The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Redback products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Redback over the 3 months to 22 July 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 Berkshire 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 Redback Networks, Inc.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Redback
Rank 109 117 98
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -19
Contract jobs citing Redback 10 3 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.41% 0.12% 1.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.86% 0.26% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
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UK excluding London average daily rate £380 - £270
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1163 1173 1578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 47.62% 48.19% 49.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 510 445 523
Average daily rate £366 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.34% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 49 70
Average hourly rate £18.68 £21.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.11% -28.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Redback
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Redback
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Redback Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Redback
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Redback Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Redback
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Redback within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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South East

Redback
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Redback 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 Redback.

1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Juniper
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (90.91%) CCIE
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (90.91%) Nokia
3 9 (81.82%) VPN
3 9 (81.82%) Radware
4 8 (72.73%) CheckPoint
4 8 (72.73%) MPLS
4 8 (72.73%) IPsec
4 8 (72.73%) Cisco PIX
4 8 (72.73%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (63.64%) OSPF
5 7 (63.64%) Telecoms
5 7 (63.64%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (63.64%) FWSM
6 6 (54.55%) VoIP
6 6 (54.55%) Load Balancing
7 5 (45.45%) SNMP
7 5 (45.45%) BGP
7 5 (45.45%) Network Management
8 4 (36.36%) CCSP
8 4 (36.36%) CCDP
8 4 (36.36%) CISSP
8 4 (36.36%) Check Point Certification
8 4 (36.36%) PCI DSS
9 2 (18.18%) UMTS
9 2 (18.18%) Huawei
9 2 (18.18%) LTE

Redback
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Redback 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 Redback. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (81.82%) VPN
3 8 (72.73%) MPLS
3 8 (72.73%) IPsec
3 8 (72.73%) Cisco PIX
3 8 (72.73%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (63.64%) FWSM
4 7 (63.64%) OSPF
5 6 (54.55%) VoIP
6 5 (45.45%) SNMP
6 5 (45.45%) BGP
7 2 (18.18%) UMTS
7 2 (18.18%) LTE
8 1 (9.09%) VLAN
8 1 (9.09%) RIP
8 1 (9.09%) DNS
General
1 7 (63.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Design Engineer
1 8 (72.73%) IP Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) IP Network Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Network Design Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Risk Assessment
2 6 (54.55%) Load Balancing
3 5 (45.45%) Network Management
4 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
4 2 (18.18%) Network Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) CCIE
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) Check Point Certification
2 4 (36.36%) CCSP
2 4 (36.36%) CCDP
2 4 (36.36%) CISSP
3 1 (9.09%) CCA
3 1 (9.09%) JNCIP
3 1 (9.09%) JNCIE
3 1 (9.09%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Juniper
2 10 (90.91%) Nokia
3 9 (81.82%) Radware
4 8 (72.73%) CheckPoint
5 2 (18.18%) Huawei