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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fibre Channel over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 137 - 111
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 12 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% - 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.63% - 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 7
Average daily rate
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£488 - £253
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 - £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £269
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
-5.18% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -36.84%
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
456 358 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 13.23% 13.01% 16.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 152 152
Average daily rate £350 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £560 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 30 49
Average hourly rate £18.50 £30.00 £25.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.33% +15.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.35 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -11.11%

Fibre Channel
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Fibre Channel across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fibre Channel within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
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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
Manchester - 8 £488 - 1
Cheshire - 3 £408 -
Fibre Channel
England

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 23 (82.14%) Windows
2 22 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 22 (78.57%) SAN
2 22 (78.57%) Migration
3 21 (75.00%) NAS
3 21 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 20 (71.43%) SQL Server
4 20 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (71.43%) VMware
5 19 (67.86%) UNIX
5 19 (67.86%) Cisco
6 18 (64.29%) CheckPoint
7 17 (60.71%) EMC
7 17 (60.71%) Citrix
7 17 (60.71%) OSPF
7 17 (60.71%) BGP
7 17 (60.71%) EIGRP
7 17 (60.71%) Wireless
7 17 (60.71%) WAN
7 17 (60.71%) Firewall
7 17 (60.71%) iSCSI
8 16 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (57.14%) SolarWinds
8 16 (57.14%) Replication
8 16 (57.14%) VPLS
8 16 (57.14%) IIS
8 16 (57.14%) Terminal Services
8 16 (57.14%) MPLS
8 16 (57.14%) Nortel
8 16 (57.14%) DMZ

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 16 (57.14%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 22 (78.57%) SAN
2 21 (75.00%) NAS
3 17 (60.71%) OSPF
3 17 (60.71%) BGP
3 17 (60.71%) EIGRP
3 17 (60.71%) Wireless
3 17 (60.71%) WAN
3 17 (60.71%) Firewall
3 17 (60.71%) iSCSI
4 16 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (57.14%) VPLS
4 16 (57.14%) MPLS
4 16 (57.14%) DMZ
4 16 (57.14%) Internet
5 7 (25.00%) LAN
6 4 (14.29%) VLAN
7 2 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (7.14%) DNS
7 2 (7.14%) DHCP
8 1 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.57%) MySQL
General
1 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Electronics
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Technical Project Leader
1 8 (28.57%) Project Leader
1 8 (28.57%) Architect
2 7 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 6 (21.43%) Server Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Server Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.57%) FlexPod Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (57.14%) Replication
2 15 (53.57%) Celerra
2 15 (53.57%) Clustering
3 4 (14.29%) Life Science
4 2 (7.14%) FlexPod
5 1 (3.57%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 23 (82.14%) Windows
2 19 (67.86%) UNIX
3 15 (53.57%) Solaris
4 2 (7.14%) Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) Migration
2 15 (53.57%) Change Control
3 9 (32.14%) Business Continuity
4 8 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 3 (10.71%) ITIL
6 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.57%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.57%) Identity Management
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.57%) Analytics
6 1 (3.57%) SIEM
6 1 (3.57%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) Python
1 1 (3.57%) C
1 1 (3.57%) Perl
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
1 1 (3.57%) Ruby
1 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
1 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) VCP4
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.71%) MCSE
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.14%) NCIE
4 1 (3.57%) CCNP
4 1 (3.57%) CCNA
4 1 (3.57%) MCSA
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) JNCIS
4 1 (3.57%) CCSE
4 1 (3.57%) HP ASE
4 1 (3.57%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 20 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (57.14%) Terminal Services
4 15 (53.57%) VMware ESX
4 15 (53.57%) Hyper-V
4 15 (53.57%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 8 (28.57%) XenApp
6 4 (14.29%) NFS
7 3 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (3.57%) Xen
8 1 (3.57%) Samba
8 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (7.14%) BladeLogic
4 1 (3.57%) Opsview
4 1 (3.57%) MOM
4 1 (3.57%) Nagios
4 1 (3.57%) SCOM
4 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 20 (71.43%) VMware
3 19 (67.86%) Cisco
4 18 (64.29%) CheckPoint
5 17 (60.71%) EMC
5 17 (60.71%) Citrix
6 16 (57.14%) SolarWinds
6 16 (57.14%) Nortel
7 12 (42.86%) Oracle
8 4 (14.29%) HP
8 4 (14.29%) Avaya
9 3 (10.71%) NetApp
10 1 (3.57%) Juniper
10 1 (3.57%) Motorola
10 1 (3.57%) Symantec
10 1 (3.57%) SAP
10 1 (3.57%) Fortinet
10 1 (3.57%) Brocade
10 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
10 1 (3.57%) Meraki
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