The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Brocade products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Brocade over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Brocade
Rank 93 - 93
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Brocade 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.065% - 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% - 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate £325 - £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-17.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £21.85 -
% change year-on-year
+140.32% -
Brocade
England

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

Vendors Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
659 612 682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 42.96% 43.44% 45.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 300 329
Average daily rate £355 £350 £216
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +61.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £175 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 36 71
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.85 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.91% +24.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.70 £24.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

Brocade
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Brocade Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Brocade
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Brocade Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Brocade
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Brocade Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Brocade
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Brocade within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Northamptonshire - 1 £325 - 1
Brocade
England

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 7 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (85.71%) EMC
2 6 (85.71%) HP
2 6 (85.71%) SAN
3 5 (71.43%) NetApp
3 5 (71.43%) IBM
3 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (71.43%) Replication
3 5 (71.43%) NetBackup
3 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) SRDF
4 4 (57.14%) Problem Management
4 4 (57.14%) Performance Management
4 4 (57.14%) EMC VMAX
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco
5 3 (42.86%) Windows
5 3 (42.86%) VMware
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (28.57%) Service Management
6 2 (28.57%) Linux
6 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
6 2 (28.57%) Dell
6 2 (28.57%) 3PAR
6 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
7 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) EMC Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) EMC Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) EMC Storage Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) EMC Storage Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) HP Storage Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) HP Storage Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) IBM Storage Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) IBM Storage Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) NetBackup Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) NetBackup Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Operations Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Storage Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Storage Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Storage Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Replication
2 4 (57.14%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (14.29%) Celerra
3 1 (14.29%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) AIX
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (57.14%) Performance Management
3 4 (57.14%) Problem Management
4 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
4 2 (28.57%) Service Management
5 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Coaching
5 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) SRDF
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (14.29%) NFS
4 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) NetBackup
2 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (14.29%) SCDPM
2 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) EMC
1 6 (85.71%) HP
2 5 (71.43%) IBM
2 5 (71.43%) NetApp
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) 3PAR
4 2 (28.57%) Dell
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) CommVault
5 1 (14.29%) Dell Compellent
5 1 (14.29%) Fujitsu
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) Veeam