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 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Brocade
Rank 242 236 228
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing Brocade 41 33 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.33% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.87% 0.71% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 17
Average daily rate £388 £413 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +9.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £261 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £649
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £379
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +5.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £51.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+27.50% -
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
4708 4659 4381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.86% 46.15% 46.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2818 2487 2202
Average daily rate £400 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 256 257
Average hourly rate £20.25 £19.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.19% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.17 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 May 2016.

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 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Surrey +6 23 £388 +29.16% 3
Hampshire +6 10 £508 -
West Sussex - 5 £366 -
Berkshire -3 1 - - 8
Buckinghamshire -5 1 £365 -32.09%
Kent - 1 £463 -
Brocade
England

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 42 (65.63%) Unix
1 42 (65.63%) SAN
2 39 (60.94%) EMC
3 36 (56.25%) Solaris
3 36 (56.25%) Fibre Channel
4 32 (50.00%) Linux
4 32 (50.00%) NetBackup
5 30 (46.88%) Red Hat
5 30 (46.88%) High Availability
6 29 (45.31%) Sun
6 29 (45.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (43.75%) Oracle
7 28 (43.75%) StorageTek
8 27 (42.19%) Disaster Recovery
9 26 (40.63%) Veritas
10 25 (39.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 25 (39.06%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 23 (35.94%) Oracle ZFS
12 21 (32.81%) GlusterFS
12 21 (32.81%) EMC VMAX
12 21 (32.81%) Red Hat Satellite
12 21 (32.81%) MySQL
12 21 (32.81%) VLDB
13 19 (29.69%) HP
14 16 (25.00%) OLTP
14 16 (25.00%) Computer Science
15 15 (23.44%) Security Cleared
15 15 (23.44%) Migration
16 14 (21.88%) NAS
17 13 (20.31%) NetApp

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 42 (65.63%) SAN
2 36 (56.25%) Fibre Channel
3 14 (21.88%) NAS
4 13 (20.31%) LAN
5 12 (18.75%) WAN
6 11 (17.19%) Firewall
7 8 (12.50%) TCP/IP
8 7 (10.94%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (10.94%) Network Security
8 7 (10.94%) WLAN
9 6 (9.38%) Wireless
10 5 (7.81%) 802.11
10 5 (7.81%) BGP
10 5 (7.81%) Internet
10 5 (7.81%) IPsec
10 5 (7.81%) IPv6
10 5 (7.81%) OSPF
10 5 (7.81%) SNMP
10 5 (7.81%) VLAN
10 5 (7.81%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (32.81%) MySQL
1 21 (32.81%) VLDB
2 16 (25.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (17.19%) Finance
2 9 (14.06%) Banking
3 3 (4.69%) Investment Banking
3 3 (4.69%) Military
4 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.56%) Electronics
5 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (56.25%) Administrator
2 28 (43.75%) Unix Administrator
3 11 (17.19%) Architect
3 11 (17.19%) Storage Administrator
3 11 (17.19%) Storage Systems Administrator
3 11 (17.19%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (10.94%) Storage Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (9.38%) Network Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (7.81%) Network Architect
6 5 (7.81%) Technical Architect
7 4 (6.25%) Solaris Administrator
8 3 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (4.69%) EMC Storage Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) SAN Administrator
8 3 (4.69%) SAN Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Storage Architect
8 3 (4.69%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.56%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 21 (32.81%) EMC VMAX
2 16 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 11 (17.19%) Data Centre
3 11 (17.19%) Enterprise Storage
4 8 (12.50%) EMC VNX
5 5 (7.81%) LPAR
6 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.69%) Client/Server
6 3 (4.69%) Replication
7 2 (3.13%) Contactless
8 1 (1.56%) Clustering
8 1 (1.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 42 (65.63%) Unix
2 36 (56.25%) Solaris
3 32 (50.00%) Linux
4 29 (45.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (20.31%) Windows
6 4 (6.25%) Windows Server
7 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.88%) High Availability
2 27 (42.19%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (23.44%) Migration
4 9 (14.06%) Performance Monitoring
5 8 (12.50%) Change Management
6 5 (7.81%) Data Protection
6 5 (7.81%) Service Management
7 4 (6.25%) CRM
7 4 (6.25%) Logistics
7 4 (6.25%) Network Design
7 4 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (4.69%) Capacity Management
8 3 (4.69%) Problem Management
9 2 (3.13%) Data Migration
9 2 (3.13%) Load Balancing
10 1 (1.56%) Business Continuity
10 1 (1.56%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (1.56%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (1.56%) Information Architecture
10 1 (1.56%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 15 (23.44%) Security Cleared
2 10 (15.63%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.81%) Degree
4 4 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 4 (6.25%) NCDA
4 4 (6.25%) NCIE
4 4 (6.25%) NCSA
5 1 (1.56%) CCDP
5 1 (1.56%) CCNA
5 1 (1.56%) CCNP
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 25 (39.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 21 (32.81%) GlusterFS
3 3 (4.69%) RHEV
4 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 25 (39.06%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 23 (35.94%) Oracle ZFS
4 21 (32.81%) Red Hat Satellite
5 10 (15.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (7.81%) Tivoli
7 4 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (4.69%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (3.13%) vMotion
Vendors
1 39 (60.94%) EMC
2 30 (46.88%) Red Hat
3 29 (45.31%) Sun
4 28 (43.75%) Oracle
4 28 (43.75%) StorageTek
5 26 (40.63%) Veritas
6 19 (29.69%) HP
7 13 (20.31%) NetApp
8 12 (18.75%) Cisco
9 11 (17.19%) IBM
10 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
11 6 (9.38%) Aruba
11 6 (9.38%) Avaya
11 6 (9.38%) NetScout
11 6 (9.38%) Palo Alto
11 6 (9.38%) Symantec
12 5 (7.81%) VMware
13 4 (6.25%) F5
14 3 (4.69%) Riverbed
15 2 (3.13%) SAP