The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Brocade products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Brocade over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Brocade
Rank 32 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Brocade 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.35% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.65% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+2.78% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 - -
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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 Slough region.

Vendors Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
155 109 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 53.63% 40.52% 47.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 52 60
Average daily rate £320 £375 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% -9.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £250 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £481 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +71.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.80 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £22.00 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

Brocade
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Brocade Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Brocade
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Brocade Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Brocade
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Brocade Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 (100.00%) SAN
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) VLAN
3 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) ProCurve
3 4 (66.67%) SCCM
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) XenDesktop
3 4 (66.67%) vSphere
3 4 (66.67%) 3PAR
3 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (66.67%) VPN
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) DHCP
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (50.00%) Lync
4 3 (50.00%) Structured Cabling

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (50.00%) Lync
3 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) VLAN
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
3 3 (50.00%) SNMP
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (33.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Storage Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Storage Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) CLARiiON
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (16.67%) FlexPod
2 1 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) EMC VNX
2 1 (16.67%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Content Management
1 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
1 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) MCSA
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (66.67%) XenDesktop
1 4 (66.67%) vSphere
1 4 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (50.00%) XenApp
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Samba
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) SRDF
3 1 (16.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (16.67%) DFS Replication
3 1 (16.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (16.67%) SnapMirror
2 1 (16.67%) SnapVault
2 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) HP
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) ProCurve
2 4 (66.67%) 3PAR
3 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (33.33%) NetApp
4 2 (33.33%) EMC
5 1 (16.67%) Hitachi
5 1 (16.67%) Dell
5 1 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) SAP
5 1 (16.67%) NetIQ
5 1 (16.67%) Symantec
5 1 (16.67%) PlateSpin
5 1 (16.67%) Fujitsu
5 1 (16.67%) Veeam