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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iSCSI
Rank 554 532 507
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -25
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 57 68 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.100% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.72% 0.90% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 37 30
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£375 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £269 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £501 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Average hourly rate £38.75 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.75% -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+93.75% -11.11%

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
7898 7575 7003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.84% 13.85% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4526 4040 3609
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 £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 479 415 477
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.97 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -26 50 £363 -9.37% 21
London -11 18 £355 -11.25% 5
South East -18 14 £375 - 7
City of London +11 11 £410 -11.35%
Hampshire - 7 - - 1
Scotland 0 5 £450 -1.38%
East Midlands - 5 £407 -
Winchester - 5 - -
Northampton - 5 £407 -
Northamptonshire - 5 £407 -
Glasgow - 4 £450 -
South West +4 3 - - 2
East of England -2 3 £250 -16.66% 1
North West -18 3 £200 - 5
Wiltshire - 3 - -
Salisbury - 3 - -
Kent - 3 £375 - 3
Manchester - 3 £200 - 4
East Sussex - 2 - -
Suffolk +10 1 £250 -
Luton +9 1 £300 -4.00%
Berkshire +6 1 - - 1
Ipswich +4 1 £250 -
West Midlands +2 1 £270 -16.92%
Bedfordshire +1 1 £300 -4.00%
Essex -9 1 - -
Milton Keynes -10 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -12 1 - - 1
Great Yarmouth - 1 £250 -
Cambridge - 1 £250 -

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 132 (82.50%) VMware
2 117 (73.13%) Windows
3 102 (63.75%) SAN
4 86 (53.75%) Cisco
5 83 (51.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 72 (45.00%) Microsoft
7 71 (44.38%) Linux
7 71 (44.38%) Fibre Channel
8 67 (41.88%) Active Directory
9 49 (30.63%) NAS
10 48 (30.00%) Hyper-V
10 48 (30.00%) Firewall
11 47 (29.38%) HP
12 43 (26.88%) vSphere
13 42 (26.25%) Data Centre
14 40 (25.00%) NetApp
14 40 (25.00%) WAN
15 38 (23.75%) NFS
16 36 (22.50%) Solaris
16 36 (22.50%) VMware ESX
16 36 (22.50%) FCoE
17 35 (21.88%) DNS
18 34 (21.25%) ITIL
18 34 (21.25%) EMC
19 33 (20.63%) Citrix
19 33 (20.63%) Perl
19 33 (20.63%) LAN
20 32 (20.00%) Oracle
20 32 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
21 30 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012

iSCSI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 28 (17.50%) IIS
1 28 (17.50%) MS Exchange
2 19 (11.88%) Apache
3 17 (10.63%) Tomcat
4 8 (5.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 8 (5.00%) WebSphere
4 8 (5.00%) Oracle Coherence
4 8 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (3.75%) JBoss
7 5 (3.13%) Lync
8 4 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (2.50%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.88%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.88%) SAS
9 3 (1.88%) iPlanet
9 3 (1.88%) Oracle Application Server
9 3 (1.88%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.25%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 17 (10.63%) MS Office
2 7 (4.38%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.25%) MS Project
4 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.38%) RMDS
2 3 (1.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.13%) PaaS
2 3 (1.88%) Office 365
3 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 102 (63.75%) SAN
2 71 (44.38%) Fibre Channel
3 49 (30.63%) NAS
4 48 (30.00%) Firewall
5 40 (25.00%) WAN
6 36 (22.50%) FCoE
7 35 (21.88%) DNS
8 33 (20.63%) LAN
9 26 (16.25%) VLAN
10 22 (13.75%) Internet
10 22 (13.75%) DHCP
11 21 (13.13%) TCP/IP
12 20 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
13 18 (11.25%) VoIP
14 16 (10.00%) VPN
15 14 (8.75%) Ethernet
15 14 (8.75%) BIG-IP
15 14 (8.75%) MPLS
16 13 (8.13%) Wireless
16 13 (8.13%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.25%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.63%) MySQL
3 8 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 7 (4.38%) Hadoop
4 7 (4.38%) HBase
5 3 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (2.50%) JIRA
2 2 (1.25%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.25%) MSI
2 2 (1.25%) InstallShield
2 2 (1.25%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.63%) Subversion
3 1 (0.63%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.63%) ProC
3 1 (0.63%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (5.63%) Finance
2 8 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.13%) Banking
4 4 (2.50%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.88%) Advertising
6 2 (1.25%) Dutch Language
6 2 (1.25%) Automotive
7 1 (0.63%) Legal
7 1 (0.63%) Electronics
7 1 (0.63%) Retail
7 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.63%) Marketing
7 1 (0.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (17.50%) Architect
2 23 (14.38%) Administrator
3 21 (13.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 20 (12.50%) Network Engineer
5 17 (10.63%) Systems Administrator
6 15 (9.38%) Consultant
7 12 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support
7 12 (7.50%) Server Engineer
8 11 (6.88%) Storage Engineer
9 10 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
9 10 (6.25%) Analyst
10 9 (5.63%) Support Analyst
10 9 (5.63%) Support Engineer
10 9 (5.63%) Storage Consultant
11 8 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (4.38%) Technical Architect
12 7 (4.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 7 (4.38%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
13 6 (3.75%) IT Support
13 6 (3.75%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.25%) Middleware
2 9 (5.63%) HTML
2 9 (5.63%) XML
2 9 (5.63%) Rendezvous
3 8 (5.00%) XSLT
4 7 (4.38%) Ultra Messaging
5 3 (1.88%) J2EE
6 2 (1.25%) Flash
6 2 (1.25%) .NET
6 2 (1.25%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.25%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.63%) YAML
7 1 (0.63%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.63%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 42 (26.25%) Data Centre
2 24 (15.00%) Replication
3 22 (13.75%) Celerra
3 22 (13.75%) EqualLogic
4 18 (11.25%) Clustering
5 14 (8.75%) CLARiiON
6 10 (6.25%) Management Information System
7 9 (5.63%) EMC VNX
8 5 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (3.13%) Fat Client
8 5 (3.13%) Thin Client
9 4 (2.50%) Device Driver
9 4 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (2.50%) NHS
10 3 (1.88%) Freedom of Information
10 3 (1.88%) Freedom of Information Act
10 3 (1.88%) Life Science
10 3 (1.88%) Wiki
11 2 (1.25%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 117 (73.13%) Windows
2 71 (44.38%) Linux
3 36 (22.50%) Solaris
4 32 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (16.88%) UNIX
7 26 (16.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (14.38%) CentOS
9 18 (11.25%) Windows 7
10 17 (10.63%) Ubuntu
11 14 (8.75%) Windows 8
12 13 (8.13%) AIX
13 9 (5.63%) Data ONTAP
14 4 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (2.50%) HPUX
14 4 (2.50%) SUSE
15 3 (1.88%) Windows XP
16 2 (1.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (21.25%) ITIL
2 29 (18.13%) Migration
3 23 (14.38%) Change Control
4 19 (11.88%) Performance Tuning
5 18 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (10.63%) Configuration Management
6 17 (10.63%) Capacity Management
7 14 (8.75%) Data Migration
7 14 (8.75%) Service Delivery
7 14 (8.75%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (8.13%) Service Management
9 11 (6.88%) Change Management
9 11 (6.88%) Performance Analysis
10 10 (6.25%) Business Continuity
11 9 (5.63%) Software Testing
11 9 (5.63%) Load Balancing
11 9 (5.63%) ITSM
12 8 (5.00%) Benchmarking
13 6 (3.75%) Information Security Management
13 6 (3.75%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (20.63%) Perl
2 24 (15.00%) SQL
3 17 (10.63%) Bash Shell
4 16 (10.00%) Java
5 15 (9.38%) PowerShell
6 14 (8.75%) Python
7 9 (5.63%) JavaScript
8 7 (4.38%) C
8 7 (4.38%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.88%) C-shell
9 3 (1.88%) Korn
10 2 (1.25%) REXX
10 2 (1.25%) Tcl
10 2 (1.25%) VBScript
10 2 (1.25%) VB
10 2 (1.25%) C++
11 1 (0.63%) PHP
11 1 (0.63%) C#
11 1 (0.63%) Ruby
11 1 (0.63%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 30 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 21 (13.13%) CCNP
4 19 (11.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (11.88%) SC Cleared
5 15 (9.38%) CCNA
6 14 (8.75%) DV Cleared
7 13 (8.13%) MCSE
8 7 (4.38%) RHCE
9 6 (3.75%) Degree
9 6 (3.75%) MCP
9 6 (3.75%) CCDP
10 5 (3.13%) MCSA
11 4 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (2.50%) NCDA
11 4 (2.50%) VCAP
12 3 (1.88%) MCITP
12 3 (1.88%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.25%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.00%) SLA
1 8 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.25%) QA
3 2 (1.25%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.63%) JSP 440
System Software
1 83 (51.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 67 (41.88%) Active Directory
3 48 (30.00%) Hyper-V
4 43 (26.88%) vSphere
5 38 (23.75%) NFS
6 36 (22.50%) VMware ESX
7 20 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (9.38%) Terminal Services
9 14 (8.75%) KVM
10 13 (8.13%) Xen
11 12 (7.50%) XenApp
12 10 (6.25%) SRDF
13 9 (5.63%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 9 (5.63%) Oracle RAC
14 8 (5.00%) DFS Replication
15 7 (4.38%) Samba
16 5 (3.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 4 (2.50%) XenDesktop
18 2 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
18 2 (1.25%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 15 (9.38%) Puppet
2 11 (6.88%) NetBackup
2 11 (6.88%) SCCM
3 9 (5.63%) OVSD
4 7 (4.38%) ZABBIX
5 5 (3.13%) SCOM
5 5 (3.13%) WSUS
5 5 (3.13%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (2.50%) Backup Exec
6 4 (2.50%) SnapVault
7 3 (1.88%) Oracle ZFS
7 3 (1.88%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.88%) vMotion
7 3 (1.88%) FortiGate
7 3 (1.88%) OpenView
7 3 (1.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (1.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (1.25%) MIMEsweeper
8 2 (1.25%) MAILsweeper
8 2 (1.25%) WMI
Vendors
1 132 (82.50%) VMware
2 86 (53.75%) Cisco
3 72 (45.00%) Microsoft
4 47 (29.38%) HP
5 40 (25.00%) NetApp
6 34 (21.25%) EMC
7 33 (20.63%) Citrix
8 32 (20.00%) Oracle
9 22 (13.75%) F5
10 21 (13.13%) Dell
11 14 (8.75%) IBM
11 14 (8.75%) Veritas
11 14 (8.75%) CheckPoint
12 13 (8.13%) Symantec
12 13 (8.13%) Dell Compellent
13 12 (7.50%) Juniper
14 11 (6.88%) Red Hat
15 10 (6.25%) Intel
15 10 (6.25%) Sun
16 9 (5.63%) CommVault
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