The table below looks at the statistics for iSCSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSCSI over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
iSCSI
North West / Manchester
Rank 92 98 85
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 1 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.074% 0.28% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.48% 1.96% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £318 £390 £395
% change year-on-year
-18.58% -1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £30.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+43.80% -13.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
208 255 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.46% 14.20% 13.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 140 103
Median daily rate £400 £389 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +19.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £259 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 14
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.15 £19.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.35% -15.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +36.36%

iSCSI
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing iSCSI as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

iSCSI Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

iSCSI
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

iSCSI Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 Manchester region with a requirement for iSCSI.

1 4 (100.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) SAS
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Debian
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Ubuntu
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) CentOS
2 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 3 (75.00%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) HAProxy
3 2 (50.00%) KVM
3 2 (50.00%) OpenNebula
3 2 (50.00%) iptables
3 2 (50.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (50.00%) Dovecot
3 2 (50.00%) MRTG
3 2 (50.00%) Cacti
3 2 (50.00%) Sendmail
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (50.00%) IMAP
3 2 (50.00%) Squid
3 2 (50.00%) Korn
3 2 (50.00%) Shell Script

iSCSI
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 3 (75.00%) SAS
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) IMAP
2 2 (50.00%) MRTG
2 2 (50.00%) SMTP
3 1 (25.00%) LDAP
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) CentOS
2 3 (75.00%) Debian
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Video Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) Korn
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Dovecot
2 2 (50.00%) iptables
2 2 (50.00%) KVM
2 2 (50.00%) Sendmail
2 2 (50.00%) Squid
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) Cacti
2 2 (50.00%) HAProxy
2 2 (50.00%) Nagios
2 2 (50.00%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft