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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Riverbed
Rank 198 191 221
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +30
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 10 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.14% 0.071%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.31% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 5
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£316 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.85% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £328 £300
% change year-on-year
+37.19% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.25
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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
2562 2575 3196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.76% 44.37% 45.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1890 1766 2207
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 51 116
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £34.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 17 (94.44%) Cisco
2 15 (83.33%) Firewall
3 13 (72.22%) WAN
4 12 (66.67%) CheckPoint
5 11 (61.11%) MPLS
5 11 (61.11%) LAN
5 11 (61.11%) CCNP
5 11 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (55.56%) VPN
6 10 (55.56%) Wireless
7 9 (50.00%) OSPF
7 9 (50.00%) F5
8 8 (44.44%) Juniper
8 8 (44.44%) SSL
8 8 (44.44%) SLA
9 7 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
10 6 (33.33%) WAN Optimisation
10 6 (33.33%) SolarWinds
10 6 (33.33%) ITIL
10 6 (33.33%) Project Management
11 5 (27.78%) BGP
11 5 (27.78%) BT
11 5 (27.78%) CCNA
11 5 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (27.78%) Network Monitoring
12 4 (22.22%) Cisco UCCE
12 4 (22.22%) Aruba
12 4 (22.22%) Blue Coat
12 4 (22.22%) Mitel

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) Firewall
2 13 (72.22%) WAN
3 11 (61.11%) LAN
3 11 (61.11%) MPLS
4 10 (55.56%) Wireless
4 10 (55.56%) VPN
5 9 (50.00%) OSPF
6 8 (44.44%) SSL
7 7 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (27.78%) BGP
9 4 (22.22%) VLAN
9 4 (22.22%) Wireshark
10 3 (16.67%) IPsec
10 3 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
11 2 (11.11%) ISDN
11 2 (11.11%) RTSP
11 2 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (11.11%) Cisco ISE
11 2 (11.11%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Voice Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Communications Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Network Team Leader
3 3 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Team Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Voice Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Data Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) XMPP
2 2 (11.11%) 802.1X
3 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.56%) Cryptography
3 1 (5.56%) PKI
3 1 (5.56%) iPhone
3 1 (5.56%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
1 6 (33.33%) Project Management
1 6 (33.33%) WAN Optimisation
2 5 (27.78%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
4 3 (16.67%) Migration
4 3 (16.67%) Service Management
5 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.56%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (5.56%) Network Management
5 1 (5.56%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
1 1 (5.56%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) CCNP
1 11 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (27.78%) CCNA
3 2 (11.11%) CCIE
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) ProxySG
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) XenApp
3 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (22.22%) OPNET
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (5.56%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Cisco
2 12 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 9 (50.00%) F5
4 8 (44.44%) Juniper
5 6 (33.33%) SolarWinds
6 5 (27.78%) BT
7 4 (22.22%) Nokia
7 4 (22.22%) Aruba
7 4 (22.22%) Mitel
7 4 (22.22%) Blue Coat
8 3 (16.67%) McAfee
9 2 (11.11%) VMware
9 2 (11.11%) Citrix
9 2 (11.11%) Avaya
9 2 (11.11%) HP
9 2 (11.11%) Polycom
10 1 (5.56%) TippingPoint
10 1 (5.56%) Brocade
10 1 (5.56%) Crossbeam
10 1 (5.56%) Ipanema Technologies