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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Brocade
Rank 387 406 379
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -27
Contract jobs citing Brocade 38 17 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.072% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 0.16% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 10 18
Average daily rate
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£375 £461 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.69% +11.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £388 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £700 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £255
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +37.25%
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
10241 10488 10999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.63% 44.60% 45.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6762 6574 6976
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 £230 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 221 287
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.59 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £34.35 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 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 31 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 +1 11 £413 +3.12% 2
Brocade
England

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 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 63 (67.02%) Cisco
2 56 (59.57%) SAN
3 45 (47.87%) HP
4 41 (43.62%) NetApp
4 41 (43.62%) VMware
5 29 (30.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 28 (29.79%) 3PAR
7 27 (28.72%) IBM
7 27 (28.72%) Windows
8 26 (27.66%) MS Excel
8 26 (27.66%) Microsoft
9 24 (25.53%) EMC
9 24 (25.53%) SQL
9 24 (25.53%) Hyper-V
10 22 (23.40%) LAN
10 22 (23.40%) Cisco Certification
10 22 (23.40%) Juniper
11 21 (22.34%) WAN
11 21 (22.34%) Fibre Channel
11 21 (22.34%) Data Centre
12 20 (21.28%) Oracle
12 20 (21.28%) Firewall
13 18 (19.15%) Migration
13 18 (19.15%) vSphere
13 18 (19.15%) VLAN
14 17 (18.09%) Finance
14 17 (18.09%) Dell
14 17 (18.09%) CCNP
15 16 (17.02%) MS Visio
15 16 (17.02%) CommVault

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (9.57%) IIS
2 8 (8.51%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.51%) WebSphere
3 7 (7.45%) OpenStack
4 5 (5.32%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (3.19%) Apache
5 3 (3.19%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 26 (27.66%) MS Excel
2 16 (17.02%) MS Visio
3 12 (12.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.38%) IaaS
4 4 (4.26%) SaaS
4 4 (4.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (59.57%) SAN
2 22 (23.40%) LAN
3 21 (22.34%) WAN
3 21 (22.34%) Fibre Channel
4 20 (21.28%) Firewall
5 18 (19.15%) VLAN
6 15 (15.96%) SSL
6 15 (15.96%) Cisco Nexus
7 14 (14.89%) NAS
7 14 (14.89%) VPN
7 14 (14.89%) MPLS
8 13 (13.83%) SMTP
8 13 (13.83%) Network Security
9 12 (12.77%) SNMP
9 12 (12.77%) TCP/IP
9 12 (12.77%) NetScaler
10 11 (11.70%) DNS
11 9 (9.57%) Cisco IOS
11 9 (9.57%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (8.51%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.83%) Big Data
2 5 (5.32%) Hadoop
3 4 (4.26%) MySQL
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.19%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (3.19%) JIRA
1 3 (3.19%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.13%) Gerrit
General
1 17 (18.09%) Finance
2 3 (3.19%) Advertising
3 2 (2.13%) Games
3 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.06%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (25.53%) Architect
2 18 (19.15%) Storage Engineer
3 12 (12.77%) Administrator
3 12 (12.77%) Infrastructure Architect
4 11 (11.70%) Technical Architect
5 9 (9.57%) Network Engineer
5 9 (9.57%) Storage Architect
6 7 (7.45%) Consultant
6 7 (7.45%) Storage Administrator
6 7 (7.45%) Storage Specialist
7 6 (6.38%) Storage Consultant
7 6 (6.38%) Support Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.32%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.32%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (5.32%) Senior Architect
8 5 (5.32%) Senior Storage Specialist
8 5 (5.32%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.32%) Backup Specialist
8 5 (5.32%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.77%) Web Services
2 5 (5.32%) REST
3 3 (3.19%) JSON
3 3 (3.19%) XML
3 3 (3.19%) SOAP
4 2 (2.13%) CGI
5 1 (1.06%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.34%) Data Centre
2 14 (14.89%) EMC VNX
3 12 (12.77%) Replication
4 9 (9.57%) CLARiiON
4 9 (9.57%) Client/Server
4 9 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (8.51%) PKI
5 8 (8.51%) EMC VMAX
5 8 (8.51%) Public Cloud
6 5 (5.32%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (5.32%) FlexPod
6 5 (5.32%) CMDB
7 4 (4.26%) NHS
8 3 (3.19%) IPTV
9 2 (2.13%) Symmetrix
9 2 (2.13%) EMC Centera
9 2 (2.13%) Online Games
9 2 (2.13%) Celerra
9 2 (2.13%) Symmetrix DMX
10 1 (1.06%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 27 (28.72%) Windows
2 15 (15.96%) Linux
3 8 (8.51%) UNIX
3 8 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (7.45%) Solaris
5 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (6.38%) Data ONTAP
6 3 (3.19%) Android
6 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.19%) CentOS
7 2 (2.13%) AIX
7 2 (2.13%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.15%) Migration
2 15 (15.96%) ITIL
3 11 (11.70%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (11.70%) Capacity Management
4 10 (10.64%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (9.57%) Network Design
6 8 (8.51%) Project Management
6 8 (8.51%) Process Management
6 8 (8.51%) Data Analytics
6 8 (8.51%) Analytics
6 8 (8.51%) Data Architecture
6 8 (8.51%) E-Discovery
7 7 (7.45%) Data Protection
7 7 (7.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (7.45%) BCP
8 6 (6.38%) Service Management
9 5 (5.32%) Workflow
9 5 (5.32%) TOGAF
9 5 (5.32%) Workflow Management
9 5 (5.32%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (25.53%) SQL
2 7 (7.45%) Perl
3 6 (6.38%) C
4 5 (5.32%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.32%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.13%) Go
5 2 (2.13%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.13%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.13%) Python
5 2 (2.13%) Lisp
5 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.13%) Ruby
6 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (23.40%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (18.09%) CCNP
3 14 (14.89%) Security Cleared
4 10 (10.64%) SC Cleared
5 8 (8.51%) CCNA
6 5 (5.32%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (5.32%) IBM Certification
6 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Certified Master
6 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 4 (4.26%) RHCE
7 4 (4.26%) VCAP
8 3 (3.19%) Degree
8 3 (3.19%) HP ASE
8 3 (3.19%) BC Cleared
8 3 (3.19%) DV Cleared
8 3 (3.19%) JNCIA
8 3 (3.19%) JNCIS
9 2 (2.13%) LPIC
9 2 (2.13%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (7.45%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.19%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (30.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (25.53%) Hyper-V
3 18 (19.15%) vSphere
4 15 (15.96%) NFS
5 12 (12.77%) Active Directory
5 12 (12.77%) vCloud
6 10 (10.64%) VMware ESX
7 8 (8.51%) XenServer
8 5 (5.32%) SRDF
8 5 (5.32%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 5 (5.32%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (3.19%) IAG
10 2 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (2.13%) Docker
10 2 (2.13%) Firmware
11 1 (1.06%) Squid
11 1 (1.06%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (11.70%) NetBackup
2 8 (8.51%) EMC NetWorker
3 6 (6.38%) EMC VPLEX
4 5 (5.32%) SnapMirror
4 5 (5.32%) SnapVault
4 5 (5.32%) Puppet
5 4 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (4.26%) Legato
6 3 (3.19%) HAProxy
7 2 (2.13%) Ansible
7 2 (2.13%) CFEngine
7 2 (2.13%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (2.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (2.13%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (2.13%) Data Guard
7 2 (2.13%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (2.13%) vMotion
7 2 (2.13%) Kubernetes
7 2 (2.13%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 63 (67.02%) Cisco
2 45 (47.87%) HP
3 41 (43.62%) NetApp
3 41 (43.62%) VMware
4 28 (29.79%) 3PAR
5 27 (28.72%) IBM
6 26 (27.66%) Microsoft
7 24 (25.53%) EMC
8 22 (23.40%) Juniper
9 20 (21.28%) Oracle
10 17 (18.09%) Dell
11 16 (17.02%) CommVault
11 16 (17.02%) CheckPoint
12 15 (15.96%) F5
13 13 (13.83%) Red Hat
14 12 (12.77%) Citrix
15 10 (10.64%) Symantec
16 9 (9.57%) Veeam
17 5 (5.32%) NetScout
17 5 (5.32%) PlateSpin