The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Brocade products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Brocade over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Brocade
England / South West
Rank 137 138 146
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing Brocade 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.074% 0.10% 0.095%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.25% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £500 £313 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £366 £476
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -23.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1089 1181 1273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.41% 39.99% 40.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 701 773 760
Median daily rate £370 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £465 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 71 65
Median hourly rate £38.50 £18.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.10% -11.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

Brocade
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Brocade Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Brocade
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Brocade Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Brocade
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 21 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
Wiltshire +2 2 £500 +60.00%
Brocade
England

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 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 West region with a requirement for Brocade.

1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) EMC
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Juniper
3 4 (40.00%) Symantec
3 4 (40.00%) SAN
3 4 (40.00%) Veritas
3 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (40.00%) Internet
3 4 (40.00%) Games
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) VMware ESX
3 4 (40.00%) Clustering
3 4 (40.00%) AWK
3 4 (40.00%) NetBackup
3 4 (40.00%) Apache
3 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (40.00%) LAN
3 4 (40.00%) WAN
3 4 (40.00%) SMTP
3 4 (40.00%) Ethernet
3 4 (40.00%) DNS
3 4 (40.00%) SSL
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) Dell
3 4 (40.00%) BT

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 4 (40.00%) Apache
1 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) DNS
1 4 (40.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (40.00%) Internet
1 4 (40.00%) LAN
1 4 (40.00%) SAN
1 4 (40.00%) SMTP
1 4 (40.00%) SSL
1 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) DWDM
3 1 (10.00%) ATM
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) Frame Relay
3 1 (10.00%) MPLS
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security
3 1 (10.00%) VPLS
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
1 4 (40.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Network Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Installations Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Network Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Strategy Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Clustering
1 4 (40.00%) EMC VNX
2 3 (30.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) DevOps
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (30.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 3 (30.00%) Virtual Team Management
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (10.00%) Network Design
4 1 (10.00%) Presales
4 1 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) AWK
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (40.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 4 (40.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (40.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (40.00%) Puppet
1 4 (40.00%) vRealize
1 4 (40.00%) Zenoss
2 1 (10.00%) Nagios
2 1 (10.00%) Opsview
2 1 (10.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) EMC
2 5 (50.00%) Juniper
3 4 (40.00%) BT
3 4 (40.00%) Dell
3 4 (40.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (40.00%) Symantec
3 4 (40.00%) Veritas
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Ciena
5 1 (10.00%) ArcSight
5 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (10.00%) F5
5 1 (10.00%) Splunk