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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iSCSI
Rank 567 558 521
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -37
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 58 58 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.72% 0.71% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 30 34
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£375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £239 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £558 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £325 £381
% change year-on-year
+21.53% -14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -15.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -15.78%

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
8102 8165 7151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.83% 14.68% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4615 4419 3855
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 527 442 415
Average hourly rate £21.53 £21.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.03% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -17 51 £375 -6.25% 35
South East -12 17 £385 +14.07% 9
London -3 16 £370 -8.92% 5
City of London +6 9 £370 -32.72% 1
Hampshire -3 9 - - 2
Winchester -14 7 - -
Berkshire -1 5 £404 +15.35% 3
Scotland -2 5 £450 -1.38% 3
Reading -4 5 £404 +7.66% 2
Glasgow - 4 £450 - 2
Wiltshire -1 3 - - 1
South West -11 3 - - 7
North West -30 3 - - 5
East Midlands - 3 £407 - 2
Salisbury - 3 - -
Northamptonshire - 3 £407 -
Manchester - 3 - - 4
Northampton - 3 £407 -
East of England +4 2 £250 - 3
Kent - 2 £375 - 1
West Midlands 0 1 £270 -16.92% 2
Basingstoke -2 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 £250 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 - - 1
Cambridge - 1 £250 -
Peterborough - 1 £250 -
Great Yarmouth - 1 £250 -
Luton - 1 £300 -
South Coast - 1 - -

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 120 (81.63%) VMware
2 101 (68.71%) Windows
3 93 (63.27%) SAN
4 75 (51.02%) Linux
5 71 (48.30%) VMware Infrastructure
6 67 (45.58%) Cisco
6 67 (45.58%) Microsoft
7 65 (44.22%) Fibre Channel
8 58 (39.46%) Active Directory
9 48 (32.65%) FCoE
10 46 (31.29%) HP
11 42 (28.57%) vSphere
11 42 (28.57%) NAS
12 38 (25.85%) DNS
12 38 (25.85%) Perl
13 35 (23.81%) NetApp
13 35 (23.81%) Hyper-V
14 34 (23.13%) NFS
14 34 (23.13%) VMware ESX
15 31 (21.09%) Windows Server 2008
16 30 (20.41%) Data Centre
17 29 (19.73%) Windows Server 2012
17 29 (19.73%) LAN
18 28 (19.05%) WAN
18 28 (19.05%) Solaris
18 28 (19.05%) Firewall
19 27 (18.37%) UNIX
19 27 (18.37%) ITIL
19 27 (18.37%) MS Exchange
19 27 (18.37%) Windows Server 2003

iSCSI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 27 (18.37%) MS Exchange
2 19 (12.93%) IIS
3 16 (10.88%) Apache
4 15 (10.20%) Tomcat
5 8 (5.44%) SAS
6 6 (4.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 6 (4.08%) JBoss
6 6 (4.08%) WebSphere
6 6 (4.08%) Oracle Coherence
6 6 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (4.08%) OpenStack
7 5 (3.40%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.72%) Lync
9 3 (2.04%) Oracle Application Server
9 3 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (2.04%) WebLogic
9 3 (2.04%) iPlanet
10 2 (1.36%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (1.36%) MQSeries
Applications
1 15 (10.20%) MS Office
2 7 (4.76%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.40%) RMDS
2 3 (2.04%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.04%) SaaS
1 3 (2.04%) PaaS
2 2 (1.36%) Office 365
2 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.68%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 93 (63.27%) SAN
2 65 (44.22%) Fibre Channel
3 48 (32.65%) FCoE
4 42 (28.57%) NAS
5 38 (25.85%) DNS
6 29 (19.73%) LAN
7 28 (19.05%) WAN
7 28 (19.05%) Firewall
8 24 (16.33%) VLAN
8 24 (16.33%) TCP/IP
9 23 (15.65%) DHCP
10 12 (8.16%) VPN
11 11 (7.48%) VoIP
12 10 (6.80%) LDAP
12 10 (6.80%) Ethernet
12 10 (6.80%) Network Security
12 10 (6.80%) BIG-IP
13 9 (6.12%) HTTP
13 9 (6.12%) Internet
14 7 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.44%) MySQL
3 6 (4.08%) Hadoop
3 6 (4.08%) HBase
4 3 (2.04%) Big Data
4 3 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (2.04%) JIRA
2 2 (1.36%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.36%) MSI
2 2 (1.36%) InstallShield
2 2 (1.36%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.68%) ProC
General
1 8 (5.44%) Finance
2 5 (3.40%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.40%) Banking
3 4 (2.72%) Advertising
4 2 (1.36%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.68%) Automotive
5 1 (0.68%) Legal
5 1 (0.68%) Retail
5 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 27 (18.37%) Administrator
2 20 (13.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (12.93%) Systems Administrator
4 18 (12.24%) Architect
5 14 (9.52%) Consultant
6 13 (8.84%) Server Engineer
7 12 (8.16%) Storage Engineer
8 11 (7.48%) Network Engineer
9 10 (6.80%) Support Engineer
10 9 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (6.12%) Storage Consultant
11 7 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
11 7 (4.76%) Analyst
11 7 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 6 (4.08%) IT Support
12 6 (4.08%) Support Analyst
12 6 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (4.08%) IT Support Engineer
12 6 (4.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 5 (3.40%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.44%) Middleware
2 7 (4.76%) HTML
2 7 (4.76%) Rendezvous
3 6 (4.08%) XML
3 6 (4.08%) XSLT
4 5 (3.40%) Ultra Messaging
5 3 (2.04%) J2EE
5 3 (2.04%) Web Services
6 2 (1.36%) .NET
6 2 (1.36%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.36%) Application Packaging
6 2 (1.36%) Flash
7 1 (0.68%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.68%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.41%) Data Centre
2 21 (14.29%) EqualLogic
3 15 (10.20%) Replication
4 14 (9.52%) CLARiiON
4 14 (9.52%) Celerra
5 11 (7.48%) Clustering
6 10 (6.80%) Management Information System
7 6 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (3.40%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (3.40%) Fat Client
8 5 (3.40%) Thin Client
9 4 (2.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (2.72%) NHS
10 3 (2.04%) Device Driver
10 3 (2.04%) Freedom of Information
10 3 (2.04%) Freedom of Information Act
10 3 (2.04%) Wiki
11 2 (1.36%) Grid Computing
11 2 (1.36%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.36%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 101 (68.71%) Windows
2 75 (51.02%) Linux
3 31 (21.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (19.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (19.05%) Solaris
6 27 (18.37%) UNIX
6 27 (18.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (14.29%) CentOS
8 17 (11.56%) Windows 7
9 15 (10.20%) Ubuntu
10 14 (9.52%) Windows 8
11 11 (7.48%) AIX
12 10 (6.80%) Data ONTAP
13 4 (2.72%) HPUX
13 4 (2.72%) SUSE
14 3 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (2.04%) Windows XP
15 2 (1.36%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (18.37%) ITIL
2 21 (14.29%) Migration
3 20 (13.61%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (10.88%) Capacity Management
4 16 (10.88%) Performance Tuning
5 15 (10.20%) Change Control
5 15 (10.20%) Data Migration
6 14 (9.52%) Change Management
7 13 (8.84%) Service Management
8 11 (7.48%) Performance Analysis
9 10 (6.80%) Load Balancing
10 9 (6.12%) Service Delivery
10 9 (6.12%) Configuration Management
11 7 (4.76%) ITSM
11 7 (4.76%) Software Testing
11 7 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (4.08%) Mobile Device Management
12 6 (4.08%) Information Security
12 6 (4.08%) Performance Management
12 6 (4.08%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 38 (25.85%) Perl
2 24 (16.33%) SQL
3 21 (14.29%) Python
3 21 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 18 (12.24%) Java
5 15 (10.20%) C
6 14 (9.52%) Bash Shell
7 7 (4.76%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.40%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.04%) Korn
9 3 (2.04%) C-shell
10 2 (1.36%) VB
10 2 (1.36%) REXX
10 2 (1.36%) Tcl
11 1 (0.68%) Groovy
11 1 (0.68%) C#
11 1 (0.68%) C++
11 1 (0.68%) VBScript
11 1 (0.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (15.65%) Cisco Certification
1 23 (15.65%) Security Cleared
2 21 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (10.88%) MCSE
3 16 (10.88%) SC Cleared
4 15 (10.20%) CCNA
5 14 (9.52%) CCNP
6 12 (8.16%) DV Cleared
7 9 (6.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (6.12%) RHCE
8 7 (4.76%) MCSA
8 7 (4.76%) MCP
8 7 (4.76%) Degree
9 4 (2.72%) BC Cleared
9 4 (2.72%) NCDA
9 4 (2.72%) VCAP
9 4 (2.72%) RHCSA
9 4 (2.72%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (2.72%) CCDP
9 4 (2.72%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.48%) SLA
2 7 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (4.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (2.04%) QA
4 3 (2.04%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.68%) JSP 440
System Software
1 71 (48.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (39.46%) Active Directory
3 42 (28.57%) vSphere
4 35 (23.81%) Hyper-V
5 34 (23.13%) VMware ESX
5 34 (23.13%) NFS
6 18 (12.24%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (10.20%) KVM
8 11 (7.48%) Xen
9 8 (5.44%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (5.44%) SRDF
10 6 (4.08%) DFS Replication
10 6 (4.08%) Terminal Services
10 6 (4.08%) Samba
11 5 (3.40%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 4 (2.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (2.04%) XenApp
14 2 (1.36%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (1.36%) XenDesktop
14 2 (1.36%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 13 (8.84%) Puppet
2 12 (8.16%) SCCM
2 12 (8.16%) NetBackup
3 7 (4.76%) OVSD
3 7 (4.76%) ZABBIX
3 7 (4.76%) SnapVault
4 4 (2.72%) vMotion
4 4 (2.72%) SCOM
4 4 (2.72%) WSUS
5 3 (2.04%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.04%) OpenView
5 3 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (2.04%) SnapMirror
6 2 (1.36%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.36%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.36%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (1.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (1.36%) WMI
6 2 (1.36%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.68%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 120 (81.63%) VMware
2 67 (45.58%) Cisco
2 67 (45.58%) Microsoft
3 46 (31.29%) HP
4 35 (23.81%) NetApp
5 26 (17.69%) Citrix
6 24 (16.33%) EMC
7 20 (13.61%) Oracle
8 19 (12.93%) Dell
9 14 (9.52%) Symantec
10 13 (8.84%) Red Hat
10 13 (8.84%) F5
10 13 (8.84%) IBM
10 13 (8.84%) Dell Compellent
11 12 (8.16%) Veritas
12 10 (6.80%) CommVault
13 9 (6.12%) Sun
14 8 (5.44%) Intel
15 7 (4.76%) Juniper
15 7 (4.76%) TIBCO
Manchester, Lancashire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 23 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £290 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Energon People
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £500.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
LA International
Rate: £280 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: NEG
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: NEG
Posted: 18 days ago