The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 54 43
Rank change year-on-year +5 -11  
Contract jobs citing Brocade 7 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.53% 1.10% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 4.96% 2.14% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £388 - -
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 South Yorkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 141 280 191
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 30.85% 51.28% 46.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 189 118
Median daily rate £380 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £248 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £750 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 15
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +66.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £9.88 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.90 £23.00
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 South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

Brocade
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Brocade in South Yorkshire

Brocade
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Brocade in South Yorkshire

Brocade
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Sheffield +3 6 £350 -
Brocade
Yorkshire

Brocade
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Brocade.

1 21 (95.45%) Cisco
1 21 (95.45%) F5
2 14 (63.64%) Migration
3 13 (59.09%) CheckPoint
3 13 (59.09%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 8 (36.36%) DNS
4 8 (36.36%) DHCP
4 8 (36.36%) Infoblox
4 8 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 7 (31.82%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (31.82%) FCoE
5 7 (31.82%) NetScaler
5 7 (31.82%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
5 7 (31.82%) MS Office
5 7 (31.82%) VMware
6 6 (27.27%) Firewall
6 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
6 6 (27.27%) Unix
6 6 (27.27%) Blue Coat
6 6 (27.27%) Load Balancing
6 6 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (27.27%) NX-OS
7 3 (13.64%) LAN
7 3 (13.64%) VoIP
7 3 (13.64%) WAN
7 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (13.64%) Network Security
7 3 (13.64%) IP Telephony

Brocade
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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:

Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (36.36%) DHCP
2 8 (36.36%) DNS
2 8 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 7 (31.82%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (31.82%) FCoE
3 7 (31.82%) NetScaler
4 6 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (27.27%) Firewall
4 6 (27.27%) NX-OS
5 3 (13.64%) IP Telephony
5 3 (13.64%) LAN
5 3 (13.64%) Network Security
5 3 (13.64%) VoIP
5 3 (13.64%) WAN
6 1 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (4.55%) NAS
6 1 (4.55%) SAN
General
1 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Network Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Network Specialist
4 3 (13.64%) Blue Coat Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Designer
4 3 (13.64%) Network Designer
5 2 (9.09%) Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Design Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) IP Network Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Data Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) NAS Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) NetApp Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) SAN Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) SAN Storage Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
1 7 (31.82%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Unix
2 1 (4.55%) Data ONTAP
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Migration
2 6 (27.27%) Load Balancing
3 3 (13.64%) High Availability
4 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (9.09%) Facilities Management
4 2 (9.09%) Network Design
5 1 (4.55%) Network Management
5 1 (4.55%) Security Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.09%) CCNA
3 1 (4.55%) CCNP
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) OpenView
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) Cisco
1 21 (95.45%) F5
2 13 (59.09%) CheckPoint
3 8 (36.36%) Infoblox
3 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 7 (31.82%) VMware
5 6 (27.27%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) NetApp