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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 381 377 395
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +18
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 47 42 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.17% 0.097%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.47% 1.36% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 29 14
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£425 £600 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.16% +65.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £345 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £630 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
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
3197 3098 3429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.98% 12.23% 13.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2105 2038 2183
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £575 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 92 151
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.65 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -

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 October 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 October 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 +17 16 £450 -25.00% 1
Fibre Channel
England

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 64 (77.11%) Windows
2 54 (65.06%) SAN
3 50 (60.24%) Cisco
4 48 (57.83%) VMware
5 47 (56.63%) iSCSI
6 44 (53.01%) NFS
7 40 (48.19%) Active Directory
7 40 (48.19%) HP
8 39 (46.99%) NetApp
9 38 (45.78%) EMC
10 37 (44.58%) DNS
11 34 (40.96%) VMware Infrastructure
12 33 (39.76%) Microsoft
13 31 (37.35%) Linux
14 28 (33.73%) Firewall
15 25 (30.12%) Clustering
16 24 (28.92%) Finance
16 24 (28.92%) MS Exchange
17 23 (27.71%) DHCP
17 23 (27.71%) Dell
17 23 (27.71%) IBM
17 23 (27.71%) Replication
18 22 (26.51%) Citrix
18 22 (26.51%) LAN
18 22 (26.51%) Exchange Server 2010
18 22 (26.51%) FCoE
19 20 (24.10%) Multicast
19 20 (24.10%) SQL
20 18 (21.69%) VPN
20 18 (21.69%) PowerShell

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 24 (28.92%) MS Exchange
2 22 (26.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (12.05%) IIS
3 10 (12.05%) SharePoint
4 8 (9.64%) Lync
5 6 (7.23%) Tomcat
5 6 (7.23%) WebSphere
6 3 (3.61%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (3.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (3.61%) Apache
6 3 (3.61%) OpenStack
7 2 (2.41%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (3.61%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (65.06%) SAN
2 47 (56.63%) iSCSI
3 37 (44.58%) DNS
4 28 (33.73%) Firewall
5 23 (27.71%) DHCP
6 22 (26.51%) LAN
6 22 (26.51%) FCoE
7 20 (24.10%) Multicast
8 18 (21.69%) VPN
8 18 (21.69%) NAS
9 17 (20.48%) VLAN
9 17 (20.48%) TCP/IP
9 17 (20.48%) WAN
10 12 (14.46%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (13.25%) SNMP
11 11 (13.25%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (12.05%) Cisco IOS
12 10 (12.05%) Wireless
12 10 (12.05%) OSPF
12 10 (12.05%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.61%) Hadoop
2 3 (3.61%) HBase
2 3 (3.61%) MySQL
General
1 24 (28.92%) Finance
2 9 (10.84%) Financial Institution
3 5 (6.02%) Banking
4 3 (3.61%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.41%) Retail
5 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.20%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (34.94%) Architect
2 14 (16.87%) Infrastructure Architect
3 10 (12.05%) Storage Engineer
4 9 (10.84%) Analyst
4 9 (10.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 8 (9.64%) Administrator
5 8 (9.64%) Storage Architect
6 7 (8.43%) SAN Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (8.43%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (6.02%) Consultant
7 5 (6.02%) SAN Storage Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.41%) Technical Consultant
10 2 (2.41%) Windows Systems Administrator
10 2 (2.41%) Lead Architect
10 2 (2.41%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 2 (2.41%) UNIX Administrator
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
2 1 (1.20%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (30.12%) Clustering
2 23 (27.71%) Replication
3 11 (13.25%) Client/Server
4 9 (10.84%) Hedge funds
5 6 (7.23%) CLARiiON
6 5 (6.02%) EqualLogic
6 5 (6.02%) Celerra
7 4 (4.82%) Open Source
8 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
8 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (3.61%) Symmetrix
9 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
10 1 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (1.20%) EMC Centera
10 1 (1.20%) Grid Computing
10 1 (1.20%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 64 (77.11%) Windows
2 31 (37.35%) Linux
3 13 (15.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (14.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (12.05%) Solaris
5 10 (12.05%) UNIX
6 9 (10.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (6.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (6.02%) Windows 7
8 4 (4.82%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (4.82%) CentOS
8 4 (4.82%) Ubuntu
9 3 (3.61%) Debian
10 2 (2.41%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.87%) Data Protection
2 11 (13.25%) ITIL
3 10 (12.05%) Service Management
3 10 (12.05%) ITSM
3 10 (12.05%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (12.05%) DevOps
4 9 (10.84%) Asset Management
5 8 (9.64%) Benchmarking
5 8 (9.64%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (8.43%) BCP
6 7 (8.43%) Service Delivery
7 5 (6.02%) E-Commerce
7 5 (6.02%) Network Design
7 5 (6.02%) Incident Management
7 5 (6.02%) Low Latency
8 4 (4.82%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (4.82%) Load Balancing
8 4 (4.82%) Migration
9 3 (3.61%) Project Management
9 3 (3.61%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (24.10%) SQL
2 18 (21.69%) PowerShell
3 10 (12.05%) VB
3 10 (12.05%) VBA
4 7 (8.43%) Perl
5 3 (3.61%) Java
6 2 (2.41%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.41%) Korn
6 2 (2.41%) C-shell
6 2 (2.41%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.20%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (14.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (13.25%) CCNA
2 11 (13.25%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (10.84%) NCDA
4 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (9.64%) MCSE
5 5 (6.02%) CCA
5 5 (6.02%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (6.02%) RHCE
5 5 (6.02%) MCITP
5 5 (6.02%) RHCT
5 5 (6.02%) Security Cleared
5 5 (6.02%) VCP4
5 5 (6.02%) NCIE
5 5 (6.02%) VCP5
6 3 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.41%) MCSA
7 2 (2.41%) MCP
7 2 (2.41%) Degree
7 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (53.01%) NFS
2 40 (48.19%) Active Directory
3 34 (40.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (20.48%) XenApp
5 16 (19.28%) Hyper-V
6 13 (15.66%) VMware ESX
7 11 (13.25%) vSphere
8 10 (12.05%) vCloud
9 9 (10.84%) SRDF
10 4 (4.82%) KVM
10 4 (4.82%) XenServer
11 3 (3.61%) Xen
11 3 (3.61%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (2.41%) Firmware
12 2 (2.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (2.41%) Ceph
13 1 (1.20%) IAG
13 1 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (1.20%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (15.66%) Backup Exec
2 12 (14.46%) MIMEsweeper
2 12 (14.46%) MAILsweeper
3 11 (13.25%) SCOrch
4 10 (12.05%) EMC NetWorker
5 6 (7.23%) NetBackup
6 4 (4.82%) Tivoli
6 4 (4.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (3.61%) SCCM
7 3 (3.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (2.41%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.20%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (1.20%) ARCserve
9 1 (1.20%) EMC TimeFinder
Vendors
1 50 (60.24%) Cisco
2 48 (57.83%) VMware
3 40 (48.19%) HP
4 39 (46.99%) NetApp
5 38 (45.78%) EMC
6 33 (39.76%) Microsoft
7 23 (27.71%) Dell
7 23 (27.71%) IBM
8 22 (26.51%) Citrix
9 16 (19.28%) F5
10 12 (14.46%) Brocade
10 12 (14.46%) Symantec
10 12 (14.46%) Oracle
11 10 (12.05%) CheckPoint
11 10 (12.05%) Websense
12 8 (9.64%) Intel
13 6 (7.23%) Juniper
13 6 (7.23%) 3PAR
14 5 (6.02%) Red Hat
15 3 (3.61%) TIBCO
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