The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Brocade products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Brocade over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Brocade
Rank 114 74 91
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +17
Contract jobs citing Brocade 10 31 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.46% 1.78% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.86% 3.77% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 20 3
Average daily rate
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£444 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.26% -4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £39.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-6.91% -16.31%
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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 Hampshire region.

Vendors Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1168 823 763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 53.48% 47.35% 50.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 593 434 359
Average daily rate £350 £360 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -1.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 37 86
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Brocade
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Brocade across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Brocade Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Brocade
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Brocade across the Hampshire region.

Brocade Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Brocade
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Brocade across the Hampshire region.

Brocade Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 17 (85.00%) SAN
2 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (60.00%) 3PAR
3 10 (50.00%) Cisco
3 10 (50.00%) VMware
4 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
5 8 (40.00%) HP
6 7 (35.00%) EMC
6 7 (35.00%) Symantec
6 7 (35.00%) ITIL
6 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (35.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (30.00%) LAN
7 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (30.00%) Network Management
8 5 (25.00%) DV Cleared
8 5 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
8 5 (25.00%) Replication
9 4 (20.00%) Migration
9 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
9 4 (20.00%) Clustering
9 4 (20.00%) NetBackup
9 4 (20.00%) SLA
9 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (20.00%) CA
9 4 (20.00%) NetApp
9 4 (20.00%) IBM
9 4 (20.00%) Microsoft

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.00%) SharePoint Server
1 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 17 (85.00%) SAN
2 6 (30.00%) LAN
3 3 (15.00%) WAN
3 3 (15.00%) SMTP
3 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.00%) OSPF
3 3 (15.00%) Firewall
3 3 (15.00%) VLAN
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (15.00%) Network Security
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (10.00%) Connectrix
5 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Legal
1 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Consultant
2 5 (25.00%) Administrator
3 4 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (20.00%) Storage Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Storage Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Storage Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Storage Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Implementation Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Backup Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Project Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Replication
2 4 (20.00%) Clustering
3 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.00%) CLARiiON
4 2 (10.00%) EMC Centera
5 1 (5.00%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (15.00%) AIX
5 3 (15.00%) UNIX
6 2 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) Network Management
3 4 (20.00%) Migration
3 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (15.00%) Time Management
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Management
4 3 (15.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) Change Control
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Korn
1 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (15.00%) CCNP
4 3 (15.00%) CCNA
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
2 3 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (15.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.00%) vSphere
3 3 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (10.00%) SRDF
5 1 (5.00%) Firmware
5 1 (5.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (20.00%) NetBackup
3 3 (15.00%) ARCserve
3 3 (15.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (10.00%) EMC TimeFinder
4 2 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (5.00%) EMC Navisphere
5 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
5 1 (5.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) 3PAR
2 10 (50.00%) VMware
2 10 (50.00%) Cisco
3 8 (40.00%) HP
4 7 (35.00%) EMC
4 7 (35.00%) Symantec
5 4 (20.00%) IBM
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (20.00%) CA
5 4 (20.00%) NetApp
6 3 (15.00%) Altiris
6 3 (15.00%) Citrix
6 3 (15.00%) Juniper
7 2 (10.00%) Veritas
8 1 (5.00%) CommVault
8 1 (5.00%) Isilon
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle
8 1 (5.00%) SAP