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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fibre Channel over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 89 - 74
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 7 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.43% - 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.02% - 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£488 - £270
90% offered a daily rate of more than £478 - £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 - £274
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £265
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +20.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+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 Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
232 151 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.23% 10.65% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 57 56
Average daily rate £350 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +10.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 28
Average hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.44% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

Fibre Channel
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Fibre Channel across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (91.67%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
1 11 (91.67%) Migration
2 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) iSCSI
2 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (83.33%) NAS
2 10 (83.33%) Citrix
2 10 (83.33%) SAN
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) UNIX
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (75.00%) Cisco
3 9 (75.00%) WAN
3 9 (75.00%) IIS
3 9 (75.00%) Solaris
3 9 (75.00%) EMC
3 9 (75.00%) Nortel
3 9 (75.00%) Terminal Services
3 9 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 9 (75.00%) DMZ
3 9 (75.00%) Internet
3 9 (75.00%) MPLS
3 9 (75.00%) OSPF
3 9 (75.00%) BGP
3 9 (75.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 9 (75.00%) SolarWinds
3 9 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (75.00%) Celerra
3 9 (75.00%) VPLS

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 9 (75.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) SAN
1 10 (83.33%) iSCSI
1 10 (83.33%) NAS
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (75.00%) WAN
2 9 (75.00%) VPLS
2 9 (75.00%) DMZ
2 9 (75.00%) Internet
2 9 (75.00%) MPLS
2 9 (75.00%) OSPF
2 9 (75.00%) BGP
2 9 (75.00%) EIGRP
2 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 9 (75.00%) Wireless
3 2 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Architect
2 6 (50.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Project Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Project Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Server Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Replication
1 9 (75.00%) Clustering
1 9 (75.00%) Celerra
2 1 (8.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) UNIX
3 9 (75.00%) Solaris
4 1 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Migration
2 7 (58.33%) Business Continuity
2 7 (58.33%) Change Control
2 7 (58.33%) Configuration Management
2 7 (58.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) MCSA
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 9 (75.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 9 (75.00%) Terminal Services
3 9 (75.00%) VMware ESX
4 7 (58.33%) XenApp
5 1 (8.33%) vSphere
5 1 (8.33%) Xen
5 1 (8.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 10 (83.33%) Citrix
1 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) SolarWinds
2 9 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 9 (75.00%) EMC
2 9 (75.00%) Nortel
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco
3 8 (66.67%) Oracle
4 3 (25.00%) Avaya
5 1 (8.33%) NetApp
5 1 (8.33%) HP