Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 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)
UK
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 810 842 830
Rank change year-on-year +32 -12 0
Contract jobs citing FCoE 34 60 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.055% 0.062%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.26% 0.35% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 43 51
UK median daily rate £410 £525 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.90% +61.54% -38.10%
10th Percentile £301 £356 £225
90th Percentile £547 £638 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £450 £313
% change year-on-year -5.00% +44.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 13
UK median hourly rate £60.00 £42.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% +20.00% -12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £42.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year +42.86% +8.39% -3.13%

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 with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13162 17230 16201
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 13.82% 15.68% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7912 10469 9057
UK median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £204 £224 £200
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 768 793 929
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £25.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.00% +21.95% +7.89%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.23
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £20.97
% change year-on-year -24.00% +19.23% +16.49%

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 26 July 2017.

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 13 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 26 July 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
England +22 31 £420 -20.00% 1
UK excluding London +58 27 £428 -5.00%
North of England +58 9 £420 -20.00%
South East +37 8 £500 +37.79%
London +3 7 £400 -31.91% 1
North East +57 6 £400 -5.88%
Yorkshire +26 3 £513 -2.38%
East of England -7 3 £450 -5.26%
Midlands - 3 £313 -
Wales - 3 £281 -
East Midlands - 2 £313 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
South West - 1 £435 -

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 with a requirement for FCoE.

1 31 (91.18%) Cisco
2 21 (61.76%) WAN
3 20 (58.82%) Cisco Nexus
4 17 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 15 (44.12%) Fibre Channel
5 15 (44.12%) CCNP
5 15 (44.12%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (41.18%) OSPF
6 14 (41.18%) Firewall
6 14 (41.18%) VMware
6 14 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (41.18%) Data Centre
7 13 (38.24%) iSCSI
7 13 (38.24%) Load Balancing
7 13 (38.24%) F5
7 13 (38.24%) SAN
8 12 (35.29%) Linux
9 11 (32.35%) BGP
9 11 (32.35%) EIGRP
9 11 (32.35%) SC Cleared
10 10 (29.41%) Solaris
10 10 (29.41%) Red Hat
10 10 (29.41%) TCP/IP
10 10 (29.41%) DNS
11 9 (26.47%) LAN
11 9 (26.47%) Apache
11 9 (26.47%) Tomcat
11 9 (26.47%) Windows
11 9 (26.47%) Perl
11 9 (26.47%) Oracle

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 9 (26.47%) Apache
1 9 (26.47%) Tomcat
2 7 (20.59%) iPlanet
2 7 (20.59%) JBoss
2 7 (20.59%) WebLogic
3 5 (14.71%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (11.76%) MQSeries
4 4 (11.76%) OpenStack
4 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
4 4 (11.76%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (5.88%) DataSynapse
5 2 (5.88%) IIS
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (11.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (61.76%) WAN
2 20 (58.82%) Cisco Nexus
3 15 (44.12%) Fibre Channel
4 14 (41.18%) Firewall
4 14 (41.18%) OSPF
5 13 (38.24%) iSCSI
5 13 (38.24%) SAN
6 11 (32.35%) BGP
6 11 (32.35%) EIGRP
7 10 (29.41%) DNS
7 10 (29.41%) TCP/IP
8 9 (26.47%) LAN
8 9 (26.47%) Wireless
9 8 (23.53%) Ethernet
9 8 (23.53%) VPN
10 6 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 6 (17.65%) NAS
10 6 (17.65%) NX-OS
11 5 (14.71%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (14.71%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.88%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (2.94%) Banking
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Network Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Consultant
3 4 (11.76%) Architect
3 4 (11.76%) Network Consultant
3 4 (11.76%) Unix Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) Designer
4 3 (8.82%) Network Designer
4 3 (8.82%) Principal Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) AIX Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Network Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Network Design Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Solaris Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) J2EE
2 2 (5.88%) HTML
2 2 (5.88%) Middleware
2 2 (5.88%) Rendezvous
2 2 (5.88%) XML
2 2 (5.88%) XSLT
3 1 (2.94%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (41.18%) Data Centre
2 6 (17.65%) Clustering
3 4 (11.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (8.82%) Grid Computing
5 2 (5.88%) EMC VNX
5 2 (5.88%) Replication
5 2 (5.88%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Linux
2 10 (29.41%) Solaris
3 9 (26.47%) Windows
4 8 (23.53%) AIX
4 8 (23.53%) HPUX
4 8 (23.53%) SUSE
4 8 (23.53%) Unix
5 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Load Balancing
2 7 (20.59%) ITIL
2 7 (20.59%) Network Design
3 6 (17.65%) Procure-to-Pay
4 5 (14.71%) High Availability
4 5 (14.71%) Migration
4 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
5 4 (11.76%) DDoS Mitigation
5 4 (11.76%) E-Discovery
5 4 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (11.76%) Requirements Management
5 4 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.88%) Benchmarking
6 2 (5.88%) Data Protection
6 2 (5.88%) DevOps
6 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.94%) Information Security
7 1 (2.94%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.94%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) Perl
2 8 (23.53%) Bash Shell
2 8 (23.53%) C-shell
2 8 (23.53%) Korn
3 6 (17.65%) Shell Script
4 3 (8.82%) Java
4 3 (8.82%) SQL
5 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.88%) Lisp
6 1 (2.94%) C++
6 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (44.12%) CCNP
2 15 (44.12%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (32.35%) SC Cleared
4 8 (23.53%) CCNA
5 2 (5.88%) CCSE
5 2 (5.88%) CISSP
5 2 (5.88%) GIAC
6 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 14 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (23.53%) Hyper-V
2 8 (23.53%) KVM
3 6 (17.65%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (17.65%) Samba
3 6 (17.65%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 5 (14.71%) NFS
5 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
5 2 (5.88%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 2 (5.88%) SRDF
5 2 (5.88%) Xen
6 1 (2.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) EnCase
1 4 (11.76%) Nagios
1 4 (11.76%) OpenView
2 2 (5.88%) EMC VPLEX
2 2 (5.88%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.94%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 31 (91.18%) Cisco
2 14 (41.18%) VMware
3 13 (38.24%) F5
4 10 (29.41%) Red Hat
5 9 (26.47%) CheckPoint
5 9 (26.47%) Oracle
6 7 (20.59%) Sun
7 6 (17.65%) HP
7 6 (17.65%) PlateSpin
7 6 (17.65%) Veritas
8 5 (14.71%) IBM
8 5 (14.71%) Riverbed
9 4 (11.76%) Aruba
9 4 (11.76%) Cognos
9 4 (11.76%) EMC
9 4 (11.76%) Infoblox
9 4 (11.76%) NetApp
9 4 (11.76%) Opsware
10 3 (8.82%) Brocade
10 3 (8.82%) Juniper