The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Brocade
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 96 107 -
Rank change year-on-year +11 -  
Contract jobs citing Brocade 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.44% 0.16% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.19% 0.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £419 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £394 £450
% change year-on-year -4.76% -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 West Yorkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 503 703 728
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 36.88% 36.35% 40.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 455 432
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 32 30
Median hourly rate £10.31 £12.10 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.83% -19.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £8.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.25 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Brocade
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West 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 West Yorkshire

Brocade
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Brocade in West Yorkshire

Brocade
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Leeds +9 3 £419 - 2
Bradford - 3 - -
Brocade
Yorkshire

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Brocade.

1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (73.33%) Migration
2 11 (73.33%) VMware
2 11 (73.33%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (73.33%) NetScaler
2 11 (73.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (73.33%) Cisco
2 11 (73.33%) Data Centre
3 9 (60.00%) MS Office
4 8 (53.33%) FCoE
4 8 (53.33%) F5
4 8 (53.33%) Cisco IOS
4 8 (53.33%) NX-OS
5 7 (46.67%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
6 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) High Availability
6 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
7 3 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (20.00%) Release Management
7 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
7 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (20.00%) Firewall
7 3 (20.00%) Wireless
7 3 (20.00%) SUSE
7 3 (20.00%) NetBackup
7 3 (20.00%) Linux
7 3 (20.00%) MCSE

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in West 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (60.00%) MS Office
2 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco ASA
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 11 (73.33%) NetScaler
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco IOS
2 8 (53.33%) FCoE
2 8 (53.33%) NX-OS
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 3 (20.00%) Firewall
3 3 (20.00%) SAN
3 3 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (6.67%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (6.67%) Bitbucket
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Designer
1 4 (26.67%) Network Designer
2 3 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Data Centre Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Network Design Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Server Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Storage Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Azure Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Brocade Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Data Centre
2 7 (46.67%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
1 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (20.00%) SUSE
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) High Availability
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
3 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 3 (20.00%) Release Management
4 2 (13.33%) Network Design
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) CCNA
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (20.00%) MCSE
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) vSphere
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (73.33%) Cisco
2 11 (73.33%) VMware
3 8 (53.33%) F5
4 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
5 3 (20.00%) EMC
6 1 (6.67%) Atlassian
6 1 (6.67%) Dell