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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 202 189 206
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +17
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 9 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.14% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.18% 1.11% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 14
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £421 £575
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +210.00%
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
764 723 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.15% 12.53% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 487 531
Average daily rate £425 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 36
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.50 £43.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.29% -52.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.15 £160.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015, 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 (76.00%) SAN
2 17 (68.00%) Cisco
3 15 (60.00%) Windows
4 13 (52.00%) LAN
4 13 (52.00%) WAN
5 12 (48.00%) VMware
6 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (44.00%) EMC
7 10 (40.00%) NetApp
7 10 (40.00%) iSCSI
7 10 (40.00%) FCoE
8 9 (36.00%) NAS
8 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (36.00%) NFS
8 9 (36.00%) Solaris
8 9 (36.00%) Linux
9 8 (32.00%) IBM
9 8 (32.00%) Hyper-V
9 8 (32.00%) Finance
9 8 (32.00%) Multicast
9 8 (32.00%) KVM
10 7 (28.00%) DataSynapse
10 7 (28.00%) SRDF
10 7 (28.00%) Xen
10 7 (28.00%) Apache
10 7 (28.00%) SQL
10 7 (28.00%) Oracle
10 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
10 7 (28.00%) TIBCO
10 7 (28.00%) Rendezvous

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 7 (28.00%) Apache
2 6 (24.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (24.00%) IIS
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 6 (24.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (76.00%) SAN
2 13 (52.00%) LAN
2 13 (52.00%) WAN
3 10 (40.00%) iSCSI
3 10 (40.00%) FCoE
4 9 (36.00%) NAS
5 8 (32.00%) Multicast
6 6 (24.00%) HTTP
7 4 (16.00%) DNS
8 3 (12.00%) SSL
8 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (12.00%) DHCP
8 3 (12.00%) MPLS
8 3 (12.00%) Firewall
9 2 (8.00%) VoIP
9 2 (8.00%) VPN
9 2 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (4.00%) HSRP
10 1 (4.00%) FWSM
10 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 5 (20.00%) HBase
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Architect
2 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (24.00%) Storage Specialist
3 6 (24.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 6 (24.00%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (20.00%) Backup Specialist
4 5 (20.00%) Senior Storage Specialist
5 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) Storage Administrator
7 1 (4.00%) Network Specialist
7 1 (4.00%) Network Security Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) EMC Storage Administrator
7 1 (4.00%) Network Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Security Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) Rendezvous
1 7 (28.00%) Middleware
2 6 (24.00%) HTML
2 6 (24.00%) XML
2 6 (24.00%) XSLT
3 5 (20.00%) Ultra Messaging
4 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.00%) CMDB
3 3 (12.00%) EMC VNX
3 3 (12.00%) EMC VMAX
4 2 (8.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (8.00%) Symmetrix
5 1 (4.00%) Clustering
5 1 (4.00%) CLARiiON
5 1 (4.00%) Celerra
5 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (4.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Solaris
2 9 (36.00%) Linux
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (12.00%) UNIX
4 2 (8.00%) Data ONTAP
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) Benchmarking
2 6 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (8.00%) Workflow
4 2 (8.00%) Migration
4 2 (8.00%) Software Delivery
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL
5 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) Java
2 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (8.00%) Korn
4 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.00%) Python
4 1 (4.00%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) CCNA
1 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.00%) CCNP
2 2 (8.00%) NCDA
2 2 (8.00%) NCIE
3 1 (4.00%) MCSA
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) NFS
1 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (32.00%) Hyper-V
2 8 (32.00%) KVM
3 7 (28.00%) SRDF
3 7 (28.00%) Xen
4 5 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (8.00%) vSphere
7 1 (4.00%) vCloud
7 1 (4.00%) XenServer
7 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
7 1 (4.00%) iptables
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) EMC VPLEX
2 2 (8.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Cisco
2 12 (48.00%) VMware
3 11 (44.00%) EMC
4 10 (40.00%) NetApp
5 8 (32.00%) IBM
6 7 (28.00%) Oracle
6 7 (28.00%) Intel
6 7 (28.00%) CommVault
6 7 (28.00%) TIBCO
6 7 (28.00%) DataSynapse
7 6 (24.00%) Brocade
8 5 (20.00%) HP
8 5 (20.00%) Sybase
8 5 (20.00%) 3PAR
9 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
10 2 (8.00%) Avaya
10 2 (8.00%) Juniper
10 2 (8.00%) StorageTek
10 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
10 2 (8.00%) Dell Compellent