The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the London region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 362 376 402
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +26
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 38 40 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.17% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.38% 1.41% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 28 13
Average daily rate
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£419 £438 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +26.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £268 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £625 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £12.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+210.00% -72.22%
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2762 2829 3577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.06% 11.67% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1720 1774 2066
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 116 165
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% +17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Fibre Channel
England

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +13 6 £500 -16.66% 2
Bromley - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Fibre Channel
England

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 44 (67.69%) Cisco
2 42 (64.62%) Windows
2 42 (64.62%) VMware
3 38 (58.46%) SAN
4 33 (50.77%) NFS
5 30 (46.15%) EMC
5 30 (46.15%) iSCSI
6 29 (44.62%) Linux
7 28 (43.08%) HP
7 28 (43.08%) VMware Infrastructure
8 27 (41.54%) Active Directory
9 23 (35.38%) DNS
9 23 (35.38%) Microsoft
9 23 (35.38%) NetApp
9 23 (35.38%) FCoE
10 22 (33.85%) Finance
11 21 (32.31%) Firewall
12 20 (30.77%) Citrix
12 20 (30.77%) NAS
13 18 (27.69%) LAN
13 18 (27.69%) VPN
13 18 (27.69%) Multicast
14 17 (26.15%) SQL
14 17 (26.15%) WAN
14 17 (26.15%) TCP/IP
14 17 (26.15%) IBM
14 17 (26.15%) PowerShell
15 14 (21.54%) Oracle
15 14 (21.54%) Replication
15 14 (21.54%) VLAN

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 10 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (9.23%) WebSphere
3 6 (9.23%) Tomcat
4 5 (7.69%) Apache
5 4 (6.15%) IIS
5 4 (6.15%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (6.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (4.62%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.62%) Lync
7 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (12.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.15%) RMDS
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (58.46%) SAN
2 30 (46.15%) iSCSI
3 23 (35.38%) DNS
3 23 (35.38%) FCoE
4 21 (32.31%) Firewall
5 20 (30.77%) NAS
6 18 (27.69%) VPN
6 18 (27.69%) LAN
6 18 (27.69%) Multicast
7 17 (26.15%) WAN
7 17 (26.15%) TCP/IP
8 14 (21.54%) VLAN
9 11 (16.92%) SNMP
10 10 (15.38%) DHCP
11 8 (12.31%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (10.77%) OSPF
12 7 (10.77%) BGP
13 6 (9.23%) Ethernet
14 5 (7.69%) HTTP
14 5 (7.69%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.31%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.15%) Hadoop
2 4 (6.15%) HBase
3 2 (3.08%) MySQL
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) LoadRunner
General
1 22 (33.85%) Finance
2 9 (13.85%) Financial Institution
3 4 (6.15%) Banking
4 3 (4.62%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.62%) Back Office
5 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.54%) Legal
6 1 (1.54%) Retail
6 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (27.69%) Architect
2 12 (18.46%) Infrastructure Architect
3 9 (13.85%) Storage Engineer
4 8 (12.31%) Consultant
5 5 (7.69%) Analyst
5 5 (7.69%) Lead Architect
6 4 (6.15%) SAN Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Storage Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Technical Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) Administrator
7 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (4.62%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.62%) Citrix Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) SAN Storage Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Citrix Server Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Data Centre Consultant
8 2 (3.08%) Data Consultant
8 2 (3.08%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) Middleware
2 4 (6.15%) Rendezvous
2 4 (6.15%) HTML
2 4 (6.15%) XML
2 4 (6.15%) XSLT
3 2 (3.08%) LAMP
4 1 (1.54%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) Replication
2 11 (16.92%) Client/Server
3 10 (15.38%) Clustering
4 9 (13.85%) Hedge funds
5 7 (10.77%) CLARiiON
6 5 (7.69%) EqualLogic
6 5 (7.69%) Computer Science
6 5 (7.69%) Celerra
7 4 (6.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (3.08%) FlexPod
9 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (1.54%) Symmetrix DMX
9 1 (1.54%) Open Source
9 1 (1.54%) Firmware
9 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.54%) EMC Centera
9 1 (1.54%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 42 (64.62%) Windows
2 29 (44.62%) Linux
3 11 (16.92%) Solaris
4 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (13.85%) UNIX
5 7 (10.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.08%) VMS
8 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X Server
8 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.54%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.38%) Service Management
1 10 (15.38%) ITSM
1 10 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
1 10 (15.38%) DevOps
2 8 (12.31%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (12.31%) Benchmarking
3 6 (9.23%) Service Delivery
3 6 (9.23%) Load Balancing
4 5 (7.69%) Low Latency
4 5 (7.69%) ITIL
5 4 (6.15%) BCP
6 3 (4.62%) Data Protection
6 3 (4.62%) Project Management
6 3 (4.62%) Migration
6 3 (4.62%) Asset Management
7 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.08%) Change Management
7 2 (3.08%) Test Strategy
7 2 (3.08%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.54%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.15%) SQL
1 17 (26.15%) PowerShell
2 10 (15.38%) VB
2 10 (15.38%) VBA
2 10 (15.38%) Perl
3 6 (9.23%) C
4 5 (7.69%) Java
5 3 (4.62%) C-shell
6 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.08%) Python
6 2 (3.08%) Korn
Qualifications
1 9 (13.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (12.31%) CCNA
2 8 (12.31%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (7.69%) CCA
3 5 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (7.69%) VCP4
3 5 (7.69%) VCP5
4 4 (6.15%) NCDA
4 4 (6.15%) MCSE
4 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (6.15%) Degree
5 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.08%) MCITP
6 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (3.08%) RHCE
6 2 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.08%) RHCT
7 1 (1.54%) MCSA
7 1 (1.54%) CCNP
7 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (50.77%) NFS
2 28 (43.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (41.54%) Active Directory
4 12 (18.46%) vCloud
5 11 (16.92%) XenApp
5 11 (16.92%) vSphere
5 11 (16.92%) Hyper-V
6 9 (13.85%) VMware ESX
6 9 (13.85%) SRDF
7 7 (10.77%) Xen
8 5 (7.69%) XenServer
9 4 (6.15%) KVM
9 4 (6.15%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (3.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.54%) VMware Server
11 1 (1.54%) Postfix
11 1 (1.54%) Snort
11 1 (1.54%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 10 (15.38%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (9.23%) Backup Exec
3 5 (7.69%) NetBackup
4 4 (6.15%) MIMEsweeper
4 4 (6.15%) MAILsweeper
5 3 (4.62%) SCOrch
6 2 (3.08%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (3.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.54%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.54%) EMC TimeFinder
7 1 (1.54%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.54%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 44 (67.69%) Cisco
2 42 (64.62%) VMware
3 30 (46.15%) EMC
4 28 (43.08%) HP
5 23 (35.38%) Microsoft
5 23 (35.38%) NetApp
6 20 (30.77%) Citrix
7 17 (26.15%) IBM
8 14 (21.54%) Oracle
9 13 (20.00%) F5
10 12 (18.46%) Brocade
11 11 (16.92%) Dell
12 10 (15.38%) Websense
13 8 (12.31%) Intel
13 8 (12.31%) Symantec
14 6 (9.23%) 3PAR
15 4 (6.15%) Juniper
15 4 (6.15%) CheckPoint
15 4 (6.15%) TIBCO
15 4 (6.15%) DataSynapse
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