The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
iSCSI
UK
Rank 540 556 521
Rank change year-on-year +16 -35  
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 59 72 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.90% 0.92% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 47 60
Median daily rate £375 £428 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.28% +4.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £274 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £558 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £390 £320
% change year-on-year -19.23% +21.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 15
Median hourly rate £46.35 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.37% +10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £26.50 £22.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.51 £42.00 £40.00
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 with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6543 7794 7756
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 14.63% 14.76% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4026 4640 4230
Median daily rate £400 £383 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.57% +4.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £235 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 332 429
Median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

iSCSI
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

iSCSI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iSCSI in the UK

iSCSI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing iSCSI over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for iSCSI in the UK

iSCSI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for iSCSI in the UK

iSCSI
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSCSI within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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
England +31 47 £400 -15.78% 14
London +16 25 £400 -23.80% 6
Scotland +17 10 £300 -16.66%
South East +14 10 £400 -20.00% 1
City of London +13 10 £419 -6.94% 2
Erskine +4 9 £300 -16.66%
Renfrewshire +3 9 £300 -16.66%
Surrey - 8 £438 -
North West +19 4 £250 -41.17% 1
South West +4 3 - -
Tewkesbury - 3 - -
Gloucestershire - 3 - -
Manchester +16 2 £175 -58.82% 1
Wales +12 2 £320 +128.57%
East Midlands -2 2 £175 -4.10% 1
East of England -4 2 - - 2
Leicestershire -6 2 £175 -4.10% 1
New Malden - 2 - -
Preston - 2 £328 -
Leicester - 2 £175 - 1
St Albans - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Lancashire - 2 £328 -
Yorkshire +9 1 £525 -
South Yorkshire +3 1 £525 -
Sheffield +2 1 £525 -
Hampshire +1 1 - -
Uckfield - 1 £275 -
West Drayton - 1 £375 -
East Sussex - 1 £275 -

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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 with a requirement for iSCSI.

1 90 (73.77%) SAN
2 65 (53.28%) Windows
2 65 (53.28%) VMware
3 57 (46.72%) NAS
4 53 (43.44%) Cisco
4 53 (43.44%) Active Directory
5 48 (39.34%) Linux
5 48 (39.34%) VMware Infrastructure
6 45 (36.89%) NFS
7 42 (34.43%) Windows Server
8 39 (31.97%) Microsoft
9 36 (29.51%) Hyper-V
10 32 (26.23%) NetApp
10 32 (26.23%) Solaris
11 31 (25.41%) SQL
11 31 (25.41%) Oracle
12 30 (24.59%) HP
12 30 (24.59%) EMC
13 29 (23.77%) SQL Server
13 29 (23.77%) Security Cleared
14 28 (22.95%) Fibre Channel
15 27 (22.13%) Unix
15 27 (22.13%) DNS
16 26 (21.31%) Data Centre
17 25 (20.49%) PowerShell
17 25 (20.49%) Firewall
18 21 (17.21%) Windows Server 2008
18 21 (17.21%) Windows Server 2012
19 20 (16.39%) SC Cleared
19 20 (16.39%) Disaster Recovery

iSCSI
Top Related IT Skills 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 20 (16.39%) Apache
2 17 (13.93%) IIS
3 12 (9.84%) Tomcat
4 11 (9.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 11 (9.02%) WebSphere
5 10 (8.20%) DataSynapse
5 10 (8.20%) MS Exchange
5 10 (8.20%) Oracle Coherence
6 8 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (4.92%) Skype for Business
8 5 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (4.10%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.64%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (1.64%) SAS
9 2 (1.64%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 19 (15.57%) MS Office
2 17 (13.93%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.02%) Office 365
2 9 (7.38%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.64%) IaaS
6 1 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.82%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.82%) G Suite
6 1 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 90 (73.77%) SAN
2 57 (46.72%) NAS
3 28 (22.95%) Fibre Channel
4 27 (22.13%) DNS
5 25 (20.49%) Firewall
6 20 (16.39%) HTTP
6 20 (16.39%) TCP/IP
7 19 (15.57%) DHCP
7 19 (15.57%) FCoE
7 19 (15.57%) LAN
7 19 (15.57%) WAN
8 17 (13.93%) SSH
9 14 (11.48%) VLAN
10 13 (10.66%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (9.02%) FTP
11 11 (9.02%) Multicast
11 11 (9.02%) OSPF
11 11 (9.02%) SNMP
11 11 (9.02%) VPN
12 9 (7.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (23.77%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.20%) Hadoop
2 10 (8.20%) HBase
3 9 (7.38%) MySQL
4 4 (3.28%) InterSystems Cache
5 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.82%) Big Data
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.82%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (6.56%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (2.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (2.46%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (2.46%) Subversion
4 2 (1.64%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (14.75%) Finance
2 11 (9.02%) Banking
3 7 (5.74%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.46%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.82%) Advertising
5 1 (0.82%) Games
5 1 (0.82%) Retail
5 1 (0.82%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (16.39%) Administrator
2 17 (13.93%) Architect
3 16 (13.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 16 (13.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (9.84%) Analyst
5 11 (9.02%) Unix Administrator
6 10 (8.20%) Storage Administrator
7 9 (7.38%) SAN Administrator
7 9 (7.38%) SAN Storage Administrator
8 8 (6.56%) NetBackup Engineer
8 8 (6.56%) Network Engineer
9 7 (5.74%) Solaris Administrator
9 7 (5.74%) Support Analyst
10 6 (4.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 5 (4.10%) Linux Engineer
11 5 (4.10%) SAN Engineer
11 5 (4.10%) Senior Network Engineer
11 5 (4.10%) Systems Administrator
11 5 (4.10%) Windows Engineer
11 5 (4.10%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.93%) Middleware
2 10 (8.20%) HTML
2 10 (8.20%) Rendezvous
2 10 (8.20%) XML
2 10 (8.20%) XSLT
3 7 (5.74%) LAMP
4 5 (4.10%) 802.1X
4 5 (4.10%) COM
5 4 (3.28%) libvirt
5 4 (3.28%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (3.28%) Web Services
6 3 (2.46%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.31%) Data Centre
2 16 (13.11%) Enterprise Storage
2 16 (13.11%) Replication
3 11 (9.02%) Clustering
4 7 (5.74%) Private Cloud
5 5 (4.10%) Client/Server
5 5 (4.10%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.28%) EMC VNX
6 4 (3.28%) Online Banking
7 3 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.46%) Derivative
7 3 (2.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (2.46%) PKI
7 3 (2.46%) Verilog
7 3 (2.46%) VHDL
8 2 (1.64%) Life Science
8 2 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.64%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 65 (53.28%) Windows
2 48 (39.34%) Linux
3 42 (34.43%) Windows Server
4 32 (26.23%) Solaris
5 27 (22.13%) Unix
6 21 (17.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (17.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (13.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (9.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (5.74%) HPUX
10 6 (4.92%) Windows 7
11 5 (4.10%) CentOS
11 5 (4.10%) Data ONTAP
11 5 (4.10%) Windows 8
12 4 (3.28%) AIX
12 4 (3.28%) FreeBSD
13 2 (1.64%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.82%) Debian
14 1 (0.82%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.82%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (16.39%) Disaster Recovery
2 18 (14.75%) Migration
3 17 (13.93%) ITIL
4 16 (13.11%) Load Balancing
5 15 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (12.30%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (9.84%) DevOps
6 12 (9.84%) High Availability
6 12 (9.84%) Network Management
7 11 (9.02%) Benchmarking
7 11 (9.02%) Configuration Management
8 10 (8.20%) Virtual Environments
9 9 (7.38%) Capacity Management
10 7 (5.74%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (4.92%) Network Design
12 5 (4.10%) Asset Management
12 5 (4.10%) Change Control
12 5 (4.10%) ITSM
12 5 (4.10%) Software Delivery
12 5 (4.10%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 31 (25.41%) SQL
2 25 (20.49%) PowerShell
3 15 (12.30%) JavaScript
4 13 (10.66%) Java
5 12 (9.84%) Bash Shell
6 11 (9.02%) Perl
7 10 (8.20%) Python
8 8 (6.56%) Korn
9 4 (3.28%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.46%) C-shell
10 3 (2.46%) Tcl
11 2 (1.64%) Jython
12 1 (0.82%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.82%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (23.77%) Security Cleared
2 20 (16.39%) SC Cleared
3 19 (15.57%) CCNP
3 19 (15.57%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (7.38%) CCNA
5 8 (6.56%) DV Cleared
6 7 (5.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (4.10%) Degree
7 5 (4.10%) MCSA
8 4 (3.28%) CCDP
8 4 (3.28%) CCIE
8 4 (3.28%) MCSE
8 4 (3.28%) RHCA
8 4 (3.28%) RHCE
8 4 (3.28%) RHCSA
9 3 (2.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.64%) CISSP
10 2 (1.64%) CLAS
10 2 (1.64%) MOS
10 2 (1.64%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.74%) SLA
2 2 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.82%) GCP
3 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 53 (43.44%) Active Directory
2 48 (39.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (36.89%) NFS
4 36 (29.51%) Hyper-V
5 16 (13.11%) KVM
6 14 (11.48%) vSphere
7 13 (10.66%) SRDF
8 11 (9.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 11 (9.02%) Veritas File System
8 11 (9.02%) Virtual Servers
8 11 (9.02%) Xen
9 10 (8.20%) Oracle RAC
9 10 (8.20%) Virtual Machines
9 10 (8.20%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (7.38%) XenApp
11 5 (4.10%) Forefront TMG
11 5 (4.10%) iptables
12 4 (3.28%) Samba
12 4 (3.28%) VMware ESX
12 4 (3.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (15.57%) EMC Navisphere
1 19 (15.57%) NetBackup
2 18 (14.75%) Nagios
3 15 (12.30%) Puppet
3 15 (12.30%) SCCM
4 11 (9.02%) SCOM
4 11 (9.02%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 6 (4.92%) HAProxy
5 6 (4.92%) SCOrch
5 6 (4.92%) SCVMM
6 5 (4.10%) Ansible
6 5 (4.10%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 5 (4.10%) Nessus
6 5 (4.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 5 (4.10%) WhatsUp Gold
7 4 (3.28%) Backup Exec
7 4 (3.28%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (3.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (3.28%) SCSM
Vendors
1 65 (53.28%) VMware
2 53 (43.44%) Cisco
3 39 (31.97%) Microsoft
4 32 (26.23%) NetApp
5 31 (25.41%) Oracle
6 30 (24.59%) EMC
6 30 (24.59%) HP
7 17 (13.93%) Brocade
7 17 (13.93%) IBM
7 17 (13.93%) Red Hat
8 16 (13.11%) Dell
9 14 (11.48%) Citrix
9 14 (11.48%) Symantec
10 12 (9.84%) Intel
10 12 (9.84%) Veritas
11 11 (9.02%) Sun
12 10 (8.20%) Sybase
12 10 (8.20%) TIBCO
13 8 (6.56%) Veeam
14 7 (5.74%) Arista
Leicester
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £150 - £200 per day + Overtime & Training & On-Call Allowance
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £150 - £200 per day + Overtime & Training & On-Call Allowance
Posted: 22 days ago