The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Brocade products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Brocade over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Brocade
Rank 69 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Brocade 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.52% - -
As % of the Vendors category 1.01% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £450 £389
% change year-on-year
-18.61% +15.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £63.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £22.69 -
% change year-on-year
+131.37% -
Brocade
Berkshire

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

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
496 388 495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 51.19% 44.09% 50.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 211 236
Average daily rate £375 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 8 14
Average hourly rate £45.00 £55.65 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.13% +122.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Brocade
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Brocade Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Brocade
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Brocade Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Brocade
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Brocade Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (80.00%) HP
1 4 (80.00%) EMC
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) StorageTek
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (60.00%) Sun
2 3 (60.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) NAS
2 3 (60.00%) Replication
2 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (60.00%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (60.00%) Capacity Management
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WLAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) IPsec
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (20.00%) Micro Focus
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) 802.11

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (60.00%) NAS
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) WLAN
4 1 (20.00%) 802.11
4 1 (20.00%) BGP
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) IPsec
4 1 (20.00%) IPv6
4 1 (20.00%) OSPF
4 1 (20.00%) SNMP
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) EMC Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) EMC Storage Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) SAN Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) SAN Storage Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) SAN Support
1 3 (60.00%) Storage Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Storage Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) LAN Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) WAN Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) WLAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 3 (60.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Capacity Management
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) CCDP
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) EMC
1 4 (80.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) StorageTek
2 3 (60.00%) Sun
3 1 (20.00%) Aruba
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Micro Focus
3 1 (20.00%) NetScout
3 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (20.00%) SAP