berkshire +1 2 £500 +7.52% 3
North West -18 2 £350 -26.31% 2
Manchester -20 2 £350 +3.70% 2
South West - 2 £393 - 2
Yorkshire - 2 £525 - 2
Reading - 2 £488 - 3
Sheffield - 2 £525 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £525 -
Northamptonshire +4 1 - -
Nottinghamshire +1 1 £350 +0.72%

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 114 (73.08%) SAN
2 99 (63.46%) Linux
3 96 (61.54%) Windows
4 92 (58.97%) VMware
5 75 (48.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 60 (38.46%) NFS
7 53 (33.97%) ITIL
7 53 (33.97%) NAS
8 52 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
8 52 (33.33%) Active Directory
9 50 (32.05%) Apache
10 48 (30.77%) Microsoft
10 48 (30.77%) Security Cleared
11 46 (29.49%) Perl
12 44 (28.21%) NetApp
13 43 (27.56%) HP
14 42 (26.92%) DNS
14 42 (26.92%) WAN
14 42 (26.92%) SC Cleared
15 40 (25.64%) Bash Shell
16 39 (25.00%) TCP/IP
17 37 (23.72%) Windows Server
18 36 (23.08%) Unix
19 35 (22.44%) Cisco
20 34 (21.79%) Hyper-V
21 29 (18.59%) SQL
22 28 (17.95%) Korn
22 28 (17.95%) FCoE
23 27 (17.31%) Shell Script
24 26 (16.67%) Dell

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 50 (32.05%) Apache
2 18 (11.54%) IIS
3 15 (9.62%) OpenStack
4 14 (8.97%) MS Exchange
4 14 (8.97%) Tomcat
5 12 (7.69%) WebSphere
6 11 (7.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 10 (6.41%) Oracle Coherence
8 8 (5.13%) SharePoint
9 7 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (3.85%) SAS
11 5 (3.21%) Skype for Business
12 4 (2.56%) Confluence
13 1 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.64%) JBoss
13 1 (0.64%) nginx
13 1 (0.64%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 17 (10.90%) MS Office
2 14 (8.97%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.28%) HipChat
4 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) RMDS
1 1 (0.64%) Sage 50
1 1 (0.64%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (3.21%) PaaS
5 4 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.92%) SoftLayer
7 2 (1.28%) Office 365
8 1 (0.64%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.64%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.64%) CloudBees
8 1 (0.64%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.64%) IaaS
8 1 (0.64%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 114 (73.08%) SAN
2 53 (33.97%) NAS
3 52 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
4 42 (26.92%) DNS
4 42 (26.92%) WAN
5 39 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 28 (17.95%) FCoE
7 26 (16.67%) HTTP
8 20 (12.82%) LAN
9 17 (10.90%) Firewall
10 16 (10.26%) DHCP
11 14 (8.97%) Multicast
12 9 (5.77%) VLAN
13 8 (5.13%) HTTPS
13 8 (5.13%) LDAP
14 6 (3.85%) VoIP
14 6 (3.85%) VPN
15 5 (3.21%) IMAP
15 5 (3.21%) SMTP
16 4 (2.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (16.03%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.05%) Hadoop
2 11 (7.05%) HBase
2 11 (7.05%) MySQL
3 2 (1.28%) Big Data
4 1 (0.64%) DB2
4 1 (0.64%) MS Access
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (7.05%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.49%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.56%) Ant
3 4 (2.56%) JIRA
4 2 (1.28%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.28%) GCC
4 2 (1.28%) Maven
4 2 (1.28%) StarTeam
4 2 (1.28%) Subversion
5 1 (0.64%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.64%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 18 (11.54%) Finance
2 10 (6.41%) Banking
3 4 (2.56%) Marketing
4 2 (1.28%) Legal
4 2 (1.28%) Retail
4 2 (1.28%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.64%) Advertising
5 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.64%) Front Office
5 1 (0.64%) German Language
5 1 (0.64%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (14.10%) Linux Engineer
2 20 (12.82%) Unix Engineer
3 19 (12.18%) Consultant
4 15 (9.62%) Architect
4 15 (9.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
6 11 (7.05%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 11 (7.05%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (7.05%) Storage Engineer
7 10 (6.41%) Administrator
8 8 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (4.49%) Unix Linux Engineer
9 7 (4.49%) VMware Engineer
10 6 (3.85%) Storage Consultant
10 6 (3.85%) Storage Specialist
10 6 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
10 6 (3.85%) Windows Engineer
11 5 (3.21%) 3rd Line Support
11 5 (3.21%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (12.82%) Middleware
2 11 (7.05%) HTML
2 11 (7.05%) LAMP
2 11 (7.05%) Rendezvous
3 10 (6.41%) XML
3 10 (6.41%) XSLT
4 9 (5.77%) Web Services
5 6 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (1.28%) 802.1X
6 2 (1.28%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (1.28%) libvirt
7 1 (0.64%) Classic ASP
7 1 (0.64%) ELK Stack
7 1 (0.64%) Ultra Messaging
7 1 (0.64%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.62%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.41%) Clustering
2 10 (6.41%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.13%) Device Driver
3 8 (5.13%) Public Cloud
3 8 (5.13%) Replication
4 6 (3.85%) Client/Server
4 6 (3.85%) EqualLogic
4 6 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.92%) HP StoreVirtual
6 3 (1.92%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.92%) User Experience
6 3 (1.92%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.28%) Derivative
7 2 (1.28%) IVR
7 2 (1.28%) Statistics
8 1 (0.64%) Equities
8 1 (0.64%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 99 (63.46%) Linux
2 96 (61.54%) Windows
3 37 (23.72%) Windows Server
4 36 (23.08%) Unix
5 26 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (14.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (12.82%) Solaris
8 19 (12.18%) CentOS
9 16 (10.26%) Ubuntu
10 14 (8.97%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (8.33%) AIX
12 10 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (5.77%) Data ONTAP
13 9 (5.77%) Windows 7
14 6 (3.85%) Debian
15 5 (3.21%) Mac OS
16 4 (2.56%) VMS
16 4 (2.56%) Windows 8
17 3 (1.92%) Mac OS X
18 2 (1.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (33.97%) ITIL
2 23 (14.74%) Unit Testing
3 22 (14.10%) Performance Tuning
4 20 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (11.54%) ITSM
6 14 (8.97%) Configuration Management
7 13 (8.33%) Benchmarking
7 13 (8.33%) DevOps
7 13 (8.33%) Migration
8 11 (7.05%) Open Source
8 11 (7.05%) Service Management
8 11 (7.05%) Software Engineering
9 9 (5.77%) Capacity Management
9 9 (5.77%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (5.77%) High Availability
10 8 (5.13%) Performance Testing
10 8 (5.13%) Software Distribution
10 8 (5.13%) Software Testing
11 7 (4.49%) Asset Management
11 7 (4.49%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (29.49%) Perl
2 40 (25.64%) Bash Shell
3 29 (18.59%) SQL
4 28 (17.95%) Korn
5 27 (17.31%) Shell Script
6 25 (16.03%) C-shell
7 23 (14.74%) Python
8 20 (12.82%) PowerShell
9 18 (11.54%) JavaScript
10 12 (7.69%) Java
11 8 (5.13%) C
11 8 (5.13%) Jython
11 8 (5.13%) PHP
12 5 (3.21%) C++
13 2 (1.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 48 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 42 (26.92%) SC Cleared
3 13 (8.33%) Degree
4 12 (7.69%) DV Cleared
5 10 (6.41%) CCNA
5 10 (6.41%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (6.41%) MCSE
5 10 (6.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (5.13%) RHCE
7 7 (4.49%) CCNP
8 6 (3.85%) RHCA
8 6 (3.85%) RHCSA
9 4 (2.56%) MCSA
9 4 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.28%) JNCIE
10 2 (1.28%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.64%) CCSA
11 1 (0.64%) CCSE
11 1 (0.64%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.21%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.28%) SLA
4 1 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 75 (48.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (38.46%) NFS
3 52 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 34 (21.79%) Hyper-V
5 24 (15.38%) Samba
6 21 (13.46%) KVM
7 19 (12.18%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (9.62%) Xen
9 13 (8.33%) SRDF
10 12 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
11 11 (7.05%) iptables
12 10 (6.41%) vSphere
13 9 (5.77%) VMware ESX
14 8 (5.13%) Firmware
14 8 (5.13%) XenApp
15 6 (3.85%) Sendmail
16 5 (3.21%) Ceph
16 5 (3.21%) Dovecot
16 5 (3.21%) Squid
17 4 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (14.74%) SCOM
2 18 (11.54%) Puppet
3 17 (10.90%) SCCM
4 16 (10.26%) NetBackup
5 11 (7.05%) HAProxy
6 9 (5.77%) OVSD
7 8 (5.13%) BladeLogic
7 8 (5.13%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 8 (5.13%) SCOrch
8 6 (3.85%) Cacti
8 6 (3.85%) Nagios
8 6 (3.85%) SCVMM
9 5 (3.21%) EMC Navisphere
9 5 (3.21%) OpenNebula
9 5 (3.21%) WSUS
10 4 (2.56%) Backup Exec
10 4 (2.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 4 (2.56%) SnapVault
10 4 (2.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 3 (1.92%) Ansible
Vendors
1 92 (58.97%) VMware
2 48 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 44 (28.21%) NetApp
4 43 (27.56%) HP
5 35 (22.44%) Cisco
6 26 (16.67%) Dell
7 24 (15.38%) EMC
8 21 (13.46%) IBM
8 21 (13.46%) Oracle
9 18 (11.54%) Citrix
9 18 (11.54%) Red Hat
10 16 (10.26%) Symantec
11 13 (8.33%) Intel
12 11 (7.05%) DataSynapse
12 11 (7.05%) Sybase
12 11 (7.05%) TIBCO
13 9 (5.77%) Veritas
14 8 (5.13%) BMC
14 8 (5.13%) CA
15 4 (2.56%) Juniper
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