The table below looks at the statistics for Fibre Channel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fibre Channel over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 67 71 81
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% 0.49% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.43% 2.05% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+61.11% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
235 244 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.98% 23.83% 36.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 85 101
Average daily rate £375 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £165 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £34.25 £20.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

Fibre Channel
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Fibre Channel across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Fibre Channel Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Fibre Channel
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Fibre Channel Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Fibre Channel
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Hitachi
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Server
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) VTSP
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) KVM

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) VTSP
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Server
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) KVM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Hitachi
1 1 (100.00%) VMware