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 31 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Brocade
Rank 136 149 113
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -36
Contract jobs citing Brocade 10 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.32% 0.096% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 0.70% 0.22% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 9
Average daily rate
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£393 £350 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% +37.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £350 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £350 £284
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+2.78% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 - -
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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
1423 1382 1103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 45.16% 44.04% 46.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 794 786 488
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 139 115
Average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Brocade across the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Brocade Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 August 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
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Hertfordshire +12 10 £393 - 1
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England

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 13 (41.94%) Cisco
2 11 (35.48%) HP
3 10 (32.26%) Firewall
3 10 (32.26%) Load Balancing
4 9 (29.03%) SAN
4 9 (29.03%) High Availability
5 8 (25.81%) Data Centre
5 8 (25.81%) ITIL
6 7 (22.58%) UNIX
6 7 (22.58%) Windows
6 7 (22.58%) SAP
6 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
6 7 (22.58%) DNS
6 7 (22.58%) Firmware
7 6 (19.35%) Juniper
7 6 (19.35%) EMC
7 6 (19.35%) LAN
7 6 (19.35%) EMC NetWorker
7 6 (19.35%) EMC VNX
8 5 (16.13%) EMC VMAX
8 5 (16.13%) NAS
8 5 (16.13%) Replication
8 5 (16.13%) VMware
8 5 (16.13%) CLARiiON
8 5 (16.13%) Change Management
8 5 (16.13%) Project Management
8 5 (16.13%) Ethernet
8 5 (16.13%) CheckPoint
8 5 (16.13%) NetApp
9 4 (12.90%) Veritas

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) Firewall
2 9 (29.03%) SAN
3 7 (22.58%) DNS
3 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
4 6 (19.35%) LAN
5 5 (16.13%) Ethernet
5 5 (16.13%) NAS
6 4 (12.90%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (12.90%) WAN
7 3 (9.68%) VPN
7 3 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (6.45%) FCoE
8 2 (6.45%) NetScaler
8 2 (6.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (6.45%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (6.45%) OSPF
8 2 (6.45%) BGP
8 2 (6.45%) EIGRP
9 1 (3.23%) RTP
9 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.23%) Advertising
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Consultant
1 7 (22.58%) Administrator
2 5 (16.13%) Storage Specialist
2 5 (16.13%) Support Specialist
3 3 (9.68%) Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Network Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Storage Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) SAN Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Storage Architect
5 1 (3.23%) SAN Storage Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) SAN Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Storage Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Storage Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Data Centre
2 6 (19.35%) EMC VNX
3 5 (16.13%) EMC VMAX
3 5 (16.13%) Replication
3 5 (16.13%) CLARiiON
4 4 (12.90%) Celerra
5 1 (3.23%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (3.23%) HP Storage
5 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.23%) Symmetrix
5 1 (3.23%) EMC Centera
5 1 (3.23%) PKI
5 1 (3.23%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) UNIX
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (3.23%) HPUX
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Load Balancing
2 9 (29.03%) High Availability
3 8 (25.81%) ITIL
4 5 (16.13%) Project Management
4 5 (16.13%) Change Management
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.23%) Change Control
6 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.23%) Migration
6 1 (3.23%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.23%) ETL
6 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) HP ASE
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.45%) CCNP
3 2 (6.45%) JNCIS
3 2 (6.45%) Degree
3 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) CCNA
4 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Firmware
2 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.23%) XenApp
3 1 (3.23%) XenServer
3 1 (3.23%) vSphere
3 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (9.68%) NetBackup
3 2 (6.45%) Tivoli
3 2 (6.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.23%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.23%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Cisco
2 11 (35.48%) HP
3 7 (22.58%) SAP
4 6 (19.35%) EMC
4 6 (19.35%) Juniper
5 5 (16.13%) NetApp
5 5 (16.13%) CheckPoint
5 5 (16.13%) VMware
6 4 (12.90%) Veritas
6 4 (12.90%) Citrix
6 4 (12.90%) IBM
6 4 (12.90%) SolarWinds
6 4 (12.90%) 3PAR
7 3 (9.68%) Riverbed
7 3 (9.68%) Blue Coat
8 2 (6.45%) Sourcefire
8 2 (6.45%) Fortinet
8 2 (6.45%) IronPort
8 2 (6.45%) Symantec
8 2 (6.45%) CommVault