The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for FCoE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FCoE over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)
UK / England
Rank 568 599 565
Rank change year-on-year +31 -34  
Contract jobs citing FCoE 15 18 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.036% 0.037% 0.079%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 0.25% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 18
Median daily rate £450 £395 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.92% +25.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £349 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £364 £275
% change year-on-year +16.76% +32.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 10
Median hourly rate - £42.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +20.00%  

FCoE is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6131 7199 7161
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 14.67% 14.73% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3788 4350 3957
Median daily rate £405 £385 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.19% +4.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 321 306 402
Median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.88 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

FCoE
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing FCoE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for FCoE in England

FCoE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing FCoE in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for FCoE in England

FCoE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FCoE in England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FCoE in England

FCoE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for FCoE in England

FCoE
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FCoE within the England region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 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
South East +21 5 £450 +24.00%
London +27 4 £410 -31.66%
Yorkshire +14 3 £500 -4.76%
East of England - 3 £450 -
FCoE
UK

FCoE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing FCoE 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 England region with a requirement for FCoE.

1 42 (87.50%) Cisco
2 32 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 28 (58.33%) Fibre Channel
3 28 (58.33%) WAN
4 24 (50.00%) VMware
5 21 (43.75%) Load Balancing
6 20 (41.67%) F5
7 18 (37.50%) iSCSI
7 18 (37.50%) Windows
7 18 (37.50%) SAN
7 18 (37.50%) CheckPoint
7 18 (37.50%) OSPF
8 17 (35.42%) NFS
9 16 (33.33%) CCNP
9 16 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (33.33%) Linux
9 16 (33.33%) LAN
10 15 (31.25%) Security Cleared
10 15 (31.25%) NAS
11 14 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (29.17%) Performance Tuning
11 14 (29.17%) NX-OS
11 14 (29.17%) NetApp
11 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
11 14 (29.17%) BGP
12 13 (27.08%) EIGRP
12 13 (27.08%) NetScaler
12 13 (27.08%) Cisco IOS
13 12 (25.00%) SRDF
13 12 (25.00%) Migration

FCoE
Top Related IT Skills in 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 11 (22.92%) Apache
1 11 (22.92%) Tomcat
2 10 (20.83%) IIS
2 10 (20.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 10 (20.83%) WebSphere
3 9 (18.75%) DataSynapse
3 9 (18.75%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (4.17%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 12 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 28 (58.33%) Fibre Channel
2 28 (58.33%) WAN
3 18 (37.50%) iSCSI
3 18 (37.50%) OSPF
3 18 (37.50%) SAN
4 16 (33.33%) LAN
5 15 (31.25%) NAS
6 14 (29.17%) BGP
6 14 (29.17%) NX-OS
7 13 (27.08%) Cisco IOS
7 13 (27.08%) EIGRP
7 13 (27.08%) NetScaler
8 12 (25.00%) VPN
9 11 (22.92%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (22.92%) Multicast
10 10 (20.83%) DNS
10 10 (20.83%) HTTP
11 9 (18.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 9 (18.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.75%) Hadoop
2 9 (18.75%) HBase
3 1 (2.08%) Big Data
General
1 8 (16.67%) Banking
2 4 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.08%) Advertising
4 1 (2.08%) Games
4 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Architect
2 11 (22.92%) Consultant
2 11 (22.92%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (14.58%) Administrator
3 7 (14.58%) Network Consultant
3 7 (14.58%) Network Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Designer
4 6 (12.50%) Network Designer
5 4 (8.33%) Principal Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) VMWare Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) Design Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Digital Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Information Security Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Lead Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Network Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) Network Design Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Security Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.92%) Middleware
2 9 (18.75%) HTML
2 9 (18.75%) Rendezvous
2 9 (18.75%) XML
2 9 (18.75%) XSLT
3 5 (10.42%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Data Centre
1 11 (22.92%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.33%) Online Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (37.50%) Windows
2 16 (33.33%) Linux
3 12 (25.00%) Solaris
4 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.25%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.17%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (43.75%) Load Balancing
2 14 (29.17%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (25.00%) Migration
4 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (22.92%) Benchmarking
5 10 (20.83%) Network Design
6 7 (14.58%) DevOps
7 5 (10.42%) High Availability
7 5 (10.42%) Software Delivery
8 4 (8.33%) DDoS Mitigation
8 4 (8.33%) E-Discovery
8 4 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (6.25%) Information Security
9 3 (6.25%) ITIL
9 3 (6.25%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 3 (6.25%) Patch Management
10 2 (4.17%) Capacity Management
10 2 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (4.17%) Microservices
10 2 (4.17%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.00%) SQL
2 9 (18.75%) Java
2 9 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (33.33%) CCNP
1 16 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (31.25%) Security Cleared
3 12 (25.00%) CCNA
4 7 (14.58%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.17%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.08%) AWS Certification
6 1 (2.08%) CCIE
6 1 (2.08%) CCSE
6 1 (2.08%) CISSP
6 1 (2.08%) Degree
6 1 (2.08%) GIAC
6 1 (2.08%) MCSE
6 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.08%) VCAP
6 1 (2.08%) VCP5
6 1 (2.08%) VCP6
6 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
2 2 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (35.42%) NFS
2 14 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (25.00%) SRDF
4 10 (20.83%) Hyper-V
4 10 (20.83%) KVM
4 10 (20.83%) Xen
5 9 (18.75%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (10.42%) Active Directory
7 4 (8.33%) vSphere
8 3 (6.25%) Firmware
8 3 (6.25%) VMware ESX
9 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) EnCase
1 4 (8.33%) Nagios
2 2 (4.17%) OpenAM
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 42 (87.50%) Cisco
2 24 (50.00%) VMware
3 20 (41.67%) F5
4 18 (37.50%) CheckPoint
5 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
5 14 (29.17%) NetApp
6 12 (25.00%) Brocade
6 12 (25.00%) EMC
6 12 (25.00%) Oracle
7 11 (22.92%) IBM
7 11 (22.92%) Intel
8 9 (18.75%) Sybase
8 9 (18.75%) TIBCO
9 4 (8.33%) AppDynamics
9 4 (8.33%) Infoblox
9 4 (8.33%) Juniper
9 4 (8.33%) Riverbed
9 4 (8.33%) Veeam
10 3 (6.25%) MuleSoft
10 3 (6.25%) Ruckus Wireless