The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Brocade products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Brocade over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Brocade
England / South East
Rank 206 227 246
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +19
Contract jobs citing Brocade 35 35 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.45% 0.40% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.92% 0.82% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 14 6
Median daily rate £344 £366 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.98% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £313 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £414 £546
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £366 £451
% change year-on-year
-4.43% -18.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Median hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +31.25%

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

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3801 4270 4615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 49.40% 48.67% 47.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2203 2471 2412
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 214 208
Median hourly rate £16.50 £43.00 £18.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.62% +136.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.56 £12.00 £11.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.95 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Brocade
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Brocade Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Brocade
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Brocade Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Brocade
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Brocade across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Brocade Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Brocade
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Brocade Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Brocade
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Brocade within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 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
Oxfordshire - 17 £338 - 1
Hampshire +10 6 £460 -20.00% 1
Surrey 0 5 £400 +3.22% 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £330 -
Kent - 3 £160 -
Berkshire +11 1 £325 -3.70%
Brocade
England

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for Brocade.

1 30 (53.57%) Cisco
2 26 (46.43%) Juniper
3 25 (44.64%) Firewall
4 20 (35.71%) SAN
4 20 (35.71%) Data Centre
5 19 (33.93%) NetApp
6 18 (32.14%) Unix
6 18 (32.14%) Load Balancing
7 16 (28.57%) Linux
7 16 (28.57%) Palo Alto
7 16 (28.57%) Network Security
7 16 (28.57%) NAS
8 14 (25.00%) High Availability
8 14 (25.00%) Veritas
9 13 (23.21%) Red Hat
9 13 (23.21%) Solaris
9 13 (23.21%) JNCIS
9 13 (23.21%) Enterprise Storage
9 13 (23.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (21.43%) F5
10 12 (21.43%) Oracle
10 12 (21.43%) Sun
10 12 (21.43%) LAN
10 12 (21.43%) NFS
10 12 (21.43%) Nagios
11 11 (19.64%) FTP
11 11 (19.64%) VLAN
11 11 (19.64%) SSH
11 11 (19.64%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (19.64%) NetScaler

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (3.57%) SAS
2 1 (1.79%) CMS
2 1 (1.79%) EPiServer
2 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 25 (44.64%) Firewall
2 20 (35.71%) SAN
3 16 (28.57%) NAS
3 16 (28.57%) Network Security
4 12 (21.43%) LAN
5 11 (19.64%) FTP
5 11 (19.64%) NetScaler
5 11 (19.64%) SSH
5 11 (19.64%) VLAN
6 10 (17.86%) WAN
7 9 (16.07%) SSL
8 8 (14.29%) iSCSI
8 8 (14.29%) VPN
9 7 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (12.50%) Junos
9 7 (12.50%) OSPF
10 6 (10.71%) BGP
10 6 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (5.36%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (1.79%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Subversion
2 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (16.07%) Telecoms
2 8 (14.29%) Finance
3 3 (5.36%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (33.93%) Network Engineer
2 16 (28.57%) Network Security Engineer
2 16 (28.57%) Security Engineer
3 13 (23.21%) Administrator
4 9 (16.07%) Architect
4 9 (16.07%) Brocade Engineer
4 9 (16.07%) Storage Administrator
4 9 (16.07%) Unix Administrator
5 8 (14.29%) Solaris Administrator
6 7 (12.50%) Juniper Engineer
6 7 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
7 6 (10.71%) Firewall Architect
7 6 (10.71%) SAN Administrator
7 6 (10.71%) SAN Storage Administrator
8 4 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) NetApp Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Network Architect
8 4 (7.14%) SAN Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) SAN Storage Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) Middleware
2 1 (1.79%) .NET
2 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.79%) HTML
2 1 (1.79%) JSON
2 1 (1.79%) REST
2 1 (1.79%) SOAP
2 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 13 (23.21%) Enterprise Storage
3 6 (10.71%) Replication
4 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.36%) EMC VNX
5 3 (5.36%) HP Storage
5 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.57%) BYOD
6 2 (3.57%) Clustering
7 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.79%) NHS
7 1 (1.79%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (32.14%) Unix
2 16 (28.57%) Linux
3 13 (23.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (23.21%) Solaris
4 9 (16.07%) Windows
5 6 (10.71%) Data ONTAP
6 5 (8.93%) HPUX
7 4 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) Load Balancing
2 14 (25.00%) High Availability
3 11 (19.64%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (19.64%) Kalman Filter
3 11 (19.64%) Problem Management
3 11 (19.64%) Web Filtering
4 7 (12.50%) Capacity Management
5 5 (8.93%) Service Delivery
6 4 (7.14%) Migration
7 3 (5.36%) Regulatory Compliance
8 2 (3.57%) Boundary Protection
8 2 (3.57%) Network Design
8 2 (3.57%) Network Management
8 2 (3.57%) Server Virtualisation
9 1 (1.79%) Data Architecture
9 1 (1.79%) Data Migration
9 1 (1.79%) Data Protection
9 1 (1.79%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (1.79%) MVC
9 1 (1.79%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.36%) Perl
1 3 (5.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (23.21%) JNCIS
2 10 (17.86%) SC Cleared
2 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
3 8 (14.29%) CCNP
3 8 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (12.50%) CISSP
4 7 (12.50%) JNCIA
4 7 (12.50%) JNCIP
5 6 (10.71%) CCDP
6 2 (3.57%) CCIE
6 2 (3.57%) JNCIE
7 1 (1.79%) NCDA
7 1 (1.79%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) HIPAA
1 9 (16.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (21.43%) NFS
2 10 (17.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 10 (17.86%) Veritas File System
3 8 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (7.14%) Active Directory
5 2 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (21.43%) Nagios
2 10 (17.86%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 8 (14.29%) EMC Navisphere
4 6 (10.71%) NetBackup
5 3 (5.36%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (5.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Opsview
6 2 (3.57%) QRadar
6 2 (3.57%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.79%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.79%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.79%) NetApp OnCommand
Vendors
1 30 (53.57%) Cisco
2 26 (46.43%) Juniper
3 19 (33.93%) NetApp
4 16 (28.57%) Palo Alto
5 14 (25.00%) Veritas
6 13 (23.21%) Red Hat
7 12 (21.43%) F5
7 12 (21.43%) Oracle
7 12 (21.43%) Sun
8 9 (16.07%) EMC
9 8 (14.29%) Blue Coat
9 8 (14.29%) HP
9 8 (14.29%) Intel Security
9 8 (14.29%) VMware
10 4 (7.14%) Symantec
11 3 (5.36%) IBM
11 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
11 3 (5.36%) Nimble Storage
12 2 (3.57%) 3PAR
12 2 (3.57%) Splunk