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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iSCSI
Rank 538 498 524
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +26
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 66 89 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.79% 1.25% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 52 41
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£400 £388 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +17.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £252 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £449 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £388 £340
% change year-on-year
-29.03% +13.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Average hourly rate £27.46 £22.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.02% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.21 £17.00 £18.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £25.00 £23.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.46 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+22.02% +7.14%

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
8373 7144 8918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.43% 13.53% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4638 3900 4055
Average daily rate £363 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 411 701
Average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -50 60 £400 +3.22% 29
London +8 42 £400 +9.58% 7
City of London +28 10 £450 +38.46% 1
South East -28 8 £350 -9.67% 5
South West -27 6 £250 -41.17% 2
Scotland -9 4 £453 +64.78% 1
Hampshire - 4 - - 1
Wiltshire -12 3 £250 -50.00%
Swindon - 3 £250 -
Berkshire +4 2 £350 - 1
Brighton -9 2 - - 1
East Sussex -11 2 - - 1
Reading +22 1 £375 -
Leeds +6 1 £210 -16.00% 1
West Yorkshire -2 1 £210 -16.00% 2
North West -8 1 - - 6
Yorkshire -9 1 £210 -16.00% 3
East of England -19 1 - - 4
West Midlands -21 1 £300 +9.09%
Hertfordshire -24 1 - - 1
Solihull - 1 £300 -
Dorset - 1 £275 - 2
Cheshire - 1 - - 3
Basingstoke - 1 - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Leicester - - - - 1
Luton - - - -
Manchester - - - - 2
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newbury - - - -

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 105 (72.92%) VMware
2 89 (61.81%) Windows
3 76 (52.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 74 (51.39%) SAN
5 70 (48.61%) HP
5 70 (48.61%) NFS
6 69 (47.92%) Active Directory
7 62 (43.06%) Fibre Channel
8 58 (40.28%) Linux
9 57 (39.58%) Cisco
10 51 (35.42%) Microsoft
11 50 (34.72%) DNS
12 49 (34.03%) NetApp
13 41 (28.47%) Firewall
14 39 (27.08%) Citrix
15 37 (25.69%) TCP/IP
15 37 (25.69%) MS Exchange
16 32 (22.22%) Hyper-V
17 31 (21.53%) DHCP
17 31 (21.53%) ITIL
17 31 (21.53%) EMC
18 29 (20.14%) Dell
19 28 (19.44%) VPN
19 28 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
20 27 (18.75%) Clustering
20 27 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 26 (18.06%) VLAN
21 26 (18.06%) PowerShell
21 26 (18.06%) Security Cleared
22 25 (17.36%) SC Cleared

iSCSI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 37 (25.69%) MS Exchange
2 25 (17.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (11.11%) Apache
4 10 (6.94%) IIS
4 10 (6.94%) SharePoint
5 9 (6.25%) SAS
6 7 (4.86%) Tomcat
6 7 (4.86%) WebSphere
6 7 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.78%) Lync
8 3 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (2.08%) OpenStack
8 3 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.39%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.69%) nginx
10 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (7.64%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.17%) MS Office
3 4 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.39%) RMDS
2 2 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.08%) SaaS
1 3 (2.08%) Office 365
1 3 (2.08%) Joyent
2 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (51.39%) SAN
2 62 (43.06%) Fibre Channel
3 50 (34.72%) DNS
4 41 (28.47%) Firewall
5 37 (25.69%) TCP/IP
6 31 (21.53%) DHCP
7 28 (19.44%) VPN
8 26 (18.06%) VLAN
9 25 (17.36%) NAS
10 20 (13.89%) WAN
11 19 (13.19%) LAN
12 18 (12.50%) LDAP
12 18 (12.50%) FCoE
13 15 (10.42%) Multicast
14 10 (6.94%) VoIP
14 10 (6.94%) SNMP
15 7 (4.86%) Internet
16 6 (4.17%) MPLS
16 6 (4.17%) Ethernet
17 5 (3.47%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.94%) MySQL
3 5 (3.47%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.08%) Redis
4 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.39%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.39%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (1.39%) HBase
5 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.69%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 6 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.08%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.08%) JIRA
2 3 (2.08%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.39%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.39%) MSI
3 2 (1.39%) InstallShield
3 2 (1.39%) AdminStudio
3 2 (1.39%) Subversion
General
1 17 (11.81%) Finance
2 9 (6.25%) Financial Institution
3 7 (4.86%) Games
4 4 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 17 (11.81%) Analyst
3 15 (10.42%) Architect
4 13 (9.03%) Administrator
5 12 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 12 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 11 (7.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (6.94%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (5.56%) Network Support
8 8 (5.56%) Network Engineer
8 8 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
8 8 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (4.86%) Storage Engineer
9 7 (4.86%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (4.86%) Cloud Engineer
10 6 (4.17%) Technical Architect
10 6 (4.17%) Consultant
10 6 (4.17%) Support Analyst
10 6 (4.17%) Linux Support
11 5 (3.47%) Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.64%) LAMP
2 6 (4.17%) HTML
2 6 (4.17%) XML
3 4 (2.78%) .NET
4 3 (2.08%) CSS
4 3 (2.08%) Web Services
4 3 (2.08%) JSON
4 3 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (1.39%) Application Packaging
5 2 (1.39%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.39%) XSLT
5 2 (1.39%) Rendezvous
5 2 (1.39%) Middleware
6 1 (0.69%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.75%) Clustering
2 22 (15.28%) Replication
3 12 (8.33%) EqualLogic
4 10 (6.94%) Client/Server
5 9 (6.25%) Hedge funds
6 8 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (4.86%) Online Games
8 5 (3.47%) Celerra
8 5 (3.47%) Open Source
8 5 (3.47%) CLARiiON
9 4 (2.78%) Computer Science
10 3 (2.08%) New Media
10 3 (2.08%) Blackberry
11 2 (1.39%) CESG
12 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.69%) Device Driver
12 1 (0.69%) NHS
12 1 (0.69%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
12 1 (0.69%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 89 (61.81%) Windows
2 58 (40.28%) Linux
3 28 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (12.50%) Ubuntu
4 18 (12.50%) CentOS
4 18 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (10.42%) Solaris
6 13 (9.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (8.33%) UNIX
8 11 (7.64%) Windows 7
9 9 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (3.47%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (2.78%) AIX
12 3 (2.08%) Windows XP
12 3 (2.08%) SmartOS
12 3 (2.08%) Debian
12 3 (2.08%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.39%) HPUX
14 1 (0.69%) SUSE
14 1 (0.69%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (21.53%) ITIL
2 15 (10.42%) Service Management
3 10 (6.94%) ITSM
3 10 (6.94%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (6.94%) DevOps
4 8 (5.56%) Capacity Management
5 7 (4.86%) Migration
5 7 (4.86%) Service Delivery
5 7 (4.86%) Network Design
6 6 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (3.47%) Low Latency
7 5 (3.47%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (3.47%) Change Control
7 5 (3.47%) Incident Management
7 5 (3.47%) Network Load Balancing
7 5 (3.47%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (2.78%) Load Balancing
8 4 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (2.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (18.06%) PowerShell
2 24 (16.67%) SQL
3 20 (13.89%) Perl
4 13 (9.03%) VB
5 12 (8.33%) Java
6 10 (6.94%) VBA
7 9 (6.25%) Shell Script
8 7 (4.86%) Python
9 6 (4.17%) PHP
10 5 (3.47%) C
10 5 (3.47%) Korn
10 5 (3.47%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.78%) JavaScript
12 3 (2.08%) C++
12 3 (2.08%) Ruby
13 2 (1.39%) C-shell
13 2 (1.39%) VBScript
13 2 (1.39%) REXX
13 2 (1.39%) Tcl
14 1 (0.69%) AWK
Qualifications
1 27 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 26 (18.06%) Security Cleared
3 25 (17.36%) SC Cleared
4 24 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (15.28%) CCNA
6 18 (12.50%) MCSE
6 18 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (6.94%) CCA
7 10 (6.94%) Citrix Certification
8 8 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (4.86%) DV Cleared
9 7 (4.86%) MCITP
10 6 (4.17%) VCP5
10 6 (4.17%) RHCE
10 6 (4.17%) CCNP
11 5 (3.47%) RHCT
11 5 (3.47%) Degree
11 5 (3.47%) VCP4
12 4 (2.78%) NCDA
12 4 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.86%) SLA
System Software
1 76 (52.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (48.61%) NFS
3 69 (47.92%) Active Directory
4 32 (22.22%) Hyper-V
5 24 (16.67%) VMware ESX
5 24 (16.67%) vSphere
6 18 (12.50%) XenApp
7 13 (9.03%) vCloud
8 10 (6.94%) Xen
9 9 (6.25%) Postfix
9 9 (6.25%) XenServer
9 9 (6.25%) VMware Server
10 8 (5.56%) Sendmail
10 8 (5.56%) Squid
11 6 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (3.47%) KVM
13 3 (2.08%) Docker
13 3 (2.08%) SRDF
13 3 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (10.42%) SCCM
2 14 (9.72%) Backup Exec
3 12 (8.33%) MIMEsweeper
3 12 (8.33%) MAILsweeper
4 11 (7.64%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 10 (6.94%) EMC NetWorker
6 9 (6.25%) NetBackup
7 7 (4.86%) Puppet
8 5 (3.47%) Nagios
8 5 (3.47%) Tivoli
8 5 (3.47%) WSUS
9 4 (2.78%) SCOM
9 4 (2.78%) Cobbler
10 3 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (2.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (2.08%) HP SIM
10 3 (2.08%) SCOrch
10 3 (2.08%) Opsview
10 3 (2.08%) ZABBIX
10 3 (2.08%) OpenView
Vendors
1 105 (72.92%) VMware
2 70 (48.61%) HP
3 57 (39.58%) Cisco
4 51 (35.42%) Microsoft
5 49 (34.03%) NetApp
6 39 (27.08%) Citrix
7 31 (21.53%) EMC
8 29 (20.14%) Dell
9 22 (15.28%) IBM
10 21 (14.58%) Oracle
11 20 (13.89%) Juniper
12 18 (12.50%) Red Hat
13 13 (9.03%) Symantec
13 13 (9.03%) Websense
13 13 (9.03%) F5
14 12 (8.33%) Brocade
15 10 (6.94%) WatchGuard
16 8 (5.56%) Veeam
17 6 (4.17%) Veritas
18 5 (3.47%) McAfee
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