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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 572 564 536
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -28
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 34 50 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.074% 0.099% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.50% 0.69% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 29 44
Median daily rate £550 £400 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £323 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £673 £475 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
+28.12% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 1
Median hourly rate £22.00 £40.75 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.01% +174.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £41.00 £14.87
% change year-on-year
-46.34% +175.81%
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
6799 7208 7523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.83% 14.28% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4117 4285 4379
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 366 440 410
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.31 £40.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 9 December 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
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 9 December 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 -2 17 £600 +45.45% 1
South East +32 11 £525 - 3
East of England - 3 - - 2
South West +8 1 - -
North West +3 1 - -
North East - 1 £400 -
Fibre Channel
UK

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 74 (66.67%) SAN
2 70 (63.06%) Cisco
3 65 (58.56%) VMware
4 58 (52.25%) Linux
5 50 (45.05%) Windows
6 49 (44.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 48 (43.24%) EMC
8 45 (40.54%) iSCSI
9 40 (36.04%) NetApp
9 40 (36.04%) NAS
10 39 (35.14%) Solaris
11 37 (33.33%) SQL
11 37 (33.33%) WAN
12 35 (31.53%) NFS
12 35 (31.53%) FCoE
13 33 (29.73%) Oracle
14 32 (28.83%) SQL Server
15 31 (27.93%) KVM
16 30 (27.03%) HTTP
17 28 (25.23%) LAN
17 28 (25.23%) Apache
18 27 (24.32%) IBM
19 26 (23.42%) Brocade
19 26 (23.42%) MS Excel
19 26 (23.42%) Hyper-V
20 25 (22.52%) SRDF
20 25 (22.52%) Performance Tuning
21 24 (21.62%) Intel
21 24 (21.62%) Xen
22 23 (20.72%) HP

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 28 (25.23%) Apache
2 22 (19.82%) IIS
3 21 (18.92%) Tomcat
4 20 (18.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 18 (16.22%) WebSphere
6 17 (15.32%) Oracle Coherence
7 10 (9.01%) SAS
8 8 (7.21%) OpenStack
8 8 (7.21%) SharePoint
9 7 (6.31%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (6.31%) MS Exchange
9 7 (6.31%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (6.31%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.90%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 26 (23.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.70%) MS Office
3 2 (1.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.31%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.80%) IaaS
3 2 (1.80%) Office 365
4 1 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.90%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.90%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 74 (66.67%) SAN
2 45 (40.54%) iSCSI
3 40 (36.04%) NAS
4 37 (33.33%) WAN
5 35 (31.53%) FCoE
6 30 (27.03%) HTTP
7 28 (25.23%) LAN
8 23 (20.72%) DNS
9 22 (19.82%) DHCP
10 21 (18.92%) Multicast
11 17 (15.32%) Cisco Nexus
12 15 (13.51%) VPN
13 14 (12.61%) Firewall
13 14 (12.61%) TCP/IP
14 11 (9.91%) Internet
15 10 (9.01%) BGP
15 10 (9.01%) LDAP
15 10 (9.01%) MPLS
15 10 (9.01%) OSPF
16 9 (8.11%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (28.83%) SQL Server
2 18 (16.22%) Hadoop
2 18 (16.22%) HBase
3 7 (6.31%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (6.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (6.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (5.41%) OLTP
5 5 (4.50%) VLDB
6 1 (0.90%) Big Data
6 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.90%) DB2
6 1 (0.90%) OLAP
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 7 (6.31%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (18.02%) Banking
2 18 (16.22%) Finance
3 5 (4.50%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.60%) Back Office
4 4 (3.60%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.60%) Retail
5 1 (0.90%) Advertising
5 1 (0.90%) Electronics
5 1 (0.90%) Games
5 1 (0.90%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.90%) Law
5 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.90%) Marketing
5 1 (0.90%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (31.53%) Architect
2 27 (24.32%) Infrastructure Architect
3 21 (18.92%) Administrator
4 11 (9.91%) Storage Engineer
5 9 (8.11%) Network Engineer
5 9 (8.11%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (7.21%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 8 (7.21%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (7.21%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (7.21%) Unix Administrator
7 7 (6.31%) Consultant
7 7 (6.31%) Lead Architect
7 7 (6.31%) Solaris Administrator
8 6 (5.41%) NetApp Engineer
8 6 (5.41%) Storage Administrator
8 6 (5.41%) Support Engineer
9 5 (4.50%) Data Centre Engineer
9 5 (4.50%) HP Storage Engineer
10 4 (3.60%) SAN Engineer
10 4 (3.60%) SAN Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (20.72%) Middleware
2 16 (14.41%) HTML
2 16 (14.41%) Rendezvous
2 16 (14.41%) XML
2 16 (14.41%) XSLT
3 2 (1.80%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.80%) ELK Stack
3 2 (1.80%) Web Services
4 1 (0.90%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.02%) Data Centre
2 17 (15.32%) Replication
3 13 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (10.81%) EMC VNX
5 10 (9.01%) Enterprise Storage
6 7 (6.31%) Computer Science
6 7 (6.31%) HP Storage
7 6 (5.41%) Online Banking
8 5 (4.50%) Celerra
8 5 (4.50%) EMC VMAX
8 5 (4.50%) HP StoreVirtual
9 4 (3.60%) FlexPod
10 3 (2.70%) Clustering
10 3 (2.70%) Driving Licence
10 3 (2.70%) Private Cloud
10 3 (2.70%) VCE vBlock
11 2 (1.80%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.80%) BBC
11 2 (1.80%) e-Health
11 2 (1.80%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 58 (52.25%) Linux
2 50 (45.05%) Windows
3 39 (35.14%) Solaris
4 22 (19.82%) Unix
5 16 (14.41%) Windows Server
6 12 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (9.01%) Data ONTAP
8 8 (7.21%) Debian
8 8 (7.21%) Ubuntu
9 7 (6.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (5.41%) CentOS
11 4 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.90%) HPUX
12 1 (0.90%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.90%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.90%) SUSE
12 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (22.52%) Performance Tuning
2 22 (19.82%) Benchmarking
3 20 (18.02%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (12.61%) ITIL
5 12 (10.81%) Load Balancing
6 11 (9.91%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (9.91%) Migration
7 9 (8.11%) DevOps
8 8 (7.21%) High Availability
9 6 (5.41%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (4.50%) Open Source
10 5 (4.50%) QMS
10 5 (4.50%) Quality Management
10 5 (4.50%) Server Virtualisation
10 5 (4.50%) Software Delivery
11 4 (3.60%) Change Management
11 4 (3.60%) Configuration Management
11 4 (3.60%) Service Delivery
12 3 (2.70%) Time Management
12 3 (2.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 37 (33.33%) SQL
2 17 (15.32%) JavaScript
3 16 (14.41%) Java
4 12 (10.81%) PowerShell
5 9 (8.11%) C
6 8 (7.21%) Bash Shell
6 8 (7.21%) Perl
6 8 (7.21%) Python
7 7 (6.31%) Korn
7 7 (6.31%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.50%) C++
8 5 (4.50%) PHP
9 1 (0.90%) VB
9 1 (0.90%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (19.82%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (17.12%) Security Cleared
3 14 (12.61%) SC Cleared
4 13 (11.71%) CCNP
5 12 (10.81%) CCIE
5 12 (10.81%) CCNA
6 6 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.80%) Degree
8 2 (1.80%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.80%) HP ASE
8 2 (1.80%) HPE ATP
8 2 (1.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.80%) MCSA
8 2 (1.80%) MCSE
9 1 (0.90%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.90%) CCDE
9 1 (0.90%) NCDA
9 1 (0.90%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 49 (44.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (31.53%) NFS
3 31 (27.93%) KVM
4 26 (23.42%) Hyper-V
5 25 (22.52%) SRDF
6 24 (21.62%) Xen
7 19 (17.12%) vSphere
8 17 (15.32%) Oracle RAC
9 14 (12.61%) Active Directory
10 7 (6.31%) Dovecot
10 7 (6.31%) iptables
10 7 (6.31%) Sendmail
10 7 (6.31%) Squid
10 7 (6.31%) XenApp
11 6 (5.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 4 (3.60%) vCloud
13 3 (2.70%) Ceph
14 2 (1.80%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 2 (1.80%) Virtual Machines
14 2 (1.80%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (12.61%) NetBackup
2 10 (9.01%) Nagios
3 9 (8.11%) Oracle ZFS
3 9 (8.11%) Puppet
4 7 (6.31%) Cacti
4 7 (6.31%) HAProxy
4 7 (6.31%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (5.41%) SCCM
5 6 (5.41%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 5 (4.50%) OpenNebula
6 5 (4.50%) SCOM
7 4 (3.60%) RANCID
8 3 (2.70%) vRealize
9 2 (1.80%) AirWatch
9 2 (1.80%) Ansible
9 2 (1.80%) PowerCLI
10 1 (0.90%) EMC VPLEX
10 1 (0.90%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.90%) NetApp OnCommand
10 1 (0.90%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 70 (63.06%) Cisco
2 65 (58.56%) VMware
3 48 (43.24%) EMC
4 40 (36.04%) NetApp
5 33 (29.73%) Oracle
6 27 (24.32%) IBM
7 26 (23.42%) Brocade
8 24 (21.62%) Intel
9 23 (20.72%) HP
10 19 (17.12%) Microsoft
11 16 (14.41%) DataSynapse
11 16 (14.41%) Sybase
11 16 (14.41%) TIBCO
12 13 (11.71%) Citrix
13 10 (9.01%) Red Hat
14 8 (7.21%) 3PAR
14 8 (7.21%) Juniper
14 8 (7.21%) Sun
14 8 (7.21%) Symantec
14 8 (7.21%) Veritas