Period
to 17 August 2018

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 17 August 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 > South East
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 338 316 337
Rank change year-on-year -22 +21 +21
Contract jobs citing Brocade 46 57 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.27% 0.36% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 0.58% 0.73% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 39
South East median daily rate £410 £383 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.19% +0.66% -5.00%
10th Percentile £350 £342 £358
90th Percentile £566 £506 £538
England median daily rate £390 £385 £390
% change year-on-year +1.30% -1.28% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
South East median hourly rate £49.50 - £49.50
10th Percentile £48.75 - £46.95
90th Percentile £50.25 - £50.85
England median hourly rate £49.50 - £48.00

Brocade is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all 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 7,920 7,790 8,885
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 47.10% 48.79% 48.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,569 4,304 5,303
South East median daily rate £425 £419 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.37% +4.81% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £235
90th Percentile £575 £563 £550
England median daily rate £450 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 341 359 408
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -5.24% -0.50%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.00 £46.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.16% -0.71%

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 17 August 2018.

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 17 August 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
Hampshire -16 15 £390 -6.55% 5
Thames Valley -5 12 £450 +28.57% 2
Surrey -30 12 £463 -2.63% 1
Berkshire -18 8 £456 +30.36% 1
West Sussex -4 6 £383 -
Buckinghamshire +9 2 - - 1
Oxfordshire +4 2 £450 -
Kent - 1 £235 -
Brocade
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 South East region with a requirement for Brocade.

1 22 (47.83%) Linux
1 22 (47.83%) SAN
2 20 (43.48%) VMware
3 19 (41.30%) Cisco
4 18 (39.13%) LAN
4 18 (39.13%) WAN
5 17 (36.96%) Solaris
5 17 (36.96%) Firewall
6 16 (34.78%) Unix
6 16 (34.78%) HP
6 16 (34.78%) Juniper
7 15 (32.61%) Oracle
7 15 (32.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (30.43%) Fibre Channel
8 14 (30.43%) Red Hat
8 14 (30.43%) Sun
9 13 (28.26%) EMC
9 13 (28.26%) Load Balancing
9 13 (28.26%) Data Centre
10 12 (26.09%) Wireless
10 12 (26.09%) NetBackup
11 11 (23.91%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (23.91%) Perl
11 11 (23.91%) Windows
11 11 (23.91%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (23.91%) Security Cleared
11 11 (23.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 10 (21.74%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 10 (21.74%) Veritas
12 10 (21.74%) Migration

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 (6.52%) SAS
2 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.17%) IIS
2 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Mimecast
2 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (47.83%) SAN
2 18 (39.13%) LAN
2 18 (39.13%) WAN
3 17 (36.96%) Firewall
4 14 (30.43%) Fibre Channel
5 12 (26.09%) Wireless
6 11 (23.91%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (19.57%) BGP
7 9 (19.57%) OSPF
7 9 (19.57%) VLAN
7 9 (19.57%) VPN
8 7 (15.22%) DHCP
8 7 (15.22%) DNS
8 7 (15.22%) NAS
9 6 (13.04%) DAB
10 5 (10.87%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (8.70%) SSH
12 3 (6.52%) FTP
12 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
12 3 (6.52%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) InterSystems Cache
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Legal
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Architect
2 11 (23.91%) Administrator
2 11 (23.91%) Unix Administrator
3 10 (21.74%) Network Architect
4 9 (19.57%) Network Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Solaris Administrator
5 6 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (13.04%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 5 (10.87%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (8.70%) Consultant
7 4 (8.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (8.70%) Solaris Systems Administrator
7 4 (8.70%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (6.52%) IP Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) IP Network Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Storage Administrator
8 3 (6.52%) Storage Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Cloud Architect
9 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Data Centre
2 7 (15.22%) Enterprise Storage
3 6 (13.04%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
5 3 (6.52%) EMC VNX
6 2 (4.35%) IBM Storwize
6 2 (4.35%) Replication
7 1 (2.17%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.17%) NHS
7 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (47.83%) Linux
2 17 (36.96%) Solaris
3 16 (34.78%) Unix
4 15 (32.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (23.91%) Windows
6 7 (15.22%) CentOS
7 4 (8.70%) Windows Server
7 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (6.52%) AIX
8 3 (6.52%) Ubuntu
9 2 (4.35%) SUSE
10 1 (2.17%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Load Balancing
2 11 (23.91%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (21.74%) Migration
4 9 (19.57%) ITIL
4 9 (19.57%) Project Management
5 8 (17.39%) Change Management
6 7 (15.22%) Benchmarking
6 7 (15.22%) Business Continuity
6 7 (15.22%) Network Management
7 6 (13.04%) Information Security
7 6 (13.04%) Server Hardening
7 6 (13.04%) Storage Management
8 5 (10.87%) High Availability
8 5 (10.87%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (10.87%) Service Delivery
9 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 4 (8.70%) Mathematics
9 4 (8.70%) QMS
9 4 (8.70%) Quality Management
9 4 (8.70%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.91%) Perl
2 10 (21.74%) AWK
3 7 (15.22%) Bourne shell
3 7 (15.22%) Korn
3 7 (15.22%) Shell Script
4 5 (10.87%) SQL
5 3 (6.52%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.52%) sed
6 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) Security Cleared
2 9 (19.57%) CCNP
2 9 (19.57%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (19.57%) JNCIS
3 8 (17.39%) CCDP
4 6 (13.04%) DV Cleared
5 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
6 4 (8.70%) Degree
6 4 (8.70%) OCA
6 4 (8.70%) OCP
6 4 (8.70%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (8.70%) RHCE
6 4 (8.70%) RHCSA
7 1 (2.17%) CISSP
7 1 (2.17%) HP MASE
7 1 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.17%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.17%) JNCIE
7 1 (2.17%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) HIPAA
1 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (23.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 9 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (17.39%) Active Directory
3 8 (17.39%) VMware NSX
4 7 (15.22%) GlusterFS
5 6 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (10.87%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (6.52%) NFS
7 3 (6.52%) Veritas File System
8 2 (4.35%) Firmware
9 1 (2.17%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
9 1 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (26.09%) NetBackup
2 10 (21.74%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 8 (17.39%) Oracle ZFS
4 7 (15.22%) Red Hat Satellite
4 7 (15.22%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 6 (13.04%) Ansible
6 5 (10.87%) SnapMirror
6 5 (10.87%) SnapVault
7 3 (6.52%) FortiGate
8 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (4.35%) Puppet
9 1 (2.17%) EMC Navisphere
9 1 (2.17%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (2.17%) Perfmon
9 1 (2.17%) SCCM
9 1 (2.17%) SCOM
9 1 (2.17%) SCOrch
9 1 (2.17%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 20 (43.48%) VMware
2 19 (41.30%) Cisco
3 16 (34.78%) HP
3 16 (34.78%) Juniper
4 15 (32.61%) Oracle
5 14 (30.43%) Red Hat
5 14 (30.43%) Sun
6 13 (28.26%) EMC
7 10 (21.74%) Veritas
8 9 (19.57%) NetApp
9 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
10 7 (15.22%) Centrify
10 7 (15.22%) StorageTek
11 4 (8.70%) 3PAR
11 4 (8.70%) Extreme Networks
11 4 (8.70%) F5
11 4 (8.70%) Fortinet
11 4 (8.70%) Palo Alto
11 4 (8.70%) Ruckus Wireless
12 3 (6.52%) IBM