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 3 months to 23 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
England / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 224 224 258
Rank change year-on-year 0 +34  
Contract jobs citing Brocade 30 38 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.39% 0.42% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.79% 0.87% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 26 9
Median daily rate £383 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.65% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £365 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £365 £360
% change year-on-year -0.68% +1.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £51.00 -
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 the South East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 3806 4343 4469
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 49.16% 48.46% 47.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2117 2545 2436
Median daily rate £413 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 219 244
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.81 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.21% -0.97%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.46 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Brocade
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Brocade as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 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
Hampshire +8 10 £425 +8.97% 3
Surrey +5 9 - - 3
West Sussex +10 5 £383 +4.79%
Buckinghamshire -10 5 £375 -
Berkshire +19 1 - - 3
Brocade
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region with a requirement for Brocade.

1 30 (49.18%) Data Centre
2 28 (45.90%) Linux
2 28 (45.90%) SAN
3 27 (44.26%) Cisco
4 26 (42.62%) Unix
5 23 (37.70%) Solaris
6 22 (36.07%) Veritas
6 22 (36.07%) Red Hat
7 21 (34.43%) Firewall
7 21 (34.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (34.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 20 (32.79%) EMC
8 20 (32.79%) Oracle
9 18 (29.51%) Disaster Recovery
9 18 (29.51%) Load Balancing
9 18 (29.51%) Fibre Channel
10 17 (27.87%) NetBackup
10 17 (27.87%) NetApp
11 16 (26.23%) Sun
11 16 (26.23%) LAN
11 16 (26.23%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 15 (24.59%) NAS
12 15 (24.59%) High Availability
12 15 (24.59%) Enterprise Storage
12 15 (24.59%) Migration
13 14 (22.95%) VMware
13 14 (22.95%) Veritas File System
14 13 (21.31%) F5
14 13 (21.31%) NFS
14 13 (21.31%) HP

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 1 (1.64%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 28 (45.90%) SAN
2 21 (34.43%) Firewall
3 18 (29.51%) Fibre Channel
4 16 (26.23%) LAN
5 15 (24.59%) NAS
6 12 (19.67%) Network Security
6 12 (19.67%) VPN
6 12 (19.67%) WAN
7 9 (14.75%) FTP
7 9 (14.75%) OSPF
7 9 (14.75%) SSH
8 8 (13.11%) BGP
8 8 (13.11%) iSCSI
8 8 (13.11%) MPLS
9 7 (11.48%) LTE
10 6 (9.84%) NetScaler
10 6 (9.84%) VoIP
10 6 (9.84%) Wireless
11 5 (8.20%) IPsec
11 5 (8.20%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) InterSystems Cache
2 3 (4.92%) MS Access
2 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Subversion
General
1 10 (16.39%) Finance
2 7 (11.48%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.20%) Legal
4 1 (1.64%) French Language
4 1 (1.64%) German Language
Job Titles
1 18 (29.51%) Administrator
2 17 (27.87%) Network Engineer
2 17 (27.87%) Unix Administrator
3 10 (16.39%) Storage Administrator
4 8 (13.11%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (13.11%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 7 (11.48%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (11.48%) SAN Administrator
5 7 (11.48%) SAN Storage Administrator
5 7 (11.48%) Security Engineer
5 7 (11.48%) Solaris Administrator
6 6 (9.84%) NetApp Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Data Centre Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (6.56%) Brocade Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Engineering Specialist
8 4 (6.56%) IP Specialist
8 4 (6.56%) Network Specialist
8 4 (6.56%) Storage Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 30 (49.18%) Data Centre
2 15 (24.59%) Enterprise Storage
3 9 (14.75%) Computer Science
3 9 (14.75%) Replication
4 5 (8.20%) CESG
4 5 (8.20%) EMC VNX
4 5 (8.20%) IBM XIV
4 5 (8.20%) LPAR
5 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.92%) BYOD
7 1 (1.64%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 28 (45.90%) Linux
2 26 (42.62%) Unix
3 23 (37.70%) Solaris
4 21 (34.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (18.03%) Windows
6 7 (11.48%) CentOS
7 6 (9.84%) AIX
8 4 (6.56%) HPUX
9 2 (3.28%) Windows Server
10 1 (1.64%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (1.64%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.51%) Disaster Recovery
1 18 (29.51%) Load Balancing
2 15 (24.59%) High Availability
2 15 (24.59%) Migration
3 7 (11.48%) Mathematics
3 7 (11.48%) Network Management
4 6 (9.84%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (8.20%) Capacity Management
5 5 (8.20%) ITIL
5 5 (8.20%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (8.20%) Web Filtering
6 4 (6.56%) Network Design
6 4 (6.56%) Problem Management
6 4 (6.56%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.92%) Change Management
7 3 (4.92%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (4.92%) QMS
7 3 (4.92%) Quality Management
7 3 (4.92%) Server Hardening
7 3 (4.92%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.03%) Perl
2 8 (13.11%) Shell Script
3 7 (11.48%) AWK
3 7 (11.48%) Bourne shell
3 7 (11.48%) Korn
4 1 (1.64%) C
4 1 (1.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) Degree
2 7 (11.48%) OCA
2 7 (11.48%) OCP
2 7 (11.48%) Oracle Certification
2 7 (11.48%) RHCE
2 7 (11.48%) RHCSA
2 7 (11.48%) SC Cleared
2 7 (11.48%) Security Cleared
3 6 (9.84%) CCNP
3 6 (9.84%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (6.56%) JNCIS
5 3 (4.92%) CCIE
5 3 (4.92%) CISSP
5 3 (4.92%) JNCIA
5 3 (4.92%) JNCIP
6 1 (1.64%) CCDP
6 1 (1.64%) CCNA
6 1 (1.64%) JNCIE
6 1 (1.64%) NCDA
6 1 (1.64%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) HIPAA
1 4 (6.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (4.92%) PMO
3 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (34.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 14 (22.95%) Veritas File System
3 13 (21.31%) NFS
4 8 (13.11%) Virtual Servers
4 8 (13.11%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (11.48%) GlusterFS
6 4 (6.56%) vSphere
7 3 (4.92%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
8 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 17 (27.87%) NetBackup
2 16 (26.23%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 11 (18.03%) Nagios
4 9 (14.75%) Norton AntiVirus
5 8 (13.11%) EMC Navisphere
6 7 (11.48%) Oracle ZFS
6 7 (11.48%) Red Hat Satellite
6 7 (11.48%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 4 (6.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (6.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (3.28%) vCenter Server
9 1 (1.64%) Opsview
9 1 (1.64%) QRadar
9 1 (1.64%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (44.26%) Cisco
2 22 (36.07%) Red Hat
2 22 (36.07%) Veritas
3 20 (32.79%) EMC
3 20 (32.79%) Oracle
4 17 (27.87%) NetApp
5 16 (26.23%) Sun
6 14 (22.95%) VMware
7 13 (21.31%) F5
7 13 (21.31%) HP
7 13 (21.31%) Juniper
8 9 (14.75%) Symantec
9 8 (13.11%) Fortinet
10 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
10 7 (11.48%) Palo Alto
10 7 (11.48%) StorageTek
11 6 (9.84%) IBM
12 4 (6.56%) Aerohive Networks
12 4 (6.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 4 (6.56%) McAfee
Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £392.81 - £441.89 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Epsom, Surrey
Plan-Net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 19 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
ECMWF
Posted: 10 days ago