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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
iSCSI
UK
Rank 542 544 523
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -21
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 58 74 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.84% 1.00% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 57 48
Median daily rate £400 £400 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £313 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £650 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.81% -43.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-10.81% -43.07%

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
6869 7404 7386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.32% 14.56% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4162 4306 4176
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 354 373 410
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.66 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.22% +21.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.92 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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 18 January 2017.

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
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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +12 53 £400 -5.88% 11
London -3 31 £425 -10.52% 5
South East +20 7 £400 -7.24% 2
Surrey +25 6 £438 +25.00% 2
East of England +3 4 - - 1
North East -15 4 £285 -
City of London -15 4 £450 +14.28% 1
Essex - 3 - -
Newport - 3 £188 -
North West - 3 £370 - 2
South Wales - 3 £188 -
Wales - 3 £188 -
West Yorkshire +17 2 £375 -
Yorkshire +11 2 £375 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -20 2 £320 -
Tyne and Wear -22 2 £320 -
Harlow - 2 - -
Lancashire - 2 £370 -
Scotland +19 1 - - 2
South West +11 1 £310 -
Leicestershire +8 1 £175 -2.77% 1
Leeds +5 1 £375 -
Bristol +3 1 £310 -
East Midlands +2 1 £175 -36.93% 1
Docklands, London - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £275 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
West Drayton - 1 £375 -
Uckfield - 1 £275 -
Preston - 1 £405 -

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 107 (67.30%) VMware
2 104 (65.41%) SAN
3 90 (56.60%) Windows
4 77 (48.43%) Active Directory
4 77 (48.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 72 (45.28%) Linux
6 67 (42.14%) Windows Server
7 62 (38.99%) Microsoft
8 59 (37.11%) NAS
9 56 (35.22%) HP
10 46 (28.93%) DNS
11 45 (28.30%) NFS
12 43 (27.04%) Hyper-V
13 42 (26.42%) TCP/IP
14 41 (25.79%) Solaris
14 41 (25.79%) ITIL
15 40 (25.16%) SQL Server
15 40 (25.16%) Cisco
16 39 (24.53%) Oracle
16 39 (24.53%) Windows Server 2012
17 38 (23.90%) SQL
17 38 (23.90%) Apache
18 37 (23.27%) Unix
18 37 (23.27%) Windows Server 2008
19 36 (22.64%) PowerShell
20 35 (22.01%) Firewall
21 33 (20.75%) DHCP
22 31 (19.50%) HTTP
22 31 (19.50%) NetApp
23 30 (18.87%) VLAN

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 38 (23.90%) Apache
2 21 (13.21%) MS Exchange
2 21 (13.21%) OpenStack
3 17 (10.69%) IIS
4 13 (8.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (8.18%) Tomcat
5 12 (7.55%) SAS
6 11 (6.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 11 (6.92%) WebSphere
7 10 (6.29%) Oracle Coherence
8 8 (5.03%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (4.40%) Skype for Business
10 6 (3.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.89%) SharePoint
12 2 (1.26%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.63%) Confluence
13 1 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 19 (11.95%) MS Excel
2 14 (8.81%) MS Office
3 3 (1.89%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (8.81%) Office 365
3 9 (5.66%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.26%) GitHub
5 2 (1.26%) IaaS
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.63%) G Suite
6 1 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.63%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.63%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.63%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 104 (65.41%) SAN
2 59 (37.11%) NAS
3 46 (28.93%) DNS
4 42 (26.42%) TCP/IP
5 35 (22.01%) Firewall
6 33 (20.75%) DHCP
7 31 (19.50%) HTTP
8 30 (18.87%) VLAN
9 29 (18.24%) Fibre Channel
10 25 (15.72%) WAN
11 22 (13.84%) FCoE
12 19 (11.95%) LAN
13 14 (8.81%) LDAP
14 13 (8.18%) HTTPS
15 12 (7.55%) Cisco ASA
15 12 (7.55%) Multicast
16 10 (6.29%) SSH
16 10 (6.29%) Wireless
17 9 (5.66%) MPLS
17 9 (5.66%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (25.16%) SQL Server
2 23 (14.47%) MySQL
3 10 (6.29%) Hadoop
3 10 (6.29%) HBase
4 5 (3.14%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (3.14%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.26%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.63%) Big Data
7 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (7.55%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.92%) Jenkins
3 10 (6.29%) ClearCase
3 10 (6.29%) StarTeam
4 4 (2.52%) MSI
5 3 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.26%) JIRA
7 1 (0.63%) Ant
7 1 (0.63%) Maven
General
1 18 (11.32%) Finance
2 12 (7.55%) Banking
3 6 (3.77%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.89%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.26%) Games
6 1 (0.63%) Advertising
6 1 (0.63%) German Language
6 1 (0.63%) Retail
6 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (16.35%) Architect
2 24 (15.09%) Administrator
3 21 (13.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (11.32%) Infrastructure Architect
5 15 (9.43%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (5.03%) Cloud Engineer
6 8 (5.03%) Consultant
6 8 (5.03%) Network Engineer
6 8 (5.03%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (4.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 7 (4.40%) Automation Engineer
7 7 (4.40%) Senior Network Engineer
7 7 (4.40%) Solaris Administrator
7 7 (4.40%) Technical Architect
7 7 (4.40%) VMware Engineer
8 6 (3.77%) Analyst
8 6 (3.77%) Support Engineer
8 6 (3.77%) Unix Administrator
8 6 (3.77%) VMWare Administrator
8 6 (3.77%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (15.72%) Middleware
2 18 (11.32%) LAMP
3 10 (6.29%) HTML
3 10 (6.29%) Rendezvous
3 10 (6.29%) XML
3 10 (6.29%) XSLT
4 9 (5.66%) libvirt
4 9 (5.66%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (3.14%) COM
6 4 (2.52%) Web Services
7 3 (1.89%) 802.1X
8 2 (1.26%) ELK Stack
9 1 (0.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.58%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.29%) Computer Science
4 9 (5.66%) Client/Server
4 9 (5.66%) Private Cloud
4 9 (5.66%) Replication
5 7 (4.40%) Clustering
6 6 (3.77%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (2.52%) Online Banking
8 3 (1.89%) HP StoreVirtual
8 3 (1.89%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.26%) BBC
9 2 (1.26%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.26%) EMC VNX
9 2 (1.26%) Life Science
9 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Licensing
9 2 (1.26%) PKI
9 2 (1.26%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.26%) User Experience
9 2 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 90 (56.60%) Windows
2 72 (45.28%) Linux
3 67 (42.14%) Windows Server
4 41 (25.79%) Solaris
5 39 (24.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (23.27%) Unix
6 37 (23.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (18.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (8.81%) Ubuntu
9 12 (7.55%) HPUX
10 11 (6.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (6.29%) CentOS
11 10 (6.29%) Debian
12 7 (4.40%) Windows 7
13 6 (3.77%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.26%) AIX
14 2 (1.26%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (1.26%) FreeBSD
14 2 (1.26%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (25.79%) ITIL
2 27 (16.98%) Configuration Management
3 21 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (12.58%) Load Balancing
5 19 (11.95%) Migration
5 19 (11.95%) Performance Tuning
6 17 (10.69%) Virtual Environments
7 16 (10.06%) DevOps
8 15 (9.43%) Open Source
9 13 (8.18%) ITSM
9 13 (8.18%) Software Distribution
10 12 (7.55%) Benchmarking
11 11 (6.92%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (5.66%) Capacity Management
12 9 (5.66%) Kernel Tuning
12 9 (5.66%) OO
12 9 (5.66%) Security Hardening
12 9 (5.66%) Unit Testing
12 9 (5.66%) Virtual Infrastructure
13 7 (4.40%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (23.90%) SQL
2 36 (22.64%) PowerShell
3 28 (17.61%) Bash Shell
4 26 (16.35%) Python
5 25 (15.72%) JavaScript
6 21 (13.21%) Perl
7 17 (10.69%) Korn
8 13 (8.18%) Java
9 10 (6.29%) C-shell
10 8 (5.03%) C
10 8 (5.03%) Jython
11 7 (4.40%) PHP
11 7 (4.40%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.52%) C++
13 1 (0.63%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 27 (16.98%) Security Cleared
2 26 (16.35%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (14.47%) SC Cleared
4 21 (13.21%) CCNP
5 13 (8.18%) Degree
6 12 (7.55%) CCNA
7 9 (5.66%) DV Cleared
7 9 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (5.66%) RHCA
7 9 (5.66%) RHCE
7 9 (5.66%) RHCSA
8 7 (4.40%) MCSA
8 7 (4.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (3.14%) MCSE
10 4 (2.52%) SAP Certification
11 3 (1.89%) VCP5
11 3 (1.89%) VCP6
12 2 (1.26%) CISSP
12 2 (1.26%) CLAS
12 2 (1.26%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.03%) SLA
2 6 (3.77%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (2.52%) ISO 9001
4 4 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.52%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.63%) GCP
System Software
1 77 (48.43%) Active Directory
1 77 (48.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (28.30%) NFS
3 43 (27.04%) Hyper-V
4 29 (18.24%) KVM
5 19 (11.95%) vSphere
6 16 (10.06%) iptables
7 15 (9.43%) Virtual Machines
8 14 (8.81%) SRDF
8 14 (8.81%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (8.18%) Xen
9 13 (8.18%) XenApp
10 12 (7.55%) VMware ESX
11 10 (6.29%) Oracle RAC
11 10 (6.29%) Samba
11 10 (6.29%) XenServer
12 7 (4.40%) Dovecot
12 7 (4.40%) Sendmail
12 7 (4.40%) Squid
13 6 (3.77%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 30 (18.87%) Puppet
2 19 (11.95%) SCCM
3 16 (10.06%) HAProxy
4 15 (9.43%) Nagios
5 13 (8.18%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 12 (7.55%) SCOM
7 11 (6.92%) SCOrch
8 9 (5.66%) Backup Exec
9 8 (5.03%) Ansible
9 8 (5.03%) BladeLogic
9 8 (5.03%) vRealize
10 7 (4.40%) Cacti
10 7 (4.40%) NetBackup
11 6 (3.77%) EMC Navisphere
11 6 (3.77%) SCVMM
11 6 (3.77%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 6 (3.77%) WSUS
12 5 (3.14%) OpenNebula
12 5 (3.14%) PowerCLI
12 5 (3.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 107 (67.30%) VMware
2 62 (38.99%) Microsoft
3 56 (35.22%) HP
4 40 (25.16%) Cisco
5 39 (24.53%) Oracle
6 31 (19.50%) NetApp
7 28 (17.61%) Red Hat
8 27 (16.98%) Citrix
9 26 (16.35%) Dell
10 23 (14.47%) EMC
11 19 (11.95%) Symantec
12 16 (10.06%) IBM
13 13 (8.18%) Intel
14 12 (7.55%) CA
15 11 (6.92%) Veeam
16 10 (6.29%) Brocade
16 10 (6.29%) DataSynapse
16 10 (6.29%) Sybase
16 10 (6.29%) TIBCO
17 9 (5.66%) Veritas
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