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 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 - - 33
Contract jobs citing Brocade 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 0.71%
As % of the Vendors category - - 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £394
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 Merseyside region.

Vendors Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
138 168 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 46.94% 48.00% 49.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 82 73
Median daily rate £375 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 11
Median hourly rate £22.43 £22.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.33% +104.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.37 £16.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.49 £96.00 £20.00
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 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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Brocade.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CCIE
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 5 (100.00%) FWSM
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 5 (100.00%) NX-OS
2 3 (60.00%) Private Cloud
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) SSL
3 2 (40.00%) DMZ
3 2 (40.00%) FlexPod
3 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (40.00%) Network Design
3 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA

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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 5 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 5 (100.00%) FWSM
1 5 (100.00%) NX-OS
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (40.00%) DMZ
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) SSL
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Design Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Architect
3 2 (40.00%) Network Architect
3 2 (40.00%) Network Design Architect
3 2 (40.00%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (40.00%) FlexPod
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (40.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCIE
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) HP