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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 243 243 245
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 7 24 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.083% 0.25% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.46% 1.41% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 2
Median daily rate £400 £358 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.88% -7.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £326 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £374 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +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
1515 1699 1848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.90% 17.42% 19.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 893 932 878
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 111 96
Median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +38.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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
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 26 September 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
Hampshire -2 4 £350 -2.77% 1
Surrey +9 1 £400 - 1
Berkshire +8 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £450 -
Fibre Channel
England

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 46 (97.87%) SAN
2 36 (76.60%) Linux
3 29 (61.70%) Unix
4 26 (55.32%) Veritas
4 26 (55.32%) Brocade
5 25 (53.19%) NetBackup
5 25 (53.19%) Solaris
6 24 (51.06%) VMware
7 22 (46.81%) Windows
8 20 (42.55%) Disaster Recovery
9 19 (40.43%) Oracle
10 17 (36.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 17 (36.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 17 (36.17%) Sun
10 17 (36.17%) StorageTek
11 16 (34.04%) NetApp
12 15 (31.91%) EMC
12 15 (31.91%) Oracle ZFS
13 14 (29.79%) Data Centre
13 14 (29.79%) Red Hat
13 14 (29.79%) High Availability
13 14 (29.79%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (29.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (27.66%) Data ONTAP
15 12 (25.53%) Windows Server
15 12 (25.53%) Computer Science
15 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
15 12 (25.53%) VLDB
16 11 (23.40%) FCoE
16 11 (23.40%) Red Hat Satellite

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 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (8.51%) MS Exchange
1 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
1 4 (8.51%) SharePoint 2013
1 4 (8.51%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 46 (97.87%) SAN
2 11 (23.40%) FCoE
3 9 (19.15%) Firewall
3 9 (19.15%) LDAP
3 9 (19.15%) NAS
4 8 (17.02%) Ethernet
4 8 (17.02%) iSCSI
5 6 (12.77%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (12.77%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
6 5 (10.64%) DHCP
7 4 (8.51%) DNS
7 4 (8.51%) MPLS
8 2 (4.26%) FTP
8 2 (4.26%) SSH
9 1 (2.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) VLDB
2 10 (21.28%) MySQL
2 10 (21.28%) OLTP
3 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.26%) Back Office
4 1 (2.13%) Legal
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (53.19%) Administrator
2 18 (38.30%) Unix Administrator
3 10 (21.28%) Solaris Administrator
4 9 (19.15%) NetApp Engineer
5 7 (14.89%) Storage Engineer
6 6 (12.77%) Support Engineer
7 5 (10.64%) SAN Engineer
7 5 (10.64%) SAN Storage Engineer
7 5 (10.64%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (8.51%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (8.51%) NAS Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) Cisco Support
9 3 (6.38%) Cisco Support Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) HP Storage Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) Network Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) Team Leader
9 3 (6.38%) Unix Team Leader
10 2 (4.26%) Test Engineer
10 2 (4.26%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) Data Centre
2 12 (25.53%) Computer Science
3 8 (17.02%) EMC VMAX
4 6 (12.77%) e-Health
4 6 (12.77%) FlexPod
5 5 (10.64%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (10.64%) Replication
6 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (8.51%) Device Driver
7 3 (6.38%) Driving Licence
7 3 (6.38%) EMC VNX
7 3 (6.38%) HP Storage
8 2 (4.26%) Clustering
9 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (76.60%) Linux
2 29 (61.70%) Unix
3 25 (53.19%) Solaris
4 22 (46.81%) Windows
5 14 (29.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (27.66%) Data ONTAP
7 12 (25.53%) Windows Server
8 4 (8.51%) AIX
8 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (42.55%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (29.79%) High Availability
3 8 (17.02%) ITIL
4 6 (12.77%) Migration
5 4 (8.51%) Performance Testing
5 4 (8.51%) Regression Testing
5 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
5 4 (8.51%) Software Testing
6 3 (6.38%) CRM
7 2 (4.26%) Change Management
7 2 (4.26%) Logistics
7 2 (4.26%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.13%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.13%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.13%) Functional Testing
8 1 (2.13%) Regulatory Compliance
8 1 (2.13%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.13%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.13%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) SQL
2 4 (8.51%) Perl
2 4 (8.51%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (12.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (8.51%) CCNP
2 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.38%) CCNA
3 3 (6.38%) Degree
3 3 (6.38%) NCDA
3 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.26%) MCP
4 2 (4.26%) MCSA
4 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (36.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 14 (29.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (21.28%) GlusterFS
3 10 (21.28%) vSphere
4 7 (14.89%) NFS
5 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
5 4 (8.51%) XenApp
6 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (2.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 25 (53.19%) NetBackup
2 17 (36.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 15 (31.91%) Oracle ZFS
4 11 (23.40%) Red Hat Satellite
5 6 (12.77%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (6.38%) NetApp OnCommand
7 2 (4.26%) SCCM
7 2 (4.26%) SCOM
8 1 (2.13%) EMC VPLEX
8 1 (2.13%) Tivoli
8 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 26 (55.32%) Brocade
1 26 (55.32%) Veritas
2 24 (51.06%) VMware
3 19 (40.43%) Oracle
4 17 (36.17%) StorageTek
4 17 (36.17%) Sun
5 16 (34.04%) NetApp
6 15 (31.91%) EMC
7 14 (29.79%) Red Hat
8 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
9 10 (21.28%) Cisco
9 10 (21.28%) IBM
10 7 (14.89%) Symantec
11 6 (12.77%) CA
11 6 (12.77%) HP
12 4 (8.51%) Citrix
12 4 (8.51%) Sophos
13 2 (4.26%) Dell
13 2 (4.26%) Hitachi
13 2 (4.26%) Intel