Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 585 529 555
Rank change year-on-year -56 +26 -10
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 41 90 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.088% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.76% 1.43% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 71 50
London median daily rate £376 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.65% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £214 £263 £307
90th Percentile £475 £638 £676
England median daily rate £363 £375 £389
% change year-on-year -3.33% -3.54% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £49.19 -
England median hourly rate - £13.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -66.25% +68.42%

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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5370 6300 5958
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.54% 13.93% 12.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3615 4120 3933
London median daily rate £450 £448 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.56% +5.79% +5.75%
10th Percentile £213 £256 £215
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 142 178
London median hourly rate £19.50 £19.12 £18.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.01% +2.74% -2.08%
10th Percentile £12.65 £11.52 £11.50
90th Percentile £48.20 £50.00 £45.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.84 £20.50
% change year-on-year -18.11% +11.39% +2.50%

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 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
Central London -4 9 £233 -39.14% 1
West London -2 3 £400 -3.61% 1
North London -8 1 £450 +100.00%
iSCSI
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 London region with a requirement for iSCSI.

1 28 (68.29%) VMware
2 27 (65.85%) SAN
3 26 (63.41%) Windows
4 22 (53.66%) Cisco
4 22 (53.66%) Active Directory
5 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
5 16 (39.02%) Linux
5 16 (39.02%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (36.59%) Citrix
7 14 (34.15%) HP
7 14 (34.15%) Firewall
7 14 (34.15%) Windows Server
8 13 (31.71%) Fibre Channel
8 13 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (29.27%) NAS
9 12 (29.27%) vSphere
9 12 (29.27%) Data Centre
10 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (24.39%) Hyper-V
11 10 (24.39%) NFS
12 9 (21.95%) MS Exchange
13 8 (19.51%) NetApp
13 8 (19.51%) Wireless
13 8 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (19.51%) High Availability
14 7 (17.07%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (17.07%) Migration
14 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (17.07%) Dell

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 9 (21.95%) MS Exchange
2 8 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
5 4 (9.76%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (9.76%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (12.20%) Office 365
3 2 (4.88%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (4.88%) SoftLayer
4 1 (2.44%) IaaS
4 1 (2.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (65.85%) SAN
2 14 (34.15%) Firewall
3 13 (31.71%) Fibre Channel
4 12 (29.27%) NAS
5 8 (19.51%) Wireless
6 7 (17.07%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (14.63%) FCoE
7 6 (14.63%) WAN
8 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
8 5 (12.20%) VLAN
9 4 (9.76%) BGP
9 4 (9.76%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (9.76%) DNS
9 4 (9.76%) LAN
10 3 (7.32%) DHCP
10 3 (7.32%) Skype
10 3 (7.32%) VoIP
11 2 (4.88%) LDAP
11 2 (4.88%) RIP
11 2 (4.88%) SMTP
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Advertising
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (26.83%) Analyst
2 11 (26.83%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (12.20%) SAN Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Architect
4 4 (9.76%) Implementation Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Citrix Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Network Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Storage Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.88%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Firewall Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Senior VMware Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Storage Architect
6 2 (4.88%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.20%) PKI
2 5 (12.20%) Replication
3 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.32%) Clustering
4 2 (4.88%) Derivative
4 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (4.88%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.44%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.44%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (2.44%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.44%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.44%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.44%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 26 (63.41%) Windows
2 16 (39.02%) Linux
3 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (34.15%) Windows Server
5 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (17.07%) Solaris
6 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (9.76%) CentOS
7 4 (9.76%) Unix
8 3 (7.32%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) High Availability
2 7 (17.07%) Migration
3 6 (14.63%) CRM
4 5 (12.20%) ITIL
4 5 (12.20%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
5 4 (9.76%) Test Planning
6 3 (7.32%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.32%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (4.88%) Change Management
7 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.88%) Data Centre Operations
7 2 (4.88%) DevOps
7 2 (4.88%) Network Architecture
7 2 (4.88%) Network Management
8 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.44%) ERP
8 1 (2.44%) Project Management
8 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.76%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.88%) Java
3 2 (4.88%) Korn
3 2 (4.88%) Perl
3 2 (4.88%) Python
3 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.44%) C
4 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.88%) CCNA
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.44%) AWS Certification
4 1 (2.44%) CCNP
4 1 (2.44%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) MCITP
4 1 (2.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (53.66%) Active Directory
2 16 (39.02%) VMware ESXi
3 13 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (29.27%) vSphere
5 10 (24.39%) Hyper-V
5 10 (24.39%) NFS
6 6 (14.63%) DFS Replication
6 6 (14.63%) XenApp
6 6 (14.63%) XenDesktop
7 4 (9.76%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (9.76%) XenServer
8 2 (4.88%) VMware NSX
9 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) Puppet
2 5 (12.20%) SCOM
2 5 (12.20%) vCenter Server
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle ZFS
3 4 (9.76%) vMotion
4 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (7.32%) NetBackup
4 3 (7.32%) SCCM
4 3 (7.32%) SCDPM
5 2 (4.88%) Ansible
5 2 (4.88%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (4.88%) Nagios
5 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (4.88%) Salt
5 2 (4.88%) Terraform
6 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (2.44%) SCOrch
6 1 (2.44%) SCSM
6 1 (2.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 28 (68.29%) VMware
2 22 (53.66%) Cisco
3 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
4 15 (36.59%) Citrix
5 14 (34.15%) HP
6 8 (19.51%) NetApp
7 7 (17.07%) Dell
7 7 (17.07%) EMC
8 6 (14.63%) IBM
8 6 (14.63%) Juniper
9 4 (9.76%) 3PAR
9 4 (9.76%) Veeam
10 3 (7.32%) Brocade
10 3 (7.32%) CheckPoint
11 2 (4.88%) CA
11 2 (4.88%) Extreme Networks
11 2 (4.88%) Siemens
11 2 (4.88%) SolarWinds
11 2 (4.88%) Symantec
11 2 (4.88%) Vyatta