The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Brocade products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Brocade over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Brocade
Rank 136 - 123
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Brocade 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.095% - 0.080%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% - 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.85 - £47.50
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 West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1254 1048 1159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.90% 42.09% 46.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 772 611 651
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 61 74
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.30 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.53% -10.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £30.01 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

Brocade
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Brocade across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Brocade Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Brocade
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Brocade across the South West region.

Brocade Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Brocade
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 January 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
Dorset - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Brocade
England

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Ethernet
2 5 (41.67%) HP
2 5 (41.67%) SAN
2 5 (41.67%) LAN
2 5 (41.67%) Migration
3 4 (33.33%) Firewall
3 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (33.33%) EMC
3 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) NAS
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (25.00%) CCNP
4 3 (25.00%) WAN
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (25.00%) VPN
4 3 (25.00%) MPLS
5 2 (16.67%) OSPF
5 2 (16.67%) McAfee
5 2 (16.67%) BGP
5 2 (16.67%) VRRP
5 2 (16.67%) JNCIP
5 2 (16.67%) Juniper
5 2 (16.67%) ADSL
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) IBM
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) RIP
5 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (8.33%) Lync
1 1 (8.33%) JBoss
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Ethernet
1 5 (41.67%) SAN
1 5 (41.67%) LAN
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) NAS
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (25.00%) WAN
3 3 (25.00%) VPN
3 3 (25.00%) MPLS
4 2 (16.67%) OSPF
4 2 (16.67%) BGP
4 2 (16.67%) VRRP
4 2 (16.67%) ADSL
4 2 (16.67%) RIP
4 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (16.67%) VPLS
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security
5 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
5 1 (8.33%) Junos
5 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) DB2
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Storage Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Storage Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) SAN Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Network Support
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (8.33%) IBM XIV
1 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) AIX
2 1 (8.33%) Solaris
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Change Control
2 1 (8.33%) ArchiMate
2 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (8.33%) UML
2 1 (8.33%) SSADM
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) DoDAF
2 1 (8.33%) MODAF
2 1 (8.33%) SysML
2 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) CCNP
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (16.67%) JNCIP
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) CCNA
4 1 (8.33%) JNCIS
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) XenApp
1 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
1 1 (8.33%) NFS
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) HP
3 4 (33.33%) EMC
4 2 (16.67%) McAfee
4 2 (16.67%) Juniper
4 2 (16.67%) IBM
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) WatchGuard
5 1 (8.33%) IronPort
5 1 (8.33%) ProCurve
5 1 (8.33%) Trustwave
5 1 (8.33%) Intel
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) Siemens
5 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) Genesys
5 1 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) AppSense