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 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)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 54 73
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire - 0.46% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.65% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £438 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £340
% change year-on-year -4.10% +7.35%  
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 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 165 113 247
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 26.15% 17.25% 28.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 62 114
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £494 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 21
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +62.79%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £20.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fibre Channel in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fibre Channel in Hertfordshire

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

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) FCoE
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (66.67%) iSCSI
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) NFS
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Brocade
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (33.33%) F5

Fibre Channel
Co-occurring 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 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (100.00%) FCoE
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) iSCSI
2 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Designer
1 2 (66.67%) Network Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Storage
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) NFS
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Brocade
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) F5