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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Brocade
Rank 228 215 233
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +18
Contract jobs citing Brocade 26 25 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.28% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% 0.59% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 4
Average daily rate
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£413 £300 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £224 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £643 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.00 -
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -
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
4322 4234 4096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.32% 47.29% 50.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2327 2139 2035
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £180 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 251 323
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -10.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 - 9 £538 -
Surrey +10 6 £300 - 1
Berkshire -6 6 £413 -34.00% 2
Hampshire -18 3 - - 1
Middlesex - 1 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Brocade
England

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 36 (75.00%) SAN
2 31 (64.58%) VMware
3 24 (50.00%) Windows
4 23 (47.92%) HP
4 23 (47.92%) 3PAR
5 22 (45.83%) NetApp
5 22 (45.83%) Cisco
6 16 (33.33%) Migration
7 15 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (27.08%) Finance
8 13 (27.08%) EMC
8 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (25.00%) Linux
10 11 (22.92%) PowerShell
10 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
11 10 (20.83%) Fibre Channel
11 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
11 10 (20.83%) IBM
12 9 (18.75%) Firewall
12 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (18.75%) NAS
12 9 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
13 8 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (16.67%) Project Management
13 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
13 8 (16.67%) SQL
14 7 (14.58%) MS Exchange
14 7 (14.58%) LAN
14 7 (14.58%) TOGAF

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (14.58%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (10.42%) IIS
3 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (6.25%) Lync
6 1 (2.08%) Apache
6 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.33%) MS Office
3 3 (6.25%) MS Visio
3 3 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 36 (75.00%) SAN
2 10 (20.83%) Fibre Channel
3 9 (18.75%) Firewall
3 9 (18.75%) NAS
4 8 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (14.58%) LAN
6 6 (12.50%) DNS
7 5 (10.42%) DWDM
7 5 (10.42%) VPN
7 5 (10.42%) WAN
7 5 (10.42%) SNMP
7 5 (10.42%) DHCP
8 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
8 3 (6.25%) VLAN
8 3 (6.25%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (4.17%) Wireless
9 2 (4.17%) SMTP
10 1 (2.08%) MPLS
10 1 (2.08%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 13 (27.08%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Automotive
3 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.08%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) Storage Engineer
2 10 (20.83%) Architect
3 8 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (10.42%) Consultant
4 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Platform Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Administrator
7 2 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Storage Administrator
7 2 (4.17%) Network Architect
8 1 (2.08%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (2.08%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.08%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 1 (2.08%) Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) Application Packaging
1 2 (4.17%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Blog
1 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Replication
2 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) PMI
3 1 (2.08%) EMC Centera
3 1 (2.08%) Clustering
3 1 (2.08%) PKI
3 1 (2.08%) SecurID
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 24 (50.00%) Windows
2 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (25.00%) Linux
4 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (12.50%) AIX
5 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (10.42%) UNIX
7 4 (8.33%) Solaris
8 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.17%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) Migration
2 8 (16.67%) Project Management
3 7 (14.58%) TOGAF
3 7 (14.58%) Data Migration
4 6 (12.50%) ITIL
5 4 (8.33%) Change Management
5 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.25%) Project Planning
7 2 (4.17%) Change Control
7 2 (4.17%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.17%) Workflow
7 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.08%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.08%) Content Management
8 1 (2.08%) Network Design
8 1 (2.08%) Network Planning
8 1 (2.08%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.08%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (2.08%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.92%) PowerShell
2 8 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.58%) DV Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (4.17%) MCSE
4 2 (4.17%) MCSA
4 2 (4.17%) MCP
4 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.17%) CCIE
4 2 (4.17%) CCNP
5 1 (2.08%) CCDP
5 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.08%) CCSE
5 1 (2.08%) Degree
5 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) QA
2 4 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (12.50%) vSphere
3 6 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 5 (10.42%) XenApp
4 5 (10.42%) XenDesktop
5 3 (6.25%) Samba
6 2 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (2.08%) NFS
7 1 (2.08%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) SCCM
1 6 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (6.25%) ARCserve
3 2 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (4.17%) Unicenter
4 1 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.08%) vMotion
4 1 (2.08%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.08%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 31 (64.58%) VMware
2 23 (47.92%) HP
2 23 (47.92%) 3PAR
3 22 (45.83%) NetApp
3 22 (45.83%) Cisco
4 13 (27.08%) EMC
5 10 (20.83%) IBM
6 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (8.33%) ProCurve
7 4 (8.33%) Citrix
8 3 (6.25%) Hitachi
8 3 (6.25%) CA
8 3 (6.25%) SolarWinds
9 2 (4.17%) Riverbed
9 2 (4.17%) Lumension
9 2 (4.17%) F5
9 2 (4.17%) Oracle
9 2 (4.17%) CommVault
9 2 (4.17%) Symantec
9 2 (4.17%) Juniper