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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Riverbed
Rank 521 515 492
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -23
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 58 38 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.079% 0.075%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 26 14
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +27.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £243 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £295
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +18.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.50
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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
22232 21594 19770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.19% 45.01% 46.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13100 12532 10879
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £223 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1027 1010 1142
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.86 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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
London 0 27 £400 -4.47% 7
West Midlands +2 13 £340 -21.83% 4
East of England +11 5 - -
North East -8 4 £347 +2.95%
Yorkshire -14 4 - - 3
East Midlands - 3 £188 -
South East -18 2 - - 6
South West - 1 - -
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Riverbed
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 98 (88.29%) Cisco
2 68 (61.26%) F5
3 66 (59.46%) Firewall
4 60 (54.05%) Cisco Certification
5 58 (52.25%) CheckPoint
6 56 (50.45%) CCNP
7 53 (47.75%) Juniper
8 48 (43.24%) BGP
9 46 (41.44%) OSPF
10 43 (38.74%) WAN
11 38 (34.23%) MPLS
12 30 (27.03%) Cisco ASA
13 29 (26.13%) LAN
14 26 (23.42%) SolarWinds
14 26 (23.42%) Cisco Nexus
15 25 (22.52%) Windows
16 24 (21.62%) ITIL
17 23 (20.72%) Wireless
18 20 (18.02%) Windows Server 2008
18 20 (18.02%) Load Balancing
19 16 (14.41%) Cisco IOS
19 16 (14.41%) VPN
20 15 (13.51%) HP
20 15 (13.51%) Service Delivery
21 14 (12.61%) Citrix
21 14 (12.61%) WAN Optimisation
22 13 (11.71%) Lync
22 13 (11.71%) EIGRP
23 12 (10.81%) VMware
23 12 (10.81%) Finance

Riverbed
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 13 (11.71%) Lync
2 8 (7.21%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (3.60%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (3.60%) Node.js
4 2 (1.80%) IIS
5 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (7.21%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.50%) MS Office
3 2 (1.80%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.90%) GitHub
3 1 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 66 (59.46%) Firewall
2 48 (43.24%) BGP
3 46 (41.44%) OSPF
4 43 (38.74%) WAN
5 38 (34.23%) MPLS
6 30 (27.03%) Cisco ASA
7 29 (26.13%) LAN
8 26 (23.42%) Cisco Nexus
9 23 (20.72%) Wireless
10 16 (14.41%) Cisco IOS
10 16 (14.41%) VPN
11 13 (11.71%) EIGRP
12 12 (10.81%) TCP/IP
12 12 (10.81%) Multicast
13 11 (9.91%) Network Security
14 10 (9.01%) HSRP
15 9 (8.11%) Junos
15 9 (8.11%) Internet
15 9 (8.11%) SSL
15 9 (8.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.60%) Hadoop
3 4 (3.60%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.60%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.60%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.60%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.90%) JIRA
General
1 12 (10.81%) Finance
2 5 (4.50%) Banking
3 2 (1.80%) Law
3 2 (1.80%) Legal
3 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.80%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.90%) Local Government
4 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (31.53%) Network Engineer
2 25 (22.52%) Consultant
3 14 (12.61%) Technical Consultant
4 13 (11.71%) Cisco Engineer
5 9 (8.11%) Support Engineer
5 9 (8.11%) Architect
5 9 (8.11%) Analyst
5 9 (8.11%) Network Consultant
6 6 (5.41%) Network Specialist
7 5 (4.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (4.50%) Security Engineer
7 5 (4.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.60%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (3.60%) Network Analyst
8 4 (3.60%) Network Support
8 4 (3.60%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (3.60%) Security Consultant
8 4 (3.60%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (3.60%) Network Security Consultant
8 4 (3.60%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.41%) CSS
2 4 (3.60%) LAMP
2 4 (3.60%) XMPP
2 4 (3.60%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (3.60%) Memcached
3 1 (0.90%) MAPI
3 1 (0.90%) .NET
3 1 (0.90%) Web Services
3 1 (0.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.31%) User Experience
2 4 (3.60%) Visualisation
3 3 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.80%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.80%) FlexPod
5 1 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.90%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 25 (22.52%) Windows
2 20 (18.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (7.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (6.31%) Linux
6 4 (3.60%) CentOS
6 4 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.60%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.70%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.90%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.62%) ITIL
2 20 (18.02%) Load Balancing
3 15 (13.51%) Service Delivery
4 14 (12.61%) WAN Optimisation
5 11 (9.91%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (7.21%) Network Management
7 7 (6.31%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (6.31%) Network Architecture
7 7 (6.31%) Network Design
8 6 (5.41%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (4.50%) DevOps
9 5 (4.50%) Project Management
9 5 (4.50%) Migration
9 5 (4.50%) Service Management
10 4 (3.60%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (3.60%) Network Load Balancing
10 4 (3.60%) Data Management
11 3 (2.70%) Time Management
11 3 (2.70%) Asset Management
12 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.31%) SQL
2 4 (3.60%) Python
2 4 (3.60%) JavaScript
2 4 (3.60%) PHP
2 4 (3.60%) Ruby
2 4 (3.60%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.80%) Lisp
4 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.90%) Java
Qualifications
1 60 (54.05%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (50.45%) CCNP
3 12 (10.81%) CCIE
4 11 (9.91%) CCNA
5 7 (6.31%) CCDP
6 6 (5.41%) SC Cleared
6 6 (5.41%) Security Cleared
7 5 (4.50%) JNCIP
8 4 (3.60%) CCSP
8 4 (3.60%) JNCIE
8 4 (3.60%) CCSE
8 4 (3.60%) HP ASE
8 4 (3.60%) HP MASE
9 2 (1.80%) JNCIA
9 2 (1.80%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.90%) Degree
10 1 (0.90%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (0.90%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.91%) SLA
2 3 (2.70%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 11 (9.91%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.01%) Hyper-V
3 6 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.41%) vSphere
4 3 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.70%) XenApp
4 3 (2.70%) ProxySG
4 3 (2.70%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.90%) UAG
Systems Management
1 10 (9.01%) OPNET
2 9 (8.11%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (6.31%) SCCM
4 5 (4.50%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (4.50%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (3.60%) SCOM
5 4 (3.60%) Cisco UCCE
5 4 (3.60%) Puppet
5 4 (3.60%) Rundeck
5 4 (3.60%) Opsview
5 4 (3.60%) Graphite
6 3 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.80%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.90%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.90%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.90%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 98 (88.29%) Cisco
2 68 (61.26%) F5
3 58 (52.25%) CheckPoint
4 53 (47.75%) Juniper
5 26 (23.42%) SolarWinds
6 15 (13.51%) HP
7 14 (12.61%) Citrix
8 12 (10.81%) VMware
8 12 (10.81%) Fortinet
9 10 (9.01%) Microsoft
10 9 (8.11%) Nokia
11 8 (7.21%) McAfee
12 6 (5.41%) BMC
13 5 (4.50%) Blue Coat
13 5 (4.50%) BT
14 4 (3.60%) Websense
14 4 (3.60%) Mercator
14 4 (3.60%) Brocade
14 4 (3.60%) Crossbeam
14 4 (3.60%) Altiris
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