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 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 72 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.29% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.40% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £245 £265
% change year-on-year
+22.44% -7.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
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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
214 241 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.54% 22.84% 24.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 85 65
Average daily rate £350 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £188 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 7
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £180.00 £18.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 5 (100.00%) F5
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco PIX
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) CCNP
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (80.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) BGP
4 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) SONET
4 1 (20.00%) DWDM
4 1 (20.00%) MPLS
4 1 (20.00%) OSPF
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) IPv6
4 1 (20.00%) Infoblox
4 1 (20.00%) WAAS
4 1 (20.00%) FCoE
4 1 (20.00%) Network Design
4 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco PIX
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) BGP
4 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) SONET
4 1 (20.00%) DWDM
4 1 (20.00%) MPLS
4 1 (20.00%) OSPF
4 1 (20.00%) IPv6
4 1 (20.00%) WAAS
4 1 (20.00%) FCoE
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (20.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCNP
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) F5
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Infoblox