The table below looks at the statistics for Fibre Channel skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fibre Channel over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 132 120 114
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 2 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.069% 0.26% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.55% 1.64% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate £350 £400 £261
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £358 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.44% +19.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
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 West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
366 428 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 12.71% 15.99% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 228 120
Average daily rate £375 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £260 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £492 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.43% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 40 22
Average hourly rate £14.50 £25.66 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.49% +60.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

Fibre Channel
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Fibre Channel Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Fibre Channel
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Fibre Channel Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Fibre Channel
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Fibre Channel Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Fibre Channel
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Coventry - 1 - -
Fibre Channel
England

Fibre Channel
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) NFS
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Sun
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) CommVault
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Netezza
1 2 (100.00%) Korn
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle ZFS
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) E-business
1 2 (100.00%) Simpana
2 1 (50.00%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Unix Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Unix Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Korn
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) NFS
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle ZFS
1 2 (100.00%) Simpana
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CommVault
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) Netezza
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Sun
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas
1 2 (100.00%) VMware