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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
iSCSI
UK
Rank 552 573 533
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -40
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 43 55 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.63% 0.72% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 36 47
Median daily rate £375 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £269 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £611 £588 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £390 £320
% change year-on-year
-19.23% +21.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 12
Median hourly rate £43.50 £18.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.13% -47.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £18.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+135.13% -47.14%

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
6821 7588 7801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.03% 14.58% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4255 4486 4294
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 314 451
Median hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.36% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.70 £50.00 £43.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 +23 30 £450 +2.85% 12
London +3 15 £450 -10.00% 4
Scotland +23 10 £300 -23.07%
Erskine +17 9 £300 -23.07%
Renfrewshire +15 9 £300 -23.07%
South East +22 6 £400 - 2
City of London -6 6 £450 +2.85%
Surrey - 5 £400 - 1
North West +24 3 £328 -22.94% 1
South West +12 2 - - 1
East of England +4 2 - - 1
Lancashire - 2 £328 -
Wales - 2 £320 -
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
Tewkesbury - 2 - -
Preston - 2 £328 -
West Yorkshire +17 1 - -
Manchester +12 1 - - 1
Yorkshire +10 1 - - 1
Leicestershire +5 1 £175 -4.10%
East Midlands +1 1 £175 -4.10% 1
East Sussex - 1 £275 -
Swansea - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
Epsom - 1 £400 - 1
West Wales - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £320 -
Leicester - 1 £175 -
St Albans - 1 - -

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 93 (66.91%) SAN
2 78 (56.12%) Windows
3 77 (55.40%) VMware
4 65 (46.76%) Active Directory
5 59 (42.45%) NAS
6 58 (41.73%) Windows Server
7 57 (41.01%) VMware Infrastructure
7 57 (41.01%) Linux
8 51 (36.69%) Microsoft
9 49 (35.25%) Cisco
10 41 (29.50%) Hyper-V
11 39 (28.06%) HP
11 39 (28.06%) NFS
12 36 (25.90%) SQL
13 35 (25.18%) SQL Server
13 35 (25.18%) Security Cleared
14 31 (22.30%) EMC
14 31 (22.30%) Firewall
15 30 (21.58%) ITIL
15 30 (21.58%) HTTP
15 30 (21.58%) PowerShell
16 29 (20.86%) Solaris
16 29 (20.86%) NetApp
17 28 (20.14%) Oracle
17 28 (20.14%) DNS
17 28 (20.14%) Windows Server 2008
18 27 (19.42%) Windows Server 2012
18 27 (19.42%) TCP/IP
18 27 (19.42%) Apache
19 26 (18.71%) Fibre Channel

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 27 (19.42%) Apache
2 17 (12.23%) IIS
3 14 (10.07%) MS Exchange
4 13 (9.35%) Tomcat
5 11 (7.91%) OpenStack
5 11 (7.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 11 (7.91%) WebSphere
6 10 (7.19%) DataSynapse
6 10 (7.19%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (7.19%) Oracle Coherence
7 9 (6.47%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (5.76%) Skype for Business
9 7 (5.04%) SAS
10 5 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (2.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (1.44%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (1.44%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 18 (12.95%) MS Excel
2 16 (11.51%) MS Office
3 3 (2.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.19%) Office 365
2 9 (6.47%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.32%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.44%) IaaS
6 1 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.72%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.72%) G Suite
6 1 (0.72%) GitHub
6 1 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 93 (66.91%) SAN
2 59 (42.45%) NAS
3 31 (22.30%) Firewall
4 30 (21.58%) HTTP
5 28 (20.14%) DNS
6 27 (19.42%) TCP/IP
7 26 (18.71%) Fibre Channel
8 22 (15.83%) VLAN
9 20 (14.39%) DHCP
10 18 (12.95%) FCoE
10 18 (12.95%) WAN
11 17 (12.23%) LAN
12 13 (9.35%) HTTPS
13 12 (8.63%) Cisco ASA
13 12 (8.63%) SSH
14 11 (7.91%) Multicast
15 10 (7.19%) Wireless
16 9 (6.47%) SNMP
17 8 (5.76%) FTP
17 8 (5.76%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (25.18%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.63%) MySQL
3 10 (7.19%) Hadoop
3 10 (7.19%) HBase
4 3 (2.16%) InterSystems Cache
4 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.72%) Big Data
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (7.19%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.32%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.16%) MSI
3 3 (2.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.44%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (1.44%) Subversion
5 1 (0.72%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.72%) JIRA
5 1 (0.72%) StarTeam
General
1 18 (12.95%) Finance
2 11 (7.91%) Banking
3 6 (4.32%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.16%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.72%) Advertising
5 1 (0.72%) Games
5 1 (0.72%) German Language
5 1 (0.72%) Retail
5 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (15.83%) Architect
2 19 (13.67%) Administrator
3 17 (12.23%) Infrastructure Architect
3 17 (12.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (7.19%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (7.19%) Network Engineer
5 8 (5.76%) NetBackup Engineer
5 8 (5.76%) Unix Administrator
6 7 (5.04%) Analyst
6 7 (5.04%) Automation Engineer
6 7 (5.04%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (5.04%) Storage Administrator
7 6 (4.32%) SAN Administrator
7 6 (4.32%) SAN Storage Administrator
7 6 (4.32%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (4.32%) VMware Specialist
7 6 (4.32%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (4.32%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (3.60%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (3.60%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (17.99%) Middleware
2 10 (7.19%) HTML
2 10 (7.19%) LAMP
2 10 (7.19%) Rendezvous
2 10 (7.19%) XML
2 10 (7.19%) XSLT
3 6 (4.32%) libvirt
3 6 (4.32%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (2.88%) Web Services
5 3 (2.16%) 802.1X
5 3 (2.16%) COM
5 3 (2.16%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.72%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.95%) Data Centre
2 11 (7.91%) Replication
3 9 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.47%) Enterprise Storage
4 8 (5.76%) Clustering
5 7 (5.04%) Computer Science
6 6 (4.32%) Client/Server
6 6 (4.32%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.88%) Online Banking
8 3 (2.16%) EMC VNX
8 3 (2.16%) PKI
8 3 (2.16%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (1.44%) HP StoreVirtual
9 2 (1.44%) Life Science
9 2 (1.44%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.44%) Verilog
9 2 (1.44%) VHDL
9 2 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.72%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 78 (56.12%) Windows
2 58 (41.73%) Windows Server
3 57 (41.01%) Linux
4 29 (20.86%) Solaris
5 28 (20.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (19.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (17.27%) Unix
8 19 (13.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (8.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (5.04%) Ubuntu
10 7 (5.04%) Windows 7
10 7 (5.04%) Windows 8
11 6 (4.32%) Debian
11 6 (4.32%) HPUX
12 5 (3.60%) CentOS
13 3 (2.16%) AIX
14 2 (1.44%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (1.44%) FreeBSD
14 2 (1.44%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (21.58%) ITIL
2 19 (13.67%) Load Balancing
3 18 (12.95%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (12.95%) Virtual Environments
4 15 (10.79%) Configuration Management
4 15 (10.79%) Performance Tuning
5 14 (10.07%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (9.35%) ITSM
6 13 (9.35%) Migration
6 13 (9.35%) Software Distribution
7 11 (7.91%) Benchmarking
7 11 (7.91%) DevOps
8 9 (6.47%) High Availability
8 9 (6.47%) OO
8 9 (6.47%) Open Source
9 7 (5.04%) Capacity Management
9 7 (5.04%) Network Design
9 7 (5.04%) Network Management
10 6 (4.32%) Kernel Tuning
10 6 (4.32%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 36 (25.90%) SQL
2 30 (21.58%) PowerShell
3 23 (16.55%) JavaScript
4 19 (13.67%) Python
5 16 (11.51%) Bash Shell
6 13 (9.35%) Perl
7 11 (7.91%) Java
8 9 (6.47%) Korn
9 8 (5.76%) Jython
10 4 (2.88%) C
10 4 (2.88%) C-shell
10 4 (2.88%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.44%) PHP
11 2 (1.44%) Tcl
12 1 (0.72%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.72%) C++
Qualifications
1 35 (25.18%) Security Cleared
2 26 (18.71%) SC Cleared
3 20 (14.39%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (12.95%) CCNP
5 12 (8.63%) DV Cleared
6 9 (6.47%) Degree
7 8 (5.76%) CCNA
8 6 (4.32%) RHCA
8 6 (4.32%) RHCE
8 6 (4.32%) RHCSA
9 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (2.88%) MCSA
11 3 (2.16%) MCSE
12 2 (1.44%) CCDP
12 2 (1.44%) CCIE
12 2 (1.44%) CISSP
12 2 (1.44%) CLAS
12 2 (1.44%) MOS
12 2 (1.44%) VCP5
12 2 (1.44%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.32%) SLA
2 5 (3.60%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.44%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.44%) ISO22301
3 2 (1.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.72%) GCP
System Software
1 65 (46.76%) Active Directory
2 57 (41.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (29.50%) Hyper-V
4 39 (28.06%) NFS
5 22 (15.83%) KVM
6 13 (9.35%) SRDF
6 13 (9.35%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (8.63%) vSphere
8 11 (7.91%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (7.91%) Xen
9 10 (7.19%) iptables
9 10 (7.19%) Oracle RAC
9 10 (7.19%) XenApp
10 8 (5.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 8 (5.76%) Veritas File System
10 8 (5.76%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (5.04%) VMware ESX
11 7 (5.04%) XenServer
12 5 (3.60%) Samba
13 4 (2.88%) Squid
Systems Management
1 24 (17.27%) Puppet
2 20 (14.39%) SCCM
3 16 (11.51%) EMC Navisphere
4 15 (10.79%) Nagios
4 15 (10.79%) NetBackup
5 14 (10.07%) SCOM
6 13 (9.35%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 12 (8.63%) SCOrch
8 11 (7.91%) HAProxy
9 8 (5.76%) BladeLogic
9 8 (5.76%) SCVMM
9 8 (5.76%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 7 (5.04%) Ansible
10 7 (5.04%) Backup Exec
10 7 (5.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 7 (5.04%) vRealize
11 5 (3.60%) RANCID
12 4 (2.88%) Cacti
12 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Clustering
12 4 (2.88%) SCSM
Vendors
1 77 (55.40%) VMware
2 51 (36.69%) Microsoft
3 49 (35.25%) Cisco
4 39 (28.06%) HP
5 31 (22.30%) EMC
6 29 (20.86%) NetApp
7 28 (20.14%) Oracle
8 22 (15.83%) Dell
9 20 (14.39%) Citrix
9 20 (14.39%) Symantec
10 18 (12.95%) Red Hat
11 14 (10.07%) IBM
12 13 (9.35%) Brocade
13 12 (8.63%) CA
13 12 (8.63%) Intel
14 10 (7.19%) Sybase
14 10 (7.19%) TIBCO
14 10 (7.19%) Veeam
15 9 (6.47%) Veritas
16 8 (5.76%) BMC
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