Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 607 581 573
Rank change year-on-year -26 -8 -18
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 30 51 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.068% 0.11% 0.067%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.64% 0.96% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 37 23
London median daily rate £458 £450 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.67% -21.74% +43.75%
10th Percentile £374 £300 £410
90th Percentile £645 £573 £713
England median daily rate £425 £364 £463
% change year-on-year +16.84% -21.35% +15.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £38.75 - £24.25

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 4,699 5,300 5,518
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.64% 11.41% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,191 3,637 3,627
London median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £206 £213 £260
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £425 £410 £401
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.37% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 144 150
London median hourly rate £24.12 £18.70 £19.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.96% -5.12% -10.41%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.15 £12.50
90th Percentile £55.29 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.76 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.32% -16.89% +2.27%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -9 9 £455 +1.11% 3
East London - 1 - -
Fibre Channel
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 20 (66.67%) Windows
2 19 (63.33%) Cisco
3 17 (56.67%) SAN
4 15 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 13 (43.33%) Firewall
5 13 (43.33%) iSCSI
6 12 (40.00%) LAN
6 12 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (40.00%) Data Centre
7 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
7 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
7 11 (36.67%) CheckPoint
7 11 (36.67%) OSPF
8 10 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (33.33%) CCNP
8 10 (33.33%) Wireless
8 10 (33.33%) VMware
9 9 (30.00%) Clustering
9 9 (30.00%) Hyper-V
9 9 (30.00%) Citrix
9 9 (30.00%) DNS
9 9 (30.00%) WAN
9 9 (30.00%) Ethernet
9 9 (30.00%) IaaS
9 9 (30.00%) XenApp
9 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Clustering
9 9 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 8 (26.67%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (26.67%) NX-OS

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 7 (23.33%) Skype for Business
2 3 (10.00%) IIS
3 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (30.00%) IaaS
3 6 (20.00%) Office 365
4 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (6.67%) PaaS
6 1 (3.33%) GitHub
6 1 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (56.67%) SAN
2 13 (43.33%) Firewall
2 13 (43.33%) iSCSI
3 12 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 12 (40.00%) LAN
4 11 (36.67%) OSPF
4 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
5 10 (33.33%) Wireless
6 9 (30.00%) DNS
6 9 (30.00%) Ethernet
6 9 (30.00%) WAN
7 8 (26.67%) BGP
7 8 (26.67%) DHCP
7 8 (26.67%) FCoE
7 8 (26.67%) NX-OS
8 6 (20.00%) Anycast
8 6 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (20.00%) VXLAN
9 5 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (16.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.67%) Big Data
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (6.67%) MSI
3 2 (6.67%) WiX
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Automotive
4 1 (3.33%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Network Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) IT Support
4 3 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Security Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) IT Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) IT Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Network Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (3.33%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) 802.1X
2 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.67%) Software Packaging
4 1 (3.33%) Flash
4 1 (3.33%) RFC 2544
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (30.00%) Clustering
3 4 (13.33%) Hedge funds
4 3 (10.00%) EMC VNX
5 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.67%) Handset
5 2 (6.67%) IBM XIV
6 1 (3.33%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (3.33%) EMC VNXe
6 1 (3.33%) IBM Storwize
6 1 (3.33%) Replication
6 1 (3.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 20 (66.67%) Windows
2 15 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (10.00%) Unix
4 2 (6.67%) Linux
4 2 (6.67%) Windows 10
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (26.67%) Data Protection
2 8 (26.67%) DevOps
2 8 (26.67%) Load Balancing
3 5 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (16.67%) ITIL
3 5 (16.67%) Network Design
4 4 (13.33%) Information Security
4 4 (13.33%) Network Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) Capacity Management
5 3 (10.00%) Change Management
5 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (6.67%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (6.67%) Migration
6 2 (6.67%) SIEM
6 2 (6.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) PowerShell
1 8 (26.67%) SQL
1 8 (26.67%) VB
2 4 (13.33%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.33%) C
3 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) Python
3 1 (3.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) CCNP
1 10 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (26.67%) CCNA
3 3 (10.00%) GIAC
4 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.33%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) EMCIE
5 1 (3.33%) EMCISA
5 1 (3.33%) MCSE
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.33%) VCP6
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Hyper-V
1 9 (30.00%) XenApp
2 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (26.67%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (20.00%) vSphere
5 5 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (6.67%) NFS
6 2 (6.67%) StorNext
6 2 (6.67%) VMware NSX
7 1 (3.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (3.33%) KVM
7 1 (3.33%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 8 (26.67%) Nagios
2 8 (26.67%) SCOM
2 8 (26.67%) SCOrch
3 7 (23.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (10.00%) NetBackup
5 3 (10.00%) QRadar
6 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
6 1 (3.33%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (3.33%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (3.33%) Grafana
6 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (3.33%) SnapMirror
6 1 (3.33%) SnapVault
6 1 (3.33%) vCenter Server
6 1 (3.33%) vMotion
6 1 (3.33%) vRealize
6 1 (3.33%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 1 (3.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Cisco
2 11 (36.67%) CheckPoint
2 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (33.33%) VMware
4 9 (30.00%) Citrix
5 7 (23.33%) F5
5 7 (23.33%) Symantec
6 6 (20.00%) Juniper
7 5 (16.67%) Meraki
7 5 (16.67%) Riverbed
7 5 (16.67%) Ruckus Wireless
7 5 (16.67%) SolarWinds
8 4 (13.33%) EMC
9 3 (10.00%) Aruba
9 3 (10.00%) Brocade
9 3 (10.00%) Infoblox
10 2 (6.67%) Aspera
10 2 (6.67%) Palo Alto
10 2 (6.67%) Signiant
10 2 (6.67%) Veeam