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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 454 496 468
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -28
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 102 53 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.11% 0.094%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.44% 0.86% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 33 20
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£345 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £625 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 1 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -36.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -36.84%
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
7062 6139 6436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.79% 13.28% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3868 3199 3183
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 364 566
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £44.40 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -14.27%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015. 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
South East +17 44 £300 -20.00% 5
London +19 38 £363 -36.95% 8
North West - 12 £488 - 1
West Midlands +2 7 £400 +14.28% 2
East of England - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
Fibre Channel
UK

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

1 147 (76.56%) SAN
2 116 (60.42%) Windows
3 113 (58.85%) VMware
4 95 (49.48%) iSCSI
5 92 (47.92%) VMware Infrastructure
6 87 (45.31%) Cisco
7 67 (34.90%) HP
8 61 (31.77%) NetApp
9 60 (31.25%) Linux
10 59 (30.73%) Active Directory
11 57 (29.69%) EMC
12 53 (27.60%) Firewall
13 50 (26.04%) WAN
13 50 (26.04%) NAS
14 49 (25.52%) Microsoft
15 47 (24.48%) Citrix
16 45 (23.44%) NFS
17 44 (22.92%) Solaris
18 42 (21.88%) UNIX
18 42 (21.88%) CheckPoint
18 42 (21.88%) Hyper-V
19 40 (20.83%) FCoE
20 39 (20.31%) Clustering
21 37 (19.27%) IBM
21 37 (19.27%) DNS
22 36 (18.75%) DHCP
22 36 (18.75%) Replication
22 36 (18.75%) Brocade
23 35 (18.23%) LAN
23 35 (18.23%) SQL Server

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 29 (15.10%) IIS
2 26 (13.54%) MS Exchange
3 24 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (4.69%) Tomcat
4 9 (4.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (4.69%) WebSphere
5 6 (3.13%) Oracle Coherence
5 6 (3.13%) Apache
5 6 (3.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (2.08%) Lync
7 3 (1.56%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.04%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (5.21%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.65%) MS Office
3 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.04%) RMDS
2 2 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 147 (76.56%) SAN
2 95 (49.48%) iSCSI
3 53 (27.60%) Firewall
4 50 (26.04%) WAN
4 50 (26.04%) NAS
5 40 (20.83%) FCoE
6 37 (19.27%) DNS
7 36 (18.75%) DHCP
8 35 (18.23%) LAN
9 29 (15.10%) Wireless
10 28 (14.58%) BGP
10 28 (14.58%) Cisco ASA
11 25 (13.02%) OSPF
11 25 (13.02%) VPN
12 23 (11.98%) EIGRP
12 23 (11.98%) Cisco Nexus
13 22 (11.46%) Internet
14 19 (9.90%) MPLS
15 17 (8.85%) VoIP
16 16 (8.33%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (18.23%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.08%) MySQL
3 4 (2.08%) HBase
3 4 (2.08%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.52%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.52%) DB2
4 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (3.13%) MSI
2 1 (0.52%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.52%) Eclipse
General
1 19 (9.90%) Finance
2 9 (4.69%) Banking
3 5 (2.60%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.60%) Games
4 3 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.04%) Electronics
5 2 (1.04%) Marketing
6 1 (0.52%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.52%) Legal
6 1 (0.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (14.06%) Storage Engineer
2 25 (13.02%) Architect
3 18 (9.38%) Analyst
4 13 (6.77%) Network Engineer
4 13 (6.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (5.73%) Server Engineer
6 10 (5.21%) Consultant
6 10 (5.21%) Developer
7 8 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
7 8 (4.17%) Administrator
7 8 (4.17%) Project Leader
7 8 (4.17%) Technical Project Leader
8 7 (3.65%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 7 (3.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 7 (3.65%) Support Engineer
8 7 (3.65%) Test Specialist
8 7 (3.65%) Technical Architect
8 7 (3.65%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (3.65%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.13%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.13%) HTML
1 6 (3.13%) XML
1 6 (3.13%) XSLT
1 6 (3.13%) Rendezvous
1 6 (3.13%) Middleware
2 3 (1.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (20.31%) Clustering
2 36 (18.75%) Replication
3 15 (7.81%) Celerra
4 13 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.13%) PDA
5 6 (3.13%) HACMP
6 5 (2.60%) Symmetrix
6 5 (2.60%) Online Games
7 4 (2.08%) Device Driver
7 4 (2.08%) Life Science
8 3 (1.56%) EMC Centera
9 2 (1.04%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.04%) DTV
9 2 (1.04%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.04%) CMDB
9 2 (1.04%) Open Source
9 2 (1.04%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.52%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.52%) HP StorageWorks
10 1 (0.52%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 116 (60.42%) Windows
2 60 (31.25%) Linux
3 44 (22.92%) Solaris
4 42 (21.88%) UNIX
5 21 (10.94%) AIX
6 17 (8.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (7.29%) HPUX
8 12 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (5.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (5.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (3.65%) CentOS
12 6 (3.13%) NetWare
13 5 (2.60%) SUSE
13 5 (2.60%) Slackware
13 5 (2.60%) Windows 7
14 2 (1.04%) Ubuntu
14 2 (1.04%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (16.15%) ITIL
1 31 (16.15%) Migration
2 21 (10.94%) Change Control
3 18 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (7.29%) Configuration Management
4 14 (7.29%) Software Testing
5 13 (6.77%) Root Cause Analysis
5 13 (6.77%) Capacity Management
5 13 (6.77%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (5.73%) Benchmarking
7 11 (5.73%) Business Continuity
8 10 (5.21%) Workflow
9 9 (4.69%) Software Engineering
9 9 (4.69%) Service Delivery
10 7 (3.65%) Load Balancing
11 6 (3.13%) Network Design
11 6 (3.13%) OO
11 6 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (15.63%) Perl
2 26 (13.54%) SQL
3 21 (10.94%) Shell Script
4 20 (10.42%) Java
5 16 (8.33%) C
6 11 (5.73%) Korn
7 10 (5.21%) C++
7 10 (5.21%) Python
8 7 (3.65%) Bash Shell
9 6 (3.13%) Ruby
9 6 (3.13%) JavaScript
10 5 (2.60%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (8.33%) CCNP
3 15 (7.81%) CCNA
3 15 (7.81%) Security Cleared
4 13 (6.77%) MCSE
4 13 (6.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (6.25%) VCP4
6 11 (5.73%) SC Cleared
7 8 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (3.13%) JNCIS
8 6 (3.13%) HP ASE
8 6 (3.13%) HP MASE
8 6 (3.13%) NCDA
9 5 (2.60%) NCIE
9 5 (2.60%) RHCT
9 5 (2.60%) MCITP
9 5 (2.60%) RHCE
10 4 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (2.08%) MCP
11 3 (1.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.04%) SLA
2 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 92 (47.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (30.73%) Active Directory
3 45 (23.44%) NFS
4 42 (21.88%) Hyper-V
5 34 (17.71%) VMware ESX
6 22 (11.46%) XenApp
7 17 (8.85%) vSphere
8 16 (8.33%) Xen
8 16 (8.33%) Terminal Services
9 15 (7.81%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 10 (5.21%) KVM
11 9 (4.69%) SRDF
12 7 (3.65%) XenDesktop
13 6 (3.13%) GPFS
14 5 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
15 4 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
16 2 (1.04%) Firmware
16 2 (1.04%) XenServer
17 1 (0.52%) ISA Server
17 1 (0.52%) Samba
Systems Management
1 14 (7.29%) Backup Exec
2 12 (6.25%) MIMEsweeper
2 12 (6.25%) MAILsweeper
2 12 (6.25%) NetBackup
3 10 (5.21%) Tivoli
3 10 (5.21%) Cisco Prime
4 8 (4.17%) SCCM
5 6 (3.13%) ARCserve
5 6 (3.13%) Puppet
6 5 (2.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 5 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (2.08%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 4 (2.08%) Cobbler
7 4 (2.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (2.08%) HP Data Protector
7 4 (2.08%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.04%) HP SIM
8 2 (1.04%) SCOM
8 2 (1.04%) BladeLogic
8 2 (1.04%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 113 (58.85%) VMware
2 87 (45.31%) Cisco
3 67 (34.90%) HP
4 61 (31.77%) NetApp
5 57 (29.69%) EMC
6 49 (25.52%) Microsoft
7 47 (24.48%) Citrix
8 42 (21.88%) CheckPoint
9 37 (19.27%) IBM
10 36 (18.75%) Brocade
11 27 (14.06%) Oracle
12 22 (11.46%) SolarWinds
13 20 (10.42%) Veritas
14 18 (9.38%) Juniper
14 18 (9.38%) F5
15 16 (8.33%) Nortel
15 16 (8.33%) Dell
16 14 (7.29%) Symantec
17 12 (6.25%) 3PAR
18 11 (5.73%) Red Hat
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