Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for FCoE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FCoE over the 6 months to 18 August 2018 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)
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 864 828 841
Rank change year-on-year -36 +13 -18
Contract jobs citing FCoE 35 31 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.032% 0.059%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.25% 0.24% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 48
UK median daily rate £301 £395 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.80% -21.00% +47.06%
10th Percentile £157 £320 £356
90th Percentile £464 £547 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £398 £475
% change year-on-year +5.35% -16.32% +46.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
UK median hourly rate - £60.00 £40.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +49.07% +0.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year - +49.07% +0.63%

FCoE 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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 13,853 13,129 16,816
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.45% 13.61% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,487 7,886 10,201
UK median daily rate £425 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +6.67%
10th Percentile £203 £200 £220
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £397 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.93% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 774 746 810
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -24.00% +21.95%
10th Percentile £12.23 £11.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +2.70% -26.00% +21.95%

FCoE
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing FCoE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for FCoE in the UK

FCoE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FCoE in the UK

FCoE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FCoE over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FCoE in the UK

FCoE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for FCoE in the UK

FCoE
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FCoE within the UK over the 6 months to 18 August 2018. 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
England -26 34 £301 -23.80% 4
London -4 27 £301 -23.80% 2
UK excluding London -31 8 £419 +5.35% 2
North of England -21 5 £413 +0.61%
Yorkshire -4 3 £413 -19.51%
North West - 2 - -
South East -17 1 £500 +0.10%
South West -19 1 - - 2
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing FCoE 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 with a requirement for FCoE.

1 23 (65.71%) Windows
1 23 (65.71%) EMC
2 21 (60.00%) HP
2 21 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 20 (57.14%) VMware
4 19 (54.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (51.43%) Hyper-V
5 18 (51.43%) Cisco
5 18 (51.43%) SQL
5 18 (51.43%) SQL Server
5 18 (51.43%) LAN
5 18 (51.43%) WAN
6 17 (48.57%) MS Exchange
6 17 (48.57%) vSphere
7 16 (45.71%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (45.71%) Network Load Balancing
7 16 (45.71%) SCCM
7 16 (45.71%) SCOM
7 16 (45.71%) Virtual Environments
7 16 (45.71%) Microsoft Clustering
7 16 (45.71%) Novell Certification
7 16 (45.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 16 (45.71%) CLARiiON
7 16 (45.71%) Clustering
8 15 (42.86%) Server Management
9 14 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
9 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
10 13 (37.14%) Linux
11 12 (34.29%) SolarWinds
12 11 (31.43%) Capacity Planning

FCoE
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 17 (48.57%) MS Exchange
2 16 (45.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.57%) Skype for Business
4 2 (5.71%) Apache
4 2 (5.71%) IIS
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.57%) SaaS
3 2 (5.71%) IaaS
3 2 (5.71%) PaaS
4 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (51.43%) LAN
1 18 (51.43%) WAN
2 14 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
3 10 (28.57%) Ethernet
3 10 (28.57%) iSCSI
4 9 (25.71%) DNS
5 8 (22.86%) DHCP
5 8 (22.86%) Firewall
6 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 7 (20.00%) Wireless
7 6 (17.14%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (17.14%) HTTP
7 6 (17.14%) OSPF
7 6 (17.14%) SAN
7 6 (17.14%) VoIP
8 5 (14.29%) MPLS
8 5 (14.29%) VPN
9 4 (11.43%) NAS
9 4 (11.43%) SMTP
9 4 (11.43%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (51.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.71%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.71%) HBase
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
1 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
2 2 (5.71%) Private Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Advertising
3 1 (2.86%) Games
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Server Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Network Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Data Centre Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Data Manager
5 2 (5.71%) EMC Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) EMC Storage Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Network Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Network Design Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Network Operations Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Network Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Storage Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) 802.1X
2 2 (5.71%) HTML
2 2 (5.71%) Middleware
2 2 (5.71%) XML
2 2 (5.71%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (45.71%) CLARiiON
1 16 (45.71%) Clustering
2 11 (31.43%) Data Centre
3 5 (14.29%) EMC VMAX
4 4 (11.43%) EMC VNX
4 4 (11.43%) Replication
5 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 23 (65.71%) Windows
2 21 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 13 (37.14%) Linux
4 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.71%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (5.71%) Solaris
7 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Network Load Balancing
1 16 (45.71%) Virtual Environments
2 15 (42.86%) Server Management
3 11 (31.43%) Capacity Planning
4 10 (28.57%) Patch Management
5 8 (22.86%) ITIL
5 8 (22.86%) PRINCE
5 8 (22.86%) Server Patching
6 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (14.29%) Migration
6 5 (14.29%) Network Design
7 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
7 4 (11.43%) Data Management
7 4 (11.43%) Data Migration
7 4 (11.43%) Security Hardening
8 3 (8.57%) Data Security
8 3 (8.57%) High Availability
8 3 (8.57%) Load Balancing
8 3 (8.57%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) SQL
2 9 (25.71%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.71%) Java
3 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (45.71%) Novell Certification
2 8 (22.86%) CCNP
2 8 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (22.86%) MCSE
2 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (17.14%) CCNA
4 3 (8.57%) CCIE
5 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.86%) GIAC
6 1 (2.86%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.86%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.86%) MCT
6 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (54.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (51.43%) Hyper-V
3 17 (48.57%) vSphere
4 9 (25.71%) NFS
5 8 (22.86%) IAG
5 8 (22.86%) UAG
5 8 (22.86%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
7 2 (5.71%) KVM
7 2 (5.71%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (5.71%) SRDF
7 2 (5.71%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (45.71%) Microsoft Clustering
1 16 (45.71%) SCCM
1 16 (45.71%) SCOM
1 16 (45.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 11 (31.43%) NetBackup
3 5 (14.29%) EMC VPLEX
4 2 (5.71%) FortiGate
4 2 (5.71%) Nagios
5 1 (2.86%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (2.86%) SnapVault
5 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 23 (65.71%) EMC
2 21 (60.00%) HP
3 20 (57.14%) VMware
4 18 (51.43%) Cisco
5 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 12 (34.29%) SolarWinds
7 8 (22.86%) CommVault
7 8 (22.86%) Trend Micro
8 6 (17.14%) Brocade
9 5 (14.29%) CheckPoint
9 5 (14.29%) Juniper
10 4 (11.43%) 3PAR
10 4 (11.43%) IBM
10 4 (11.43%) Meraki
10 4 (11.43%) NetApp
11 3 (8.57%) Aruba
11 3 (8.57%) Forcepoint
12 2 (5.71%) Citrix
12 2 (5.71%) Google
12 2 (5.71%) Intel