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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)
Rank 581 628 630
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +2
Contract jobs citing FCoE 33 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.038% 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.44% 0.26% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 15
Median daily rate £500 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £325 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £475 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £41.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.00 -

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
7452 7952 8182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.04% 14.46% 14.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4505 4665 4659
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 465 438
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.56 £22.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.11% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.31 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 10 December 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 18 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 10 December 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 +31 32 £500 +29.03% 3
London +9 15 £600 +62.16%
Yorkshire +29 9 £175 -56.25%
West Yorkshire +25 7 £175 -56.25%
Leeds +23 7 £175 -56.25%
South East +21 7 £525 - 3
South Yorkshire - 7 £175 -
Sheffield - 7 £175 -
Buckinghamshire - 6 £525 -
Milton Keynes - 5 £525 -
City of London -16 1 £602 +85.07%
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £675 -
Newport Pagnell - 1 £550 -
Gatwick - 1 £365 -
North West - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £365 -

FCoE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 47 (78.33%) Cisco
2 41 (68.33%) VMware
3 39 (65.00%) SAN
4 38 (63.33%) Windows
5 37 (61.67%) Fibre Channel
6 35 (58.33%) WAN
7 34 (56.67%) NAS
8 33 (55.00%) NetApp
9 32 (53.33%) iSCSI
10 31 (51.67%) NFS
11 30 (50.00%) Linux
11 30 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
12 28 (46.67%) EMC
13 27 (45.00%) LAN
13 27 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 27 (45.00%) SRDF
14 24 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
14 24 (40.00%) Solaris
14 24 (40.00%) SQL
14 24 (40.00%) Oracle
14 24 (40.00%) SQL Server
14 24 (40.00%) IBM
15 23 (38.33%) Intel
16 22 (36.67%) Middleware
16 22 (36.67%) Benchmarking
16 22 (36.67%) Multicast
16 22 (36.67%) KVM
16 22 (36.67%) Hyper-V
16 22 (36.67%) Xen
17 20 (33.33%) Apache

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 20 (33.33%) Apache
1 20 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 19 (31.67%) IIS
2 19 (31.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 19 (31.67%) WebSphere
3 18 (30.00%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (5.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (15.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (65.00%) SAN
2 37 (61.67%) Fibre Channel
3 35 (58.33%) WAN
4 34 (56.67%) NAS
5 32 (53.33%) iSCSI
6 27 (45.00%) LAN
7 24 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 22 (36.67%) Multicast
9 19 (31.67%) HTTP
10 12 (20.00%) DNS
11 11 (18.33%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (18.33%) NetScaler
11 11 (18.33%) OSPF
12 10 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
12 10 (16.67%) DHCP
12 10 (16.67%) NX-OS
13 9 (15.00%) BGP
14 8 (13.33%) EIGRP
14 8 (13.33%) Internet
14 8 (13.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (28.33%) Hadoop
2 17 (28.33%) HBase
3 1 (1.67%) Big Data
3 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.67%) DB2
3 1 (1.67%) OLAP
3 1 (1.67%) OLTP
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle OLAP
General
1 16 (26.67%) Banking
2 8 (13.33%) Finance
3 3 (5.00%) Games
3 3 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Advertising
4 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Legal
4 1 (1.67%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (40.00%) Architect
2 23 (38.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 10 (16.67%) Administrator
4 8 (13.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 8 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (10.00%) Consultant
5 6 (10.00%) Lead Architect
5 6 (10.00%) VMWare Administrator
6 5 (8.33%) Network Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Designer
7 4 (6.67%) Digital Architect
7 4 (6.67%) Network Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) Network Designer
8 3 (5.00%) Senior VMWare Administrator
8 3 (5.00%) Storage Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Windows Administrator
9 2 (3.33%) EMC Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) Network Design Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) Network Security Consultant
9 2 (3.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.67%) Middleware
2 17 (28.33%) HTML
2 17 (28.33%) Rendezvous
2 17 (28.33%) XML
2 17 (28.33%) XSLT
3 5 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.33%) Data Centre
2 8 (13.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (6.67%) EMC VNX
3 4 (6.67%) Online Banking
4 3 (5.00%) EMC Centera
4 3 (5.00%) EMC VMAX
5 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (3.33%) e-Health
5 2 (3.33%) FlexPod
5 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.67%) PKI
6 1 (1.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (63.33%) Windows
2 30 (50.00%) Linux
3 24 (40.00%) Solaris
4 8 (13.33%) Windows Server
5 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (8.33%) Unix
6 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (6.67%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 22 (36.67%) Benchmarking
3 19 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (26.67%) Load Balancing
5 9 (15.00%) Migration
6 8 (13.33%) ITIL
7 7 (11.67%) DevOps
7 7 (11.67%) Network Design
7 7 (11.67%) Patch Management
8 5 (8.33%) Capacity Management
8 5 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (8.33%) Data Management
8 5 (8.33%) Software Delivery
8 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (6.67%) Change Management
9 4 (6.67%) High Availability
9 4 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
10 3 (5.00%) Security Hardening
11 2 (3.33%) DDoS Mitigation
11 2 (3.33%) E-Discovery
Programming Languages
1 24 (40.00%) SQL
2 17 (28.33%) Java
2 17 (28.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (20.00%) CCNP
1 12 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 7 (11.67%) CCNA
4 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.33%) CCIE
5 2 (3.33%) Degree
5 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (3.33%) MCSE
5 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.33%) VCAP
5 2 (3.33%) VCP5
5 2 (3.33%) VCP6
5 2 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.67%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.67%) CCSA
6 1 (1.67%) CCSE
6 1 (1.67%) GIAC
6 1 (1.67%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) SLA
2 5 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (51.67%) NFS
2 27 (45.00%) SRDF
2 27 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (36.67%) Hyper-V
3 22 (36.67%) KVM
3 22 (36.67%) Xen
4 18 (30.00%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (13.33%) vSphere
6 7 (11.67%) Active Directory
7 6 (10.00%) VMware ESX
8 2 (3.33%) Firmware
9 1 (1.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (5.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (3.33%) EnCase
3 2 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (3.33%) Nagios
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.67%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (1.67%) OpenAM
4 1 (1.67%) SnapVault
4 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.67%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (78.33%) Cisco
2 41 (68.33%) VMware
3 33 (55.00%) NetApp
4 28 (46.67%) EMC
5 24 (40.00%) IBM
5 24 (40.00%) Oracle
6 23 (38.33%) Intel
7 17 (28.33%) DataSynapse
7 17 (28.33%) Sybase
7 17 (28.33%) TIBCO
8 16 (26.67%) F5
9 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
10 12 (20.00%) Brocade
10 12 (20.00%) CheckPoint
11 7 (11.67%) HP
12 6 (10.00%) AppDynamics
13 4 (6.67%) Veeam
14 3 (5.00%) Forcepoint
14 3 (5.00%) Veritas
15 2 (3.33%) CA