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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 489 504 481
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -23
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 97 67 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.34% 1.01% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 33 34
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£358 £400 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.62% +8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £520 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £331 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.64% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
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
7252 6633 6399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.50% 13.65% 14.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4142 3638 3359
Average daily rate £361 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.54% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 368 496
Average hourly rate £22.22 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.94% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.60 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

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 2 July 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
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 2 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fibre Channel within the England region over the 3 months to 2 July 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
South East -5 38 £340 +5.42% 8
London 0 28 £400 -4.47% 6
Yorkshire - 12 £363 -
South West +7 7 £350 -
North West -14 3 - - 1
West Midlands -2 2 £400 +17.64%
East of England -12 2 £250 -24.52% 4
East Midlands - 2 £451 -
Midlands - 1 - -
Fibre Channel
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Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 180 (83.33%) SAN
2 139 (64.35%) Windows
3 118 (54.63%) VMware
4 95 (43.98%) Cisco
5 89 (41.20%) VMware Infrastructure
6 73 (33.80%) NAS
7 71 (32.87%) iSCSI
8 65 (30.09%) Linux
9 62 (28.70%) NetApp
10 61 (28.24%) FCoE
11 58 (26.85%) EMC
12 55 (25.46%) Microsoft
12 55 (25.46%) Data Centre
13 50 (23.15%) UNIX
14 47 (21.76%) Solaris
14 47 (21.76%) Brocade
15 45 (20.83%) IBM
15 45 (20.83%) HP
16 43 (19.91%) Perl
17 41 (18.98%) SQL
17 41 (18.98%) WAN
18 40 (18.52%) LAN
18 40 (18.52%) Active Directory
19 38 (17.59%) NFS
20 37 (17.13%) Firewall
21 36 (16.67%) DNS
22 34 (15.74%) SQL Server
23 33 (15.28%) Hyper-V
24 32 (14.81%) Data ONTAP
24 32 (14.81%) Shell Script

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 23 (10.65%) MS Exchange
2 20 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (8.80%) IIS
4 14 (6.48%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (4.17%) Apache
6 8 (3.70%) Tomcat
6 8 (3.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 8 (3.70%) WebSphere
6 8 (3.70%) Oracle Coherence
7 5 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.85%) Lync
9 3 (1.39%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.39%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.93%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (4.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.39%) MS Project
3 1 (0.46%) MS Office
3 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.24%) RMDS
2 2 (0.93%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (4.17%) SaaS
2 9 (4.17%) PaaS
2 9 (4.17%) IaaS
3 3 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 180 (83.33%) SAN
2 73 (33.80%) NAS
3 71 (32.87%) iSCSI
4 61 (28.24%) FCoE
5 41 (18.98%) WAN
6 40 (18.52%) LAN
7 37 (17.13%) Firewall
8 36 (16.67%) DNS
9 30 (13.89%) DHCP
10 27 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
11 23 (10.65%) Cisco Nexus
11 23 (10.65%) TCP/IP
12 21 (9.72%) VLAN
13 15 (6.94%) Wireless
13 15 (6.94%) Internet
13 15 (6.94%) BGP
13 15 (6.94%) Multicast
14 13 (6.02%) MPLS
15 12 (5.56%) VPN
15 12 (5.56%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (15.74%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.63%) Oracle Database
3 9 (4.17%) Hadoop
4 7 (3.24%) HBase
5 5 (2.31%) MS Access
6 3 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.93%) Big Data
7 2 (0.93%) MySQL
8 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (12.50%) Finance
2 7 (3.24%) Banking
3 5 (2.31%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.46%) Electronics
5 1 (0.46%) Legal
5 1 (0.46%) Retail
5 1 (0.46%) Marketing
5 1 (0.46%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 37 (17.13%) Storage Engineer
2 31 (14.35%) Architect
3 27 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 17 (7.87%) Consultant
5 14 (6.48%) Developer
5 14 (6.48%) NAS Engineer
5 14 (6.48%) NetApp Engineer
6 13 (6.02%) Administrator
6 13 (6.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (5.09%) Analyst
7 11 (5.09%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (4.63%) Technical Architect
8 10 (4.63%) Infrastructure Architect
8 10 (4.63%) Test Specialist
9 9 (4.17%) Storage Specialist
9 9 (4.17%) Support Engineer
10 8 (3.70%) Storage Administrator
10 8 (3.70%) SAN Engineer
10 8 (3.70%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
11 7 (3.24%) SAN Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.17%) Rendezvous
1 9 (4.17%) Middleware
2 8 (3.70%) HTML
2 8 (3.70%) XML
2 8 (3.70%) XSLT
3 7 (3.24%) Ultra Messaging
4 2 (0.93%) Flash
5 1 (0.46%) .NET
5 1 (0.46%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 55 (25.46%) Data Centre
2 27 (12.50%) EMC VNX
2 27 (12.50%) Clustering
3 22 (10.19%) Replication
4 18 (8.33%) EMC VMAX
5 17 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (7.41%) Celerra
7 9 (4.17%) CLARiiON
8 7 (3.24%) HACMP
8 7 (3.24%) Device Driver
9 6 (2.78%) EqualLogic
10 5 (2.31%) CMDB
10 5 (2.31%) Symmetrix
11 4 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (1.85%) FlexPod
12 3 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.93%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
13 2 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
14 1 (0.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 139 (64.35%) Windows
2 65 (30.09%) Linux
3 50 (23.15%) UNIX
4 47 (21.76%) Solaris
5 32 (14.81%) Data ONTAP
6 30 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (13.43%) AIX
8 19 (8.80%) HPUX
8 19 (8.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (5.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (3.24%) NetWare
11 3 (1.39%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.93%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.46%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (12.96%) Migration
3 21 (9.72%) Configuration Management
3 21 (9.72%) Software Testing
4 15 (6.94%) Root Cause Analysis
5 13 (6.02%) Software Engineering
6 12 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 12 (5.56%) Capacity Management
6 12 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
7 11 (5.09%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (5.09%) Workflow
8 10 (4.63%) Benchmarking
8 10 (4.63%) ITIL
9 9 (4.17%) OO
9 9 (4.17%) Business Continuity
9 9 (4.17%) Performance Testing
9 9 (4.17%) Data Migration
9 9 (4.17%) Test Automation
9 9 (4.17%) Change Control
10 8 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 43 (19.91%) Perl
2 41 (18.98%) SQL
3 32 (14.81%) Shell Script
4 24 (11.11%) Java
5 18 (8.33%) Korn
6 16 (7.41%) C
7 12 (5.56%) C++
8 11 (5.09%) PowerShell
9 9 (4.17%) Bash Shell
10 8 (3.70%) JavaScript
11 6 (2.78%) Python
12 5 (2.31%) VBScript
13 2 (0.93%) Lisp
14 1 (0.46%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (8.33%) CCNP
3 14 (6.48%) Security Cleared
4 13 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (5.56%) CCNA
6 11 (5.09%) MCSE
7 8 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (3.70%) Degree
7 8 (3.70%) SC Cleared
7 8 (3.70%) NCIE
8 6 (2.78%) NCDA
9 5 (2.31%) VCP4
10 3 (1.39%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.39%) MCITP
10 3 (1.39%) MCSA
11 2 (0.93%) CCA
11 2 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.93%) IBM Certification
11 2 (0.93%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.46%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.31%) SLA
2 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 89 (41.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (18.52%) Active Directory
3 38 (17.59%) NFS
4 33 (15.28%) Hyper-V
5 31 (14.35%) vSphere
6 24 (11.11%) XenApp
7 19 (8.80%) VMware ESX
8 14 (6.48%) SRDF
9 11 (5.09%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 11 (5.09%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (5.09%) KVM
10 10 (4.63%) vCloud
10 10 (4.63%) Xen
11 9 (4.17%) Terminal Services
12 7 (3.24%) GPFS
12 7 (3.24%) Oracle RAC
13 6 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (1.85%) Samba
14 4 (1.85%) XenDesktop
15 3 (1.39%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 23 (10.65%) NetBackup
2 17 (7.87%) vMotion
2 17 (7.87%) EMC VPLEX
3 15 (6.94%) Tivoli
4 12 (5.56%) SnapMirror
5 11 (5.09%) SCCM
6 10 (4.63%) SnapVault
7 9 (4.17%) SCOM
7 9 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 8 (3.70%) ARCserve
9 6 (2.78%) Backup Exec
10 5 (2.31%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (1.39%) MIMEsweeper
11 3 (1.39%) MAILsweeper
11 3 (1.39%) HP Data Protector
12 2 (0.93%) Cisco Prime
12 2 (0.93%) Oracle RMAN
12 2 (0.93%) BladeLogic
12 2 (0.93%) Oracle ZFS
13 1 (0.46%) Opsview
Vendors
1 118 (54.63%) VMware
2 95 (43.98%) Cisco
3 62 (28.70%) NetApp
4 58 (26.85%) EMC
5 55 (25.46%) Microsoft
6 47 (21.76%) Brocade
7 45 (20.83%) HP
7 45 (20.83%) IBM
8 29 (13.43%) Veritas
9 27 (12.50%) CheckPoint
10 26 (12.04%) Oracle
11 25 (11.57%) Citrix
12 21 (9.72%) CommVault
13 18 (8.33%) 3PAR
14 17 (7.87%) Dell
15 15 (6.94%) Dell Compellent
16 13 (6.02%) StorageTek
17 12 (5.56%) SolarWinds
18 11 (5.09%) Intel
19 10 (4.63%) Hitachi