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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 499 499 498
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 99 70 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.36% 1.01% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 37 39
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£355 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £575 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.32% +8.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +210.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +210.00%
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
7270 6898 6426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.07% 13.97% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4235 3738 3410
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 438 389 440
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.22 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+11.10% -21.56%

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 30 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 30 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 30 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 +9 40 £340 +0.74% 8
London -18 24 £375 -18.91% 5
Yorkshire - 11 £375 - 1
West Midlands +1 5 £400 +17.64% 1
North West -16 5 - - 1
East of England +1 3 £250 -24.52%
South West - 3 £350 -
East Midlands - 2 £350 - 2
Midlands - 1 - -
South Coast - 1 - -
Fibre Channel
UK

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 170 (80.57%) SAN
2 128 (60.66%) Windows
3 114 (54.03%) VMware
4 90 (42.65%) Cisco
5 88 (41.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 76 (36.02%) NAS
7 68 (32.23%) Microsoft
8 65 (30.81%) NetApp
9 62 (29.38%) iSCSI
10 58 (27.49%) Brocade
11 57 (27.01%) EMC
12 53 (25.12%) Linux
12 53 (25.12%) FCoE
13 49 (23.22%) HP
14 48 (22.75%) UNIX
14 48 (22.75%) Data Centre
15 47 (22.27%) SQL
16 46 (21.80%) Active Directory
17 42 (19.91%) NFS
18 41 (19.43%) LAN
18 41 (19.43%) IBM
19 40 (18.96%) DNS
20 39 (18.48%) Solaris
21 38 (18.01%) WAN
22 37 (17.54%) Hyper-V
23 36 (17.06%) Windows Server 2008
23 36 (17.06%) Data ONTAP
24 34 (16.11%) DHCP
24 34 (16.11%) Migration
25 33 (15.64%) vSphere

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 28 (13.27%) MS Exchange
2 24 (11.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (9.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 18 (8.53%) IIS
5 9 (4.27%) Apache
6 8 (3.79%) Tomcat
6 8 (3.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 8 (3.79%) WebSphere
6 8 (3.79%) Oracle Coherence
7 7 (3.32%) OpenStack
7 7 (3.32%) SharePoint
8 5 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (2.37%) Lync
9 3 (1.42%) SAS
10 2 (0.95%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 15 (7.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.90%) MS Project
3 2 (0.95%) MS Office
4 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.32%) RMDS
2 6 (2.84%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (7.11%) SaaS
2 15 (7.11%) PaaS
2 15 (7.11%) IaaS
3 7 (3.32%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 170 (80.57%) SAN
2 76 (36.02%) NAS
3 62 (29.38%) iSCSI
4 53 (25.12%) FCoE
5 41 (19.43%) LAN
6 40 (18.96%) DNS
7 38 (18.01%) WAN
8 34 (16.11%) DHCP
9 32 (15.17%) Firewall
10 31 (14.69%) VLAN
11 29 (13.74%) TCP/IP
12 25 (11.85%) Cisco ASA
13 18 (8.53%) Cisco Nexus
14 17 (8.06%) BGP
15 15 (7.11%) Internet
16 14 (6.64%) WLAN
16 14 (6.64%) Multicast
17 13 (6.16%) Ethernet
17 13 (6.16%) EIGRP
17 13 (6.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (15.17%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.16%) Hadoop
3 10 (4.74%) Oracle Database
4 7 (3.32%) HBase
5 6 (2.84%) Big Data
6 5 (2.37%) MS Access
7 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.47%) MySQL
8 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (11.85%) Finance
2 6 (2.84%) Banking
3 5 (2.37%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.95%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.47%) Electronics
5 1 (0.47%) Legal
5 1 (0.47%) Retail
5 1 (0.47%) Marketing
5 1 (0.47%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 41 (19.43%) Storage Engineer
2 32 (15.17%) Architect
3 28 (13.27%) Network Engineer
4 17 (8.06%) Consultant
5 16 (7.58%) Analyst
6 15 (7.11%) Administrator
6 15 (7.11%) NAS Engineer
6 15 (7.11%) NetApp Engineer
7 13 (6.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (6.16%) Technical Architect
7 13 (6.16%) Solutions Architect
8 12 (5.69%) Storage Architect
9 10 (4.74%) Storage Administrator
9 10 (4.74%) Storage Specialist
10 9 (4.27%) Infrastructure Architect
10 9 (4.27%) SAN Engineer
10 9 (4.27%) Developer
11 8 (3.79%) Support Engineer
11 8 (3.79%) SAN Storage Engineer
12 7 (3.32%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.27%) Rendezvous
1 9 (4.27%) Middleware
2 8 (3.79%) HTML
2 8 (3.79%) XML
2 8 (3.79%) XSLT
3 7 (3.32%) Ultra Messaging
4 2 (0.95%) Flash
5 1 (0.47%) .NET
5 1 (0.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 48 (22.75%) Data Centre
2 32 (15.17%) EMC VNX
3 26 (12.32%) Replication
4 23 (10.90%) Clustering
5 21 (9.95%) EMC VMAX
6 18 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (7.58%) Celerra
8 14 (6.64%) CLARiiON
9 7 (3.32%) FlexPod
10 6 (2.84%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (2.84%) EqualLogic
11 5 (2.37%) CMDB
11 5 (2.37%) Symmetrix
12 4 (1.90%) Device Driver
12 4 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (1.90%) HACMP
13 3 (1.42%) Management Information System
13 3 (1.42%) Visualisation
13 3 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (1.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 128 (60.66%) Windows
2 53 (25.12%) Linux
3 48 (22.75%) UNIX
4 39 (18.48%) Solaris
5 36 (17.06%) Data ONTAP
5 36 (17.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (7.58%) HPUX
6 16 (7.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (6.64%) AIX
8 4 (1.90%) NetWare
9 3 (1.42%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.95%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.47%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (16.11%) Migration
2 25 (11.85%) Configuration Management
3 23 (10.90%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (8.53%) Capacity Management
5 17 (8.06%) Service Delivery
6 14 (6.64%) Performance Monitoring
7 10 (4.74%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (4.74%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (4.74%) Performance Testing
8 9 (4.27%) Software Testing
8 9 (4.27%) Benchmarking
8 9 (4.27%) ITIL
8 9 (4.27%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (3.79%) Software Engineering
9 8 (3.79%) Change Control
9 8 (3.79%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (3.79%) Business Continuity
9 8 (3.79%) Data Migration
9 8 (3.79%) Data Protection
10 6 (2.84%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 47 (22.27%) SQL
2 31 (14.69%) Perl
3 21 (9.95%) Java
4 20 (9.48%) Shell Script
5 15 (7.11%) PowerShell
5 15 (7.11%) C
6 10 (4.74%) Korn
7 8 (3.79%) JavaScript
7 8 (3.79%) Python
8 7 (3.32%) VBScript
9 6 (2.84%) C++
10 5 (2.37%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.95%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 27 (12.80%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (9.48%) CCNP
3 16 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (7.58%) Security Cleared
4 15 (7.11%) CCNA
5 14 (6.64%) MCSE
6 11 (5.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (3.79%) Degree
7 8 (3.79%) SC Cleared
8 7 (3.32%) IBM Certification
8 7 (3.32%) VCP4
8 7 (3.32%) NCIE
9 6 (2.84%) NCDA
10 5 (2.37%) MCSA
11 4 (1.90%) BC Cleared
12 3 (1.42%) DV Cleared
12 3 (1.42%) MCITP
13 2 (0.95%) HP ASE
13 2 (0.95%) JNCIS
13 2 (0.95%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.84%) SLA
2 2 (0.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 88 (41.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (21.80%) Active Directory
3 42 (19.91%) NFS
4 37 (17.54%) Hyper-V
5 33 (15.64%) vSphere
6 26 (12.32%) XenApp
7 18 (8.53%) VMware ESX
8 17 (8.06%) SRDF
9 16 (7.58%) vCloud
10 15 (7.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 11 (5.21%) KVM
11 11 (5.21%) Xen
12 8 (3.79%) Terminal Services
12 8 (3.79%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (3.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 7 (3.32%) Oracle RAC
14 5 (2.37%) XenDesktop
15 4 (1.90%) GPFS
16 3 (1.42%) Forefront TMG
16 3 (1.42%) IAG
Systems Management
1 24 (11.37%) NetBackup
1 24 (11.37%) vMotion
2 20 (9.48%) EMC VPLEX
3 17 (8.06%) SnapMirror
4 14 (6.64%) SnapVault
4 14 (6.64%) SCCM
5 13 (6.16%) Tivoli
6 11 (5.21%) SCOM
7 10 (4.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 10 (4.74%) ARCserve
8 6 (2.84%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (1.90%) Backup Exec
10 3 (1.42%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (0.95%) Oracle ZFS
11 2 (0.95%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.95%) MIMEsweeper
11 2 (0.95%) MAILsweeper
12 1 (0.47%) EMC TimeFinder
12 1 (0.47%) EMC Navisphere
12 1 (0.47%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 114 (54.03%) VMware
2 90 (42.65%) Cisco
3 68 (32.23%) Microsoft
4 65 (30.81%) NetApp
5 58 (27.49%) Brocade
6 57 (27.01%) EMC
7 49 (23.22%) HP
8 41 (19.43%) IBM
9 29 (13.74%) Oracle
10 27 (12.80%) Citrix
11 24 (11.37%) CheckPoint
12 22 (10.43%) Dell
13 19 (9.00%) 3PAR
14 17 (8.06%) Dell Compellent
15 16 (7.58%) CommVault
16 14 (6.64%) Veritas
17 13 (6.16%) Symantec
18 12 (5.69%) Hitachi
18 12 (5.69%) SolarWinds
19 10 (4.74%) FalconStor
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