Period
to 26 May 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 26 May 2020 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
UK
6 months to
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 565 776 759
Rank change year-on-year +211 -17 -68
Contract jobs citing Brocade 62 66 146
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.073% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.17% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 45 92
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% -3.13%
10th Percentile £286 £313 £300
90th Percentile £583 £506 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £474 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +18.44% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Median hourly rate £41.58 £43.20 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.76% -12.73% -
10th Percentile £32.38 £28.74 £48.75
90th Percentile £52.95 £46.12 £50.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.58 £21.59 £49.50
% change year-on-year +92.61% -56.39% -

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.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 20,373 38,595 42,167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.92% 42.49% 41.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,061 24,036 26,244
Median daily rate £450 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £250
90th Percentile £656 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +0.76% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 918 1,305 1,501
Median hourly rate £20.50 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £12.34 £11.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £52.12 £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £15.86
% change year-on-year +8.57% +10.34% -6.26%

Brocade
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Brocade as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Brocade in the UK

Brocade
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Brocade.

Daily rate trend for Brocade in the UK

Brocade
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Brocade over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Brocade in the UK

Brocade
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Brocade.

Hourly rate trend for Brocade in the UK

Brocade
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Brocade over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Brocade in the UK

Brocade
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Brocade within the UK over the 6 months to 26 May 2020. 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
England +198 57 £460 +8.24% 5
UK excluding London +163 51 £474 +18.44% 3
South East +121 20 £474 +28.04% 2
North of England +92 12 £425 +25.93%
London +177 10 £450 +2.86% 3
North West +56 10 £400 +33.33%
Midlands +85 6 £450 +38.46%
South West +38 6 £575 +19.17%
East Midlands +39 4 £375 +15.38%
East of England +54 3 £515 +28.75%
Yorkshire +73 2 £625 +66.67%
West Midlands +60 2 £500 +25.00%
Scotland +37 2 £375 -
Work from Home - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 £320 -
Wales - 1 £500 - 1

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, 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 with a requirement for Brocade.

1 36 (58.06%) SAN
2 32 (51.61%) Cisco
3 29 (46.77%) Windows
4 24 (38.71%) Security Cleared
5 23 (37.10%) VMware
6 21 (33.87%) Data Centre
7 20 (32.26%) Firewall
8 18 (29.03%) HP
8 18 (29.03%) SC Cleared
9 17 (27.42%) Firmware
9 17 (27.42%) OSPF
9 17 (27.42%) BGP
9 17 (27.42%) IBM
10 15 (24.19%) Migration
11 14 (22.58%) DNS
11 14 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (22.58%) Azure
11 14 (22.58%) Windows Server
12 13 (20.97%) WAN
12 13 (20.97%) DHCP
12 13 (20.97%) Active Directory
12 13 (20.97%) Citrix
12 13 (20.97%) NetApp
13 12 (19.35%) EMC
13 12 (19.35%) Hitachi
13 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
13 12 (19.35%) NetBackup
13 12 (19.35%) NAS
14 11 (17.74%) PowerShell
14 11 (17.74%) Juniper

Brocade
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (6.45%) SharePoint
1 4 (6.45%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.58%) Azure
2 8 (12.90%) AWS
3 5 (8.06%) Office 365
4 4 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (6.45%) GCP
4 4 (6.45%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.61%) G Suite
5 1 (1.61%) IaaS
5 1 (1.61%) PaaS
5 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (58.06%) SAN
2 20 (32.26%) Firewall
3 17 (27.42%) BGP
3 17 (27.42%) OSPF
4 14 (22.58%) DNS
5 13 (20.97%) DHCP
5 13 (20.97%) WAN
6 12 (19.35%) NAS
7 10 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (16.13%) Fibre Channel
7 10 (16.13%) LAN
8 8 (12.90%) Wireless
9 7 (11.29%) MPLS
9 7 (11.29%) NetScaler
9 7 (11.29%) VPN
10 5 (8.06%) DAB
10 5 (8.06%) Internet
10 5 (8.06%) TCP/IP
11 4 (6.45%) NetScreen
11 4 (6.45%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) AutoIt
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (9.68%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Financial Institution
2 2 (3.23%) Public Sector
2 2 (3.23%) Publishing
3 1 (1.61%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (22.58%) Storage Specialist
2 10 (16.13%) Consultant
3 8 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (12.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 7 (11.29%) Network Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Backup Consultant
5 6 (9.68%) Storage and Backup Consultant
5 6 (9.68%) Storage Consultant
5 6 (9.68%) Storage Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Designer
6 5 (8.06%) Network Designer
6 5 (8.06%) SAN Specialist
6 5 (8.06%) SAN Storage Specialist
7 4 (6.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Administrator
7 4 (6.45%) Backup Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Storage Administrator
8 3 (4.84%) Storage and Backup Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (33.87%) Data Centre
2 9 (14.52%) IBM Storwize
3 8 (12.90%) EMC VNX
4 6 (9.68%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (8.06%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (3.23%) EMC VMAX
7 2 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (3.23%) Replication
8 1 (1.61%) Clustering
8 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (46.77%) Windows
2 14 (22.58%) Windows Server
3 8 (12.90%) Linux
4 7 (11.29%) Solaris
5 3 (4.84%) Unix
5 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.23%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.61%) AIX
7 1 (1.61%) HPUX
7 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.19%) Migration
2 10 (16.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 9 (14.52%) ITIL
4 7 (11.29%) Network Design
5 5 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.45%) Capacity Management
6 4 (6.45%) Decision-Making
6 4 (6.45%) Deployment Automation
6 4 (6.45%) Identity Management
6 4 (6.45%) Load Balancing
6 4 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (6.45%) Service Design
7 3 (4.84%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.84%) Project Management
8 2 (3.23%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 2 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (3.23%) Privileged Access Management
8 2 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.23%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.74%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.84%) SQL
3 1 (1.61%) Java
3 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (38.71%) Security Cleared
2 18 (29.03%) SC Cleared
3 10 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (14.52%) CCNP
5 8 (12.90%) JNCIS
6 5 (8.06%) CCDP
6 5 (8.06%) CCNA
6 5 (8.06%) Degree
6 5 (8.06%) DV Cleared
7 4 (6.45%) JNCIA
8 3 (4.84%) HND
8 3 (4.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.61%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) GDPR
System Software
1 17 (27.42%) Firmware
2 14 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (20.97%) Active Directory
4 7 (11.29%) vSphere
5 6 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (8.06%) Hyper-V
7 4 (6.45%) BitLocker
7 4 (6.45%) XenDesktop
8 3 (4.84%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (4.84%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (3.23%) Terminal Server
10 1 (1.61%) NFS
10 1 (1.61%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 12 (19.35%) NetBackup
2 9 (14.52%) SCCM
2 9 (14.52%) SCOM
3 6 (9.68%) SnapMirror
4 5 (8.06%) HP Data Protector
5 4 (6.45%) HP SIM
5 4 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (4.84%) Puppet
6 3 (4.84%) Terraform
6 3 (4.84%) WSUS
7 2 (3.23%) PowerCLI
7 2 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (3.23%) vCenter Server
7 2 (3.23%) vRealize
8 1 (1.61%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.61%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (1.61%) EMC TimeFinder
8 1 (1.61%) FortiGate
8 1 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 32 (51.61%) Cisco
2 23 (37.10%) VMware
3 18 (29.03%) HP
4 17 (27.42%) IBM
5 13 (20.97%) Citrix
5 13 (20.97%) NetApp
6 12 (19.35%) EMC
6 12 (19.35%) Hitachi
6 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
7 11 (17.74%) Juniper
8 7 (11.29%) Dell
9 6 (9.68%) 3PAR
9 6 (9.68%) Veritas
10 5 (8.06%) DataCore
11 3 (4.84%) F5
11 3 (4.84%) Isilon
11 3 (4.84%) Red Hat
11 3 (4.84%) Veeam
12 2 (3.23%) Fortinet
12 2 (3.23%) Oracle