The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South East region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 232 226 229
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 14 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.048% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.82% 0.25% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 7
Average daily rate £325 £615 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.15% +64.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £583 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £615 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £265 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.75% -24.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £45.00
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1717 1624 2193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.69% 19.38% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 655 711
Average daily rate £338 £305 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £188 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 154 177
Average hourly rate £22.25 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
Fibre Channel
England

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +6 10 £320 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £325 -
Berkshire - 1 £425 - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Fibre Channel
England

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 23 (92.00%) SAN
2 22 (88.00%) VMware
3 21 (84.00%) Windows
4 14 (56.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (52.00%) HP
6 12 (48.00%) vSphere
6 12 (48.00%) iSCSI
7 11 (44.00%) Brocade
7 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
7 11 (44.00%) UNIX
7 11 (44.00%) Linux
7 11 (44.00%) Cisco
7 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
8 10 (40.00%) NetApp
9 9 (36.00%) EMC
9 9 (36.00%) LDAP
10 8 (32.00%) MS Exchange
10 8 (32.00%) Tivoli
10 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (32.00%) NAS
11 7 (28.00%) Hitachi
11 7 (28.00%) Firewall
11 7 (28.00%) Solaris
11 7 (28.00%) IBM
11 7 (28.00%) DNS
11 7 (28.00%) Java
11 7 (28.00%) Perl
12 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
12 6 (24.00%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 8 (32.00%) MS Exchange
1 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (12.00%) IIS
3 3 (12.00%) Apache
3 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (92.00%) SAN
2 12 (48.00%) iSCSI
3 9 (36.00%) LDAP
4 8 (32.00%) NAS
5 7 (28.00%) Firewall
5 7 (28.00%) DNS
6 6 (24.00%) VPN
6 6 (24.00%) Internet
6 6 (24.00%) MPLS
6 6 (24.00%) LAN
6 6 (24.00%) WAN
6 6 (24.00%) SMTP
6 6 (24.00%) HTTP
7 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (12.00%) FCoE
8 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 4 (16.00%) French Language
1 4 (16.00%) German Language
1 4 (16.00%) Italian Language
1 4 (16.00%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 4 (16.00%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (16.00%) Team Leader
1 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
1 4 (16.00%) Operations Team Leader
1 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Operations Team Leader
2 3 (12.00%) Desktop Team Leader
2 3 (12.00%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Operations Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Data Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Storage Specialist
3 2 (8.00%) Data Centre Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Development Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Storage Support Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Data Centre Operations Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Data Centre Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) HTML
1 3 (12.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Clustering
2 3 (12.00%) HACMP
3 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 21 (84.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) UNIX
2 11 (44.00%) Linux
3 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (28.00%) Solaris
5 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (20.00%) HPUX
7 4 (16.00%) AIX
8 3 (12.00%) NetWare
9 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (4.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (16.00%) Project Management
3 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (12.00%) Security Management
3 3 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.00%) Operations Management
5 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Change Control
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) Java
1 7 (28.00%) Perl
2 6 (24.00%) Shell Script
3 5 (20.00%) Korn
3 5 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 5 (20.00%) C
4 4 (16.00%) Python
5 3 (12.00%) C++
5 3 (12.00%) PHP
6 2 (8.00%) SQL
7 1 (4.00%) Embedded C
7 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) VCP4
2 1 (4.00%) NCDA
2 1 (4.00%) NCIE
2 1 (4.00%) VCP5
2 1 (4.00%) MCSE
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) CNA
2 1 (4.00%) Novell Certification
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (56.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (48.00%) vSphere
3 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (12.00%) VMware ESX
5 3 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (8.00%) NFS
7 1 (4.00%) vCloud
7 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) Tivoli
2 6 (24.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (24.00%) NetBackup
2 6 (24.00%) WSUS
2 6 (24.00%) SCCM
3 3 (12.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (88.00%) VMware
2 13 (52.00%) HP
3 11 (44.00%) Cisco
3 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (44.00%) Brocade
4 10 (40.00%) NetApp
5 9 (36.00%) EMC
6 7 (28.00%) Hitachi
6 7 (28.00%) IBM
7 6 (24.00%) CheckPoint
7 6 (24.00%) Symantec
7 6 (24.00%) Blue Coat
8 4 (16.00%) McAfee
8 4 (16.00%) Compaq
8 4 (16.00%) Citrix
9 3 (12.00%) Veritas
10 1 (4.00%) DataCore