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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Brocade
Rank 366 386 369
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -17
Contract jobs citing Brocade 45 20 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.087% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.44% 0.20% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 13 17
Average daily rate
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£363 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £406 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £675 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £246
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +42.13%
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% -
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
10232 10206 10759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.75% 44.54% 45.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6772 6512 6752
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 211 307
Average hourly rate £19.67 £19.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.53% -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £32.03 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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 +10 13 £413 +3.12%
Brocade
England

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 68 (70.83%) Cisco
2 55 (57.29%) SAN
3 45 (46.88%) HP
4 44 (45.83%) VMware
5 37 (38.54%) NetApp
6 31 (32.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 29 (30.21%) Cisco Certification
8 28 (29.17%) Windows
9 26 (27.08%) 3PAR
10 25 (26.04%) Juniper
10 25 (26.04%) IBM
10 25 (26.04%) Microsoft
11 24 (25.00%) MS Excel
11 24 (25.00%) LAN
11 24 (25.00%) SQL
11 24 (25.00%) Firewall
11 24 (25.00%) Data Centre
12 22 (22.92%) Hyper-V
13 21 (21.88%) vSphere
13 21 (21.88%) WAN
13 21 (21.88%) EMC
13 21 (21.88%) CCNP
14 19 (19.79%) Linux
14 19 (19.79%) Finance
14 19 (19.79%) CheckPoint
14 19 (19.79%) Cisco Nexus
15 18 (18.75%) F5
15 18 (18.75%) ITIL
15 18 (18.75%) Oracle
15 18 (18.75%) VLAN

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 9 (9.38%) IIS
2 8 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 8 (8.33%) OpenStack
3 6 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.21%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (3.13%) Apache
5 3 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 24 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 16 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 12 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.29%) IaaS
3 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (4.17%) SaaS
4 4 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (57.29%) SAN
2 24 (25.00%) Firewall
2 24 (25.00%) LAN
3 21 (21.88%) WAN
4 19 (19.79%) Cisco Nexus
5 18 (18.75%) VLAN
6 17 (17.71%) VPN
6 17 (17.71%) Fibre Channel
7 16 (16.67%) MPLS
8 15 (15.63%) SSL
9 14 (14.58%) TCP/IP
10 13 (13.54%) Network Security
10 13 (13.54%) SMTP
10 13 (13.54%) NAS
11 12 (12.50%) NetScaler
11 12 (12.50%) SNMP
12 11 (11.46%) DNS
13 10 (10.42%) Wireless
14 9 (9.38%) Cisco IOS
14 9 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.46%) Big Data
2 5 (5.21%) MySQL
3 4 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.17%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.13%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.04%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (3.13%) JIRA
1 3 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.08%) Gerrit
3 1 (1.04%) MSI
General
1 19 (19.79%) Finance
2 3 (3.13%) Advertising
3 2 (2.08%) Games
3 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (27.08%) Architect
2 15 (15.63%) Storage Engineer
3 12 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 12 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
4 10 (10.42%) Administrator
5 9 (9.38%) Technical Architect
6 8 (8.33%) Consultant
7 7 (7.29%) Storage Consultant
7 7 (7.29%) Storage Specialist
7 7 (7.29%) Storage Architect
8 6 (6.25%) Storage Administrator
8 6 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (6.25%) Support Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.21%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (5.21%) Senior Architect
9 5 (5.21%) Senior Storage Specialist
9 5 (5.21%) Backup Specialist
10 4 (4.17%) VMWare Administrator
11 3 (3.13%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.50%) Web Services
2 6 (6.25%) REST
3 4 (4.17%) JSON
4 3 (3.13%) XML
4 3 (3.13%) SOAP
5 2 (2.08%) CGI
6 1 (1.04%) Ajax
6 1 (1.04%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.04%) Django
6 1 (1.04%) HTML5
6 1 (1.04%) HTML
6 1 (1.04%) CSS
6 1 (1.04%) CSS3
6 1 (1.04%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 12 (12.50%) EMC VNX
3 11 (11.46%) Replication
4 9 (9.38%) Client/Server
4 9 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (8.33%) PKI
5 8 (8.33%) Public Cloud
6 7 (7.29%) CLARiiON
7 6 (6.25%) EMC VMAX
8 5 (5.21%) CMDB
9 4 (4.17%) NHS
10 3 (3.13%) IPTV
10 3 (3.13%) Spread Betting
10 3 (3.13%) FlexPod
10 3 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (2.08%) IBM XIV
11 2 (2.08%) Private Cloud
11 2 (2.08%) Online Games
11 2 (2.08%) Celerra
11 2 (2.08%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 28 (29.17%) Windows
2 19 (19.79%) Linux
3 9 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (8.33%) UNIX
5 7 (7.29%) Solaris
6 6 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (4.17%) CentOS
7 4 (4.17%) Data ONTAP
8 3 (3.13%) Android
9 2 (2.08%) AIX
9 2 (2.08%) HPUX
10 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.75%) ITIL
2 15 (15.63%) Migration
3 14 (14.58%) Network Design
4 12 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (9.38%) Capacity Management
6 8 (8.33%) Data Analytics
6 8 (8.33%) Analytics
6 8 (8.33%) Project Management
6 8 (8.33%) Process Management
6 8 (8.33%) Data Architecture
6 8 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (8.33%) E-Discovery
7 7 (7.29%) BCP
7 7 (7.29%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (6.25%) Service Management
9 5 (5.21%) Workflow
9 5 (5.21%) TOGAF
9 5 (5.21%) Data Protection
9 5 (5.21%) Change Control
9 5 (5.21%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (25.00%) SQL
2 6 (6.25%) C
2 6 (6.25%) Perl
3 5 (5.21%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.21%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.13%) Ruby
5 2 (2.08%) Go
5 2 (2.08%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.08%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.08%) Python
5 2 (2.08%) Lisp
5 2 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (30.21%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (21.88%) CCNP
3 11 (11.46%) Security Cleared
4 8 (8.33%) CCNA
5 7 (7.29%) SC Cleared
6 5 (5.21%) CCIE
6 5 (5.21%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Certified Master
6 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 4 (4.17%) VCAP
7 4 (4.17%) RHCE
8 3 (3.13%) IBM Certification
8 3 (3.13%) CCSA
8 3 (3.13%) Degree
8 3 (3.13%) JNCIA
8 3 (3.13%) JNCIS
8 3 (3.13%) BC Cleared
8 3 (3.13%) DV Cleared
8 3 (3.13%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (7.29%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (32.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (22.92%) Hyper-V
3 21 (21.88%) vSphere
4 16 (16.67%) vCloud
5 13 (13.54%) NFS
5 13 (13.54%) Active Directory
6 10 (10.42%) VMware ESX
7 8 (8.33%) XenServer
8 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (5.21%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (3.13%) IAG
9 3 (3.13%) SRDF
9 3 (3.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 2 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (2.08%) Firmware
10 2 (2.08%) Docker
11 1 (1.04%) Terminal Services
11 1 (1.04%) Squid
11 1 (1.04%) Xen
11 1 (1.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (9.38%) NetBackup
2 8 (8.33%) Puppet
2 8 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
3 7 (7.29%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (4.17%) Legato
4 4 (4.17%) EMC VPLEX
5 3 (3.13%) SnapMirror
5 3 (3.13%) SnapVault
5 3 (3.13%) vMotion
5 3 (3.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (3.13%) HAProxy
6 2 (2.08%) Ansible
6 2 (2.08%) CFEngine
6 2 (2.08%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (2.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (2.08%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (2.08%) Data Guard
6 2 (2.08%) Kubernetes
6 2 (2.08%) Vagrant
6 2 (2.08%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 68 (70.83%) Cisco
2 45 (46.88%) HP
3 44 (45.83%) VMware
4 37 (38.54%) NetApp
5 26 (27.08%) 3PAR
6 25 (26.04%) Juniper
6 25 (26.04%) IBM
6 25 (26.04%) Microsoft
7 21 (21.88%) EMC
8 19 (19.79%) CheckPoint
9 18 (18.75%) Oracle
9 18 (18.75%) F5
10 15 (15.63%) Dell
11 14 (14.58%) CommVault
12 13 (13.54%) Citrix
12 13 (13.54%) Red Hat
13 8 (8.33%) Symantec
14 7 (7.29%) Veeam
15 5 (5.21%) Polycom
15 5 (5.21%) NetScout