Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 577 567 546
Rank change year-on-year -10 -21 -14
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 51 28 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.067% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.97% 0.52% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 23 20
London median daily rate £450 £575 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.74% +41.54% -4.41%
10th Percentile £300 £410 £305
90th Percentile £573 £713 £488
England median daily rate £364 £463 £400
% change year-on-year -21.35% +15.63% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
London median hourly rate - - £42.00
England median hourly rate - £24.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year - -41.67% +15.86%

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 5,253 5,429 5,339
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.26% 13.06% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,604 3,567 3,505
London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £260 £222
90th Percentile £625 £600 £595
England median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 153 156
London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.92 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.12% -11.47% +20.32%
10th Percentile £12.40 £12.50 £12.38
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £45.13
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -16.89% - +9.76%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -16 11 £450 - 1
West London -26 1 £300 -21.05%
South London - 1 - -
Fibre Channel
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 23 (45.10%) Windows
2 22 (43.14%) VMware
3 20 (39.22%) iSCSI
4 19 (37.25%) Hyper-V
4 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
5 16 (31.37%) TCP/IP
5 16 (31.37%) HP
5 16 (31.37%) SAN
6 15 (29.41%) Cisco
7 14 (27.45%) Citrix
7 14 (27.45%) Data Centre
7 14 (27.45%) Windows Server
8 13 (25.49%) IBM
8 13 (25.49%) Linux
9 12 (23.53%) Unix
9 12 (23.53%) FCoE
10 11 (21.57%) NAS
10 11 (21.57%) Banking
10 11 (21.57%) ITIL
10 11 (21.57%) Service Delivery
11 10 (19.61%) NetBackup
11 10 (19.61%) Firewall
11 10 (19.61%) NetApp
11 10 (19.61%) DNS
11 10 (19.61%) NFS
11 10 (19.61%) Brocade
12 9 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (17.65%) Test Planning
12 9 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (17.65%) Solaris

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 (7.84%) Apache
1 4 (7.84%) SAS
1 4 (7.84%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.92%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.96%) IIS
4 1 (1.96%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.92%) IBM Cloud
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.92%) SoftLayer
3 1 (1.96%) GitHub
3 1 (1.96%) IaaS
3 1 (1.96%) Office 365
3 1 (1.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (39.22%) iSCSI
2 16 (31.37%) SAN
2 16 (31.37%) TCP/IP
3 12 (23.53%) FCoE
4 11 (21.57%) NAS
5 10 (19.61%) DNS
5 10 (19.61%) Firewall
6 9 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (13.73%) BGP
7 7 (13.73%) OSPF
8 6 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (11.76%) DHCP
8 6 (11.76%) HTTP
8 6 (11.76%) SMTP
9 5 (9.80%) MPLS
9 5 (9.80%) VPN
10 4 (7.84%) Internet
10 4 (7.84%) NetScaler
10 4 (7.84%) VoIP
10 4 (7.84%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.96%) OLAP
2 1 (1.96%) OLTP
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (21.57%) Banking
2 9 (17.65%) Finance
3 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Advertising
4 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (31.37%) Architect
2 10 (19.61%) Infrastructure Architect
3 8 (15.69%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Implementation Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Technical Leader
4 7 (13.73%) Network Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) NetApp Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Unix Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) Unix Systems Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Java Architect
8 3 (5.88%) Java Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Citrix Specialist
9 2 (3.92%) Senior Architect
9 2 (3.92%) Storage Architect
9 2 (3.92%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) 802.1X
1 2 (3.92%) LDAP
2 1 (1.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.80%) EMC VMAX
3 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (3.92%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.92%) EMC VNX
4 2 (3.92%) PKI
5 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.96%) BYOD
5 1 (1.96%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.96%) Clustering
5 1 (1.96%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.96%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.96%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.96%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.96%) Replication
5 1 (1.96%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 23 (45.10%) Windows
2 14 (27.45%) Windows Server
3 13 (25.49%) Linux
4 12 (23.53%) Unix
5 9 (17.65%) Solaris
5 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (5.88%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (3.92%) HPUX
9 2 (3.92%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.96%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) ITIL
1 11 (21.57%) Service Delivery
2 9 (17.65%) Test Planning
3 8 (15.69%) Load Balancing
4 6 (11.76%) Change Management
5 5 (9.80%) Open Source
5 5 (9.80%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (7.84%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (7.84%) Network Architecture
7 3 (5.88%) Change Control
7 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 3 (5.88%) Time Management
8 2 (3.92%) Capacity Management
8 2 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.92%) Line Management
8 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.92%) Network Management
8 2 (3.92%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (3.92%) Server Building
8 2 (3.92%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) Python
2 3 (5.88%) Bash Shell
2 3 (5.88%) Java
2 3 (5.88%) Perl
2 3 (5.88%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.92%) C
4 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (9.80%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.88%) NCDA
3 3 (5.88%) NCIE
3 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.92%) CCIE
4 2 (3.92%) CCNA
4 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.92%) VCAP
5 1 (1.96%) CCNP
5 1 (1.96%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) RHCA
5 1 (1.96%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.96%) SAS 70
System Software
1 19 (37.25%) Hyper-V
2 10 (19.61%) NFS
3 7 (13.73%) Active Directory
3 7 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (11.76%) vSphere
5 4 (7.84%) iptables
5 4 (7.84%) XenApp
6 3 (5.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (5.88%) Veritas File System
7 2 (3.92%) Samba
7 2 (3.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (3.92%) VMware NSX
7 2 (3.92%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.96%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (19.61%) NetBackup
2 5 (9.80%) SCOM
3 4 (7.84%) Backup Exec
4 3 (5.88%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (3.92%) HP SIM
5 2 (3.92%) OpenView
5 2 (3.92%) SCCM
5 2 (3.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.96%) EMC Navisphere
6 1 (1.96%) Nagios
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.96%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.96%) vMotion
Vendors
1 22 (43.14%) VMware
2 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
3 16 (31.37%) HP
4 15 (29.41%) Cisco
5 14 (27.45%) Citrix
6 13 (25.49%) IBM
7 10 (19.61%) Brocade
7 10 (19.61%) NetApp
8 9 (17.65%) Red Hat
8 9 (17.65%) Symantec
9 7 (13.73%) EMC
10 6 (11.76%) Sun
11 5 (9.80%) Oracle
11 5 (9.80%) Veritas
12 4 (7.84%) 3PAR
12 4 (7.84%) Juniper
12 4 (7.84%) SolarWinds
13 3 (5.88%) CheckPoint
14 2 (3.92%) CA
14 2 (3.92%) Siemens