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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Brocade
Rank - 136 142
Contract jobs citing Brocade 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.098% 0.094%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.25% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £465 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.60%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £379
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+27.50% -
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 West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1198 1199 1368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.35% 39.04% 42.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 672 838
Median daily rate £363 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 95 80
Median hourly rate £23.25 £20.19 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.18% +15.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.04 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £41.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 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 West region with a requirement for Brocade.

1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) IBM XIV
2 2 (66.67%) EMC VNX
2 2 (66.67%) EMC VMAX
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) 3PAR
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Patch Management

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) IBM Storage Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) SAN Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) SAN Storage Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Storage Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) IBM XIV
2 2 (66.67%) EMC VMAX
2 2 (66.67%) EMC VNX
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Control
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) 3PAR
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp