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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Brocade
Rank 485 442 423
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -19
Contract jobs citing Brocade 72 97 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.22% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.48% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 60 58
Average daily rate
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£425 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £330 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £21.85 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.85 - £47.50
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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
20941 20363 19274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.94% 45.67% 46.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12460 11591 10375
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £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 918 910 1252
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.31 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +20 36 £425 +12.58% 14
South East -41 12 £450 +12.50% 5
East of England +7 10 £400 +35.59% 5
North West +1 5 £500 +20.48% 3
West Midlands +1 5 £290 -14.07% 1
South West - 3 - -
Yorkshire -17 2 £256 -31.66% 2
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
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Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 114 (60.64%) SAN
2 102 (54.26%) Cisco
3 76 (40.43%) HP
4 67 (35.64%) VMware
5 62 (32.98%) Windows
6 50 (26.60%) Security Cleared
7 49 (26.06%) Linux
8 45 (23.94%) IBM
9 44 (23.40%) EMC
10 43 (22.87%) VMware Infrastructure
11 41 (21.81%) NetApp
11 41 (21.81%) LAN
12 39 (20.74%) SC Cleared
13 33 (17.55%) Microsoft
14 32 (17.02%) Citrix
14 32 (17.02%) Fibre Channel
15 31 (16.49%) ITIL
15 31 (16.49%) Firewall
16 30 (15.96%) Cisco Certification
16 30 (15.96%) Juniper
16 30 (15.96%) 3PAR
17 29 (15.43%) WAN
18 28 (14.89%) Migration
19 25 (13.30%) HPUX
19 25 (13.30%) CheckPoint
20 24 (12.77%) AIX
21 23 (12.23%) NAS
22 22 (11.70%) Active Directory
23 21 (11.17%) NetBackup
23 21 (11.17%) CCNP

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 12 (6.38%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2013
2 9 (4.79%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.19%) IIS
3 6 (3.19%) Lync
3 6 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.13%) SAS
5 3 (1.60%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.60%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.06%) Apache
6 2 (1.06%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.53%) JBoss
7 1 (0.53%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 15 (7.98%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.13%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.60%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.06%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 114 (60.64%) SAN
2 41 (21.81%) LAN
3 32 (17.02%) Fibre Channel
4 31 (16.49%) Firewall
5 29 (15.43%) WAN
6 23 (12.23%) NAS
7 18 (9.57%) TCP/IP
7 18 (9.57%) VPN
7 18 (9.57%) Wireless
8 16 (8.51%) OSPF
9 15 (7.98%) BGP
9 15 (7.98%) MPLS
10 14 (7.45%) NetScaler
10 14 (7.45%) Cisco Nexus
11 12 (6.38%) VLAN
12 10 (5.32%) EIGRP
12 10 (5.32%) Ethernet
12 10 (5.32%) WLAN
13 9 (4.79%) Network Security
14 8 (4.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.45%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.06%) MySQL
5 2 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.06%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.06%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.53%) Big Data
6 1 (0.53%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.53%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (1.60%) MSI
2 1 (0.53%) Metasploit
General
1 17 (9.04%) Finance
2 16 (8.51%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.19%) Banking
4 4 (2.13%) Games
5 2 (1.06%) Law
6 1 (0.53%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.53%) French Language
6 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (18.09%) Storage Engineer
2 33 (17.55%) Network Engineer
3 27 (14.36%) Consultant
4 22 (11.70%) Architect
5 21 (11.17%) Administrator
6 15 (7.98%) Storage Consultant
7 11 (5.85%) Backup Engineer
7 11 (5.85%) Storage Administrator
8 9 (4.79%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (4.26%) Storage Specialist
10 7 (3.72%) Network Consultant
11 6 (3.19%) Technical Architect
11 6 (3.19%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (2.66%) Network Architect
12 5 (2.66%) SAN Engineer
12 5 (2.66%) Server Specialist
12 5 (2.66%) Systems Engineer
13 4 (2.13%) Server Engineer
13 4 (2.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 4 (2.13%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.60%) SAP Basis
2 2 (1.06%) CSS
2 2 (1.06%) HTML
2 2 (1.06%) Ajax
2 2 (1.06%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (1.06%) Play Framework
2 2 (1.06%) REST
2 2 (1.06%) CSS3
2 2 (1.06%) HTML5
2 2 (1.06%) JSON
2 2 (1.06%) Django
3 1 (0.53%) JNI
3 1 (0.53%) Flash
3 1 (0.53%) Web Services
3 1 (0.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.45%) Replication
2 11 (5.85%) IBM XIV
3 10 (5.32%) Clustering
4 9 (4.79%) Open Source
5 8 (4.26%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.26%) EMC Centera
6 7 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.72%) CLARiiON
7 5 (2.66%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (2.66%) PKI
8 4 (2.13%) HP StorageWorks
8 4 (2.13%) Online Games
9 3 (1.60%) Spread Betting
9 3 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.06%) NHS
10 2 (1.06%) Mainframe
10 2 (1.06%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (1.06%) CMDB
10 2 (1.06%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 62 (32.98%) Windows
2 49 (26.06%) Linux
3 25 (13.30%) HPUX
4 24 (12.77%) AIX
5 20 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (9.04%) UNIX
7 16 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (7.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (7.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (7.98%) Solaris
9 7 (3.72%) CentOS
10 5 (2.66%) SUSE
10 5 (2.66%) Slackware
11 4 (2.13%) VMS
11 4 (2.13%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.53%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.53%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (16.49%) ITIL
2 28 (14.89%) Migration
3 16 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (7.45%) Load Balancing
5 10 (5.32%) Network Design
6 9 (4.79%) Change Control
6 9 (4.79%) Performance Analysis
7 8 (4.26%) Change Management
7 8 (4.26%) Analytics
7 8 (4.26%) Network Management
8 7 (3.72%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (3.72%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (3.72%) Project Planning
8 7 (3.72%) ITSM
9 5 (2.66%) Data Protection
9 5 (2.66%) Performance Management
9 5 (2.66%) WAN Optimisation
9 5 (2.66%) Mentoring
9 5 (2.66%) Service Delivery
10 4 (2.13%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.51%) SQL
2 7 (3.72%) PowerShell
2 7 (3.72%) Shell Script
3 5 (2.66%) Perl
4 2 (1.06%) Ruby
5 1 (0.53%) Korn
5 1 (0.53%) C#
Qualifications
1 50 (26.60%) Security Cleared
2 39 (20.74%) SC Cleared
3 30 (15.96%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (11.17%) CCNP
5 10 (5.32%) DV Cleared
6 9 (4.79%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (3.72%) CCIE
7 7 (3.72%) CCNA
8 6 (3.19%) JNCIS
9 5 (2.66%) HP ASE
9 5 (2.66%) HP MASE
10 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (1.60%) CCSA
12 2 (1.06%) MCP
12 2 (1.06%) HNC
12 2 (1.06%) MCSA
12 2 (1.06%) JNCIP
12 2 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (1.06%) CCSE
12 2 (1.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.13%) SLA
1 4 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 43 (22.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (11.70%) Active Directory
3 13 (6.91%) Hyper-V
4 12 (6.38%) XenDesktop
5 11 (5.85%) vSphere
6 10 (5.32%) Firmware
6 10 (5.32%) XenApp
7 9 (4.79%) vCloud
8 8 (4.26%) NFS
9 7 (3.72%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (3.72%) VMware ESX
10 6 (3.19%) SRDF
11 5 (2.66%) Xen
12 4 (2.13%) Terminal Services
13 3 (1.60%) Squid
14 2 (1.06%) XenServer
14 2 (1.06%) Veritas File System
14 2 (1.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 1 (0.53%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 1 (0.53%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 21 (11.17%) NetBackup
2 13 (6.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 9 (4.79%) EMC NetWorker
3 9 (4.79%) Backup Exec
4 8 (4.26%) Tivoli
4 8 (4.26%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (2.66%) Cobbler
6 4 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (2.13%) EMC TimeFinder
6 4 (2.13%) SCCM
7 3 (1.60%) SCOM
7 3 (1.60%) Puppet
7 3 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.60%) ARCserve
8 2 (1.06%) Control-M
8 2 (1.06%) Legato
8 2 (1.06%) EMC Navisphere
8 2 (1.06%) HAProxy
8 2 (1.06%) HP SIM
8 2 (1.06%) PureDisk
Vendors
1 102 (54.26%) Cisco
2 76 (40.43%) HP
3 67 (35.64%) VMware
4 45 (23.94%) IBM
5 44 (23.40%) EMC
6 41 (21.81%) NetApp
7 33 (17.55%) Microsoft
8 32 (17.02%) Citrix
9 30 (15.96%) Juniper
9 30 (15.96%) 3PAR
10 25 (13.30%) CheckPoint
11 17 (9.04%) Symantec
11 17 (9.04%) Red Hat
12 14 (7.45%) Blue Coat
13 13 (6.91%) F5
13 13 (6.91%) Aruba
14 11 (5.85%) Hitachi
15 10 (5.32%) Oracle
16 9 (4.79%) Dell
17 8 (4.26%) Veritas
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