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 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Brocade
Rank 153 185 195
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +10
Contract jobs citing Brocade 11 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.33% 0.31% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.80% 0.72% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 13
Median daily rate £500 £413 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -13.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.23% +5.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.50 £30.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+65.00% +36.36%
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
1368 2354 2601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.44% 42.51% 43.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1062 1744 1832
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 60 44
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.98 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.67% -14.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.25 £26.65 £27.50
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 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 28 May 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 28 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 City of London region with a requirement for Brocade.

1 9 (64.29%) Linux
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco
1 9 (64.29%) SAN
2 8 (57.14%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) Finance
3 7 (50.00%) VMware
3 7 (50.00%) 3PAR
4 6 (42.86%) Puppet
4 6 (42.86%) Network Security
4 6 (42.86%) NFS
5 5 (35.71%) NetApp
5 5 (35.71%) Ruby
5 5 (35.71%) JRuby
5 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
5 5 (35.71%) Hedge funds
5 5 (35.71%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (35.71%) Vyatta
5 5 (35.71%) VyOS
6 4 (28.57%) Migration
6 4 (28.57%) DNS
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 3 (21.43%) HP
7 3 (21.43%) NAS
7 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
8 2 (14.29%) IP Telephony
8 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (14.29%) UAG
8 2 (14.29%) Riverbed
8 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds

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 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (7.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) SAN
2 6 (42.86%) Network Security
3 4 (28.57%) DNS
4 3 (21.43%) NAS
5 2 (14.29%) Firewall
5 2 (14.29%) IP Telephony
5 2 (14.29%) Skype
5 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 2 (14.29%) WAN
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (7.14%) DHCP
6 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (7.14%) Internet
6 1 (7.14%) LAN
6 1 (7.14%) LDAP
6 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
6 1 (7.14%) VLAN
6 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Apache Cassandra
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Administrator
2 5 (35.71%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (35.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 5 (35.71%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Brocade Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Head of Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Lead Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Storage Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Unix Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Storage Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) JRuby
2 1 (7.14%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Hedge funds
2 2 (14.29%) EMC VNX
3 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) EMC Centera
3 1 (7.14%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) VyOS
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Solaris
4 2 (14.29%) Unix
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Network Management
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) ITSM
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
1 5 (35.71%) Ruby
2 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) NCDA
1 1 (7.14%) NCIE
1 1 (7.14%) NCSA
1 1 (7.14%) RHCA
1 1 (7.14%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) NFS
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) UAG
3 1 (7.14%) DFS Replication
3 1 (7.14%) Samba
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
3 1 (7.14%) XenApp
3 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Puppet
2 5 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (7.14%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (7.14%) HP SIM
3 1 (7.14%) Nagios
3 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
3 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (7.14%) OpenView
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (7.14%) SCOM
3 1 (7.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco
2 7 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 7 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (35.71%) NetApp
3 5 (35.71%) Vyatta
4 3 (21.43%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 2 (14.29%) EMC
5 2 (14.29%) Hitachi
5 2 (14.29%) Riverbed
5 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
6 1 (7.14%) Altiris
6 1 (7.14%) Citrix
6 1 (7.14%) IBM
6 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 1 (7.14%) Sonus
6 1 (7.14%) Sun
6 1 (7.14%) Symantec
6 1 (7.14%) Veritas