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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Brocade
Rank 146 130 127
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -3
Contract jobs citing Brocade 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.17% 0.10% 0.038%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 0.26% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate £405 - £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £425 £378
% change year-on-year
-7.35% +12.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+27.50% -
Brocade
UK

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
1354 1137 1053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.36% 38.14% 39.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 708 609 479
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £194 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 47 26
Average hourly rate £38.25 £16.00 £29.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.06% -45.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £12.10 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.00 £37.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Brocade within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Renfrewshire - 3 £405 -
Edinburgh -8 2 £375 - 1
Brocade
UK

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (85.71%) HP
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) EMC
2 5 (71.43%) SAN
3 3 (42.86%) CLARiiON
3 3 (42.86%) Symmetrix
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Unix
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Celerra
3 3 (42.86%) 3PAR
3 3 (42.86%) Change Control
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (42.86%) EMC VNX
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) IPsec
5 1 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) Clustering
5 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
5 1 (14.29%) Veritas
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (14.29%) MPLS
5 1 (14.29%) OSPF
5 1 (14.29%) BGP
5 1 (14.29%) RSVP

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (14.29%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) BGP
2 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
2 1 (14.29%) IPsec
2 1 (14.29%) MPLS
2 1 (14.29%) OSPF
2 1 (14.29%) RSVP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Backup Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Storage Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Celerra
1 3 (42.86%) CLARiiON
1 3 (42.86%) EMC VNX
1 3 (42.86%) Symmetrix
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Change Control
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) HP
2 5 (71.43%) EMC
3 3 (42.86%) 3PAR
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Aruba
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) Veritas
4 1 (14.29%) VMware