The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Fibre Channel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fibre Channel over the 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Fibre Channel (FC)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 114 123
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 0 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire - 0.48% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.98% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 6
Median daily rate - £363 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £366 £350
% change year-on-year +22.86% +4.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £63.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +5.00%  

Fibre Channel is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 369 607 743
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 19.67% 24.36% 25.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 290 319
Median daily rate £413 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +5.86% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 12 22
Median hourly rate £13.50 £27.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.90% -23.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.36 £55.65 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -31.57% +16.66%  

Fibre Channel
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Fibre Channel as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Fibre Channel in Berkshire

Fibre Channel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Fibre Channel in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Fibre Channel in Berkshire

Fibre Channel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fibre Channel in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Fibre Channel.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (100.00%) 3PAR
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) vMotion
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Fibre Channel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Storage Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) 3PAR
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) VMware