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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 533 509 564
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +55
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 79 77 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.15% 0.069%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.94% 1.08% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 47 24
Average daily rate
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£425 £575 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.08% +56.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £360
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year
+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
8424 7141 8923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.62% 13.53% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4660 3880 4041
Average daily rate £363 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 415 683
Average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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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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 -2 78 £425 -26.08% 27
London +22 52 £450 -25.00% 11
City of London +19 16 £525 -12.50% 3
South East +11 15 £375 -16.66% 4
Buckinghamshire - 6 £400 -
East of England - 4 £350 - 6
West Yorkshire +5 3 - - 2
Leeds +2 3 - - 2
Yorkshire 0 3 - - 2
Cambridgeshire - 3 £350 - 2
Cambridge - 3 £350 - 2
Reading +11 1 £375 +15.38% 2
Berkshire +4 1 £375 +15.38% 2
Manchester -11 1 £325 -
North West -12 1 £325 -43.47%
South West -47 1 £200 -24.52% 1
North East - 1 £450 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 3
Oxfordshire - 1 £338 -
Somerset - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Northumberland - - - -
Rotherham - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - -
Staines - - - -
Watford - - - - 1

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 112 (75.17%) SAN
2 87 (58.39%) Windows
3 84 (56.38%) VMware
4 71 (47.65%) HP
5 69 (46.31%) Cisco
6 66 (44.30%) iSCSI
7 63 (42.28%) VMware Infrastructure
7 63 (42.28%) Linux
8 61 (40.94%) NetApp
9 59 (39.60%) Active Directory
10 55 (36.91%) EMC
11 52 (34.90%) NFS
12 45 (30.20%) Microsoft
13 43 (28.86%) DNS
14 35 (23.49%) IBM
14 35 (23.49%) NAS
15 34 (22.82%) Clustering
16 33 (22.15%) Replication
16 33 (22.15%) MS Exchange
17 32 (21.48%) Firewall
18 31 (20.81%) Brocade
18 31 (20.81%) Perl
18 31 (20.81%) Dell
19 30 (20.13%) Citrix
20 29 (19.46%) FCoE
21 28 (18.79%) DHCP
21 28 (18.79%) PowerShell
22 27 (18.12%) Finance
22 27 (18.12%) TCP/IP
23 26 (17.45%) SQL

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 33 (22.15%) MS Exchange
2 25 (16.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (8.72%) SharePoint
4 10 (6.71%) Tomcat
5 9 (6.04%) IIS
6 8 (5.37%) WebSphere
6 8 (5.37%) Lync
7 7 (4.70%) Apache
8 6 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (3.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (3.36%) SAS
10 3 (2.01%) OpenStack
10 3 (2.01%) Oracle Coherence
10 3 (2.01%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (1.34%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.67%) nginx
12 1 (0.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (10.07%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.36%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.01%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 112 (75.17%) SAN
2 66 (44.30%) iSCSI
3 43 (28.86%) DNS
4 35 (23.49%) NAS
5 32 (21.48%) Firewall
6 29 (19.46%) FCoE
7 28 (18.79%) DHCP
8 27 (18.12%) TCP/IP
9 23 (15.44%) VPN
10 22 (14.77%) LAN
11 21 (14.09%) VLAN
12 20 (13.42%) Multicast
13 19 (12.75%) WAN
14 12 (8.05%) Cisco Nexus
15 11 (7.38%) OSPF
15 11 (7.38%) BGP
15 11 (7.38%) SNMP
16 10 (6.71%) WLAN
16 10 (6.71%) Wireless
16 10 (6.71%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.04%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.70%) MySQL
3 6 (4.03%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.01%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1 (0.67%) JIRA
General
1 27 (18.12%) Finance
2 9 (6.04%) Financial Institution
3 5 (3.36%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.68%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.68%) Banking
5 3 (2.01%) Legal
6 2 (1.34%) Retail
7 1 (0.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (19.46%) Architect
2 28 (18.79%) Storage Engineer
3 17 (11.41%) Analyst
4 14 (9.40%) Infrastructure Architect
5 12 (8.05%) Consultant
5 12 (8.05%) SAN Engineer
6 11 (7.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 9 (6.04%) SAN Storage Engineer
8 8 (5.37%) Administrator
8 8 (5.37%) Storage Architect
9 7 (4.70%) Infrastructure Manager
9 7 (4.70%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (4.03%) Support Engineer
10 6 (4.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.03%) Test Engineer
10 6 (4.03%) Backup Engineer
11 5 (3.36%) Software Engineer
12 4 (2.68%) Developer
12 4 (2.68%) Software Developer
12 4 (2.68%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.70%) HTML
2 5 (3.36%) LAMP
3 3 (2.01%) Rendezvous
3 3 (2.01%) Middleware
3 3 (2.01%) XML
3 3 (2.01%) XSLT
4 2 (1.34%) Web Services
5 1 (0.67%) FFmpeg
5 1 (0.67%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.67%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 34 (22.82%) Clustering
2 33 (22.15%) Replication
3 11 (7.38%) Computer Science
3 11 (7.38%) Client/Server
4 9 (6.04%) Hedge funds
5 7 (4.70%) EMC Centera
6 6 (4.03%) CLARiiON
7 5 (3.36%) EqualLogic
7 5 (3.36%) Celerra
8 4 (2.68%) Open Source
9 3 (2.01%) HACMP
10 2 (1.34%) Firmware
10 2 (1.34%) Device Driver
10 2 (1.34%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.34%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.67%) Symmetrix DMX
11 1 (0.67%) Grid Computing
11 1 (0.67%) Symmetrix
11 1 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 87 (58.39%) Windows
2 63 (42.28%) Linux
3 25 (16.78%) UNIX
4 17 (11.41%) Solaris
4 17 (11.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (9.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (6.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (6.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (6.04%) AIX
8 7 (4.70%) Windows 7
9 5 (3.36%) HPUX
10 4 (2.68%) Ubuntu
10 4 (2.68%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (2.68%) CentOS
10 4 (2.68%) Windows 8
11 3 (2.01%) Debian
11 3 (2.01%) NetWare
12 2 (1.34%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.34%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.67%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (13.42%) ITIL
2 13 (8.72%) Data Protection
3 10 (6.71%) Service Management
3 10 (6.71%) ITSM
3 10 (6.71%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (6.71%) DevOps
4 9 (6.04%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (5.37%) Benchmarking
5 8 (5.37%) Service Delivery
5 8 (5.37%) Migration
5 8 (5.37%) Asset Management
5 8 (5.37%) Capacity Management
5 8 (5.37%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (4.70%) BCP
7 6 (4.03%) Incident Management
8 5 (3.36%) Low Latency
8 5 (3.36%) Load Balancing
8 5 (3.36%) Network Design
9 4 (2.68%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (2.68%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 31 (20.81%) Perl
2 28 (18.79%) PowerShell
3 26 (17.45%) SQL
4 22 (14.77%) Java
5 21 (14.09%) C
6 16 (10.74%) Bash Shell
7 14 (9.40%) VB
8 13 (8.72%) Shell Script
9 11 (7.38%) Korn
10 10 (6.71%) VBA
10 10 (6.71%) C++
11 7 (4.70%) Python
12 4 (2.68%) PHP
13 3 (2.01%) C-shell
14 2 (1.34%) JavaScript
14 2 (1.34%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.67%) sed
15 1 (0.67%) Ruby
15 1 (0.67%) AWK
Qualifications
1 17 (11.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 15 (10.07%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (9.40%) CCNA
4 12 (8.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (8.05%) Security Cleared
5 11 (7.38%) MCSE
6 10 (6.71%) Degree
7 9 (6.04%) NCDA
8 8 (5.37%) SC Cleared
9 7 (4.70%) MCITP
9 7 (4.70%) RHCT
9 7 (4.70%) RHCE
10 6 (4.03%) VCP5
11 5 (3.36%) VCP4
11 5 (3.36%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (3.36%) CCA
11 5 (3.36%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (2.01%) NCIE
12 3 (2.01%) DV Cleared
13 2 (1.34%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.68%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (42.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (39.60%) Active Directory
3 52 (34.90%) NFS
4 21 (14.09%) VMware ESX
4 21 (14.09%) XenApp
5 20 (13.42%) Hyper-V
6 17 (11.41%) vSphere
7 11 (7.38%) vCloud
8 9 (6.04%) SRDF
9 6 (4.03%) KVM
10 5 (3.36%) XenServer
11 4 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (2.01%) GPFS
12 3 (2.01%) VMware Server
12 3 (2.01%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (2.01%) Xen
13 2 (1.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 1 (0.67%) IAG
14 1 (0.67%) VMFS
14 1 (0.67%) qmail
Systems Management
1 17 (11.41%) Backup Exec
2 14 (9.40%) MIMEsweeper
2 14 (9.40%) MAILsweeper
3 13 (8.72%) SCOrch
4 10 (6.71%) EMC NetWorker
5 9 (6.04%) Tivoli
6 7 (4.70%) SCCM
6 7 (4.70%) NetBackup
7 5 (3.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (2.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (2.01%) SCOM
9 3 (2.01%) SCVMM
10 2 (1.34%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.67%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.67%) SolarWinds Orion
11 1 (0.67%) Windows Storage Server
11 1 (0.67%) WSUS
11 1 (0.67%) EMC TimeFinder
11 1 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.67%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 84 (56.38%) VMware
2 71 (47.65%) HP
3 69 (46.31%) Cisco
4 61 (40.94%) NetApp
5 55 (36.91%) EMC
6 45 (30.20%) Microsoft
7 35 (23.49%) IBM
8 31 (20.81%) Brocade
8 31 (20.81%) Dell
9 30 (20.13%) Citrix
10 17 (11.41%) Oracle
11 15 (10.07%) Symantec
12 14 (9.40%) Hitachi
12 14 (9.40%) F5
13 12 (8.05%) 3PAR
14 11 (7.38%) CheckPoint
15 10 (6.71%) Websense
15 10 (6.71%) Dot Hill
16 9 (6.04%) Veritas
17 8 (5.37%) Intel
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