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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Riverbed
Rank 501 514 518
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +4
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 89 49 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.10% 0.056%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 0.22% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 32 16
Average daily rate
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£364 £393 £379
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.32% +3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £326 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £410 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.06% +49.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.60 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.60 - -
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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
24019 22059 23454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.06% 46.04% 46.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 14298 12809 12453
Average daily rate £395 £390 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.28% -1.26%
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 1173 1068 1234
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.85 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -6.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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
London +10 51 £363 -6.45% 10
West Midlands +5 24 £413 +3.12% 4
East of England -8 8 £350 +16.66% 1
Yorkshire -7 3 - - 2
South East -19 2 - - 5
North West - 1 - - 2
South West - - - - 6
East Midlands - - - -
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Riverbed
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 104 (75.91%) Cisco
2 73 (53.28%) Cisco Certification
3 69 (50.36%) F5
4 68 (49.64%) WAN
5 67 (48.91%) Juniper
6 57 (41.61%) Firewall
7 53 (38.69%) LAN
8 48 (35.04%) BGP
9 45 (32.85%) CCNP
9 45 (32.85%) CCNA
10 42 (30.66%) ITIL
10 42 (30.66%) OSPF
11 38 (27.74%) CheckPoint
12 36 (26.28%) SolarWinds
13 34 (24.82%) Load Balancing
14 32 (23.36%) Network Monitoring
15 30 (21.90%) MPLS
16 28 (20.44%) Network Management
17 27 (19.71%) WAN Optimisation
18 26 (18.98%) Cisco Nexus
19 23 (16.79%) VoIP
20 20 (14.60%) Cisco ASA
21 18 (13.14%) EIGRP
21 18 (13.14%) Windows
21 18 (13.14%) Cisco CUCM
22 17 (12.41%) SAN
22 17 (12.41%) TCP/IP
22 17 (12.41%) Wireless
22 17 (12.41%) OPNET
23 16 (11.68%) VPN

Riverbed
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (5.11%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (2.19%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.19%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (2.19%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (2.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (2.19%) IIS
4 1 (0.73%) JBoss
4 1 (0.73%) Apache
4 1 (0.73%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.73%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (2.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.46%) MS Project
2 2 (1.46%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 68 (49.64%) WAN
2 57 (41.61%) Firewall
3 53 (38.69%) LAN
4 48 (35.04%) BGP
5 42 (30.66%) OSPF
6 30 (21.90%) MPLS
7 26 (18.98%) Cisco Nexus
8 23 (16.79%) VoIP
9 20 (14.60%) Cisco ASA
10 18 (13.14%) EIGRP
11 17 (12.41%) SAN
11 17 (12.41%) Wireless
11 17 (12.41%) TCP/IP
12 16 (11.68%) VPN
13 15 (10.95%) Cisco IPT
13 15 (10.95%) Cisco IOS
14 14 (10.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 14 (10.22%) BIG-IP
15 13 (9.49%) WLAN
15 13 (9.49%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.46%) MySQL
4 1 (0.73%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.73%) Couchbase
4 1 (0.73%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 1 (0.73%) WebLOAD
General
1 16 (11.68%) Finance
2 10 (7.30%) Banking
3 9 (6.57%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.92%) Legal
5 3 (2.19%) Law
6 2 (1.46%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.73%) Games
7 1 (0.73%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (36.50%) Network Engineer
2 19 (13.87%) Analyst
3 16 (11.68%) Consultant
4 14 (10.22%) Network Manager
5 12 (8.76%) Network Analyst
6 11 (8.03%) Network Specialist
7 10 (7.30%) Network Support
7 10 (7.30%) Monitoring Specialist
8 8 (5.84%) Technical Consultant
8 8 (5.84%) Administrator
8 8 (5.84%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (5.84%) Senior Network Analyst
8 8 (5.84%) Network Administrator
9 7 (5.11%) Support Engineer
9 7 (5.11%) Network Support Engineer
9 7 (5.11%) Senior Network Engineer
10 6 (4.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 6 (4.38%) Network Consultant
11 5 (3.65%) Senior Consultant
11 5 (3.65%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.76%) CSS
2 7 (5.11%) Middleware
3 2 (1.46%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.73%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.73%) XMPP
4 1 (0.73%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.95%) Visualisation
1 15 (10.95%) User Experience
2 12 (8.76%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (2.92%) PKI
4 3 (2.19%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.19%) e-Health
4 3 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.46%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.73%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.14%) Windows
2 12 (8.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (4.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (2.92%) Linux
5 2 (1.46%) CentOS
5 2 (1.46%) UNIX
6 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.73%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.73%) OS/400
6 1 (0.73%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (30.66%) ITIL
2 34 (24.82%) Load Balancing
3 32 (23.36%) Network Monitoring
4 28 (20.44%) Network Management
5 27 (19.71%) WAN Optimisation
6 13 (9.49%) Network Architecture
6 13 (9.49%) Service Delivery
7 10 (7.30%) Configuration Management
7 10 (7.30%) Incident Management
8 9 (6.57%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (6.57%) Problem Management
8 9 (6.57%) Infrastructure Management
9 8 (5.84%) Performance Monitoring
9 8 (5.84%) Project Management
9 8 (5.84%) Change Management
10 7 (5.11%) Capacity Management
10 7 (5.11%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (4.38%) Network Design
11 6 (4.38%) Performance Management
12 4 (2.92%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.92%) SQL
2 2 (1.46%) VB
2 2 (1.46%) Java
3 1 (0.73%) Perl
3 1 (0.73%) Python
3 1 (0.73%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 73 (53.28%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (32.85%) CCNP
2 45 (32.85%) CCNA
3 13 (9.49%) CCIE
3 13 (9.49%) Security Cleared
4 9 (6.57%) CCDP
5 8 (5.84%) CCVP
5 8 (5.84%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.92%) MCSE
6 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.46%) CCSA
7 2 (1.46%) CCSP
7 2 (1.46%) CCSE
8 1 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.92%) QA
1 4 (2.92%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.73%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (8.03%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.38%) VMware Server
3 6 (4.38%) DFS Replication
3 6 (4.38%) vSphere
4 3 (2.19%) UAG
4 3 (2.19%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.19%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (13.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 17 (12.41%) OPNET
3 7 (5.11%) SolarWinds Orion
3 7 (5.11%) CA Spectrum
4 3 (2.19%) SCCM
4 3 (2.19%) SCOM
4 3 (2.19%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (1.46%) Puppet
5 2 (1.46%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (1.46%) Nagios
6 1 (0.73%) OpenView
6 1 (0.73%) logstash
6 1 (0.73%) Kibana
Vendors
1 104 (75.91%) Cisco
2 69 (50.36%) F5
3 67 (48.91%) Juniper
4 38 (27.74%) CheckPoint
5 36 (26.28%) SolarWinds
6 16 (11.68%) BMC
7 15 (10.95%) Nokia
8 13 (9.49%) VMware
9 12 (8.76%) Fortinet
9 12 (8.76%) Microsoft
9 12 (8.76%) Citrix
10 11 (8.03%) Avaya
10 11 (8.03%) HP
11 10 (7.30%) CA
12 9 (6.57%) McAfee
13 8 (5.84%) Brocade
14 7 (5.11%) Websense
14 7 (5.11%) NetIQ
14 7 (5.11%) Aruba
14 7 (5.11%) ProCurve
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