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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 219 237 230
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 37 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.13% 0.047%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.84% 0.71% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 3
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£340 £323 £615
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.42% -47.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 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 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+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
2010 1694 1667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.08% 17.91% 19.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 976 751 694
Average daily rate £350 £325 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.56% +2.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 116 161
Average hourly rate £36.00 £21.13 £22.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.41% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.50 £12.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £57.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -3 16 £290 -9.37% 8
Berkshire - 10 £413 - 6
Buckinghamshire +1 4 - - 1
Surrey - 4 £365 - 2
Middlesex - 2 £180 -
West Sussex - 1 £260 -
Fibre Channel
England

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 55 (84.62%) SAN
2 45 (69.23%) VMware
3 44 (67.69%) Windows
4 34 (52.31%) Linux
5 33 (50.77%) iSCSI
6 32 (49.23%) VMware Infrastructure
7 29 (44.62%) Perl
8 24 (36.92%) AIX
8 24 (36.92%) Veritas
9 21 (32.31%) HP
9 21 (32.31%) FCoE
10 20 (30.77%) IBM
11 17 (26.15%) Software Testing
12 16 (24.62%) EMC
12 16 (24.62%) Cisco
13 15 (23.08%) C
13 15 (23.08%) Java
13 15 (23.08%) Firewall
14 13 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (18.46%) MS Exchange
15 12 (18.46%) Shell Script
16 11 (16.92%) NetApp
16 11 (16.92%) C++
16 11 (16.92%) Clustering
17 10 (15.38%) Software Engineering
17 10 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
17 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
17 10 (15.38%) vSphere
17 10 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
18 9 (13.85%) Test Automation

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (18.46%) MS Exchange
2 9 (13.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (6.15%) Lync
4 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.54%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 55 (84.62%) SAN
2 33 (50.77%) iSCSI
3 21 (32.31%) FCoE
4 15 (23.08%) Firewall
5 10 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (12.31%) VPN
6 8 (12.31%) DNS
6 8 (12.31%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (10.77%) VoIP
7 7 (10.77%) DHCP
7 7 (10.77%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (7.69%) NAS
8 5 (7.69%) WAN
8 5 (7.69%) LAN
8 5 (7.69%) TCP/IP
8 5 (7.69%) SSL
8 5 (7.69%) Internet
8 5 (7.69%) BGP
9 4 (6.15%) Spanning Tree
10 3 (4.62%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.23%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (6.15%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (20.00%) Developer
2 9 (13.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (13.85%) Network Engineer
3 8 (12.31%) Storage Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) Test Specialist
5 6 (9.23%) Software Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Consultant
7 4 (6.15%) Software Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Server Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Administrator
9 2 (3.08%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (3.08%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Junior
9 2 (3.08%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.08%) Cisco Engineer
10 1 (1.54%) Cloud Engineer
10 1 (1.54%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
10 1 (1.54%) SAN Storage Engineer
10 1 (1.54%) Cisco Security Engineer
10 1 (1.54%) Data Centre Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.92%) Clustering
2 7 (10.77%) HACMP
3 4 (6.15%) Device Driver
4 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.08%) CLARiiON
4 2 (3.08%) Celerra
4 2 (3.08%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.54%) EMC Centera
5 1 (1.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 44 (67.69%) Windows
2 34 (52.31%) Linux
3 24 (36.92%) AIX
4 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (13.85%) UNIX
4 9 (13.85%) HPUX
5 8 (12.31%) Solaris
6 7 (10.77%) NetWare
7 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.08%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.15%) Software Testing
2 13 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 9 (13.85%) Test Automation
4 9 (13.85%) OO
5 7 (10.77%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (6.15%) Migration
6 4 (6.15%) Performance Testing
6 4 (6.15%) Data Migration
7 3 (4.62%) ITIL
7 3 (4.62%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (4.62%) System Testing
7 3 (4.62%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.08%) Change Control
8 2 (3.08%) Capacity Management
8 2 (3.08%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (3.08%) Functional Testing
9 1 (1.54%) Project Management
9 1 (1.54%) Network Design
9 1 (1.54%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 29 (44.62%) Perl
2 15 (23.08%) C
2 15 (23.08%) Java
3 12 (18.46%) Shell Script
4 11 (16.92%) C++
5 8 (12.31%) SQL
6 7 (10.77%) Bash Shell
6 7 (10.77%) Korn
7 4 (6.15%) Python
8 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (13.85%) CCNP
3 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (10.77%) MCSE
4 3 (4.62%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.08%) MCSA
6 1 (1.54%) MCP
6 1 (1.54%) CCNA
6 1 (1.54%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (49.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (15.38%) vSphere
3 8 (12.31%) Active Directory
4 7 (10.77%) Hyper-V
4 7 (10.77%) GPFS
5 6 (9.23%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (4.62%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (4.62%) XenApp
6 3 (4.62%) XenDesktop
6 3 (4.62%) Samba
7 2 (3.08%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.08%) NFS
8 1 (1.54%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 9 (13.85%) SCCM
2 8 (12.31%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.54%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.54%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.54%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (69.23%) VMware
2 24 (36.92%) Veritas
3 21 (32.31%) HP
4 20 (30.77%) IBM
5 16 (24.62%) EMC
5 16 (24.62%) Cisco
6 11 (16.92%) NetApp
7 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 9 (13.85%) Brocade
9 8 (12.31%) Hitachi
9 8 (12.31%) F5
10 7 (10.77%) 3PAR
10 7 (10.77%) Compaq
10 7 (10.77%) CheckPoint
11 5 (7.69%) McAfee
11 5 (7.69%) Juniper
12 3 (4.62%) ProCurve
12 3 (4.62%) SolarWinds
12 3 (4.62%) Websense
13 1 (1.54%) Infoblox
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Rate: Competitive
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £40 per hour
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