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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
iSCSI
Rank 567 545 541
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -4
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 97 102 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.13% 1.21% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 59 41
Average daily rate £419 £402 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% +0.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £568 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £388
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -17.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 4
Average hourly rate £40.25 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £22.50 £25.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £45.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.25 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -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
8552 8454 7312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.30% 14.90% 13.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5174 4601 3863
Average daily rate £388 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 467 403
Average hourly rate £28.00 £28.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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 1 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSCSI within the UK over the 3 months to 1 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
(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 -25 74 £425 +6.91% 21
London -22 29 £450 +2.27% 7
Scotland -2 22 £375 -13.79% 1
Renfrewshire -13 21 £375 -13.79%
Erskine -19 21 £375 -13.79%
South East -36 21 £500 +56.25% 9
Hampshire -1 10 £290 -7.93%
Buckinghamshire +15 9 £500 +24.22% 1
Milton Keynes +12 9 £500 +21.95%
Tyne and Wear - 9 £320 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 9 £320 -
North East - 9 £320 -
Winchester -2 8 - -
City of London +41 6 £475 -24.00% 2
North West -13 6 £425 -12.82%
Manchester -10 5 £400 -15.78%
East of England +14 4 £350 +40.00%
East Midlands +6 4 £268 -23.01%
Cambridgeshire +12 3 £350 +40.00%
Hounslow +1 3 £415 +0.60%
Cambridge -2 3 £350 +40.00%
Northamptonshire +9 1 - -
Northampton +8 1 - -
Nottinghamshire 0 1 £350 +0.72%
Bracknell -2 1 £500 +7.52%
Middlesex -3 1 - -
Norwich -4 1 - -
Norfolk -5 1 - -
Reading -6 1 £500 +73.91% 4
Berkshire -6 1 £500 +66.66% 4

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 126 (76.36%) SAN
2 102 (61.82%) VMware
3 101 (61.21%) Windows
4 91 (55.15%) Linux
5 82 (49.70%) VMware Infrastructure
6 72 (43.64%) NAS
7 60 (36.36%) Active Directory
8 56 (33.94%) NFS
9 53 (32.12%) Microsoft
10 52 (31.52%) Cisco
11 51 (30.91%) Fibre Channel
12 50 (30.30%) Windows Server
13 49 (29.70%) Apache
13 49 (29.70%) Perl
14 48 (29.09%) ITIL
15 46 (27.88%) DNS
16 45 (27.27%) Security Cleared
17 43 (26.06%) Bash Shell
17 43 (26.06%) TCP/IP
17 43 (26.06%) HP
17 43 (26.06%) Firewall
18 41 (24.85%) Unix
19 40 (24.24%) SC Cleared
20 39 (23.64%) Dell
21 37 (22.42%) NetApp
22 34 (20.61%) WAN
23 33 (20.00%) Puppet
24 32 (19.39%) SQL
25 31 (18.79%) Windows Server 2012
25 31 (18.79%) Hyper-V

iSCSI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 49 (29.70%) Apache
2 19 (11.52%) MS Exchange
3 17 (10.30%) IIS
3 17 (10.30%) OpenStack
4 14 (8.48%) Tomcat
5 12 (7.27%) SharePoint
6 10 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (5.45%) SAS
8 8 (4.85%) WebSphere
9 7 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (3.64%) Confluence
10 6 (3.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 5 (3.03%) Oracle Coherence
12 4 (2.42%) Skype for Business
13 3 (1.82%) JBoss
14 2 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2003
14 2 (1.21%) WebLogic
15 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
15 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
15 1 (0.61%) nginx
Applications
1 13 (7.88%) MS Office
2 7 (4.24%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.64%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 4 (2.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.21%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.61%) RMDS
3 1 (0.61%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 30 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (3.64%) Office 365
4 5 (3.03%) PaaS
5 3 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.21%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.21%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.61%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.61%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.61%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.61%) IaaS
7 1 (0.61%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 126 (76.36%) SAN
2 72 (43.64%) NAS
3 51 (30.91%) Fibre Channel
4 46 (27.88%) DNS
5 43 (26.06%) Firewall
5 43 (26.06%) TCP/IP
6 34 (20.61%) WAN
7 28 (16.97%) HTTP
8 26 (15.76%) FCoE
9 25 (15.15%) LAN
10 23 (13.94%) VPN
11 20 (12.12%) DHCP
12 17 (10.30%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (6.06%) HTTPS
13 10 (6.06%) LDAP
13 10 (6.06%) SMTP
13 10 (6.06%) SSL
14 9 (5.45%) Multicast
14 9 (5.45%) SSH
15 8 (4.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (17.58%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.09%) MySQL
3 6 (3.64%) Hadoop
3 6 (3.64%) HBase
4 4 (2.42%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.61%) Big Data
6 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.61%) MS Access
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (11.52%) Git (software)
2 15 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 14 (8.48%) Subversion
4 6 (3.64%) JIRA
5 4 (2.42%) Gradle
5 4 (2.42%) Hudson
5 4 (2.42%) IntelliJ
5 4 (2.42%) Maven
5 4 (2.42%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.21%) Ant
6 2 (1.21%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.21%) GCC
6 2 (1.21%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.61%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (8.48%) Finance
2 9 (5.45%) Banking
3 4 (2.42%) Marketing
4 2 (1.21%) Front Office
4 2 (1.21%) Legal
5 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.61%) German Language
5 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.61%) Retail
5 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (15.76%) Architect
2 20 (12.12%) Linux Engineer
3 19 (11.52%) Infrastructure Architect
3 19 (11.52%) Unix Engineer
4 18 (10.91%) Consultant
5 14 (8.48%) Administrator
6 13 (7.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (7.88%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (5.45%) Infrastructure Support
8 7 (4.24%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 7 (4.24%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (4.24%) Storage Engineer
8 7 (4.24%) Storage Specialist
8 7 (4.24%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (3.64%) Unix Linux Engineer
9 6 (3.64%) VMWare Administrator
9 6 (3.64%) VMware Architect
9 6 (3.64%) VMware Engineer
10 5 (3.03%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.03%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.91%) Middleware
2 15 (9.09%) LAMP
3 11 (6.67%) Web Services
4 6 (3.64%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (3.64%) Rendezvous
5 5 (3.03%) HTML
6 4 (2.42%) .NET
6 4 (2.42%) JMS
6 4 (2.42%) LAPP Stack
6 4 (2.42%) SOAP
6 4 (2.42%) XML
6 4 (2.42%) XSLT
7 3 (1.82%) POSIX
8 2 (1.21%) 802.1X
8 2 (1.21%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (1.21%) libvirt
8 2 (1.21%) Windows Identity Foundation
9 1 (0.61%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.61%) ELK Stack
9 1 (0.61%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.30%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.88%) Clustering
3 11 (6.67%) Public Cloud
4 8 (4.85%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.85%) Device Driver
5 6 (3.64%) Client/Server
5 6 (3.64%) Derivative
5 6 (3.64%) EqualLogic
6 5 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.03%) Replication
7 4 (2.42%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (2.42%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.42%) User Experience
8 3 (1.82%) FlexPod
8 3 (1.82%) Statistics
9 2 (1.21%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.21%) iPhone
9 2 (1.21%) IVR
9 2 (1.21%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.21%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 101 (61.21%) Windows
2 91 (55.15%) Linux
3 50 (30.30%) Windows Server
4 41 (24.85%) Unix
5 31 (18.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (16.36%) CentOS
7 23 (13.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (9.70%) Solaris
8 16 (9.70%) Ubuntu
9 13 (7.88%) AIX
10 11 (6.67%) Data ONTAP
10 11 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (5.45%) Debian
12 8 (4.85%) Windows 7
13 7 (4.24%) Mac OS X Server
13 7 (4.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (3.03%) Mac OS
14 5 (3.03%) Windows XP
15 3 (1.82%) Mac OS X
15 3 (1.82%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (29.09%) ITIL
2 26 (15.76%) Configuration Management
3 24 (14.55%) Migration
4 21 (12.73%) Unit Testing
5 17 (10.30%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (10.30%) Open Source
6 16 (9.70%) DevOps
7 15 (9.09%) ITSM
8 13 (7.88%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (6.67%) Software Engineering
9 11 (6.67%) Web Operations
10 10 (6.06%) Software Distribution
11 8 (4.85%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (4.85%) Data Migration
11 8 (4.85%) Performance Testing
11 8 (4.85%) Software Testing
12 7 (4.24%) Asset Management
12 7 (4.24%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (4.24%) Scrum
12 7 (4.24%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (29.70%) Perl
2 43 (26.06%) Bash Shell
3 32 (19.39%) SQL
4 29 (17.58%) Korn
4 29 (17.58%) Python
5 28 (16.97%) Shell Script
6 21 (12.73%) C-shell
7 18 (10.91%) PowerShell
8 13 (7.88%) JavaScript
9 10 (6.06%) C
10 9 (5.45%) Jython
11 8 (4.85%) PHP
12 6 (3.64%) Java
13 5 (3.03%) C++
14 2 (1.21%) Ruby
15 1 (0.61%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 45 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 40 (24.24%) SC Cleared
3 13 (7.88%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (7.27%) CCNA
4 12 (7.27%) DV Cleared
5 10 (6.06%) MCSE
5 10 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (5.45%) Degree
7 8 (4.85%) CCNP
7 8 (4.85%) RHCE
8 6 (3.64%) RHCA
8 6 (3.64%) RHCSA
9 5 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.82%) MCSA
11 2 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.21%) JNCIE
11 2 (1.21%) JNCIP
11 2 (1.21%) MCP
11 2 (1.21%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.42%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.82%) SLA
3 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 82 (49.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 56 (33.94%) NFS
4 31 (18.79%) Hyper-V
5 25 (15.15%) Samba
5 25 (15.15%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (9.70%) KVM
7 14 (8.48%) iptables
8 12 (7.27%) vSphere
9 11 (6.67%) VMware ESX
10 9 (5.45%) Firmware
10 9 (5.45%) Sendmail
11 8 (4.85%) Oracle RAC
11 8 (4.85%) Xen
12 7 (4.24%) Ceph
12 7 (4.24%) SRDF
13 6 (3.64%) Dovecot
13 6 (3.64%) Squid
14 5 (3.03%) XenApp
15 4 (2.42%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 33 (20.00%) Puppet
2 18 (10.91%) SCOM
3 17 (10.30%) NetBackup
3 17 (10.30%) SCCM
4 15 (9.09%) ZABBIX
5 14 (8.48%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (7.88%) Salt
7 12 (7.27%) HAProxy
8 9 (5.45%) BladeLogic
8 9 (5.45%) SCOrch
9 8 (4.85%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 8 (4.85%) Nagios
9 8 (4.85%) WSUS
10 7 (4.24%) Cacti
11 6 (3.64%) EMC Navisphere
11 6 (3.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 5 (3.03%) Backup Exec
12 5 (3.03%) OpenNebula
12 5 (3.03%) OVSD
12 5 (3.03%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 102 (61.82%) VMware
2 53 (32.12%) Microsoft
3 52 (31.52%) Cisco
4 43 (26.06%) HP
5 39 (23.64%) Dell
6 37 (22.42%) NetApp
7 23 (13.94%) EMC
8 21 (12.73%) Oracle
9 19 (11.52%) Red Hat
10 17 (10.30%) IBM
11 16 (9.70%) Citrix
12 15 (9.09%) Symantec
13 12 (7.27%) CA
14 10 (6.06%) BMC
14 10 (6.06%) Veritas
15 7 (4.24%) Intel
16 6 (3.64%) DataSynapse
16 6 (3.64%) Juniper
16 6 (3.64%) Sybase
16 6 (3.64%) TIBCO
Guildford, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Stirlingshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago