Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for iSCSI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iSCSI over the 6 months to 20 January 2018 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 > Manchester
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 142 152
Rank change year-on-year +4 +10 -26
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 3 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.11% 0.32% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.85% 2.01% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
Manchester median daily rate £419 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.47% - -
North West median daily rate £375 £405 -
% change year-on-year -7.41% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

iSCSI is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 352 497 520
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 12.54% 15.71% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 299 288
Manchester median daily rate £395 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £115 £213 £230
90th Percentile £636 £550 £511
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 18 28
Manchester median hourly rate £17.00 £18.25 £14.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.85% +28.61% -14.00%
10th Percentile £11.95 £13.10 £9.93
90th Percentile £29.65 £40.00 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £16.50 £18.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year -9.59% +4.29% -7.89%

iSCSI
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for iSCSI in Manchester

iSCSI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iSCSI in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for iSCSI.

1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Nimble Storage
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (33.33%) Huawei
2 1 (33.33%) BladeLogic
2 1 (33.33%) Xen
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) WSUS
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) IronPort
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM

iSCSI
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) NAS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Server Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Citrix Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Exchange Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Server Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Storage Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) NFS
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (33.33%) Xen
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (33.33%) BladeLogic
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Huawei
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) IronPort
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Nimble Storage
2 1 (33.33%) Polycom
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec