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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Brocade
Rank 116 - 117
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Brocade 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% - 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% - 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £255
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +37.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.00 -
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -
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
1327 1159 1159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.71% 46.32% 47.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 674 512 429
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 32 48
Average hourly rate £21.55 £19.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.42% -19.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £34.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 2015. 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
Slough - 2 £375 -
Newbury - 1 - -
Brocade
South East

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) Cisco
1 6 (85.71%) SAN
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) HP
2 5 (71.43%) DHCP
3 4 (57.14%) SNMP
3 4 (57.14%) VPN
3 4 (57.14%) DNS
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
3 4 (57.14%) LAN
3 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 4 (57.14%) VLAN
3 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (57.14%) SCCM
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) ProCurve
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) XenDesktop
3 4 (57.14%) vSphere
3 4 (57.14%) 3PAR
3 4 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (57.14%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2013

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
1 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (42.86%) Lync
3 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) SAN
2 5 (71.43%) DHCP
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) SNMP
3 4 (57.14%) VPN
3 4 (57.14%) DNS
3 4 (57.14%) VLAN
3 4 (57.14%) LAN
3 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 4 (57.14%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (42.86%) Structured Cabling
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (28.57%) NAS
6 1 (14.29%) Wireless
6 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
6 1 (14.29%) SSH
6 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
6 1 (14.29%) RIP
6 1 (14.29%) MPLS
6 1 (14.29%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Storage Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Storage Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) CLARiiON
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (14.29%) FlexPod
2 1 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) EMC VNX
2 1 (14.29%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Content Management
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Network Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) MCSA
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) IBM Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) CCIE
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) CCDP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (57.14%) XenDesktop
1 4 (57.14%) vSphere
1 4 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (42.86%) XenApp
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Samba
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) SRDF
3 1 (14.29%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (14.29%) DFS Replication
3 1 (14.29%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (14.29%) SnapMirror
2 1 (14.29%) SnapVault
2 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) HP
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) ProCurve
3 4 (57.14%) 3PAR
4 3 (42.86%) SolarWinds
5 2 (28.57%) NetApp
5 2 (28.57%) EMC
6 1 (14.29%) Juniper
6 1 (14.29%) Hitachi
6 1 (14.29%) Dell
6 1 (14.29%) IBM
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle
6 1 (14.29%) SAP
6 1 (14.29%) NetIQ
6 1 (14.29%) Symantec
6 1 (14.29%) PlateSpin
6 1 (14.29%) Fujitsu
6 1 (14.29%) F5