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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iSCSI
Rank 534 508 494
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -14
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 67 67 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.84% 0.93% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 33 54
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £445 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £23.75 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.36% +14.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £20.75 £18.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £25.00 £23.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.36% +18.75%

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
7978 7223 9069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.40% 13.58% 15.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4292 3891 4082
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 418 712
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.76% +4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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 64 £400 +6.66% 31
London +26 37 £413 +16.19% 10
South East -6 11 £375 -3.22% 7
City of London +35 7 £463 +42.52% 4
Yorkshire 0 6 £299 -0.41% 2
South West -30 5 £250 -41.17% 5
Hampshire - 4 - - 2
Wiltshire -12 3 £250 -50.00% 2
Buckinghamshire - 3 £400 -
Swindon - 3 £250 - 2
Berkshire +4 2 £350 - 4
Cheshire +3 2 - - 1
North West -8 2 - - 3
East of England -17 2 £300 +20.00% 3
Scotland - 2 £456 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £338 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £400 -
Reading +11 1 £375 - 1
Leeds +5 1 £210 -32.80% 1
West Yorkshire -4 1 £210 -30.00% 2
Hertfordshire -14 1 - - 1
West Midlands -16 1 £325 +113.81%
Wales - 1 £250 - 3
South Wales - 1 £250 - 3
Essex - 1 £300 - 2
Basingstoke - 1 - - 2
Birmingham - - - -
Brighton - - - - 1
Bristol - - - - 1
Bromley - - - - 1

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 111 (75.51%) VMware
2 94 (63.95%) Windows
3 77 (52.38%) SAN
4 75 (51.02%) VMware Infrastructure
5 72 (48.98%) HP
6 68 (46.26%) NFS
7 67 (45.58%) Active Directory
8 64 (43.54%) Linux
9 55 (37.41%) Cisco
10 52 (35.37%) Fibre Channel
11 51 (34.69%) NetApp
12 49 (33.33%) Microsoft
13 48 (32.65%) DNS
14 44 (29.93%) Firewall
15 37 (25.17%) Hyper-V
16 36 (24.49%) TCP/IP
17 33 (22.45%) Security Cleared
18 32 (21.77%) Windows Server 2008
18 32 (21.77%) MS Exchange
18 32 (21.77%) Citrix
19 31 (21.09%) EMC
19 31 (21.09%) VPN
19 31 (21.09%) SC Cleared
20 30 (20.41%) Dell
20 30 (20.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 29 (19.73%) NAS
22 28 (19.05%) PowerShell
22 28 (19.05%) ITIL
23 27 (18.37%) DHCP
24 25 (17.01%) VLAN

iSCSI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 32 (21.77%) MS Exchange
2 22 (14.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (10.88%) Apache
4 8 (5.44%) IIS
4 8 (5.44%) SharePoint
5 7 (4.76%) Tomcat
5 7 (4.76%) SAS
5 7 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (4.08%) WebSphere
6 6 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (3.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2000
8 4 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (2.04%) Lync
10 2 (1.36%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (1.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.68%) nginx
11 1 (0.68%) Liferay
11 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (5.44%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.40%) MS Office
3 3 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.36%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.36%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.04%) SaaS
1 3 (2.04%) Office 365
1 3 (2.04%) Joyent
2 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (52.38%) SAN
2 52 (35.37%) Fibre Channel
3 48 (32.65%) DNS
4 44 (29.93%) Firewall
5 36 (24.49%) TCP/IP
6 31 (21.09%) VPN
7 29 (19.73%) NAS
8 27 (18.37%) DHCP
9 25 (17.01%) VLAN
10 21 (14.29%) FCoE
11 19 (12.93%) LDAP
12 14 (9.52%) LAN
13 13 (8.84%) WAN
13 13 (8.84%) Multicast
14 11 (7.48%) SNMP
15 10 (6.80%) Internet
16 8 (5.44%) MPLS
17 7 (4.76%) SSL
18 6 (4.08%) Ethernet
19 5 (3.40%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.84%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.80%) MySQL
3 6 (4.08%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.04%) Redis
6 2 (1.36%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.36%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.36%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (1.36%) HBase
7 1 (0.68%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.72%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.04%) JIRA
3 3 (2.04%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.36%) Subversion
5 1 (0.68%) Hudson
5 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.68%) MSI
5 1 (0.68%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.68%) AdminStudio
General
1 14 (9.52%) Finance
2 9 (6.12%) Financial Institution
3 6 (4.08%) Games
4 2 (1.36%) Retail
5 1 (0.68%) Billing
5 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.68%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (13.61%) Support Engineer
1 20 (13.61%) Administrator
2 15 (10.20%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (9.52%) Architect
4 11 (7.48%) Analyst
4 11 (7.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (7.48%) Cloud Engineer
5 10 (6.80%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (5.44%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (4.76%) Storage Engineer
8 7 (4.76%) Storage Administrator
8 7 (4.76%) Network Engineer
8 7 (4.76%) Technical Architect
8 7 (4.76%) Consultant
9 6 (4.08%) Systems Support
9 6 (4.08%) Network Support
9 6 (4.08%) Infrastructure Architect
9 6 (4.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (4.08%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.80%) LAMP
2 6 (4.08%) HTML
3 5 (3.40%) XML
4 3 (2.04%) .NET
4 3 (2.04%) CSS
4 3 (2.04%) Web Services
4 3 (2.04%) JSON
4 3 (2.04%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (1.36%) XSLT
5 2 (1.36%) Rendezvous
5 2 (1.36%) Middleware
6 1 (0.68%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.68%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.68%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.24%) Clustering
2 15 (10.20%) Replication
3 13 (8.84%) EqualLogic
4 10 (6.80%) Client/Server
5 9 (6.12%) Hedge funds
6 6 (4.08%) Online Games
6 6 (4.08%) Blackberry
7 5 (3.40%) CESG
7 5 (3.40%) Celerra
7 5 (3.40%) CLARiiON
8 3 (2.04%) Open Source
8 3 (2.04%) New Media
8 3 (2.04%) Cryptography
8 3 (2.04%) PKI
8 3 (2.04%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.36%) IBM XIV
10 1 (0.68%) Life Science
10 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.68%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 94 (63.95%) Windows
2 64 (43.54%) Linux
3 32 (21.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (12.93%) Ubuntu
4 19 (12.93%) CentOS
5 18 (12.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (10.88%) UNIX
7 15 (10.20%) Solaris
8 14 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (6.12%) Windows 7
10 5 (3.40%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (2.72%) AIX
12 3 (2.04%) Windows XP
12 3 (2.04%) SmartOS
12 3 (2.04%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.36%) HPUX
14 1 (0.68%) SUSE
14 1 (0.68%) Debian
14 1 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (19.05%) ITIL
2 15 (10.20%) Service Management
3 14 (9.52%) Migration
4 10 (6.80%) ITSM
4 10 (6.80%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (6.80%) DevOps
5 9 (6.12%) Change Control
6 8 (5.44%) Capacity Management
7 6 (4.08%) Service Delivery
8 5 (3.40%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (3.40%) Network Design
8 5 (3.40%) Load Balancing
8 5 (3.40%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (3.40%) Low Latency
9 4 (2.72%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (2.72%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (2.04%) Build Automation
10 3 (2.04%) Software Deployment
10 3 (2.04%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (2.04%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 28 (19.05%) PowerShell
2 22 (14.97%) Perl
3 18 (12.24%) SQL
4 12 (8.16%) Java
4 12 (8.16%) VB
5 10 (6.80%) VBA
5 10 (6.80%) Shell Script
6 9 (6.12%) C
7 8 (5.44%) Python
8 6 (4.08%) PHP
9 5 (3.40%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.72%) Korn
10 4 (2.72%) JavaScript
11 3 (2.04%) C++
11 3 (2.04%) Ruby
12 1 (0.68%) AWK
12 1 (0.68%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.68%) REXX
12 1 (0.68%) Tcl
12 1 (0.68%) C#
Qualifications
1 33 (22.45%) Security Cleared
2 31 (21.09%) SC Cleared
3 30 (20.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 19 (12.93%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (12.93%) CCNA
5 17 (11.56%) MCSE
5 17 (11.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (7.48%) DV Cleared
7 10 (6.80%) VCP5
7 10 (6.80%) CCA
7 10 (6.80%) Citrix Certification
8 7 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (4.08%) VCP4
10 5 (3.40%) NCDA
10 5 (3.40%) MCITP
11 4 (2.72%) Degree
11 4 (2.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (2.04%) MCP
12 3 (2.04%) MCSA
12 3 (2.04%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.44%) SLA
2 3 (2.04%) QA
3 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 75 (51.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (46.26%) NFS
3 67 (45.58%) Active Directory
4 37 (25.17%) Hyper-V
5 24 (16.33%) vSphere
6 22 (14.97%) VMware ESX
7 14 (9.52%) vCloud
8 12 (8.16%) XenApp
9 10 (6.80%) Postfix
10 9 (6.12%) Squid
10 9 (6.12%) Xen
10 9 (6.12%) VMware Server
11 8 (5.44%) Sendmail
12 7 (4.76%) XenServer
13 6 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (3.40%) DFS Replication
15 4 (2.72%) KVM
16 3 (2.04%) Docker
16 3 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
17 2 (1.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 12 (8.16%) NetBackup
2 11 (7.48%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 10 (6.80%) EMC NetWorker
3 10 (6.80%) SCCM
4 8 (5.44%) Puppet
5 7 (4.76%) Backup Exec
6 5 (3.40%) Tivoli
7 4 (2.72%) Nagios
7 4 (2.72%) MIMEsweeper
7 4 (2.72%) MAILsweeper
7 4 (2.72%) SCOM
7 4 (2.72%) WSUS
7 4 (2.72%) Cobbler
7 4 (2.72%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (2.04%) HP SIM
8 3 (2.04%) SCOrch
8 3 (2.04%) Opsview
8 3 (2.04%) ZABBIX
8 3 (2.04%) OpenView
9 2 (1.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 111 (75.51%) VMware
2 72 (48.98%) HP
3 55 (37.41%) Cisco
4 51 (34.69%) NetApp
5 49 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 32 (21.77%) Citrix
7 31 (21.09%) EMC
8 30 (20.41%) Dell
9 23 (15.65%) IBM
9 23 (15.65%) Oracle
10 17 (11.56%) Red Hat
10 17 (11.56%) F5
11 14 (9.52%) Symantec
11 14 (9.52%) Juniper
12 13 (8.84%) Websense
13 11 (7.48%) Veeam
14 9 (6.12%) Brocade
15 8 (5.44%) WatchGuard
16 6 (4.08%) Veritas
17 5 (3.40%) Hitachi
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