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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 183 202 216
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +14
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 16 25 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.35% 0.052%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.99% 2.84% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 4
Average daily rate
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£525 £600 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £360
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -
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
804 879 1025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.66% 12.21% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 590 675
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 33 42
Average hourly rate £20.00 £36.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.82% +81.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.58 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £40.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 17 (80.95%) Windows
1 17 (80.95%) SAN
2 15 (71.43%) NetApp
2 15 (71.43%) NFS
2 15 (71.43%) Linux
3 14 (66.67%) Cisco
4 12 (57.14%) EMC
4 12 (57.14%) iSCSI
5 11 (52.38%) NAS
6 10 (47.62%) Multicast
7 9 (42.86%) FCoE
7 9 (42.86%) SRDF
7 9 (42.86%) Replication
7 9 (42.86%) LAN
7 9 (42.86%) WAN
7 9 (42.86%) Solaris
7 9 (42.86%) Oracle
8 8 (38.10%) SQL
8 8 (38.10%) Intel
8 8 (38.10%) IBM
8 8 (38.10%) Benchmarking
8 8 (38.10%) VMware
8 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (38.10%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (33.33%) Clustering
9 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
9 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
10 6 (28.57%) Tomcat
10 6 (28.57%) DNS
10 6 (28.57%) WebSphere

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (28.57%) Tomcat
1 6 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 4 (19.05%) Apache
2 4 (19.05%) IIS
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.76%) Lync
4 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) RMDS
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (80.95%) SAN
2 12 (57.14%) iSCSI
3 11 (52.38%) NAS
4 10 (47.62%) Multicast
5 9 (42.86%) FCoE
5 9 (42.86%) LAN
5 9 (42.86%) WAN
6 6 (28.57%) DNS
7 5 (23.81%) VLAN
7 5 (23.81%) Firewall
8 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
8 4 (19.05%) DHCP
9 3 (14.29%) HTTP
10 2 (9.52%) VPN
11 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (4.76%) SSH
11 1 (4.76%) Wireless
11 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
11 1 (4.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 3 (14.29%) MySQL
2 3 (14.29%) HBase
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
1 4 (19.05%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Architect
2 7 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Lead Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Storage Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) SAN Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) SAN Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) LAMP
1 3 (14.29%) XML
1 3 (14.29%) XSLT
1 3 (14.29%) HTML
1 3 (14.29%) Rendezvous
1 3 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Replication
2 7 (33.33%) Clustering
3 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (4.76%) Open Source
4 1 (4.76%) Symmetrix DMX
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) CLARiiON
4 1 (4.76%) EMC Centera
4 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 15 (71.43%) Linux
3 9 (42.86%) Solaris
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (14.29%) UNIX
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.76%) CentOS
7 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
7 1 (4.76%) Debian
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
7 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Benchmarking
1 8 (38.10%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
3 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.76%) Network Design
3 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
3 1 (4.76%) ITSM
3 1 (4.76%) Migration
3 1 (4.76%) Service Management
3 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.76%) Project Management
3 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
3 1 (4.76%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
3 3 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.52%) Perl
5 1 (4.76%) C-shell
5 1 (4.76%) C
5 1 (4.76%) VB
5 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (19.05%) MCSE
2 3 (14.29%) MCITP
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (14.29%) RHCT
2 3 (14.29%) CCNA
2 3 (14.29%) RHCE
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (9.52%) NCDA
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) MCP
4 1 (4.76%) MCSA
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.76%) NCIE
System Software
1 15 (71.43%) NFS
2 9 (42.86%) SRDF
3 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
6 4 (19.05%) VMware ESX
7 3 (14.29%) XenApp
7 3 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (14.29%) Xen
7 3 (14.29%) KVM
8 1 (4.76%) IAG
8 1 (4.76%) vSphere
8 1 (4.76%) XenServer
8 1 (4.76%) Snort
8 1 (4.76%) Nmap
8 1 (4.76%) Postfix
8 1 (4.76%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 3 (14.29%) MIMEsweeper
1 3 (14.29%) MAILsweeper
1 3 (14.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (9.52%) SCOrch
3 1 (4.76%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (4.76%) EMC TimeFinder
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) NetApp
2 14 (66.67%) Cisco
3 12 (57.14%) EMC
4 9 (42.86%) Oracle
5 8 (38.10%) Intel
5 8 (38.10%) IBM
5 8 (38.10%) VMware
6 5 (23.81%) HP
7 4 (19.05%) Dell
7 4 (19.05%) Symantec
8 3 (14.29%) DataSynapse
8 3 (14.29%) Sybase
8 3 (14.29%) TIBCO
8 3 (14.29%) Sophos
8 3 (14.29%) Citrix
8 3 (14.29%) 29West
9 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
9 2 (9.52%) Brocade
10 1 (4.76%) 3PAR
10 1 (4.76%) Qualys