The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 26 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
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 508 531 494
Rank change year-on-year +23 -37  
Contract jobs citing Brocade 81 92 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.19% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% 0.42% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 59 77
Median daily rate £379 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £506 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £365 £360
% change year-on-year -0.68% +1.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £51.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +70.00%  
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 England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18970 21682 22783
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.95% 44.49% 44.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11606 13612 13631
Median daily rate £427 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.43% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 635 721 1031
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.33 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

Brocade
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

Brocade
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Brocade in England

Brocade
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Brocade in England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Brocade in England

Brocade
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Brocade in England

Brocade
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Brocade within the England region over the 3 months to 26 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
South East +22 30 £383 +0.65% 8
North West +26 14 £450 +38.46% 4
North East +69 12 £310 -3.27% 2
London -15 12 £431 -4.16% 5
Yorkshire +29 5 £400 +18.51% 4
West Midlands +21 3 £325 +16.07%
South West - 3 - - 2
East of England -6 2 - - 1
Brocade
UK

For the 6 months to 26 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 England region with a requirement for Brocade.

1 101 (64.33%) SAN
2 88 (56.05%) Cisco
3 75 (47.77%) EMC
4 68 (43.31%) HP
5 62 (39.49%) Fibre Channel
6 59 (37.58%) Data Centre
7 58 (36.94%) Linux
8 51 (32.48%) Migration
9 50 (31.85%) NetBackup
10 47 (29.94%) Windows
11 43 (27.39%) 3PAR
12 42 (26.75%) Solaris
13 40 (25.48%) NetApp
14 37 (23.57%) Unix
15 36 (22.93%) VMware
16 35 (22.29%) Veritas
17 33 (21.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 29 (18.47%) Firewall
18 29 (18.47%) Symantec
19 28 (17.83%) Red Hat
19 28 (17.83%) Security Cleared
20 27 (17.20%) NAS
20 27 (17.20%) Microsoft
21 26 (16.56%) F5
22 25 (15.92%) Finance
22 25 (15.92%) SC Cleared
23 23 (14.65%) Data Migration
23 23 (14.65%) Oracle
24 22 (14.01%) AIX
24 22 (14.01%) NFS

Brocade
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 1 (0.64%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.64%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.64%) IaaS
2 1 (0.64%) PaaS
2 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 101 (64.33%) SAN
2 62 (39.49%) Fibre Channel
3 29 (18.47%) Firewall
4 27 (17.20%) NAS
5 20 (12.74%) LAN
6 19 (12.10%) Network Security
7 15 (9.55%) Cisco Nexus
7 15 (9.55%) WAN
8 14 (8.92%) VPN
9 13 (8.28%) DHCP
9 13 (8.28%) DNS
9 13 (8.28%) Wireless
10 12 (7.64%) VoIP
11 11 (7.01%) iSCSI
11 11 (7.01%) NetScaler
12 10 (6.37%) OSPF
13 9 (5.73%) BGP
13 9 (5.73%) FTP
13 9 (5.73%) MPLS
13 9 (5.73%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.55%) InterSystems Cache
2 3 (1.91%) MS Access
2 3 (1.91%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Subversion
General
1 25 (15.92%) Finance
2 10 (6.37%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.82%) Financial Institution
3 6 (3.82%) Legal
4 4 (2.55%) Banking
5 3 (1.91%) Law
6 1 (0.64%) Electronics
6 1 (0.64%) French Language
6 1 (0.64%) German Language
6 1 (0.64%) Marketing
6 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (19.11%) Administrator
2 27 (17.20%) Network Engineer
3 20 (12.74%) Storage Engineer
4 19 (12.10%) Architect
5 17 (10.83%) Unix Administrator
6 15 (9.55%) Storage Specialist
7 14 (8.92%) Storage Administrator
8 13 (8.28%) NetApp Engineer
9 12 (7.64%) Backup Engineer
10 10 (6.37%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 10 (6.37%) SAN Administrator
10 10 (6.37%) Storage Architect
10 10 (6.37%) Systems Administrator
11 8 (5.10%) Unix Systems Administrator
12 7 (4.46%) Network Security Engineer
12 7 (4.46%) Network Specialist
12 7 (4.46%) SAN Storage Administrator
12 7 (4.46%) Security Engineer
12 7 (4.46%) Solaris Administrator
12 7 (4.46%) Storage and Backup Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.64%) COM
1 1 (0.64%) Middleware
1 1 (0.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 59 (37.58%) Data Centre
2 19 (12.10%) Replication
3 17 (10.83%) Enterprise Storage
4 10 (6.37%) Computer Science
5 9 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (5.10%) HP Storage
7 7 (4.46%) EMC VNX
8 5 (3.18%) CESG
8 5 (3.18%) Clustering
8 5 (3.18%) EMC VMAX
8 5 (3.18%) IBM XIV
8 5 (3.18%) LPAR
8 5 (3.18%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.55%) CLARiiON
9 4 (2.55%) Symmetrix DMX
10 3 (1.91%) BYOD
10 3 (1.91%) Streaming Video
11 1 (0.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.64%) FlexPod
11 1 (0.64%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 58 (36.94%) Linux
2 47 (29.94%) Windows
3 42 (26.75%) Solaris
4 37 (23.57%) Unix
5 33 (21.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (14.01%) AIX
7 13 (8.28%) Windows Server
8 9 (5.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (5.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (5.10%) CentOS
10 7 (4.46%) Data ONTAP
11 5 (3.18%) HPUX
12 1 (0.64%) SUSE
12 1 (0.64%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (32.48%) Migration
2 23 (14.65%) Data Migration
3 22 (14.01%) Load Balancing
4 21 (13.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 19 (12.10%) ITIL
6 15 (9.55%) High Availability
7 12 (7.64%) Change Management
8 11 (7.01%) Capacity Management
9 10 (6.37%) Performance Monitoring
10 9 (5.73%) Problem Management
11 8 (5.10%) Network Design
11 8 (5.10%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (4.46%) Mathematics
12 7 (4.46%) Network Management
12 7 (4.46%) Project Management
13 6 (3.82%) Customer Requirements
13 6 (3.82%) QMS
13 6 (3.82%) Quality Management
13 6 (3.82%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (3.18%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.19%) Perl
2 10 (6.37%) Shell Script
3 7 (4.46%) AWK
3 7 (4.46%) Bourne shell
3 7 (4.46%) Korn
4 6 (3.82%) SQL
5 2 (1.27%) C
6 1 (0.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (17.83%) Security Cleared
2 25 (15.92%) SC Cleared
3 12 (7.64%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (6.37%) RHCE
5 9 (5.73%) Degree
6 8 (5.10%) CCNP
7 7 (4.46%) OCA
7 7 (4.46%) OCP
7 7 (4.46%) Oracle Certification
7 7 (4.46%) RHCSA
8 5 (3.18%) CCNA
8 5 (3.18%) MCSE
8 5 (3.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (2.55%) JNCIP
9 4 (2.55%) JNCIS
9 4 (2.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.91%) CCIE
10 3 (1.91%) CISSP
10 3 (1.91%) JNCIA
10 3 (1.91%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.46%) SLA
2 4 (2.55%) HIPAA
2 4 (2.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.91%) PMO
4 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (14.01%) NFS
2 21 (13.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 14 (8.92%) Veritas File System
3 14 (8.92%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (8.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (5.10%) Virtual Servers
6 7 (4.46%) GlusterFS
6 7 (4.46%) SRDF
6 7 (4.46%) vSphere
7 6 (3.82%) Active Directory
8 3 (1.91%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.64%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.64%) Firmware
9 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 50 (31.85%) NetBackup
2 16 (10.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 16 (10.19%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 12 (7.64%) EMC NetWorker
3 12 (7.64%) HP Data Protector
4 11 (7.01%) Nagios
5 10 (6.37%) Backup Exec
6 9 (5.73%) EMC Navisphere
6 9 (5.73%) Norton AntiVirus
7 8 (5.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 7 (4.46%) NetApp OnCommand
8 7 (4.46%) Oracle ZFS
8 7 (4.46%) Red Hat Satellite
8 7 (4.46%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 5 (3.18%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (2.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (2.55%) SCCM
11 3 (1.91%) EMC TimeFinder
11 3 (1.91%) EMC VPLEX
11 3 (1.91%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 88 (56.05%) Cisco
2 75 (47.77%) EMC
3 68 (43.31%) HP
4 43 (27.39%) 3PAR
5 40 (25.48%) NetApp
6 36 (22.93%) VMware
7 35 (22.29%) Veritas
8 29 (18.47%) Symantec
9 28 (17.83%) Red Hat
10 27 (17.20%) Microsoft
11 26 (16.56%) F5
12 23 (14.65%) Oracle
13 21 (13.38%) IBM
14 16 (10.19%) Juniper
14 16 (10.19%) Sun
15 10 (6.37%) Fortinet
15 10 (6.37%) Infoblox
16 8 (5.10%) Veeam
17 7 (4.46%) Palo Alto
17 7 (4.46%) StorageTek
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