Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 769 654 717
Rank change year-on-year -115 +63 -24
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 93 204 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.098% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.71% 1.36% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 166 97
England median daily rate £356 £379 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -2.95% +0.65%
10th Percentile £258 £274 £262
90th Percentile £475 £575 £663
UK median daily rate £350 £375 £390
% change year-on-year -6.67% -3.85% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 9
England median hourly rate - £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -62.50% +68.42%
UK median hourly rate - £15.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -62.50% +45.45%

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 13087 15019 14657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.80% 15.40% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 8031 9134 8599
England median daily rate £403 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +1.91% +4.67%
10th Percentile £188 £221 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 678 763 950
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.50 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.43% +12.25% +4.68%
10th Percentile £11.43 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.33 £47.50 £47.15
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.94
% change year-on-year -20.00% +13.45% +4.68%

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 24 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 24 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
London -61 41 £375 -10.71% 5
North of England +13 18 £356 +1.79% 7
East of England 0 14 £335 -10.67% 1
South East -14 11 £350 -6.67% 6
North East +44 8 £381 +15.53% 1
Midlands +32 7 £320 -
East Midlands +4 6 £335 -
Yorkshire +17 5 £221 -55.75% 1
North West +13 5 £394 -1.56% 5
South West -3 2 £435 +16.00% 2
West Midlands +16 1 £250 -21.88%
iSCSI
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region with a requirement for iSCSI.

1 66 (70.97%) VMware
2 62 (66.67%) SAN
3 57 (61.29%) Windows
4 49 (52.69%) Active Directory
5 44 (47.31%) Cisco
6 43 (46.24%) Linux
7 41 (44.09%) Microsoft
8 38 (40.86%) DNS
8 38 (40.86%) Firewall
9 37 (39.78%) HP
9 37 (39.78%) VMware Infrastructure
10 31 (33.33%) ITIL
11 30 (32.26%) TCP/IP
12 29 (31.18%) Fibre Channel
13 28 (30.11%) Data Centre
13 28 (30.11%) Windows Server
13 28 (30.11%) Citrix
14 27 (29.03%) VMware ESXi
14 27 (29.03%) Hyper-V
15 26 (27.96%) NAS
15 26 (27.96%) WAN
16 24 (25.81%) MS Exchange
17 23 (24.73%) Solaris
17 23 (24.73%) NFS
17 23 (24.73%) Windows Server 2008
17 23 (24.73%) FCoE
17 23 (24.73%) Windows Server 2012
18 22 (23.66%) High Availability
18 22 (23.66%) NetApp
19 21 (22.58%) DHCP

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 24 (25.81%) MS Exchange
2 17 (18.28%) SharePoint
3 16 (17.20%) Apache
4 15 (16.13%) JBoss
4 15 (16.13%) Skype for Business
4 15 (16.13%) Tomcat
4 15 (16.13%) WebLogic
5 14 (15.05%) iPlanet
6 12 (12.90%) Oracle Application Server
7 10 (10.75%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (10.75%) OpenStack
8 7 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (6.45%) MQSeries
9 6 (6.45%) WebLogic Portal
10 5 (5.38%) IIS
11 4 (4.30%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (1.08%) SAS
12 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (11.83%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (6.45%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (8.60%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 5 (5.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (8.60%) Office 365
4 2 (2.15%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (2.15%) SoftLayer
5 1 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.08%) IaaS
5 1 (1.08%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (66.67%) SAN
2 38 (40.86%) DNS
2 38 (40.86%) Firewall
3 30 (32.26%) TCP/IP
4 29 (31.18%) Fibre Channel
5 26 (27.96%) NAS
5 26 (27.96%) WAN
6 23 (24.73%) FCoE
7 21 (22.58%) DHCP
8 10 (10.75%) LAN
8 10 (10.75%) LDAP
8 10 (10.75%) VLAN
9 9 (9.68%) BGP
9 9 (9.68%) Wireless
10 8 (8.60%) Skype
10 8 (8.60%) VPN
11 7 (7.53%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (7.53%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (7.53%) OSPF
12 6 (6.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.53%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (7.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.08%) MySQL
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (5.38%) Finance
1 5 (5.38%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.30%) Banking
3 1 (1.08%) Advertising
3 1 (1.08%) Billing
Job Titles
1 22 (23.66%) Analyst
2 17 (18.28%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 14 (15.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (10.75%) Unix Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) Administrator
6 7 (7.53%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (6.45%) Consultant
8 5 (5.38%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Network Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (5.38%) Solaris Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Architect
9 4 (4.30%) Citrix Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Implementation Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) SAN Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Storage Analyst
9 4 (4.30%) Storage Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Wintel Analyst
10 3 (3.23%) Systems Analyst
10 3 (3.23%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.90%) J2EE
2 7 (7.53%) 802.1X
3 3 (3.23%) Web Services
4 1 (1.08%) JSON
4 1 (1.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (30.11%) Data Centre
2 21 (22.58%) Clustering
3 12 (12.90%) Replication
4 10 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.45%) PKI
6 5 (5.38%) Derivative
7 4 (4.30%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (3.23%) Computer Science
8 3 (3.23%) Grid Computing
9 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
9 2 (2.15%) Private Cloud
10 1 (1.08%) Blackberry
10 1 (1.08%) CLARiiON
10 1 (1.08%) Driving Licence
10 1 (1.08%) EMC VMAX
10 1 (1.08%) EMC VNX
10 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Licensing
10 1 (1.08%) Public Cloud
10 1 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (1.08%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 57 (61.29%) Windows
2 43 (46.24%) Linux
3 28 (30.11%) Windows Server
4 23 (24.73%) Solaris
4 23 (24.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (24.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (22.58%) Unix
6 15 (16.13%) AIX
6 15 (16.13%) HPUX
6 15 (16.13%) SUSE
7 8 (8.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (5.38%) CentOS
10 3 (3.23%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (2.15%) Windows 7
12 1 (1.08%) Debian
12 1 (1.08%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.08%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (33.33%) ITIL
2 22 (23.66%) High Availability
3 15 (16.13%) Migration
4 13 (13.98%) Load Balancing
5 11 (11.83%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (10.75%) Unit Testing
7 8 (8.60%) Procure-to-Pay
8 7 (7.53%) CRM
8 7 (7.53%) Requirements Management
9 5 (5.38%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (4.30%) Change Management
10 4 (4.30%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (4.30%) Problem Management
10 4 (4.30%) Service Delivery
10 4 (4.30%) Test Planning
11 3 (3.23%) Data Analysis
11 3 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (3.23%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (3.23%) Risk Management
11 3 (3.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.51%) Bash Shell
2 18 (19.35%) Perl
3 17 (18.28%) Korn
3 17 (18.28%) PowerShell
4 15 (16.13%) C-shell
4 15 (16.13%) SQL
5 14 (15.05%) Shell Script
6 6 (6.45%) VBScript
7 4 (4.30%) Java
8 3 (3.23%) Python
9 2 (2.15%) C
10 1 (1.08%) AWK
10 1 (1.08%) sed
Qualifications
1 16 (17.20%) Security Cleared
2 15 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (10.75%) MCSE
3 10 (10.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (8.60%) SC Cleared
5 7 (7.53%) Degree
6 6 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (6.45%) MCSA
7 5 (5.38%) CCNA
7 5 (5.38%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (4.30%) A+ Certification
8 4 (4.30%) CompTIA Security+
8 4 (4.30%) Network+ Certification
8 4 (4.30%) Security+ Certification
9 2 (2.15%) CCNP
9 2 (2.15%) MCITP
9 2 (2.15%) VCP6
10 1 (1.08%) CCA
10 1 (1.08%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (1.08%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) SLA
2 3 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 49 (52.69%) Active Directory
2 37 (39.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (29.03%) Hyper-V
3 27 (29.03%) VMware ESXi
4 23 (24.73%) NFS
5 20 (21.51%) vSphere
6 13 (13.98%) Samba
7 12 (12.90%) XenApp
8 11 (11.83%) DFS Replication
8 11 (11.83%) XenDesktop
9 8 (8.60%) KVM
9 8 (8.60%) Terminal Services
9 8 (8.60%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 6 (6.45%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (5.38%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (5.38%) VMware NSX
11 5 (5.38%) XenServer
12 2 (2.15%) vCloud
13 1 (1.08%) Docker
13 1 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (16.13%) SCCM
2 12 (12.90%) SCOM
3 11 (11.83%) Backup Exec
4 10 (10.75%) NetBackup
4 10 (10.75%) Puppet
4 10 (10.75%) vCenter Server
5 9 (9.68%) HP Data Protector
6 8 (8.60%) Microsoft Clustering
7 7 (7.53%) Ansible
8 6 (6.45%) OpenView
8 6 (6.45%) vMotion
9 5 (5.38%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (5.38%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (4.30%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (4.30%) Oracle ZFS
10 4 (4.30%) WSUS
11 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 3 (3.23%) Nagios
11 3 (3.23%) Red Hat Satellite
11 3 (3.23%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 66 (70.97%) VMware
2 44 (47.31%) Cisco
3 41 (44.09%) Microsoft
4 37 (39.78%) HP
5 28 (30.11%) Citrix
6 22 (23.66%) NetApp
7 19 (20.43%) Red Hat
8 17 (18.28%) Oracle
9 16 (17.20%) Dell
10 15 (16.13%) IBM
11 14 (15.05%) F5
11 14 (15.05%) Sun
11 14 (15.05%) Veritas
12 12 (12.90%) Juniper
13 11 (11.83%) 3PAR
14 10 (10.75%) Symantec
15 9 (9.68%) EMC
16 8 (8.60%) EqualLogic
16 8 (8.60%) PlateSpin
17 7 (7.53%) SolarWinds