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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 240 220 229
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +9
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 18 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.094% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.96% 0.57% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 4
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£388 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £313 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £400 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £400 £355
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.87 £30.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-50.45% -36.84%
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
1881 1412 1715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.12% 16.55% 20.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 899 656 697
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 96 176
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.63 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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
Buckinghamshire - 8 £388 -
East Sussex +1 5 - -
Berkshire -5 3 £300 -25.00% 1
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
Sussex - - - -
Fibre Channel
England

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 26 (81.25%) VMware
2 25 (78.13%) SAN
3 24 (75.00%) HP
4 19 (59.38%) Windows
5 17 (53.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (43.75%) NetApp
7 12 (37.50%) EMC
7 12 (37.50%) IBM
7 12 (37.50%) iSCSI
8 11 (34.38%) Cisco
8 11 (34.38%) Hitachi
9 9 (28.13%) Brocade
9 9 (28.13%) Hyper-V
9 9 (28.13%) 3PAR
10 7 (21.88%) EMC Centera
10 7 (21.88%) NFS
10 7 (21.88%) Java
10 7 (21.88%) Perl
10 7 (21.88%) C
10 7 (21.88%) Linux
11 6 (18.75%) C++
11 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
11 6 (18.75%) SQL
11 6 (18.75%) AIX
11 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
11 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
11 6 (18.75%) Firewall
11 6 (18.75%) Veritas
11 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (18.75%) SCCM

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
1 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.13%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (78.13%) SAN
2 12 (37.50%) iSCSI
3 6 (18.75%) Firewall
4 5 (15.63%) FCoE
4 5 (15.63%) VPN
4 5 (15.63%) SSL
5 3 (9.38%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (3.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (3.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (3.13%) Multicast
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.13%) NAS
6 1 (3.13%) WAAS
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (3.13%) IPv6
6 1 (3.13%) DNS
6 1 (3.13%) LAN
6 1 (3.13%) VoIP
6 1 (3.13%) WAN
6 1 (3.13%) DHCP
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Storage Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Support Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Network Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Server Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Test Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) SAN Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Junior
6 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) Network Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Server Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Messaging Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) Storage Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) EMC Centera
2 4 (12.50%) Clustering
3 3 (9.38%) HACMP
4 2 (6.25%) Replication
5 1 (3.13%) Device Driver
5 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (59.38%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) Linux
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (18.75%) AIX
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (12.50%) HPUX
5 3 (9.38%) Solaris
5 3 (9.38%) NetWare
5 3 (9.38%) UNIX
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Change Control
1 6 (18.75%) Capacity Management
2 3 (9.38%) Software Testing
3 2 (6.25%) ERP
4 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.13%) Network Design
4 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.13%) Performance Testing
4 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.13%) Line Management
4 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) Java
1 7 (21.88%) Perl
1 7 (21.88%) C
2 6 (18.75%) C++
2 6 (18.75%) SQL
3 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
3 3 (9.38%) Korn
3 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) MCSE
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.13%) CCNP
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.13%) VTSP
3 1 (3.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (53.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (28.13%) Hyper-V
3 7 (21.88%) NFS
4 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
5 3 (9.38%) GPFS
6 1 (3.13%) ISA Server
6 1 (3.13%) VMware Server
6 1 (3.13%) XenServer
6 1 (3.13%) vSphere
6 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.13%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) SCCM
2 4 (12.50%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.13%) SCOM
3 1 (3.13%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (3.13%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 26 (81.25%) VMware
2 24 (75.00%) HP
3 14 (43.75%) NetApp
4 12 (37.50%) EMC
4 12 (37.50%) IBM
5 11 (34.38%) Cisco
5 11 (34.38%) Hitachi
6 9 (28.13%) Brocade
6 9 (28.13%) 3PAR
7 6 (18.75%) Veritas
7 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
8 5 (15.63%) Juniper
8 5 (15.63%) McAfee
9 3 (9.38%) Compaq
10 2 (6.25%) F5
11 1 (3.13%) Infoblox
11 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
11 1 (3.13%) CA
11 1 (3.13%) Oracle