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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 471 533 468
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -65
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 112 49 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.097% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.49% 0.74% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 25 28
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£363 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £252 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £590 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
7512 6620 6770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.86% 13.16% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4165 3561 3488
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 372 540
Average hourly rate £28.00 £20.00 £21.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -7.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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
London +25 47 £388 -13.88% 8
South East +18 37 £340 +5.42% 20
North West - 10 £488 - 2
West Midlands -7 7 £400 +53.11% 1
South West +7 5 £300 - 3
Yorkshire -16 2 - - 2
East of England +22 1 £250 -
East Midlands - 1 £451 - 2
Fibre Channel
UK

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 158 (81.03%) SAN
2 123 (63.08%) Windows
3 109 (55.90%) VMware
4 96 (49.23%) Cisco
5 90 (46.15%) iSCSI
6 84 (43.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 71 (36.41%) Linux
8 63 (32.31%) EMC
9 57 (29.23%) NetApp
10 54 (27.69%) NAS
11 51 (26.15%) HP
12 49 (25.13%) Solaris
13 48 (24.62%) FCoE
14 47 (24.10%) UNIX
15 44 (22.56%) IBM
15 44 (22.56%) Microsoft
16 43 (22.05%) Active Directory
16 43 (22.05%) Hyper-V
17 41 (21.03%) WAN
18 40 (20.51%) SQL Server
19 38 (19.49%) Firewall
20 37 (18.97%) NFS
21 35 (17.95%) Perl
21 35 (17.95%) Brocade
22 34 (17.44%) DNS
23 31 (15.90%) DHCP
23 31 (15.90%) LAN
24 29 (14.87%) vSphere
25 28 (14.36%) Finance
25 28 (14.36%) Shell Script

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 21 (10.77%) IIS
2 20 (10.26%) MS Exchange
3 17 (8.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (5.13%) Apache
5 9 (4.62%) WebSphere
5 9 (4.62%) Oracle Coherence
5 9 (4.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 9 (4.62%) Tomcat
5 9 (4.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (3.08%) Lync
7 5 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.03%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.08%) MS Office
3 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.56%) RMDS
2 2 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.51%) Office 365
2 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 158 (81.03%) SAN
2 90 (46.15%) iSCSI
3 54 (27.69%) NAS
4 48 (24.62%) FCoE
5 41 (21.03%) WAN
6 38 (19.49%) Firewall
7 34 (17.44%) DNS
8 31 (15.90%) DHCP
8 31 (15.90%) LAN
9 22 (11.28%) Cisco ASA
10 20 (10.26%) VPN
11 19 (9.74%) Cisco Nexus
12 17 (8.72%) Multicast
13 16 (8.21%) BGP
13 16 (8.21%) Wireless
14 14 (7.18%) Internet
15 13 (6.67%) Ethernet
15 13 (6.67%) MPLS
15 13 (6.67%) OSPF
16 12 (6.15%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.10%) Oracle Database
3 7 (3.59%) Hadoop
3 7 (3.59%) HBase
4 5 (2.56%) MS Access
5 3 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.03%) MySQL
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.51%) DB2
7 1 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (2.56%) MSI
2 1 (0.51%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.51%) Metasploit
General
1 28 (14.36%) Finance
2 11 (5.64%) Banking
3 6 (3.08%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.56%) Games
5 3 (1.54%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.03%) Electronics
6 2 (1.03%) Legal
6 2 (1.03%) Marketing
7 1 (0.51%) Retail
7 1 (0.51%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 31 (15.90%) Architect
2 29 (14.87%) Storage Engineer
3 21 (10.77%) Network Engineer
4 14 (7.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (7.18%) Consultant
5 13 (6.67%) Developer
6 12 (6.15%) Administrator
7 11 (5.64%) Infrastructure Architect
8 9 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (4.62%) Support Engineer
8 9 (4.62%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 8 (4.10%) Technical Architect
9 8 (4.10%) Storage Administrator
9 8 (4.10%) Server Engineer
10 7 (3.59%) Test Specialist
11 6 (3.08%) Analyst
11 6 (3.08%) Software Engineer
12 5 (2.56%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
12 5 (2.56%) Linux Engineer
12 5 (2.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.13%) Rendezvous
1 10 (5.13%) Middleware
2 9 (4.62%) HTML
2 9 (4.62%) XML
2 9 (4.62%) XSLT
3 5 (2.56%) Ultra Messaging
4 2 (1.03%) Flash
5 1 (0.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.33%) Clustering
2 19 (9.74%) Replication
3 16 (8.21%) Celerra
4 11 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.59%) HACMP
6 6 (3.08%) EqualLogic
6 6 (3.08%) Symmetrix
7 5 (2.56%) PDA
7 5 (2.56%) CLARiiON
7 5 (2.56%) Online Games
8 4 (2.05%) Device Driver
9 3 (1.54%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.54%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (1.03%) FlexPod
10 2 (1.03%) CMDB
10 2 (1.03%) DTV
11 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.51%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 123 (63.08%) Windows
2 71 (36.41%) Linux
3 49 (25.13%) Solaris
4 47 (24.10%) UNIX
5 25 (12.82%) AIX
5 25 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (10.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (8.21%) HPUX
8 12 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (4.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (3.59%) NetWare
11 5 (2.56%) SUSE
11 5 (2.56%) Slackware
11 5 (2.56%) CentOS
12 4 (2.05%) Windows 7
13 2 (1.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (11.79%) Migration
3 20 (10.26%) ITIL
4 17 (8.72%) Software Testing
5 15 (7.69%) Workflow
5 15 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (7.18%) Configuration Management
7 13 (6.67%) Benchmarking
8 12 (6.15%) Change Control
9 11 (5.64%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (5.13%) Software Engineering
10 10 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (4.62%) Service Delivery
11 9 (4.62%) Business Continuity
11 9 (4.62%) OO
11 9 (4.62%) Test Automation
12 8 (4.10%) Data Migration
13 6 (3.08%) Performance Monitoring
13 6 (3.08%) Capacity Management
14 5 (2.56%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 35 (17.95%) Perl
2 28 (14.36%) Shell Script
3 26 (13.33%) SQL
4 24 (12.31%) Java
5 17 (8.72%) Korn
6 16 (8.21%) C
7 11 (5.64%) C++
7 11 (5.64%) Python
8 9 (4.62%) JavaScript
8 9 (4.62%) Bash Shell
9 7 (3.59%) PowerShell
10 6 (3.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (11.79%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (9.23%) Security Cleared
3 16 (8.21%) CCNP
4 13 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (6.15%) SC Cleared
6 11 (5.64%) MCSE
7 10 (5.13%) CCNA
8 8 (4.10%) NCIE
8 8 (4.10%) Degree
9 6 (3.08%) NCDA
10 4 (2.05%) MCSA
10 4 (2.05%) MCP
11 3 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.54%) DV Cleared
11 3 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (1.03%) BC Cleared
12 2 (1.03%) HP ASE
12 2 (1.03%) HP MASE
12 2 (1.03%) JNCIS
12 2 (1.03%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.56%) SLA
2 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 84 (43.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (22.05%) Active Directory
2 43 (22.05%) Hyper-V
3 37 (18.97%) NFS
4 29 (14.87%) vSphere
5 24 (12.31%) VMware ESX
6 20 (10.26%) Xen
7 17 (8.72%) XenApp
8 15 (7.69%) KVM
9 12 (6.15%) SRDF
10 11 (5.64%) Terminal Services
11 10 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (5.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 10 (5.13%) XenDesktop
12 7 (3.59%) Oracle RAC
12 7 (3.59%) GPFS
13 5 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (2.05%) Samba
15 3 (1.54%) Forefront TMG
15 3 (1.54%) IAG
Systems Management
1 18 (9.23%) NetBackup
2 16 (8.21%) Tivoli
3 10 (5.13%) SCCM
4 9 (4.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 6 (3.08%) Puppet
5 6 (3.08%) ARCserve
5 6 (3.08%) Backup Exec
6 5 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (2.05%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (2.05%) HP Data Protector
7 4 (2.05%) Cobbler
7 4 (2.05%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 3 (1.54%) MIMEsweeper
8 3 (1.54%) MAILsweeper
8 3 (1.54%) SCOM
8 3 (1.54%) Cisco Prime
8 3 (1.54%) vMotion
9 2 (1.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (1.03%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.51%) WSUS
Vendors
1 109 (55.90%) VMware
2 96 (49.23%) Cisco
3 63 (32.31%) EMC
4 57 (29.23%) NetApp
5 51 (26.15%) HP
6 44 (22.56%) IBM
6 44 (22.56%) Microsoft
7 35 (17.95%) Brocade
8 27 (13.85%) Citrix
9 26 (13.33%) Oracle
10 24 (12.31%) CheckPoint
10 24 (12.31%) Veritas
11 17 (8.72%) Dell
12 16 (8.21%) CommVault
13 14 (7.18%) Intel
14 13 (6.67%) SolarWinds
14 13 (6.67%) 3PAR
15 12 (6.15%) Juniper
15 12 (6.15%) StorageTek
15 12 (6.15%) Compaq
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