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 1 September 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 124 120 125
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.076% 0.041% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.35% 0.15% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
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£413 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £345 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +61.11%
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
578 656 682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.89% 26.65% 26.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 244 228
Average daily rate £335 £360 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.94% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 20 29
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £59.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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
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 1 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
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Last Year
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Last Year
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Slough - 1 £375 -
Fibre Channel
South East

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) HP
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (71.43%) vSphere
3 5 (71.43%) VLAN
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
4 4 (57.14%) VPN
4 4 (57.14%) LAN
4 4 (57.14%) WAN
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) SAN
4 4 (57.14%) Brocade
4 4 (57.14%) Firewall
4 4 (57.14%) SolarWinds
5 3 (42.86%) XenApp
5 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
5 3 (42.86%) ProCurve
5 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
5 3 (42.86%) 3PAR
5 3 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (42.86%) Lync
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (42.86%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (42.86%) Lync
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) VLAN
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) SAN
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) SNMP
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (42.86%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
5 1 (14.29%) NAS
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (14.29%) Wireless
5 1 (14.29%) IPsec
5 1 (14.29%) VoIP
5 1 (14.29%) OSPF
5 1 (14.29%) BGP
5 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Storage Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Storage Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) CLARiiON
2 2 (28.57%) Celerra
2 2 (28.57%) EqualLogic
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Replication
3 1 (14.29%) FlexPod
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (14.29%) EMC VNX
3 1 (14.29%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) MCSA
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) vSphere
3 3 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) Samba
3 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
3 3 (42.86%) XenApp
3 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
4 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
5 1 (14.29%) SRDF
5 1 (14.29%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (14.29%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (14.29%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (14.29%) SnapMirror
2 1 (14.29%) SnapVault
2 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) HP
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Brocade
3 4 (57.14%) SolarWinds
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) 3PAR
4 3 (42.86%) ProCurve
4 3 (42.86%) EMC
5 2 (28.57%) Dell Compellent
6 1 (14.29%) Juniper
6 1 (14.29%) Hitachi
6 1 (14.29%) NetApp
6 1 (14.29%) NetIQ
6 1 (14.29%) Symantec
6 1 (14.29%) IBM
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle
6 1 (14.29%) SAP
6 1 (14.29%) Veeam
6 1 (14.29%) Dell