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 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 502 490 506
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +16
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 91 61 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.13% 0.090%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.21% 0.94% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 37 29
Average daily rate
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£375 £550 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £268 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £610 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £14.87 £30.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.45% -11.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.87 £30.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-50.45% -11.76%
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
7495 6470 7434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.41% 13.64% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4383 3618 3660
Average daily rate £365 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +4.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 438 589
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.87% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +7.14%

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 25 November 2014.

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 25 November 2014. 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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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
London +7 40 £413 -31.25% 20
North West +4 16 £360 -34.54% 2
South East -14 14 £388 -3.12% 3
Yorkshire -1 9 £215 -14.00% 4
South West -31 7 £218 -42.76%
West Midlands -16 2 £375 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
North East - - - -
East of England - - - - 2
Fibre Channel
UK

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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.

1 119 (71.26%) SAN
2 108 (64.67%) Windows
3 90 (53.89%) VMware
4 84 (50.30%) Cisco
5 77 (46.11%) iSCSI
6 75 (44.91%) HP
7 74 (44.31%) VMware Infrastructure
8 66 (39.52%) Active Directory
9 60 (35.93%) EMC
10 59 (35.33%) NetApp
11 54 (32.34%) NFS
11 54 (32.34%) Linux
12 53 (31.74%) Microsoft
13 49 (29.34%) DNS
14 43 (25.75%) Firewall
15 41 (24.55%) Hyper-V
16 39 (23.35%) WAN
17 38 (22.75%) LAN
18 37 (22.16%) NAS
19 36 (21.56%) Clustering
20 35 (20.96%) DHCP
20 35 (20.96%) Citrix
21 33 (19.76%) IBM
22 32 (19.16%) VPN
22 32 (19.16%) Replication
22 32 (19.16%) Brocade
23 31 (18.56%) FCoE
24 29 (17.37%) Solaris
24 29 (17.37%) Finance
25 28 (16.77%) MS Exchange

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 (16.77%) MS Exchange
2 26 (15.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (11.38%) IIS
4 10 (5.99%) SharePoint
5 9 (5.39%) Lync
6 8 (4.79%) WebSphere
6 8 (4.79%) Tomcat
7 7 (4.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (2.99%) SAS
8 5 (2.99%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 5 (2.99%) Apache
8 5 (2.99%) Oracle Coherence
9 3 (1.80%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.60%) nginx
11 1 (0.60%) Confluence
11 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (10.18%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.80%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.20%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 119 (71.26%) SAN
2 77 (46.11%) iSCSI
3 49 (29.34%) DNS
4 43 (25.75%) Firewall
5 39 (23.35%) WAN
6 38 (22.75%) LAN
7 37 (22.16%) NAS
8 35 (20.96%) DHCP
9 32 (19.16%) VPN
10 31 (18.56%) FCoE
11 24 (14.37%) Multicast
12 22 (13.17%) OSPF
12 22 (13.17%) Wireless
13 21 (12.57%) BGP
14 19 (11.38%) TCP/IP
15 17 (10.18%) Cisco ASA
16 16 (9.58%) VLAN
17 13 (7.78%) EIGRP
17 13 (7.78%) WLAN
17 13 (7.78%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (14.97%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.19%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.40%) HBase
3 4 (2.40%) MySQL
4 1 (0.60%) DB2
4 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (3.59%) MSI
2 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.60%) JIRA
2 1 (0.60%) Metasploit
General
1 29 (17.37%) Finance
2 9 (5.39%) Banking
3 8 (4.79%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.99%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.40%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.20%) Retail
6 2 (1.20%) Games
6 2 (1.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (18.56%) Architect
2 24 (14.37%) Storage Engineer
3 16 (9.58%) Analyst
3 16 (9.58%) Infrastructure Architect
4 11 (6.59%) Server Engineer
5 10 (5.99%) SAN Engineer
5 10 (5.99%) Administrator
6 9 (5.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 9 (5.39%) Consultant
7 8 (4.79%) Technical Project Leader
7 8 (4.79%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (4.79%) Project Leader
7 8 (4.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (4.19%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 7 (4.19%) Infrastructure Manager
8 7 (4.19%) Storage Architect
8 7 (4.19%) SAN Storage Engineer
9 6 (3.59%) Backup Engineer
9 6 (3.59%) Cisco Analyst
9 6 (3.59%) Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.99%) Rendezvous
1 5 (2.99%) Middleware
1 5 (2.99%) XML
1 5 (2.99%) XSLT
1 5 (2.99%) HTML
2 3 (1.80%) LAMP
3 1 (0.60%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (0.60%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 36 (21.56%) Clustering
2 32 (19.16%) Replication
3 9 (5.39%) Client/Server
3 9 (5.39%) Celerra
4 8 (4.79%) Hedge funds
4 8 (4.79%) EMC Centera
5 7 (4.19%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.59%) PDA
7 5 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.40%) Open Source
8 4 (2.40%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.80%) HACMP
9 3 (1.80%) CLARiiON
9 3 (1.80%) Symmetrix
9 3 (1.80%) Life Science
9 3 (1.80%) EqualLogic
10 2 (1.20%) Online Games
10 2 (1.20%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.60%) MPEG
11 1 (0.60%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 108 (64.67%) Windows
2 54 (32.34%) Linux
3 29 (17.37%) Solaris
4 27 (16.17%) UNIX
5 19 (11.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (9.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (7.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (5.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (4.79%) Windows 7
9 8 (4.79%) AIX
10 7 (4.19%) HPUX
11 6 (3.59%) CentOS
12 4 (2.40%) Windows 8
12 4 (2.40%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (2.40%) Ubuntu
12 4 (2.40%) SUSE
13 3 (1.80%) NetWare
13 3 (1.80%) Debian
13 3 (1.80%) Slackware
14 2 (1.20%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (14.37%) Migration
2 23 (13.77%) ITIL
3 14 (8.38%) Data Protection
4 13 (7.78%) Benchmarking
4 13 (7.78%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (7.19%) Change Control
6 10 (5.99%) Service Delivery
7 9 (5.39%) ITSM
7 9 (5.39%) Asset Management
7 9 (5.39%) Capacity Management
8 8 (4.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (4.79%) DevOps
8 8 (4.79%) Service Management
9 7 (4.19%) BCP
9 7 (4.19%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (3.59%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (3.59%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (3.59%) Network Design
11 5 (2.99%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (2.99%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (16.17%) SQL
2 17 (10.18%) Perl
3 16 (9.58%) PowerShell
3 16 (9.58%) Java
4 13 (7.78%) C
5 11 (6.59%) Shell Script
6 9 (5.39%) C++
7 8 (4.79%) Bash Shell
7 8 (4.79%) VB
7 8 (4.79%) VBA
8 7 (4.19%) Korn
9 4 (2.40%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.80%) Ruby
11 2 (1.20%) C-shell
11 2 (1.20%) Python
12 1 (0.60%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.60%) AWK
12 1 (0.60%) sed
Qualifications
1 18 (10.78%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (8.38%) Security Cleared
2 14 (8.38%) CCNA
3 12 (7.19%) MCSE
3 12 (7.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (6.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (5.99%) SC Cleared
6 9 (5.39%) NCDA
7 7 (4.19%) Degree
8 6 (3.59%) MCP
9 5 (2.99%) CCNP
9 5 (2.99%) RHCE
9 5 (2.99%) MCITP
9 5 (2.99%) RHCT
9 5 (2.99%) NCIE
10 4 (2.40%) HP ASE
10 4 (2.40%) HP MASE
10 4 (2.40%) JNCIS
10 4 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 74 (44.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (39.52%) Active Directory
3 54 (32.34%) NFS
4 41 (24.55%) Hyper-V
5 27 (16.17%) VMware ESX
6 17 (10.18%) vSphere
7 15 (8.98%) XenApp
8 12 (7.19%) SRDF
9 11 (6.59%) Xen
9 11 (6.59%) KVM
10 9 (5.39%) vCloud
11 7 (4.19%) Terminal Services
11 7 (4.19%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 6 (3.59%) XenDesktop
13 5 (2.99%) XenServer
14 4 (2.40%) Oracle RAC
15 3 (1.80%) GPFS
16 2 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
16 2 (1.20%) VMware Server
16 2 (1.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 14 (8.38%) SCOrch
2 13 (7.78%) Backup Exec
3 12 (7.19%) MIMEsweeper
3 12 (7.19%) MAILsweeper
4 10 (5.99%) SCCM
5 8 (4.79%) Cisco Prime
5 8 (4.79%) EMC NetWorker
6 7 (4.19%) Tivoli
7 4 (2.40%) SCOM
7 4 (2.40%) NetBackup
7 4 (2.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (1.80%) SCVMM
8 3 (1.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (1.20%) HP SIM
9 2 (1.20%) Puppet
9 2 (1.20%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 2 (1.20%) Cobbler
9 2 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.20%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 90 (53.89%) VMware
2 84 (50.30%) Cisco
3 75 (44.91%) HP
4 60 (35.93%) EMC
5 59 (35.33%) NetApp
6 53 (31.74%) Microsoft
7 35 (20.96%) Citrix
8 33 (19.76%) IBM
9 32 (19.16%) Brocade
10 27 (16.17%) Dell
10 27 (16.17%) CheckPoint
11 22 (13.17%) Oracle
12 17 (10.18%) F5
13 14 (8.38%) SolarWinds
13 14 (8.38%) 3PAR
14 13 (7.78%) Hitachi
14 13 (7.78%) Intel
15 12 (7.19%) Symantec
16 10 (5.99%) Juniper
16 10 (5.99%) Red Hat
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