Period
to 20 November 2019

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 6 months to 20 November 2019 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 684 698 767
Rank change year-on-year +14 +69 -78
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 89 162 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.17% 0.099%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.87% 1.30% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 111 73
England median daily rate £400 £365 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% +0.69% -3.33%
10th Percentile £191 £313 £259
90th Percentile £560 £450 £475
UK median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +9.59% +4.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 0
England median hourly rate £36.50 £31.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.80% - -
UK median hourly rate £36.50 £31.25 -
% change year-on-year +16.80% - -

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 England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 10,230 12,495 12,876
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.43% 13.14% 13.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,205 7,568 7,922
England median daily rate £425 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.12% +0.13%
10th Percentile £192 £200 £189
90th Percentile £603 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 537 573 674
England median hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +6.95% -17.50%
10th Percentile £13.08 £12.26 £11.33
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.76 £46.24
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% +5.26% -19.15%

iSCSI
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 20 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for iSCSI in England

iSCSI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for iSCSI in England

iSCSI
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing iSCSI in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 20 November 2019. 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
South East -13 25 £368 +0.68% 10
London +81 23 £440 +6.67% 4
North of England +27 16 £375 +7.14% 11
South West -6 13 £475 +26.67% 2
North West +18 11 £688 +103.70% 8
East of England - 6 £400 - 3
West Midlands +37 5 £275 -31.25% 7
Midlands +24 5 £275 -21.43% 7
North East +17 4 £375 -18.03% 1
Yorkshire +32 1 - - 2
iSCSI
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2019, 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 England region with a requirement for iSCSI.

1 51 (57.30%) Windows
1 51 (57.30%) VMware
2 37 (41.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (40.45%) Cisco
4 34 (38.20%) Firewall
5 31 (34.83%) Virtual Machines
6 30 (33.71%) NFS
6 30 (33.71%) SAN
7 26 (29.21%) DNS
7 26 (29.21%) Microsoft
8 25 (28.09%) Windows Server
9 24 (26.97%) Clustering
10 23 (25.84%) Active Directory
10 23 (25.84%) ITIL
11 22 (24.72%) Hyper-V
11 22 (24.72%) vSphere
12 21 (23.60%) VPN
12 21 (23.60%) Migration
13 20 (22.47%) Linux
14 19 (21.35%) LAN
14 19 (21.35%) Windows Server 2008
14 19 (21.35%) Fibre Channel
15 18 (20.22%) High Availability
15 18 (20.22%) Data Centre
15 18 (20.22%) Azure
16 17 (19.10%) DHCP
16 17 (19.10%) Disaster Recovery
16 17 (19.10%) vRealize
16 17 (19.10%) VMware ESXi
16 17 (19.10%) vCenter Server

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 8 (8.99%) Skype for Business
2 7 (7.87%) IIS
3 6 (6.74%) Apache
4 5 (5.62%) nginx
4 5 (5.62%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.49%) MS Exchange
6 3 (3.37%) OpenStack
7 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.12%) JBoss
8 1 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 18 (20.22%) Azure
2 16 (17.98%) Office 365
3 14 (15.73%) AWS
4 4 (4.49%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 3 (3.37%) IaaS
5 3 (3.37%) PaaS
6 2 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.12%) Mimecast
7 1 (1.12%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 34 (38.20%) Firewall
2 30 (33.71%) SAN
3 26 (29.21%) DNS
4 21 (23.60%) VPN
5 19 (21.35%) Fibre Channel
5 19 (21.35%) LAN
6 17 (19.10%) DHCP
7 16 (17.98%) VSAN
8 15 (16.85%) WAN
9 13 (14.61%) TCP/IP
10 9 (10.11%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (8.99%) BGP
11 8 (8.99%) NAS
11 8 (8.99%) Network Security
12 7 (7.87%) DMZ
12 7 (7.87%) EIGRP
12 7 (7.87%) Intrusion Detection
13 6 (6.74%) VLAN
14 5 (5.62%) IPsec
14 5 (5.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.74%) MongoDB
2 6 (6.74%) MySQL
3 4 (4.49%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.25%) Big Data
5 1 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.12%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (5.62%) GitLab
2 2 (2.25%) JIRA
2 2 (2.25%) MSI
2 2 (2.25%) WiX
3 1 (1.12%) Bazaar
3 1 (1.12%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.12%) Subversion
3 1 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (12.36%) Finance
2 5 (5.62%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.37%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.25%) Back Office
4 2 (2.25%) Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (13.48%) Administrator
1 12 (13.48%) Storage Engineer
2 10 (11.24%) Architect
2 10 (11.24%) VMware Engineer
3 9 (10.11%) Network Architect
3 9 (10.11%) Network Engineer
4 8 (8.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (7.87%) VMWare Administrator
6 6 (6.74%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.49%) Consultant
8 4 (4.49%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.37%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (3.37%) Analyst
9 3 (3.37%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 3 (3.37%) IT Support
9 3 (3.37%) IT Support Engineer
9 3 (3.37%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.37%) Tester
9 3 (3.37%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.74%) 802.1X
2 5 (5.62%) LDAP
3 2 (2.25%) .NET
3 2 (2.25%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.12%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.12%) Middleware
4 1 (1.12%) Node.js
4 1 (1.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.97%) Clustering
2 18 (20.22%) Data Centre
3 16 (17.98%) Replication
4 15 (16.85%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (7.87%) Public Cloud
6 6 (6.74%) Management Information System
7 5 (5.62%) Driving Licence
8 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (3.37%) Derivative
8 3 (3.37%) HP Storage
9 2 (2.25%) IBM Storwize
9 2 (2.25%) Private Cloud
9 2 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (1.12%) Internet of Things
10 1 (1.12%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (1.12%) SWIFT
10 1 (1.12%) Taxonomies
10 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 51 (57.30%) Windows
2 25 (28.09%) Windows Server
3 20 (22.47%) Linux
4 19 (21.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (7.87%) Data ONTAP
6 6 (6.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (6.74%) Windows 10
6 6 (6.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (5.62%) Windows 7
8 4 (4.49%) Ubuntu
9 3 (3.37%) CentOS
9 3 (3.37%) Unix
9 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.25%) VMS
11 1 (1.12%) AIX
11 1 (1.12%) CoreOS
11 1 (1.12%) Debian
11 1 (1.12%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.84%) ITIL
2 21 (23.60%) Migration
3 18 (20.22%) High Availability
4 17 (19.10%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (16.85%) Network Design
6 14 (15.73%) Load Balancing
7 12 (13.48%) SIEM
8 11 (12.36%) Configuration Management
9 10 (11.24%) Business Continuity
9 10 (11.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 9 (10.11%) Data Protection
11 8 (8.99%) Data Security
12 7 (7.87%) Problem Management
12 7 (7.87%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (7.87%) Test Automation
13 5 (5.62%) Change Control
13 5 (5.62%) Workflow
14 4 (4.49%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (4.49%) Information Security
14 4 (4.49%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.85%) PowerShell
2 10 (11.24%) SQL
3 8 (8.99%) Perl
4 4 (4.49%) Python
5 3 (3.37%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.25%) PHP
6 2 (2.25%) VB
7 1 (1.12%) C
7 1 (1.12%) Java
7 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (14.61%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.48%) DV Cleared
3 8 (8.99%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.74%) Degree
5 4 (4.49%) CCNA
5 4 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.49%) NCDA
5 4 (4.49%) NCIE
5 4 (4.49%) NCSIE
6 3 (3.37%) CCNP
6 3 (3.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.12%) MCSA
7 1 (1.12%) MCSE
7 1 (1.12%) SNIA Certification
7 1 (1.12%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (4.49%) NCSC
2 2 (2.25%) GDPR
2 2 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (2.25%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.12%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.12%) GAMP
3 1 (1.12%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.12%) NIST
3 1 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.12%) SLA
3 1 (1.12%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 37 (41.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (34.83%) Virtual Machines
3 30 (33.71%) NFS
4 23 (25.84%) Active Directory
5 22 (24.72%) Hyper-V
5 22 (24.72%) vSphere
6 17 (19.10%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (17.98%) VMware NSX
8 15 (16.85%) VMFS
9 7 (7.87%) XenApp
10 6 (6.74%) FreeRADIUS
10 6 (6.74%) Postfix
10 6 (6.74%) XenDesktop
11 5 (5.62%) Corosync
11 5 (5.62%) DRBD
12 4 (4.49%) Firmware
12 4 (4.49%) KVM
13 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (3.37%) Samba
13 3 (3.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (19.10%) vCenter Server
1 17 (19.10%) vRealize
2 15 (16.85%) vMotion
3 13 (14.61%) Microsoft Clustering
4 9 (10.11%) Ansible
4 9 (10.11%) SCCM
5 8 (8.99%) SCOM
5 8 (8.99%) WSUS
6 5 (5.62%) HAProxy
6 5 (5.62%) Pacemaker
7 4 (4.49%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (4.49%) NetBackup
7 4 (4.49%) Puppet
7 4 (4.49%) SCVMM
8 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (3.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (3.37%) WMI
9 2 (2.25%) Cacti
9 2 (2.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 51 (57.30%) VMware
2 36 (40.45%) Cisco
3 26 (29.21%) Microsoft
4 15 (16.85%) Citrix
4 15 (16.85%) NetApp
5 12 (13.48%) Dell
6 11 (12.36%) IBM
7 10 (11.24%) Red Hat
8 9 (10.11%) HP
8 9 (10.11%) Symantec
9 8 (8.99%) EMC
10 7 (7.87%) Brocade
10 7 (7.87%) Fortinet
10 7 (7.87%) Juniper
10 7 (7.87%) Oracle
10 7 (7.87%) Palo Alto
11 6 (6.74%) Veritas
12 5 (5.62%) Veeam
13 4 (4.49%) EqualLogic
13 4 (4.49%) Hitachi