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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Brocade
Rank 227 249 217
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -32
Contract jobs citing Brocade 36 20 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.21% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 0.83% 0.45% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 5 20
Median daily rate £380 £400 £287
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +39.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £400 £631
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £349
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +3.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £51.00 - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 £30.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+70.00% +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
4343 4477 4305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.81% 47.57% 47.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2531 2451 2137
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 235 233
Median hourly rate £19.61 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.46 £11.17 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +8.82%

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 1 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 1 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
Hampshire +13 12 £385 -3.75%
Surrey +5 11 £390 -
West Sussex - 10 £365 - 1
Berkshire -3 2 £300 -12.72% 2
Buckinghamshire +8 1 - -
Brocade
England

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 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 57 (70.37%) Unix
1 57 (70.37%) SAN
2 51 (62.96%) Linux
3 50 (61.73%) Solaris
3 50 (61.73%) Fibre Channel
4 45 (55.56%) EMC
5 44 (54.32%) NetBackup
6 39 (48.15%) Sun
6 39 (48.15%) Oracle
7 38 (46.91%) Red Hat
8 37 (45.68%) StorageTek
8 37 (45.68%) Veritas
8 37 (45.68%) Disaster Recovery
8 37 (45.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 34 (41.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 34 (41.98%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 33 (40.74%) High Availability
11 31 (38.27%) Oracle ZFS
12 26 (32.10%) VLDB
13 25 (30.86%) MySQL
13 25 (30.86%) EMC VMAX
13 25 (30.86%) Red Hat Satellite
13 25 (30.86%) GlusterFS
14 21 (25.93%) Computer Science
15 20 (24.69%) NAS
15 20 (24.69%) Windows
15 20 (24.69%) OLTP
15 20 (24.69%) HP
16 19 (23.46%) NetApp
17 18 (22.22%) Migration

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 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 57 (70.37%) SAN
2 50 (61.73%) Fibre Channel
3 20 (24.69%) NAS
4 9 (11.11%) LDAP
5 8 (9.88%) LAN
5 8 (9.88%) Network Security
5 8 (9.88%) WAN
6 5 (6.17%) Firewall
6 5 (6.17%) SSH
7 4 (4.94%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (4.94%) TCP/IP
8 3 (3.70%) FTP
9 2 (2.47%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.23%) HTTP
10 1 (1.23%) HTTPS
10 1 (1.23%) MPLS
10 1 (1.23%) SMTP
10 1 (1.23%) VLAN
10 1 (1.23%) VPN
10 1 (1.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (32.10%) VLDB
2 25 (30.86%) MySQL
3 20 (24.69%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (16.05%) Finance
2 9 (11.11%) Banking
3 3 (3.70%) Investment Banking
3 3 (3.70%) Military
4 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.23%) Electronics
5 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (64.20%) Administrator
2 37 (45.68%) Unix Administrator
3 18 (22.22%) Storage Administrator
4 13 (16.05%) Storage Systems Administrator
4 13 (16.05%) Systems Administrator
5 12 (14.81%) Architect
5 12 (14.81%) Solaris Administrator
6 9 (11.11%) Storage Engineer
7 8 (9.88%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (7.41%) Network Architect
8 6 (7.41%) Technical Architect
9 5 (6.17%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (4.94%) Consultant
10 4 (4.94%) EMC Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) EMC Storage Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) SAN Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) SAN Storage Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) Storage Support Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) Support Engineer
11 3 (3.70%) SAN Support
Miscellaneous
1 25 (30.86%) EMC VMAX
2 21 (25.93%) Computer Science
3 17 (20.99%) Enterprise Storage
4 14 (17.28%) Data Centre
5 11 (13.58%) EMC VNX
6 7 (8.64%) HP Storage
7 6 (7.41%) LPAR
8 4 (4.94%) Replication
9 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (3.70%) Client/Server
10 1 (1.23%) Clustering
10 1 (1.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 57 (70.37%) Unix
2 51 (62.96%) Linux
3 50 (61.73%) Solaris
4 37 (45.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (24.69%) Windows
6 7 (8.64%) AIX
7 3 (3.70%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (45.68%) Disaster Recovery
2 33 (40.74%) High Availability
3 18 (22.22%) Migration
4 11 (13.58%) Change Management
4 11 (13.58%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (7.41%) CRM
5 6 (7.41%) Data Protection
5 6 (7.41%) Fault Management
5 6 (7.41%) Service Management
6 5 (6.17%) Network Design
7 4 (4.94%) Capacity Management
7 4 (4.94%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (3.70%) Logistics
8 3 (3.70%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.47%) Load Balancing
10 1 (1.23%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (1.23%) Incident Management
10 1 (1.23%) Information Architecture
10 1 (1.23%) Line Management
10 1 (1.23%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.17%) Korn
Qualifications
1 15 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 12 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.88%) Degree
4 4 (4.94%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.94%) NCDA
4 4 (4.94%) NCIE
4 4 (4.94%) NCSA
5 2 (2.47%) CCNP
5 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.23%) CCDP
6 1 (1.23%) CCIE
6 1 (1.23%) CCNA
6 1 (1.23%) RHCT
6 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 34 (41.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 25 (30.86%) GlusterFS
3 6 (7.41%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.70%) NFS
5 3 (3.70%) RHEV
6 2 (2.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 44 (54.32%) NetBackup
2 34 (41.98%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 31 (38.27%) Oracle ZFS
4 25 (30.86%) Red Hat Satellite
5 15 (18.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (7.41%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (4.94%) Tivoli
8 3 (3.70%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 45 (55.56%) EMC
2 39 (48.15%) Oracle
2 39 (48.15%) Sun
3 38 (46.91%) Red Hat
4 37 (45.68%) StorageTek
4 37 (45.68%) Veritas
5 20 (24.69%) HP
6 19 (23.46%) NetApp
7 17 (20.99%) IBM
8 14 (17.28%) Symantec
9 10 (12.35%) Microsoft
10 8 (9.88%) Cisco
11 7 (8.64%) VMware
12 5 (6.17%) F5
13 4 (4.94%) Riverbed
14 2 (2.47%) CommVault
14 2 (2.47%) Juniper
14 2 (2.47%) SAP
15 1 (1.23%) Hitachi
15 1 (1.23%) JD Edwards