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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 489 514 504
Rank change year-on-year +25 -10  
Contract jobs citing Brocade 77 101 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 0.47% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 37 49
Median daily rate £400 £388 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £280 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £394 £450
% change year-on-year -6.34% -12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 4
Median hourly rate - £51.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +27.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £51.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +27.50%  

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 18153 21417 22207
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.80% 43.65% 45.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11317 13158 12832
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 765 953
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.25% +11.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.55 £11.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.38 £51.00 £42.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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 0 31 £346 -10.64% 1
Yorkshire +22 13 £363 - 3
London +17 11 £500 +15.94% 13
North West +27 8 £410 +64.00% 1
West Midlands +13 8 £400 -
East of England -1 6 £550 -8.33%
Brocade
UK

Brocade
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 107 (61.85%) Cisco
2 72 (41.62%) SAN
3 65 (37.57%) Linux
4 57 (32.95%) Firewall
5 51 (29.48%) VMware
6 50 (28.90%) HP
7 46 (26.59%) EMC
8 45 (26.01%) Data Centre
9 43 (24.86%) Migration
10 42 (24.28%) F5
11 41 (23.70%) Juniper
12 40 (23.12%) NetApp
12 40 (23.12%) Windows
13 38 (21.97%) Red Hat
14 37 (21.39%) Load Balancing
15 35 (20.23%) Unix
16 34 (19.65%) Microsoft
16 34 (19.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 31 (17.92%) 3PAR
17 31 (17.92%) NetScaler
18 30 (17.34%) Enterprise Storage
18 30 (17.34%) Cisco ASA
19 29 (16.76%) Network Security
20 28 (16.18%) NetBackup
21 27 (15.61%) CheckPoint
22 26 (15.03%) Veritas
22 26 (15.03%) Fibre Channel
23 25 (14.45%) Cisco Nexus
23 25 (14.45%) Windows Server
23 25 (14.45%) LAN

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 4 (2.31%) Apache
1 4 (2.31%) SAS
1 4 (2.31%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.58%) MQSeries
2 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.58%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (9.25%) MS Office
2 7 (4.05%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.58%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.78%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.31%) IBM PureFlex
3 2 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.58%) IaaS
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.58%) Office 365
4 1 (0.58%) PaaS
4 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (41.62%) SAN
2 57 (32.95%) Firewall
3 31 (17.92%) NetScaler
4 30 (17.34%) Cisco ASA
5 29 (16.76%) Network Security
6 26 (15.03%) Fibre Channel
7 25 (14.45%) Cisco Nexus
7 25 (14.45%) LAN
8 24 (13.87%) NAS
9 23 (13.29%) DNS
10 22 (12.72%) WAN
11 20 (11.56%) Wireless
12 17 (9.83%) iSCSI
13 16 (9.25%) DHCP
13 16 (9.25%) VLAN
14 15 (8.67%) FTP
14 15 (8.67%) SSH
15 13 (7.51%) Cisco IOS
15 13 (7.51%) Ethernet
16 12 (6.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.31%) InterSystems Cache
2 2 (1.16%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.58%) DB2
3 1 (0.58%) Ingres
3 1 (0.58%) MySQL
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.58%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (1.73%) Subversion
2 1 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.58%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.58%) JIRA
2 1 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (13.29%) Telecoms
2 18 (10.40%) Finance
3 6 (3.47%) Banking
4 5 (2.89%) Law
5 4 (2.31%) Games
5 4 (2.31%) Retail
6 3 (1.73%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.16%) Electronics
8 1 (0.58%) Legal
8 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.58%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (23.12%) Network Engineer
2 32 (18.50%) Administrator
3 23 (13.29%) Architect
4 19 (10.98%) Network Security Engineer
4 19 (10.98%) Security Engineer
5 17 (9.83%) Storage Specialist
6 15 (8.67%) Storage Administrator
6 15 (8.67%) Unix Administrator
7 13 (7.51%) Cisco Engineer
8 12 (6.94%) SAN Administrator
9 11 (6.36%) Storage Engineer
10 10 (5.78%) Brocade Engineer
10 10 (5.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 10 (5.78%) Network Architect
10 10 (5.78%) SAN Storage Administrator
10 10 (5.78%) Solaris Administrator
11 9 (5.20%) Designer
11 9 (5.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (5.20%) Network Designer
12 8 (4.62%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.73%) Middleware
2 1 (0.58%) COM
2 1 (0.58%) Velocity
2 1 (0.58%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 45 (26.01%) Data Centre
2 30 (17.34%) Enterprise Storage
3 14 (8.09%) Clustering
4 11 (6.36%) EMC VNX
5 10 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (5.78%) Replication
6 8 (4.62%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.89%) CLARiiON
7 5 (2.89%) EMC VMAX
7 5 (2.89%) Symmetrix DMX
8 4 (2.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (2.31%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.73%) BYOD
9 3 (1.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.73%) HP Storage
10 2 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (1.16%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.58%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.58%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.58%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 65 (37.57%) Linux
2 40 (23.12%) Windows
3 35 (20.23%) Unix
4 34 (19.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (14.45%) Windows Server
6 24 (13.87%) Solaris
7 15 (8.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (6.36%) HPUX
10 5 (2.89%) Data ONTAP
11 3 (1.73%) AIX
11 3 (1.73%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (1.73%) SUSE
12 1 (0.58%) CentOS
12 1 (0.58%) MVS
12 1 (0.58%) VME
12 1 (0.58%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (24.86%) Migration
2 37 (21.39%) Load Balancing
3 23 (13.29%) ITIL
4 21 (12.14%) High Availability
5 16 (9.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (8.67%) Problem Management
7 13 (7.51%) Capacity Management
8 12 (6.94%) Kalman Filter
9 11 (6.36%) Web Filtering
10 9 (5.20%) Network Design
11 8 (4.62%) Data Migration
11 8 (4.62%) Service Delivery
12 7 (4.05%) Capacity Planning
13 6 (3.47%) Change Management
13 6 (3.47%) Network Management
14 5 (2.89%) Incident Management
14 5 (2.89%) Product Management
14 5 (2.89%) Root Cause Analysis
14 5 (2.89%) Trend Analysis
14 5 (2.89%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.20%) Perl
2 8 (4.62%) SQL
3 4 (2.31%) AWK
3 4 (2.31%) Python
4 3 (1.73%) C
4 3 (1.73%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.16%) C#
5 2 (1.16%) C++
5 2 (1.16%) Java
5 2 (1.16%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (12.14%) Security Cleared
2 20 (11.56%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (9.25%) SC Cleared
4 15 (8.67%) CCNP
5 13 (7.51%) JNCIS
6 8 (4.62%) CISSP
6 8 (4.62%) JNCIP
7 7 (4.05%) JNCIA
7 7 (4.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (3.47%) CCDP
8 6 (3.47%) CCNA
8 6 (3.47%) RHCE
9 4 (2.31%) Degree
9 4 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (2.31%) MCSE
9 4 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.73%) CCIE
10 3 (1.73%) CCSE
10 3 (1.73%) NCDA
10 3 (1.73%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.20%) HIPAA
1 9 (5.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 9 (5.20%) SLA
2 4 (2.31%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 21 (12.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (11.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 17 (9.83%) Active Directory
3 17 (9.83%) NFS
4 14 (8.09%) Veritas File System
5 11 (6.36%) Virtual Servers
6 9 (5.20%) Hyper-V
6 9 (5.20%) vSphere
7 7 (4.05%) VMware ESX
8 6 (3.47%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (2.89%) SRDF
9 5 (2.89%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.16%) Docker
10 2 (1.16%) KVM
10 2 (1.16%) LXC
10 2 (1.16%) Samba
11 1 (0.58%) Firmware
11 1 (0.58%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.58%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 28 (16.18%) NetBackup
2 20 (11.56%) Nagios
3 14 (8.09%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 11 (6.36%) EMC Navisphere
5 6 (3.47%) Puppet
6 5 (2.89%) HP Data Protector
6 5 (2.89%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (2.89%) vRealize
7 4 (2.31%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (2.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (2.31%) SCCM
7 4 (2.31%) Zenoss
8 3 (1.73%) FortiGate
8 3 (1.73%) OpenView
8 3 (1.73%) Opsview
8 3 (1.73%) QRadar
9 2 (1.16%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (1.16%) EMC VPLEX
9 2 (1.16%) Nessus
9 2 (1.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 107 (61.85%) Cisco
2 51 (29.48%) VMware
3 50 (28.90%) HP
4 46 (26.59%) EMC
5 42 (24.28%) F5
6 41 (23.70%) Juniper
7 40 (23.12%) NetApp
8 38 (21.97%) Red Hat
9 34 (19.65%) Microsoft
10 31 (17.92%) 3PAR
11 27 (15.61%) CheckPoint
12 26 (15.03%) Veritas
13 23 (13.29%) Oracle
14 19 (10.98%) Sun
15 18 (10.40%) Palo Alto
15 18 (10.40%) Symantec
16 15 (8.67%) Blue Coat
17 13 (7.51%) Dell
18 11 (6.36%) IBM
19 9 (5.20%) Infoblox
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