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 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Brocade
Rank 236 249 230
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -19
Contract jobs citing Brocade 32 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.74% 0.37% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 6 7
Median daily rate £378 £390 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.20% +20.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £359 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £463 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £337
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +6.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £30.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-48.33% +36.36%
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 South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4310 4541 4209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.47% 47.58% 47.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2508 2526 2064
Median daily rate £390 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 207 210 241
Median hourly rate £17.45 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.36 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £39.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

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 July 2016.

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 July 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
Surrey +5 10 £390 -
Hampshire +10 9 £380 -5.00% 1
West Sussex - 9 £365 -
Buckinghamshire +12 2 - - 1
Berkshire -3 2 £300 -20.00%
Brocade
England

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 South East region with a requirement for Brocade.

1 53 (71.62%) Unix
2 52 (70.27%) SAN
3 47 (63.51%) Linux
4 46 (62.16%) Solaris
5 45 (60.81%) Fibre Channel
6 39 (52.70%) EMC
6 39 (52.70%) NetBackup
7 35 (47.30%) Oracle
8 34 (45.95%) Red Hat
9 33 (44.59%) Sun
9 33 (44.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 32 (43.24%) Veritas
11 31 (41.89%) StorageTek
11 31 (41.89%) Disaster Recovery
12 30 (40.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 30 (40.54%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 29 (39.19%) High Availability
14 27 (36.49%) Oracle ZFS
15 23 (31.08%) VLDB
16 21 (28.38%) MySQL
16 21 (28.38%) Red Hat Satellite
16 21 (28.38%) GlusterFS
16 21 (28.38%) EMC VMAX
17 20 (27.03%) Windows
18 19 (25.68%) NetApp
18 19 (25.68%) NAS
18 19 (25.68%) Migration
19 18 (24.32%) Computer Science
19 18 (24.32%) OLTP
20 17 (22.97%) HP

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:

Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 52 (70.27%) SAN
2 45 (60.81%) Fibre Channel
3 19 (25.68%) NAS
4 9 (12.16%) LDAP
5 8 (10.81%) LAN
5 8 (10.81%) WAN
6 7 (9.46%) Network Security
7 5 (6.76%) SSH
8 4 (5.41%) Firewall
8 4 (5.41%) TCP/IP
9 3 (4.05%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (4.05%) FTP
10 2 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.35%) BGP
11 1 (1.35%) EIGRP
11 1 (1.35%) HTTP
11 1 (1.35%) MPLS
11 1 (1.35%) OSPF
11 1 (1.35%) VLAN
11 1 (1.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (31.08%) VLDB
2 21 (28.38%) MySQL
3 18 (24.32%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (20.27%) Finance
2 10 (13.51%) Banking
3 3 (4.05%) Investment Banking
3 3 (4.05%) Military
4 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.35%) Electronics
5 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (64.86%) Administrator
2 33 (44.59%) Unix Administrator
3 18 (24.32%) Storage Administrator
4 13 (17.57%) Storage Systems Administrator
4 13 (17.57%) Systems Administrator
5 12 (16.22%) Solaris Administrator
6 11 (14.86%) Architect
7 7 (9.46%) Linux Administrator
7 7 (9.46%) Storage Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) Technical Architect
9 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (6.76%) Network Architect
10 4 (5.41%) Consultant
11 3 (4.05%) SAN Engineer
11 3 (4.05%) Storage Architect
11 3 (4.05%) Storage Consultant
11 3 (4.05%) Team Leader
11 3 (4.05%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
11 3 (4.05%) Unix Systems Administrator
11 3 (4.05%) Unix Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.38%) EMC VMAX
2 18 (24.32%) Computer Science
3 15 (20.27%) Enterprise Storage
4 13 (17.57%) Data Centre
5 11 (14.86%) EMC VNX
6 7 (9.46%) HP Storage
7 6 (8.11%) LPAR
8 3 (4.05%) Client/Server
9 2 (2.70%) Replication
10 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 53 (71.62%) Unix
2 47 (63.51%) Linux
3 46 (62.16%) Solaris
4 33 (44.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (27.03%) Windows
6 7 (9.46%) AIX
7 4 (5.41%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (41.89%) Disaster Recovery
2 29 (39.19%) High Availability
3 19 (25.68%) Migration
4 11 (14.86%) Change Management
5 9 (12.16%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (8.11%) Data Protection
6 6 (8.11%) Fault Management
6 6 (8.11%) Service Management
7 5 (6.76%) CRM
7 5 (6.76%) Network Design
8 3 (4.05%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (2.70%) Capacity Management
9 2 (2.70%) Logistics
9 2 (2.70%) Problem Management
10 1 (1.35%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (1.35%) Incident Management
10 1 (1.35%) Line Management
10 1 (1.35%) Load Balancing
10 1 (1.35%) Performance Analysis
10 1 (1.35%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.76%) Korn
2 1 (1.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (16.22%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.86%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.46%) Degree
4 4 (5.41%) NCDA
4 4 (5.41%) NCIE
4 4 (5.41%) NCSA
5 2 (2.70%) CCNP
5 2 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.70%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.35%) CCDP
6 1 (1.35%) CCIE
6 1 (1.35%) CCNA
6 1 (1.35%) RHCT
6 1 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 30 (40.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 21 (28.38%) GlusterFS
3 6 (8.11%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (5.41%) NFS
4 4 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (4.05%) RHEV
6 2 (2.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 39 (52.70%) NetBackup
2 30 (40.54%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 27 (36.49%) Oracle ZFS
4 21 (28.38%) Red Hat Satellite
5 14 (18.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (8.11%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (4.05%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.35%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 39 (52.70%) EMC
2 35 (47.30%) Oracle
3 34 (45.95%) Red Hat
4 33 (44.59%) Sun
5 32 (43.24%) Veritas
6 31 (41.89%) StorageTek
7 19 (25.68%) NetApp
8 17 (22.97%) HP
9 15 (20.27%) IBM
10 14 (18.92%) Symantec
11 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
12 7 (9.46%) Cisco
12 7 (9.46%) VMware
13 4 (5.41%) F5
13 4 (5.41%) Riverbed
14 2 (2.70%) CommVault
14 2 (2.70%) Juniper
14 2 (2.70%) SAP
15 1 (1.35%) Hitachi
15 1 (1.35%) JD Edwards