The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Brocade products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Brocade over the 3 months to 17 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 Scotland 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Brocade
Rank 127 102 108
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +6
Contract jobs citing Brocade 1 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.038% 0.43% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.090% 0.93% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 3
Average daily rate £444 £380 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.84% -2.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £325 £395
% change year-on-year
+16.61% -17.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
- -26.06%
Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1117 1079 1128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 42.07% 46.41% 40.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 513 535
Average daily rate £375 £353 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £248 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £457 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 32 63
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -35.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £9.92 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £44.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Brocade
UK

Brocade
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Brocade Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Brocade
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Brocade Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Brocade
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Brocade Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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%) EMC
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) NetApp
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) AIX
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) SaaS
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (20.00%) Tru64
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Storage Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) IBM Storage Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Implementation Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) AIX
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Tru64
2 1 (20.00%) SUSE
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
1 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) EMC
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Sybase
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix