The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Brocade products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex 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 Middlesex 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 - - 33
Contract jobs citing Brocade 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex - - 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category - - 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £350
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
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
136 114 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 53.97% 57.29% 51.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 57 78
Average daily rate £400 £380 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -0.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £258 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £573 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 10
Average hourly rate £34.50 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Brocade
South East

Brocade
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Brocade Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Brocade
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Brocade Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Brocade
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 2 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 2 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) IBM