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 28 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)
Rank 609 601 600
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing FCoE 37 37 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.067% 0.026%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.42% 0.47% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 23 4
Median daily rate £525 £320 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.06% -35.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £250 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £394 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 1
Median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -

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
8750 7936 7216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.25% 14.39% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5293 4471 3865
Median daily rate £390 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.85% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 469 396
Median hourly rate £28.50 £23.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.91% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 28 June 2016.

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 17 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 28 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
England -3 36 £525 +64.06% 3
London -4 18 £575 +79.68% 2
South East -11 10 £364 +21.25% 1
Yorkshire +6 6 £525 +44.82%
Sheffield - 6 £525 -
South Yorkshire - 6 £525 -
Berkshire - 6 £364 -
Hampshire +3 4 - -
Winchester -2 4 - -
City of London +31 3 £763 +138.28%
East of England +12 2 £450 +80.00%
Slough - 2 £375 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £450 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Stirling - 1 £500 -
Scotland - 1 £500 -
Watford - 1 - -

FCoE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 51 (92.73%) SAN
2 49 (89.09%) Linux
2 49 (89.09%) VMware
3 48 (87.27%) Windows
4 47 (85.45%) Fibre Channel
5 41 (74.55%) Cisco
6 39 (70.91%) NetApp
6 39 (70.91%) iSCSI
6 39 (70.91%) VMware Infrastructure
7 30 (54.55%) NAS
7 30 (54.55%) IBM
7 30 (54.55%) NFS
8 28 (50.91%) LAN
8 28 (50.91%) WAN
9 27 (49.09%) Solaris
9 27 (49.09%) EMC
10 25 (45.45%) SRDF
10 25 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
11 24 (43.64%) Multicast
11 24 (43.64%) KVM
11 24 (43.64%) Hyper-V
11 24 (43.64%) Intel
11 24 (43.64%) SQL
11 24 (43.64%) Oracle
11 24 (43.64%) SQL Server
11 24 (43.64%) Benchmarking
12 23 (41.82%) Xen
13 21 (38.18%) Data Centre
14 20 (36.36%) Middleware
15 18 (32.73%) Oracle HTTP Server

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 18 (32.73%) Apache
1 18 (32.73%) IIS
1 18 (32.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 18 (32.73%) Tomcat
1 18 (32.73%) WebSphere
2 17 (30.91%) Oracle Coherence
3 4 (7.27%) MS Exchange
4 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) IaaS
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.82%) PaaS
2 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (92.73%) SAN
2 47 (85.45%) Fibre Channel
3 39 (70.91%) iSCSI
4 30 (54.55%) NAS
5 28 (50.91%) LAN
5 28 (50.91%) WAN
6 24 (43.64%) Multicast
7 18 (32.73%) HTTP
8 14 (25.45%) Cisco Nexus
9 13 (23.64%) Firewall
10 12 (21.82%) Ethernet
11 10 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (12.73%) DNS
13 4 (7.27%) BGP
13 4 (7.27%) Wireless
14 3 (5.45%) IPv6
14 3 (5.45%) MPLS
14 3 (5.45%) OSPF
15 2 (3.64%) DWDM
15 2 (3.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (43.64%) SQL Server
2 17 (30.91%) Hadoop
2 17 (30.91%) HBase
3 2 (3.64%) Big Data
3 2 (3.64%) DB2
4 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.82%) OLAP
4 1 (1.82%) OLTP
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (32.73%) Banking
2 11 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (5.45%) Retail
4 2 (3.64%) Legal
5 1 (1.82%) Advertising
5 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (43.64%) Architect
2 22 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 15 (27.27%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 15 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (18.18%) Support Engineer
5 7 (12.73%) NetApp Engineer
5 7 (12.73%) Network Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Lead Architect
7 5 (9.09%) Administrator
7 5 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Cisco Support
7 5 (9.09%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (9.09%) Test Specialist
7 5 (9.09%) VMWare Administrator
8 4 (7.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) FlexPod Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Network Support
8 4 (7.27%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (36.36%) Middleware
2 17 (30.91%) Rendezvous
3 16 (29.09%) HTML
3 16 (29.09%) XML
3 16 (29.09%) XSLT
4 6 (10.91%) Web Services
5 1 (1.82%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 21 (38.18%) Data Centre
2 10 (18.18%) e-Health
2 10 (18.18%) FlexPod
3 8 (14.55%) Device Driver
4 7 (12.73%) Driving Licence
5 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
6 3 (5.45%) EMC VNX
7 2 (3.64%) EMC VMAX
7 2 (3.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.64%) Mathematics
7 2 (3.64%) PKI
8 1 (1.82%) EMC Centera
8 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.82%) Equities
8 1 (1.82%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.82%) Online Banking
8 1 (1.82%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.82%) Replication
8 1 (1.82%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 49 (89.09%) Linux
2 48 (87.27%) Windows
3 27 (49.09%) Solaris
4 14 (25.45%) Windows Server
5 10 (18.18%) Data ONTAP
6 9 (16.36%) AIX
7 6 (10.91%) Unix
8 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.82%) SUSE
8 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.82%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
2 24 (43.64%) Benchmarking
3 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (27.27%) ITIL
5 8 (14.55%) Performance Testing
5 8 (14.55%) Software Engineering
5 8 (14.55%) Software Testing
6 6 (10.91%) DevOps
7 5 (9.09%) Change Management
8 4 (7.27%) Software Delivery
9 3 (5.45%) Capacity Management
9 3 (5.45%) Load Balancing
9 3 (5.45%) Network Design
9 3 (5.45%) Server Virtualisation
9 3 (5.45%) Service Management
10 2 (3.64%) Data Management
10 2 (3.64%) Information Management
10 2 (3.64%) Migration
10 2 (3.64%) Operations Management
10 2 (3.64%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (43.64%) SQL
2 16 (29.09%) Java
2 16 (29.09%) JavaScript
3 12 (21.82%) Perl
4 5 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.82%) Python
5 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (18.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 8 (14.55%) CCNP
3 7 (12.73%) NCDA
4 5 (9.09%) Degree
5 2 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.82%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 6 (10.91%) SLA
3 3 (5.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 39 (70.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (54.55%) NFS
3 25 (45.45%) SRDF
4 24 (43.64%) Hyper-V
4 24 (43.64%) KVM
5 23 (41.82%) Xen
6 18 (32.73%) Oracle RAC
7 10 (18.18%) vSphere
8 6 (10.91%) Active Directory
9 5 (9.09%) VMware ESX
10 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (5.45%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (1.82%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) NetBackup
2 4 (7.27%) SnapVault
3 2 (3.64%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (3.64%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.82%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.82%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (1.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 49 (89.09%) VMware
2 41 (74.55%) Cisco
3 39 (70.91%) NetApp
4 30 (54.55%) IBM
5 27 (49.09%) EMC
6 24 (43.64%) Intel
6 24 (43.64%) Oracle
7 17 (30.91%) DataSynapse
7 17 (30.91%) Sybase
7 17 (30.91%) TIBCO
8 10 (18.18%) CA
9 9 (16.36%) Veritas
10 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
11 4 (7.27%) Brocade
11 4 (7.27%) F5
11 4 (7.27%) HP
11 4 (7.27%) Juniper
11 4 (7.27%) Symantec
12 3 (5.45%) AppDynamics
13 2 (3.64%) Palo Alto