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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
iSCSI
England / London
Rank 381 414 389
Rank change year-on-year +33 -25  
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 25 26 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.02% 0.92% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 29
Median daily rate £400 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.80% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £425 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £600 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £406 £320
% change year-on-year -22.46% +26.95%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £49.19 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +12.98% +10.00%  

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 2440 2822 2847
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 12.53% 12.75% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1625 1910 1826
Median daily rate £445 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +8.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £551 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 58 83
Median hourly rate £42.25 £21.92 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.74% +9.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.38 £12.83 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

iSCSI
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing iSCSI as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 March 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 +9 10 £419 -6.94% 2
New Malden - 2 - -
West Drayton - 1 £375 -
iSCSI
England

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 43 (71.67%) SAN
2 42 (70.00%) VMware
3 39 (65.00%) Windows
4 34 (56.67%) Active Directory
5 31 (51.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 30 (50.00%) Cisco
7 28 (46.67%) Hyper-V
8 27 (45.00%) NAS
9 25 (41.67%) NFS
10 23 (38.33%) Windows Server
11 22 (36.67%) Microsoft
11 22 (36.67%) Linux
12 20 (33.33%) SQL
13 19 (31.67%) NetApp
13 19 (31.67%) PowerShell
13 19 (31.67%) Data Centre
14 17 (28.33%) Fibre Channel
14 17 (28.33%) Cisco Certification
14 17 (28.33%) CCNP
14 17 (28.33%) LAN
15 16 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
16 15 (25.00%) FCoE
17 14 (23.33%) Solaris
17 14 (23.33%) Apache
17 14 (23.33%) HP
17 14 (23.33%) WAN
17 14 (23.33%) DNS
18 13 (21.67%) MS Excel
18 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
18 13 (21.67%) MS Office

iSCSI
Top Related 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 14 (23.33%) Apache
2 11 (18.33%) IIS
3 10 (16.67%) Tomcat
4 9 (15.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 9 (15.00%) WebSphere
5 8 (13.33%) DataSynapse
5 8 (13.33%) Oracle Coherence
6 7 (11.67%) MS Exchange
7 6 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (10.00%) Skype for Business
8 5 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (6.67%) OpenStack
10 2 (3.33%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
11 1 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (21.67%) MS Excel
1 13 (21.67%) MS Office
2 6 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.33%) Office 365
2 7 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.33%) IaaS
6 1 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 43 (71.67%) SAN
2 27 (45.00%) NAS
3 17 (28.33%) Fibre Channel
3 17 (28.33%) LAN
4 15 (25.00%) FCoE
5 14 (23.33%) DNS
5 14 (23.33%) WAN
6 12 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 12 (20.00%) VLAN
7 11 (18.33%) DHCP
8 10 (16.67%) Firewall
8 10 (16.67%) OSPF
9 9 (15.00%) HTTP
9 9 (15.00%) Multicast
9 9 (15.00%) Wireless
10 8 (13.33%) SNMP
11 7 (11.67%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (11.67%) IPsec
11 7 (11.67%) VPN
12 6 (10.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.33%) Hadoop
2 8 (13.33%) HBase
3 4 (6.67%) MySQL
4 1 (1.67%) Big Data
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (16.67%) Banking
2 9 (15.00%) Finance
3 3 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.67%) Advertising
5 1 (1.67%) Games
5 1 (1.67%) Retail
5 1 (1.67%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (25.00%) Architect
2 14 (23.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 11 (18.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (15.00%) Analyst
5 8 (13.33%) Administrator
6 5 (8.33%) Network Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) SAN Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Cisco Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Cisco Support
7 4 (6.67%) IT Support
7 4 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Technical Support
7 4 (6.67%) Technical Support Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Voice Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.67%) Middleware
2 8 (13.33%) HTML
2 8 (13.33%) Rendezvous
2 8 (13.33%) XML
2 8 (13.33%) XSLT
3 5 (8.33%) 802.1X
3 5 (8.33%) COM
4 4 (6.67%) LAMP
4 4 (6.67%) libvirt
4 4 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (3.33%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (31.67%) Data Centre
2 10 (16.67%) Clustering
3 7 (11.67%) Private Cloud
4 6 (10.00%) Replication
5 5 (8.33%) Computer Science
6 4 (6.67%) Client/Server
6 4 (6.67%) Online Banking
7 3 (5.00%) Derivative
7 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (3.33%) PKI
9 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 39 (65.00%) Windows
2 23 (38.33%) Windows Server
3 22 (36.67%) Linux
4 16 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (23.33%) Solaris
6 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (13.33%) Unix
9 5 (8.33%) Data ONTAP
10 4 (6.67%) FreeBSD
11 3 (5.00%) CentOS
11 3 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (5.00%) Windows 7
12 2 (3.33%) Windows 8
13 1 (1.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.67%) Migration
1 13 (21.67%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (18.33%) DevOps
3 11 (18.33%) Network Management
4 10 (16.67%) Benchmarking
5 9 (15.00%) Configuration Management
6 8 (13.33%) ITIL
7 7 (11.67%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (10.00%) Network Design
9 5 (8.33%) Change Control
9 5 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (8.33%) Load Balancing
9 5 (8.33%) Software Delivery
10 4 (6.67%) Investment Management
10 4 (6.67%) Kernel Tuning
10 4 (6.67%) Open Source
10 4 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (5.00%) Change Management
11 3 (5.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.33%) SQL
2 19 (31.67%) PowerShell
3 11 (18.33%) Java
4 8 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (11.67%) Bash Shell
5 7 (11.67%) Python
6 3 (5.00%) Korn
6 3 (5.00%) Perl
6 3 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (28.33%) CCNP
1 17 (28.33%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (13.33%) CCNA
3 6 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (8.33%) Degree
5 4 (6.67%) CCDP
5 4 (6.67%) CCIE
5 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (6.67%) RHCA
5 4 (6.67%) RHCE
5 4 (6.67%) RHCSA
6 3 (5.00%) MCSE
6 3 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (3.33%) CISSP
7 2 (3.33%) CLAS
7 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
7 2 (3.33%) MCSA
7 2 (3.33%) VCP5
7 2 (3.33%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) SLA
2 2 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.67%) GCP
3 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (56.67%) Active Directory
2 31 (51.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (46.67%) Hyper-V
4 25 (41.67%) NFS
5 13 (21.67%) KVM
6 12 (20.00%) vSphere
7 11 (18.33%) SRDF
8 9 (15.00%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (15.00%) Xen
9 8 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (11.67%) XenApp
11 5 (8.33%) Forefront TMG
12 4 (6.67%) iptables
12 4 (6.67%) VMware ESX
12 4 (6.67%) XenServer
13 2 (3.33%) vCloud
14 1 (1.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (16.67%) Puppet
2 9 (15.00%) SCCM
2 9 (15.00%) SCOM
3 6 (10.00%) SCVMM
4 5 (8.33%) Nagios
4 5 (8.33%) Nessus
4 5 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 5 (8.33%) WhatsUp Gold
5 4 (6.67%) Ansible
5 4 (6.67%) HAProxy
5 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (6.67%) NetBackup
5 4 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (6.67%) SCOrch
5 4 (6.67%) SCSM
6 3 (5.00%) FortiGate
6 3 (5.00%) PowerCLI
6 3 (5.00%) Salt
7 2 (3.33%) OpenAM
7 2 (3.33%) RANCID
Vendors
1 42 (70.00%) VMware
2 30 (50.00%) Cisco
3 22 (36.67%) Microsoft
4 19 (31.67%) NetApp
5 14 (23.33%) HP
6 12 (20.00%) Citrix
6 12 (20.00%) EMC
6 12 (20.00%) Oracle
7 11 (18.33%) IBM
8 10 (16.67%) Intel
9 8 (13.33%) Dell
9 8 (13.33%) Sybase
9 8 (13.33%) TIBCO
10 7 (11.67%) Veeam
11 6 (10.00%) Arista
11 6 (10.00%) Juniper
11 6 (10.00%) Symantec
12 5 (8.33%) BT
12 5 (8.33%) Palo Alto
12 5 (8.33%) SolarWinds