The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Brocade products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 45 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs citing Brocade 19 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.56% 0.58% -
As % of the Vendors category 4.51% 1.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£360 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.00 -
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -
Brocade
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
421 361 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 56.66% 51.94% 45.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 156 133
Average daily rate £370 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.96% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 16
Average hourly rate £14.85 £22.93 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.23% +31.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.00 £37.50
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 Hertfordshire

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

Brocade Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Brocade
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Brocade Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Brocade
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Brocade Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Brocade
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Brocade within the Hertfordshire 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
Welwyn Garden City - 9 £360 -
Watford - 7 - -
Potters Bar - 2 - - 1
Brocade
East of England

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 12 (48.00%) HP
1 12 (48.00%) SAN
2 11 (44.00%) Cisco
3 10 (40.00%) Windows
4 8 (32.00%) NetApp
4 8 (32.00%) NAS
4 8 (32.00%) 3PAR
5 7 (28.00%) Project Management
5 7 (28.00%) ITIL
5 7 (28.00%) EMC
5 7 (28.00%) CLARiiON
5 7 (28.00%) Celerra
6 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (24.00%) VMware
6 6 (24.00%) Change Management
6 6 (24.00%) UNIX
6 6 (24.00%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (20.00%) High Availability
7 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (20.00%) Firewall
7 5 (20.00%) Replication
8 4 (16.00%) Load Balancing
8 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
8 4 (16.00%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (16.00%) Symmetrix
8 4 (16.00%) EMC Centera
8 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
8 4 (16.00%) Veritas

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon Glacier
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) SAN
2 8 (32.00%) NAS
3 5 (20.00%) Firewall
4 4 (16.00%) LAN
4 4 (16.00%) Ethernet
4 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (16.00%) DNS
5 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (4.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (4.00%) Retail
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Analyst
1 5 (20.00%) Consultant
1 5 (20.00%) Administrator
1 5 (20.00%) Storage Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Storage Specialist
3 3 (12.00%) Support Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Storage Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) AWS Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Backup Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Backup Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) SAN Storage Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Storage Architect
5 1 (4.00%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Storage Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) CLARiiON
1 7 (28.00%) Celerra
2 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (20.00%) Replication
4 4 (16.00%) Symmetrix
4 4 (16.00%) EMC Centera
4 4 (16.00%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) UNIX
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Project Management
1 7 (28.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) Change Management
2 6 (24.00%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (20.00%) High Availability
3 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (16.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (12.00%) Migration
6 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) HP ASE
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (12.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (8.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (8.00%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (8.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (8.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) HP
2 11 (44.00%) Cisco
3 8 (32.00%) NetApp
3 8 (32.00%) 3PAR
4 7 (28.00%) EMC
5 6 (24.00%) VMware
6 4 (16.00%) Veritas
6 4 (16.00%) IBM
6 4 (16.00%) SolarWinds
7 3 (12.00%) SAP
8 2 (8.00%) CommVault
8 2 (8.00%) Oracle
8 2 (8.00%) Veeam
9 1 (4.00%) Trend Micro
9 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
9 1 (4.00%) Juniper
9 1 (4.00%) Symantec
9 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
9 1 (4.00%) IronPort