The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Brocade products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Brocade over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Edinburgh region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Brocade
Rank 80 50 64
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +14
Contract jobs citing Brocade 1 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.078% 0.66% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 1.81% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate £444 £388 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% -1.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £325 £395
% change year-on-year
+16.30% -17.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -32.22%
Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
454 277 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.36% 36.79% 34.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 100 194
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 12
Average hourly rate £32.00 £42.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.14% +167.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Brocade
Scotland

Brocade
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Brocade Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Brocade
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Brocade Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 4 (100.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) SaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Storage Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) IBM Storage Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Implementation Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
1 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Sybase
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix