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 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 367 373 398
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +25
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 50 49 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.19% 0.096%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.59% 1.57% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 34 14
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£438 £600 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £300 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £300 £360
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year
+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
3145 3112 3636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.88% 12.38% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1995 2020 2185
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.46% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 93 173
Average hourly rate £20.47 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.36% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.95 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £53.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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 12 September 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 12 September 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 +10 16 £525 -12.50% 5
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Fibre Channel
England

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 60 (73.17%) Windows
2 56 (68.29%) SAN
3 48 (58.54%) VMware
4 47 (57.32%) Cisco
5 45 (54.88%) NFS
5 45 (54.88%) iSCSI
6 42 (51.22%) HP
7 41 (50.00%) Active Directory
8 38 (46.34%) NetApp
9 36 (43.90%) VMware Infrastructure
10 35 (42.68%) Linux
11 34 (41.46%) DNS
12 33 (40.24%) EMC
13 32 (39.02%) Microsoft
14 28 (34.15%) Replication
14 28 (34.15%) Firewall
15 25 (30.49%) Clustering
16 24 (29.27%) Citrix
17 23 (28.05%) Finance
17 23 (28.05%) IBM
17 23 (28.05%) MS Exchange
18 22 (26.83%) FCoE
19 21 (25.61%) NAS
19 21 (25.61%) TCP/IP
19 21 (25.61%) VPN
19 21 (25.61%) Dell
20 20 (24.39%) DHCP
20 20 (24.39%) XenApp
20 20 (24.39%) Exchange Server 2010
20 20 (24.39%) Multicast

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 23 (28.05%) MS Exchange
2 20 (24.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (9.76%) WebSphere
3 8 (9.76%) Tomcat
3 8 (9.76%) SharePoint
4 7 (8.54%) Lync
5 4 (4.88%) IIS
5 4 (4.88%) Apache
6 3 (3.66%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (3.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (3.66%) OpenStack
7 2 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (8.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.66%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (68.29%) SAN
2 45 (54.88%) iSCSI
3 34 (41.46%) DNS
4 28 (34.15%) Firewall
5 22 (26.83%) FCoE
6 21 (25.61%) TCP/IP
6 21 (25.61%) VPN
6 21 (25.61%) NAS
7 20 (24.39%) Multicast
7 20 (24.39%) DHCP
8 19 (23.17%) VLAN
9 18 (21.95%) LAN
10 15 (18.29%) WAN
11 11 (13.41%) SNMP
12 10 (12.20%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (10.98%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (10.98%) OSPF
13 9 (10.98%) BGP
14 8 (9.76%) Wireless
14 8 (9.76%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.10%) MySQL
3 3 (3.66%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.66%) HBase
General
1 23 (28.05%) Finance
2 9 (10.98%) Financial Institution
3 4 (4.88%) Banking
4 3 (3.66%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.44%) Retail
6 1 (1.22%) Back Office
6 1 (1.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (34.15%) Architect
2 14 (17.07%) Infrastructure Architect
3 12 (14.63%) Analyst
4 11 (13.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 11 (13.41%) Storage Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) Storage Architect
6 7 (8.54%) Administrator
7 6 (7.32%) Infrastructure Manager
7 6 (7.32%) SAN Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Consultant
8 5 (6.10%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.88%) SAN Storage Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Technical Architect
10 3 (3.66%) Solutions Architect
11 2 (2.44%) Technical Consultant
11 2 (2.44%) UNIX Systems Administrator
11 2 (2.44%) UNIX Administrator
11 2 (2.44%) Storage Administrator
11 2 (2.44%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.10%) LAMP
2 3 (3.66%) Rendezvous
2 3 (3.66%) Middleware
2 3 (3.66%) HTML
2 3 (3.66%) XML
2 3 (3.66%) XSLT
3 1 (1.22%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (34.15%) Replication
2 25 (30.49%) Clustering
3 11 (13.41%) Client/Server
4 9 (10.98%) Hedge funds
5 6 (7.32%) Computer Science
5 6 (7.32%) CLARiiON
6 5 (6.10%) Celerra
6 5 (6.10%) EqualLogic
7 4 (4.88%) Open Source
8 2 (2.44%) Firmware
8 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.22%) Symmetrix
9 1 (1.22%) EMC Centera
9 1 (1.22%) Grid Computing
9 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (1.22%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 60 (73.17%) Windows
2 35 (42.68%) Linux
3 13 (15.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (13.41%) Solaris
5 10 (12.20%) UNIX
5 10 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.88%) Ubuntu
7 4 (4.88%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (4.88%) CentOS
8 3 (3.66%) Debian
9 2 (2.44%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.44%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.63%) Data Protection
2 11 (13.41%) ITIL
3 10 (12.20%) Service Management
3 10 (12.20%) ITSM
3 10 (12.20%) DevOps
3 10 (12.20%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (9.76%) Benchmarking
4 8 (9.76%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (8.54%) Service Delivery
5 7 (8.54%) Asset Management
6 6 (7.32%) BCP
6 6 (7.32%) Incident Management
7 5 (6.10%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (6.10%) Low Latency
8 4 (4.88%) Load Balancing
8 4 (4.88%) Capacity Management
9 3 (3.66%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.66%) Network Design
9 3 (3.66%) Migration
9 3 (3.66%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (24.39%) PowerShell
2 18 (21.95%) SQL
3 10 (12.20%) VB
3 10 (12.20%) VBA
3 10 (12.20%) Perl
4 5 (6.10%) C
5 3 (3.66%) Java
5 3 (3.66%) C-shell
6 2 (2.44%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.44%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.44%) Korn
Qualifications
1 14 (17.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 13 (15.85%) CCNA
2 13 (15.85%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (12.20%) MCSE
4 9 (10.98%) NCDA
5 7 (8.54%) RHCE
5 7 (8.54%) MCITP
5 7 (8.54%) RHCT
6 6 (7.32%) Security Cleared
7 5 (6.10%) VCP4
7 5 (6.10%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (6.10%) CCA
7 5 (6.10%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (6.10%) VCP5
8 4 (4.88%) Degree
9 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared
9 3 (3.66%) NCIE
10 2 (2.44%) DV Cleared
10 2 (2.44%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (54.88%) NFS
2 41 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 36 (43.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (24.39%) XenApp
5 17 (20.73%) VMware ESX
6 14 (17.07%) Hyper-V
7 11 (13.41%) vSphere
8 10 (12.20%) vCloud
9 9 (10.98%) SRDF
10 4 (4.88%) KVM
10 4 (4.88%) XenServer
11 3 (3.66%) Xen
11 3 (3.66%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (2.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (1.22%) IAG
13 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (1.22%) VMware Server
13 1 (1.22%) Postfix
13 1 (1.22%) Snort
13 1 (1.22%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 16 (19.51%) Backup Exec
2 13 (15.85%) MIMEsweeper
2 13 (15.85%) MAILsweeper
3 10 (12.20%) EMC NetWorker
4 9 (10.98%) SCOrch
5 6 (7.32%) NetBackup
6 5 (6.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (2.44%) HAProxy
7 2 (2.44%) Tivoli
7 2 (2.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (1.22%) ARCserve
8 1 (1.22%) EMC TimeFinder
8 1 (1.22%) SCCM
8 1 (1.22%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 48 (58.54%) VMware
2 47 (57.32%) Cisco
3 42 (51.22%) HP
4 38 (46.34%) NetApp
5 33 (40.24%) EMC
6 32 (39.02%) Microsoft
7 24 (29.27%) Citrix
8 23 (28.05%) IBM
9 21 (25.61%) Dell
10 16 (19.51%) Brocade
11 15 (18.29%) Oracle
12 14 (17.07%) Symantec
13 13 (15.85%) F5
14 10 (12.20%) Websense
15 8 (9.76%) CheckPoint
15 8 (9.76%) Intel
16 6 (7.32%) 3PAR
17 5 (6.10%) Sophos
17 5 (6.10%) Red Hat
18 4 (4.88%) Juniper
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