The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 29 April 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 / Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 142 143
Rank change year-on-year +32 +1  
Contract jobs citing Brocade 11 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.51% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 1.41% 0.35% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Median daily rate £363 £375 £256
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +46.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £375 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £375 £271
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -7.81% -5.88%  
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 Yorkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 780 1136 1305
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 36.14% 38.82% 44.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 454 753 806
Median daily rate £390 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £555 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 44 59
Median hourly rate £15.86 £12.72 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.73% -23.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.31 £8.90 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £22.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -17.50% +11.11%  

Brocade
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

Brocade
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Brocade in Yorkshire

Brocade
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Brocade in Yorkshire

Brocade
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
North Yorkshire - 4 £363 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £425 -
West Yorkshire +24 3 £400 +6.66%
Brocade
England

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Brocade.

1 24 (77.42%) Cisco
2 19 (61.29%) F5
3 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
3 15 (48.39%) Migration
4 14 (45.16%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (41.94%) NetScaler
5 13 (41.94%) Cisco Nexus
5 13 (41.94%) Data Centre
6 12 (38.71%) VMware
7 11 (35.48%) CheckPoint
8 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Office
8 10 (32.26%) FCoE
9 9 (29.03%) Cisco IOS
9 9 (29.03%) Enterprise Storage
9 9 (29.03%) NX-OS
10 8 (25.81%) Infoblox
10 8 (25.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 8 (25.81%) DHCP
10 8 (25.81%) DNS
10 8 (25.81%) SAN
10 8 (25.81%) Load Balancing
11 7 (22.58%) NetBackup
12 6 (19.35%) ITIL
12 6 (19.35%) Unix
13 5 (16.13%) HP
13 5 (16.13%) High Availability
14 4 (12.90%) NAS
14 4 (12.90%) Network Design
14 4 (12.90%) Firewall
14 4 (12.90%) NetApp

Brocade
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (45.16%) Cisco ASA
2 13 (41.94%) Cisco Nexus
2 13 (41.94%) NetScaler
3 10 (32.26%) FCoE
4 9 (29.03%) Cisco IOS
4 9 (29.03%) NX-OS
5 8 (25.81%) DHCP
5 8 (25.81%) DNS
5 8 (25.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 8 (25.81%) SAN
6 4 (12.90%) Firewall
6 4 (12.90%) NAS
7 3 (9.68%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (9.68%) Cisco Wireless
7 3 (9.68%) IP Telephony
7 3 (9.68%) LAN
7 3 (9.68%) Network Security
7 3 (9.68%) VoIP
7 3 (9.68%) WAN
7 3 (9.68%) Wireless
General
1 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Network Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Network Specialist
2 5 (16.13%) Storage Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Designer
3 4 (12.90%) Network Designer
4 3 (9.68%) Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Network Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Design Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) IP Network Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Network Design Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Server Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Storage Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) NAS Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) NetApp Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) SAN Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) Data Centre
2 9 (29.03%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Unix
2 4 (12.90%) Linux
3 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (9.68%) SUSE
4 2 (6.45%) Windows
5 1 (3.23%) CentOS
5 1 (3.23%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Migration
2 8 (25.81%) Load Balancing
3 6 (19.35%) ITIL
4 5 (16.13%) High Availability
5 4 (12.90%) Network Design
6 3 (9.68%) Data Protection
6 3 (9.68%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (9.68%) Release Management
7 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (3.23%) Change Management
8 1 (3.23%) ITIL V3
8 1 (3.23%) Security Architecture
8 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.23%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.68%) CCNA
2 3 (9.68%) MCSE
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.23%) CCNP
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) vSphere
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) NFS
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 24 (77.42%) Cisco
2 19 (61.29%) F5
3 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
4 12 (38.71%) VMware
5 11 (35.48%) CheckPoint
6 8 (25.81%) Infoblox
7 5 (16.13%) HP
8 4 (12.90%) NetApp
9 3 (9.68%) 3PAR
9 3 (9.68%) EMC
9 3 (9.68%) Symantec
9 3 (9.68%) Veritas
10 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
10 1 (3.23%) IBM