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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Brocade
Rank 84 82 63
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -19
Contract jobs citing Brocade 9 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.82% 0.099% 1.10%
As % of the Vendors category 1.67% 0.21% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £330 - £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +5.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+27.50% -
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
540 470 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 49.23% 46.31% 44.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 254 161
Median daily rate £425 £475 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +39.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £700 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 36
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -46.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £13.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.08 £22.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 2 May 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 - 6 - -
Brocade
North West

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 6 (66.67%) EMC
1 6 (66.67%) Migration
1 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 6 (66.67%) Change Control
1 6 (66.67%) EMC VPLEX
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (22.22%) UAG
2 2 (22.22%) Puppet
2 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
2 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 2 (22.22%) WAMP
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (22.22%) LAMP
2 2 (22.22%) MCTS
2 2 (22.22%) MCITP
2 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) RHCE
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) JBoss
2 2 (22.22%) Apache
2 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) SSL
2 2 (22.22%) PHP

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 2 (22.22%) Apache
1 2 (22.22%) IIS
1 2 (22.22%) JBoss
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
1 2 (22.22%) SSL
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Storage Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) AIX Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) LAMP
1 2 (22.22%) WAMP
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (11.11%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) iPad
1 1 (11.11%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Change Control
1 6 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Security Management
3 1 (11.11%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
1 2 (22.22%) PHP
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) MCITP
2 2 (22.22%) MCTS
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) RHCE
3 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 2 (22.22%) UAG
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) EMC VPLEX
2 2 (22.22%) Puppet
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) IBM