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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Riverbed
Rank 189 215 217
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +2
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 16 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.11% 0.055%
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% 0.24% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 4
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£410 £363 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.10% -12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £336 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £490 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £410 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.06% +49.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.60 - -
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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
2666 3313 3152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.35% 45.62% 43.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1940 2319 2199
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £260
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 64 91 83
Average hourly rate £17.82 £19.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.79% +3.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.63 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.84%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 12 (50.00%) WAN
2 11 (45.83%) Cisco
3 9 (37.50%) F5
4 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 7 (29.17%) BGP
5 7 (29.17%) Juniper
6 6 (25.00%) MPLS
6 6 (25.00%) OSPF
6 6 (25.00%) WAN Optimisation
7 5 (20.83%) CCIE
8 4 (16.67%) CCNP
8 4 (16.67%) WLAN
8 4 (16.67%) SAN
8 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 4 (16.67%) LAN
8 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 4 (16.67%) Windows
8 4 (16.67%) Firewall
8 4 (16.67%) Finance
8 4 (16.67%) VMware
8 4 (16.67%) SolarWinds
8 4 (16.67%) VLAN
8 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (12.50%) NAS
9 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (12.50%) VMware Server
9 3 (12.50%) NetScout
9 3 (12.50%) Mitel

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) WAN
2 7 (29.17%) BGP
3 6 (25.00%) MPLS
3 6 (25.00%) OSPF
4 4 (16.67%) WLAN
4 4 (16.67%) SAN
4 4 (16.67%) LAN
4 4 (16.67%) Firewall
4 4 (16.67%) VLAN
5 3 (12.50%) NAS
5 3 (12.50%) HSRP
5 3 (12.50%) EIGRP
5 3 (12.50%) VoIP
5 3 (12.50%) LDAP
5 3 (12.50%) DHCP
5 3 (12.50%) Kerberos
5 3 (12.50%) DNS
5 3 (12.50%) SNMP
6 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.33%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.17%) Couchbase
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Analyst
1 8 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Network Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Core Network Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Network Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Server Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Network Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Voice Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) IT Operations Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
1 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) CentOS
3 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL
3 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.17%) Network Management
4 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.17%) DevOps
4 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.17%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (20.83%) CCIE
3 4 (16.67%) CCNP
4 2 (8.33%) CCNA
5 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.50%) VMware Server
2 3 (12.50%) DFS Replication
3 1 (4.17%) XenApp
3 1 (4.17%) UAG
3 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
1 1 (4.17%) SCOM
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (4.17%) logstash
1 1 (4.17%) Kibana
1 1 (4.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Cisco
2 9 (37.50%) F5
3 8 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 7 (29.17%) Juniper
5 4 (16.67%) VMware
5 4 (16.67%) SolarWinds
6 3 (12.50%) NetScout
6 3 (12.50%) Mitel
6 3 (12.50%) NetIQ
6 3 (12.50%) CA
6 3 (12.50%) NetApp
6 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.33%) Citrix
7 2 (8.33%) Aruba
8 1 (4.17%) SonicWALL
8 1 (4.17%) Dell
8 1 (4.17%) Nokia
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