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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fibre Channel (FC)
UK / England
Rank 530 545 517
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -28
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 44 45 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.099% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.70% 0.68% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 20 34
Median daily rate £515 £425 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.17% +15.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £315 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £658 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £385 £330
% change year-on-year
+29.87% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 3
Median hourly rate £22.00 £50.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £52.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-58.09% +50.00%

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
6260 6592 6894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.10% 14.44% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3817 3881 3971
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 307 346 385
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.58 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-11.41% +26.31%

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 16 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fibre Channel within the England region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 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 -10 20 £565 +29.14% 4
South East +15 11 £525 -4.54% 1
North West - 6 £405 - 2
East of England - 4 - - 3
South West +18 1 - -
Yorkshire +8 1 - -
North East - 1 £400 -
Fibre Channel
UK

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 55 (68.75%) Cisco
2 45 (56.25%) SAN
3 44 (55.00%) VMware
4 40 (50.00%) Linux
5 34 (42.50%) EMC
6 31 (38.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 30 (37.50%) Windows
8 28 (35.00%) iSCSI
9 26 (32.50%) WAN
10 25 (31.25%) Solaris
10 25 (31.25%) FCoE
11 24 (30.00%) NetApp
11 24 (30.00%) NAS
12 23 (28.75%) NFS
12 23 (28.75%) HP
12 23 (28.75%) KVM
13 22 (27.50%) HTTP
13 22 (27.50%) Brocade
14 20 (25.00%) Apache
14 20 (25.00%) Oracle
15 19 (23.75%) SQL
15 19 (23.75%) Hyper-V
16 17 (21.25%) SQL Server
16 17 (21.25%) LAN
16 17 (21.25%) Data Centre
17 16 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
17 16 (20.00%) IBM
17 16 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
17 16 (20.00%) SRDF
17 16 (20.00%) Banking

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 20 (25.00%) Apache
2 14 (17.50%) IIS
3 13 (16.25%) Tomcat
4 12 (15.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 11 (13.75%) WebSphere
6 10 (12.50%) Oracle Coherence
6 10 (12.50%) SAS
7 8 (10.00%) OpenStack
8 2 (2.50%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 11 (13.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.75%) MS Office
3 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.25%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (1.25%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 45 (56.25%) SAN
2 28 (35.00%) iSCSI
3 26 (32.50%) WAN
4 25 (31.25%) FCoE
5 24 (30.00%) NAS
6 22 (27.50%) HTTP
7 17 (21.25%) LAN
8 14 (17.50%) DNS
9 13 (16.25%) DHCP
9 13 (16.25%) Multicast
10 12 (15.00%) VPN
11 11 (13.75%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (13.75%) Firewall
11 11 (13.75%) Internet
12 10 (12.50%) BGP
12 10 (12.50%) OSPF
13 9 (11.25%) SMTP
14 8 (10.00%) EIGRP
14 8 (10.00%) Ethernet
14 8 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.25%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.75%) Hadoop
2 11 (13.75%) HBase
3 1 (1.25%) Big Data
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (20.00%) Banking
2 15 (18.75%) Finance
3 3 (3.75%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.75%) Retail
3 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.50%) Law
5 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (31.25%) Architect
2 19 (23.75%) Infrastructure Architect
3 10 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
4 8 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) Consultant
6 6 (7.50%) Storage Specialist
7 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.25%) Lead Architect
7 5 (6.25%) Network Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.00%) Administrator
8 4 (5.00%) Data Centre Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) HP Storage Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 3 (3.75%) NAS Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Network Architect
9 3 (3.75%) SAN Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Storage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.25%) Middleware
2 10 (12.50%) HTML
2 10 (12.50%) Rendezvous
2 10 (12.50%) XML
2 10 (12.50%) XSLT
3 2 (2.50%) ELK Stack
3 2 (2.50%) Web Services
4 1 (1.25%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.25%) Data Centre
2 10 (12.50%) EMC VNX
3 9 (11.25%) Enterprise Storage
4 8 (10.00%) Replication
5 6 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (7.50%) HP Storage
6 5 (6.25%) Online Banking
7 4 (5.00%) Celerra
7 4 (5.00%) EMC VMAX
7 4 (5.00%) HP StoreVirtual
8 3 (3.75%) VCE vBlock
9 2 (2.50%) BBC
9 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
9 2 (2.50%) Driving Licence
9 2 (2.50%) PKI
9 2 (2.50%) User Experience
10 1 (1.25%) CLARiiON
10 1 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.25%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 40 (50.00%) Linux
2 30 (37.50%) Windows
3 25 (31.25%) Solaris
4 15 (18.75%) Unix
5 9 (11.25%) Windows Server
6 8 (10.00%) Debian
6 8 (10.00%) Ubuntu
7 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (7.50%) CentOS
8 6 (7.50%) Data ONTAP
9 3 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.25%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.25%) SUSE
10 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (17.50%) Benchmarking
3 13 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (16.25%) Migration
4 11 (13.75%) Load Balancing
5 10 (12.50%) DevOps
6 9 (11.25%) ITIL
7 6 (7.50%) Data Migration
7 6 (7.50%) Software Delivery
8 5 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (6.25%) Open Source
9 4 (5.00%) Configuration Management
9 4 (5.00%) QMS
9 4 (5.00%) Quality Management
9 4 (5.00%) Service Delivery
9 4 (5.00%) Validation
10 3 (3.75%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (2.50%) High Availability
11 2 (2.50%) Network Monitoring
11 2 (2.50%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.75%) SQL
2 12 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (12.50%) C
3 10 (12.50%) Java
4 9 (11.25%) Perl
4 9 (11.25%) Python
5 8 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 7 (8.75%) Korn
6 7 (8.75%) Shell Script
7 6 (7.50%) C++
8 5 (6.25%) PHP
8 5 (6.25%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.25%) VB
9 1 (1.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (17.50%) Security Cleared
3 11 (13.75%) CCNP
4 10 (12.50%) CCNA
4 10 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 8 (10.00%) CCIE
6 4 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.50%) Degree
7 2 (2.50%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.50%) HP ASE
7 2 (2.50%) HPE ATP
8 1 (1.25%) AWS Certification
8 1 (1.25%) CCA
8 1 (1.25%) CCDE
8 1 (1.25%) CISSP
8 1 (1.25%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.25%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.25%) SANS
8 1 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (38.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (28.75%) KVM
2 23 (28.75%) NFS
3 19 (23.75%) Hyper-V
4 16 (20.00%) SRDF
5 15 (18.75%) Xen
6 10 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (8.75%) Dovecot
7 7 (8.75%) iptables
7 7 (8.75%) Sendmail
7 7 (8.75%) Squid
7 7 (8.75%) vSphere
8 4 (5.00%) Active Directory
9 3 (3.75%) Ceph
10 2 (2.50%) Docker
10 2 (2.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 2 (2.50%) LXC
10 2 (2.50%) vCloud
10 2 (2.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (12.50%) Nagios
2 9 (11.25%) Puppet
3 7 (8.75%) Cacti
3 7 (8.75%) HAProxy
4 5 (6.25%) OpenNebula
5 4 (5.00%) Oracle ZFS
5 4 (5.00%) RANCID
6 2 (2.50%) Ansible
6 2 (2.50%) OpenAM
6 2 (2.50%) PowerCLI
6 2 (2.50%) SCCM
6 2 (2.50%) SCOM
6 2 (2.50%) vRealize
7 1 (1.25%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.25%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (1.25%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.25%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.25%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (1.25%) vMotion
Vendors
1 55 (68.75%) Cisco
2 44 (55.00%) VMware
3 34 (42.50%) EMC
4 24 (30.00%) NetApp
5 23 (28.75%) HP
6 22 (27.50%) Brocade
7 20 (25.00%) Oracle
8 16 (20.00%) IBM
9 15 (18.75%) Intel
10 14 (17.50%) 3PAR
11 10 (12.50%) DataSynapse
11 10 (12.50%) Sybase
11 10 (12.50%) TIBCO
12 9 (11.25%) Red Hat
13 7 (8.75%) F5
13 7 (8.75%) Isilon
13 7 (8.75%) Juniper
13 7 (8.75%) Microsoft
14 5 (6.25%) Citrix
15 4 (5.00%) Veritas
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