The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Brocade products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Brocade over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Brocade
Rank 354 347 346
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing Brocade 45 68 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.28% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.44% 0.62% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 57 28
Average daily rate
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£427 £380 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.36% -6.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.98% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £39.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-6.91% -16.31%
Brocade
England

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

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10170 11013 9778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.49% 45.85% 46.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6921 7246 6110
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 231 300
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Brocade
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Brocade Jobs Demand Trend in London

Brocade
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Brocade Daily Rate Trend in London

Brocade
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Brocade across the London region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Brocade Daily Rate Histogram in London

Brocade
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Brocade Hourly Rate Trend in London

Brocade
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Brocade within the London region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. 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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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
City of London -7 9 £450 +19.36% 1
Docklands, London - - - -
Brocade
England

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 45 (62.50%) SAN
2 43 (59.72%) Cisco
3 26 (36.11%) NetApp
4 24 (33.33%) VMware
5 23 (31.94%) Windows
5 23 (31.94%) EMC
6 22 (30.56%) HP
7 18 (25.00%) Linux
7 18 (25.00%) NAS
7 18 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
8 16 (22.22%) LAN
8 16 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 14 (19.44%) WAN
9 14 (19.44%) Firewall
10 12 (16.67%) Citrix
10 12 (16.67%) CheckPoint
11 11 (15.28%) IBM
11 11 (15.28%) Wireless
11 11 (15.28%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (13.89%) Juniper
12 10 (13.89%) Security Cleared
13 9 (12.50%) Solaris
13 9 (12.50%) Active Directory
13 9 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (12.50%) Red Hat
13 9 (12.50%) NetBackup
13 9 (12.50%) Blue Coat
13 9 (12.50%) Hyper-V
13 9 (12.50%) NetScaler
14 8 (11.11%) SQL Server

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 6 (8.33%) IIS
2 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.78%) Apache
3 2 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (62.50%) SAN
2 18 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
2 18 (25.00%) NAS
3 16 (22.22%) LAN
4 14 (19.44%) WAN
4 14 (19.44%) Firewall
5 11 (15.28%) Wireless
6 9 (12.50%) NetScaler
7 8 (11.11%) VPN
8 7 (9.72%) DNS
8 7 (9.72%) VLAN
9 6 (8.33%) iSCSI
10 5 (6.94%) Cisco IPT
10 5 (6.94%) Connectrix
10 5 (6.94%) BGP
10 5 (6.94%) TCP/IP
10 5 (6.94%) MPLS
11 4 (5.56%) Internet
11 4 (5.56%) SSL
11 4 (5.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.39%) MySQL
4 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.39%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) MSI
2 1 (1.39%) Metasploit
General
1 8 (11.11%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.56%) Games
4 2 (2.78%) Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (30.56%) Storage Engineer
2 14 (19.44%) Network Engineer
3 8 (11.11%) Architect
4 6 (8.33%) Consultant
5 5 (6.94%) Network Consultant
5 5 (6.94%) Storage Administrator
6 4 (5.56%) SAN Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Voice Consultant
6 4 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Administrator
7 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (4.17%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Storage Architect
7 3 (4.17%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (4.17%) Storage Specialist
8 2 (2.78%) Senior Storage Specialist
8 2 (2.78%) SAN Storage Engineer
8 2 (2.78%) Backup Specialist
8 2 (2.78%) Backup Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) HTML
1 1 (1.39%) CSS
1 1 (1.39%) Web Services
1 1 (1.39%) Ajax
1 1 (1.39%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (1.39%) JSON
1 1 (1.39%) Django
1 1 (1.39%) HTML5
1 1 (1.39%) REST
1 1 (1.39%) CSS3
1 1 (1.39%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Replication
2 5 (6.94%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (5.56%) Online Games
3 4 (5.56%) CLARiiON
4 2 (2.78%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.78%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.78%) PKI
4 2 (2.78%) CMDB
5 1 (1.39%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (1.39%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.39%) Open Source
5 1 (1.39%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.39%) HP StorageWorks
5 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.39%) NHS
5 1 (1.39%) Symmetrix
5 1 (1.39%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.94%) Windows
2 18 (25.00%) Linux
3 9 (12.50%) Solaris
4 8 (11.11%) UNIX
5 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (6.94%) SUSE
7 5 (6.94%) Slackware
7 5 (6.94%) HPUX
8 4 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.78%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.78%) CentOS
9 2 (2.78%) AIX
10 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (11.11%) ITIL
2 7 (9.72%) Load Balancing
3 6 (8.33%) Migration
4 5 (6.94%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (6.94%) Network Design
4 5 (6.94%) Data Protection
4 5 (6.94%) WAN Optimisation
5 4 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (5.56%) Change Control
5 4 (5.56%) Performance Management
5 4 (5.56%) Asset Management
6 3 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.17%) Fault Management
7 2 (2.78%) Investment Management
7 2 (2.78%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.78%) Network Management
7 2 (2.78%) SIEM
7 2 (2.78%) Project Management
7 2 (2.78%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.39%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.94%) Perl
1 5 (6.94%) SQL
1 5 (6.94%) Shell Script
2 3 (4.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.39%) C#
3 1 (1.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.94%) CCNP
5 2 (2.78%) CCNA
5 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.78%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.78%) CCIE
5 2 (2.78%) Degree
6 1 (1.39%) MCSE
6 1 (1.39%) HP ASE
6 1 (1.39%) HP MASE
6 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certified Master
6 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 1 (1.39%) CISM
6 1 (1.39%) CEH
6 1 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.39%) JNCIS
6 1 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 11 (15.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 9 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (8.33%) NFS
4 5 (6.94%) Xen
4 5 (6.94%) vSphere
4 5 (6.94%) vCloud
5 4 (5.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 4 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (4.17%) XenServer
6 3 (4.17%) Firmware
6 3 (4.17%) VMware ESX
6 3 (4.17%) Squid
7 2 (2.78%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.78%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.78%) Veritas File System
7 2 (2.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (2.78%) SRDF
7 2 (2.78%) Gluster
7 2 (2.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 5 (6.94%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (4.17%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.78%) Legato
4 2 (2.78%) Control-M
4 2 (2.78%) EMC TimeFinder
4 2 (2.78%) WSUS
4 2 (2.78%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (2.78%) SCOM
4 2 (2.78%) ZABBIX
4 2 (2.78%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.39%) PureDisk
5 1 (1.39%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.39%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.39%) EMC Navisphere
5 1 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.39%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (1.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 43 (59.72%) Cisco
2 26 (36.11%) NetApp
3 24 (33.33%) VMware
4 23 (31.94%) EMC
5 22 (30.56%) HP
6 16 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 12 (16.67%) Citrix
7 12 (16.67%) CheckPoint
8 11 (15.28%) IBM
9 10 (13.89%) Juniper
10 9 (12.50%) Blue Coat
10 9 (12.50%) Red Hat
11 8 (11.11%) Symantec
11 8 (11.11%) Dell
12 7 (9.72%) Aruba
13 5 (6.94%) Riverbed
13 5 (6.94%) Polycom
13 5 (6.94%) SGI
13 5 (6.94%) Compaq
14 4 (5.56%) Veritas