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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fibre Channel (FC)
UK / England
Rank 542 525 502
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -23
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 35 64 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.083% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% 0.94% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 27 34
Median daily rate £450 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £183 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £570 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £371 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.67% +23.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 18
Median hourly rate - £51.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +29.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £51.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +29.37%

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
6264 6804 7144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.90% 14.45% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3950 4068 3948
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 326 296 423
Median hourly rate £21.50 £27.83 £24.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.74% +15.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £44.04
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +27 16 £505 -15.83% 2
North West +21 8 £415 -2.35% 1
South East -14 4 £525 +43.34% 1
East of England - 4 £450 - 1
Yorkshire +14 2 £400 -23.80% 1
East Midlands 0 1 £175 -4.10%
Fibre Channel
UK

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 47 (63.51%) Cisco
2 43 (58.11%) SAN
3 34 (45.95%) VMware
4 30 (40.54%) Windows
5 29 (39.19%) Linux
6 26 (35.14%) EMC
7 25 (33.78%) HP
7 25 (33.78%) WAN
7 25 (33.78%) iSCSI
7 25 (33.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 25 (33.78%) FCoE
8 24 (32.43%) Brocade
9 21 (28.38%) NAS
9 21 (28.38%) NFS
10 19 (25.68%) Solaris
11 18 (24.32%) Data Centre
12 17 (22.97%) HTTP
12 17 (22.97%) NetApp
12 17 (22.97%) 3PAR
13 16 (21.62%) Finance
13 16 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
13 16 (21.62%) Oracle
13 16 (21.62%) SQL
13 16 (21.62%) KVM
14 15 (20.27%) Unix
14 15 (20.27%) Apache
14 15 (20.27%) Hyper-V
14 15 (20.27%) Security Cleared
15 14 (18.92%) Banking
15 14 (18.92%) LAN

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 15 (20.27%) Apache
2 14 (18.92%) IIS
3 11 (14.86%) Tomcat
4 10 (13.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 10 (13.51%) WebSphere
5 9 (12.16%) DataSynapse
5 9 (12.16%) Oracle Coherence
6 7 (9.46%) SAS
7 4 (5.41%) OpenStack
8 2 (2.70%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 11 (14.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.05%) MS Office
3 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 43 (58.11%) SAN
2 25 (33.78%) FCoE
2 25 (33.78%) iSCSI
2 25 (33.78%) WAN
3 21 (28.38%) NAS
4 17 (22.97%) HTTP
5 14 (18.92%) BGP
5 14 (18.92%) LAN
5 14 (18.92%) OSPF
6 13 (17.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 13 (17.57%) DNS
6 13 (17.57%) VPN
7 11 (14.86%) EIGRP
8 10 (13.51%) Firewall
8 10 (13.51%) Multicast
9 9 (12.16%) DHCP
9 9 (12.16%) Ethernet
9 9 (12.16%) Internet
10 7 (9.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 7 (9.46%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.57%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.16%) Hadoop
2 9 (12.16%) HBase
3 1 (1.35%) Big Data
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (21.62%) Finance
2 14 (18.92%) Banking
3 5 (6.76%) Law
3 5 (6.76%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.05%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.70%) Retail
6 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.35%) Legal
6 1 (1.35%) Marketing
6 1 (1.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (28.38%) Architect
2 15 (20.27%) Infrastructure Architect
3 11 (14.86%) Storage Specialist
4 9 (12.16%) Consultant
5 8 (10.81%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 5 (6.76%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Storage Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Lead Architect
7 4 (5.41%) Network Consultant
7 4 (5.41%) Network Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Administrator
8 3 (4.05%) HP Storage Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) NAS Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Network Architect
8 3 (4.05%) SAN Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) SAN Specialist
8 3 (4.05%) SAN Storage Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.05%) Storage Consultant
8 3 (4.05%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.86%) Middleware
2 9 (12.16%) HTML
2 9 (12.16%) Rendezvous
2 9 (12.16%) XML
2 9 (12.16%) XSLT
3 3 (4.05%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (2.70%) Web Services
5 1 (1.35%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.32%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.46%) Enterprise Storage
3 6 (8.11%) Clustering
4 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.76%) EMC VNX
4 5 (6.76%) HP Storage
5 4 (5.41%) Online Banking
5 4 (5.41%) Replication
6 3 (4.05%) PKI
6 3 (4.05%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.70%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.35%) Celerra
8 1 (1.35%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.35%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.35%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (40.54%) Windows
2 29 (39.19%) Linux
3 19 (25.68%) Solaris
4 15 (20.27%) Unix
5 14 (18.92%) Windows Server
6 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (8.11%) Data ONTAP
7 6 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (6.76%) Debian
8 5 (6.76%) Ubuntu
8 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (4.05%) CentOS
9 3 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.35%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.57%) Load Balancing
1 13 (17.57%) Migration
2 12 (16.22%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (14.86%) Benchmarking
4 8 (10.81%) Data Migration
4 8 (10.81%) DevOps
5 6 (8.11%) Configuration Management
6 5 (6.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (6.76%) ITIL
6 5 (6.76%) Software Delivery
7 4 (5.41%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.41%) Validation
8 3 (4.05%) High Availability
8 3 (4.05%) Network Management
9 2 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.70%) Converged Infrastructure
9 2 (2.70%) Microservices
9 2 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (2.70%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.62%) SQL
2 11 (14.86%) JavaScript
3 9 (12.16%) Java
4 6 (8.11%) C
4 6 (8.11%) Perl
4 6 (8.11%) Python
5 5 (6.76%) Bash Shell
5 5 (6.76%) PowerShell
6 4 (5.41%) Korn
6 4 (5.41%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.05%) C++
8 2 (2.70%) PHP
9 1 (1.35%) VB
9 1 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (20.27%) Security Cleared
3 14 (18.92%) CCNP
4 11 (14.86%) CCNA
4 11 (14.86%) SC Cleared
5 5 (6.76%) CCIE
6 4 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.70%) Degree
7 2 (2.70%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.70%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.35%) AWS Certification
8 1 (1.35%) CCDP
8 1 (1.35%) CISSP
8 1 (1.35%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.35%) MCSE
8 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 25 (33.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (28.38%) NFS
3 16 (21.62%) KVM
4 15 (20.27%) Hyper-V
5 12 (16.22%) SRDF
6 10 (13.51%) Xen
7 9 (12.16%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (8.11%) vSphere
9 5 (6.76%) Active Directory
10 4 (5.41%) Dovecot
10 4 (5.41%) iptables
10 4 (5.41%) Sendmail
10 4 (5.41%) Squid
11 3 (4.05%) vCloud
12 2 (2.70%) Ceph
12 2 (2.70%) Docker
12 2 (2.70%) Firmware
12 2 (2.70%) LXC
12 2 (2.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 2 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (10.81%) Nagios
2 7 (9.46%) Puppet
3 6 (8.11%) RANCID
4 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (6.76%) NetBackup
5 4 (5.41%) Cacti
5 4 (5.41%) HAProxy
6 3 (4.05%) Ansible
6 3 (4.05%) Oracle ZFS
6 3 (4.05%) PowerCLI
6 3 (4.05%) SCCM
6 3 (4.05%) SCOM
6 3 (4.05%) vRealize
7 2 (2.70%) OpenAM
7 2 (2.70%) OpenNebula
8 1 (1.35%) NetApp OnCommand
8 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.35%) Perfmon
8 1 (1.35%) Simpana
8 1 (1.35%) vMotion
Vendors
1 47 (63.51%) Cisco
2 34 (45.95%) VMware
3 26 (35.14%) EMC
4 25 (33.78%) HP
5 24 (32.43%) Brocade
6 17 (22.97%) 3PAR
6 17 (22.97%) NetApp
7 16 (21.62%) Oracle
8 14 (18.92%) Microsoft
9 12 (16.22%) IBM
10 11 (14.86%) Intel
11 10 (13.51%) Juniper
12 9 (12.16%) F5
12 9 (12.16%) Sybase
12 9 (12.16%) TIBCO
13 7 (9.46%) Red Hat
14 5 (6.76%) Dell
14 5 (6.76%) Symantec
15 4 (5.41%) Citrix
15 4 (5.41%) Sun
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