The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Brocade products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Brocade over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Brocade
Rank 124 133 103
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -30
Contract jobs citing Brocade 6 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.23% 0.11% 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category 0.46% 0.22% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £295 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.54% +24.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £30.50
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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 East of England region.

Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1317 1341 1031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 50.58% 47.04% 44.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 715 684 489
Average daily rate £400 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 93 120
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.74 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

Brocade
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Brocade Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Brocade
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Brocade Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Brocade
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Brocade Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Brocade
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
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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
Hertfordshire +6 5 £450 -
Cambridgeshire +1 1 - -
Essex - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Brocade
England

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 15 (93.75%) HP
2 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) VMware
2 12 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (68.75%) 3PAR
3 11 (68.75%) SAN
4 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (43.75%) Cisco
7 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
8 6 (37.50%) Citrix
8 6 (37.50%) XenApp
8 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (31.25%) XenDesktop
9 5 (31.25%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (31.25%) Lync
9 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (31.25%) Linux
9 5 (31.25%) SQL
9 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
9 5 (31.25%) Project Management
9 5 (31.25%) Clustering
9 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
10 4 (25.00%) Migration
10 4 (25.00%) CLARiiON
10 4 (25.00%) Symmetrix

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
1 5 (31.25%) Lync
1 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
1 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon S3
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) SAN
2 4 (25.00%) NAS
3 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 2 (12.50%) LAN
4 2 (12.50%) Firewall
4 2 (12.50%) SSL
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (6.25%) xDSL
5 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (6.25%) Wireless
5 1 (6.25%) Frame Relay
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (6.25%) MPLS
5 1 (6.25%) OSPF
5 1 (6.25%) BGP
5 1 (6.25%) EIGRP
5 1 (6.25%) VoIP
5 1 (6.25%) WAN
5 1 (6.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (25.00%) Administrator
1 4 (25.00%) Storage Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 4 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) AWS Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) SAN Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Storage Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Storage Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Storage Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Linux Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (31.25%) Clustering
3 4 (25.00%) CLARiiON
3 4 (25.00%) Symmetrix
3 4 (25.00%) EMC Centera
3 4 (25.00%) Celerra
3 4 (25.00%) Symmetrix DMX
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.25%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (31.25%) Linux
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (25.00%) CentOS
5 4 (25.00%) VMS
6 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (31.25%) Project Management
1 5 (31.25%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
3 6 (37.50%) XenApp
4 5 (31.25%) XenDesktop
5 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
6 1 (6.25%) ISA Server
6 1 (6.25%) vSphere
6 1 (6.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) NetBackup
1 2 (12.50%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (6.25%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) HP
2 12 (75.00%) VMware
3 11 (68.75%) 3PAR
4 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (43.75%) Cisco
6 6 (37.50%) Citrix
7 4 (25.00%) EMC
7 4 (25.00%) NetApp
7 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
8 3 (18.75%) F5
9 2 (12.50%) Veeam
9 2 (12.50%) Oracle
10 1 (6.25%) Dell
10 1 (6.25%) Avaya
10 1 (6.25%) Juniper
10 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
10 1 (6.25%) Symantec
10 1 (6.25%) Websense
10 1 (6.25%) BT
10 1 (6.25%) 3Com