The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 England 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Brocade
Rank 504 456 434
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -22
Contract jobs citing Brocade 65 99 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.45% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 43 78
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £179 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £450 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £255 £350
% change year-on-year
+36.86% -27.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £22.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 - £45.00
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22056 21768 24565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.39% 46.84% 46.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12530 12144 12884
Average daily rate £388 £388 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 1003 1119 1283
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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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 23 July 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 23 July 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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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 -24 18 £450 +5.88% 18
South East -5 17 £323 -16.77% 6
Yorkshire +8 8 £425 - 2
South West -24 7 £400 +77.77% 3
East Midlands +8 6 £400 - 1
West Midlands -13 4 £425 +142.85%
North West -18 3 £325 +18.18% 4
East of England -28 1 £213 -16.66% 1
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Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 120 (74.53%) SAN
2 75 (46.58%) HP
3 68 (42.24%) EMC
4 63 (39.13%) Cisco
5 53 (32.92%) NetApp
6 52 (32.30%) Windows
7 49 (30.43%) Security Cleared
8 41 (25.47%) SC Cleared
9 39 (24.22%) VMware
10 37 (22.98%) NetBackup
10 37 (22.98%) UNIX
11 30 (18.63%) Finance
12 29 (18.01%) Symantec
12 29 (18.01%) Linux
13 27 (16.77%) 3PAR
14 26 (16.15%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 24 (14.91%) Telecoms
16 23 (14.29%) Performance Management
17 22 (13.66%) Connectrix
18 21 (13.04%) NAS
18 21 (13.04%) Perl
18 21 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
18 21 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
19 20 (12.42%) Juniper
19 20 (12.42%) IBM
19 20 (12.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 19 (11.80%) Fibre Channel
20 19 (11.80%) VMware Infrastructure
20 19 (11.80%) LAN
21 18 (11.18%) Red Hat

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (5.59%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.35%) IIS
3 4 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.24%) Apache
4 2 (1.24%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.11%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.48%) MS Office
4 3 (1.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.62%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.24%) SaaS
1 2 (1.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 120 (74.53%) SAN
2 22 (13.66%) Connectrix
3 21 (13.04%) NAS
4 19 (11.80%) Fibre Channel
4 19 (11.80%) LAN
5 16 (9.94%) WAN
5 16 (9.94%) TCP/IP
5 16 (9.94%) OSPF
6 13 (8.07%) LDAP
7 12 (7.45%) Ethernet
7 12 (7.45%) MPLS
7 12 (7.45%) Firewall
8 11 (6.83%) Internet
9 10 (6.21%) VLAN
10 9 (5.59%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (4.97%) Network Security
12 7 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (4.35%) Wireless
12 7 (4.35%) IPv6
13 6 (3.73%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.62%) MySQL
1 1 (0.62%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 30 (18.63%) Finance
2 24 (14.91%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.83%) Banking
4 9 (5.59%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.24%) Local Government
5 2 (1.24%) Legal
6 1 (0.62%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.62%) Retail
6 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.62%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 48 (29.81%) Storage Engineer
2 29 (18.01%) Consultant
3 20 (12.42%) Storage Administrator
3 20 (12.42%) Operations Engineer
4 19 (11.80%) Administrator
4 19 (11.80%) Storage Consultant
5 18 (11.18%) Network Engineer
6 12 (7.45%) Architect
6 12 (7.45%) Support Engineer
7 11 (6.83%) Team Leader
7 11 (6.83%) Platform Engineer
7 11 (6.83%) Storage Support Engineer
8 8 (4.97%) Storage Specialist
9 7 (4.35%) SAN Engineer
9 7 (4.35%) Analyst
10 6 (3.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (3.73%) UNIX Support
10 6 (3.73%) Storage Analyst
10 6 (3.73%) UNIX Engineer
10 6 (3.73%) UNIX Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.24%) Web Services
1 2 (1.24%) Flash
2 1 (0.62%) OCX
2 1 (0.62%) LAMP
2 1 (0.62%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.62%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.32%) Replication
2 9 (5.59%) EMC Centera
3 8 (4.97%) Clustering
4 7 (4.35%) Fixed Income
5 6 (3.73%) iPad
6 5 (3.11%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.48%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (2.48%) Firmware
8 3 (1.86%) CLARiiON
8 3 (1.86%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.24%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.24%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.24%) AS400
10 1 (0.62%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.62%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.62%) IBM XIV
10 1 (0.62%) Celerra
10 1 (0.62%) CESG
10 1 (0.62%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 52 (32.30%) Windows
2 37 (22.98%) UNIX
3 29 (18.01%) Linux
4 20 (12.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (11.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (9.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (9.32%) Solaris
7 5 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.48%) SUSE
9 2 (1.24%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.24%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.24%) AIX
10 1 (0.62%) CentOS
10 1 (0.62%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (14.29%) Performance Management
2 21 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (10.56%) Load Balancing
4 14 (8.70%) ITIL
5 13 (8.07%) Migration
6 11 (6.83%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 11 (6.83%) Release Management
6 11 (6.83%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (6.21%) Service Management
8 9 (5.59%) Data Protection
9 7 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (4.35%) Service Delivery
10 6 (3.73%) Project Management
10 6 (3.73%) Kernel Tuning
10 6 (3.73%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (3.11%) Network Design
12 4 (2.48%) Network Management
12 4 (2.48%) Time Management
12 4 (2.48%) Performance Analysis
12 4 (2.48%) Data Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 21 (13.04%) Perl
2 13 (8.07%) Bash Shell
3 8 (4.97%) C
4 7 (4.35%) Bourne shell
4 7 (4.35%) SQL
5 6 (3.73%) PHP
6 5 (3.11%) Python
7 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.62%) VB
Qualifications
1 49 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 41 (25.47%) SC Cleared
3 21 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (11.18%) CCNP
5 10 (6.21%) Degree
6 9 (5.59%) DV Cleared
7 7 (4.35%) CCNA
8 6 (3.73%) CCIE
9 3 (1.86%) CISSP
9 3 (1.86%) CCSE
10 1 (0.62%) CEH
10 1 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.62%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.62%) JNCIE
10 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.62%) RHCE
10 1 (0.62%) CCSA
10 1 (0.62%) GSEC
10 1 (0.62%) MCSE
10 1 (0.62%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.35%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.86%) SLA
2 3 (1.86%) QA
System Software
1 26 (16.15%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 19 (11.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (9.94%) vSphere
4 12 (7.45%) Active Directory
5 11 (6.83%) Hyper-V
6 8 (4.97%) VMware ESX
6 8 (4.97%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (4.97%) SRDF
7 7 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (3.73%) NFS
8 6 (3.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (1.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (1.24%) StorNext
9 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.24%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.24%) XenApp
9 2 (1.24%) GPFS
9 2 (1.24%) Gluster
10 1 (0.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.62%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 37 (22.98%) NetBackup
2 10 (6.21%) Tivoli
2 10 (6.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 10 (6.21%) HP Data Protector
3 8 (4.97%) Puppet
4 7 (4.35%) YUM
5 5 (3.11%) Nagios
6 4 (2.48%) SCCM
6 4 (2.48%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (1.86%) HP SIM
7 3 (1.86%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.24%) SCOM
8 2 (1.24%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.24%) ARCserve
8 2 (1.24%) BladeLogic
8 2 (1.24%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (0.62%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.62%) EMC Navisphere
9 1 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.62%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 75 (46.58%) HP
2 68 (42.24%) EMC
3 63 (39.13%) Cisco
4 53 (32.92%) NetApp
5 39 (24.22%) VMware
6 29 (18.01%) Symantec
7 27 (16.77%) 3PAR
8 20 (12.42%) Juniper
8 20 (12.42%) IBM
9 18 (11.18%) Red Hat
10 17 (10.56%) Oracle
11 16 (9.94%) Citrix
12 15 (9.32%) Microsoft
13 12 (7.45%) Hitachi
14 10 (6.21%) Veritas
15 8 (4.97%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 8 (4.97%) CA
15 8 (4.97%) CommVault
16 7 (4.35%) Dell
16 7 (4.35%) StorageTek
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