The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 28 March 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)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 53 43
Rank change year-on-year -1 -10  
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 2 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.44% 1.28% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.08% 7.37% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £525 £525 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £437 £366 £300
% change year-on-year +19.38% +22.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +25.00%  

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 96 95 72
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 21.01% 17.40% 17.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 57 52
Median daily rate £475 £350 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% +21.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £162 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Median hourly rate £12.51 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.54% -30.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.05 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

Fibre Channel
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

Fibre Channel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fibre Channel in South Yorkshire

Fibre Channel
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -2 2 £525 -
Fibre Channel
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Fibre Channel.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) NFS
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) SRDF
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) FCoE
2 1 (50.00%) HBase
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Multicast
2 1 (50.00%) KVM
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Data ONTAP
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Brocade
2 1 (50.00%) DataSynapse
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Xen
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java

Fibre Channel
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) DataSynapse
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) FCoE
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) Multicast
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) HBase
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) NAS Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) SAN Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) SAN Storage Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Rendezvous
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Data ONTAP
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Benchmarking
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) NFS
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) KVM
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (50.00%) SRDF
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Brocade
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Intel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Sybase
2 1 (50.00%) TIBCO