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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 523 501 547
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +46
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 90 76 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.14% 0.075%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.06% 1.07% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 42 26
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£388 £588 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.04% +56.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £276 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £625 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £425 £360
% change year-on-year
-15.29% +18.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -

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
8494 7098 8320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.55% 13.53% 15.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4807 3899 3950
Average daily rate £363 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 468 449 618
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 24 October 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
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 24 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fibre Channel within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 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 -5 89 £388 -35.41% 36
London -5 42 £415 -30.83% 14
South East -6 16 £388 - 6
City of London +10 15 £458 -23.75% 2
North West -3 13 £360 -37.39% 3
Manchester - 13 £360 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 11 £388 -
Milton Keynes - 7 £400 -
Yorkshire +3 6 £125 -50.00% 4
West Yorkshire -4 6 £125 -50.00% 2
South West -37 5 £210 -44.73% 3
Leeds -2 4 - -
East of England - 3 - - 4
Cambridgeshire - 2 - - 1
Cambridge - 2 - - 1
West Midlands -21 1 £375 - 1
North East - 1 £450 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Kent - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 2
Northamptonshire - - - -
Northumberland - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 2
Sussex - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Colchester - - - - 2
Coventry - - - -

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (68.29%) SAN
2 97 (59.15%) Windows
3 90 (54.88%) VMware
4 83 (50.61%) Cisco
5 78 (47.56%) HP
6 70 (42.68%) VMware Infrastructure
7 69 (42.07%) iSCSI
8 66 (40.24%) Active Directory
9 60 (36.59%) EMC
10 59 (35.98%) NetApp
11 53 (32.32%) Microsoft
11 53 (32.32%) Linux
12 51 (31.10%) NFS
13 46 (28.05%) DNS
14 40 (24.39%) Firewall
15 36 (21.95%) NAS
16 34 (20.73%) Replication
16 34 (20.73%) Clustering
16 34 (20.73%) Citrix
17 33 (20.12%) IBM
17 33 (20.12%) WAN
18 32 (19.51%) LAN
19 31 (18.90%) DHCP
19 31 (18.90%) Dell
20 30 (18.29%) MS Exchange
20 30 (18.29%) Brocade
20 30 (18.29%) FCoE
21 29 (17.68%) Hyper-V
21 29 (17.68%) UNIX
22 27 (16.46%) Finance

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 30 (18.29%) MS Exchange
2 24 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (9.76%) IIS
4 14 (8.54%) SharePoint
5 9 (5.49%) Lync
6 8 (4.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (3.66%) Tomcat
7 6 (3.66%) WebSphere
7 6 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (3.05%) SAS
9 4 (2.44%) Apache
10 3 (1.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 3 (1.83%) Oracle Coherence
10 3 (1.83%) OpenStack
11 2 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.61%) nginx
12 1 (0.61%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.83%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.83%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 112 (68.29%) SAN
2 69 (42.07%) iSCSI
3 46 (28.05%) DNS
4 40 (24.39%) Firewall
5 36 (21.95%) NAS
6 33 (20.12%) WAN
7 32 (19.51%) LAN
8 31 (18.90%) DHCP
9 30 (18.29%) FCoE
10 26 (15.85%) VPN
11 22 (13.41%) TCP/IP
12 21 (12.80%) Wireless
12 21 (12.80%) OSPF
12 21 (12.80%) BGP
13 20 (12.20%) Multicast
14 18 (10.98%) Cisco ASA
15 17 (10.37%) VLAN
16 15 (9.15%) Cisco Nexus
17 14 (8.54%) WLAN
18 13 (7.93%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.37%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.66%) Hadoop
3 5 (3.05%) MySQL
4 3 (1.83%) HBase
Development Applications
1 3 (1.83%) MSI
2 1 (0.61%) JIRA
General
1 27 (16.46%) Finance
2 9 (5.49%) Financial Institution
3 5 (3.05%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.05%) Banking
4 4 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.83%) Retail
6 2 (1.22%) Legal
7 1 (0.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (17.68%) Architect
2 25 (15.24%) Storage Engineer
3 18 (10.98%) Analyst
4 14 (8.54%) Consultant
4 14 (8.54%) Infrastructure Architect
5 12 (7.32%) SAN Engineer
6 10 (6.10%) Administrator
7 9 (5.49%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 9 (5.49%) Server Engineer
7 9 (5.49%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (5.49%) SAN Storage Engineer
8 8 (4.88%) Storage Architect
9 7 (4.27%) Technical Project Leader
9 7 (4.27%) Support Engineer
9 7 (4.27%) Infrastructure Manager
9 7 (4.27%) Project Leader
10 5 (3.05%) Test Engineer
10 5 (3.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.05%) Systems Analyst
10 5 (3.05%) Cisco Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.44%) HTML
2 3 (1.83%) XML
2 3 (1.83%) XSLT
2 3 (1.83%) Rendezvous
2 3 (1.83%) Middleware
2 3 (1.83%) LAMP
3 1 (0.61%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (0.61%) FFmpeg
3 1 (0.61%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 34 (20.73%) Replication
1 34 (20.73%) Clustering
2 11 (6.71%) Client/Server
3 10 (6.10%) Celerra
4 9 (5.49%) Hedge funds
5 8 (4.88%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.88%) EMC Centera
6 6 (3.66%) CLARiiON
7 5 (3.05%) EqualLogic
8 4 (2.44%) Open Source
8 4 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.83%) Life Science
9 3 (1.83%) Symmetrix
9 3 (1.83%) HACMP
9 3 (1.83%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.22%) Device Driver
10 2 (1.22%) PDA
11 1 (0.61%) Symmetrix DMX
11 1 (0.61%) MPEG
11 1 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 97 (59.15%) Windows
2 53 (32.32%) Linux
3 29 (17.68%) UNIX
4 18 (10.98%) Solaris
4 18 (10.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (6.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (4.88%) AIX
7 8 (4.88%) Windows 7
8 6 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (2.44%) CentOS
9 4 (2.44%) Ubuntu
9 4 (2.44%) HPUX
9 4 (2.44%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.83%) NetWare
10 3 (1.83%) Debian
11 2 (1.22%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (14.02%) ITIL
2 20 (12.20%) Migration
3 14 (8.54%) Data Protection
4 10 (6.10%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (6.10%) Service Management
4 10 (6.10%) Service Delivery
4 10 (6.10%) ITSM
4 10 (6.10%) Change Control
4 10 (6.10%) DevOps
5 9 (5.49%) Capacity Management
5 9 (5.49%) Asset Management
6 8 (4.88%) Benchmarking
6 8 (4.88%) Load Balancing
6 8 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (4.27%) BCP
8 5 (3.05%) Incident Management
8 5 (3.05%) E-Commerce
8 5 (3.05%) Network Design
8 5 (3.05%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (15.85%) SQL
1 26 (15.85%) PowerShell
2 25 (15.24%) Perl
3 18 (10.98%) Java
4 16 (9.76%) C
5 14 (8.54%) VB
5 14 (8.54%) Bash Shell
6 10 (6.10%) Shell Script
6 10 (6.10%) VBA
6 10 (6.10%) C++
7 9 (5.49%) Korn
8 3 (1.83%) Python
9 2 (1.22%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.22%) C-shell
10 1 (0.61%) sed
10 1 (0.61%) AWK
10 1 (0.61%) Ruby
10 1 (0.61%) PHP
10 1 (0.61%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 20 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (9.76%) CCNA
3 15 (9.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (6.71%) Security Cleared
5 10 (6.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (5.49%) MCSE
6 9 (5.49%) NCDA
7 8 (4.88%) Degree
7 8 (4.88%) SC Cleared
8 6 (3.66%) VCP5
9 5 (3.05%) NCIE
9 5 (3.05%) MCITP
9 5 (3.05%) VCP4
9 5 (3.05%) CCA
9 5 (3.05%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (3.05%) CCNP
9 5 (3.05%) RHCT
9 5 (3.05%) RHCE
10 4 (2.44%) MCP
10 4 (2.44%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 70 (42.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (40.24%) Active Directory
3 51 (31.10%) NFS
4 29 (17.68%) Hyper-V
5 22 (13.41%) VMware ESX
6 18 (10.98%) vSphere
7 17 (10.37%) XenApp
8 11 (6.71%) vCloud
9 9 (5.49%) SRDF
10 6 (3.66%) KVM
11 5 (3.05%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 5 (3.05%) XenServer
11 5 (3.05%) Terminal Services
12 3 (1.83%) Xen
12 3 (1.83%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (1.83%) VMware Server
12 3 (1.83%) XenDesktop
12 3 (1.83%) GPFS
13 2 (1.22%) Ceph
13 2 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (8.54%) SCOrch
2 13 (7.93%) Backup Exec
3 12 (7.32%) MIMEsweeper
3 12 (7.32%) MAILsweeper
4 10 (6.10%) EMC NetWorker
5 8 (4.88%) SCCM
6 7 (4.27%) NetBackup
6 7 (4.27%) Tivoli
6 7 (4.27%) Cisco Prime
7 4 (2.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (2.44%) SCOM
8 3 (1.83%) SCVMM
8 3 (1.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (1.22%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.22%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.61%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.61%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.61%) ARCserve
10 1 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.61%) EMC TimeFinder
Vendors
1 90 (54.88%) VMware
2 83 (50.61%) Cisco
3 78 (47.56%) HP
4 60 (36.59%) EMC
5 59 (35.98%) NetApp
6 53 (32.32%) Microsoft
7 34 (20.73%) Citrix
8 33 (20.12%) IBM
9 31 (18.90%) Dell
10 30 (18.29%) Brocade
11 26 (15.85%) CheckPoint
12 20 (12.20%) F5
13 17 (10.37%) Oracle
14 15 (9.15%) Symantec
15 14 (8.54%) 3PAR
16 13 (7.93%) SolarWinds
17 12 (7.32%) Hitachi
18 10 (6.10%) Websense
18 10 (6.10%) Juniper
19 9 (5.49%) Veritas
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