Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 November 2017 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
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 189 186 194
Rank change year-on-year -3 +8 +12
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 14 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.27% 0.25% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.47% 1.40% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 16
East of England median daily rate £335 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.67% +36.36% -46.08%
10th Percentile £300 £258 £225
90th Percentile £383 £403 £412
England median daily rate £363 £375 £390
% change year-on-year -3.33% -3.85% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
East of England median hourly rate - £13.50 -
England median hourly rate - £13.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -66.25% +68.42%

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 the East of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 952 857 940
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.39% 17.72% 15.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 475 459
East of England median daily rate £364 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.04% -4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £155 £200 £212
90th Percentile £562 £531 £525
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 68 123
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.56% +20.00% +22.45%
10th Percentile £12.60 £12.78 £10.85
90th Percentile £47.40 £43.83 £52.25
England median hourly rate £18.56 £23.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -21.84% +15.85% +2.50%

iSCSI
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing iSCSI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for iSCSI in the East of England

iSCSI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iSCSI in the East of England

iSCSI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing iSCSI in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for iSCSI in the East of England

iSCSI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for iSCSI in the East of England

iSCSI
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSCSI within the East of England region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Bedfordshire -6 6 £300 -
Essex -11 5 £350 -6.67%
Hertfordshire - 3 £450 -
iSCSI
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 across the East of England region with a requirement for iSCSI.

1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
3 12 (85.71%) HP
3 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
4 11 (78.57%) DNS
4 11 (78.57%) DHCP
4 11 (78.57%) SAN
4 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
4 11 (78.57%) Windows
4 11 (78.57%) MS Exchange
4 11 (78.57%) NetApp
4 11 (78.57%) Skype for Business
4 11 (78.57%) Fibre Channel
5 10 (71.43%) SCCM
5 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (57.14%) Citrix
7 7 (50.00%) Dell
7 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
8 6 (42.86%) Hyper-V
8 6 (42.86%) NAS
8 6 (42.86%) EqualLogic
8 6 (42.86%) Replication
8 6 (42.86%) HP Data Protector
8 6 (42.86%) 3PAR
8 6 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (42.86%) CommVault
8 6 (42.86%) SNMP
8 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
8 6 (42.86%) IBM

iSCSI
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 11 (78.57%) MS Exchange
1 11 (78.57%) Skype for Business
2 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
3 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (21.43%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) DHCP
1 11 (78.57%) DNS
1 11 (78.57%) Fibre Channel
1 11 (78.57%) SAN
2 6 (42.86%) NAS
2 6 (42.86%) SNMP
2 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 5 (35.71%) BGP
3 5 (35.71%) Firewall
3 5 (35.71%) HSRP
3 5 (35.71%) IPsec
3 5 (35.71%) Junos
3 5 (35.71%) NX-OS
3 5 (35.71%) OSPF
3 5 (35.71%) Skype
3 5 (35.71%) SSL
3 5 (35.71%) VPN
3 5 (35.71%) VRRP
3 5 (35.71%) Wireshark
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Storage Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Wintel Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Data Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Network Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Administrator
6 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (7.14%) Server Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (7.14%) Wintel Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) 802.1X
2 1 (7.14%) JSON
2 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Clustering
1 6 (42.86%) Replication
2 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) Derivative
4 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (7.14%) CentOS
5 1 (7.14%) Debian
5 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
5 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (14.29%) High Availability
3 2 (14.29%) Network Design
3 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 2 (14.29%) SIEM
4 1 (7.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Server Building
4 1 (7.14%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) VBScript
3 1 (7.14%) AWK
3 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) sed
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) MCSA
1 5 (35.71%) MCSE
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (35.71%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
2 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (42.86%) Hyper-V
3 6 (42.86%) Terminal Services
3 6 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (35.71%) DFS Replication
4 5 (35.71%) NFS
4 5 (35.71%) vSphere
5 2 (14.29%) VMware NSX
5 2 (14.29%) XenApp
5 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (71.43%) SCCM
2 6 (42.86%) Backup Exec
2 6 (42.86%) HP Data Protector
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (42.86%) NetBackup
3 5 (35.71%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (35.71%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (35.71%) SCOM
3 5 (35.71%) vCenter Server
4 2 (14.29%) Ansible
4 2 (14.29%) Puppet
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (7.14%) PowerCLI
5 1 (7.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (85.71%) HP
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 11 (78.57%) NetApp
4 8 (57.14%) Citrix
5 7 (50.00%) Dell
6 6 (42.86%) 3PAR
6 6 (42.86%) CommVault
6 6 (42.86%) EqualLogic
6 6 (42.86%) IBM
6 6 (42.86%) Symantec
6 6 (42.86%) Veritas
7 5 (35.71%) Cisco
7 5 (35.71%) Clearswift
7 5 (35.71%) Huawei
7 5 (35.71%) Juniper
7 5 (35.71%) McAfee
7 5 (35.71%) SolarWinds
8 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
9 1 (7.14%) EMC