The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Brocade products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Brocade over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Brocade
Rank 215 212 231
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +19
Contract jobs citing Brocade 30 33 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.37% 0.091%
As % of the Vendors category 0.68% 0.76% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 5
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£349 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.93% +17.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £326 £353
% change year-on-year
+7.27% -7.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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England

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

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4385 4335 4852
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.26% 48.86% 49.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2266 2187 2100
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 273 300
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

Brocade
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Brocade Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Brocade
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Brocade Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Brocade
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Brocade across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Brocade Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Brocade
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Brocade Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Brocade
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Brocade within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 August 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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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
Hampshire -4 14 £323 -10.41% 1
Berkshire +12 6 £360 - 2
Buckinghamshire -5 6 £375 -
Surrey -6 3 - - 1
West Sussex - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
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England

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 32 (58.18%) SAN
2 27 (49.09%) Cisco
3 26 (47.27%) Security Cleared
4 21 (38.18%) SC Cleared
4 21 (38.18%) EMC
5 18 (32.73%) HP
5 18 (32.73%) Windows
6 17 (30.91%) IBM
7 15 (27.27%) Juniper
7 15 (27.27%) VMware
8 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (25.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 14 (25.45%) 3PAR
9 13 (23.64%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (21.82%) LAN
10 12 (21.82%) UNIX
10 12 (21.82%) vSphere
11 11 (20.00%) Linux
11 11 (20.00%) Hyper-V
12 10 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (18.18%) CCNP
13 9 (16.36%) TCP/IP
13 9 (16.36%) VMware ESXi
14 8 (14.55%) AIX
14 8 (14.55%) Ethernet
14 8 (14.55%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 8 (14.55%) NetApp
14 8 (14.55%) MPLS

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 3 (5.45%) MS Exchange
1 3 (5.45%) IIS
2 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (3.64%) Apache
2 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.64%) MS Office
2 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 32 (58.18%) SAN
2 12 (21.82%) LAN
3 9 (16.36%) TCP/IP
4 8 (14.55%) Ethernet
4 8 (14.55%) MPLS
5 7 (12.73%) OSPF
5 7 (12.73%) WAN
5 7 (12.73%) Firewall
5 7 (12.73%) VLAN
5 7 (12.73%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (12.73%) Network Security
5 7 (12.73%) Fibre Channel
5 7 (12.73%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (10.91%) Connectrix
6 6 (10.91%) IPv6
6 6 (10.91%) Internet
7 3 (5.45%) NAS
8 2 (3.64%) iSCSI
8 2 (3.64%) LDAP
9 1 (1.82%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 7 (12.73%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.45%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) Network Engineer
2 12 (21.82%) Storage Engineer
3 6 (10.91%) Operations Engineer
3 6 (10.91%) Storage Specialist
3 6 (10.91%) Consultant
4 5 (9.09%) Server Specialist
5 4 (7.27%) Tivoli Specialist
5 4 (7.27%) Network Design Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Design Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Administrator
6 3 (5.45%) Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Storage Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) Storage Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Backup Consultant
7 2 (3.64%) IP Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Storage Architect
7 2 (3.64%) Lead Architect
7 2 (3.64%) Storage Administrator
7 2 (3.64%) IP Network Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) Flash
2 2 (3.64%) Web Services
3 1 (1.82%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.82%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Open Source
1 6 (10.91%) EMC Centera
2 2 (3.64%) Replication
3 1 (1.82%) Firmware
3 1 (1.82%) Clustering
3 1 (1.82%) Celerra
3 1 (1.82%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 18 (32.73%) Windows
2 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (21.82%) UNIX
5 11 (20.00%) Linux
6 8 (14.55%) AIX
7 5 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.64%) Solaris
8 2 (3.64%) Windows 2000
8 2 (3.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (12.73%) Service Delivery
3 6 (10.91%) Network Management
3 6 (10.91%) Time Management
3 6 (10.91%) Performance Management
3 6 (10.91%) Service Management
4 5 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 4 (7.27%) Analytics
5 4 (7.27%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (7.27%) Network Design
5 4 (7.27%) Business Continuity
6 3 (5.45%) Migration
7 2 (3.64%) Capacity Management
7 2 (3.64%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.64%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.64%) Data Migration
7 2 (3.64%) Validation
7 2 (3.64%) ITIL
8 1 (1.82%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (1.82%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.91%) C
1 6 (10.91%) Perl
1 6 (10.91%) PHP
2 1 (1.82%) SQL
2 1 (1.82%) VB
2 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.82%) Korn
2 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (47.27%) Security Cleared
2 21 (38.18%) SC Cleared
3 10 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (18.18%) CCNP
4 7 (12.73%) CCNA
4 7 (12.73%) DV Cleared
5 5 (9.09%) Degree
6 2 (3.64%) CCIE
7 1 (1.82%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) QA
2 3 (5.45%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (23.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (21.82%) vSphere
3 11 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 9 (16.36%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (10.91%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 4 (7.27%) VMware ESX
7 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
8 2 (3.64%) XenApp
8 2 (3.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (25.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (12.73%) Tivoli
3 4 (7.27%) Cobbler
4 3 (5.45%) ARCserve
4 3 (5.45%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (3.64%) HP SIM
5 2 (3.64%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (3.64%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.82%) Unicenter
6 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.82%) SCCM
6 1 (1.82%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.82%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 27 (49.09%) Cisco
2 21 (38.18%) EMC
3 18 (32.73%) HP
4 17 (30.91%) IBM
5 15 (27.27%) Juniper
5 15 (27.27%) VMware
6 14 (25.45%) 3PAR
7 8 (14.55%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 8 (14.55%) NetApp
8 7 (12.73%) Hitachi
9 5 (9.09%) Citrix
10 4 (7.27%) CA
10 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
11 3 (5.45%) Symantec
12 2 (3.64%) Oracle
13 1 (1.82%) CommVault
13 1 (1.82%) StorageTek
13 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
13 1 (1.82%) Altiris
13 1 (1.82%) Isilon