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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Brocade
Rank 468 511 447
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -64
Contract jobs citing Brocade 117 65 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.13% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.52% 0.29% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 26 39
Average daily rate
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£360 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £287 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £600 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £255
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +37.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -
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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
22699 22214 21524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 43.99% 44.93% 46.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 13663 12543 11990
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 985 996 1107
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.16%

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 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
London -2 30 £375 -18.69% 9
North West -2 18 £300 -7.69% 2
South East -21 18 £380 +13.34% 3
Yorkshire -11 15 £420 -6.66% 3
East of England - 14 £360 -
South West 0 9 £343 -14.37%
West Midlands +9 8 £400 -5.88% 1
East Midlands -8 4 £363 -9.37%
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Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

1 146 (57.03%) SAN
2 143 (55.86%) Cisco
3 108 (42.19%) NetApp
4 103 (40.23%) HP
5 100 (39.06%) VMware
6 93 (36.33%) Windows
7 77 (30.08%) Data Centre
8 61 (23.83%) IBM
8 61 (23.83%) EMC
9 58 (22.66%) Fibre Channel
10 57 (22.27%) VMware Infrastructure
10 57 (22.27%) 3PAR
11 56 (21.88%) Microsoft
11 56 (21.88%) Firewall
12 52 (20.31%) SQL
13 47 (18.36%) Security Cleared
14 46 (17.97%) ITIL
14 46 (17.97%) Migration
15 45 (17.58%) NAS
16 43 (16.80%) LAN
17 42 (16.41%) Linux
18 41 (16.02%) UNIX
18 41 (16.02%) Juniper
19 40 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
20 38 (14.84%) WAN
20 38 (14.84%) SC Cleared
21 37 (14.45%) NetBackup
22 35 (13.67%) CheckPoint
23 34 (13.28%) MS Excel
23 34 (13.28%) Finance

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 17 (6.64%) IIS
2 15 (5.86%) SharePoint
3 12 (4.69%) MS Exchange
4 10 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (3.13%) OpenStack
5 8 (3.13%) WebSphere
6 6 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.95%) Apache
7 5 (1.95%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (1.56%) Lync
9 3 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.39%) TPMS
Applications
1 34 (13.28%) MS Excel
2 19 (7.42%) MS Visio
3 17 (6.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (3.13%) MS Office
5 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.34%) IaaS
4 4 (1.56%) SaaS
4 4 (1.56%) PaaS
5 2 (0.78%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 146 (57.03%) SAN
2 58 (22.66%) Fibre Channel
3 56 (21.88%) Firewall
4 45 (17.58%) NAS
5 43 (16.80%) LAN
6 38 (14.84%) WAN
7 33 (12.89%) VPN
8 31 (12.11%) Cisco Nexus
9 29 (11.33%) DNS
10 28 (10.94%) TCP/IP
11 25 (9.77%) Cisco ASA
12 24 (9.38%) MPLS
13 23 (8.98%) VLAN
14 22 (8.59%) OSPF
15 18 (7.03%) Ethernet
16 17 (6.64%) SSL
17 16 (6.25%) SNMP
17 16 (6.25%) SMTP
17 16 (6.25%) BGP
18 15 (5.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.86%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.47%) Big Data
3 12 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (4.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (2.34%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.56%) MySQL
7 3 (1.17%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (1.17%) JIRA
1 3 (1.17%) Wise Package Studio
1 3 (1.17%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.78%) Gerrit
General
1 34 (13.28%) Finance
2 17 (6.64%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.34%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.95%) Banking
5 4 (1.56%) Automotive
6 3 (1.17%) Electronics
6 3 (1.17%) Advertising
6 3 (1.17%) Marketing
7 2 (0.78%) Games
8 1 (0.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (20.70%) Storage Engineer
2 40 (15.63%) Architect
3 34 (13.28%) Consultant
4 26 (10.16%) Network Engineer
5 23 (8.98%) Administrator
6 17 (6.64%) Storage Consultant
7 16 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
8 14 (5.47%) Storage Specialist
8 14 (5.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (4.69%) Storage Architect
11 11 (4.30%) Technical Architect
11 11 (4.30%) Storage Administrator
12 10 (3.91%) SAN Engineer
13 9 (3.52%) SAN Storage Engineer
13 9 (3.52%) Analyst
14 8 (3.13%) NAS Engineer
14 8 (3.13%) NetApp Engineer
15 7 (2.73%) Platform Engineer
15 7 (2.73%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.69%) Web Services
2 5 (1.95%) REST
3 3 (1.17%) XML
3 3 (1.17%) SOAP
3 3 (1.17%) JSON
3 3 (1.17%) Application Packaging
3 3 (1.17%) Software Packaging
4 2 (0.78%) CGI
4 2 (0.78%) CSS
5 1 (0.39%) .NET
5 1 (0.39%) Flash
5 1 (0.39%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 77 (30.08%) Data Centre
2 33 (12.89%) EMC VNX
3 32 (12.50%) Replication
4 29 (11.33%) EMC VMAX
5 25 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (7.81%) CLARiiON
7 11 (4.30%) PKI
8 9 (3.52%) Celerra
8 9 (3.52%) Client/Server
9 8 (3.13%) SecurID
9 8 (3.13%) Public Cloud
10 6 (2.34%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (2.34%) HP Storage
10 6 (2.34%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (2.34%) FlexPod
10 6 (2.34%) Clustering
11 5 (1.95%) Symmetrix DMX
11 5 (1.95%) CMDB
11 5 (1.95%) Symmetrix
11 5 (1.95%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 93 (36.33%) Windows
2 42 (16.41%) Linux
3 41 (16.02%) UNIX
4 33 (12.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (12.50%) Data ONTAP
6 23 (8.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (8.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (7.42%) Solaris
8 10 (3.91%) AIX
8 10 (3.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.56%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.56%) Windows 2000
10 3 (1.17%) Android
10 3 (1.17%) CentOS
11 2 (0.78%) HPUX
12 1 (0.39%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (17.97%) ITIL
1 46 (17.97%) Migration
2 26 (10.16%) Disaster Recovery
2 26 (10.16%) Project Management
3 22 (8.59%) Capacity Management
4 18 (7.03%) Change Management
5 17 (6.64%) Load Balancing
6 16 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
7 13 (5.08%) Change Control
7 13 (5.08%) Network Design
8 12 (4.69%) TOGAF
9 11 (4.30%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (4.30%) Performance Management
10 10 (3.91%) Problem Management
11 9 (3.52%) Data Migration
11 9 (3.52%) High Availability
11 9 (3.52%) Analytics
12 8 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
12 8 (3.13%) E-Discovery
12 8 (3.13%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 52 (20.31%) SQL
2 12 (4.69%) C
3 10 (3.91%) PowerShell
4 8 (3.13%) Perl
5 5 (1.95%) Bash Shell
5 5 (1.95%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.17%) VB
7 2 (0.78%) Python
7 2 (0.78%) Lisp
7 2 (0.78%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.78%) Ruby
7 2 (0.78%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.78%) Go
7 2 (0.78%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.39%) Java
8 1 (0.39%) Korn
Qualifications
1 47 (18.36%) Security Cleared
2 40 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (14.84%) SC Cleared
4 32 (12.50%) CCNP
5 16 (6.25%) CCNA
6 10 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (2.73%) IBM Certification
7 7 (2.73%) Degree
7 7 (2.73%) HP ASE
8 6 (2.34%) DV Cleared
8 6 (2.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (2.34%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (1.95%) CCSE
9 5 (1.95%) MCSE
9 5 (1.95%) JNCIS
9 5 (1.95%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 5 (1.95%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 4 (1.56%) VCAP
10 4 (1.56%) CCIE
10 4 (1.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.30%) SLA
2 7 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.73%) QA
2 7 (2.73%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 57 (22.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (12.89%) vSphere
3 31 (12.11%) Active Directory
4 29 (11.33%) NFS
5 28 (10.94%) Hyper-V
6 18 (7.03%) SRDF
6 18 (7.03%) VMware ESX
7 15 (5.86%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (4.30%) vCloud
9 10 (3.91%) XenApp
9 10 (3.91%) XenServer
10 9 (3.52%) Firmware
11 7 (2.73%) XenDesktop
11 7 (2.73%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 5 (1.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (1.17%) Samba
13 3 (1.17%) IAG
13 3 (1.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.78%) Docker
14 2 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 37 (14.45%) NetBackup
2 19 (7.42%) EMC NetWorker
3 17 (6.64%) EMC VPLEX
4 12 (4.69%) ARCserve
5 9 (3.52%) SCCM
6 8 (3.13%) SnapMirror
7 7 (2.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (2.34%) SnapVault
8 6 (2.34%) Cisco Prime
9 5 (1.95%) Puppet
10 4 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (1.56%) Tivoli
10 4 (1.56%) HP Data Protector
11 3 (1.17%) SolarWinds Orion
11 3 (1.17%) Unicenter
11 3 (1.17%) Legato
11 3 (1.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (1.17%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.78%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 143 (55.86%) Cisco
2 108 (42.19%) NetApp
3 103 (40.23%) HP
4 100 (39.06%) VMware
5 61 (23.83%) IBM
5 61 (23.83%) EMC
6 57 (22.27%) 3PAR
7 56 (21.88%) Microsoft
8 41 (16.02%) Juniper
9 35 (13.67%) CheckPoint
10 31 (12.11%) F5
11 28 (10.94%) Dell
11 28 (10.94%) Oracle
12 26 (10.16%) Citrix
13 21 (8.20%) CommVault
13 21 (8.20%) Symantec
14 17 (6.64%) Red Hat
15 16 (6.25%) SAP
16 12 (4.69%) CA
17 11 (4.30%) Veeam
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