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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 565 550 546
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 96 112 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.12% 1.38% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 63 37
Median daily rate £400 £360 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £250 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £357 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.96% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 6
Median hourly rate £24.00 £38.75 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.06% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £18.20 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £42.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £38.75 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-38.06% +6.89%

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
8569 8125 8127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.72% 13.90% 14.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5229 4655 4363
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 439 515 456
Median hourly rate £33.00 £21.51 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.39% +4.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.53 £21.88
% change year-on-year
+62.60% -1.60%

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 August 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 August 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 -14 89 £398 +10.41% 6
London +2 28 £563 +50.00% 3
South East +8 27 £365 +5.41% 2
North West +21 10 £400 - 1
Surrey +10 8 £390 - 1
Scotland +18 7 £400 -11.11% 1
Berkshire +12 7 £364 -11.81% 1
West Sussex +7 7 £365 -
South Yorkshire -2 7 £525 -
Yorkshire -7 7 £525 +31.25%
Gatwick - 7 £365 -
Manchester -9 6 £425 -
Sheffield - 6 £525 -
South West +12 5 - -
North East - 5 £298 -
Bristol - 5 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £298 -
Tyne and Wear - 5 £298 -
Liverpool +11 4 £400 - 1
Merseyside +9 4 £400 - 1
Glasgow +7 4 - -
Hampshire -10 4 £325 -7.47%
City of London +28 3 £575 +35.29%
East of England +11 3 £450 +80.00%
Hertfordshire +7 3 £450 -25.00%
Coventry -15 3 £325 +20.37%
West Midlands -35 3 £325 -18.75%
Edinburgh - 3 £400 -
Fareham - 3 £325 -
Slough +10 2 £375 -

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 173 (83.98%) SAN
2 152 (73.79%) Linux
3 121 (58.74%) VMware
4 120 (58.25%) Windows
5 88 (42.72%) Cisco
6 86 (41.75%) EMC
6 86 (41.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 84 (40.78%) NetApp
8 75 (36.41%) Solaris
9 70 (33.98%) Oracle
10 69 (33.50%) Unix
11 67 (32.52%) NFS
12 66 (32.04%) iSCSI
13 64 (31.07%) Brocade
14 62 (30.10%) NAS
15 60 (29.13%) Red Hat
16 52 (25.24%) IBM
17 51 (24.76%) SQL
18 50 (24.27%) NetBackup
19 48 (23.30%) Microsoft
20 47 (22.82%) FCoE
21 46 (22.33%) Veritas
21 46 (22.33%) Windows Server
22 43 (20.87%) HP
23 41 (19.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 40 (19.42%) Data Centre
25 38 (18.45%) SQL Server
26 37 (17.96%) WAN
27 36 (17.48%) LAN
28 35 (16.99%) 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 28 (13.59%) IIS
2 26 (12.62%) Apache
3 21 (10.19%) Tomcat
4 18 (8.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 16 (7.77%) WebSphere
6 15 (7.28%) Oracle Coherence
7 11 (5.34%) OpenStack
8 9 (4.37%) MS Exchange
9 8 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (3.88%) SharePoint
10 7 (3.40%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (3.40%) Skype for Business
11 3 (1.46%) SAS
12 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.49%) JBoss
13 1 (0.49%) nginx
13 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 25 (12.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) RMDS
1 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.49%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.46%) IaaS
2 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.46%) Office 365
3 2 (0.97%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (0.97%) Mimecast
3 2 (0.97%) SoftLayer
4 1 (0.49%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.49%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.49%) CloudBees
4 1 (0.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 173 (83.98%) SAN
2 66 (32.04%) iSCSI
3 62 (30.10%) NAS
4 47 (22.82%) FCoE
5 37 (17.96%) WAN
6 36 (17.48%) LAN
7 30 (14.56%) Firewall
8 27 (13.11%) Multicast
9 22 (10.68%) HTTP
10 21 (10.19%) LDAP
11 20 (9.71%) TCP/IP
12 18 (8.74%) Cisco Nexus
13 17 (8.25%) DHCP
13 17 (8.25%) DNS
13 17 (8.25%) Ethernet
14 14 (6.80%) Cisco ASA
15 12 (5.83%) FTP
16 9 (4.37%) MPLS
17 7 (3.40%) Internet
18 6 (2.91%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (18.45%) SQL Server
2 22 (10.68%) VLDB
3 20 (9.71%) MySQL
4 19 (9.22%) OLTP
5 17 (8.25%) Hadoop
5 17 (8.25%) HBase
6 11 (5.34%) Relational Database
7 8 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (3.40%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (3.40%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.46%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.97%) DB2
11 1 (0.49%) Big Data
11 1 (0.49%) OLAP
11 1 (0.49%) Oracle OLAP
11 1 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (2.91%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (1.46%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.97%) Ant
4 2 (0.97%) GCC
4 2 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.97%) Subversion
5 1 (0.49%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 32 (15.53%) Finance
2 22 (10.68%) Banking
3 10 (4.85%) Financial Institution
4 6 (2.91%) Retail
5 5 (2.43%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.94%) Back Office
7 2 (0.97%) Legal
7 2 (0.97%) Marketing
8 1 (0.49%) Advertising
8 1 (0.49%) Electronics
8 1 (0.49%) Front Office
8 1 (0.49%) Games
8 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (30.10%) Administrator
2 36 (17.48%) Architect
3 30 (14.56%) Unix Administrator
4 29 (14.08%) Infrastructure Architect
5 21 (10.19%) Storage Engineer
6 19 (9.22%) Storage Administrator
7 18 (8.74%) Support Engineer
8 16 (7.77%) Systems Administrator
9 14 (6.80%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 14 (6.80%) Linux Engineer
9 14 (6.80%) Network Engineer
9 14 (6.80%) Solutions Architect
10 13 (6.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (6.31%) Solaris Administrator
11 12 (5.83%) NetApp Engineer
12 10 (4.85%) Lead Architect
13 8 (3.88%) Cisco Engineer
13 8 (3.88%) Storage Systems Administrator
13 8 (3.88%) Virtualisation Engineer
14 7 (3.40%) SAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.17%) Middleware
2 15 (7.28%) Rendezvous
3 14 (6.80%) HTML
3 14 (6.80%) XML
3 14 (6.80%) XSLT
4 4 (1.94%) Web Services
5 3 (1.46%) ELK Stack
6 2 (0.97%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.97%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.49%) LAMP
7 1 (0.49%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 40 (19.42%) Data Centre
2 26 (12.62%) Replication
3 25 (12.14%) EMC VMAX
3 25 (12.14%) Enterprise Storage
4 21 (10.19%) Computer Science
4 21 (10.19%) EMC VNX
5 11 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (5.34%) FlexPod
6 10 (4.85%) e-Health
7 9 (4.37%) HP StoreVirtual
7 9 (4.37%) Management Information System
8 8 (3.88%) Device Driver
9 7 (3.40%) Celerra
9 7 (3.40%) Clustering
9 7 (3.40%) Driving Licence
10 5 (2.43%) HP Storage
11 4 (1.94%) Digital Media
11 4 (1.94%) Fintech
11 4 (1.94%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (1.94%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 152 (73.79%) Linux
2 120 (58.25%) Windows
3 75 (36.41%) Solaris
4 69 (33.50%) Unix
5 46 (22.33%) Windows Server
6 41 (19.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (12.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (10.19%) Data ONTAP
9 16 (7.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (6.80%) CentOS
10 14 (6.80%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (6.31%) AIX
12 10 (4.85%) SUSE
13 5 (2.43%) Debian
13 5 (2.43%) Ubuntu
14 3 (1.46%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.97%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.97%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.97%) VMS
16 1 (0.49%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (16.99%) Disaster Recovery
2 32 (15.53%) ITIL
3 30 (14.56%) High Availability
4 29 (14.08%) Performance Tuning
5 26 (12.62%) Migration
6 25 (12.14%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (11.65%) Benchmarking
8 14 (6.80%) Performance Monitoring
9 13 (6.31%) Change Management
10 11 (5.34%) Server Virtualisation
11 9 (4.37%) Business Continuity
11 9 (4.37%) Configuration Management
11 9 (4.37%) Open Source
11 9 (4.37%) Project Management
11 9 (4.37%) Regression Testing
12 8 (3.88%) Asset Management
12 8 (3.88%) Performance Testing
12 8 (3.88%) PRINCE2
12 8 (3.88%) Software Engineering
12 8 (3.88%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (24.76%) SQL
2 21 (10.19%) Perl
3 16 (7.77%) Java
4 15 (7.28%) PowerShell
5 14 (6.80%) JavaScript
6 13 (6.31%) Bash Shell
7 7 (3.40%) AWK
7 7 (3.40%) sed
8 6 (2.91%) PHP
9 5 (2.43%) C
9 5 (2.43%) Korn
9 5 (2.43%) Python
10 4 (1.94%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.46%) C++
12 2 (0.97%) Ruby
13 1 (0.49%) DCL
Qualifications
1 26 (12.62%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (8.25%) Security Cleared
3 14 (6.80%) CCNA
4 13 (6.31%) CCNP
5 12 (5.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (5.83%) SC Cleared
6 11 (5.34%) Degree
6 11 (5.34%) RHCE
6 11 (5.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (4.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 10 (4.85%) NCDA
8 9 (4.37%) RHCA
9 8 (3.88%) CCIE
9 8 (3.88%) MCSA
10 6 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (2.91%) MCSE
11 5 (2.43%) MCP
12 4 (1.94%) HP ASE
12 4 (1.94%) HPE ATP
13 3 (1.46%) NCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.83%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.94%) SLA
3 3 (1.46%) BS7799
4 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 86 (41.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 67 (32.52%) NFS
3 35 (16.99%) Hyper-V
4 31 (15.05%) KVM
5 30 (14.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 29 (14.08%) vSphere
6 29 (14.08%) Xen
7 28 (13.59%) Active Directory
8 27 (13.11%) SRDF
9 19 (9.22%) GlusterFS
10 18 (8.74%) VMware ESXi
11 17 (8.25%) Oracle RAC
12 13 (6.31%) StorNext
13 7 (3.40%) Samba
13 7 (3.40%) Virtual Machines
13 7 (3.40%) XenApp
14 5 (2.43%) Virtual Servers
15 4 (1.94%) Sendmail
15 4 (1.94%) vCloud
15 4 (1.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 50 (24.27%) NetBackup
2 28 (13.59%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 27 (13.11%) Oracle ZFS
4 21 (10.19%) Red Hat Satellite
5 17 (8.25%) Puppet
6 13 (6.31%) Norton AntiVirus
7 12 (5.83%) Nagios
8 10 (4.85%) SCOM
9 9 (4.37%) SCCM
10 7 (3.40%) EMC NetWorker
10 7 (3.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 6 (2.91%) NetApp OnCommand
11 6 (2.91%) Tivoli
12 5 (2.43%) vRealize
13 4 (1.94%) Cacti
14 3 (1.46%) HAProxy
14 3 (1.46%) OpenNebula
14 3 (1.46%) SCVMM
15 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Clustering
15 2 (0.97%) RANCID
Vendors
1 121 (58.74%) VMware
2 88 (42.72%) Cisco
3 86 (41.75%) EMC
4 84 (40.78%) NetApp
5 70 (33.98%) Oracle
6 64 (31.07%) Brocade
7 60 (29.13%) Red Hat
8 52 (25.24%) IBM
9 48 (23.30%) Microsoft
10 46 (22.33%) Veritas
11 43 (20.87%) HP
12 33 (16.02%) Intel
13 32 (15.53%) StorageTek
14 28 (13.59%) Sun
15 20 (9.71%) Symantec
16 19 (9.22%) Citrix
17 15 (7.28%) DataSynapse
17 15 (7.28%) TIBCO
18 14 (6.80%) Isilon
18 14 (6.80%) Sybase
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