Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 23 November 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
England > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 207 241
Rank change year-on-year +6 +34 -46
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 5 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.088% 0.31% 0.059%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.65% 2.04% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 0
North West median daily rate £394 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.56% - -
England median daily rate £363 £379 £390
% change year-on-year -4.23% -2.95% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £15.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -62.50% +68.42%

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 the North West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 770 1027 1100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.50% 15.03% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 598 633
North West median daily rate £386 £406 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.92% +8.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £163 £213 £206
90th Percentile £543 £575 £538
England median daily rate £404 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 56 106
North West median hourly rate £16.25 £16.00 £16.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.56% -5.44% -12.10%
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.54 £12.00
90th Percentile £45.36 £40.00 £41.80
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.00 £20.94
% change year-on-year -18.70% +9.86% +4.68%

iSCSI
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing iSCSI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for iSCSI in the North West

iSCSI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iSCSI in the North West

iSCSI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing iSCSI in the North West over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for iSCSI in the North West

iSCSI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSCSI in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for iSCSI 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +8 3 £419 -1.47% 2
Lancashire +7 1 £438 +32.58%
Merseyside +3 1 £250 -39.39%
iSCSI
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 North West region with a requirement for iSCSI.

1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) NetApp
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) NFS
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) SAS
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec

iSCSI
Co-occurring 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 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) DSL
2 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (20.00%) VRRP
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix Server Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) NetApp Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Citrix Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Exchange Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Server Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Storage Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Storage Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Licensing
2 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) NFS
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (20.00%) Xen
2 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (20.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
1 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
1 1 (20.00%) vMotion
1 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) Huawei
3 1 (20.00%) IronPort
3 1 (20.00%) NETGEAR
3 1 (20.00%) Nimble Storage
3 1 (20.00%) Polycom
3 1 (20.00%) SonicWALL
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec