The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 29 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)
North West > Manchester
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 102 92
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester - 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.12% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Manchester median daily rate - £325 -
North West median daily rate £450 £325 -
% change year-on-year +38.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Manchester median hourly rate - - £20.00
North West median hourly rate - - £20.00

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 Manchester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 206 268 207
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 14.61% 15.01% 13.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 287 327
Manchester median daily rate £390 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +25.00%  
10th Percentile £160 £200 £188
90th Percentile £538 £525 £450
North West median daily rate £375 £388 £310
% change year-on-year -3.22% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 25 38
Manchester median hourly rate £22.00 £45.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.11% +125.00%  
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £168.75 £45.00 £42.50
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £14.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +185.71% -20.00%  

Fibre Channel
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Fibre Channel as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Fibre Channel in Manchester

Fibre Channel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fibre Channel in Manchester

Fibre Channel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fibre Channel in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Fibre Channel.

1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Break/Fix
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Huawei
2 1 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) NFS
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell

Fibre Channel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Hardware Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Break/Fix
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
1 1 (50.00%) NFS
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Huawei
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy
1 1 (50.00%) VMware