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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 534 494 509
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +15
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 57 88 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.84% 1.26% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 31 30
Average daily rate £388 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+22.08% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 1
Average hourly rate £52.50 £37.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +25.00%
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
6821 6982 6122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.42% 15.00% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4092 3904 3244
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 302 419 359
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +21.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fibre Channel within the England region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 34 £366 +22.08% 7
London -27 7 £413 +22.22% 3
Yorkshire - 7 - - 2
North West -11 4 £425 +4.29%
East Midlands -7 2 £183 - 1
North East - 2 £388 - 2
South West - 1 £351 - 2
Fibre Channel
UK

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 72 (62.07%) VMware
2 67 (57.76%) SAN
3 57 (49.14%) Windows
4 51 (43.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 50 (43.10%) Linux
6 48 (41.38%) Cisco
6 48 (41.38%) iSCSI
7 41 (35.34%) Microsoft
8 40 (34.48%) Unix
8 40 (34.48%) HP
9 38 (32.76%) Data Centre
10 34 (29.31%) Brocade
11 32 (27.59%) NFS
12 31 (26.72%) EMC
12 31 (26.72%) Red Hat
13 29 (25.00%) NetApp
14 28 (24.14%) Firewall
14 28 (24.14%) Migration
15 27 (23.28%) Cisco Certification
15 27 (23.28%) Cisco Nexus
16 26 (22.41%) Solaris
17 23 (19.83%) DNS
17 23 (19.83%) FCoE
18 22 (18.97%) Windows Server
18 22 (18.97%) CCNA
18 22 (18.97%) NAS
19 21 (18.10%) Veritas
19 21 (18.10%) DHCP
20 20 (17.24%) C
21 18 (15.52%) CCNP

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 14 (12.07%) OpenStack
2 9 (7.76%) Apache
2 9 (7.76%) SAS
3 8 (6.90%) IIS
4 7 (6.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (6.03%) MS Exchange
4 7 (6.03%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.72%) JBoss
5 2 (1.72%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.72%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (8.62%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) RMDS
1 1 (0.86%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.76%) SaaS
2 3 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.72%) IaaS
3 2 (1.72%) Office 365
3 2 (1.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (57.76%) SAN
2 48 (41.38%) iSCSI
3 28 (24.14%) Firewall
4 27 (23.28%) Cisco Nexus
5 23 (19.83%) DNS
5 23 (19.83%) FCoE
6 22 (18.97%) NAS
7 21 (18.10%) DHCP
8 15 (12.93%) BGP
9 12 (10.34%) Ethernet
9 12 (10.34%) VPN
10 11 (9.48%) LDAP
10 11 (9.48%) OSPF
11 10 (8.62%) Spanning Tree
11 10 (8.62%) VoIP
12 9 (7.76%) Network Security
12 9 (7.76%) VLAN
13 8 (6.90%) EIGRP
13 8 (6.90%) TCP/IP
13 8 (6.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.62%) VLDB
2 8 (6.90%) MySQL
2 8 (6.90%) OLTP
3 7 (6.03%) Big Data
3 7 (6.03%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.86%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.86%) HBase
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (6.90%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.72%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (12.93%) Finance
2 9 (7.76%) Financial Institution
3 4 (3.45%) Banking
3 4 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.86%) Advertising
4 1 (0.86%) Back Office
4 1 (0.86%) Front Office
4 1 (0.86%) Private Banking
4 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (18.97%) Administrator
2 18 (15.52%) Network Engineer
3 16 (13.79%) Cisco Engineer
4 14 (12.07%) Storage Engineer
5 13 (11.21%) Unix Administrator
6 11 (9.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 10 (8.62%) SAN Engineer
7 10 (8.62%) SAN Storage Engineer
7 10 (8.62%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (7.76%) Architect
9 8 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
9 8 (6.90%) Platform Engineer
9 8 (6.90%) VMware Engineer
10 7 (6.03%) Data Centre Engineer
10 7 (6.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (6.03%) Linux Administrator
10 7 (6.03%) NAS Engineer
10 7 (6.03%) NetApp Engineer
10 7 (6.03%) Storage Architect
11 6 (5.17%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.45%) Flash
2 3 (2.59%) POSIX
3 2 (1.72%) Middleware
4 1 (0.86%) HTML
4 1 (0.86%) Rendezvous
4 1 (0.86%) Ultra Messaging
4 1 (0.86%) Web Services
4 1 (0.86%) XML
4 1 (0.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 38 (32.76%) Data Centre
2 16 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (11.21%) Replication
4 12 (10.34%) Enterprise Storage
5 10 (8.62%) Clustering
5 10 (8.62%) Computer Science
6 8 (6.90%) EMC VMAX
7 7 (6.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (4.31%) EMC VNX
9 4 (3.45%) FlexPod
9 4 (3.45%) User Experience
10 3 (2.59%) Life Science
11 2 (1.72%) Contactless
11 2 (1.72%) Device Driver
11 2 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (1.72%) HACMP
11 2 (1.72%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.86%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.86%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.86%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 57 (49.14%) Windows
2 50 (43.10%) Linux
3 40 (34.48%) Unix
4 26 (22.41%) Solaris
5 22 (18.97%) Windows Server
6 15 (12.93%) Data ONTAP
7 13 (11.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (8.62%) Ubuntu
8 10 (8.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (7.76%) CentOS
9 9 (7.76%) Debian
9 9 (7.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (5.17%) AIX
10 6 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (4.31%) Mac OS
12 3 (2.59%) HPUX
13 2 (1.72%) NetWare
13 2 (1.72%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (1.72%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (24.14%) Migration
2 18 (15.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (9.48%) High Availability
4 7 (6.03%) Data Migration
4 7 (6.03%) DDoS Mitigation
4 7 (6.03%) Open Source
5 6 (5.17%) Data Management
5 6 (5.17%) Data Protection
5 6 (5.17%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (4.31%) ITIL
6 5 (4.31%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (3.45%) Change Management
7 4 (3.45%) Software Engineering
8 3 (2.59%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (2.59%) Configuration Management
8 3 (2.59%) Logistics
8 3 (2.59%) Performance Testing
8 3 (2.59%) Presales
8 3 (2.59%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.59%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (17.24%) C
2 14 (12.07%) Python
2 14 (12.07%) SQL
3 13 (11.21%) Perl
4 11 (9.48%) Bash Shell
4 11 (9.48%) Korn
4 11 (9.48%) Shell Script
5 7 (6.03%) C++
6 5 (4.31%) PHP
7 4 (3.45%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.59%) Java
9 1 (0.86%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.86%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 27 (23.28%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (18.97%) CCNA
3 18 (15.52%) CCNP
4 16 (13.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (6.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (5.17%) MCSA
6 6 (5.17%) RHCE
6 6 (5.17%) RHCSA
7 5 (4.31%) Security Cleared
8 4 (3.45%) MCP
8 4 (3.45%) NCDA
8 4 (3.45%) NCIE
8 4 (3.45%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (2.59%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.59%) MCSE
10 2 (1.72%) Degree
10 2 (1.72%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.86%) NCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.31%) QA
2 2 (1.72%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.86%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (43.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (27.59%) NFS
3 16 (13.79%) vSphere
4 15 (12.93%) Hyper-V
4 15 (12.93%) KVM
5 14 (12.07%) Active Directory
5 14 (12.07%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (10.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 9 (7.76%) iptables
7 9 (7.76%) Sendmail
8 8 (6.90%) GlusterFS
8 8 (6.90%) vCloud
8 8 (6.90%) XenApp
9 7 (6.03%) Dovecot
9 7 (6.03%) Firmware
9 7 (6.03%) Squid
10 6 (5.17%) Xen
11 5 (4.31%) VMware ESX
12 4 (3.45%) Samba
13 3 (2.59%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 17 (14.66%) Oracle ZFS
2 15 (12.93%) NetBackup
3 12 (10.34%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 10 (8.62%) vMotion
5 8 (6.90%) Nagios
5 8 (6.90%) Puppet
5 8 (6.90%) Red Hat Satellite
6 7 (6.03%) Cacti
6 7 (6.03%) HAProxy
7 6 (5.17%) SolarWinds Orion
7 6 (5.17%) vRealize
8 5 (4.31%) OpenNebula
8 5 (4.31%) Tivoli
9 4 (3.45%) Backup Exec
9 4 (3.45%) SCCM
10 3 (2.59%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (2.59%) MAILsweeper
10 3 (2.59%) MIMEsweeper
10 3 (2.59%) SCOM
10 3 (2.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 72 (62.07%) VMware
2 48 (41.38%) Cisco
3 41 (35.34%) Microsoft
4 40 (34.48%) HP
5 34 (29.31%) Brocade
6 31 (26.72%) EMC
6 31 (26.72%) Red Hat
7 29 (25.00%) NetApp
8 21 (18.10%) Veritas
9 18 (15.52%) IBM
10 17 (14.66%) Oracle
11 15 (12.93%) StorageTek
11 15 (12.93%) Sun
12 13 (11.21%) Citrix
13 12 (10.34%) Dell
14 9 (7.76%) 3PAR
14 9 (7.76%) Hitachi
15 7 (6.03%) Juniper
16 6 (5.17%) Intel
16 6 (5.17%) SolarWinds
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