The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Riverbed products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Riverbed over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Riverbed
Rank 143 137 118
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -19
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 2 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.064% 0.35% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.80% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Average daily rate
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£600 £350 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% +62.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £326 £365
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -10.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.00
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1409 1381 1103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 45.17% 44.02% 46.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 784 488
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 139 115
Average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

Riverbed
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Riverbed Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Riverbed
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Riverbed Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Riverbed
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Riverbed within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +3 2 £600 -
Riverbed
England

Riverbed
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) Citrix
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (75.00%) CCNP
3 6 (75.00%) HP
3 6 (75.00%) Juniper
3 6 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (75.00%) Fortinet
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (75.00%) F5
3 6 (75.00%) NetScaler
3 6 (75.00%) Data Centre
4 5 (62.50%) HP ASE
5 4 (50.00%) Wireless
5 4 (50.00%) WAN
6 3 (37.50%) CCIE
6 3 (37.50%) CCSP
6 3 (37.50%) ITIL
6 3 (37.50%) VPN
6 3 (37.50%) CCDP
6 3 (37.50%) HP MASE
6 3 (37.50%) Network Security
6 3 (37.50%) Brocade
6 3 (37.50%) JNCIP
6 3 (37.50%) JNCIE
6 3 (37.50%) VMware
6 3 (37.50%) CCSE
6 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (25.00%) FCoE
7 2 (25.00%) Fibre Channel

Riverbed
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Lync
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (75.00%) NetScaler
2 4 (50.00%) Wireless
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) Network Security
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (25.00%) OSPF
4 2 (25.00%) BGP
4 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (25.00%) FCoE
4 2 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
5 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
5 1 (12.50%) RTP
5 1 (12.50%) Intranet
5 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Security Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Network Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Network Security Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) HP StoreVirtual
2 1 (12.50%) PKI
2 1 (12.50%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) CCNP
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (62.50%) HP ASE
3 3 (37.50%) HP MASE
3 3 (37.50%) JNCIP
3 3 (37.50%) JNCIE
3 3 (37.50%) CCSE
3 3 (37.50%) CCDP
3 3 (37.50%) CCIE
3 3 (37.50%) CCSP
4 2 (25.00%) JNCIS
5 1 (12.50%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) Citrix
3 6 (75.00%) Juniper
3 6 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (75.00%) HP
3 6 (75.00%) Fortinet
3 6 (75.00%) F5
4 3 (37.50%) Brocade
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
5 2 (25.00%) Sourcefire
6 1 (12.50%) Altiris
6 1 (12.50%) Exinda