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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Brocade
Rank 234 238 224
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs citing Brocade 36 26 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.28% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.82% 0.61% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 18
Median daily rate £394 £413 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £299 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £643
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.23% +5.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £49.50 - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.50 £30.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+65.00% +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
4409 4291 4258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.21% 45.92% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2620 2305 2136
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £238 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 253 249
Median hourly rate £19.47 £19.50 £18.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.16% +6.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £18.00 £17.56
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.53%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 0 16 £388 +29.16% 5
Hampshire +13 12 £508 - 1
West Sussex - 5 £371 - 1
Berkshire -10 2 £300 -27.27% 2
Kent - 1 £463 -
Brocade
England

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 48 (66.67%) SAN
2 47 (65.28%) Unix
3 43 (59.72%) EMC
4 40 (55.56%) Solaris
4 40 (55.56%) Fibre Channel
5 39 (54.17%) Linux
6 35 (48.61%) NetBackup
7 33 (45.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 33 (45.83%) Red Hat
7 33 (45.83%) High Availability
8 31 (43.06%) StorageTek
8 31 (43.06%) Oracle
8 31 (43.06%) Sun
9 30 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 29 (40.28%) Veritas
11 28 (38.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 28 (38.89%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 25 (34.72%) Oracle ZFS
13 23 (31.94%) GlusterFS
13 23 (31.94%) EMC VMAX
13 23 (31.94%) Red Hat Satellite
13 23 (31.94%) VLDB
13 23 (31.94%) MySQL
14 20 (27.78%) HP
15 18 (25.00%) Computer Science
16 17 (23.61%) Security Cleared
16 17 (23.61%) Migration
16 17 (23.61%) OLTP
17 16 (22.22%) Windows
17 16 (22.22%) NAS

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 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 48 (66.67%) SAN
2 40 (55.56%) Fibre Channel
3 16 (22.22%) NAS
4 14 (19.44%) LAN
5 13 (18.06%) WAN
6 11 (15.28%) Firewall
7 8 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (11.11%) Network Security
7 8 (11.11%) TCP/IP
8 7 (9.72%) WLAN
9 6 (8.33%) Wireless
10 5 (6.94%) 802.11
10 5 (6.94%) BGP
10 5 (6.94%) EIGRP
10 5 (6.94%) Internet
10 5 (6.94%) IPsec
10 5 (6.94%) IPv6
10 5 (6.94%) OSPF
10 5 (6.94%) SNMP
10 5 (6.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (31.94%) MySQL
1 23 (31.94%) VLDB
2 17 (23.61%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (15.28%) Finance
2 9 (12.50%) Banking
3 3 (4.17%) Investment Banking
3 3 (4.17%) Military
4 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.39%) Electronics
5 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (55.56%) Administrator
2 31 (43.06%) Unix Administrator
3 12 (16.67%) Architect
3 12 (16.67%) Storage Administrator
3 12 (16.67%) Storage Systems Administrator
3 12 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (11.11%) Storage Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Network Architect
5 6 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Technical Architect
6 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (6.94%) Solaris Administrator
7 4 (5.56%) EMC Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) EMC Storage Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Storage Support Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
8 3 (4.17%) Network Technical Architect
8 3 (4.17%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.94%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.39%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 23 (31.94%) EMC VMAX
2 18 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 14 (19.44%) Data Centre
4 13 (18.06%) Enterprise Storage
5 10 (13.89%) EMC VNX
6 6 (8.33%) LPAR
7 4 (5.56%) Replication
8 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (4.17%) Client/Server
9 2 (2.78%) Contactless
10 1 (1.39%) Clustering
10 1 (1.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 47 (65.28%) Unix
2 40 (55.56%) Solaris
3 39 (54.17%) Linux
4 33 (45.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (22.22%) Windows
6 4 (5.56%) Windows Server
7 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.39%) AIX
9 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (45.83%) High Availability
2 30 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (23.61%) Migration
4 10 (13.89%) Performance Monitoring
5 9 (12.50%) Change Management
6 6 (8.33%) Data Protection
6 6 (8.33%) Service Management
7 5 (6.94%) CRM
7 5 (6.94%) Network Design
8 4 (5.56%) Capacity Management
8 4 (5.56%) Logistics
8 4 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (4.17%) Problem Management
10 2 (2.78%) Data Migration
10 2 (2.78%) Load Balancing
11 1 (1.39%) Business Continuity
11 1 (1.39%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (1.39%) Digital Marketing
11 1 (1.39%) ITIL
11 1 (1.39%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 17 (23.61%) Security Cleared
2 12 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.72%) Degree
4 5 (6.94%) DV Cleared
5 4 (5.56%) NCDA
5 4 (5.56%) NCIE
5 4 (5.56%) NCSA
6 1 (1.39%) CCDP
6 1 (1.39%) CCNA
6 1 (1.39%) CCNP
6 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.39%) RHCT
6 1 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 28 (38.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 23 (31.94%) GlusterFS
3 3 (4.17%) RHEV
3 3 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 35 (48.61%) NetBackup
2 28 (38.89%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 25 (34.72%) Oracle ZFS
4 23 (31.94%) Red Hat Satellite
5 11 (15.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (6.94%) Tivoli
7 4 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (4.17%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (2.78%) vMotion
Vendors
1 43 (59.72%) EMC
2 33 (45.83%) Red Hat
3 31 (43.06%) Oracle
3 31 (43.06%) StorageTek
3 31 (43.06%) Sun
4 29 (40.28%) Veritas
5 20 (27.78%) HP
6 14 (19.44%) Cisco
6 14 (19.44%) NetApp
7 12 (16.67%) IBM
8 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 6 (8.33%) Aruba
9 6 (8.33%) Avaya
9 6 (8.33%) NetScout
9 6 (8.33%) Palo Alto
9 6 (8.33%) Symantec
9 6 (8.33%) VMware
10 5 (6.94%) F5
11 4 (5.56%) Riverbed
12 2 (2.78%) CommVault