Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 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 (FC)
England > London
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 564 527 529
Rank change year-on-year -37 +2 +17
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 28 83 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.067% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.57% 1.36% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 55 51
London median daily rate £475 £475 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +22.58% -8.82%
10th Percentile £356 £352 £275
90th Percentile £601 £633 £638
England median daily rate £394 £393 £355
% change year-on-year +0.32% +10.56% -11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
London median hourly rate - - £18.00
England median hourly rate £37.42 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -10.90% +5.00% +14.29%

Fibre Channel is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 4902 6122 6129
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.65% 13.50% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3243 4176 3957
London median daily rate £450 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -
10th Percentile £238 £245 £206
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
England median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 95 192
London median hourly rate £21.35 £21.34 £18.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.05% +13.18% -0.76%
10th Percentile £12.88 £10.50 £11.28
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.63 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.98 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -24.08% +21.95% +13.70%

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 21 July 2017.

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 21 July 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
City of London 0 8 £475 - 2
Twickenham - 1 £363 -
Fibre Channel
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Fibre Channel 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 London region with a requirement for Fibre Channel.

1 22 (78.57%) SAN
2 16 (57.14%) Cisco
2 16 (57.14%) Windows
3 14 (50.00%) VMware
4 13 (46.43%) Linux
5 12 (42.86%) HP
5 12 (42.86%) NFS
5 12 (42.86%) Data Centre
6 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (35.71%) NAS
7 10 (35.71%) Brocade
7 10 (35.71%) DNS
7 10 (35.71%) NetApp
7 10 (35.71%) Clustering
7 10 (35.71%) NetBackup
8 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
8 9 (32.14%) iSCSI
9 8 (28.57%) Hyper-V
9 8 (28.57%) Puppet
9 8 (28.57%) DevOps
9 8 (28.57%) Windows Server
9 8 (28.57%) TCP/IP
9 8 (28.57%) IBM
9 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
9 8 (28.57%) Solaris
9 8 (28.57%) Unix
10 7 (25.00%) SMTP
10 7 (25.00%) DHCP
10 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
10 7 (25.00%) Firewall

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 2 (7.14%) IIS
1 2 (7.14%) SAS
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) DataSynapse
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Acrobat
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (78.57%) SAN
2 10 (35.71%) DNS
2 10 (35.71%) NAS
3 9 (32.14%) iSCSI
4 8 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 7 (25.00%) DHCP
5 7 (25.00%) Firewall
5 7 (25.00%) SMTP
6 5 (17.86%) LDAP
7 4 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (14.29%) VPN
8 3 (10.71%) FTP
8 3 (10.71%) HTTP
8 3 (10.71%) IPsec
8 3 (10.71%) MPLS
8 3 (10.71%) OSPF
8 3 (10.71%) SSL
8 3 (10.71%) VoIP
8 3 (10.71%) WAN
9 2 (7.14%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.57%) HBase
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Law
2 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Analyst
1 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 5 (17.86%) Storage Specialist
1 5 (17.86%) Unix Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Brocade Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) Network Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) SAN Specialist
3 3 (10.71%) SAN Storage Specialist
4 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) AIX Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) IT Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) NAS Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) NetApp Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Solaris Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) Middleware
2 1 (3.57%) Rendezvous
2 1 (3.57%) XML
2 1 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 10 (35.71%) Clustering
3 6 (21.43%) Replication
4 5 (17.86%) Derivative
4 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (17.86%) Private Cloud
5 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.57%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (3.57%) EMC VNX
5 1 (3.57%) FlexPod
5 1 (3.57%) HP Storage
5 1 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (3.57%) PKI
5 1 (3.57%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Linux
3 8 (28.57%) Solaris
3 8 (28.57%) Unix
3 8 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 7 (25.00%) Data ONTAP
5 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (17.86%) CentOS
6 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (7.14%) AIX
8 1 (3.57%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) DevOps
2 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (21.43%) Migration
4 5 (17.86%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (17.86%) Data Centre Operations
4 5 (17.86%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (17.86%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (10.71%) Channel Management
6 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.14%) Capacity Management
6 2 (7.14%) Converged Infrastructure
6 2 (7.14%) ITIL
6 2 (7.14%) Open Source
6 2 (7.14%) Patch Management
6 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (7.14%) Validation
7 1 (3.57%) Benchmarking
7 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) Java
1 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell
2 5 (17.86%) Korn
2 5 (17.86%) Perl
2 5 (17.86%) Python
2 5 (17.86%) Shell Script
3 3 (10.71%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.71%) CCIE
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (7.14%) CCNP
3 2 (7.14%) MCSE
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) CCDP
4 1 (3.57%) CCIE Data Center
4 1 (3.57%) CCNA
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) EMCSA
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.57%) JNCIP
4 1 (3.57%) MCP
4 1 (3.57%) MCSA
4 1 (3.57%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (42.86%) NFS
2 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 8 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.14%) Firmware
4 2 (7.14%) vSphere
5 1 (3.57%) KVM
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (3.57%) SRDF
5 1 (3.57%) vCloud
5 1 (3.57%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (3.57%) Xen
5 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) NetBackup
2 8 (28.57%) Puppet
3 6 (21.43%) Ansible
3 6 (21.43%) Nagios
3 6 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (21.43%) vCenter Server
4 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (17.86%) Salt
5 2 (7.14%) NetApp OnCommand
5 2 (7.14%) RANCID
5 2 (7.14%) SCOM
6 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
6 1 (3.57%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (3.57%) OpenView
6 1 (3.57%) PowerCLI
6 1 (3.57%) SCCM
6 1 (3.57%) SnapMirror
6 1 (3.57%) SnapVault
6 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
6 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Cisco
2 14 (50.00%) VMware
3 12 (42.86%) HP
4 10 (35.71%) Brocade
4 10 (35.71%) NetApp
5 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
6 8 (28.57%) IBM
7 6 (21.43%) EMC
8 5 (17.86%) 3PAR
8 5 (17.86%) Symantec
9 3 (10.71%) Hitachi
9 3 (10.71%) SolarWinds
10 2 (7.14%) Dell
10 2 (7.14%) Juniper
10 2 (7.14%) Oracle
10 2 (7.14%) Veeam
11 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
11 1 (3.57%) Huawei
11 1 (3.57%) Remedy
11 1 (3.57%) Sophos