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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Brocade
Rank 215 198 239
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +41
Contract jobs citing Brocade 32 45 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.52% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.74% 1.06% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 30 6
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£348 £388 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.19% +13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £349 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £414 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £381 £360
% change year-on-year
-8.19% +5.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
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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 South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4346 4239 4962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.83% 49.15% 49.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2274 2148 2137
Average daily rate £350 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £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 265 254 294
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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
Hampshire -9 13 £311 -13.54% 2
Berkshire +6 7 £360 -12.72% 3
Buckinghamshire -4 7 £375 - 1
Surrey -17 3 - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
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Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 35 (59.32%) SAN
2 29 (49.15%) Cisco
3 28 (47.46%) Security Cleared
4 24 (40.68%) SC Cleared
5 23 (38.98%) EMC
6 22 (37.29%) IBM
7 21 (35.59%) Windows
8 18 (30.51%) HP
9 17 (28.81%) 3PAR
10 16 (27.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (27.12%) Juniper
11 15 (25.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (25.42%) VMware
12 14 (23.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 14 (23.73%) LAN
13 13 (22.03%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (22.03%) vSphere
14 12 (20.34%) Hyper-V
14 12 (20.34%) AIX
15 11 (18.64%) UNIX
15 11 (18.64%) CCNP
15 11 (18.64%) Linux
15 11 (18.64%) NetApp
15 11 (18.64%) Cisco Certification
15 11 (18.64%) Disaster Recovery
16 10 (16.95%) TCP/IP
16 10 (16.95%) VMware ESXi
17 9 (15.25%) EMC Centera
18 8 (13.56%) Firewall
18 8 (13.56%) Service Delivery

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 4 (6.78%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.08%) IIS
3 2 (3.39%) Apache
3 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.39%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.39%) MS Office
2 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.39%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 35 (59.32%) SAN
2 14 (23.73%) LAN
3 10 (16.95%) TCP/IP
4 8 (13.56%) WAN
4 8 (13.56%) Ethernet
4 8 (13.56%) MPLS
4 8 (13.56%) OSPF
4 8 (13.56%) Firewall
4 8 (13.56%) Connectrix
4 8 (13.56%) VLAN
4 8 (13.56%) Cisco IOS
4 8 (13.56%) Network Security
4 8 (13.56%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (13.56%) Fibre Channel
5 6 (10.17%) IPv6
5 6 (10.17%) Internet
6 2 (3.39%) LDAP
6 2 (3.39%) SMTP
6 2 (3.39%) iSCSI
6 2 (3.39%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 7 (11.86%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.47%) Finance
3 1 (1.69%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.69%) Legal
3 1 (1.69%) Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (30.51%) Network Engineer
2 12 (20.34%) Storage Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) Storage Specialist
4 7 (11.86%) Consultant
5 6 (10.17%) Operations Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Server Specialist
6 5 (8.47%) Administrator
7 4 (6.78%) Design Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Storage Consultant
7 4 (6.78%) Network Design Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Tivoli Specialist
8 3 (5.08%) Storage Manager
8 3 (5.08%) Backup Consultant
8 3 (5.08%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.39%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Storage Administrator
9 2 (3.39%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) Flash
2 2 (3.39%) Web Services
3 1 (1.69%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.69%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) EMC Centera
2 7 (11.86%) Open Source
3 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.08%) Replication
4 2 (3.39%) CLARiiON
4 2 (3.39%) Clustering
5 1 (1.69%) Celerra
5 1 (1.69%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (1.69%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.69%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 21 (35.59%) Windows
2 16 (27.12%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (25.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (20.34%) AIX
5 11 (18.64%) Linux
5 11 (18.64%) UNIX
6 7 (11.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (6.78%) Solaris
9 2 (3.39%) Windows 2000
9 2 (3.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (13.56%) Service Delivery
2 8 (13.56%) Network Management
3 7 (11.86%) Time Management
3 7 (11.86%) Service Management
4 6 (10.17%) Performance Management
4 6 (10.17%) Incident Management
5 5 (8.47%) Analytics
6 4 (6.78%) ITIL
6 4 (6.78%) Business Continuity
6 4 (6.78%) Network Design
6 4 (6.78%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (5.08%) Migration
8 2 (3.39%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (3.39%) Validation
8 2 (3.39%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.39%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.39%) Data Migration
9 1 (1.69%) Change Control
9 1 (1.69%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.17%) C
1 6 (10.17%) Perl
1 6 (10.17%) PHP
2 1 (1.69%) SQL
2 1 (1.69%) VB
2 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.69%) Korn
2 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (47.46%) Security Cleared
2 24 (40.68%) SC Cleared
3 11 (18.64%) CCNP
3 11 (18.64%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (13.56%) CCNA
5 7 (11.86%) DV Cleared
6 5 (8.47%) Degree
7 2 (3.39%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) QA
2 4 (6.78%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (22.03%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (22.03%) vSphere
2 12 (20.34%) Hyper-V
3 10 (16.95%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (10.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 4 (6.78%) Active Directory
5 4 (6.78%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (3.39%) XenApp
6 2 (3.39%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.39%) SRDF
7 1 (1.69%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (23.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 8 (13.56%) Tivoli
3 5 (8.47%) Cobbler
4 4 (6.78%) NetBackup
4 4 (6.78%) ARCserve
5 2 (3.39%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (3.39%) EMC TimeFinder
5 2 (3.39%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (3.39%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (3.39%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.69%) CFEngine
6 1 (1.69%) SCCM
6 1 (1.69%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.69%) EMC Navisphere
6 1 (1.69%) Unicenter
6 1 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 29 (49.15%) Cisco
2 23 (38.98%) EMC
3 22 (37.29%) IBM
4 18 (30.51%) HP
5 17 (28.81%) 3PAR
6 16 (27.12%) Juniper
7 15 (25.42%) VMware
8 11 (18.64%) NetApp
9 8 (13.56%) Hitachi
9 8 (13.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 6 (10.17%) Citrix
11 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
11 5 (8.47%) Symantec
12 4 (6.78%) CA
13 2 (3.39%) Altiris
13 2 (3.39%) StorageTek
13 2 (3.39%) Veritas
13 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
14 1 (1.69%) CommVault
14 1 (1.69%) Isilon