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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)
Rank 182 203 200
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -3
Contract jobs citing FCoE 8 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.12% 0.095%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.06% 1.07% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 4
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£625 £588 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +42.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £300 -
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
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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
754 748 919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.87% 11.55% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 515 619
Average daily rate £400 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £232 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 43
Average hourly rate £18.70 £22.00 £44.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -50.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.65 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

FCoE
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

FCoE
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FCoE across the City of London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

FCoE Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
2 7 (70.00%) LAN
2 7 (70.00%) WAN
3 6 (60.00%) SAN
4 5 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) Linux
4 5 (50.00%) Firewall
4 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (50.00%) iSCSI
4 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (40.00%) Multicast
5 4 (40.00%) KVM
5 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (40.00%) NAS
5 4 (40.00%) SRDF
5 4 (40.00%) DataSynapse
5 4 (40.00%) Xen
5 4 (40.00%) TIBCO
5 4 (40.00%) Rendezvous
5 4 (40.00%) Middleware
5 4 (40.00%) Solaris
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (40.00%) NetApp
5 4 (40.00%) EMC
5 4 (40.00%) Intel
5 4 (40.00%) IBM

FCoE
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (30.00%) IIS
1 3 (30.00%) Apache
1 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
2 7 (70.00%) LAN
2 7 (70.00%) WAN
3 6 (60.00%) SAN
4 5 (50.00%) Firewall
4 5 (50.00%) iSCSI
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (40.00%) Multicast
5 4 (40.00%) NAS
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (30.00%) NetScaler
6 3 (30.00%) HTTP
7 2 (20.00%) VPN
7 2 (20.00%) DNS
7 2 (20.00%) DHCP
7 2 (20.00%) Wireless
8 1 (10.00%) Network Security
8 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
8 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (20.00%) HBase
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Network Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Data Centre Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Network Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Rendezvous
1 4 (40.00%) Middleware
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) XML
2 3 (30.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Benchmarking
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
1 3 (30.00%) Network Architecture
1 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNP
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (40.00%) SRDF
2 4 (40.00%) KVM
2 4 (40.00%) NFS
2 4 (40.00%) Xen
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) DataSynapse
3 4 (40.00%) TIBCO
3 4 (40.00%) IBM
3 4 (40.00%) EMC
3 4 (40.00%) Intel
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) NetApp
4 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 3 (30.00%) 29West
5 2 (20.00%) Juniper
5 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (20.00%) Sybase