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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 229 238 231
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 42 33 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.45% 0.35% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.18% 1.78% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 7
Median daily rate £365 £353 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.54% +10.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £223 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £445 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £323
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 2
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.30 £40.00 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.60 £40.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
1926 1858 1640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.69% 19.68% 18.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1070 903 711
Median daily rate £375 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 104 102
Median hourly rate £35.50 £33.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.97% +76.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £15.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 May 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 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fibre Channel within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 May 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 18 £389 +6.50% 6
Berkshire -1 11 £356 -19.94%
Hampshire -12 7 - - 1
West Sussex -18 6 £368 +41.58%
Fibre Channel
England

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 71 (89.87%) SAN
2 65 (82.28%) Linux
3 49 (62.03%) Unix
4 47 (59.49%) Solaris
5 45 (56.96%) Veritas
6 44 (55.70%) EMC
7 42 (53.16%) Windows
8 41 (51.90%) Brocade
9 37 (46.84%) NetBackup
9 37 (46.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 35 (44.30%) Red Hat
11 34 (43.04%) VMware
12 33 (41.77%) Oracle
13 32 (40.51%) StorageTek
14 29 (36.71%) Disaster Recovery
14 29 (36.71%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 29 (36.71%) Sun
14 29 (36.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 28 (35.44%) Red Hat Satellite
16 27 (34.18%) MySQL
17 26 (32.91%) GlusterFS
17 26 (32.91%) Oracle ZFS
18 24 (30.38%) EMC VMAX
18 24 (30.38%) High Availability
18 24 (30.38%) VMware Infrastructure
18 24 (30.38%) VLDB
19 23 (29.11%) Microsoft
20 22 (27.85%) Windows Server
21 19 (24.05%) Computer Science
22 18 (22.78%) IBM

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 2 (2.53%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.27%) Apache
2 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.27%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.80%) SaaS
3 1 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.27%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.27%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.27%) CloudBees
3 1 (1.27%) IaaS
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (89.87%) SAN
2 15 (18.99%) NAS
3 14 (17.72%) Ethernet
3 14 (17.72%) FCoE
3 14 (17.72%) Firewall
4 12 (15.19%) iSCSI
5 10 (12.66%) TCP/IP
6 5 (6.33%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (6.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (6.33%) LDAP
7 2 (2.53%) DNS
8 1 (1.27%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (1.27%) DHCP
8 1 (1.27%) VLAN
8 1 (1.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (34.18%) MySQL
2 24 (30.38%) VLDB
3 18 (22.78%) OLTP
4 4 (5.06%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.27%) Big Data
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (7.59%) Banking
1 6 (7.59%) Finance
2 1 (1.27%) Legal
2 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (51.90%) Administrator
2 30 (37.97%) Unix Administrator
3 12 (15.19%) Support Engineer
4 9 (11.39%) Linux Administrator
4 9 (11.39%) Storage Administrator
4 9 (11.39%) Storage Systems Administrator
4 9 (11.39%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (11.39%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 6 (7.59%) Storage Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Solaris Administrator
6 5 (6.33%) Test Specialist
7 4 (5.06%) SAN Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) SAN Storage Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Storage Support Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Cisco Support
8 3 (3.80%) EMC Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) SAN Administrator
8 3 (3.80%) Storage Architect
8 3 (3.80%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.27%) ELK Stack
1 1 (1.27%) LAMP
1 1 (1.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (30.38%) EMC VMAX
2 19 (24.05%) Computer Science
3 15 (18.99%) Enterprise Storage
4 14 (17.72%) Data Centre
5 9 (11.39%) EMC VNX
6 8 (10.13%) Device Driver
7 5 (6.33%) Driving Licence
7 5 (6.33%) e-Health
7 5 (6.33%) FlexPod
8 4 (5.06%) Replication
9 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (3.80%) Clustering
10 2 (2.53%) Contactless
10 2 (2.53%) HACMP
11 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 65 (82.28%) Linux
2 49 (62.03%) Unix
3 47 (59.49%) Solaris
4 42 (53.16%) Windows
5 37 (46.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (27.85%) Windows Server
7 10 (12.66%) AIX
8 6 (7.59%) Data ONTAP
9 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (2.53%) HPUX
11 2 (2.53%) NetWare
11 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (1.27%) CentOS
12 1 (1.27%) Debian
12 1 (1.27%) Fedora
12 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (36.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 24 (30.38%) High Availability
3 13 (16.46%) Migration
4 10 (12.66%) Change Management
4 10 (12.66%) Performance Monitoring
5 9 (11.39%) Software Engineering
6 8 (10.13%) Performance Testing
6 8 (10.13%) Software Testing
7 5 (6.33%) CRM
7 5 (6.33%) ITIL
8 4 (5.06%) Capacity Management
8 4 (5.06%) Logistics
9 3 (3.80%) Data Protection
9 3 (3.80%) Problem Management
9 3 (3.80%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (2.53%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (1.27%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (1.27%) Functional Testing
11 1 (1.27%) Risk Analysis
11 1 (1.27%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.66%) Perl
2 3 (3.80%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.53%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.53%) C
3 2 (2.53%) C++
3 2 (2.53%) Java
3 2 (2.53%) Korn
3 2 (2.53%) Python
4 1 (1.27%) PHP
4 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (17.72%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (13.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (11.39%) CCNA
3 9 (11.39%) MCP
3 9 (11.39%) MCSA
3 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (11.39%) NCDA
4 6 (7.59%) Degree
5 5 (6.33%) CCNP
5 5 (6.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (5.06%) NCIE
6 4 (5.06%) NCSA
6 4 (5.06%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.80%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.27%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (36.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 26 (32.91%) GlusterFS
3 24 (30.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (12.66%) Hyper-V
5 9 (11.39%) vSphere
6 4 (5.06%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.80%) NFS
7 3 (3.80%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (2.53%) GPFS
8 2 (2.53%) KVM
9 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
9 1 (1.27%) Docker
9 1 (1.27%) Firmware
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.27%) Postfix
9 1 (1.27%) qmail
9 1 (1.27%) Varnish
9 1 (1.27%) vCloud
9 1 (1.27%) VMFS
9 1 (1.27%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 37 (46.84%) NetBackup
2 29 (36.71%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 28 (35.44%) Red Hat Satellite
4 26 (32.91%) Oracle ZFS
5 4 (5.06%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (5.06%) Tivoli
5 4 (5.06%) vMotion
6 3 (3.80%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.27%) Ansible
7 1 (1.27%) Bacula
7 1 (1.27%) Cacti
7 1 (1.27%) Kibana
7 1 (1.27%) logstash
7 1 (1.27%) Nagios
7 1 (1.27%) Plesk
7 1 (1.27%) Puppet
7 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (1.27%) Salt
7 1 (1.27%) SCOM
7 1 (1.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 45 (56.96%) Veritas
2 44 (55.70%) EMC
3 41 (51.90%) Brocade
4 35 (44.30%) Red Hat
5 34 (43.04%) VMware
6 33 (41.77%) Oracle
7 32 (40.51%) StorageTek
8 29 (36.71%) Sun
9 23 (29.11%) Microsoft
10 18 (22.78%) IBM
11 17 (21.52%) NetApp
12 16 (20.25%) Cisco
12 16 (20.25%) HP
13 13 (16.46%) Hitachi
14 12 (15.19%) Dell
15 10 (12.66%) Intel
16 7 (8.86%) Symantec
17 5 (6.33%) CA
18 3 (3.80%) 3PAR
19 2 (2.53%) Compaq
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