Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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 > North West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 208 222
Rank change year-on-year +6 +14 -34
Contract jobs citing Brocade 4 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.070% 0.15% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.32% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 13
North West median daily rate £450 £400 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +23.43% -10.60%
10th Percentile £393 £313 £294
90th Percentile £523 £415 £445
England median daily rate £385 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +1.32% +1.33% -6.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £22.50 £17.24
% change year-on-year - +30.51% -53.41%

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 2450 3173 3520
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.91% 46.26% 41.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1474 1887 1938
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £216 £263 £213
90th Percentile £625 £550 £550
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 127 177
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.73 £11.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £45.30 £46.53
England median hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +6.06%

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 22 November 2017. 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 +18 2 £450 - 3
Lancashire - 2 £450 -
Brocade
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Cacti
2 2 (50.00%) OpenNMS
2 2 (50.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (50.00%) Foundry
2 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 2 (50.00%) Network Management
2 2 (50.00%) Junos
2 2 (50.00%) MRTG
2 2 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (50.00%) HSRP
2 2 (50.00%) RANCID
2 2 (50.00%) IPv6
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) Ericsson
2 2 (50.00%) Nagios
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) BGP

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Asterisk PBX
1 2 (50.00%) BGP
1 2 (50.00%) Broadband
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) IPv6
1 2 (50.00%) Junos
1 2 (50.00%) LLU
1 2 (50.00%) MPLS
1 2 (50.00%) MRTG
1 2 (50.00%) OSPF
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) SNMP
1 2 (50.00%) TACACS
1 2 (50.00%) VLAN
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
1 2 (50.00%) VRRP
1 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Designer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Migration Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) SAN Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Storage Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Network Management
1 2 (50.00%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Cacti
1 2 (50.00%) Nagios
1 2 (50.00%) OpenNMS
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
1 2 (50.00%) RANCID
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) Ericsson
2 2 (50.00%) Foundry
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Huawei
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) ZyXEL