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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 589 575 560
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -15
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 58 91 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.71% 1.14% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 50 41
Median daily rate £425 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £279 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £486 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 5
Median hourly rate £24.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +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
8193 7962 8559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.49% 13.72% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4999 4572 4720
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 414 554 482
Median hourly rate £27.50 £20.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.14% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.33 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 24 September 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
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 24 September 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 -23 51 £425 +13.33% 15
London -4 14 £488 +30.00% 8
North West +17 13 £425 +9.67% 2
Manchester -3 8 £425 - 2
Scotland +15 7 £400 -11.11%
South East 0 7 £400 +11.88% 3
South West +17 5 - -
Merseyside - 5 £400 -
Bristol - 5 - -
Liverpool - 5 £400 -
South Yorkshire +5 4 £513 -
Hampshire +1 4 £350 -2.77% 1
Yorkshire -1 4 £513 +28.12%
Edinburgh - 4 £400 -
City of London +19 3 £450 - 4
Glasgow +8 3 - -
North East - 3 £298 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £298 -
Aldershot - 3 - -
Sheffield - 3 £500 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £298 -
East of England +12 2 £458 +83.00% 1
Hertfordshire 0 2 £458 -23.75%
Surrey +13 1 £400 - 1
Berkshire +10 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City -3 1 £500 -16.66%
Camberley -7 1 £400 -
East Midlands -8 1 £393 -7.64%
Coventry -13 1 £290 +7.40% 1
Nottingham -13 1 £393 -21.50%

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 147 (81.22%) SAN
2 122 (67.40%) Linux
3 114 (62.98%) VMware
4 100 (55.25%) Windows
5 90 (49.72%) Cisco
6 79 (43.65%) VMware Infrastructure
7 71 (39.23%) NetApp
7 71 (39.23%) EMC
8 66 (36.46%) iSCSI
9 62 (34.25%) NFS
10 60 (33.15%) Solaris
11 55 (30.39%) Unix
12 53 (29.28%) Oracle
13 51 (28.18%) NAS
13 51 (28.18%) Brocade
14 50 (27.62%) SQL
15 44 (24.31%) Red Hat
16 43 (23.76%) HP
16 43 (23.76%) IBM
17 42 (23.20%) FCoE
18 40 (22.10%) Data Centre
18 40 (22.10%) WAN
18 40 (22.10%) Windows Server
19 38 (20.99%) LAN
20 36 (19.89%) Microsoft
20 36 (19.89%) SQL Server
20 36 (19.89%) NetBackup
21 34 (18.78%) KVM
22 33 (18.23%) Hyper-V
23 32 (17.68%) Disaster Recovery

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 27 (14.92%) Apache
1 27 (14.92%) IIS
2 20 (11.05%) Tomcat
3 19 (10.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 16 (8.84%) Oracle Coherence
4 16 (8.84%) WebSphere
5 13 (7.18%) OpenStack
6 9 (4.97%) MS Exchange
7 8 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (4.42%) SharePoint
8 7 (3.87%) SAS
8 7 (3.87%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (3.87%) Skype for Business
9 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.55%) JBoss
10 1 (0.55%) nginx
Applications
1 26 (14.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) RMDS
1 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.55%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.87%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.66%) IaaS
2 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.66%) Office 365
3 2 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.10%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (1.10%) Mimecast
3 2 (1.10%) SoftLayer
4 1 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 147 (81.22%) SAN
2 66 (36.46%) iSCSI
3 51 (28.18%) NAS
4 42 (23.20%) FCoE
5 40 (22.10%) WAN
6 38 (20.99%) LAN
7 27 (14.92%) Multicast
8 26 (14.36%) Firewall
8 26 (14.36%) HTTP
9 22 (12.15%) LDAP
10 21 (11.60%) DHCP
11 20 (11.05%) DNS
12 17 (9.39%) Cisco Nexus
12 17 (9.39%) TCP/IP
13 12 (6.63%) Ethernet
14 11 (6.08%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (5.52%) FTP
16 9 (4.97%) MPLS
17 7 (3.87%) FWSM
17 7 (3.87%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (19.89%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.94%) Hadoop
2 18 (9.94%) HBase
3 15 (8.29%) VLDB
4 14 (7.73%) OLTP
5 11 (6.08%) MySQL
6 10 (5.52%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.87%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (3.87%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (3.87%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.10%) DB2
9 1 (0.55%) Big Data
9 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.55%) OLAP
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (3.87%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.55%) Ant
3 1 (0.55%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.55%) GCC
3 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.55%) Subversion
General
1 30 (16.57%) Finance
2 20 (11.05%) Banking
3 13 (7.18%) Financial Institution
4 6 (3.31%) Retail
5 4 (2.21%) Back Office
5 4 (2.21%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.10%) Marketing
7 1 (0.55%) Advertising
7 1 (0.55%) Electronics
7 1 (0.55%) Front Office
7 1 (0.55%) Games
7 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Legal
7 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (23.76%) Administrator
2 35 (19.34%) Architect
3 28 (15.47%) Infrastructure Architect
4 24 (13.26%) Storage Engineer
5 22 (12.15%) Unix Administrator
6 17 (9.39%) Linux Engineer
7 15 (8.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 15 (8.29%) Solutions Architect
8 13 (7.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (7.18%) NetApp Engineer
8 13 (7.18%) Network Engineer
8 13 (7.18%) Support Engineer
9 11 (6.08%) Solaris Administrator
10 10 (5.52%) Lead Architect
10 10 (5.52%) SAN Engineer
10 10 (5.52%) Systems Administrator
11 9 (4.97%) SAN Storage Engineer
11 9 (4.97%) Storage Administrator
12 7 (3.87%) NAS Engineer
13 6 (3.31%) Data Centre Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.71%) Middleware
2 16 (8.84%) Rendezvous
3 15 (8.29%) HTML
3 15 (8.29%) XML
3 15 (8.29%) XSLT
4 2 (1.10%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.10%) ELK Stack
4 2 (1.10%) Web Services
5 1 (0.55%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.55%) REST
5 1 (0.55%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 40 (22.10%) Data Centre
2 26 (14.36%) Replication
3 18 (9.94%) Computer Science
4 17 (9.39%) EMC VMAX
5 15 (8.29%) EMC VNX
6 13 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (7.18%) Enterprise Storage
7 8 (4.42%) FlexPod
7 8 (4.42%) HP Storage
7 8 (4.42%) HP StoreVirtual
8 7 (3.87%) Celerra
8 7 (3.87%) Management Information System
9 6 (3.31%) e-Health
10 5 (2.76%) Clustering
10 5 (2.76%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (2.21%) Device Driver
11 4 (2.21%) Digital Media
11 4 (2.21%) Fintech
11 4 (2.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (2.21%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 122 (67.40%) Linux
2 100 (55.25%) Windows
3 60 (33.15%) Solaris
4 55 (30.39%) Unix
5 40 (22.10%) Windows Server
6 25 (13.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (11.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (11.05%) Data ONTAP
9 17 (9.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (6.63%) CentOS
10 12 (6.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (5.52%) AIX
12 8 (4.42%) Debian
12 8 (4.42%) SUSE
12 8 (4.42%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.66%) Windows 7
14 2 (1.10%) Mac OS X
14 2 (1.10%) VMS
15 1 (0.55%) OpenVMS
15 1 (0.55%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (17.68%) Disaster Recovery
2 30 (16.57%) Performance Tuning
3 25 (13.81%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (13.81%) Benchmarking
4 23 (12.71%) High Availability
4 23 (12.71%) ITIL
4 23 (12.71%) Migration
5 11 (6.08%) Open Source
5 11 (6.08%) Server Virtualisation
6 10 (5.52%) Configuration Management
7 9 (4.97%) Business Continuity
8 8 (4.42%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (3.87%) Load Balancing
9 7 (3.87%) PRINCE2
10 6 (3.31%) Asset Management
10 6 (3.31%) Change Management
10 6 (3.31%) Compatibility Testing
10 6 (3.31%) Dependency Management
10 6 (3.31%) QMS
10 6 (3.31%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (27.62%) SQL
2 17 (9.39%) Perl
3 16 (8.84%) Java
4 15 (8.29%) JavaScript
5 13 (7.18%) Bash Shell
5 13 (7.18%) PowerShell
6 8 (4.42%) C
7 7 (3.87%) Python
7 7 (3.87%) Shell Script
8 6 (3.31%) Korn
8 6 (3.31%) PHP
9 5 (2.76%) AWK
9 5 (2.76%) sed
10 4 (2.21%) C++
11 1 (0.55%) DCL
11 1 (0.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (12.71%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (9.94%) Security Cleared
3 12 (6.63%) CCNA
3 12 (6.63%) SC Cleared
4 11 (6.08%) CCNP
5 10 (5.52%) CCIE
5 10 (5.52%) RHCE
6 9 (4.97%) Degree
6 9 (4.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (4.97%) RHCA
7 8 (4.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (3.31%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (3.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (3.31%) MCSA
9 5 (2.76%) MCSE
10 4 (2.21%) HP ASE
10 4 (2.21%) HPE ATP
11 3 (1.66%) MCP
11 3 (1.66%) NCDA
12 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.42%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.66%) BS7799
2 3 (1.66%) SLA
3 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 79 (43.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 62 (34.25%) NFS
3 34 (18.78%) KVM
4 33 (18.23%) Hyper-V
5 30 (16.57%) Xen
6 28 (15.47%) SRDF
7 24 (13.26%) Active Directory
7 24 (13.26%) vSphere
8 20 (11.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 17 (9.39%) Oracle RAC
9 17 (9.39%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (6.08%) GlusterFS
11 7 (3.87%) StorNext
11 7 (3.87%) XenApp
12 6 (3.31%) Dovecot
12 6 (3.31%) iptables
12 6 (3.31%) Sendmail
12 6 (3.31%) Squid
13 5 (2.76%) Samba
14 4 (2.21%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 36 (19.89%) NetBackup
2 21 (11.60%) Oracle ZFS
3 20 (11.05%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 18 (9.94%) Puppet
5 14 (7.73%) Nagios
6 12 (6.63%) Red Hat Satellite
7 9 (4.97%) Norton AntiVirus
7 9 (4.97%) SCCM
8 8 (4.42%) EMC NetWorker
8 8 (4.42%) SCOM
9 6 (3.31%) Cacti
9 6 (3.31%) HAProxy
10 5 (2.76%) OpenNebula
10 5 (2.76%) vRealize
11 3 (1.66%) NetApp OnCommand
11 3 (1.66%) RANCID
11 3 (1.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 2 (1.10%) AirWatch
12 2 (1.10%) EMC VPLEX
12 2 (1.10%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 114 (62.98%) VMware
2 90 (49.72%) Cisco
3 71 (39.23%) EMC
3 71 (39.23%) NetApp
4 53 (29.28%) Oracle
5 51 (28.18%) Brocade
6 44 (24.31%) Red Hat
7 43 (23.76%) HP
7 43 (23.76%) IBM
8 36 (19.89%) Microsoft
9 32 (17.68%) Intel
10 31 (17.13%) Veritas
11 21 (11.60%) StorageTek
12 20 (11.05%) Sun
13 17 (9.39%) Citrix
14 16 (8.84%) DataSynapse
14 16 (8.84%) TIBCO
15 15 (8.29%) Sybase
16 14 (7.73%) Symantec
17 13 (7.18%) 3PAR
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