The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 28 May 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 59 48
Rank change year-on-year +5 -11  
Contract jobs citing Brocade 2 1 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.36% 0.14% 2.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.73% 0.28% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £371 £370
% change year-on-year +1.01% +0.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £49.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year - +65.00%  

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 Hertfordshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 273 360 478
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 48.92% 50.78% 57.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 167 233
Median daily rate £450 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £370
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 27
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.70% +14.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.81 £8.70 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £20.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11%  

Brocade
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Brocade
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Brocade in Hertfordshire

Brocade
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Brocade in Hertfordshire

Brocade
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Brocade within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
St Albans - 1 - -
Brocade
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Brocade.

1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) EMC
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (40.00%) NFS
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (40.00%) Data Management
3 2 (40.00%) VLAN
3 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (40.00%) NCDA
3 2 (40.00%) NCIE
3 2 (40.00%) FCoE
3 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp OnCommand
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (20.00%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (20.00%) SnapMirror
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) NAS
4 1 (20.00%) SRDF

Brocade
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (40.00%) FCoE
2 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (40.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) NAS
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Designer
1 2 (40.00%) NetApp Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Network Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) EMC Storage Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Storage Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (20.00%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) AIX
1 1 (20.00%) Data ONTAP
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Management
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) NCDA
1 2 (40.00%) NCIE
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) NFS
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) EMC TimeFinder
1 1 (20.00%) NetApp OnCommand
1 1 (20.00%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) EMC
2 3 (60.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) SAP