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 28 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Brocade
Rank 506 517 440
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -77
Contract jobs citing Brocade 120 99 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.18% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.47% 0.39% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 39 70
Average daily rate
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£375 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+2.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.24 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 - -

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
25732 25448 24415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.93% 45.76% 46.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15200 14185 13493
Average daily rate £400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £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 1100 1086 1100
Average hourly rate £18.75 £18.46 £19.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.57% -5.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +11 109 £369 -2.64% 27
London +23 27 £375 -12.79% 13
South East -29 21 £375 +7.44% 7
North West -15 18 £306 - 1
Hampshire -9 12 £400 +24.03%
Yorkshire -26 12 £304 -32.50% 2
South West -11 11 £325 -7.14% 1
Hertfordshire +11 10 £393 - 1
East of England +10 10 £393 +12.14% 1
Merseyside - 9 £300 -
West Midlands +5 8 £360 +16.91% 1
Scotland -1 8 £450 +12.50% 2
Devon - 7 - -
Plymouth - 7 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 7 £430 -
Edinburgh -11 6 £450 -
West Yorkshire -23 6 £298 -33.88%
Liverpool - 6 £325 -
Surrey -1 5 £300 - 4
East Midlands -3 5 £363 -9.37% 1
Cheshire -4 5 £324 -
Leeds -26 5 - -
City of London +7 4 £369 - 3
Basingstoke +1 4 £400 -
Nottinghamshire -6 4 £375 -6.25% 1
Nottingham -7 4 £375 -6.25% 1
Doncaster - 4 - -
Gosport - 4 £525 -
Worcester - 4 £400 -
South Yorkshire - 4 - -

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 155 (58.27%) SAN
2 152 (57.14%) Cisco
3 109 (40.98%) HP
3 109 (40.98%) NetApp
4 95 (35.71%) VMware
5 90 (33.83%) Windows
6 77 (28.95%) Data Centre
7 74 (27.82%) IBM
8 69 (25.94%) Firewall
9 64 (24.06%) EMC
10 62 (23.31%) Microsoft
11 56 (21.05%) Fibre Channel
12 55 (20.68%) VMware Infrastructure
12 55 (20.68%) SQL
13 54 (20.30%) ITIL
13 54 (20.30%) Juniper
14 52 (19.55%) Migration
15 51 (19.17%) 3PAR
16 49 (18.42%) Security Cleared
16 49 (18.42%) LAN
17 46 (17.29%) UNIX
17 46 (17.29%) Cisco Certification
17 46 (17.29%) SC Cleared
18 45 (16.92%) NAS
19 43 (16.17%) Finance
19 43 (16.17%) Linux
20 42 (15.79%) WAN
20 42 (15.79%) VPN
21 39 (14.66%) CheckPoint
22 38 (14.29%) NetBackup

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (6.02%) IIS
2 11 (4.14%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.38%) MS Exchange
3 9 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (3.01%) OpenStack
4 8 (3.01%) WebSphere
5 6 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (1.88%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.88%) JBoss
7 4 (1.50%) Lync
8 3 (1.13%) Apache
9 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.38%) TPMS
9 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 34 (12.78%) MS Excel
2 21 (7.89%) MS Visio
3 19 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (4.51%) MS Office
5 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 4 (1.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.26%) IaaS
4 4 (1.50%) SaaS
4 4 (1.50%) PaaS
5 3 (1.13%) Office 365
6 2 (0.75%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 155 (58.27%) SAN
2 69 (25.94%) Firewall
3 56 (21.05%) Fibre Channel
4 49 (18.42%) LAN
5 45 (16.92%) NAS
6 42 (15.79%) WAN
6 42 (15.79%) VPN
7 35 (13.16%) TCP/IP
8 33 (12.41%) DNS
9 32 (12.03%) Cisco Nexus
10 30 (11.28%) MPLS
11 28 (10.53%) OSPF
11 28 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
11 28 (10.53%) VLAN
12 22 (8.27%) SSL
12 22 (8.27%) Ethernet
13 21 (7.89%) BGP
14 19 (7.14%) Network Security
15 16 (6.02%) NetScaler
15 16 (6.02%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.26%) Big Data
2 11 (4.14%) SQL Server
3 10 (3.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (3.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (2.26%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.13%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.13%) MySQL
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (1.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (1.13%) JIRA
1 3 (1.13%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.75%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (0.75%) Gerrit
General
1 43 (16.17%) Finance
2 18 (6.77%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.14%) Banking
4 5 (1.88%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.50%) Advertising
5 4 (1.50%) Electronics
5 4 (1.50%) Marketing
6 3 (1.13%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.13%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.13%) Automotive
7 2 (0.75%) Retail
8 1 (0.38%) Local Government
8 1 (0.38%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.38%) French Language
Job Titles
1 45 (16.92%) Storage Engineer
2 41 (15.41%) Architect
3 35 (13.16%) Network Engineer
4 34 (12.78%) Consultant
5 26 (9.77%) Administrator
6 16 (6.02%) Infrastructure Architect
6 16 (6.02%) Storage Consultant
7 15 (5.64%) Storage Specialist
8 14 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (4.89%) SAN Engineer
9 13 (4.89%) SAN Storage Engineer
10 12 (4.51%) Storage Architect
10 12 (4.51%) Systems Administrator
10 12 (4.51%) Technical Architect
11 11 (4.14%) NAS Engineer
11 11 (4.14%) NetApp Engineer
12 10 (3.76%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (3.76%) Storage Administrator
13 8 (3.01%) Network Architect
14 7 (2.63%) SAN Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.51%) Web Services
2 5 (1.88%) REST
3 3 (1.13%) XML
3 3 (1.13%) Flash
3 3 (1.13%) SOAP
3 3 (1.13%) JSON
4 2 (0.75%) Application Packaging
4 2 (0.75%) Software Packaging
4 2 (0.75%) CSS
4 2 (0.75%) CGI
5 1 (0.38%) OCX
5 1 (0.38%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 77 (28.95%) Data Centre
2 31 (11.65%) Replication
3 30 (11.28%) EMC VMAX
4 24 (9.02%) EMC VNX
5 17 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (5.26%) CLARiiON
7 12 (4.51%) Client/Server
8 11 (4.14%) PKI
9 9 (3.38%) Public Cloud
10 8 (3.01%) SecurID
11 6 (2.26%) FlexPod
11 6 (2.26%) Enterprise Storage
11 6 (2.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 6 (2.26%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (2.26%) Celerra
12 5 (1.88%) CMDB
12 5 (1.88%) Clustering
12 5 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (1.50%) NHS
13 4 (1.50%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 90 (33.83%) Windows
2 46 (17.29%) UNIX
3 43 (16.17%) Linux
4 34 (12.78%) Data ONTAP
5 26 (9.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (7.52%) Solaris
8 19 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (4.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (4.14%) AIX
11 3 (1.13%) CentOS
11 3 (1.13%) Android
12 2 (0.75%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.75%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.75%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.38%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (20.30%) ITIL
2 52 (19.55%) Migration
3 29 (10.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 26 (9.77%) Change Management
5 24 (9.02%) Project Management
6 20 (7.52%) Load Balancing
6 20 (7.52%) Capacity Management
7 17 (6.39%) Problem Management
8 15 (5.64%) Network Design
9 14 (5.26%) Change Control
9 14 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
9 14 (5.26%) Performance Management
10 11 (4.14%) TOGAF
10 11 (4.14%) Service Management
11 10 (3.76%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (3.76%) Analytics
12 9 (3.38%) Data Migration
12 9 (3.38%) High Availability
13 8 (3.01%) E-Discovery
13 8 (3.01%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 55 (20.68%) SQL
2 12 (4.51%) Perl
3 11 (4.14%) C
4 7 (2.63%) Python
4 7 (2.63%) PowerShell
5 5 (1.88%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.13%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.75%) Go
7 2 (0.75%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.75%) VB
7 2 (0.75%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.75%) Lisp
7 2 (0.75%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.75%) Ruby
8 1 (0.38%) Korn
Qualifications
1 49 (18.42%) Security Cleared
2 46 (17.29%) SC Cleared
2 46 (17.29%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (13.53%) CCNP
4 19 (7.14%) CCNA
5 11 (4.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (3.38%) Degree
7 8 (3.01%) HP ASE
8 7 (2.63%) IBM Certification
9 6 (2.26%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (2.26%) MCSE
9 6 (2.26%) CCIE
9 6 (2.26%) CCSE
9 6 (2.26%) JNCIS
10 5 (1.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (1.88%) Microsoft Certified Master
10 5 (1.88%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 4 (1.50%) VCAP
11 4 (1.50%) CCDP
12 3 (1.13%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.76%) SLA
2 9 (3.38%) QA
3 7 (2.63%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 55 (20.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (12.41%) Active Directory
3 32 (12.03%) vSphere
4 31 (11.65%) NFS
5 22 (8.27%) VMware ESX
6 21 (7.89%) Hyper-V
7 20 (7.52%) SRDF
8 12 (4.51%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (4.14%) XenServer
10 8 (3.01%) XenApp
10 8 (3.01%) Firmware
10 8 (3.01%) vCloud
11 7 (2.63%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 6 (2.26%) XenDesktop
13 5 (1.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (1.13%) Samba
14 3 (1.13%) IAG
14 3 (1.13%) RHEV
15 2 (0.75%) Docker
15 2 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 38 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 13 (4.89%) EMC NetWorker
3 11 (4.14%) EMC VPLEX
4 8 (3.01%) SnapMirror
4 8 (3.01%) SCCM
4 8 (3.01%) Puppet
5 7 (2.63%) ARCserve
6 6 (2.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (2.26%) SnapVault
6 6 (2.26%) Cisco Prime
7 5 (1.88%) Tivoli
7 5 (1.88%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (1.13%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (1.13%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.13%) HAProxy
8 3 (1.13%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.75%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.75%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.75%) Ansible
Vendors
1 152 (57.14%) Cisco
2 109 (40.98%) HP
2 109 (40.98%) NetApp
3 95 (35.71%) VMware
4 74 (27.82%) IBM
5 64 (24.06%) EMC
6 62 (23.31%) Microsoft
7 54 (20.30%) Juniper
8 51 (19.17%) 3PAR
9 39 (14.66%) CheckPoint
10 35 (13.16%) F5
11 29 (10.90%) Oracle
12 26 (9.77%) Citrix
13 24 (9.02%) Dell
14 22 (8.27%) Red Hat
15 20 (7.52%) CommVault
16 19 (7.14%) Symantec
17 17 (6.39%) SAP
18 10 (3.76%) SolarWinds
19 9 (3.38%) Hitachi
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