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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)
Rank 549 533 542
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Contract jobs citing FCoE 20 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.041% 0.047% 0.025%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.30% 0.35% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 3
Average daily rate
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£550 £600 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £350 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate - £325 £329
% change year-on-year
- -1.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6676 6346 8253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.74% 13.66% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3616 3363 3731
Average daily rate £353 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 445 633
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £12.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +2.00%
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 23 July 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 23 July 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
London +5 20 £550 -8.33% 1
East Midlands - - - -
South East - - - -
FCoE
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FCoE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 27 (79.41%) Cisco
2 26 (76.47%) Fibre Channel
3 23 (67.65%) EMC
3 23 (67.65%) Windows
4 22 (64.71%) VMware
5 21 (61.76%) iSCSI
5 21 (61.76%) Linux
5 21 (61.76%) NFS
6 20 (58.82%) HP
7 18 (52.94%) IBM
7 18 (52.94%) Multicast
8 17 (50.00%) F5
9 16 (47.06%) DNS
9 16 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
10 15 (44.12%) vCloud
11 14 (41.18%) vSphere
11 14 (41.18%) Finance
11 14 (41.18%) Firewall
11 14 (41.18%) SAN
12 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
12 13 (38.24%) NetApp
12 13 (38.24%) SNMP
12 13 (38.24%) WAN
12 13 (38.24%) Websense
12 13 (38.24%) NAS
13 12 (35.29%) PowerShell
13 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
14 11 (32.35%) VPN
14 11 (32.35%) LAN
15 10 (29.41%) Solaris

FCoE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 4 (11.76%) IIS
1 4 (11.76%) Apache
1 4 (11.76%) Tomcat
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 4 (11.76%) WebSphere
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (76.47%) Fibre Channel
2 21 (61.76%) iSCSI
3 18 (52.94%) Multicast
4 16 (47.06%) DNS
5 14 (41.18%) Firewall
5 14 (41.18%) SAN
6 13 (38.24%) WAN
6 13 (38.24%) SNMP
6 13 (38.24%) NAS
7 11 (32.35%) VPN
7 11 (32.35%) LAN
8 10 (29.41%) TCP/IP
8 10 (29.41%) VLAN
9 8 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (11.76%) HTTP
10 4 (11.76%) MPLS
10 4 (11.76%) OSPF
10 4 (11.76%) BGP
10 4 (11.76%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) Hadoop
2 4 (11.76%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (41.18%) Finance
2 9 (26.47%) Financial Institution
3 4 (11.76%) Banking
4 3 (8.82%) Back Office
5 1 (2.94%) Advertising
5 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Architect
2 7 (20.59%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (14.71%) Lead Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) Storage Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) Server Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Data Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Data Centre Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Network Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Software Tester
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.94%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Tester
7 1 (2.94%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Server Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Real Time Software Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Real Time Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) HTML
2 4 (11.76%) XML
2 4 (11.76%) XSLT
2 4 (11.76%) Rendezvous
2 4 (11.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Client/Server
2 9 (26.47%) Hedge funds
3 4 (11.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (8.82%) Clustering
5 2 (5.88%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 23 (67.65%) Windows
2 21 (61.76%) Linux
3 10 (29.41%) Solaris
4 2 (5.88%) UNIX
4 2 (5.88%) HPUX
5 1 (2.94%) AIX
5 1 (2.94%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Service Management
1 10 (29.41%) ITSM
1 10 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
1 10 (29.41%) DevOps
2 8 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (23.53%) Benchmarking
3 5 (14.71%) Load Balancing
4 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.88%) ITIL
6 1 (2.94%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (2.94%) Change Management
6 1 (2.94%) Project Management
6 1 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.94%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) PowerShell
2 10 (29.41%) VB
2 10 (29.41%) VBA
3 8 (23.53%) SQL
4 6 (17.65%) Java
5 4 (11.76%) Perl
5 4 (11.76%) Python
6 3 (8.82%) C
7 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.88%) PHP
7 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.94%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.94%) Korn
8 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (8.82%) NCDA
1 3 (8.82%) VCP5
2 2 (5.88%) MCP
2 2 (5.88%) MCSE
2 2 (5.88%) CCNP
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.94%) CNA
3 1 (2.94%) Novell Certification
3 1 (2.94%) CCNA
3 1 (2.94%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (61.76%) NFS
2 16 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (44.12%) vCloud
4 14 (41.18%) vSphere
5 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
6 8 (23.53%) SRDF
7 4 (11.76%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
8 3 (8.82%) Xen
8 3 (8.82%) KVM
9 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
10 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (29.41%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (5.88%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.88%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 27 (79.41%) Cisco
2 23 (67.65%) EMC
3 22 (64.71%) VMware
4 20 (58.82%) HP
5 18 (52.94%) IBM
6 17 (50.00%) F5
7 13 (38.24%) Websense
7 13 (38.24%) NetApp
8 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
9 8 (23.53%) Oracle
9 8 (23.53%) Intel
10 4 (11.76%) Sybase
10 4 (11.76%) TIBCO
10 4 (11.76%) 29West
10 4 (11.76%) DataSynapse
11 3 (8.82%) Juniper
12 2 (5.88%) Symantec
12 2 (5.88%) Blue Coat
13 1 (2.94%) Brocade
13 1 (2.94%) IronPort
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