Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 848 797 818
Rank change year-on-year -51 +21 +17
Contract jobs citing FCoE 22 47 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.049% 0.055%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.17% 0.32% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 40 44
UK median daily rate £369 £448 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.60% +13.65% -17.11%
10th Percentile £305 £175 £302
90th Percentile £394 £701 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -22.22% +12.50% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
UK median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

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 13,238 14,524 15,070
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.32% 15.00% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,175 8,825 8,722
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £180 £213 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 675 753 918
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +4.76%
10th Percentile £10.88 £11.47 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.25 £48.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.56% +4.65% -4.44%

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 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 10 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 20 January 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 -31 21 £369 -17.13% 3
London -38 12 £375 -15.73% 2
UK excluding London -5 10 £350 -22.22% 1
East Midlands - 4 £335 -
Midlands - 4 £335 -
North of England +26 3 £363 +107.14%
South East -26 2 - -
North East - 2 £363 -
Yorkshire +3 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 20 (90.91%) iSCSI
2 14 (63.64%) Fibre Channel
3 12 (54.55%) Hyper-V
3 12 (54.55%) Cisco
3 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 10 (45.45%) IBM
4 10 (45.45%) Data Centre
4 10 (45.45%) Firewall
5 9 (40.91%) Service Delivery
5 9 (40.91%) Test Planning
5 9 (40.91%) SAN
5 9 (40.91%) ITIL
5 9 (40.91%) WAN
6 8 (36.36%) Unix
6 8 (36.36%) AIX
6 8 (36.36%) Solaris
6 8 (36.36%) Linux
6 8 (36.36%) Load Balancing
7 7 (31.82%) Korn
7 7 (31.82%) Oracle Application Server
7 7 (31.82%) SUSE
7 7 (31.82%) Samba
7 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
7 7 (31.82%) F5
7 7 (31.82%) C-shell
7 7 (31.82%) Bash Shell
7 7 (31.82%) JBoss
7 7 (31.82%) HPUX
7 7 (31.82%) Perl
7 7 (31.82%) 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 7 (31.82%) Apache
1 7 (31.82%) iPlanet
1 7 (31.82%) JBoss
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle Application Server
1 7 (31.82%) Tomcat
1 7 (31.82%) WebLogic
2 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (9.09%) MQSeries
2 2 (9.09%) OpenStack
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (4.55%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 20 (90.91%) iSCSI
2 14 (63.64%) Fibre Channel
3 10 (45.45%) Firewall
4 9 (40.91%) SAN
4 9 (40.91%) WAN
5 7 (31.82%) DNS
5 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
6 4 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (13.64%) NetScaler
8 2 (9.09%) BGP
8 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (9.09%) DMZ
8 2 (9.09%) Ethernet
8 2 (9.09%) LAN
8 2 (9.09%) NAS
8 2 (9.09%) Network Security
8 2 (9.09%) OSPF
8 2 (9.09%) RIP
8 2 (9.09%) VoIP
9 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.55%) OLAP
2 1 (4.55%) OLTP
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Hyper-V Engineer
1 8 (36.36%) Implementation Engineer
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Engineer
1 8 (36.36%) Technical Leader
2 6 (27.27%) Unix Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Solaris Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Unix Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Design Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Documentation Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) J2EE
2 2 (9.09%) LDAP
3 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 6 (27.27%) Clustering
3 2 (9.09%) PKI
3 2 (9.09%) Replication
4 1 (4.55%) BYOD
4 1 (4.55%) EMC VNX
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (4.55%) Graphic Design
4 1 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (4.55%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) AIX
1 8 (36.36%) Linux
1 8 (36.36%) Solaris
1 8 (36.36%) Unix
2 7 (31.82%) HPUX
2 7 (31.82%) SUSE
3 5 (22.73%) Windows
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) ITIL
1 9 (40.91%) Service Delivery
1 9 (40.91%) Test Planning
2 8 (36.36%) Load Balancing
3 5 (22.73%) High Availability
3 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Requirements Management
4 3 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Network Management
5 2 (9.09%) Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.55%) Migration
6 1 (4.55%) Network Virtualisation
6 1 (4.55%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) Bash Shell
1 7 (31.82%) C-shell
1 7 (31.82%) Korn
1 7 (31.82%) Perl
2 5 (22.73%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) CCNP
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.55%) SAS 70
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) Hyper-V
2 7 (31.82%) Samba
3 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (9.09%) KVM
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (9.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (9.09%) XenApp
5 1 (4.55%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (4.55%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) OpenView
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
1 2 (9.09%) SCOM
2 1 (4.55%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (4.55%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Cisco
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 10 (45.45%) IBM
3 7 (31.82%) F5
3 7 (31.82%) Oracle
3 7 (31.82%) Red Hat
3 7 (31.82%) Sun
4 5 (22.73%) VMware
5 4 (18.18%) HP
6 3 (13.64%) NetApp
7 2 (9.09%) Borland
7 2 (9.09%) CA
7 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
7 2 (9.09%) Citrix
7 2 (9.09%) Cognos
7 2 (9.09%) Juniper
7 2 (9.09%) PlateSpin
7 2 (9.09%) Siemens
7 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
7 2 (9.09%) Veritas