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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fibre Channel over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fibre Channel (FC)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 62 66 64
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 1 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.14% 1.00% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.57% 3.48% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Median daily rate £600 £550 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +83.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £366 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.31% +22.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £63.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +31.25%

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
174 287 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.23% 28.56% 20.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 152 83
Median daily rate £369 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.72% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £55.65 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +158.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +13.20%

Fibre Channel
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading 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 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
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Fibre Channel Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 Reading region with a requirement for Fibre Channel.

1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Nagios
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (50.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) IMAP
1 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) MRTG
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Storage Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Korn
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Ceph
1 1 (50.00%) Dovecot
1 1 (50.00%) iptables
1 1 (50.00%) KVM
1 1 (50.00%) Sendmail
1 1 (50.00%) Squid
1 1 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Cacti
1 1 (50.00%) HAProxy
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle ZFS
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) RANCID
1 1 (50.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas