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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Brocade
Rank 484 432 462
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +30
Contract jobs citing Brocade 94 137 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.28% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.61% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 80 64
Average daily rate
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£360 £387 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +10.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £313 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £381 £360
% change year-on-year
-8.19% +5.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
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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 England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23881 22408 24568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.70% 46.46% 46.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 13824 12877 12857
Average daily rate £399 £388 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.96% +1.17%
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 1099 1030 1248
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -9 31 £349 -9.93% 8
London -26 27 £413 +6.58% 14
South West -33 12 £300 -
East of England -15 9 £350 +33.33% 5
Yorkshire 0 4 - - 1
North West -14 3 £363 -36.95% 3
West Midlands -17 3 £308 +11.81% 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
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Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 126 (67.02%) SAN
2 83 (44.15%) HP
3 79 (42.02%) Cisco
4 68 (36.17%) EMC
5 67 (35.64%) Security Cleared
6 62 (32.98%) Windows
7 57 (30.32%) SC Cleared
8 52 (27.66%) NetApp
9 47 (25.00%) VMware
10 44 (23.40%) IBM
11 39 (20.74%) 3PAR
12 37 (19.68%) Linux
13 36 (19.15%) NetBackup
14 30 (15.96%) Fibre Channel
15 29 (15.43%) LAN
15 29 (15.43%) Juniper
16 27 (14.36%) UNIX
16 27 (14.36%) Telecoms
16 27 (14.36%) VMware Infrastructure
17 26 (13.83%) Symantec
18 24 (12.77%) Finance
19 23 (12.23%) Disaster Recovery
20 22 (11.70%) Windows Server 2003
20 22 (11.70%) Microsoft
20 22 (11.70%) Connectrix
20 22 (11.70%) NAS
21 21 (11.17%) Hyper-V
21 21 (11.17%) Windows Server 2008
21 21 (11.17%) Cisco Certification
22 20 (10.64%) CCNP

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (5.32%) MS Exchange
1 10 (5.32%) IIS
2 4 (2.13%) SAS
3 3 (1.60%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.06%) Apache
4 2 (1.06%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (9.04%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.72%) MS Visio
2 7 (3.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.13%) MS Office
4 1 (0.53%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.06%) SaaS
1 2 (1.06%) PaaS
2 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 126 (67.02%) SAN
2 30 (15.96%) Fibre Channel
3 29 (15.43%) LAN
4 22 (11.70%) Connectrix
4 22 (11.70%) NAS
5 18 (9.57%) Firewall
5 18 (9.57%) WAN
5 18 (9.57%) Ethernet
6 16 (8.51%) MPLS
7 13 (6.91%) VLAN
7 13 (6.91%) TCP/IP
7 13 (6.91%) VPN
7 13 (6.91%) OSPF
8 10 (5.32%) Network Security
9 9 (4.79%) LDAP
10 8 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (4.26%) iSCSI
10 8 (4.26%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (4.26%) Internet
10 8 (4.26%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.60%) SQL Server
1 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.53%) Big Data
3 1 (0.53%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 27 (14.36%) Telecoms
2 24 (12.77%) Finance
3 5 (2.66%) Banking
4 4 (2.13%) Games
5 3 (1.60%) Legal
5 3 (1.60%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.06%) Local Government
7 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.53%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (25.53%) Storage Engineer
2 25 (13.30%) Consultant
3 21 (11.17%) Network Engineer
4 19 (10.11%) Architect
5 18 (9.57%) Administrator
6 17 (9.04%) Storage Consultant
6 17 (9.04%) Storage Administrator
6 17 (9.04%) Operations Engineer
7 13 (6.91%) Storage Specialist
8 9 (4.79%) SAN Engineer
9 8 (4.26%) Backup Engineer
10 7 (3.72%) Storage Support Engineer
10 7 (3.72%) Storage Architect
10 7 (3.72%) Platform Engineer
10 7 (3.72%) Support Engineer
10 7 (3.72%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (3.19%) Infrastructure Architect
11 6 (3.19%) Analyst
12 5 (2.66%) SAN Storage Engineer
12 5 (2.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.13%) Flash
2 3 (1.60%) Web Services
3 1 (0.53%) OCX
3 1 (0.53%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.53%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.53%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.45%) Replication
2 12 (6.38%) EMC Centera
3 7 (3.72%) IBM XIV
3 7 (3.72%) Open Source
3 7 (3.72%) Clustering
4 6 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.66%) Firmware
6 4 (2.13%) CLARiiON
6 4 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.13%) PKI
6 4 (2.13%) Online Games
7 2 (1.06%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.06%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.06%) Symmetrix DMX
8 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.53%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.53%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.53%) iPad
8 1 (0.53%) AS400
8 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 62 (32.98%) Windows
2 37 (19.68%) Linux
3 27 (14.36%) UNIX
4 22 (11.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (11.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (9.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (7.98%) Solaris
7 15 (7.98%) AIX
8 8 (4.26%) HPUX
8 8 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.06%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.06%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.53%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (12.23%) Disaster Recovery
2 20 (10.64%) ITIL
3 19 (10.11%) Performance Management
4 18 (9.57%) Migration
5 12 (6.38%) Service Management
5 12 (6.38%) Load Balancing
6 10 (5.32%) Service Delivery
7 9 (4.79%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (4.79%) Data Protection
8 8 (4.26%) Network Design
8 8 (4.26%) Network Management
9 7 (3.72%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (3.72%) Mentoring
9 7 (3.72%) Project Planning
9 7 (3.72%) Time Management
9 7 (3.72%) Release Management
9 7 (3.72%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 6 (3.19%) Incident Management
10 6 (3.19%) Analytics
11 5 (2.66%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.45%) Perl
2 10 (5.32%) SQL
3 8 (4.26%) C
4 7 (3.72%) Bash Shell
5 6 (3.19%) PHP
6 4 (2.13%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.13%) Bourne shell
7 3 (1.60%) Python
8 2 (1.06%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.53%) VB
9 1 (0.53%) C#
9 1 (0.53%) Korn
Qualifications
1 67 (35.64%) Security Cleared
2 57 (30.32%) SC Cleared
3 21 (11.17%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (10.64%) CCNP
5 13 (6.91%) DV Cleared
6 11 (5.85%) Degree
7 10 (5.32%) CCNA
8 3 (1.60%) CCIE
8 3 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.06%) CCSE
9 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.06%) CISSP
10 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certified Master
10 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 1 (0.53%) MCSE
10 1 (0.53%) MCT
10 1 (0.53%) CCDA
10 1 (0.53%) CCDP
10 1 (0.53%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.53%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.19%) QA
2 5 (2.66%) SLA
3 2 (1.06%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (14.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (11.17%) Hyper-V
3 20 (10.64%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 20 (10.64%) vSphere
4 17 (9.04%) Active Directory
5 10 (5.32%) NFS
5 10 (5.32%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (4.26%) SRDF
7 6 (3.19%) VMware ESX
8 5 (2.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (2.13%) Xen
9 4 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (1.60%) XenServer
11 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (1.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (1.06%) XenDesktop
11 2 (1.06%) Veritas File System
11 2 (1.06%) XenApp
11 2 (1.06%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.06%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 36 (19.15%) NetBackup
2 16 (8.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 13 (6.91%) Tivoli
4 10 (5.32%) HP Data Protector
5 7 (3.72%) Backup Exec
6 5 (2.66%) Cobbler
7 4 (2.13%) ARCserve
7 4 (2.13%) YUM
7 4 (2.13%) Puppet
8 3 (1.60%) HP SIM
8 3 (1.60%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (1.60%) Nagios
8 3 (1.60%) SCCM
8 3 (1.60%) EMC TimeFinder
8 3 (1.60%) EMC Navisphere
9 2 (1.06%) WSUS
9 2 (1.06%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (1.06%) SCOM
9 2 (1.06%) SCVMM
9 2 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 83 (44.15%) HP
2 79 (42.02%) Cisco
3 68 (36.17%) EMC
4 52 (27.66%) NetApp
5 47 (25.00%) VMware
6 44 (23.40%) IBM
7 39 (20.74%) 3PAR
8 29 (15.43%) Juniper
9 26 (13.83%) Symantec
10 22 (11.70%) Microsoft
11 19 (10.11%) Citrix
12 16 (8.51%) Hitachi
13 14 (7.45%) Oracle
14 12 (6.38%) Red Hat
15 10 (5.32%) Veritas
16 9 (4.79%) Dell
16 9 (4.79%) StorageTek
16 9 (4.79%) CommVault
17 8 (4.26%) Alcatel-Lucent
18 7 (3.72%) CheckPoint
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