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 3 months to 30 April 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 / Manchester
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 101 93
Rank change year-on-year +9 -8  
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 1 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.072% 0.28% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.52% 1.98% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £175 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -56.25% -15.78%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £375 £320
% change year-on-year -17.33% +17.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.60 £40.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year +10.79% +15.00%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 192 252 238
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 13.87% 13.88% 14.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 133 114
Median daily rate £390 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £364 £340
% change year-on-year +6.45% +7.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 17
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -25.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.47 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £32.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -16.66% -  

iSCSI
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing iSCSI as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 30 April 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 Manchester region with a requirement for iSCSI.

1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Huawei
2 1 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) NFS
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell

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 (50.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Hardware Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
1 1 (50.00%) NFS
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Huawei
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy
1 1 (50.00%) VMware