The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Redback products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Redback over the 3 months to 23 September 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 Redback Networks, Inc.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Redback
Rank 564 540 532
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -8
Contract jobs citing Redback 15 20 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.042% 0.090%
As % of the Vendors category 0.063% 0.090% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 7
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£360 - £340
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 - £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 - £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 - £340
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23934 22343 24958
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.62% 46.39% 46.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13814 12876 13105
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1101 1010 1277
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

Redback
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Redback Jobs Demand Trend in England

Redback
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Redback Daily Rate Trend in England

Redback
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Redback across the England region.

Redback Hourly Rate Trend in England

Redback
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Redback within the England region over the 3 months to 23 September 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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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
South East -1 14 £364 -
East of England - - - -
London - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
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Redback
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Redback 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 Redback.

1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
1 25 (100.00%) Juniper
2 24 (96.00%) Firewall
2 24 (96.00%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (92.00%) CCIE
3 23 (92.00%) Nokia
4 22 (88.00%) Radware
4 22 (88.00%) VPN
5 21 (84.00%) IPsec
6 20 (80.00%) MPLS
7 19 (76.00%) Cisco PIX
7 19 (76.00%) Cisco ASA
8 18 (72.00%) Load Balancing
8 18 (72.00%) FWSM
8 18 (72.00%) OSPF
8 18 (72.00%) Telecoms
9 17 (68.00%) BGP
9 17 (68.00%) CheckPoint
9 17 (68.00%) VoIP
9 17 (68.00%) SNMP
9 17 (68.00%) Network Management
10 12 (48.00%) Huawei
11 11 (44.00%) Network Architecture
11 11 (44.00%) LTE
11 11 (44.00%) UMTS
12 10 (40.00%) Ethernet
13 9 (36.00%) Risk Assessment
14 8 (32.00%) HSRP
14 8 (32.00%) RSVP
14 8 (32.00%) VRRP

Redback
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Redback 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 Redback. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 24 (96.00%) Firewall
2 22 (88.00%) VPN
3 21 (84.00%) IPsec
4 20 (80.00%) MPLS
5 19 (76.00%) Cisco PIX
5 19 (76.00%) Cisco ASA
6 18 (72.00%) OSPF
6 18 (72.00%) FWSM
7 17 (68.00%) BGP
7 17 (68.00%) VoIP
7 17 (68.00%) SNMP
8 11 (44.00%) UMTS
8 11 (44.00%) LTE
9 10 (40.00%) Ethernet
10 8 (32.00%) RSVP
10 8 (32.00%) VRRP
10 8 (32.00%) HSRP
11 1 (4.00%) RIP
11 1 (4.00%) Network Security
11 1 (4.00%) VLAN
General
1 18 (72.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) IP Engineer
2 14 (56.00%) Design Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Architect
3 6 (24.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Load Balancing
2 17 (68.00%) Network Management
3 11 (44.00%) Network Architecture
4 9 (36.00%) Risk Assessment
5 8 (32.00%) Validation
6 2 (8.00%) Network Design
6 2 (8.00%) Capacity Management
7 1 (4.00%) B2B
Qualifications
1 24 (96.00%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (92.00%) CCIE
3 7 (28.00%) CCSP
3 7 (28.00%) Check Point Certification
3 7 (28.00%) CCDP
4 6 (24.00%) CISSP
5 1 (4.00%) CCA
5 1 (4.00%) JNCIP
5 1 (4.00%) JNCIE
5 1 (4.00%) CCDE
5 1 (4.00%) CCNP
5 1 (4.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
1 25 (100.00%) Juniper
2 23 (92.00%) Nokia
3 22 (88.00%) Radware
4 17 (68.00%) CheckPoint
5 12 (48.00%) Huawei
6 7 (28.00%) Ericsson
7 1 (4.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks