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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fibre Channel over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fibre Channel (FC)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 109 116 125
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 1 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.051% 0.40% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.25% 1.73% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Median daily rate £600 £550 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +83.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £371 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.67% +23.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £63.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £51.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +27.50%

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
408 577 790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.94% 23.00% 27.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 285 340
Median daily rate £400 £363 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +10.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 17
Median hourly rate £13.00 £55.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.36% +52.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £26.80 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-41.89% +34.54%

Fibre Channel
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Fibre Channel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fibre Channel within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 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
Reading +7 1 £600 +9.09%
Fibre Channel
South East

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Fibre Channel 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Fibre Channel.

1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Nagios
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (50.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) IMAP
1 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) MRTG
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Storage Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Korn
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Ceph
1 1 (50.00%) Dovecot
1 1 (50.00%) iptables
1 1 (50.00%) KVM
1 1 (50.00%) Sendmail
1 1 (50.00%) Squid
1 1 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Cacti
1 1 (50.00%) HAProxy
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle ZFS
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) RANCID
1 1 (50.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas