The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South East region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Brocade
Rank 223 216 228
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Contract jobs citing Brocade 17 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.21% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 0.43% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 5
Average daily rate
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£323 £388 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.77% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £363 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £444 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £255 £350
% change year-on-year
+36.47% -27.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £22.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 - £45.00
Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4270 4160 4825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.83% 49.55% 48.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2117 2063 2063
Average daily rate £350 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £208 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 326 341
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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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 July 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 22 July 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
Hampshire +2 14 £287 - 2
Surrey -12 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -7 1 £350 -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
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Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 28 (65.12%) SAN
2 24 (55.81%) Security Cleared
3 23 (53.49%) Cisco
4 22 (51.16%) EMC
5 20 (46.51%) SC Cleared
6 14 (32.56%) Windows
6 14 (32.56%) Juniper
7 11 (25.58%) UNIX
7 11 (25.58%) vSphere
8 10 (23.26%) Connectrix
8 10 (23.26%) Performance Management
8 10 (23.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (20.93%) VMware
9 9 (20.93%) CCNP
9 9 (20.93%) Ethernet
9 9 (20.93%) HP
9 9 (20.93%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (18.60%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 8 (18.60%) MPLS
10 8 (18.60%) LAN
11 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
11 7 (16.28%) Internet
11 7 (16.28%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (16.28%) Telecoms
11 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (16.28%) Hyper-V
11 7 (16.28%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (13.95%) 3PAR

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (6.98%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.98%) IIS
2 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (4.65%) Apache
2 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.65%) MS Office
2 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (65.12%) SAN
2 10 (23.26%) Connectrix
3 9 (20.93%) Ethernet
4 8 (18.60%) MPLS
4 8 (18.60%) LAN
5 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
5 7 (16.28%) Internet
6 6 (13.95%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (13.95%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (13.95%) Network Security
6 6 (13.95%) Firewall
6 6 (13.95%) OSPF
6 6 (13.95%) WAN
6 6 (13.95%) IPv6
7 5 (11.63%) VLAN
8 3 (6.98%) NAS
9 2 (4.65%) iSCSI
9 2 (4.65%) LDAP
9 2 (4.65%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (2.33%) BGP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 7 (16.28%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Network Engineer
2 11 (25.58%) Storage Engineer
3 10 (23.26%) Operations Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Consultant
5 4 (9.30%) Design Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Backup Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Storage Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Storage Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) Storage Specialist
7 2 (4.65%) Lead Architect
7 2 (4.65%) IP Network Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Tivoli Specialist
7 2 (4.65%) IP Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Storage Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) Web Services
1 2 (4.65%) Flash
2 1 (2.33%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (2.33%) Firmware
1 1 (2.33%) Replication
1 1 (2.33%) EMC Centera
1 1 (2.33%) CESG
1 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
1 1 (2.33%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) Windows
2 11 (25.58%) UNIX
3 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (9.30%) Linux
5 2 (4.65%) Solaris
5 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.65%) Windows 2000
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) Performance Management
2 7 (16.28%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (11.63%) Service Management
4 4 (9.30%) Time Management
4 4 (9.30%) Network Design
4 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
4 4 (9.30%) Network Management
5 3 (6.98%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.65%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.65%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.65%) Validation
6 2 (4.65%) Migration
6 2 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.65%) Capacity Management
6 2 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.33%) Change Control
7 1 (2.33%) Protective Monitoring
7 1 (2.33%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) C
1 6 (13.95%) Perl
1 6 (13.95%) PHP
2 1 (2.33%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) VB
2 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (55.81%) Security Cleared
2 20 (46.51%) SC Cleared
3 9 (20.93%) CCNP
3 9 (20.93%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (13.95%) CCNA
5 5 (11.63%) Degree
5 5 (11.63%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.65%) CCIE
7 1 (2.33%) MCSE
7 1 (2.33%) CISSP
7 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.33%) CCSA
7 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.33%) CCSE
7 1 (2.33%) CEH
7 1 (2.33%) GSEC
7 1 (2.33%) BC Cleared
7 1 (2.33%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (25.58%) vSphere
2 10 (23.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (16.28%) Hyper-V
3 7 (16.28%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (9.30%) VMware ESX
5 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
6 2 (4.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (4.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (9.30%) Tivoli
3 3 (6.98%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (4.65%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (4.65%) ARCserve
4 2 (4.65%) HP SIM
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (2.33%) Unicenter
5 1 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.33%) Data Guard
5 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (53.49%) Cisco
2 22 (51.16%) EMC
3 14 (32.56%) Juniper
4 9 (20.93%) VMware
4 9 (20.93%) HP
5 8 (18.60%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 6 (13.95%) 3PAR
7 5 (11.63%) IBM
7 5 (11.63%) Citrix
8 4 (9.30%) NetApp
8 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
9 3 (6.98%) CA
10 2 (4.65%) Hitachi
10 2 (4.65%) Oracle
11 1 (2.33%) Splunk
11 1 (2.33%) Isilon
11 1 (2.33%) Lumension
11 1 (2.33%) Symantec
11 1 (2.33%) McAfee
11 1 (2.33%) Sophos