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 2 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank - - 27
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 1.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £234
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -36.84%
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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 Lancashire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18 33 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.44% 12.55% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 13
Average daily rate £320 £245 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.61% -7.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £223 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £18.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -14.27%

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