The table below looks at the statistics for FCoE skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FCoE over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)
Rank 575 549 558
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +9
Contract jobs citing FCoE 17 21 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.041% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.31% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 1
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£475 £600 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +26.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £520 £475
% change year-on-year
-25.48% +9.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
7825 6877 7709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.43% 13.43% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4453 3746 3776
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 411 645
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.85 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

FCoE
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FCoE within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FCoE within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
England -32 16 £475 -20.83% 2
London +2 5 £550 -8.33% 1
Nottingham - 3 £320 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £320 -
East Midlands - 3 £320 -
South East - 2 - - 1
Berkshire - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Slough - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - - 1
Bromley - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
Scotland - - - -

FCoE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing FCoE 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 FCoE.

1 30 (76.92%) Cisco
2 29 (74.36%) Fibre Channel
3 28 (71.79%) VMware
4 26 (66.67%) Linux
5 25 (64.10%) VMware Infrastructure
6 24 (61.54%) Windows
7 21 (53.85%) EMC
8 20 (51.28%) SAN
8 20 (51.28%) LAN
8 20 (51.28%) WAN
9 18 (46.15%) NFS
9 18 (46.15%) iSCSI
9 18 (46.15%) Multicast
10 16 (41.03%) NetApp
10 16 (41.03%) HP
11 14 (35.90%) NAS
11 14 (35.90%) F5
12 13 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
12 13 (33.33%) Intel
12 13 (33.33%) IBM
12 13 (33.33%) Solaris
12 13 (33.33%) SQL
12 13 (33.33%) Benchmarking
13 12 (30.77%) SRDF
14 10 (25.64%) Hyper-V
14 10 (25.64%) Finance
14 10 (25.64%) Oracle
14 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
15 9 (23.08%) Java
15 9 (23.08%) OSPF

FCoE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing FCoE 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 FCoE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (12.82%) IIS
1 5 (12.82%) Apache
1 5 (12.82%) Tomcat
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 5 (12.82%) WebSphere
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (2.56%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (74.36%) Fibre Channel
2 20 (51.28%) LAN
2 20 (51.28%) WAN
2 20 (51.28%) SAN
3 18 (46.15%) Multicast
3 18 (46.15%) iSCSI
4 14 (35.90%) NAS
5 9 (23.08%) OSPF
5 9 (23.08%) BGP
6 8 (20.51%) SNMP
6 8 (20.51%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (20.51%) Firewall
7 6 (15.38%) Wireless
7 6 (15.38%) NetScaler
7 6 (15.38%) EIGRP
7 6 (15.38%) VPN
7 6 (15.38%) DNS
7 6 (15.38%) IPv6
8 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
8 5 (12.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) Hadoop
2 4 (10.26%) HBase
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) LoadRunner
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 9 (23.08%) Banking
3 4 (10.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Architect
2 6 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (12.82%) Network Consultant
3 5 (12.82%) Consultant
3 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Network Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Test Specialist
5 3 (7.69%) Lead Architect
6 2 (5.13%) SAN Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Monitoring Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Design Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.56%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Network Design Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Designer
7 1 (2.56%) Network Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) HTML
1 5 (12.82%) XML
1 5 (12.82%) XSLT
1 5 (12.82%) Rendezvous
1 5 (12.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Client/Server
1 4 (10.26%) Hedge funds
2 1 (2.56%) FlexPod
2 1 (2.56%) Device Driver
2 1 (2.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (66.67%) Linux
2 24 (61.54%) Windows
3 13 (33.33%) Solaris
4 4 (10.26%) AIX
5 3 (7.69%) UNIX
6 1 (2.56%) HPUX
6 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Benchmarking
1 13 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (15.38%) Service Management
3 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.82%) Load Balancing
4 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (10.26%) ITSM
4 4 (10.26%) DevOps
5 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.69%) Software Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Network Design
6 2 (5.13%) Analytics
6 2 (5.13%) Identity Management
7 1 (2.56%) Migration
7 1 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.56%) Project Management
7 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.56%) PRINCE
7 1 (2.56%) Performance Testing
7 1 (2.56%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 13 (33.33%) SQL
2 9 (23.08%) Java
3 5 (12.82%) Perl
4 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
4 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.26%) C
4 4 (10.26%) C++
4 4 (10.26%) VB
4 4 (10.26%) VBA
5 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) CCNP
1 5 (12.82%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (12.82%) JNCIS
1 5 (12.82%) HP ASE
1 5 (12.82%) HP MASE
2 2 (5.13%) CCSE
3 1 (2.56%) MCT
3 1 (2.56%) CCIE
System Software
1 25 (64.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (46.15%) NFS
3 12 (30.77%) SRDF
4 10 (25.64%) Hyper-V
5 9 (23.08%) Xen
5 9 (23.08%) KVM
6 7 (17.95%) Active Directory
7 6 (15.38%) vSphere
7 6 (15.38%) vCloud
8 4 (10.26%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (5.13%) WMI
2 2 (5.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.56%) ARCserve
3 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.56%) Legato
3 1 (2.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 30 (76.92%) Cisco
2 28 (71.79%) VMware
3 21 (53.85%) EMC
4 16 (41.03%) HP
4 16 (41.03%) NetApp
5 14 (35.90%) F5
6 13 (33.33%) Intel
6 13 (33.33%) IBM
7 10 (25.64%) Oracle
8 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
9 7 (17.95%) Juniper
10 6 (15.38%) CheckPoint
10 6 (15.38%) Websense
10 6 (15.38%) Brocade
11 5 (12.82%) DataSynapse
11 5 (12.82%) Blue Coat
11 5 (12.82%) Aruba
11 5 (12.82%) TIBCO
11 5 (12.82%) Citrix
11 5 (12.82%) Meraki
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