The table below looks at the statistics for Fibre Channel skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fibre Channel over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 345 375 345
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -30
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 41 26 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.50% 0.97% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 15
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£394 £600 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.37% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £360 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 - £47.50
Fibre Channel
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2730 2677 2777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.20% 12.25% 14.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1801 1732 1719
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 68 157
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.50 £44.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

Fibre Channel
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Fibre Channel across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Fibre Channel Jobs Demand Trend in London

Fibre Channel
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Fibre Channel across the London region.

Fibre Channel Daily Rate Trend in London

Fibre Channel
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fibre Channel across the London region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Fibre Channel Daily Rate Histogram in London

Fibre Channel
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Fibre Channel across the London region.

Fibre Channel Hourly Rate Trend in London

Fibre Channel
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 29 January 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
City of London +17 12 £325 -48.00% 1
Ealing - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Fibre Channel
England

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 62 (75.61%) SAN
2 49 (59.76%) Windows
3 45 (54.88%) Cisco
3 45 (54.88%) NetApp
4 43 (52.44%) VMware
5 42 (51.22%) iSCSI
6 36 (43.90%) NFS
7 33 (40.24%) Linux
7 33 (40.24%) VMware Infrastructure
8 29 (35.37%) HP
9 28 (34.15%) NAS
10 25 (30.49%) DNS
11 24 (29.27%) Active Directory
12 23 (28.05%) EMC
12 23 (28.05%) DHCP
13 21 (25.61%) LAN
14 20 (24.39%) Replication
15 19 (23.17%) Hyper-V
15 19 (23.17%) MS Exchange
15 19 (23.17%) Solaris
15 19 (23.17%) WAN
15 19 (23.17%) Citrix
16 18 (21.95%) SQL
16 18 (21.95%) Firewall
16 18 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2010
16 18 (21.95%) Clustering
17 17 (20.73%) FCoE
17 17 (20.73%) Microsoft
18 16 (19.51%) ITIL
18 16 (19.51%) Brocade

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 19 (23.17%) MS Exchange
2 18 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (12.20%) IIS
4 6 (7.32%) Tomcat
4 6 (7.32%) WebSphere
5 5 (6.10%) Lync
5 5 (6.10%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.66%) OpenStack
6 3 (3.66%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (3.66%) Apache
6 3 (3.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.22%) RMDS
2 1 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 62 (75.61%) SAN
2 42 (51.22%) iSCSI
3 28 (34.15%) NAS
4 25 (30.49%) DNS
5 23 (28.05%) DHCP
6 21 (25.61%) LAN
7 19 (23.17%) WAN
8 18 (21.95%) Firewall
9 17 (20.73%) FCoE
10 13 (15.85%) Multicast
11 10 (12.20%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (9.76%) Wireless
12 8 (9.76%) VLAN
13 7 (8.54%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (7.32%) VPN
14 6 (7.32%) OSPF
15 5 (6.10%) BGP
15 5 (6.10%) TCP/IP
15 5 (6.10%) WLAN
16 4 (4.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.66%) HBase
2 3 (3.66%) Hadoop
2 3 (3.66%) MySQL
3 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Metasploit
General
1 13 (15.85%) Finance
2 9 (10.98%) Banking
3 5 (6.10%) Games
4 4 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.22%) Marketing
5 1 (1.22%) Retail
5 1 (1.22%) Electronics
5 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (26.83%) Architect
2 11 (13.41%) Storage Engineer
3 10 (12.20%) Analyst
4 9 (10.98%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (8.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 6 (7.32%) Administrator
6 6 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.10%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.10%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.88%) Network Architect
8 4 (4.88%) Storage Architect
9 3 (3.66%) Data Centre Architect
9 3 (3.66%) Lead Architect
9 3 (3.66%) SAN Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (3.66%) Consultant
10 2 (2.44%) Network Engineer
10 2 (2.44%) Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.66%) LAMP
1 3 (3.66%) Middleware
1 3 (3.66%) Rendezvous
1 3 (3.66%) HTML
1 3 (3.66%) XML
1 3 (3.66%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.39%) Replication
2 18 (21.95%) Clustering
3 7 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.10%) Online Games
4 5 (6.10%) Symmetrix
5 3 (3.66%) Open Source
6 2 (2.44%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.44%) CMDB
7 1 (1.22%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.22%) HP StorageWorks
7 1 (1.22%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.22%) PKI
7 1 (1.22%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 49 (59.76%) Windows
2 33 (40.24%) Linux
3 19 (23.17%) Solaris
4 15 (18.29%) UNIX
5 11 (13.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (13.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (10.98%) CentOS
8 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (6.10%) SUSE
9 5 (6.10%) Slackware
9 5 (6.10%) HPUX
10 4 (4.88%) Ubuntu
10 4 (4.88%) Windows 7
11 3 (3.66%) Debian
12 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.51%) ITIL
2 11 (13.41%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (12.20%) Benchmarking
3 10 (12.20%) Workflow
4 8 (9.76%) Data Protection
5 6 (7.32%) Migration
6 5 (6.10%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (6.10%) Network Design
6 5 (6.10%) Incident Management
6 5 (6.10%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.88%) E-Commerce
7 4 (4.88%) Asset Management
8 3 (3.66%) Capacity Management
8 3 (3.66%) Network Architecture
8 3 (3.66%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (3.66%) Load Balancing
8 3 (3.66%) TOGAF
8 3 (3.66%) Project Management
8 3 (3.66%) BCP
9 2 (2.44%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.95%) SQL
2 11 (13.41%) Shell Script
3 5 (6.10%) Ruby
3 5 (6.10%) Korn
3 5 (6.10%) Python
3 5 (6.10%) Perl
4 4 (4.88%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.66%) Java
5 3 (3.66%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.22%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (10.98%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (8.54%) NCDA
2 7 (8.54%) CCNA
3 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (7.32%) MCSE
4 5 (6.10%) RHCT
4 5 (6.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (6.10%) MCITP
4 5 (6.10%) RHCE
5 4 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (4.88%) Security Cleared
5 4 (4.88%) NCIE
6 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.66%) Degree
6 3 (3.66%) CCNP
7 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.22%) HP ASE
7 1 (1.22%) HP MASE
7 1 (1.22%) CEH
7 1 (1.22%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (43.90%) NFS
2 33 (40.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (29.27%) Active Directory
4 19 (23.17%) Hyper-V
5 13 (15.85%) Xen
5 13 (15.85%) VMware ESX
6 12 (14.63%) XenApp
7 8 (9.76%) SRDF
7 8 (9.76%) KVM
8 6 (7.32%) vSphere
9 3 (3.66%) XenServer
9 3 (3.66%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (2.44%) Firmware
10 2 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (2.44%) Ceph
11 1 (1.22%) IAG
11 1 (1.22%) UAG
11 1 (1.22%) XenDesktop
11 1 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (15.85%) Backup Exec
2 11 (13.41%) MIMEsweeper
2 11 (13.41%) MAILsweeper
3 7 (8.54%) NetBackup
4 5 (6.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 5 (6.10%) SCOrch
4 5 (6.10%) Puppet
5 4 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (4.88%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 4 (4.88%) Cobbler
6 3 (3.66%) SCCM
6 3 (3.66%) Tivoli
6 3 (3.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.22%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (1.22%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.22%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.22%) PureDisk
7 1 (1.22%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.22%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (54.88%) Cisco
1 45 (54.88%) NetApp
2 43 (52.44%) VMware
3 29 (35.37%) HP
4 23 (28.05%) EMC
5 19 (23.17%) Citrix
6 17 (20.73%) Microsoft
7 16 (19.51%) Brocade
8 14 (17.07%) Oracle
9 13 (15.85%) IBM
9 13 (15.85%) Dell
10 11 (13.41%) Symantec
11 10 (12.20%) Red Hat
11 10 (12.20%) Intel
12 9 (10.98%) CommVault
13 7 (8.54%) CheckPoint
14 6 (7.32%) StorageTek
14 6 (7.32%) Juniper
15 5 (6.10%) 3PAR
15 5 (6.10%) F5