Period
to 20 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 20 February 2018 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 > North West
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 202 230
Rank change year-on-year +1 +28 -37
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 3 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.056% 0.22% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.42% 1.52% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 6
North West median daily rate £361 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.99% -1.18% +18.06%
10th Percentile £336 £386 £369
90th Percentile £388 £441 £513
England median daily rate £375 £488 £400
% change year-on-year -23.08% +21.88% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £22.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year - -56.00% +29.03%

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 the North West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 707 856 1,137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.15% 14.54% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 519 663
North West median daily rate £375 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.41% +1.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £157 £213 £218
90th Percentile £600 £595 £563
England median daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +0.61% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 58 91
North West median hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.29% -1.52% -6.47%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.14 £12.00
90th Percentile £44.37 £50.16 £41.80
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -6.98% -2.27% +10.00%

Fibre Channel
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Fibre Channel as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Fibre Channel in the North West

Fibre Channel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fibre Channel in the North West

Fibre Channel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fibre Channel in the North West

Fibre Channel
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 20 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside +15 1 £385 -6.10% 1
Manchester +4 1 £338 -20.59% 3
Fibre Channel
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Fibre Channel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Fibre Channel.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Brocade
3 1 (33.33%) IronPort
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) SCOM
3 1 (33.33%) Polycom
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) FlexPod
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

Fibre Channel
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) FlexPod
2 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) NetApp OnCommand
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Brocade
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) IronPort
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Nimble Storage
2 1 (33.33%) Polycom
2 1 (33.33%) VMware