The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Brocade products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Brocade over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Brocade
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 73 87
Rank change year-on-year -10 +14  
Contract jobs citing Brocade 5 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.49% 0.10% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 1.04% 0.23% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £375 - £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £365 £360
% change year-on-year -0.68% +1.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £51.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year - +70.00%  

Brocade is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 480 443 547
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 47.01% 46.39% 44.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 214 241
Median daily rate £395 £405 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.46% +15.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 30
Median hourly rate £12.50 £10.12 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.54% -59.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.03 £8.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £15.13 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Brocade
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing Brocade as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Brocade in Buckinghamshire

Brocade
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Brocade in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Brocade in Buckinghamshire

Brocade
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Brocade in Buckinghamshire

Brocade
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Brocade within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 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
Milton Keynes -10 4 - -
Brocade
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Brocade.

1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (55.56%) IBM XIV
2 5 (55.56%) IBM
2 5 (55.56%) AIX
2 5 (55.56%) SAN
2 5 (55.56%) Migration
2 5 (55.56%) Replication
2 5 (55.56%) LPAR
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) Wireless
3 4 (44.44%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 4 (44.44%) Internet
3 4 (44.44%) CCNP
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (44.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (44.44%) LAN
3 4 (44.44%) VPN
3 4 (44.44%) Aerohive Networks
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 3 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (33.33%) BYOD
4 3 (33.33%) CCIE
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) SAP
4 3 (33.33%) Juniper
4 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery

Brocade
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) SAN
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) Internet
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) VPN
2 4 (44.44%) Wireless
3 3 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (22.22%) IP Telephony
4 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) AIX Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IBM Storage Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Network Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Storage Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (55.56%) IBM XIV
2 5 (55.56%) LPAR
2 5 (55.56%) Replication
3 3 (33.33%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) AIX
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CCNP
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (11.11%) CCIE Data Center
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (22.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) IBM
3 4 (44.44%) Aerohive Networks
3 4 (44.44%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 3 (33.33%) Juniper
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) SAP
5 2 (22.22%) VMware