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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Brocade
Rank 548 514 554
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +40
Contract jobs citing Brocade 113 135 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.24% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.46% 0.54% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 78 33
Median daily rate £380 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £299 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £465 £560
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 £15.50 £30.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.33% +36.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £30.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-48.33% +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
24309 25081 24678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.14% 43.92% 45.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14909 14782 13627
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 814 1091 1074
Median hourly rate £19.44 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.97% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.05 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -31 101 £380 +5.55% 19
South East +24 32 £378 -3.20% 2
London -15 24 £425 +13.33% 6
North East - 15 £321 -
Tyne and Wear - 15 £321 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 15 £321 -
City of London +49 13 £550 +33.33% 1
Scotland +10 12 £300 -27.27%
North West -9 11 £330 +10.00% 5
Merseyside +5 10 £363 +21.95%
Surrey -1 10 £390 - 1
West Midlands -22 10 £280 -11.11% 2
Hampshire -1 9 £380 -5.00% 1
West Sussex - 9 £365 -
Gatwick - 8 £365 -
Solihull - 8 £270 -
East of England -3 5 £475 +31.94% 1
Hertfordshire -4 5 £475 +31.94% 1
Wirral - 5 £325 -
Havant +6 4 £385 +1.31%
Liverpool 0 4 £400 +23.07%
Edinburgh -1 4 £413 -
Glasgow - 4 £288 -
Renfrewshire - 4 £300 -
Erskine - 4 £300 -
Buckinghamshire +17 2 - -
Milton Keynes +16 2 - -
Slough +8 2 £300 -20.00%
Berkshire +3 2 £300 -20.00%
Yorkshire -15 2 £313 -25.59% 2

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (52.61%) SAN
2 97 (45.97%) Linux
3 88 (41.71%) EMC
4 79 (37.44%) Cisco
5 72 (34.12%) Unix
5 72 (34.12%) Fibre Channel
6 65 (30.81%) Windows
7 58 (27.49%) Red Hat
8 57 (27.01%) NetBackup
9 56 (26.54%) HP
10 54 (25.59%) Solaris
11 52 (24.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 47 (22.27%) Oracle
13 44 (20.85%) Veritas
13 44 (20.85%) Security Cleared
14 43 (20.38%) NetApp
14 43 (20.38%) Migration
15 42 (19.91%) High Availability
16 41 (19.43%) ITIL
16 41 (19.43%) Microsoft
17 40 (18.96%) SC Cleared
18 39 (18.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 37 (17.54%) StorageTek
20 36 (17.06%) WAN
20 36 (17.06%) EMC VMAX
21 35 (16.59%) Finance
21 35 (16.59%) Sun
22 34 (16.11%) Disaster Recovery
22 34 (16.11%) NAS
22 34 (16.11%) Red Hat Satellite

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 14 (6.64%) Apache
2 13 (6.16%) IIS
3 11 (5.21%) SharePoint
3 11 (5.21%) Skype for Business
3 11 (5.21%) Tomcat
4 10 (4.74%) JBoss
5 4 (1.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.90%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (4.74%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.42%) MS Office
3 2 (0.95%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.42%) Office 365
4 2 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.47%) IaaS
5 1 (0.47%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 111 (52.61%) SAN
2 72 (34.12%) Fibre Channel
3 36 (17.06%) WAN
4 34 (16.11%) NAS
5 30 (14.22%) DNS
6 28 (13.27%) Firewall
7 27 (12.80%) LAN
8 22 (10.43%) Network Security
9 19 (9.00%) Wireless
10 17 (8.06%) TCP/IP
11 16 (7.58%) VPN
12 15 (7.11%) SSL
13 13 (6.16%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (6.16%) Internet
13 13 (6.16%) VLAN
13 13 (6.16%) VoIP
14 12 (5.69%) DHCP
14 12 (5.69%) LDAP
15 11 (5.21%) BGP
15 11 (5.21%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (15.17%) MySQL
2 26 (12.32%) VLDB
3 20 (9.48%) OLTP
4 9 (4.27%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (2.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (0.95%) Bitbucket
2 2 (0.95%) JIRA
3 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (16.59%) Finance
2 13 (6.16%) Banking
3 7 (3.32%) Retail
4 6 (2.84%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.37%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.42%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.42%) Military
7 2 (0.95%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.47%) Advertising
8 1 (0.47%) Electronics
8 1 (0.47%) French Language
8 1 (0.47%) Legal
8 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 72 (34.12%) Administrator
2 36 (17.06%) Unix Administrator
3 28 (13.27%) Storage Engineer
4 27 (12.80%) Architect
5 26 (12.32%) Systems Administrator
6 25 (11.85%) Storage Administrator
7 23 (10.90%) Network Engineer
8 15 (7.11%) Network Architect
8 15 (7.11%) Storage Systems Administrator
9 13 (6.16%) Consultant
9 13 (6.16%) Solaris Administrator
10 12 (5.69%) Linux Administrator
11 9 (4.27%) Technical Architect
12 8 (3.79%) Storage Specialist
13 7 (3.32%) Storage Consultant
14 6 (2.84%) Analyst
14 6 (2.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 6 (2.84%) NetApp Engineer
14 6 (2.84%) Network Security Engineer
14 6 (2.84%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.74%) LAMP
2 7 (3.32%) .NET
3 6 (2.84%) .NET Framework
3 6 (2.84%) JSP
4 4 (1.90%) JRuby
4 4 (1.90%) WAMP
5 1 (0.47%) Flash
5 1 (0.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 36 (17.06%) EMC VMAX
2 33 (15.64%) EMC VNX
3 29 (13.74%) Enterprise Storage
4 24 (11.37%) Data Centre
5 21 (9.95%) Computer Science
6 14 (6.64%) HP Storage
7 11 (5.21%) Clustering
8 10 (4.74%) Celerra
9 9 (4.27%) PMI
9 9 (4.27%) Replication
10 8 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (3.32%) CLARiiON
12 6 (2.84%) HP StoreVirtual
12 6 (2.84%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (2.84%) LPAR
13 4 (1.90%) Blackberry
13 4 (1.90%) Fintech
13 4 (1.90%) Hedge funds
13 4 (1.90%) PKI
14 3 (1.42%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 97 (45.97%) Linux
2 72 (34.12%) Unix
3 65 (30.81%) Windows
4 54 (25.59%) Solaris
5 52 (24.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (8.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (6.16%) Windows Server
8 8 (3.79%) AIX
8 8 (3.79%) Data ONTAP
8 8 (3.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.90%) VyOS
10 1 (0.47%) HPUX
10 1 (0.47%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (20.38%) Migration
2 42 (19.91%) High Availability
3 41 (19.43%) ITIL
4 34 (16.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 20 (9.48%) Load Balancing
6 19 (9.00%) Capacity Management
6 19 (9.00%) Change Management
7 16 (7.58%) Performance Monitoring
8 14 (6.64%) Network Design
8 14 (6.64%) PRINCE2
9 13 (6.16%) Network Monitoring
10 11 (5.21%) Security Management
10 11 (5.21%) Service Management
11 10 (4.74%) Change Control
12 9 (4.27%) Project Management
13 8 (3.79%) Problem Management
13 8 (3.79%) Root Cause Analysis
14 7 (3.32%) Mentoring
15 6 (2.84%) Data Protection
15 6 (2.84%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.21%) SQL
2 10 (4.74%) PHP
3 8 (3.79%) PowerShell
4 6 (2.84%) Java
5 5 (2.37%) Korn
6 4 (1.90%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.90%) Ruby
7 1 (0.47%) Perl
7 1 (0.47%) Python
7 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (20.85%) Security Cleared
2 40 (18.96%) SC Cleared
3 23 (10.90%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (6.64%) CCNP
5 9 (4.27%) CCIE
5 9 (4.27%) Degree
5 9 (4.27%) PMI Certification
6 8 (3.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (3.79%) RHCE
7 7 (3.32%) CCNA
7 7 (3.32%) MCITP
7 7 (3.32%) MCTS
8 6 (2.84%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (2.37%) NCDA
9 5 (2.37%) NCIE
9 5 (2.37%) NCSA
10 4 (1.90%) HP ASE
10 4 (1.90%) HPE ATP
11 3 (1.42%) JNCIA
11 3 (1.42%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.84%) SLA
2 2 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.95%) QA
3 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (18.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 22 (10.43%) Active Directory
2 22 (10.43%) GlusterFS
2 22 (10.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (9.00%) NFS
4 12 (5.69%) UAG
4 12 (5.69%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (3.32%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 7 (3.32%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (2.84%) Hyper-V
7 5 (2.37%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (2.37%) vSphere
8 4 (1.90%) StorNext
8 4 (1.90%) VMware ESX
9 3 (1.42%) Firmware
9 3 (1.42%) RHEV
10 2 (0.95%) SRDF
10 2 (0.95%) vCloud
10 2 (0.95%) Veritas File System
10 2 (0.95%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 57 (27.01%) NetBackup
2 34 (16.11%) Red Hat Satellite
3 33 (15.64%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 29 (13.74%) Oracle ZFS
5 22 (10.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 20 (9.48%) Puppet
7 8 (3.79%) EMC VPLEX
7 8 (3.79%) Norton AntiVirus
7 8 (3.79%) SCCM
8 7 (3.32%) Tivoli
9 6 (2.84%) Microsoft Clustering
10 5 (2.37%) Failover Clustering
10 5 (2.37%) vRealize
11 4 (1.90%) CA Spectrum
11 4 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (1.90%) SCOM
11 4 (1.90%) SCVMM
11 4 (1.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 4 (1.90%) WSUS
11 4 (1.90%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 88 (41.71%) EMC
2 79 (37.44%) Cisco
3 58 (27.49%) Red Hat
4 56 (26.54%) HP
5 47 (22.27%) Oracle
6 44 (20.85%) Veritas
7 43 (20.38%) NetApp
8 41 (19.43%) Microsoft
9 37 (17.54%) StorageTek
10 35 (16.59%) Sun
11 33 (15.64%) 3PAR
11 33 (15.64%) VMware
12 30 (14.22%) F5
13 28 (13.27%) IBM
13 28 (13.27%) Juniper
14 26 (12.32%) Symantec
15 19 (9.00%) CheckPoint
16 16 (7.58%) Riverbed
17 11 (5.21%) Citrix
17 11 (5.21%) Isilon
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Flow Communications Uk Ltd
Rate: Competitive salary
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Cardiff University
Rate: From £31,656 to £37,768 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago