Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for iSCSI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iSCSI over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

iSCSI
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 163 163
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +18
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 7 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.17% 0.025% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.91% 0.11% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 8
Berkshire median daily rate £380 £475 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +21.48% +25.12%
10th Percentile £286 £463 £373
90th Percentile £420 £488 £418
South East median daily rate £365 £381 £395
% change year-on-year -4.26% -3.48% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £40.00

iSCSI is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 772 903 1,060
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.13% 22.77% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 437 534
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.60% +0.07%
10th Percentile £239 £225 £238
90th Percentile £600 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £398 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +2.58% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 54 49
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £20.56 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.35% -47.28% +122.86%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.33 £15.65
90th Percentile £40.25 £55.00 £63.00
South East median hourly rate £17.44 £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -22.50% -30.77% +62.50%

iSCSI
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing iSCSI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for iSCSI in Berkshire

iSCSI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing iSCSI in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for iSCSI in Berkshire

iSCSI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing iSCSI in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for iSCSI in Berkshire

iSCSI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSCSI in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for iSCSI in Berkshire

iSCSI
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSCSI within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +9 4 £390 -17.89% 3
Wokingham - 1 £275 -
iSCSI
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for iSCSI.

1 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Network Security
3 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (57.14%) Network+ Certification
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) IIS
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (57.14%) A+ Certification
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 4 (57.14%) DHCP
3 4 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (57.14%) CompTIA Security+
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 3 (42.86%) Workflow
4 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis

iSCSI
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (57.14%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) iPlanet
2 1 (14.29%) JBoss
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 4 (57.14%) DHCP
3 4 (57.14%) Network Security
3 4 (57.14%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) SAN
6 1 (14.29%) FCoE
6 1 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Administrator
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) AIX
5 1 (14.29%) HPUX
5 1 (14.29%) Solaris
5 1 (14.29%) SUSE
5 1 (14.29%) Unix
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Workflow
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
3 2 (28.57%) Task Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Content Management
4 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) Information Management
4 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) C-shell
2 1 (14.29%) Korn
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) A+ Certification
1 4 (57.14%) CompTIA Security+
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (57.14%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) CCA
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (14.29%) NFS
3 1 (14.29%) Samba
3 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
2 1 (14.29%) EdgeSight
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Intel
4 1 (14.29%) Sun