The table below looks at the statistics for Fibre Channel 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 Fibre Channel over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 192 202 214
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +12
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 15 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.28% 0.071%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.88% 2.29% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 5
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£458 £600 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.75% +71.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £287 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £625 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £425 £360
% change year-on-year
-15.29% +18.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Fibre Channel
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
798 872 935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.34% 11.99% 13.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 553 617
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 38 33
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £51.75 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

Fibre Channel
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Fibre Channel Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Fibre Channel
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 Fibre Channel across the City of London region.

Fibre Channel Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Fibre Channel
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fibre Channel across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Fibre Channel Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Fibre Channel
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 Fibre Channel across the City of London region.

Fibre Channel Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Fibre Channel 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 Fibre Channel.

1 19 (86.36%) Windows
2 17 (77.27%) SAN
3 16 (72.73%) Cisco
4 15 (68.18%) NetApp
4 15 (68.18%) NFS
5 14 (63.64%) Linux
6 13 (59.09%) EMC
7 12 (54.55%) iSCSI
8 10 (45.45%) IBM
8 10 (45.45%) LAN
8 10 (45.45%) Multicast
9 9 (40.91%) NAS
9 9 (40.91%) FCoE
9 9 (40.91%) WAN
9 9 (40.91%) SRDF
10 8 (36.36%) Replication
10 8 (36.36%) Solaris
10 8 (36.36%) SQL
10 8 (36.36%) Oracle
10 8 (36.36%) Intel
10 8 (36.36%) Benchmarking
10 8 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (31.82%) Hyper-V
11 7 (31.82%) DNS
11 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
11 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
11 7 (31.82%) VMware
11 7 (31.82%) Clustering
11 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (27.27%) WebSphere

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Fibre Channel 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 Fibre Channel. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (27.27%) Tomcat
1 6 (27.27%) WebSphere
2 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 5 (22.73%) IIS
3 3 (13.64%) Apache
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.55%) Lync
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (13.64%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (77.27%) SAN
2 12 (54.55%) iSCSI
3 10 (45.45%) LAN
3 10 (45.45%) Multicast
4 9 (40.91%) NAS
4 9 (40.91%) FCoE
4 9 (40.91%) WAN
5 7 (31.82%) DNS
6 6 (27.27%) Firewall
7 5 (22.73%) VLAN
7 5 (22.73%) DHCP
8 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
9 3 (13.64%) HTTP
10 2 (9.09%) VPN
10 2 (9.09%) WLAN
10 2 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (9.09%) Wireless
10 2 (9.09%) Internet
10 2 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) Hadoop
2 3 (13.64%) HBase
2 3 (13.64%) MySQL
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
1 5 (22.73%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Architect
2 7 (31.82%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Lead Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Storage Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) EMC Storage Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) EMC Storage Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) SAN Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Storage Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) EMC Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) HTML
1 3 (13.64%) XML
1 3 (13.64%) XSLT
1 3 (13.64%) Rendezvous
1 3 (13.64%) Middleware
1 3 (13.64%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Replication
2 7 (31.82%) Clustering
3 2 (9.09%) Symmetrix
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) EMC Centera
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.55%) Symmetrix DMX
4 1 (4.55%) Open Source
4 1 (4.55%) CLARiiON
4 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Linux
3 8 (36.36%) Solaris
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (13.64%) UNIX
6 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
6 3 (13.64%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (4.55%) CentOS
7 1 (4.55%) Debian
7 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000
7 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Benchmarking
1 8 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (18.18%) Data Protection
3 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL
3 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.55%) ITSM
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) Service Management
5 1 (4.55%) Network Design
5 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.55%) Investment Management
5 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 3 (13.64%) Java
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.55%) VB
5 1 (4.55%) VBA
5 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) MCSE
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (18.18%) NCDA
2 3 (13.64%) NCIE
2 3 (13.64%) RHCE
2 3 (13.64%) CCNA
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.64%) RHCT
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (13.64%) MCITP
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) MCSA
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.55%) MCP
System Software
1 15 (68.18%) NFS
2 9 (40.91%) SRDF
3 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
3 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (31.82%) Hyper-V
4 3 (13.64%) XenApp
4 3 (13.64%) VMware ESX
4 3 (13.64%) Xen
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (13.64%) KVM
5 1 (4.55%) Ceph
5 1 (4.55%) vSphere
5 1 (4.55%) IAG
5 1 (4.55%) vCloud
5 1 (4.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) MIMEsweeper
1 3 (13.64%) MAILsweeper
1 3 (13.64%) Backup Exec
1 3 (13.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 3 (13.64%) SCOrch
2 2 (9.09%) Tivoli
2 2 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (4.55%) EMC TimeFinder
3 1 (4.55%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Cisco
2 15 (68.18%) NetApp
3 13 (59.09%) EMC
4 10 (45.45%) IBM
5 8 (36.36%) Oracle
5 8 (36.36%) Intel
6 7 (31.82%) VMware
7 5 (22.73%) HP
7 5 (22.73%) Dell
8 4 (18.18%) Symantec
9 3 (13.64%) Sophos
9 3 (13.64%) TIBCO
9 3 (13.64%) Citrix
9 3 (13.64%) Sybase
9 3 (13.64%) DataSynapse
9 3 (13.64%) 29West
10 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
10 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
11 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
11 1 (4.55%) Websense