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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Brocade
Rank 493 534 475
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -59
Contract jobs citing Brocade 128 77 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.51% 0.31% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 30 40
Average daily rate
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£360 £400 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +22.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £249 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £580 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £255
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +37.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.00 -
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -

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
24887 24619 23745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.77% 45.05% 46.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 14650 13583 12848
Average daily rate £400 £375 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1077 1070 1201
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.55 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +32 123 £360 -10.00% 21
London +19 38 £375 -18.69% 8
North West -10 19 £300 -7.69% 2
South East -12 19 £380 +13.34% 4
East of England +15 16 £360 +69.41%
Yorkshire -13 16 £420 -6.66% 3
Hertfordshire - 15 £360 -
Hampshire -9 12 £390 +20.93% 2
City of London +1 11 £413 +3.12% 2
Welwyn Garden City - 10 £360 -
West Midlands +7 8 £400 -5.88% 1
West Yorkshire -20 8 £420 -6.66% 1
Manchester -2 7 £313 - 2
Leeds -18 7 £420 - 1
South West -10 6 £343 -14.37% 1
Merseyside - 6 £297 -
South Yorkshire - 6 - -
Scotland -9 5 £413 +17.85% 2
Doncaster - 5 - -
Cheshire -6 4 £324 -
Edinburgh -7 4 £413 +3.12%
Birmingham - 4 £300 -
Worcestershire - 4 £400 -
Worcester - 4 £400 -
Havant +4 3 £380 -10.58%
Wiltshire -1 3 £343 -14.37%
Swindon -2 3 £343 -14.37%
Basingstoke -7 3 £400 -
Liverpool - 3 £325 -
Berkshire - 3 £375 - 1

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 154 (58.78%) Cisco
2 150 (57.25%) SAN
3 108 (41.22%) VMware
4 103 (39.31%) NetApp
5 100 (38.17%) HP
6 94 (35.88%) Windows
7 78 (29.77%) Data Centre
8 65 (24.81%) VMware Infrastructure
8 65 (24.81%) EMC
9 60 (22.90%) Fibre Channel
10 58 (22.14%) 3PAR
11 57 (21.76%) Firewall
12 56 (21.37%) IBM
13 55 (20.99%) Microsoft
14 51 (19.47%) SQL
15 46 (17.56%) Migration
15 46 (17.56%) ITIL
16 45 (17.18%) NAS
17 44 (16.79%) LAN
17 44 (16.79%) Juniper
18 43 (16.41%) Cisco Certification
18 43 (16.41%) Linux
19 42 (16.03%) Security Cleared
20 40 (15.27%) UNIX
20 40 (15.27%) WAN
21 36 (13.74%) EMC VNX
22 35 (13.36%) Windows Server 2012
22 35 (13.36%) VPN
22 35 (13.36%) CheckPoint
22 35 (13.36%) Finance

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 17 (6.49%) IIS
2 16 (6.11%) SharePoint
3 12 (4.58%) MS Exchange
4 10 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (3.05%) OpenStack
5 8 (3.05%) WebSphere
6 6 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.91%) Apache
7 5 (1.91%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (1.53%) JBoss
8 4 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.53%) Lync
9 1 (0.38%) TPMS
9 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 34 (12.98%) MS Excel
2 19 (7.25%) MS Visio
3 17 (6.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (3.05%) MS Office
5 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.44%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.29%) IaaS
4 4 (1.53%) SaaS
4 4 (1.53%) PaaS
5 2 (0.76%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 150 (57.25%) SAN
2 60 (22.90%) Fibre Channel
3 57 (21.76%) Firewall
4 45 (17.18%) NAS
5 44 (16.79%) LAN
6 40 (15.27%) WAN
7 35 (13.36%) VPN
8 31 (11.83%) DNS
8 31 (11.83%) Cisco Nexus
9 30 (11.45%) TCP/IP
10 27 (10.31%) MPLS
11 25 (9.54%) Cisco ASA
12 24 (9.16%) VLAN
12 24 (9.16%) OSPF
13 20 (7.63%) Ethernet
14 17 (6.49%) SSL
14 17 (6.49%) BGP
15 16 (6.11%) SNMP
15 16 (6.11%) SMTP
15 16 (6.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.73%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.34%) Big Data
3 12 (4.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (4.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (2.29%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.53%) MySQL
7 3 (1.15%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (1.15%) JIRA
1 3 (1.15%) Wise Package Studio
1 3 (1.15%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.76%) Gerrit
General
1 35 (13.36%) Finance
2 17 (6.49%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.29%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.91%) Banking
5 4 (1.53%) Automotive
6 3 (1.15%) Electronics
6 3 (1.15%) Advertising
6 3 (1.15%) Marketing
7 2 (0.76%) Games
8 1 (0.38%) Retail
8 1 (0.38%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.38%) French Language
Job Titles
1 50 (19.08%) Storage Engineer
2 41 (15.65%) Architect
3 32 (12.21%) Consultant
4 29 (11.07%) Administrator
5 28 (10.69%) Network Engineer
6 16 (6.11%) Infrastructure Architect
7 15 (5.73%) Storage Consultant
8 14 (5.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (5.34%) Storage Specialist
9 13 (4.96%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (4.58%) Storage Administrator
10 12 (4.58%) Storage Architect
11 11 (4.20%) Systems Administrator
11 11 (4.20%) Technical Architect
12 10 (3.82%) Analyst
13 9 (3.44%) SAN Engineer
14 8 (3.05%) SAN Storage Engineer
15 7 (2.67%) Senior Architect
15 7 (2.67%) Platform Engineer
15 7 (2.67%) NAS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.58%) Web Services
2 5 (1.91%) REST
3 3 (1.15%) SOAP
3 3 (1.15%) XML
3 3 (1.15%) JSON
3 3 (1.15%) Application Packaging
3 3 (1.15%) Software Packaging
4 2 (0.76%) CGI
4 2 (0.76%) CSS
5 1 (0.38%) .NET
5 1 (0.38%) Flash
5 1 (0.38%) OCX
5 1 (0.38%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 78 (29.77%) Data Centre
2 36 (13.74%) EMC VNX
3 26 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (9.92%) Replication
4 25 (9.54%) EMC VMAX
5 21 (8.02%) CLARiiON
6 11 (4.20%) PKI
7 10 (3.82%) Celerra
8 9 (3.44%) Client/Server
9 8 (3.05%) SecurID
9 8 (3.05%) Public Cloud
10 6 (2.29%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (2.29%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (2.29%) FlexPod
10 6 (2.29%) HP StoreVirtual
10 6 (2.29%) Symmetrix
10 6 (2.29%) EMC Centera
10 6 (2.29%) Clustering
10 6 (2.29%) Symmetrix DMX
10 6 (2.29%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 94 (35.88%) Windows
2 43 (16.41%) Linux
3 40 (15.27%) UNIX
4 35 (13.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (11.83%) Data ONTAP
6 25 (9.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (9.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (7.25%) Solaris
8 14 (5.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (3.82%) AIX
10 4 (1.53%) Windows 2000
10 4 (1.53%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.15%) CentOS
11 3 (1.15%) Android
12 2 (0.76%) HPUX
12 2 (0.76%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.38%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (17.56%) ITIL
1 46 (17.56%) Migration
2 28 (10.69%) Project Management
3 23 (8.78%) Change Management
4 22 (8.40%) Capacity Management
5 20 (7.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (6.49%) Load Balancing
6 17 (6.49%) Capacity Planning
7 14 (5.34%) Network Design
8 13 (4.96%) TOGAF
8 13 (4.96%) Change Control
9 11 (4.20%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (3.44%) High Availability
10 9 (3.44%) Data Migration
10 9 (3.44%) Analytics
11 8 (3.05%) Performance Monitoring
11 8 (3.05%) Data Protection
11 8 (3.05%) Data Architecture
11 8 (3.05%) E-Discovery
11 8 (3.05%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (19.47%) SQL
2 12 (4.58%) C
2 12 (4.58%) Perl
3 11 (4.20%) PowerShell
4 6 (2.29%) Python
5 5 (1.91%) Bash Shell
5 5 (1.91%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.15%) VB
7 2 (0.76%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.76%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.76%) Go
7 2 (0.76%) Lisp
7 2 (0.76%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.76%) Ruby
8 1 (0.38%) Korn
8 1 (0.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 43 (16.41%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (16.03%) Security Cleared
3 34 (12.98%) CCNP
4 33 (12.60%) SC Cleared
5 17 (6.49%) CCNA
6 10 (3.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (3.44%) Degree
8 7 (2.67%) HP ASE
8 7 (2.67%) IBM Certification
9 6 (2.29%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (2.29%) CCIE
9 6 (2.29%) DV Cleared
9 6 (2.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (1.91%) JNCIS
10 5 (1.91%) CCSE
10 5 (1.91%) Microsoft Certified Master
10 5 (1.91%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 5 (1.91%) MCSE
11 4 (1.53%) RHCE
11 4 (1.53%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.20%) SLA
2 8 (3.05%) QA
3 7 (2.67%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 65 (24.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (12.60%) vSphere
3 31 (11.83%) Active Directory
4 30 (11.45%) Hyper-V
5 28 (10.69%) NFS
6 19 (7.25%) VMware ESX
7 15 (5.73%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (4.96%) vCloud
9 12 (4.58%) SRDF
10 10 (3.82%) XenApp
10 10 (3.82%) XenServer
11 9 (3.44%) Firmware
12 7 (2.67%) XenDesktop
12 7 (2.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 5 (1.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (1.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 3 (1.15%) Samba
14 3 (1.15%) IAG
15 2 (0.76%) Docker
15 2 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 30 (11.45%) NetBackup
2 20 (7.63%) EMC NetWorker
3 19 (7.25%) EMC VPLEX
4 12 (4.58%) ARCserve
5 9 (3.44%) SCCM
5 9 (3.44%) Puppet
6 8 (3.05%) SnapMirror
7 7 (2.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (2.29%) SnapVault
8 6 (2.29%) Cisco Prime
9 4 (1.53%) Red Hat Satellite
9 4 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (1.53%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (1.53%) Legato
9 4 (1.53%) Tivoli
9 4 (1.53%) HP Data Protector
10 3 (1.15%) SolarWinds Orion
10 3 (1.15%) Unicenter
10 3 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (1.15%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 154 (58.78%) Cisco
2 108 (41.22%) VMware
3 103 (39.31%) NetApp
4 100 (38.17%) HP
5 65 (24.81%) EMC
6 58 (22.14%) 3PAR
7 56 (21.37%) IBM
8 55 (20.99%) Microsoft
9 44 (16.79%) Juniper
10 35 (13.36%) CheckPoint
11 32 (12.21%) F5
12 28 (10.69%) Dell
12 28 (10.69%) Oracle
13 26 (9.92%) Citrix
14 21 (8.02%) CommVault
14 21 (8.02%) Symantec
14 21 (8.02%) Red Hat
15 16 (6.11%) SAP
16 12 (4.58%) CA
16 12 (4.58%) Veeam
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