The table below looks at the statistics for FCoE skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FCoE over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)
Rank 250 242 238
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing FCoE 3 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.035% 0.14% 0.012%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.17% 0.67% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate - £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 £36.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.62% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £36.25 -
% change year-on-year
+18.62% -
FCoE
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1728 1936 1459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.20% 20.82% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 956 931 627
Average daily rate £352 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 112 120
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.46 £13.65 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

FCoE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FCoE across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

FCoE Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

FCoE
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FCoE across the South East region.

FCoE Daily Rate Trend in the South East

FCoE
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FCoE across the South East region.

FCoE Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

FCoE
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FCoE within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Surrey - 2 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
FCoE
England

FCoE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing FCoE 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 FCoE.

1 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) SAN
2 5 (71.43%) iSCSI
2 5 (71.43%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Perl
3 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Unix
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) AIX
4 3 (42.86%) Veritas
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) Information Management
5 2 (28.57%) Network Design
5 2 (28.57%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
5 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (28.57%) Junos
5 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications
5 2 (28.57%) 4G
5 2 (28.57%) F5
5 2 (28.57%) Change Control
5 2 (28.57%) PKI
5 2 (28.57%) Operations Management
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing

FCoE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing FCoE 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 FCoE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
1 1 (14.29%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) SAN
2 5 (71.43%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (71.43%) iSCSI
3 2 (28.57%) 3G
3 2 (28.57%) 4G
3 2 (28.57%) BGP
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (28.57%) DDNS
3 2 (28.57%) DSL
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) IPsec
3 2 (28.57%) IPv6
3 2 (28.57%) ISDN
3 2 (28.57%) Junos
3 2 (28.57%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) OSPF
3 2 (28.57%) TACACS
3 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications
3 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Test Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Development Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Device Driver
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
2 2 (28.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) AIX
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
1 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Change Control
2 2 (28.57%) Information Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) Network Design
2 2 (28.57%) Operations Management
2 2 (28.57%) WAN Optimisation
2 2 (28.57%) Web Filtering
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Perl
2 2 (28.57%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) KVM
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Veritas
3 2 (28.57%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (28.57%) F5
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) Palo Alto
3 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
3 2 (28.57%) Websense
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat