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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fibre Channel over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 379 397 398
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +1
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 54 30 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.79% 0.99% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 21 15
Median daily rate £475 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £300 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £473 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £331
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +4.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
3023 3045 2760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.94% 13.25% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2052 1970 1768
Median daily rate £433 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.74% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £582 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 91 81
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.72 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.59% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £34.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

Fibre Channel
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Fibre Channel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fibre Channel within the London region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +32 11 £475 +14.45% 1
Uxbridge - 3 £404 -
Ealing - 2 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Fibre Channel
England

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Fibre Channel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Fibre Channel.

1 68 (89.47%) SAN
2 62 (81.58%) Linux
3 54 (71.05%) Windows
4 45 (59.21%) VMware
5 44 (57.89%) NFS
6 41 (53.95%) NetApp
7 36 (47.37%) Cisco
8 34 (44.74%) NAS
9 33 (43.42%) iSCSI
10 31 (40.79%) VMware Infrastructure
10 31 (40.79%) EMC
11 30 (39.47%) Oracle
12 26 (34.21%) SQL
12 26 (34.21%) LAN
12 26 (34.21%) WAN
13 24 (31.58%) Solaris
14 23 (30.26%) Red Hat
15 22 (28.95%) IIS
16 20 (26.32%) SQL Server
16 20 (26.32%) IBM
17 19 (25.00%) Unix
17 19 (25.00%) Intel
18 18 (23.68%) HP
18 18 (23.68%) Hyper-V
18 18 (23.68%) Finance
18 18 (23.68%) SRDF
18 18 (23.68%) Performance Tuning
18 18 (23.68%) KVM
19 17 (22.37%) Multicast
19 17 (22.37%) VMware ESXi

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (28.95%) IIS
2 16 (21.05%) Apache
3 14 (18.42%) Tomcat
4 13 (17.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 11 (14.47%) WebSphere
6 10 (13.16%) Oracle Coherence
7 7 (9.21%) OpenStack
8 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (2.63%) MS Exchange
8 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.32%) JBoss
9 1 (1.32%) nginx
9 1 (1.32%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) RMDS
1 1 (1.32%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.63%) Office 365
3 1 (1.32%) IaaS
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.32%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (89.47%) SAN
2 34 (44.74%) NAS
3 33 (43.42%) iSCSI
4 26 (34.21%) LAN
4 26 (34.21%) WAN
5 17 (22.37%) FCoE
5 17 (22.37%) Multicast
6 15 (19.74%) HTTP
7 11 (14.47%) Firewall
7 11 (14.47%) LDAP
8 9 (11.84%) FTP
9 5 (6.58%) TCP/IP
10 4 (5.26%) DHCP
10 4 (5.26%) DNS
10 4 (5.26%) VPN
10 4 (5.26%) Wireless
11 3 (3.95%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (3.95%) Internet
11 3 (3.95%) VLAN
11 3 (3.95%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.79%) Hadoop
2 12 (15.79%) HBase
3 7 (9.21%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.95%) OLTP
4 3 (3.95%) VLDB
5 1 (1.32%) Big Data
5 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.32%) DB2
5 1 (1.32%) MySQL
5 1 (1.32%) OLAP
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.63%) Ant
2 2 (2.63%) GCC
2 2 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 18 (23.68%) Finance
2 14 (18.42%) Banking
3 6 (7.89%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.63%) Retail
6 1 (1.32%) Front Office
6 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (27.63%) Architect
2 18 (23.68%) Infrastructure Architect
3 16 (21.05%) Administrator
4 12 (15.79%) Linux Engineer
5 11 (14.47%) Storage Administrator
6 10 (13.16%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 10 (13.16%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (10.53%) Lead Architect
8 6 (7.89%) Principal Engineer
9 5 (6.58%) Storage Engineer
10 4 (5.26%) Network Engineer
10 4 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
11 3 (3.95%) Senior Architect
11 3 (3.95%) Virtualisation Engineer
12 2 (2.63%) Data Centre Engineer
12 2 (2.63%) SAN Engineer
12 2 (2.63%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
12 2 (2.63%) Support Engineer
12 2 (2.63%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.42%) Middleware
2 10 (13.16%) Rendezvous
3 9 (11.84%) HTML
3 9 (11.84%) XML
3 9 (11.84%) XSLT
4 5 (6.58%) Web Services
5 2 (2.63%) 802.1X
5 2 (2.63%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (1.32%) ELK Stack
6 1 (1.32%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) Enterprise Storage
2 9 (11.84%) Management Information System
3 8 (10.53%) Data Centre
4 6 (7.89%) Replication
5 5 (6.58%) Computer Science
6 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (5.26%) Digital Media
6 4 (5.26%) EMC VNX
7 3 (3.95%) Fintech
7 3 (3.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (2.63%) BBC
8 2 (2.63%) EMC VMAX
8 2 (2.63%) HP StoreVirtual
8 2 (2.63%) Online Banking
9 1 (1.32%) EqualLogic
9 1 (1.32%) Equities
9 1 (1.32%) Fixed Income
9 1 (1.32%) iPhone
9 1 (1.32%) SWIFT
9 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 62 (81.58%) Linux
2 54 (71.05%) Windows
3 24 (31.58%) Solaris
4 19 (25.00%) Unix
5 13 (17.11%) Windows Server
6 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (14.47%) CentOS
8 10 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (11.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (9.21%) SUSE
11 3 (3.95%) Data ONTAP
11 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (2.63%) Mac OS X
12 2 (2.63%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (2.63%) Ubuntu
12 2 (2.63%) VMS
13 1 (1.32%) Debian
13 1 (1.32%) OpenVMS
13 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
13 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.68%) Performance Tuning
2 16 (21.05%) Benchmarking
3 13 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (15.79%) Migration
5 10 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (11.84%) Server Virtualisation
7 8 (10.53%) Asset Management
7 8 (10.53%) High Availability
7 8 (10.53%) ITIL
8 7 (9.21%) Open Source
9 6 (7.89%) Capacity Management
9 6 (7.89%) Compatibility Testing
9 6 (7.89%) Dependency Management
10 5 (6.58%) Business Continuity
10 5 (6.58%) Data Management
10 5 (6.58%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (6.58%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (5.26%) Change Management
11 4 (5.26%) DevOps
11 4 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (34.21%) SQL
2 11 (14.47%) Java
3 10 (13.16%) Bash Shell
3 10 (13.16%) Perl
4 9 (11.84%) JavaScript
5 7 (9.21%) AWK
5 7 (9.21%) sed
6 3 (3.95%) PHP
7 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.63%) Ruby
8 1 (1.32%) C
8 1 (1.32%) C++
8 1 (1.32%) DCL
8 1 (1.32%) Korn
8 1 (1.32%) Python
8 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (14.47%) RHCE
2 9 (11.84%) RHCA
3 5 (6.58%) Degree
4 3 (3.95%) CCNA
4 3 (3.95%) CCNP
4 3 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.63%) CCIE
5 2 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.32%) CCSA
6 1 (1.32%) CCSE
6 1 (1.32%) CISSP
6 1 (1.32%) JNCIE
6 1 (1.32%) JNCIP
6 1 (1.32%) MCSA
6 1 (1.32%) MCSE
6 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) BS7799
2 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (57.89%) NFS
2 31 (40.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (23.68%) Hyper-V
3 18 (23.68%) KVM
3 18 (23.68%) SRDF
4 17 (22.37%) VMware ESXi
4 17 (22.37%) Xen
5 12 (15.79%) StorNext
6 11 (14.47%) Oracle RAC
7 10 (13.16%) Active Directory
8 7 (9.21%) Samba
9 6 (7.89%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (6.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 4 (5.26%) vSphere
12 2 (2.63%) Firmware
12 2 (2.63%) Veritas File System
13 1 (1.32%) Dovecot
13 1 (1.32%) Sendmail
13 1 (1.32%) Squid
13 1 (1.32%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (17.11%) Puppet
2 10 (13.16%) NetBackup
3 8 (10.53%) Nagios
4 6 (7.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (6.58%) Tivoli
6 3 (3.95%) Oracle ZFS
6 3 (3.95%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 3 (3.95%) vRealize
7 2 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.32%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.32%) Cacti
8 1 (1.32%) EMC VPLEX
8 1 (1.32%) FortiGate
8 1 (1.32%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.32%) OpenNebula
8 1 (1.32%) OpenView
8 1 (1.32%) RANCID
8 1 (1.32%) SCCM
8 1 (1.32%) SCOM
8 1 (1.32%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 45 (59.21%) VMware
2 41 (53.95%) NetApp
3 36 (47.37%) Cisco
4 31 (40.79%) EMC
5 30 (39.47%) Oracle
6 23 (30.26%) Red Hat
7 20 (26.32%) IBM
8 19 (25.00%) Intel
9 18 (23.68%) HP
10 16 (21.05%) Microsoft
11 13 (17.11%) Brocade
12 10 (13.16%) DataSynapse
12 10 (13.16%) Sybase
12 10 (13.16%) TIBCO
13 7 (9.21%) StorageTek
14 6 (7.89%) ArcSight
14 6 (7.89%) Citrix
14 6 (7.89%) Dell
14 6 (7.89%) Symantec
14 6 (7.89%) Veritas