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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Brocade
Rank 201 191 206
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +15
Contract jobs citing Brocade 6 31 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.43% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.94% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 25 9
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £384 £360
% change year-on-year
-8.79% +6.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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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
2699 3311 3062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.10% 45.54% 43.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1967 2315 2122
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 90 83
Average hourly rate £17.87 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.38% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.25 £28.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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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

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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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Blue Coat
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) SAN
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) EMC
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
4 2 (28.57%) Investment Management
5 1 (14.29%) Network Security
5 1 (14.29%) Network Design
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Veritas File System
5 1 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (14.29%) PureDisk
5 1 (14.29%) IAG
5 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (14.29%) Replication
5 1 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) EMC Navisphere
5 1 (14.29%) Dell
5 1 (14.29%) Control-M
5 1 (14.29%) Symantec
5 1 (14.29%) Hitachi
5 1 (14.29%) NetApp
5 1 (14.29%) Veritas
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SAN Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Storage Architect
3 1 (14.29%) SAN Storage Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Backup Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Solaris
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Investment Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Veritas File System
1 1 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (14.29%) IAG
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
2 1 (14.29%) PureDisk
2 1 (14.29%) Control-M
2 1 (14.29%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
2 4 (57.14%) Blue Coat
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) Hitachi
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) Veritas
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec
4 1 (14.29%) VMware