Period
to 4 December 2021

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 4 December 2021 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
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 176 121 216
Rank change year-on-year -55 +95 +35
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 5 1 3
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.12% 0.050% 0.052%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.33% 0.39% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
10th Percentile £280 " £373
25th Percentile £363 " £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £388 - £625
75th Percentile £475 " £638
90th Percentile £483 " "
Central London median daily rate £388 - £625

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 376 255 620
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.35% 12.81% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 206 474
10th Percentile £302 £250 £195
25th Percentile £430 £375 £319
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
75th Percentile £610 £570 £575
90th Percentile £688 £638 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 12
10th Percentile £17.00 £22.70 £12.20
25th Percentile £21.00 " £15.88
Median hourly rate £22.25 £23.00 £19.10
Median % change year-on-year -3.26% +20.42% +2.14%
75th Percentile £34.25 £38.25 £21.25
90th Percentile £37.75 £52.35 £26.50
Central London median hourly rate £22.25 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.26% +15.00% +6.78%

Fibre Channel
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Fibre Channel as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Fibre Channel in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Fibre Channel in the City of London

Fibre Channel
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Fibre Channel in the City of London over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Fibre Channel in the City of London

Fibre Channel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Fibre Channel in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Fibre Channel in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Fibre Channel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Fibre Channel.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft 365
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Azure
2 3 (60.00%) vSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (60.00%) CommVault
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) IaaS
2 3 (60.00%) Nimble Storage
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) LogicMonitor
2 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Social Skills
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) SLA
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery

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 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Azure
1 3 (60.00%) IaaS
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (60.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (40.00%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (40.00%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Server Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Azure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) NOC Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Server Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) CommVault
2 3 (60.00%) LogicMonitor
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Nimble Storage