The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 146 133
Rank change year-on-year +31 -13  
Contract jobs citing Brocade 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.091% 0.17% 0.068%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.36% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
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 Scotland.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 841 1407 1057
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 38.16% 47.82% 35.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 677 1367 766
Median daily rate £400 £350 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +1.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £255 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £488 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 197 54
Median hourly rate £32.00 £38.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.88% +140.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £18.75 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.40 £43.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.21%  

Brocade
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Brocade in Scotland

Brocade
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Brocade in Scotland

Brocade
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Brocade in Scotland

Brocade
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Brocade within the Scotland 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
Edinburgh +16 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Brocade
UK

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 Scotland region with a requirement for Brocade.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) vCenter Server
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) vCloud
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

Brocade
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (66.67%) BGP
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) OSPF
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (33.33%) IPv6
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) TACACS
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) VMWare Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) vCloud
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee
2 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) VMware