The table below looks at the statistics for FCoE skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FCoE over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)
UK
Rank 558 604 571
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -33
Contract jobs citing FCoE 33 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.028% 0.041%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.48% 0.19% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 14
Median daily rate £500 £394 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -17.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £328 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £475 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £475 £400
% change year-on-year
-28.94% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £43.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +14.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6858 7366 7533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.33% 14.48% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4166 4299 4257
Median daily rate £400 £398 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +8.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 355 368 423
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +19.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.90 £12.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

FCoE
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing FCoE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

FCoE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

FCoE
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FCoE within the UK.

FCoE Daily Rate Trend in the UK

FCoE
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FCoE within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

FCoE Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

FCoE
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FCoE within the UK.

FCoE Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

FCoE
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FCoE within the UK over the 3 months to 19 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
England +61 32 £500 +31.14% 4
London +21 15 £575 +50.81% 3
Yorkshire - 10 £175 -
West Yorkshire - 8 £175 -
Leeds - 8 £175 -
South Yorkshire - 7 £175 -
Sheffield - 7 £175 -
South East +27 6 £525 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 6 £525 -
Milton Keynes - 5 £525 -
City of London -9 1 £602 +57.25% 2
Newport Pagnell - 1 £550 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £675 -
Manchester - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -

FCoE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing FCoE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for FCoE.

1 35 (74.47%) Cisco
2 29 (61.70%) VMware
3 25 (53.19%) SAN
4 24 (51.06%) Windows
4 24 (51.06%) WAN
4 24 (51.06%) Fibre Channel
5 23 (48.94%) Cisco Nexus
6 22 (46.81%) NAS
7 21 (44.68%) iSCSI
8 20 (42.55%) NFS
9 19 (40.43%) NetApp
9 19 (40.43%) Performance Tuning
10 18 (38.30%) Load Balancing
11 17 (36.17%) F5
11 17 (36.17%) Linux
12 16 (34.04%) LAN
12 16 (34.04%) EMC
12 16 (34.04%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (31.91%) SRDF
13 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
14 14 (29.79%) IBM
15 13 (27.66%) CheckPoint
15 13 (27.66%) Solaris
15 13 (27.66%) SQL
15 13 (27.66%) Oracle
15 13 (27.66%) SQL Server
15 13 (27.66%) Data Centre
16 12 (25.53%) NetScaler
16 12 (25.53%) Brocade
16 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development

FCoE
Top Related IT Skills 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 12 (25.53%) Apache
1 12 (25.53%) Tomcat
2 11 (23.40%) IIS
2 11 (23.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 11 (23.40%) WebSphere
3 10 (21.28%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
5 2 (4.26%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (21.28%) MS Excel
1 10 (21.28%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (53.19%) SAN
2 24 (51.06%) Fibre Channel
2 24 (51.06%) WAN
3 23 (48.94%) Cisco Nexus
4 22 (46.81%) NAS
5 21 (44.68%) iSCSI
6 16 (34.04%) LAN
7 12 (25.53%) DNS
7 12 (25.53%) NetScaler
8 11 (23.40%) Cisco IOS
8 11 (23.40%) HTTP
8 11 (23.40%) Multicast
8 11 (23.40%) NX-OS
8 11 (23.40%) OSPF
9 10 (21.28%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (21.28%) DHCP
10 9 (19.15%) BGP
11 8 (17.02%) EIGRP
11 8 (17.02%) Internet
11 8 (17.02%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.66%) SQL Server
2 10 (21.28%) Hadoop
2 10 (21.28%) HBase
3 1 (2.13%) Big Data
General
1 9 (19.15%) Banking
2 4 (8.51%) Finance
3 3 (6.38%) Retail
4 2 (4.26%) Games
4 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.13%) Advertising
5 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Architect
2 12 (25.53%) Infrastructure Architect
3 10 (21.28%) Administrator
4 7 (14.89%) Consultant
5 6 (12.77%) VMWare Administrator
6 5 (10.64%) Network Consultant
6 5 (10.64%) Network Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Designer
7 4 (8.51%) Lead Architect
7 4 (8.51%) Network Designer
8 3 (6.38%) Digital Architect
8 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.38%) Senior VMWare Administrator
8 3 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.38%) Windows Administrator
9 2 (4.26%) Design Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Principal Consultant
9 2 (4.26%) Security Consultant
9 2 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.53%) Middleware
2 10 (21.28%) HTML
2 10 (21.28%) Rendezvous
2 10 (21.28%) XML
2 10 (21.28%) XSLT
3 5 (10.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Data Centre
2 9 (19.15%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (8.51%) Online Banking
4 3 (6.38%) EMC VNX
4 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (4.26%) EMC Centera
5 2 (4.26%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.13%) PKI
6 1 (2.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (51.06%) Windows
2 17 (36.17%) Linux
3 13 (27.66%) Solaris
4 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (12.77%) Windows Server
6 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (8.51%) Unix
8 2 (4.26%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (38.30%) Load Balancing
3 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (23.40%) Benchmarking
5 10 (21.28%) Migration
6 8 (17.02%) DevOps
6 8 (17.02%) Network Design
7 7 (14.89%) Patch Management
8 6 (12.77%) ITIL
9 5 (10.64%) Capacity Management
9 5 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (10.64%) Data Management
9 5 (10.64%) High Availability
9 5 (10.64%) Software Delivery
9 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (6.38%) Change Management
10 3 (6.38%) Security Hardening
11 2 (4.26%) Coaching
11 2 (4.26%) DDoS Mitigation
11 2 (4.26%) E-Discovery
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.66%) SQL
2 10 (21.28%) Java
2 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) CCNP
1 10 (21.28%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
3 6 (12.77%) CCNA
4 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.26%) CCIE
5 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.26%) MCSE
5 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.26%) VCAP
5 2 (4.26%) VCP5
5 2 (4.26%) VCP6
5 2 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.13%) AWS Certification
6 1 (2.13%) Degree
6 1 (2.13%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) SLA
2 5 (10.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (42.55%) NFS
2 16 (34.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (31.91%) SRDF
4 11 (23.40%) Hyper-V
4 11 (23.40%) KVM
4 11 (23.40%) Xen
5 10 (21.28%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (14.89%) Active Directory
7 6 (12.77%) VMware ESX
7 6 (12.77%) vSphere
8 2 (4.26%) Firmware
9 1 (2.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.26%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (4.26%) EnCase
2 2 (4.26%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (4.26%) Nagios
2 2 (4.26%) OpenAM
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.13%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (2.13%) SnapVault
3 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (2.13%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (74.47%) Cisco
2 29 (61.70%) VMware
3 19 (40.43%) NetApp
4 17 (36.17%) F5
5 16 (34.04%) EMC
6 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
7 14 (29.79%) IBM
8 13 (27.66%) CheckPoint
8 13 (27.66%) Oracle
9 12 (25.53%) Brocade
9 12 (25.53%) Intel
10 10 (21.28%) DataSynapse
10 10 (21.28%) Sybase
10 10 (21.28%) TIBCO
11 7 (14.89%) HP
12 4 (8.51%) AppDynamics
12 4 (8.51%) Veeam
13 3 (6.38%) Forcepoint
13 3 (6.38%) MuleSoft
13 3 (6.38%) Veritas