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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Brocade
Rank 535 550 535
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -15
Contract jobs citing Brocade 99 114 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.41% 0.44% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 58 38
Median daily rate £394 £375 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £491 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.17% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £15.50 £17.24 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.09% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.24 -
% change year-on-year
-10.09% -

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
24057 25710 25856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.12% 44.07% 45.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14701 15190 14413
Median daily rate £405 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 817 1095 1105
Median hourly rate £19.44 £18.51 £18.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.99% +0.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.99% +5.82%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +3 90 £390 +5.76% 10
South East +16 25 £380 +1.33% 1
London +5 24 £413 +10.20% 6
West Midlands -27 12 £275 -23.50%
City of London +39 11 £402 -2.66% 2
Tyne and Wear - 10 £315 -
North East - 10 £315 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 10 £315 -
Solihull - 10 £270 -
Scotland +12 9 £400 -11.11% 1
Surrey +6 9 £393 +30.83%
Hampshire +1 7 £380 -5.00%
West Sussex - 7 £365 -
Gatwick - 7 £365 -
Merseyside +10 6 £400 +33.55%
North West +7 6 £400 +30.61%
East of England +18 5 £450 +16.88% 1
Liverpool +7 5 £400 +23.07%
Edinburgh +5 5 £400 -11.11%
Hertfordshire +4 5 £450 +16.88% 1
Glasgow +14 4 £288 -
Havant +4 4 £385 -
Yorkshire -6 4 £353 +16.04% 1
West Yorkshire +1 3 £380 +27.73% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £500 - 1
Bradford - 3 £380 -
Milton Keynes +17 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +15 2 - -
East Midlands -5 2 £396 +9.31%
Portsmouth - 2 £365 -

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 103 (52.02%) SAN
2 84 (42.42%) Linux
3 80 (40.40%) Cisco
4 74 (37.37%) EMC
5 66 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
6 62 (31.31%) Unix
6 62 (31.31%) Windows
7 54 (27.27%) HP
7 54 (27.27%) NetBackup
8 50 (25.25%) Red Hat
9 49 (24.75%) ITIL
10 46 (23.23%) NetApp
11 45 (22.73%) Solaris
11 45 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 43 (21.72%) Veritas
13 40 (20.20%) Security Cleared
14 38 (19.19%) SC Cleared
14 38 (19.19%) Oracle
15 37 (18.69%) Microsoft
16 36 (18.18%) Migration
16 36 (18.18%) High Availability
17 35 (17.68%) 3PAR
17 35 (17.68%) VMware
18 34 (17.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 34 (17.17%) EMC VMAX
19 33 (16.67%) WAN
20 32 (16.16%) StorageTek
20 32 (16.16%) Finance
21 31 (15.66%) DNS
21 31 (15.66%) Sun

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 15 (7.58%) IIS
2 14 (7.07%) Apache
3 13 (6.57%) Skype for Business
4 11 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 11 (5.56%) Tomcat
5 9 (4.55%) JBoss
6 5 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.53%) MS Exchange
7 4 (2.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.05%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.03%) Office 365
3 5 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.51%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 103 (52.02%) SAN
2 66 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
3 33 (16.67%) WAN
4 31 (15.66%) DNS
4 31 (15.66%) NAS
5 28 (14.14%) LAN
6 25 (12.63%) Firewall
7 22 (11.11%) Network Security
8 19 (9.60%) VPN
8 19 (9.60%) Wireless
9 17 (8.59%) Cisco ASA
10 16 (8.08%) LDAP
10 16 (8.08%) SSL
11 14 (7.07%) TCP/IP
11 14 (7.07%) VLAN
12 13 (6.57%) Cisco Nexus
12 13 (6.57%) Internet
12 13 (6.57%) VoIP
13 12 (6.06%) NetScaler
14 11 (5.56%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.64%) MySQL
2 22 (11.11%) VLDB
3 18 (9.09%) OLTP
4 9 (4.55%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.01%) Bitbucket
2 2 (1.01%) JIRA
General
1 32 (16.16%) Finance
2 9 (4.55%) Banking
3 6 (3.03%) Financial Institution
3 6 (3.03%) Retail
4 4 (2.02%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.52%) Military
6 2 (1.01%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.51%) Advertising
7 1 (0.51%) Electronics
7 1 (0.51%) French Language
7 1 (0.51%) Legal
7 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 61 (30.81%) Administrator
2 31 (15.66%) Storage Engineer
3 30 (15.15%) Unix Administrator
4 25 (12.63%) Architect
5 24 (12.12%) Network Engineer
6 21 (10.61%) Systems Administrator
7 19 (9.60%) Storage Administrator
8 16 (8.08%) Network Architect
9 12 (6.06%) Solaris Administrator
10 10 (5.05%) Linux Administrator
10 10 (5.05%) Technical Architect
11 9 (4.55%) Consultant
11 9 (4.55%) Storage Systems Administrator
12 7 (3.54%) Cisco Engineer
12 7 (3.54%) Network Security Engineer
12 7 (3.54%) SAN Engineer
12 7 (3.54%) SAN Storage Engineer
12 7 (3.54%) Security Engineer
13 6 (3.03%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 6 (3.03%) EMC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.05%) LAMP
2 7 (3.54%) .NET
3 6 (3.03%) .NET Framework
3 6 (3.03%) JSP
4 4 (2.02%) JRuby
4 4 (2.02%) WAMP
5 1 (0.51%) Flash
5 1 (0.51%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 34 (17.17%) EMC VMAX
2 28 (14.14%) EMC VNX
3 25 (12.63%) Enterprise Storage
4 24 (12.12%) Data Centre
5 17 (8.59%) Computer Science
6 14 (7.07%) Clustering
7 12 (6.06%) HP Storage
8 10 (5.05%) Replication
9 9 (4.55%) PMI
10 8 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (3.54%) Celerra
11 7 (3.54%) HP StoreVirtual
12 6 (3.03%) LPAR
13 5 (2.53%) Hybrid Cloud
14 4 (2.02%) Blackberry
14 4 (2.02%) CLARiiON
14 4 (2.02%) EMC Centera
14 4 (2.02%) Fintech
14 4 (2.02%) Hedge funds
14 4 (2.02%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 84 (42.42%) Linux
2 62 (31.31%) Unix
2 62 (31.31%) Windows
3 45 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 45 (22.73%) Solaris
4 20 (10.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (8.08%) Windows Server
6 11 (5.56%) Data ONTAP
6 11 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (4.04%) AIX
8 4 (2.02%) VyOS
9 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.51%) HPUX
10 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.51%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.51%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (24.75%) ITIL
2 36 (18.18%) High Availability
2 36 (18.18%) Migration
3 29 (14.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 22 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 20 (10.10%) Capacity Management
6 14 (7.07%) Change Management
6 14 (7.07%) Network Design
6 14 (7.07%) Performance Monitoring
6 14 (7.07%) Service Management
7 13 (6.57%) Network Monitoring
7 13 (6.57%) PRINCE2
8 11 (5.56%) Security Management
9 9 (4.55%) Configuration Management
9 9 (4.55%) Project Management
10 7 (3.54%) Network Management
10 7 (3.54%) Problem Management
10 7 (3.54%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (3.03%) Data Protection
11 6 (3.03%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.57%) SQL
2 10 (5.05%) PHP
3 9 (4.55%) PowerShell
4 6 (3.03%) Java
5 5 (2.53%) Korn
6 4 (2.02%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.02%) Ruby
6 4 (2.02%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (20.20%) Security Cleared
2 38 (19.19%) SC Cleared
3 22 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (6.57%) CCNP
5 10 (5.05%) CCIE
6 9 (4.55%) PMI Certification
7 8 (4.04%) CCNA
7 8 (4.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (4.04%) RHCE
8 7 (3.54%) Degree
8 7 (3.54%) MCITP
8 7 (3.54%) MCTS
9 6 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (2.02%) HP ASE
10 4 (2.02%) HPE ATP
11 3 (1.52%) JNCIA
11 3 (1.52%) JNCIS
11 3 (1.52%) NCDA
11 3 (1.52%) NCIE
11 3 (1.52%) NCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.03%) SLA
2 2 (1.01%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 34 (17.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 25 (12.63%) Active Directory
2 25 (12.63%) NFS
3 24 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (8.59%) GlusterFS
5 12 (6.06%) UAG
5 12 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (5.56%) vSphere
7 7 (3.54%) Hyper-V
8 4 (2.02%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 4 (2.02%) Samba
8 4 (2.02%) StorNext
8 4 (2.02%) VMware ESX
8 4 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.52%) SRDF
9 3 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (1.01%) vCloud
10 2 (1.01%) Veritas File System
10 2 (1.01%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.51%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 54 (27.27%) NetBackup
2 31 (15.66%) Red Hat Satellite
3 28 (14.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 24 (12.12%) Oracle ZFS
5 22 (11.11%) Puppet
6 21 (10.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 7 (3.54%) NetApp OnCommand
7 7 (3.54%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (3.54%) SCCM
7 7 (3.54%) Tivoli
8 6 (3.03%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (2.53%) EMC NetWorker
9 5 (2.53%) EMC VPLEX
9 5 (2.53%) Failover Clustering
9 5 (2.53%) vRealize
10 4 (2.02%) Nagios
10 4 (2.02%) SCOM
10 4 (2.02%) SCVMM
10 4 (2.02%) WSUS
Vendors
1 80 (40.40%) Cisco
2 74 (37.37%) EMC
3 54 (27.27%) HP
4 50 (25.25%) Red Hat
5 46 (23.23%) NetApp
6 43 (21.72%) Veritas
7 38 (19.19%) Oracle
8 37 (18.69%) Microsoft
9 35 (17.68%) 3PAR
9 35 (17.68%) VMware
10 32 (16.16%) StorageTek
11 31 (15.66%) Sun
12 28 (14.14%) IBM
13 26 (13.13%) F5
14 25 (12.63%) Juniper
15 22 (11.11%) Symantec
16 19 (9.60%) CheckPoint
17 16 (8.08%) Riverbed
18 13 (6.57%) Isilon
19 12 (6.06%) Citrix
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