The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Riverbed 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 Riverbed over the 3 months to 19 December 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 Riverbed Technology.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Riverbed
Rank 504 520 497
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -23
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 85 39 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.083% 0.082%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 24 20
Average daily rate
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£339 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £283 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £461 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +21.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.60 - £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.60 - £190.00
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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
22961 21811 21448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.52% 46.18% 47.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13942 12692 11463
Average daily rate £388 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1096 1036 1320
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.08 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

Riverbed
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Riverbed Jobs Demand Trend in England

Riverbed
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Riverbed Daily Rate Trend in England

Riverbed
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Riverbed across the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Riverbed Daily Rate Histogram in England

Riverbed
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Riverbed Hourly Rate Trend in England

Riverbed
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 Riverbed within the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
London +53 64 £320 -20.00% 12
South East -13 13 £350 +16.66% 1
Yorkshire -6 4 - - 3
West Midlands -15 2 - - 1
North West - 1 - - 1
East of England - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
South West - - - - 2
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Riverbed
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 133 (82.61%) Cisco
2 87 (54.04%) Cisco Certification
3 86 (53.42%) F5
4 83 (51.55%) WAN
5 79 (49.07%) Firewall
6 78 (48.45%) Juniper
7 66 (40.99%) BGP
8 65 (40.37%) LAN
9 60 (37.27%) CCNP
10 57 (35.40%) OSPF
11 53 (32.92%) CheckPoint
12 48 (29.81%) ITIL
13 46 (28.57%) CCNA
14 45 (27.95%) SolarWinds
15 36 (22.36%) MPLS
16 35 (21.74%) Load Balancing
17 33 (20.50%) Network Monitoring
18 30 (18.63%) EIGRP
19 29 (18.01%) VoIP
19 29 (18.01%) Cisco Nexus
20 28 (17.39%) Windows
21 27 (16.77%) WAN Optimisation
21 27 (16.77%) Network Management
22 24 (14.91%) TCP/IP
22 24 (14.91%) Cisco ASA
23 23 (14.29%) Finance
24 22 (13.66%) WLAN
24 22 (13.66%) Cisco CUCM
25 21 (13.04%) SAN
25 21 (13.04%) VMware

Riverbed
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 7 (4.35%) Lync
1 7 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.73%) IIS
3 5 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (2.48%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (2.48%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (2.48%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.62%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.62%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (2.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.62%) MS Project
2 1 (0.62%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (51.55%) WAN
2 79 (49.07%) Firewall
3 66 (40.99%) BGP
4 65 (40.37%) LAN
5 57 (35.40%) OSPF
6 36 (22.36%) MPLS
7 30 (18.63%) EIGRP
8 29 (18.01%) VoIP
8 29 (18.01%) Cisco Nexus
9 24 (14.91%) TCP/IP
9 24 (14.91%) Cisco ASA
10 22 (13.66%) WLAN
11 21 (13.04%) SAN
12 18 (11.18%) VPN
13 17 (10.56%) Cisco IPT
13 17 (10.56%) RIP
14 16 (9.94%) Cisco IOS
14 16 (9.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 15 (9.32%) Wireless
16 14 (8.70%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.97%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.24%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.62%) MySQL
4 1 (0.62%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.62%) Couchbase
4 1 (0.62%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.62%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (0.62%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.62%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (14.29%) Finance
2 16 (9.94%) Banking
3 10 (6.21%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.35%) Law
5 5 (3.11%) Legal
6 2 (1.24%) Games
6 2 (1.24%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.24%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.62%) German Language
7 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (31.68%) Network Engineer
2 25 (15.53%) Analyst
3 21 (13.04%) Consultant
4 17 (10.56%) Network Analyst
5 14 (8.70%) Network Manager
5 14 (8.70%) Network Support
6 12 (7.45%) Support Engineer
6 12 (7.45%) Technical Consultant
7 11 (6.83%) Network Specialist
7 11 (6.83%) Network Support Engineer
8 10 (6.21%) Cisco Engineer
8 10 (6.21%) Monitoring Specialist
9 9 (5.59%) Senior Network Engineer
10 8 (4.97%) Senior Network Analyst
10 8 (4.97%) Network Administrator
10 8 (4.97%) Senior Consultant
10 8 (4.97%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (4.97%) Administrator
11 7 (4.35%) Network Consultant
11 7 (4.35%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.45%) CSS
2 7 (4.35%) Middleware
3 1 (0.62%) LAMP
3 1 (0.62%) JSP
3 1 (0.62%) Web Services
3 1 (0.62%) XMPP
3 1 (0.62%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.62%) Memcached
3 1 (0.62%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.94%) User Experience
2 15 (9.32%) Visualisation
3 12 (7.45%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (2.48%) PKI
5 3 (1.86%) e-Health
5 3 (1.86%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.24%) Online Games
6 2 (1.24%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 28 (17.39%) Windows
2 18 (11.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (4.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (3.73%) Linux
5 4 (2.48%) UNIX
6 1 (0.62%) CentOS
6 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (29.81%) ITIL
2 35 (21.74%) Load Balancing
3 33 (20.50%) Network Monitoring
4 27 (16.77%) WAN Optimisation
4 27 (16.77%) Network Management
5 14 (8.70%) Service Delivery
5 14 (8.70%) Network Architecture
6 10 (6.21%) Performance Monitoring
7 9 (5.59%) Kalman Filter
7 9 (5.59%) Infrastructure Management
7 9 (5.59%) Configuration Management
8 8 (4.97%) Incident Management
8 8 (4.97%) Network Design
8 8 (4.97%) Problem Management
8 8 (4.97%) Change Management
8 8 (4.97%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (3.11%) Capacity Management
10 4 (2.48%) Performance Management
10 4 (2.48%) Migration
10 4 (2.48%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.73%) SQL
2 2 (1.24%) VB
3 1 (0.62%) Java
3 1 (0.62%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.62%) PHP
3 1 (0.62%) Python
3 1 (0.62%) Ruby
3 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 87 (54.04%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (37.27%) CCNP
3 46 (28.57%) CCNA
4 15 (9.32%) CCIE
5 11 (6.83%) Security Cleared
6 10 (6.21%) CCDP
7 8 (4.97%) CCVP
8 7 (4.35%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.24%) CCSE
9 2 (1.24%) CCSP
9 2 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.24%) CCSA
10 1 (0.62%) Degree
10 1 (0.62%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.62%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.62%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.86%) SLA
1 3 (1.86%) QA
1 3 (1.86%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.35%) vSphere
4 5 (3.11%) VMware Server
4 5 (3.11%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.11%) DFS Replication
5 4 (2.48%) UAG
5 4 (2.48%) XenApp
6 2 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.24%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.62%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (13.66%) Cisco CUCM
2 17 (10.56%) OPNET
3 8 (4.97%) SCCM
3 8 (4.97%) SolarWinds Orion
4 7 (4.35%) CA Spectrum
4 7 (4.35%) SCOM
5 5 (3.11%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (1.24%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (1.24%) Puppet
6 2 (1.24%) WhatsUp Gold
6 2 (1.24%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.62%) Nagios
7 1 (0.62%) OpenView
7 1 (0.62%) Kibana
7 1 (0.62%) Opsview
7 1 (0.62%) logstash
7 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.62%) Graphite
Vendors
1 133 (82.61%) Cisco
2 86 (53.42%) F5
3 78 (48.45%) Juniper
4 53 (32.92%) CheckPoint
5 45 (27.95%) SolarWinds
6 21 (13.04%) VMware
7 16 (9.94%) BMC
8 15 (9.32%) Citrix
9 14 (8.70%) Nokia
10 12 (7.45%) Fortinet
11 11 (6.83%) HP
12 9 (5.59%) Microsoft
12 9 (5.59%) Blue Coat
13 8 (4.97%) Brocade
13 8 (4.97%) Avaya
13 8 (4.97%) McAfee
13 8 (4.97%) Websense
14 7 (4.35%) Aruba
14 7 (4.35%) CA
15 6 (3.73%) NetApp
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