The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Brocade products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Brocade over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Brocade
Rank 499 426 451
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +25
Contract jobs citing Brocade 84 132 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.27% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.58% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 62 83
Average daily rate
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£396 £364 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £255 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £458 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £326 £353
% change year-on-year
+7.27% -7.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Brocade
UK

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

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23409 22747 24578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.94% 46.74% 46.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13406 12936 12896
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1027 1041 1259
Average hourly rate £18.44 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.43% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

Brocade
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Brocade Jobs Demand Trend in England

Brocade
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Brocade Daily Rate Trend in England

Brocade
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Brocade across the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Brocade Daily Rate Histogram in England

Brocade
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Brocade Hourly Rate Trend in England

Brocade
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
South East -3 30 £349 -6.93% 6
London -25 21 £451 +12.81% 14
South West -26 10 £400 +77.77% 1
Yorkshire +7 9 £450 - 1
East Midlands +4 3 £400 -
North West -13 3 £325 -12.45% 1
West Midlands -19 3 £308 +2.50% 1
East of England -37 2 £350 +37.25% 1
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Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 124 (68.89%) SAN
2 86 (47.78%) HP
3 71 (39.44%) Cisco
4 69 (38.33%) EMC
5 59 (32.78%) NetApp
6 57 (31.67%) Security Cleared
7 56 (31.11%) Windows
8 48 (26.67%) VMware
9 45 (25.00%) SC Cleared
10 37 (20.56%) NetBackup
11 36 (20.00%) UNIX
11 36 (20.00%) Linux
12 35 (19.44%) 3PAR
13 32 (17.78%) IBM
13 32 (17.78%) Symantec
13 32 (17.78%) Finance
14 28 (15.56%) Fibre Channel
15 27 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
16 24 (13.33%) Juniper
16 24 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 24 (13.33%) NAS
16 24 (13.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
17 23 (12.78%) Telecoms
17 23 (12.78%) Disaster Recovery
17 23 (12.78%) LAN
18 21 (11.67%) CCNP
18 21 (11.67%) Perl
18 21 (11.67%) Cisco Certification
18 21 (11.67%) Windows Server 2003
18 21 (11.67%) Performance Management

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 9 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 9 (5.00%) IIS
2 4 (2.22%) SAS
3 2 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.11%) Apache
3 2 (1.11%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (6.11%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.33%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.22%) MS Office
4 1 (0.56%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.11%) SaaS
1 2 (1.11%) PaaS
2 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 124 (68.89%) SAN
2 28 (15.56%) Fibre Channel
3 24 (13.33%) NAS
4 23 (12.78%) LAN
5 20 (11.11%) Connectrix
6 16 (8.89%) WAN
6 16 (8.89%) Firewall
7 15 (8.33%) TCP/IP
8 14 (7.78%) OSPF
9 13 (7.22%) VLAN
9 13 (7.22%) MPLS
9 13 (7.22%) LDAP
9 13 (7.22%) Ethernet
10 10 (5.56%) VPN
11 9 (5.00%) Network Security
12 8 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (4.44%) Internet
13 7 (3.89%) IPv6
13 7 (3.89%) iSCSI
13 7 (3.89%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (1.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 32 (17.78%) Finance
2 23 (12.78%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.56%) Banking
4 9 (5.00%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.67%) Games
6 2 (1.11%) Legal
6 2 (1.11%) Local Government
7 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.56%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.56%) Retail
7 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 52 (28.89%) Storage Engineer
2 26 (14.44%) Consultant
3 21 (11.67%) Network Engineer
4 18 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
4 18 (10.00%) Storage Consultant
5 16 (8.89%) Architect
5 16 (8.89%) Administrator
5 16 (8.89%) Storage Administrator
6 12 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 11 (6.11%) Team Leader
7 11 (6.11%) Platform Engineer
7 11 (6.11%) Storage Support Engineer
8 10 (5.56%) Storage Specialist
8 10 (5.56%) SAN Engineer
9 7 (3.89%) Analyst
9 7 (3.89%) Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (3.33%) SAN Storage Engineer
10 6 (3.33%) Storage Analyst
10 6 (3.33%) UNIX Support
10 6 (3.33%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.22%) Flash
2 3 (1.67%) Web Services
3 1 (0.56%) OCX
3 1 (0.56%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.56%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.56%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.89%) Replication
2 14 (7.78%) EMC Centera
3 9 (5.00%) Clustering
4 7 (3.89%) Fixed Income
5 6 (3.33%) iPad
5 6 (3.33%) Open Source
6 5 (2.78%) Firmware
6 5 (2.78%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.67%) Online Games
8 2 (1.11%) PKI
8 2 (1.11%) AS400
8 2 (1.11%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.56%) Celerra
9 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.56%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.56%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.56%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 56 (31.11%) Windows
2 36 (20.00%) UNIX
2 36 (20.00%) Linux
3 24 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (11.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (8.33%) Solaris
7 10 (5.56%) AIX
8 7 (3.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (2.22%) SUSE
10 2 (1.11%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.11%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (12.78%) Disaster Recovery
2 21 (11.67%) Performance Management
3 20 (11.11%) ITIL
4 16 (8.89%) Load Balancing
4 16 (8.89%) Migration
5 11 (6.11%) Service Management
5 11 (6.11%) Release Management
5 11 (6.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 10 (5.56%) Data Protection
7 9 (5.00%) Service Delivery
7 9 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (3.89%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (3.33%) Kernel Tuning
9 6 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (3.33%) Network Management
9 6 (3.33%) Network Design
9 6 (3.33%) Time Management
10 5 (2.78%) Incident Management
10 5 (2.78%) Performance Analysis
11 4 (2.22%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 21 (11.67%) Perl
2 13 (7.22%) Bash Shell
3 8 (4.44%) SQL
3 8 (4.44%) C
4 7 (3.89%) Bourne shell
5 6 (3.33%) PHP
6 5 (2.78%) Python
7 2 (1.11%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.56%) VB
8 1 (0.56%) C#
8 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.56%) Korn
Qualifications
1 57 (31.67%) Security Cleared
2 45 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 21 (11.67%) CCNP
3 21 (11.67%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (7.78%) DV Cleared
5 10 (5.56%) Degree
6 8 (4.44%) CCNA
7 3 (1.67%) CCIE
8 2 (1.11%) CCSE
8 2 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.11%) CISSP
9 1 (0.56%) MCSE
9 1 (0.56%) MCT
9 1 (0.56%) CCDA
9 1 (0.56%) CCDP
9 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.56%) RHCE
9 1 (0.56%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.56%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.56%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.89%) ISO 9001
2 5 (2.78%) QA
3 4 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (13.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 19 (10.56%) vSphere
4 18 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 17 (9.44%) Active Directory
6 10 (5.56%) NFS
7 9 (5.00%) VMware ESX
7 9 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (4.44%) SRDF
9 7 (3.89%) Oracle RAC
10 6 (3.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (1.67%) Xen
12 2 (1.11%) GPFS
12 2 (1.11%) StorNext
12 2 (1.11%) Gluster
12 2 (1.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (1.11%) XenApp
12 2 (1.11%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 37 (20.56%) NetBackup
2 16 (8.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 12 (6.67%) Tivoli
4 10 (5.56%) HP Data Protector
5 7 (3.89%) YUM
5 7 (3.89%) Puppet
6 5 (2.78%) Nagios
7 4 (2.22%) Cobbler
7 4 (2.22%) SCCM
8 3 (1.67%) ARCserve
8 3 (1.67%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (1.67%) HP SIM
9 2 (1.11%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (1.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 2 (1.11%) BladeLogic
9 2 (1.11%) SCOM
9 2 (1.11%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.56%) Unicenter
10 1 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 86 (47.78%) HP
2 71 (39.44%) Cisco
3 69 (38.33%) EMC
4 59 (32.78%) NetApp
5 48 (26.67%) VMware
6 35 (19.44%) 3PAR
7 32 (17.78%) IBM
7 32 (17.78%) Symantec
8 24 (13.33%) Juniper
9 19 (10.56%) Microsoft
10 18 (10.00%) Oracle
10 18 (10.00%) Red Hat
11 17 (9.44%) Hitachi
12 16 (8.89%) Citrix
13 11 (6.11%) Veritas
14 9 (5.00%) CA
15 8 (4.44%) CommVault
15 8 (4.44%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 8 (4.44%) StorageTek
15 8 (4.44%) Dell
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