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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Riverbed
Rank 529 518 497
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -21
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 69 51 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.23% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 23 40
Average daily rate
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£375 £341 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.13% +9.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £250 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £500 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £328 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.32% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.00
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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
22710 22144 21588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 43.94% 44.84% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13715 12515 12014
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 980 1010 1121
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +27 50 £375 +20.00% 2
Yorkshire - 9 - - 3
South East -14 5 £450 +38.46% 2
East of England -1 2 £600 +96.72%
East Midlands -6 2 £238 -
South West -3 1 - -
North West -28 1 - - 2
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Riverbed
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 95 (81.20%) Cisco
2 72 (61.54%) Firewall
3 69 (58.97%) CheckPoint
4 63 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
5 62 (52.99%) F5
6 61 (52.14%) WAN
7 57 (48.72%) CCNP
8 47 (40.17%) Juniper
8 47 (40.17%) MPLS
9 44 (37.61%) OSPF
10 42 (35.90%) BGP
10 42 (35.90%) Wireless
10 42 (35.90%) Cisco ASA
11 35 (29.91%) LAN
12 33 (28.21%) VPN
12 33 (28.21%) Load Balancing
13 31 (26.50%) ITIL
14 30 (25.64%) WAN Optimisation
15 28 (23.93%) SolarWinds
16 27 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
16 27 (23.08%) Windows
17 26 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
18 24 (20.51%) Linux
18 24 (20.51%) Network Security
19 21 (17.95%) VLAN
20 19 (16.24%) Network Management
20 19 (16.24%) HP
21 18 (15.38%) Cisco ISE
21 18 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
22 17 (14.53%) Spanning Tree

Riverbed
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 12 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (9.40%) Node.js
3 11 (9.40%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (4.27%) Lync
6 4 (3.42%) IBM Notes
6 4 (3.42%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (5.98%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.13%) MS Office
3 2 (1.71%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 72 (61.54%) Firewall
2 61 (52.14%) WAN
3 47 (40.17%) MPLS
4 44 (37.61%) OSPF
5 42 (35.90%) BGP
5 42 (35.90%) Wireless
5 42 (35.90%) Cisco ASA
6 35 (29.91%) LAN
7 33 (28.21%) VPN
8 27 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
9 26 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
10 24 (20.51%) Network Security
11 21 (17.95%) VLAN
12 18 (15.38%) Cisco ISE
13 17 (14.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 17 (14.53%) VoIP
13 17 (14.53%) TCP/IP
13 17 (14.53%) Spanning Tree
14 16 (13.68%) EIGRP
14 16 (13.68%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.40%) Hadoop
1 11 (9.40%) MongoDB
1 11 (9.40%) NoSQL
1 11 (9.40%) Redis
2 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (4.27%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (9.40%) Git (software)
1 11 (9.40%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (11.11%) Finance
2 7 (5.98%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.27%) Investment Banking
3 5 (4.27%) Legal
3 5 (4.27%) Banking
4 4 (3.42%) Advertising
5 1 (0.85%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 46 (39.32%) Network Engineer
2 19 (16.24%) Consultant
3 15 (12.82%) Senior Network Engineer
4 11 (9.40%) Analyst
4 11 (9.40%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (7.69%) Network Consultant
6 8 (6.84%) Network Specialist
7 7 (5.98%) Cisco Engineer
7 7 (5.98%) Technical Consultant
8 5 (4.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (4.27%) Architect
8 5 (4.27%) Security Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (3.42%) Network Architect
9 4 (3.42%) Deployment Engineer
9 4 (3.42%) Network Security Engineer
9 4 (3.42%) Security Consultant
9 4 (3.42%) Cisco Voice Engineer
9 4 (3.42%) Monitoring Specialist
9 4 (3.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.40%) LAMP
1 11 (9.40%) Memcached
1 11 (9.40%) RabbitMQ
2 10 (8.55%) 802.1X
3 6 (5.13%) CSS
4 4 (3.42%) XMPP
5 2 (1.71%) Middleware
6 1 (0.85%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.53%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.13%) User Experience
3 5 (4.27%) HP Storage
3 5 (4.27%) HP StoreVirtual
3 5 (4.27%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (3.42%) Visualisation
4 4 (3.42%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.42%) Cryptography
5 3 (2.56%) PKI
6 2 (1.71%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.71%) FlexPod
6 2 (1.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.85%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 27 (23.08%) Windows
2 24 (20.51%) Linux
3 14 (11.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (9.40%) CentOS
4 11 (9.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (9.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (8.55%) UNIX
6 5 (4.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.27%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.56%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (28.21%) Load Balancing
2 31 (26.50%) ITIL
3 30 (25.64%) WAN Optimisation
4 19 (16.24%) Network Management
5 18 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
6 14 (11.97%) Migration
7 12 (10.26%) Project Management
8 11 (9.40%) Service Delivery
8 11 (9.40%) Data Management
8 11 (9.40%) DevOps
9 10 (8.55%) Kalman Filter
9 10 (8.55%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (6.84%) Network Architecture
11 6 (5.13%) Network Load Balancing
11 6 (5.13%) Network Design
11 6 (5.13%) Service Management
12 5 (4.27%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (4.27%) Time Management
13 4 (3.42%) Infrastructure Management
14 3 (2.56%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.11%) SQL
2 11 (9.40%) JavaScript
2 11 (9.40%) PHP
2 11 (9.40%) Python
2 11 (9.40%) Ruby
2 11 (9.40%) Bash Shell
3 10 (8.55%) VB
4 4 (3.42%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.71%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 63 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (48.72%) CCNP
3 17 (14.53%) CCIE
4 9 (7.69%) CCNA
5 8 (6.84%) SC Cleared
5 8 (6.84%) Security Cleared
6 6 (5.13%) CCDP
7 5 (4.27%) CCSE
7 5 (4.27%) HP ASE
8 4 (3.42%) HP MASE
8 4 (3.42%) JNCIP
8 4 (3.42%) JNCIE
8 4 (3.42%) CCSP
9 2 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.71%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.85%) Degree
10 1 (0.85%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.85%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.55%) SLA
2 4 (3.42%) JSP 440
3 3 (2.56%) QA
4 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (12.82%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 7 (5.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (5.13%) vSphere
5 5 (4.27%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (4.27%) ProxySG
6 2 (1.71%) VMware Server
6 2 (1.71%) XenApp
6 2 (1.71%) DFS Replication
6 2 (1.71%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 17 (14.53%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (9.40%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (9.40%) Puppet
2 11 (9.40%) Opsview
2 11 (9.40%) Graphite
2 11 (9.40%) Rundeck
3 10 (8.55%) OPNET
4 4 (3.42%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (3.42%) AirWatch
5 3 (2.56%) WhatsUp Gold
6 2 (1.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.71%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (1.71%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.85%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.85%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.85%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.85%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 95 (81.20%) Cisco
2 69 (58.97%) CheckPoint
3 62 (52.99%) F5
4 47 (40.17%) Juniper
5 28 (23.93%) SolarWinds
6 19 (16.24%) HP
7 16 (13.68%) Fortinet
8 12 (10.26%) Citrix
9 11 (9.40%) Tealeaf
9 11 (9.40%) Splunk
10 10 (8.55%) Nokia
11 9 (7.69%) McAfee
11 9 (7.69%) VMware
11 9 (7.69%) Blue Coat
12 8 (6.84%) Microsoft
13 7 (5.98%) Mitel
13 7 (5.98%) Aruba
14 6 (5.13%) BT
14 6 (5.13%) Crossbeam
14 6 (5.13%) Brocade
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