The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 22 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 West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 144 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 -  
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.074% 0.10% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.48% 0.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £305 £410 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.60% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £358 £350
% change year-on-year -12.58% +2.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 the South West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 421 535 351
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 15.62% 17.84% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 348 205
Median daily rate £370 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.06% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £463 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 42 29
Median hourly rate £46.25 £25.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.00% +23.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.05 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.25 £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

iSCSI
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

iSCSI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iSCSI in the South West

iSCSI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing iSCSI in the South West over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for iSCSI in the South West

iSCSI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for iSCSI in the South West

iSCSI
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 22 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
Bristol - 2 £305 -
iSCSI
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 West region with a requirement for iSCSI.

1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Altera
2 3 (60.00%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) UML
2 3 (60.00%) Tcl
2 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (60.00%) HTTP
2 3 (60.00%) IPv4
2 3 (60.00%) VHDL
2 3 (60.00%) Verilog
2 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 3 (60.00%) Xilinx
2 3 (60.00%) Mentor Graphics
2 3 (60.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (60.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) AIX
4 1 (20.00%) HPUX
4 1 (20.00%) Solaris
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) J2EE
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) WebLogic

iSCSI
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (20.00%) iPlanet
2 1 (20.00%) JBoss
2 1 (20.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
1 3 (60.00%) IPv4
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) FCoE
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) LDAP
3 1 (20.00%) NAS
3 1 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (60.00%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) FPGA Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 3 (60.00%) Verilog
1 3 (60.00%) VHDL
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
2 1 (20.00%) HPUX
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) SUSE
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Tcl
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) C-shell
2 1 (20.00%) Korn
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) KVM
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (20.00%) Samba
1 1 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Altera
1 3 (60.00%) Mentor Graphics
1 3 (60.00%) Xilinx
2 2 (40.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Apple
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Cognos
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) Draytek
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Nokia
3 1 (20.00%) Opsware
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) PlateSpin
3 1 (20.00%) ProCurve
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Remedy
3 1 (20.00%) Sun
3 1 (20.00%) Veritas
3 1 (20.00%) VMware