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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Brocade
Rank 548 497 514
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +17
Contract jobs citing Brocade 98 141 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.26% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.41% 0.57% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 75 52
Median daily rate £375 £360 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -15.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £500 £667
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £51.00 £30.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% +36.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 £30.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+70.00% +36.36%

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
24149 24544 23718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.84% 44.52% 44.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14843 14384 13349
Median daily rate £400 £390 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 830 1087 1007
Median hourly rate £20.45 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.60% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.17 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.59% +8.82%

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 28 June 2016.

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 28 June 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
England -47 93 £375 +4.16% 19
South East +10 39 £378 -5.62% 4
London -30 21 £450 +28.57% 1
Hampshire +19 14 £385 -3.75%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 12 £321 -
Tyne and Wear - 12 £321 -
North East - 12 £321 -
Surrey +2 11 £390 - 1
North West -11 11 £325 +10.16% 3
West Sussex - 11 £365 - 1
City of London +32 9 £550 +33.33% 1
Gatwick - 9 £365 -
Merseyside +1 8 £325 +10.16% 1
Wirral - 6 £325 -
Scotland -14 5 £300 -
West Midlands -31 5 £280 -11.11% 4
Havant +10 4 £385 +1.31%
Erskine - 4 £300 -
Renfrewshire - 4 £300 -
Cheshire +4 3 £330 +12.51%
East of England -11 3 £475 +31.94% 3
Redhill - 3 £390 -
Slough +3 2 £300 -27.27%
Hertfordshire -7 2 £450 +25.00% 3
West Yorkshire -10 2 £338 -19.64% 1
Berkshire -12 2 £300 -27.27% 2
Yorkshire -12 2 £338 -19.64% 2
Solihull - 2 £270 - 2
Shropshire - 2 £350 - 2
Gosport - 2 £530 -

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 with a requirement for Brocade.

1 111 (54.68%) SAN
2 98 (48.28%) Linux
3 86 (42.36%) EMC
4 82 (40.39%) Unix
5 77 (37.93%) Fibre Channel
6 66 (32.51%) Windows
7 61 (30.05%) Cisco
8 59 (29.06%) Solaris
9 57 (28.08%) Red Hat
10 56 (27.59%) NetBackup
11 51 (25.12%) Oracle
11 51 (25.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 48 (23.65%) HP
13 46 (22.66%) High Availability
14 45 (22.17%) NetApp
14 45 (22.17%) StorageTek
14 45 (22.17%) Veritas
15 44 (21.67%) Microsoft
16 43 (21.18%) Sun
17 42 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
17 42 (20.69%) Migration
17 42 (20.69%) Security Cleared
18 40 (19.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 39 (19.21%) NAS
20 38 (18.72%) Red Hat Satellite
20 38 (18.72%) EMC VMAX
20 38 (18.72%) Veritas Storage Foundation
21 36 (17.73%) MySQL
22 35 (17.24%) Finance
23 34 (16.75%) ITIL

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 11 (5.42%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.93%) Apache
2 10 (4.93%) IIS
3 9 (4.43%) JBoss
3 9 (4.43%) Skype for Business
4 7 (3.45%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.97%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.49%) Alfresco
Applications
1 8 (3.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.48%) MS Office
3 2 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.48%) Office 365
3 2 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.49%) IaaS
4 1 (0.49%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 111 (54.68%) SAN
2 77 (37.93%) Fibre Channel
3 39 (19.21%) NAS
4 32 (15.76%) WAN
5 26 (12.81%) DNS
5 26 (12.81%) Network Security
6 25 (12.32%) Firewall
7 24 (11.82%) LAN
8 18 (8.87%) TCP/IP
9 14 (6.90%) Wireless
10 13 (6.40%) Internet
10 13 (6.40%) LDAP
11 12 (5.91%) DHCP
12 10 (4.93%) SSL
12 10 (4.93%) VLAN
13 9 (4.43%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (3.94%) Cisco Nexus
14 8 (3.94%) SMTP
15 6 (2.96%) BGP
15 6 (2.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (17.73%) MySQL
2 30 (14.78%) VLDB
3 23 (11.33%) OLTP
4 6 (2.96%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (2.96%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (0.99%) Bitbucket
1 2 (0.99%) JIRA
1 2 (0.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (17.24%) Finance
2 10 (4.93%) Banking
3 7 (3.45%) Financial Institution
4 6 (2.96%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.48%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.48%) Military
5 3 (1.48%) Retail
6 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.49%) Electronics
7 1 (0.49%) French Language
7 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 77 (37.93%) Administrator
2 40 (19.70%) Unix Administrator
3 28 (13.79%) Storage Engineer
4 27 (13.30%) Systems Administrator
5 25 (12.32%) Storage Administrator
6 22 (10.84%) Architect
7 16 (7.88%) Network Engineer
8 15 (7.39%) Linux Administrator
8 15 (7.39%) Storage Systems Administrator
9 14 (6.90%) Solaris Administrator
10 13 (6.40%) Consultant
11 10 (4.93%) Network Architect
12 9 (4.43%) SAN Engineer
12 9 (4.43%) SAN Storage Engineer
13 8 (3.94%) Storage Specialist
14 7 (3.45%) Storage Consultant
14 7 (3.45%) Support Engineer
15 6 (2.96%) Analyst
15 6 (2.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 6 (2.96%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.93%) LAMP
2 7 (3.45%) .NET
2 7 (3.45%) JRuby
3 6 (2.96%) .NET Framework
3 6 (2.96%) JSP
4 4 (1.97%) WAMP
5 1 (0.49%) Flash
5 1 (0.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (18.72%) EMC VMAX
2 30 (14.78%) Enterprise Storage
3 27 (13.30%) Data Centre
3 27 (13.30%) EMC VNX
4 25 (12.32%) Computer Science
5 12 (5.91%) HP Storage
6 11 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (4.93%) Replication
8 9 (4.43%) PMI
9 8 (3.94%) Celerra
10 7 (3.45%) CLARiiON
10 7 (3.45%) Clustering
10 7 (3.45%) Hedge funds
11 6 (2.96%) LPAR
12 4 (1.97%) BBC
12 4 (1.97%) Blackberry
12 4 (1.97%) HP StoreVirtual
12 4 (1.97%) PKI
13 3 (1.48%) Client/Server
13 3 (1.48%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 98 (48.28%) Linux
2 82 (40.39%) Unix
3 66 (32.51%) Windows
4 59 (29.06%) Solaris
5 51 (25.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (7.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (4.93%) Data ONTAP
7 10 (4.93%) Windows Server
8 8 (3.94%) AIX
9 7 (3.45%) VyOS
9 7 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.49%) CentOS
10 1 (0.49%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (22.66%) High Availability
2 42 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 42 (20.69%) Migration
3 34 (16.75%) ITIL
4 22 (10.84%) Capacity Management
5 18 (8.87%) Change Management
6 17 (8.37%) Performance Monitoring
7 16 (7.88%) Load Balancing
8 13 (6.40%) Service Management
9 11 (5.42%) Change Control
9 11 (5.42%) Security Management
10 10 (4.93%) PRINCE2
11 9 (4.43%) Problem Management
11 9 (4.43%) Project Management
11 9 (4.43%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (3.94%) Network Monitoring
13 7 (3.45%) Mentoring
13 7 (3.45%) Network Design
14 6 (2.96%) Configuration Management
14 6 (2.96%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.42%) PowerShell
1 11 (5.42%) SQL
2 10 (4.93%) PHP
3 7 (3.45%) Ruby
4 6 (2.96%) Java
5 5 (2.46%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.46%) Korn
6 2 (0.99%) Perl
6 2 (0.99%) Python
7 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 33 (16.26%) SC Cleared
3 17 (8.37%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (6.90%) CCNP
5 10 (4.93%) Degree
6 9 (4.43%) PMI Certification
7 8 (3.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (3.94%) RHCE
8 7 (3.45%) MCITP
8 7 (3.45%) MCTS
9 5 (2.46%) CCIE
9 5 (2.46%) NCDA
9 5 (2.46%) NCIE
9 5 (2.46%) NCSA
10 4 (1.97%) CCNA
10 4 (1.97%) DV Cleared
11 3 (1.48%) JNCIP
12 2 (0.99%) CCSE
12 2 (0.99%) JNCIA
12 2 (0.99%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.96%) SLA
2 2 (0.99%) QA
3 1 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.49%) ISO 9002
3 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (19.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 26 (12.81%) GlusterFS
3 25 (12.32%) NFS
4 17 (8.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (7.88%) Active Directory
6 15 (7.39%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (5.91%) UAG
8 7 (3.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 7 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (2.96%) Hyper-V
10 5 (2.46%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (1.97%) Firmware
11 4 (1.97%) StorNext
12 3 (1.48%) RHEV
13 2 (0.99%) SRDF
13 2 (0.99%) Veritas File System
13 2 (0.99%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 1 (0.49%) vSphere
14 1 (0.49%) XenApp
14 1 (0.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 56 (27.59%) NetBackup
2 38 (18.72%) Red Hat Satellite
2 38 (18.72%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 34 (16.75%) Oracle ZFS
4 23 (11.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 19 (9.36%) Puppet
6 8 (3.94%) EMC VPLEX
6 8 (3.94%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (3.94%) Tivoli
7 7 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (2.96%) EMC NetWorker
9 5 (2.46%) Failover Clustering
9 5 (2.46%) Microsoft Clustering
9 5 (2.46%) SCCM
10 4 (1.97%) CA Spectrum
10 4 (1.97%) SCOM
10 4 (1.97%) SCVMM
10 4 (1.97%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 4 (1.97%) WSUS
11 3 (1.48%) Nagios
Vendors
1 86 (42.36%) EMC
2 61 (30.05%) Cisco
3 57 (28.08%) Red Hat
4 51 (25.12%) Oracle
5 48 (23.65%) HP
6 45 (22.17%) NetApp
6 45 (22.17%) StorageTek
6 45 (22.17%) Veritas
7 44 (21.67%) Microsoft
8 43 (21.18%) Sun
9 33 (16.26%) VMware
10 32 (15.76%) IBM
11 29 (14.29%) 3PAR
12 23 (11.33%) F5
13 22 (10.84%) Juniper
14 21 (10.34%) Symantec
15 15 (7.39%) CheckPoint
16 13 (6.40%) Riverbed
17 9 (4.43%) Isilon
18 8 (3.94%) Vyatta
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