Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 851 862 830
Rank change year-on-year +11 -32 +29
Contract jobs citing FCoE 58 33 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.055% 0.032% 0.058%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.43% 0.24% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 23 51
UK median daily rate £368 £363 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.38% -27.50% +29.03%
10th Percentile £194 £301 £175
90th Percentile £438 £420 £688
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £356 £500
% change year-on-year +3.86% -28.75% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £60.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year -25.00% - -

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 13,612 13,973 15,461
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.92% 13.53% 15.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,222 8,590 9,419
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £200 £180 £213
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 652 712 790
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £18.73 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.81% -16.78% +7.48%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.00 £11.72
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.23 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.06 £18.56 £24.40
% change year-on-year -2.72% -23.92% +19.02%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +16 58 £368 +1.38% 5
UK excluding London -7 30 £370 +3.86% 6
London +33 28 £301 -19.73%
South East -1 12 £365 - 3
North of England -10 11 £400 +4.92%
Yorkshire -3 7 £413 -
South West -30 7 £380 -12.64% 1
North West - 4 £300 -

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 42 (72.41%) Cisco
2 41 (70.69%) LAN
2 41 (70.69%) WAN
3 38 (65.52%) Windows
4 34 (58.62%) Wireless
5 33 (56.90%) Cisco Certification
6 32 (55.17%) CCNP
6 32 (55.17%) OSPF
6 32 (55.17%) Firewall
6 32 (55.17%) SolarWinds
7 31 (53.45%) VMware
8 29 (50.00%) CheckPoint
9 26 (44.83%) VoIP
10 25 (43.10%) VPN
10 25 (43.10%) BGP
10 25 (43.10%) Data Centre
11 24 (41.38%) TCP/IP
11 24 (41.38%) iSCSI
12 23 (39.66%) IPsec
12 23 (39.66%) Windows Server
13 21 (36.21%) Cisco ASA
14 20 (34.48%) EMC
15 19 (32.76%) Cisco Nexus
16 18 (31.03%) Windows Server 2012
16 18 (31.03%) MPLS
16 18 (31.03%) DNS
16 18 (31.03%) Ethernet
16 18 (31.03%) SQL
17 17 (29.31%) DHCP
17 17 (29.31%) Windows Server 2003

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 16 (27.59%) MS Exchange
2 15 (25.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (10.34%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.17%) IaaS
3 3 (5.17%) PaaS
4 1 (1.72%) Office 365
4 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (70.69%) LAN
1 41 (70.69%) WAN
2 34 (58.62%) Wireless
3 32 (55.17%) Firewall
3 32 (55.17%) OSPF
4 26 (44.83%) VoIP
5 25 (43.10%) BGP
5 25 (43.10%) VPN
6 24 (41.38%) iSCSI
6 24 (41.38%) TCP/IP
7 23 (39.66%) IPsec
8 21 (36.21%) Cisco ASA
9 19 (32.76%) Cisco Nexus
10 18 (31.03%) DNS
10 18 (31.03%) Ethernet
10 18 (31.03%) MPLS
11 17 (29.31%) DHCP
12 16 (27.59%) SSL
13 15 (25.86%) Fibre Channel
13 15 (25.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.07%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.17%) Big Data
3 3 (5.17%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.17%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (10.34%) Finance
1 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.90%) Advertising
3 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.72%) Games
3 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (36.21%) Network Engineer
2 10 (17.24%) Consultant
2 10 (17.24%) Network Consultant
3 7 (12.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (12.07%) Server Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Administrator
5 5 (8.62%) Network Administrator
6 4 (6.90%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (5.17%) NetBackup Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Network Operations Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Windows Server Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) NAS Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) 802.1X
2 5 (8.62%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 25 (43.10%) Data Centre
2 15 (25.86%) CLARiiON
2 15 (25.86%) Clustering
3 1 (1.72%) iSeries
3 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 38 (65.52%) Windows
2 23 (39.66%) Windows Server
3 18 (31.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (29.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (25.86%) Linux
6 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.45%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.59%) Load Balancing
2 15 (25.86%) DevOps
2 15 (25.86%) Network Load Balancing
2 15 (25.86%) Virtual Environments
3 14 (24.14%) Server Management
4 10 (17.24%) Network Design
4 10 (17.24%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (15.52%) Patch Management
5 9 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (13.79%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (13.79%) ITIL
6 8 (13.79%) PRINCE
7 7 (12.07%) Information Security
7 7 (12.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 7 (12.07%) Server Patching
8 6 (10.34%) Change Management
8 6 (10.34%) Mentoring
9 5 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (8.62%) Converged Infrastructure
9 5 (8.62%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.03%) SQL
2 13 (22.41%) PowerShell
3 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 33 (56.90%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (55.17%) CCNP
3 17 (29.31%) CCNA
4 15 (25.86%) Novell Certification
5 8 (13.79%) MCSE
5 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (8.62%) GIAC
7 2 (3.45%) CCIE
8 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.72%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.72%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.72%) MCT
8 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (29.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (27.59%) vSphere
3 15 (25.86%) Hyper-V
4 8 (13.79%) Active Directory
4 8 (13.79%) IAG
4 8 (13.79%) UAG
5 7 (12.07%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (25.86%) Microsoft Clustering
1 15 (25.86%) SCCM
1 15 (25.86%) SCOM
2 12 (20.69%) NetBackup
3 10 (17.24%) Cisco Prime
3 10 (17.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 8 (13.79%) Nagios
5 2 (3.45%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.72%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 42 (72.41%) Cisco
2 32 (55.17%) SolarWinds
3 31 (53.45%) VMware
4 29 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 20 (34.48%) EMC
6 16 (27.59%) HP
7 15 (25.86%) Microsoft
8 13 (22.41%) NetApp
9 12 (20.69%) Juniper
10 9 (15.52%) Citrix
11 8 (13.79%) F5
11 8 (13.79%) Riverbed
12 7 (12.07%) CommVault
12 7 (12.07%) Meraki
12 7 (12.07%) Ruckus Wireless
12 7 (12.07%) Trend Micro
13 6 (10.34%) Aruba
13 6 (10.34%) IBM
14 5 (8.62%) Google
14 5 (8.62%) Infoblox