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 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Brocade
England / North West
Rank 129 151 146
Rank change year-on-year +22 -5  
Contract jobs citing Brocade 8 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.31% 0.18% 0.029%
As % of the Vendors category 0.74% 0.42% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Median daily rate £410 £250 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +64.00% -50.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £450
% change year-on-year -6.25% -11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the North West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1080 1649 1605
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 42.19% 43.20% 45.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 904 782
Median daily rate £395 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 111 84
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -0.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £13.00 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £47.33 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

Brocade
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 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
Lancashire - 7 £415 -
Manchester - 1 £350 - 1
Brocade
England

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 North West region with a requirement for Brocade.

1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
1 8 (88.89%) SAN
2 7 (77.78%) HP
2 7 (77.78%) EMC
2 7 (77.78%) Migration
2 7 (77.78%) Data Migration
2 7 (77.78%) 3PAR
2 7 (77.78%) Fibre Channel
2 7 (77.78%) Data Centre
3 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Foundry
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Retail
4 1 (11.11%) JNCIP
4 1 (11.11%) Huawei
4 1 (11.11%) VLAN
4 1 (11.11%) Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) ZyXEL
4 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
4 1 (11.11%) Intel
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper
4 1 (11.11%) IPv4
4 1 (11.11%) IPv6
4 1 (11.11%) CCNP
4 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (11.11%) Ericsson
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp

Brocade
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) SAN
2 7 (77.78%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (11.11%) BGP
3 1 (11.11%) HSRP
3 1 (11.11%) IPv4
3 1 (11.11%) IPv6
3 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
3 1 (11.11%) MPLS
3 1 (11.11%) OSPF
3 1 (11.11%) VLAN
3 1 (11.11%) VRRP
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Storage Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Product Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Project Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Storage Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Data Migration
1 7 (77.78%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) JNCIP
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) 3PAR
2 7 (77.78%) EMC
2 7 (77.78%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Ericsson
3 1 (11.11%) Foundry
3 1 (11.11%) Huawei
3 1 (11.11%) Intel
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp
3 1 (11.11%) ZyXEL