The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Brocade products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Brocade over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Brocade
Rank 99 74 77
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +3
Contract jobs citing Brocade 5 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.30% 0.40% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.71% 0.89% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+2.78% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 - -
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West Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
708 447 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 41.79% 44.26% 44.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 274 229
Average daily rate £355 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.93% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £167 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 24
Average hourly rate £19.03 £50.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.94% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 £150.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

Brocade
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Brocade Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Brocade
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Brocade Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 10 (100.00%) SAN
1 10 (100.00%) NetApp
2 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco
3 6 (60.00%) HP
3 6 (60.00%) DMZ
3 6 (60.00%) Internet
3 6 (60.00%) vSphere
3 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (40.00%) NetBackup
4 4 (40.00%) IBM
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) EMC
5 3 (30.00%) VPN
5 3 (30.00%) DNS
5 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (30.00%) Replication
5 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) Clustering
5 3 (30.00%) BIG-IP
5 3 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (30.00%) Change Management
5 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (30.00%) Firewall
5 3 (30.00%) EMC VMAX
5 3 (30.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (30.00%) DDoS Mitigation

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 10 (100.00%) SAN
2 6 (60.00%) DMZ
2 6 (60.00%) Internet
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) BIG-IP
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (30.00%) VPN
3 3 (30.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (10.00%) FCoE
4 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Storage Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SAN Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (30.00%) EMC VMAX
2 3 (30.00%) Replication
2 3 (30.00%) Clustering
2 3 (30.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
2 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (30.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (30.00%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (10.00%) Critical Success Factor
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) NCDA
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (10.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) vSphere
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (20.00%) SCCM
3 2 (20.00%) SCOM
4 1 (10.00%) SCOrch
4 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) NetApp
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco
3 6 (60.00%) HP
4 4 (40.00%) IBM
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) EMC
5 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds
5 3 (30.00%) F5
6 1 (10.00%) Hitachi