The table below looks at the statistics for FCoE skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FCoE over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)
Rank 190 209 217
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +8
Contract jobs citing FCoE 9 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.25% 0.039%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.12% 2.05% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 2
Average daily rate
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£575 £625 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +61.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £600 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £575 -
% change year-on-year
-27.60% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
804 879 1025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.66% 12.21% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 590 675
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 33 42
Average hourly rate £20.00 £36.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.82% +81.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.58 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £40.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FCoE across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

FCoE Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FCoE across the City of London region.

FCoE Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FCoE across the City of London region.

FCoE Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing FCoE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited FCoE.

1 11 (100.00%) EMC
2 9 (81.82%) NFS
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 9 (81.82%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Fibre Channel
2 9 (81.82%) Multicast
3 8 (72.73%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (72.73%) NAS
3 8 (72.73%) SRDF
3 8 (72.73%) Solaris
3 8 (72.73%) LAN
3 8 (72.73%) WAN
3 8 (72.73%) Intel
3 8 (72.73%) SAN
3 8 (72.73%) NetApp
3 8 (72.73%) Benchmarking
4 6 (54.55%) IBM
5 5 (45.45%) SQL
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle
5 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
6 4 (36.36%) VMware
6 4 (36.36%) Banking
6 4 (36.36%) iSCSI
6 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (27.27%) HBase
7 3 (27.27%) vCloud
7 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
7 3 (27.27%) KVM
7 3 (27.27%) Hadoop

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing FCoE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited FCoE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Coherence
1 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
1 3 (27.27%) IIS
1 3 (27.27%) Apache
1 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) Fibre Channel
1 9 (81.82%) Multicast
2 8 (72.73%) NAS
2 8 (72.73%) LAN
2 8 (72.73%) WAN
2 8 (72.73%) SAN
3 4 (36.36%) iSCSI
4 3 (27.27%) DNS
4 3 (27.27%) HTTP
4 3 (27.27%) SNMP
5 1 (9.09%) VLAN
5 1 (9.09%) Firewall
5 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) HBase
2 3 (27.27%) Hadoop
General
1 4 (36.36%) Banking
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Lead Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) XML
1 3 (27.27%) XSLT
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) Rendezvous
1 3 (27.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
1 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Performance Tuning
1 8 (72.73%) Benchmarking
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 1 (9.09%) VB
4 1 (9.09%) VBA
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) NFS
2 8 (72.73%) SRDF
3 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (27.27%) vCloud
4 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
4 3 (27.27%) KVM
4 3 (27.27%) vSphere
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (27.27%) Xen
4 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) EMC
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco
3 8 (72.73%) Intel
3 8 (72.73%) NetApp
4 6 (54.55%) IBM
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle
6 4 (36.36%) VMware
7 3 (27.27%) F5
7 3 (27.27%) 29West
7 3 (27.27%) DataSynapse
7 3 (27.27%) Sybase
7 3 (27.27%) HP
7 3 (27.27%) Websense
7 3 (27.27%) TIBCO
8 1 (9.09%) Microsoft