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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 71 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 9 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.91% 0.35% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.32% 1.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate £550 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+21.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £63.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £36.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+44.82% +20.83%
Fibre Channel
Berkshire

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
271 184 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.46% 21.45% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 90 88
Average daily rate £363 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £114 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 2 15
Average hourly rate £45.00 £21.50 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.30% -88.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fibre Channel across the Reading region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Fibre Channel Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) HP
1 9 (100.00%) SAN
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (55.56%) EMC
4 4 (44.44%) Intel
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (44.44%) Hitachi
4 4 (44.44%) Firewall
4 4 (44.44%) CCNA
4 4 (44.44%) MCSA
4 4 (44.44%) Ethernet
4 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco
4 4 (44.44%) IBM
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) Dell
4 4 (44.44%) MCP
4 4 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
4 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (33.33%) NAS
5 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) Brocade
5 3 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) SAN
2 4 (44.44%) Ethernet
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 3 (33.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) EMC Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) EMC Storage Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) SAN Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) SAN Storage Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) SAN Support
2 3 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Storage Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) EMC Storage Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Migration Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Storage Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Solaris
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Capacity Management
1 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CCNA
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (44.44%) MCP
1 4 (44.44%) MCSA
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (22.22%) vMotion
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) HP
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) EMC
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco
4 4 (44.44%) Dell
4 4 (44.44%) Hitachi
4 4 (44.44%) IBM
4 4 (44.44%) Intel
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) Brocade
5 3 (33.33%) StorageTek
5 3 (33.33%) Sun
6 2 (22.22%) 3PAR
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle
6 2 (22.22%) Veritas