The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Brocade products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Brocade over the 3 months to 18 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 Chester 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Brocade
Rank 38 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing Brocade 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.78% 0.66% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.65% 1.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £730 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £325 £395
% change year-on-year
+16.30% -17.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -32.22%
Vendors Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
121 80 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 47.27% 52.98% 44.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 14 10
Average daily rate £350 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £240 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £730 £465 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 11 6
Average hourly rate £36.25 £45.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +221.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Brocade
Cheshire

Brocade
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Brocade Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Brocade
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Brocade Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Brocade
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) PaaS
1 2 (100.00%) 3PAR
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Engineering
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) 3PAR