The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 24 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)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 139 134
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 0 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire - 0.21% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.47% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Median daily rate - £525 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +44.82%  
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 297 407 411
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 14.94% 14.46% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 257 251
Median daily rate £375 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +41.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £276 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 22
Median hourly rate £22.00 £15.32 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.60% -48.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £26.30 £150.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

Fibre Channel
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

Fibre Channel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fibre Channel in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Fibre Channel.

1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) FCoE
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) NAS
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) NFS
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Sybase
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat

Fibre Channel
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) DataSynapse
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) FCoE
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (50.00%) NAS
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (25.00%) HBase
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) NAS Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) SAN Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) SAN Storage Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) Rendezvous
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Data ONTAP
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Benchmarking
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) NFS
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) KVM
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (25.00%) SRDF
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Brocade
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Intel
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Sybase
3 1 (25.00%) TIBCO