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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Brocade
Rank 437 458 443
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -15
Contract jobs citing Brocade 142 95 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.64% 0.44% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 58 33
Average daily rate
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£360 £450 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £240 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £625 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.00 -
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -
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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
22232 21594 19770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.19% 45.01% 46.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13100 12532 10879
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £223 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1027 1010 1142
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.86 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 May 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 22 May 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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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
London +12 61 £345 -23.33% 10
South East -13 26 £413 +37.50% 5
East of England +23 20 £360 +69.41% 4
Yorkshire -7 12 £420 -18.04%
North West -16 9 £260 -64.38% 1
West Midlands -9 5 £358 - 1
South West +12 4 £450 -28.00%
East Midlands -14 3 £451 -
North East - 1 - -
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Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 131 (59.55%) Cisco
1 131 (59.55%) SAN
2 98 (44.55%) VMware
3 90 (40.91%) HP
4 83 (37.73%) Windows
5 82 (37.27%) NetApp
6 58 (26.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 58 (26.36%) 3PAR
7 53 (24.09%) Firewall
8 52 (23.64%) EMC
9 45 (20.45%) IBM
10 44 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 44 (20.00%) Linux
11 43 (19.55%) LAN
11 43 (19.55%) Fibre Channel
12 38 (17.27%) SQL
13 37 (16.82%) Cisco Certification
13 37 (16.82%) Juniper
13 37 (16.82%) NAS
14 36 (16.36%) ITIL
14 36 (16.36%) WAN
14 36 (16.36%) Migration
15 35 (15.91%) UNIX
15 35 (15.91%) CheckPoint
16 34 (15.45%) Finance
17 33 (15.00%) vSphere
17 33 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
18 31 (14.09%) Security Cleared
19 28 (12.73%) Active Directory
20 27 (12.27%) VPN

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 15 (6.82%) IIS
2 12 (5.45%) SharePoint
3 10 (4.55%) MS Exchange
4 8 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (3.64%) WebSphere
5 6 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.27%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.82%) Lync
7 4 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (1.82%) Apache
8 1 (0.45%) JBoss
8 1 (0.45%) TPMS
8 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 26 (11.82%) MS Excel
2 19 (8.64%) MS Visio
3 14 (6.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.27%) MS Office
5 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.73%) IaaS
3 3 (1.36%) SaaS
3 3 (1.36%) PaaS
4 2 (0.91%) Amazon Glacier
4 2 (0.91%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.45%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 131 (59.55%) SAN
2 53 (24.09%) Firewall
3 43 (19.55%) LAN
3 43 (19.55%) Fibre Channel
4 37 (16.82%) NAS
5 36 (16.36%) WAN
6 27 (12.27%) VPN
6 27 (12.27%) Cisco Nexus
7 25 (11.36%) DNS
7 25 (11.36%) TCP/IP
8 22 (10.00%) MPLS
9 18 (8.18%) VLAN
10 17 (7.73%) Cisco ASA
11 16 (7.27%) SNMP
11 16 (7.27%) SSL
12 15 (6.82%) Wireless
13 14 (6.36%) SMTP
13 14 (6.36%) Ethernet
14 13 (5.91%) NetScaler
15 12 (5.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (3.18%) Big Data
5 5 (2.27%) MySQL
6 4 (1.82%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.45%) DB2
8 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.36%) JIRA
1 3 (1.36%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.91%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (0.91%) Gerrit
2 2 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.45%) MSI
3 1 (0.45%) Metasploit
General
1 34 (15.45%) Finance
2 7 (3.18%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.82%) Automotive
4 3 (1.36%) Banking
4 3 (1.36%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.36%) Advertising
5 2 (0.91%) Games
6 1 (0.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (24.09%) Storage Engineer
2 39 (17.73%) Architect
3 27 (12.27%) Consultant
4 22 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 19 (8.64%) Administrator
6 16 (7.27%) Infrastructure Architect
7 14 (6.36%) Storage Consultant
8 11 (5.00%) Storage Specialist
8 11 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (4.55%) Technical Architect
10 9 (4.09%) Storage Administrator
11 8 (3.64%) SAN Engineer
12 7 (3.18%) Analyst
12 7 (3.18%) Platform Engineer
12 7 (3.18%) SAN Storage Engineer
13 6 (2.73%) Senior Architect
13 6 (2.73%) Systems Administrator
13 6 (2.73%) Support Engineer
13 6 (2.73%) Senior Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.00%) Web Services
2 6 (2.73%) REST
3 4 (1.82%) JSON
4 3 (1.36%) SOAP
4 3 (1.36%) XML
5 2 (0.91%) Application Packaging
5 2 (0.91%) Software Packaging
5 2 (0.91%) CGI
5 2 (0.91%) CSS
6 1 (0.45%) Middleware
6 1 (0.45%) .NET
6 1 (0.45%) HTML
6 1 (0.45%) JNI
6 1 (0.45%) Ajax
6 1 (0.45%) HTML5
6 1 (0.45%) Django
6 1 (0.45%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.45%) Play Framework
6 1 (0.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.27%) Replication
3 14 (6.36%) CLARiiON
4 10 (4.55%) Celerra
5 9 (4.09%) PKI
6 8 (3.64%) Client/Server
7 7 (3.18%) Symmetrix
7 7 (3.18%) EMC Centera
7 7 (3.18%) Public Cloud
8 6 (2.73%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (2.73%) Symmetrix DMX
9 5 (2.27%) Clustering
9 5 (2.27%) CMDB
10 4 (1.82%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.36%) NHS
11 3 (1.36%) SecurID
11 3 (1.36%) Open Source
11 3 (1.36%) Spread Betting
11 3 (1.36%) Blog
11 3 (1.36%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 83 (37.73%) Windows
2 44 (20.00%) Linux
3 35 (15.91%) UNIX
4 33 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (10.00%) Solaris
7 12 (5.45%) AIX
8 7 (3.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (2.73%) HPUX
10 4 (1.82%) CentOS
11 3 (1.36%) Windows 2000
11 3 (1.36%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.36%) SUSE
11 3 (1.36%) Slackware
11 3 (1.36%) Android
12 2 (0.91%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.45%) Tru64
13 1 (0.45%) MVS
13 1 (0.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (16.36%) ITIL
1 36 (16.36%) Migration
2 25 (11.36%) Project Management
3 16 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (6.82%) Network Design
4 15 (6.82%) Change Management
5 14 (6.36%) Capacity Planning
6 11 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (5.00%) TOGAF
7 10 (4.55%) Data Migration
7 10 (4.55%) Load Balancing
8 9 (4.09%) Capacity Management
8 9 (4.09%) Change Control
9 8 (3.64%) Analytics
10 7 (3.18%) Process Management
10 7 (3.18%) Service Management
10 7 (3.18%) Workflow
10 7 (3.18%) E-Discovery
10 7 (3.18%) Data Architecture
10 7 (3.18%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 38 (17.27%) SQL
2 11 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 10 (4.55%) C
4 7 (3.18%) Perl
5 5 (2.27%) Shell Script
5 5 (2.27%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.27%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.36%) Ruby
7 2 (0.91%) Go
7 2 (0.91%) Python
7 2 (0.91%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.91%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.91%) VB
7 2 (0.91%) Lisp
8 1 (0.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 37 (16.82%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (14.09%) Security Cleared
3 26 (11.82%) CCNP
4 19 (8.64%) SC Cleared
5 12 (5.45%) CCNA
6 10 (4.55%) DV Cleared
7 9 (4.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (3.18%) CCIE
8 7 (3.18%) HP ASE
8 7 (3.18%) Degree
9 5 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (2.27%) MCSE
9 5 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (2.27%) JNCIS
10 4 (1.82%) Microsoft Certified Master
10 4 (1.82%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 4 (1.82%) HP MASE
10 4 (1.82%) CCSA
10 4 (1.82%) RHCE
11 3 (1.36%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.09%) SLA
2 8 (3.64%) QA
3 6 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.73%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 58 (26.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (15.00%) vSphere
3 28 (12.73%) Active Directory
4 23 (10.45%) Hyper-V
5 19 (8.64%) VMware ESX
6 15 (6.82%) NFS
6 15 (6.82%) vCloud
7 14 (6.36%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (4.55%) XenApp
8 10 (4.55%) XenServer
9 8 (3.64%) XenDesktop
10 5 (2.27%) Firmware
10 5 (2.27%) SRDF
11 4 (1.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (1.36%) Samba
12 3 (1.36%) IAG
13 2 (0.91%) Docker
13 2 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.91%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 19 (8.64%) EMC NetWorker
2 17 (7.73%) NetBackup
3 11 (5.00%) SCCM
4 8 (3.64%) Puppet
4 8 (3.64%) ARCserve
5 7 (3.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 7 (3.18%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.27%) Tivoli
6 5 (2.27%) HP Data Protector
7 4 (1.82%) vMotion
7 4 (1.82%) Legato
7 4 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.36%) SCOM
8 3 (1.36%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.91%) CFEngine
9 2 (0.91%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.91%) Ansible
9 2 (0.91%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (0.91%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.91%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 131 (59.55%) Cisco
2 98 (44.55%) VMware
3 90 (40.91%) HP
4 82 (37.27%) NetApp
5 58 (26.36%) 3PAR
6 52 (23.64%) EMC
7 45 (20.45%) IBM
8 44 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 37 (16.82%) Juniper
10 35 (15.91%) CheckPoint
11 26 (11.82%) F5
12 23 (10.45%) Oracle
12 23 (10.45%) Citrix
13 19 (8.64%) Dell
14 17 (7.73%) CommVault
14 17 (7.73%) Red Hat
15 13 (5.91%) Symantec
16 11 (5.00%) SolarWinds
17 8 (3.64%) Veeam
17 8 (3.64%) CA
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