The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 28 March 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
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 535 557 511
Rank change year-on-year +22 -46  
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 48 57 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.80% 0.78% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 37 57
Median daily rate £400 £475 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.78% +17.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £286 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £583 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £406 £320
% change year-on-year -22.46% +26.95%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 15
Median hourly rate £46.35 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.37% +10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £26.50 £22.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.51 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +12.98% +10.00%  

iSCSI is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6035 7275 7369
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 14.51% 14.73% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3739 4421 4072
Median daily rate £405 £385 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.19% +4.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £235 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 323 307 412
Median hourly rate £22.50 £27.66 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.65% +6.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.95 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

iSCSI
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing iSCSI as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for iSCSI in England

iSCSI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iSCSI in England

iSCSI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing iSCSI in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for iSCSI in England

iSCSI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for iSCSI in England

iSCSI
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
London +21 25 £400 -20.00% 6
South East +6 10 £400 -20.00% 1
North West +26 4 £250 -41.17% 1
East of England +1 3 £388 +29.16% 2
South West -1 3 - -
East Midlands -8 2 £175 -4.10% 1
Yorkshire +17 1 £525 -
iSCSI
UK

iSCSI
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 England region with a requirement for iSCSI.

1 75 (73.53%) SAN
2 56 (54.90%) Windows
2 56 (54.90%) VMware
3 48 (47.06%) Active Directory
4 45 (44.12%) NAS
5 42 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 42 (41.18%) NFS
6 41 (40.20%) Linux
7 38 (37.25%) Cisco
8 35 (34.31%) Hyper-V
8 35 (34.31%) Windows Server
9 33 (32.35%) Microsoft
10 31 (30.39%) NetApp
11 30 (29.41%) Solaris
12 29 (28.43%) Oracle
13 28 (27.45%) Data Centre
14 27 (26.47%) Fibre Channel
14 27 (26.47%) SQL
15 26 (25.49%) Unix
16 25 (24.51%) DNS
16 25 (24.51%) HP
17 23 (22.55%) PowerShell
18 22 (21.57%) SQL Server
19 20 (19.61%) EMC
19 20 (19.61%) Windows Server 2008
20 19 (18.63%) LAN
20 19 (18.63%) DHCP
20 19 (18.63%) Firewall
20 19 (18.63%) Finance
20 19 (18.63%) Migration

iSCSI
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 17 (16.67%) Apache
2 15 (14.71%) IIS
3 11 (10.78%) Tomcat
4 10 (9.80%) MS Exchange
4 10 (9.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 10 (9.80%) WebSphere
5 9 (8.82%) DataSynapse
5 9 (8.82%) Oracle Coherence
6 8 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (5.88%) Skype for Business
8 5 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (3.92%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.96%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (1.96%) SAS
10 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 17 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 16 (15.69%) MS Office
3 6 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.78%) Office 365
2 8 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.96%) IaaS
6 1 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.98%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.98%) G Suite
6 1 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 75 (73.53%) SAN
2 45 (44.12%) NAS
3 27 (26.47%) Fibre Channel
4 25 (24.51%) DNS
5 19 (18.63%) DHCP
5 19 (18.63%) Firewall
5 19 (18.63%) LAN
6 18 (17.65%) FCoE
6 18 (17.65%) WAN
7 17 (16.67%) HTTP
8 16 (15.69%) SSH
8 16 (15.69%) TCP/IP
9 12 (11.76%) OSPF
9 12 (11.76%) VLAN
10 11 (10.78%) FTP
11 10 (9.80%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (9.80%) Multicast
11 10 (9.80%) SNMP
11 10 (9.80%) VPN
12 9 (8.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (21.57%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.82%) Hadoop
2 9 (8.82%) HBase
3 7 (6.86%) MySQL
4 4 (3.92%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (0.98%) Big Data
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (2.94%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (2.94%) Subversion
4 2 (1.96%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (18.63%) Finance
2 10 (9.80%) Banking
3 4 (3.92%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.94%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.98%) Advertising
5 1 (0.98%) Games
5 1 (0.98%) Retail
5 1 (0.98%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (20.59%) Administrator
2 16 (15.69%) Architect
3 15 (14.71%) Infrastructure Architect
4 13 (12.75%) Analyst
4 13 (12.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (10.78%) Unix Administrator
6 10 (9.80%) Storage Administrator
7 9 (8.82%) SAN Administrator
7 9 (8.82%) SAN Storage Administrator
8 8 (7.84%) Support Analyst
9 7 (6.86%) Solaris Administrator
10 6 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 6 (5.88%) Network Engineer
10 6 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
11 5 (4.90%) IT Analyst
11 5 (4.90%) IT Support
11 5 (4.90%) Technical Support
11 5 (4.90%) Voice Support Analyst
11 5 (4.90%) Windows Engineer
11 5 (4.90%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.73%) Middleware
2 9 (8.82%) HTML
2 9 (8.82%) Rendezvous
2 9 (8.82%) XML
2 9 (8.82%) XSLT
3 5 (4.90%) 802.1X
3 5 (4.90%) COM
3 5 (4.90%) LAMP
4 3 (2.94%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (2.94%) libvirt
4 3 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (27.45%) Data Centre
2 16 (15.69%) Enterprise Storage
3 15 (14.71%) Replication
4 11 (10.78%) Clustering
5 6 (5.88%) Private Cloud
6 4 (3.92%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.92%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.92%) EMC VNX
6 4 (3.92%) Online Banking
7 3 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.94%) Derivative
7 3 (2.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (2.94%) PKI
7 3 (2.94%) Verilog
7 3 (2.94%) VHDL
8 2 (1.96%) Life Science
8 2 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.96%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.98%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 56 (54.90%) Windows
2 41 (40.20%) Linux
3 35 (34.31%) Windows Server
4 30 (29.41%) Solaris
5 26 (25.49%) Unix
6 20 (19.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (15.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (10.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (6.86%) HPUX
11 5 (4.90%) CentOS
11 5 (4.90%) Data ONTAP
12 4 (3.92%) FreeBSD
12 4 (3.92%) Windows 7
13 3 (2.94%) AIX
14 2 (1.96%) Windows 10
14 2 (1.96%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.96%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.98%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.98%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.63%) Migration
2 17 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (13.73%) Load Balancing
3 14 (13.73%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (12.75%) ITIL
4 13 (12.75%) Network Management
5 12 (11.76%) High Availability
6 11 (10.78%) Benchmarking
6 11 (10.78%) DevOps
7 10 (9.80%) Configuration Management
8 9 (8.82%) Capacity Management
9 7 (6.86%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (5.88%) Virtual Environments
11 5 (4.90%) Change Control
11 5 (4.90%) Investment Management
11 5 (4.90%) Network Design
11 5 (4.90%) Software Delivery
12 4 (3.92%) Technical Architecture
13 3 (2.94%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (26.47%) SQL
2 23 (22.55%) PowerShell
3 12 (11.76%) Java
3 12 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 10 (9.80%) Bash Shell
4 10 (9.80%) Perl
5 7 (6.86%) Python
6 6 (5.88%) Korn
7 4 (3.92%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.94%) Tcl
9 2 (1.96%) C-shell
10 1 (0.98%) C
10 1 (0.98%) VB
10 1 (0.98%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (17.65%) CCNP
1 18 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 12 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 9 (8.82%) CCNA
5 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.92%) CCDP
6 4 (3.92%) CCIE
6 4 (3.92%) Degree
6 4 (3.92%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.92%) MCSA
7 3 (2.94%) MCSE
7 3 (2.94%) RHCA
7 3 (2.94%) RHCE
7 3 (2.94%) RHCSA
7 3 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.96%) CISSP
8 2 (1.96%) CLAS
8 2 (1.96%) VCP5
8 2 (1.96%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.86%) SLA
2 2 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.98%) GCP
3 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 48 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 42 (41.18%) NFS
2 42 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (34.31%) Hyper-V
4 14 (13.73%) KVM
4 14 (13.73%) vSphere
5 12 (11.76%) SRDF
5 12 (11.76%) Virtual Servers
6 11 (10.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 11 (10.78%) Veritas File System
7 10 (9.80%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (9.80%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (9.80%) Xen
8 9 (8.82%) Oracle RAC
8 9 (8.82%) XenApp
9 5 (4.90%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (3.92%) Firmware
10 4 (3.92%) iptables
10 4 (3.92%) VMware ESX
11 3 (2.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (17.65%) Nagios
2 16 (15.69%) SCCM
3 12 (11.76%) Puppet
4 11 (10.78%) EMC Navisphere
4 11 (10.78%) SCOM
4 11 (10.78%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 10 (9.80%) NetBackup
6 6 (5.88%) SCVMM
7 5 (4.90%) Ansible
7 5 (4.90%) Nessus
7 5 (4.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 5 (4.90%) WhatsUp Gold
8 4 (3.92%) HAProxy
8 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (3.92%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (3.92%) PowerCLI
8 4 (3.92%) RANCID
8 4 (3.92%) SCOrch
8 4 (3.92%) SCSM
Vendors
1 56 (54.90%) VMware
2 38 (37.25%) Cisco
3 33 (32.35%) Microsoft
4 31 (30.39%) NetApp
5 29 (28.43%) Oracle
6 25 (24.51%) HP
7 20 (19.61%) EMC
8 17 (16.67%) Brocade
9 16 (15.69%) IBM
9 16 (15.69%) Red Hat
10 15 (14.71%) Citrix
11 14 (13.73%) Dell
11 14 (13.73%) Symantec
12 12 (11.76%) Veritas
13 11 (10.78%) Intel
13 11 (10.78%) Sun
14 9 (8.82%) Sybase
14 9 (8.82%) TIBCO
15 8 (7.84%) Arista
15 8 (7.84%) Veeam
Leicester
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £150 - £200 per day + Overtime & Training & On-Call Allowance
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £150 - £200 per day + Overtime & Training & On-Call Allowance
Posted: 27 days ago