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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 186 206 227
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +21
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 12 24 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.33% 0.050%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.55% 2.76% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 4
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£475 £600 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £575 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+61.11% -
Fibre Channel
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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
775 870 980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.40% 11.81% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 581 645
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 43
Average hourly rate £19.50 £27.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.09% +34.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £16.00 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 13 (76.47%) Cisco
2 12 (70.59%) SAN
2 12 (70.59%) Windows
3 10 (58.82%) NFS
3 10 (58.82%) NetApp
3 10 (58.82%) EMC
4 9 (52.94%) Linux
4 9 (52.94%) iSCSI
4 9 (52.94%) NAS
5 7 (41.18%) FCoE
5 7 (41.18%) Replication
5 7 (41.18%) WAN
5 7 (41.18%) LAN
5 7 (41.18%) Multicast
6 6 (35.29%) Solaris
6 6 (35.29%) SRDF
7 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
7 5 (29.41%) VMware
7 5 (29.41%) Oracle
7 5 (29.41%) Benchmarking
7 5 (29.41%) Intel
7 5 (29.41%) IBM
7 5 (29.41%) DNS
7 5 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
8 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
8 4 (23.53%) SQL
8 4 (23.53%) IIS
8 4 (23.53%) Apache

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 4 (23.53%) IIS
1 4 (23.53%) Apache
2 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
2 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (5.88%) Lync
3 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) SAN
2 9 (52.94%) iSCSI
2 9 (52.94%) NAS
3 7 (41.18%) FCoE
3 7 (41.18%) Multicast
3 7 (41.18%) LAN
3 7 (41.18%) WAN
4 5 (29.41%) DNS
5 3 (17.65%) DHCP
5 3 (17.65%) HTTP
6 2 (11.76%) Firewall
6 2 (11.76%) VLAN
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (5.88%) Wireless
7 1 (5.88%) SSH
7 1 (5.88%) Internet
7 1 (5.88%) MPLS
7 1 (5.88%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) Hadoop
2 3 (17.65%) HBase
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Architect
2 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Storage Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Storage Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.88%) SAN Storage Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Storage Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) SAN Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Data Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) HTML
1 3 (17.65%) XML
1 3 (17.65%) XSLT
1 3 (17.65%) Rendezvous
1 3 (17.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Replication
2 4 (23.53%) Clustering
2 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Symmetrix DMX
3 1 (5.88%) Open Source
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (5.88%) FlexPod
3 1 (5.88%) CLARiiON
3 1 (5.88%) EMC Centera
3 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Linux
3 6 (35.29%) Solaris
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (23.53%) UNIX
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (17.65%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.88%) CentOS
7 1 (5.88%) Debian
7 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
7 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
7 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Benchmarking
1 5 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.88%) Network Design
4 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) ITSM
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) Perl
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) C
4 1 (5.88%) VB
4 1 (5.88%) VBA
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.88%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) NCDA
2 1 (5.88%) NCIE
2 1 (5.88%) MCP
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) MCSA
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) NFS
2 6 (35.29%) SRDF
3 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
4 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
4 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (11.76%) Xen
6 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
6 2 (11.76%) vCloud
6 2 (11.76%) KVM
7 1 (5.88%) vSphere
7 1 (5.88%) IAG
7 1 (5.88%) Snort
7 1 (5.88%) Nmap
7 1 (5.88%) Postfix
7 1 (5.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCOrch
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (5.88%) EMC TimeFinder
2 1 (5.88%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco
2 10 (58.82%) EMC
2 10 (58.82%) NetApp
3 5 (29.41%) Intel
3 5 (29.41%) IBM
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle
3 5 (29.41%) VMware
4 4 (23.53%) Dell
5 3 (17.65%) Sybase
5 3 (17.65%) TIBCO
5 3 (17.65%) Brocade
5 3 (17.65%) DataSynapse
5 3 (17.65%) 29West
6 2 (11.76%) HP
7 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.88%) Qualys
7 1 (5.88%) 3PAR
7 1 (5.88%) F5
7 1 (5.88%) Symantec
7 1 (5.88%) Websense
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