The table below looks at the statistics for Fibre Channel skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fibre Channel over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 527 510 558
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +48
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 120 126 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.23% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.40% 1.51% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 56 28
Median daily rate £400 £381 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% -4.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £250 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £553 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £365 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.71% +14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 3
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £35.00 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%

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
8557 8364 7308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.39% 14.98% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5190 4560 3874
Median daily rate £388 £350 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -0.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 465 401
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.70 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £46.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +41.72%

Fibre Channel
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Fibre Channel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 May 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fibre Channel within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Fibre Channel Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fibre Channel within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -20 117 £400 +3.22% 21
South East +4 51 £365 - 11
London -6 47 £475 +15.15% 7
Surrey +14 24 £388 +6.16% 4
City of London +38 13 £475 +22.58% 3
Berkshire +8 11 £363 -12.12% 3
Redhill - 11 £365 -
Hampshire -5 10 - - 2
Winchester -11 8 - -
Reading 0 6 £350 +21.73% 3
North West -6 6 £425 -15.00% 1
Epsom - 6 £180 -
East of England +12 5 £413 +65.00%
Manchester -10 5 £425 -12.82%
West Sussex -15 5 £366 +40.86%
Hertfordshire +9 3 £425 -
Gatwick - 3 £366 -
East Midlands +11 2 £185 -59.02%
Slough +10 2 £351 -17.35%
Cambridgeshire +6 2 £400 +60.00%
Cambridge +2 2 £400 +60.00%
Yorkshire -4 2 £525 - 2
South Yorkshire -7 2 £525 - 1
West Midlands -16 2 £350 -12.50%
North East - 2 £375 -
Crawley - 2 £371 -
Sheffield - 2 £525 - 1
Ealing - 2 - -
Welwyn Garden City +4 1 £425 -
Bracknell -2 1 £500 +7.52%

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Fibre Channel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Fibre Channel.

1 141 (81.98%) SAN
2 119 (69.19%) Linux
3 107 (62.21%) Windows
4 97 (56.40%) VMware
5 77 (44.77%) Unix
6 73 (42.44%) EMC
7 68 (39.53%) NetApp
8 64 (37.21%) Red Hat
8 64 (37.21%) Solaris
9 63 (36.63%) VMware Infrastructure
10 60 (34.88%) NFS
11 59 (34.30%) Microsoft
12 57 (33.14%) Brocade
13 56 (32.56%) Oracle
14 55 (31.98%) iSCSI
15 52 (30.23%) NAS
16 49 (28.49%) Cisco
17 47 (27.33%) Veritas
18 46 (26.74%) HP
18 46 (26.74%) IBM
19 43 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 37 (21.51%) NetBackup
21 36 (20.93%) Windows Server
22 35 (20.35%) Finance
23 34 (19.77%) SQL
24 33 (19.19%) StorageTek
24 33 (19.19%) Migration
24 33 (19.19%) Data Centre
25 30 (17.44%) FCoE
26 29 (16.86%) Oracle ZFS

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (13.37%) Apache
2 19 (11.05%) IIS
3 15 (8.72%) Tomcat
4 14 (8.14%) OpenStack
5 12 (6.98%) WebSphere
6 11 (6.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 9 (5.23%) Oracle Coherence
8 8 (4.65%) SAS
9 6 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (3.49%) MS Exchange
10 3 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.74%) JBoss
11 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (1.16%) SharePoint
11 2 (1.16%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.58%) nginx
12 1 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (5.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.16%) MS Office
2 2 (1.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.58%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.56%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.74%) Office 365
3 3 (1.74%) SaaS
4 2 (1.16%) IaaS
4 2 (1.16%) Mimecast
4 2 (1.16%) PaaS
4 2 (1.16%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.58%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.58%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 141 (81.98%) SAN
2 55 (31.98%) iSCSI
3 52 (30.23%) NAS
4 30 (17.44%) FCoE
5 29 (16.86%) Firewall
6 21 (12.21%) WAN
7 20 (11.63%) LAN
8 17 (9.88%) HTTP
8 17 (9.88%) LDAP
9 16 (9.30%) TCP/IP
10 15 (8.72%) Ethernet
11 14 (8.14%) DNS
11 14 (8.14%) Multicast
12 12 (6.98%) DHCP
13 11 (6.40%) FTP
14 9 (5.23%) Cisco Nexus
15 8 (4.65%) VPN
16 7 (4.07%) Cisco ASA
16 7 (4.07%) OSPF
17 6 (3.49%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (14.53%) MySQL
2 23 (13.37%) SQL Server
3 22 (12.79%) VLDB
4 16 (9.30%) OLTP
5 11 (6.40%) Hadoop
5 11 (6.40%) HBase
6 6 (3.49%) Oracle Database
6 6 (3.49%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.16%) Big Data
8 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (5.81%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.91%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.16%) Ant
3 2 (1.16%) GCC
3 2 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.16%) Subversion
4 1 (0.58%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 35 (20.35%) Finance
2 17 (9.88%) Banking
3 13 (7.56%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.16%) Front Office
5 2 (1.16%) Retail
6 1 (0.58%) Back Office
6 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.58%) Legal
6 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.58%) Marketing
6 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (29.65%) Administrator
2 26 (15.12%) Unix Administrator
3 22 (12.79%) Architect
4 18 (10.47%) Storage Administrator
5 16 (9.30%) Support Engineer
6 15 (8.72%) Infrastructure Architect
6 15 (8.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (8.72%) Linux Engineer
6 15 (8.72%) Storage Engineer
6 15 (8.72%) Systems Administrator
7 12 (6.98%) Storage Systems Administrator
8 10 (5.81%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 10 (5.81%) Linux Administrator
8 10 (5.81%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (5.23%) NetApp Engineer
9 9 (5.23%) SAN Engineer
9 9 (5.23%) SAN Storage Engineer
9 9 (5.23%) Virtualisation Engineer
10 7 (4.07%) Network Engineer
10 7 (4.07%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.56%) Middleware
2 10 (5.81%) Rendezvous
3 9 (5.23%) HTML
3 9 (5.23%) Web Services
3 9 (5.23%) XML
3 9 (5.23%) XSLT
4 3 (1.74%) POSIX
5 2 (1.16%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.58%) ELK Stack
6 1 (0.58%) LAMP
6 1 (0.58%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 33 (19.19%) Data Centre
2 28 (16.28%) Enterprise Storage
3 23 (13.37%) EMC VMAX
4 18 (10.47%) Computer Science
5 17 (9.88%) EMC VNX
6 10 (5.81%) Replication
7 9 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (4.65%) Clustering
8 8 (4.65%) Device Driver
9 7 (4.07%) FlexPod
9 7 (4.07%) Management Information System
10 5 (2.91%) Driving Licence
10 5 (2.91%) e-Health
11 4 (2.33%) User Experience
12 3 (1.74%) Digital Media
12 3 (1.74%) Statistics
13 2 (1.16%) Contactless
13 2 (1.16%) HP StoreVirtual
13 2 (1.16%) Private Cloud
13 2 (1.16%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 119 (69.19%) Linux
2 107 (62.21%) Windows
3 77 (44.77%) Unix
4 64 (37.21%) Solaris
5 43 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 36 (20.93%) Windows Server
7 17 (9.88%) CentOS
7 17 (9.88%) Data ONTAP
8 15 (8.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (8.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (7.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (6.40%) AIX
10 11 (6.40%) Ubuntu
11 10 (5.81%) Debian
12 7 (4.07%) SUSE
13 4 (2.33%) Mac OS
13 4 (2.33%) Windows 7
14 3 (1.74%) Windows XP
15 2 (1.16%) Android
15 2 (1.16%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (19.19%) Migration
2 29 (16.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 25 (14.53%) High Availability
4 16 (9.30%) ITIL
5 13 (7.56%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (7.56%) Performance Monitoring
6 12 (6.98%) Benchmarking
6 12 (6.98%) Change Management
6 12 (6.98%) Open Source
6 12 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (5.81%) Capacity Management
8 9 (5.23%) Software Engineering
9 8 (4.65%) Performance Testing
9 8 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (4.65%) Software Testing
10 7 (4.07%) Asset Management
11 6 (3.49%) Business Continuity
11 6 (3.49%) Compatibility Testing
11 6 (3.49%) Data Migration
11 6 (3.49%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (19.77%) SQL
2 26 (15.12%) Perl
3 19 (11.05%) Bash Shell
4 13 (7.56%) Java
5 12 (6.98%) Korn
6 11 (6.40%) C
6 11 (6.40%) Shell Script
7 9 (5.23%) JavaScript
7 9 (5.23%) Python
8 8 (4.65%) PHP
9 7 (4.07%) C++
9 7 (4.07%) PowerShell
10 6 (3.49%) AWK
10 6 (3.49%) sed
11 2 (1.16%) Ruby
12 1 (0.58%) DCL
12 1 (0.58%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 20 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (8.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (8.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 13 (7.56%) CCNA
4 11 (6.40%) NCDA
4 11 (6.40%) RHCE
5 10 (5.81%) MCSA
6 9 (5.23%) RHCA
7 8 (4.65%) CCNP
7 8 (4.65%) MCP
8 6 (3.49%) Degree
8 6 (3.49%) MCSE
8 6 (3.49%) NCIE
8 6 (3.49%) Security Cleared
9 5 (2.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (2.91%) NCSA
10 3 (1.74%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.74%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.58%) CCIE
11 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.07%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.33%) SLA
3 2 (1.16%) BS7799
3 2 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 63 (36.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (34.88%) NFS
3 29 (16.86%) Hyper-V
4 28 (16.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 24 (13.95%) GlusterFS
6 20 (11.63%) KVM
7 19 (11.05%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (11.05%) vSphere
8 18 (10.47%) Active Directory
9 14 (8.14%) Xen
10 13 (7.56%) Oracle RAC
10 13 (7.56%) SRDF
11 11 (6.40%) StorNext
12 10 (5.81%) Samba
13 9 (5.23%) Sendmail
14 8 (4.65%) Firmware
14 8 (4.65%) iptables
15 6 (3.49%) Dovecot
15 6 (3.49%) Squid
16 5 (2.91%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 37 (21.51%) NetBackup
2 29 (16.86%) Oracle ZFS
3 26 (15.12%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 25 (14.53%) Red Hat Satellite
5 19 (11.05%) Puppet
6 14 (8.14%) Nagios
7 11 (6.40%) Tivoli
8 10 (5.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 7 (4.07%) Cacti
9 7 (4.07%) SCOM
10 6 (3.49%) HAProxy
10 6 (3.49%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (2.91%) OpenNebula
11 5 (2.91%) SCCM
12 4 (2.33%) EMC NetWorker
12 4 (2.33%) vMotion
13 3 (1.74%) Backup Exec
13 3 (1.74%) SCVMM
13 3 (1.74%) systemd
14 2 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 97 (56.40%) VMware
2 73 (42.44%) EMC
3 68 (39.53%) NetApp
4 64 (37.21%) Red Hat
5 59 (34.30%) Microsoft
6 57 (33.14%) Brocade
7 56 (32.56%) Oracle
8 49 (28.49%) Cisco
9 47 (27.33%) Veritas
10 46 (26.74%) HP
10 46 (26.74%) IBM
11 33 (19.19%) StorageTek
12 28 (16.28%) Sun
13 23 (13.37%) Intel
14 18 (10.47%) Dell
14 18 (10.47%) Hitachi
15 11 (6.40%) Citrix
16 10 (5.81%) Sybase
16 10 (5.81%) Symantec
16 10 (5.81%) TIBCO
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