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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Brocade
Rank 395 366 348
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -18
Contract jobs citing Brocade 27 60 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.24% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.52% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 29 55
Average daily rate
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£413 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £348 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £361
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +2.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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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
11228 11637 12034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.87% 46.28% 45.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7221 7546 7322
Average daily rate £425 £421 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.07% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 263 332
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £48.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -

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 15 September 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 15 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +6 2 - - 1
Chessington - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Brocade
England

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 42 (73.68%) SAN
2 29 (50.88%) NetApp
3 27 (47.37%) HP
4 25 (43.86%) EMC
5 22 (38.60%) Cisco
6 21 (36.84%) Windows
7 20 (35.09%) VMware
8 19 (33.33%) NetBackup
8 19 (33.33%) Finance
9 16 (28.07%) Fibre Channel
10 15 (26.32%) UNIX
11 14 (24.56%) Symantec
12 13 (22.81%) Linux
12 13 (22.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (22.81%) NAS
13 11 (19.30%) Load Balancing
13 11 (19.30%) Solaris
13 11 (19.30%) Red Hat
14 10 (17.54%) Perl
14 10 (17.54%) NFS
15 9 (15.79%) IBM
15 9 (15.79%) Veritas
15 9 (15.79%) Security Cleared
16 8 (14.04%) Bash Shell
16 8 (14.04%) ITIL
16 8 (14.04%) Replication
17 7 (12.28%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
17 7 (12.28%) LDAP
17 7 (12.28%) Citrix

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 5 (8.77%) IIS
2 3 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (73.68%) SAN
2 16 (28.07%) Fibre Channel
3 13 (22.81%) NAS
4 7 (12.28%) LDAP
5 5 (8.77%) LAN
5 5 (8.77%) Connectrix
5 5 (8.77%) iSCSI
6 4 (7.02%) Firewall
7 3 (5.26%) Wireless
7 3 (5.26%) SSL
7 3 (5.26%) WLAN
7 3 (5.26%) WAN
7 3 (5.26%) VPN
8 2 (3.51%) Ethernet
8 2 (3.51%) IPsec
8 2 (3.51%) OSPF
8 2 (3.51%) VLAN
8 2 (3.51%) NetScaler
8 2 (3.51%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (3.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 19 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Games
2 4 (7.02%) Banking
2 4 (7.02%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Local Government
4 1 (1.75%) Legal
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (38.60%) Storage Engineer
2 8 (14.04%) Support Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Architect
3 7 (12.28%) Consultant
3 7 (12.28%) Platform Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Storage Support Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) SAN Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Storage Administrator
5 5 (8.77%) Storage Architect
6 4 (7.02%) SAN Storage Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) UNIX Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) UNIX Support Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) UNIX Support
6 4 (7.02%) Team Leader
6 4 (7.02%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Administrator
7 3 (5.26%) Network Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Storage Consultant
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Replication
2 4 (7.02%) EMC Centera
2 4 (7.02%) Clustering
2 4 (7.02%) Online Games
3 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.26%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.51%) CLARiiON
4 2 (3.51%) Firmware
4 2 (3.51%) iPad
5 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.75%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (1.75%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.75%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 21 (36.84%) Windows
2 15 (26.32%) UNIX
3 13 (22.81%) Linux
3 13 (22.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (19.30%) Solaris
5 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.51%) AIX
7 1 (1.75%) SUSE
7 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.30%) Load Balancing
2 8 (14.04%) ITIL
3 7 (12.28%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 7 (12.28%) Release Management
4 5 (8.77%) Migration
5 4 (7.02%) Performance Management
5 4 (7.02%) Data Protection
5 4 (7.02%) Kernel Tuning
6 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.26%) Network Design
7 2 (3.51%) Project Management
7 2 (3.51%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.75%) B2B
8 1 (1.75%) Data Analysis
8 1 (1.75%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.75%) Change Control
8 1 (1.75%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.75%) Data Virtualisation
8 1 (1.75%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.54%) Perl
2 8 (14.04%) Bash Shell
3 5 (8.77%) Bourne shell
3 5 (8.77%) SQL
4 3 (5.26%) Python
4 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.75%) C
5 1 (1.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.28%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.26%) Degree
3 3 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.26%) CCNP
4 2 (3.51%) CISSP
4 2 (3.51%) CCSE
4 2 (3.51%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) NCDA
5 1 (1.75%) MCSE
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.75%) RHCE
5 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (17.54%) NFS
2 7 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.28%) Hyper-V
3 5 (8.77%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (8.77%) Active Directory
3 5 (8.77%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 5 (8.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (7.02%) vSphere
4 4 (7.02%) Xen
5 2 (3.51%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.51%) Gluster
5 2 (3.51%) SRDF
5 2 (3.51%) StorNext
5 2 (3.51%) Veritas File System
5 2 (3.51%) GPFS
6 1 (1.75%) KVM
6 1 (1.75%) RHEV
6 1 (1.75%) IAG
6 1 (1.75%) XenServer
6 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 19 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 5 (8.77%) YUM
2 5 (8.77%) Puppet
3 3 (5.26%) Tivoli
3 3 (5.26%) Nagios
4 2 (3.51%) Control-M
4 2 (3.51%) EMC Navisphere
4 2 (3.51%) WSUS
5 1 (1.75%) SCCM
5 1 (1.75%) SCOM
5 1 (1.75%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.75%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.75%) PureDisk
5 1 (1.75%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.75%) EMC TimeFinder
5 1 (1.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 29 (50.88%) NetApp
2 27 (47.37%) HP
3 25 (43.86%) EMC
4 22 (38.60%) Cisco
5 20 (35.09%) VMware
6 14 (24.56%) Symantec
7 11 (19.30%) Red Hat
8 9 (15.79%) IBM
8 9 (15.79%) Veritas
9 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
9 7 (12.28%) Citrix
9 7 (12.28%) Dell
10 6 (10.53%) Hitachi
11 5 (8.77%) Oracle
11 5 (8.77%) Juniper
11 5 (8.77%) CheckPoint
12 3 (5.26%) Blue Coat
12 3 (5.26%) 3PAR
12 3 (5.26%) F5
12 3 (5.26%) Fortinet
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