The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 27 June 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 / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 239 230 219
Rank change year-on-year -9 -11  
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 16 40 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.21% 0.44% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.20% 2.30% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 29 24
Median daily rate £383 £365 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.79% +7.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £325 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £390 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £340
% change year-on-year -4.10% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Median hourly rate - £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.42 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -10.90% +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 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 1338 1738 1781
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 17.25% 19.33% 19.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 727 958 880
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 120 120
Median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.55% +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.46 £41.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

Fibre Channel
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Fibre Channel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fibre Channel in the South East

Fibre Channel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Fibre Channel in the South East over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Fibre Channel in the South East

Fibre Channel
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 Fibre Channel in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fibre Channel in the South East

Fibre Channel
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 Fibre Channel within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Surrey +3 9 - - 3
Buckinghamshire - 4 £425 -
West Sussex +7 3 £383 +4.79%
Fibre Channel
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 South East region with a requirement for Fibre Channel.

1 18 (64.29%) SAN
1 18 (64.29%) Brocade
2 17 (60.71%) Linux
3 15 (53.57%) Unix
3 15 (53.57%) Solaris
3 15 (53.57%) Red Hat
4 14 (50.00%) Veritas
4 14 (50.00%) EMC
5 13 (46.43%) Oracle
5 13 (46.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (46.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 12 (42.86%) NetBackup
7 10 (35.71%) Migration
7 10 (35.71%) Cisco
7 10 (35.71%) Load Balancing
8 9 (32.14%) VMware
8 9 (32.14%) HP
9 8 (28.57%) Sun
9 8 (28.57%) NetApp
9 8 (28.57%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 8 (28.57%) CentOS
9 8 (28.57%) Enterprise Storage
10 7 (25.00%) Bourne shell
10 7 (25.00%) NAS
10 7 (25.00%) F5
10 7 (25.00%) Red Hat Satellite
10 7 (25.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 7 (25.00%) RHCSA
10 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 7 (25.00%) Degree

Fibre Channel
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (64.29%) SAN
2 7 (25.00%) NAS
3 6 (21.43%) BGP
3 6 (21.43%) OSPF
4 5 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (17.86%) EIGRP
4 5 (17.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (17.86%) FCoE
4 5 (17.86%) WAN
5 4 (14.29%) VPN
6 3 (10.71%) Wireless
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (3.57%) DHCP
7 1 (3.57%) DNS
7 1 (3.57%) Firewall
7 1 (3.57%) FTP
7 1 (3.57%) IPv4
7 1 (3.57%) SSH
7 1 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
1 5 (17.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Administrator
1 9 (32.14%) Unix Administrator
2 6 (21.43%) NetApp Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (17.86%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 4 (14.29%) Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Network Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) Principal Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Solaris Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Storage Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Design Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (3.57%) Network Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Network Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Server Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Storage Specialist
7 1 (3.57%) Unix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Enterprise Storage
2 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
4 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 3 (10.71%) IBM XIV
5 3 (10.71%) LPAR
5 3 (10.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) Linux
2 15 (53.57%) Solaris
2 15 (53.57%) Unix
3 13 (46.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (28.57%) CentOS
5 7 (25.00%) Windows
6 3 (10.71%) AIX
7 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
8 1 (3.57%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (3.57%) Debian
8 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Load Balancing
1 10 (35.71%) Migration
2 7 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 6 (21.43%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (10.71%) Benchmarking
5 3 (10.71%) Business Continuity
5 3 (10.71%) Change Management
5 3 (10.71%) Information Security
5 3 (10.71%) ITIL
5 3 (10.71%) QMS
5 3 (10.71%) Quality Management
5 3 (10.71%) Server Hardening
6 2 (7.14%) High Availability
7 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.57%) Capacity Management
7 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.57%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) AWK
1 7 (25.00%) Bourne shell
1 7 (25.00%) Korn
1 7 (25.00%) Perl
1 7 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Degree
1 7 (25.00%) OCA
1 7 (25.00%) OCP
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
1 7 (25.00%) RHCE
1 7 (25.00%) RHCSA
1 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (21.43%) CCNA
2 6 (21.43%) CCNP
2 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 13 (46.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 7 (25.00%) GlusterFS
3 6 (21.43%) Veritas File System
4 5 (17.86%) NFS
4 5 (17.86%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
5 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (42.86%) NetBackup
2 8 (28.57%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 7 (25.00%) Oracle ZFS
3 7 (25.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 7 (25.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 5 (17.86%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (10.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Nagios
6 1 (3.57%) vMotion
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) Brocade
2 15 (53.57%) Red Hat
3 14 (50.00%) EMC
3 14 (50.00%) Veritas
4 13 (46.43%) Oracle
5 10 (35.71%) Cisco
6 9 (32.14%) HP
6 9 (32.14%) VMware
7 8 (28.57%) NetApp
7 8 (28.57%) Sun
8 7 (25.00%) F5
8 7 (25.00%) StorageTek
9 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
10 5 (17.86%) Symantec
11 3 (10.71%) Aruba
11 3 (10.71%) CheckPoint
11 3 (10.71%) IBM
11 3 (10.71%) SAP
12 2 (7.14%) 3PAR
13 1 (3.57%) EqualLogic
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Plan-Net
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Posted: 6 days ago