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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Riverbed
Rank 182 199 198
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 8 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.42% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 6
Average daily rate
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£475 £352 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.94% +2.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £315 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £353
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -4.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
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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
2312 2873 2787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.52% 44.35% 44.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1678 2003 1962
Average daily rate £425 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 51 76
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £13.09 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.96 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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
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 17 April 2015, 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 14 (87.50%) Cisco
1 14 (87.50%) Firewall
2 10 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (56.25%) CCNP
3 9 (56.25%) ITIL
3 9 (56.25%) F5
4 8 (50.00%) VPN
4 8 (50.00%) LAN
4 8 (50.00%) WAN
4 8 (50.00%) OSPF
5 7 (43.75%) Wireless
5 7 (43.75%) CCNA
5 7 (43.75%) SSL
6 6 (37.50%) SLA
6 6 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (31.25%) VLAN
7 5 (31.25%) Wireshark
7 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
7 5 (31.25%) SolarWinds
7 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
8 4 (25.00%) MPLS
8 4 (25.00%) Juniper
8 4 (25.00%) OPNET
8 4 (25.00%) BGP
8 4 (25.00%) EIGRP
8 4 (25.00%) Project Management
8 4 (25.00%) Blue Coat
8 4 (25.00%) ProxySG
8 4 (25.00%) Cisco UCCE

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) Firewall
2 8 (50.00%) OSPF
2 8 (50.00%) LAN
2 8 (50.00%) WAN
2 8 (50.00%) VPN
3 7 (43.75%) SSL
3 7 (43.75%) Wireless
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (31.25%) VLAN
5 5 (31.25%) Wireshark
6 4 (25.00%) BGP
6 4 (25.00%) EIGRP
6 4 (25.00%) MPLS
7 3 (18.75%) HSRP
8 2 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (12.50%) Network Security
8 2 (12.50%) Junos
8 2 (12.50%) Multicast
8 2 (12.50%) RIP
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Voice Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Communications Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Network Team Leader
3 3 (18.75%) Team Leader
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Programme Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
4 2 (12.50%) NOC Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 2 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Voice Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Data Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Strategy Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Strategy Manager
5 1 (6.25%) IT Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) XMPP
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) FlexPod
2 1 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 4 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (12.50%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (56.25%) CCNP
3 7 (43.75%) CCNA
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) ProxySG
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) OPNET
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (6.25%) SCOM
3 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco
2 9 (56.25%) F5
3 5 (31.25%) SolarWinds
3 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
4 4 (25.00%) Juniper
4 4 (25.00%) Aruba
4 4 (25.00%) Blue Coat
5 3 (18.75%) BT
5 3 (18.75%) Nokia
6 2 (12.50%) Symantec
6 2 (12.50%) Websense
6 2 (12.50%) NetApp
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) VMware
6 2 (12.50%) Mitel
7 1 (6.25%) Citrix
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle