The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 28 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
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 413 413 390
Rank change year-on-year 0 -23  
Contract jobs citing Brocade 9 21 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.043% 0.097% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.10% 0.23% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 31
Median daily rate £458 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.66% +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £380 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £680 £588
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 London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 8586 8975 10145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 41.35% 41.34% 44.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9279 10928 11590
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 £263 £263 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 194 452
Median hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.94% -10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £10.83 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.33 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.21%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Brocade in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Brocade in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Brocade in London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Brocade in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Brocade in London

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Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Brocade within the London region over the 3 months to 28 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
Brentford - 1 £575 -
Brocade
England

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

1 20 (90.91%) SAN
2 18 (81.82%) Windows
3 14 (63.64%) NetBackup
4 13 (59.09%) VMware
5 11 (50.00%) Linux
5 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (50.00%) EMC
5 11 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (40.91%) 3PAR
6 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (40.91%) NetApp
7 8 (36.36%) Finance
8 7 (31.82%) HP
8 7 (31.82%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
10 5 (22.73%) Symantec
10 5 (22.73%) Cisco
10 5 (22.73%) Solaris
10 5 (22.73%) Perl
10 5 (22.73%) Clustering
10 5 (22.73%) Capacity Management
10 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (22.73%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (22.73%) Compliance Audit
10 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (18.18%) NetApp OnCommand

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Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (90.91%) SAN
2 7 (31.82%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (18.18%) NAS
5 2 (9.09%) Firewall
5 2 (9.09%) VPN
5 2 (9.09%) WLAN
6 1 (4.55%) DMZ
6 1 (4.55%) LAN
6 1 (4.55%) SSL
6 1 (4.55%) VLAN
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Financial Institution
2 3 (13.64%) Law
3 2 (9.09%) Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Legal
4 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Administrator
2 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 5 (22.73%) Storage Specialist
3 3 (13.64%) NetBackup Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) SAN Specialist
3 3 (13.64%) SAN Storage Specialist
3 3 (13.64%) Storage Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) NAS Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) NetApp Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) NetBackup Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) SAN Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Server Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Storage Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (22.73%) Clustering
2 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.09%) EMC VMAX
3 2 (9.09%) Replication
4 1 (4.55%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Linux
2 11 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (22.73%) Solaris
5 4 (18.18%) Unix
6 2 (9.09%) AIX
6 2 (9.09%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Capacity Management
1 5 (22.73%) Compliance Audit
2 4 (18.18%) Migration
3 3 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.09%) Converged Infrastructure
4 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (4.55%) Patch Management
5 1 (4.55%) Service Management
5 1 (4.55%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) Perl
2 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) MCSE
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (13.64%) RHCE
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.55%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 4 (18.18%) NFS
4 2 (9.09%) SRDF
4 2 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (63.64%) NetBackup
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (18.18%) NetApp OnCommand
3 4 (18.18%) SCCM
4 2 (9.09%) EMC TimeFinder
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (9.09%) SnapMirror
4 2 (9.09%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) VMware
2 11 (50.00%) EMC
2 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (40.91%) 3PAR
3 9 (40.91%) NetApp
4 7 (31.82%) HP
5 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
6 5 (22.73%) Cisco
6 5 (22.73%) Symantec
7 2 (9.09%) Extreme Networks
7 2 (9.09%) F5
7 2 (9.09%) Juniper
7 2 (9.09%) Oracle
7 2 (9.09%) Remedy
7 2 (9.09%) SAP
7 2 (9.09%) Veritas
8 1 (4.55%) Qualys