The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 June 2015 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Riverbed
Rank 120 122 118
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.041% 0.040% 0.042%
As % of the Vendors category 0.082% 0.083% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £275 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +120.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £350 £250
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.50
Riverbed
South East

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

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1216 1205 1202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 50.12% 47.97% 51.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 549 469
Average daily rate £400 £350 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £183 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £495 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 43 45
Average hourly rate £21.55 £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.03% -31.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.58 £11.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £30.00 £49.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 2 June 2015. 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury - 1 - -
Riverbed
South East

Riverbed
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) SolarWinds
2 4 (80.00%) Lync
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (80.00%) Telepresence
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) BT
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (20.00%) RIP
3 1 (20.00%) SNMP
3 1 (20.00%) CCIE
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) CCDP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) VRRP
3 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Brocade
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science

Riverbed
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Telepresence
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (20.00%) RIP
2 1 (20.00%) SNMP
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) OSPF
2 1 (20.00%) BGP
2 1 (20.00%) VRRP
2 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (20.00%) SSH
2 1 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (20.00%) HSRP
2 1 (20.00%) GLBP
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Architect
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Architect
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Architect
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Solutions Architect
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Cisco Architect
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Cisco Solutions Architect
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 3 (60.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (20.00%) Time Management
1 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (20.00%) Network Design
1 1 (20.00%) Network Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCIE
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) CCDP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) BT
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) Brocade
3 1 (20.00%) F5