The table below looks at the statistics for Fibre Channel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fibre Channel over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 114 116 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 11 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.44% 0.35% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.79% 1.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 0
Average daily rate £363 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £358 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.44% +19.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
Fibre Channel
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
613 725 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.52% 25.62% 23.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 309 237
Average daily rate £375 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.43% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 36
Average hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% +53.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £32.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

Fibre Channel
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Fibre Channel across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Fibre Channel Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Fibre Channel
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Fibre Channel across the Berkshire region.

Fibre Channel Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Fibre Channel
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fibre Channel across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Fibre Channel Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Fibre Channel
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Fibre Channel across the Berkshire region.

Fibre Channel Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Fibre Channel
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fibre Channel within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -5 6 £350 +21.73% 3
Slough +7 2 £351 -17.35% 1
Bracknell -5 1 £500 +7.52%
Fibre Channel
South East

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Fibre Channel also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Fibre Channel.

1 20 (100.00%) SAN
2 17 (85.00%) Linux
2 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 17 (85.00%) Windows Server
3 16 (80.00%) VMware
4 14 (70.00%) IBM
5 13 (65.00%) Cisco
5 13 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (65.00%) HP
5 13 (65.00%) Ethernet
5 13 (65.00%) Firewall
6 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (45.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (45.00%) Hitachi
8 8 (40.00%) MCSA
8 8 (40.00%) MCP
8 8 (40.00%) Dell
8 8 (40.00%) Intel
8 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
8 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 8 (40.00%) CCNA
8 8 (40.00%) Hyper-V
8 8 (40.00%) Data Centre
9 6 (30.00%) vSphere
9 6 (30.00%) Enterprise Storage
9 6 (30.00%) EMC
9 6 (30.00%) NetApp
10 5 (25.00%) CA
10 5 (25.00%) CCNP

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Fibre Channel also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Fibre Channel. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.00%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) SAN
2 13 (65.00%) Ethernet
2 13 (65.00%) Firewall
3 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (25.00%) FCoE
5 4 (20.00%) NAS
6 1 (5.00%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (5.00%) DNS
6 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
6 1 (5.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Support Engineer
1 8 (40.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco Support
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) EMC Storage Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) FlexPod Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) NetApp Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Network Support
2 3 (15.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) SAN Storage Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) SAN Support
2 3 (15.00%) Storage Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Storage Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) ELK Stack
1 1 (5.00%) LAMP
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (30.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (25.00%) Driving Licence
3 5 (25.00%) e-Health
3 5 (25.00%) FlexPod
4 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (15.00%) Replication
5 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Linux
1 17 (85.00%) Windows
1 17 (85.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (25.00%) Data ONTAP
3 4 (20.00%) Solaris
3 4 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (5.00%) CentOS
4 1 (5.00%) Debian
4 1 (5.00%) Fedora
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 3 (15.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) Coaching
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Scrum
4 1 (5.00%) Service Management
4 1 (5.00%) Validation
4 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) PHP
1 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (45.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (40.00%) CCNA
3 8 (40.00%) MCP
3 8 (40.00%) MCSA
3 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (25.00%) CCNP
4 5 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (25.00%) NCDA
5 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (30.00%) vSphere
4 3 (15.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Docker
5 1 (5.00%) KVM
5 1 (5.00%) NFS
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (5.00%) Postfix
5 1 (5.00%) qmail
5 1 (5.00%) Sendmail
5 1 (5.00%) Varnish
5 1 (5.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (15.00%) vMotion
2 1 (5.00%) Ansible
2 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.00%) Bacula
2 1 (5.00%) Cacti
2 1 (5.00%) cPanel
2 1 (5.00%) Grafana
2 1 (5.00%) Graphite
2 1 (5.00%) Kibana
2 1 (5.00%) logstash
2 1 (5.00%) Nagios
2 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.00%) Plesk
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (5.00%) Salt
2 1 (5.00%) SCOM
2 1 (5.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) VMware
2 14 (70.00%) IBM
3 13 (65.00%) Cisco
3 13 (65.00%) HP
4 9 (45.00%) Hitachi
5 8 (40.00%) Dell
5 8 (40.00%) Intel
5 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (30.00%) EMC
6 6 (30.00%) NetApp
7 5 (25.00%) CA
8 4 (20.00%) Oracle
9 3 (15.00%) 3PAR
9 3 (15.00%) Brocade
9 3 (15.00%) StorageTek
9 3 (15.00%) Sun
9 3 (15.00%) Veritas
10 1 (5.00%) Rackspace
10 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
10 1 (5.00%) Symantec