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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 184 198 184
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 12 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.79% 1.45% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £625 £379
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.00% +65.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £375 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £625 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 - £47.50
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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
670 689 769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.20% 11.65% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 440 504
Average daily rate £388 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 26 45
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £12.75 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £23.40 £157.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 20 (76.92%) SAN
2 18 (69.23%) Windows
3 16 (61.54%) Cisco
4 13 (50.00%) NetApp
5 11 (42.31%) Linux
5 11 (42.31%) NFS
5 11 (42.31%) iSCSI
6 9 (34.62%) Firewall
6 9 (34.62%) VMware
7 8 (30.77%) Replication
7 8 (30.77%) DNS
7 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
7 8 (30.77%) EMC
7 8 (30.77%) NAS
7 8 (30.77%) FCoE
8 7 (26.92%) Citrix
8 7 (26.92%) HP
8 7 (26.92%) IBM
8 7 (26.92%) LAN
8 7 (26.92%) WAN
8 7 (26.92%) DHCP
9 6 (23.08%) Solaris
9 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (23.08%) Symantec
9 6 (23.08%) Multicast
9 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (19.23%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
2 4 (15.38%) Tomcat
2 4 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (11.54%) IIS
4 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.85%) Lync
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (3.85%) Apache
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.85%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (76.92%) SAN
2 11 (42.31%) iSCSI
3 9 (34.62%) Firewall
4 8 (30.77%) DNS
4 8 (30.77%) NAS
4 8 (30.77%) FCoE
5 7 (26.92%) LAN
5 7 (26.92%) WAN
5 7 (26.92%) DHCP
6 6 (23.08%) Multicast
7 5 (19.23%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
8 4 (15.38%) VLAN
8 4 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (11.54%) NetScaler
10 2 (7.69%) VPN
10 2 (7.69%) Wireless
11 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (3.85%) MPLS
11 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.85%) HBase
3 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.85%) Electronics
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Architect
2 4 (15.38%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Data Centre Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Network Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Storage Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Storage Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Backup Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Backup Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Storage Architect
5 1 (3.85%) EMC Storage Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) EMC Storage Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Wintel Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Lead Architect
5 1 (3.85%) EMC Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) LAMP
2 1 (3.85%) Rendezvous
2 1 (3.85%) Middleware
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) XML
2 1 (3.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Replication
2 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (19.23%) Clustering
3 3 (11.54%) Symmetrix
4 2 (7.69%) CMDB
5 1 (3.85%) Open Source
5 1 (3.85%) EqualLogic
5 1 (3.85%) HP StorageWorks
5 1 (3.85%) Hedge funds
5 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.85%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) Linux
3 6 (23.08%) Solaris
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (19.23%) UNIX
5 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (3.85%) CentOS
7 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.85%) Debian
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (15.38%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) Benchmarking
3 3 (11.54%) Network Architecture
3 3 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
3 3 (11.54%) Data Protection
3 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.54%) TOGAF
4 2 (7.69%) Workflow
4 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.85%) Investment Management
5 1 (3.85%) People Management
5 1 (3.85%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.85%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 2 (7.69%) Korn
4 1 (3.85%) C
4 1 (3.85%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) MCSE
1 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (15.38%) CCNA
1 4 (15.38%) NCDA
2 3 (11.54%) NCIE
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (11.54%) MCITP
2 3 (11.54%) RHCT
2 3 (11.54%) RHCE
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.85%) MCSA
3 1 (3.85%) MCP
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) NFS
2 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (15.38%) VMware ESX
4 4 (15.38%) XenApp
4 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 4 (15.38%) SRDF
5 2 (7.69%) Xen
5 2 (7.69%) vSphere
5 2 (7.69%) KVM
6 1 (3.85%) IAG
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (3.85%) XenServer
6 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.85%) Ceph
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (11.54%) MIMEsweeper
2 3 (11.54%) MAILsweeper
2 3 (11.54%) Backup Exec
3 2 (7.69%) Tivoli
3 2 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (7.69%) NetBackup
3 2 (7.69%) SCOrch
4 1 (3.85%) PureDisk
4 1 (3.85%) HP SIM
4 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Cisco
2 13 (50.00%) NetApp
3 9 (34.62%) VMware
4 8 (30.77%) EMC
5 7 (26.92%) Citrix
5 7 (26.92%) HP
5 7 (26.92%) IBM
6 6 (23.08%) Symantec
7 5 (19.23%) Dell
7 5 (19.23%) Oracle
8 4 (15.38%) Intel
8 4 (15.38%) CommVault
8 4 (15.38%) Brocade
9 3 (11.54%) 3PAR
9 3 (11.54%) Sophos
9 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
10 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
10 2 (7.69%) StorageTek
10 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
11 1 (3.85%) Infoblox