The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Brocade products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Brocade over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Brocade
Rank 74 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing Brocade 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.52% 0.17% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.43% 0.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £384 £360
% change year-on-year
-8.79% +6.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Brocade
UK

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

Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
279 260 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 36.05% 45.22% 44.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 133 93
Average daily rate £331 £300 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% -12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 7
Average hourly rate £20.85 £18.97 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.91% +14.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.45 £13.52 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £73.00 £19.14 £37.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

Brocade
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Brocade Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Brocade
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Brocade Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Brocade
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Brocade Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Brocade
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Brocade within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
South Wales -8 4 £250 - 1
Brocade
UK

Brocade
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 4 (100.00%) WAAS
1 4 (100.00%) F5
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) Aruba
2 2 (50.00%) CCIE
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) CCDP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) Frame Relay
2 2 (50.00%) WEP
2 2 (50.00%) WPA
2 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) WPA2
2 2 (50.00%) ATM

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAAS
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) ATM
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) Frame Relay
2 2 (50.00%) WEP
2 2 (50.00%) WPA
2 2 (50.00%) WPA2
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Network Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Data Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCIE
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) CCDP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 4 (100.00%) F5
2 2 (50.00%) Aruba