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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 118 124 126
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 1 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.040% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.72% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+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
657 691 973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.40% 26.99% 31.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 230 209
Average daily rate £360 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £459 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 28 22
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% +30.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £31.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 22 August 2014. 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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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 +10 1 £375 +15.38%
Bracknell - - - -
Fibre Channel
South East

Fibre Channel
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Hitachi
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Server
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) VTSP
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) KVM

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) VTSP
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Server
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) KVM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Hitachi
1 1 (100.00%) VMware