The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Riverbed 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 Riverbed over the 3 months to 23 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 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 Riverbed Technology.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Riverbed
Rank 121 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.11% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £276
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1427 1220 1639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 50.39% 48.51% 52.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 459 567
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £188 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 73 60
Average hourly rate £17.50 £28.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +69.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £13.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Riverbed
South East

Riverbed
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Riverbed Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Riverbed
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Riverbed Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Riverbed
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 Riverbed within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Reading - - - - 1
Slough - - - -
Riverbed
South East

Riverbed
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (66.67%) Infoblox
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery

Riverbed
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Infoblox
2 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint