The table below looks at the statistics for Fibre Channel 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 Fibre Channel over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 237 234 228
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 33 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.19% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.82% 0.94% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £345 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £395 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £345 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +61.11%
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1817 1815 1613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.34% 19.84% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 974 859 741
Average daily rate £350 £347 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.72% -0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 97 102
Average hourly rate £27.00 £20.21 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.63% -10.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

Fibre Channel
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Fibre Channel Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Fibre Channel
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Fibre Channel Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Fibre Channel
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fibre Channel across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Fibre Channel Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Fibre Channel
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Fibre Channel Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Fibre Channel
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 Fibre Channel within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
East Sussex - 14 £330 - 1
Hampshire -6 12 £360 - 1
Surrey - 3 - - 3
Berkshire -3 2 £413 +10.00% 1
West Sussex - 2 - -
Fibre Channel
England

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 62 (93.94%) SAN
2 47 (71.21%) Windows
3 45 (68.18%) VMware
4 42 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 28 (42.42%) Microsoft
6 26 (39.39%) Active Directory
6 26 (39.39%) NAS
7 25 (37.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (37.88%) DNS
8 24 (36.36%) Perl
8 24 (36.36%) SQL
8 24 (36.36%) FCoE
9 23 (34.85%) Linux
10 22 (33.33%) MS Exchange
10 22 (33.33%) LAN
10 22 (33.33%) TCP/IP
10 22 (33.33%) DHCP
10 22 (33.33%) vMotion
11 21 (31.82%) iSCSI
11 21 (31.82%) VLAN
12 20 (30.30%) Exchange Server 2010
13 18 (27.27%) vSphere
13 18 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
14 16 (24.24%) Data Centre
14 16 (24.24%) HP
15 15 (22.73%) IaaS
15 15 (22.73%) SaaS
15 15 (22.73%) PaaS
15 15 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
15 15 (22.73%) vCloud

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 22 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 20 (30.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (12.12%) SAS
5 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (6.06%) Lync
7 2 (3.03%) IIS
7 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.52%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.06%) MS Project
3 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
1 15 (22.73%) SaaS
1 15 (22.73%) PaaS
1 15 (22.73%) IaaS
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (93.94%) SAN
2 26 (39.39%) NAS
3 25 (37.88%) DNS
4 24 (36.36%) FCoE
5 22 (33.33%) LAN
5 22 (33.33%) DHCP
5 22 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 21 (31.82%) VLAN
6 21 (31.82%) iSCSI
7 13 (19.70%) WLAN
8 9 (13.64%) WAN
9 8 (12.12%) Firewall
10 7 (10.61%) NetScaler
11 4 (6.06%) VPN
12 3 (4.55%) SNMP
12 3 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (4.55%) Structured Cabling
13 1 (1.52%) Spanning Tree
13 1 (1.52%) Telepresence
13 1 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.52%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.52%) Big Data
General
1 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.52%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (21.21%) Analyst
2 10 (15.15%) Storage Engineer
2 10 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (13.64%) NAS Engineer
3 9 (13.64%) NetApp Engineer
4 8 (12.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) Development Specialist
5 5 (7.58%) Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Consultant
7 3 (4.55%) Administrator
7 3 (4.55%) Operations Manager
7 3 (4.55%) Network Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
7 3 (4.55%) Test Specialist
7 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.03%) Network Specialist
8 2 (3.03%) Architect
8 2 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.24%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.09%) Clustering
3 5 (7.58%) Replication
3 5 (7.58%) CLARiiON
4 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.55%) Device Driver
4 3 (4.55%) Visualisation
4 3 (4.55%) EMC VNX
5 2 (3.03%) Celerra
5 2 (3.03%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.52%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.52%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.52%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 47 (71.21%) Windows
2 25 (37.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (34.85%) Linux
4 12 (18.18%) Data ONTAP
5 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (15.15%) UNIX
6 10 (15.15%) HPUX
7 9 (13.64%) Solaris
8 8 (12.12%) AIX
9 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
10 2 (3.03%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.52%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (19.70%) Service Delivery
3 7 (10.61%) Configuration Management
3 7 (10.61%) Software Testing
4 6 (9.09%) Migration
5 5 (7.58%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (7.58%) Capacity Management
6 4 (6.06%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (6.06%) Patch Management
6 4 (6.06%) SIEM
6 4 (6.06%) Software Engineering
6 4 (6.06%) Incident Management
6 4 (6.06%) Performance Testing
6 4 (6.06%) Process Management
6 4 (6.06%) Change Management
6 4 (6.06%) Validation
7 3 (4.55%) OO
7 3 (4.55%) Test Automation
8 2 (3.03%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (3.03%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (36.36%) Perl
1 24 (36.36%) SQL
2 10 (15.15%) C
2 10 (15.15%) Java
2 10 (15.15%) Shell Script
2 10 (15.15%) PowerShell
3 8 (12.12%) Python
4 7 (10.61%) VBScript
5 2 (3.03%) C++
6 1 (1.52%) Korn
6 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) MCSE
1 9 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (10.61%) VCP4
3 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.03%) MCSA
4 1 (1.52%) CCNP
4 1 (1.52%) CCNA
4 1 (1.52%) MCP
4 1 (1.52%) IBM Certification
4 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (39.39%) Active Directory
3 18 (27.27%) vSphere
4 15 (22.73%) vCloud
5 14 (21.21%) XenApp
6 6 (9.09%) Hyper-V
7 5 (7.58%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (4.55%) XenDesktop
8 3 (4.55%) Samba
9 2 (3.03%) VMware ESX
9 2 (3.03%) NFS
9 2 (3.03%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (1.52%) GPFS
10 1 (1.52%) ISA Server
10 1 (1.52%) SRDF
10 1 (1.52%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 22 (33.33%) vMotion
2 11 (16.67%) SCCM
2 11 (16.67%) SnapMirror
3 9 (13.64%) SnapVault
4 8 (12.12%) SCOM
5 2 (3.03%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.52%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.52%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (1.52%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.52%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 45 (68.18%) VMware
2 28 (42.42%) Microsoft
3 16 (24.24%) HP
4 12 (18.18%) NetApp
5 11 (16.67%) Citrix
5 11 (16.67%) Cisco
6 10 (15.15%) 3PAR
7 8 (12.12%) Veritas
8 7 (10.61%) Brocade
9 6 (9.09%) EMC
9 6 (9.09%) IBM
10 4 (6.06%) SolarWinds
11 3 (4.55%) ProCurve
12 2 (3.03%) Websense
12 2 (3.03%) Dell Compellent
12 2 (3.03%) Hitachi
12 2 (3.03%) Red Hat
13 1 (1.52%) NetIQ
13 1 (1.52%) Symantec
13 1 (1.52%) Juniper