The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Brocade
Rank 120 116 105
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Contract jobs citing Brocade 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.30% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £444 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £348
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +15.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £47.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
998 995 972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 36.11% 40.95% 47.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 453 458
Average daily rate £375 £358 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.74% +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 30
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +5.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £10.00 £10.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 February 2015, 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 7 (87.50%) SAN
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) EMC
2 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) NAS
4 3 (37.50%) 3PAR
4 3 (37.50%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
4 3 (37.50%) Replication
4 3 (37.50%) Service Management
4 3 (37.50%) NetApp
5 2 (25.00%) Veritas
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Change Management
5 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) Clustering
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (12.50%) HP Helion
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 1 (12.50%) Puppet
6 1 (12.50%) Splunk
6 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (12.50%) vCloud
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (12.50%) StarTeam

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (12.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) SAN
2 4 (50.00%) NAS
3 3 (37.50%) Fibre Channel
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) SAN Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) SAN Storage Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) VMWare Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
1 3 (37.50%) Replication
2 2 (25.00%) Clustering
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
1 5 (62.50%) EMC
2 3 (37.50%) NetApp
2 3 (37.50%) 3PAR
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Veritas
4 1 (12.50%) Borland
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) Hitachi
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Splunk