Period
to 5 May 2021

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 5 May 2021 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
5 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 666 669 838
Rank change year-on-year +3 +169 +32
Contract jobs citing FCoE 10 2 28
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.004% 0.030%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.027% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 19
10th Percentile £535 " "
25th Percentile £569 " £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £650 £400 £370
Median % change year-on-year +62.50% +8.11% -12.94%
75th Percentile £675 " £400
90th Percentile " " £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £650 £400 £370
% change year-on-year +62.50% +8.11% -26.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.00

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 6,401 7,340 11,700
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.46% 13.73% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,139 4,480 7,351
10th Percentile £225 £180 £203
25th Percentile £350 £313 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £425 £425
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%
75th Percentile £538 £525 £538
90th Percentile £625 £625 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year - -3.03% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 299 425 539
10th Percentile £12.85 £13.25 £12.00
25th Percentile £15.50 £16.25 £14.61
Median hourly rate £26.50 £21.25 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year +24.71% +11.84% +1.33%
75th Percentile £50.00 £45.75 £43.75
90th Percentile £63.05 £53.00 £49.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.81 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +25.33% +8.57% -4.76%

FCoE
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for FCoE in the UK

FCoE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing FCoE.

Daily rate trend for FCoE in the UK

FCoE
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing FCoE over the 6 months to 5 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for FCoE in the UK

FCoE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing FCoE.

Hourly rate trend for FCoE in the UK

FCoE
Top 6 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 5 May 2021. 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 +28 9 £650 +62.50% 2
London - 5 £525 - 1
UK excluding London +64 4 £650 +62.50% 1
Work from Home - 2 £650 -
South East - 2 - -
South West - 2 £650 - 1

For the 6 months to 5 May 2021, 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 9 (90.00%) Cisco
1 9 (90.00%) Fibre Channel
2 8 (80.00%) iSCSI
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (70.00%) SAN
3 7 (70.00%) Linux
4 6 (60.00%) LAN
4 6 (60.00%) WAN
4 6 (60.00%) Windows
4 6 (60.00%) EMC
4 6 (60.00%) VMware
4 6 (60.00%) Multicast
4 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (60.00%) AWS
5 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 5 (50.00%) NAS
5 5 (50.00%) NetApp
5 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
6 4 (40.00%) Terraform
6 4 (40.00%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure as Code
6 4 (40.00%) Technology Roadmap
6 4 (40.00%) Middleware
6 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (40.00%) Solaris
6 4 (40.00%) NFS
6 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
6 4 (40.00%) Java
6 4 (40.00%) Oracle
6 4 (40.00%) Sybase

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 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (40.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) AWS
2 4 (40.00%) Azure
2 4 (40.00%) GCP
2 4 (40.00%) GitHub
3 3 (30.00%) IaaS
3 3 (30.00%) PaaS
4 2 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) Fibre Channel
2 8 (80.00%) iSCSI
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (70.00%) SAN
4 6 (60.00%) LAN
4 6 (60.00%) Multicast
4 6 (60.00%) WAN
5 5 (50.00%) NAS
6 3 (30.00%) DHCP
6 3 (30.00%) DNS
6 3 (30.00%) IPsec
6 3 (30.00%) MPLS
6 3 (30.00%) Network Security
6 3 (30.00%) SSL
6 3 (30.00%) TACACS
7 2 (20.00%) Firewall
7 2 (20.00%) IPv6
7 2 (20.00%) VLAN
7 2 (20.00%) VRRP
7 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (40.00%) HBase
1 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (40.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (30.00%) Influencing Skills
1 3 (30.00%) Social Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Public Sector
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Banking Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Data Centre Architect
5 1 (10.00%) AWS Architect
5 1 (10.00%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (10.00%) AWS Solutions Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Azure Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Backup Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Kubernetes Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) PKI
2 1 (10.00%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Solaris
4 1 (10.00%) CentOS
4 1 (10.00%) Unix
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Benchmarking
1 4 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure as Code
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (40.00%) Technology Roadmap
2 3 (30.00%) Collaborative Working
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (30.00%) Model Validation
2 3 (30.00%) Thought Leadership
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Information Management
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (10.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCNP
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) CCIE
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (40.00%) Docker
3 4 (40.00%) KVM
3 4 (40.00%) NFS
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (40.00%) SRDF
3 4 (40.00%) Xen
4 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (20.00%) vSphere
5 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (10.00%) vCloud
5 1 (10.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Ansible
1 4 (40.00%) Kubernetes
1 4 (40.00%) Puppet
1 4 (40.00%) Terraform
2 1 (10.00%) AirWatch
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (10.00%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (10.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (10.00%) vRealize
2 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) EMC
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 5 (50.00%) NetApp
4 4 (40.00%) Google
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) MuleSoft
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
4 4 (40.00%) Sybase
5 3 (30.00%) F5
6 2 (20.00%) Juniper
6 2 (20.00%) Meraki
6 2 (20.00%) Palo Alto
7 1 (10.00%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (10.00%) Dell
7 1 (10.00%) Forcepoint
7 1 (10.00%) HP
7 1 (10.00%) McAfee
7 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
7 1 (10.00%) Veeam