Period
to 23 September 2021

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 September 2021 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 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 555 359 566
Rank change year-on-year -196 +207 +49
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 17 4 16
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.050% 0.030% 0.042%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.53% 0.26% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 12
10th Percentile £249 " £268
25th Percentile £293 £406 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £300 £425 £500
Median % change year-on-year -29.41% -15.00% -20.00%
75th Percentile £619 £444 £547
90th Percentile £683 " £575
England median daily rate £400 £394 £375
% change year-on-year +1.59% +5.00% -2.28%

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 3,213 1,539 4,058
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.47% 11.50% 10.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,195 1,052 2,801
10th Percentile £293 £263 £210
25th Percentile £408 £375 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £463
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +2.70% +2.78%
75th Percentile £638 £575 £575
90th Percentile £714 £650 £660
England median daily rate £470 £441 £425
% change year-on-year +6.58% +3.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 26 106
10th Percentile £11.25 £16.00 £13.81
25th Percentile £13.25 £25.00 £18.49
Median hourly rate £22.00 £38.63 £21.50
Median % change year-on-year -43.04% +79.65% +7.50%
75th Percentile £37.75 £49.08 £44.99
90th Percentile £52.75 £57.25 £53.13
England median hourly rate £21.25 £30.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -30.33% +28.42% +23.75%

Fibre Channel
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Fibre Channel as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Fibre Channel in London

Fibre Channel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Fibre Channel in London.

Daily rate trend for Fibre Channel in London

Fibre Channel
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Fibre Channel in London over the 6 months to 23 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Fibre Channel in London

Fibre Channel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Fibre Channel in London.

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 September 2021. 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 - 2 £250 - 4
East London - 1 £225 - 2
Fibre Channel
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2021, 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 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (76.47%) SAN
3 10 (58.82%) EMC
3 10 (58.82%) Windows
3 10 (58.82%) Cisco
3 10 (58.82%) iSCSI
3 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (52.94%) Hyper-V
4 9 (52.94%) DHCP
5 8 (47.06%) NFS
5 8 (47.06%) DNS
5 8 (47.06%) Java
5 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
5 8 (47.06%) NetApp
5 8 (47.06%) FCoE
5 8 (47.06%) Ansible
5 8 (47.06%) Terraform
6 7 (41.18%) Sonatype Nexus
6 7 (41.18%) GCP
6 7 (41.18%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (41.18%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (41.18%) GitHub
6 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
6 7 (41.18%) Multicast
6 7 (41.18%) KVM
6 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (41.18%) SRDF
6 7 (41.18%) Confluence
6 7 (41.18%) Puppet
6 7 (41.18%) NAS

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 (41.18%) Confluence
1 7 (41.18%) Tomcat
1 7 (41.18%) WebSphere
1 7 (41.18%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) GCP
1 7 (41.18%) GitHub
2 3 (17.65%) Azure
3 2 (11.76%) AWS
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) SAN
2 10 (58.82%) iSCSI
3 9 (52.94%) DHCP
4 8 (47.06%) DNS
4 8 (47.06%) FCoE
5 7 (41.18%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (41.18%) LAN
5 7 (41.18%) Multicast
5 7 (41.18%) NAS
5 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
5 7 (41.18%) WAN
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco ICM
6 1 (5.88%) Firewall
6 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (5.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
2 2 (11.76%) HBase
2 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
1 7 (41.18%) JIRA
1 7 (41.18%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (23.53%) Banking
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.88%) Legal
4 1 (5.88%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Architect
2 6 (35.29%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (35.29%) Support Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Network Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Network Support
4 3 (17.65%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 2 (11.76%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) IT Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) IT Support
5 2 (11.76%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) Middleware
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) XML
2 2 (11.76%) XSLT
3 1 (5.88%) LDAP
3 1 (5.88%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (5.88%) EMC VNX
3 1 (5.88%) Hedge funds
3 1 (5.88%) Replication
3 1 (5.88%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 7 (41.18%) Solaris
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Continuous Delivery
1 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (35.29%) Benchmarking
2 6 (35.29%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure as Code
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.88%) High Availability
5 1 (5.88%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (5.88%) Network Segmentation
5 1 (5.88%) Privileged Access Management
5 1 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) Java
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) C
5 1 (5.88%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) CCNP
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.88%) MCITP
1 1 (5.88%) MCSA
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (52.94%) Hyper-V
3 8 (47.06%) NFS
4 7 (41.18%) KVM
4 7 (41.18%) SRDF
4 7 (41.18%) Xen
5 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
5 2 (11.76%) Docker
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (11.76%) vSphere
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (5.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (5.88%) XenApp
6 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) Ansible
1 8 (47.06%) Terraform
2 7 (41.18%) Puppet
3 6 (35.29%) WSUS
4 3 (17.65%) Kubernetes
5 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (5.88%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (5.88%) SCVMM
5 1 (5.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (5.88%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (58.82%) Cisco
2 10 (58.82%) EMC
3 8 (47.06%) NetApp
4 7 (41.18%) Google
4 7 (41.18%) Oracle
5 6 (35.29%) Brocade
5 6 (35.29%) Dell
5 6 (35.29%) HP
5 6 (35.29%) Juniper
5 6 (35.29%) QNAP
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.76%) Sybase
8 1 (5.88%) AppDynamics
8 1 (5.88%) Avaya
8 1 (5.88%) Citrix
8 1 (5.88%) F5
8 1 (5.88%) Infoblox
8 1 (5.88%) MuleSoft
8 1 (5.88%) Symantec