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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Brocade
Rank 109 122 121
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Contract jobs citing Brocade 3 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.33% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£288 £655 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.10% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £246
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +42.13%
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
1271 1221 1172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.79% 50.04% 49.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 540 447
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £203 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 34 48
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £9.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 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 £288 -
Newbury -1 1 - -
Brocade
South East

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 5 (83.33%) DHCP
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) SNMP
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 4 (66.67%) ProCurve
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 4 (66.67%) vSphere
2 4 (66.67%) 3PAR
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
3 3 (50.00%) Lync

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (50.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) DHCP
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) SNMP
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) VLAN
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (16.67%) HSRP
4 1 (16.67%) GLBP
4 1 (16.67%) NAS
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
4 1 (16.67%) SSH
4 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Storage Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Network Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Content Management
1 1 (16.67%) Network Design
1 1 (16.67%) Network Planning
1 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
1 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
1 1 (16.67%) Time Management
1 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) MCSA
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) CCIE
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) CCDP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) XenDesktop
1 4 (66.67%) vSphere
1 4 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Samba
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) ProCurve
2 4 (66.67%) 3PAR
3 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) Riverbed
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp