The table below looks at the statistics for Fibre Channel skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fibre Channel over the 3 months to 25 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 157 147 135
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.080% 0.081% 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.52% 0.62% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £325 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £331
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Fibre Channel
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
576 485 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.35% 13.04% 12.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 246 185
Median daily rate £383 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 45 34
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.35% +40.72%

Fibre Channel
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 the North West

Fibre Channel
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Fibre Channel Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Fibre Channel
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Fibre Channel Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Fibre Channel
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Manchester -8 3 £325 -
Fibre Channel
England

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 North West region with a requirement for Fibre Channel.

1 7 (77.78%) C
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
1 7 (77.78%) DNS
1 7 (77.78%) DHCP
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%) SAS
3 4 (44.44%) SMTP
3 4 (44.44%) Apache
3 4 (44.44%) Python
3 4 (44.44%) C++
3 4 (44.44%) Perl
3 4 (44.44%) PHP
3 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
3 4 (44.44%) Nagios
3 4 (44.44%) HTTP
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
3 4 (44.44%) CentOS
3 4 (44.44%) Debian
3 4 (44.44%) Ubuntu
3 4 (44.44%) Squid
3 4 (44.44%) Korn
3 4 (44.44%) IMAP
3 4 (44.44%) Cacti
3 4 (44.44%) Sendmail
3 4 (44.44%) Open Source
3 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
3 4 (44.44%) Puppet

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