Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Fibre Channel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fibre Channel over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Fibre Channel (FC)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 235 258
Rank change year-on-year +1 +23 +25
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 7 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.098% 0.075% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.93% 0.51% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 10
City of London median daily rate £488 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -13.16%
10th Percentile £471 £143 £313
90th Percentile £544 £678 £494
Central London median daily rate £488 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -13.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median hourly rate - - £41.50
Central London median hourly rate - - £41.50

Fibre Channel is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 749 972 1112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.47% 14.58% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 744 834
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.18%
10th Percentile £211 £286 £263
90th Percentile £638 £588 £575
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 32
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.67% -7.79%
10th Percentile £11.68 £11.50 £14.25
90th Percentile £23.52 £48.63 £29.90
Central London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.98
% change year-on-year -10.53% +5.67% -5.37%

Fibre Channel
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Fibre Channel as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Fibre Channel in the City of London

Fibre Channel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Fibre Channel in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Fibre Channel in the City of London

Fibre Channel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fibre Channel in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fibre Channel in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Fibre Channel.

1 6 (85.71%) HP
1 6 (85.71%) EMC
1 6 (85.71%) SAN
2 4 (57.14%) Solaris
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Unix
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) NetBackup
3 3 (42.86%) Brocade
3 3 (42.86%) iSCSI
3 3 (42.86%) NAS
3 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
3 3 (42.86%) EMC VMAX
4 2 (28.57%) Channel Management
4 2 (28.57%) Time Management
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (28.57%) iptables
4 2 (28.57%) Open Source
4 2 (28.57%) vSphere
4 2 (28.57%) Validation
4 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (28.57%) tcpdump
4 2 (28.57%) snoop
4 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
4 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
4 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec

Fibre Channel
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) IaaS
1 1 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) iSCSI
2 3 (42.86%) NAS
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) HTTP
3 2 (28.57%) Intranet
3 2 (28.57%) SMTP
3 2 (28.57%) snoop
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) tcpdump
3 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Brocade Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Unix Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Unix Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) SAN Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
1 3 (42.86%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (14.29%) CLARiiON
2 1 (14.29%) EMC VNX
2 1 (14.29%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Solaris
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Channel Management
2 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 2 (28.57%) Time Management
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) iptables
2 2 (28.57%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) NFS
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) NetBackup
2 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
3 1 (14.29%) EMC Navisphere
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (14.29%) SCOM
3 1 (14.29%) vMotion
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) EMC
1 6 (85.71%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Brocade
4 2 (28.57%) Dell
4 2 (28.57%) Hitachi
4 2 (28.57%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 2 (28.57%) Sun
4 2 (28.57%) Symantec
5 1 (14.29%) F5
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) NetApp
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) VMware