The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Brocade products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Brocade over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Brocade
Rank 155 158 128
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -30
Contract jobs citing Brocade 2 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.063% 0.072% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.18% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 5
Median daily rate - £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £313 £363
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 - £37.00
Brocade
England

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

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1514 1684 1519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 47.55% 40.19% 46.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 933 887 826
Median daily rate £410 £382 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.47% +9.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 80 100
Median hourly rate £16.00 £18.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.32% +21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.15 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.33 £35.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

Brocade
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Brocade Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Brocade
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Brocade Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Brocade
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Brocade Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Brocade
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Brocade within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 December 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
Cheshire +14 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - - 1
Brocade
England

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 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 North West region with a requirement for Brocade.

1 8 (100.00%) SAN
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) HP
3 5 (62.50%) CCIE
3 5 (62.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (62.50%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (62.50%) FWSM
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (62.50%) NX-OS
4 3 (37.50%) Private Cloud
5 2 (25.00%) NetBackup
5 2 (25.00%) FlexPod
5 2 (25.00%) IBM XIV
5 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (25.00%) Coaching
5 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (25.00%) Service Management
5 2 (25.00%) Firewall
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) Veritas
5 2 (25.00%) DMZ
5 2 (25.00%) Network Design
5 2 (25.00%) Fujitsu
5 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) SAN
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (62.50%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (62.50%) FWSM
2 5 (62.50%) NX-OS
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (25.00%) DMZ
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) SSL
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Design Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Network Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Network Design Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Network Design Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Storage Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Storage Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Private Cloud
2 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (25.00%) FlexPod
2 2 (25.00%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) AIX
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Coaching
1 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (25.00%) Network Design
1 2 (25.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CCIE
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Dell
2 2 (25.00%) Fujitsu
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Veritas
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Intel
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp