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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 118 97 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.039% 0.24% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 1.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £425 £360
% change year-on-year
-15.29% +18.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
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
424 316 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.67% 15.32% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 158 132
Average daily rate £338 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £205 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 39 44
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 24 October 2014. 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
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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
Birmingham - - - - 1
Coventry - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Fibre Channel
England

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) SAN
1 5 (83.33%) Dell
1 5 (83.33%) EMC
1 5 (83.33%) Migration
1 5 (83.33%) FalconStor
1 5 (83.33%) Dot Hill
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (16.67%) Meraki
3 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) FCoE
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
3 1 (16.67%) CCSE
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) JNCIS
3 1 (16.67%) Brocade
3 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless Security
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) HP ASE
3 1 (16.67%) HP MASE
3 1 (16.67%) AirMagnet
3 1 (16.67%) Aruba
3 1 (16.67%) Motorola

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) OSPF
2 1 (16.67%) BGP
2 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless Security
2 1 (16.67%) FCoE
2 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
2 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WLAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) IPv6
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Storage Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) SAN Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) SAN Storage Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Backup Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCIE
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) CCSE
1 1 (16.67%) JNCIS
1 1 (16.67%) HP ASE
1 1 (16.67%) HP MASE
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Dell
1 5 (83.33%) EMC
1 5 (83.33%) FalconStor
1 5 (83.33%) Dot Hill
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
3 1 (16.67%) Brocade
3 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
3 1 (16.67%) AirMagnet
3 1 (16.67%) Aruba
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) Motorola
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Meraki