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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)
Rank 597 531 580
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +49
Contract jobs citing FCoE 18 38 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.073% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.54% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 29 4
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£475 £600 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +52.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £550 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £630 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £563 -
% change year-on-year
-34.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 - -

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
8367 7088 8477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.57% 13.54% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4735 3870 4027
Average daily rate £363 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 463 444 628
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.25 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +7.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 22 October 2014.

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 21 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 22 October 2014. 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
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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 -48 17 £475 -20.83% 2
London +1 8 £575 -4.16% 2
City of London +10 6 £575 -4.16%
South East - 3 - -
East of England - 1 - -
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - -
Wales - - - -
North East - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Staines - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 2
Essex - - - -
Northumberland - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -

FCoE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 30 (78.95%) Fibre Channel
2 28 (73.68%) Cisco
3 24 (63.16%) Linux
3 24 (63.16%) VMware
4 23 (60.53%) Windows
4 23 (60.53%) F5
5 22 (57.89%) HP
5 22 (57.89%) EMC
5 22 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (50.00%) NFS
7 18 (47.37%) IBM
7 18 (47.37%) Multicast
8 17 (44.74%) iSCSI
9 16 (42.11%) WAN
10 15 (39.47%) Active Directory
10 15 (39.47%) Firewall
10 15 (39.47%) vSphere
11 14 (36.84%) vCloud
11 14 (36.84%) Finance
11 14 (36.84%) Websense
11 14 (36.84%) DNS
11 14 (36.84%) LAN
11 14 (36.84%) SNMP
12 13 (34.21%) SAN
13 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
13 12 (31.58%) VPN
14 11 (28.95%) TCP/IP
15 10 (26.32%) Client/Server
15 10 (26.32%) VB
15 10 (26.32%) VBA

FCoE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 3 (7.89%) WebSphere
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle Coherence
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 3 (7.89%) IIS
1 3 (7.89%) Apache
1 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (78.95%) Fibre Channel
2 18 (47.37%) Multicast
3 17 (44.74%) iSCSI
4 16 (42.11%) WAN
5 15 (39.47%) Firewall
6 14 (36.84%) DNS
6 14 (36.84%) LAN
6 14 (36.84%) SNMP
7 13 (34.21%) SAN
8 12 (31.58%) VPN
9 11 (28.95%) TCP/IP
10 10 (26.32%) VLAN
11 9 (23.68%) NAS
11 9 (23.68%) OSPF
11 9 (23.68%) BGP
12 8 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (15.79%) EIGRP
13 6 (15.79%) Wireless
13 6 (15.79%) NetScaler
14 5 (13.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) HBase
2 3 (7.89%) Hadoop
General
1 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) Financial Institution
3 4 (10.53%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Architect
2 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (10.53%) Test Specialist
2 4 (10.53%) Network Consultant
2 4 (10.53%) Consultant
2 4 (10.53%) Network Engineer
3 3 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.26%) SAN Specialist
4 2 (5.26%) Lead Architect
5 1 (2.63%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Senior Technical Specialist
5 1 (2.63%) Design Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (2.63%) Network Architect
5 1 (2.63%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) Rendezvous
1 3 (7.89%) Middleware
1 3 (7.89%) XML
1 3 (7.89%) XSLT
1 3 (7.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Client/Server
2 9 (23.68%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.63%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 24 (63.16%) Linux
2 23 (60.53%) Windows
3 8 (21.05%) Solaris
4 4 (10.53%) AIX
5 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Service Management
1 10 (26.32%) ITSM
1 10 (26.32%) DevOps
1 10 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (21.05%) Benchmarking
2 8 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (18.42%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.89%) Software Testing
4 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.26%) Analytics
5 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.26%) Project Management
5 2 (5.26%) Identity Management
6 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.63%) Network Design
6 1 (2.63%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.63%) Electronic Design Automation
6 1 (2.63%) Performance Testing
6 1 (2.63%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) VB
1 10 (26.32%) VBA
1 10 (26.32%) PowerShell
2 7 (18.42%) Java
3 6 (15.79%) SQL
4 4 (10.53%) C
4 4 (10.53%) C++
4 4 (10.53%) Perl
5 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (13.16%) CCNP
2 4 (10.53%) HP ASE
2 4 (10.53%) HP MASE
2 4 (10.53%) JNCIS
3 2 (5.26%) CCSE
4 1 (2.63%) CCIE
4 1 (2.63%) CCNA
4 1 (2.63%) MCT
System Software
1 22 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (50.00%) NFS
3 15 (39.47%) Active Directory
3 15 (39.47%) vSphere
4 14 (36.84%) vCloud
5 8 (21.05%) SRDF
6 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
7 3 (7.89%) Xen
7 3 (7.89%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (7.89%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (26.32%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.63%) Legato
2 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.63%) ARCserve
2 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 28 (73.68%) Cisco
2 24 (63.16%) VMware
3 23 (60.53%) F5
4 22 (57.89%) HP
4 22 (57.89%) EMC
5 18 (47.37%) IBM
6 14 (36.84%) Websense
7 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
8 10 (26.32%) NetApp
9 9 (23.68%) Juniper
10 8 (21.05%) Intel
11 6 (15.79%) CheckPoint
11 6 (15.79%) Brocade
11 6 (15.79%) Blue Coat
12 5 (13.16%) Meraki
12 5 (13.16%) Aruba
12 5 (13.16%) Citrix
12 5 (13.16%) Oracle
13 4 (10.53%) Veritas
14 3 (7.89%) DataSynapse