The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Brocade products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Brocade over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Brocade
Rank 44 36 31
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs citing Brocade 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.60% 0.92% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 1.30% 2.33% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£250 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -15.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £392 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.81% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £39.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-6.91% -16.31%
Brocade
South West

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

Vendors Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
154 86 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 46.11% 39.45% 47.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 50 54
Average daily rate £325 £295 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% -9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £174 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 8
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.30 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% +93.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

Brocade
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Brocade Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Brocade
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Brocade Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Brocade
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Brocade within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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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
Yeovil - - - - 1
Brocade
South West

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 2 (100.00%) ADSL
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) RIP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) VRRP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) JNCIP
1 2 (100.00%) VPLS
1 2 (100.00%) WatchGuard
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Siemens
2 1 (50.00%) IronPort
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Junos
2 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (50.00%) Trustwave
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIS

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) ADSL
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) RIP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) VRRP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VPLS
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) Junos
2 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Network Support
2 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) JNCIP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIS
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) NFS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee
1 2 (100.00%) WatchGuard
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Siemens
2 1 (50.00%) IronPort
2 1 (50.00%) Trustwave