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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 363 380 366
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -14
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 39 25 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.34% 0.92% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 16
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£413 £425 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +19.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £399 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £538 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
2918 2704 2865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.31% 11.87% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1923 1800 1769
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 80 131
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.90 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.00 £103.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +25 17 £413 -5.71%
Docklands, London - 1 £650 -
Croydon - 1 £550 -
Feltham - 1 - -
Fibre Channel
England

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 58 (75.32%) SAN
2 55 (71.43%) Cisco
3 42 (54.55%) Windows
4 31 (40.26%) NetApp
5 30 (38.96%) VMware
6 26 (33.77%) EMC
7 25 (32.47%) iSCSI
7 25 (32.47%) NAS
8 22 (28.57%) UNIX
9 21 (27.27%) Solaris
9 21 (27.27%) Linux
9 21 (27.27%) HP
9 21 (27.27%) IBM
9 21 (27.27%) Finance
9 21 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
9 21 (27.27%) FCoE
10 20 (25.97%) LAN
10 20 (25.97%) WAN
10 20 (25.97%) NFS
11 19 (24.68%) CommVault
12 17 (22.08%) Brocade
13 15 (19.48%) Hyper-V
13 15 (19.48%) DNS
14 14 (18.18%) DHCP
14 14 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
14 14 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (16.88%) Shell Script
16 12 (15.58%) StorageTek
16 12 (15.58%) Active Directory
16 12 (15.58%) Workflow

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 7 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (9.09%) IIS
1 7 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 7 (9.09%) Apache
2 6 (7.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 6 (7.79%) Tomcat
2 6 (7.79%) WebSphere
2 6 (7.79%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (3.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.60%) Lync
5 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.30%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.49%) RMDS
2 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 58 (75.32%) SAN
2 25 (32.47%) iSCSI
2 25 (32.47%) NAS
3 21 (27.27%) FCoE
4 20 (25.97%) LAN
4 20 (25.97%) WAN
5 15 (19.48%) DNS
6 14 (18.18%) DHCP
7 12 (15.58%) Multicast
8 11 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (12.99%) Firewall
10 6 (7.79%) HTTP
10 6 (7.79%) VPN
11 5 (6.49%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (6.49%) MPLS
11 5 (6.49%) Wireless
11 5 (6.49%) TCP/IP
11 5 (6.49%) SSL
12 4 (5.19%) NetScaler
13 3 (3.90%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.99%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.49%) Hadoop
2 5 (6.49%) HBase
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (27.27%) Finance
2 7 (9.09%) Banking
3 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.60%) Games
5 1 (1.30%) Marketing
5 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.30%) Electronics
5 1 (1.30%) Legal
5 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (23.38%) Architect
2 8 (10.39%) Administrator
3 7 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
3 7 (9.09%) Storage Specialist
3 7 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (7.79%) Storage Administrator
4 6 (7.79%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (7.79%) Network Engineer
4 6 (7.79%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 5 (6.49%) Senior Storage Specialist
5 5 (6.49%) Storage Architect
5 5 (6.49%) Backup Specialist
6 4 (5.19%) Network Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Consultant
6 4 (5.19%) Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) EMC Storage Administrator
7 3 (3.90%) Data Centre Architect
7 3 (3.90%) Network Architect
8 2 (2.60%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.09%) Middleware
1 7 (9.09%) Rendezvous
2 6 (7.79%) XML
2 6 (7.79%) XSLT
2 6 (7.79%) HTML
3 5 (6.49%) Ultra Messaging
4 1 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.58%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.79%) Symmetrix
4 5 (6.49%) CMDB
4 5 (6.49%) Replication
5 4 (5.19%) Clustering
6 3 (3.90%) Blackberry
6 3 (3.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (2.60%) CLARiiON
7 2 (2.60%) EqualLogic
7 2 (2.60%) Online Games
7 2 (2.60%) Celerra
7 2 (2.60%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.30%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.30%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 42 (54.55%) Windows
2 22 (28.57%) UNIX
3 21 (27.27%) Solaris
3 21 (27.27%) Linux
4 14 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.19%) HPUX
5 4 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.60%) SUSE
6 2 (2.60%) Slackware
6 2 (2.60%) CentOS
7 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.58%) Workflow
2 11 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (10.39%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (9.09%) Benchmarking
4 7 (9.09%) Migration
5 6 (7.79%) ITIL
6 5 (6.49%) Network Design
6 5 (6.49%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (5.19%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (5.19%) TOGAF
8 3 (3.90%) Data Migration
8 3 (3.90%) Network Architecture
9 2 (2.60%) Data Management
9 2 (2.60%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.60%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.60%) Data Protection
9 2 (2.60%) Load Balancing
10 1 (1.30%) Network Load Balancing
10 1 (1.30%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (1.30%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.88%) Shell Script
2 10 (12.99%) Korn
3 8 (10.39%) SQL
4 6 (7.79%) Java
4 6 (7.79%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.90%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.90%) Python
6 2 (2.60%) Lisp
6 2 (2.60%) Perl
6 2 (2.60%) Ruby
7 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (12.99%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (7.79%) CCNP
2 6 (7.79%) CCNA
2 6 (7.79%) NCDA
2 6 (7.79%) NCIE
2 6 (7.79%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.90%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.90%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.60%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.30%) Degree
5 1 (1.30%) MCITP
5 1 (1.30%) JNCIS
5 1 (1.30%) HP ASE
5 1 (1.30%) HP MASE
5 1 (1.30%) MCSA
5 1 (1.30%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (25.97%) NFS
3 15 (19.48%) Hyper-V
4 12 (15.58%) Active Directory
5 10 (12.99%) vSphere
5 10 (12.99%) Xen
6 9 (11.69%) KVM
7 8 (10.39%) SRDF
8 5 (6.49%) XenApp
8 5 (6.49%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (6.49%) VMware ESX
9 3 (3.90%) IAG
10 2 (2.60%) Firmware
10 2 (2.60%) XenDesktop
11 1 (1.30%) XenServer
11 1 (1.30%) iptables
11 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.30%) vCloud
11 1 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 8 (10.39%) Tivoli
2 8 (10.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (6.49%) Backup Exec
4 3 (3.90%) vMotion
4 3 (3.90%) MIMEsweeper
4 3 (3.90%) MAILsweeper
5 2 (2.60%) Puppet
5 2 (2.60%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (2.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (2.60%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.30%) WSUS
6 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (1.30%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 55 (71.43%) Cisco
2 31 (40.26%) NetApp
3 30 (38.96%) VMware
4 26 (33.77%) EMC
5 21 (27.27%) HP
5 21 (27.27%) IBM
6 19 (24.68%) CommVault
7 17 (22.08%) Brocade
8 12 (15.58%) StorageTek
9 11 (14.29%) Oracle
10 9 (11.69%) Citrix
10 9 (11.69%) Dell
11 8 (10.39%) Intel
11 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
11 8 (10.39%) Symantec
12 7 (9.09%) DataSynapse
12 7 (9.09%) CheckPoint
12 7 (9.09%) TIBCO
12 7 (9.09%) Juniper
13 6 (7.79%) Red Hat