The first table below looks at the demand for FCoE skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FCoE over the 3 months to 18 April 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 England 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)
Rank 575 496 569
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +73
Contract jobs citing FCoE 15 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.016% 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 0.11% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 2
Average daily rate £513 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.24% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £360 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6654 6543 8532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.96% 15.18% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3569 3350 4094
Average daily rate £363 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.71% -6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 529 578
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.46 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
FCoE
UK

FCoE
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

FCoE Jobs Demand Trend in England

FCoE
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

FCoE Daily Rate Trend in England

FCoE
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FCoE across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

FCoE Daily Rate Histogram in England

FCoE
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

FCoE Hourly Rate Trend in England

FCoE
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FCoE within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -19 11 £600 +45.45%
South East - 3 £315 - 1
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
FCoE
UK

FCoE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing FCoE 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 FCoE.

1 23 (85.19%) Windows
1 23 (85.19%) Cisco
1 23 (85.19%) SAN
1 23 (85.19%) Fibre Channel
2 22 (81.48%) NAS
2 22 (81.48%) NetApp
3 20 (74.07%) NFS
3 20 (74.07%) Linux
4 19 (70.37%) Solaris
4 19 (70.37%) LAN
4 19 (70.37%) WAN
4 19 (70.37%) EMC
5 17 (62.96%) Intel
5 17 (62.96%) Benchmarking
5 17 (62.96%) SQL
5 17 (62.96%) Oracle
5 17 (62.96%) SQL Server
5 17 (62.96%) SRDF
5 17 (62.96%) Performance Tuning
5 17 (62.96%) Multicast
6 11 (40.74%) iSCSI
7 10 (37.04%) HTML
7 10 (37.04%) Java
8 9 (33.33%) IBM
8 9 (33.33%) VMware
9 8 (29.63%) RMDS
9 8 (29.63%) Oracle Coherence
9 8 (29.63%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (29.63%) Banking
9 8 (29.63%) DataSynapse

FCoE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing FCoE 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 FCoE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle Coherence
1 8 (29.63%) WebSphere
1 8 (29.63%) Apache
1 8 (29.63%) Tomcat
1 8 (29.63%) IIS
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 8 (29.63%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (85.19%) SAN
1 23 (85.19%) Fibre Channel
2 22 (81.48%) NAS
3 19 (70.37%) LAN
3 19 (70.37%) WAN
4 17 (62.96%) Multicast
5 11 (40.74%) iSCSI
6 8 (29.63%) HTTP
7 4 (14.81%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (11.11%) DNS
8 3 (11.11%) OSPF
9 2 (7.41%) MPLS
9 2 (7.41%) BGP
9 2 (7.41%) EIGRP
9 2 (7.41%) VoIP
9 2 (7.41%) Firewall
10 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (3.70%) Network Security
10 1 (3.70%) Wireless
10 1 (3.70%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (62.96%) SQL Server
2 8 (29.63%) Hadoop
2 8 (29.63%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (29.63%) Banking
2 6 (22.22%) Back Office
3 2 (7.41%) Finance
4 1 (3.70%) Advertising
4 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Architect
2 15 (55.56%) Infrastructure Architect
3 8 (29.63%) Lead Architect
4 7 (25.93%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 3 (11.11%) Server Administrator
6 3 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
6 3 (11.11%) Administrator
6 3 (11.11%) Storage Administrator
6 3 (11.11%) IT Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Data Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Data Centre Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Network Specialist
8 1 (3.70%) SAN Specialist
8 1 (3.70%) SAN Storage Specialist
8 1 (3.70%) Cisco Network Specialist
8 1 (3.70%) Software Tester
8 1 (3.70%) Network Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) HTML
2 8 (29.63%) XML
2 8 (29.63%) XSLT
2 8 (29.63%) Rendezvous
2 8 (29.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (11.11%) Clustering
3 2 (7.41%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) Windows
2 20 (74.07%) Linux
3 19 (70.37%) Solaris
4 5 (18.52%) UNIX
5 2 (7.41%) HPUX
6 1 (3.70%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (3.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Benchmarking
1 17 (62.96%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 3 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (7.41%) Change Management
4 1 (3.70%) QMS
4 1 (3.70%) Network Management
4 1 (3.70%) Security Management
4 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.70%) Quality Management
4 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) SQL
2 10 (37.04%) Java
3 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.81%) Perl
4 4 (14.81%) Python
5 3 (11.11%) C
6 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
6 2 (7.41%) PHP
6 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.70%) Korn
7 1 (3.70%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) VCP5
1 3 (11.11%) NCDA
1 3 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) MCP
2 2 (7.41%) MCSE
3 1 (3.70%) NCIE
3 1 (3.70%) CNA
3 1 (3.70%) Novell Certification
3 1 (3.70%) CCNP
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
1 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (74.07%) NFS
2 17 (62.96%) SRDF
3 8 (29.63%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
6 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
6 2 (7.41%) Xen
6 2 (7.41%) vCloud
6 2 (7.41%) KVM
7 1 (3.70%) XenApp
7 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Tivoli
1 2 (7.41%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.70%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) SCOM
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 23 (85.19%) Cisco
2 22 (81.48%) NetApp
3 19 (70.37%) EMC
4 17 (62.96%) Intel
4 17 (62.96%) Oracle
5 9 (33.33%) IBM
5 9 (33.33%) VMware
6 8 (29.63%) DataSynapse
6 8 (29.63%) 29West
6 8 (29.63%) Sybase
6 8 (29.63%) TIBCO
7 5 (18.52%) HP
8 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
9 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.70%) Hitachi
9 1 (3.70%) Siemens
9 1 (3.70%) Compaq
9 1 (3.70%) Citrix
9 1 (3.70%) Symantec