The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Brocade products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Brocade over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Brocade
Rank 32 37 34
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing Brocade 5 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.61% 1.55% 0.78%
As % of the Vendors category 2.96% 3.03% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Median daily rate £400 £300 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.55% -23.93%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.47% +5.35%
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 Merseyside region.

Vendors Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
169 198 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 54.34% 51.03% 46.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 90 60
Median daily rate £394 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 10
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.30 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £22.50 £19.42
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.93 £17.77 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.49% -1.27%

Brocade
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Brocade Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Brocade
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Brocade Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Brocade
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Brocade Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Brocade
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Brocade within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 25 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
Liverpool +9 5 £400 -
Brocade
North West

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Brocade.

1 7 (58.33%) MySQL
1 7 (58.33%) IIS
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
1 7 (58.33%) PRINCE2
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
1 7 (58.33%) Apache
1 7 (58.33%) PHP
1 7 (58.33%) PMI
1 7 (58.33%) PMI Certification
1 7 (58.33%) Red Hat
1 7 (58.33%) Project Management
1 7 (58.33%) Security Management
1 7 (58.33%) LAMP
1 7 (58.33%) Puppet
1 7 (58.33%) Red Hat Satellite
1 7 (58.33%) Capacity Management
2 6 (50.00%) Internet
2 6 (50.00%) SSL
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
3 5 (41.67%) CCIE
3 5 (41.67%) HP
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (41.67%) SAN
3 5 (41.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (41.67%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (41.67%) FWSM
3 5 (41.67%) NX-OS
4 4 (33.33%) UAG

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 7 (58.33%) Apache
1 7 (58.33%) IIS
2 4 (33.33%) JBoss
2 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Internet
1 6 (50.00%) SSL
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (41.67%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (41.67%) FWSM
2 5 (41.67%) NX-OS
2 5 (41.67%) SAN
3 4 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (16.67%) DMZ
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Project Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Web Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Web Hosting Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Design Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Network Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Network Design Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) LAMP
2 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 4 (33.33%) JSP
3 1 (8.33%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) PMI
2 3 (25.00%) Private Cloud
3 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 2 (16.67%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Capacity Management
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
1 7 (58.33%) PRINCE2
1 7 (58.33%) Project Management
1 7 (58.33%) Security Management
2 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (16.67%) Network Design
4 1 (8.33%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) PHP
2 4 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) PMI Certification
2 5 (41.67%) CCIE
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (33.33%) MCITP
3 4 (33.33%) MCTS
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (33.33%) RHCE
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (33.33%) UAG
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) Puppet
1 7 (58.33%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) HP
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) F5