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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)
Rank 583 555 568
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +13
Contract jobs citing FCoE 17 26 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.050% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.37% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 1
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£475 £600 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +26.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £550 £475
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
8200 7004 7963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.22% 13.53% 15.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4694 3859 3836
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 458 642
Average hourly rate £22.69 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.45% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+5.17% +3.57%

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 28 November 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 20 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 28 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -61 16 £475 -20.83% 7
London -5 5 £550 -8.33% 3
Nottingham - 3 £320 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 £320 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £320 - 1
City of London +21 1 £575 -4.16% 2
South East - 1 - - 1
Wales - - - -
North East - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Staines - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Essex - - - -
Northumberland - - - -

FCoE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 32 (76.19%) Cisco
2 31 (73.81%) VMware
2 31 (73.81%) Fibre Channel
3 30 (71.43%) Linux
4 28 (66.67%) Windows
5 27 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 25 (59.52%) EMC
7 22 (52.38%) NFS
7 22 (52.38%) Multicast
7 22 (52.38%) iSCSI
8 20 (47.62%) HP
9 19 (45.24%) SAN
9 19 (45.24%) LAN
9 19 (45.24%) WAN
10 18 (42.86%) F5
11 17 (40.48%) IBM
12 15 (35.71%) Finance
12 15 (35.71%) NetApp
13 14 (33.33%) NAS
14 13 (30.95%) Performance Tuning
14 13 (30.95%) Benchmarking
14 13 (30.95%) SNMP
14 13 (30.95%) Intel
14 13 (30.95%) Solaris
14 13 (30.95%) SQL
15 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
15 12 (28.57%) Active Directory
15 12 (28.57%) Firewall
15 12 (28.57%) SRDF
16 11 (26.19%) vSphere

FCoE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 5 (11.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 5 (11.90%) Apache
1 5 (11.90%) Tomcat
1 5 (11.90%) IIS
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle Coherence
1 5 (11.90%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (73.81%) Fibre Channel
2 22 (52.38%) Multicast
2 22 (52.38%) iSCSI
3 19 (45.24%) SAN
3 19 (45.24%) LAN
3 19 (45.24%) WAN
4 14 (33.33%) NAS
5 13 (30.95%) SNMP
6 12 (28.57%) Firewall
7 11 (26.19%) DNS
8 10 (23.81%) VPN
9 9 (21.43%) TCP/IP
10 8 (19.05%) VLAN
10 8 (19.05%) BGP
10 8 (19.05%) OSPF
11 7 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (11.90%) IPv6
12 5 (11.90%) HTTP
12 5 (11.90%) Wireless
12 5 (11.90%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) HBase
2 4 (9.52%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.38%) DB2
3 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) LoadRunner
General
1 15 (35.71%) Finance
2 9 (21.43%) Banking
3 8 (19.05%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Architect
2 6 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Network Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) Network Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Test Specialist
5 3 (7.14%) Lead Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Monitoring Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) SAN Specialist
7 1 (2.38%) Network Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Design Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.38%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Solutions Designer
7 1 (2.38%) Network Design Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) Rendezvous
1 5 (11.90%) Middleware
1 5 (11.90%) HTML
1 5 (11.90%) XML
1 5 (11.90%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Client/Server
1 8 (19.05%) Hedge funds
2 1 (2.38%) Device Driver
2 1 (2.38%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 30 (71.43%) Linux
2 28 (66.67%) Windows
3 13 (30.95%) Solaris
4 4 (9.52%) AIX
5 3 (7.14%) UNIX
6 1 (2.38%) HPUX
6 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Performance Tuning
1 13 (30.95%) Benchmarking
2 10 (23.81%) Service Management
3 8 (19.05%) ITSM
3 8 (19.05%) DevOps
3 8 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.52%) Load Balancing
6 3 (7.14%) Software Testing
7 2 (4.76%) Analytics
7 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.76%) Network Design
7 2 (4.76%) Identity Management
8 1 (2.38%) PRINCE
8 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.38%) Migration
8 1 (2.38%) Project Management
8 1 (2.38%) Performance Testing
8 1 (2.38%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) SQL
2 9 (21.43%) Java
3 8 (19.05%) VB
3 8 (19.05%) VBA
3 8 (19.05%) PowerShell
4 5 (11.90%) Perl
5 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.52%) C
5 4 (9.52%) C++
6 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) HP ASE
1 4 (9.52%) HP MASE
1 4 (9.52%) JNCIS
1 4 (9.52%) CCNP
1 4 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.76%) CCSE
3 1 (2.38%) CCIE
3 1 (2.38%) MCT
System Software
1 27 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (52.38%) NFS
3 12 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 12 (28.57%) SRDF
4 11 (26.19%) vSphere
4 11 (26.19%) vCloud
5 10 (23.81%) Hyper-V
6 9 (21.43%) KVM
6 9 (21.43%) Xen
7 4 (9.52%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (4.76%) WMI
3 1 (2.38%) Legato
3 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.38%) ARCserve
3 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 32 (76.19%) Cisco
2 31 (73.81%) VMware
3 25 (59.52%) EMC
4 20 (47.62%) HP
5 18 (42.86%) F5
6 17 (40.48%) IBM
7 15 (35.71%) NetApp
8 13 (30.95%) Intel
9 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
10 11 (26.19%) Websense
11 10 (23.81%) Oracle
12 6 (14.29%) Juniper
13 5 (11.90%) CheckPoint
13 5 (11.90%) TIBCO
13 5 (11.90%) Brocade
13 5 (11.90%) DataSynapse
14 4 (9.52%) Aruba
14 4 (9.52%) Meraki
14 4 (9.52%) Blue Coat
14 4 (9.52%) Veritas
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