Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 17 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 208 171
Rank change year-on-year +25 -37 -3
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 5 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.10% 0.048% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.64% 0.35% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 7
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -18.75% +17.65%
England median daily rate £350 £415 £375
% change year-on-year -15.66% +10.67% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £60.00 - -
England median hourly rate £37.42 £23.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +59.23% -41.25% +14.29%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 783 862 596
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.27% 13.83% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 447 305
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +6.06%
10th Percentile £161 £195 £213
90th Percentile £502 £538 £500
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 42 63
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.49 £21.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.84% +21.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £10.63 £11.52 £10.78
90th Percentile £44.50 £39.50 £40.71
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.67 £20.50
% change year-on-year -17.50% +10.57% +2.50%

Fibre Channel
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Fibre Channel in the West Midlands

Fibre Channel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fibre Channel in the West Midlands

Fibre Channel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fibre Channel in the West Midlands

Fibre Channel
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
Coventry +17 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 £425 -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Fibre Channel
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Fibre Channel.

1 4 (80.00%) Sun
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) NetApp
2 2 (40.00%) Veritas
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Replication
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (40.00%) RSA SecurID
2 2 (40.00%) Korn
2 2 (40.00%) NFS
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
2 2 (40.00%) MCSA
2 2 (40.00%) WordPress
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Veritas Volume Manager

Fibre Channel
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (40.00%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) BGP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (20.00%) FCoE
2 1 (20.00%) OSPF
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Replication
1 2 (40.00%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Solaris
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Korn
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSA
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) NFS
1 2 (40.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (40.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Sun
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) NetApp
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) Sophos
2 2 (40.00%) Veeam
2 2 (40.00%) Veritas
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper