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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Brocade
Rank 469 505 438
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -67
Contract jobs citing Brocade 125 95 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.17% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.49% 0.38% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 57 58
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £240 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £625 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £379 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.83% +16.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 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
25269 25137 22645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.35% 45.52% 46.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14362 14090 11990
Average daily rate £400 £392 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £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 1091 1071 1207
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £41.15 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 24 April 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
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 24 April 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
England +25 120 £400 -11.11% 29
London +23 57 £375 -16.66% 13
South East +1 34 £413 +9.12% 6
Buckinghamshire +13 15 £538 - 1
Milton Keynes +5 11 £555 - 1
City of London +15 10 £406 -14.47% 2
Surrey +8 8 £300 - 1
West Midlands -9 6 £350 -
Hampshire -21 6 - - 1
Staines - 6 £300 -
East of England +21 5 - - 2
Yorkshire -18 5 £275 -26.66% 6
Scotland +8 4 - - 1
Hertfordshire +3 4 - - 1
Berkshire -7 4 £413 -34.00% 3
Worcestershire - 4 £350 -
Sunderland - 4 - -
Watford - 4 - -
Slough - 4 £413 -
Worcester - 4 £350 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 - -
North East - 4 - -
Wiltshire +14 3 £465 -25.60% 1
South West +4 3 £465 -25.60% 1
North West -26 3 - - 1
North Yorkshire - 3 £275 - 3
Harrogate - 3 £275 -
Swindon +12 2 £465 -25.60% 1
Edinburgh +3 2 - -
East Midlands -1 2 £451 +19.43%

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 125 (61.27%) SAN
2 115 (56.37%) Cisco
3 107 (52.45%) VMware
4 90 (44.12%) HP
5 79 (38.73%) Windows
6 73 (35.78%) NetApp
7 65 (31.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 63 (30.88%) 3PAR
9 59 (28.92%) EMC
10 49 (24.02%) Linux
11 44 (21.57%) Microsoft
12 41 (20.10%) Firewall
13 39 (19.12%) Fibre Channel
14 38 (18.63%) Migration
15 37 (18.14%) IBM
15 37 (18.14%) Windows Server 2012
16 36 (17.65%) LAN
17 35 (17.16%) NAS
18 34 (16.67%) Security Cleared
18 34 (16.67%) SQL
18 34 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
19 31 (15.20%) Finance
19 31 (15.20%) Active Directory
20 30 (14.71%) WAN
21 29 (14.22%) ITIL
22 28 (13.73%) Juniper
23 27 (13.24%) Citrix
24 25 (12.25%) Oracle
25 24 (11.76%) TCP/IP
25 24 (11.76%) Red Hat

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 16 (7.84%) SharePoint
1 16 (7.84%) MS Exchange
2 12 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (5.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (4.90%) IIS
5 9 (4.41%) Lync
6 8 (3.92%) WebSphere
7 6 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (2.45%) Apache
8 5 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.96%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.98%) JBoss
12 1 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 23 (11.27%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.86%) MS Visio
3 9 (4.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.45%) MS Office
5 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.45%) IaaS
3 4 (1.96%) Amazon S3
3 4 (1.96%) Amazon Glacier
4 3 (1.47%) SaaS
4 3 (1.47%) PaaS
5 1 (0.49%) HP Helion
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 125 (61.27%) SAN
2 41 (20.10%) Firewall
3 39 (19.12%) Fibre Channel
4 36 (17.65%) LAN
5 35 (17.16%) NAS
6 30 (14.71%) WAN
7 24 (11.76%) TCP/IP
7 24 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
8 23 (11.27%) VPN
9 20 (9.80%) DNS
10 19 (9.31%) MPLS
11 18 (8.82%) VLAN
12 16 (7.84%) SMTP
13 15 (7.35%) SNMP
14 13 (6.37%) Network Security
15 12 (5.88%) SSL
15 12 (5.88%) Wireless
16 11 (5.39%) DHCP
16 11 (5.39%) NetScaler
17 10 (4.90%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (7.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (3.43%) Big Data
5 6 (2.94%) MySQL
6 5 (2.45%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.98%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.49%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (1.47%) MSI
1 3 (1.47%) JIRA
2 2 (0.98%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.49%) Gerrit
3 1 (0.49%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.49%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.49%) Metasploit
General
1 31 (15.20%) Finance
2 5 (2.45%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.96%) Automotive
3 4 (1.96%) Banking
4 3 (1.47%) Advertising
5 2 (0.98%) Games
5 2 (0.98%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.49%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.49%) French Language
Job Titles
1 55 (26.96%) Storage Engineer
2 33 (16.18%) Architect
3 26 (12.75%) Consultant
4 23 (11.27%) Network Engineer
4 23 (11.27%) Administrator
5 14 (6.86%) Storage Consultant
6 13 (6.37%) Infrastructure Architect
6 13 (6.37%) Systems Administrator
7 12 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (5.39%) Storage Administrator
9 8 (3.92%) Technical Architect
9 8 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (3.43%) Analyst
11 6 (2.94%) Platform Engineer
11 6 (2.94%) Support Engineer
11 6 (2.94%) SAN Engineer
11 6 (2.94%) Storage Analyst
12 5 (2.45%) Linux Administrator
12 5 (2.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 4 (1.96%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.90%) Web Services
2 6 (2.94%) REST
3 5 (2.45%) JSON
4 3 (1.47%) SOAP
4 3 (1.47%) XML
5 2 (0.98%) HTML5
5 2 (0.98%) Django
5 2 (0.98%) Play Framework
5 2 (0.98%) CSS3
5 2 (0.98%) CGI
5 2 (0.98%) CSS
5 2 (0.98%) HTML
5 2 (0.98%) SAP Basis
5 2 (0.98%) Ajax
5 2 (0.98%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.49%) JNI
6 1 (0.49%) .NET
6 1 (0.49%) Middleware
6 1 (0.49%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.49%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.84%) Replication
3 11 (5.39%) Clustering
4 10 (4.90%) CLARiiON
5 8 (3.92%) PKI
6 7 (3.43%) Symmetrix
6 7 (3.43%) EMC Centera
6 7 (3.43%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.43%) Client/Server
6 7 (3.43%) Public Cloud
6 7 (3.43%) Celerra
7 6 (2.94%) Symmetrix DMX
8 5 (2.45%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.47%) IBM XIV
10 3 (1.47%) IPTV
10 3 (1.47%) Blog
10 3 (1.47%) Spread Betting
10 3 (1.47%) Open Source
11 2 (0.98%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 79 (38.73%) Windows
2 49 (24.02%) Linux
3 37 (18.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (10.78%) UNIX
5 22 (10.78%) Solaris
6 12 (5.88%) AIX
7 10 (4.90%) CentOS
7 10 (4.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (3.92%) HPUX
9 5 (2.45%) Slackware
9 5 (2.45%) SUSE
10 4 (1.96%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.96%) VMS
11 3 (1.47%) Android
12 2 (0.98%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.98%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.49%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.49%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (18.63%) Migration
2 29 (14.22%) ITIL
3 22 (10.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 21 (10.29%) Project Management
5 14 (6.86%) Network Design
6 12 (5.88%) Change Management
6 12 (5.88%) TOGAF
7 10 (4.90%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (4.90%) Data Migration
7 10 (4.90%) Change Control
7 10 (4.90%) Service Management
8 9 (4.41%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (3.92%) Network Management
9 8 (3.92%) Analytics
10 7 (3.43%) Process Management
10 7 (3.43%) Data Analytics
10 7 (3.43%) E-Discovery
10 7 (3.43%) Data Architecture
11 6 (2.94%) Capacity Management
11 6 (2.94%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 34 (16.67%) SQL
2 10 (4.90%) PowerShell
2 10 (4.90%) Perl
3 7 (3.43%) Shell Script
4 5 (2.45%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.45%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.96%) C
6 3 (1.47%) Ruby
7 2 (0.98%) Python
7 2 (0.98%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.98%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.49%) VB
8 1 (0.49%) Java
8 1 (0.49%) Go
8 1 (0.49%) Korn
Qualifications
1 34 (16.67%) Security Cleared
1 34 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (10.29%) CCNP
2 21 (10.29%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.88%) CCNA
4 10 (4.90%) DV Cleared
5 9 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (2.94%) CCIE
6 6 (2.94%) JNCIS
7 5 (2.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.96%) Degree
8 4 (1.96%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 4 (1.96%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 4 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (1.96%) MCP
8 4 (1.96%) MCSA
9 3 (1.47%) JNCIA
9 3 (1.47%) CCSA
9 3 (1.47%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.43%) SLA
1 7 (3.43%) QA
2 6 (2.94%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 65 (31.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (15.20%) Active Directory
3 23 (11.27%) vSphere
4 21 (10.29%) Hyper-V
5 20 (9.80%) vCloud
6 17 (8.33%) VMware ESX
7 16 (7.84%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (7.35%) XenDesktop
8 15 (7.35%) XenApp
9 10 (4.90%) NFS
10 6 (2.94%) SRDF
10 6 (2.94%) XenServer
11 4 (1.96%) Terminal Services
12 3 (1.47%) Samba
12 3 (1.47%) Firmware
12 3 (1.47%) IAG
12 3 (1.47%) Squid
12 3 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.98%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
2 13 (6.37%) NetBackup
3 8 (3.92%) SCCM
3 8 (3.92%) Puppet
4 7 (3.43%) ARCserve
5 6 (2.94%) HP Data Protector
5 6 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (2.94%) Legato
6 5 (2.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (1.96%) HAProxy
7 4 (1.96%) vMotion
7 4 (1.96%) Tivoli
7 4 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.47%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.98%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.98%) CFEngine
9 2 (0.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.98%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.49%) EMC TimeFinder
10 1 (0.49%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 115 (56.37%) Cisco
2 107 (52.45%) VMware
3 90 (44.12%) HP
4 73 (35.78%) NetApp
5 63 (30.88%) 3PAR
6 59 (28.92%) EMC
7 44 (21.57%) Microsoft
8 37 (18.14%) IBM
9 28 (13.73%) Juniper
10 27 (13.24%) Citrix
11 25 (12.25%) Oracle
12 24 (11.76%) Red Hat
13 22 (10.78%) CheckPoint
14 19 (9.31%) Dell
15 18 (8.82%) F5
16 13 (6.37%) Symantec
17 11 (5.39%) CommVault
17 11 (5.39%) Veeam
18 7 (3.43%) CA
19 6 (2.94%) Vyatta
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