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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fibre Channel over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 505 503 487
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -16
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 84 56 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.15% 0.87% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 35 28
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£360 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.29% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £377 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £615 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Average hourly rate £14.87 £30.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.45% -36.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.87 £30.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-50.45% -36.84%
Fibre Channel
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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
7286 6452 7186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.44% 13.66% 15.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4224 3572 3591
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 395 397 635
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

Fibre Channel
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Fibre Channel across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 December 2014.

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
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 Fibre Channel within the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 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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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 +12 30 £475 -20.83% 9
South East -9 18 £388 -3.12% 7
North West +8 17 £360 -34.54% 1
Yorkshire -2 9 £215 - 2
South West -21 6 £225 -42.30%
West Midlands -18 2 £375 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - - - - 1
Fibre Channel
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Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 113 (69.75%) SAN
2 104 (64.20%) Windows
3 90 (55.56%) VMware
4 81 (50.00%) Cisco
5 77 (47.53%) iSCSI
6 73 (45.06%) VMware Infrastructure
6 73 (45.06%) HP
7 63 (38.89%) NetApp
8 61 (37.65%) Active Directory
9 52 (32.10%) EMC
9 52 (32.10%) NFS
10 51 (31.48%) Linux
11 50 (30.86%) Microsoft
12 45 (27.78%) DNS
13 44 (27.16%) Hyper-V
14 41 (25.31%) Firewall
15 38 (23.46%) WAN
16 37 (22.84%) LAN
16 37 (22.84%) DHCP
16 37 (22.84%) NAS
17 36 (22.22%) Brocade
18 35 (21.60%) Clustering
19 34 (20.99%) Citrix
20 32 (19.75%) Replication
21 31 (19.14%) IBM
22 30 (18.52%) MS Exchange
22 30 (18.52%) VPN
23 29 (17.90%) CheckPoint
23 29 (17.90%) Solaris
23 29 (17.90%) FCoE

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 30 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 28 (17.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (12.35%) IIS
4 11 (6.79%) Lync
5 10 (6.17%) SharePoint
6 9 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (4.94%) WebSphere
7 8 (4.94%) Tomcat
8 5 (3.09%) Oracle Coherence
8 5 (3.09%) Apache
8 5 (3.09%) SAS
8 5 (3.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 4 (2.47%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.62%) nginx
11 1 (0.62%) Confluence
11 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (8.64%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.23%) RMDS
3 1 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 113 (69.75%) SAN
2 77 (47.53%) iSCSI
3 45 (27.78%) DNS
4 41 (25.31%) Firewall
5 38 (23.46%) WAN
6 37 (22.84%) LAN
6 37 (22.84%) DHCP
6 37 (22.84%) NAS
7 30 (18.52%) VPN
8 29 (17.90%) FCoE
9 23 (14.20%) Wireless
9 23 (14.20%) OSPF
10 22 (13.58%) BGP
11 21 (12.96%) Multicast
12 18 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (9.26%) Cisco Nexus
14 14 (8.64%) EIGRP
14 14 (8.64%) WLAN
15 13 (8.02%) TCP/IP
15 13 (8.02%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.05%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.70%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.47%) MySQL
3 4 (2.47%) HBase
4 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.62%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.62%) DB2
4 1 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (3.70%) MSI
2 1 (0.62%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.62%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.62%) JIRA
General
1 25 (15.43%) Finance
2 10 (6.17%) Banking
3 6 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.09%) Financial Institution
4 5 (3.09%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.09%) Games
5 2 (1.23%) Retail
6 1 (0.62%) Electronics
6 1 (0.62%) Legal
6 1 (0.62%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (17.90%) Architect
2 21 (12.96%) Storage Engineer
3 16 (9.88%) Infrastructure Architect
4 15 (9.26%) Server Engineer
5 14 (8.64%) Analyst
6 10 (6.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (5.56%) Consultant
7 9 (5.56%) Administrator
8 8 (4.94%) Technical Project Leader
8 8 (4.94%) Project Leader
9 7 (4.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 7 (4.32%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 7 (4.32%) Infrastructure Manager
10 6 (3.70%) Cisco Analyst
10 6 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
10 6 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (3.70%) Network Engineer
10 6 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.70%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.09%) Rendezvous
1 5 (3.09%) Middleware
1 5 (3.09%) XML
1 5 (3.09%) XSLT
1 5 (3.09%) HTML
2 3 (1.85%) LAMP
3 1 (0.62%) FFmpeg
3 1 (0.62%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 35 (21.60%) Clustering
2 32 (19.75%) Replication
3 7 (4.32%) Celerra
3 7 (4.32%) EMC Centera
4 6 (3.70%) PDA
4 6 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.09%) Hedge funds
5 5 (3.09%) Online Games
5 5 (3.09%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.09%) Client/Server
5 5 (3.09%) Symmetrix
6 4 (2.47%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.85%) Open Source
7 3 (1.85%) Life Science
7 3 (1.85%) HACMP
8 2 (1.23%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.23%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.23%) CMDB
9 1 (0.62%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.62%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 104 (64.20%) Windows
2 51 (31.48%) Linux
3 29 (17.90%) Solaris
4 25 (15.43%) UNIX
5 20 (12.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (10.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (9.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (6.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (5.56%) CentOS
9 9 (5.56%) HPUX
10 8 (4.94%) AIX
10 8 (4.94%) Windows 7
11 6 (3.70%) SUSE
12 5 (3.09%) Slackware
13 4 (2.47%) Ubuntu
13 4 (2.47%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (1.85%) Windows 8
14 3 (1.85%) NetWare
14 3 (1.85%) Debian
15 2 (1.23%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (16.67%) ITIL
2 19 (11.73%) Migration
3 15 (9.26%) Data Protection
4 14 (8.64%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (8.02%) Benchmarking
6 12 (7.41%) Change Control
7 9 (5.56%) Capacity Management
7 9 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 9 (5.56%) Asset Management
8 7 (4.32%) BCP
8 7 (4.32%) Load Balancing
8 7 (4.32%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (3.70%) Network Design
9 6 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (3.09%) Mentoring
10 5 (3.09%) Software Deployment
10 5 (3.09%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (3.09%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (3.09%) ITSM
10 5 (3.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 27 (16.67%) SQL
2 14 (8.64%) Java
3 13 (8.02%) Perl
4 11 (6.79%) C
5 10 (6.17%) Shell Script
5 10 (6.17%) PowerShell
6 7 (4.32%) C++
7 6 (3.70%) Ruby
8 5 (3.09%) Python
9 4 (2.47%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.47%) VB
9 4 (2.47%) VBA
9 4 (2.47%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.85%) Korn
11 1 (0.62%) sed
11 1 (0.62%) AWK
Qualifications
1 19 (11.73%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (8.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (8.64%) MCSE
2 14 (8.64%) Security Cleared
3 13 (8.02%) CCNA
4 10 (6.17%) SC Cleared
5 9 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (4.94%) NCDA
7 7 (4.32%) CCNP
8 6 (3.70%) MCP
9 5 (3.09%) NCIE
9 5 (3.09%) HP ASE
9 5 (3.09%) HP MASE
9 5 (3.09%) RHCE
9 5 (3.09%) JNCIS
9 5 (3.09%) MCITP
9 5 (3.09%) Degree
9 5 (3.09%) RHCT
10 4 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.23%) SLA
2 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 73 (45.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 61 (37.65%) Active Directory
3 52 (32.10%) NFS
4 44 (27.16%) Hyper-V
5 25 (15.43%) VMware ESX
6 17 (10.49%) vSphere
7 15 (9.26%) Xen
8 12 (7.41%) XenApp
9 11 (6.79%) SRDF
9 11 (6.79%) KVM
10 7 (4.32%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 7 (4.32%) XenDesktop
10 7 (4.32%) Terminal Services
11 5 (3.09%) vCloud
11 5 (3.09%) XenServer
12 4 (2.47%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (1.85%) GPFS
13 3 (1.85%) Firmware
14 2 (1.23%) VMware Server
14 2 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (8.02%) SCOrch
2 11 (6.79%) SCCM
2 11 (6.79%) Backup Exec
3 10 (6.17%) MIMEsweeper
3 10 (6.17%) MAILsweeper
4 8 (4.94%) Tivoli
4 8 (4.94%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (3.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 5 (3.09%) Puppet
5 5 (3.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (2.47%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (2.47%) Cobbler
6 4 (2.47%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 4 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.85%) SCOM
8 2 (1.23%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.23%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.23%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (1.23%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.62%) Bacula
Vendors
1 90 (55.56%) VMware
2 81 (50.00%) Cisco
3 73 (45.06%) HP
4 63 (38.89%) NetApp
5 52 (32.10%) EMC
6 50 (30.86%) Microsoft
7 36 (22.22%) Brocade
8 34 (20.99%) Citrix
9 31 (19.14%) IBM
10 29 (17.90%) CheckPoint
11 22 (13.58%) Dell
11 22 (13.58%) Oracle
12 15 (9.26%) F5
13 14 (8.64%) SolarWinds
14 13 (8.02%) 3PAR
14 13 (8.02%) Juniper
14 13 (8.02%) Intel
14 13 (8.02%) Hitachi
15 12 (7.41%) Symantec
16 10 (6.17%) Red Hat
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