The table below looks at the statistics for iSCSI skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSCSI over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
iSCSI
Rank 547 531 569
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +38
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 80 106 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.05% 1.35% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 72 51
Median daily rate £400 £398 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +2.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £301 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £606 £649 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
-14.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Median hourly rate £16.50 £41.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.75% +36.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £41.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-59.75% +36.66%

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
7611 7835 8312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.17% 14.32% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4574 4599 4756
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 475 451
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

iSCSI
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing iSCSI as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 December 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
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 5 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSCSI within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -20 72 £400 +1.91% 11
London -5 43 £425 -4.22% 6
North East -24 12 £330 -
Tyne and Wear -30 10 £331 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -31 10 £331 -
South East -5 9 £360 -8.28% 1
Scotland +7 7 £415 +3.75%
Surrey +25 6 £280 -10.40%
Erskine -6 6 £415 +3.75%
Renfrewshire -9 6 £415 +3.75%
East of England +3 4 £375 -3.22% 1
City of London 0 3 £325 - 1
Newport - 3 £188 -
South Wales - 3 £188 -
Wales - 3 £188 -
Essex - 3 £375 -
West Midlands - 2 £320 -
New Malden - 2 - -
Harlow - 2 - -
Guildford - 2 £253 -
Hampshire +15 1 £320 +3.22% 1
South West +9 1 £310 -
Yorkshire +8 1 £375 +25.00% 1
Leeds +7 1 £375 +25.00% 1
West Yorkshire +6 1 £375 +25.00% 1
North West +6 1 £335 - 2
Berkshire +4 1 £475 +22.73%
Reading +2 1 £475 +22.73%
East Midlands -6 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing iSCSI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for iSCSI.

1 159 (73.95%) VMware
2 141 (65.58%) SAN
3 129 (60.00%) Windows
4 116 (53.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 105 (48.84%) Linux
6 99 (46.05%) Active Directory
7 93 (43.26%) Windows Server
8 84 (39.07%) Microsoft
9 77 (35.81%) HP
10 76 (35.35%) DNS
11 73 (33.95%) TCP/IP
12 71 (33.02%) NAS
13 70 (32.56%) ITIL
14 63 (29.30%) SQL Server
15 62 (28.84%) Hyper-V
15 62 (28.84%) Windows Server 2012
16 61 (28.37%) Apache
17 60 (27.91%) SQL
18 59 (27.44%) NFS
19 58 (26.98%) Solaris
20 56 (26.05%) Oracle
20 56 (26.05%) Cisco
21 55 (25.58%) Windows Server 2008
22 51 (23.72%) WAN
23 50 (23.26%) DHCP
24 49 (22.79%) Unix
24 49 (22.79%) NetApp
25 47 (21.86%) Fibre Channel
26 46 (21.40%) Security Cleared
27 45 (20.93%) Firewall

iSCSI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 61 (28.37%) Apache
2 39 (18.14%) MS Exchange
3 26 (12.09%) IIS
3 26 (12.09%) OpenStack
4 21 (9.77%) Tomcat
5 19 (8.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (8.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 19 (8.84%) WebSphere
6 18 (8.37%) Oracle Coherence
7 17 (7.91%) SAS
8 14 (6.51%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (6.51%) Skype for Business
9 13 (6.05%) SharePoint
10 10 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
11 9 (4.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 7 (3.26%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2000
14 3 (1.40%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
16 1 (0.47%) Confluence
Applications
1 37 (17.21%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.51%) MS Office
3 3 (1.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.30%) Office 365
2 15 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.40%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.40%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.93%) GitHub
7 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.47%) G Suite
7 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.47%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.47%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 141 (65.58%) SAN
2 76 (35.35%) DNS
3 73 (33.95%) TCP/IP
4 71 (33.02%) NAS
5 51 (23.72%) WAN
6 50 (23.26%) DHCP
7 47 (21.86%) Fibre Channel
8 45 (20.93%) Firewall
9 44 (20.47%) VLAN
10 39 (18.14%) HTTP
11 33 (15.35%) FCoE
12 31 (14.42%) LAN
13 23 (10.70%) MPLS
13 23 (10.70%) Multicast
14 21 (9.77%) LDAP
15 14 (6.51%) Cisco ASA
16 13 (6.05%) HTTPS
16 13 (6.05%) Internet
16 13 (6.05%) Wireless
17 12 (5.58%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (29.30%) SQL Server
2 31 (14.42%) MySQL
3 17 (7.91%) Hadoop
3 17 (7.91%) HBase
4 8 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (3.26%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.26%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (3.26%) Oracle Database 12c
5 7 (3.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.47%) Big Data
7 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.47%) DB2
7 1 (0.47%) OLAP
7 1 (0.47%) OLTP
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.47%) Redis
7 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (7.91%) ClearCase
1 17 (7.91%) StarTeam
2 13 (6.05%) Git (software)
3 10 (4.65%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (1.86%) MSI
6 2 (0.93%) JIRA
7 1 (0.47%) Ant
7 1 (0.47%) Maven
General
1 26 (12.09%) Finance
2 16 (7.44%) Banking
3 6 (2.79%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.86%) Back Office
5 3 (1.40%) Games
6 1 (0.47%) Advertising
6 1 (0.47%) German Language
6 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.47%) Retail
6 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (20.00%) Architect
2 31 (14.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 30 (13.95%) Administrator
4 29 (13.49%) Infrastructure Architect
5 19 (8.84%) Linux Engineer
6 13 (6.05%) Systems Administrator
6 13 (6.05%) Unix Engineer
7 12 (5.58%) Technical Architect
8 10 (4.65%) Cloud Engineer
8 10 (4.65%) Consultant
8 10 (4.65%) Support Engineer
9 9 (4.19%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 9 (4.19%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (4.19%) VMware Engineer
10 8 (3.72%) Solaris Administrator
11 7 (3.26%) HPUX Engineer
11 7 (3.26%) Lead Architect
11 7 (3.26%) Network Engineer
11 7 (3.26%) VMware Specialist
11 7 (3.26%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (16.74%) Middleware
2 26 (12.09%) LAMP
3 17 (7.91%) HTML
3 17 (7.91%) Rendezvous
3 17 (7.91%) XML
3 17 (7.91%) XSLT
4 10 (4.65%) libvirt
4 10 (4.65%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (2.33%) COM
6 4 (1.86%) Web Services
7 3 (1.40%) 802.1X
8 2 (0.93%) ELK Stack
9 1 (0.47%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (8.84%) Replication
3 18 (8.37%) Data Centre
4 14 (6.51%) Computer Science
5 10 (4.65%) Client/Server
5 10 (4.65%) Private Cloud
6 7 (3.26%) Microsoft Licensing
7 6 (2.79%) Clustering
8 5 (2.33%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.86%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.86%) HP StoreVirtual
9 4 (1.86%) Online Banking
10 3 (1.40%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.40%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.93%) Life Science
11 2 (0.93%) PKI
11 2 (0.93%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.93%) User Experience
11 2 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 129 (60.00%) Windows
2 105 (48.84%) Linux
3 93 (43.26%) Windows Server
4 62 (28.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 58 (26.98%) Solaris
6 55 (25.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 49 (22.79%) Unix
8 41 (19.07%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (9.30%) Ubuntu
10 14 (6.51%) CentOS
10 14 (6.51%) HPUX
11 13 (6.05%) Windows 7
12 12 (5.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (4.65%) Debian
14 8 (3.72%) Windows 8
15 6 (2.79%) Data ONTAP
16 3 (1.40%) AIX
17 2 (0.93%) FreeBSD
17 2 (0.93%) Windows XP
18 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (32.56%) ITIL
2 35 (16.28%) Configuration Management
3 30 (13.95%) Performance Tuning
4 27 (12.56%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (10.70%) Benchmarking
5 23 (10.70%) Migration
5 23 (10.70%) Unit Testing
6 20 (9.30%) Virtual Environments
7 18 (8.37%) Load Balancing
8 16 (7.44%) DevOps
8 16 (7.44%) Open Source
9 13 (6.05%) ITSM
9 13 (6.05%) Software Distribution
10 12 (5.58%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 11 (5.12%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (5.12%) Time Management
12 10 (4.65%) Kernel Tuning
12 10 (4.65%) Server Virtualisation
12 10 (4.65%) Software Licensing
13 9 (4.19%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 60 (27.91%) SQL
2 43 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 43 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 34 (15.81%) JavaScript
4 33 (15.35%) Perl
5 31 (14.42%) Korn
6 27 (12.56%) Python
7 24 (11.16%) C-shell
8 22 (10.23%) Java
9 14 (6.51%) Shell Script
10 9 (4.19%) PHP
11 8 (3.72%) C
11 8 (3.72%) Jython
12 4 (1.86%) C++
13 1 (0.47%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 46 (21.40%) Security Cleared
2 38 (17.67%) SC Cleared
3 29 (13.49%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (9.30%) CCNP
5 19 (8.84%) Degree
6 12 (5.58%) CCNA
7 11 (5.12%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (4.65%) DV Cleared
8 10 (4.65%) RHCA
8 10 (4.65%) RHCE
8 10 (4.65%) RHCSA
8 10 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (3.26%) MCSA
10 6 (2.79%) MCSE
11 4 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.86%) SAP Certification
12 3 (1.40%) VCP5
12 3 (1.40%) VCP6
13 2 (0.93%) CLAS
13 2 (0.93%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.26%) SLA
2 6 (2.79%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.86%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.86%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.47%) GCP
System Software
1 116 (53.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 99 (46.05%) Active Directory
3 62 (28.84%) Hyper-V
4 59 (27.44%) NFS
5 41 (19.07%) KVM
6 32 (14.88%) vSphere
7 25 (11.63%) SRDF
8 24 (11.16%) Samba
8 24 (11.16%) Xen
9 23 (10.70%) XenApp
10 18 (8.37%) Oracle RAC
10 18 (8.37%) Virtual Machines
10 18 (8.37%) VMware ESXi
11 17 (7.91%) iptables
12 16 (7.44%) VMware ESX
13 11 (5.12%) XenServer
14 7 (3.26%) Dovecot
14 7 (3.26%) Sendmail
14 7 (3.26%) Squid
15 3 (1.40%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 31 (14.42%) Puppet
2 25 (11.63%) SCCM
3 17 (7.91%) HAProxy
3 17 (7.91%) SCOM
4 13 (6.05%) Backup Exec
4 13 (6.05%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 13 (6.05%) NetBackup
5 12 (5.58%) Nagios
6 10 (4.65%) WSUS
7 9 (4.19%) vRealize
8 8 (3.72%) Ansible
8 8 (3.72%) BladeLogic
8 8 (3.72%) Norton AntiVirus
8 8 (3.72%) SCOrch
8 8 (3.72%) vMotion
9 7 (3.26%) Cacti
10 5 (2.33%) OpenNebula
10 5 (2.33%) PowerCLI
11 4 (1.86%) Packer
11 4 (1.86%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 159 (73.95%) VMware
2 84 (39.07%) Microsoft
3 77 (35.81%) HP
4 56 (26.05%) Cisco
4 56 (26.05%) Oracle
5 49 (22.79%) NetApp
6 43 (20.00%) Citrix
7 40 (18.60%) EMC
8 36 (16.74%) Dell
9 35 (16.28%) Red Hat
10 28 (13.02%) Symantec
11 24 (11.16%) IBM
11 24 (11.16%) Intel
12 19 (8.84%) Veeam
13 17 (7.91%) DataSynapse
13 17 (7.91%) Sybase
13 17 (7.91%) TIBCO
14 12 (5.58%) CA
15 9 (4.19%) SolarWinds
16 8 (3.72%) SonicWALL
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