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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fibre Channel over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank - - 121
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.085%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £398 £360
% change year-on-year
+25.78% +10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £41.00 £14.87
% change year-on-year
-46.34% +175.81%
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
352 339 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 12.85% 13.25% 15.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 162 189
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £173 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 29 30
Median hourly rate £15.71 £16.25 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.30% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £10.97 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £34.20 £29.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

Fibre Channel
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Fibre Channel.

1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) EMC
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (100.00%) Sophos
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Replication
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
1 3 (100.00%) Skype for Business

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 3 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (66.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Administrator
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Replication
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) EMC
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Sophos
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec
1 3 (100.00%) VMware