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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Brocade
Rank 113 118 110
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing Brocade 10 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.39% 0.17% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 0.78% 0.39% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £295 £246
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% +19.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £179 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £339 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.85 £42.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-47.98% -11.57%
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 of England region.

Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1287 1038 1145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 50.33% 45.21% 46.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 737 541 535
Average daily rate £388 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.31% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £146 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 117 133
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.04 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.36% -13.15%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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
Essex - 7 £275 - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £550 - 1
Suffolk - - - - 2
Cambridgeshire - - - - 2
Brocade
England

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) SAN
3 14 (60.87%) Linux
4 12 (52.17%) HP
4 12 (52.17%) SC Cleared
4 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
5 10 (43.48%) NetBackup
5 10 (43.48%) VMware
6 9 (39.13%) IBM
6 9 (39.13%) HPUX
6 9 (39.13%) IBM XIV
6 9 (39.13%) Backup Exec
7 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (34.78%) Citrix
8 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
8 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
8 7 (30.43%) Project Planning
8 7 (30.43%) 3PAR
9 6 (26.09%) Cisco
9 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
9 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
10 5 (21.74%) Migration
10 5 (21.74%) Clustering
10 5 (21.74%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (21.74%) ITIL
10 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
10 5 (21.74%) LAN
10 5 (21.74%) SQL
10 5 (21.74%) Lync

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (21.74%) MS Exchange
1 5 (21.74%) Lync
1 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon S3
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (65.22%) SAN
2 5 (21.74%) LAN
3 4 (17.39%) Ethernet
3 4 (17.39%) WAN
3 4 (17.39%) VPN
3 4 (17.39%) MPLS
4 3 (13.04%) RTP
4 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (8.70%) SSL
5 2 (8.70%) Firewall
6 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (4.35%) Wireless
6 1 (4.35%) Frame Relay
6 1 (4.35%) OSPF
6 1 (4.35%) BGP
6 1 (4.35%) EIGRP
6 1 (4.35%) VoIP
6 1 (4.35%) ATM
6 1 (4.35%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Backup Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Network Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Data Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Storage Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Storage Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Storage Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Support Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) IBM XIV
2 5 (21.74%) Clustering
3 3 (13.04%) PKI
4 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.35%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) Linux
3 9 (39.13%) HPUX
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (17.39%) CentOS
6 4 (17.39%) VMS
7 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
8 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Project Planning
2 5 (21.74%) Migration
2 5 (21.74%) ITIL
3 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.70%) Change Control
4 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.70%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) SC Cleared
1 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
2 5 (21.74%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.35%) CCNA
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
3 5 (21.74%) XenApp
3 5 (21.74%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.35%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 10 (43.48%) NetBackup
2 9 (39.13%) Backup Exec
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (8.70%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) HP
2 10 (43.48%) VMware
3 9 (39.13%) IBM
4 8 (34.78%) Citrix
5 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
5 7 (30.43%) 3PAR
6 6 (26.09%) Cisco
7 4 (17.39%) Juniper
7 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
8 3 (13.04%) Riverbed
8 3 (13.04%) F5
9 2 (8.70%) Veeam
9 2 (8.70%) Oracle
10 1 (4.35%) BT
10 1 (4.35%) 3Com
10 1 (4.35%) Websense
10 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
10 1 (4.35%) Symantec
10 1 (4.35%) Veritas
10 1 (4.35%) Lotus