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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 220 222 235
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 42 44 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 0.47% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.42% 2.41% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 24 7
Median daily rate £365 £340 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.90 £40.00 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.40 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
1735 1824 1744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.46% 19.34% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 959 891 735
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 120 103
Median hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +84.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £40.15 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +38.88%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 24 June 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 15 £390 +6.84% 1
West Sussex -4 11 £365 +40.38%
Berkshire -7 9 £363 -18.53% 1
Hampshire +2 7 £325 -4.41% 2
Fibre Channel
England

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 86 (91.49%) SAN
2 80 (85.11%) Linux
3 59 (62.77%) Unix
4 57 (60.64%) Solaris
5 53 (56.38%) Veritas
6 51 (54.26%) Brocade
7 49 (52.13%) NetBackup
7 49 (52.13%) EMC
8 48 (51.06%) Windows
9 42 (44.68%) VMware
10 41 (43.62%) Oracle
11 40 (42.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 39 (41.49%) Red Hat
13 38 (40.43%) StorageTek
14 37 (39.36%) Disaster Recovery
14 37 (39.36%) Sun
15 35 (37.23%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 35 (37.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 32 (34.04%) Oracle ZFS
17 29 (30.85%) High Availability
17 29 (30.85%) Red Hat Satellite
18 28 (29.79%) VMware Infrastructure
18 28 (29.79%) Windows Server
18 28 (29.79%) MySQL
19 27 (28.72%) VLDB
19 27 (28.72%) GlusterFS
20 25 (26.60%) EMC VMAX
20 25 (26.60%) Microsoft
20 25 (26.60%) NetApp
21 22 (23.40%) 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 3 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (3.19%) MS Exchange
1 3 (3.19%) SharePoint
1 3 (3.19%) SharePoint 2013
1 3 (3.19%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.13%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.06%) Apache
3 1 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.06%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (6.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.13%) SaaS
3 1 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.06%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.06%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.06%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 86 (91.49%) SAN
2 19 (20.21%) FCoE
3 18 (19.15%) Ethernet
3 18 (19.15%) Firewall
4 17 (18.09%) NAS
5 14 (14.89%) iSCSI
6 11 (11.70%) TCP/IP
7 10 (10.64%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (10.64%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (10.64%) LDAP
8 4 (4.26%) DNS
9 3 (3.19%) DHCP
9 3 (3.19%) MPLS
10 2 (2.13%) FTP
10 2 (2.13%) SSH
11 1 (1.06%) Asterisk PBX
11 1 (1.06%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (29.79%) MySQL
2 27 (28.72%) VLDB
3 21 (22.34%) OLTP
4 6 (6.38%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.06%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (7.45%) Finance
2 6 (6.38%) Banking
3 2 (2.13%) Back Office
3 2 (2.13%) Legal
4 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (53.19%) Administrator
2 36 (38.30%) Unix Administrator
3 17 (18.09%) Support Engineer
4 13 (13.83%) Solaris Administrator
5 12 (12.77%) Systems Administrator
6 10 (10.64%) Storage Administrator
6 10 (10.64%) Storage Systems Administrator
7 9 (9.57%) Linux Administrator
8 8 (8.51%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 7 (7.45%) NetApp Engineer
10 6 (6.38%) Storage Engineer
11 5 (5.32%) Cisco Engineer
11 5 (5.32%) Cisco Support
11 5 (5.32%) Cisco Support Engineer
11 5 (5.32%) Test Specialist
12 4 (4.26%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
12 4 (4.26%) FlexPod Engineer
12 4 (4.26%) Network Support Engineer
12 4 (4.26%) SAN Storage Engineer
12 4 (4.26%) Storage Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.06%) ELK Stack
1 1 (1.06%) LAMP
1 1 (1.06%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (26.60%) EMC VMAX
2 22 (23.40%) Computer Science
3 19 (20.21%) Data Centre
3 19 (20.21%) Enterprise Storage
4 10 (10.64%) e-Health
4 10 (10.64%) EMC VNX
4 10 (10.64%) FlexPod
5 8 (8.51%) Device Driver
6 7 (7.45%) Driving Licence
6 7 (7.45%) Replication
7 6 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (4.26%) Clustering
9 2 (2.13%) HACMP
10 1 (1.06%) Contactless
10 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 80 (85.11%) Linux
2 59 (62.77%) Unix
3 57 (60.64%) Solaris
4 48 (51.06%) Windows
5 40 (42.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 28 (29.79%) Windows Server
7 13 (13.83%) Data ONTAP
8 10 (10.64%) AIX
9 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (2.13%) HPUX
11 2 (2.13%) NetWare
12 1 (1.06%) CentOS
12 1 (1.06%) Debian
12 1 (1.06%) Fedora
12 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (39.36%) Disaster Recovery
2 29 (30.85%) High Availability
3 13 (13.83%) Migration
4 11 (11.70%) Change Management
4 11 (11.70%) ITIL
4 11 (11.70%) Performance Monitoring
5 9 (9.57%) Software Engineering
6 8 (8.51%) Performance Testing
6 8 (8.51%) Software Testing
7 6 (6.38%) CRM
8 4 (4.26%) Capacity Management
8 4 (4.26%) Logistics
8 4 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (3.19%) Data Protection
9 3 (3.19%) Problem Management
10 2 (2.13%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (1.06%) Scrum
11 1 (1.06%) Service Delivery
11 1 (1.06%) Service Management
11 1 (1.06%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.64%) Perl
2 4 (4.26%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.19%) Shell Script
3 3 (3.19%) SQL
4 2 (2.13%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.13%) C
4 2 (2.13%) C++
4 2 (2.13%) Java
4 2 (2.13%) Korn
4 2 (2.13%) Python
5 1 (1.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (15.96%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (11.70%) NCDA
3 10 (10.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 10 (10.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (8.51%) CCNA
4 8 (8.51%) MCP
4 8 (8.51%) MCSA
4 8 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (7.45%) CCNP
5 7 (7.45%) Degree
5 7 (7.45%) Security Cleared
6 4 (4.26%) NCIE
6 4 (4.26%) NCSA
6 4 (4.26%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.19%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.64%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.13%) SLA
3 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 35 (37.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 28 (29.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (28.72%) GlusterFS
4 17 (18.09%) vSphere
5 8 (8.51%) Hyper-V
6 6 (6.38%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (5.32%) NFS
7 5 (5.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 4 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (3.19%) Active Directory
9 3 (3.19%) XenApp
10 2 (2.13%) GPFS
10 2 (2.13%) KVM
11 1 (1.06%) Docker
11 1 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (1.06%) Postfix
11 1 (1.06%) qmail
11 1 (1.06%) Sendmail
11 1 (1.06%) VMware Server
11 1 (1.06%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 49 (52.13%) NetBackup
2 35 (37.23%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 32 (34.04%) Oracle ZFS
4 29 (30.85%) Red Hat Satellite
5 9 (9.57%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (4.26%) Tivoli
7 3 (3.19%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (3.19%) vMotion
8 2 (2.13%) SCOM
9 1 (1.06%) Bacula
9 1 (1.06%) Cacti
9 1 (1.06%) cPanel
9 1 (1.06%) Graphite
9 1 (1.06%) logstash
9 1 (1.06%) Plesk
9 1 (1.06%) Puppet
9 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (1.06%) Salt
9 1 (1.06%) SCCM
9 1 (1.06%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 53 (56.38%) Veritas
2 51 (54.26%) Brocade
3 49 (52.13%) EMC
4 42 (44.68%) VMware
5 41 (43.62%) Oracle
6 39 (41.49%) Red Hat
7 38 (40.43%) StorageTek
8 37 (39.36%) Sun
9 25 (26.60%) Microsoft
9 25 (26.60%) NetApp
10 22 (23.40%) IBM
11 20 (21.28%) Cisco
12 15 (15.96%) HP
13 13 (13.83%) Symantec
14 11 (11.70%) Dell
14 11 (11.70%) Hitachi
15 10 (10.64%) CA
16 9 (9.57%) Intel
17 4 (4.26%) Citrix
18 3 (3.19%) Sophos
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