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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 490 501 501
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 99 76 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.33% 1.02% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 36 45
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£360 £414 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.99% -28.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £338 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £345 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +61.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £35.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.55 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +61.11%
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
7469 7473 6574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.05% 14.85% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4319 4117 3641
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 £235 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 484 409 381
Average hourly rate £21.53 £21.63 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.46% -3.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -3 33 £350 -6.66% 7
London +3 29 £375 -21.05% 4
Yorkshire -19 13 £400 - 1
West Midlands 0 5 £400 +17.64% 1
East of England +2 4 £250 -28.57% 1
North West -28 4 - - 1
South West - 4 £350 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £350 - 1
South Coast - 1 - -
Fibre Channel
UK

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 144 (73.10%) SAN
2 109 (55.33%) Windows
3 102 (51.78%) VMware
4 86 (43.65%) Cisco
5 76 (38.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 68 (34.52%) Microsoft
7 65 (32.99%) NAS
8 64 (32.49%) FCoE
9 62 (31.47%) NetApp
10 55 (27.92%) Brocade
10 55 (27.92%) iSCSI
11 50 (25.38%) Linux
12 49 (24.87%) HP
13 48 (24.37%) SQL
14 47 (23.86%) Data Centre
15 45 (22.84%) UNIX
16 43 (21.83%) NFS
17 41 (20.81%) LAN
18 40 (20.30%) EMC
19 38 (19.29%) Data ONTAP
20 37 (18.78%) Windows Server 2008
20 37 (18.78%) Active Directory
20 37 (18.78%) VLAN
21 35 (17.77%) DNS
22 33 (16.75%) IBM
23 32 (16.24%) vSphere
24 31 (15.74%) WAN
25 30 (15.23%) Cisco Certification
26 29 (14.72%) DHCP
27 28 (14.21%) Migration

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (13.20%) MS Exchange
2 23 (11.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (5.58%) SharePoint
5 10 (5.08%) OpenStack
6 8 (4.06%) SAS
6 8 (4.06%) IIS
7 7 (3.55%) Apache
8 6 (3.05%) Tomcat
8 6 (3.05%) WebSphere
8 6 (3.05%) Oracle Coherence
8 6 (3.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 5 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (2.54%) Lync
10 2 (1.02%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 19 (9.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.03%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.03%) MS Project
3 2 (1.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.05%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 5 (2.54%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 22 (11.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (9.14%) SaaS
3 15 (7.61%) PaaS
3 15 (7.61%) IaaS
4 7 (3.55%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 144 (73.10%) SAN
2 65 (32.99%) NAS
3 64 (32.49%) FCoE
4 55 (27.92%) iSCSI
5 41 (20.81%) LAN
6 37 (18.78%) VLAN
7 35 (17.77%) DNS
8 31 (15.74%) WAN
9 29 (14.72%) DHCP
10 27 (13.71%) TCP/IP
11 26 (13.20%) Firewall
12 22 (11.17%) Cisco Nexus
13 19 (9.64%) Ethernet
14 15 (7.61%) VPN
15 14 (7.11%) WLAN
15 14 (7.11%) Cisco ASA
16 12 (6.09%) BGP
16 12 (6.09%) EIGRP
16 12 (6.09%) Multicast
17 11 (5.58%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.66%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.09%) Hadoop
3 9 (4.57%) Big Data
4 6 (3.05%) HBase
5 5 (2.54%) MS Access
6 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.51%) MySQL
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (11.68%) Finance
2 6 (3.05%) Banking
3 5 (2.54%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.52%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.02%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.51%) Advertising
6 1 (0.51%) Retail
6 1 (0.51%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (16.24%) Storage Engineer
2 28 (14.21%) Network Engineer
3 23 (11.68%) Architect
4 19 (9.64%) NAS Engineer
4 19 (9.64%) NetApp Engineer
5 17 (8.63%) Consultant
6 15 (7.61%) Analyst
6 15 (7.61%) Administrator
6 15 (7.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (6.09%) Storage Architect
8 11 (5.58%) SAN Storage Engineer
8 11 (5.58%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (5.58%) SAN Engineer
9 10 (5.08%) Storage Administrator
9 10 (5.08%) Storage Specialist
10 8 (4.06%) Support Engineer
10 8 (4.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 7 (3.55%) Server Engineer
12 6 (3.05%) Developer
12 6 (3.05%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.55%) Rendezvous
1 7 (3.55%) Middleware
2 6 (3.05%) HTML
2 6 (3.05%) XML
2 6 (3.05%) XSLT
3 5 (2.54%) Ultra Messaging
4 2 (1.02%) Flash
5 1 (0.51%) .NET
5 1 (0.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 47 (23.86%) Data Centre
2 21 (10.66%) EMC VNX
3 18 (9.14%) Replication
4 17 (8.63%) EMC VMAX
4 17 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (7.61%) CLARiiON
6 11 (5.58%) Clustering
7 8 (4.06%) Celerra
8 7 (3.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 6 (3.05%) FlexPod
9 6 (3.05%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (3.05%) EqualLogic
10 5 (2.54%) CMDB
10 5 (2.54%) Symmetrix
11 4 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (1.52%) Management Information System
12 3 (1.52%) Device Driver
12 3 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (1.52%) Visualisation
13 2 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 109 (55.33%) Windows
2 50 (25.38%) Linux
3 45 (22.84%) UNIX
4 38 (19.29%) Data ONTAP
5 37 (18.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (12.18%) Solaris
7 16 (8.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (7.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (6.09%) HPUX
10 9 (4.57%) AIX
11 3 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.02%) Windows 7
12 2 (1.02%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.51%) SUSE
13 1 (0.51%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (14.21%) Migration
2 25 (12.69%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (7.61%) Capacity Management
4 13 (6.60%) Service Delivery
5 12 (6.09%) Configuration Management
6 10 (5.08%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (4.57%) Performance Testing
7 9 (4.57%) Technical Architecture
7 9 (4.57%) Performance Monitoring
8 8 (4.06%) Load Balancing
8 8 (4.06%) Data Migration
8 8 (4.06%) Data Protection
9 7 (3.55%) Software Testing
9 7 (3.55%) Benchmarking
9 7 (3.55%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (3.55%) DDoS Mitigation
10 6 (3.05%) Workflow
10 6 (3.05%) Data Management
10 6 (3.05%) Network Design
11 5 (2.54%) Digital Forensics
Programming Languages
1 48 (24.37%) SQL
2 27 (13.71%) Perl
3 16 (8.12%) Shell Script
3 16 (8.12%) PowerShell
3 16 (8.12%) C
3 16 (8.12%) Java
4 12 (6.09%) Python
5 7 (3.55%) VBScript
5 7 (3.55%) Korn
6 6 (3.05%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.02%) C++
7 2 (1.02%) Lisp
7 2 (1.02%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 30 (15.23%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (11.68%) CCNP
3 22 (11.17%) CCNA
4 17 (8.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (7.61%) MCSE
5 15 (7.61%) Security Cleared
6 14 (7.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (5.08%) Degree
8 8 (4.06%) SC Cleared
9 7 (3.55%) IBM Certification
9 7 (3.55%) VCP4
10 6 (3.05%) NCDA
10 6 (3.05%) NCIE
10 6 (3.05%) MCSA
11 4 (2.03%) BC Cleared
11 4 (2.03%) MCITP
12 3 (1.52%) JNCIS
12 3 (1.52%) RHCE
12 3 (1.52%) CCA
12 3 (1.52%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.05%) SLA
2 3 (1.52%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 76 (38.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (21.83%) NFS
3 37 (18.78%) Active Directory
4 32 (16.24%) vSphere
5 27 (13.71%) Hyper-V
6 17 (8.63%) XenApp
7 16 (8.12%) vCloud
8 15 (7.61%) SRDF
9 12 (6.09%) KVM
10 10 (5.08%) Xen
11 9 (4.57%) VMware ESX
12 7 (3.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 7 (3.55%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 6 (3.05%) Oracle RAC
13 6 (3.05%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (2.54%) XenDesktop
15 3 (1.52%) Samba
15 3 (1.52%) IAG
16 2 (1.02%) Forefront TMG
16 2 (1.02%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 23 (11.68%) vMotion
2 19 (9.64%) NetBackup
3 17 (8.63%) SnapMirror
4 16 (8.12%) EMC VPLEX
5 15 (7.61%) SCCM
6 14 (7.11%) SnapVault
7 12 (6.09%) SCOM
8 10 (5.08%) Tivoli
8 10 (5.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 6 (3.05%) SolarWinds Orion
10 5 (2.54%) ARCserve
11 3 (1.52%) EMC NetWorker
12 2 (1.02%) Oracle ZFS
12 2 (1.02%) HP Data Protector
12 2 (1.02%) Backup Exec
12 2 (1.02%) Oracle RMAN
13 1 (0.51%) MIMEsweeper
13 1 (0.51%) MAILsweeper
13 1 (0.51%) EMC TimeFinder
13 1 (0.51%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 102 (51.78%) VMware
2 86 (43.65%) Cisco
3 68 (34.52%) Microsoft
4 62 (31.47%) NetApp
5 55 (27.92%) Brocade
6 49 (24.87%) HP
7 40 (20.30%) EMC
8 33 (16.75%) IBM
9 20 (10.15%) Citrix
9 20 (10.15%) 3PAR
10 18 (9.14%) CommVault
10 18 (9.14%) Oracle
11 17 (8.63%) Dell
12 13 (6.60%) Symantec
13 12 (6.09%) Dell Compellent
14 10 (5.08%) CheckPoint
14 10 (5.08%) Juniper
15 9 (4.57%) Veritas
15 9 (4.57%) SolarWinds
16 8 (4.06%) Red Hat
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