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 21 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 380 382 362
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -20
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 39 37 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.27% 1.22% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 28 24
Average daily rate
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£425 £600 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.16% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £343 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £633 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.87 £30.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-50.45% -11.76%
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
3079 3035 3124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.88% 12.15% 13.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2103 1999 1976
Average daily rate £388 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 97 146
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -1.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £39.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +4.16%

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 21 November 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 21 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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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 -1 10 £438 -27.08% 8
Ealing - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Fibre Channel
England

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 62 (76.54%) Windows
2 56 (69.14%) SAN
3 49 (60.49%) iSCSI
4 47 (58.02%) Cisco
5 46 (56.79%) NFS
5 46 (56.79%) VMware
6 42 (51.85%) NetApp
7 38 (46.91%) Active Directory
7 38 (46.91%) Linux
7 38 (46.91%) VMware Infrastructure
8 37 (45.68%) HP
8 37 (45.68%) DNS
9 36 (44.44%) EMC
10 28 (34.57%) Microsoft
11 26 (32.10%) Firewall
12 25 (30.86%) Finance
12 25 (30.86%) Clustering
13 24 (29.63%) Replication
13 24 (29.63%) LAN
13 24 (29.63%) DHCP
14 23 (28.40%) MS Exchange
15 22 (27.16%) IBM
15 22 (27.16%) Hyper-V
15 22 (27.16%) Multicast
16 21 (25.93%) NAS
16 21 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
16 21 (25.93%) FCoE
16 21 (25.93%) SQL
17 20 (24.69%) Dell
18 17 (20.99%) Citrix

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (28.40%) MS Exchange
2 21 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (12.35%) IIS
3 10 (12.35%) SharePoint
4 8 (9.88%) Lync
5 6 (7.41%) Tomcat
5 6 (7.41%) WebSphere
6 3 (3.70%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (3.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (3.70%) Apache
6 3 (3.70%) OpenStack
7 2 (2.47%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (9.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.47%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (69.14%) SAN
2 49 (60.49%) iSCSI
3 37 (45.68%) DNS
4 26 (32.10%) Firewall
5 24 (29.63%) LAN
5 24 (29.63%) DHCP
6 22 (27.16%) Multicast
7 21 (25.93%) NAS
7 21 (25.93%) FCoE
8 17 (20.99%) VLAN
8 17 (20.99%) WAN
8 17 (20.99%) VPN
9 16 (19.75%) TCP/IP
10 10 (12.35%) SNMP
11 9 (11.11%) WLAN
11 9 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
11 9 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (11.11%) Wireless
11 9 (11.11%) OSPF
11 9 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.70%) Hadoop
2 3 (3.70%) HBase
2 3 (3.70%) MySQL
General
1 25 (30.86%) Finance
2 8 (9.88%) Financial Institution
2 8 (9.88%) Banking
3 3 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.47%) Games
4 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (37.04%) Architect
2 15 (18.52%) Infrastructure Architect
3 11 (13.58%) Storage Engineer
4 9 (11.11%) Analyst
4 9 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 7 (8.64%) Administrator
5 7 (8.64%) Infrastructure Manager
5 7 (8.64%) Storage Architect
6 6 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.17%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) SAN Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.70%) SAN Storage Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Lead Architect
9 3 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
10 2 (2.47%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 2 (2.47%) Windows Systems Administrator
10 2 (2.47%) Backup Engineer
10 2 (2.47%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.70%) HTML
1 3 (3.70%) XML
1 3 (3.70%) XSLT
1 3 (3.70%) Rendezvous
1 3 (3.70%) Middleware
1 3 (3.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (30.86%) Clustering
2 24 (29.63%) Replication
3 10 (12.35%) Client/Server
4 8 (9.88%) Hedge funds
5 4 (4.94%) Open Source
6 3 (3.70%) EqualLogic
6 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.70%) CLARiiON
6 3 (3.70%) Symmetrix
6 3 (3.70%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.47%) Online Games
7 2 (2.47%) Celerra
8 1 (1.23%) Symmetrix DMX
8 1 (1.23%) EMC Centera
8 1 (1.23%) Grid Computing
8 1 (1.23%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 62 (76.54%) Windows
2 38 (46.91%) Linux
3 15 (18.52%) Solaris
4 11 (13.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (13.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (12.35%) UNIX
6 8 (9.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (9.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (7.41%) CentOS
8 5 (6.17%) Windows 7
9 4 (4.94%) Ubuntu
9 4 (4.94%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (3.70%) Debian
11 2 (2.47%) Slackware
11 2 (2.47%) SUSE
11 2 (2.47%) Windows 2000
11 2 (2.47%) HPUX
12 1 (1.23%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.28%) Data Protection
2 13 (16.05%) ITIL
3 11 (13.58%) Benchmarking
3 11 (13.58%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (11.11%) DevOps
4 9 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (11.11%) Service Management
4 9 (11.11%) ITSM
4 9 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 7 (8.64%) BCP
6 5 (6.17%) Network Design
6 5 (6.17%) Incident Management
6 5 (6.17%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.94%) E-Commerce
7 4 (4.94%) Migration
7 4 (4.94%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (3.70%) Capacity Management
8 3 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.93%) SQL
2 14 (17.28%) PowerShell
3 9 (11.11%) VB
3 9 (11.11%) VBA
4 6 (7.41%) Perl
5 3 (3.70%) Java
6 2 (2.47%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.47%) Python
6 2 (2.47%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.47%) Ruby
6 2 (2.47%) Korn
6 2 (2.47%) C-shell
6 2 (2.47%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.23%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 9 (11.11%) NCDA
2 8 (9.88%) MCSE
2 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (8.64%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (8.64%) CCNA
4 6 (7.41%) Security Cleared
5 5 (6.17%) RHCT
5 5 (6.17%) MCITP
5 5 (6.17%) RHCE
5 5 (6.17%) NCIE
6 3 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.70%) Degree
6 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.47%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.47%) VCP4
7 2 (2.47%) MCP
7 2 (2.47%) CCA
7 2 (2.47%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.47%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (56.79%) NFS
2 38 (46.91%) Active Directory
2 38 (46.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (27.16%) Hyper-V
4 14 (17.28%) XenApp
4 14 (17.28%) VMware ESX
5 10 (12.35%) SRDF
5 10 (12.35%) vSphere
6 9 (11.11%) vCloud
6 9 (11.11%) Xen
7 8 (9.88%) KVM
8 4 (4.94%) XenServer
9 3 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (2.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (2.47%) Ceph
10 2 (2.47%) Firmware
11 1 (1.23%) IAG
11 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.23%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (16.05%) Backup Exec
2 12 (14.81%) MIMEsweeper
2 12 (14.81%) MAILsweeper
3 11 (13.58%) SCOrch
4 9 (11.11%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (4.94%) Tivoli
5 4 (4.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (4.94%) NetBackup
6 3 (3.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (3.70%) SCCM
7 2 (2.47%) Puppet
7 2 (2.47%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 2 (2.47%) Cobbler
7 2 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.23%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.23%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.23%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.23%) PureDisk
8 1 (1.23%) HP SIM
8 1 (1.23%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 47 (58.02%) Cisco
2 46 (56.79%) VMware
3 42 (51.85%) NetApp
4 37 (45.68%) HP
5 36 (44.44%) EMC
6 28 (34.57%) Microsoft
7 22 (27.16%) IBM
8 20 (24.69%) Dell
9 17 (20.99%) Citrix
10 15 (18.52%) Oracle
11 12 (14.81%) F5
12 11 (13.58%) Brocade
12 11 (13.58%) Intel
13 9 (11.11%) CheckPoint
13 9 (11.11%) Symantec
13 9 (11.11%) Websense
14 8 (9.88%) Red Hat
15 5 (6.17%) 3PAR
16 3 (3.70%) Sophos
16 3 (3.70%) TIBCO
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