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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Brocade
Rank 51 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Brocade 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.52% 0.79% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.04% 1.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £600 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-18.61% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £22.69 -
% change year-on-year
+131.37% -
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
289 371 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 50.17% 58.43% 49.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 192 166
Average daily rate £413 £464 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.05% +27.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 14
Average hourly rate £21.00 £12.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.00% -5.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £6.97 £10.00 £9.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £29.75 £21.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 3 £600 -
Brocade
East of England

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
1 4 (57.14%) F5
2 3 (42.86%) Blue Coat
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (42.86%) Firmware
2 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) SLA
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) Remedy
3 2 (28.57%) Forcepoint
3 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (28.57%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (28.57%) High Availability
3 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto
4 1 (14.29%) Presales

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (14.29%) BGP
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
4 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (14.29%) FCoE
4 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
4 1 (14.29%) OSPF
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) HPUX Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) HPUX
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) High Availability
2 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Presales
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) HP ASE
3 1 (14.29%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Firmware
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) F5
2 3 (42.86%) Blue Coat
2 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (28.57%) Forcepoint
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Remedy
4 1 (14.29%) 3PAR
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
4 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) Riverbed
4 1 (14.29%) Sourcefire
4 1 (14.29%) VMware