The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Brocade products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Brocade over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Brocade
Rank 494 497 420
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -77
Contract jobs citing Brocade 105 73 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.14% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% 0.31% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 44 65
Average daily rate
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£413 £447 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.71% +19.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £350 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £30.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24335 23603 21491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.36% 45.47% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13863 12950 11452
Average daily rate £400 £400 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1039 1048 1185
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

Brocade
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Brocade Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Brocade
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Brocade within the UK.

Brocade Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Brocade
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Brocade within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Brocade Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Brocade
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Brocade within the UK.

Brocade Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Brocade
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Brocade within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Brocade Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Brocade
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Brocade within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 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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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
England +23 101 £413 -2.94% 17
London +22 50 £401 -10.83% 6
South East -19 28 £488 +14.70% 7
Buckinghamshire +8 13 £538 -
City of London +17 11 £470 -1.05% 2
Milton Keynes +3 9 £555 -
East of England +9 6 £450 +52.54%
Surrey +9 6 £300 -29.41% 2
West Midlands -5 6 £400 +18.51%
Hertfordshire +6 5 £450 -
Watford - 4 - -
South West -3 3 - - 2
Yorkshire -21 2 £275 -21.42% 1
Cambridgeshire +1 1 - -
Bournemouth 0 1 - - 1
Harrogate -1 1 £275 -
Dorset -1 1 - - 1
North Yorkshire -2 1 £275 - 1
East Midlands -10 1 - -
North West -20 1 £500 +76.05% 1
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
West Sussex - - - -

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 129 (61.14%) SAN
2 123 (58.29%) Cisco
3 101 (47.87%) VMware
4 82 (38.86%) HP
5 67 (31.75%) Windows
6 63 (29.86%) EMC
7 60 (28.44%) NetApp
8 59 (27.96%) VMware Infrastructure
9 47 (22.27%) 3PAR
10 42 (19.91%) Linux
11 41 (19.43%) Security Cleared
12 40 (18.96%) Fibre Channel
13 37 (17.54%) LAN
13 37 (17.54%) Microsoft
14 36 (17.06%) Firewall
14 36 (17.06%) Migration
15 35 (16.59%) Cisco Certification
15 35 (16.59%) NAS
16 31 (14.69%) WAN
16 31 (14.69%) ITIL
17 29 (13.74%) Citrix
17 29 (13.74%) IBM
18 28 (13.27%) Windows Server 2012
19 27 (12.80%) Juniper
20 26 (12.32%) SC Cleared
21 25 (11.85%) CheckPoint
22 24 (11.37%) Finance
23 23 (10.90%) Red Hat
23 23 (10.90%) CCNP
24 22 (10.43%) UNIX

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 13 (6.16%) SharePoint
2 12 (5.69%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.84%) Lync
5 6 (2.84%) IIS
6 5 (2.37%) Apache
6 5 (2.37%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.42%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.95%) JBoss
8 2 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.95%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.47%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 12 (5.69%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.79%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.84%) MS Office
4 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.90%) Amazon S3
1 4 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.90%) Amazon Glacier
2 2 (0.95%) IaaS
3 1 (0.47%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 129 (61.14%) SAN
2 40 (18.96%) Fibre Channel
3 37 (17.54%) LAN
4 36 (17.06%) Firewall
5 35 (16.59%) NAS
6 31 (14.69%) WAN
7 22 (10.43%) TCP/IP
7 22 (10.43%) Wireless
8 19 (9.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 16 (7.58%) BGP
9 16 (7.58%) DNS
10 15 (7.11%) VPN
11 14 (6.64%) OSPF
11 14 (6.64%) NetScaler
12 13 (6.16%) MPLS
13 12 (5.69%) SMTP
14 10 (4.74%) DHCP
14 10 (4.74%) Cisco IPT
15 9 (4.27%) Network Security
15 9 (4.27%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.48%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (5.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (2.84%) MySQL
4 5 (2.37%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (0.95%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.47%) DB2
6 1 (0.47%) Big Data
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.42%) JIRA
1 3 (1.42%) MSI
2 1 (0.47%) StarTeam
2 1 (0.47%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.47%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (11.37%) Finance
2 6 (2.84%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.37%) Banking
4 4 (1.90%) Automotive
5 3 (1.42%) Advertising
6 2 (0.95%) Games
6 2 (0.95%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.95%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.47%) French Language
7 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (26.54%) Storage Engineer
2 35 (16.59%) Network Engineer
3 33 (15.64%) Consultant
4 23 (10.90%) Architect
4 23 (10.90%) Administrator
5 18 (8.53%) Storage Consultant
6 13 (6.16%) Storage Administrator
7 11 (5.21%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (4.74%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (3.79%) Network Consultant
9 8 (3.79%) Support Engineer
10 7 (3.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (3.32%) Analyst
11 6 (2.84%) Infrastructure Architect
11 6 (2.84%) SAN Engineer
11 6 (2.84%) Storage Analyst
12 5 (2.37%) Linux Administrator
12 5 (2.37%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 4 (1.90%) Network Support
13 4 (1.90%) EMC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.37%) JSON
1 5 (2.37%) REST
2 3 (1.42%) SOAP
2 3 (1.42%) Web Services
2 3 (1.42%) XML
3 2 (0.95%) HTML
3 2 (0.95%) SAP Basis
3 2 (0.95%) CSS3
3 2 (0.95%) Play Framework
3 2 (0.95%) Django
3 2 (0.95%) HTML5
3 2 (0.95%) Ajax
3 2 (0.95%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (0.95%) CSS
4 1 (0.47%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.47%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.47%) JNI
4 1 (0.47%) .NET
4 1 (0.47%) CGI
4 1 (0.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.06%) Replication
3 13 (6.16%) Clustering
4 11 (5.21%) CLARiiON
5 10 (4.74%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.79%) EMC Centera
7 7 (3.32%) Symmetrix
8 6 (2.84%) Celerra
8 6 (2.84%) Symmetrix DMX
9 5 (2.37%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.90%) HP StorageWorks
10 4 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.42%) IBM XIV
11 3 (1.42%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (1.42%) Blog
11 3 (1.42%) IPTV
11 3 (1.42%) Spread Betting
12 2 (0.95%) CMDB
12 2 (0.95%) Online Games
12 2 (0.95%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 67 (31.75%) Windows
2 42 (19.91%) Linux
3 28 (13.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (10.43%) UNIX
5 19 (9.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (9.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (8.53%) Solaris
7 16 (7.58%) AIX
8 15 (7.11%) HPUX
9 10 (4.74%) CentOS
10 9 (4.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (2.37%) SUSE
11 5 (2.37%) Slackware
12 4 (1.90%) VMS
12 4 (1.90%) Windows 7
13 3 (1.42%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.42%) Android
14 2 (0.95%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.47%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.47%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (17.06%) Migration
2 31 (14.69%) ITIL
3 19 (9.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (7.58%) Change Management
5 15 (7.11%) Load Balancing
6 14 (6.64%) Network Design
7 13 (6.16%) Project Management
8 10 (4.74%) Capacity Planning
8 10 (4.74%) Change Control
9 9 (4.27%) Network Management
10 8 (3.79%) Performance Analysis
10 8 (3.79%) TOGAF
11 7 (3.32%) Service Management
11 7 (3.32%) ITSM
11 7 (3.32%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (2.84%) Capacity Management
12 6 (2.84%) Data Migration
12 6 (2.84%) Performance Management
12 6 (2.84%) Configuration Management
12 6 (2.84%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (10.43%) SQL
2 9 (4.27%) Perl
3 8 (3.79%) PowerShell
4 6 (2.84%) Shell Script
5 5 (2.37%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.90%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.95%) Ruby
8 1 (0.47%) Korn
8 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.47%) C
8 1 (0.47%) Java
8 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.47%) VB
8 1 (0.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 41 (19.43%) Security Cleared
2 35 (16.59%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (12.32%) SC Cleared
4 23 (10.90%) CCNP
5 11 (5.21%) CCNA
5 11 (5.21%) DV Cleared
6 9 (4.27%) JNCIS
7 7 (3.32%) CCIE
8 6 (2.84%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (2.37%) HP ASE
9 5 (2.37%) HP MASE
10 4 (1.90%) Degree
10 4 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.90%) MCP
11 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (1.42%) JNCIA
11 3 (1.42%) CCSA
11 3 (1.42%) CCSE
11 3 (1.42%) JNCIP
11 3 (1.42%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.32%) SLA
2 6 (2.84%) QA
System Software
1 59 (27.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (9.95%) Active Directory
3 15 (7.11%) Hyper-V
4 14 (6.64%) vCloud
5 12 (5.69%) XenApp
5 12 (5.69%) VMware ESX
6 11 (5.21%) XenDesktop
7 10 (4.74%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (4.27%) NFS
8 9 (4.27%) vSphere
9 8 (3.79%) Firmware
10 7 (3.32%) SRDF
11 4 (1.90%) Terminal Services
11 4 (1.90%) Squid
12 3 (1.42%) IAG
13 2 (0.95%) XenServer
13 2 (0.95%) Xen
14 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.47%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 20 (9.48%) EMC NetWorker
2 16 (7.58%) NetBackup
3 7 (3.32%) ARCserve
3 7 (3.32%) Puppet
4 6 (2.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (2.84%) Legato
4 6 (2.84%) HP Data Protector
5 5 (2.37%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.90%) vMotion
6 4 (1.90%) SCCM
6 4 (1.90%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.42%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.42%) ZABBIX
7 3 (1.42%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.95%) CFEngine
8 2 (0.95%) HP SIM
8 2 (0.95%) SCOM
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.47%) Nessus
Vendors
1 123 (58.29%) Cisco
2 101 (47.87%) VMware
3 82 (38.86%) HP
4 63 (29.86%) EMC
5 60 (28.44%) NetApp
6 47 (22.27%) 3PAR
7 37 (17.54%) Microsoft
8 29 (13.74%) IBM
8 29 (13.74%) Citrix
9 27 (12.80%) Juniper
10 25 (11.85%) CheckPoint
11 23 (10.90%) Red Hat
12 21 (9.95%) Oracle
13 15 (7.11%) F5
13 15 (7.11%) Symantec
13 15 (7.11%) Dell
14 14 (6.64%) Blue Coat
15 13 (6.16%) Aruba
16 11 (5.21%) Veeam
17 10 (4.74%) Polycom
Slough
Church International
Rate: £400-£450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CPS Group
Rate: £200 - £280 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago