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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Riverbed
Rank 529 490 508
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +18
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 50 62 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.100% 0.13% 0.095%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.27% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 44 39
Average daily rate
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£326 £356 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.56% -11.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £414 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £358 £368
% change year-on-year
-8.95% -2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £29.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
- -46.42%
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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
23042 22701 24966
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 46.02% 46.76% 46.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13170 12893 13092
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
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 1012 1038 1277
Average hourly rate £18.48 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.23% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -5 20 £275 -25.17% 8
East of England -12 11 £350 +50.53% 3
North West - 10 - - 1
South East -6 2 - - 1
South West - 1 £400 - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
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Riverbed
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 64 (71.11%) Cisco
2 42 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
3 41 (45.56%) WAN
4 39 (43.33%) F5
5 38 (42.22%) Firewall
6 35 (38.89%) LAN
7 32 (35.56%) Juniper
8 26 (28.89%) CCNP
9 25 (27.78%) OSPF
10 24 (26.67%) MPLS
11 21 (23.33%) BGP
12 20 (22.22%) CCNA
12 20 (22.22%) Windows
12 20 (22.22%) SolarWinds
13 19 (21.11%) ITIL
13 19 (21.11%) VoIP
14 18 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
15 17 (18.89%) VPN
15 17 (18.89%) CheckPoint
16 16 (17.78%) Load Balancing
17 15 (16.67%) Service Delivery
17 15 (16.67%) WAN Optimisation
18 13 (14.44%) TCP/IP
19 12 (13.33%) Microsoft
19 12 (13.33%) EIGRP
19 12 (13.33%) Project Management
19 12 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
20 11 (12.22%) Wireless
20 11 (12.22%) HP
20 11 (12.22%) Network Monitoring

Riverbed
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 6 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.33%) Lync
4 3 (3.33%) Apache
5 2 (2.22%) IIS
6 1 (1.11%) MS Project Server
6 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.33%) MS Project
2 3 (3.33%) MS Office
3 1 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 41 (45.56%) WAN
2 38 (42.22%) Firewall
3 35 (38.89%) LAN
4 25 (27.78%) OSPF
5 24 (26.67%) MPLS
6 21 (23.33%) BGP
7 19 (21.11%) VoIP
8 18 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
9 17 (18.89%) VPN
10 13 (14.44%) TCP/IP
11 12 (13.33%) EIGRP
11 12 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (12.22%) Wireless
13 10 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (11.11%) DNS
14 8 (8.89%) WLAN
14 8 (8.89%) VLAN
14 8 (8.89%) NetScaler
15 7 (7.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 7 (7.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.22%) MySQL
1 2 (2.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.11%) Couchbase
2 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.11%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) WebLOAD
General
1 8 (8.89%) Telecoms
1 8 (8.89%) Finance
2 3 (3.33%) French Language
2 3 (3.33%) Legal
3 1 (1.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (42.22%) Network Engineer
2 8 (8.89%) Consultant
3 7 (7.78%) Network Manager
3 7 (7.78%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (7.78%) Analyst
3 7 (7.78%) Administrator
4 6 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
5 5 (5.56%) Network Administrator
5 5 (5.56%) Network Specialist
5 5 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) Project Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) Network Support
6 4 (4.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) Monitoring Specialist
7 3 (3.33%) Core Network Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.44%) CSS
2 1 (1.11%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (1.11%) OCX
2 1 (1.11%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.44%) Visualisation
2 2 (2.22%) PKI
2 2 (2.22%) Cryptography
2 2 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.11%) FMCG
3 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.22%) Windows
2 10 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (8.89%) Linux
4 5 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (4.44%) UNIX
6 3 (3.33%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.22%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.22%) CentOS
7 2 (2.22%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.11%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.11%) Solaris
8 1 (1.11%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.11%) ITIL
2 16 (17.78%) Load Balancing
3 15 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 15 (16.67%) WAN Optimisation
4 12 (13.33%) Project Management
5 11 (12.22%) Network Monitoring
6 10 (11.11%) Network Management
7 7 (7.78%) Network Design
7 7 (7.78%) Incident Management
8 6 (6.67%) Configuration Management
8 6 (6.67%) Network Load Balancing
9 4 (4.44%) E-Commerce
9 4 (4.44%) Migration
9 4 (4.44%) Change Management
9 4 (4.44%) Project Planning
9 4 (4.44%) Problem Management
9 4 (4.44%) Network Architecture
9 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (4.44%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.22%) Java
1 2 (2.22%) SQL
2 1 (1.11%) Ruby
2 1 (1.11%) Perl
2 1 (1.11%) C
2 1 (1.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 42 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (28.89%) CCNP
3 20 (22.22%) CCNA
4 9 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (7.78%) CCIE
6 6 (6.67%) CCDP
7 5 (5.56%) CCVP
7 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (5.56%) MCSE
8 4 (4.44%) SC Cleared
9 3 (3.33%) CCIP
10 1 (1.11%) CCDE
10 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (1.11%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.11%) JNCIE
10 1 (1.11%) MCITP
10 1 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.11%) Degree
10 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.11%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) QA
2 3 (3.33%) JSP 440
2 3 (3.33%) SLA
3 1 (1.11%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 5 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.44%) VMware Server
3 4 (4.44%) DFS Replication
4 3 (3.33%) vSphere
4 3 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (6.67%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (5.56%) OPNET
4 4 (4.44%) CA Spectrum
5 3 (3.33%) WhatsUp Gold
5 3 (3.33%) SCCM
6 2 (2.22%) Nagios
6 2 (2.22%) Puppet
6 2 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.11%) logstash
7 1 (1.11%) Kibana
7 1 (1.11%) WSUS
7 1 (1.11%) OpenView
Vendors
1 64 (71.11%) Cisco
2 39 (43.33%) F5
3 32 (35.56%) Juniper
4 20 (22.22%) SolarWinds
5 17 (18.89%) CheckPoint
6 12 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 11 (12.22%) HP
8 8 (8.89%) McAfee
8 8 (8.89%) VMware
9 7 (7.78%) NetIQ
9 7 (7.78%) CA
10 6 (6.67%) Citrix
10 6 (6.67%) Avaya
11 5 (5.56%) Mitel
11 5 (5.56%) Websense
11 5 (5.56%) NetApp
11 5 (5.56%) Nokia
12 4 (4.44%) EMC
12 4 (4.44%) BMC
12 4 (4.44%) Radware
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