The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Brocade products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Brocade over the 3 months to 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Brocade
Rank 136 113 115
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +2
Contract jobs citing Brocade 6 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.31% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.48% 0.68% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £406 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 - £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 - £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £313 £363
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 - £37.00
Brocade
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1249 1171 1179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.12% 45.78% 48.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 574 594
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 57 109
Median hourly rate £15.43 £15.85 £17.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.68% -7.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.69 £10.36 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £31.44 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.40
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.44%

Brocade
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Brocade as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Brocade Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Brocade
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Brocade across the West Midlands region.

Brocade Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Brocade
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Brocade across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Brocade Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Brocade
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Brocade across the West Midlands region.

Brocade Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Brocade
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Brocade within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 December 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
Solihull -6 3 - -
Birmingham - 2 £325 -
Brocade
England

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Brocade.

1 15 (83.33%) Juniper
2 14 (77.78%) Cisco
3 12 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 11 (61.11%) SC Cleared
4 11 (61.11%) VoIP
4 11 (61.11%) WAN
5 10 (55.56%) VPN
5 10 (55.56%) LAN
5 10 (55.56%) VLAN
6 8 (44.44%) WLAN
7 4 (22.22%) Wireless
7 4 (22.22%) F5
8 3 (16.67%) Skype for Business
8 3 (16.67%) Skype
8 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
8 3 (16.67%) NetScaler
8 3 (16.67%) Linux
8 3 (16.67%) Unix
8 3 (16.67%) Windows
8 3 (16.67%) SLA
8 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (16.67%) CCIE
8 3 (16.67%) CCNP
9 2 (11.11%) HP
9 2 (11.11%) RHCE
9 2 (11.11%) IBM
9 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
9 2 (11.11%) SAN
9 2 (11.11%) NetApp
9 2 (11.11%) Red Hat

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) VoIP
1 11 (61.11%) WAN
2 10 (55.56%) LAN
2 10 (55.56%) VLAN
2 10 (55.56%) VPN
3 8 (44.44%) WLAN
4 4 (22.22%) Wireless
5 3 (16.67%) NetScaler
5 3 (16.67%) Skype
6 2 (11.11%) BGP
6 2 (11.11%) EIGRP
6 2 (11.11%) FTP
6 2 (11.11%) HTTP
6 2 (11.11%) HTTPS
6 2 (11.11%) MPLS
6 2 (11.11%) OSPF
6 2 (11.11%) SAN
6 2 (11.11%) SMTP
6 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 1 (5.56%) ATM
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Architect
1 12 (66.67%) Network Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Administrator
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Network Manager
2 2 (11.11%) SAN Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Design Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Designer
3 1 (5.56%) Head of Networks
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Juniper Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Network Operations Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Network Technical Architect
3 1 (5.56%) SAN Storage Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) SAN Storage Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
1 3 (16.67%) Unix
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) HPUX
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (11.11%) Coaching
1 2 (11.11%) ITIL
1 2 (11.11%) Migration
1 2 (11.11%) Network Design
1 2 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
1 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
1 2 (11.11%) SFIA
2 1 (5.56%) Change Management
2 1 (5.56%) Escalation Management
2 1 (5.56%) Line Management
2 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
2 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
2 1 (5.56%) Network Management
2 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
2 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (5.56%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.56%) Service Management
2 1 (5.56%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (61.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) CCIE
3 3 (16.67%) CCNP
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (11.11%) RHCE
5 1 (5.56%) CCA
5 1 (5.56%) CCDA
5 1 (5.56%) CCDP
5 1 (5.56%) CCNA
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (5.56%) JNCIA
5 1 (5.56%) JNCIP
5 1 (5.56%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (5.56%) Nagios
2 1 (5.56%) Opsview
2 1 (5.56%) QRadar
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Juniper
2 14 (77.78%) Cisco
3 4 (22.22%) F5
4 2 (11.11%) Aruba
4 2 (11.11%) HP
4 2 (11.11%) IBM
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.11%) NetApp
4 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 2 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) ArcSight
5 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.56%) Intel Security
5 1 (5.56%) Riverbed
5 1 (5.56%) Splunk