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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Brocade
Rank 227 216 229
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Contract jobs citing Brocade 33 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.29% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.72% 0.61% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 4
Average daily rate
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£413 £378 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.12% +9.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £238 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £649 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £378 £360
% change year-on-year
+12.43% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £30.50
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
4586 4425 4105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.11% 47.45% 48.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2453 2226 2008
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 260 330
Average hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.31 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 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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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 15 £538 - 2
Surrey +11 8 £300 - 1
Hampshire -12 5 - - 1
Berkshire -7 4 £413 -34.00% 3
Brocade
England

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 34 (75.56%) SAN
2 31 (68.89%) VMware
3 25 (55.56%) 3PAR
4 24 (53.33%) HP
5 22 (48.89%) Windows
6 19 (42.22%) NetApp
7 18 (40.00%) Cisco
8 17 (37.78%) Migration
9 15 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (26.67%) Finance
10 12 (26.67%) EMC
11 11 (24.44%) IBM
11 11 (24.44%) SQL Server
12 10 (22.22%) Linux
12 10 (22.22%) PowerShell
12 10 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
13 9 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
13 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
14 8 (17.78%) Cisco Nexus
15 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
15 7 (15.56%) Project Management
15 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
15 7 (15.56%) MS Exchange
15 7 (15.56%) DV Cleared
15 7 (15.56%) NAS
15 7 (15.56%) Data Migration

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 7 (15.56%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (6.67%) Lync
5 3 (6.67%) IIS
6 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.44%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 34 (75.56%) SAN
2 9 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
3 8 (17.78%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (15.56%) NAS
5 6 (13.33%) LAN
6 5 (11.11%) DWDM
6 5 (11.11%) Firewall
7 4 (8.89%) DHCP
7 4 (8.89%) SNMP
7 4 (8.89%) VPN
7 4 (8.89%) DNS
8 3 (6.67%) WAN
8 3 (6.67%) VLAN
8 3 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (6.67%) Structured Cabling
9 2 (4.44%) SMTP
10 1 (2.22%) WLAN
10 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
10 1 (2.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) SQL Server
2 10 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 12 (26.67%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Automotive
3 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) Storage Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) Architect
2 8 (17.78%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (13.33%) Consultant
4 4 (8.89%) Administrator
4 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 4 (8.89%) Platform Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) Storage Administrator
7 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (2.22%) Storage Specialist
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Storage Specialist
7 1 (2.22%) Storage Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) Application Packaging
1 1 (2.22%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Clustering
1 3 (6.67%) Blog
1 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.44%) Replication
3 1 (2.22%) EMC Centera
3 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.22%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 22 (48.89%) Windows
2 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (22.22%) Linux
4 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (11.11%) AIX
6 3 (6.67%) Solaris
6 3 (6.67%) UNIX
7 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Migration
2 7 (15.56%) Project Management
2 7 (15.56%) TOGAF
2 7 (15.56%) Data Migration
3 6 (13.33%) ITIL
4 4 (8.89%) Change Management
4 4 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.67%) Project Planning
6 2 (4.44%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (4.44%) Network Management
6 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.44%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (2.22%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.22%) Workflow
7 1 (2.22%) Change Control
7 1 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.22%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 6 (13.33%) SQL
3 1 (2.22%) VB
3 1 (2.22%) Korn
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.56%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (4.44%) MCP
3 2 (4.44%) MCSE
3 2 (4.44%) MCSA
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) QA
2 4 (8.89%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (13.33%) XenDesktop
3 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
4 5 (11.11%) VMware ESX
4 5 (11.11%) vSphere
5 4 (8.89%) XenApp
6 3 (6.67%) Samba
7 1 (2.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (2.22%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (11.11%) SCCM
3 3 (6.67%) ARCserve
4 2 (4.44%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.22%) Unicenter
5 1 (2.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.22%) vMotion
Vendors
1 31 (68.89%) VMware
2 25 (55.56%) 3PAR
3 24 (53.33%) HP
4 19 (42.22%) NetApp
5 18 (40.00%) Cisco
6 12 (26.67%) EMC
7 11 (24.44%) IBM
8 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
9 4 (8.89%) ProCurve
10 3 (6.67%) SolarWinds
10 3 (6.67%) Symantec
10 3 (6.67%) Citrix
10 3 (6.67%) CA
10 3 (6.67%) Hitachi
11 2 (4.44%) Oracle
11 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
11 2 (4.44%) Altiris
11 2 (4.44%) CommVault
11 2 (4.44%) Dell
12 1 (2.22%) Blue Coat