The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Brocade products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Brocade over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Brocade
Rank 113 123 131
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +8
Contract jobs citing Brocade 7 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.28% 0.24% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.62% 0.50% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Average daily rate
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£360 £413 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% +28.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Brocade
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1125 1205 1554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 45.69% 47.53% 51.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 451 533
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 56 48
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.03 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% -9.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

Brocade
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Brocade across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Brocade Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Brocade
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Brocade across the Berkshire region.

Brocade Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Brocade
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Brocade Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Brocade
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Brocade within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +11 6 £360 -10.00%
Slough - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Brocade
South East

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Brocade also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Brocade.

1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) AIX
2 7 (58.33%) Open Source
3 5 (41.67%) Cobbler
3 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (41.67%) IBM
3 5 (41.67%) SAN
3 5 (41.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (41.67%) Analytics
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco
4 4 (33.33%) EMC
4 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) UNIX
6 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
6 2 (16.67%) HP
6 2 (16.67%) Validation
6 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 2 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (8.33%) BC Cleared
7 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
7 1 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (8.33%) NAS
7 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
7 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (8.33%) CFEngine
7 1 (8.33%) CA
7 1 (8.33%) Replication
7 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Brocade also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Brocade. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
1 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) NAS
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Server Specialist
2 4 (33.33%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Storage Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Lead Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Storage Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Backup Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Open Source
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) AIX
3 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Analytics
2 2 (16.67%) Validation
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) BC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Cobbler
1 5 (41.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (8.33%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) IBM
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) EMC
3 2 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) CA