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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 366 373 390
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +17
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 43 51 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.20% 0.099%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.40% 1.68% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 34 14
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£463 £600 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.91% +41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+61.11% -
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
3078 3041 3615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.68% 12.07% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1887 1966 2138
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 96 170
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.06 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 August 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 August 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 13 £500 -16.66% 4
Bromley - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Fibre Channel
England

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 48 (71.64%) Windows
2 43 (64.18%) Cisco
3 40 (59.70%) SAN
4 39 (58.21%) VMware
5 33 (49.25%) NFS
5 33 (49.25%) iSCSI
6 32 (47.76%) Active Directory
7 31 (46.27%) HP
8 29 (43.28%) DNS
9 28 (41.79%) EMC
9 28 (41.79%) Microsoft
9 28 (41.79%) Linux
10 27 (40.30%) VMware Infrastructure
11 26 (38.81%) Firewall
12 24 (35.82%) NetApp
13 21 (31.34%) Finance
13 21 (31.34%) VPN
14 20 (29.85%) FCoE
15 19 (28.36%) NAS
15 19 (28.36%) Dell
16 18 (26.87%) Replication
17 17 (25.37%) IBM
17 17 (25.37%) TCP/IP
17 17 (25.37%) LAN
17 17 (25.37%) Multicast
17 17 (25.37%) PowerShell
18 16 (23.88%) Citrix
18 16 (23.88%) Clustering
19 15 (22.39%) DHCP
19 15 (22.39%) SQL

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 14 (20.90%) MS Exchange
2 11 (16.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (11.94%) SharePoint
4 7 (10.45%) Lync
5 5 (7.46%) WebSphere
5 5 (7.46%) Tomcat
6 4 (5.97%) Apache
6 4 (5.97%) IIS
7 3 (4.48%) Oracle Coherence
7 3 (4.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (2.99%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.49%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (10.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) RMDS
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 40 (59.70%) SAN
2 33 (49.25%) iSCSI
3 29 (43.28%) DNS
4 26 (38.81%) Firewall
5 21 (31.34%) VPN
6 20 (29.85%) FCoE
7 19 (28.36%) NAS
8 17 (25.37%) TCP/IP
8 17 (25.37%) LAN
8 17 (25.37%) Multicast
9 15 (22.39%) DHCP
9 15 (22.39%) VLAN
10 13 (19.40%) WAN
11 11 (16.42%) SNMP
12 10 (14.93%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (13.43%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (13.43%) BGP
13 9 (13.43%) OSPF
14 8 (11.94%) WLAN
14 8 (11.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.48%) HBase
2 3 (4.48%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.99%) MySQL
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) LoadRunner
General
1 21 (31.34%) Finance
2 9 (13.43%) Financial Institution
3 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.99%) Banking
4 2 (2.99%) Retail
5 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.49%) Back Office
5 1 (1.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (35.82%) Architect
2 14 (20.90%) Infrastructure Architect
3 11 (16.42%) Storage Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) Storage Architect
4 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (8.96%) SAN Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) Consultant
5 5 (7.46%) Administrator
6 4 (5.97%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.97%) Technical Architect
6 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) SAN Storage Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (2.99%) Network Consultant
8 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.99%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 2 (2.99%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) Middleware
2 3 (4.48%) Rendezvous
2 3 (4.48%) HTML
2 3 (4.48%) XML
2 3 (4.48%) XSLT
3 2 (2.99%) LAMP
4 1 (1.49%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.87%) Replication
2 16 (23.88%) Clustering
3 11 (16.42%) Client/Server
4 9 (13.43%) Hedge funds
5 6 (8.96%) CLARiiON
5 6 (8.96%) Computer Science
6 5 (7.46%) Celerra
6 5 (7.46%) EqualLogic
7 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.99%) Firmware
7 2 (2.99%) Open Source
8 1 (1.49%) Symmetrix DMX
8 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.49%) EMC Centera
8 1 (1.49%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 48 (71.64%) Windows
2 28 (41.79%) Linux
3 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (14.93%) UNIX
4 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (13.43%) Solaris
6 7 (10.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.97%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.99%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.99%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.99%) CentOS
9 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.49%) Debian
9 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.49%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.93%) ITSM
1 10 (14.93%) Service Management
1 10 (14.93%) Continuous Improvement
1 10 (14.93%) DevOps
1 10 (14.93%) Data Protection
2 7 (10.45%) Asset Management
2 7 (10.45%) Service Delivery
3 6 (8.96%) ITIL
3 6 (8.96%) BCP
3 6 (8.96%) Benchmarking
3 6 (8.96%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (7.46%) Load Balancing
4 5 (7.46%) Low Latency
4 5 (7.46%) Project Management
5 3 (4.48%) Migration
6 2 (2.99%) B2C
6 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.99%) E-Commerce
6 2 (2.99%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.49%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.37%) PowerShell
2 15 (22.39%) SQL
3 10 (14.93%) Perl
3 10 (14.93%) VB
3 10 (14.93%) VBA
4 4 (5.97%) C
4 4 (5.97%) Java
5 3 (4.48%) C-shell
6 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.99%) Korn
Qualifications
1 9 (13.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (11.94%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (11.94%) CCNA
3 5 (7.46%) Degree
3 5 (7.46%) VCP5
3 5 (7.46%) NCDA
3 5 (7.46%) VCP4
3 5 (7.46%) MCSE
3 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (7.46%) CCA
3 5 (7.46%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.99%) MCP
5 2 (2.99%) MCSA
5 2 (2.99%) RHCE
5 2 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.99%) NCIE
5 2 (2.99%) MCITP
5 2 (2.99%) RHCT
5 2 (2.99%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 33 (49.25%) NFS
2 32 (47.76%) Active Directory
3 27 (40.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (22.39%) Hyper-V
5 11 (16.42%) XenApp
5 11 (16.42%) vSphere
6 10 (14.93%) vCloud
7 7 (10.45%) SRDF
7 7 (10.45%) VMware ESX
8 4 (5.97%) KVM
9 3 (4.48%) Xen
9 3 (4.48%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (2.99%) XenServer
10 2 (2.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (1.49%) VMware Server
11 1 (1.49%) Snort
11 1 (1.49%) Nmap
11 1 (1.49%) Postfix
11 1 (1.49%) IAG
Systems Management
1 10 (14.93%) EMC NetWorker
2 9 (13.43%) SCOrch
3 6 (8.96%) Backup Exec
4 5 (7.46%) NetBackup
5 4 (5.97%) MIMEsweeper
5 4 (5.97%) MAILsweeper
6 2 (2.99%) HAProxy
6 2 (2.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.49%) SCCM
7 1 (1.49%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (1.49%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.49%) EMC TimeFinder
Vendors
1 43 (64.18%) Cisco
2 39 (58.21%) VMware
3 31 (46.27%) HP
4 28 (41.79%) EMC
4 28 (41.79%) Microsoft
5 24 (35.82%) NetApp
6 19 (28.36%) Dell
7 17 (25.37%) IBM
8 16 (23.88%) Citrix
9 14 (20.90%) Brocade
10 13 (19.40%) Oracle
10 13 (19.40%) F5
11 10 (14.93%) Websense
12 9 (13.43%) Symantec
13 8 (11.94%) CheckPoint
14 6 (8.96%) Intel
14 6 (8.96%) 3PAR
15 4 (5.97%) Juniper
16 3 (4.48%) DataSynapse
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