The table below looks at the statistics for Fibre Channel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fibre Channel over the 3 months to 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 30 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.82% 0.25% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.20% 1.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £360 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.98% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +10.34%
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 Merseyside region.

Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
61 67 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 22.18% 16.92% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 19 13
Median daily rate £400 £369 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £163 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Median hourly rate £14.75 £22.50 £125.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.44% -82.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

Fibre Channel
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Fibre Channel
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Fibre Channel Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Fibre Channel
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fibre Channel within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 26 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +11 5 £400 -
Fibre Channel
North West

Fibre Channel
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Fibre Channel.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CCIE
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (100.00%) Brocade
1 5 (100.00%) FWSM
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 5 (100.00%) NX-OS
2 3 (60.00%) Private Cloud
3 2 (40.00%) FlexPod
3 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (40.00%) Network Design
3 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) SSL
3 2 (40.00%) DMZ

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 5 (100.00%) FWSM
1 5 (100.00%) NX-OS
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (40.00%) DMZ
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) SSL
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Design Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Architect
3 2 (40.00%) Network Architect
3 2 (40.00%) Network Design Architect
3 2 (40.00%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (40.00%) FlexPod
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (40.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCIE
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Brocade
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) HP