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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
iSCSI
England / North West
Rank 124 151 138
Rank change year-on-year +27 -13  
Contract jobs citing iSCSI 4 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.16% 0.16% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.07% 1.06% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 6
Median daily rate £250 £425 £441
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.17% -3.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £406 £320
% change year-on-year -22.46% +26.95%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +12.98% +10.00%  

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 374 567 493
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 14.58% 14.78% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 325 231
Median daily rate £388 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 28 42
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.84 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.95% -10.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.15 £40.00 £51.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

iSCSI
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 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
Manchester +13 2 £175 -58.82% 1
Lancashire - 2 £328 -
iSCSI
England

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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%) SAN
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (60.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (40.00%) Dell
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Huawei
3 1 (20.00%) Brocade
3 1 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) SonicWALL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) NETGEAR
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco

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 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) DSL
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (20.00%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) DBA
1 1 (20.00%) Hardware Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (20.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (20.00%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Firmware
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) NFS
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Dell
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (20.00%) Brocade
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) Huawei
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) NETGEAR
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Remedy
3 1 (20.00%) SonicWALL
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