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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Brocade
Rank 226 195 200
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +5
Contract jobs citing Brocade 12 40 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.48% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 1.03% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 27 11
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.85 - £47.50
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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
4469 3881 3586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.87% 46.64% 47.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2313 1911 1657
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 227 321
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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
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 30 January 2015. 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
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Surrey -5 1 £450 +5.88%
Berkshire -5 1 - - 3
West Sussex - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Brocade
England

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 28 (68.29%) SAN
2 19 (46.34%) IBM
2 19 (46.34%) Security Cleared
2 19 (46.34%) 3PAR
3 16 (39.02%) VMware
4 15 (36.59%) HP
5 14 (34.15%) EMC
5 14 (34.15%) Windows
5 14 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (34.15%) Cisco
6 12 (29.27%) SC Cleared
7 11 (26.83%) AIX
7 11 (26.83%) NetApp
8 9 (21.95%) Linux
8 9 (21.95%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (21.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (19.51%) Migration
9 8 (19.51%) LAN
9 8 (19.51%) DV Cleared
10 7 (17.07%) EMC NetWorker
10 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (17.07%) Open Source
10 7 (17.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (17.07%) Fibre Channel
10 7 (17.07%) EMC Centera
11 6 (14.63%) ITIL
11 6 (14.63%) Network Management
12 5 (12.20%) Hyper-V
12 5 (12.20%) Cobbler

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (7.32%) SharePoint Server
1 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 28 (68.29%) SAN
2 8 (19.51%) LAN
3 7 (17.07%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (7.32%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (7.32%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (7.32%) Network Security
4 3 (7.32%) VLAN
4 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.32%) WAN
4 3 (7.32%) SMTP
4 3 (7.32%) OSPF
4 3 (7.32%) Firewall
5 2 (4.88%) Connectrix
6 1 (2.44%) Wireshark
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.44%) WLAN
6 1 (2.44%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Storage Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Consultant
3 6 (14.63%) Network Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Administrator
4 5 (12.20%) Server Specialist
4 5 (12.20%) Storage Specialist
5 4 (9.76%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (9.76%) Storage Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Storage Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Storage Specialist
7 1 (2.44%) Storage Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Implementation Specialist
7 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Specialist
7 1 (2.44%) Storage Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Open Source
1 7 (17.07%) EMC Centera
2 5 (12.20%) Replication
3 4 (9.76%) Clustering
4 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.88%) CLARiiON
6 1 (2.44%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) Windows
2 11 (26.83%) AIX
3 9 (21.95%) Linux
4 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (17.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (12.20%) UNIX
7 2 (4.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (19.51%) Migration
3 6 (14.63%) ITIL
3 6 (14.63%) Network Management
4 5 (12.20%) Analytics
5 3 (7.32%) Time Management
5 3 (7.32%) Performance Management
5 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
5 3 (7.32%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (7.32%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (7.32%) Service Management
5 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.44%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.44%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.44%) Line Management
6 1 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.44%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.44%) Korn
2 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (46.34%) Security Cleared
2 12 (29.27%) SC Cleared
3 8 (19.51%) DV Cleared
4 4 (9.76%) CCNP
4 4 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (7.32%) CCNA
6 1 (2.44%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.20%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.32%) XenDesktop
3 3 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (7.32%) vSphere
3 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.88%) SRDF
5 1 (2.44%) Firmware
5 1 (2.44%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (21.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (17.07%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (12.20%) Cobbler
4 3 (7.32%) ARCserve
4 3 (7.32%) Tivoli
4 3 (7.32%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (7.32%) NetBackup
5 2 (4.88%) EMC TimeFinder
6 1 (2.44%) CFEngine
6 1 (2.44%) HP SIM
6 1 (2.44%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) IBM
1 19 (46.34%) 3PAR
2 16 (39.02%) VMware
3 15 (36.59%) HP
4 14 (34.15%) EMC
4 14 (34.15%) Cisco
5 11 (26.83%) NetApp
6 5 (12.20%) Symantec
7 4 (9.76%) CA
7 4 (9.76%) Hitachi
7 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
8 3 (7.32%) Altiris
8 3 (7.32%) Juniper
8 3 (7.32%) Citrix
9 2 (4.88%) StorageTek
9 2 (4.88%) Veritas
9 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.44%) Blue Coat
10 1 (2.44%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.44%) Infoblox