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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)
Rank 578 574 537
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -37
Contract jobs citing FCoE 35 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.034% 0.041%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.44% 0.25% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 6 15
Average daily rate
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£320 £550 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £346 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £625 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £280 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.60% -13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -

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
7937 7246 6967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.21% 13.69% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4468 3937 3536
Average daily rate £355 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 467 381 526
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FCoE within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

FCoE Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

FCoE
Top 28 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 3 July 2015. 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 -14 35 £320 -41.81% 5
London -13 15 £320 -44.34% 5
South East -2 13 £320 +14.28%
Hampshire +12 12 £340 +21.42%
City of London -3 8 £320 -44.34%
Winchester -8 6 - -
Southampton - 5 £340 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £363 -
Leeds - 3 £363 -
Yorkshire - 3 £363 -
South West - 2 £369 -
Feltham - 2 - -
Great Yarmouth - 1 £250 -
Ipswich - 1 £250 -
Bath - 1 £388 -
Cambridge - 1 £250 -
Swindon - 1 £350 -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Peterborough - 1 £250 -
Wiltshire - 1 £350 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £250 -
Middlesex - 1 £185 -
Norfolk - 1 £250 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £388 -
Suffolk - 1 £250 -
East of England - 1 £250 -
East Midlands - 1 - -

FCoE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 61 (77.22%) Fibre Channel
2 59 (74.68%) SAN
3 52 (65.82%) VMware
4 51 (64.56%) Windows
5 46 (58.23%) iSCSI
6 45 (56.96%) Linux
7 43 (54.43%) Cisco
7 43 (54.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 28 (35.44%) LAN
8 28 (35.44%) Perl
9 27 (34.18%) WAN
10 24 (30.38%) AIX
10 24 (30.38%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (30.38%) Veritas
11 21 (26.58%) Software Testing
12 20 (25.32%) DNS
13 19 (24.05%) Cisco Certification
13 19 (24.05%) Firewall
13 19 (24.05%) NAS
14 18 (22.78%) Cisco Nexus
14 18 (22.78%) NetApp
14 18 (22.78%) Solaris
15 17 (21.52%) NFS
16 16 (20.25%) IBM
16 16 (20.25%) SQL
17 15 (18.99%) VPN
17 15 (18.99%) Multicast
17 15 (18.99%) Hyper-V
18 14 (17.72%) NetScaler
18 14 (17.72%) Oracle

FCoE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 11 (13.92%) Apache
1 11 (13.92%) Tomcat
2 10 (12.66%) IIS
3 8 (10.13%) WebSphere
3 8 (10.13%) Oracle Coherence
3 8 (10.13%) MS Exchange
3 8 (10.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (3.80%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.80%) iPlanet
4 3 (3.80%) JBoss
4 3 (3.80%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.53%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.53%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (2.53%) MQSeries
5 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) MS Project
1 2 (2.53%) MS Office
2 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (8.86%) RMDS
2 3 (3.80%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 61 (77.22%) Fibre Channel
2 59 (74.68%) SAN
3 46 (58.23%) iSCSI
4 28 (35.44%) LAN
5 27 (34.18%) WAN
6 20 (25.32%) DNS
7 19 (24.05%) Firewall
7 19 (24.05%) NAS
8 18 (22.78%) Cisco Nexus
9 15 (18.99%) VPN
9 15 (18.99%) Multicast
10 14 (17.72%) NetScaler
11 13 (16.46%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (13.92%) Ethernet
13 10 (12.66%) TCP/IP
13 10 (12.66%) VLAN
14 8 (10.13%) HTTP
15 7 (8.86%) IPsec
16 6 (7.59%) BGP
16 6 (7.59%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.46%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.86%) Hadoop
2 7 (8.86%) HBase
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (5.06%) Finance
1 4 (5.06%) Banking
2 3 (3.80%) Advertising
3 1 (1.27%) Publishing
3 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (16.46%) Architect
2 12 (15.19%) Network Engineer
3 10 (12.66%) Developer
3 10 (12.66%) Test Specialist
4 9 (11.39%) Infrastructure Architect
4 9 (11.39%) Administrator
5 8 (10.13%) Analyst
5 8 (10.13%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (10.13%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 6 (7.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Network Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Technical Leader
8 3 (3.80%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) UNIX Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Network Architect
8 3 (3.80%) Voice Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) Data Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.39%) Rendezvous
1 9 (11.39%) Middleware
2 8 (10.13%) HTML
2 8 (10.13%) XML
2 8 (10.13%) XSLT
3 7 (8.86%) Ultra Messaging
4 3 (3.80%) J2EE
5 1 (1.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.92%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.86%) Device Driver
2 7 (8.86%) Clustering
3 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (3.80%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.53%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 51 (64.56%) Windows
2 45 (56.96%) Linux
3 24 (30.38%) AIX
4 18 (22.78%) Solaris
5 6 (7.59%) Data ONTAP
6 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.80%) SUSE
7 3 (3.80%) UNIX
7 3 (3.80%) HPUX
8 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.38%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (26.58%) Software Testing
3 10 (12.66%) Benchmarking
3 10 (12.66%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (11.39%) Test Automation
4 9 (11.39%) OO
5 8 (10.13%) Network Design
6 7 (8.86%) Software Engineering
6 7 (8.86%) Load Balancing
6 7 (8.86%) Performance Testing
7 6 (7.59%) ITIL
7 6 (7.59%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (6.33%) Configuration Management
8 5 (6.33%) Network Load Balancing
9 4 (5.06%) System Testing
10 3 (3.80%) Procure-to-pay
10 3 (3.80%) Functional Testing
10 3 (3.80%) Network Architecture
10 3 (3.80%) High Availability
10 3 (3.80%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (35.44%) Perl
2 16 (20.25%) SQL
3 13 (16.46%) Java
4 9 (11.39%) PowerShell
5 8 (10.13%) Shell Script
5 8 (10.13%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.33%) C
6 5 (6.33%) C++
6 5 (6.33%) VBScript
7 3 (3.80%) Korn
7 3 (3.80%) C-shell
7 3 (3.80%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.53%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 19 (24.05%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (15.19%) CCNA
3 11 (13.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (13.92%) MCSE
3 11 (13.92%) CCNP
4 5 (6.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (6.33%) VCP4
5 4 (5.06%) NCDA
5 4 (5.06%) VCAP
5 4 (5.06%) MCP
6 3 (3.80%) CCIE
7 2 (2.53%) CCA
7 2 (2.53%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.53%) MCITP
8 1 (1.27%) HP ASE
8 1 (1.27%) HP MASE
8 1 (1.27%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.27%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.53%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (54.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (21.52%) NFS
3 15 (18.99%) Hyper-V
4 13 (16.46%) KVM
5 11 (13.92%) SRDF
6 10 (12.66%) Xen
7 9 (11.39%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (8.86%) Active Directory
9 6 (7.59%) vSphere
10 5 (6.33%) XenApp
11 3 (3.80%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 3 (3.80%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (8.86%) SCCM
1 7 (8.86%) SCOM
2 6 (7.59%) NetBackup
3 5 (6.33%) vMotion
4 4 (5.06%) SnapVault
5 2 (2.53%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (2.53%) OpenView
5 2 (2.53%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (1.27%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 52 (65.82%) VMware
2 43 (54.43%) Cisco
3 24 (30.38%) Veritas
4 18 (22.78%) NetApp
5 16 (20.25%) IBM
6 14 (17.72%) Oracle
7 12 (15.19%) Juniper
8 11 (13.92%) CheckPoint
8 11 (13.92%) EMC
8 11 (13.92%) Intel
8 11 (13.92%) Microsoft
9 10 (12.66%) HP
10 9 (11.39%) TIBCO
10 9 (11.39%) Citrix
10 9 (11.39%) DataSynapse
11 7 (8.86%) F5
11 7 (8.86%) Sybase
11 7 (8.86%) Symantec
12 5 (6.33%) 3PAR
13 4 (5.06%) Brocade