The table below looks at the statistics for Fibre Channel skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fibre Channel over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 141 - 143
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.098% - 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% - 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £425 £360
% change year-on-year
-15.29% +18.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Fibre Channel
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
531 370 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.30% 15.30% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 152 221
Average daily rate £345 £320 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -11.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 56 56
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.75 £33.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.94% -34.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.12 £13.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.60 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

Fibre Channel
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Fibre Channel across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Fibre Channel Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Fibre Channel
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Fibre Channel across the East of England region.

Fibre Channel Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Fibre Channel
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Fibre Channel across the East of England region.

Fibre Channel Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Fibre Channel
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fibre Channel within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire - 2 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Essex - - - - 2
Fibre Channel
England

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 10 (90.91%) SAN
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 8 (72.73%) PowerShell
3 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 7 (63.64%) VMware
4 6 (54.55%) NetApp
4 6 (54.55%) Windows
4 6 (54.55%) HP
4 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (45.45%) WatchGuard
5 5 (45.45%) NAS
5 5 (45.45%) Bash Shell
5 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
5 5 (45.45%) DNS
5 5 (45.45%) ITIL
5 5 (45.45%) Perl
5 5 (45.45%) SQL
5 5 (45.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (45.45%) CommVault
6 4 (36.36%) Replication
6 4 (36.36%) VB
6 4 (36.36%) UNIX
6 4 (36.36%) DHCP
6 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
6 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
6 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
7 3 (27.27%) Degree

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (45.45%) MS Exchange
1 5 (45.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) nginx
3 1 (9.09%) Confluence
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (9.09%) SAS
3 1 (9.09%) IIS
3 1 (9.09%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) SAN
2 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 5 (45.45%) NAS
3 4 (36.36%) DHCP
3 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
4 3 (27.27%) IPv6
5 1 (9.09%) DMZ
5 1 (9.09%) Internet
5 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
5 1 (9.09%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (9.09%) FCoE
5 1 (9.09%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Hadoop
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Technical Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Technical Services Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Support Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Server Support Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Server Support
3 2 (18.18%) Network Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Server Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Network Support Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Network Support
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Test Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (9.09%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Replication
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) MPEG
2 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) UNIX
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) AIX
5 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) PowerShell
2 5 (45.45%) Bash Shell
2 5 (45.45%) Perl
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) VB
4 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
5 2 (18.18%) C
5 2 (18.18%) Java
6 1 (9.09%) C++
6 1 (9.09%) sed
6 1 (9.09%) AWK
6 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) VCP5
2 1 (9.09%) MCSD
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) qmail
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) VMFS
3 1 (9.09%) KVM
3 1 (9.09%) Samba
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
1 3 (27.27%) SCOM
1 3 (27.27%) SCVMM
1 3 (27.27%) SCOrch
2 1 (9.09%) Bacula
2 1 (9.09%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) VMware
3 6 (54.55%) HP
3 6 (54.55%) NetApp
4 5 (45.45%) WatchGuard
4 5 (45.45%) CommVault
5 1 (9.09%) Veritas
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (9.09%) Dell
5 1 (9.09%) Sun
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco