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 28 May 2016 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 151 184 203
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +19
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 13 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.38% 0.33% 0.084%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.86% 2.50% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 5
Median daily rate £475 £414 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.80% -8.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £265 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £625 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £323
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
454 720 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.42% 13.00% 11.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 539 514
Median daily rate £425 £413 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +8.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 15
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £13.46 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £24.66 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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
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 28 May 2016.

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 28 May 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) SAN
2 13 (92.86%) Linux
3 11 (78.57%) NetApp
3 11 (78.57%) VMware
4 10 (71.43%) NFS
4 10 (71.43%) Windows
5 7 (50.00%) Unix
5 7 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 7 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (42.86%) Puppet
6 6 (42.86%) NAS
6 6 (42.86%) LAN
6 6 (42.86%) WAN
6 6 (42.86%) RHCE
6 6 (42.86%) RHCA
6 6 (42.86%) Finance
7 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 4 (28.57%) HP
7 4 (28.57%) EMC
7 4 (28.57%) SQL
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
8 3 (21.43%) OpenStack
8 3 (21.43%) Dependency Management
8 3 (21.43%) Server Virtualisation
8 3 (21.43%) SRDF
8 3 (21.43%) Hadoop
8 3 (21.43%) Compatibility Testing

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 3 (21.43%) Apache
1 3 (21.43%) IIS
1 3 (21.43%) OpenStack
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
2 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) IaaS
1 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) SAN
2 6 (42.86%) LAN
2 6 (42.86%) NAS
2 6 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (21.43%) Firewall
3 3 (21.43%) HTTP
3 3 (21.43%) iSCSI
3 3 (21.43%) LDAP
4 2 (14.29%) FCoE
5 1 (7.14%) FTP
5 1 (7.14%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) Hadoop
2 3 (21.43%) HBase
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution
4 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Storage Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Unix Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) Rendezvous
2 1 (7.14%) Ultra Messaging
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) EMC VNX
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Linux
2 10 (71.43%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) Unix
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 3 (21.43%) Solaris
6 1 (7.14%) CentOS
6 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (7.14%) SUSE
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Compatibility Testing
1 3 (21.43%) Dependency Management
1 3 (21.43%) Open Source
1 3 (21.43%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Benchmarking
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) AWK
2 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) sed
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) RHCA
1 6 (42.86%) RHCE
2 1 (7.14%) NCDA
2 1 (7.14%) NCIE
2 1 (7.14%) NCSA
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) NFS
2 7 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
4 3 (21.43%) SRDF
5 2 (14.29%) KVM
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (14.29%) StorNext
5 2 (14.29%) Xen
6 1 (7.14%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Puppet
2 3 (21.43%) Nagios
3 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
3 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) NetApp
1 11 (78.57%) VMware
2 7 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (28.57%) EMC
3 4 (28.57%) HP
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) ArcSight
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco
4 3 (21.43%) Citrix
4 3 (21.43%) IBM
4 3 (21.43%) Intel
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) Sybase
6 1 (7.14%) Brocade
6 1 (7.14%) CommVault
6 1 (7.14%) DataSynapse
6 1 (7.14%) Intel Security
6 1 (7.14%) TIBCO