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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Brocade
Rank 197 198 215
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +17
Contract jobs citing Brocade 11 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.017% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% 0.039% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 5
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £400 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £255
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +37.25%
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% -
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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
2562 2575 3196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.76% 44.37% 45.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1890 1766 2207
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 51 116
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £34.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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
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 31 July 2015, 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 14 (66.67%) SAN
2 12 (57.14%) HP
2 12 (57.14%) 3PAR
3 9 (42.86%) Cisco
4 8 (38.10%) VMware
5 7 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (33.33%) NetApp
5 7 (33.33%) SQL
6 6 (28.57%) CommVault
6 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (23.81%) CMDB
8 4 (19.05%) Finance
8 4 (19.05%) Juniper
8 4 (19.05%) IBM
8 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
8 4 (19.05%) EMC
8 4 (19.05%) Perl
8 4 (19.05%) Oracle
8 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
8 4 (19.05%) LAN
8 4 (19.05%) DNS
8 4 (19.05%) Capacity Management
8 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
8 4 (19.05%) EMC VNX
9 3 (14.29%) EMC VMAX
9 3 (14.29%) vSphere
9 3 (14.29%) IaaS

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
2 2 (9.52%) MS Office
3 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) IaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (66.67%) SAN
2 6 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (19.05%) DNS
3 4 (19.05%) LAN
4 3 (14.29%) WAN
4 3 (14.29%) SMTP
4 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 3 (14.29%) OSPF
4 3 (14.29%) BGP
5 2 (9.52%) SSL
5 2 (9.52%) VPN
5 2 (9.52%) Ethernet
5 2 (9.52%) SNMP
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (9.52%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (9.52%) MPLS
5 2 (9.52%) Firewall
5 2 (9.52%) VLAN
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Storage Specialist
1 5 (23.81%) Senior Storage Specialist
1 5 (23.81%) Backup Specialist
2 3 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) DBA
3 2 (9.52%) UNIX Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) SQL DBA
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Network Support
4 1 (4.76%) Storage Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) CMDB
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 4 (19.05%) EMC VNX
3 3 (14.29%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.76%) CLARiiON
4 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Solaris
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) AIX
2 2 (9.52%) UNIX
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) Capacity Management
4 3 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Workflow
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL
5 2 (9.52%) Workflow Management
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (9.52%) Database Mirroring
6 1 (4.76%) DevOps
6 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.76%) Data Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) Process Management
6 1 (4.76%) Data Analytics
6 1 (4.76%) Analytics
6 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
6 1 (4.76%) E-Discovery
6 1 (4.76%) Network Management
6 1 (4.76%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) Perl
3 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
3 2 (9.52%) C
3 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
3 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.76%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (9.52%) CCNA
2 1 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.76%) BC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certified Master
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certified Architect
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (14.29%) vSphere
3 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (9.52%) NFS
3 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.76%) Squid
4 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.76%) XenServer
4 1 (4.76%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Data Guard
3 1 (4.76%) ZABBIX
3 1 (4.76%) Puppet
3 1 (4.76%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) HP
1 12 (57.14%) 3PAR
2 9 (42.86%) Cisco
3 8 (38.10%) VMware
4 7 (33.33%) NetApp
5 6 (28.57%) CommVault
6 4 (19.05%) Juniper
6 4 (19.05%) IBM
6 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
6 4 (19.05%) Oracle
6 4 (19.05%) EMC
7 2 (9.52%) Sybase
7 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
7 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
7 2 (9.52%) F5
8 1 (4.76%) Aerohive Networks
8 1 (4.76%) NetScout
8 1 (4.76%) Polycom
8 1 (4.76%) Riverbed
8 1 (4.76%) Citrix