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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Brocade
Rank - 69 67
Contract jobs citing Brocade 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.30% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.76% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £313 £369
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -15.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 - £37.00
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
278 395 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.71% 39.23% 49.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 249 185
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £232 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 24
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.15 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £34.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (100.00%) Fujitsu
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) IBM XIV
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) Coaching
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager

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 (100.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Storage Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Coaching
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (100.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) Fujitsu
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas
1 2 (100.00%) VMware