Period
to 25 May 2018

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 25 May 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
England > East of England
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 185 182
Rank change year-on-year +12 -3 +11
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 14 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.32% 0.093% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.94% 0.54% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 4
East of England median daily rate £320 £388 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.42% +12.73% +37.50%
10th Percentile £300 £369 £304
90th Percentile £490 £406 £416
England median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +16.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £21.50 £46.35 £38.50
% change year-on-year -53.61% +20.38% +10.00%

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 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 722 735 718
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.27% 17.09% 14.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 417 389
East of England median daily rate £375 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £152 £163 £200
90th Percentile £550 £575 £575
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 64 56
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% -35.10% +54.08%
10th Percentile £12.10 £10.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.60 £57.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.90 £25.00
% change year-on-year +0.50% -20.40% +16.28%

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 25 May 2018.

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 25 May 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
Bedfordshire - 8 £300 -
Essex +14 3 £320 -
Hertfordshire -2 2 £500 +29.03%
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1
iSCSI
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing iSCSI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for iSCSI.

1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (92.86%) VMware
3 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 12 (85.71%) SAN
3 12 (85.71%) NetApp
3 12 (85.71%) Windows
3 12 (85.71%) Fibre Channel
4 11 (78.57%) Skype for Business
4 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
4 11 (78.57%) MS Exchange
4 11 (78.57%) DHCP
4 11 (78.57%) DNS
4 11 (78.57%) HP
4 11 (78.57%) Citrix
4 11 (78.57%) SCCM
5 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (64.29%) NAS
7 8 (57.14%) PowerShell
7 8 (57.14%) SolarWinds
7 8 (57.14%) EqualLogic
7 8 (57.14%) 3PAR
7 8 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (57.14%) Hyper-V
7 8 (57.14%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Clustering
7 8 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (57.14%) SCOM
7 8 (57.14%) HP Data Protector
7 8 (57.14%) Replication
7 8 (57.14%) Clustering

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 8 (57.14%) SharePoint
3 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) Fibre Channel
1 12 (85.71%) SAN
2 11 (78.57%) DHCP
2 11 (78.57%) DNS
3 9 (64.29%) NAS
4 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
5 3 (21.43%) BGP
5 3 (21.43%) Firewall
5 3 (21.43%) HSRP
5 3 (21.43%) IPsec
5 3 (21.43%) Junos
5 3 (21.43%) NX-OS
5 3 (21.43%) OSPF
5 3 (21.43%) Skype
5 3 (21.43%) SNMP
5 3 (21.43%) SSL
5 3 (21.43%) VPN
5 3 (21.43%) VRRP
5 3 (21.43%) Wireshark
6 1 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (14.29%) Billing
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Analyst
2 8 (57.14%) Storage Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Active Directory Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Server Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Wintel Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Wintel Server Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Network Security Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Security Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) 802.1X
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (57.14%) Clustering
1 8 (57.14%) Replication
2 2 (14.29%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
1 8 (57.14%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (42.86%) Problem Management
3 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (14.29%) High Availability
3 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 2 (14.29%) SIEM
4 1 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (7.14%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) PowerShell
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
1 8 (57.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) MCSA
1 6 (42.86%) MCSE
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (42.86%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (35.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 8 (57.14%) Terminal Services
3 8 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (28.57%) NFS
5 3 (21.43%) DFS Replication
5 3 (21.43%) vSphere
5 3 (21.43%) XenApp
5 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
6 2 (14.29%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 11 (78.57%) SCCM
2 8 (57.14%) Backup Exec
2 8 (57.14%) HP Data Protector
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Clustering
2 8 (57.14%) NetBackup
2 8 (57.14%) SCOM
3 7 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (21.43%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (21.43%) vCenter Server
5 2 (14.29%) Ansible
5 2 (14.29%) Puppet
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (7.14%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) VMware
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 12 (85.71%) NetApp
3 11 (78.57%) Citrix
3 11 (78.57%) HP
4 8 (57.14%) 3PAR
4 8 (57.14%) CommVault
4 8 (57.14%) Dell
4 8 (57.14%) EqualLogic
4 8 (57.14%) IBM
4 8 (57.14%) SolarWinds
4 8 (57.14%) Veritas
5 7 (50.00%) Symantec
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco
6 3 (21.43%) Clearswift
6 3 (21.43%) Huawei
6 3 (21.43%) Juniper
6 3 (21.43%) McAfee
7 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
8 1 (7.14%) Ivanti