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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)
UK
Rank 581 624 592
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -32
Contract jobs citing FCoE 20 12 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.023% 0.059%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 0.16% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 13
Median daily rate £400 £525 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +61.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £365 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £475 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +58.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 10
Median hourly rate - £43.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.85%
UK excluding London median 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
6809 7405 7775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.97% 14.47% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4246 4357 4246
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 322 447
Median hourly rate £23.95 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.16% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.19 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

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 27 February 2017.

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 20 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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +15 15 £450 -14.28% 1
London +21 8 £450 -25.00%
Yorkshire +22 3 £400 -23.80%
South Wales - 3 £281 -
Wales - 3 £281 -
South East +17 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 £400 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £450 -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Bridgend - 2 £281 -
Leeds - 2 £400 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
East of England - 2 £450 -
South Yorkshire +4 1 - -
Sheffield +3 1 - -
City of London 0 1 £602 +0.25%
Docklands, London - 1 - -
St Albans - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £450 -
Glamorgan - 1 - -

FCoE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 44 (88.00%) Cisco
2 32 (64.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 31 (62.00%) WAN
4 27 (54.00%) Fibre Channel
5 24 (48.00%) VMware
6 21 (42.00%) Load Balancing
7 20 (40.00%) LAN
8 19 (38.00%) Windows
8 19 (38.00%) CCNP
8 19 (38.00%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (38.00%) F5
9 18 (36.00%) iSCSI
9 18 (36.00%) SAN
10 17 (34.00%) NFS
10 17 (34.00%) Linux
11 16 (32.00%) CheckPoint
11 16 (32.00%) OSPF
11 16 (32.00%) NAS
12 15 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
12 15 (30.00%) Data Centre
12 15 (30.00%) NetApp
13 14 (28.00%) BGP
13 14 (28.00%) NX-OS
13 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
13 14 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (28.00%) Cisco IOS
14 13 (26.00%) SRDF
14 13 (26.00%) NetScaler
14 13 (26.00%) EIGRP
14 13 (26.00%) Microsoft

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 12 (24.00%) Apache
1 12 (24.00%) Tomcat
2 11 (22.00%) IIS
2 11 (22.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 11 (22.00%) WebSphere
3 10 (20.00%) DataSynapse
3 10 (20.00%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (22.00%) MS Excel
1 11 (22.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (64.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 31 (62.00%) WAN
3 27 (54.00%) Fibre Channel
4 20 (40.00%) LAN
5 18 (36.00%) iSCSI
5 18 (36.00%) SAN
6 16 (32.00%) NAS
6 16 (32.00%) OSPF
7 14 (28.00%) BGP
7 14 (28.00%) Cisco IOS
7 14 (28.00%) NX-OS
8 13 (26.00%) EIGRP
8 13 (26.00%) NetScaler
9 12 (24.00%) VPN
10 11 (22.00%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (22.00%) DNS
10 11 (22.00%) HTTP
10 11 (22.00%) Multicast
11 10 (20.00%) Firewall
12 9 (18.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 10 (20.00%) HBase
3 1 (2.00%) Big Data
General
1 9 (18.00%) Banking
2 4 (8.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) Advertising
4 1 (2.00%) Games
4 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Architect
2 12 (24.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 10 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 9 (18.00%) Consultant
5 7 (14.00%) Administrator
5 7 (14.00%) Network Consultant
6 5 (10.00%) Designer
6 5 (10.00%) Network Designer
7 4 (8.00%) Lead Architect
7 4 (8.00%) VMWare Administrator
8 3 (6.00%) Design Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Digital Architect
8 3 (6.00%) Information Security Administrator
8 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.00%) Network Design Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) Network Design Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Network Security Administrator
8 3 (6.00%) Network Specialist
8 3 (6.00%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.00%) Middleware
2 10 (20.00%) HTML
2 10 (20.00%) Rendezvous
2 10 (20.00%) XML
2 10 (20.00%) XSLT
3 6 (12.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (8.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.00%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 19 (38.00%) Windows
2 17 (34.00%) Linux
3 13 (26.00%) Solaris
4 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.00%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) Load Balancing
2 15 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (22.00%) Benchmarking
4 11 (22.00%) Migration
4 11 (22.00%) Network Design
5 8 (16.00%) DevOps
6 5 (10.00%) High Availability
6 5 (10.00%) Software Delivery
7 4 (8.00%) DDoS Mitigation
7 4 (8.00%) E-Discovery
7 4 (8.00%) Patch Management
7 4 (8.00%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (6.00%) Information Security
8 3 (6.00%) ITIL
8 3 (6.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 3 (6.00%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (4.00%) Data Management
9 2 (4.00%) Service Delivery
9 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.00%) SQL
2 11 (22.00%) Java
3 10 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.00%) Lisp
6 1 (2.00%) C++
6 1 (2.00%) Perl
6 1 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (38.00%) CCNP
1 19 (38.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
3 10 (20.00%) CCNA
4 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.00%) CCIE
5 2 (4.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.00%) AWS Certification
6 1 (2.00%) CCSE
6 1 (2.00%) CISSP
6 1 (2.00%) Degree
6 1 (2.00%) GIAC
6 1 (2.00%) MCSE
6 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.00%) VCAP
6 1 (2.00%) VCP5
6 1 (2.00%) VCP6
6 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) SLA
2 2 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (34.00%) NFS
2 14 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (26.00%) SRDF
4 11 (22.00%) Hyper-V
4 11 (22.00%) KVM
4 11 (22.00%) Xen
5 10 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (10.00%) Active Directory
7 4 (8.00%) vSphere
8 3 (6.00%) Firmware
8 3 (6.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) EnCase
1 4 (8.00%) Nagios
2 2 (4.00%) OpenAM
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 44 (88.00%) Cisco
2 24 (48.00%) VMware
3 19 (38.00%) F5
4 16 (32.00%) CheckPoint
5 15 (30.00%) NetApp
6 13 (26.00%) EMC
6 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
6 13 (26.00%) Oracle
7 12 (24.00%) IBM
7 12 (24.00%) Intel
8 11 (22.00%) Brocade
9 10 (20.00%) Sybase
9 10 (20.00%) TIBCO
10 4 (8.00%) AppDynamics
10 4 (8.00%) Infoblox
10 4 (8.00%) Riverbed
10 4 (8.00%) Veeam
11 3 (6.00%) HP
11 3 (6.00%) MuleSoft
11 3 (6.00%) Ruckus Wireless