The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Brocade products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Brocade over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Brocade
Rank 78 65 59
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Contract jobs citing Brocade 1 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.10% 1.11% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 2.51% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Average daily rate
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- £578 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +119.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £379 £346
% change year-on-year
-2.27% +9.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £30.50
Brocade
North West

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

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
464 358 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 46.49% 44.25% 50.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 160 164
Average daily rate £475 £340 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.70% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £185 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £509 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 34 26
Average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +28.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £12.50 £9.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £47.50 £53.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Brocade
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Brocade Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Brocade
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Brocade Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Brocade
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Brocade Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Brocade
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Brocade within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
Warrington - 1 - -
Brocade
North West

Brocade
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (50.00%) EMC
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) SRDF

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Storage Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Storage Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) EMC Storage Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) SRDF
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) EMC