The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for iSCSI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iSCSI over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

iSCSI
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.89% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £438 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +17.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +0.62%  

iSCSI is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 120 48 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 35.61% 10.81% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 52 202
Median daily rate £425 £368 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.64% +22.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £425 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 9
Median hourly rate £11.00 £14.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.42% -31.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.33 £39.33 £31.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

iSCSI
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing iSCSI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for iSCSI in Lancashire

iSCSI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing iSCSI in Lancashire.

Contractor daily rate trend for iSCSI in Lancashire

iSCSI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing iSCSI in Lancashire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for iSCSI in Lancashire

iSCSI
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSCSI within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Preston - 3 £438 -
iSCSI
North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for iSCSI.

1 5 (100.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) EMC
3 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (60.00%) 3PAR
3 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Licensing
4 2 (40.00%) Office 365
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (40.00%) Software Licensing
4 2 (40.00%) vMotion
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) SonicWALL
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) NETGEAR
4 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Dell
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 2 (40.00%) DSL
4 2 (40.00%) VRRP
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server

iSCSI
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 2 (40.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) DSL
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) MPLS
2 2 (40.00%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (40.00%) VRRP
3 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Migration Architect
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (40.00%) CRM
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) Software Licensing
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) 3PAR
2 3 (60.00%) EMC
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) NETGEAR
3 2 (40.00%) SonicWALL
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Brocade
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp