The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 29 June 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
England > London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 410 388 410
Rank change year-on-year -22 +22  
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 17 44 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.082% 0.20% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.73% 1.47% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 34 21
London median daily rate £450 £420 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +18.30%  
10th Percentile £305 £356 £310
90th Percentile £505 £638 £550
England median daily rate £435 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +8.75% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
London median hourly rate - - £22.50
England median hourly rate - £40.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +0.62%  

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 London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2313 2996 3120
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.13% 13.85% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3950 5122 5873
London median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
10th Percentile £225 £235 £215
90th Percentile £616 £600 £550
England median daily rate £400 £400 £360
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 105 194
London median hourly rate £24.86 £22.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.00% +15.78%  
10th Percentile £12.88 £10.80 £12.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £43.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.86 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -11.21% +24.44%  

iSCSI
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for iSCSI in London

iSCSI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iSCSI in London

iSCSI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing iSCSI in London over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for iSCSI in London

iSCSI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for iSCSI in London

iSCSI
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSCSI within the London region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
City of London -12 1 - - 3
iSCSI
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 London region with a requirement for iSCSI.

1 34 (80.95%) SAN
2 30 (71.43%) Cisco
3 28 (66.67%) Windows
4 26 (61.90%) Active Directory
5 24 (57.14%) VMware
6 21 (50.00%) Data Centre
7 20 (47.62%) Windows Server
8 16 (38.10%) Migration
8 16 (38.10%) Citrix
8 16 (38.10%) Hyper-V
8 16 (38.10%) NAS
9 15 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (33.33%) PowerShell
10 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 14 (33.33%) Wireless
11 13 (30.95%) HP
11 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Office
12 12 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (28.57%) CCNP
12 12 (28.57%) WAN
12 12 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (26.19%) vSphere
13 11 (26.19%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (26.19%) VPN
13 11 (26.19%) MS Exchange
13 11 (26.19%) Firewall
14 10 (23.81%) Finance
14 10 (23.81%) Clustering
14 10 (23.81%) LAN
14 10 (23.81%) Linux

iSCSI
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 11 (26.19%) Exchange Server 2010
1 11 (26.19%) MS Exchange
2 7 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (16.67%) Skype for Business
3 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (4.76%) IIS
6 1 (2.38%) Apache
6 1 (2.38%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (2.38%) DataSynapse
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (2.38%) SAS
6 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (9.52%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.38%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (14.29%) Office 365
3 5 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (80.95%) SAN
2 16 (38.10%) NAS
3 14 (33.33%) Wireless
4 12 (28.57%) WAN
5 11 (26.19%) Firewall
5 11 (26.19%) VPN
6 10 (23.81%) DNS
6 10 (23.81%) Fibre Channel
6 10 (23.81%) LAN
7 9 (21.43%) DHCP
7 9 (21.43%) OSPF
8 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
9 7 (16.67%) BGP
9 7 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (14.29%) Structured Cabling
10 6 (14.29%) VXLAN
11 5 (11.90%) IPsec
11 5 (11.90%) LDAP
11 5 (11.90%) SMTP
12 3 (7.14%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.38%) HBase
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Banking
3 3 (7.14%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Analyst
2 10 (23.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 8 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Support Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) IT Support
5 6 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) Cisco Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Cisco Support
5 6 (14.29%) IT Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Technical Support
5 6 (14.29%) Technical Support Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Voice Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Voice Support Analyst
6 5 (11.90%) Unix Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) 802.1X
1 2 (4.76%) COM
2 1 (2.38%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (2.38%) HTML
2 1 (2.38%) Middleware
2 1 (2.38%) Rendezvous
2 1 (2.38%) XML
2 1 (2.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (23.81%) Clustering
3 6 (14.29%) Replication
4 5 (11.90%) Derivative
4 5 (11.90%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (11.90%) Private Cloud
5 3 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.38%) Online Banking
7 1 (2.38%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 28 (66.67%) Windows
2 20 (47.62%) Windows Server
3 15 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (23.81%) Linux
5 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (16.67%) Solaris
6 7 (16.67%) Unix
6 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (11.90%) CentOS
7 5 (11.90%) Data ONTAP
7 5 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
9 2 (4.76%) FreeBSD
9 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Migration
2 9 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
2 9 (21.43%) Network Management
3 7 (16.67%) DevOps
4 6 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 6 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (14.29%) Investment Management
5 5 (11.90%) Data Centre Operations
5 5 (11.90%) High Availability
5 5 (11.90%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (11.90%) Virtual Environments
6 4 (9.52%) ITIL
7 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.14%) CRM
7 3 (7.14%) Server Building
8 2 (4.76%) Business Analysis
8 2 (4.76%) ITIL V3
8 2 (4.76%) Network Design
8 2 (4.76%) Server Patching
8 2 (4.76%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 6 (14.29%) Java
3 5 (11.90%) Bash Shell
3 5 (11.90%) Korn
3 5 (11.90%) Perl
3 5 (11.90%) Python
3 5 (11.90%) Shell Script
3 5 (11.90%) SQL
4 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) CCNP
1 12 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (14.29%) CCNA
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.76%) CCDP
4 2 (4.76%) CCIE
4 2 (4.76%) CCSE
4 2 (4.76%) MCSA
4 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) SLA
2 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 16 (38.10%) Hyper-V
3 12 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (26.19%) vSphere
5 10 (23.81%) NFS
5 10 (23.81%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (23.81%) XenApp
6 7 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (11.90%) DFS Replication
7 5 (11.90%) XenDesktop
8 2 (4.76%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (4.76%) KVM
8 2 (4.76%) SRDF
8 2 (4.76%) Xen
9 1 (2.38%) Firmware
9 1 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (2.38%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) SCCM
1 8 (19.05%) SCOM
2 7 (16.67%) SCVMM
3 6 (14.29%) Nagios
3 6 (14.29%) NetBackup
3 6 (14.29%) Puppet
3 6 (14.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 6 (14.29%) vCenter Server
4 5 (11.90%) Ansible
4 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (11.90%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (11.90%) Salt
4 5 (11.90%) SCOrch
4 5 (11.90%) SCSM
5 3 (7.14%) PowerCLI
6 2 (4.76%) Nessus
6 2 (4.76%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
7 1 (2.38%) OpenAM
7 1 (2.38%) RANCID
Vendors
1 30 (71.43%) Cisco
2 24 (57.14%) VMware
3 16 (38.10%) Citrix
4 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 13 (30.95%) HP
6 10 (23.81%) NetApp
7 8 (19.05%) Palo Alto
8 7 (16.67%) Arista
8 7 (16.67%) Dell
9 6 (14.29%) EMC
9 6 (14.29%) Fortinet
9 6 (14.29%) SolarWinds
9 6 (14.29%) Symantec
10 5 (11.90%) 3PAR
11 3 (7.14%) Juniper
11 3 (7.14%) Oracle
12 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint
12 2 (4.76%) Forcepoint
12 2 (4.76%) IBM
12 2 (4.76%) Intel