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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Brocade
Rank 252 187 199
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +12
Contract jobs citing Brocade 15 43 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.50% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 0.31% 1.08% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 28 13
Average daily rate
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£438 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.52% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £330 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £421 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £392 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.81% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £39.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-6.91% -16.31%
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
4832 3979 4132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.76% 46.72% 49.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2529 2038 1922
Average daily rate £365 £365 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 222 346
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 December 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 December 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
Buckinghamshire -11 3 - -
Berkshire -4 1 - - 5
Surrey -7 1 £300 -7.69%
Thames Valley - - - -
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Brocade
England

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 31 (65.96%) SAN
2 23 (48.94%) IBM
3 22 (46.81%) 3PAR
4 20 (42.55%) Cisco
4 20 (42.55%) HP
5 19 (40.43%) Security Cleared
6 18 (38.30%) Windows
6 18 (38.30%) VMware
7 17 (36.17%) EMC
7 17 (36.17%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (31.91%) SC Cleared
9 13 (27.66%) LAN
9 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (25.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 12 (25.53%) NetApp
10 12 (25.53%) AIX
10 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (21.28%) Hyper-V
11 10 (21.28%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (19.15%) EMC Centera
12 9 (19.15%) Linux
12 9 (19.15%) Fibre Channel
13 8 (17.02%) Network Management
14 7 (14.89%) Open Source
14 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (14.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (14.89%) ITIL
14 7 (14.89%) CCNP
14 7 (14.89%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (14.89%) Hitachi

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 3 (6.38%) SharePoint Server
1 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 31 (65.96%) SAN
2 13 (27.66%) LAN
3 9 (19.15%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (12.77%) OSPF
4 6 (12.77%) Firewall
4 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
4 6 (12.77%) WAN
4 6 (12.77%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (12.77%) VLAN
4 6 (12.77%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (12.77%) Network Security
5 3 (6.38%) SMTP
6 2 (4.26%) Connectrix
7 1 (2.13%) Wireshark
7 1 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.13%) SNMP
7 1 (2.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Storage Engineer
2 10 (21.28%) Network Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Administrator
3 7 (14.89%) Consultant
4 6 (12.77%) Storage Specialist
5 5 (10.64%) Server Specialist
6 4 (8.51%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.51%) Storage Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) Storage Administrator
7 3 (6.38%) Tivoli Specialist
7 3 (6.38%) Storage Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 1 (2.13%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.13%) Project Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Cisco Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Storage Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) Network Design Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) SAN Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Implementation Specialist
9 1 (2.13%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) EMC Centera
2 7 (14.89%) Open Source
3 5 (10.64%) Replication
4 4 (8.51%) Clustering
5 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.26%) CLARiiON
7 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
7 1 (2.13%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 18 (38.30%) Windows
2 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (25.53%) AIX
3 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (19.15%) Linux
5 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (14.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (10.64%) UNIX
7 2 (4.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (17.02%) Network Management
3 7 (14.89%) ITIL
4 6 (12.77%) Service Delivery
5 5 (10.64%) Time Management
5 5 (10.64%) Incident Management
5 5 (10.64%) Analytics
5 5 (10.64%) Service Management
5 5 (10.64%) Migration
6 3 (6.38%) Business Continuity
6 3 (6.38%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (6.38%) Performance Management
6 3 (6.38%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (2.13%) Network Design
7 1 (2.13%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.13%) Line Management
7 1 (2.13%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
1 2 (4.26%) Korn
2 1 (2.13%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (40.43%) Security Cleared
2 15 (31.91%) SC Cleared
3 7 (14.89%) CCNP
3 7 (14.89%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (12.77%) CCNA
4 6 (12.77%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) QA
2 4 (8.51%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (36.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (21.28%) Hyper-V
3 6 (12.77%) vSphere
3 6 (12.77%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (6.38%) XenDesktop
4 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
5 2 (4.26%) SRDF
6 1 (2.13%) NFS
6 1 (2.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (25.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (10.64%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (10.64%) Cobbler
2 5 (10.64%) Tivoli
3 4 (8.51%) NetBackup
4 3 (6.38%) ARCserve
4 3 (6.38%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (4.26%) EMC TimeFinder
6 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.13%) HP SIM
6 1 (2.13%) EMC Navisphere
6 1 (2.13%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 23 (48.94%) IBM
2 22 (46.81%) 3PAR
3 20 (42.55%) Cisco
3 20 (42.55%) HP
4 18 (38.30%) VMware
5 17 (36.17%) EMC
6 12 (25.53%) NetApp
7 7 (14.89%) Hitachi
7 7 (14.89%) Symantec
8 6 (12.77%) Juniper
9 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
9 4 (8.51%) CA
10 3 (6.38%) Altiris
10 3 (6.38%) Citrix
11 2 (4.26%) StorageTek
11 2 (4.26%) Veritas
11 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
12 1 (2.13%) Blue Coat
12 1 (2.13%) Fortinet
12 1 (2.13%) Infoblox