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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 409 393 405
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +12
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 18 31 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.084% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.64% 1.10% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 14
Median daily rate £600 £413 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -13.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £314 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £475 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £398 £360
% change year-on-year
+25.78% +10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £37.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £41.00 £14.87
% change year-on-year
-46.34% +175.81%
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
2800 2812 3083
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.02% 12.46% 13.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1870 1889 2092
Median daily rate £438 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 88 84
Median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% +17.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.69 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -10 2 £526 +61.76%
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £675 -
Fibre Channel
England

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 34 (79.07%) Cisco
2 33 (76.74%) SAN
3 28 (65.12%) VMware
4 26 (60.47%) Windows
4 26 (60.47%) Linux
5 24 (55.81%) EMC
5 24 (55.81%) iSCSI
5 24 (55.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (55.81%) NAS
6 22 (51.16%) NFS
7 21 (48.84%) WAN
7 21 (48.84%) Solaris
7 21 (48.84%) NetApp
8 19 (44.19%) SQL
8 19 (44.19%) Oracle
8 19 (44.19%) LAN
8 19 (44.19%) HTTP
9 18 (41.86%) SQL Server
9 18 (41.86%) Middleware
9 18 (41.86%) SRDF
9 18 (41.86%) Hyper-V
10 17 (39.53%) Performance Tuning
10 17 (39.53%) KVM
10 17 (39.53%) Apache
10 17 (39.53%) Intel
10 17 (39.53%) IBM
11 16 (37.21%) Tomcat
11 16 (37.21%) MS Excel
11 16 (37.21%) IIS
11 16 (37.21%) FCoE

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 17 (39.53%) Apache
2 16 (37.21%) IIS
2 16 (37.21%) Tomcat
3 15 (34.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 13 (30.23%) WebSphere
5 12 (27.91%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (4.65%) SAS
7 1 (2.33%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (37.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.65%) IaaS
3 2 (4.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (76.74%) SAN
2 24 (55.81%) iSCSI
2 24 (55.81%) NAS
3 21 (48.84%) WAN
4 19 (44.19%) HTTP
4 19 (44.19%) LAN
5 16 (37.21%) FCoE
6 14 (32.56%) Multicast
7 9 (20.93%) Internet
8 7 (16.28%) DNS
9 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
10 5 (11.63%) DHCP
10 5 (11.63%) Firewall
10 5 (11.63%) VPN
11 3 (6.98%) BGP
11 3 (6.98%) Ethernet
11 3 (6.98%) MPLS
11 3 (6.98%) OSPF
11 3 (6.98%) SMTP
11 3 (6.98%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (41.86%) SQL Server
2 13 (30.23%) Hadoop
2 13 (30.23%) HBase
3 2 (4.65%) OLTP
4 1 (2.33%) Big Data
4 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.33%) DB2
4 1 (2.33%) OLAP
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (2.33%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (32.56%) Banking
2 9 (20.93%) Finance
3 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.65%) Retail
5 1 (2.33%) Electronics
5 1 (2.33%) Games
5 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.33%) Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (60.47%) Architect
2 20 (46.51%) Infrastructure Architect
3 8 (18.60%) Lead Architect
4 5 (11.63%) Administrator
4 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 5 (11.63%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Digital Architect
6 3 (6.98%) AWS Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Data Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Storage Administrator
7 2 (4.65%) Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Data Centre Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Network Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) SAN Administrator
7 2 (4.65%) SAN Storage Administrator
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Storage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (41.86%) Middleware
2 11 (25.58%) HTML
2 11 (25.58%) Rendezvous
2 11 (25.58%) XML
2 11 (25.58%) XSLT
3 2 (4.65%) 802.1X
3 2 (4.65%) ELK Stack
3 2 (4.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
1 6 (13.95%) Online Banking
2 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) Replication
3 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.98%) EMC VNX
4 2 (4.65%) Fintech
4 2 (4.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (4.65%) PKI
4 2 (4.65%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (2.33%) BBC
5 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.33%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 26 (60.47%) Linux
1 26 (60.47%) Windows
2 21 (48.84%) Solaris
3 6 (13.95%) Windows Server
4 5 (11.63%) Unix
4 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.65%) Debian
6 2 (4.65%) Ubuntu
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.33%) CentOS
7 1 (2.33%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.88%) Benchmarking
3 6 (13.95%) DevOps
4 5 (11.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (9.30%) Software Delivery
6 3 (6.98%) Change Management
6 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.98%) High Availability
6 3 (6.98%) ITIL
6 3 (6.98%) Migration
6 3 (6.98%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (6.98%) Server Virtualisation
6 3 (6.98%) Time Management
6 3 (6.98%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.65%) Data Management
7 2 (4.65%) DNA
7 2 (4.65%) Network Architecture
7 2 (4.65%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (44.19%) SQL
2 11 (25.58%) Java
2 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.33%) C
4 1 (2.33%) Korn
4 1 (2.33%) Perl
4 1 (2.33%) Python
4 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) CCIE
1 4 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.98%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.65%) CCNA
3 2 (4.65%) CCNP
3 2 (4.65%) Degree
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.33%) AWS Certification
4 1 (2.33%) CISSP
4 1 (2.33%) JNCIE
4 1 (2.33%) JNCIP
4 1 (2.33%) MCSA
4 1 (2.33%) MCSE
4 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 24 (55.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (51.16%) NFS
3 18 (41.86%) Hyper-V
3 18 (41.86%) SRDF
4 17 (39.53%) KVM
5 16 (37.21%) Xen
6 12 (27.91%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (18.60%) vSphere
8 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
9 4 (9.30%) vCloud
10 2 (4.65%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (2.33%) Ceph
11 1 (2.33%) Dovecot
11 1 (2.33%) Firmware
11 1 (2.33%) iptables
11 1 (2.33%) Squid
11 1 (2.33%) StorNext
11 1 (2.33%) Terminal Services
11 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Nagios
1 3 (6.98%) NetBackup
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle ZFS
1 3 (6.98%) Puppet
1 3 (6.98%) RANCID
1 3 (6.98%) SCCM
1 3 (6.98%) vRealize
2 2 (4.65%) AirWatch
2 2 (4.65%) PowerCLI
2 2 (4.65%) SCOM
3 1 (2.33%) Ansible
3 1 (2.33%) Cacti
3 1 (2.33%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.33%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.33%) OpenAM
3 1 (2.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 34 (79.07%) Cisco
2 28 (65.12%) VMware
3 24 (55.81%) EMC
4 21 (48.84%) NetApp
5 19 (44.19%) Oracle
6 17 (39.53%) IBM
6 17 (39.53%) Intel
7 11 (25.58%) DataSynapse
7 11 (25.58%) Sybase
7 11 (25.58%) TIBCO
8 6 (13.95%) HP
8 6 (13.95%) Juniper
9 5 (11.63%) Citrix
9 5 (11.63%) Dell
9 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
10 4 (9.30%) AppDynamics
11 3 (6.98%) Veeam
12 2 (4.65%) MobileIron
12 2 (4.65%) MuleSoft
12 2 (4.65%) Zerto