The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the City of London region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 184 202 218
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +16
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 8 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.25% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.12% 2.26% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 8
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £575 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £450
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 £38.75 £12.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+210.00% -72.22%
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
716 796 971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.43% 11.23% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 529 651
Average daily rate £395 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 36 40
Average hourly rate £21.25 £43.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.14% +112.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £16.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £54.00 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Fibre Channel
London

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 1 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 1 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 16 (88.89%) Cisco
2 14 (77.78%) Windows
3 13 (72.22%) NFS
3 13 (72.22%) EMC
3 13 (72.22%) SAN
4 12 (66.67%) NetApp
4 12 (66.67%) LAN
4 12 (66.67%) NAS
4 12 (66.67%) FCoE
5 11 (61.11%) WAN
5 11 (61.11%) Linux
6 10 (55.56%) Solaris
6 10 (55.56%) SRDF
6 10 (55.56%) iSCSI
6 10 (55.56%) Multicast
7 9 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (50.00%) Oracle
7 9 (50.00%) Benchmarking
7 9 (50.00%) Intel
8 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
8 8 (44.44%) SQL
8 8 (44.44%) VMware
9 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (33.33%) Hyper-V
10 5 (27.78%) Replication
10 5 (27.78%) Apache
10 5 (27.78%) IIS
10 5 (27.78%) IBM
11 4 (22.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 4 (22.22%) TIBCO

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 5 (27.78%) Apache
1 5 (27.78%) IIS
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (5.56%) Lync
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (72.22%) SAN
2 12 (66.67%) LAN
2 12 (66.67%) NAS
2 12 (66.67%) FCoE
3 11 (61.11%) WAN
4 10 (55.56%) iSCSI
4 10 (55.56%) Multicast
5 4 (22.22%) HTTP
6 3 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (16.67%) DNS
7 2 (11.11%) Firewall
7 2 (11.11%) BGP
7 2 (11.11%) EIGRP
7 2 (11.11%) MPLS
7 2 (11.11%) OSPF
7 2 (11.11%) DHCP
8 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (5.56%) VLAN
8 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (5.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) Hadoop
2 4 (22.22%) HBase
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
1 4 (22.22%) Banking
2 3 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Architect
2 9 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Storage Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Lead Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Data Centre Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Data Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) SAN Storage Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) SAN Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Storage Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Rendezvous
1 4 (22.22%) Middleware
1 4 (22.22%) XML
1 4 (22.22%) XSLT
1 4 (22.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Replication
2 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (16.67%) Clustering
2 3 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (11.11%) FlexPod
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (5.56%) Symmetrix DMX
4 1 (5.56%) CLARiiON
4 1 (5.56%) EMC Centera
4 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Linux
3 10 (55.56%) Solaris
4 3 (16.67%) UNIX
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 9 (50.00%) Benchmarking
2 2 (11.11%) Migration
2 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.56%) DevOps
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.56%) ITSM
3 1 (5.56%) Service Management
3 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (16.67%) Perl
4 2 (11.11%) C
4 2 (11.11%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) C-shell
5 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.56%) VB
5 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) NFS
2 10 (55.56%) SRDF
3 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 4 (22.22%) Xen
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (22.22%) KVM
5 3 (16.67%) vCloud
5 3 (16.67%) VMware ESX
5 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 1 (5.56%) vSphere
6 1 (5.56%) Postfix
6 1 (5.56%) Snort
6 1 (5.56%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (5.56%) SCOrch
2 1 (5.56%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (5.56%) EMC TimeFinder
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Cisco
2 13 (72.22%) EMC
3 12 (66.67%) NetApp
4 9 (50.00%) Oracle
4 9 (50.00%) Intel
5 8 (44.44%) VMware
6 5 (27.78%) IBM
7 4 (22.22%) TIBCO
7 4 (22.22%) Sybase
7 4 (22.22%) DataSynapse
7 4 (22.22%) 29West
8 2 (11.11%) Dell
8 2 (11.11%) Brocade
9 1 (5.56%) 3PAR
9 1 (5.56%) Splunk
9 1 (5.56%) F5
9 1 (5.56%) Qualys
9 1 (5.56%) Tripwire
9 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
9 1 (5.56%) HP
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