Period
to 9 December 2018

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 9 December 2018 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 210 204 211
Rank change year-on-year -6 +7 +23
Contract jobs citing Brocade 11 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.18% 0.053% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 0.13% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
North West median daily rate £375 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +12.50% +23.43%
10th Percentile £321 £390 £393
90th Percentile £406 £530 £421
England median daily rate £400 £384 £375
% change year-on-year +4.23% +2.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £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 2,595 2,400 3,024
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 43.61% 42.57% 46.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,571 1,459 1,799
North West median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £208 £225 £263
90th Percentile £588 £625 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 141 126
North West median hourly rate £18.00 £16.19 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.18% -10.68% +6.62%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £10.94
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.75 £49.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -5.71%

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 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 9 December 2018. 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
Manchester -13 3 £375 -16.67% 1
Merseyside - 2 £410 -
Cheshire - 1 £338 -
Brocade
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) NetApp
3 9 (81.82%) Data Centre
4 8 (72.73%) Unix
4 8 (72.73%) Finance
4 8 (72.73%) Migration
4 8 (72.73%) VMware
5 7 (63.64%) SAN
6 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
6 6 (54.55%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (45.45%) Data ONTAP
7 5 (45.45%) NetApp OnCommand
7 5 (45.45%) Cisco
7 5 (45.45%) NFS
7 5 (45.45%) SQL
7 5 (45.45%) Financial Institution
7 5 (45.45%) NAS
8 3 (27.27%) EMC
8 3 (27.27%) SRDF
8 3 (27.27%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 3 (27.27%) System Testing
8 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (27.27%) Task Automation
8 3 (27.27%) Runbook
8 3 (27.27%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (27.27%) SnapMirror
8 3 (27.27%) SnapVault
8 3 (27.27%) EMC VNX
8 3 (27.27%) EMC VMAX
9 2 (18.18%) Windows 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 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) SAN
2 6 (54.55%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (45.45%) NAS
4 2 (18.18%) DHCP
4 2 (18.18%) DNS
4 2 (18.18%) SSL
5 1 (9.09%) BGP
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (9.09%) DMVPN
5 1 (9.09%) DMZ
5 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
5 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (9.09%) FWSM
5 1 (9.09%) MPLS
5 1 (9.09%) NX-OS
5 1 (9.09%) OSPF
5 1 (9.09%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (9.09%) VPN
5 1 (9.09%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) NAS Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) NetApp Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) SAN Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) SAN Storage Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Deployment Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Release Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Data Centre
2 3 (27.27%) EMC VMAX
2 3 (27.27%) EMC VNX
2 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (27.27%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Unix
3 5 (45.45%) Data ONTAP
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 1 (9.09%) Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Runbook
2 3 (27.27%) System Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Task Automation
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Server Hardening
3 1 (9.09%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) NFS
2 3 (27.27%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 3 (27.27%) SRDF
3 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (9.09%) XenApp
4 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
4 1 (9.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) NetApp OnCommand
2 3 (27.27%) SnapMirror
2 3 (27.27%) SnapVault
3 1 (9.09%) AirWatch
3 1 (9.09%) Foglight
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM
3 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) NetApp
2 8 (72.73%) VMware
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco
5 3 (27.27%) EMC
6 2 (18.18%) HP
6 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
7 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
7 1 (9.09%) Citrix
7 1 (9.09%) CommVault
7 1 (9.09%) F5
7 1 (9.09%) McAfee
7 1 (9.09%) Meraki
7 1 (9.09%) NetIQ
7 1 (9.09%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (9.09%) TippingPoint