Period
to 17 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 17 October 2019 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 > London
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 550 607 600
Rank change year-on-year +57 -7 -41
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 15 30 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.041% 0.065% 0.076%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% 0.57% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 22
London median daily rate £500 £505 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.99% +9.19% -2.63%
10th Percentile £263 £356 £282
90th Percentile £575 £688 £586
England median daily rate £375 £385 £350
% change year-on-year -2.60% +10.00% -12.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £33.00 £40.00 £37.42
% change year-on-year -17.50% +6.89% +54.31%

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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 3,920 5,306 5,113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.62% 11.49% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,627 3,676 3,464
London median daily rate £450 £451 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.28% +0.28% +1.12%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £213
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 133 140
London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +6.95% -0.13%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £55.29 £47.63
England median hourly rate £27.75 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +38.75% +8.11% -17.78%

Fibre Channel
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Fibre Channel in London

Fibre Channel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fibre Channel in London

Fibre Channel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Fibre Channel in London over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Fibre Channel in London

Fibre Channel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fibre Channel in London

Fibre Channel
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 17 October 2019. 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
Central London +44 5 £513 +23.49% 1
West London - 2 £260 - 1
Fibre Channel
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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 London region with a requirement for Fibre Channel.

1 10 (66.67%) Windows
1 10 (66.67%) SAN
2 8 (53.33%) VMware
3 7 (46.67%) Firewall
3 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (46.67%) Azure
4 6 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (40.00%) Cisco
5 5 (33.33%) Skype for Business
5 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 4 (26.67%) Private Cloud
6 4 (26.67%) Meraki
6 4 (26.67%) vSphere
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (26.67%) AWS
6 4 (26.67%) IaaS
6 4 (26.67%) Linux
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
6 4 (26.67%) iSCSI
6 4 (26.67%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 3 (20.00%) Mitel
7 3 (20.00%) Finance
7 3 (20.00%) Clustering
7 3 (20.00%) Migration
7 3 (20.00%) Network Design
7 3 (20.00%) IIS
7 3 (20.00%) Citrix
7 3 (20.00%) Office 365

Fibre Channel
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 5 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Azure
2 4 (26.67%) AWS
2 4 (26.67%) IaaS
3 3 (20.00%) Office 365
4 2 (13.33%) PaaS
5 1 (6.67%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) SAN
2 7 (46.67%) Firewall
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (26.67%) iSCSI
5 3 (20.00%) Skype
5 3 (20.00%) Unified Communications
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco Firepower
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (13.33%) LAN
6 2 (13.33%) VLAN
6 2 (13.33%) VSAN
6 2 (13.33%) WAN
7 1 (6.67%) DNS
7 1 (6.67%) Network Security
7 1 (6.67%) PCoIP
7 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
7 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MSI
1 2 (13.33%) WiX
2 1 (6.67%) Hudson
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Cloud Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Unified Communications Specialist
2 3 (20.00%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Network Specialist
2 3 (20.00%) Telephony Specialist
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Broadcast Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cloud Automation Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Broadcast Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Server Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) Software Packaging
2 1 (6.67%) FFmpeg
2 1 (6.67%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (26.67%) Private Cloud
3 3 (20.00%) Clustering
4 2 (13.33%) Public Cloud
5 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 2000
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Migration
1 3 (20.00%) Network Architecture
1 3 (20.00%) Network Design
2 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
2 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (13.33%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Automation
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (13.33%) Workflow
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Availability Management
3 1 (6.67%) Data Management
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Post-Production
3 1 (6.67%) Storage Management
3 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
1 2 (13.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) vSphere
3 3 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (13.33%) NFS
4 2 (13.33%) StorNext
4 2 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (13.33%) XenApp
5 1 (6.67%) Docker
5 1 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (6.67%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (13.33%) QRadar
3 2 (13.33%) SCOM
3 2 (13.33%) SCOrch
3 2 (13.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (13.33%) vRealize
4 1 (6.67%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
4 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
4 1 (6.67%) SnapMirror
4 1 (6.67%) SnapVault
4 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
4 1 (6.67%) vCenter Server
4 1 (6.67%) vMotion
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco
3 4 (26.67%) Meraki
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) Citrix
4 3 (20.00%) Mitel
5 2 (13.33%) Adobe
5 2 (13.33%) Apple
5 2 (13.33%) Brocade
5 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (13.33%) F5
5 2 (13.33%) Hitachi
5 2 (13.33%) HP
5 2 (13.33%) NetApp
5 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (13.33%) Symantec
6 1 (6.67%) Aspera
6 1 (6.67%) Hortonworks
6 1 (6.67%) IBM
6 1 (6.67%) Signiant