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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fibre Channel over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fibre Channel (FC)
London / City of London
Rank 145 158 175
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +17
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 3 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.031% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.85% 0.28% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 9
Median daily rate £551 £600 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.20% +84.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £600 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £600 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £366 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.04% +22.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +31.25%

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
354 356 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.14% 11.10% 13.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 253 507
Median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £244 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 13
Median hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% +60.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £25.78 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.24 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-38.57% +32.07%

Fibre Channel
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Fibre Channel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Fibre Channel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Fibre Channel.

1 5 (100.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) 3PAR
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) Converged Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) Brocade
4 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) NAS
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (40.00%) Banking
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Clustering
4 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (40.00%) EMC
4 2 (40.00%) Symantec
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
5 1 (20.00%) IBM
5 1 (20.00%) Dell
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) Unix
5 1 (20.00%) Solaris
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) MCSE

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (40.00%) NAS
3 1 (20.00%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 3 (60.00%) Storage Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Cabling Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) EMC VNX
2 1 (20.00%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Virtualisation
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) NFS
1 1 (20.00%) SRDF
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) 3PAR
3 2 (40.00%) Brocade
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) Remedy