Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 18 November 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 201 155
Rank change year-on-year +24 -46 +14
Contract jobs citing Brocade 7 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.31% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.65% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 8
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £325 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -14.42% +4.76%
10th Percentile £281 £270 £300
90th Percentile £408 £441 £400
England median daily rate £385 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +1.32% +1.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £17.24
England median hourly rate - £22.50 £17.24
% change year-on-year - +30.51% -53.41%

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 West Midlands.

All Vendors
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2140 2912 2194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.67% 46.87% 44.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1271 1575 1107
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £208 £250 £220
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 93 138
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.90% -8.37% +2.10%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.25 £10.73
90th Percentile £47.05 £24.95 £33.34
England median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.55% -5.71% +6.06%

Brocade
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Brocade as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Brocade in the West Midlands

Brocade
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Brocade in the West Midlands

Brocade
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Brocade in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Brocade in the West Midlands

Brocade
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Brocade in the West Midlands

Brocade
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Brocade within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Solihull -5 4 - -
Birmingham +10 3 £325 -
Brocade
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Brocade.

1 7 (100.00%) VoIP
2 4 (57.14%) WLAN
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
2 4 (57.14%) VLAN
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Infoblox
3 3 (42.86%) Aruba
3 3 (42.86%) F5
3 3 (42.86%) Network Design
3 3 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (42.86%) BIG-IP
3 3 (42.86%) Multicast
3 3 (42.86%) Meru Networks
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Wireless
3 3 (42.86%) Video\Live Streaming
3 3 (42.86%) IPv6
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms

Brocade
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) VoIP
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) VLAN
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) WLAN
3 3 (42.86%) BIG-IP
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (42.86%) IPv6
3 3 (42.86%) Multicast
3 3 (42.86%) Wireless
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Video\Live Streaming
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Network Design
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) Juniper
2 3 (42.86%) Aruba
2 3 (42.86%) F5
2 3 (42.86%) Infoblox
2 3 (42.86%) Meru Networks