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 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 (FC)
Rank 220 228 238
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +10
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 52 40 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.54% 0.40% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.54% 1.97% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 4
Average daily rate £365 £365 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £215 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £449 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £358 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.44% +19.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 2
Average hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £35.00 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £40.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
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
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%

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 April 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fibre Channel across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Fibre Channel Hourly Rate Histogram 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 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
Surrey +14 25 £365 - 4
Berkshire +2 11 £363 -12.12% 4
Hampshire 0 10 - - 2
West Sussex -12 5 £366 +40.86%
Middlesex -3 1 - -
Fibre Channel
England

Fibre Channel
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 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 65 (89.04%) SAN
2 58 (79.45%) Linux
3 43 (58.90%) Unix
4 41 (56.16%) Windows
4 41 (56.16%) Solaris
5 40 (54.79%) EMC
5 40 (54.79%) Veritas
6 36 (49.32%) Brocade
7 34 (46.58%) VMware
8 32 (43.84%) NetBackup
8 32 (43.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 31 (42.47%) Red Hat
10 29 (39.73%) Oracle
11 28 (38.36%) StorageTek
12 26 (35.62%) Sun
13 25 (34.25%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 25 (34.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 24 (32.88%) Red Hat Satellite
14 24 (32.88%) Disaster Recovery
14 24 (32.88%) MySQL
15 23 (31.51%) VMware Infrastructure
15 23 (31.51%) GlusterFS
15 23 (31.51%) Oracle ZFS
16 21 (28.77%) Windows Server
16 21 (28.77%) EMC VMAX
16 21 (28.77%) High Availability
16 21 (28.77%) Microsoft
16 21 (28.77%) VLDB
17 17 (23.29%) IBM
17 17 (23.29%) NetApp

Fibre Channel
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 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 2 (2.74%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.37%) Apache
2 1 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.48%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.11%) SaaS
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.37%) CloudBees
3 1 (1.37%) IaaS
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (89.04%) SAN
2 15 (20.55%) NAS
3 14 (19.18%) FCoE
4 13 (17.81%) Ethernet
4 13 (17.81%) Firewall
4 13 (17.81%) iSCSI
5 9 (12.33%) TCP/IP
6 5 (6.85%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (6.85%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (5.48%) LDAP
8 2 (2.74%) DNS
9 1 (1.37%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (1.37%) DHCP
9 1 (1.37%) VLAN
9 1 (1.37%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (32.88%) MySQL
2 21 (28.77%) VLDB
3 16 (21.92%) OLTP
4 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.37%) Big Data
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (8.22%) Banking
1 6 (8.22%) Finance
2 1 (1.37%) Legal
2 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (47.95%) Administrator
2 25 (34.25%) Unix Administrator
3 12 (16.44%) Support Engineer
4 8 (10.96%) Storage Administrator
4 8 (10.96%) Storage Systems Administrator
4 8 (10.96%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (10.96%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (8.22%) Storage Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Test Specialist
8 4 (5.48%) SAN Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) SAN Storage Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Solaris Administrator
8 4 (5.48%) Storage Support Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) FlexPod Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) NetApp Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Network Support Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) SAN Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.37%) ELK Stack
1 1 (1.37%) LAMP
1 1 (1.37%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.77%) EMC VMAX
2 16 (21.92%) Computer Science
3 14 (19.18%) Data Centre
3 14 (19.18%) Enterprise Storage
4 8 (10.96%) Device Driver
4 8 (10.96%) EMC VNX
5 5 (6.85%) Driving Licence
5 5 (6.85%) e-Health
5 5 (6.85%) FlexPod
6 4 (5.48%) Replication
7 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (4.11%) Clustering
8 2 (2.74%) Contactless
8 2 (2.74%) HACMP
9 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 58 (79.45%) Linux
2 43 (58.90%) Unix
3 41 (56.16%) Solaris
3 41 (56.16%) Windows
4 32 (43.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (28.77%) Windows Server
6 10 (13.70%) AIX
7 7 (9.59%) Data ONTAP
8 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.74%) HPUX
10 2 (2.74%) NetWare
10 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.37%) CentOS
11 1 (1.37%) Debian
11 1 (1.37%) Fedora
11 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.88%) Disaster Recovery
2 21 (28.77%) High Availability
3 13 (17.81%) Migration
4 9 (12.33%) Change Management
4 9 (12.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 9 (12.33%) Software Engineering
5 8 (10.96%) Performance Testing
5 8 (10.96%) Software Testing
6 5 (6.85%) ITIL
7 4 (5.48%) Capacity Management
7 4 (5.48%) CRM
7 4 (5.48%) Logistics
8 3 (4.11%) Data Protection
8 3 (4.11%) Problem Management
8 3 (4.11%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (2.74%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.74%) Data Migration
10 1 (1.37%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (1.37%) Functional Testing
10 1 (1.37%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.70%) Perl
2 3 (4.11%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.74%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.74%) C
3 2 (2.74%) C++
3 2 (2.74%) Java
3 2 (2.74%) Korn
3 2 (2.74%) Python
4 1 (1.37%) PHP
4 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (17.81%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (13.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (12.33%) NCDA
4 8 (10.96%) CCNA
4 8 (10.96%) MCP
4 8 (10.96%) MCSA
4 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (6.85%) CCNP
5 5 (6.85%) Degree
5 5 (6.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (5.48%) NCIE
6 4 (5.48%) NCSA
6 4 (5.48%) Security Cleared
7 3 (4.11%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.37%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (34.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 23 (31.51%) GlusterFS
2 23 (31.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (13.70%) Hyper-V
4 9 (12.33%) vSphere
5 4 (5.48%) NFS
5 4 (5.48%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (4.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (2.74%) Firmware
7 2 (2.74%) GPFS
7 2 (2.74%) KVM
8 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.37%) Postfix
8 1 (1.37%) qmail
8 1 (1.37%) Sendmail
8 1 (1.37%) Varnish
8 1 (1.37%) VMFS
8 1 (1.37%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 32 (43.84%) NetBackup
2 25 (34.25%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 24 (32.88%) Red Hat Satellite
4 23 (31.51%) Oracle ZFS
5 4 (5.48%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (5.48%) Tivoli
5 4 (5.48%) vMotion
6 3 (4.11%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.37%) Ansible
7 1 (1.37%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.37%) Bacula
7 1 (1.37%) Cacti
7 1 (1.37%) Kibana
7 1 (1.37%) logstash
7 1 (1.37%) Plesk
7 1 (1.37%) Puppet
7 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (1.37%) Salt
7 1 (1.37%) SCOM
7 1 (1.37%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 40 (54.79%) EMC
1 40 (54.79%) Veritas
2 36 (49.32%) Brocade
3 34 (46.58%) VMware
4 31 (42.47%) Red Hat
5 29 (39.73%) Oracle
6 28 (38.36%) StorageTek
7 26 (35.62%) Sun
8 21 (28.77%) Microsoft
9 17 (23.29%) IBM
9 17 (23.29%) NetApp
10 15 (20.55%) Cisco
10 15 (20.55%) HP
11 13 (17.81%) Hitachi
12 11 (15.07%) Dell
13 9 (12.33%) Intel
14 7 (9.59%) Symantec
15 5 (6.85%) CA
16 3 (4.11%) 3PAR
17 2 (2.74%) Compaq