The table below looks at the statistics for Fibre Channel skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fibre Channel over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 502 510 547
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +37
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 117 108 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.21% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.51% 1.44% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 60 32
Median daily rate £390 £360 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £252 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £331
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 3
Median hourly rate £42.00 £31.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.40% -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.90 £18.00 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.40 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Fibre Channel
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7747 7475 6613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.92% 14.70% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4802 4286 3573
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £501 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 350 440 377
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% +20.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.35% +40.72%

Fibre Channel
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Fibre Channel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Fibre Channel Jobs Demand Trend in England

Fibre Channel
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Fibre Channel Daily Rate Trend in England

Fibre Channel
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fibre Channel across the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Fibre Channel Daily Rate Histogram in England

Fibre Channel
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Fibre Channel Hourly Rate Trend in England

Fibre Channel
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fibre Channel across the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Fibre Channel Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Fibre Channel
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fibre Channel within the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +33 55 £475 +15.15% 4
South East +1 40 £365 +7.35% 5
Yorkshire -1 6 £525 +44.82%
East of England +19 5 £425 +70.00%
North East - 5 £320 -
North West -10 3 £325 - 3
West Midlands -19 2 £333 -16.87% 1
East Midlands +5 1 - -
Fibre Channel
UK

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Fibre Channel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Fibre Channel.

1 186 (86.92%) SAN
2 159 (74.30%) Linux
3 128 (59.81%) Windows
4 121 (56.54%) VMware
5 99 (46.26%) EMC
6 91 (42.52%) Unix
7 90 (42.06%) Solaris
8 87 (40.65%) NetApp
9 85 (39.72%) VMware Infrastructure
10 81 (37.85%) Oracle
11 76 (35.51%) Brocade
12 72 (33.64%) Cisco
13 70 (32.71%) Red Hat
14 68 (31.78%) NFS
15 67 (31.31%) iSCSI
15 67 (31.31%) NAS
16 61 (28.50%) Veritas
16 61 (28.50%) NetBackup
17 58 (27.10%) IBM
17 58 (27.10%) Microsoft
18 50 (23.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 48 (22.43%) SQL
20 47 (21.96%) HP
21 46 (21.50%) Disaster Recovery
21 46 (21.50%) FCoE
22 45 (21.03%) StorageTek
23 44 (20.56%) Windows Server
24 41 (19.16%) Sun
25 40 (18.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
26 38 (17.76%) Veritas Storage Foundation

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 29 (13.55%) Apache
2 27 (12.62%) IIS
3 22 (10.28%) Tomcat
4 19 (8.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 18 (8.41%) WebSphere
6 16 (7.48%) Oracle Coherence
7 13 (6.07%) OpenStack
8 8 (3.74%) SharePoint
9 7 (3.27%) MS Exchange
10 6 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (2.34%) SAS
11 5 (2.34%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (2.34%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.47%) JBoss
13 1 (0.47%) nginx
13 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 23 (10.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.40%) MS Office
3 2 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) RMDS
1 1 (0.47%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.48%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.40%) SoftLayer
4 2 (0.93%) Mimecast
4 2 (0.93%) Office 365
4 2 (0.93%) SaaS
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.47%) CloudBees
5 1 (0.47%) IaaS
5 1 (0.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 186 (86.92%) SAN
2 67 (31.31%) iSCSI
2 67 (31.31%) NAS
3 46 (21.50%) FCoE
4 36 (16.82%) LAN
4 36 (16.82%) WAN
5 31 (14.49%) Firewall
6 25 (11.68%) HTTP
6 25 (11.68%) Multicast
7 22 (10.28%) LDAP
8 20 (9.35%) Ethernet
8 20 (9.35%) TCP/IP
9 16 (7.48%) DNS
10 15 (7.01%) Cisco Nexus
10 15 (7.01%) DHCP
11 13 (6.07%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (5.14%) FTP
13 7 (3.27%) MPLS
13 7 (3.27%) VLAN
13 7 (3.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (16.82%) SQL Server
2 30 (14.02%) VLDB
3 29 (13.55%) MySQL
4 24 (11.21%) OLTP
5 18 (8.41%) Hadoop
5 18 (8.41%) HBase
6 7 (3.27%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.80%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.93%) Big Data
10 2 (0.93%) DB2
11 1 (0.47%) OLAP
11 1 (0.47%) Oracle OLAP
11 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (3.74%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.40%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.93%) Ant
3 2 (0.93%) GCC
3 2 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.93%) Subversion
4 1 (0.47%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.47%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 37 (17.29%) Finance
2 26 (12.15%) Banking
3 12 (5.61%) Financial Institution
4 6 (2.80%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.40%) Back Office
5 3 (1.40%) Retail
6 2 (0.93%) Legal
7 1 (0.47%) Front Office
7 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.47%) Marketing
7 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (32.24%) Administrator
2 39 (18.22%) Unix Administrator
3 32 (14.95%) Architect
4 27 (12.62%) Infrastructure Architect
5 22 (10.28%) Support Engineer
6 21 (9.81%) Storage Administrator
7 19 (8.88%) Storage Engineer
8 16 (7.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 16 (7.48%) Linux Engineer
8 16 (7.48%) Systems Administrator
9 15 (7.01%) Solaris Administrator
10 14 (6.54%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 14 (6.54%) Solutions Architect
11 12 (5.61%) NetApp Engineer
11 12 (5.61%) Storage Systems Administrator
12 11 (5.14%) Virtualisation Engineer
13 10 (4.67%) Linux Administrator
13 10 (4.67%) Network Engineer
13 10 (4.67%) SAN Engineer
14 9 (4.21%) SAN Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.28%) Middleware
2 16 (7.48%) Rendezvous
3 15 (7.01%) HTML
3 15 (7.01%) XML
3 15 (7.01%) XSLT
4 9 (4.21%) Web Services
5 2 (0.93%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.93%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.47%) ELK Stack
6 1 (0.47%) LAMP
6 1 (0.47%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 37 (17.29%) Data Centre
2 36 (16.82%) Enterprise Storage
3 31 (14.49%) EMC VMAX
4 28 (13.08%) Computer Science
5 23 (10.75%) EMC VNX
6 20 (9.35%) Replication
7 12 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (4.67%) e-Health
8 10 (4.67%) FlexPod
8 10 (4.67%) Management Information System
9 8 (3.74%) Device Driver
10 7 (3.27%) Clustering
10 7 (3.27%) Driving Licence
11 6 (2.80%) HP StoreVirtual
12 4 (1.87%) Celerra
12 4 (1.87%) Digital Media
13 3 (1.40%) Fintech
13 3 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 3 (1.40%) HP Storage
13 3 (1.40%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 159 (74.30%) Linux
2 128 (59.81%) Windows
3 91 (42.52%) Unix
4 90 (42.06%) Solaris
5 50 (23.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 44 (20.56%) Windows Server
7 22 (10.28%) Data ONTAP
8 21 (9.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (7.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (7.48%) CentOS
11 11 (5.14%) AIX
12 9 (4.21%) SUSE
13 7 (3.27%) Debian
13 7 (3.27%) Ubuntu
14 4 (1.87%) Mac OS
14 4 (1.87%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.93%) HPUX
15 2 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.93%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (21.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 37 (17.29%) High Availability
3 32 (14.95%) Migration
4 26 (12.15%) Performance Tuning
5 25 (11.68%) ITIL
6 23 (10.75%) Benchmarking
7 21 (9.81%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (7.94%) Performance Monitoring
9 16 (7.48%) Change Management
10 11 (5.14%) Open Source
11 10 (4.67%) Capacity Management
11 10 (4.67%) Server Virtualisation
12 9 (4.21%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (4.21%) Software Engineering
13 8 (3.74%) Asset Management
13 8 (3.74%) Performance Testing
13 8 (3.74%) PRINCE2
13 8 (3.74%) Software Testing
14 7 (3.27%) CRM
14 7 (3.27%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 48 (22.43%) SQL
2 25 (11.68%) Perl
3 19 (8.88%) Java
4 17 (7.94%) Bash Shell
5 15 (7.01%) JavaScript
6 13 (6.07%) PowerShell
7 10 (4.67%) C
8 9 (4.21%) Korn
9 8 (3.74%) PHP
9 8 (3.74%) Python
9 8 (3.74%) Shell Script
10 7 (3.27%) AWK
10 7 (3.27%) C++
10 7 (3.27%) sed
11 2 (0.93%) Ruby
12 1 (0.47%) DCL
Qualifications
1 23 (10.75%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (7.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (7.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 15 (7.01%) CCNA
3 15 (7.01%) Security Cleared
4 13 (6.07%) Degree
5 12 (5.61%) MCSA
5 12 (5.61%) NCDA
6 11 (5.14%) CCNP
6 11 (5.14%) RHCE
6 11 (5.14%) SC Cleared
7 10 (4.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 9 (4.21%) RHCA
9 8 (3.74%) MCP
10 7 (3.27%) MCSE
11 5 (2.34%) NCIE
11 5 (2.34%) NCSA
12 3 (1.40%) CCIE
12 3 (1.40%) DV Cleared
12 3 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.07%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.40%) SLA
3 2 (0.93%) BS7799
3 2 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 85 (39.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (31.78%) NFS
3 40 (18.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 35 (16.36%) Hyper-V
5 31 (14.49%) KVM
6 28 (13.08%) GlusterFS
6 28 (13.08%) vSphere
7 27 (12.62%) Xen
8 25 (11.68%) SRDF
9 22 (10.28%) Active Directory
9 22 (10.28%) VMware ESXi
10 19 (8.88%) Oracle RAC
11 12 (5.61%) StorNext
12 7 (3.27%) Samba
12 7 (3.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 7 (3.27%) Virtual Servers
13 6 (2.80%) Sendmail
13 6 (2.80%) Virtual Machines
14 5 (2.34%) Squid
14 5 (2.34%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 61 (28.50%) NetBackup
2 38 (17.76%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 37 (17.29%) Oracle ZFS
4 30 (14.02%) Red Hat Satellite
5 17 (7.94%) Puppet
6 13 (6.07%) Norton AntiVirus
7 12 (5.61%) Nagios
8 9 (4.21%) Tivoli
8 9 (4.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 6 (2.80%) Cacti
10 5 (2.34%) EMC NetWorker
10 5 (2.34%) HAProxy
10 5 (2.34%) OpenNebula
10 5 (2.34%) SCOM
11 4 (1.87%) SCCM
12 3 (1.40%) vMotion
13 2 (0.93%) Backup Exec
13 2 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
13 2 (0.93%) SCVMM
13 2 (0.93%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 121 (56.54%) VMware
2 99 (46.26%) EMC
3 87 (40.65%) NetApp
4 81 (37.85%) Oracle
5 76 (35.51%) Brocade
6 72 (33.64%) Cisco
7 70 (32.71%) Red Hat
8 61 (28.50%) Veritas
9 58 (27.10%) IBM
9 58 (27.10%) Microsoft
10 47 (21.96%) HP
11 45 (21.03%) StorageTek
12 41 (19.16%) Sun
13 35 (16.36%) Intel
14 21 (9.81%) Symantec
15 18 (8.41%) Dell
16 16 (7.48%) Citrix
16 16 (7.48%) Hitachi
16 16 (7.48%) Sybase
16 16 (7.48%) TIBCO
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