The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Brocade products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Brocade over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Brocade
Rank 191 192 188
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing Brocade 9 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 0.53% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 10
Average daily rate
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£450 £377 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.36% -15.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £325 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £480 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £392 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.81% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £39.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-6.91% -16.31%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2459 3028 2642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.58% 44.54% 43.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1816 2172 1895
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 75 80
Average hourly rate £17.87 £19.49 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.69 £30.83 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

Brocade
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Brocade Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Brocade
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Brocade Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Brocade
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Brocade across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Brocade Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Brocade
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Brocade Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) SAN
3 5 (45.45%) HP
3 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
4 4 (36.36%) Blue Coat
4 4 (36.36%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (27.27%) 3PAR
5 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (27.27%) Firewall
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Migration
5 3 (27.27%) NetApp
6 2 (18.18%) Linux
6 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
6 2 (18.18%) Dell
6 2 (18.18%) EMC
6 2 (18.18%) CommVault
6 2 (18.18%) Windows
6 2 (18.18%) Symantec
6 2 (18.18%) VMware
6 2 (18.18%) NetBackup
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) CMDB
6 2 (18.18%) Network Security
6 2 (18.18%) Investment Management
6 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (9.09%) Change Control
7 1 (9.09%) NAS

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) SAN
2 4 (36.36%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall
4 2 (18.18%) Network Security
5 1 (9.09%) NAS
5 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Storage Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Backup Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Storage Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Backup Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Storage Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) CMDB
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) EqualLogic
2 1 (9.09%) HP StorageWorks
2 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Solaris
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Investment Management
3 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
3 1 (9.09%) Network Management
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Veritas File System
1 1 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (9.09%) IAG
1 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) NetBackup
2 1 (9.09%) PureDisk
2 1 (9.09%) HP SIM
2 1 (9.09%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) HP
2 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
3 4 (36.36%) Blue Coat
4 3 (27.27%) 3PAR
4 3 (27.27%) NetApp
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
5 2 (18.18%) Dell
5 2 (18.18%) EMC
5 2 (18.18%) CommVault
5 2 (18.18%) Symantec
5 2 (18.18%) VMware
6 1 (9.09%) Aruba
6 1 (9.09%) IBM
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) Hitachi
6 1 (9.09%) Veritas