The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Brocade products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Brocade over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Brocade
Rank 37 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Brocade 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.40% - 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 2.71% - 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£297 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £255
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +37.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -
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 Merseyside region.

Vendors Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
221 101 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 51.40% 46.33% 38.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 55 39
Average daily rate £325 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +38.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £19.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.16%

Brocade
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Brocade Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Brocade
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Brocade Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Brocade
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Brocade across the Merseyside region.

Brocade Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Brocade
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Brocade within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 3 August 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
Liverpool - 3 £325 -
Brocade
North West

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 4 (66.67%) NetApp
3 2 (33.33%) Data ONTAP
3 2 (33.33%) 3PAR
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (16.67%) DMVPN
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (16.67%) Meraki
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) IPsec
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) WAAS
4 1 (16.67%) Aruba
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) OSPF
4 1 (16.67%) BGP
4 1 (16.67%) RSVP
4 1 (16.67%) CCNP
4 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (16.67%) VPN

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
2 1 (16.67%) OSPF
2 1 (16.67%) BGP
2 1 (16.67%) RSVP
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) IPsec
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (16.67%) WAAS
2 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (16.67%) DMVPN
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Storage Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) IBM Storage Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Data ONTAP
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 4 (66.67%) NetApp
3 2 (33.33%) 3PAR
4 1 (16.67%) Meraki
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Aruba
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper