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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)
Rank 616 574 567
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -7
Contract jobs citing FCoE 12 35 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.068% 0.031%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.46% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 14
Average daily rate £375 £363 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -39.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £550 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -

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
7515 7666 6490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.61% 14.86% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4422 4285 3417
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 347 434 384
Average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

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 8 February 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 9 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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -35 11 £370 +2.06% 3
London +5 7 £365 -4.57% 1
South East -9 3 - -
City of London +47 2 £383 +17.69%
Reigate - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 - -
North East - 1 £425 - 1
Northumberland - 1 £425 -
Middlesex - 1 - -

FCoE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 34 (75.56%) Cisco
2 30 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
3 28 (62.22%) Cisco Nexus
4 26 (57.78%) iSCSI
5 25 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (55.56%) VMware
6 24 (53.33%) SAN
7 20 (44.44%) CCNA
8 19 (42.22%) Linux
9 18 (40.00%) CCNP
10 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
10 16 (35.56%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (33.33%) Data Centre
11 15 (33.33%) Firewall
12 13 (28.89%) Ethernet
13 12 (26.67%) NFS
13 12 (26.67%) C
13 12 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 10 (22.22%) Network Security
14 10 (22.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 10 (22.22%) DDoS Mitigation
14 10 (22.22%) Windows
14 10 (22.22%) DNS
15 9 (20.00%) NetApp
16 8 (17.78%) Active Directory
16 8 (17.78%) Python
16 8 (17.78%) OSPF
16 8 (17.78%) KVM
16 8 (17.78%) NAS
17 7 (15.56%) SaaS

FCoE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 7 (15.56%) OpenStack
2 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.22%) Apache
4 1 (2.22%) IIS
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (2.22%) SAS
4 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) SaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) IaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
2 28 (62.22%) Cisco Nexus
3 26 (57.78%) iSCSI
4 24 (53.33%) SAN
5 15 (33.33%) Firewall
6 13 (28.89%) Ethernet
7 10 (22.22%) DNS
7 10 (22.22%) Network Security
8 8 (17.78%) NAS
8 8 (17.78%) OSPF
9 7 (15.56%) LAN
9 7 (15.56%) Wireless
10 6 (13.33%) BGP
10 6 (13.33%) VPN
10 6 (13.33%) WAN
11 5 (11.11%) DHCP
12 4 (8.89%) EIGRP
12 4 (8.89%) IPv6
12 4 (8.89%) ISDN
12 4 (8.89%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) Big Data
2 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.22%) HBase
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.22%) Advertising
1 1 (2.22%) Banking
1 1 (2.22%) Finance
1 1 (2.22%) Games
1 1 (2.22%) Legal
1 1 (2.22%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) Cisco Engineer
2 12 (26.67%) Network Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) Consultant
4 7 (15.56%) Platform Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Administrator
5 6 (13.33%) Operations Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (13.33%) VMWare Administrator
6 5 (11.11%) Data Centre Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) FlexPod Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Storage Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Network Design Specialist
8 2 (4.44%) Network Specialist
8 2 (4.44%) Technical Design Specialist
8 2 (4.44%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (4.44%) Test Specialist
9 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) HTML
1 1 (2.22%) Middleware
1 1 (2.22%) Rendezvous
1 1 (2.22%) Ultra Messaging
1 1 (2.22%) Web Services
1 1 (2.22%) XML
1 1 (2.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 10 (22.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (11.11%) FlexPod
4 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.44%) Device Driver
4 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.44%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.44%) PKI
5 1 (2.22%) Celerra
5 1 (2.22%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.22%) Clustering
5 1 (2.22%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.22%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.22%) NHS
5 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (42.22%) Linux
2 10 (22.22%) Windows
3 5 (11.11%) Data ONTAP
4 4 (8.89%) Solaris
4 4 (8.89%) Unix
5 3 (6.67%) AIX
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) DDoS Mitigation
2 7 (15.56%) Network Design
3 6 (13.33%) Data Migration
3 6 (13.33%) Migration
3 6 (13.33%) Presales
4 5 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 4 (8.89%) Change Management
5 4 (8.89%) ITIL
6 3 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (6.67%) Performance Testing
6 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.67%) Software Testing
7 2 (4.44%) Change Control
7 2 (4.44%) Data Protection
7 2 (4.44%) E-Discovery
7 2 (4.44%) Information Management
7 2 (4.44%) Operations Management
7 2 (4.44%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.44%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) C
2 8 (17.78%) Python
3 7 (15.56%) Perl
4 5 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.44%) Java
6 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (44.44%) CCNA
3 18 (40.00%) CCNP
4 12 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (13.33%) RHCE
5 6 (13.33%) RHCSA
6 5 (11.11%) NCDA
6 5 (11.11%) NCIE
7 3 (6.67%) Degree
8 1 (2.22%) BC Cleared
8 1 (2.22%) CCA
8 1 (2.22%) CCSA
8 1 (2.22%) CCSE
8 1 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (2.22%) GIAC
8 1 (2.22%) HP ASE
8 1 (2.22%) JNCIS
8 1 (2.22%) MCITP
8 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) QA
2 4 (8.89%) SLA
3 2 (4.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (35.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (26.67%) NFS
3 8 (17.78%) Active Directory
3 8 (17.78%) KVM
4 7 (15.56%) Hyper-V
4 7 (15.56%) VMware ESX
5 6 (13.33%) vSphere
6 2 (4.44%) Firmware
6 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (2.22%) SRDF
7 1 (2.22%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) NetBackup
2 4 (8.89%) Nagios
3 3 (6.67%) FortiGate
3 3 (6.67%) SnapVault
4 2 (4.44%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (4.44%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (4.44%) EnCase
4 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (2.22%) NetVault Backup
5 1 (2.22%) SCCM
5 1 (2.22%) SCOM
5 1 (2.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 34 (75.56%) Cisco
2 25 (55.56%) VMware
3 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
4 9 (20.00%) NetApp
5 7 (15.56%) F5
5 7 (15.56%) Red Hat
6 6 (13.33%) HP
6 6 (13.33%) Juniper
7 3 (6.67%) Aruba
7 3 (6.67%) CheckPoint
7 3 (6.67%) EMC
7 3 (6.67%) Fortinet
7 3 (6.67%) IBM
7 3 (6.67%) Palo Alto
7 3 (6.67%) Riverbed
7 3 (6.67%) Symantec
7 3 (6.67%) Veritas
8 2 (4.44%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (4.44%) Forcepoint
8 2 (4.44%) ProCurve
Prudhoe, Northumberland
Daisy Group
Rate: £450 p/d contract
Posted: 12 days ago