Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 19 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 189 186 199
Rank change year-on-year -3 +13 +20
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 16 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.32% 0.10% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.71% 0.59% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 12
East of England median daily rate £335 £450 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.56% +80.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £300 £416 £225
90th Percentile £383 £510 £590
England median daily rate £350 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -17.65% +13.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
East of England median hourly rate £14.84 - -
England median hourly rate £37.42 £23.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +59.23% -41.25% +14.29%

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 East of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 937 848 947
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.47% 17.55% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 473 463
East of England median daily rate £370 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.07% -3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £155 £200 £213
90th Percentile £562 £525 £525
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 66 125
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.56% +20.00% +22.45%
10th Percentile £12.60 £12.77 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.40 £43.88 £52.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -20.43% +14.63% +2.50%

Fibre Channel
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Fibre Channel in the East of England

Fibre Channel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fibre Channel in the East of England

Fibre Channel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Fibre Channel in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Fibre Channel in the East of England

Fibre Channel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fibre Channel in the East of England

Fibre Channel
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex - 8 £350 -
Bedfordshire - 6 £300 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £191 -
Fibre Channel
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 East of England region with a requirement for Fibre Channel.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (93.75%) Active Directory
3 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
4 12 (75.00%) SAN
5 11 (68.75%) HP
6 10 (62.50%) IBM
6 10 (62.50%) NetApp
6 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
6 10 (62.50%) MS Exchange
6 10 (62.50%) DHCP
6 10 (62.50%) DNS
6 10 (62.50%) iSCSI
6 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (62.50%) Skype for Business
7 9 (56.25%) CommVault
7 9 (56.25%) SCCM
8 8 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
9 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
9 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Clustering
9 7 (43.75%) Replication
10 6 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (37.50%) HP Data Protector
10 6 (37.50%) Clustering
10 6 (37.50%) NetBackup
10 6 (37.50%) Backup Exec
10 6 (37.50%) Dell
10 6 (37.50%) Citrix
10 6 (37.50%) Veritas

Fibre Channel
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 10 (62.50%) MS Exchange
1 10 (62.50%) Skype for Business
2 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
3 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) SAN
2 10 (62.50%) DHCP
2 10 (62.50%) DNS
2 10 (62.50%) iSCSI
3 6 (37.50%) NAS
3 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 4 (25.00%) BGP
4 4 (25.00%) Firewall
4 4 (25.00%) HSRP
4 4 (25.00%) IPsec
4 4 (25.00%) Junos
4 4 (25.00%) NX-OS
4 4 (25.00%) OSPF
4 4 (25.00%) Skype
4 4 (25.00%) SNMP
4 4 (25.00%) SSL
4 4 (25.00%) VPN
4 4 (25.00%) VRRP
4 4 (25.00%) Wireshark
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Storage Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Wintel Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Server Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Data Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Replication
2 6 (37.50%) Clustering
3 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
5 1 (6.25%) NHS
5 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.25%) BCP
3 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.25%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) Server Building
3 1 (6.25%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (31.25%) MCSA
2 5 (31.25%) MCSE
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (31.25%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (25.00%) Degree
3 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) MCP
4 1 (6.25%) VCAP
System Software
1 15 (93.75%) Active Directory
2 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
4 6 (37.50%) Terminal Services
5 5 (31.25%) vSphere
6 4 (25.00%) DFS Replication
6 4 (25.00%) NFS
7 3 (18.75%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) SCCM
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Clustering
3 6 (37.50%) Backup Exec
3 6 (37.50%) HP Data Protector
3 6 (37.50%) NetBackup
3 6 (37.50%) vCenter Server
4 5 (31.25%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (31.25%) SCOM
5 4 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (6.25%) PowerCLI
6 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 11 (68.75%) HP
4 10 (62.50%) IBM
4 10 (62.50%) NetApp
5 9 (56.25%) CommVault
6 6 (37.50%) 3PAR
6 6 (37.50%) Citrix
6 6 (37.50%) Dell
6 6 (37.50%) EqualLogic
6 6 (37.50%) Symantec
6 6 (37.50%) Veritas
7 5 (31.25%) SolarWinds
8 4 (25.00%) Brocade
8 4 (25.00%) Cisco
8 4 (25.00%) Clearswift
8 4 (25.00%) Huawei
8 4 (25.00%) Juniper
8 4 (25.00%) McAfee
9 1 (6.25%) F5