The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Riverbed products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Riverbed over the 3 months to 26 November 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 Riverbed Technology.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Riverbed
Rank - - 34
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+5.35% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.60 - £190.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
176 112 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 43.03% 40.29% 42.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 70 95
Average daily rate £325 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.50 £43.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Riverbed
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Riverbed Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Riverbed
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Riverbed Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Riverbed
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Riverbed 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 Riverbed.

1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) CCNA
2 4 (66.67%) F5
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) CCNP
4 2 (33.33%) Wireless
4 2 (33.33%) VLAN
4 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management

Riverbed
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Riverbed 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 Riverbed. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
2 2 (33.33%) VLAN
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) CCNP
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) F5
3 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 1 (16.67%) VMware