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 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 24 July 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 of England 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Riverbed
Rank 139 115 120
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +5
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 5 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.17% 0.38% 0.66%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.81% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 19
Average daily rate
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£305 £220 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.63% -48.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £200 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £238 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £250 £413
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -39.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
- -46.42%
Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1392 1112 1414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 46.00% 46.49% 46.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 745 496 659
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 122 139
Average hourly rate £23.43 £22.66 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.38% -17.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
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England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Riverbed across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Riverbed Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 1 - - 1
Suffolk - - - -
Riverbed
England

Riverbed
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (50.00%) F5
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) CCNP
4 2 (33.33%) CCNA
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (16.67%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (16.67%) Exinda
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) Lync
5 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (16.67%) Altiris
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Lync
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) IPsec
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) SSL
4 1 (16.67%) Intranet
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) OSPF
4 1 (16.67%) BGP
4 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
4 1 (16.67%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Change Management
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (16.67%) WAN Optimisation
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) F5
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Exinda
4 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (16.67%) Altiris
4 1 (16.67%) HP