The table below looks at the statistics for Fibre Channel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fibre Channel over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 97 79 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.068% 0.27% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.54% 2.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £395 £215 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.72% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+21.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £36.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+44.82% +20.83%
Fibre Channel
West Yorkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
186 150 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.60% 13.43% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 110 60
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Average hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.57% +180.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

Fibre Channel
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Fibre Channel Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Fibre Channel
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Fibre Channel Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Fibre Channel
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Fibre Channel across the Leeds region.

Fibre Channel Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 12 (85.71%) CCNP
1 12 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (85.71%) Cisco
1 12 (85.71%) Firewall
1 12 (85.71%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (57.14%) CCNA
2 8 (57.14%) Ethernet
2 8 (57.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 8 (57.14%) DDoS Mitigation
2 8 (57.14%) Network Security
2 8 (57.14%) FCoE
3 4 (28.57%) F5
3 4 (28.57%) iSCSI
3 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (28.57%) Spanning Tree
3 4 (28.57%) VoIP
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 4 (28.57%) Internet
3 4 (28.57%) BGP
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) Windows
5 2 (14.29%) Linux
5 2 (14.29%) DHCP
5 2 (14.29%) NFS
5 2 (14.29%) DNS
5 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 2 (14.29%) HP
5 2 (14.29%) SAN

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 12 (85.71%) Cisco Nexus
1 12 (85.71%) Firewall
2 8 (57.14%) Ethernet
2 8 (57.14%) FCoE
2 8 (57.14%) Network Security
3 4 (28.57%) BGP
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (28.57%) Internet
3 4 (28.57%) iSCSI
3 4 (28.57%) Spanning Tree
3 4 (28.57%) VoIP
4 2 (14.29%) DHCP
4 2 (14.29%) DNS
4 2 (14.29%) SAN
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Network Engineer
2 10 (71.43%) Cisco Engineer
2 10 (71.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) DDoS Mitigation
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) CCNP
1 12 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (57.14%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) Firmware
1 2 (14.29%) NFS
1 2 (14.29%) vCloud
1 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 4 (28.57%) F5
3 2 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 2 (14.29%) VMware