The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fibre Channel (FC)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 55 56 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 -  
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.51% 0.29% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.63% 1.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £450 £419 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.46% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £437 £366 £300
% change year-on-year +19.38% +22.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +25.00%  

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 114 117 131
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 19.26% 17.11% 18.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 64 57
Median daily rate £330 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.35% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £315 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 16
Median hourly rate £31.50 £15.50 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +103.22% +4.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £13.65 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.95 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

Fibre Channel
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Fibre Channel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fibre Channel in Hertfordshire

Fibre Channel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fibre Channel in Hertfordshire

Fibre Channel
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fibre Channel within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
St Albans +4 2 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £450 -
Fibre Channel
East of England

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Fibre Channel.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) FCoE
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Brocade
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (50.00%) NFS
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) EMC
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) CommVault
4 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (25.00%) OSPF
4 1 (25.00%) BGP
4 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (75.00%) FCoE
2 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Designer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Storage Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (25.00%) EMC VNX
2 1 (25.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) NFS
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Simpana
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Brocade
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) CommVault
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Isilon
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper