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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Brocade
Rank - 84 70
Contract jobs citing Brocade 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.076% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.17% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £190 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £30.50
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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
703 598 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 42.00% 45.72% 40.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 270 168
Average daily rate £350 £328 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +3.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 33 35
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £10.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £25.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Motorola
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) CCSE
1 1 (100.00%) JNCIS
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless Security
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) HP ASE
1 1 (100.00%) HP MASE
1 1 (100.00%) AirMagnet
1 1 (100.00%) Aruba

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless Security
1 1 (100.00%) FCoE
1 1 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CCSE
1 1 (100.00%) JNCIS
1 1 (100.00%) HP ASE
1 1 (100.00%) HP MASE
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Motorola
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) AirMagnet
1 1 (100.00%) Aruba
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Meraki