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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fibre Channel over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 230 234 231
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 32 39 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.41% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.92% 2.17% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 6
Median daily rate £365 £340 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% -4.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £360 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.60% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £40.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-42.50% +3.22%
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
1666 1799 1733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.87% 18.78% 18.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 938 751
Median daily rate £375 £360 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £231 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 121 102
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% +54.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

Fibre Channel
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Fibre Channel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 July 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
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fibre Channel within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +1 11 £390 -
West Sussex 0 9 £365 -
Berkshire +5 7 £364 -3.00% 1
Hampshire -7 4 £325 -4.41%
Oxfordshire - 1 £450 -
Fibre Channel
England

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Fibre Channel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Fibre Channel.

1 75 (89.29%) SAN
2 71 (84.52%) Linux
3 52 (61.90%) Unix
4 49 (58.33%) Solaris
5 45 (53.57%) NetBackup
5 45 (53.57%) Veritas
6 44 (52.38%) Windows
6 44 (52.38%) Brocade
7 41 (48.81%) EMC
8 39 (46.43%) VMware
9 36 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 35 (41.67%) Red Hat
11 34 (40.48%) Oracle
12 30 (35.71%) StorageTek
12 30 (35.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 30 (35.71%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 29 (34.52%) Sun
13 29 (34.52%) Disaster Recovery
14 27 (32.14%) NetApp
14 27 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
14 27 (32.14%) Oracle ZFS
15 25 (29.76%) High Availability
15 25 (29.76%) Red Hat Satellite
16 24 (28.57%) Windows Server
16 24 (28.57%) Microsoft
16 24 (28.57%) MySQL
17 23 (27.38%) VLDB
17 23 (27.38%) GlusterFS
18 21 (25.00%) EMC VMAX
19 20 (23.81%) FCoE

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 4 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 4 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
1 4 (4.76%) Skype for Business
2 3 (3.57%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.19%) Apache
3 1 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.38%) SaaS
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.19%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 75 (89.29%) SAN
2 20 (23.81%) FCoE
3 16 (19.05%) Firewall
4 15 (17.86%) Ethernet
4 15 (17.86%) iSCSI
4 15 (17.86%) NAS
5 10 (11.90%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (11.90%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (10.71%) LDAP
6 9 (10.71%) TCP/IP
7 5 (5.95%) DHCP
7 5 (5.95%) DNS
8 4 (4.76%) MPLS
9 2 (2.38%) FTP
9 2 (2.38%) SSH
10 1 (1.19%) Asterisk PBX
10 1 (1.19%) VoIP
10 1 (1.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (28.57%) MySQL
2 23 (27.38%) VLDB
3 18 (21.43%) OLTP
4 5 (5.95%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.19%) Big Data
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.19%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (9.52%) Finance
2 6 (7.14%) Banking
3 2 (2.38%) Back Office
3 2 (2.38%) Legal
4 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.19%) Retail
4 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (54.76%) Administrator
2 31 (36.90%) Unix Administrator
3 14 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 13 (15.48%) Systems Administrator
5 12 (14.29%) Solaris Administrator
6 10 (11.90%) Storage Administrator
6 10 (11.90%) Storage Systems Administrator
7 8 (9.52%) Linux Administrator
7 8 (9.52%) NetApp Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Cisco Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Cisco Support
8 5 (5.95%) Cisco Support Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Network Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Storage Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Test Specialist
8 5 (5.95%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) FlexPod Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Network Support Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.19%) ELK Stack
1 1 (1.19%) LAMP
1 1 (1.19%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.00%) EMC VMAX
2 18 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 18 (21.43%) Data Centre
3 14 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
4 11 (13.10%) EMC VNX
5 10 (11.90%) e-Health
5 10 (11.90%) FlexPod
6 8 (9.52%) Device Driver
7 7 (8.33%) Driving Licence
8 6 (7.14%) Replication
9 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (4.76%) Clustering
10 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (1.19%) HACMP
10 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 71 (84.52%) Linux
2 52 (61.90%) Unix
3 49 (58.33%) Solaris
4 44 (52.38%) Windows
5 36 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (28.57%) Windows Server
7 14 (16.67%) Data ONTAP
8 9 (10.71%) AIX
9 7 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.19%) CentOS
12 1 (1.19%) Debian
12 1 (1.19%) Fedora
12 1 (1.19%) HPUX
12 1 (1.19%) NetWare
12 1 (1.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.52%) Disaster Recovery
2 25 (29.76%) High Availability
3 12 (14.29%) ITIL
3 12 (14.29%) Migration
4 11 (13.10%) Change Management
5 8 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
5 8 (9.52%) Performance Testing
5 8 (9.52%) Regression Testing
5 8 (9.52%) Software Engineering
5 8 (9.52%) Software Testing
6 5 (5.95%) CRM
7 3 (3.57%) Logistics
7 3 (3.57%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.38%) Data Protection
9 1 (1.19%) Scrum
9 1 (1.19%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.19%) Service Management
9 1 (1.19%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.71%) Perl
2 5 (5.95%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.95%) SQL
3 2 (2.38%) Python
3 2 (2.38%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.19%) C
4 1 (1.19%) C++
4 1 (1.19%) Java
4 1 (1.19%) Korn
4 1 (1.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (15.48%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (13.10%) NCDA
3 10 (11.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 8 (9.52%) CCNP
5 7 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (7.14%) CCNA
6 6 (7.14%) Degree
7 5 (5.95%) MCP
7 5 (5.95%) MCSA
7 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (5.95%) Security Cleared
8 4 (4.76%) NCIE
8 4 (4.76%) NCSA
8 4 (4.76%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.90%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.38%) SLA
3 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 30 (35.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 27 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (27.38%) GlusterFS
4 18 (21.43%) vSphere
5 6 (7.14%) NFS
5 6 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (5.95%) Hyper-V
7 4 (4.76%) Active Directory
7 4 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (4.76%) XenApp
8 3 (3.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (2.38%) KVM
10 1 (1.19%) Docker
10 1 (1.19%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (1.19%) GPFS
10 1 (1.19%) Postfix
10 1 (1.19%) qmail
10 1 (1.19%) Sendmail
10 1 (1.19%) Varnish
10 1 (1.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 45 (53.57%) NetBackup
2 30 (35.71%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 27 (32.14%) Oracle ZFS
4 25 (29.76%) Red Hat Satellite
5 10 (11.90%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (4.76%) Tivoli
7 3 (3.57%) SCOM
8 2 (2.38%) SCCM
9 1 (1.19%) Ansible
9 1 (1.19%) Cacti
9 1 (1.19%) EMC VPLEX
9 1 (1.19%) Graphite
9 1 (1.19%) Kibana
9 1 (1.19%) logstash
9 1 (1.19%) Plesk
9 1 (1.19%) Puppet
9 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (1.19%) Salt
9 1 (1.19%) vMotion
9 1 (1.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 45 (53.57%) Veritas
2 44 (52.38%) Brocade
3 41 (48.81%) EMC
4 39 (46.43%) VMware
5 35 (41.67%) Red Hat
6 34 (40.48%) Oracle
7 30 (35.71%) StorageTek
8 29 (34.52%) Sun
9 27 (32.14%) NetApp
10 24 (28.57%) Microsoft
11 19 (22.62%) Cisco
11 19 (22.62%) IBM
12 14 (16.67%) Symantec
13 10 (11.90%) CA
14 8 (9.52%) Dell
15 7 (8.33%) Hitachi
15 7 (8.33%) HP
16 6 (7.14%) Intel
17 5 (5.95%) Citrix
18 4 (4.76%) Sophos
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
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