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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Brocade
Rank 345 376 341
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -35
Contract jobs citing Brocade 63 39 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.63% 0.39% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 32 21
Average daily rate
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£325 £463 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.72% +26.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £450 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £545 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +7.69%
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
9944 9997 9748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.63% 44.10% 45.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6497 6519 6118
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 207 289
Average hourly rate £19.01 £19.00 £21.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.03% -10.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.00 £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 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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +6 16 £381 -19.73% 3
Brocade
England

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 65 (70.65%) Cisco
2 54 (58.70%) SAN
3 43 (46.74%) HP
4 42 (45.65%) VMware
5 36 (39.13%) NetApp
6 29 (31.52%) VMware Infrastructure
7 28 (30.43%) Windows
8 27 (29.35%) Cisco Certification
8 27 (29.35%) Data Centre
9 24 (26.09%) 3PAR
9 24 (26.09%) LAN
10 23 (25.00%) Juniper
10 23 (25.00%) Firewall
11 22 (23.91%) Linux
11 22 (23.91%) IBM
12 21 (22.83%) Microsoft
12 21 (22.83%) WAN
12 21 (22.83%) SQL
13 20 (21.74%) MS Excel
13 20 (21.74%) vSphere
14 19 (20.65%) EMC
14 19 (20.65%) CCNP
14 19 (20.65%) CheckPoint
15 18 (19.57%) Finance
15 18 (19.57%) Hyper-V
15 18 (19.57%) F5
15 18 (19.57%) Cisco Nexus
16 17 (18.48%) ITIL
17 16 (17.39%) VPN
17 16 (17.39%) Fibre Channel

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (9.78%) IIS
2 7 (7.61%) WebSphere
3 5 (5.43%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (5.43%) OpenStack
4 3 (3.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (3.26%) Apache
4 3 (3.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 15 (16.30%) MS Visio
3 11 (11.96%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.61%) IaaS
2 6 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.26%) SaaS
3 3 (3.26%) PaaS
4 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 54 (58.70%) SAN
2 24 (26.09%) LAN
3 23 (25.00%) Firewall
4 21 (22.83%) WAN
5 18 (19.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 16 (17.39%) Fibre Channel
6 16 (17.39%) VPN
7 15 (16.30%) MPLS
8 14 (15.22%) SSL
8 14 (15.22%) VLAN
8 14 (15.22%) TCP/IP
9 12 (13.04%) SMTP
9 12 (13.04%) NAS
9 12 (13.04%) NetScaler
10 11 (11.96%) SNMP
10 11 (11.96%) DNS
10 11 (11.96%) Network Security
11 10 (10.87%) Wireless
12 9 (9.78%) Cisco IOS
12 9 (9.78%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.61%) Big Data
2 5 (5.43%) MySQL
3 4 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.26%) JIRA
1 3 (3.26%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.17%) Gerrit
2 2 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.09%) MSI
General
1 18 (19.57%) Finance
2 3 (3.26%) Advertising
3 2 (2.17%) Games
4 1 (1.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (23.91%) Architect
2 18 (19.57%) Storage Engineer
3 11 (11.96%) Network Engineer
3 11 (11.96%) Infrastructure Architect
4 10 (10.87%) Administrator
4 10 (10.87%) Consultant
5 8 (8.70%) Storage Consultant
6 6 (6.52%) Storage Administrator
6 6 (6.52%) Storage Specialist
6 6 (6.52%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) Technical Architect
7 5 (5.43%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.35%) Senior Storage Specialist
8 4 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (4.35%) Senior Architect
8 4 (4.35%) Storage Architect
8 4 (4.35%) Backup Specialist
8 4 (4.35%) VMWare Administrator
9 3 (3.26%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (3.26%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.96%) Web Services
2 6 (6.52%) REST
3 4 (4.35%) JSON
4 3 (3.26%) XML
4 3 (3.26%) SOAP
5 2 (2.17%) CGI
6 1 (1.09%) Ajax
6 1 (1.09%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.09%) Django
6 1 (1.09%) HTML5
6 1 (1.09%) HTML
6 1 (1.09%) CSS
6 1 (1.09%) CSS3
6 1 (1.09%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 27 (29.35%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.70%) Replication
2 8 (8.70%) Client/Server
2 8 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.61%) Public Cloud
3 7 (7.61%) PKI
4 5 (5.43%) CLARiiON
5 4 (4.35%) CMDB
6 3 (3.26%) Symmetrix
6 3 (3.26%) IPTV
6 3 (3.26%) Spread Betting
6 3 (3.26%) NHS
7 2 (2.17%) EMC Centera
7 2 (2.17%) Online Games
7 2 (2.17%) Celerra
7 2 (2.17%) Symmetrix DMX
7 2 (2.17%) IBM XIV
7 2 (2.17%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 28 (30.43%) Windows
2 22 (23.91%) Linux
3 10 (10.87%) UNIX
3 10 (10.87%) Solaris
4 9 (9.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.35%) HPUX
7 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (4.35%) CentOS
8 3 (3.26%) Android
8 3 (3.26%) AIX
9 2 (2.17%) SUSE
9 2 (2.17%) Slackware
10 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.48%) ITIL
2 14 (15.22%) Network Design
3 13 (14.13%) Migration
4 10 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (7.61%) Project Management
5 7 (7.61%) Process Management
5 7 (7.61%) Data Architecture
5 7 (7.61%) E-Discovery
5 7 (7.61%) Data Analytics
5 7 (7.61%) Analytics
6 6 (6.52%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (6.52%) Service Management
6 6 (6.52%) BCP
7 5 (5.43%) Workflow Management
7 5 (5.43%) Workflow
7 5 (5.43%) Change Control
8 4 (4.35%) Capacity Management
8 4 (4.35%) Network Management
8 4 (4.35%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.83%) SQL
2 6 (6.52%) C
2 6 (6.52%) Perl
3 5 (5.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.43%) Bash Shell
4 4 (4.35%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.26%) Ruby
6 2 (2.17%) Go
6 2 (2.17%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.17%) Python
6 2 (2.17%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 27 (29.35%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (20.65%) CCNP
3 12 (13.04%) Security Cleared
4 8 (8.70%) SC Cleared
4 8 (8.70%) CCNA
5 5 (5.43%) CCIE
6 4 (4.35%) RHCE
6 4 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.35%) JNCIS
6 4 (4.35%) HP ASE
6 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Certified Master
6 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 3 (3.26%) Degree
7 3 (3.26%) HP MASE
7 3 (3.26%) VCAP
7 3 (3.26%) BC Cleared
7 3 (3.26%) DV Cleared
7 3 (3.26%) CCSA
7 3 (3.26%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (6.52%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.26%) SLA
3 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 29 (31.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (21.74%) vSphere
3 18 (19.57%) Hyper-V
4 15 (16.30%) vCloud
5 12 (13.04%) Active Directory
6 10 (10.87%) VMware ESX
6 10 (10.87%) NFS
7 8 (8.70%) XenServer
8 5 (5.43%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (3.26%) IAG
10 2 (2.17%) Docker
10 2 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (2.17%) Firmware
11 1 (1.09%) Terminal Services
11 1 (1.09%) Squid
11 1 (1.09%) Xen
11 1 (1.09%) XenApp
11 1 (1.09%) XenDesktop
11 1 (1.09%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 8 (8.70%) EMC NetWorker
1 8 (8.70%) Puppet
2 7 (7.61%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (6.52%) NetBackup
4 4 (4.35%) Legato
5 3 (3.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (3.26%) HAProxy
5 3 (3.26%) vMotion
6 2 (2.17%) Kubernetes
6 2 (2.17%) CFEngine
6 2 (2.17%) Vagrant
6 2 (2.17%) Ansible
6 2 (2.17%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (2.17%) Data Guard
6 2 (2.17%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (2.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (1.09%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (1.09%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.09%) EMC TimeFinder
7 1 (1.09%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 65 (70.65%) Cisco
2 43 (46.74%) HP
3 42 (45.65%) VMware
4 36 (39.13%) NetApp
5 24 (26.09%) 3PAR
6 23 (25.00%) Juniper
7 22 (23.91%) IBM
8 21 (22.83%) Microsoft
9 19 (20.65%) EMC
9 19 (20.65%) CheckPoint
10 18 (19.57%) F5
11 15 (16.30%) Red Hat
11 15 (16.30%) Oracle
12 13 (14.13%) Citrix
13 12 (13.04%) CommVault
14 11 (11.96%) Dell
15 5 (5.43%) Sybase
15 5 (5.43%) Polycom
15 5 (5.43%) Symantec
15 5 (5.43%) NetScout