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 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 518 507 544
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +37
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 111 99 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.20% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.42% 1.33% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 52 27
Median daily rate £400 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £510 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £323
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 2
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.30 £20.00 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.60 £40.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
7815 7446 6406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.61% 15.07% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4812 4219 3535
Median daily rate £400 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £202 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 324 425 369
Median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +5 53 £475 +15.15% 7
South East -6 41 £365 +3.54% 7
East of England +11 6 £413 +65.00%
North West -12 3 £325 -31.57% 2
North East - 3 £321 -
Yorkshire +6 2 £525 - 1
West Midlands -11 2 £350 -17.64%
East Midlands +11 1 - - 1
Fibre Channel
UK

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 149 (85.14%) SAN
2 130 (74.29%) Linux
3 106 (60.57%) Windows
4 97 (55.43%) VMware
5 79 (45.14%) Unix
6 77 (44.00%) EMC
7 67 (38.29%) Solaris
8 66 (37.71%) NetApp
9 64 (36.57%) Red Hat
9 64 (36.57%) VMware Infrastructure
10 62 (35.43%) Brocade
11 60 (34.29%) Oracle
12 55 (31.43%) NFS
13 53 (30.29%) Microsoft
14 52 (29.71%) NAS
15 51 (29.14%) iSCSI
15 51 (29.14%) Veritas
16 48 (27.43%) Cisco
17 46 (26.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 45 (25.71%) IBM
19 44 (25.14%) NetBackup
20 42 (24.00%) HP
21 37 (21.14%) StorageTek
22 35 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
23 34 (19.43%) Finance
23 34 (19.43%) Windows Server
24 33 (18.86%) SQL
25 32 (18.29%) Migration
25 32 (18.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
26 31 (17.71%) Sun

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 21 (12.00%) Apache
2 19 (10.86%) IIS
3 14 (8.00%) Tomcat
4 13 (7.43%) OpenStack
5 11 (6.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 11 (6.29%) WebSphere
6 9 (5.14%) Oracle Coherence
7 5 (2.86%) SAS
8 3 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.71%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.14%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.57%) JBoss
10 1 (0.57%) nginx
10 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (6.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.71%) MS Office
3 2 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) RMDS
1 1 (0.57%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.29%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.71%) SaaS
3 3 (1.71%) SoftLayer
4 2 (1.14%) IaaS
4 2 (1.14%) Mimecast
4 2 (1.14%) PaaS
5 1 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.57%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.57%) CloudBees
5 1 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 149 (85.14%) SAN
2 52 (29.71%) NAS
3 51 (29.14%) iSCSI
4 30 (17.14%) FCoE
5 24 (13.71%) Firewall
6 22 (12.57%) LAN
6 22 (12.57%) WAN
7 17 (9.71%) HTTP
8 16 (9.14%) Ethernet
8 16 (9.14%) LDAP
8 16 (9.14%) TCP/IP
9 15 (8.57%) Multicast
10 10 (5.71%) DNS
11 9 (5.14%) DHCP
12 8 (4.57%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (4.57%) FTP
13 7 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (4.00%) VLAN
14 5 (2.86%) SMTP
14 5 (2.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (15.43%) MySQL
2 25 (14.29%) VLDB
3 21 (12.00%) SQL Server
4 18 (10.29%) OLTP
5 11 (6.29%) Hadoop
5 11 (6.29%) HBase
6 7 (4.00%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.43%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.14%) Big Data
8 2 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.57%) DB2
9 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (4.57%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.71%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.14%) Ant
3 2 (1.14%) GCC
3 2 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.14%) Subversion
4 1 (0.57%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.57%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 34 (19.43%) Finance
2 18 (10.29%) Banking
3 13 (7.43%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.14%) Retail
6 1 (0.57%) Front Office
6 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.57%) Legal
6 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.57%) Marketing
6 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (30.86%) Administrator
2 31 (17.71%) Unix Administrator
3 20 (11.43%) Architect
4 19 (10.86%) Storage Administrator
5 18 (10.29%) Storage Engineer
6 17 (9.71%) Support Engineer
7 16 (9.14%) Infrastructure Architect
7 16 (9.14%) Linux Engineer
8 15 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (6.86%) Virtualisation Engineer
10 11 (6.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 11 (6.29%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (6.29%) Storage Systems Administrator
10 11 (6.29%) Systems Administrator
11 10 (5.71%) Linux Administrator
11 10 (5.71%) SAN Engineer
11 10 (5.71%) SAN Storage Engineer
12 9 (5.14%) NetApp Engineer
13 8 (4.57%) Network Engineer
13 8 (4.57%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.86%) Middleware
2 10 (5.71%) Rendezvous
3 9 (5.14%) HTML
3 9 (5.14%) Web Services
3 9 (5.14%) XML
3 9 (5.14%) XSLT
4 2 (1.14%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.57%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.57%) ELK Stack
5 1 (0.57%) LAMP
5 1 (0.57%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 30 (17.14%) Enterprise Storage
2 29 (16.57%) Data Centre
3 27 (15.43%) EMC VMAX
4 21 (12.00%) Computer Science
5 20 (11.43%) EMC VNX
6 12 (6.86%) Replication
7 10 (5.71%) Management Information System
8 8 (4.57%) Device Driver
9 7 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (3.43%) Clustering
11 5 (2.86%) Driving Licence
11 5 (2.86%) e-Health
11 5 (2.86%) FlexPod
12 4 (2.29%) Digital Media
12 4 (2.29%) HP StoreVirtual
13 3 (1.71%) User Experience
14 2 (1.14%) Celerra
14 2 (1.14%) CMDB
14 2 (1.14%) Contactless
14 2 (1.14%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 130 (74.29%) Linux
2 106 (60.57%) Windows
3 79 (45.14%) Unix
4 67 (38.29%) Solaris
5 46 (26.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 34 (19.43%) Windows Server
7 16 (9.14%) Data ONTAP
8 15 (8.57%) CentOS
8 15 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (6.29%) AIX
10 10 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (5.14%) SUSE
12 7 (4.00%) Debian
12 7 (4.00%) Ubuntu
13 4 (2.29%) Mac OS
13 4 (2.29%) Windows 7
14 2 (1.14%) HPUX
14 2 (1.14%) NetWare
14 2 (1.14%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 32 (18.29%) Migration
3 29 (16.57%) High Availability
4 17 (9.71%) ITIL
5 14 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 14 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (7.43%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (7.43%) Benchmarking
6 13 (7.43%) Change Management
7 11 (6.29%) Open Source
8 10 (5.71%) Capacity Management
9 9 (5.14%) Software Engineering
10 8 (4.57%) Asset Management
10 8 (4.57%) Performance Testing
10 8 (4.57%) PRINCE2
10 8 (4.57%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (4.57%) Software Testing
11 7 (4.00%) DevOps
11 7 (4.00%) Project Management
11 7 (4.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 33 (18.86%) SQL
2 25 (14.29%) Perl
3 17 (9.71%) Bash Shell
4 13 (7.43%) Java
5 10 (5.71%) C
6 9 (5.14%) JavaScript
6 9 (5.14%) Korn
7 8 (4.57%) PHP
7 8 (4.57%) PowerShell
7 8 (4.57%) Python
7 8 (4.57%) Shell Script
8 7 (4.00%) AWK
8 7 (4.00%) C++
8 7 (4.00%) sed
9 2 (1.14%) Ruby
10 1 (0.57%) DCL
Qualifications
1 21 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (8.57%) CCNA
2 15 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (8.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 12 (6.86%) MCSA
4 11 (6.29%) RHCE
5 10 (5.71%) Degree
5 10 (5.71%) NCDA
6 9 (5.14%) MCP
6 9 (5.14%) RHCA
7 8 (4.57%) CCNP
7 8 (4.57%) Security Cleared
8 6 (3.43%) MCSE
9 5 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (2.86%) NCIE
9 5 (2.86%) NCSA
9 5 (2.86%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.71%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.14%) CCIE
11 2 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.57%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.14%) QA
2 2 (1.14%) SLA
3 1 (0.57%) BS7799
System Software
1 64 (36.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (31.43%) NFS
3 32 (18.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 26 (14.86%) GlusterFS
4 26 (14.86%) Hyper-V
5 21 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (11.43%) KVM
7 16 (9.14%) Active Directory
7 16 (9.14%) vSphere
7 16 (9.14%) Xen
8 14 (8.00%) SRDF
9 12 (6.86%) Oracle RAC
9 12 (6.86%) StorNext
10 7 (4.00%) Samba
11 6 (3.43%) Sendmail
12 5 (2.86%) Dovecot
12 5 (2.86%) Firmware
12 5 (2.86%) iptables
12 5 (2.86%) Squid
12 5 (2.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 44 (25.14%) NetBackup
2 30 (17.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 29 (16.57%) Oracle ZFS
4 28 (16.00%) Red Hat Satellite
5 17 (9.71%) Puppet
6 12 (6.86%) Nagios
7 9 (5.14%) Tivoli
7 9 (5.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (3.43%) Cacti
8 6 (3.43%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (2.86%) EMC NetWorker
9 5 (2.86%) HAProxy
9 5 (2.86%) OpenNebula
10 4 (2.29%) SCOM
10 4 (2.29%) vMotion
11 3 (1.71%) SCCM
12 2 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
12 2 (1.14%) SCVMM
12 2 (1.14%) SolarWinds Orion
12 2 (1.14%) vRealize
Vendors
1 97 (55.43%) VMware
2 77 (44.00%) EMC
3 66 (37.71%) NetApp
4 64 (36.57%) Red Hat
5 62 (35.43%) Brocade
6 60 (34.29%) Oracle
7 53 (30.29%) Microsoft
8 51 (29.14%) Veritas
9 48 (27.43%) Cisco
10 45 (25.71%) IBM
11 42 (24.00%) HP
12 37 (21.14%) StorageTek
13 31 (17.71%) Sun
14 25 (14.29%) Intel
15 17 (9.71%) Dell
15 17 (9.71%) Hitachi
16 12 (6.86%) Symantec
17 10 (5.71%) DataSynapse
17 10 (5.71%) Sybase
17 10 (5.71%) TIBCO
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