The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Brocade products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Brocade over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Brocade
Rank 65 73 67
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing Brocade 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.25% 0.43% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.57% 1.28% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.24 -
% change year-on-year
-10.09% -
Brocade
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
348 392 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.72% 33.68% 43.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 252 158
Median daily rate £411 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.74% +0.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 30
Median hourly rate £13.25 £17.00 £16.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.05% +0.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.23 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

Brocade
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Brocade as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Brocade Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Brocade
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Brocade across the Cheshire region.

Brocade Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Brocade
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Brocade across the Cheshire region.

Brocade Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Brocade
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Brocade within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Runcorn 0 2 - -
Brocade
North West

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Brocade also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Brocade.

1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) AIX
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (40.00%) UAG
3 2 (40.00%) Puppet
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) IBM XIV
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Coaching
3 2 (40.00%) Server Hardening
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Security Management
3 2 (40.00%) LAMP
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (40.00%) MCTS
3 2 (40.00%) MCITP
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) Fujitsu
3 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) Apache
2 2 (40.00%) IIS
2 2 (40.00%) JBoss
2 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Storage Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) AIX Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (40.00%) JSP
1 2 (40.00%) LAMP
1 2 (40.00%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) IBM XIV
1 2 (40.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) AIX
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (40.00%) Coaching
2 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Security Management
2 2 (40.00%) Server Hardening
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) PHP
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCITP
1 2 (40.00%) MCTS
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (40.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) UAG
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) Fujitsu
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Veritas
3 2 (40.00%) VMware