Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 18 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 > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 303 339 361
Rank change year-on-year +36 +22 -29
Contract jobs citing Brocade 68 46 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.41% 0.27% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.85% 0.57% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 14
South East median daily rate £388 £378 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.65% - +7.86%
10th Percentile £363 £355 £299
90th Percentile £451 £421 £509
England median daily rate £385 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +1.32% +1.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East 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 South East.

All Vendors
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 8041 8100 9322
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 48.16% 48.39% 47.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4615 4661 5205
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +6.16%
10th Percentile £240 £225 £225
90th Percentile £575 £556 £533
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 340 406 439
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -13.89% +14.43%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £47.90 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.55% -5.71% +6.06%

Brocade
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Brocade as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Brocade in the South East

Brocade
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Brocade in the South East

Brocade
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Brocade in the South East over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Brocade in the South East

Brocade
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Brocade in the South East

Brocade
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Brocade within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 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
Surrey 0 33 £400 +2.56% 1
Hampshire +17 16 £417 +9.83%
Thames Valley +1 15 £388 +6.90% 3
Berkshire +16 10 £298 -17.93% 1
Buckinghamshire -26 5 £423 - 2
West Sussex -6 3 £383 +4.79%
Kent - 1 - -
Brocade
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 South East region with a requirement for Brocade.

1 46 (67.65%) Linux
2 45 (66.18%) SAN
3 39 (57.35%) Unix
3 39 (57.35%) Windows
3 39 (57.35%) Fibre Channel
4 36 (52.94%) Solaris
4 36 (52.94%) NetBackup
5 35 (51.47%) Red Hat
6 34 (50.00%) NetApp
6 34 (50.00%) EMC
6 34 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 33 (48.53%) Load Balancing
8 32 (47.06%) Veritas
9 31 (45.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 30 (44.12%) VMware ESXi
11 29 (42.65%) NAS
12 28 (41.18%) NFS
13 26 (38.24%) Symantec
13 26 (38.24%) Microsoft
13 26 (38.24%) Enterprise Storage
14 25 (36.76%) Performance Monitoring
14 25 (36.76%) Finance
14 25 (36.76%) Migration
15 24 (35.29%) Data Centre
15 24 (35.29%) Veritas File System
16 21 (30.88%) Legal
17 18 (26.47%) Fortinet
18 17 (25.00%) Cisco
19 16 (23.53%) Oracle
19 16 (23.53%) Firewall

Brocade
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (4.41%) SAS
1 3 (4.41%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.47%) Apache
2 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 45 (66.18%) SAN
2 39 (57.35%) Fibre Channel
3 29 (42.65%) NAS
4 16 (23.53%) Firewall
5 14 (20.59%) WAN
6 12 (17.65%) MPLS
7 11 (16.18%) LAN
8 10 (14.71%) BGP
8 10 (14.71%) OSPF
9 9 (13.24%) LTE
10 8 (11.76%) Network Security
10 8 (11.76%) VPN
11 7 (10.29%) IPsec
11 7 (10.29%) VoIP
12 5 (7.35%) DNS
12 5 (7.35%) MVNO
12 5 (7.35%) SCTP
13 4 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (5.88%) DHCP
13 4 (5.88%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) MS Access
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MSI
General
1 25 (36.76%) Finance
2 21 (30.88%) Legal
3 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.94%) French Language
4 2 (2.94%) German Language
Job Titles
1 21 (30.88%) NetApp Engineer
2 20 (29.41%) Administrator
3 15 (22.06%) Network Engineer
4 12 (17.65%) Storage Administrator
4 12 (17.65%) Unix Administrator
5 11 (16.18%) Solaris Administrator
5 11 (16.18%) Storage Engineer
6 9 (13.24%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (13.24%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 7 (10.29%) Solaris Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) Architect
8 5 (7.35%) Storage Systems Administrator
9 4 (5.88%) Engineering Specialist
9 4 (5.88%) IP Network Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) IP Specialist
9 4 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (5.88%) Network Specialist
10 3 (4.41%) Brocade Engineer
10 3 (4.41%) Cloud Architect
10 3 (4.41%) Network Integration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 26 (38.24%) Enterprise Storage
2 24 (35.29%) Data Centre
3 8 (11.76%) Computer Science
4 5 (7.35%) CESG
5 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.41%) Private Cloud
6 3 (4.41%) Replication
7 2 (2.94%) IBM XIV
7 2 (2.94%) LPAR
8 1 (1.47%) Clustering
8 1 (1.47%) EMC VNX
8 1 (1.47%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 46 (67.65%) Linux
2 39 (57.35%) Unix
2 39 (57.35%) Windows
3 36 (52.94%) Solaris
4 34 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (11.76%) CentOS
6 4 (5.88%) Ubuntu
6 4 (5.88%) Windows Server
6 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.41%) AIX
8 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.47%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (48.53%) Load Balancing
2 25 (36.76%) Migration
2 25 (36.76%) Performance Monitoring
3 11 (16.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (13.24%) High Availability
5 8 (11.76%) Mathematics
6 6 (8.82%) Project Management
7 5 (7.35%) Change Management
7 5 (7.35%) Fault Analysis
7 5 (7.35%) Network Design
7 5 (7.35%) Network Management
8 4 (5.88%) Coaching
8 4 (5.88%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (4.41%) QMS
9 3 (4.41%) Quality Management
9 3 (4.41%) Server Hardening
9 3 (4.41%) Service Delivery
9 3 (4.41%) Service Design
9 3 (4.41%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.18%) Perl
2 9 (13.24%) Korn
2 9 (13.24%) Shell Script
3 7 (10.29%) AWK
3 7 (10.29%) Bourne shell
4 4 (5.88%) Python
5 3 (4.41%) SQL
6 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.94%) C
6 2 (2.94%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 10 (14.71%) Degree
2 7 (10.29%) OCA
2 7 (10.29%) OCP
2 7 (10.29%) Oracle Certification
2 7 (10.29%) RHCE
2 7 (10.29%) RHCSA
2 7 (10.29%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.41%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.94%) CCNA
5 2 (2.94%) CCNP
5 2 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) PMO
System Software
1 31 (45.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 30 (44.12%) VMware ESXi
3 28 (41.18%) NFS
4 24 (35.29%) Veritas File System
5 7 (10.29%) GlusterFS
6 5 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (4.41%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (4.41%) vSphere
7 3 (4.41%) XenDesktop
7 3 (4.41%) XenServer
8 2 (2.94%) Openswan
8 2 (2.94%) pfSense
9 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.47%) iptables
9 1 (1.47%) KVM
9 1 (1.47%) Samba
Systems Management
1 36 (52.94%) NetBackup
2 15 (22.06%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (14.71%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 8 (11.76%) Oracle ZFS
5 7 (10.29%) Red Hat Satellite
5 7 (10.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 3 (4.41%) SnapMirror
6 3 (4.41%) SnapVault
7 2 (2.94%) Ansible
7 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.94%) Puppet
7 2 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (1.47%) Cacti
8 1 (1.47%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (1.47%) FortiGate
8 1 (1.47%) NetApp OnCommand
8 1 (1.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (1.47%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 35 (51.47%) Red Hat
2 34 (50.00%) EMC
2 34 (50.00%) NetApp
3 32 (47.06%) Veritas
4 26 (38.24%) Microsoft
4 26 (38.24%) Symantec
5 18 (26.47%) Fortinet
6 17 (25.00%) Cisco
7 16 (23.53%) Oracle
7 16 (23.53%) VMware
8 15 (22.06%) F5
9 14 (20.59%) HP
9 14 (20.59%) Sun
10 7 (10.29%) IBM
10 7 (10.29%) StorageTek
11 5 (7.35%) Citrix
11 5 (7.35%) SAP
12 4 (5.88%) Arista
12 4 (5.88%) Motorola
13 3 (4.41%) Intel