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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 357 376 358
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -18
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 38 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.12% 0.100%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.35% 1.04% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 6
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£363 £575 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.95% +27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £321 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £625 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -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
2814 2595 2824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.23% 11.82% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1800 1634 1753
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 74 141
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -25.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.69 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -14.27%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +14 14 £325 -48.00% 4
Brentford - - - -
Fibre Channel
England

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 59 (76.62%) SAN
2 45 (58.44%) Windows
3 42 (54.55%) NetApp
3 42 (54.55%) Cisco
3 42 (54.55%) VMware
4 39 (50.65%) iSCSI
5 33 (42.86%) NFS
6 32 (41.56%) VMware Infrastructure
7 31 (40.26%) HP
7 31 (40.26%) Linux
8 25 (32.47%) DNS
9 24 (31.17%) DHCP
10 23 (29.87%) Active Directory
10 23 (29.87%) NAS
11 22 (28.57%) EMC
12 21 (27.27%) LAN
13 20 (25.97%) Solaris
13 20 (25.97%) WAN
14 19 (24.68%) Citrix
15 18 (23.38%) MS Exchange
15 18 (23.38%) Firewall
15 18 (23.38%) Replication
16 17 (22.08%) Brocade
16 17 (22.08%) Exchange Server 2010
16 17 (22.08%) FCoE
17 16 (20.78%) Hyper-V
17 16 (20.78%) Clustering
17 16 (20.78%) ITIL
17 16 (20.78%) SQL
18 15 (19.48%) UNIX

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 18 (23.38%) MS Exchange
2 17 (22.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (14.29%) IIS
4 7 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 7 (9.09%) WebSphere
5 4 (5.19%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (5.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (5.19%) Apache
6 3 (3.90%) Lync
7 2 (2.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.60%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (7.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.60%) RMDS
3 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 59 (76.62%) SAN
2 39 (50.65%) iSCSI
3 25 (32.47%) DNS
4 24 (31.17%) DHCP
5 23 (29.87%) NAS
6 21 (27.27%) LAN
7 20 (25.97%) WAN
8 18 (23.38%) Firewall
9 17 (22.08%) FCoE
10 11 (14.29%) Multicast
11 10 (12.99%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (10.39%) Wireless
13 7 (9.09%) VLAN
14 6 (7.79%) VPN
15 5 (6.49%) Cisco ASA
15 5 (6.49%) TCP/IP
16 4 (5.19%) HTTP
16 4 (5.19%) VoIP
16 4 (5.19%) NetScaler
17 3 (3.90%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.90%) Hadoop
2 3 (3.90%) MySQL
2 3 (3.90%) HBase
3 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Metasploit
General
1 12 (15.58%) Finance
2 8 (10.39%) Banking
3 5 (6.49%) Games
4 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.30%) Marketing
5 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.30%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (20.78%) Architect
2 12 (15.58%) Analyst
3 11 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
4 7 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 7 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (7.79%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (7.79%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 5 (6.49%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Administrator
7 4 (5.19%) Network Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.90%) Network Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Consultant
8 3 (3.90%) Network Architect
8 3 (3.90%) Storage Architect
8 3 (3.90%) Data Centre Architect
9 2 (2.60%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 2 (2.60%) Backup Specialist
9 2 (2.60%) Backup Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) HTML
1 4 (5.19%) XML
1 4 (5.19%) XSLT
1 4 (5.19%) Rendezvous
1 4 (5.19%) Middleware
2 3 (3.90%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.38%) Replication
2 16 (20.78%) Clustering
3 8 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.49%) Online Games
4 5 (6.49%) Symmetrix
5 2 (2.60%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.60%) CMDB
5 2 (2.60%) Open Source
6 1 (1.30%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.30%) HP StorageWorks
6 1 (1.30%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.30%) PKI
6 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.30%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 45 (58.44%) Windows
2 31 (40.26%) Linux
3 20 (25.97%) Solaris
4 15 (19.48%) UNIX
5 10 (12.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (11.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (11.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (9.09%) HPUX
7 7 (9.09%) CentOS
8 5 (6.49%) Slackware
8 5 (6.49%) SUSE
9 4 (5.19%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.60%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.60%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.78%) ITIL
2 10 (12.99%) Workflow
2 10 (12.99%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (11.69%) Benchmarking
4 7 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (7.79%) Migration
6 5 (6.49%) Incident Management
6 5 (6.49%) Network Design
6 5 (6.49%) Data Protection
7 3 (3.90%) Network Architecture
7 3 (3.90%) Capacity Management
7 3 (3.90%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (3.90%) TOGAF
7 3 (3.90%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.60%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.60%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.60%) Asset Management
8 2 (2.60%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.60%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.78%) SQL
2 11 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 5 (6.49%) Ruby
3 5 (6.49%) Korn
3 5 (6.49%) Perl
3 5 (6.49%) Python
4 4 (5.19%) Java
4 4 (5.19%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.19%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.30%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (12.99%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (10.39%) CCNA
3 6 (7.79%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.79%) NCDA
4 5 (6.49%) MCSE
4 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.49%) RHCE
4 5 (6.49%) RHCT
4 5 (6.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (6.49%) MCITP
5 4 (5.19%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.90%) CCNP
6 3 (3.90%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.90%) NCIE
6 3 (3.90%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.60%) VCP4
7 2 (2.60%) BC Cleared
7 2 (2.60%) Degree
8 1 (1.30%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.30%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (42.86%) NFS
2 32 (41.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (29.87%) Active Directory
4 16 (20.78%) Hyper-V
5 13 (16.88%) XenApp
5 13 (16.88%) VMware ESX
5 13 (16.88%) Xen
6 8 (10.39%) KVM
7 7 (9.09%) SRDF
8 6 (7.79%) vSphere
9 3 (3.90%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (2.60%) Firmware
10 2 (2.60%) XenServer
11 1 (1.30%) XenDesktop
11 1 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (1.30%) Ceph
11 1 (1.30%) IAG
11 1 (1.30%) UAG
11 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (16.88%) Backup Exec
2 12 (15.58%) MIMEsweeper
2 12 (15.58%) MAILsweeper
3 6 (7.79%) NetBackup
4 5 (6.49%) Puppet
4 5 (6.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (5.19%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 4 (5.19%) Cobbler
5 4 (5.19%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (3.90%) Tivoli
6 3 (3.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (3.90%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (2.60%) SCOrch
7 2 (2.60%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (2.60%) SCCM
8 1 (1.30%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.30%) PureDisk
8 1 (1.30%) HP SIM
8 1 (1.30%) WSUS
8 1 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 42 (54.55%) Cisco
1 42 (54.55%) NetApp
1 42 (54.55%) VMware
2 31 (40.26%) HP
3 22 (28.57%) EMC
4 19 (24.68%) Citrix
5 17 (22.08%) Brocade
6 14 (18.18%) IBM
7 13 (16.88%) Microsoft
7 13 (16.88%) Oracle
8 11 (14.29%) Red Hat
8 11 (14.29%) Symantec
9 9 (11.69%) CommVault
9 9 (11.69%) Dell
9 9 (11.69%) Intel
10 8 (10.39%) Juniper
11 7 (9.09%) CheckPoint
12 6 (7.79%) StorageTek
13 5 (6.49%) Compaq
13 5 (6.49%) SGI
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