Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 153 145
Rank change year-on-year +17 -8 -30
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 1 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.034% 0.28% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.26% 1.76% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Manchester median daily rate £350 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% - -
North West median daily rate £360 £418 £400
% change year-on-year -13.77% +4.38% +17.65%
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 category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 386 569 478
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.04% 16.15% 12.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 329 265
Manchester median daily rate £390 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £115 £207 £205
90th Percentile £538 £545 £513
North West median daily rate £388 £410 £375
% change year-on-year -5.49% +9.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 28 34
Manchester median hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £13.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +15.05% -17.03%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.05 £10.48
90th Percentile £41.00 £40.00 £31.80
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.92
% change year-on-year - -5.44% -10.95%

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 21 November 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
1 1 (100.00%) IronPort
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) Polycom
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

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 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Server Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Citrix Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Exchange Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Server Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) IronPort
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Nimble Storage
1 1 (100.00%) Polycom
1 1 (100.00%) VMware