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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 222 225 237
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 32 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.17% 0.074%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.75% 0.93% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 4
Average daily rate
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£365 £320 £595
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% -46.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £280 £470
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £370 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £323 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -11.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+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
1831 1614 1511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.62% 18.03% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 881 701 604
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 102 167
Average hourly rate £33.50 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.52% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.00 £13.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
Hampshire -1 12 £320 +14.28% 5
Surrey - 7 £365 - 1
Berkshire - 5 £445 - 1
East Sussex - 4 £413 -
Middlesex - 3 £180 -
West Sussex - 1 £260 -
Fibre Channel
England

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 69 (89.61%) SAN
2 54 (70.13%) VMware
3 53 (68.83%) Windows
4 42 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 38 (49.35%) Linux
6 37 (48.05%) Perl
7 34 (44.16%) iSCSI
8 28 (36.36%) AIX
8 28 (36.36%) Veritas
8 28 (36.36%) FCoE
9 21 (27.27%) IBM
9 21 (27.27%) Software Testing
10 19 (24.68%) HP
11 18 (23.38%) vSphere
12 17 (22.08%) Shell Script
12 17 (22.08%) Firewall
13 16 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (20.78%) EMC
13 16 (20.78%) C
13 16 (20.78%) Java
14 15 (19.48%) Cisco
15 14 (18.18%) NetApp
16 13 (16.88%) Software Engineering
16 13 (16.88%) Clustering
16 13 (16.88%) Microsoft
16 13 (16.88%) HPUX
17 12 (15.58%) Solaris
17 12 (15.58%) C++
17 12 (15.58%) MS Exchange
18 11 (14.29%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 12 (15.58%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (5.19%) Lync
4 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.60%) IIS
6 1 (1.30%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 69 (89.61%) SAN
2 34 (44.16%) iSCSI
3 28 (36.36%) FCoE
4 17 (22.08%) Firewall
5 10 (12.99%) NAS
5 10 (12.99%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (12.99%) DNS
6 8 (10.39%) WAN
6 8 (10.39%) LAN
7 7 (9.09%) VoIP
7 7 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 7 (9.09%) DHCP
7 7 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
7 7 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (7.79%) VPN
9 5 (6.49%) Internet
10 4 (5.19%) Spanning Tree
10 4 (5.19%) NetScaler
10 4 (5.19%) BGP
11 3 (3.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (5.19%) Finance
2 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (18.18%) Storage Engineer
2 13 (16.88%) Developer
3 11 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (12.99%) Test Specialist
5 9 (11.69%) Network Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Consultant
7 4 (5.19%) Administrator
7 4 (5.19%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.90%) Operations Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Server Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
9 2 (2.60%) SAN Storage Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Cisco Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (2.60%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Test Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) SAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.88%) Clustering
2 7 (9.09%) HACMP
2 7 (9.09%) Device Driver
3 5 (6.49%) Replication
4 2 (2.60%) EqualLogic
4 2 (2.60%) CLARiiON
4 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.60%) Celerra
5 1 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.30%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 53 (68.83%) Windows
2 38 (49.35%) Linux
3 28 (36.36%) AIX
4 13 (16.88%) HPUX
5 12 (15.58%) Solaris
6 11 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (12.99%) UNIX
8 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (9.09%) NetWare
10 2 (2.60%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.27%) Software Testing
2 16 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (16.88%) Software Engineering
4 11 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (11.69%) OO
5 9 (11.69%) Test Automation
6 7 (9.09%) Performance Testing
7 4 (5.19%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (5.19%) Capacity Management
7 4 (5.19%) SIEM
7 4 (5.19%) Validation
7 4 (5.19%) Migration
7 4 (5.19%) Change Management
7 4 (5.19%) Process Management
7 4 (5.19%) Data Migration
7 4 (5.19%) System Testing
7 4 (5.19%) Incident Management
7 4 (5.19%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.90%) ITIL
8 3 (3.90%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 37 (48.05%) Perl
2 17 (22.08%) Shell Script
3 16 (20.78%) C
3 16 (20.78%) Java
4 12 (15.58%) C++
5 11 (14.29%) SQL
6 7 (9.09%) Korn
6 7 (9.09%) PowerShell
6 7 (9.09%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.19%) Python
7 4 (5.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (12.99%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (11.69%) CCNP
2 9 (11.69%) MCSE
3 4 (5.19%) VCP4
3 4 (5.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.60%) MCSA
5 1 (1.30%) MCP
5 1 (1.30%) CCNA
5 1 (1.30%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (23.38%) vSphere
3 11 (14.29%) XenApp
4 10 (12.99%) Active Directory
5 7 (9.09%) GPFS
6 6 (7.79%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (6.49%) Hyper-V
8 3 (3.90%) Samba
8 3 (3.90%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (3.90%) XenDesktop
9 2 (2.60%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.30%) NFS
10 1 (1.30%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 11 (14.29%) SCCM
2 8 (10.39%) Tivoli
3 5 (6.49%) SCOM
4 4 (5.19%) vMotion
5 1 (1.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.30%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.30%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.30%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 54 (70.13%) VMware
2 28 (36.36%) Veritas
3 21 (27.27%) IBM
4 19 (24.68%) HP
5 16 (20.78%) EMC
6 15 (19.48%) Cisco
7 14 (18.18%) NetApp
8 13 (16.88%) Microsoft
9 11 (14.29%) 3PAR
10 10 (12.99%) Brocade
11 8 (10.39%) Citrix
11 8 (10.39%) Hitachi
12 7 (9.09%) CheckPoint
12 7 (9.09%) Compaq
12 7 (9.09%) F5
13 3 (3.90%) Websense
13 3 (3.90%) McAfee
13 3 (3.90%) Juniper
13 3 (3.90%) SolarWinds
13 3 (3.90%) ProCurve