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 26 May 2016 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
iSCSI
Rank 165 141 133
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -8
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.051% 0.11% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.33% 0.80% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £350 £200 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
iSCSI
England

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
603 498 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.41% 13.68% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 234 180
Median daily rate £378 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.30% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 55 31
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +40.54%

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 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -15 2 £350 +75.00% 2
iSCSI
England

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) DHCP
2 7 (87.50%) C
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) DNS
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (87.50%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) SAS
4 4 (50.00%) SMTP
4 4 (50.00%) Apache
4 4 (50.00%) Python
4 4 (50.00%) C++
4 4 (50.00%) Perl
4 4 (50.00%) PHP
4 4 (50.00%) HTTP
4 4 (50.00%) NFS
4 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (50.00%) Nagios
4 4 (50.00%) NetApp
4 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (50.00%) OpenStack
4 4 (50.00%) OpenNebula
4 4 (50.00%) iptables
4 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (50.00%) HAProxy
4 4 (50.00%) KVM
4 4 (50.00%) Open Source
4 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (50.00%) Puppet

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 4 (50.00%) Apache
1 4 (50.00%) OpenStack
1 4 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (37.50%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) DHCP
1 7 (87.50%) DNS
1 7 (87.50%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (50.00%) HTTP
2 4 (50.00%) IMAP
2 4 (50.00%) MRTG
2 4 (50.00%) SMTP
3 3 (37.50%) VLAN
4 1 (12.50%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) CentOS
3 4 (50.00%) Debian
3 4 (50.00%) Ubuntu
4 3 (37.50%) Mac OS
4 3 (37.50%) Unix
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C
2 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (50.00%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) Korn
2 4 (50.00%) Perl
2 4 (50.00%) PHP
2 4 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCNA
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (37.50%) MCSA
1 3 (37.50%) MCSE
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Dovecot
2 4 (50.00%) iptables
2 4 (50.00%) KVM
2 4 (50.00%) NFS
2 4 (50.00%) Sendmail
2 4 (50.00%) Squid
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) vSphere
3 3 (37.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Cacti
1 4 (50.00%) HAProxy
1 4 (50.00%) Nagios
1 4 (50.00%) OpenNebula
1 4 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) NetApp
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) IBM
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) EMC