The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 30 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.

iSCSI
England / South East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 238 250 227
Rank change year-on-year +12 -23  
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 10 17 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.18% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.67% 0.83% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 17
Median daily rate £400 £500 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +58.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £420 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £502 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £423 £320
% change year-on-year -25.44% +32.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 11
Median hourly rate - £40.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +15.00%  
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 the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1487 2052 2021
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 18.77% 21.82% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 845 1143 988
Median daily rate £400 £355 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.67% +4.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 104 101
Median hourly rate £25.00 £42.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.47% +16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £18.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

iSCSI
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

iSCSI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iSCSI in the South East

iSCSI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing iSCSI in the South East over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for iSCSI in the South East

iSCSI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for iSCSI in the South East

iSCSI
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSCSI within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 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
Surrey - 8 £438 -
Hampshire +8 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £275 -
iSCSI
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 South East region with a requirement for iSCSI.

1 15 (100.00%) SAN
2 12 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 12 (80.00%) Unix
2 12 (80.00%) Linux
3 11 (73.33%) Oracle
3 11 (73.33%) FTP
3 11 (73.33%) NFS
3 11 (73.33%) Sun
3 11 (73.33%) Nagios
3 11 (73.33%) Solaris
3 11 (73.33%) Veritas
3 11 (73.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (73.33%) EMC Navisphere
3 11 (73.33%) Brocade
3 11 (73.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 11 (73.33%) Load Balancing
3 11 (73.33%) SSH
3 11 (73.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (73.33%) Veritas File System
3 11 (73.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 11 (73.33%) NAS
3 11 (73.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 11 (73.33%) High Availability
3 11 (73.33%) Virtual Servers
4 10 (66.67%) NetApp
5 7 (46.67%) Capacity Management
5 7 (46.67%) HPUX
5 7 (46.67%) Replication
5 7 (46.67%) Finance
6 5 (33.33%) NetBackup

iSCSI
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) SAN
2 11 (73.33%) FTP
2 11 (73.33%) NAS
2 11 (73.33%) SSH
3 2 (13.33%) VPN
4 1 (6.67%) BGP
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall
4 1 (6.67%) IPsec
4 1 (6.67%) MPLS
4 1 (6.67%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Administrator
2 10 (66.67%) Storage Administrator
2 10 (66.67%) Unix Administrator
3 9 (60.00%) SAN Administrator
3 9 (60.00%) SAN Storage Administrator
4 7 (46.67%) Solaris Administrator
5 4 (26.67%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (20.00%) Storage Systems Administrator
6 3 (20.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 2 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (13.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (13.33%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 1 (6.67%) AIX Specialist
8 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (6.67%) Solaris Systems Administrator
8 1 (6.67%) Unix Specialist
8 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
8 1 (6.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 7 (46.67%) Replication
3 4 (26.67%) EMC VNX
4 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
5 1 (6.67%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (6.67%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
1 12 (80.00%) Unix
2 11 (73.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (73.33%) Solaris
3 7 (46.67%) HPUX
4 3 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (6.67%) AIX
5 1 (6.67%) CentOS
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 11 (73.33%) High Availability
1 11 (73.33%) Load Balancing
2 7 (46.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CCNP
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) NFS
1 11 (73.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 11 (73.33%) Veritas File System
1 11 (73.33%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (73.33%) EMC Navisphere
1 11 (73.33%) Nagios
1 11 (73.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 5 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 4 (26.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (6.67%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (6.67%) Puppet
4 1 (6.67%) SCCM
4 1 (6.67%) SCOM
4 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 11 (73.33%) Brocade
2 11 (73.33%) Oracle
2 11 (73.33%) Sun
2 11 (73.33%) Veritas
3 10 (66.67%) NetApp
4 5 (33.33%) EMC
4 5 (33.33%) Symantec
5 3 (20.00%) VMware
6 2 (13.33%) HP
7 1 (6.67%) 3PAR
7 1 (6.67%) arcserve
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco
7 1 (6.67%) Citrix
7 1 (6.67%) Dell
7 1 (6.67%) IBM
7 1 (6.67%) Meraki
7 1 (6.67%) Microsoft