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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Brocade
Rank 388 363 333
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -30
Contract jobs citing Brocade 21 61 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.086% 0.24% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.52% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 27 65
Average daily rate
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£451 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.81% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £345 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £475 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £326 £353
% change year-on-year
+7.27% -7.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
11067 11686 11841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.58% 46.37% 45.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6964 7523 7164
Average daily rate £425 £425 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £580 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 265 345
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.01 £48.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +9 1 - - 5
Chessington - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Brocade
England

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 48 (77.42%) SAN
2 36 (58.06%) NetApp
3 34 (54.84%) HP
4 28 (45.16%) Finance
5 27 (43.55%) EMC
6 26 (41.94%) NetBackup
7 24 (38.71%) Windows
8 23 (37.10%) VMware
9 22 (35.48%) Cisco
10 21 (33.87%) UNIX
11 19 (30.65%) Linux
11 19 (30.65%) Symantec
11 19 (30.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (27.42%) Red Hat
13 15 (24.19%) Perl
13 15 (24.19%) Load Balancing
14 14 (22.58%) NAS
14 14 (22.58%) Fibre Channel
15 13 (20.97%) Bash Shell
15 13 (20.97%) Solaris
16 12 (19.35%) ITIL
17 11 (17.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 11 (17.74%) LDAP
17 11 (17.74%) Release Management
18 9 (14.52%) VMware Infrastructure
18 9 (14.52%) Investment Banking
18 9 (14.52%) IBM
18 9 (14.52%) NFS
18 9 (14.52%) Veritas
18 9 (14.52%) Banking

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (9.68%) IIS
2 3 (4.84%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) SaaS
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (77.42%) SAN
2 14 (22.58%) NAS
2 14 (22.58%) Fibre Channel
3 11 (17.74%) LDAP
4 8 (12.90%) LAN
5 6 (9.68%) WAN
6 5 (8.06%) VLAN
6 5 (8.06%) OSPF
7 4 (6.45%) Firewall
7 4 (6.45%) Connectrix
7 4 (6.45%) TCP/IP
7 4 (6.45%) iSCSI
8 3 (4.84%) VPN
8 3 (4.84%) WLAN
8 3 (4.84%) SSL
8 3 (4.84%) Wireless
9 2 (3.23%) IPsec
9 2 (3.23%) Network Security
9 2 (3.23%) NetScaler
9 2 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
General
1 28 (45.16%) Finance
2 9 (14.52%) Investment Banking
2 9 (14.52%) Banking
3 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.84%) Games
5 2 (3.23%) Local Government
6 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (38.71%) Storage Engineer
2 12 (19.35%) Support Engineer
3 11 (17.74%) Platform Engineer
3 11 (17.74%) Storage Support Engineer
4 9 (14.52%) Team Leader
4 9 (14.52%) Consultant
5 8 (12.90%) Architect
6 6 (9.68%) UNIX Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) UNIX Support Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) SAN Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) UNIX Support
7 5 (8.06%) Storage Administrator
8 4 (6.45%) Storage Consultant
8 4 (6.45%) Operations Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) SAN Storage Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Storage Architect
9 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (4.84%) Administrator
9 3 (4.84%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.84%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Replication
2 8 (12.90%) EMC Centera
3 7 (11.29%) Fixed Income
3 7 (11.29%) Clustering
4 6 (9.68%) iPad
5 3 (4.84%) Online Games
5 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.23%) Mainframe
6 2 (3.23%) AS400
6 2 (3.23%) Firmware
7 1 (1.61%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 24 (38.71%) Windows
2 21 (33.87%) UNIX
3 19 (30.65%) Linux
3 19 (30.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (20.97%) Solaris
5 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (6.45%) SUSE
7 2 (3.23%) AIX
8 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.19%) Load Balancing
2 12 (19.35%) ITIL
3 11 (17.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 11 (17.74%) Release Management
4 6 (9.68%) Kernel Tuning
5 5 (8.06%) Data Protection
6 4 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.45%) Performance Management
6 4 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (6.45%) Data Virtualisation
7 3 (4.84%) Migration
8 2 (3.23%) Project Management
8 2 (3.23%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.61%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (1.61%) Performance Analysis
9 1 (1.61%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (1.61%) Change Control
9 1 (1.61%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.61%) B2B
9 1 (1.61%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (24.19%) Perl
2 13 (20.97%) Bash Shell
3 7 (11.29%) Bourne shell
4 5 (8.06%) SQL
4 5 (8.06%) Python
5 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.61%) C
5 1 (1.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.68%) CCNP
2 6 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.84%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.84%) Degree
5 2 (3.23%) CCSE
5 2 (3.23%) CISSP
6 1 (1.61%) NCDA
6 1 (1.61%) MCSE
6 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.61%) RHCE
6 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (14.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (14.52%) NFS
2 8 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.90%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 7 (11.29%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (9.68%) vSphere
4 6 (9.68%) Hyper-V
4 6 (9.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (8.06%) VMware ESX
6 4 (6.45%) SRDF
7 3 (4.84%) Xen
8 2 (3.23%) Gluster
8 2 (3.23%) StorNext
8 2 (3.23%) GPFS
9 1 (1.61%) KVM
9 1 (1.61%) RHEV
9 1 (1.61%) IAG
9 1 (1.61%) XenServer
9 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.61%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 26 (41.94%) NetBackup
2 7 (11.29%) YUM
2 7 (11.29%) Puppet
3 5 (8.06%) Nagios
4 3 (4.84%) Tivoli
5 2 (3.23%) BladeLogic
5 2 (3.23%) SCCM
6 1 (1.61%) PureDisk
6 1 (1.61%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.61%) SCOM
6 1 (1.61%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.61%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 36 (58.06%) NetApp
2 34 (54.84%) HP
3 27 (43.55%) EMC
4 23 (37.10%) VMware
5 22 (35.48%) Cisco
6 19 (30.65%) Symantec
7 17 (27.42%) Red Hat
8 9 (14.52%) IBM
8 9 (14.52%) Veritas
9 8 (12.90%) Hitachi
9 8 (12.90%) Citrix
10 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
10 7 (11.29%) Oracle
11 5 (8.06%) Sun
11 5 (8.06%) CheckPoint
11 5 (8.06%) Juniper
11 5 (8.06%) CA
11 5 (8.06%) Dell
12 4 (6.45%) Avaya
13 3 (4.84%) F5
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