The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Riverbed products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Riverbed over the 3 months to 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Riverbed
Rank 190 220 219
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -1
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 9 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.097% 0.013%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.21% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 1
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£408 £406 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.30% +1.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.55% +23.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £21.50
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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 City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2715 3329 3360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 46.12% 46.24% 43.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1932 2307 2272
Average daily rate £425 £425 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 93 98
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

Riverbed
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Riverbed Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Riverbed
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Riverbed Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Riverbed
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Riverbed across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Riverbed Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Riverbed
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Riverbed across the City of London region.

Riverbed Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Riverbed
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 9 (50.00%) Cisco
2 8 (44.44%) WAN
3 7 (38.89%) F5
4 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
5 5 (27.78%) BGP
5 5 (27.78%) MPLS
6 4 (22.22%) OSPF
6 4 (22.22%) Juniper
6 4 (22.22%) LAN
6 4 (22.22%) SolarWinds
7 3 (16.67%) WAN Optimisation
7 3 (16.67%) VLAN
7 3 (16.67%) NetScout
7 3 (16.67%) WLAN
7 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 3 (16.67%) CCIE
7 3 (16.67%) CCNP
7 3 (16.67%) CA
7 3 (16.67%) EIGRP
7 3 (16.67%) NetIQ
7 3 (16.67%) Firewall
8 2 (11.11%) Wireless
8 2 (11.11%) SAN
8 2 (11.11%) CCNA
8 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
8 2 (11.11%) VPN
8 2 (11.11%) DNS
8 2 (11.11%) SNMP

Riverbed
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) WAN
2 5 (27.78%) BGP
2 5 (27.78%) MPLS
3 4 (22.22%) OSPF
3 4 (22.22%) LAN
4 3 (16.67%) VLAN
4 3 (16.67%) WLAN
4 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (16.67%) EIGRP
4 3 (16.67%) Firewall
5 2 (11.11%) Wireless
5 2 (11.11%) SAN
5 2 (11.11%) VPN
5 2 (11.11%) DNS
5 2 (11.11%) SNMP
5 2 (11.11%) DHCP
5 2 (11.11%) Network Security
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (11.11%) HSRP
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) Couchbase
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Network Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Core Network Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Network Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Network Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Support
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Server Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Services Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) PKI
1 1 (5.56%) FMCG
1 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) CentOS
2 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) WAN Optimisation
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
2 2 (11.11%) Network Management
3 1 (5.56%) DevOps
3 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C
1 1 (5.56%) Java
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (16.67%) CCIE
2 3 (16.67%) CCNP
3 2 (11.11%) CCNA
4 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) UAG
2 1 (5.56%) DFS Replication
2 1 (5.56%) vSphere
2 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.56%) XenApp
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) logstash
1 1 (5.56%) Kibana
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
1 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (5.56%) OPNET
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) SCOM
1 1 (5.56%) OpenView
1 1 (5.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Cisco
2 7 (38.89%) F5
3 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
4 4 (22.22%) Juniper
4 4 (22.22%) SolarWinds
5 3 (16.67%) NetScout
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) CA
5 3 (16.67%) NetIQ
6 2 (11.11%) VMware
6 2 (11.11%) Aruba
7 1 (5.56%) Mitel
7 1 (5.56%) SonicWALL
7 1 (5.56%) Dell
7 1 (5.56%) Citrix
7 1 (5.56%) NetApp
7 1 (5.56%) Nokia