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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Brocade
Rank 255 221 195
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -26
Contract jobs citing Brocade 22 32 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.34% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 0.46% 0.74% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 22
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£375 £348 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.75% -10.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £251 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £420 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+2.78% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 - -
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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
4815 4321 4226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.90% 46.51% 48.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2753 2239 2134
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £215 £213
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 213 243 262
Average hourly rate £19.75 £17.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.17% -12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.67 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.73%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
Hampshire 0 12 £400 +28.51%
Surrey -5 6 £300 - 2
Buckinghamshire -8 2 - - 2
Berkshire -10 2 £375 +4.16% 1
Brocade
England

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 29 (60.42%) SAN
2 28 (58.33%) Cisco
3 26 (54.17%) HP
4 25 (52.08%) Windows
5 20 (41.67%) Linux
5 20 (41.67%) Data Centre
6 19 (39.58%) VMware
7 18 (37.50%) Firewall
7 18 (37.50%) NetApp
8 16 (33.33%) 3PAR
9 14 (29.17%) EMC
9 14 (29.17%) Finance
10 13 (27.08%) NAS
11 12 (25.00%) Solaris
12 11 (22.92%) UNIX
12 11 (22.92%) IBM
13 10 (20.83%) Migration
14 9 (18.75%) Project Management
14 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
15 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
15 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
15 8 (16.67%) TCP/IP
15 8 (16.67%) ITIL
15 8 (16.67%) SQL
15 8 (16.67%) AIX
16 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
16 7 (14.58%) MS Office
16 7 (14.58%) VPN
16 7 (14.58%) DNS

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 6 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 6 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (10.42%) IIS
3 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (6.25%) Lync
5 2 (4.17%) Apache
6 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (14.58%) MS Office
2 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (60.42%) SAN
2 18 (37.50%) Firewall
3 13 (27.08%) NAS
4 9 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 7 (14.58%) VPN
6 7 (14.58%) DNS
6 7 (14.58%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (12.50%) LAN
8 5 (10.42%) WAN
8 5 (10.42%) DHCP
8 5 (10.42%) SSH
8 5 (10.42%) VLAN
9 4 (8.33%) Network Security
9 4 (8.33%) SNMP
9 4 (8.33%) OSPF
9 4 (8.33%) BGP
10 3 (6.25%) DWDM
10 3 (6.25%) FTP
10 3 (6.25%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
1 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.08%) Big Data
2 1 (2.08%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 14 (29.17%) Finance
2 7 (14.58%) Banking
3 6 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) Architect
2 8 (16.67%) Administrator
2 8 (16.67%) Storage Administrator
3 6 (12.50%) Network Architect
3 6 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 5 (10.42%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Storage Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Platform Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Storage Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.25%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) UNIX Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) Application Packaging
1 2 (4.17%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.08%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 20 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.50%) EMC VNX
3 4 (8.33%) Replication
4 3 (6.25%) CLARiiON
4 3 (6.25%) Client/Server
4 3 (6.25%) Blog
4 3 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.17%) SecurID
5 2 (4.17%) PKI
6 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.08%) HP Storage
6 1 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.08%) FlexPod
6 1 (2.08%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 25 (52.08%) Windows
2 20 (41.67%) Linux
3 12 (25.00%) Solaris
4 11 (22.92%) UNIX
5 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (16.67%) AIX
7 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (8.33%) Data ONTAP
9 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (4.17%) Windows 2000
10 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
11 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) Migration
2 9 (18.75%) Project Management
3 8 (16.67%) ITIL
4 7 (14.58%) Load Balancing
5 6 (12.50%) Change Management
5 6 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (12.50%) Data Migration
6 5 (10.42%) Capacity Management
6 5 (10.42%) TOGAF
7 3 (6.25%) Workflow
7 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.25%) Project Planning
7 3 (6.25%) Change Control
8 2 (4.17%) Information Architecture
8 2 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (2.08%) High Availability
9 1 (2.08%) Data Protection
9 1 (2.08%) People Management
9 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.08%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) SQL
2 5 (10.42%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.25%) Perl
4 2 (4.17%) VB
5 1 (2.08%) Korn
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.17%) MCSE
3 2 (4.17%) MCSA
3 2 (4.17%) CCIE
3 2 (4.17%) CCNP
3 2 (4.17%) CCSE
4 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.08%) Degree
4 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.08%) CCDP
4 1 (2.08%) IBM Certification
4 1 (2.08%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) QA
2 3 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (14.58%) VMware ESX
1 7 (14.58%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (12.50%) vSphere
3 5 (10.42%) Active Directory
3 5 (10.42%) XenApp
4 4 (8.33%) XenDesktop
5 3 (6.25%) Samba
5 3 (6.25%) NFS
5 3 (6.25%) RHEV
6 2 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (2.08%) Veritas File System
7 1 (2.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (2.08%) SRDF
7 1 (2.08%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (2.08%) DFS Replication
7 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) SCCM
1 6 (12.50%) EMC VPLEX
2 4 (8.33%) NetBackup
3 3 (6.25%) SnapMirror
4 2 (4.17%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (4.17%) HP SIM
4 2 (4.17%) Unicenter
4 2 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (4.17%) ARCserve
5 1 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.08%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (2.08%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 28 (58.33%) Cisco
2 26 (54.17%) HP
3 19 (39.58%) VMware
4 18 (37.50%) NetApp
5 16 (33.33%) 3PAR
6 14 (29.17%) EMC
7 11 (22.92%) IBM
8 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 7 (14.58%) Red Hat
10 6 (12.50%) Oracle
11 5 (10.42%) Juniper
11 5 (10.42%) Symantec
11 5 (10.42%) F5
12 4 (8.33%) ProCurve
12 4 (8.33%) Citrix
12 4 (8.33%) Sun
13 3 (6.25%) Veritas
13 3 (6.25%) SolarWinds
14 2 (4.17%) Foundry
14 2 (4.17%) IronPort