The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Riverbed products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Riverbed over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Riverbed
Rank - - 27
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - 2.60%
As % of the Vendors category - - 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +21.81%
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 Chester region.

Vendors Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
61 103 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 50.00% 49.05% 45.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 35 18
Average daily rate £400 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 18
Average hourly rate £16.84 £31.56 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.64% -9.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £20.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £36.07 £55.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

Riverbed
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Riverbed Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Riverbed
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Riverbed Daily Rate Trend in Chester