The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Riverbed products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Riverbed over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the East Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Riverbed
Rank - 80 -
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 0 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - 0.54% -
As % of the Vendors category - 1.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £315 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £353 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.96% +17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
Vendors Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
664 570 618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 41.17% 44.15% 43.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 235 291
Average daily rate £313 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £230 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 54 50
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £20.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -12.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.21 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £28.55 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Riverbed
England

Riverbed
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Riverbed Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Riverbed
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Riverbed Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Riverbed
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless Security
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification

Riverbed
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless Security
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco