Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 845 841 857
Rank change year-on-year -4 +16 -46
Contract jobs citing FCoE 46 24 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.024% 0.045%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% 0.18% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 18 40
UK median daily rate £301 £356 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.51% -28.75% +47.06%
10th Percentile £157 £300 £360
90th Percentile £431 £438 £639
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £363 £500
% change year-on-year +4.83% -27.50% +42.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
UK median hourly rate - £60.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +60.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +60.00% -6.25%

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 13,616 13,536 16,483
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.20% 13.63% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,212 8,254 10,048
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £188 £220
90th Percentile £608 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 679 726 838
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -20.83% +20.00%
10th Percentile £12.20 £11.13 £11.72
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year -1.30% -23.00% +25.00%

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 17 October 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 8 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 17 October 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 -1 46 £301 -15.51% 11
London +24 32 £301 +0.33% 3
UK excluding London -21 14 £380 +4.83% 8
North of England -23 10 £400 +4.92% 3
Yorkshire -6 7 £413 -
South West -18 3 £380 -12.64% 1
North West - 3 £300 - 3
South East -8 1 £365 -33.58% 4

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 36 (78.26%) Windows
2 30 (65.22%) LAN
2 30 (65.22%) WAN
3 29 (63.04%) VMware
3 29 (63.04%) Windows Server
4 25 (54.35%) EMC
5 24 (52.17%) Cisco
5 24 (52.17%) SQL
6 23 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 22 (47.83%) MS Exchange
7 22 (47.83%) HP
7 22 (47.83%) vSphere
8 21 (45.65%) Hyper-V
8 21 (45.65%) Exchange Server 2010
8 21 (45.65%) Virtual Environments
8 21 (45.65%) Microsoft Clustering
8 21 (45.65%) Microsoft
8 21 (45.65%) Novell Certification
8 21 (45.65%) SQL Server
8 21 (45.65%) SCCM
8 21 (45.65%) SCOM
8 21 (45.65%) Network Load Balancing
8 21 (45.65%) CLARiiON
8 21 (45.65%) Clustering
9 20 (43.48%) Linux
9 20 (43.48%) Server Management
10 18 (39.13%) SolarWinds
10 18 (39.13%) PowerShell
11 17 (36.96%) Wireless
11 17 (36.96%) Cisco Certification

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 22 (47.83%) MS Exchange
2 21 (45.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (13.04%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.52%) IaaS
3 3 (6.52%) PaaS
4 1 (2.17%) Office 365
4 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (65.22%) LAN
1 30 (65.22%) WAN
2 17 (36.96%) Wireless
3 16 (34.78%) Firewall
4 15 (32.61%) DNS
4 15 (32.61%) Ethernet
4 15 (32.61%) OSPF
5 14 (30.43%) DHCP
5 14 (30.43%) TCP/IP
6 12 (26.09%) Fibre Channel
6 12 (26.09%) VoIP
7 11 (23.91%) MPLS
7 11 (23.91%) VPN
8 9 (19.57%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (19.57%) IPsec
8 9 (19.57%) iSCSI
8 9 (19.57%) SSL
9 8 (17.39%) BGP
9 8 (17.39%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (15.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (45.65%) SQL Server
2 13 (28.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (6.52%) Big Data
3 3 (6.52%) Hadoop
3 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.87%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Advertising
4 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.17%) Games
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Server Engineer
2 12 (26.09%) Network Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Administrator
5 4 (8.70%) Network Administrator
6 3 (6.52%) Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Network Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Network Operations Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Windows Server Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) NAS Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) NetBackup Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Wireless Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) 802.1X
2 4 (8.70%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 21 (45.65%) CLARiiON
1 21 (45.65%) Clustering
2 15 (32.61%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.17%) iSeries
3 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 36 (78.26%) Windows
2 29 (63.04%) Windows Server
3 20 (43.48%) Linux
4 17 (36.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.35%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) Network Load Balancing
1 21 (45.65%) Virtual Environments
2 20 (43.48%) Server Management
3 15 (32.61%) Patch Management
4 13 (28.26%) Server Patching
5 8 (17.39%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (17.39%) ITIL
5 8 (17.39%) PRINCE
6 7 (15.22%) DevOps
6 7 (15.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 7 (15.22%) Network Design
7 6 (13.04%) Load Balancing
8 5 (10.87%) Change Management
8 5 (10.87%) Information Security
8 5 (10.87%) Network Architecture
8 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (8.70%) Converged Infrastructure
10 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
10 3 (6.52%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (52.17%) SQL
2 18 (39.13%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (45.65%) Novell Certification
2 17 (36.96%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (34.78%) CCNP
4 13 (28.26%) CCNA
5 8 (17.39%) MCSE
5 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (6.52%) GIAC
7 2 (4.35%) CCIE
8 1 (2.17%) JNCIA
8 1 (2.17%) JNCIS
8 1 (2.17%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (47.83%) vSphere
3 21 (45.65%) Hyper-V
4 13 (28.26%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (17.39%) Active Directory
5 8 (17.39%) IAG
5 8 (17.39%) UAG
6 2 (4.35%) NFS
Systems Management
1 21 (45.65%) Microsoft Clustering
1 21 (45.65%) SCCM
1 21 (45.65%) SCOM
2 16 (34.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 11 (23.91%) NetBackup
4 5 (10.87%) Nagios
5 3 (6.52%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (4.35%) FortiGate
7 1 (2.17%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 29 (63.04%) VMware
2 25 (54.35%) EMC
3 24 (52.17%) Cisco
4 22 (47.83%) HP
5 21 (45.65%) Microsoft
6 18 (39.13%) SolarWinds
7 13 (28.26%) CheckPoint
7 13 (28.26%) CommVault
7 13 (28.26%) Trend Micro
8 9 (19.57%) Juniper
9 7 (15.22%) Meraki
10 6 (13.04%) Aruba
11 5 (10.87%) F5
11 5 (10.87%) IBM
11 5 (10.87%) NetApp
11 5 (10.87%) Riverbed
12 4 (8.70%) Google
12 4 (8.70%) Ruckus Wireless
13 3 (6.52%) Infoblox
13 3 (6.52%) Oracle