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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Brocade
Rank 215 243 211
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -32
Contract jobs citing Brocade 31 20 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.21% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 0.75% 0.44% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 20
Average daily rate £365 £488 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.12% +21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £546 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-18.61% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
Average hourly rate £52.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £22.69 -
% change year-on-year
+131.37% -
Brocade
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
4108 4530 4011
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.98% 47.47% 46.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2368 2359 1964
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 216 235
Average hourly rate £43.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £11.73 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Surrey +4 15 £388 +55.00% 2
Berkshire +18 11 £338 - 5
Hampshire +1 3 £575 +9.52%
West Sussex - 2 £366 - 1
Brocade
England

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 39 (75.00%) SAN
2 30 (57.69%) EMC
3 29 (55.77%) Unix
4 28 (53.85%) Solaris
5 27 (51.92%) Linux
5 27 (51.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 26 (50.00%) Sun
7 25 (48.08%) High Availability
8 24 (46.15%) Oracle
9 22 (42.31%) Red Hat
10 19 (36.54%) NetBackup
11 18 (34.62%) Firewall
11 18 (34.62%) HP
11 18 (34.62%) Fibre Channel
12 17 (32.69%) NAS
13 16 (30.77%) Windows
14 15 (28.85%) StorageTek
14 15 (28.85%) Veritas
14 15 (28.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 14 (26.92%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 14 (26.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 13 (25.00%) TCP/IP
16 13 (25.00%) Finance
17 12 (23.08%) Oracle ZFS
18 11 (21.15%) Security Cleared
18 11 (21.15%) Banking
18 11 (21.15%) Cisco
19 10 (19.23%) VLDB
19 10 (19.23%) Computer Science
19 10 (19.23%) Enterprise Storage

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (7.69%) IIS
2 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (5.77%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 4 (7.69%) MS Office
2 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 39 (75.00%) SAN
2 18 (34.62%) Fibre Channel
2 18 (34.62%) Firewall
3 17 (32.69%) NAS
4 13 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 9 (17.31%) SSH
6 8 (15.38%) BGP
6 8 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (15.38%) LAN
6 8 (15.38%) OSPF
7 7 (13.46%) EIGRP
7 7 (13.46%) WAN
7 7 (13.46%) WLAN
8 6 (11.54%) IPsec
8 6 (11.54%) VPN
8 6 (11.54%) Wireless
9 5 (9.62%) 802.11
9 5 (9.62%) Internet
9 5 (9.62%) IPv6
9 5 (9.62%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) VLDB
2 8 (15.38%) MySQL
2 8 (15.38%) OLTP
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.85%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (25.00%) Finance
2 11 (21.15%) Banking
3 7 (13.46%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (50.00%) Administrator
2 23 (44.23%) Unix Administrator
3 13 (25.00%) Storage Administrator
4 11 (21.15%) Storage Systems Administrator
4 11 (21.15%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (15.38%) Storage Engineer
5 8 (15.38%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 6 (11.54%) Network Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) EMC Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) EMC Storage Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) SAN Administrator
7 5 (9.62%) SAN Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) SAN Storage Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) EMC Storage Administrator
8 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (5.77%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (5.77%) Solaris Administrator
9 3 (5.77%) Support Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) 802.1X
2 3 (5.77%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.92%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Computer Science
1 10 (19.23%) Enterprise Storage
2 8 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 8 (15.38%) EMC VMAX
3 7 (13.46%) Client/Server
3 7 (13.46%) EMC VNX
4 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (9.62%) Replication
6 2 (3.85%) CLARiiON
6 2 (3.85%) Contactless
7 1 (1.92%) Clustering
7 1 (1.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 29 (55.77%) Unix
2 28 (53.85%) Solaris
3 27 (51.92%) Linux
4 16 (30.77%) Windows
5 15 (28.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (9.62%) Windows Server
7 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (5.77%) AIX
8 3 (5.77%) Windows 2000
8 3 (5.77%) Windows XP
9 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (51.92%) Disaster Recovery
2 25 (48.08%) High Availability
3 7 (13.46%) Capacity Management
4 6 (11.54%) Load Balancing
4 6 (11.54%) Migration
5 5 (9.62%) Change Management
5 5 (9.62%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (7.69%) CRM
7 3 (5.77%) Application Packaging
7 3 (5.77%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.77%) Logistics
8 2 (3.85%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.85%) Database Security
8 2 (3.85%) Information Security
8 2 (3.85%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.85%) Project Management
8 2 (3.85%) SDLC
8 2 (3.85%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.85%) SIEM
9 1 (1.92%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.54%) SQL
2 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.77%) VB
3 2 (3.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (21.15%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.77%) CCNP
4 3 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.85%) CCIE
5 2 (3.85%) CISSP
5 2 (3.85%) Degree
6 1 (1.92%) CCDP
6 1 (1.92%) CCNA
6 1 (1.92%) CISM
6 1 (1.92%) MCP
6 1 (1.92%) NCDA
6 1 (1.92%) NCIE
6 1 (1.92%) NCSA
6 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 14 (26.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 8 (15.38%) GlusterFS
3 7 (13.46%) RHEV
4 4 (7.69%) NFS
5 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
5 3 (5.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (5.77%) VMware ESX
5 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (5.77%) vSphere
5 3 (5.77%) XenApp
6 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.85%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 19 (36.54%) NetBackup
2 14 (26.92%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 12 (23.08%) Oracle ZFS
4 8 (15.38%) Red Hat Satellite
5 5 (9.62%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (5.77%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (5.77%) SCCM
6 3 (5.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (5.77%) Unicenter
7 2 (3.85%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (3.85%) HP SIM
7 2 (3.85%) Nessus
7 2 (3.85%) Tivoli
7 2 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (3.85%) vMotion
Vendors
1 30 (57.69%) EMC
2 26 (50.00%) Sun
3 24 (46.15%) Oracle
4 22 (42.31%) Red Hat
5 18 (34.62%) HP
6 15 (28.85%) StorageTek
6 15 (28.85%) Veritas
7 11 (21.15%) Cisco
8 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 8 (15.38%) Palo Alto
8 8 (15.38%) VMware
9 7 (13.46%) Aruba
10 6 (11.54%) Avaya
10 6 (11.54%) NetApp
10 6 (11.54%) NetScout
10 6 (11.54%) Symantec
11 5 (9.62%) IBM
12 4 (7.69%) 3PAR
13 3 (5.77%) Citrix
13 3 (5.77%) Lumension