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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 471 487 483
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -4
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 86 52 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.12% 0.095%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.28% 0.87% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 32 20
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£350 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £301 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 7
Average hourly rate £36.25 - £47.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 - £32.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 - £47.50
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
6708 5959 6485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.72% 13.36% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3807 3218 3168
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 360 604
Average hourly rate £22.69 £18.38 £22.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.48% -17.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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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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 +30 41 £394 -34.37% 9
South East +4 30 £300 -25.00% 5
Yorkshire -5 6 £215 -
North West - 6 £408 - 3
West Midlands -1 1 - - 2
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
South West - 1 - -
East of England - - - - 2
Fibre Channel
UK

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 130 (75.58%) SAN
2 107 (62.21%) Windows
3 101 (58.72%) VMware
4 85 (49.42%) iSCSI
5 83 (48.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 81 (47.09%) Cisco
7 66 (38.37%) HP
8 61 (35.47%) NetApp
9 56 (32.56%) Linux
10 52 (30.23%) Active Directory
11 47 (27.33%) NFS
12 44 (25.58%) Microsoft
12 44 (25.58%) EMC
13 42 (24.42%) NAS
14 41 (23.84%) FCoE
15 40 (23.26%) WAN
15 40 (23.26%) Firewall
16 38 (22.09%) Citrix
17 37 (21.51%) Hyper-V
18 36 (20.93%) DNS
19 34 (19.77%) LAN
19 34 (19.77%) DHCP
20 32 (18.60%) Solaris
20 32 (18.60%) Brocade
21 30 (17.44%) Replication
21 30 (17.44%) IBM
22 29 (16.86%) UNIX
22 29 (16.86%) Clustering
23 28 (16.28%) CheckPoint
24 27 (15.70%) ITIL

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 26 (15.12%) MS Exchange
2 25 (14.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (11.63%) IIS
4 9 (5.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (4.65%) Tomcat
5 8 (4.65%) WebSphere
6 6 (3.49%) Lync
7 5 (2.91%) Oracle Coherence
7 5 (2.91%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.91%) Apache
7 5 (2.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 4 (2.33%) OpenStack
8 4 (2.33%) SAS
9 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (6.40%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.74%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.58%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 130 (75.58%) SAN
2 85 (49.42%) iSCSI
3 42 (24.42%) NAS
4 41 (23.84%) FCoE
5 40 (23.26%) WAN
5 40 (23.26%) Firewall
6 36 (20.93%) DNS
7 34 (19.77%) LAN
7 34 (19.77%) DHCP
8 25 (14.53%) VPN
9 20 (11.63%) Wireless
10 19 (11.05%) OSPF
11 18 (10.47%) BGP
12 17 (9.88%) Cisco Nexus
12 17 (9.88%) Cisco ASA
13 16 (9.30%) Multicast
14 14 (8.14%) EIGRP
15 12 (6.98%) VoIP
16 11 (6.40%) Ethernet
16 11 (6.40%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (15.70%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.91%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.33%) HBase
3 4 (2.33%) MySQL
4 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.58%) DB2
4 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.58%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (3.49%) MSI
2 1 (0.58%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.58%) Metasploit
General
1 17 (9.88%) Finance
2 10 (5.81%) Banking
3 5 (2.91%) Games
4 4 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.16%) Retail
6 1 (0.58%) Marketing
6 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.58%) Electronics
6 1 (0.58%) Legal
6 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (13.37%) Architect
2 17 (9.88%) Storage Engineer
3 16 (9.30%) Analyst
4 15 (8.72%) Server Engineer
5 12 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (5.81%) Infrastructure Architect
6 10 (5.81%) Test Specialist
7 8 (4.65%) Consultant
7 8 (4.65%) Administrator
7 8 (4.65%) Project Leader
7 8 (4.65%) Technical Project Leader
8 7 (4.07%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 7 (4.07%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 7 (4.07%) Support Engineer
8 7 (4.07%) Network Engineer
9 6 (3.49%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.49%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.49%) Systems Analyst
9 6 (3.49%) Developer
9 6 (3.49%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.91%) XML
1 5 (2.91%) XSLT
1 5 (2.91%) HTML
1 5 (2.91%) Rendezvous
1 5 (2.91%) Middleware
2 3 (1.74%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (17.44%) Replication
2 29 (16.86%) Clustering
3 8 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.07%) Celerra
5 6 (3.49%) PDA
6 5 (2.91%) Online Games
6 5 (2.91%) Symmetrix
6 5 (2.91%) EMC Centera
7 4 (2.33%) Device Driver
8 3 (1.74%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.74%) Life Science
8 3 (1.74%) HACMP
8 3 (1.74%) Open Source
9 2 (1.16%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.16%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.16%) CMDB
10 1 (0.58%) PKI
10 1 (0.58%) DTV
10 1 (0.58%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.58%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 107 (62.21%) Windows
2 56 (32.56%) Linux
3 32 (18.60%) Solaris
4 29 (16.86%) UNIX
5 20 (11.63%) AIX
6 18 (10.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (8.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (8.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (5.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (5.23%) HPUX
9 9 (5.23%) CentOS
10 5 (2.91%) SUSE
10 5 (2.91%) Slackware
10 5 (2.91%) Windows 7
11 4 (2.33%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.74%) Debian
12 3 (1.74%) NetWare
13 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (15.70%) ITIL
2 23 (13.37%) Migration
3 16 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (8.72%) Software Testing
5 14 (8.14%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (7.56%) Change Control
7 12 (6.98%) Benchmarking
8 10 (5.81%) Workflow
9 9 (5.23%) Capacity Management
9 9 (5.23%) Data Protection
10 8 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (4.07%) Load Balancing
12 6 (3.49%) Test Automation
12 6 (3.49%) Network Monitoring
12 6 (3.49%) OO
12 6 (3.49%) Service Delivery
12 6 (3.49%) Software Engineering
12 6 (3.49%) Network Design
13 5 (2.91%) Incident Management
13 5 (2.91%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 27 (15.70%) SQL
2 25 (14.53%) Perl
3 18 (10.47%) Shell Script
4 15 (8.72%) Java
5 12 (6.98%) C
6 10 (5.81%) C++
7 8 (4.65%) Korn
8 6 (3.49%) PowerShell
8 6 (3.49%) Python
8 6 (3.49%) Ruby
9 5 (2.91%) JavaScript
10 4 (2.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (13.37%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (8.14%) MCSE
2 14 (8.14%) CCNA
2 14 (8.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (7.56%) Security Cleared
4 11 (6.40%) SC Cleared
5 10 (5.81%) CCNP
6 7 (4.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (4.07%) NCDA
7 5 (2.91%) JNCIS
7 5 (2.91%) RHCT
7 5 (2.91%) MCITP
7 5 (2.91%) MCP
7 5 (2.91%) RHCE
7 5 (2.91%) HP ASE
7 5 (2.91%) HP MASE
7 5 (2.91%) NCIE
8 4 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.33%) Degree
9 3 (1.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.16%) SLA
2 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 83 (48.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (30.23%) Active Directory
3 47 (27.33%) NFS
4 37 (21.51%) Hyper-V
5 26 (15.12%) VMware ESX
6 16 (9.30%) Xen
7 15 (8.72%) vSphere
8 13 (7.56%) XenApp
9 10 (5.81%) SRDF
9 10 (5.81%) KVM
10 8 (4.65%) Terminal Services
11 7 (4.07%) XenDesktop
11 7 (4.07%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 4 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (1.74%) GPFS
13 3 (1.74%) XenServer
14 2 (1.16%) Ceph
14 2 (1.16%) Firmware
15 1 (0.58%) Samba
Systems Management
1 13 (7.56%) Backup Exec
2 11 (6.40%) MIMEsweeper
2 11 (6.40%) MAILsweeper
3 10 (5.81%) SCCM
4 9 (5.23%) Cisco Prime
5 7 (4.07%) NetBackup
5 7 (4.07%) Tivoli
6 6 (3.49%) Puppet
6 6 (3.49%) SCOrch
7 5 (2.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 5 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (2.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 4 (2.33%) Cobbler
8 4 (2.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (1.74%) SCOM
10 2 (1.16%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (1.16%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.58%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.58%) WSUS
11 1 (0.58%) MOM
Vendors
1 101 (58.72%) VMware
2 81 (47.09%) Cisco
3 66 (38.37%) HP
4 61 (35.47%) NetApp
5 44 (25.58%) Microsoft
5 44 (25.58%) EMC
6 38 (22.09%) Citrix
7 32 (18.60%) Brocade
8 30 (17.44%) IBM
9 28 (16.28%) CheckPoint
10 20 (11.63%) Oracle
11 19 (11.05%) Veritas
12 15 (8.72%) Juniper
13 14 (8.14%) SolarWinds
13 14 (8.14%) 3PAR
13 14 (8.14%) Dell
14 13 (7.56%) Symantec
15 12 (6.98%) F5
15 12 (6.98%) Intel
16 10 (5.81%) Red Hat
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