The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the City of London region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)
Rank 189 203 218
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +15
Contract jobs citing FCoE 6 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.23% 0.077%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.84% 2.01% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 2
Average daily rate
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£575 £600 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +54.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £578 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 £329
% change year-on-year
- +6.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
711 796 969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.33% 11.24% 12.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 529 650
Average daily rate £395 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 36 40
Average hourly rate £21.25 £43.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.14% +112.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £16.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £54.00 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
FCoE
London

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

FCoE
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 31 July 2014.

FCoE Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

FCoE
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

FCoE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (85.71%) Cisco
1 12 (85.71%) Fibre Channel
2 11 (78.57%) NFS
2 11 (78.57%) EMC
2 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) LAN
2 11 (78.57%) WAN
3 10 (71.43%) Solaris
3 10 (71.43%) SAN
3 10 (71.43%) NetApp
3 10 (71.43%) NAS
3 10 (71.43%) Multicast
4 9 (64.29%) SRDF
4 9 (64.29%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (64.29%) Benchmarking
4 9 (64.29%) Intel
5 8 (57.14%) SQL
5 8 (57.14%) Oracle
5 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
5 8 (57.14%) VMware
5 8 (57.14%) iSCSI
6 6 (42.86%) IBM
6 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (28.57%) Hadoop
7 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
7 4 (28.57%) 29West
7 4 (28.57%) HBase
7 4 (28.57%) vCloud
7 4 (28.57%) KVM

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (28.57%) IIS
1 4 (28.57%) Apache
1 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) Fibre Channel
2 11 (78.57%) LAN
2 11 (78.57%) WAN
3 10 (71.43%) SAN
3 10 (71.43%) NAS
3 10 (71.43%) Multicast
4 8 (57.14%) iSCSI
5 4 (28.57%) HTTP
6 3 (21.43%) DNS
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (14.29%) SNMP
7 2 (14.29%) MPLS
7 2 (14.29%) OSPF
7 2 (14.29%) BGP
7 2 (14.29%) EIGRP
8 1 (7.14%) Firewall
8 1 (7.14%) VLAN
8 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
8 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) Hadoop
2 4 (28.57%) HBase
General
1 4 (28.57%) Banking
2 3 (21.43%) Back Office
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Architect
2 7 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (28.57%) Lead Architect
4 3 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Data Centre Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Data Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Administrator
6 1 (7.14%) Storage Administrator
6 1 (7.14%) Server Administrator
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) HTML
1 4 (28.57%) XML
1 4 (28.57%) XSLT
1 4 (28.57%) Rendezvous
1 4 (28.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (14.29%) FlexPod
3 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
1 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 10 (71.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Benchmarking
1 9 (64.29%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) ITSM
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) Python
4 2 (14.29%) C
5 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.14%) VB
5 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (7.14%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) NFS
2 9 (64.29%) SRDF
3 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 4 (28.57%) Xen
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (28.57%) vCloud
4 4 (28.57%) KVM
5 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 2 (14.29%) VMware ESX
5 2 (14.29%) vSphere
6 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
2 1 (7.14%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Cisco
2 11 (78.57%) EMC
3 10 (71.43%) NetApp
4 9 (64.29%) Intel
5 8 (57.14%) Oracle
5 8 (57.14%) VMware
6 6 (42.86%) IBM
7 4 (28.57%) Sybase
7 4 (28.57%) TIBCO
7 4 (28.57%) DataSynapse
7 4 (28.57%) 29West
8 3 (21.43%) HP
9 2 (14.29%) Websense
9 2 (14.29%) F5
9 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 1 (7.14%) Symantec