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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Redback
Rank 572 547 511
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -36
Contract jobs citing Redback 8 11 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.023% 0.075%
As % of the Vendors category 0.034% 0.050% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 8
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£371 - £340
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 - £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 - £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 - £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
23262 21920 22222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.60% 46.10% 47.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13976 12781 11849
Average daily rate £388 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1156 1108 1231
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.56 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.43 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Redback across the England region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Redback Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 November 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 -16 6 £371 - 1
North West -8 2 £354 - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
East of England - - - -
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Redback
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 23 (92.00%) Firewall
3 22 (88.00%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (88.00%) Radware
3 22 (88.00%) Nokia
4 21 (84.00%) CCIE
4 21 (84.00%) VPN
5 19 (76.00%) IPsec
6 18 (72.00%) CheckPoint
6 18 (72.00%) MPLS
7 17 (68.00%) OSPF
7 17 (68.00%) Telecoms
7 17 (68.00%) Load Balancing
7 17 (68.00%) Cisco PIX
7 17 (68.00%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (64.00%) Network Management
8 16 (64.00%) FWSM
8 16 (64.00%) SNMP
9 15 (60.00%) VoIP
9 15 (60.00%) BGP
10 10 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
10 10 (40.00%) Huawei
11 9 (36.00%) Network Architecture
11 9 (36.00%) LTE
11 9 (36.00%) Ethernet
11 9 (36.00%) UMTS
12 7 (28.00%) CCDP
12 7 (28.00%) CCSP
12 7 (28.00%) Check Point Certification

Redback
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 23 (92.00%) Firewall
2 21 (84.00%) VPN
3 19 (76.00%) IPsec
4 18 (72.00%) MPLS
5 17 (68.00%) OSPF
5 17 (68.00%) Cisco PIX
5 17 (68.00%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (64.00%) FWSM
6 16 (64.00%) SNMP
7 15 (60.00%) BGP
7 15 (60.00%) VoIP
8 9 (36.00%) Ethernet
8 9 (36.00%) UMTS
8 9 (36.00%) LTE
9 6 (24.00%) HSRP
9 6 (24.00%) RSVP
9 6 (24.00%) VRRP
10 4 (16.00%) VLAN
11 3 (12.00%) RIP
12 1 (4.00%) HTTP
General
1 17 (68.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) IP Engineer
2 15 (60.00%) Design Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) IP Network Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Network Design Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Network Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) MPEG
1 1 (4.00%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Load Balancing
2 16 (64.00%) Network Management
3 10 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
4 9 (36.00%) Network Architecture
5 6 (24.00%) Validation
6 2 (8.00%) Network Design
6 2 (8.00%) Capacity Management
7 1 (4.00%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (4.00%) B2B
Qualifications
1 22 (88.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (84.00%) 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%) JNCIP
5 1 (4.00%) JNCIE
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 22 (88.00%) Nokia
2 22 (88.00%) Radware
3 18 (72.00%) CheckPoint
4 10 (40.00%) Huawei
5 6 (24.00%) Ericsson
6 1 (4.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks