The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Brocade products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Brocade over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Brocade
Rank 167 198 208
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +10
Contract jobs citing Brocade 11 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.074% 0.017%
As % of the Vendors category 0.74% 0.17% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Median daily rate £402 £369 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.83% +2.71%
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
London

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

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1487 2377 2653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.75% 44.22% 45.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1123 1768 1829
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 51 56
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.47 £38.05 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Brocade
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Brocade Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Brocade
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Brocade Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Brocade
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Brocade across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

Brocade Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Brocade
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Brocade Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 City of London region with a requirement for Brocade.

1 14 (63.64%) Finance
2 12 (54.55%) SAN
2 12 (54.55%) Cisco
3 10 (45.45%) Windows
4 9 (40.91%) Linux
5 8 (36.36%) NetApp
6 7 (31.82%) Migration
6 7 (31.82%) DNS
7 6 (27.27%) NFS
7 6 (27.27%) VMware
7 6 (27.27%) NAS
7 6 (27.27%) 3PAR
8 5 (22.73%) F5
8 5 (22.73%) Puppet
8 5 (22.73%) Network Security
8 5 (22.73%) Firewall
8 5 (22.73%) Unix
8 5 (22.73%) EMC
8 5 (22.73%) EMC VNX
9 4 (18.18%) EMC VMAX
9 4 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (18.18%) VyOS
9 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
9 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
9 4 (18.18%) JRuby
9 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
9 4 (18.18%) Ruby
9 4 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (18.18%) Vyatta

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (13.64%) IIS
2 2 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) SAN
2 7 (31.82%) DNS
3 6 (27.27%) NAS
4 5 (22.73%) Firewall
4 5 (22.73%) Network Security
5 3 (13.64%) BGP
5 3 (13.64%) Ethernet
5 3 (13.64%) OSPF
5 3 (13.64%) SNMP
5 3 (13.64%) VoIP
5 3 (13.64%) VPN
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (9.09%) DHCP
6 2 (9.09%) DWDM
6 2 (9.09%) FCoE
6 2 (9.09%) IP Telephony
6 2 (9.09%) Junos
6 2 (9.09%) Skype
6 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 2 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (63.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Administrator
2 5 (22.73%) Storage Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (18.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Brocade Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Brocade Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) EMC Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Head of Engineering
5 1 (4.55%) Lead Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) NetBackup Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) SAN Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Storage Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Unix Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) JRuby
2 1 (4.55%) Flash
2 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) EMC VNX
2 4 (18.18%) EMC VMAX
2 4 (18.18%) Hedge funds
3 3 (13.64%) EMC Centera
3 3 (13.64%) Fintech
4 2 (9.09%) Clustering
4 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Linux
3 5 (22.73%) Unix
4 4 (18.18%) VyOS
5 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (9.09%) Solaris
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.55%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Migration
2 4 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (13.64%) Data Migration
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL
3 3 (13.64%) Network Design
3 3 (13.64%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (13.64%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.09%) Network Management
4 2 (9.09%) Service Management
5 1 (4.55%) Analytics
5 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.55%) ITSM
5 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Regression Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
1 4 (18.18%) Ruby
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) MCP
1 1 (4.55%) MCSE
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.55%) NCDA
1 1 (4.55%) NCIE
1 1 (4.55%) NCSA
1 1 (4.55%) RHCA
1 1 (4.55%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.55%) QA
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) NFS
2 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (9.09%) SRDF
3 2 (9.09%) UAG
4 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.55%) Samba
4 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Puppet
2 4 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (13.64%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (13.64%) NetBackup
3 3 (13.64%) SCCM
4 1 (4.55%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) Nagios
4 1 (4.55%) NetApp OnCommand
4 1 (4.55%) OpenView
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Cisco
2 8 (36.36%) NetApp
3 6 (27.27%) 3PAR
3 6 (27.27%) VMware
4 5 (22.73%) EMC
4 5 (22.73%) F5
5 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 4 (18.18%) Vyatta
6 3 (13.64%) Hitachi
6 3 (13.64%) Juniper
6 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
7 2 (9.09%) Fortinet
7 2 (9.09%) HP
7 2 (9.09%) IBM
7 2 (9.09%) Riverbed
7 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
8 1 (4.55%) Citrix
8 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.55%) Sun
8 1 (4.55%) Veritas