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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)
Rank 258 259 247
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs citing FCoE 14 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.090% 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.68% 0.44% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Average daily rate £363 £180 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+101.38% -42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £176 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £184 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £250 £300
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 1
Average hourly rate £40.25 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.25 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -12.50%
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
2047 2029 1702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.19% 20.33% 18.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1150 986 750
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.43% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 101 115
Average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +71.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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 28 April 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
Hampshire +7 8 - -
Berkshire - 5 £363 - 1
Middlesex -3 1 - -
FCoE
England

FCoE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 15 (93.75%) Linux
1 15 (93.75%) SAN
2 14 (87.50%) Fibre Channel
3 13 (81.25%) Data Centre
3 13 (81.25%) Windows
3 13 (81.25%) VMware
4 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (56.25%) iSCSI
6 8 (50.00%) Performance Testing
6 8 (50.00%) Device Driver
6 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 8 (50.00%) Software Testing
6 8 (50.00%) AIX
6 8 (50.00%) Perl
6 8 (50.00%) Cisco
6 8 (50.00%) Veritas
7 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (43.75%) Ethernet
7 7 (43.75%) ITIL
7 7 (43.75%) Firewall
7 7 (43.75%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (37.50%) IBM
9 5 (31.25%) CCNP
9 5 (31.25%) CA
9 5 (31.25%) NetApp
9 5 (31.25%) e-Health
9 5 (31.25%) FlexPod
9 5 (31.25%) NCDA
9 5 (31.25%) vSphere
9 5 (31.25%) PCI DSS

FCoE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (6.25%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) SAN
2 14 (87.50%) Fibre Channel
3 9 (56.25%) iSCSI
4 7 (43.75%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (43.75%) Ethernet
4 7 (43.75%) Firewall
5 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (12.50%) 3G
6 2 (12.50%) 4G
6 2 (12.50%) BGP
6 2 (12.50%) DNS
6 2 (12.50%) IPsec
6 2 (12.50%) IPv6
6 2 (12.50%) Junos
6 2 (12.50%) MPLS
6 2 (12.50%) OSPF
6 2 (12.50%) SSL
6 2 (12.50%) Unified Communications
6 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
General
1 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Network Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Support Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Test Specialist
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Support
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) FlexPod Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) NetApp Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Network Support
2 3 (18.75%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 13 (81.25%) Data Centre
2 8 (50.00%) Device Driver
3 5 (31.25%) Driving Licence
3 5 (31.25%) e-Health
3 5 (31.25%) FlexPod
4 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 2 (12.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Linux
2 13 (81.25%) Windows
3 8 (50.00%) AIX
4 5 (31.25%) Data ONTAP
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
5 4 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 8 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 7 (43.75%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Change Control
3 2 (12.50%) Information Management
3 2 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 2 (12.50%) Network Design
3 2 (12.50%) Operations Management
3 2 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
3 2 (12.50%) Web Filtering
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.25%) Coaching
4 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (31.25%) CCNP
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 5 (31.25%) NCDA
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) PCI DSS
2 3 (18.75%) SLA
3 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) vSphere
3 1 (6.25%) KVM
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) VMware
2 8 (50.00%) Cisco
2 8 (50.00%) Veritas
3 6 (37.50%) IBM
4 5 (31.25%) CA
4 5 (31.25%) NetApp
5 2 (12.50%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (12.50%) F5
5 2 (12.50%) Forcepoint
5 2 (12.50%) Juniper
5 2 (12.50%) Palo Alto
5 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.25%) Red Hat