The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Brocade products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Brocade over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Brocade
UK
Rank 499 541 533
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -8
Contract jobs citing Brocade 95 88 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.47% 0.39% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 38 37
Median daily rate £400 £384 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.23% -14.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £463 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £366 £476
% change year-on-year
-4.43% -23.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 3
Median hourly rate - £51.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +29.37%
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 across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
20200 22429 23591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.54% 43.13% 45.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12524 13422 13583
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 762 838 962
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.34 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% +21.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.78 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +22.85%

Brocade
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Brocade Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Brocade
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Brocade within the UK.

Brocade Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Brocade
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Brocade within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Brocade Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Brocade
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Brocade within the UK.

Brocade Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Brocade
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Brocade within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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
England +50 90 £400 +5.26% 16
South East +28 37 £344 -5.82% 3
London +18 19 £500 +21.21% 2
Oxfordshire - 17 £338 - 1
Yorkshire +24 14 £425 - 3
City of London +4 9 £490 +8.88% 2
South Yorkshire +3 9 £425 -
Oxford - 9 £344 -
North West +23 8 £410 +64.00% 2
Sheffield +2 8 £400 -
Surrey +6 7 £400 +3.22% 1
Preston - 7 £415 -
Lancashire - 7 £415 -
Hampshire +14 6 £460 -20.00% 1
West Midlands -1 6 £400 - 2
East of England +4 5 - - 2
West Yorkshire - 5 £419 - 1
Basingstoke - 5 £480 -
Birmingham +3 4 £381 -7.57% 1
Leeds - 4 £419 - 1
Hertfordshire 0 3 - -
Kent - 3 £160 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £330 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £330 -
Kidlington - 3 £325 -
Cambridge - 2 - - 1
Watford - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 £400 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - - 2
Berkshire +11 1 £325 -3.70%

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 with a requirement for Brocade.

1 125 (61.27%) Cisco
2 85 (41.67%) SAN
3 71 (34.80%) HP
4 70 (34.31%) Firewall
5 66 (32.35%) Linux
6 62 (30.39%) VMware
7 55 (26.96%) Windows
8 49 (24.02%) Migration
9 47 (23.04%) EMC
10 46 (22.55%) Data Centre
11 45 (22.06%) F5
11 45 (22.06%) Juniper
11 45 (22.06%) Unix
12 43 (21.08%) Microsoft
13 42 (20.59%) CheckPoint
14 41 (20.10%) 3PAR
15 38 (18.63%) NetApp
16 37 (18.14%) Cisco ASA
17 35 (17.16%) Network Security
17 35 (17.16%) Red Hat
18 34 (16.67%) Load Balancing
19 33 (16.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 32 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
20 32 (15.69%) LAN
21 31 (15.20%) NetBackup
21 31 (15.20%) NetScaler
21 31 (15.20%) Windows Server
22 29 (14.22%) DNS
23 28 (13.73%) Active Directory
23 28 (13.73%) WAN

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills 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 8 (3.92%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.96%) Apache
2 4 (1.96%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.47%) SAS
3 3 (1.47%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.98%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.49%) CMS
5 1 (0.49%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.49%) IIS
5 1 (0.49%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (8.33%) MS Office
2 6 (2.94%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.47%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.39%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.45%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.45%) Office 365
3 4 (1.96%) IBM PureFlex
4 3 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 85 (41.67%) SAN
2 70 (34.31%) Firewall
3 37 (18.14%) Cisco ASA
4 35 (17.16%) Network Security
5 32 (15.69%) LAN
6 31 (15.20%) NetScaler
7 29 (14.22%) DNS
8 28 (13.73%) WAN
9 27 (13.24%) Fibre Channel
10 21 (10.29%) Cisco Nexus
11 20 (9.80%) NAS
11 20 (9.80%) VLAN
12 17 (8.33%) Wireless
13 15 (7.35%) VPN
14 14 (6.86%) DHCP
14 14 (6.86%) SSL
15 13 (6.37%) Ethernet
15 13 (6.37%) iSCSI
16 12 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 11 (5.39%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.47%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (0.49%) DB2
3 1 (0.49%) Ingres
3 1 (0.49%) MySQL
3 1 (0.49%) Redis
3 1 (0.49%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (2.45%) Subversion
2 3 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (1.47%) Bitbucket
2 3 (1.47%) JIRA
3 2 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.49%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 23 (11.27%) Telecoms
2 21 (10.29%) Finance
3 7 (3.43%) Banking
4 5 (2.45%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.45%) Law
5 4 (1.96%) Games
5 4 (1.96%) Retail
6 2 (0.98%) Electronics
6 2 (0.98%) Marketing
7 1 (0.49%) Legal
7 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (21.08%) Network Engineer
2 28 (13.73%) Architect
3 25 (12.25%) Administrator
3 25 (12.25%) Security Engineer
4 24 (11.76%) Network Security Engineer
5 18 (8.82%) Analyst
5 18 (8.82%) Storage Engineer
6 17 (8.33%) Storage Specialist
7 14 (6.86%) Network Architect
8 12 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
9 11 (5.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (5.39%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 11 (5.39%) Security Analyst
10 10 (4.90%) Brocade Engineer
10 10 (4.90%) Consultant
10 10 (4.90%) Storage Administrator
10 10 (4.90%) Unix Administrator
11 9 (4.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 9 (4.41%) SAN Administrator
12 8 (3.92%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.45%) Middleware
2 3 (1.47%) Velocity
3 2 (0.98%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.49%) .NET
4 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.49%) HTML
4 1 (0.49%) JSON
4 1 (0.49%) REST
4 1 (0.49%) SOAP
4 1 (0.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (22.55%) Data Centre
2 25 (12.25%) Enterprise Storage
3 19 (9.31%) Clustering
4 17 (8.33%) Replication
5 15 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (4.41%) EMC VMAX
6 9 (4.41%) EMC VNX
7 8 (3.92%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.94%) CLARiiON
8 6 (2.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 6 (2.94%) HP Storage
9 5 (2.45%) Symmetrix DMX
10 4 (1.96%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.96%) Symmetrix
11 3 (1.47%) Derivative
11 3 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (1.47%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.98%) BYOD
12 2 (0.98%) HP StoreVirtual
12 2 (0.98%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 66 (32.35%) Linux
2 55 (26.96%) Windows
3 45 (22.06%) Unix
4 33 (16.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (15.20%) Windows Server
6 22 (10.78%) Solaris
7 16 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (7.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (5.39%) HPUX
10 6 (2.94%) AIX
10 6 (2.94%) Data ONTAP
11 3 (1.47%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (1.47%) SUSE
12 2 (0.98%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.98%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.98%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.98%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.98%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.49%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (24.02%) Migration
2 34 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 26 (12.75%) ITIL
4 22 (10.78%) High Availability
5 17 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 14 (6.86%) Kalman Filter
7 13 (6.37%) Network Management
8 12 (5.88%) Data Migration
8 12 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (5.39%) Incident Management
9 11 (5.39%) Web Filtering
10 9 (4.41%) Network Design
10 9 (4.41%) Service Management
10 9 (4.41%) SIEM
11 8 (3.92%) Change Management
12 7 (3.43%) Capacity Management
12 7 (3.43%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (3.43%) Data Protection
13 6 (2.94%) DevOps
13 6 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (7.84%) SQL
2 11 (5.39%) Python
3 9 (4.41%) C#
3 9 (4.41%) Java
4 6 (2.94%) Perl
5 5 (2.45%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.96%) AWK
7 3 (1.47%) C
7 3 (1.47%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.98%) C++
8 2 (0.98%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 26 (12.75%) Security Cleared
2 22 (10.78%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (10.78%) SC Cleared
3 16 (7.84%) CCNP
4 13 (6.37%) JNCIS
5 12 (5.88%) CISSP
6 8 (3.92%) CCSE
6 8 (3.92%) JNCIP
7 7 (3.43%) JNCIA
8 6 (2.94%) CCDP
8 6 (2.94%) RHCE
8 6 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (2.45%) CCNA
10 4 (1.96%) Degree
10 4 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.96%) MCSE
10 4 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (1.47%) CCIE
11 3 (1.47%) CCSA
11 3 (1.47%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.88%) SLA
2 9 (4.41%) HIPAA
2 9 (4.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (2.45%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.98%) QA
System Software
1 32 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (13.73%) Active Directory
3 18 (8.82%) NFS
4 16 (7.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 14 (6.86%) vSphere
6 11 (5.39%) Hyper-V
7 10 (4.90%) Veritas File System
8 9 (4.41%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (3.92%) VMware ESX
10 5 (2.45%) Samba
10 5 (2.45%) SRDF
10 5 (2.45%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.98%) Docker
12 2 (0.98%) KVM
12 2 (0.98%) LXC
12 2 (0.98%) XenApp
12 2 (0.98%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 1 (0.49%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 31 (15.20%) NetBackup
2 19 (9.31%) Nagios
3 10 (4.90%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 9 (4.41%) HP Data Protector
4 9 (4.41%) Nessus
4 9 (4.41%) Puppet
4 9 (4.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 8 (3.92%) EMC Navisphere
5 8 (3.92%) OpenView
6 5 (2.45%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (2.45%) Red Hat Satellite
7 4 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.96%) Opsview
7 4 (1.96%) QRadar
7 4 (1.96%) vRealize
7 4 (1.96%) Zenoss
8 3 (1.47%) FortiGate
8 3 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.47%) SCCM
8 3 (1.47%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 125 (61.27%) Cisco
2 71 (34.80%) HP
3 62 (30.39%) VMware
4 47 (23.04%) EMC
5 45 (22.06%) F5
5 45 (22.06%) Juniper
6 43 (21.08%) Microsoft
7 42 (20.59%) CheckPoint
8 41 (20.10%) 3PAR
9 38 (18.63%) NetApp
10 35 (17.16%) Red Hat
11 28 (13.73%) Veritas
12 27 (13.24%) Palo Alto
13 22 (10.78%) Oracle
14 20 (9.80%) Dell
15 18 (8.82%) Blue Coat
15 18 (8.82%) Sun
16 16 (7.84%) Symantec
17 15 (7.35%) IBM
18 12 (5.88%) Fortinet
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