The table below looks at the statistics for Fibre Channel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fibre Channel over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fibre Channel (FC)
North West / Manchester
Rank 87 - 90
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.15% - 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.90% - 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £385 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.88% +28.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.56 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +31.40%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
221 276 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.04% 14.37% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 140 71
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 20
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

Fibre Channel
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Fibre Channel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Fibre Channel Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Fibre Channel
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Fibre Channel Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Fibre Channel
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Fibre Channel Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Fibre Channel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Fibre Channel.

1 9 (90.00%) DNS
2 8 (80.00%) DHCP
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
3 7 (70.00%) Linux
3 7 (70.00%) iSCSI
3 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (60.00%) C
4 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
5 5 (50.00%) SMTP
5 5 (50.00%) Debian
5 5 (50.00%) Shell Script
5 5 (50.00%) Nagios
5 5 (50.00%) Unix
5 5 (50.00%) Perl
5 5 (50.00%) PHP
5 5 (50.00%) Apache
5 5 (50.00%) Python
5 5 (50.00%) SAS
5 5 (50.00%) HTTP
5 5 (50.00%) CentOS
5 5 (50.00%) Ubuntu
5 5 (50.00%) Squid
5 5 (50.00%) Korn
5 5 (50.00%) IMAP
5 5 (50.00%) Cacti
5 5 (50.00%) Sendmail
5 5 (50.00%) Open Source
5 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
5 5 (50.00%) Dovecot
5 5 (50.00%) MRTG

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (50.00%) Apache
1 5 (50.00%) OpenStack
1 5 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (10.00%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (10.00%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) DNS
2 8 (80.00%) DHCP
3 7 (70.00%) iSCSI
4 5 (50.00%) HTTP
4 5 (50.00%) IMAP
4 5 (50.00%) MRTG
4 5 (50.00%) SMTP
5 3 (30.00%) LDAP
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
6 2 (20.00%) FCoE
6 2 (20.00%) Firewall
6 2 (20.00%) LAN
6 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
6 2 (20.00%) Network Security
6 2 (20.00%) VoIP
6 2 (20.00%) WAN
7 1 (10.00%) SAN
7 1 (10.00%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) Network Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Broadcast Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (10.00%) Network Design Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (10.00%) BBC
3 1 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) CentOS
2 5 (50.00%) Debian
2 5 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 5 (50.00%) Unix
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Solaris
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) SUSE
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Open Source
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (20.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) High Availability
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Network Design
4 1 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C
2 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 5 (50.00%) Korn
2 5 (50.00%) Perl
2 5 (50.00%) PHP
2 5 (50.00%) Python
2 5 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (40.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCIE
2 2 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) MCSA
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (50.00%) Dovecot
2 5 (50.00%) iptables
2 5 (50.00%) KVM
2 5 (50.00%) Sendmail
2 5 (50.00%) Squid
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (10.00%) Ceph
4 1 (10.00%) NFS
4 1 (10.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Cacti
1 5 (50.00%) HAProxy
1 5 (50.00%) Nagios
1 5 (50.00%) OpenNebula
1 5 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Forcepoint
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) EMC
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) IBM
5 1 (10.00%) Isilon
5 1 (10.00%) NetApp