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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Brocade
Rank 236 252 226
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -26
Contract jobs citing Brocade 24 20 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.21% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 0.57% 0.43% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 14
Median daily rate £380 £375 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £334 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £525 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.78% +2.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.24 -
% change year-on-year
-10.09% -
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
4197 4678 4330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.32% 48.16% 46.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2484 2666 2225
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £236 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 204 236
Median hourly rate £19.61 £19.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.56% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.39 £12.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.72 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.86% +6.94%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +8 9 £393 +30.83%
Hampshire +5 7 £380 -5.00%
West Sussex - 6 £365 -
Buckinghamshire +13 2 - -
Brocade
England

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 43 (71.67%) Unix
2 39 (65.00%) SAN
3 37 (61.67%) Linux
4 35 (58.33%) Solaris
4 35 (58.33%) Fibre Channel
5 31 (51.67%) NetBackup
6 28 (46.67%) Oracle
7 27 (45.00%) Veritas
8 26 (43.33%) EMC
9 25 (41.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 25 (41.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 25 (41.67%) Sun
9 25 (41.67%) StorageTek
10 24 (40.00%) Red Hat
10 24 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 23 (38.33%) Disaster Recovery
11 23 (38.33%) High Availability
12 22 (36.67%) Oracle ZFS
13 19 (31.67%) VLDB
14 16 (26.67%) OLTP
14 16 (26.67%) MySQL
14 16 (26.67%) Windows
14 16 (26.67%) Red Hat Satellite
14 16 (26.67%) GlusterFS
14 16 (26.67%) EMC VMAX
15 15 (25.00%) IBM
15 15 (25.00%) HP
16 14 (23.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 14 (23.33%) Computer Science
17 13 (21.67%) 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:

Communications & Networking
1 39 (65.00%) SAN
2 35 (58.33%) Fibre Channel
3 13 (21.67%) NAS
4 10 (16.67%) LDAP
5 7 (11.67%) LAN
5 7 (11.67%) Network Security
5 7 (11.67%) WAN
6 3 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (5.00%) FTP
6 3 (5.00%) SSH
7 2 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.33%) Firewall
7 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.67%) BGP
8 1 (1.67%) EIGRP
8 1 (1.67%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.67%) MPLS
8 1 (1.67%) OSPF
8 1 (1.67%) VLAN
8 1 (1.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.67%) VLDB
2 16 (26.67%) MySQL
2 16 (26.67%) OLTP
General
1 9 (15.00%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Banking
3 3 (5.00%) Military
4 2 (3.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 37 (61.67%) Administrator
2 26 (43.33%) Unix Administrator
3 12 (20.00%) Storage Administrator
4 11 (18.33%) Architect
4 11 (18.33%) Solaris Administrator
5 7 (11.67%) Storage Systems Administrator
5 7 (11.67%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Technical Architect
7 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (8.33%) Network Architect
8 4 (6.67%) Consultant
9 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
9 3 (5.00%) Network Technical Architect
9 3 (5.00%) SAN Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Storage Architect
9 3 (5.00%) Storage Consultant
9 3 (5.00%) Team Leader
9 3 (5.00%) Unix Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.67%) EMC VMAX
2 14 (23.33%) Computer Science
3 12 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 10 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (11.67%) EMC VNX
5 7 (11.67%) HP Storage
6 6 (10.00%) LPAR
7 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 43 (71.67%) Unix
2 37 (61.67%) Linux
3 35 (58.33%) Solaris
4 24 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (26.67%) Windows
6 7 (11.67%) AIX
7 4 (6.67%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 23 (38.33%) High Availability
2 13 (21.67%) Migration
3 7 (11.67%) Change Management
4 6 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 6 (10.00%) Fault Management
4 6 (10.00%) Service Management
5 5 (8.33%) Network Design
5 5 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (6.67%) CRM
7 3 (5.00%) Decision Quality
7 3 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (1.67%) Capacity Management
8 1 (1.67%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.67%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (1.67%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.67%) Product Management
8 1 (1.67%) Regulatory Compliance
8 1 (1.67%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.33%) Korn
2 1 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 10 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.33%) Degree
3 2 (3.33%) NCDA
3 2 (3.33%) NCIE
3 2 (3.33%) NCSA
4 1 (1.67%) CCIE
4 1 (1.67%) CCNP
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) RHCT
4 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 25 (41.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 16 (26.67%) GlusterFS
3 5 (8.33%) NFS
4 4 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (3.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
7 1 (1.67%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 31 (51.67%) NetBackup
2 25 (41.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 22 (36.67%) Oracle ZFS
4 16 (26.67%) Red Hat Satellite
5 14 (23.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (10.00%) NetApp OnCommand
7 4 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (5.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 28 (46.67%) Oracle
2 27 (45.00%) Veritas
3 26 (43.33%) EMC
4 25 (41.67%) StorageTek
4 25 (41.67%) Sun
5 24 (40.00%) Red Hat
6 15 (25.00%) HP
6 15 (25.00%) IBM
7 13 (21.67%) NetApp
8 11 (18.33%) Symantec
9 7 (11.67%) Cisco
9 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
10 6 (10.00%) VMware
11 4 (6.67%) F5
11 4 (6.67%) Riverbed
12 2 (3.33%) CommVault
12 2 (3.33%) Isilon
13 1 (1.67%) Hitachi
13 1 (1.67%) Juniper
13 1 (1.67%) Nimble Storage