The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 71 -
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading - 0.23% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.95% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £338 -
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 Reading with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 137 211 156
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 23.54% 24.06% 18.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 113 53
Median daily rate £425 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £484 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 9
Median hourly rate £19.66 £19.61 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.25% -1.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £10.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £24.00 £41.29
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 Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Fibre Channel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fibre Channel in Reading

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 Reading region with a requirement for Fibre Channel.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (100.00%) 3PAR
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) vMotion
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Fibre Channel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Storage Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) 3PAR
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) VMware