The table below looks at the statistics for iSCSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSCSI over the 3 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
iSCSI
England / North West
Rank 129 - 135
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 2 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.078% - 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.51% - 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £405 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £298 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
-23.22% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-10.81% -45.18%

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

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
395 581 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.42% 15.04% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 321 194
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 33 41
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +21.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

iSCSI
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

iSCSI Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

iSCSI
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

iSCSI Daily Rate Trend in the North West

iSCSI
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

iSCSI Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

iSCSI
Contract Job Locations in the North 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 North West region over the 3 months to 22 January 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
Manchester - 1 - - 1
Lancashire - 1 £405 -
iSCSI
England

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

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

1 14 (82.35%) Unix
2 10 (58.82%) Linux
3 9 (52.94%) VMware
3 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (47.06%) CentOS
4 8 (47.06%) Solaris
4 8 (47.06%) Red Hat
5 7 (41.18%) SAS
5 7 (41.18%) DNS
5 7 (41.18%) Python
5 7 (41.18%) Oracle
5 7 (41.18%) Perl
5 7 (41.18%) Ubuntu
5 7 (41.18%) Debian
5 7 (41.18%) Puppet
5 7 (41.18%) Fibre Channel
5 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
6 6 (35.29%) Firewall
6 6 (35.29%) DHCP
7 5 (29.41%) HTTP
7 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
7 5 (29.41%) Nagios
7 5 (29.41%) PHP
7 5 (29.41%) C
7 5 (29.41%) Apache
7 5 (29.41%) SMTP
7 5 (29.41%) Squid
7 5 (29.41%) Korn
7 5 (29.41%) IMAP
7 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database 11g

iSCSI
Top Related IT Skills in the North 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 7 (41.18%) SAS
2 5 (29.41%) Apache
2 5 (29.41%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) DNS
1 7 (41.18%) Fibre Channel
2 6 (35.29%) DHCP
2 6 (35.29%) Firewall
3 5 (29.41%) HTTP
3 5 (29.41%) IMAP
3 5 (29.41%) MRTG
3 5 (29.41%) SMTP
4 4 (23.53%) SAN
5 3 (17.65%) LDAP
6 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
6 1 (5.88%) LAN
6 1 (5.88%) Network Security
6 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.88%) VLAN
6 1 (5.88%) VPN
6 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (11.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.76%) ClearCase
2 2 (11.76%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 3 (17.65%) Solaris Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) DBA
4 2 (11.76%) HPUX Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Broadcast Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) User Experience
4 1 (5.88%) BBC
4 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Unix
2 10 (58.82%) Linux
3 8 (47.06%) CentOS
3 8 (47.06%) Solaris
4 7 (41.18%) Debian
4 7 (41.18%) Ubuntu
5 2 (11.76%) HPUX
5 2 (11.76%) Windows
6 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Open Source
1 5 (29.41%) Security Patching
2 3 (17.65%) DevOps
2 3 (17.65%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Analytics
3 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Video Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.88%) High Availability
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Perl
1 7 (41.18%) Python
2 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
2 5 (29.41%) C
2 5 (29.41%) Korn
2 5 (29.41%) PHP
2 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
3 4 (23.53%) C++
4 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (29.41%) Dovecot
2 5 (29.41%) iptables
2 5 (29.41%) KVM
2 5 (29.41%) Sendmail
2 5 (29.41%) Squid
2 5 (29.41%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.88%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) Puppet
2 5 (29.41%) Cacti
2 5 (29.41%) HAProxy
2 5 (29.41%) Nagios
2 5 (29.41%) OpenNebula
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (5.88%) SCCM
3 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) VMware
2 8 (47.06%) Red Hat
3 7 (41.18%) Oracle
4 3 (17.65%) HP
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.88%) 3PAR
6 1 (5.88%) Brocade
6 1 (5.88%) Dell
6 1 (5.88%) EMC