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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)
Rank 151 182 198
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +16
Contract jobs citing FCoE 2 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.064% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.60% 0.86% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 7
Average daily rate £383 £325 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.69% -48.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -
FCoE
London

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
335 694 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.65% 13.50% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 502 451
Average daily rate £413 £388 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -0.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 24
Average hourly rate £24.00 £18.70 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.34% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.25 £12.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £40.00 £31.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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
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 10 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (71.43%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
3 5 (71.43%) CCNP
3 5 (71.43%) CCNA
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) iSCSI
3 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (57.14%) QA
4 4 (57.14%) RHCE
4 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
4 4 (57.14%) Python
4 4 (57.14%) C
4 4 (57.14%) SaaS
4 4 (57.14%) OpenStack
4 4 (57.14%) Big Data
4 4 (57.14%) KVM
4 4 (57.14%) RHCSA
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) OSPF
5 2 (28.57%) SAN
5 2 (28.57%) Network Design
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Wireless

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (57.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (71.43%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (71.43%) iSCSI
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) OSPF
3 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
4 1 (14.29%) IPv4
4 1 (14.29%) IPv6
4 1 (14.29%) ISDN
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) SSL
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Big Data
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Games
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Operations Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Platform Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Celerra
2 1 (14.29%) CLARiiON
2 1 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (14.29%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 1 (14.29%) DDoS Mitigation
2 1 (14.29%) E-Discovery
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C
1 4 (57.14%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CCNA
1 5 (71.43%) CCNP
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) RHCE
2 4 (57.14%) RHCSA
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (14.29%) CCSA
3 1 (14.29%) CCSE
3 1 (14.29%) CISSP
3 1 (14.29%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) KVM
3 1 (14.29%) Firmware
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) EnCase
1 1 (14.29%) FortiGate
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
1 1 (14.29%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 1 (14.29%) Dell Compellent
5 1 (14.29%) EMC
5 1 (14.29%) F5
5 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Infoblox
5 1 (14.29%) Juniper
5 1 (14.29%) NetApp
5 1 (14.29%) Riverbed