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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iSCSI
Rank 494 521 483
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -38
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 103 78 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.26% 1.09% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 39 43
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £515 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £388 £263
% change year-on-year
-17.41% +47.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-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
8170 7142 7348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.68% 13.11% 15.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4445 3770 3665
Average daily rate £350 £357 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 443 393 577
Average hourly rate £28.75 £20.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% -10.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 April 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 April 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 April 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 96 £408 +1.87% 41
South East -11 44 £320 +6.66% 12
London -8 30 £456 +1.38% 10
Hampshire -1 14 £315 - 1
North West -10 11 £475 - 4
Manchester -1 9 £475 - 2
City of London +5 8 £625 +31.57% 3
East Sussex -2 8 £250 +23.45% 4
Berkshire +12 7 £300 - 4
Winchester -6 7 - - 1
Scotland +7 5 £435 +2.35% 1
Buckinghamshire -20 5 £403 +34.16% 2
Brighton -1 4 £225 - 3
Lewes -5 4 £275 +52.77%
Hounslow - 4 £413 -
Hook - 4 £315 -
East Midlands - 4 £347 -
Milton Keynes -11 3 £443 +36.15% 2
Nottingham - 3 £347 -
West Midlands - 3 £500 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 3 £347 -
Erskine +2 2 £435 +2.35%
Renfrewshire 0 2 £435 +2.35%
Oxfordshire - 2 £320 -
Middlesex - 2 £180 -
Surrey - 2 £365 -
Bracknell - 2 £465 -
Cobham - 2 £365 -
Edinburgh - 2 - - 1
Reading - 2 £288 - 4

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 159 (82.81%) VMware
2 144 (75.00%) Windows
3 121 (63.02%) SAN
4 113 (58.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 91 (47.40%) Fibre Channel
5 91 (47.40%) Cisco
6 86 (44.79%) Linux
7 75 (39.06%) Active Directory
8 70 (36.46%) Microsoft
9 59 (30.73%) Hyper-V
10 56 (29.17%) Firewall
11 55 (28.65%) NAS
12 54 (28.13%) NFS
13 52 (27.08%) NetApp
14 50 (26.04%) WAN
15 48 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 47 (24.48%) HP
17 43 (22.40%) DNS
18 42 (21.88%) vSphere
19 41 (21.35%) Windows Server 2012
19 41 (21.35%) LAN
20 40 (20.83%) Citrix
20 40 (20.83%) FCoE
21 39 (20.31%) EMC
22 38 (19.79%) VMware ESX
23 37 (19.27%) Cisco Certification
24 36 (18.75%) ITIL
24 36 (18.75%) F5
25 35 (18.23%) MS Exchange
26 32 (16.67%) IIS

iSCSI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 35 (18.23%) MS Exchange
2 32 (16.67%) IIS
3 15 (7.81%) Apache
4 14 (7.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (6.77%) Tomcat
6 11 (5.73%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (4.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 9 (4.69%) WebSphere
7 9 (4.69%) Oracle Coherence
8 8 (4.17%) Lync
9 7 (3.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (2.60%) OpenStack
11 4 (2.08%) SAS
11 4 (2.08%) JBoss
12 3 (1.56%) WebLogic
12 3 (1.56%) Oracle Application Server
12 3 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (1.56%) iPlanet
12 3 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (8.33%) MS Office
2 15 (7.81%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.04%) MS Project
4 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.60%) RMDS
2 3 (1.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.13%) Office 365
2 5 (2.60%) PaaS
3 2 (1.04%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 121 (63.02%) SAN
2 91 (47.40%) Fibre Channel
3 56 (29.17%) Firewall
4 55 (28.65%) NAS
5 50 (26.04%) WAN
6 43 (22.40%) DNS
7 41 (21.35%) LAN
8 40 (20.83%) FCoE
9 31 (16.15%) DHCP
10 30 (15.63%) VoIP
11 28 (14.58%) Cisco ASA
11 28 (14.58%) BIG-IP
12 25 (13.02%) VLAN
13 23 (11.98%) Internet
14 22 (11.46%) VPN
14 22 (11.46%) Cisco Nexus
15 19 (9.90%) Ethernet
16 18 (9.38%) TCP/IP
16 18 (9.38%) Multicast
17 17 (8.85%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 7 (3.65%) Hadoop
3 7 (3.65%) HBase
4 2 (1.04%) MySQL
4 2 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.52%) DB2
5 1 (0.52%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (2.60%) MSI
2 2 (1.04%) InstallShield
2 2 (1.04%) AdminStudio
2 2 (1.04%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.52%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.52%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.52%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.52%) Subversion
3 1 (0.52%) JIRA
3 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (10.42%) Finance
2 10 (5.21%) Games
2 10 (5.21%) Banking
3 6 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.04%) Marketing
5 2 (1.04%) Dutch Language
5 2 (1.04%) Automotive
5 2 (1.04%) Legal
5 2 (1.04%) Electronics
6 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.52%) Retail
6 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.52%) German Language
Job Titles
1 27 (14.06%) Architect
2 23 (11.98%) Network Engineer
3 22 (11.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (8.85%) Analyst
5 16 (8.33%) Consultant
6 13 (6.77%) Systems Administrator
6 13 (6.77%) Administrator
7 12 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
7 12 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
8 11 (5.73%) Infrastructure Architect
9 10 (5.21%) Support Analyst
10 9 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (4.69%) Developer
10 9 (4.69%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
11 8 (4.17%) Support Engineer
11 8 (4.17%) Network Support
12 7 (3.65%) Server Engineer
12 7 (3.65%) Test Specialist
12 7 (3.65%) Network Analyst
12 7 (3.65%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.73%) Middleware
2 10 (5.21%) XML
2 10 (5.21%) HTML
2 10 (5.21%) Rendezvous
3 9 (4.69%) XSLT
4 5 (2.60%) Ultra Messaging
5 4 (2.08%) REST
5 4 (2.08%) SOAP
6 3 (1.56%) J2EE
7 2 (1.04%) .NET
7 2 (1.04%) Flash
7 2 (1.04%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.04%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.52%) YAML
8 1 (0.52%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.52%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (15.63%) Replication
1 30 (15.63%) Clustering
2 15 (7.81%) Celerra
3 11 (5.73%) EqualLogic
4 10 (5.21%) Hedge funds
4 10 (5.21%) Online Games
5 7 (3.65%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.60%) CLARiiON
7 4 (2.08%) PDA
7 4 (2.08%) Device Driver
7 4 (2.08%) NHS
7 4 (2.08%) Life Science
8 3 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.56%) Open Source
8 3 (1.56%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.56%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.56%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.04%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 144 (75.00%) Windows
2 86 (44.79%) Linux
3 48 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (21.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (16.15%) Solaris
6 26 (13.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (10.94%) Windows 7
8 20 (10.42%) AIX
9 19 (9.90%) UNIX
9 19 (9.90%) CentOS
10 15 (7.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (7.29%) Ubuntu
12 8 (4.17%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.56%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.56%) HPUX
13 3 (1.56%) SUSE
13 3 (1.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (18.75%) ITIL
2 28 (14.58%) Performance Tuning
3 24 (12.50%) Migration
3 24 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (9.90%) Change Control
5 18 (9.38%) Software Testing
5 18 (9.38%) Service Delivery
6 17 (8.85%) Configuration Management
7 13 (6.77%) Benchmarking
7 13 (6.77%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (6.77%) Performance Monitoring
8 12 (6.25%) Capacity Management
9 11 (5.73%) Business Continuity
10 10 (5.21%) Protective Monitoring
10 10 (5.21%) Test Automation
11 9 (4.69%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (4.69%) OO
12 8 (4.17%) Change Management
12 8 (4.17%) Load Balancing
12 8 (4.17%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 29 (15.10%) SQL
2 26 (13.54%) Perl
3 16 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 15 (7.81%) Java
5 12 (6.25%) Python
6 11 (5.73%) Bash Shell
7 10 (5.21%) JavaScript
8 9 (4.69%) Shell Script
9 6 (3.13%) Ruby
9 6 (3.13%) C
10 4 (2.08%) C++
11 3 (1.56%) Korn
11 3 (1.56%) C-shell
12 2 (1.04%) REXX
12 2 (1.04%) Tcl
12 2 (1.04%) VBScript
12 2 (1.04%) VB
13 1 (0.52%) PHP
13 1 (0.52%) C#
13 1 (0.52%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 37 (19.27%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (15.10%) CCNP
3 22 (11.46%) Security Cleared
4 19 (9.90%) SC Cleared
5 15 (7.81%) CCNA
6 12 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (5.73%) CCDP
8 8 (4.17%) MCSE
9 6 (3.13%) DV Cleared
9 6 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (2.60%) Degree
11 4 (2.08%) JNCIS
12 3 (1.56%) MCP
13 2 (1.04%) MCITP
13 2 (1.04%) RHCE
13 2 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (1.04%) RHCSA
14 1 (0.52%) VTSP
14 1 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (3.13%) SLA
2 2 (1.04%) QA
3 1 (0.52%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 113 (58.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 75 (39.06%) Active Directory
3 59 (30.73%) Hyper-V
4 54 (28.13%) NFS
5 42 (21.88%) vSphere
6 38 (19.79%) VMware ESX
7 22 (11.46%) Xen
8 19 (9.90%) KVM
9 18 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
10 15 (7.81%) XenApp
11 14 (7.29%) Terminal Services
12 12 (6.25%) SRDF
13 10 (5.21%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 9 (4.69%) Oracle RAC
14 9 (4.69%) XenDesktop
15 6 (3.13%) vCloud
16 5 (2.60%) DFS Replication
17 4 (2.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 4 (2.08%) Samba
18 3 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (8.33%) Puppet
2 11 (5.73%) SCCM
3 10 (5.21%) Backup Exec
4 7 (3.65%) NetBackup
4 7 (3.65%) SCOM
5 6 (3.13%) OVSD
5 6 (3.13%) WSUS
5 6 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.60%) vMotion
7 4 (2.08%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (2.08%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 4 (2.08%) Cobbler
7 4 (2.08%) ZABBIX
8 3 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (1.56%) OpenView
8 3 (1.56%) Nagios
8 3 (1.56%) MIMEsweeper
8 3 (1.56%) MAILsweeper
8 3 (1.56%) FortiGate
9 2 (1.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 159 (82.81%) VMware
2 91 (47.40%) Cisco
3 70 (36.46%) Microsoft
4 52 (27.08%) NetApp
5 47 (24.48%) HP
6 40 (20.83%) Citrix
7 39 (20.31%) EMC
8 36 (18.75%) F5
9 32 (16.67%) Oracle
10 24 (12.50%) Dell
11 22 (11.46%) Juniper
12 21 (10.94%) IBM
12 21 (10.94%) Veritas
13 17 (8.85%) CheckPoint
14 15 (7.81%) Intel
15 12 (6.25%) Red Hat
15 12 (6.25%) SolarWinds
16 10 (5.21%) TIBCO
16 10 (5.21%) Symantec
16 10 (5.21%) DataSynapse
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