The table below looks at the statistics for iSCSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSCSI over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iSCSI
Rank 87 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.27% 0.080% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.79% 0.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£200 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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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
224 109 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.88% 8.69% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 47 48
Average daily rate £325 £300 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +1.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £435 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 13
Average hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.70 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

iSCSI
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iSCSI across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iSCSI across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

iSCSI Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing iSCSI also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited iSCSI.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) SAN
3 10 (83.33%) Cisco
3 10 (83.33%) Firewall
3 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (75.00%) UNIX
4 9 (75.00%) Citrix
4 9 (75.00%) EMC
5 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 8 (66.67%) Business Continuity
5 8 (66.67%) XenApp
5 8 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
5 8 (66.67%) Data Centre
6 7 (58.33%) Oracle Database
6 7 (58.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 7 (58.33%) SolarWinds
6 7 (58.33%) Hyper-V
6 7 (58.33%) NAS
6 7 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (58.33%) Migration
6 7 (58.33%) Replication
6 7 (58.33%) VMware ESX
6 7 (58.33%) Clustering
6 7 (58.33%) Wireless
6 7 (58.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (58.33%) Terminal Services
6 7 (58.33%) CheckPoint
6 7 (58.33%) DMZ

iSCSI
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing iSCSI also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited iSCSI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (58.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) SAN
2 10 (83.33%) Firewall
3 8 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
4 7 (58.33%) VPLS
4 7 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (58.33%) NAS
4 7 (58.33%) Wireless
4 7 (58.33%) WAN
4 7 (58.33%) DMZ
4 7 (58.33%) Internet
4 7 (58.33%) MPLS
4 7 (58.33%) OSPF
4 7 (58.33%) BGP
4 7 (58.33%) EIGRP
5 4 (33.33%) VLAN
6 2 (16.67%) DNS
7 1 (8.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Architect
2 6 (50.00%) Technical Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Server Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 7 (58.33%) Replication
2 7 (58.33%) Clustering
2 7 (58.33%) Celerra
3 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (8.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) UNIX
3 7 (58.33%) Solaris
4 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (25.00%) CentOS
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 7 (58.33%) Configuration Management
2 7 (58.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (58.33%) Migration
3 6 (50.00%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Security Hardening
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance
4 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) MCSA
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (66.67%) XenApp
4 7 (58.33%) Hyper-V
4 7 (58.33%) Terminal Services
4 7 (58.33%) VMware ESX
4 7 (58.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (8.33%) vSphere
5 1 (8.33%) NFS
5 1 (8.33%) Xen
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (8.33%) XenMobile
2 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco
3 9 (75.00%) EMC
3 9 (75.00%) Citrix
4 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 7 (58.33%) Nortel
5 7 (58.33%) Oracle
5 7 (58.33%) CheckPoint
5 7 (58.33%) SolarWinds
6 5 (41.67%) NetApp
7 3 (25.00%) Avaya
8 2 (16.67%) HP
9 1 (8.33%) Dell
9 1 (8.33%) Veeam