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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Brocade
Rank 95 80 75
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Contract jobs citing Brocade 7 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.43% 0.096% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 1.09% 0.23% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£420 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £255
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +47.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -
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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
643 430 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 39.91% 41.31% 47.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 272 223
Average daily rate £350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £173 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 20
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -60.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £9.12 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £46.75 £45.00
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 4 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 8 (100.00%) SAN
1 8 (100.00%) NetApp
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco
3 6 (75.00%) DMZ
3 6 (75.00%) Internet
3 6 (75.00%) vSphere
3 6 (75.00%) Data Centre
4 5 (62.50%) ITIL
5 4 (50.00%) HP
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
6 3 (37.50%) Windows
6 3 (37.50%) VPN
6 3 (37.50%) DNS
6 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (37.50%) Firewall
6 3 (37.50%) VMware
6 3 (37.50%) Clustering
6 3 (37.50%) Change Management
6 3 (37.50%) BIG-IP
6 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (37.50%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (37.50%) F5
6 3 (37.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (37.50%) DDoS Mitigation
6 3 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds
6 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 8 (100.00%) SAN
2 6 (75.00%) DMZ
2 6 (75.00%) Internet
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) BIG-IP
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
4 1 (12.50%) FCoE
4 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SAN Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (37.50%) Clustering
2 3 (37.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Replication
3 1 (12.50%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Critical Success Factor
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) vSphere
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (12.50%) SCOrch
3 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) NetApp
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds
4 3 (37.50%) F5
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) IBM
6 1 (12.50%) EMC
6 1 (12.50%) Hitachi