The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 22 June 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)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 93 97
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands - 0.064% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.54% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £345
% change year-on-year -4.10% +5.79%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.42 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -10.90% +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 the East Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 175 184 202
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 11.40% 11.86% 12.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 121 118
Median daily rate £313 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.47% +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 11
Median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.42% -53.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £11.70 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £20.00 £93.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

Fibre Channel
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

Fibre Channel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fibre Channel in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Fibre Channel.

1 2 (100.00%) NFS
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy
1 2 (100.00%) Huawei
1 2 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Break/Fix

Fibre Channel
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Hardware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Break/Fix
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware
1 2 (100.00%) NFS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Huawei
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy