Period
to 21 February 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 21 February 2019 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 > North West
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 205 195 199
Rank change year-on-year -10 +4 +26
Contract jobs citing Brocade 12 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.21% 0.093% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.47% 0.22% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 7
North West median daily rate £338 £375 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -8.54% +5.81%
10th Percentile £285 £356 £355
90th Percentile £439 £388 £443
England median daily rate £428 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.88% +6.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £21.59 - £22.50

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

All Vendors
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,546 2,236 2,663
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.36% 41.55% 44.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,565 1,389 1,614
North West median daily rate £420 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £256 £225 £250
90th Percentile £613 £625 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 146 111
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £16.19 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.53% -11.29% -8.75%
10th Percentile £12.88 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.10 £47.50 £44.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Brocade
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Brocade as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Brocade in the North West

Brocade
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Brocade in the North West

Brocade
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Brocade in the North West over the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Brocade in the North West

Brocade
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Brocade in the North West

Brocade
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Brocade within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 February 2019. 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
Merseyside - 4 £410 - 2
Manchester - 2 £300 -
Cheshire -5 1 £338 -10.00% 1
Brocade
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Brocade also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Brocade.

1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
3 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
4 9 (75.00%) SAN
5 7 (58.33%) NetApp
5 7 (58.33%) NFS
5 7 (58.33%) SQL
6 6 (50.00%) DHCP
6 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (50.00%) DNS
6 6 (50.00%) Cisco
6 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
7 5 (41.67%) Data ONTAP
7 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
7 5 (41.67%) NetApp OnCommand
7 5 (41.67%) NAS
7 5 (41.67%) Unix
7 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
7 5 (41.67%) Financial Institution
7 5 (41.67%) Finance
7 5 (41.67%) Migration
8 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
8 4 (33.33%) Linux
8 4 (33.33%) HP
8 4 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (25.00%) XenServer
9 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server

Brocade
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (16.67%) Apache
3 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (8.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) SAN
2 6 (50.00%) DHCP
2 6 (50.00%) DNS
2 6 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (41.67%) NAS
4 2 (16.67%) SSL
4 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (8.33%) BGP
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (8.33%) DMVPN
5 1 (8.33%) DMZ
5 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (8.33%) FWSM
5 1 (8.33%) MPLS
5 1 (8.33%) NX-OS
5 1 (8.33%) OSPF
5 1 (8.33%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (8.33%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
1 5 (41.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) NAS Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) NetApp Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) SAN Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) SAN Storage Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Data ONTAP
2 5 (41.67%) Unix
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) HPUX
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Solaris
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 2 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Leadership
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Server Hardening
4 1 (8.33%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CCNA
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) MCP
1 2 (16.67%) MCSE
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) NFS
2 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (25.00%) XenServer
5 2 (16.67%) vSphere
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (8.33%) XenApp
6 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) NetApp OnCommand
2 3 (25.00%) SCCM
3 2 (16.67%) Grafana
3 2 (16.67%) Nagios
3 2 (16.67%) SCOM
3 2 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (16.67%) vRealize
4 1 (8.33%) AirWatch
4 1 (8.33%) Foglight
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) NetApp
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco
5 4 (33.33%) HP
6 3 (25.00%) Citrix
7 2 (16.67%) Dell
7 2 (16.67%) IBM
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle
7 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
7 2 (16.67%) Sun
8 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
8 1 (8.33%) CommVault
8 1 (8.33%) F5
8 1 (8.33%) McAfee
8 1 (8.33%) Meraki
8 1 (8.33%) NetIQ
8 1 (8.33%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (8.33%) TippingPoint