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 3 months to 22 April 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
3 months to
22 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 408 408 379
Rank change year-on-year 0 -29  
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 18 33 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.086% 0.14% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.74% 1.12% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 32
Median daily rate £475 £463 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +19.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £341 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £366 £350
% change year-on-year +22.79% +4.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +5.00%  

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 2417 2954 3024
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.60% 12.76% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1587 2029 1947
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +4.82% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 48 82
Median hourly rate £26.65 £21.34 £27.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.88% -21.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.13 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £31.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -31.57% +16.66%  

Fibre Channel
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Fibre Channel as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 22 April 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 3 months to 22 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +6 5 £444 -8.26% 1
Fibre Channel
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 27 (71.05%) SAN
2 26 (68.42%) Windows
3 24 (63.16%) VMware
4 23 (60.53%) Cisco
5 21 (55.26%) Linux
6 18 (47.37%) NFS
7 17 (44.74%) iSCSI
7 17 (44.74%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (44.74%) Hyper-V
7 17 (44.74%) NAS
8 15 (39.47%) NetApp
9 14 (36.84%) Solaris
10 13 (34.21%) EMC
11 12 (31.58%) SQL
11 12 (31.58%) Windows Server
12 11 (28.95%) WAN
12 11 (28.95%) HTTP
12 11 (28.95%) TCP/IP
12 11 (28.95%) Banking
12 11 (28.95%) Finance
13 10 (26.32%) IBM
13 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
13 10 (26.32%) LAN
13 10 (26.32%) Oracle
13 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
13 10 (26.32%) Java
13 10 (26.32%) IIS
13 10 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (26.32%) DevOps
13 10 (26.32%) SRDF

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 10 (26.32%) IIS
2 9 (23.68%) Apache
2 9 (23.68%) Tomcat
3 8 (21.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 8 (21.05%) WebSphere
4 7 (18.42%) DataSynapse
4 7 (18.42%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (5.26%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (2.63%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.63%) Acrobat
3 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (71.05%) SAN
2 17 (44.74%) iSCSI
2 17 (44.74%) NAS
3 11 (28.95%) HTTP
3 11 (28.95%) TCP/IP
3 11 (28.95%) WAN
4 10 (26.32%) FCoE
4 10 (26.32%) LAN
5 9 (23.68%) DNS
6 8 (21.05%) Firewall
6 8 (21.05%) Multicast
7 6 (15.79%) DHCP
8 5 (13.16%) Internet
8 5 (13.16%) SMTP
8 5 (13.16%) VPN
9 4 (10.53%) BGP
9 4 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (10.53%) MPLS
9 4 (10.53%) OSPF
9 4 (10.53%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.42%) Hadoop
2 7 (18.42%) HBase
3 1 (2.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (28.95%) Banking
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Law
2 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.26%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Architect
2 14 (36.84%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 5 (13.16%) Storage Specialist
4 3 (7.89%) Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Lead Architect
4 3 (7.89%) SAN Specialist
4 3 (7.89%) SAN Storage Specialist
4 3 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Storage Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Unix Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Data Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) Middleware
2 7 (18.42%) HTML
2 7 (18.42%) Rendezvous
2 7 (18.42%) XML
2 7 (18.42%) XSLT
3 2 (5.26%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (5.26%) Web Services
4 1 (2.63%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Data Centre
2 8 (21.05%) Clustering
3 5 (13.16%) Replication
4 3 (7.89%) Derivative
4 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (7.89%) Online Banking
4 3 (7.89%) Private Cloud
4 3 (7.89%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.26%) EMC VNX
5 2 (5.26%) PKI
6 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.63%) FlexPod
6 1 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.63%) HP Storage
6 1 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.63%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 26 (68.42%) Windows
2 21 (55.26%) Linux
3 14 (36.84%) Solaris
4 12 (31.58%) Windows Server
5 8 (21.05%) Unix
6 5 (13.16%) Data ONTAP
6 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (7.89%) CentOS
8 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.63%) AIX
9 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (26.32%) DevOps
1 10 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (23.68%) Benchmarking
3 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
4 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (13.16%) ITIL
4 5 (13.16%) Software Delivery
5 3 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (7.89%) Data Centre Operations
5 3 (7.89%) Migration
5 3 (7.89%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (7.89%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (5.26%) Converged Infrastructure
6 2 (5.26%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.26%) Network Architecture
6 2 (5.26%) Network Management
6 2 (5.26%) Storage Virtualisation
6 2 (5.26%) Validation
7 1 (2.63%) Feasibility Study
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) SQL
2 10 (26.32%) Java
3 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
5 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
5 3 (7.89%) Korn
5 3 (7.89%) Perl
5 3 (7.89%) Python
5 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.53%) CCIE
2 4 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (7.89%) CCNP
4 2 (5.26%) CCNA
4 2 (5.26%) JNCIP
4 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.63%) AWS Certification
5 1 (2.63%) CCDP
5 1 (2.63%) CISSP
5 1 (2.63%) Degree
5 1 (2.63%) JNCIE
5 1 (2.63%) MCSE
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) VCAP
System Software
1 18 (47.37%) NFS
2 17 (44.74%) Hyper-V
2 17 (44.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (26.32%) SRDF
4 8 (21.05%) KVM
4 8 (21.05%) Xen
5 7 (18.42%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
7 4 (10.53%) vSphere
8 2 (5.26%) Firmware
8 2 (5.26%) vCloud
9 1 (2.63%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) NetBackup
2 6 (15.79%) Puppet
3 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (13.16%) Nagios
4 4 (10.53%) Ansible
4 4 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (7.89%) RANCID
5 3 (7.89%) Salt
5 3 (7.89%) SCOM
5 3 (7.89%) vCenter Server
6 2 (5.26%) NetApp OnCommand
6 2 (5.26%) OpenAM
6 2 (5.26%) PowerCLI
6 2 (5.26%) SCCM
6 2 (5.26%) vRealize
7 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
7 1 (2.63%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 24 (63.16%) VMware
2 23 (60.53%) Cisco
3 15 (39.47%) NetApp
4 13 (34.21%) EMC
5 10 (26.32%) IBM
5 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 10 (26.32%) Oracle
6 9 (23.68%) HP
6 9 (23.68%) Intel
7 8 (21.05%) Brocade
8 7 (18.42%) Sybase
8 7 (18.42%) TIBCO
9 6 (15.79%) 3PAR
9 6 (15.79%) Juniper
10 5 (13.16%) Symantec
11 4 (10.53%) Citrix
12 3 (7.89%) Arista
12 3 (7.89%) Dell
12 3 (7.89%) Veeam
13 2 (5.26%) F5
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