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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fibre Channel (FC)
England / South East
Rank 228 242 240
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 11 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.17% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.71% 0.86% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 3
Median daily rate £525 £550 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +83.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £385 £300
% change year-on-year
+29.87% +28.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £52.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £52.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-58.09% +50.00%

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
1552 1632 1848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.21% 19.89% 20.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 883 888
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £524 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 97 110
Median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.58 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £49.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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 17 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fibre Channel within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 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 +15 3 - - 1
Berkshire -1 1 £600 +9.09%
Hampshire - 1 £450 -
Fibre Channel
England

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 9 (52.94%) Cisco
1 9 (52.94%) SAN
2 8 (47.06%) Unix
3 7 (41.18%) VPN
3 7 (41.18%) CCNP
3 7 (41.18%) CCNA
3 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (41.18%) NetApp
3 7 (41.18%) VMware
3 7 (41.18%) Brocade
3 7 (41.18%) FCoE
4 6 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (35.29%) Data ONTAP
4 6 (35.29%) Load Balancing
4 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
4 6 (35.29%) NAS
4 6 (35.29%) OSPF
4 6 (35.29%) BGP
4 6 (35.29%) EIGRP
4 6 (35.29%) HP
4 6 (35.29%) WAN
4 6 (35.29%) Linux
5 5 (29.41%) Windows
5 5 (29.41%) Solaris
5 5 (29.41%) Migration
5 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
6 4 (23.53%) F5
6 4 (23.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle

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 (17.65%) SAS
2 2 (11.76%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.88%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) SAN
2 7 (41.18%) FCoE
2 7 (41.18%) VPN
3 6 (35.29%) BGP
3 6 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (35.29%) EIGRP
3 6 (35.29%) NAS
3 6 (35.29%) OSPF
3 6 (35.29%) WAN
4 4 (23.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (11.76%) DHCP
5 2 (11.76%) FTP
5 2 (11.76%) SSH
6 1 (5.88%) DNS
6 1 (5.88%) HTTP
6 1 (5.88%) IMAP
6 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
6 1 (5.88%) LDAP
6 1 (5.88%) Network Security
6 1 (5.88%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
1 3 (17.65%) Financial Institution
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) HP Storage Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) NAS Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) NetApp Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) SAN Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) SAN Storage Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Principal Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Solaris Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Storage Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Storage Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Storage Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (17.65%) HP Storage
4 1 (5.88%) EMC VNX
4 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Unix
2 6 (35.29%) Data ONTAP
2 6 (35.29%) Linux
3 5 (29.41%) Solaris
3 5 (29.41%) Windows
4 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.88%) CentOS
5 1 (5.88%) Debian
5 1 (5.88%) Mac OS
5 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Load Balancing
2 5 (29.41%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
3 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.76%) High Availability
3 2 (11.76%) Regulatory Compliance
3 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.88%) C
2 1 (5.88%) Korn
2 1 (5.88%) Perl
2 1 (5.88%) Python
2 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) CCNA
1 7 (41.18%) CCNP
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) NFS
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (5.88%) Ceph
4 1 (5.88%) Dovecot
4 1 (5.88%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (5.88%) iptables
4 1 (5.88%) KVM
4 1 (5.88%) Sendmail
4 1 (5.88%) Squid
4 1 (5.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (5.88%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Nagios
2 1 (5.88%) Ansible
2 1 (5.88%) Cacti
2 1 (5.88%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (5.88%) HAProxy
2 1 (5.88%) NetApp OnCommand
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) RANCID
2 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (5.88%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (5.88%) vMotion
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco
2 7 (41.18%) Brocade
2 7 (41.18%) NetApp
2 7 (41.18%) VMware
3 6 (35.29%) HP
4 4 (23.53%) F5
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle
4 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
5 3 (17.65%) 3PAR
5 3 (17.65%) EMC
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) Nimble Storage
5 3 (17.65%) Sun
5 3 (17.65%) Veritas
6 1 (5.88%) IBM