The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Brocade products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Brocade over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Brocade
Rank 88 - 67
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Brocade 7 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.46% - 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 1.01% - 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate
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£313 - £200
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 - £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 - £220
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £349 £246
% change year-on-year
+3.15% +41.72%
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
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
690 520 446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 45.36% 40.47% 45.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 274 206
Average daily rate £325 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £235 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 31 37
Average hourly rate £19.00 £23.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.14% +38.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

Brocade
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Brocade across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Brocade Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Brocade
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Brocade across the Manchester region.

Brocade Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Brocade
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Brocade across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Brocade Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Brocade
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Brocade within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Stockport - 1 - -
Brocade
North West

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) XenApp
3 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Sun
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) EMC
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) NetApp
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec
4 1 (14.29%) DTV
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) Electronics

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (14.29%) TPMS
2 1 (14.29%) Lync
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) NAS
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Storage Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) NetApp Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) DTV
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (28.57%) XenApp
1 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
2 1 (14.29%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (14.29%) XenServer
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) EMC Navisphere
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Juniper
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) EMC
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) NetApp
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Sun
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec
4 1 (14.29%) Veeam
4 1 (14.29%) 3PAR
4 1 (14.29%) SAP