Period
to 15 May 2021

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 15 May 2021 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
15 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 573 573 684
Rank change year-on-year 0 +111 +48
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 43 39 142
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.095% 0.087% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.84% 0.65% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 113
10th Percentile £300 £253 £313
25th Percentile £400 £310 £360
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £340 £400
Median % change year-on-year +47.06% -15.00% -
75th Percentile £538 £437 £525
90th Percentile £638 £505 £598
UK median daily rate £500 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +33.33% -6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 6
10th Percentile £21.83 " £40.25
25th Percentile £21.86 £31.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate £22.81 £33.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year -30.87% -26.67% +109.30%
75th Percentile £24.58 £34.50 £47.50
90th Percentile £25.09 " "
UK median hourly rate £22.81 £33.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -30.87% -26.67% +109.30%

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 5,119 6,013 10,483
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 11.27% 13.43% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,314 3,731 6,651
10th Percentile £220 £181 £206
25th Percentile £340 £313 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £438 £425 £430
Median % change year-on-year +2.94% -1.16% +1.18%
75th Percentile £531 £530 £538
90th Percentile £625 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 314 462
10th Percentile £12.73 £13.00 £12.00
25th Percentile £15.50 £15.38 £14.16
Median hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £18.88
Median % change year-on-year +22.50% +5.96% -0.66%
75th Percentile £50.00 £44.94 £43.75
90th Percentile £60.00 £51.75 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £26.50 £22.50 £18.88
% change year-on-year +17.78% +19.21% +0.94%

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 15 May 2021.

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 15 May 2021. 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 +26 18 £538 +58.67% 6
London -31 18 £500 +12.68% 1
South West +35 3 £650 - 4
East of England +31 2 - -
North of England +30 1 £500 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £500 - 1
iSCSI
UK

For the 6 months to 15 May 2021, 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 28 (65.12%) Linux
2 23 (53.49%) VMware
2 23 (53.49%) Ansible
3 21 (48.84%) Security Cleared
4 20 (46.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (46.51%) Windows
5 19 (44.19%) TCP/IP
6 18 (41.86%) Red Hat
7 16 (37.21%) Clustering
7 16 (37.21%) SAN
7 16 (37.21%) IPv6
7 16 (37.21%) Azure
7 16 (37.21%) Fibre Channel
7 16 (37.21%) Red Hat Satellite
8 15 (34.88%) Hyper-V
8 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
9 14 (32.56%) IPv4
9 14 (32.56%) NAS
9 14 (32.56%) AWS
9 14 (32.56%) SC Cleared
10 12 (27.91%) Cisco
10 12 (27.91%) DNS
10 12 (27.91%) EMC
10 12 (27.91%) NFS
11 11 (25.58%) NetApp
11 11 (25.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (25.58%) F5
11 11 (25.58%) Data Centre
12 10 (23.26%) Puppet
12 10 (23.26%) Active Directory

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 (18.60%) Tomcat
2 6 (13.95%) WebSphere
3 5 (11.63%) Apache
3 5 (11.63%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (6.98%) IIS
4 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
4 3 (6.98%) OpenStack
4 3 (6.98%) SAS
5 2 (4.65%) JBoss
6 1 (2.33%) Confluence
6 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 16 (37.21%) Azure
2 14 (32.56%) AWS
3 8 (18.60%) GitHub
3 8 (18.60%) IaaS
4 5 (11.63%) GCP
4 5 (11.63%) Microsoft 365
4 5 (11.63%) PaaS
4 5 (11.63%) SaaS
5 2 (4.65%) Azure Stack
5 2 (4.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.33%) Mimecast
6 1 (2.33%) OneDrive
6 1 (2.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 19 (44.19%) TCP/IP
2 16 (37.21%) Fibre Channel
2 16 (37.21%) IPv6
2 16 (37.21%) SAN
3 14 (32.56%) IPv4
3 14 (32.56%) NAS
4 12 (27.91%) DNS
5 8 (18.60%) DHCP
5 8 (18.60%) FCoE
5 8 (18.60%) VLAN
5 8 (18.60%) WAN
6 7 (16.28%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (16.28%) Firewall
6 7 (16.28%) Multicast
7 6 (13.95%) LAN
7 6 (13.95%) SSL
8 5 (11.63%) VPN
9 2 (4.65%) FTP
9 2 (4.65%) HTTP
9 2 (4.65%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) NoSQL
1 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.95%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (13.95%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (13.95%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.30%) Hadoop
3 4 (9.30%) HBase
3 4 (9.30%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.65%) MySQL
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Jenkins
2 5 (11.63%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (6.98%) Bitbucket
3 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 8 (18.60%) Social Skills
2 5 (11.63%) Influencing Skills
3 4 (9.30%) Finance
4 3 (6.98%) Banking
4 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.65%) Documentation Skills
5 2 (4.65%) Organisational Skills
5 2 (4.65%) Presentation Skills
5 2 (4.65%) Public Sector
6 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
6 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Architect
2 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (11.63%) Technical Architect
3 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Administrator
4 3 (6.98%) Consultant
4 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 3 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (6.98%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) VMWare Administrator
4 3 (6.98%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Banking Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Data Centre Architect
5 2 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Senior VMWare Administrator
5 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) Middleware
2 5 (11.63%) JSON
2 5 (11.63%) REST
2 5 (11.63%) Web Services
3 1 (2.33%) LDAP
3 1 (2.33%) WSH
3 1 (2.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (37.21%) Clustering
2 11 (25.58%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.98%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.65%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.65%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.65%) Replication
5 1 (2.33%) Derivative
5 1 (2.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 28 (65.12%) Linux
2 20 (46.51%) Windows
3 11 (25.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2016
5 9 (20.93%) Windows Server
6 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (11.63%) Solaris
8 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2019
9 4 (9.30%) Windows 10
10 3 (6.98%) Unix
11 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 7 (16.28%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (11.63%) Biometrics
2 5 (11.63%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (11.63%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (11.63%) ITIL
2 5 (11.63%) Load Balancing
2 5 (11.63%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (9.30%) Benchmarking
3 4 (9.30%) High Availability
3 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure as Code
3 4 (9.30%) Patch Management
3 4 (9.30%) Problem Management
3 4 (9.30%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (6.98%) IT Strategy
4 3 (6.98%) Model Validation
4 3 (6.98%) Server Management
4 3 (6.98%) Technology Roadmap
4 3 (6.98%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) PowerShell
2 5 (11.63%) Java
3 3 (6.98%) SQL
4 2 (4.65%) VBScript
5 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.33%) C
5 1 (2.33%) Python
5 1 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (48.84%) Security Cleared
2 14 (32.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.63%) DV Cleared
4 4 (9.30%) MCITP
4 4 (9.30%) MCSA
4 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (9.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (6.98%) VCP6
6 2 (4.65%) CCIE
6 2 (4.65%) CCNP
6 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.33%) CCNA
7 1 (2.33%) RHCE
7 1 (2.33%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) SLA
2 2 (4.65%) QA
3 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (46.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (34.88%) Hyper-V
3 12 (27.91%) NFS
4 10 (23.26%) Active Directory
5 9 (20.93%) Docker
6 8 (18.60%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (18.60%) vSphere
7 5 (11.63%) KVM
7 5 (11.63%) SRDF
7 5 (11.63%) Xen
8 4 (9.30%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (9.30%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (6.98%) vCloud
10 2 (4.65%) VMware NSX
10 2 (4.65%) VMware Server
10 2 (4.65%) XenApp
11 1 (2.33%) DFS Replication
11 1 (2.33%) Firmware
11 1 (2.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (53.49%) Ansible
2 16 (37.21%) Red Hat Satellite
3 10 (23.26%) Puppet
4 9 (20.93%) Kubernetes
5 7 (16.28%) Terraform
6 6 (13.95%) vCenter Server
7 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (11.63%) vRealize
8 4 (9.30%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (9.30%) vMotion
9 3 (6.98%) FortiGate
9 3 (6.98%) SCOM
9 3 (6.98%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 2 (4.65%) BladeLogic
10 2 (4.65%) NetBackup
10 2 (4.65%) ZABBIX
11 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
11 1 (2.33%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (2.33%) MOM
11 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 23 (53.49%) VMware
2 18 (41.86%) Red Hat
3 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
4 12 (27.91%) Cisco
4 12 (27.91%) EMC
5 11 (25.58%) F5
5 11 (25.58%) NetApp
6 8 (18.60%) Citrix
6 8 (18.60%) HP
6 8 (18.60%) Oracle
7 7 (16.28%) Dell
8 5 (11.63%) Google
8 5 (11.63%) SolarWinds
9 4 (9.30%) IBM
9 4 (9.30%) MuleSoft
9 4 (9.30%) Sybase
10 3 (6.98%) Veeam
11 2 (4.65%) BMC
11 2 (4.65%) Ivanti
11 2 (4.65%) Zerto