The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 25 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
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 157 189
Rank change year-on-year -4 +32  
Contract jobs citing Brocade 2 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.061% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.67% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 11
Median daily rate £431 £550 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.59% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £420 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £680 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £365 £360
% change year-on-year -2.39% +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 the City of London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1241 1342 2468
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 37.89% 40.39% 42.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 902 1034 1828
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 68
Median hourly rate £21.40 £19.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.63% +5.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.92 £26.00 £41.00
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 the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

Brocade
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Brocade in the City of London

Brocade
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Brocade in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 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 City of London region with a requirement for Brocade.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) NAS
2 2 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 2 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Compliance Audit
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) Storage Virtualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) Legal

Brocade
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (50.00%) NAS
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) NetBackup Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Storage Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) NetBackup Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Compliance Audit
1 2 (50.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) 3PAR
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) EMC
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) NetApp
1 2 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) VMware