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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Brocade
Rank 496 399 435
Rank change year-on-year
-97 +36
Contract jobs citing Brocade 94 104 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.24% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 0.52% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 48 85
Average daily rate £450 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £235 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £505 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £325 £395
% change year-on-year
+16.30% -17.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £30.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -32.22%
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23526 20102 25414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.83% 46.65% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13507 11052 13355
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £228
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 1049 1107 1255
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Brocade
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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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -41 39 £450 +16.12% 12
South East +1 25 £379 +16.61% 8
North West -18 10 £425 +30.76% 1
Yorkshire -19 7 £350 -11.11% 3
East of England -32 6 £295 +24.21%
West Midlands - 4 - - 3
South West -19 3 £625 - 1
Brocade
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Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 173 (79.72%) SAN
2 114 (52.53%) EMC
3 101 (46.54%) Cisco
4 96 (44.24%) NetApp
5 81 (37.33%) Windows
6 66 (30.41%) HP
7 63 (29.03%) NetBackup
8 57 (26.27%) VMware
9 48 (22.12%) ITIL
10 47 (21.66%) UNIX
10 47 (21.66%) SRDF
11 44 (20.28%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 41 (18.89%) Solaris
12 41 (18.89%) Symantec
13 40 (18.43%) Security Cleared
14 38 (17.51%) Finance
15 36 (16.59%) IBM
16 35 (16.13%) Connectrix
16 35 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
16 35 (16.13%) Symmetrix DMX
17 32 (14.75%) SC Cleared
18 31 (14.29%) Linux
18 31 (14.29%) Capacity Management
19 30 (13.82%) Replication
20 28 (12.90%) Veritas
20 28 (12.90%) Isilon
20 28 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
21 26 (11.98%) Disaster Recovery
21 26 (11.98%) EMC Centera
22 25 (11.52%) Microsoft

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (8.76%) MS Exchange
2 16 (7.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (5.07%) IIS
4 9 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (3.23%) Apache
6 6 (2.76%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.84%) GlassFish
7 4 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.46%) iPlanet
Applications
1 10 (4.61%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.84%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.38%) MS Office
5 1 (0.46%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.92%) SaaS
1 2 (0.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 173 (79.72%) SAN
2 35 (16.13%) Connectrix
3 25 (11.52%) NAS
4 24 (11.06%) Fibre Channel
5 21 (9.68%) LAN
5 21 (9.68%) WAN
5 21 (9.68%) Firewall
6 20 (9.22%) LDAP
7 19 (8.76%) Internet
8 17 (7.83%) MPLS
9 13 (5.99%) OSPF
9 13 (5.99%) TCP/IP
10 12 (5.53%) HTTP
11 11 (5.07%) VPN
12 10 (4.61%) iSCSI
12 10 (4.61%) Ethernet
13 9 (4.15%) DNS
14 8 (3.69%) VLAN
14 8 (3.69%) SMTP
15 7 (3.23%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.46%) MySQL
3 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.38%) Eclipse
1 3 (1.38%) Visual Studio
1 3 (1.38%) Jenkins
1 3 (1.38%) Mercurial
1 3 (1.38%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.38%) Hudson
2 1 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 38 (17.51%) Finance
2 20 (9.22%) Telecoms
3 14 (6.45%) Banking
4 9 (4.15%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.76%) Japanese Language
6 4 (1.84%) French Language
6 4 (1.84%) German Language
6 4 (1.84%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.46%) Back Office
7 1 (0.46%) Legal
7 1 (0.46%) Games
Job Titles
1 66 (30.41%) Storage Engineer
2 31 (14.29%) Consultant
3 26 (11.98%) Administrator
3 26 (11.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 23 (10.60%) Storage Consultant
5 21 (9.68%) Storage Administrator
6 17 (7.83%) Network Engineer
6 17 (7.83%) Architect
7 14 (6.45%) Team Leader
8 13 (5.99%) Operations Engineer
9 12 (5.53%) Support Engineer
10 11 (5.07%) Platform Engineer
10 11 (5.07%) Storage Support Engineer
11 9 (4.15%) Infrastructure Architect
12 8 (3.69%) Storage Architect
12 8 (3.69%) UNIX Engineer
12 8 (3.69%) Systems Engineer
13 6 (2.76%) UNIX Support Engineer
13 6 (2.76%) EMC Engineer
13 6 (2.76%) UNIX Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.38%) Web Services
1 3 (1.38%) .NET
1 3 (1.38%) Middleware
2 1 (0.46%) J2EE
2 1 (0.46%) XML
2 1 (0.46%) OCX
2 1 (0.46%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (16.13%) Symmetrix DMX
2 30 (13.82%) Replication
3 26 (11.98%) EMC Centera
4 20 (9.22%) CLARiiON
5 8 (3.69%) Clustering
6 7 (3.23%) Firmware
6 7 (3.23%) Fixed Income
7 6 (2.76%) iPad
8 5 (2.30%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.30%) Celerra
8 5 (2.30%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (1.38%) PKI
9 3 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.38%) HP StorageWorks
10 2 (0.92%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.92%) AS400
10 2 (0.92%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.46%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.46%) Freedom of Information Act
11 1 (0.46%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 81 (37.33%) Windows
2 47 (21.66%) UNIX
3 41 (18.89%) Solaris
4 31 (14.29%) Linux
5 28 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (9.22%) AIX
8 16 (7.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (3.69%) Windows 7
10 5 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.84%) SUSE
12 3 (1.38%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.92%) CentOS
14 1 (0.46%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (22.12%) ITIL
2 31 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 26 (11.98%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (9.22%) Data Management
5 19 (8.76%) Performance Management
6 18 (8.29%) Load Balancing
7 17 (7.83%) Migration
8 12 (5.53%) Data Protection
9 11 (5.07%) Release Management
9 11 (5.07%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 9 (4.15%) Project Management
10 9 (4.15%) Problem Management
11 7 (3.23%) Change Management
11 7 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (2.76%) Kernel Tuning
12 6 (2.76%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (2.30%) Service Management
13 5 (2.30%) Performance Monitoring
13 5 (2.30%) Root Cause Analysis
14 4 (1.84%) Data Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 24 (11.06%) Perl
2 14 (6.45%) SQL
3 13 (5.99%) Bash Shell
4 10 (4.61%) C
5 7 (3.23%) Bourne shell
6 6 (2.76%) PHP
7 5 (2.30%) Java
7 5 (2.30%) Python
7 5 (2.30%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 40 (18.43%) Security Cleared
2 32 (14.75%) SC Cleared
3 21 (9.68%) NCDA
4 16 (7.37%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (5.99%) Degree
6 11 (5.07%) CCNP
7 6 (2.76%) DV Cleared
7 6 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (2.76%) CCIE
7 6 (2.76%) CCNA
8 5 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.30%) MCITP
9 4 (1.84%) MCSA
10 3 (1.38%) CCSA
11 2 (0.92%) MCSE
12 1 (0.46%) CISSP
12 1 (0.46%) CCDA
12 1 (0.46%) CCDP
12 1 (0.46%) RHCE
12 1 (0.46%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.69%) SLA
2 7 (3.23%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 47 (21.66%) SRDF
2 44 (20.28%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 35 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (9.68%) Active Directory
5 17 (7.83%) vSphere
6 12 (5.53%) NFS
7 10 (4.61%) VMware ESX
8 8 (3.69%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (3.23%) Hyper-V
10 6 (2.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 6 (2.76%) Terminal Services
11 5 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (1.84%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (1.38%) ISA Server
13 3 (1.38%) Squid
14 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.46%) Xen
15 1 (0.46%) KVM
15 1 (0.46%) XenApp
15 1 (0.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 63 (29.03%) NetBackup
2 15 (6.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 15 (6.91%) EMC TimeFinder
3 12 (5.53%) SCCM
4 11 (5.07%) Tivoli
4 11 (5.07%) EMC Navisphere
5 9 (4.15%) Puppet
6 8 (3.69%) WSUS
7 7 (3.23%) SCOM
7 7 (3.23%) YUM
8 6 (2.76%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (2.30%) Nagios
9 5 (2.30%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (1.84%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.92%) Data Guard
11 2 (0.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (0.92%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (0.92%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.92%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.92%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 114 (52.53%) EMC
2 101 (46.54%) Cisco
3 96 (44.24%) NetApp
4 66 (30.41%) HP
5 57 (26.27%) VMware
6 41 (18.89%) Symantec
7 36 (16.59%) IBM
8 28 (12.90%) Veritas
8 28 (12.90%) Isilon
9 25 (11.52%) Microsoft
10 21 (9.68%) Hitachi
11 20 (9.22%) Red Hat
12 15 (6.91%) CheckPoint
12 15 (6.91%) Oracle
12 15 (6.91%) Citrix
13 14 (6.45%) Juniper
14 11 (5.07%) McAfee
14 11 (5.07%) 3PAR
15 10 (4.61%) Sun
16 8 (3.69%) Blue Coat
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Apeiro Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Apeiro Ltd
Rate: flexible for the right candidate
Posted: 4 days ago
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Apeiro Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Flexible for the right candidate
Posted: 6 days ago
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke
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Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
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Rate: £360 - £400 per day
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Rate: £360 - £400 per day
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Basingstoke
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Rate: £230.00 - £240.00 per day
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City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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