The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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
UK > Scotland
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 137 134
Rank change year-on-year +22 -3  
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 1 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.045% 0.47% 0.066%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.40% 2.45% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 0
Scotland median daily rate £285 £360 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.83% -  
UK median daily rate £420 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +12.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £46.89 £40.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +16.50% +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 Scotland with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 248 571 305
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.25% 19.30% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 687 235
Scotland median daily rate £361 £330 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.46% +13.79%  
10th Percentile £200 £257 £154
90th Percentile £450 £439 £438
UK median daily rate £400 £388 £355
% change year-on-year +3.09% +9.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 127 40
Scotland median hourly rate £33.50 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.25% +128.57%  
10th Percentile £25.50 £19.00 £12.35
90th Percentile £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK median hourly rate £28.27 £28.50 £22.83
% change year-on-year -0.82% +24.83%  

iSCSI
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for iSCSI in Scotland

iSCSI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iSCSI in Scotland

iSCSI
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSCSI within the Scotland 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
Renfrewshire +41 1 £285 -20.83%
iSCSI
UK

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 Scotland region with a requirement for iSCSI.

1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
1 10 (90.91%) EMC
1 10 (90.91%) SAN
1 10 (90.91%) NetBackup
1 10 (90.91%) NAS
2 9 (81.82%) Security Cleared
2 9 (81.82%) EMC Navisphere
3 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) Asset Management
4 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) C-shell
5 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Korn
5 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (9.09%) LAMP
5 1 (9.09%) Samba
5 1 (9.09%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) Perl
5 1 (9.09%) MySQL
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) Unix
5 1 (9.09%) AIX
5 1 (9.09%) Solaris
5 1 (9.09%) Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Apache
5 1 (9.09%) LDAP

iSCSI
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (9.09%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) NAS
1 10 (90.91%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) LDAP
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) NetBackup Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Backup Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) AIX
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Solaris
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Asset Management
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
1 1 (9.09%) C-shell
1 1 (9.09%) Korn
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Samba
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (90.91%) NetBackup
2 9 (81.82%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
1 10 (90.91%) EMC
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) VMware