The table below looks at the statistics for Fibre Channel skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fibre Channel over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 478 511 493
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -18
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 98 55 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.11% 0.098%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.28% 0.83% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 33 24
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£325 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £625 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 1 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -36.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -36.84%

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
7686 6595 7037
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.65% 13.12% 15.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4152 3354 3398
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 378 605
Average hourly rate £25.50 £20.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -14.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

Fibre Channel
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Fibre Channel within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Fibre Channel Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Fibre Channel
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Fibre Channel within the UK.

Fibre Channel Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Fibre Channel
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fibre Channel within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Fibre Channel Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Fibre Channel
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Fibre Channel within the UK.

Fibre Channel Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fibre Channel within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 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 +26 97 £325 -18.75% 15
South East +6 44 £300 -20.00% 3
London -6 36 £350 -39.13% 4
City of London +20 14 £325 -48.00% 1
North West - 11 £500 - 1
Berkshire +5 8 £300 -25.00% 2
Buckinghamshire - 8 - -
Milton Keynes - 8 - -
Manchester - 7 £500 - 1
West Midlands -3 6 £350 - 2
Reading - 4 £300 - 1
Cheshire - 3 £408 -
East Sussex +1 2 - -
Surrey - 2 £340 -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Luton - - - -
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 2
Kent - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - -
Northumberland - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Fibre Channel 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 Fibre Channel.

1 146 (76.84%) SAN
2 114 (60.00%) Windows
3 110 (57.89%) VMware
4 93 (48.95%) iSCSI
5 89 (46.84%) VMware Infrastructure
6 83 (43.68%) Cisco
7 65 (34.21%) HP
8 62 (32.63%) NetApp
9 60 (31.58%) Linux
10 58 (30.53%) Active Directory
11 54 (28.42%) EMC
12 52 (27.37%) Firewall
12 52 (27.37%) NAS
13 48 (25.26%) Microsoft
13 48 (25.26%) WAN
14 45 (23.68%) NFS
14 45 (23.68%) Citrix
15 43 (22.63%) Solaris
16 41 (21.58%) UNIX
16 41 (21.58%) Hyper-V
17 40 (21.05%) CheckPoint
18 39 (20.53%) FCoE
19 38 (20.00%) Replication
19 38 (20.00%) Clustering
20 36 (18.95%) Brocade
20 36 (18.95%) DNS
21 35 (18.42%) IBM
21 35 (18.42%) DHCP
22 34 (17.89%) LAN
22 34 (17.89%) SQL Server

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Fibre Channel 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 Fibre Channel. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (14.74%) IIS
2 26 (13.68%) MS Exchange
3 24 (12.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (4.74%) Tomcat
4 9 (4.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (4.74%) WebSphere
5 6 (3.16%) Oracle Coherence
5 6 (3.16%) Apache
5 6 (3.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (2.11%) Lync
7 3 (1.58%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.05%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.58%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.05%) RMDS
2 2 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 146 (76.84%) SAN
2 93 (48.95%) iSCSI
3 52 (27.37%) NAS
3 52 (27.37%) Firewall
4 48 (25.26%) WAN
5 39 (20.53%) FCoE
6 36 (18.95%) DNS
7 35 (18.42%) DHCP
8 34 (17.89%) LAN
9 27 (14.21%) Wireless
9 27 (14.21%) Cisco ASA
10 26 (13.68%) BGP
11 25 (13.16%) VPN
12 23 (12.11%) OSPF
12 23 (12.11%) Cisco Nexus
13 21 (11.05%) EIGRP
13 21 (11.05%) Internet
14 18 (9.47%) MPLS
15 17 (8.95%) VoIP
16 15 (7.89%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (17.89%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.68%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.11%) MySQL
3 4 (2.11%) HBase
3 4 (2.11%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.53%) DB2
4 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (3.16%) MSI
2 1 (0.53%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
General
1 19 (10.00%) Finance
2 9 (4.74%) Banking
3 5 (2.63%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.63%) Games
4 3 (1.58%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.05%) Electronics
5 2 (1.05%) Marketing
6 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.53%) Legal
6 1 (0.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (15.26%) Storage Engineer
2 22 (11.58%) Architect
3 18 (9.47%) Analyst
4 13 (6.84%) Network Engineer
4 13 (6.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (5.79%) Server Engineer
6 10 (5.26%) Developer
7 9 (4.74%) Consultant
8 8 (4.21%) Infrastructure Architect
8 8 (4.21%) Administrator
8 8 (4.21%) Project Leader
8 8 (4.21%) Technical Project Leader
9 7 (3.68%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 7 (3.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 7 (3.68%) Support Engineer
9 7 (3.68%) Test Specialist
9 7 (3.68%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (3.68%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.16%) Systems Analyst
10 6 (3.16%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.16%) HTML
1 6 (3.16%) XML
1 6 (3.16%) XSLT
1 6 (3.16%) Rendezvous
1 6 (3.16%) Middleware
2 3 (1.58%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (20.00%) Replication
1 38 (20.00%) Clustering
2 14 (7.37%) Celerra
3 13 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.16%) PDA
4 6 (3.16%) HACMP
5 5 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.63%) Symmetrix
5 5 (2.63%) Online Games
6 4 (2.11%) Device Driver
6 4 (2.11%) Life Science
7 3 (1.58%) EMC Centera
8 2 (1.05%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.05%) DTV
8 2 (1.05%) CMDB
8 2 (1.05%) Open Source
8 2 (1.05%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.53%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.53%) HP StorageWorks
9 1 (0.53%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 114 (60.00%) Windows
2 60 (31.58%) Linux
3 43 (22.63%) Solaris
4 41 (21.58%) UNIX
5 21 (11.05%) AIX
6 16 (8.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (7.37%) HPUX
8 12 (6.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (3.68%) CentOS
11 6 (3.16%) NetWare
12 5 (2.63%) SUSE
12 5 (2.63%) Slackware
13 4 (2.11%) Windows 7
14 2 (1.05%) Ubuntu
14 2 (1.05%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (17.89%) ITIL
2 30 (15.79%) Migration
3 20 (10.53%) Change Control
4 18 (9.47%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (7.37%) Software Testing
6 13 (6.84%) Root Cause Analysis
6 13 (6.84%) Capacity Management
6 13 (6.84%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (6.84%) Configuration Management
7 11 (5.79%) Benchmarking
7 11 (5.79%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (5.26%) Workflow
8 10 (5.26%) Business Continuity
9 9 (4.74%) Service Delivery
9 9 (4.74%) Software Engineering
10 6 (3.16%) Test Automation
10 6 (3.16%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (3.16%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (3.16%) OO
10 6 (3.16%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 30 (15.79%) Perl
2 26 (13.68%) SQL
3 21 (11.05%) Shell Script
4 20 (10.53%) Java
5 16 (8.42%) C
6 11 (5.79%) Korn
7 10 (5.26%) C++
7 10 (5.26%) Python
8 7 (3.68%) Bash Shell
9 6 (3.16%) Ruby
9 6 (3.16%) JavaScript
10 5 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (15.26%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (8.95%) Security Cleared
3 15 (7.89%) CCNP
3 15 (7.89%) CCNA
4 13 (6.84%) MCSE
4 13 (6.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (6.32%) SC Cleared
6 9 (4.74%) VCP4
7 8 (4.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (3.16%) NCDA
9 5 (2.63%) NCIE
9 5 (2.63%) RHCT
9 5 (2.63%) HP ASE
9 5 (2.63%) HP MASE
9 5 (2.63%) JNCIS
9 5 (2.63%) MCITP
9 5 (2.63%) RHCE
10 4 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (2.11%) MCP
11 3 (1.58%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.53%) SLA
1 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 89 (46.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (30.53%) Active Directory
3 45 (23.68%) NFS
4 41 (21.58%) Hyper-V
5 33 (17.37%) VMware ESX
6 21 (11.05%) XenApp
7 16 (8.42%) Xen
7 16 (8.42%) vSphere
8 15 (7.89%) Terminal Services
9 14 (7.37%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 10 (5.26%) KVM
11 9 (4.74%) SRDF
12 7 (3.68%) XenDesktop
13 6 (3.16%) GPFS
14 5 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
15 4 (2.11%) Oracle RAC
16 2 (1.05%) Firmware
16 2 (1.05%) XenServer
17 1 (0.53%) ISA Server
17 1 (0.53%) Samba
Systems Management
1 13 (6.84%) Backup Exec
2 12 (6.32%) MIMEsweeper
2 12 (6.32%) MAILsweeper
2 12 (6.32%) NetBackup
3 10 (5.26%) Tivoli
3 10 (5.26%) Cisco Prime
4 8 (4.21%) SCCM
5 6 (3.16%) ARCserve
5 6 (3.16%) Puppet
6 5 (2.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 5 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (2.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 4 (2.11%) Cobbler
7 4 (2.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (2.11%) HP Data Protector
7 4 (2.11%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.05%) HP SIM
8 2 (1.05%) SCOM
8 2 (1.05%) BladeLogic
8 2 (1.05%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 110 (57.89%) VMware
2 83 (43.68%) Cisco
3 65 (34.21%) HP
4 62 (32.63%) NetApp
5 54 (28.42%) EMC
6 48 (25.26%) Microsoft
7 45 (23.68%) Citrix
8 40 (21.05%) CheckPoint
9 36 (18.95%) Brocade
10 35 (18.42%) IBM
11 26 (13.68%) Oracle
12 21 (11.05%) SolarWinds
13 20 (10.53%) Veritas
14 17 (8.95%) Juniper
14 17 (8.95%) F5
15 15 (7.89%) 3PAR
15 15 (7.89%) Nortel
16 14 (7.37%) Dell
17 11 (5.79%) Compaq
17 11 (5.79%) Intel
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