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 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 94 84 70
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -14
Contract jobs citing Brocade 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.37% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.87% 0.40% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£420 £625 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.80% -
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% -
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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 Leeds region.

Vendors Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
575 503 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 42.37% 41.33% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 341 172
Average daily rate £350 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £205 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 13
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £11.70 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.40 £35.50
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 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 22 May 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) NetApp
1 5 (100.00%) DMZ
1 5 (100.00%) Internet
1 5 (100.00%) vSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Clustering
2 3 (60.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) SCCM
3 2 (40.00%) SCOM
3 2 (40.00%) BIG-IP
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) DMZ
1 5 (100.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) BIG-IP
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
2 2 (40.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) DDoS Mitigation
2 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Critical Success Factor
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) NCDA
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) vSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
1 2 (40.00%) SCOM
2 1 (20.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) NetApp
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) F5