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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Riverbed
Rank 184 197 182
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -15
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 7 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.083% 0.089%
As % of the Vendors category 0.31% 0.19% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +22.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £366 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £420 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £320 £295
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £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 City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2223 2611 2427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.85% 43.41% 43.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1646 1852 1736
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 63 70
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.50 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £28.85 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 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 13 (56.52%) WAN
1 13 (56.52%) Cisco
2 12 (52.17%) F5
3 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (39.13%) Juniper
3 9 (39.13%) BGP
4 8 (34.78%) OSPF
4 8 (34.78%) Firewall
5 7 (30.43%) Finance
5 7 (30.43%) CheckPoint
6 5 (21.74%) EIGRP
6 5 (21.74%) MPLS
6 5 (21.74%) ITIL
6 5 (21.74%) WAN Optimisation
7 4 (17.39%) SolarWinds
7 4 (17.39%) VLAN
7 4 (17.39%) Windows
7 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
7 4 (17.39%) CCIE
7 4 (17.39%) CCNP
7 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
7 4 (17.39%) VMware
7 4 (17.39%) HSRP
8 3 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (13.04%) LAN
8 3 (13.04%) CCNA
8 3 (13.04%) WLAN
8 3 (13.04%) SAN
8 3 (13.04%) NetApp
8 3 (13.04%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (8.70%) IIS
1 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) WAN
2 9 (39.13%) BGP
3 8 (34.78%) OSPF
3 8 (34.78%) Firewall
4 5 (21.74%) EIGRP
4 5 (21.74%) MPLS
5 4 (17.39%) VLAN
5 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
5 4 (17.39%) HSRP
6 3 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (13.04%) LAN
6 3 (13.04%) WLAN
6 3 (13.04%) SAN
6 3 (13.04%) Network Security
6 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (8.70%) NAS
7 2 (8.70%) Junos
7 2 (8.70%) DHCP
7 2 (8.70%) Kerberos
7 2 (8.70%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Couchbase
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
1 7 (30.43%) Network Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Network Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Network Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Server Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (8.70%) NOC Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Server Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Programme Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
1 1 (4.35%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) ITIL
1 5 (21.74%) WAN Optimisation
2 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
3 2 (8.70%) Service Management
3 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (4.35%) DevOps
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE
4 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.35%) Network Management
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (17.39%) CCIE
2 4 (17.39%) CCNP
3 3 (13.04%) CCNA
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) DFS Replication
2 2 (8.70%) vSphere
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Server
3 1 (4.35%) ProxySG
3 1 (4.35%) UAG
3 1 (4.35%) XenApp
3 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCOM
1 2 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.35%) logstash
2 1 (4.35%) Kibana
2 1 (4.35%) Nagios
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Cisco
2 12 (52.17%) F5
3 9 (39.13%) Juniper
4 7 (30.43%) CheckPoint
5 4 (17.39%) SolarWinds
5 4 (17.39%) VMware
6 3 (13.04%) NetApp
7 2 (8.70%) Mitel
7 2 (8.70%) Citrix
7 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.70%) Websense
7 2 (8.70%) Symantec
8 1 (4.35%) Dell
8 1 (4.35%) SonicWALL
8 1 (4.35%) Blue Coat
8 1 (4.35%) Aruba