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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 392 382 363
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -19
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 30 28 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.97% 1.00% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 24
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£400 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £383 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £553 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £331 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.66% +10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
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
3087 2806 2899
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.18% 12.06% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1988 1801 1804
Average daily rate £385 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 80 123
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+34.22% -25.50%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +11 15 £415 -7.77% 1
Feltham - 2 - -
Croydon - 1 £550 -
Fibre Channel
England

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 60 (76.92%) SAN
2 59 (75.64%) Cisco
3 46 (58.97%) Windows
4 32 (41.03%) NetApp
5 30 (38.46%) VMware
6 29 (37.18%) EMC
7 28 (35.90%) NAS
8 25 (32.05%) FCoE
8 25 (32.05%) IBM
9 23 (29.49%) iSCSI
10 22 (28.21%) WAN
10 22 (28.21%) LAN
10 22 (28.21%) Solaris
11 21 (26.92%) Finance
11 21 (26.92%) Linux
11 21 (26.92%) UNIX
11 21 (26.92%) NFS
11 21 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
12 20 (25.64%) CommVault
12 20 (25.64%) HP
13 18 (23.08%) Hyper-V
14 16 (20.51%) Oracle
14 16 (20.51%) Brocade
15 14 (17.95%) NetBackup
15 14 (17.95%) DNS
15 14 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
15 14 (17.95%) Multicast
16 13 (16.67%) StorageTek
16 13 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
17 12 (15.38%) Shell Script

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 9 (11.54%) Apache
2 8 (10.26%) Tomcat
2 8 (10.26%) IIS
2 8 (10.26%) WebSphere
2 8 (10.26%) Oracle Coherence
2 8 (10.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 5 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.41%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.85%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (8.97%) RMDS
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 60 (76.92%) SAN
2 28 (35.90%) NAS
3 25 (32.05%) FCoE
4 23 (29.49%) iSCSI
5 22 (28.21%) LAN
5 22 (28.21%) WAN
6 14 (17.95%) DNS
6 14 (17.95%) Multicast
7 11 (14.10%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (14.10%) DHCP
8 10 (12.82%) Firewall
9 8 (10.26%) HTTP
10 6 (7.69%) TCP/IP
10 6 (7.69%) VPN
11 5 (6.41%) SSL
11 5 (6.41%) MPLS
11 5 (6.41%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (5.13%) Wireless
12 4 (5.13%) Ethernet
13 3 (3.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.10%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.54%) Hadoop
3 7 (8.97%) HBase
4 2 (2.56%) Big Data
5 1 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (26.92%) Finance
2 7 (8.97%) Banking
3 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (28.21%) Architect
2 10 (12.82%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (11.54%) Infrastructure Architect
4 8 (10.26%) Administrator
4 8 (10.26%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 7 (8.97%) Network Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) Storage Specialist
5 7 (8.97%) Storage Architect
6 6 (7.69%) Storage Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) Storage Administrator
7 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Senior Storage Specialist
7 5 (6.41%) Backup Specialist
8 4 (5.13%) EMC Storage Administrator
8 4 (5.13%) Network Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Network Architect
9 3 (3.85%) Technical Architect
9 3 (3.85%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Data Centre Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.54%) Rendezvous
1 9 (11.54%) Middleware
2 8 (10.26%) HTML
2 8 (10.26%) XML
2 8 (10.26%) XSLT
3 7 (8.97%) Ultra Messaging
4 1 (1.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.38%) EMC VNX
1 12 (15.38%) EMC VMAX
2 9 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.69%) Replication
4 5 (6.41%) CMDB
5 4 (5.13%) CLARiiON
5 4 (5.13%) Symmetrix
5 4 (5.13%) Clustering
5 4 (5.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.56%) Celerra
6 2 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.56%) EqualLogic
6 2 (2.56%) FlexPod
7 1 (1.28%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 46 (58.97%) Windows
2 22 (28.21%) Solaris
3 21 (26.92%) Linux
3 21 (26.92%) UNIX
4 14 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (10.26%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (2.56%) HPUX
7 2 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (14.10%) Workflow
3 9 (11.54%) Benchmarking
3 9 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (10.26%) Migration
5 5 (6.41%) Network Design
5 5 (6.41%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (5.13%) Data Protection
6 4 (5.13%) TOGAF
6 4 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (3.85%) ITIL
7 3 (3.85%) Network Architecture
8 2 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.56%) Performance Testing
8 2 (2.56%) Data Migration
8 2 (2.56%) Data Management
8 2 (2.56%) Capacity Management
8 2 (2.56%) Software Delivery
9 1 (1.28%) Server Building
9 1 (1.28%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.38%) Shell Script
2 11 (14.10%) Korn
3 10 (12.82%) SQL
4 8 (10.26%) Java
4 8 (10.26%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.85%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.56%) Lisp
7 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.28%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (12.82%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (8.97%) CCNA
3 6 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.69%) NCDA
3 6 (7.69%) NCIE
4 5 (6.41%) CCNP
5 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.85%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.56%) BC Cleared
6 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.56%) IBM Certification
7 1 (1.28%) MCITP
7 1 (1.28%) Degree
7 1 (1.28%) MCSA
7 1 (1.28%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (26.92%) NFS
1 21 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 12 (15.38%) SRDF
4 11 (14.10%) KVM
5 10 (12.82%) Xen
6 9 (11.54%) Active Directory
7 7 (8.97%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (7.69%) vSphere
9 5 (6.41%) VMware ESX
10 4 (5.13%) XenApp
11 3 (3.85%) IAG
12 2 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (2.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 1 (1.28%) vCloud
13 1 (1.28%) XenServer
13 1 (1.28%) XenDesktop
13 1 (1.28%) Firmware
13 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (1.28%) iptables
Systems Management
1 14 (17.95%) NetBackup
2 12 (15.38%) EMC VPLEX
3 8 (10.26%) Tivoli
3 8 (10.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (6.41%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.85%) MIMEsweeper
5 3 (3.85%) MAILsweeper
5 3 (3.85%) vMotion
6 2 (2.56%) SnapMirror
6 2 (2.56%) SnapVault
6 2 (2.56%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (2.56%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 59 (75.64%) Cisco
2 32 (41.03%) NetApp
3 30 (38.46%) VMware
4 29 (37.18%) EMC
5 25 (32.05%) IBM
6 20 (25.64%) HP
6 20 (25.64%) CommVault
7 16 (20.51%) Oracle
7 16 (20.51%) Brocade
8 13 (16.67%) StorageTek
9 10 (12.82%) Intel
10 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
10 9 (11.54%) Dell
10 9 (11.54%) DataSynapse
10 9 (11.54%) TIBCO
11 8 (10.26%) Symantec
12 7 (8.97%) Sybase
12 7 (8.97%) Citrix
13 6 (7.69%) Juniper
13 6 (7.69%) CheckPoint