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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)
Rank 620 620 618
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing FCoE 16 44 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.076% 0.036%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 0.56% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 28 12
Median daily rate £448 £400 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.87% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £250 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £400 £416
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 4
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%

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
8132 7895 8557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.44% 13.67% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4960 4557 4738
Median daily rate £400 £387 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +6.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £347
% change year-on-year
- +4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 539 480
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.33 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 1 October 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 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 1 October 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 -9 15 £445 +11.25%
London +3 8 £392 +8.81%
Yorkshire +9 4 £513 +28.12%
South Yorkshire - 4 £513 -
City of London +23 3 £382 +8.06%
Sheffield - 3 £500 -
East of England +10 1 £500 +100.00%
South East -1 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City -2 1 £500 -16.66%
Hertfordshire -4 1 £500 -16.66%
Scotland - 1 £450 -
North West - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £450 -
Bracknell - 1 - -

FCoE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 45 (86.54%) Windows
1 45 (86.54%) SAN
2 44 (84.62%) VMware
3 41 (78.85%) Fibre Channel
4 40 (76.92%) Linux
5 38 (73.08%) NetApp
5 38 (73.08%) Cisco
6 36 (69.23%) iSCSI
7 34 (65.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 34 (65.38%) NAS
8 32 (61.54%) NFS
9 30 (57.69%) WAN
10 29 (55.77%) EMC
10 29 (55.77%) Performance Tuning
11 28 (53.85%) LAN
12 27 (51.92%) Solaris
12 27 (51.92%) SRDF
13 25 (48.08%) Multicast
13 25 (48.08%) IBM
14 24 (46.15%) Intel
14 24 (46.15%) SQL
14 24 (46.15%) Oracle
14 24 (46.15%) SQL Server
14 24 (46.15%) Benchmarking
14 24 (46.15%) KVM
14 24 (46.15%) Hyper-V
14 24 (46.15%) Xen
15 19 (36.54%) Middleware
16 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
17 15 (28.85%) Banking

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 15 (28.85%) Apache
1 15 (28.85%) IIS
1 15 (28.85%) Oracle Coherence
1 15 (28.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 15 (28.85%) Tomcat
1 15 (28.85%) WebSphere
2 4 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.92%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 45 (86.54%) SAN
2 41 (78.85%) Fibre Channel
3 36 (69.23%) iSCSI
4 34 (65.38%) NAS
5 30 (57.69%) WAN
6 28 (53.85%) LAN
7 25 (48.08%) Multicast
8 15 (28.85%) HTTP
9 12 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (17.31%) Firewall
11 8 (15.38%) DNS
11 8 (15.38%) Ethernet
12 6 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (9.62%) DHCP
13 5 (9.62%) Network Security
14 4 (7.69%) BGP
14 4 (7.69%) DWDM
14 4 (7.69%) EIGRP
14 4 (7.69%) OSPF
15 3 (5.77%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 14 (26.92%) Hadoop
2 14 (26.92%) HBase
3 2 (3.85%) DB2
4 1 (1.92%) Big Data
4 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.92%) OLAP
4 1 (1.92%) OLTP
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (28.85%) Banking
2 11 (21.15%) Finance
3 5 (9.62%) Retail
4 2 (3.85%) Games
4 2 (3.85%) Legal
5 1 (1.92%) Advertising
5 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (46.15%) Architect
2 23 (44.23%) Infrastructure Architect
3 15 (28.85%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 15 (28.85%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (15.38%) Administrator
5 7 (13.46%) Lead Architect
6 6 (11.54%) Support Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) NetApp Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Storage Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (9.62%) VMWare Administrator
8 3 (5.77%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Cisco Support
8 3 (5.77%) Cisco Support Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.77%) Network Consultant
8 3 (5.77%) Network Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Network Security Consultant
8 3 (5.77%) Windows Administrator
8 3 (5.77%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (36.54%) Middleware
2 15 (28.85%) HTML
2 15 (28.85%) Rendezvous
2 15 (28.85%) XML
2 15 (28.85%) XSLT
3 2 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.92%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.54%) e-Health
2 6 (11.54%) FlexPod
3 5 (9.62%) EMC VNX
4 4 (7.69%) Device Driver
4 4 (7.69%) EMC VMAX
5 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.77%) Driving Licence
5 3 (5.77%) EMC Centera
5 3 (5.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.85%) Replication
7 1 (1.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.92%) Equities
7 1 (1.92%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.92%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.92%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 45 (86.54%) Windows
2 40 (76.92%) Linux
3 27 (51.92%) Solaris
4 12 (23.08%) Windows Server
5 6 (11.54%) Data ONTAP
6 5 (9.62%) AIX
7 4 (7.69%) Unix
7 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.92%) SUSE
9 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.92%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (55.77%) Performance Tuning
2 24 (46.15%) Benchmarking
3 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (21.15%) ITIL
5 5 (9.62%) Capacity Management
5 5 (9.62%) Change Management
5 5 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (9.62%) Data Management
5 5 (9.62%) Software Engineering
6 4 (7.69%) Load Balancing
6 4 (7.69%) Patch Management
6 4 (7.69%) Performance Testing
6 4 (7.69%) Regression Testing
6 4 (7.69%) Software Testing
6 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.77%) Network Design
7 3 (5.77%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (5.77%) Software Delivery
8 2 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.85%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 24 (46.15%) SQL
2 15 (28.85%) Java
2 15 (28.85%) JavaScript
3 7 (13.46%) Perl
4 4 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) CCNP
1 7 (13.46%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (11.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (7.69%) Degree
4 3 (5.77%) NCDA
5 2 (3.85%) CCIE
6 1 (1.92%) CCNA
6 1 (1.92%) CCSA
6 1 (1.92%) CCSE
6 1 (1.92%) CISSP
6 1 (1.92%) GIAC
6 1 (1.92%) MCSE
6 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.92%) VCAP
6 1 (1.92%) VCP5
6 1 (1.92%) VCP6
6 1 (1.92%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.38%) PCI DSS
2 5 (9.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (9.62%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (65.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (61.54%) NFS
3 27 (51.92%) SRDF
4 24 (46.15%) Hyper-V
4 24 (46.15%) KVM
4 24 (46.15%) Xen
5 15 (28.85%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (15.38%) vSphere
7 6 (11.54%) Active Directory
7 6 (11.54%) VMware ESX
8 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.92%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (1.92%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (15.38%) NetBackup
2 4 (7.69%) SnapVault
3 3 (5.77%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (3.85%) EMC VPLEX
4 2 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.92%) EnCase
5 1 (1.92%) Nagios
5 1 (1.92%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (84.62%) VMware
2 38 (73.08%) Cisco
2 38 (73.08%) NetApp
3 29 (55.77%) EMC
4 25 (48.08%) IBM
5 24 (46.15%) Intel
5 24 (46.15%) Oracle
6 15 (28.85%) DataSynapse
6 15 (28.85%) TIBCO
7 14 (26.92%) Sybase
8 9 (17.31%) HP
9 7 (13.46%) Veritas
10 6 (11.54%) Brocade
10 6 (11.54%) CA
10 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
11 5 (9.62%) CheckPoint
12 4 (7.69%) F5
13 3 (5.77%) AppDynamics
13 3 (5.77%) Symantec
14 2 (3.85%) Intel Security