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 December 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 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Brocade
Rank 132 145 142
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Contract jobs citing Brocade 8 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.30% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.69% 0.46% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
Median daily rate £350 £313 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -8.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £313 £363
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 - £37.00
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
1159 1314 1401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.77% 41.18% 41.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 741 840 884
Median daily rate £350 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £201 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £498 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 61 125
Median hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +54.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.80 £43.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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 4 December 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
Wiltshire -5 4 £400 +28.00%
Cornwall - 4 £350 -
Brocade
England

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) EMC
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (44.44%) Juniper
3 4 (44.44%) SAN
3 4 (44.44%) Veritas
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
3 4 (44.44%) Internet
3 4 (44.44%) Symantec
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Apache
3 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
3 4 (44.44%) LAN
3 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) SMTP
3 4 (44.44%) Ethernet
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) SSL
3 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) HP
3 4 (44.44%) Dell
3 4 (44.44%) BT
3 4 (44.44%) Games
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) VMware ESX
3 4 (44.44%) Clustering
3 4 (44.44%) AWK
3 4 (44.44%) NetBackup

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 (44.44%) Apache
1 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
1 4 (44.44%) Ethernet
1 4 (44.44%) Internet
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
1 4 (44.44%) SMTP
1 4 (44.44%) SSL
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) DWDM
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) MPLS
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
3 1 (11.11%) VPLS
General
1 4 (44.44%) Banking
1 4 (44.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Installations Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Network Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Strategy Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Clustering
1 4 (44.44%) EMC VNX
2 3 (33.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) DevOps
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
2 3 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
2 3 (33.33%) Virtual Team Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (11.11%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) AWK
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 4 (44.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 4 (44.44%) VMware ESX
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (44.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) NetBackup
1 4 (44.44%) Puppet
1 4 (44.44%) vRealize
1 4 (44.44%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) EMC
3 4 (44.44%) BT
3 4 (44.44%) Dell
3 4 (44.44%) HP
3 4 (44.44%) Juniper
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
3 4 (44.44%) Symantec
3 4 (44.44%) Veritas
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Ciena
5 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat