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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 99 90 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 5 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.28% 0.42% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.98% 2.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £425 £488 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £365 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
252 235 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.91% 14.17% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 113 55
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £206 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.82% +13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.47 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fibre Channel within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 1 £425 -
Fibre Channel
North West

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) C
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
1 5 (83.33%) DHCP
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
1 5 (83.33%) iSCSI
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Debian
3 3 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 3 (50.00%) Squid
3 3 (50.00%) Korn
3 3 (50.00%) CentOS
3 3 (50.00%) IMAP
3 3 (50.00%) Cacti
3 3 (50.00%) Sendmail
3 3 (50.00%) Open Source
3 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (50.00%) Puppet
3 3 (50.00%) Dovecot
3 3 (50.00%) MRTG
3 3 (50.00%) OpenStack
3 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (50.00%) HAProxy
3 3 (50.00%) KVM
3 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (50.00%) Nagios
3 3 (50.00%) HTTP
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (50.00%) SAS

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 3 (50.00%) Apache
1 3 (50.00%) OpenStack
1 3 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (33.33%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) DHCP
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
1 5 (83.33%) iSCSI
2 3 (50.00%) HTTP
2 3 (50.00%) IMAP
2 3 (50.00%) MRTG
2 3 (50.00%) SMTP
3 2 (33.33%) VLAN
4 1 (16.67%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) EMC Storage Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Storage Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) CentOS
3 3 (50.00%) Debian
3 3 (50.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (33.33%) Mac OS
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C
2 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) Korn
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (50.00%) PHP
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) MCSA
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Dovecot
2 3 (50.00%) iptables
2 3 (50.00%) KVM
2 3 (50.00%) Sendmail
2 3 (50.00%) Squid
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) NFS
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (33.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Cacti
1 3 (50.00%) HAProxy
1 3 (50.00%) Nagios
1 3 (50.00%) OpenNebula
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) Isilon