Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 320 341 348
Rank change year-on-year +21 +7 0
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 51 39 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.30% 0.23% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.74% 1.23% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 30 22
South East median daily rate £383 £370 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.38% +6.86% -10.65%
10th Percentile £345 £313 £313
90th Percentile £475 £538 £370
England median daily rate £350 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -17.65% +13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
South East median hourly rate - - £40.00
England median hourly rate £37.42 £23.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +59.23% -41.25% +14.29%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2935 3175 3481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.43% 18.99% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1589 1814 1870
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £185 £230 £225
90th Percentile £550 £529 £500
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 218 240
South East median hourly rate £17.38 £25.50 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.86% +11.70% +26.83%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.68 £11.81
90th Percentile £46.07 £54.13 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.59 £20.55
% change year-on-year -20.73% +14.79% +2.75%

Fibre Channel
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Fibre Channel as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 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 6 months to 22 November 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
Surrey +10 33 £400 +2.56% 1
Thames Valley -17 12 £358 -22.70%
Berkshire +7 10 £358 -2.05%
Hampshire +10 7 £450 +38.46%
West Sussex -12 2 £383 +4.79%
Buckinghamshire -29 2 - -
Fibre Channel
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 41 (80.39%) Linux
2 37 (72.55%) Brocade
3 36 (70.59%) SAN
4 31 (60.78%) Solaris
4 31 (60.78%) Unix
4 31 (60.78%) NetApp
5 30 (58.82%) Red Hat
5 30 (58.82%) NetBackup
5 30 (58.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 29 (56.86%) Load Balancing
6 29 (56.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 29 (56.86%) Veritas
6 29 (56.86%) Windows
7 26 (50.98%) NFS
7 26 (50.98%) Enterprise Storage
7 26 (50.98%) NAS
8 25 (49.02%) VMware ESXi
8 25 (49.02%) Performance Monitoring
8 25 (49.02%) Microsoft
8 25 (49.02%) EMC
9 24 (47.06%) Veritas File System
10 23 (45.10%) Migration
11 22 (43.14%) Symantec
12 21 (41.18%) Finance
12 21 (41.18%) Legal
13 16 (31.37%) Oracle
14 15 (29.41%) Norton AntiVirus
15 14 (27.45%) Data Centre
16 11 (21.57%) VMware
17 10 (19.61%) 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 3 (5.88%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 36 (70.59%) SAN
2 26 (50.98%) NAS
3 9 (17.65%) TCP/IP
4 4 (7.84%) Firewall
5 3 (5.88%) FTP
5 3 (5.88%) SSH
6 2 (3.92%) FCoE
7 1 (1.96%) LAN
7 1 (1.96%) LTE
7 1 (1.96%) MPLS
7 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.96%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) JIRA
2 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.96%) MSI
General
1 21 (41.18%) Finance
1 21 (41.18%) Legal
2 6 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (41.18%) NetApp Engineer
2 17 (33.33%) Administrator
3 12 (23.53%) Storage Administrator
4 10 (19.61%) Unix Administrator
5 9 (17.65%) Solaris Administrator
5 9 (17.65%) Storage Engineer
6 8 (15.69%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (15.69%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 7 (13.73%) Data Centre Technician
7 7 (13.73%) Solaris Engineer
8 6 (11.76%) Data Technician
8 6 (11.76%) Network Engineer
9 5 (9.80%) Storage Systems Administrator
10 3 (5.88%) Integration Engineer
10 3 (5.88%) Network Integration Engineer
11 2 (3.92%) Cloud Engineer
11 2 (3.92%) Data Centre Engineer
11 2 (3.92%) Data Network Engineer
11 2 (3.92%) Linux Administrator
11 2 (3.92%) Storage Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 26 (50.98%) Enterprise Storage
2 14 (27.45%) Data Centre
3 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (11.76%) Management Information System
5 5 (9.80%) Computer Science
6 4 (7.84%) Replication
7 2 (3.92%) EMC VNX
7 2 (3.92%) IBM XIV
7 2 (3.92%) LPAR
7 2 (3.92%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 41 (80.39%) Linux
2 31 (60.78%) Solaris
2 31 (60.78%) Unix
3 30 (58.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 29 (56.86%) Windows
5 5 (9.80%) CentOS
6 4 (7.84%) Data ONTAP
7 3 (5.88%) Ubuntu
7 3 (5.88%) Windows Server
7 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.92%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (56.86%) Load Balancing
2 25 (49.02%) Performance Monitoring
3 23 (45.10%) Migration
4 10 (19.61%) High Availability
5 5 (9.80%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (9.80%) Mathematics
6 4 (7.84%) Change Management
6 4 (7.84%) Fault Analysis
7 2 (3.92%) Benchmarking
7 2 (3.92%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.92%) Data Protection
7 2 (3.92%) Information Security
7 2 (3.92%) ITIL
7 2 (3.92%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.92%) Project Management
7 2 (3.92%) QMS
7 2 (3.92%) Quality Management
7 2 (3.92%) Server Hardening
7 2 (3.92%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.96%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) Perl
2 5 (9.80%) AWK
2 5 (9.80%) Bourne shell
2 5 (9.80%) Korn
2 5 (9.80%) Shell Script
3 3 (5.88%) SQL
4 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) Degree
2 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 5 (9.80%) OCA
3 5 (9.80%) OCP
3 5 (9.80%) Oracle Certification
3 5 (9.80%) RHCE
3 5 (9.80%) RHCSA
4 3 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) CCNA
5 1 (1.96%) CCNP
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 29 (56.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 26 (50.98%) NFS
3 25 (49.02%) VMware ESXi
4 24 (47.06%) Veritas File System
5 5 (9.80%) GlusterFS
6 3 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (3.92%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 30 (58.82%) NetBackup
2 15 (29.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (15.69%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 5 (9.80%) Oracle ZFS
4 5 (9.80%) Red Hat Satellite
4 5 (9.80%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 4 (7.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (5.88%) SnapMirror
6 3 (5.88%) SnapVault
7 2 (3.92%) Ansible
7 2 (3.92%) EMC VPLEX
7 2 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (3.92%) Puppet
7 2 (3.92%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.96%) NetApp OnCommand
Vendors
1 37 (72.55%) Brocade
2 31 (60.78%) NetApp
3 30 (58.82%) Red Hat
4 29 (56.86%) Veritas
5 25 (49.02%) EMC
5 25 (49.02%) Microsoft
6 22 (43.14%) Symantec
7 16 (31.37%) Oracle
8 11 (21.57%) VMware
9 8 (15.69%) Sun
10 7 (13.73%) HP
11 5 (9.80%) StorageTek
12 4 (7.84%) Cisco
12 4 (7.84%) F5
12 4 (7.84%) Fortinet
12 4 (7.84%) IBM
13 2 (3.92%) 3PAR
13 2 (3.92%) SAP
14 1 (1.96%) Juniper
14 1 (1.96%) Motorola