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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 396 376 385
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +9
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 12 42 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.057% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.45% 1.49% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 17
Average daily rate £413 £350 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £300 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £550 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+21.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £36.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+44.82% +20.83%
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
2695 2826 2683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.73% 13.31% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1756 1855 1717
Average daily rate £420 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 79 74
Average hourly rate £25.12 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.18% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.14 £13.57 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £28.75 £31.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 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
City of London +38 2 £406 +25.00% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Fibre Channel
England

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 32 (76.19%) VMware
2 26 (61.90%) iSCSI
3 25 (59.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (54.76%) Cisco
5 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
5 20 (47.62%) Windows
6 18 (42.86%) Linux
6 18 (42.86%) Data Centre
7 17 (40.48%) SAN
8 16 (38.10%) HP
8 16 (38.10%) NFS
8 16 (38.10%) Cisco Nexus
9 14 (33.33%) NetApp
10 13 (30.95%) Red Hat
10 13 (30.95%) DNS
11 12 (28.57%) C
11 12 (28.57%) Migration
12 11 (26.19%) Firewall
12 11 (26.19%) VPN
12 11 (26.19%) DHCP
12 11 (26.19%) FCoE
13 10 (23.81%) KVM
13 10 (23.81%) OSPF
13 10 (23.81%) BGP
13 10 (23.81%) Windows Server
14 9 (21.43%) Citrix
14 9 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (21.43%) CCNA
14 9 (21.43%) Unix
14 9 (21.43%) Python

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 9 (21.43%) OpenStack
2 8 (19.05%) IIS
3 6 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 5 (11.90%) Apache
4 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
4 5 (11.90%) SAS
5 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.76%) JBoss
5 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.76%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) RMDS
1 1 (2.38%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) SaaS
2 2 (4.76%) Office 365
3 1 (2.38%) IaaS
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (61.90%) iSCSI
2 17 (40.48%) SAN
3 16 (38.10%) Cisco Nexus
4 13 (30.95%) DNS
5 11 (26.19%) DHCP
5 11 (26.19%) FCoE
5 11 (26.19%) Firewall
5 11 (26.19%) VPN
6 10 (23.81%) BGP
6 10 (23.81%) OSPF
7 8 (19.05%) WAN
8 7 (16.67%) EIGRP
8 7 (16.67%) LAN
8 7 (16.67%) NAS
8 7 (16.67%) Wireless
9 6 (14.29%) IPsec
9 6 (14.29%) LDAP
9 6 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
9 6 (14.29%) VLAN
9 6 (14.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) Big Data
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.38%) HBase
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Financial Institution
2 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Front Office
4 1 (2.38%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Administrator
2 6 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Platform Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (11.90%) Data Centre Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Storage Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (9.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (9.52%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) FlexPod Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Network Administrator
5 3 (7.14%) SAN Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) SAN Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) Flash
2 3 (7.14%) POSIX
3 2 (4.76%) Middleware
4 1 (2.38%) HTML
4 1 (2.38%) Rendezvous
4 1 (2.38%) Ultra Messaging
4 1 (2.38%) Web Services
4 1 (2.38%) XML
4 1 (2.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (16.67%) Clustering
4 4 (9.52%) FlexPod
5 3 (7.14%) Life Science
5 3 (7.14%) Replication
6 2 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (4.76%) User Experience
7 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
7 1 (2.38%) Celerra
7 1 (2.38%) CLARiiON
7 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (2.38%) EqualLogic
7 1 (2.38%) iPhone
7 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
7 1 (2.38%) Private Cloud
7 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
7 1 (2.38%) Statistics
7 1 (2.38%) SWIFT
7 1 (2.38%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 20 (47.62%) Windows
2 18 (42.86%) Linux
3 10 (23.81%) Windows Server
4 9 (21.43%) Unix
5 7 (16.67%) Data ONTAP
6 6 (14.29%) Solaris
6 6 (14.29%) Ubuntu
7 5 (11.90%) CentOS
7 5 (11.90%) Debian
8 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (4.76%) Mac OS
9 2 (4.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (2.38%) AIX
10 1 (2.38%) Android
10 1 (2.38%) CatOS
10 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
10 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Migration
2 6 (14.29%) Data Management
2 6 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (11.90%) Data Migration
4 3 (7.14%) Open Source
4 3 (7.14%) Presales
5 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.76%) Project Management
6 1 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.38%) Analytics
6 1 (2.38%) BCP
6 1 (2.38%) Benchmarking
6 1 (2.38%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.38%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.38%) High Availability
6 1 (2.38%) ITIL
6 1 (2.38%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.38%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.38%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) C
2 9 (21.43%) Python
3 6 (14.29%) SQL
4 5 (11.90%) Bash Shell
4 5 (11.90%) Korn
4 5 (11.90%) Shell Script
5 4 (9.52%) Perl
6 1 (2.38%) C++
6 1 (2.38%) Java
6 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.38%) Lisp
6 1 (2.38%) PHP
6 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) CCNA
1 9 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (14.29%) CCNP
2 6 (14.29%) RHCE
2 6 (14.29%) RHCSA
3 4 (9.52%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (7.14%) NCDA
4 3 (7.14%) NCIE
5 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.38%) MCSE
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (59.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (38.10%) NFS
3 10 (23.81%) KVM
4 9 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 7 (16.67%) vSphere
6 6 (14.29%) Hyper-V
6 6 (14.29%) XenApp
7 5 (11.90%) iptables
7 5 (11.90%) Sendmail
7 5 (11.90%) vCloud
7 5 (11.90%) VMware ESX
8 4 (9.52%) Samba
9 3 (7.14%) Ceph
9 3 (7.14%) Dovecot
9 3 (7.14%) Postfix
9 3 (7.14%) Squid
10 2 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (2.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) SolarWinds Orion
1 6 (14.29%) vMotion
1 6 (14.29%) vRealize
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle ZFS
3 4 (9.52%) Backup Exec
3 4 (9.52%) Nagios
3 4 (9.52%) Puppet
4 3 (7.14%) Cacti
4 3 (7.14%) HAProxy
4 3 (7.14%) MAILsweeper
4 3 (7.14%) MIMEsweeper
4 3 (7.14%) systemd
5 2 (4.76%) RANCID
5 2 (4.76%) SCCM
5 2 (4.76%) SCOM
5 2 (4.76%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.38%) CFEngine
6 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.38%) OpenView
6 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 32 (76.19%) VMware
2 23 (54.76%) Cisco
3 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
4 16 (38.10%) HP
5 14 (33.33%) NetApp
6 13 (30.95%) Red Hat
7 9 (21.43%) Citrix
8 7 (16.67%) Juniper
9 6 (14.29%) SolarWinds
10 5 (11.90%) Brocade
11 4 (9.52%) EMC
11 4 (9.52%) IBM
12 3 (7.14%) Supermicro
13 2 (4.76%) Atlassian
13 2 (4.76%) CA
13 2 (4.76%) Dell
13 2 (4.76%) Oracle
14 1 (2.38%) DataSynapse
14 1 (2.38%) Riverbed
14 1 (2.38%) Veeam