The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Brocade products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Brocade over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Brocade
Rank 122 103 112
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +9
Contract jobs citing Brocade 7 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.27% 0.29% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.61% 0.68% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate £350 £394 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £325 £395
% change year-on-year
+16.30% -17.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -32.22%
Vendors Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1149 882 1129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 44.73% 42.96% 44.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 703 403 518
Average daily rate £350 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 73 61
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.38 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.50 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Brocade
England

Brocade
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Brocade Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Brocade
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Brocade Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Brocade
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Brocade across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Brocade Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Brocade
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Brocade Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Brocade
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Brocade within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -22 2 £625 +58.73% 2
North Yorkshire - - - - 2
Brocade
England

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 11 (68.75%) SAN
2 9 (56.25%) Windows
3 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (43.75%) Cisco
4 7 (43.75%) SQL
4 7 (43.75%) VMware
5 6 (37.50%) HP
6 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
6 5 (31.25%) Terminal Services
6 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
6 5 (31.25%) SCOM
6 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (25.00%) F5
7 4 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (25.00%) MCITP
7 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
7 4 (25.00%) MCSA
7 4 (25.00%) IIS
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (25.00%) Firewall
7 4 (25.00%) Migration
8 3 (18.75%) ISA Server
8 3 (18.75%) McAfee
8 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
8 3 (18.75%) NetApp
8 3 (18.75%) Mac OS X
8 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
8 3 (18.75%) .NET

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
1 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (25.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) SAN
2 4 (25.00%) Firewall
3 3 (18.75%) NAS
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (18.75%) Fibre Channel
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Administrator
2 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Storage Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) SAN Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) SAN Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Storage Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Architect
5 1 (6.25%) SAN Storage Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Storage Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Firmware
1 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) Mac OS X
3 3 (18.75%) UNIX
4 1 (6.25%) HPUX
4 1 (6.25%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C
2 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) MCITP
1 4 (25.00%) MCSA
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
1 5 (31.25%) Terminal Services
2 4 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (18.75%) ISA Server
3 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) SCOM
2 3 (18.75%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (6.25%) SCCM
3 1 (6.25%) SCVMM
3 1 (6.25%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (6.25%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) Cisco
2 7 (43.75%) VMware
3 6 (37.50%) HP
4 4 (25.00%) F5
5 3 (18.75%) McAfee
5 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
5 3 (18.75%) NetApp
6 1 (6.25%) EMC
6 1 (6.25%) Adobe
6 1 (6.25%) Hitachi
6 1 (6.25%) 3PAR