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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)
Rank 584 592 562
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -30
Contract jobs citing FCoE 46 24 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.042% 0.069%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.57% 0.29% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 10 28
Average daily rate
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£379 £550 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £356 £575
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £358 £575
% change year-on-year
+11.88% -37.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 -
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -

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
8058 8268 7224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.80% 14.62% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4617 4497 3898
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 525 460 419
Average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

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 September 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 September 2015.

FCoE Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

FCoE
Top 23 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 September 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 +12 46 £379 -31.18% 6
London -10 17 £360 -37.39% 3
Hampshire +5 10 £360 -
South East -4 10 £360 -
Yorkshire -16 10 £400 +11.88% 1
West Yorkshire - 10 £400 - 1
Leeds - 10 £400 - 1
City of London +11 7 £382 -36.33% 1
Winchester -14 7 - -
East of England +8 4 £250 - 1
Hertfordshire +7 3 £600 -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £600 -
Southampton - 2 £360 -
Wiltshire - 1 £350 - 1
South West - 1 £350 - 1
Great Yarmouth - 1 £250 -
Ipswich - 1 £250 -
Cambridge - 1 £250 -
Peterborough - 1 £250 -
Swindon - 1 £350 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £250 - 1
Norfolk - 1 £250 -
Suffolk - 1 £250 -

FCoE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 64 (75.29%) Fibre Channel
2 50 (58.82%) SAN
3 48 (56.47%) iSCSI
4 46 (54.12%) Cisco
5 44 (51.76%) Linux
5 44 (51.76%) VMware
6 40 (47.06%) Windows
7 34 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 28 (32.94%) Cisco Certification
9 25 (29.41%) Perl
9 25 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
10 24 (28.24%) CCNP
11 23 (27.06%) WAN
11 23 (27.06%) Ethernet
12 21 (24.71%) Microsoft
13 20 (23.53%) DNS
13 20 (23.53%) LAN
13 20 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (22.35%) NAS
14 19 (22.35%) Firewall
14 19 (22.35%) CCNA
15 18 (21.18%) Solaris
16 17 (20.00%) HP
16 17 (20.00%) NFS
16 17 (20.00%) NetApp
17 15 (17.65%) UNIX
17 15 (17.65%) SQL
17 15 (17.65%) Java
18 14 (16.47%) MCSE
18 14 (16.47%) Microsoft Certification

FCoE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (12.94%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.59%) Apache
2 9 (10.59%) Tomcat
3 8 (9.41%) IIS
3 8 (9.41%) SAS
4 6 (7.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 6 (7.06%) WebSphere
4 6 (7.06%) Oracle Coherence
5 5 (5.88%) OpenStack
6 3 (3.53%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (3.53%) WebLogic
6 3 (3.53%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.53%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (3.53%) iPlanet
6 3 (3.53%) JBoss
7 2 (2.35%) MQSeries
7 2 (2.35%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) MS Project
1 2 (2.35%) MS Office
1 2 (2.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.88%) RMDS
2 3 (3.53%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (75.29%) Fibre Channel
2 50 (58.82%) SAN
3 48 (56.47%) iSCSI
4 25 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
5 23 (27.06%) WAN
5 23 (27.06%) Ethernet
6 20 (23.53%) LAN
6 20 (23.53%) DNS
7 19 (22.35%) Firewall
7 19 (22.35%) NAS
8 12 (14.12%) Network Security
8 12 (14.12%) Multicast
8 12 (14.12%) NetScaler
8 12 (14.12%) TCP/IP
9 10 (11.76%) VPN
10 9 (10.59%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (9.41%) OSPF
12 7 (8.24%) BGP
12 7 (8.24%) EIGRP
12 7 (8.24%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.06%) Hadoop
2 6 (7.06%) HBase
3 3 (3.53%) Big Data
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (5.88%) Advertising
2 4 (4.71%) Finance
2 4 (4.71%) Banking
3 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.18%) Legal
3 1 (1.18%) Publishing
3 1 (1.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (23.53%) Network Engineer
2 12 (14.12%) Administrator
3 7 (8.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (8.24%) Architect
4 6 (7.06%) Developer
4 6 (7.06%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (5.88%) Development Specialist
5 5 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (5.88%) Storage Engineer
5 5 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (5.88%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 4 (4.71%) Consultant
7 3 (3.53%) Technical Leader
7 3 (3.53%) UNIX Engineer
7 3 (3.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (3.53%) Server Engineer
7 3 (3.53%) Test Specialist
7 3 (3.53%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.24%) Rendezvous
1 7 (8.24%) Middleware
2 6 (7.06%) XML
2 6 (7.06%) XSLT
2 6 (7.06%) HTML
3 5 (5.88%) Ultra Messaging
4 3 (3.53%) J2EE
5 1 (1.18%) Web Services
5 1 (1.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.12%) Data Centre
2 10 (11.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 8 (9.41%) Clustering
4 4 (4.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (4.71%) Replication
5 3 (3.53%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (3.53%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.35%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.18%) NHS
7 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 44 (51.76%) Linux
2 40 (47.06%) Windows
3 18 (21.18%) Solaris
4 15 (17.65%) UNIX
5 10 (11.76%) AIX
6 7 (8.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (8.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (7.06%) Data ONTAP
8 3 (3.53%) SUSE
8 3 (3.53%) HPUX
9 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (11.76%) Load Balancing
2 10 (11.76%) DDoS Mitigation
3 8 (9.41%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (9.41%) Change Management
3 8 (9.41%) ITIL
4 7 (8.24%) Benchmarking
4 7 (8.24%) Configuration Management
4 7 (8.24%) Software Testing
5 6 (7.06%) Network Design
6 5 (5.88%) Service Management
7 3 (3.53%) OO
7 3 (3.53%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (3.53%) Software Engineering
7 3 (3.53%) Performance Testing
7 3 (3.53%) Unit Testing
7 3 (3.53%) Patch Management
7 3 (3.53%) Procure-to-pay
7 3 (3.53%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (3.53%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 25 (29.41%) Perl
2 15 (17.65%) SQL
2 15 (17.65%) Java
3 14 (16.47%) PowerShell
4 12 (14.12%) C
5 11 (12.94%) Python
6 7 (8.24%) VBScript
7 6 (7.06%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.71%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.53%) Korn
9 3 (3.53%) C-shell
9 3 (3.53%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.35%) Lisp
11 1 (1.18%) C++
Qualifications
1 28 (32.94%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (28.24%) CCNP
3 19 (22.35%) CCNA
4 14 (16.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (16.47%) MCSE
5 10 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (8.24%) VCP4
7 4 (4.71%) NCDA
7 4 (4.71%) VCAP
7 4 (4.71%) MCP
7 4 (4.71%) Degree
7 4 (4.71%) BC Cleared
7 4 (4.71%) Security Cleared
8 3 (3.53%) RHCE
8 3 (3.53%) CCA
8 3 (3.53%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (3.53%) MCITP
8 3 (3.53%) RHCSA
9 2 (2.35%) HP ASE
9 2 (2.35%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (4.71%) SLA
3 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 34 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (20.00%) NFS
3 13 (15.29%) KVM
4 12 (14.12%) Hyper-V
5 11 (12.94%) Active Directory
6 8 (9.41%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (9.41%) SRDF
6 8 (9.41%) vSphere
7 7 (8.24%) Xen
7 7 (8.24%) XenApp
8 3 (3.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 3 (3.53%) Samba
8 3 (3.53%) VMware ESX
9 2 (2.35%) Firmware
9 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (11.76%) SCCM
1 10 (11.76%) SCOM
2 9 (10.59%) NetBackup
3 7 (8.24%) vMotion
3 7 (8.24%) SnapVault
4 3 (3.53%) Nagios
5 2 (2.35%) OpenView
6 1 (1.18%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (1.18%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 46 (54.12%) Cisco
2 44 (51.76%) VMware
3 21 (24.71%) Microsoft
4 17 (20.00%) HP
4 17 (20.00%) NetApp
5 11 (12.94%) CheckPoint
5 11 (12.94%) IBM
5 11 (12.94%) Oracle
5 11 (12.94%) F5
6 10 (11.76%) Veritas
7 9 (10.59%) Citrix
7 9 (10.59%) Symantec
8 8 (9.41%) EMC
8 8 (9.41%) Intel
9 7 (8.24%) TIBCO
9 7 (8.24%) DataSynapse
9 7 (8.24%) Riverbed
9 7 (8.24%) 3PAR
10 6 (7.06%) Red Hat
10 6 (7.06%) Sybase
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