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 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 > South East
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 246 244 234
Rank change year-on-year -2 -10  
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 2 20 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.026% 0.22% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 1.15% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 12
South East median daily rate £300 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.58% +10.71%  
England median daily rate £435 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +8.75% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
South East median hourly rate - £40.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.62%  
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 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 1318 1741 1809
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 17.07% 19.54% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2173 2750 2379
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
10th Percentile £263 £245 £220
90th Percentile £538 £500 £513
England median daily rate £400 £400 £360
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 317 358
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.44% +20.00%  
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.90 £13.50
90th Percentile £47.75 £49.46 £43.25
England median hourly rate £24.86 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -11.21% +24.44%  

iSCSI
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing iSCSI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 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 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
Buckinghamshire -20 1 £300 -40.00%
Home Counties - 1 - -
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 South East region with a requirement for iSCSI.

1 11 (91.67%) Linux
1 11 (91.67%) SAN
1 11 (91.67%) Red Hat
2 9 (75.00%) Unix
2 9 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (75.00%) High Availability
3 8 (66.67%) Brocade
3 8 (66.67%) Enterprise Storage
3 8 (66.67%) Virtual Servers
3 8 (66.67%) Oracle
3 8 (66.67%) FTP
3 8 (66.67%) NFS
3 8 (66.67%) Solaris
3 8 (66.67%) NetApp
3 8 (66.67%) Veritas
3 8 (66.67%) Sun
3 8 (66.67%) Nagios
3 8 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (66.67%) EMC Navisphere
3 8 (66.67%) SSH
3 8 (66.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 8 (66.67%) Load Balancing
3 8 (66.67%) NAS
3 8 (66.67%) Veritas File System
3 8 (66.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (33.33%) EMC VNX
4 4 (33.33%) InterSystems Cache
4 4 (33.33%) Capacity Management
4 4 (33.33%) NetBackup
4 4 (33.33%) Replication

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 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) SAN
2 8 (66.67%) FTP
2 8 (66.67%) NAS
2 8 (66.67%) SSH
3 1 (8.33%) BGP
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (8.33%) IPv4
3 1 (8.33%) MPLS
3 1 (8.33%) OSPF
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) Riak
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Administrator
1 8 (66.67%) Storage Administrator
1 8 (66.67%) Unix Administrator
2 7 (58.33%) SAN Administrator
2 7 (58.33%) SAN Storage Administrator
3 4 (33.33%) Solaris Administrator
4 3 (25.00%) Storage Systems Administrator
4 3 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (25.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 2 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (16.67%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (8.33%) NetApp Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Unix Specialist
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (33.33%) EMC VNX
2 4 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Derivative
3 1 (8.33%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (75.00%) Unix
3 8 (66.67%) Solaris
4 4 (33.33%) HPUX
5 2 (16.67%) CentOS
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 1 (8.33%) AIX
6 1 (8.33%) Debian
6 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) High Availability
2 8 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (66.67%) Load Balancing
3 4 (33.33%) Capacity Management
4 1 (8.33%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) NFS
1 8 (66.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 8 (66.67%) Veritas File System
1 8 (66.67%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) EMC Navisphere
1 8 (66.67%) Nagios
1 8 (66.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 4 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 4 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Puppet
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Red Hat
2 8 (66.67%) Brocade
2 8 (66.67%) NetApp
2 8 (66.67%) Oracle
2 8 (66.67%) Sun
2 8 (66.67%) Veritas
3 4 (33.33%) EMC
3 4 (33.33%) Symantec
4 3 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (8.33%) Dell
6 1 (8.33%) Dell Compellent
6 1 (8.33%) EqualLogic
6 1 (8.33%) IBM
6 1 (8.33%) Meraki
6 1 (8.33%) Splunk