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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 228 239 240
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 15 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.81% 0.57% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £350 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £550 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £360
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -
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
1847 1584 2055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.90% 18.13% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 881 723 605
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £188 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 94 161
Average hourly rate £19.91 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.51% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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
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 19 September 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
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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
Buckinghamshire - 6 £400 -
Berkshire +4 1 £375 +15.38% 2
Oxfordshire - 1 £338 -
Surrey - - - - 1
Sussex - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Fibre Channel
England

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 28 (82.35%) SAN
2 22 (64.71%) VMware
3 21 (61.76%) Linux
4 17 (50.00%) Java
4 17 (50.00%) Perl
4 17 (50.00%) iSCSI
5 16 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (44.12%) Windows
7 14 (41.18%) C
8 13 (38.24%) Hitachi
8 13 (38.24%) NetApp
8 13 (38.24%) HP
9 12 (35.29%) EMC
9 12 (35.29%) IBM
9 12 (35.29%) UNIX
10 10 (29.41%) Shell Script
11 9 (26.47%) C++
11 9 (26.47%) Cisco
11 9 (26.47%) Korn
11 9 (26.47%) Bash Shell
12 8 (23.53%) NAS
12 8 (23.53%) Brocade
13 7 (20.59%) Tivoli
13 7 (20.59%) AIX
13 7 (20.59%) Python
14 6 (17.65%) Solaris
14 6 (17.65%) Veritas
14 6 (17.65%) EMC Centera
14 6 (17.65%) 3PAR
15 5 (14.71%) FCoE

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (5.88%) IIS
1 2 (5.88%) Apache
1 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (82.35%) SAN
2 17 (50.00%) iSCSI
3 8 (23.53%) NAS
4 5 (14.71%) FCoE
5 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.88%) LDAP
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Storage Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Test Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Software Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Software Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Storage Support Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Test Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) SAN Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Development Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) VMWare Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) Tester
7 1 (2.94%) Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) HTML
2 2 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) EMC Centera
2 5 (14.71%) Clustering
3 3 (8.82%) HACMP
4 1 (2.94%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 21 (61.76%) Linux
2 15 (44.12%) Windows
3 12 (35.29%) UNIX
4 7 (20.59%) AIX
5 6 (17.65%) Solaris
6 5 (14.71%) HPUX
7 3 (8.82%) NetWare
8 2 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.94%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (8.82%) Capacity Management
2 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
2 3 (8.82%) Software Testing
3 2 (5.88%) ERP
3 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.88%) Change Control
4 1 (2.94%) Performance Testing
4 1 (2.94%) Multithreading
4 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) Java
1 17 (50.00%) Perl
2 14 (41.18%) C
3 10 (29.41%) Shell Script
4 9 (26.47%) C++
4 9 (26.47%) Korn
4 9 (26.47%) Bash Shell
5 7 (20.59%) Python
6 4 (11.76%) PHP
7 2 (5.88%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
2 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.71%) NFS
3 4 (11.76%) vSphere
4 3 (8.82%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (8.82%) GPFS
5 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.94%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.94%) XenServer
6 1 (2.94%) vCloud
6 1 (2.94%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Storage Server
Vendors
1 22 (64.71%) VMware
2 13 (38.24%) Hitachi
2 13 (38.24%) NetApp
2 13 (38.24%) HP
3 12 (35.29%) EMC
3 12 (35.29%) IBM
4 9 (26.47%) Cisco
5 8 (23.53%) Brocade
6 6 (17.65%) Veritas
6 6 (17.65%) 3PAR
7 4 (11.76%) Compaq
8 2 (5.88%) Dell
8 2 (5.88%) Citrix
9 1 (2.94%) Oracle
9 1 (2.94%) Red Hat