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 25 July 2016 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 105 96 82
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -14
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.18% 0.080%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.41% 1.52% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £325 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.60% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £40.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-42.50% +3.22%
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
283 197 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.37% 12.14% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 96 68
Median daily rate £388 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 14
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -56.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.37% +7.62%

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 25 July 2016, 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 7 (77.78%) C
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
1 7 (77.78%) DHCP
1 7 (77.78%) DNS
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
1 7 (77.78%) iSCSI
1 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) NFS
3 4 (44.44%) MS Office
3 4 (44.44%) MCSE
3 4 (44.44%) MCSA
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (44.44%) IBM
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) CCNA
3 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) HP
3 4 (44.44%) Citrix
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (44.44%) NetApp
3 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) PCI DSS
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (44.44%) vSphere
3 4 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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 3 (33.33%) Apache
1 3 (33.33%) OpenStack
1 3 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
2 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (44.44%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (44.44%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) DHCP
1 7 (77.78%) DNS
1 7 (77.78%) iSCSI
2 4 (44.44%) VLAN
3 3 (33.33%) HTTP
3 3 (33.33%) IMAP
3 3 (33.33%) MRTG
3 3 (33.33%) SMTP
4 1 (11.11%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) EMC Storage Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Storage Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Support
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) EMC VNX
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (33.33%) CentOS
4 3 (33.33%) Debian
4 3 (33.33%) Ubuntu
5 2 (22.22%) Mac OS
5 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C
2 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
3 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 3 (33.33%) C++
3 3 (33.33%) Korn
3 3 (33.33%) Perl
3 3 (33.33%) PHP
3 3 (33.33%) Python
3 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CCNA
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (44.44%) MCSA
1 4 (44.44%) MCSE
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) NFS
2 4 (44.44%) vSphere
2 4 (44.44%) Xen
3 3 (33.33%) Dovecot
3 3 (33.33%) iptables
3 3 (33.33%) KVM
3 3 (33.33%) Sendmail
3 3 (33.33%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Cacti
1 3 (33.33%) HAProxy
1 3 (33.33%) Nagios
1 3 (33.33%) OpenNebula
1 3 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (22.22%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix
2 4 (44.44%) HP
2 4 (44.44%) IBM
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) NetApp
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (22.22%) EMC
4 2 (22.22%) Isilon