Period
to 19 November 2017

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 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 over Ethernet (FCoE)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 814 807 788
Rank change year-on-year -7 -19 +20
Contract jobs citing FCoE 28 57 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.030% 0.059% 0.070%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.38% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 50 58
England median daily rate £356 £500 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.75% +38.89% -24.21%
10th Percentile £300 £175 £225
90th Percentile £422 £654 £488
UK median daily rate £356 £500 £360
% change year-on-year -28.75% +38.89% -24.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 12
England median hourly rate £60.00 - £40.00
UK median hourly rate £60.00 - £40.00

FCoE 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 England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 12899 15025 14723
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.83% 15.43% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 7913 9155 8625
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.75% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £190 £220 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 669 759 956
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.43% +14.63% +2.50%
10th Percentile £11.45 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.22 £47.50 £47.20
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +15.85% +2.50%

FCoE
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing FCoE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 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
North of England +50 10 £381 +12.96%
London -43 8 £343 -40.43%
North East - 8 £381 -
Midlands - 7 £320 -
East Midlands - 6 £320 -
Yorkshire +8 2 - -
South East -4 2 - -
South West - 1 £435 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
FCoE
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 22 (78.57%) iSCSI
2 21 (75.00%) Cisco
3 17 (60.71%) Data Centre
4 16 (57.14%) SAN
5 15 (53.57%) Red Hat
5 15 (53.57%) ITIL
5 15 (53.57%) Linux
5 15 (53.57%) Firewall
6 14 (50.00%) SUSE
6 14 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 14 (50.00%) Korn
6 14 (50.00%) Unix
6 14 (50.00%) AIX
6 14 (50.00%) HPUX
6 14 (50.00%) Solaris
6 14 (50.00%) WAN
6 14 (50.00%) Perl
6 14 (50.00%) C-shell
6 14 (50.00%) Bash Shell
7 13 (46.43%) F5
7 13 (46.43%) Oracle
7 13 (46.43%) WebLogic
7 13 (46.43%) Apache
7 13 (46.43%) Tomcat
7 13 (46.43%) TCP/IP
7 13 (46.43%) JBoss
7 13 (46.43%) iPlanet
7 13 (46.43%) DNS
7 13 (46.43%) Sun
7 13 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure

FCoE
Co-occurring 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 13 (46.43%) Apache
1 13 (46.43%) iPlanet
1 13 (46.43%) JBoss
1 13 (46.43%) Tomcat
1 13 (46.43%) WebLogic
2 11 (39.29%) Oracle Application Server
3 6 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (21.43%) MQSeries
3 6 (21.43%) OpenStack
3 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
3 6 (21.43%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (78.57%) iSCSI
2 16 (57.14%) SAN
3 15 (53.57%) Firewall
4 14 (50.00%) WAN
5 13 (46.43%) DNS
5 13 (46.43%) TCP/IP
6 11 (39.29%) Fibre Channel
7 7 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (21.43%) LDAP
8 6 (21.43%) NAS
8 6 (21.43%) OSPF
9 4 (14.29%) BGP
9 4 (14.29%) Ethernet
9 4 (14.29%) NetScaler
10 3 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (10.71%) Network Security
10 3 (10.71%) RIP
10 3 (10.71%) VLAN
10 3 (10.71%) VoIP
11 2 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Unix Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Solaris Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Implementation Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Network Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Security Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Technical Leader
4 2 (7.14%) Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) AIX Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Designer
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Designer
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Network Designer
4 2 (7.14%) Unix Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Network Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Network Design Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) J2EE
2 1 (3.57%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 17 (60.71%) Data Centre
2 10 (35.71%) Clustering
3 3 (10.71%) Grid Computing
4 2 (7.14%) EMC VNX
4 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (7.14%) PKI
4 2 (7.14%) Replication
4 2 (7.14%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 1 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (3.57%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Linux
2 14 (50.00%) AIX
2 14 (50.00%) HPUX
2 14 (50.00%) Solaris
2 14 (50.00%) SUSE
2 14 (50.00%) Unix
3 10 (35.71%) Windows
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) ITIL
2 12 (42.86%) Load Balancing
3 10 (35.71%) Unit Testing
4 9 (32.14%) High Availability
5 8 (28.57%) Procure-to-Pay
6 7 (25.00%) Requirements Management
6 7 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (14.29%) Migration
7 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 4 (14.29%) Test Planning
8 3 (10.71%) Network Design
8 3 (10.71%) Network Management
9 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
9 2 (7.14%) Network Virtualisation
10 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (3.57%) Change Control
10 1 (3.57%) DDoS Mitigation
10 1 (3.57%) DevOps
10 1 (3.57%) E-Discovery
10 1 (3.57%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 14 (50.00%) C-shell
1 14 (50.00%) Korn
1 14 (50.00%) Perl
2 11 (39.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) CCNA
3 2 (7.14%) CCNP
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 13 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 12 (42.86%) Samba
3 8 (28.57%) KVM
3 8 (28.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 6 (21.43%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (7.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 2 (7.14%) NFS
5 2 (7.14%) XenApp
6 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) OpenView
2 2 (7.14%) EMC VPLEX
2 2 (7.14%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) SCOM
2 2 (7.14%) Tivoli
2 2 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (3.57%) EnCase
3 1 (3.57%) Nagios
3 1 (3.57%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) Cisco
2 15 (53.57%) Red Hat
3 13 (46.43%) F5
3 13 (46.43%) Oracle
3 13 (46.43%) Sun
3 13 (46.43%) VMware
4 8 (28.57%) HP
4 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 8 (28.57%) PlateSpin
4 8 (28.57%) Veritas
5 7 (25.00%) IBM
6 6 (21.43%) Cognos
6 6 (21.43%) Opsware
7 4 (14.29%) NetApp
8 3 (10.71%) Borland
8 3 (10.71%) CheckPoint
8 3 (10.71%) Juniper
9 2 (7.14%) CA
9 2 (7.14%) EMC
9 2 (7.14%) Siemens