Period
to 16 November 2018

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 16 November 2018 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 602 583 582
Rank change year-on-year -19 -1 -15
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 26 47 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.056% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.51% 0.88% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 33 36
London median daily rate £455 £450 £503
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.11% -10.45% +27.22%
10th Percentile £338 £300 £358
90th Percentile £678 £585 £694
England median daily rate £400 £350 £409
% change year-on-year +14.29% -14.32% +8.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.42 £23.50
% change year-on-year +6.89% +59.23% -41.25%

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 5,142 5,362 6,209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.11% 11.44% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,524 3,629 4,068
London median daily rate £450 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.12% +5.95%
10th Percentile £200 £213 £254
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £425 £404 £400
% change year-on-year +5.20% +1.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 149 141
London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.70 £11.50
90th Percentile £55.46 £48.01 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.85 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.10% -16.22% +10.61%

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 16 November 2018.

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 16 November 2018. 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 -14 8 £435 -13.00% 5
South London -14 2 £625 -
East London - 1 - - 2
Fibre Channel
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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 16 (61.54%) Cisco
2 15 (57.69%) Windows
3 13 (50.00%) SAN
4 12 (46.15%) LAN
4 12 (46.15%) Data Centre
5 11 (42.31%) OSPF
5 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (38.46%) iSCSI
6 10 (38.46%) VMware
6 10 (38.46%) Firewall
6 10 (38.46%) Wireless
6 10 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (34.62%) Windows Server
7 9 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (34.62%) CheckPoint
7 9 (34.62%) DNS
7 9 (34.62%) CCNP
7 9 (34.62%) DHCP
7 9 (34.62%) Ethernet
7 9 (34.62%) WAN
7 9 (34.62%) TCP/IP
8 8 (30.77%) Nagios
8 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
8 8 (30.77%) BGP
8 8 (30.77%) NX-OS
8 8 (30.77%) FCoE
9 7 (26.92%) CCNA
9 7 (26.92%) Hyper-V
10 6 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (23.08%) Load Balancing

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 4 (15.38%) Skype for Business
2 2 (7.69%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (15.38%) IaaS
3 2 (7.69%) Office 365
4 1 (3.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (50.00%) SAN
2 12 (46.15%) LAN
3 11 (42.31%) OSPF
4 10 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (38.46%) Firewall
4 10 (38.46%) iSCSI
4 10 (38.46%) Wireless
5 9 (34.62%) DHCP
5 9 (34.62%) DNS
5 9 (34.62%) Ethernet
5 9 (34.62%) TCP/IP
5 9 (34.62%) WAN
6 8 (30.77%) BGP
6 8 (30.77%) FCoE
6 8 (30.77%) NX-OS
7 6 (23.08%) Anycast
7 6 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (23.08%) VXLAN
8 5 (19.23%) MGCP
8 5 (19.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Sonatype Nexus
1 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.85%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (3.85%) French Language
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Network Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Data Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Data Storage Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) EMC Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) EMC Storage Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) IT Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) IT Support
5 2 (7.69%) IT Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Network Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Security Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
1 4 (15.38%) 802.1X
2 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.85%) Flash
3 1 (3.85%) RFC 2544
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Data Centre
2 4 (15.38%) Clustering
3 3 (11.54%) EMC VNX
4 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (7.69%) Handset
4 2 (7.69%) Hedge funds
4 2 (7.69%) IBM XIV
4 2 (7.69%) Private Cloud
5 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.85%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (3.85%) EMC VNXe
5 1 (3.85%) HP Storage
5 1 (3.85%) IBM Storwize
5 1 (3.85%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) Windows Server
3 4 (15.38%) Unix
4 3 (11.54%) Windows 10
5 2 (7.69%) Linux
6 1 (3.85%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 6 (23.08%) Load Balancing
2 5 (19.23%) Network Design
3 4 (15.38%) Data Protection
3 4 (15.38%) DevOps
3 4 (15.38%) Information Security
3 4 (15.38%) Network Architecture
4 3 (11.54%) Change Management
4 3 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL
4 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.69%) Capacity Management
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (7.69%) Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 4 (15.38%) VB
3 3 (11.54%) C#
4 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.85%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) CCNP
1 9 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (26.92%) CCNA
3 3 (11.54%) Degree
3 3 (11.54%) GIAC
4 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.85%) EMCIE
5 1 (3.85%) EMCISA
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Hyper-V
2 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (15.38%) NFS
3 4 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (15.38%) vSphere
3 4 (15.38%) XenApp
4 2 (7.69%) StorNext
4 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.85%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (3.85%) KVM
5 1 (3.85%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (3.85%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) Nagios
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (15.38%) SCOM
2 4 (15.38%) SCOrch
2 4 (15.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (7.69%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.85%) Cacti
4 1 (3.85%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (3.85%) Grafana
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.85%) Puppet
4 1 (3.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Cisco
2 10 (38.46%) VMware
3 9 (34.62%) CheckPoint
4 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 6 (23.08%) Juniper
6 5 (19.23%) EMC
6 5 (19.23%) F5
6 5 (19.23%) Meraki
6 5 (19.23%) Riverbed
6 5 (19.23%) Ruckus Wireless
6 5 (19.23%) SolarWinds
7 4 (15.38%) Brocade
7 4 (15.38%) Citrix
7 4 (15.38%) Symantec
8 3 (11.54%) Aruba
8 3 (11.54%) Infoblox
8 3 (11.54%) NetApp
8 3 (11.54%) Veeam
9 2 (7.69%) Palo Alto
9 2 (7.69%) Signiant