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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
iSCSI
Rank 154 160 128
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -32
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 1 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.031% 0.047% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.35% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £335 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
-14.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £41.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-59.75% +36.66%
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
482 579 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.97% 13.73% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 345 244
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 47 35
Median hourly rate £18.25 £16.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 2 December 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
Lancashire - 1 £335 -
iSCSI
England

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 16 (76.19%) Unix
2 12 (57.14%) Linux
2 12 (57.14%) VMware
3 11 (52.38%) Solaris
4 10 (47.62%) Oracle
4 10 (47.62%) Firewall
4 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (42.86%) SAS
5 9 (42.86%) DHCP
5 9 (42.86%) DNS
6 8 (38.10%) Red Hat
6 8 (38.10%) CentOS
7 7 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (33.33%) Debian
7 7 (33.33%) Ubuntu
7 7 (33.33%) Puppet
7 7 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
7 7 (33.33%) Oracle Database
7 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
7 7 (33.33%) Security Patching
7 7 (33.33%) Perl
7 7 (33.33%) Python
7 7 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (28.57%) PHP
8 6 (28.57%) C
8 6 (28.57%) HP
8 6 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (23.81%) Migration
9 5 (23.81%) Squid
9 5 (23.81%) Korn

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 9 (42.86%) SAS
2 5 (23.81%) Apache
2 5 (23.81%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.76%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (4.76%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) Firewall
2 9 (42.86%) DHCP
2 9 (42.86%) DNS
3 6 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (23.81%) HTTP
4 5 (23.81%) IMAP
4 5 (23.81%) MRTG
4 5 (23.81%) SMTP
5 3 (14.29%) LDAP
5 3 (14.29%) SAN
6 2 (9.52%) DSL
6 2 (9.52%) Internet
6 2 (9.52%) MPLS
6 2 (9.52%) Network Security
6 2 (9.52%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (9.52%) VLAN
6 2 (9.52%) VRRP
7 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
7 1 (4.76%) LAN
7 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (14.29%) MySQL
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (14.29%) ClearCase
2 3 (14.29%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Administrator
1 6 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Solaris Administrator
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) HPUX Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) DBA
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Licensing
2 2 (9.52%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) BBC
3 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Unix
2 12 (57.14%) Linux
3 11 (52.38%) Solaris
4 8 (38.10%) CentOS
5 7 (33.33%) Debian
5 7 (33.33%) Ubuntu
6 4 (19.05%) Windows
7 3 (14.29%) HPUX
7 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
7 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
8 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Security Patching
2 5 (23.81%) Migration
2 5 (23.81%) Open Source
3 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 3 (14.29%) DevOps
3 3 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Analytics
4 2 (9.52%) CRM
4 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.52%) Software Licensing
4 2 (9.52%) Video Analytics
4 2 (9.52%) Web Development
5 1 (4.76%) ERP
5 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.76%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) Perl
1 7 (33.33%) Python
2 6 (28.57%) C
2 6 (28.57%) PHP
3 5 (23.81%) Bash Shell
3 5 (23.81%) Korn
3 5 (23.81%) Shell Script
4 4 (19.05%) C++
5 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.76%) Java
6 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) CCNA
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.76%) MCSA
1 1 (4.76%) MCSE
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (23.81%) Dovecot
3 5 (23.81%) iptables
3 5 (23.81%) KVM
3 5 (23.81%) Sendmail
3 5 (23.81%) Squid
4 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
5 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
6 1 (4.76%) Ceph
6 1 (4.76%) NFS
6 1 (4.76%) vSphere
6 1 (4.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) Puppet
2 5 (23.81%) Cacti
2 5 (23.81%) HAProxy
2 5 (23.81%) Nagios
2 5 (23.81%) OpenNebula
3 2 (9.52%) vMotion
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (4.76%) SCCM
4 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) VMware
2 10 (47.62%) Oracle
3 8 (38.10%) Red Hat
4 6 (28.57%) HP
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
6 3 (14.29%) Dell
7 2 (9.52%) NETGEAR
7 2 (9.52%) SonicWALL
8 1 (4.76%) Cisco
8 1 (4.76%) Citrix
8 1 (4.76%) IBM
8 1 (4.76%) NetApp