The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for FCoE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FCoE over the 3 months to 30 March 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 over Ethernet (FCoE)
England / South East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 243 256 252
Rank change year-on-year +13 -4  
Contract jobs citing FCoE 5 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.063% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% 0.54% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Median daily rate £450 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.00% +20.83%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £364 £275
% change year-on-year +16.76% +32.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 10
Median hourly rate - £42.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +20.00%  

FCoE 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 the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1487 2052 2021
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 18.77% 21.82% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 845 1143 988
Median daily rate £400 £355 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.67% +4.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 104 101
Median hourly rate £25.00 £42.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.47% +16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £18.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

FCoE
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for FCoE in the South East

FCoE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing FCoE in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for FCoE in the South East

FCoE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FCoE in the South East over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FCoE in the South East

FCoE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing FCoE in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for FCoE in the South East

FCoE
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FCoE within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Buckinghamshire - 4 £500 -
Berkshire +22 1 £395 +8.96%
FCoE
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing FCoE 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 South East region with a requirement for FCoE.

1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (91.67%) Load Balancing
2 11 (91.67%) WAN
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 11 (91.67%) CCNP
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (91.67%) OSPF
2 11 (91.67%) BGP
3 10 (83.33%) EIGRP
3 10 (83.33%) CCNA
3 10 (83.33%) Fibre Channel
3 10 (83.33%) Security Cleared
4 9 (75.00%) F5
5 8 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 8 (66.67%) VPN
6 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
7 3 (25.00%) Wireless
8 2 (16.67%) Firewall
8 2 (16.67%) Network Design
8 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
8 2 (16.67%) Aruba
8 2 (16.67%) LAN
8 2 (16.67%) Juniper
8 2 (16.67%) SAN
8 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
8 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
9 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
9 1 (8.33%) Web Filtering
9 1 (8.33%) VXLAN
9 1 (8.33%) FabricPath

FCoE
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (91.67%) BGP
2 11 (91.67%) OSPF
2 11 (91.67%) WAN
3 10 (83.33%) EIGRP
3 10 (83.33%) Fibre Channel
4 8 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 8 (66.67%) VPN
5 3 (25.00%) Wireless
6 2 (16.67%) Firewall
6 2 (16.67%) LAN
6 2 (16.67%) SAN
7 1 (8.33%) DDNS
7 1 (8.33%) DHCP
7 1 (8.33%) DNS
7 1 (8.33%) DSL
7 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
7 1 (8.33%) IPv6
7 1 (8.33%) ISDN
7 1 (8.33%) SSL
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Principal Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Network Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Design Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Network Design Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (16.67%) Network Design
3 1 (8.33%) Adaptive Security
3 1 (8.33%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) Information Management
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Management
3 1 (8.33%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (8.33%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) CCNP
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (83.33%) CCNA
2 10 (83.33%) Security Cleared
3 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 9 (75.00%) F5
3 2 (16.67%) Aruba
3 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 2 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (8.33%) Dell
4 1 (8.33%) Forcepoint
4 1 (8.33%) Meraki
4 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
4 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds