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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 235 266 250
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -16
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 12 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.063% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.78% 0.34% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 7
Median daily rate £525 - £388
90% offered a daily rate of more than £490 - £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 - £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £398 £360
% change year-on-year
+25.78% +10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £41.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £41.00 £14.87
% change year-on-year
-46.34% +175.81%
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
1536 1789 1895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.11% 18.77% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 965 883
Median daily rate £375 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 122 111
Median hourly rate £41.00 £36.00 £23.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% +55.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

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 3 December 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
Buckinghamshire - 6 £525 -
Surrey - 3 - -
Hampshire +24 2 - -
Berkshire +5 1 £475 -
Fibre Channel
England

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 26 (76.47%) SAN
2 18 (52.94%) Unix
2 18 (52.94%) Linux
2 18 (52.94%) VMware
3 17 (50.00%) Brocade
4 16 (47.06%) NetApp
5 14 (41.18%) Windows
5 14 (41.18%) Solaris
5 14 (41.18%) Data ONTAP
6 13 (38.24%) NetBackup
7 12 (35.29%) Cisco
8 11 (32.35%) Sun
8 11 (32.35%) Oracle
8 11 (32.35%) NAS
8 11 (32.35%) FCoE
9 10 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
9 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (29.41%) Veritas
10 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
10 9 (26.47%) High Availability
10 9 (26.47%) Data Centre
11 8 (23.53%) Windows Server
11 8 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (23.53%) SQL
11 8 (23.53%) CCNP
11 8 (23.53%) NFS
11 8 (23.53%) vSphere
12 7 (20.59%) Veritas Cluster Server

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 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
1 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
1 4 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
1 4 (11.76%) Skype for Business
2 3 (8.82%) SAS
3 2 (5.88%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.94%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 26 (76.47%) SAN
2 11 (32.35%) FCoE
2 11 (32.35%) NAS
3 10 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (20.59%) LDAP
4 7 (20.59%) VPN
5 6 (17.65%) BGP
5 6 (17.65%) DHCP
5 6 (17.65%) EIGRP
5 6 (17.65%) OSPF
5 6 (17.65%) WAN
6 5 (14.71%) DNS
6 5 (14.71%) Firewall
6 5 (14.71%) iSCSI
7 4 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (11.76%) Ethernet
7 4 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (11.76%) FTP
7 4 (11.76%) MPLS
7 4 (11.76%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) OLTP
1 5 (14.71%) VLDB
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.88%) Back Office
4 1 (2.94%) Legal
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Administrator
2 8 (23.53%) Solaris Administrator
2 8 (23.53%) Unix Administrator
3 7 (20.59%) NetApp Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Storage Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) NAS Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) SAN Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.82%) Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) HP Storage Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Storage Administrator
6 3 (8.82%) Team Leader
6 3 (8.82%) Unix Team Leader
7 2 (5.88%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Principal Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Network Security Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Data Centre
2 7 (20.59%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
3 5 (14.71%) Replication
4 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (11.76%) e-Health
4 4 (11.76%) FlexPod
5 3 (8.82%) HP Storage
6 2 (5.88%) Clustering
6 2 (5.88%) EMC VNX
7 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
7 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (52.94%) Linux
1 18 (52.94%) Unix
2 14 (41.18%) Data ONTAP
2 14 (41.18%) Solaris
2 14 (41.18%) Windows
3 8 (23.53%) Windows Server
4 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.94%) CentOS
6 1 (2.94%) Debian
6 1 (2.94%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (26.47%) High Availability
3 6 (17.65%) ITIL
3 6 (17.65%) Load Balancing
4 5 (14.71%) Migration
5 3 (8.82%) Regulatory Compliance
5 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.94%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.94%) Change Management
6 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.94%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.94%) Logistics
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.94%) C
3 1 (2.94%) Korn
3 1 (2.94%) Perl
3 1 (2.94%) Python
3 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 8 (23.53%) CCNP
2 8 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (20.59%) CCNA
4 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
5 4 (11.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
6 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.94%) Degree
7 1 (2.94%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (23.53%) NFS
2 8 (23.53%) vSphere
3 7 (20.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
4 4 (11.76%) XenApp
5 3 (8.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.94%) Ceph
7 1 (2.94%) Dovecot
7 1 (2.94%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (2.94%) iptables
7 1 (2.94%) KVM
7 1 (2.94%) Sendmail
7 1 (2.94%) Squid
7 1 (2.94%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 13 (38.24%) NetBackup
2 7 (20.59%) Oracle ZFS
2 7 (20.59%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 6 (17.65%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (11.76%) NetApp OnCommand
5 2 (5.88%) Nagios
5 2 (5.88%) SCCM
5 2 (5.88%) SCOM
6 1 (2.94%) Ansible
6 1 (2.94%) Cacti
6 1 (2.94%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (2.94%) HAProxy
6 1 (2.94%) Puppet
6 1 (2.94%) RANCID
6 1 (2.94%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) VMware
2 17 (50.00%) Brocade
3 16 (47.06%) NetApp
4 12 (35.29%) Cisco
5 11 (32.35%) Oracle
5 11 (32.35%) Sun
6 10 (29.41%) Veritas
7 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
8 7 (20.59%) Red Hat
8 7 (20.59%) Symantec
9 6 (17.65%) EMC
9 6 (17.65%) StorageTek
10 5 (14.71%) IBM
11 4 (11.76%) CA
11 4 (11.76%) Citrix
11 4 (11.76%) F5
11 4 (11.76%) HP
11 4 (11.76%) Nimble Storage
11 4 (11.76%) Sophos
12 1 (2.94%) 3PAR