Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 654 671 681
Rank change year-on-year +17 +10 -27
Contract jobs citing Brocade 177 202 184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.44% 0.46% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 125 96
England median daily rate £385 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.32% +1.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £305 £286 £300
90th Percentile £498 £539 £538
UK median daily rate £386 £378 £375
% change year-on-year +2.32% +0.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
England median hourly rate - £22.50 £17.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +30.51% -53.41%
UK median hourly rate - £22.50 £17.24
% change year-on-year - +30.51% -53.41%

Brocade is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 40199 44295 45544
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.82% 45.13% 43.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 25195 27380 27387
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £245 £228
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1351 1568 1947
England median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.55% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.66 £10.23 £10.13
90th Percentile £45.00 £44.75 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.47% -5.71% +6.06%

Brocade
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Brocade as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +36 68 £388 +2.65% 4
London -22 43 £450 +12.08% 4
North of England +42 36 £320 -1.54% 2
North East +70 27 £310 -3.28%
East of England -11 13 £403 -10.44%
South West +12 8 £437 +24.93%
Midlands +11 8 £325 -13.33% 1
West Midlands +24 7 £325 -
Yorkshire +2 5 £400 +128.57%
North West +21 4 £450 +12.50% 2
East Midlands +3 1 £325 -17.98% 1
Brocade
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 113 (63.84%) SAN
2 94 (53.11%) Cisco
3 91 (51.41%) Linux
4 89 (50.28%) Windows
5 87 (49.15%) Fibre Channel
6 82 (46.33%) EMC
7 81 (45.76%) NetBackup
8 68 (38.42%) HP
8 68 (38.42%) Solaris
9 65 (36.72%) Veritas
10 59 (33.33%) Symantec
11 53 (29.94%) NetApp
11 53 (29.94%) Unix
12 51 (28.81%) VMware
13 50 (28.25%) Security Cleared
14 49 (27.68%) Microsoft
15 43 (24.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 42 (23.73%) VMware ESXi
16 42 (23.73%) Data Centre
16 42 (23.73%) Red Hat
17 41 (23.16%) Finance
17 41 (23.16%) Performance Monitoring
18 40 (22.60%) NAS
18 40 (22.60%) IBM
19 39 (22.03%) NFS
19 39 (22.03%) Migration
20 38 (21.47%) Load Balancing
21 37 (20.90%) SC Cleared
22 35 (19.77%) AIX
22 35 (19.77%) Enterprise Storage

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 6 (3.39%) SAS
2 3 (1.69%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.56%) Apache
3 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.13%) IBM Cloud
1 2 (1.13%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 113 (63.84%) SAN
2 87 (49.15%) Fibre Channel
3 40 (22.60%) NAS
4 28 (15.82%) Firewall
5 22 (12.43%) LAN
6 20 (11.30%) VPN
7 19 (10.73%) BGP
7 19 (10.73%) DNS
7 19 (10.73%) WAN
8 18 (10.17%) VoIP
9 17 (9.60%) OSPF
10 15 (8.47%) VLAN
11 14 (7.91%) MPLS
12 11 (6.21%) DHCP
13 9 (5.08%) LTE
13 9 (5.08%) Wireless
14 8 (4.52%) Cisco Nexus
14 8 (4.52%) Network Security
15 7 (3.95%) IPsec
15 7 (3.95%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.26%) MS Access
2 3 (1.69%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.13%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.13%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.56%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (2.26%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.13%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.13%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.56%) MSI
3 1 (0.56%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.56%) Subversion
General
1 41 (23.16%) Finance
2 21 (11.86%) Legal
3 8 (4.52%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.95%) Banking
5 2 (1.13%) French Language
5 2 (1.13%) German Language
6 1 (0.56%) Advertising
6 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 38 (21.47%) Storage Engineer
2 28 (15.82%) Administrator
3 24 (13.56%) Backup Engineer
3 24 (13.56%) NetApp Engineer
3 24 (13.56%) Network Engineer
4 18 (10.17%) Architect
5 14 (7.91%) Storage Administrator
5 14 (7.91%) Storage and Backup Engineer
6 13 (7.34%) Unix Administrator
7 12 (6.78%) Solaris Administrator
7 12 (6.78%) Systems Administrator
8 10 (5.65%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 8 (4.52%) Consultant
10 7 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (3.95%) Solaris Engineer
11 5 (2.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 5 (2.82%) Brocade Engineer
11 5 (2.82%) Designer
11 5 (2.82%) Storage Architect
11 5 (2.82%) Storage Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.26%) X-Windows
2 2 (1.13%) Middleware
2 2 (1.13%) Node.js
3 1 (0.56%) Kafka
3 1 (0.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 42 (23.73%) Data Centre
2 35 (19.77%) Enterprise Storage
3 31 (17.51%) Replication
4 10 (5.65%) HP Storage
5 9 (5.08%) Management Information System
6 8 (4.52%) Computer Science
7 7 (3.95%) EMC VMAX
7 7 (3.95%) EMC VNX
8 5 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.82%) CESG
9 4 (2.26%) EMC Centera
9 4 (2.26%) EMC VNXe
9 4 (2.26%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.69%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.69%) Video\Live Streaming
11 2 (1.13%) CLARiiON
11 2 (1.13%) IBM XIV
11 2 (1.13%) LPAR
12 1 (0.56%) Clustering
12 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 91 (51.41%) Linux
2 89 (50.28%) Windows
3 68 (38.42%) Solaris
4 53 (29.94%) Unix
5 43 (24.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 35 (19.77%) AIX
7 16 (9.04%) Windows Server
8 15 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (7.34%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (6.21%) CentOS
11 5 (2.82%) Data ONTAP
12 4 (2.26%) Ubuntu
12 4 (2.26%) Windows 2000
12 4 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (1.13%) HPUX
14 1 (0.56%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (23.16%) Performance Monitoring
2 39 (22.03%) Migration
3 38 (21.47%) Load Balancing
4 31 (17.51%) ITIL
5 18 (10.17%) Performance Tuning
6 16 (9.04%) Change Management
6 16 (9.04%) Quality Management
7 15 (8.47%) QMS
8 13 (7.34%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (7.34%) High Availability
9 10 (5.65%) Network Management
9 10 (5.65%) Project Management
10 9 (5.08%) Network Design
10 9 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (4.52%) Mathematics
12 7 (3.95%) Capacity Management
12 7 (3.95%) Information Security
12 7 (3.95%) Service Delivery
12 7 (3.95%) Service Management
13 6 (3.39%) Break/Fix
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.60%) Perl
2 13 (7.34%) Shell Script
3 11 (6.21%) Python
4 9 (5.08%) Korn
5 7 (3.95%) AWK
5 7 (3.95%) Bash Shell
5 7 (3.95%) Bourne shell
6 5 (2.82%) SQL
7 3 (1.69%) Java
8 2 (1.13%) C
8 2 (1.13%) C-shell
8 2 (1.13%) PHP
8 2 (1.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 50 (28.25%) Security Cleared
2 37 (20.90%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.65%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (5.65%) Degree
3 10 (5.65%) RHCE
4 7 (3.95%) CCNP
4 7 (3.95%) OCA
4 7 (3.95%) OCP
4 7 (3.95%) Oracle Certification
4 7 (3.95%) RHCSA
5 6 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (2.82%) CCDP
6 5 (2.82%) CCNA
6 5 (2.82%) JNCIS
6 5 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.69%) VCAP
7 3 (1.69%) VCP5
8 2 (1.13%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.08%) SLA
2 7 (3.95%) PMO
3 3 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (23.73%) VMware ESXi
2 39 (22.03%) NFS
3 34 (19.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 28 (15.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 27 (15.25%) Veritas File System
6 23 (12.99%) Active Directory
7 14 (7.91%) vSphere
8 9 (5.08%) Firmware
9 7 (3.95%) GlusterFS
10 6 (3.39%) SRDF
10 6 (3.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 6 (3.39%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (1.69%) Hyper-V
11 3 (1.69%) Samba
11 3 (1.69%) vCloud
11 3 (1.69%) XenDesktop
11 3 (1.69%) XenServer
12 2 (1.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 2 (1.13%) Openswan
12 2 (1.13%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 81 (45.76%) NetBackup
2 28 (15.82%) EMC NetWorker
2 28 (15.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 26 (14.69%) HP Data Protector
4 20 (11.30%) Backup Exec
5 17 (9.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 15 (8.47%) Norton AntiVirus
7 10 (5.65%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 9 (5.08%) Red Hat Satellite
9 8 (4.52%) Oracle ZFS
10 7 (3.95%) NetApp OnCommand
10 7 (3.95%) Puppet
10 7 (3.95%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 6 (3.39%) EMC TimeFinder
12 5 (2.82%) SCCM
12 5 (2.82%) SnapMirror
12 5 (2.82%) SnapVault
13 4 (2.26%) Ansible
13 4 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
13 4 (2.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 94 (53.11%) Cisco
2 82 (46.33%) EMC
3 68 (38.42%) HP
4 65 (36.72%) Veritas
5 59 (33.33%) Symantec
6 53 (29.94%) NetApp
7 51 (28.81%) VMware
8 49 (27.68%) Microsoft
9 42 (23.73%) Red Hat
10 40 (22.60%) IBM
11 25 (14.12%) F5
12 22 (12.43%) Oracle
13 21 (11.86%) 3PAR
13 21 (11.86%) Juniper
14 19 (10.73%) Fortinet
15 17 (9.60%) Veeam
16 16 (9.04%) Sun
17 15 (8.47%) Hitachi
18 8 (4.52%) SAP
19 7 (3.95%) CommVault