The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 Somerset 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Brocade
Rank 45 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Brocade 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.30% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.69% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £255 £344
% change year-on-year
+37.25% -25.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
Vendors Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
144 91 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 42.60% 48.66% 49.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 47 45
Average daily rate £325 £300 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -17.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £405 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 6
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +20.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MCT
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
1 1 (100.00%) RIP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Siemens
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) VRRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VPLS
1 1 (100.00%) WatchGuard
1 1 (100.00%) IronPort
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) Junos
1 1 (100.00%) Trustwave
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) RIP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) VRRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VPLS
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) Junos
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCT
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Siemens
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) WatchGuard
1 1 (100.00%) IronPort
1 1 (100.00%) Trustwave