The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Brocade
Rank 72 64 58
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing Brocade 3 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.25% 0.60% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.68% 1.76% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £388 £360
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
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Scotland

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

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
442 398 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 36.26% 33.84% 31.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 170 114
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £300 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 19
Average hourly rate £12.25 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.94% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.60 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £33.95 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 5 (100.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) EMC
2 3 (60.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
3 2 (40.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Connectrix
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (20.00%) JBoss
4 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (20.00%) Flash
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (20.00%) ARCserve

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (20.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) Connectrix
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Backup Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Flash
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (40.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (20.00%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) EMC
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) JBoss
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat