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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Brocade
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Brocade 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-17.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £21.85 -
% change year-on-year
+140.32% -
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
166 184 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 51.39% 60.13% 52.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 72 50
Average daily rate £400 £305 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £169 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 4
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.42 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.85% -24.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £15.50 £20.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

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
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Aruba
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) RSVP
3 1 (25.00%) IPsec

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) BGP
2 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) IPsec
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) OSPF
2 1 (25.00%) RSVP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) SAN Specialist
2 2 (50.00%) SAN Storage Specialist
2 2 (50.00%) Storage Specialist
3 1 (25.00%) Designer
3 1 (25.00%) IBM Storage Specialist
3 1 (25.00%) Network Designer
3 1 (25.00%) SAN Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) SAN Storage Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Aruba
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper