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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Brocade
UK
Rank 468 549 537
Rank change year-on-year
+81 -12
Contract jobs citing Brocade 113 69 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.57% 0.31% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 34 44
Median daily rate £375 £406 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £313 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £560 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 2
Median hourly rate £22.50 £51.75 £21.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.52% +136.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £52.50 £21.85
% change year-on-year
-57.14% +140.32%

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
19957 21983 23193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.31% 43.30% 45.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12269 12923 13592
Median daily rate £420 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 753 873 1019
Median hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £39.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 January 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 January 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 +80 107 £375 -9.09% 11
South East +29 41 £350 +1.81% 3
London +5 21 £375 -18.91% 4
Yorkshire +27 18 £175 - 3
Oxfordshire - 16 £338 - 1
Surrey +24 12 £400 +3.22% 1
Leeds - 12 £175 - 2
West Yorkshire - 12 £175 - 3
Sheffield +3 11 £175 -
South Yorkshire -1 11 £175 -
Hampshire +15 9 £460 +54.36%
South West +17 8 £350 +12.00%
City of London +1 8 £428 -5.00% 2
Oxford - 8 £338 -
Preston - 7 £415 -
Basingstoke - 7 £480 -
Lancashire - 7 £415 -
North West - 7 £415 -
West Midlands +2 6 £400 -
Wiltshire +5 5 £450 +44.00%
Birmingham 0 4 £381 -
East of England +2 3 - -
North East - 3 £400 -
Cornwall - 3 £350 -
Kidlington - 3 £325 -
Epsom - 3 - - 1
Tyne and Wear - 3 £400 -
Swindon +7 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 £400 -

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 121 (60.20%) Cisco
2 89 (44.28%) SAN
3 71 (35.32%) HP
4 69 (34.33%) Firewall
5 66 (32.84%) Linux
6 65 (32.34%) VMware
7 56 (27.86%) Windows
8 51 (25.37%) EMC
9 50 (24.88%) Migration
10 47 (23.38%) NetApp
10 47 (23.38%) Unix
11 45 (22.39%) Data Centre
12 44 (21.89%) CheckPoint
13 43 (21.39%) Juniper
13 43 (21.39%) Microsoft
14 42 (20.90%) 3PAR
15 40 (19.90%) F5
15 40 (19.90%) Cisco ASA
16 36 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
17 34 (16.92%) Load Balancing
17 34 (16.92%) ITIL
18 33 (16.42%) Network Security
18 33 (16.42%) NetScaler
19 32 (15.92%) Red Hat
20 30 (14.93%) Active Directory
20 30 (14.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 29 (14.43%) WAN
22 28 (13.93%) LAN
22 28 (13.93%) Veritas
22 28 (13.93%) NetBackup

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 (3.98%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.49%) Skype for Business
3 4 (1.99%) Apache
3 4 (1.99%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.49%) IIS
4 3 (1.49%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.49%) SAS
5 1 (0.50%) CMS
5 1 (0.50%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (8.96%) MS Office
2 6 (2.99%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.47%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.98%) Office 365
3 6 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.99%) IBM PureFlex
6 3 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 89 (44.28%) SAN
2 69 (34.33%) Firewall
3 40 (19.90%) Cisco ASA
4 33 (16.42%) NetScaler
4 33 (16.42%) Network Security
5 29 (14.43%) WAN
6 28 (13.93%) LAN
7 25 (12.44%) Fibre Channel
8 24 (11.94%) DNS
9 23 (11.44%) NAS
10 21 (10.45%) Cisco Nexus
11 19 (9.45%) Wireless
12 18 (8.96%) VLAN
13 16 (7.96%) VPN
14 14 (6.97%) SSL
15 12 (5.97%) FCoE
16 11 (5.47%) iSCSI
17 10 (4.98%) FTP
17 10 (4.98%) NX-OS
17 10 (4.98%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.00%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (0.50%) DB2
3 1 (0.50%) Ingres
3 1 (0.50%) MySQL
3 1 (0.50%) Redis
3 1 (0.50%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (2.49%) Subversion
2 3 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (1.49%) Bitbucket
2 3 (1.49%) JIRA
3 2 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.50%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 26 (12.94%) Finance
2 23 (11.44%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.48%) Banking
3 7 (3.48%) Financial Institution
4 4 (1.99%) Games
4 4 (1.99%) Retail
5 2 (1.00%) Electronics
5 2 (1.00%) Law
5 2 (1.00%) Marketing
6 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (21.39%) Network Engineer
2 31 (15.42%) Architect
3 28 (13.93%) Security Engineer
4 27 (13.43%) Network Security Engineer
5 25 (12.44%) Storage Engineer
6 23 (11.44%) Administrator
7 18 (8.96%) Analyst
8 15 (7.46%) Cisco Engineer
8 15 (7.46%) Network Architect
9 12 (5.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 12 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (5.97%) Storage Specialist
10 11 (5.47%) Security Analyst
11 10 (4.98%) Brocade Engineer
11 10 (4.98%) Unix Administrator
12 9 (4.48%) Consultant
12 9 (4.48%) SAN Administrator
12 9 (4.48%) SAN Engineer
12 9 (4.48%) SAN Storage Engineer
12 9 (4.48%) Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.49%) Middleware
2 3 (1.49%) Velocity
3 2 (1.00%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.50%) .NET
4 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.50%) HTML
4 1 (0.50%) JSON
4 1 (0.50%) REST
4 1 (0.50%) SOAP
4 1 (0.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (22.39%) Data Centre
2 25 (12.44%) Enterprise Storage
3 19 (9.45%) Replication
4 16 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (7.46%) Clustering
6 14 (6.97%) EMC VMAX
7 13 (6.47%) EMC VNX
8 8 (3.98%) Computer Science
9 7 (3.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 6 (2.99%) CLARiiON
10 6 (2.99%) HP Storage
11 5 (2.49%) Symmetrix DMX
12 4 (1.99%) Celerra
12 4 (1.99%) HP StoreVirtual
12 4 (1.99%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.99%) Symmetrix
13 3 (1.49%) Derivative
13 3 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 3 (1.49%) Virtual Team
14 2 (1.00%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 66 (32.84%) Linux
2 56 (27.86%) Windows
3 47 (23.38%) Unix
4 30 (14.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (12.94%) Windows Server
6 22 (10.95%) Solaris
7 11 (5.47%) Data ONTAP
7 11 (5.47%) HPUX
7 11 (5.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (4.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (2.99%) AIX
10 3 (1.49%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (1.49%) SUSE
10 3 (1.49%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (1.49%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.49%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.49%) Windows Vista
10 3 (1.49%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.50%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (24.88%) Migration
2 34 (16.92%) ITIL
2 34 (16.92%) Load Balancing
3 22 (10.95%) High Availability
4 18 (8.96%) Problem Management
5 14 (6.97%) Kalman Filter
6 13 (6.47%) Network Management
7 12 (5.97%) Data Migration
7 12 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (5.47%) Incident Management
8 11 (5.47%) Service Management
8 11 (5.47%) Web Filtering
9 9 (4.48%) Network Design
9 9 (4.48%) SIEM
10 8 (3.98%) Capacity Management
10 8 (3.98%) Change Management
10 8 (3.98%) Performance Monitoring
11 7 (3.48%) Data Protection
11 7 (3.48%) DDoS Mitigation
11 7 (3.48%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 20 (9.95%) SQL
2 11 (5.47%) Python
3 9 (4.48%) C#
3 9 (4.48%) Java
4 6 (2.99%) Shell Script
5 5 (2.49%) Perl
6 4 (1.99%) AWK
6 4 (1.99%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.49%) C
8 2 (1.00%) C++
8 2 (1.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (13.93%) Security Cleared
2 24 (11.94%) SC Cleared
3 20 (9.95%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (6.97%) CCNP
5 13 (6.47%) JNCIS
6 12 (5.97%) CISSP
7 8 (3.98%) CCDP
7 8 (3.98%) CCSE
8 7 (3.48%) CCNA
8 7 (3.48%) JNCIA
8 7 (3.48%) JNCIP
9 5 (2.49%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (2.49%) RHCE
10 4 (1.99%) Degree
10 4 (1.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.49%) CCSA
11 3 (1.49%) MCSE
11 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (1.00%) CCSP
12 2 (1.00%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.47%) SLA
2 9 (4.48%) HIPAA
2 9 (4.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (2.99%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 36 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (14.93%) Active Directory
3 21 (10.45%) NFS
4 18 (8.96%) vSphere
5 15 (7.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 13 (6.47%) Hyper-V
7 9 (4.48%) Veritas File System
8 8 (3.98%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (3.98%) VMware ESX
9 7 (3.48%) SRDF
10 6 (2.99%) Samba
11 5 (2.49%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (1.49%) XenApp
12 3 (1.49%) XenDesktop
13 2 (1.00%) Docker
13 2 (1.00%) KVM
13 2 (1.00%) LXC
14 1 (0.50%) Firmware
14 1 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 28 (13.93%) NetBackup
2 19 (9.45%) Nagios
3 10 (4.98%) Puppet
4 9 (4.48%) HP Data Protector
4 9 (4.48%) Nessus
4 9 (4.48%) OpenView
4 9 (4.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 9 (4.48%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 7 (3.48%) EMC Navisphere
6 6 (2.99%) Red Hat Satellite
7 5 (2.49%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (2.49%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (1.99%) Opsview
8 4 (1.99%) QRadar
8 4 (1.99%) vRealize
8 4 (1.99%) Zenoss
9 3 (1.49%) FortiGate
9 3 (1.49%) Tivoli
10 2 (1.00%) Cisco Prime
10 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 121 (60.20%) Cisco
2 71 (35.32%) HP
3 65 (32.34%) VMware
4 51 (25.37%) EMC
5 47 (23.38%) NetApp
6 44 (21.89%) CheckPoint
7 43 (21.39%) Juniper
7 43 (21.39%) Microsoft
8 42 (20.90%) 3PAR
9 40 (19.90%) F5
10 32 (15.92%) Red Hat
11 28 (13.93%) Veritas
12 27 (13.43%) Palo Alto
13 22 (10.95%) Oracle
14 21 (10.45%) Dell
15 19 (9.45%) Blue Coat
16 18 (8.96%) Sun
17 16 (7.96%) IBM
18 13 (6.47%) Fortinet
18 13 (6.47%) Riverbed
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