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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank - - 120
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - 0.083%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £331 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.64% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
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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
599 631 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.70% 25.57% 25.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 205 201
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £190 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 10 23
Average hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.71% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £13.45 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (72.73%) iSCSI
4 7 (63.64%) Windows
5 6 (54.55%) CCNP
5 6 (54.55%) VoIP
5 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (54.55%) CheckPoint
5 6 (54.55%) Cisco PIX
5 6 (54.55%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (54.55%) F5
6 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
6 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (45.45%) vSphere
6 5 (45.45%) VMware
6 5 (45.45%) HP
6 5 (45.45%) SAN
7 4 (36.36%) Internet
7 4 (36.36%) BGP
7 4 (36.36%) Spanning Tree
8 3 (27.27%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (27.27%) 3PAR
8 3 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (27.27%) Lync
8 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (27.27%) MS Exchange
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (27.27%) Lync
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (72.73%) iSCSI
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco PIX
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (54.55%) VoIP
4 5 (45.45%) SAN
5 4 (36.36%) Internet
5 4 (36.36%) BGP
5 4 (36.36%) Spanning Tree
6 3 (27.27%) Structured Cabling
6 3 (27.27%) LAN
6 3 (27.27%) VLAN
6 3 (27.27%) WAN
6 3 (27.27%) DHCP
6 3 (27.27%) SNMP
6 3 (27.27%) VPN
6 3 (27.27%) DNS
7 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Network Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Storage Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) CLARiiON
2 2 (18.18%) Celerra
2 2 (18.18%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
1 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) CCNP
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) MCSE
2 2 (18.18%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (45.45%) vSphere
2 3 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (27.27%) XenApp
2 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Samba
3 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
3 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) CheckPoint
2 6 (54.55%) F5
3 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 5 (45.45%) HP
4 3 (27.27%) Brocade
4 3 (27.27%) ProCurve
4 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
4 3 (27.27%) 3PAR
5 2 (18.18%) EMC
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Dell Compellent