The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Berkshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Brocade
Rank 124 114 134
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +20
Contract jobs citing Brocade 7 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.24% 0.20% 0.064%
As % of the Vendors category 0.48% 0.42% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate £625 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £325 £395
% change year-on-year
+16.61% -17.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £30.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
- -26.06%
Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1457 1179 1629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 50.71% 48.10% 52.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 441 570
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £185 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 72 58
Average hourly rate £17.50 £28.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +69.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £13.05 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.11 £51.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Brocade
South East

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Brocade across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Brocade Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -9 3 £685 - 1
Bracknell - 1 - - 1
Brocade
South East

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 17 (100.00%) SAN
2 15 (88.24%) Cisco
3 11 (64.71%) HP
3 11 (64.71%) Windows
3 11 (64.71%) VMware
3 11 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (58.82%) NetBackup
4 10 (58.82%) Symantec
5 9 (52.94%) Firewall
5 9 (52.94%) Blue Coat
5 9 (52.94%) MS Exchange
5 9 (52.94%) LAN
5 9 (52.94%) WAN
5 9 (52.94%) SMTP
5 9 (52.94%) HTTP
5 9 (52.94%) CheckPoint
5 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (52.94%) DNS
5 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
5 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (52.94%) Windows 7
5 9 (52.94%) WSUS
5 9 (52.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (52.94%) SCCM
5 9 (52.94%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (41.18%) Japanese Language
6 7 (41.18%) EMC
6 7 (41.18%) McAfee
7 6 (35.29%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (35.29%) MPLS

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (52.94%) MS Exchange
1 9 (52.94%) Exchange Server 2007
1 9 (52.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
2 3 (17.65%) MS Office
3 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) SAN
2 9 (52.94%) Firewall
2 9 (52.94%) DNS
2 9 (52.94%) LAN
2 9 (52.94%) WAN
2 9 (52.94%) SMTP
2 9 (52.94%) HTTP
3 6 (35.29%) LDAP
3 6 (35.29%) VPN
3 6 (35.29%) Internet
3 6 (35.29%) MPLS
3 6 (35.29%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (17.65%) OSPF
4 3 (17.65%) BGP
4 3 (17.65%) RIP
4 3 (17.65%) DHCP
5 2 (11.76%) NAS
6 1 (5.88%) Connectrix
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (41.18%) Japanese Language
2 4 (23.53%) French Language
2 4 (23.53%) German Language
2 4 (23.53%) Italian Language
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Consultant
1 4 (23.53%) Team Leader
1 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Team Leader
1 4 (23.53%) Operations Team Leader
1 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Operations Team Leader
2 3 (17.65%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Desktop Team Leader
3 2 (11.76%) Lead Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Backup Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Data Centre Operations Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Storage Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Data Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Data Centre Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Storage Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Operations Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Replication
1 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (5.88%) CLARiiON
2 1 (5.88%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (52.94%) Windows 7
3 4 (23.53%) Linux
4 2 (11.76%) UNIX
5 1 (5.88%) AIX
5 1 (5.88%) Solaris
5 1 (5.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Problem Management
2 5 (29.41%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) Security Management
4 2 (11.76%) Validation
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Operations Management
4 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (11.76%) B2B
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) CCNA
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (17.65%) CCSA
2 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
3 6 (35.29%) vSphere
4 3 (17.65%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.88%) SRDF
5 1 (5.88%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (58.82%) NetBackup
2 9 (52.94%) WSUS
2 9 (52.94%) SCCM
3 6 (35.29%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (17.65%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (11.76%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (5.88%) EMC TimeFinder
6 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Cisco
2 11 (64.71%) HP
2 11 (64.71%) VMware
3 10 (58.82%) Symantec
4 9 (52.94%) Blue Coat
4 9 (52.94%) CheckPoint
5 7 (41.18%) EMC
5 7 (41.18%) McAfee
6 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
7 3 (17.65%) Nokia
7 3 (17.65%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (5.88%) MobileIron
8 1 (5.88%) StorageTek
8 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
8 1 (5.88%) Oracle
8 1 (5.88%) Sun
8 1 (5.88%) IBM
8 1 (5.88%) CA
8 1 (5.88%) NetApp