Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 333 302 343
Rank change year-on-year -31 +41 +6
Contract jobs citing Brocade 42 66 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.26% 0.41% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.55% 0.84% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 16 29
South East median daily rate £450 £394 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +3.62% -2.56%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £355
90th Percentile £588 £454 £458
England median daily rate £400 £383 £388
% change year-on-year +4.58% -1.29% +4.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £15.50

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 7,615 7,854 8,172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.31% 48.28% 48.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,412 4,491 4,757
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £250 £238 £222
90th Percentile £588 £569 £550
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 336 333 418
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.38 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.04% +9.62% -11.94%
10th Percentile £10.34 £10.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.06 £45.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.86%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -12 20 £450 +7.82%
Thames Valley +7 10 £450 +12.50% 4
Berkshire +2 7 £450 +51.26% 4
Surrey -44 7 £575 +43.75% 1
West Sussex -12 5 £383 - 1
Buckinghamshire +16 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Brocade
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 23 (54.76%) HP
2 20 (47.62%) WAN
2 20 (47.62%) LAN
3 17 (40.48%) Linux
4 16 (38.10%) SAN
4 16 (38.10%) Migration
5 15 (35.71%) OSPF
6 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 14 (33.33%) Fortinet
7 13 (30.95%) Wireless
7 13 (30.95%) IPsec
7 13 (30.95%) VMware
7 13 (30.95%) MS Visio
7 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Office
7 13 (30.95%) EMC
8 12 (28.57%) Telnet
8 12 (28.57%) VRRP
8 12 (28.57%) WLAN
8 12 (28.57%) Solaris
8 12 (28.57%) SNMP
8 12 (28.57%) HP MASE
8 12 (28.57%) SSH
8 12 (28.57%) Wireshark
8 12 (28.57%) FreeRADIUS
8 12 (28.57%) Multicast
9 11 (26.19%) Aruba
9 11 (26.19%) Network Management
9 11 (26.19%) Unix
9 11 (26.19%) Project Management
10 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Excel

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 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.38%) IIS
1 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Office
1 13 (30.95%) MS Visio
2 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (23.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) Mimecast
2 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (47.62%) LAN
1 20 (47.62%) WAN
2 16 (38.10%) SAN
3 15 (35.71%) OSPF
4 13 (30.95%) IPsec
4 13 (30.95%) Wireless
5 12 (28.57%) Multicast
5 12 (28.57%) SNMP
5 12 (28.57%) SSH
5 12 (28.57%) Telnet
5 12 (28.57%) VRRP
5 12 (28.57%) Wireshark
5 12 (28.57%) WLAN
6 10 (23.81%) Firewall
7 6 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (11.90%) NAS
9 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
9 4 (9.52%) VLAN
9 4 (9.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Technical Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) Consultant
3 6 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Administrator
4 5 (11.90%) Architect
4 5 (11.90%) Backup Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Network Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Storage and Backup Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Unix Administrator
5 4 (9.52%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (9.52%) Solaris Administrator
5 4 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Backup Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.14%) Network Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Solaris Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.14%) Storage and Backup Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Storage Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.14%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Data Centre
2 9 (21.43%) Mobile App
3 6 (14.29%) EMC VNX
3 6 (14.29%) Replication
4 5 (11.90%) EMC VMAX
4 5 (11.90%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (11.90%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.76%) IBM Storwize
7 1 (2.38%) HACMP
7 1 (2.38%) LPAR
7 1 (2.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (40.48%) Linux
2 12 (28.57%) Solaris
3 11 (26.19%) Unix
4 10 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (19.05%) AIX
6 7 (16.67%) Windows
7 4 (9.52%) CentOS
7 4 (9.52%) Windows Server
7 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.76%) SUSE
9 1 (2.38%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Migration
2 11 (26.19%) Network Management
2 11 (26.19%) Project Management
3 10 (23.81%) Presales
4 9 (21.43%) Decision-Making
4 9 (21.43%) Mobile Device Management
5 8 (19.05%) Storage Management
6 6 (14.29%) ITIL
7 5 (11.90%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (9.52%) Benchmarking
8 4 (9.52%) Business Continuity
8 4 (9.52%) Capacity Management
8 4 (9.52%) Change Management
8 4 (9.52%) Load Balancing
9 3 (7.14%) Information Security
9 3 (7.14%) Mathematics
9 3 (7.14%) QMS
9 3 (7.14%) Quality Management
9 3 (7.14%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) Perl
2 4 (9.52%) AWK
2 4 (9.52%) Bourne shell
2 4 (9.52%) Korn
2 4 (9.52%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) HP MASE
2 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) CCNP
3 4 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.14%) CCDP
4 3 (7.14%) Degree
4 3 (7.14%) JNCIS
4 3 (7.14%) OCA
4 3 (7.14%) OCP
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (7.14%) RHCE
4 3 (7.14%) RHCSA
5 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (28.57%) FreeRADIUS
2 6 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
4 4 (9.52%) GlusterFS
5 3 (7.14%) VMware NSX
6 2 (4.76%) Firmware
6 2 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) NetBackup
2 6 (14.29%) Oracle ZFS
3 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 4 (9.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 3 (7.14%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.38%) Ansible
5 1 (2.38%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (2.38%) Perfmon
5 1 (2.38%) SCCM
5 1 (2.38%) SCOM
5 1 (2.38%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.38%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 23 (54.76%) HP
2 14 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 13 (30.95%) EMC
3 13 (30.95%) VMware
4 11 (26.19%) Aruba
5 10 (23.81%) Cisco
6 8 (19.05%) Juniper
7 6 (14.29%) Dell
7 6 (14.29%) Sun
8 5 (11.90%) Isilon
8 5 (11.90%) Oracle
9 4 (9.52%) 3PAR
9 4 (9.52%) Centrify
9 4 (9.52%) IBM
9 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
9 4 (9.52%) StorageTek
9 4 (9.52%) Veritas
10 3 (7.14%) NetApp
10 3 (7.14%) Palo Alto