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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
iSCSI
Rank 568 521 546
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +25
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 58 91 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.18% 0.084%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.77% 1.18% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 57 25
Average daily rate £425 £408 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% -4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £398 £338
% change year-on-year
-20.12% +17.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
-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
7512 7718 6671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.60% 14.90% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4416 4287 3494
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £214 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 332 445 391
Average hourly rate £28.69 £24.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.53% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 10 February 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 25 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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -41 50 £425 +5.26% 23
London +3 32 £450 - 7
City of London +38 8 £406 -4.41% 3
South East -10 8 £513 +60.15% 5
Scotland +2 7 £265 -51.81% 1
Renfrewshire - 7 £265 - 1
Erskine - 7 £265 - 1
Buckinghamshire +13 4 £513 +20.94%
Milton Keynes +3 4 £513 +20.58%
Manchester -14 3 £425 - 1
North West -19 3 £425 +6.25% 2
East of England 0 2 £375 -26.47% 2
Leicestershire -10 2 £183 - 1
East Midlands -13 2 £183 - 1
Salford - 2 £425 -
Suffolk - 2 £375 -
South West +4 1 - - 2
Berkshire +1 1 - -
Leeds -11 1 - - 2
West Yorkshire -11 1 - - 2
Reading -11 1 - -
Yorkshire -24 1 - - 3
Bristol - 1 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 96 (60.00%) Windows
1 96 (60.00%) SAN
1 96 (60.00%) VMware
2 73 (45.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (45.00%) Cisco
4 66 (41.25%) Active Directory
5 65 (40.63%) NAS
6 63 (39.38%) Windows Server
7 61 (38.13%) Microsoft
8 60 (37.50%) Linux
9 55 (34.38%) Firewall
10 52 (32.50%) Fibre Channel
11 48 (30.00%) DNS
12 43 (26.88%) NFS
13 40 (25.00%) SQL
14 39 (24.38%) TCP/IP
15 37 (23.13%) DHCP
15 37 (23.13%) HP
16 32 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
16 32 (20.00%) Security Cleared
16 32 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
17 29 (18.13%) Hyper-V
17 29 (18.13%) Dell
17 29 (18.13%) SQL Server
17 29 (18.13%) IIS
17 29 (18.13%) Migration
18 28 (17.50%) VPN
19 26 (16.25%) ITIL
19 26 (16.25%) Red Hat
19 26 (16.25%) SC Cleared

iSCSI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 29 (18.13%) IIS
2 23 (14.38%) MS Exchange
3 19 (11.88%) Apache
4 18 (11.25%) OpenStack
5 17 (10.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (8.13%) SharePoint
7 8 (5.00%) SAS
8 7 (4.38%) Skype for Business
8 7 (4.38%) Tomcat
9 4 (2.50%) Confluence
10 3 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (1.25%) JBoss
11 2 (1.25%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.63%) Oracle Coherence
12 1 (0.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 1 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.50%) HipChat
3 1 (0.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.63%) RMDS
2 1 (0.63%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 23 (14.38%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.63%) Office 365
3 7 (4.38%) SaaS
4 5 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.50%) PaaS
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.63%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 96 (60.00%) SAN
2 65 (40.63%) NAS
3 55 (34.38%) Firewall
4 52 (32.50%) Fibre Channel
5 48 (30.00%) DNS
6 39 (24.38%) TCP/IP
7 37 (23.13%) DHCP
8 28 (17.50%) VPN
9 25 (15.63%) LAN
10 22 (13.75%) FCoE
11 19 (11.88%) Wi-Fi
12 18 (11.25%) HTTP
13 16 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
14 14 (8.75%) LDAP
14 14 (8.75%) VLAN
14 14 (8.75%) VoIP
14 14 (8.75%) WAN
15 13 (8.13%) Network Security
16 11 (6.88%) BGP
16 11 (6.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (18.13%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (5.63%) MySQL
5 7 (4.38%) Big Data
6 5 (3.13%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.63%) HBase
Development Applications
1 15 (9.38%) Git (software)
2 12 (7.50%) Subversion
3 11 (6.88%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.50%) Gradle
4 4 (2.50%) Hudson
4 4 (2.50%) IntelliJ
4 4 (2.50%) JIRA
4 4 (2.50%) Maven
4 4 (2.50%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (5.00%) Finance
2 3 (1.88%) Banking
2 3 (1.88%) Marketing
2 3 (1.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.25%) Legal
4 1 (0.63%) Front Office
4 1 (0.63%) German Language
4 1 (0.63%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (15.63%) Architect
2 21 (13.13%) Administrator
3 19 (11.88%) Systems Administrator
4 14 (8.75%) Infrastructure Architect
4 14 (8.75%) Linux Engineer
5 12 (7.50%) Consultant
6 11 (6.88%) 3rd Line Support
6 11 (6.88%) Network Engineer
7 10 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
7 10 (6.25%) NetBackup Engineer
7 10 (6.25%) Support Engineer
8 9 (5.63%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
9 8 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (4.38%) Analyst
10 7 (4.38%) Data Centre Engineer
10 7 (4.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 7 (4.38%) Operations Engineer
10 7 (4.38%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (4.38%) VMware Engineer
11 6 (3.75%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.13%) Web Services
2 9 (5.63%) LAMP
3 8 (5.00%) Middleware
4 5 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (2.50%) .NET
5 4 (2.50%) JMS
5 4 (2.50%) LAPP Stack
5 4 (2.50%) SOAP
6 3 (1.88%) POSIX
7 2 (1.25%) 802.1X
7 2 (1.25%) Windows Identity Foundation
8 1 (0.63%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.63%) COM
8 1 (0.63%) HTML
8 1 (0.63%) libvirt
8 1 (0.63%) Rendezvous
8 1 (0.63%) Ultra Messaging
8 1 (0.63%) XML
8 1 (0.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.25%) Data Centre
2 15 (9.38%) Clustering
3 11 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.00%) Public Cloud
5 7 (4.38%) Replication
6 6 (3.75%) FlexPod
7 5 (3.13%) Client/Server
7 5 (3.13%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.13%) EqualLogic
8 4 (2.50%) Derivative
8 4 (2.50%) IVR
8 4 (2.50%) User Experience
9 3 (1.88%) CLARiiON
9 3 (1.88%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (1.88%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (1.25%) Cryptography
10 2 (1.25%) Device Driver
10 2 (1.25%) EMC VNX
10 2 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (1.25%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 96 (60.00%) Windows
2 63 (39.38%) Windows Server
3 60 (37.50%) Linux
4 32 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (15.63%) CentOS
6 20 (12.50%) Unix
7 18 (11.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (10.00%) Ubuntu
9 11 (6.88%) Solaris
10 8 (5.00%) AIX
10 8 (5.00%) Data ONTAP
10 8 (5.00%) Debian
10 8 (5.00%) Windows XP
11 7 (4.38%) Mac OS X Server
12 6 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (3.13%) Mac OS
13 5 (3.13%) Windows 7
14 2 (1.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (18.13%) Migration
2 26 (16.25%) ITIL
3 25 (15.63%) Configuration Management
4 15 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (8.75%) Open Source
6 11 (6.88%) Asset Management
6 11 (6.88%) Web Operations
7 10 (6.25%) High Availability
8 9 (5.63%) Data Migration
8 9 (5.63%) ITSM
9 8 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (4.38%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (4.38%) DevOps
10 7 (4.38%) ITIL V3
10 7 (4.38%) Service Delivery
10 7 (4.38%) Software Licensing
11 6 (3.75%) Capacity Management
11 6 (3.75%) Load Balancing
11 6 (3.75%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (3.75%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 40 (25.00%) SQL
2 23 (14.38%) Python
3 19 (11.88%) Bash Shell
3 19 (11.88%) C
4 18 (11.25%) Perl
4 18 (11.25%) PowerShell
5 10 (6.25%) Korn
5 10 (6.25%) Shell Script
6 7 (4.38%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.50%) C++
7 4 (2.50%) PHP
8 2 (1.25%) C-shell
8 2 (1.25%) Java
8 2 (1.25%) Jython
9 1 (0.63%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 32 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (16.25%) SC Cleared
3 24 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (11.25%) CCNA
5 16 (10.00%) CCNP
6 15 (9.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (8.13%) DV Cleared
7 13 (8.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (6.88%) MCSE
9 10 (6.25%) RHCE
9 10 (6.25%) RHCSA
10 7 (4.38%) Degree
11 5 (3.13%) MCSA
11 5 (3.13%) NCDA
11 5 (3.13%) NCIE
12 4 (2.50%) MCP
12 4 (2.50%) RHCA
13 3 (1.88%) MCITP
14 2 (1.25%) A+ Certification
14 2 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.75%) QA
2 4 (2.50%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 73 (45.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (41.25%) Active Directory
3 43 (26.88%) NFS
4 29 (18.13%) Hyper-V
5 20 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (9.38%) KVM
6 15 (9.38%) VMware ESX
7 13 (8.13%) vSphere
8 12 (7.50%) iptables
9 9 (5.63%) Firmware
10 8 (5.00%) Sendmail
10 8 (5.00%) XenApp
11 7 (4.38%) Ceph
12 6 (3.75%) Dovecot
12 6 (3.75%) Samba
12 6 (3.75%) Squid
13 4 (2.50%) oVirt
14 3 (1.88%) Postfix
14 3 (1.88%) Xen
14 3 (1.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (13.75%) Puppet
2 19 (11.88%) NetBackup
2 19 (11.88%) SCCM
3 13 (8.13%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (7.50%) Salt
4 12 (7.50%) WSUS
4 12 (7.50%) ZABBIX
5 10 (6.25%) HAProxy
6 9 (5.63%) EMC Navisphere
7 8 (5.00%) Backup Exec
7 8 (5.00%) Nagios
7 8 (5.00%) SCOM
8 6 (3.75%) Cacti
8 6 (3.75%) Oracle ZFS
9 5 (3.13%) OpenView
9 5 (3.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 5 (3.13%) OVSD
9 5 (3.13%) vMotion
10 4 (2.50%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 4 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 96 (60.00%) VMware
2 72 (45.00%) Cisco
3 61 (38.13%) Microsoft
4 37 (23.13%) HP
5 29 (18.13%) Dell
6 26 (16.25%) Red Hat
7 24 (15.00%) EMC
8 23 (14.38%) NetApp
9 17 (10.63%) Citrix
10 14 (8.75%) Oracle
11 12 (7.50%) Symantec
12 9 (5.63%) IBM
12 9 (5.63%) Juniper
13 7 (4.38%) CA
14 6 (3.75%) Brocade
14 6 (3.75%) CheckPoint
14 6 (3.75%) Sun
15 5 (3.13%) F5
15 5 (3.13%) Google
15 5 (3.13%) Mitel
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