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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Brocade
Rank 378 341 357
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +16
Contract jobs citing Brocade 37 78 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.31% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.69% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 56 39
Average daily rate
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£450 £383 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £325 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £538 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £384 £360
% change year-on-year
-8.79% +6.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
11074 11322 11266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.83% 45.38% 46.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7407 7469 6989
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £594 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 228 302
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £12.70 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £38.98 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -5.10%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -3 6 £450 +20.00% 5
Brocade
England

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 35 (63.64%) SAN
2 32 (58.18%) Cisco
3 21 (38.18%) EMC
4 18 (32.73%) VMware
5 17 (30.91%) NetApp
6 16 (29.09%) Windows
7 15 (27.27%) HP
8 14 (25.45%) LAN
9 12 (21.82%) Citrix
9 12 (21.82%) CheckPoint
9 12 (21.82%) Finance
9 12 (21.82%) NAS
9 12 (21.82%) Fibre Channel
10 11 (20.00%) WAN
11 10 (18.18%) IBM
11 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
11 10 (18.18%) Firewall
11 10 (18.18%) Wireless
12 9 (16.36%) Blue Coat
12 9 (16.36%) Juniper
12 9 (16.36%) NetScaler
12 9 (16.36%) Load Balancing
13 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
13 8 (14.55%) Dell
13 8 (14.55%) Symantec
13 8 (14.55%) NFS
13 8 (14.55%) NetBackup
14 7 (12.73%) VPN
14 7 (12.73%) ITIL
14 7 (12.73%) SQL

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (10.91%) IIS
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (63.64%) SAN
2 14 (25.45%) LAN
3 12 (21.82%) NAS
3 12 (21.82%) Fibre Channel
4 11 (20.00%) WAN
5 10 (18.18%) Firewall
5 10 (18.18%) Wireless
6 9 (16.36%) NetScaler
7 7 (12.73%) VPN
8 5 (9.09%) SSL
8 5 (9.09%) Internet
8 5 (9.09%) Cisco IPT
8 5 (9.09%) Connectrix
8 5 (9.09%) iSCSI
9 4 (7.27%) VLAN
9 4 (7.27%) Network Security
9 4 (7.27%) MPLS
9 4 (7.27%) WLAN
10 3 (5.45%) BGP
11 2 (3.64%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.82%) Big Data
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 12 (21.82%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.27%) Games
4 2 (3.64%) Local Government
5 1 (1.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (27.27%) Storage Engineer
2 10 (18.18%) Consultant
3 9 (16.36%) Architect
4 8 (14.55%) Network Engineer
5 7 (12.73%) Network Consultant
5 7 (12.73%) SAN Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Storage Architect
6 5 (9.09%) SAN Storage Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Voice Consultant
7 4 (7.27%) Operations Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Storage Administrator
8 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (5.45%) Technical Architect
8 3 (5.45%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (3.64%) Backup Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Senior Consultant
9 2 (3.64%) Security Consultant
9 2 (3.64%) Administrator
9 2 (3.64%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Replication
1 5 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (7.27%) Online Games
3 3 (5.45%) CLARiiON
4 2 (3.64%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.82%) EMC Centera
5 1 (1.82%) PKI
5 1 (1.82%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (1.82%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.09%) Windows
2 6 (10.91%) Linux
3 5 (9.09%) UNIX
4 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.45%) Solaris
6 1 (1.82%) AIX
6 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.36%) Load Balancing
2 7 (12.73%) ITIL
3 5 (9.09%) Migration
3 5 (9.09%) WAN Optimisation
4 4 (7.27%) Network Design
4 4 (7.27%) Performance Management
4 4 (7.27%) Data Protection
5 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.64%) Change Control
6 2 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.64%) Investment Management
6 2 (3.64%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.64%) Project Management
7 1 (1.82%) Process Management
7 1 (1.82%) B2B
7 1 (1.82%) Change Management
7 1 (1.82%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.82%) TOGAF
7 1 (1.82%) Data Architecture
7 1 (1.82%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.73%) SQL
2 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
2 6 (10.91%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.45%) CCNP
4 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.64%) CCSE
4 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.64%) CISSP
4 2 (3.64%) Degree
5 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.82%) CCNA
5 1 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.82%) MCSE
5 1 (1.82%) CCIE
System Software
1 8 (14.55%) NFS
2 7 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.73%) Hyper-V
3 5 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 5 (9.09%) vSphere
4 4 (7.27%) Xen
4 4 (7.27%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 3 (5.45%) XenServer
6 2 (3.64%) Veritas File System
6 2 (3.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (3.64%) Firmware
6 2 (3.64%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.64%) StorNext
6 2 (3.64%) GPFS
6 2 (3.64%) Gluster
7 1 (1.82%) IAG
7 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.82%) vCloud
7 1 (1.82%) Squid
7 1 (1.82%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 8 (14.55%) NetBackup
2 5 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (5.45%) Tivoli
4 2 (3.64%) Control-M
4 2 (3.64%) WSUS
4 2 (3.64%) EMC Navisphere
5 1 (1.82%) SCOM
5 1 (1.82%) PureDisk
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.82%) EMC TimeFinder
5 1 (1.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 32 (58.18%) Cisco
2 21 (38.18%) EMC
3 18 (32.73%) VMware
4 17 (30.91%) NetApp
5 15 (27.27%) HP
6 12 (21.82%) CheckPoint
6 12 (21.82%) Citrix
7 10 (18.18%) IBM
7 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 9 (16.36%) Juniper
8 9 (16.36%) Blue Coat
9 8 (14.55%) Symantec
9 8 (14.55%) Dell
10 6 (10.91%) Aruba
11 5 (9.09%) Riverbed
11 5 (9.09%) Polycom
12 4 (7.27%) Veritas
12 4 (7.27%) F5
13 3 (5.45%) MobileIron
13 3 (5.45%) Hitachi
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