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 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 382 385 349
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -36
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 31 34 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.08% 1.16% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 26 23
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£458 £600 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.75% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £625 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £400 £355
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.87 £30.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-50.45% -36.84%
Fibre Channel
England

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
2874 2934 3010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.72% 12.33% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1941 1920 1889
Average daily rate £388 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 74 160
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £42.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.75 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+14.45% -4.22%

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 December 2014.

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 December 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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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 +2 8 £375 -37.50% 3
Ealing - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Fibre Channel
England

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 58 (69.88%) SAN
2 57 (68.67%) Windows
3 46 (55.42%) iSCSI
4 45 (54.22%) NetApp
5 44 (53.01%) Cisco
6 43 (51.81%) VMware
7 42 (50.60%) NFS
8 38 (45.78%) Linux
9 35 (42.17%) VMware Infrastructure
10 34 (40.96%) HP
11 33 (39.76%) DNS
12 32 (38.55%) Active Directory
13 30 (36.14%) EMC
14 26 (31.33%) DHCP
15 25 (30.12%) Hyper-V
16 24 (28.92%) Clustering
16 24 (28.92%) LAN
16 24 (28.92%) Microsoft
17 23 (27.71%) MS Exchange
17 23 (27.71%) Replication
17 23 (27.71%) NAS
18 21 (25.30%) Exchange Server 2010
18 21 (25.30%) Firewall
18 21 (25.30%) Finance
19 20 (24.10%) Dell
20 19 (22.89%) SQL
21 18 (21.69%) ITIL
21 18 (21.69%) Brocade
21 18 (21.69%) Multicast
22 17 (20.48%) FCoE

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 23 (27.71%) MS Exchange
2 21 (25.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (13.25%) IIS
4 10 (12.05%) SharePoint
4 10 (12.05%) Lync
5 6 (7.23%) WebSphere
5 6 (7.23%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.61%) Apache
6 3 (3.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (3.61%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (3.61%) OpenStack
7 2 (2.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.41%) RMDS
3 1 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 58 (69.88%) SAN
2 46 (55.42%) iSCSI
3 33 (39.76%) DNS
4 26 (31.33%) DHCP
5 24 (28.92%) LAN
6 23 (27.71%) NAS
7 21 (25.30%) Firewall
8 18 (21.69%) Multicast
9 17 (20.48%) FCoE
9 17 (20.48%) WAN
10 12 (14.46%) VPN
10 12 (14.46%) VLAN
11 11 (13.25%) Wireless
12 10 (12.05%) OSPF
12 10 (12.05%) TCP/IP
12 10 (12.05%) WLAN
12 10 (12.05%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (10.84%) BGP
13 9 (10.84%) Cisco IOS
13 9 (10.84%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.66%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.61%) Hadoop
2 3 (3.61%) MySQL
2 3 (3.61%) HBase
3 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Metasploit
General
1 21 (25.30%) Finance
2 9 (10.84%) Banking
3 5 (6.02%) Games
3 5 (6.02%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.82%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.20%) Retail
6 1 (1.20%) Marketing
6 1 (1.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (33.73%) Architect
2 15 (18.07%) Infrastructure Architect
3 13 (15.66%) Storage Engineer
4 8 (9.64%) Analyst
5 7 (8.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 7 (8.43%) Infrastructure Manager
6 6 (7.23%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.02%) Administrator
7 5 (6.02%) Storage Architect
8 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.82%) SAN Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Consultant
9 3 (3.61%) Lead Architect
10 2 (2.41%) SAN Storage Engineer
10 2 (2.41%) Backup Specialist
10 2 (2.41%) Backup Engineer
10 2 (2.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.61%) HTML
1 3 (3.61%) XML
1 3 (3.61%) XSLT
1 3 (3.61%) Rendezvous
1 3 (3.61%) Middleware
1 3 (3.61%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (28.92%) Clustering
2 23 (27.71%) Replication
3 5 (6.02%) Symmetrix
3 5 (6.02%) Client/Server
3 5 (6.02%) Online Games
3 5 (6.02%) Hedge funds
3 5 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.82%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.61%) Open Source
5 3 (3.61%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.41%) CMDB
6 2 (2.41%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.20%) DTV
7 1 (1.20%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.20%) PKI
7 1 (1.20%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.20%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 57 (68.67%) Windows
2 38 (45.78%) Linux
3 16 (19.28%) Solaris
4 11 (13.25%) UNIX
4 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (12.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (12.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (10.84%) CentOS
6 9 (10.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (7.23%) Windows 7
8 5 (6.02%) Slackware
8 5 (6.02%) SUSE
8 5 (6.02%) HPUX
9 4 (4.82%) Ubuntu
9 4 (4.82%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (3.61%) Debian
11 2 (2.41%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.69%) ITIL
2 14 (16.87%) Data Protection
3 12 (14.46%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (13.25%) Benchmarking
5 9 (10.84%) Asset Management
6 7 (8.43%) BCP
7 5 (6.02%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (6.02%) Workflow
7 5 (6.02%) Network Design
7 5 (6.02%) Incident Management
7 5 (6.02%) Migration
8 4 (4.82%) Service Management
8 4 (4.82%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.82%) ITSM
8 4 (4.82%) E-Commerce
8 4 (4.82%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (4.82%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (4.82%) DevOps
9 3 (3.61%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (3.61%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.89%) SQL
2 7 (8.43%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.02%) Python
3 5 (6.02%) Shell Script
3 5 (6.02%) Ruby
3 5 (6.02%) Perl
4 4 (4.82%) VB
4 4 (4.82%) VBA
5 3 (3.61%) Java
6 2 (2.41%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.20%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (9.64%) NCDA
2 7 (8.43%) MCSE
2 7 (8.43%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (7.23%) CCNA
3 6 (7.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (7.23%) Security Cleared
4 5 (6.02%) NCIE
4 5 (6.02%) RHCT
4 5 (6.02%) MCITP
4 5 (6.02%) RHCE
5 4 (4.82%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.61%) Degree
6 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.41%) MCSA
7 2 (2.41%) CCNP
7 2 (2.41%) MCP
7 2 (2.41%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.20%) HP ASE
8 1 (1.20%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (50.60%) NFS
2 35 (42.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (38.55%) Active Directory
4 25 (30.12%) Hyper-V
5 12 (14.46%) VMware ESX
5 12 (14.46%) Xen
6 11 (13.25%) XenApp
7 9 (10.84%) SRDF
7 9 (10.84%) vSphere
8 8 (9.64%) KVM
9 4 (4.82%) XenServer
9 4 (4.82%) vCloud
10 3 (3.61%) Firmware
10 3 (3.61%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (2.41%) Ceph
12 1 (1.20%) VMware Server
12 1 (1.20%) IAG
12 1 (1.20%) UAG
12 1 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (13.25%) Backup Exec
1 11 (13.25%) SCOrch
2 10 (12.05%) MIMEsweeper
2 10 (12.05%) MAILsweeper
3 5 (6.02%) Puppet
3 5 (6.02%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (4.82%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 4 (4.82%) Cobbler
4 4 (4.82%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (4.82%) Tivoli
4 4 (4.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (4.82%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.61%) SCCM
6 2 (2.41%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.20%) WSUS
7 1 (1.20%) ARCserve
7 1 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.20%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.20%) PureDisk
7 1 (1.20%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 45 (54.22%) NetApp
2 44 (53.01%) Cisco
3 43 (51.81%) VMware
4 34 (40.96%) HP
5 30 (36.14%) EMC
6 24 (28.92%) Microsoft
7 20 (24.10%) Dell
8 18 (21.69%) Brocade
9 17 (20.48%) IBM
10 15 (18.07%) Oracle
10 15 (18.07%) Citrix
11 11 (13.25%) Intel
12 10 (12.05%) CheckPoint
12 10 (12.05%) Symantec
13 9 (10.84%) Red Hat
13 9 (10.84%) F5
14 5 (6.02%) Compaq
14 5 (6.02%) SGI
14 5 (6.02%) 3PAR
15 4 (4.82%) Websense
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