The table below looks at the statistics for Fibre Channel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fibre Channel over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £358 £323
% change year-on-year
+2.44% +10.85%
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
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
62 45 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.81% 10.37% 22.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 24 57
Average daily rate £365 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £463 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 9
Average hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -53.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.35 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.57 £31.30 £33.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

Fibre Channel
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Fibre Channel Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Fibre Channel
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Fibre Channel Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire