Period
to 10 August 2020

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 10 August 2020 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
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 482 726 753
Rank change year-on-year +244 +27 -15
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 33 90 113
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.80% 0.83% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 58 70
Median daily rate £375 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -3.03% +4.76%
10th Percentile £308 £220 £312
90th Percentile £500 £575 £663
UK median daily rate £375 £400 £413
% change year-on-year -6.25% -3.03% +13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Median hourly rate £33.00 £40.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.52% +97.56% -55.77%
10th Percentile £31.50 £33.45 £20.25
90th Percentile £34.50 £68.03 £29.75
UK median hourly rate £33.00 £40.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -18.52% +97.56% -56.28%

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 4,141 10,795 12,668
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.34% 12.91% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,408 6,672 7,791
Median daily rate £438 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £205
90th Percentile £631 £610 £613
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 514 708
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.37% +18.75% +10.50%
10th Percentile £14.50 £12.00 £12.39
90th Percentile £52.13 £52.50 £47.88
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +47.37% +18.75% +5.26%

iSCSI
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for iSCSI in England

iSCSI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing iSCSI in England.

Daily rate trend for iSCSI in England

iSCSI
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing iSCSI in England over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for iSCSI in England

iSCSI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing iSCSI in England.

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 10 August 2020. 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 +140 15 £350 -9.68% 1
London +202 11 £489 -4.59% 5
North of England +112 2 £350 +100.00% 2
Midlands +91 2 £425 +14.86% 1
East of England +81 2 £325 -18.75%
North West +79 2 £350 - 2
West Midlands +72 2 £425 +136.11% 1
South West +88 1 - - 1
iSCSI
UK

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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 24 (72.73%) Windows
1 24 (72.73%) VMware
2 17 (51.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (48.48%) NFS
3 16 (48.48%) Active Directory
4 14 (42.42%) Linux
5 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
6 12 (36.36%) ITIL
6 12 (36.36%) Data Centre
6 12 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (33.33%) SAN
8 10 (30.30%) Firewall
8 10 (30.30%) vSphere
8 10 (30.30%) Capacity Management
8 10 (30.30%) Ansible
8 10 (30.30%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (27.27%) Replication
9 9 (27.27%) NetApp
10 8 (24.24%) Configuration Management
10 8 (24.24%) Risk Management
10 8 (24.24%) HP
10 8 (24.24%) Cisco
10 8 (24.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (24.24%) Change Control
10 8 (24.24%) Puppet
10 8 (24.24%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (24.24%) Project Delivery
11 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2016
11 7 (21.21%) Payment Gateway

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 7 (21.21%) Apache
2 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
3 4 (12.12%) JBoss
4 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
5 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (6.06%) SAS
6 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
6 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) AWS
1 4 (12.12%) Office 365
2 3 (9.09%) Azure
2 3 (9.09%) SaaS
3 1 (3.03%) IaaS
3 1 (3.03%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) SAN
2 10 (30.30%) Firewall
3 7 (21.21%) DNS
3 7 (21.21%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (18.18%) VLAN
5 5 (15.15%) VPN
6 4 (12.12%) DHCP
6 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
7 3 (9.09%) Network Security
8 2 (6.06%) VoIP
9 1 (3.03%) NAS
9 1 (3.03%) SSL
9 1 (3.03%) VSAN
9 1 (3.03%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (9.09%) Legal
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Storage Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) VMware Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Test Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) VMware Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.03%) Data Centre Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) HP Storage Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Project Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 9 (27.27%) Replication
3 5 (15.15%) Clustering
4 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.06%) EMC VNX
5 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (3.03%) Derivative
6 1 (3.03%) HP Storage
6 1 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (3.03%) IBM Storwize
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Licensing
6 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (72.73%) Windows
2 14 (42.42%) Linux
3 8 (24.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (21.21%) Windows Server
4 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2016
5 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.03%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (3.03%) Solaris
6 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) ITIL
1 12 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (30.30%) Capacity Management
3 10 (30.30%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (24.24%) Change Control
4 8 (24.24%) Configuration Management
4 8 (24.24%) Project Delivery
4 8 (24.24%) Risk Management
5 7 (21.21%) Business Continuity
5 7 (21.21%) Decision-Making
5 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (18.18%) Tech Ops
7 5 (15.15%) High Availability
7 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
7 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
8 4 (12.12%) Migration
8 4 (12.12%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (12.12%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (12.12%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) Perl
2 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
3 4 (12.12%) C
3 4 (12.12%) Java
4 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.06%) Ruby
6 1 (3.03%) Korn
6 1 (3.03%) Python
6 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) MCSE
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (21.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (15.15%) VCP6
3 2 (6.06%) MCITP
3 2 (6.06%) NCDA
4 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.03%) RHCE
4 1 (3.03%) RHCT
4 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.06%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (6.06%) GDPR
2 2 (6.06%) HIPAA
2 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (51.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (48.48%) Active Directory
2 16 (48.48%) NFS
3 10 (30.30%) vSphere
4 6 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (12.12%) vCloud
5 4 (12.12%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
7 2 (6.06%) DFS Replication
7 2 (6.06%) VMware NSX
7 2 (6.06%) XenApp
8 1 (3.03%) Docker
8 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) Ansible
2 8 (24.24%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (24.24%) Puppet
3 6 (18.18%) vMotion
3 6 (18.18%) vRealize
4 4 (12.12%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (9.09%) Nagios
5 3 (9.09%) SCOM
5 3 (9.09%) vCenter Server
6 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
7 1 (3.03%) Data Guard
7 1 (3.03%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 24 (72.73%) VMware
2 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
3 9 (27.27%) NetApp
4 8 (24.24%) Cisco
4 8 (24.24%) HP
5 7 (21.21%) IBM
6 6 (18.18%) Red Hat
7 4 (12.12%) EMC
8 3 (9.09%) Dell
8 3 (9.09%) Splunk
9 2 (6.06%) Brocade
9 2 (6.06%) Citrix
9 2 (6.06%) EqualLogic
9 2 (6.06%) Oracle
10 1 (3.03%) 3PAR
10 1 (3.03%) ClickSoftware Technologies
10 1 (3.03%) Juniper
10 1 (3.03%) Meraki
10 1 (3.03%) Symantec