The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 March 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 West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 146
Contract jobs citing Brocade 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - - 0.095%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £394 £450
% change year-on-year -6.34% -12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £51.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +27.50%  

Brocade is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1047 1165 1237
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 40.72% 40.01% 39.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 757 732
Median daily rate £375 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -2.02%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 73 74
Median hourly rate £39.00 £20.00 £20.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +95.00% -0.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £46.24 £44.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Brocade
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 West

Brocade
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Brocade in the South West

Brocade
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 West region with a requirement for Brocade.

1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) EMC
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (44.44%) Juniper
3 4 (44.44%) SAN
3 4 (44.44%) Veritas
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
3 4 (44.44%) Symantec
3 4 (44.44%) Apache
3 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) HP
3 4 (44.44%) Dell
3 4 (44.44%) SMTP
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) SSL
3 4 (44.44%) Games
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) VMware ESX
3 4 (44.44%) Clustering
3 4 (44.44%) AWK
3 4 (44.44%) NetBackup
3 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
3 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Zenoss
3 4 (44.44%) Veritas Cluster Server

Brocade
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 4 (44.44%) Apache
1 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
1 4 (44.44%) SMTP
1 4 (44.44%) SSL
2 3 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 3 (33.33%) Internet
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) DWDM
4 1 (11.11%) ATM
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) Frame Relay
4 1 (11.11%) MPLS
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) VPLS
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 4 (44.44%) Games
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Network Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Installations Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Network Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Clustering
1 4 (44.44%) EMC VNX
2 2 (22.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) DevOps
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
2 2 (22.22%) Domain Models
2 2 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (22.22%) Virtual Team Management
3 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design
3 1 (11.11%) Presales
3 1 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) AWK
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 4 (44.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 4 (44.44%) VMware ESX
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (44.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) NetBackup
1 4 (44.44%) Puppet
1 4 (44.44%) vRealize
1 4 (44.44%) Zenoss
2 1 (11.11%) Nagios
2 1 (11.11%) Opsview
2 1 (11.11%) QRadar
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) EMC
3 4 (44.44%) Dell
3 4 (44.44%) HP
3 4 (44.44%) Juniper
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
3 4 (44.44%) Symantec
3 4 (44.44%) Veritas
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) BT
5 2 (22.22%) Ciena
6 1 (11.11%) ArcSight
6 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
6 1 (11.11%) F5
6 1 (11.11%) Splunk