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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Brocade
Rank 548 504 526
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +22
Contract jobs citing Brocade 99 136 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 0.54% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 61 62
Median daily rate £394 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £240 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +5.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £51.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+27.50% -

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
24634 25278 24936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.30% 45.29% 45.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 15133 14378 14020
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 799 1102 1080
Median hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £11.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £42.00 £40.00
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 3 May 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 3 May 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 -61 92 £394 +5.00% 16
South East +7 43 £388 -6.06% 11
London -58 25 £450 +22.03% 1
Surrey +10 24 £388 +29.16% 3
North West +4 12 £260 - 2
Hampshire +6 11 £490 -
Cheshire -5 9 £330 -
Redhill - 9 £365 -
City of London +30 7 £493 +21.23% 1
West Midlands -7 6 £400 +20.30%
Scotland -13 6 £405 - 1
Runcorn - 6 - -
Epsom - 5 - -
West Sussex - 5 £366 -
Yorkshire +2 4 £375 +46.34% 1
Renfrewshire - 4 £405 -
Solihull - 4 - -
West Yorkshire - 4 £375 - 1
Gosport - 4 £525 -
Erskine - 4 £405 -
Gatwick - 3 £366 -
Leeds - 3 - - 1
East of England -9 2 £500 +38.88% 1
Edinburgh -11 2 £375 - 1
Shropshire - 2 £400 -
Merseyside - 2 £260 - 1
Wirral - 2 £260 -
Telford - 2 £400 -
Crawley - 2 £371 -
Berkshire +4 1 - - 8

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 87 (51.48%) SAN
2 76 (44.97%) EMC
3 72 (42.60%) Linux
3 72 (42.60%) Unix
4 60 (35.50%) Cisco
5 57 (33.73%) Fibre Channel
6 53 (31.36%) Windows
7 44 (26.04%) Solaris
7 44 (26.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 42 (24.85%) HP
8 42 (24.85%) Red Hat
9 41 (24.26%) NetApp
9 41 (24.26%) Migration
9 41 (24.26%) NetBackup
9 41 (24.26%) High Availability
10 40 (23.67%) Microsoft
10 40 (23.67%) Oracle
11 37 (21.89%) IBM
12 35 (20.71%) NAS
13 33 (19.53%) Security Cleared
13 33 (19.53%) StorageTek
13 33 (19.53%) Veritas
14 32 (18.93%) WAN
14 32 (18.93%) Finance
15 31 (18.34%) Firewall
16 30 (17.75%) VMware
16 30 (17.75%) Sun
17 29 (17.16%) Disaster Recovery
18 28 (16.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 28 (16.57%) 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 8 (4.73%) Skype for Business
2 7 (4.14%) JBoss
3 5 (2.96%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.37%) Apache
4 4 (2.37%) IIS
4 4 (2.37%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.18%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.59%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.59%) Node.js
6 1 (0.59%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (2.96%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.78%) MS Office
3 2 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.78%) Office 365
3 2 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (1.18%) SoftLayer
4 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.59%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 87 (51.48%) SAN
2 57 (33.73%) Fibre Channel
3 35 (20.71%) NAS
4 32 (18.93%) WAN
5 31 (18.34%) Firewall
6 26 (15.38%) LAN
7 22 (13.02%) DNS
7 22 (13.02%) Network Security
8 20 (11.83%) TCP/IP
9 16 (9.47%) Wireless
10 14 (8.28%) VLAN
11 13 (7.69%) Internet
12 11 (6.51%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (5.33%) DHCP
13 9 (5.33%) OSPF
13 9 (5.33%) SNMP
13 9 (5.33%) VPN
14 8 (4.73%) BGP
14 8 (4.73%) EIGRP
15 7 (4.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (15.38%) MySQL
2 22 (13.02%) VLDB
3 16 (9.47%) OLTP
4 2 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.18%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.59%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (1.18%) Bitbucket
1 2 (1.18%) JIRA
2 1 (0.59%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.59%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.59%) Selenium
2 1 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 32 (18.93%) Finance
2 13 (7.69%) Banking
3 8 (4.73%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.96%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.78%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.78%) Military
6 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.18%) Retail
7 1 (0.59%) Electronics
7 1 (0.59%) French Language
7 1 (0.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 58 (34.32%) Administrator
2 29 (17.16%) Unix Administrator
3 23 (13.61%) Storage Administrator
4 22 (13.02%) Architect
5 21 (12.43%) Systems Administrator
6 20 (11.83%) Storage Engineer
7 17 (10.06%) Network Engineer
8 14 (8.28%) Storage Systems Administrator
9 10 (5.92%) Consultant
9 10 (5.92%) SAN Engineer
9 10 (5.92%) SAN Storage Engineer
10 9 (5.33%) Linux Administrator
11 8 (4.73%) Network Architect
11 8 (4.73%) Storage Specialist
12 6 (3.55%) Analyst
12 6 (3.55%) NetApp Engineer
12 6 (3.55%) Support Engineer
12 6 (3.55%) Technical Architect
13 5 (2.96%) NAS Engineer
13 5 (2.96%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.55%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.37%) .NET
2 4 (2.37%) JRuby
2 4 (2.37%) LAMP
3 3 (1.78%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.78%) JSP
4 2 (1.18%) WAMP
4 2 (1.18%) Web Services
5 1 (0.59%) Flash
5 1 (0.59%) Middleware
5 1 (0.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.57%) EMC VMAX
2 24 (14.20%) Data Centre
2 24 (14.20%) Enterprise Storage
3 22 (13.02%) EMC VNX
4 17 (10.06%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.14%) Replication
6 5 (2.96%) IBM XIV
6 5 (2.96%) LPAR
7 4 (2.37%) BBC
7 4 (2.37%) Celerra
7 4 (2.37%) CLARiiON
7 4 (2.37%) Clustering
7 4 (2.37%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.78%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.78%) iDTV
8 3 (1.78%) PMI
8 3 (1.78%) Symmetrix
8 3 (1.78%) VCE vBlock
9 2 (1.18%) Contactless
Operating Systems
1 72 (42.60%) Linux
1 72 (42.60%) Unix
2 53 (31.36%) Windows
3 44 (26.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 44 (26.04%) Solaris
4 10 (5.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (5.33%) Windows Server
6 7 (4.14%) Data ONTAP
7 4 (2.37%) VyOS
7 4 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.18%) AIX
8 2 (1.18%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.18%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.59%) CatOS
9 1 (0.59%) CentOS
9 1 (0.59%) SUSE
9 1 (0.59%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (24.26%) High Availability
1 41 (24.26%) Migration
2 29 (17.16%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (12.43%) ITIL
4 16 (9.47%) Capacity Management
5 15 (8.88%) Load Balancing
6 14 (8.28%) Performance Monitoring
7 13 (7.69%) Change Control
7 13 (7.69%) Change Management
8 11 (6.51%) Service Management
9 7 (4.14%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (4.14%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (3.55%) Configuration Management
10 6 (3.55%) Data Migration
10 6 (3.55%) Infrastructure Management
10 6 (3.55%) Network Management
10 6 (3.55%) Security Management
11 5 (2.96%) Data Protection
11 5 (2.96%) PRINCE2
11 5 (2.96%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.92%) SQL
2 7 (4.14%) Bash Shell
3 6 (3.55%) Perl
3 6 (3.55%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.55%) Python
4 4 (2.37%) PHP
4 4 (2.37%) Ruby
5 3 (1.78%) Java
6 1 (0.59%) Lisp
6 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (19.53%) Security Cleared
2 22 (13.02%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.92%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (4.73%) CCNP
5 6 (3.55%) Degree
6 5 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.96%) NCDA
6 5 (2.96%) NCIE
6 5 (2.96%) NCSA
6 5 (2.96%) RHCE
7 4 (2.37%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.37%) MCITP
7 4 (2.37%) MCTS
8 3 (1.78%) JNCIP
8 3 (1.78%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.18%) CCNA
10 1 (0.59%) CCDP
10 1 (0.59%) CCIE
10 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.59%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.37%) SLA
2 1 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.59%) ISO 9002
2 1 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 28 (16.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 22 (13.02%) GlusterFS
3 20 (11.83%) NFS
4 13 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (5.92%) Active Directory
6 9 (5.33%) UAG
7 7 (4.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 5 (2.96%) Firmware
8 5 (2.96%) Hyper-V
9 4 (2.37%) StorNext
10 3 (1.78%) RHEV
10 3 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (1.18%) Veritas File System
11 2 (1.18%) VMware ESX
11 2 (1.18%) vSphere
11 2 (1.18%) XenApp
11 2 (1.18%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.59%) Samba
12 1 (0.59%) SRDF
12 1 (0.59%) Xen
Systems Management
1 41 (24.26%) NetBackup
2 28 (16.57%) Red Hat Satellite
3 26 (15.38%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 23 (13.61%) Oracle ZFS
5 21 (12.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 10 (5.92%) Puppet
6 10 (5.92%) Tivoli
7 8 (4.73%) EMC VPLEX
8 7 (4.14%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (2.96%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (2.37%) SCOM
11 3 (1.78%) HP SIM
11 3 (1.78%) Nagios
11 3 (1.78%) OpenView
12 2 (1.18%) SCCM
12 2 (1.18%) vMotion
13 1 (0.59%) CA Spectrum
13 1 (0.59%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 76 (44.97%) EMC
2 60 (35.50%) Cisco
3 42 (24.85%) HP
3 42 (24.85%) Red Hat
4 41 (24.26%) NetApp
5 40 (23.67%) Microsoft
5 40 (23.67%) Oracle
6 37 (21.89%) IBM
7 33 (19.53%) StorageTek
7 33 (19.53%) Veritas
8 30 (17.75%) Sun
8 30 (17.75%) VMware
9 20 (11.83%) Juniper
10 17 (10.06%) F5
11 15 (8.88%) 3PAR
12 12 (7.10%) CheckPoint
12 12 (7.10%) Hitachi
13 11 (6.51%) Symantec
14 10 (5.92%) Riverbed
15 8 (4.73%) Palo Alto
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