The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Brocade
Rank 373 332 354
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +22
Contract jobs citing Brocade 39 57 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.26% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.57% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 36 50
Average daily rate £450 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £325 £395
% change year-on-year
+16.30% -17.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -32.22%
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10769 9954 12156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.51% 46.07% 43.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7026 6301 7353
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 247 305
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 £14.00 £12.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £44.50 £37.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Brocade
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -19 13 £475 -5.00% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Brocade
England

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 77 (85.56%) SAN
2 57 (63.33%) NetApp
2 57 (63.33%) EMC
3 53 (58.89%) Cisco
4 40 (44.44%) ITIL
5 34 (37.78%) HP
6 31 (34.44%) Finance
6 31 (34.44%) Windows
7 30 (33.33%) Symmetrix DMX
7 30 (33.33%) SRDF
8 29 (32.22%) NetBackup
9 28 (31.11%) Isilon
9 28 (31.11%) Capacity Management
10 25 (27.78%) UNIX
11 21 (23.33%) Solaris
11 21 (23.33%) NCDA
11 21 (23.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 21 (23.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 20 (22.22%) Linux
12 20 (22.22%) Data Management
12 20 (22.22%) VMware
13 19 (21.11%) Red Hat
14 18 (20.00%) Symantec
14 18 (20.00%) Perl
15 16 (17.78%) Veritas
16 14 (15.56%) Replication
16 14 (15.56%) Load Balancing
17 13 (14.44%) Bash Shell
18 12 (13.33%) Banking
19 11 (12.22%) Vulnerability Assessment

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (4.44%) GlassFish
1 4 (4.44%) IIS
1 4 (4.44%) Apache
2 3 (3.33%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.11%) iPlanet
3 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (2.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (85.56%) SAN
2 11 (12.22%) LDAP
3 10 (11.11%) NAS
4 8 (8.89%) OSPF
4 8 (8.89%) WAN
5 7 (7.78%) TCP/IP
5 7 (7.78%) LAN
5 7 (7.78%) iSCSI
5 7 (7.78%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (6.67%) Firewall
7 5 (5.56%) Internet
7 5 (5.56%) VLAN
8 4 (4.44%) VPN
8 4 (4.44%) BGP
9 3 (3.33%) Wireless
9 3 (3.33%) HTTP
9 3 (3.33%) VoIP
9 3 (3.33%) Cisco IPT
9 3 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (2.22%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.11%) MySQL
1 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Eclipse
1 3 (3.33%) Hudson
1 3 (3.33%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.33%) Mercurial
General
1 31 (34.44%) Finance
2 12 (13.33%) Banking
3 9 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 7 (7.78%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.11%) Games
5 1 (1.11%) Legal
5 1 (1.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 33 (36.67%) Storage Engineer
2 15 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 11 (12.22%) Platform Engineer
4 11 (12.22%) Storage Support Engineer
5 10 (11.11%) Architect
5 10 (11.11%) Consultant
6 9 (10.00%) Team Leader
7 8 (8.89%) UNIX Engineer
7 8 (8.89%) Administrator
8 6 (6.67%) UNIX Support
8 6 (6.67%) UNIX Support Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Storage Architect
9 4 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.44%) Storage Consultant
9 4 (4.44%) Storage Administrator
9 4 (4.44%) UNIX Administrator
9 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (4.44%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 3 (3.33%) EMC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.11%) LAMP
1 1 (1.11%) XML
1 1 (1.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 30 (33.33%) Symmetrix DMX
2 14 (15.56%) Replication
3 11 (12.22%) EMC Centera
4 7 (7.78%) Fixed Income
4 7 (7.78%) Clustering
5 6 (6.67%) iPad
6 5 (5.56%) Celerra
7 4 (4.44%) Computer Science
8 3 (3.33%) CLARiiON
8 3 (3.33%) PKI
8 3 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (3.33%) HP StorageWorks
9 2 (2.22%) AS400
9 2 (2.22%) Mainframe
10 1 (1.11%) Cryptography
10 1 (1.11%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
10 1 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (1.11%) Freedom of Information Act
10 1 (1.11%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 31 (34.44%) Windows
2 25 (27.78%) UNIX
3 21 (23.33%) Solaris
3 21 (23.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (22.22%) Linux
5 7 (7.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.44%) AIX
7 4 (4.44%) SUSE
8 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (44.44%) ITIL
2 28 (31.11%) Capacity Management
3 20 (22.22%) Data Management
4 14 (15.56%) Load Balancing
5 11 (12.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 11 (12.22%) Release Management
6 8 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (6.67%) Kernel Tuning
8 5 (5.56%) Data Protection
9 4 (4.44%) Data Virtualisation
9 4 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (3.33%) Service Delivery
10 3 (3.33%) Change Management
10 3 (3.33%) E-Commerce
10 3 (3.33%) WAN Optimisation
10 3 (3.33%) Resource Management
11 2 (2.22%) Migration
11 2 (2.22%) BCP
12 1 (1.11%) Agile Software Development
12 1 (1.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.00%) Perl
2 13 (14.44%) Bash Shell
3 7 (7.78%) Bourne shell
4 5 (5.56%) Python
5 4 (4.44%) Java
6 3 (3.33%) Objective-C
6 3 (3.33%) SQL
7 2 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (23.33%) NCDA
2 7 (7.78%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.44%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.44%) CCNP
4 4 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.33%) CCIE
5 3 (3.33%) Degree
6 2 (2.22%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.11%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.78%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.22%) SLA
3 1 (1.11%) QA
3 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (33.33%) SRDF
2 21 (23.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 10 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (8.89%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 6 (6.67%) Active Directory
6 5 (5.56%) VMware ESX
7 4 (4.44%) Hyper-V
7 4 (4.44%) vSphere
7 4 (4.44%) NFS
8 3 (3.33%) Squid
9 1 (1.11%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.11%) KVM
9 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.11%) Xen
9 1 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (32.22%) NetBackup
2 9 (10.00%) Puppet
3 7 (7.78%) YUM
4 5 (5.56%) Nagios
5 3 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (3.33%) SCCM
6 2 (2.22%) SCOM
6 2 (2.22%) BladeLogic
6 2 (2.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (2.22%) EMC Navisphere
7 1 (1.11%) EMC TimeFinder
7 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.11%) SCDPM
7 1 (1.11%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.11%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.11%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 57 (63.33%) NetApp
1 57 (63.33%) EMC
2 53 (58.89%) Cisco
3 34 (37.78%) HP
4 28 (31.11%) Isilon
5 20 (22.22%) VMware
6 19 (21.11%) Red Hat
7 18 (20.00%) Symantec
8 16 (17.78%) Veritas
9 10 (11.11%) Hitachi
10 9 (10.00%) Sun
11 8 (8.89%) IBM
11 8 (8.89%) Oracle
12 7 (7.78%) Citrix
13 5 (5.56%) CA
14 4 (4.44%) Microsoft
14 4 (4.44%) Avaya
15 3 (3.33%) Juniper
15 3 (3.33%) CheckPoint
15 3 (3.33%) Aruba
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 days ago