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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Riverbed
Rank 503 493 551
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +58
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 69 60 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.12% 0.054%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.27% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 43 18
Average daily rate
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£356 £375 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £300 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £410 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £21.50
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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
23525 22433 24925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.76% 46.54% 46.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13614 12887 13057
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
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 1075 1028 1245
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.70%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -3 25 £350 -3.44% 7
North West - 11 - - 1
East of England -16 9 £350 +62.79%
South East -4 2 - - 2
South West - 1 £400 -
Yorkshire - - - - 2
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Riverbed
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 79 (72.48%) Cisco
2 55 (50.46%) WAN
3 51 (46.79%) Cisco Certification
4 48 (44.04%) Juniper
4 48 (44.04%) F5
5 45 (41.28%) Firewall
6 42 (38.53%) LAN
7 33 (30.28%) ITIL
8 32 (29.36%) SolarWinds
9 31 (28.44%) CCNP
10 30 (27.52%) CCNA
10 30 (27.52%) OSPF
11 29 (26.61%) MPLS
11 29 (26.61%) BGP
12 26 (23.85%) CheckPoint
13 24 (22.02%) VoIP
14 22 (20.18%) Load Balancing
15 20 (18.35%) Network Management
15 20 (18.35%) WAN Optimisation
15 20 (18.35%) Network Monitoring
16 18 (16.51%) Windows
16 18 (16.51%) VPN
17 17 (15.60%) Cisco IOS
17 17 (15.60%) Cisco Nexus
18 16 (14.68%) TCP/IP
18 16 (14.68%) Service Delivery
19 15 (13.76%) OPNET
19 15 (13.76%) Cisco ASA
20 14 (12.84%) Cisco CUCM
21 13 (11.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

Riverbed
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 5 (4.59%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.67%) IIS
2 4 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (2.75%) Apache
4 2 (1.83%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.83%) Lync
5 1 (0.92%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (3.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.75%) MS Project
2 3 (2.75%) MS Office
3 1 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 55 (50.46%) WAN
2 45 (41.28%) Firewall
3 42 (38.53%) LAN
4 30 (27.52%) OSPF
5 29 (26.61%) MPLS
5 29 (26.61%) BGP
6 24 (22.02%) VoIP
7 18 (16.51%) VPN
8 17 (15.60%) Cisco IOS
8 17 (15.60%) Cisco Nexus
9 16 (14.68%) TCP/IP
10 15 (13.76%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (11.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 12 (11.01%) BIG-IP
13 10 (9.17%) Wireless
14 9 (8.26%) SAN
14 9 (8.26%) EIGRP
15 8 (7.34%) WLAN
15 8 (7.34%) Cisco IPT
15 8 (7.34%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.83%) MySQL
2 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.92%) Couchbase
3 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.92%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 1 (0.92%) WebLOAD
General
1 9 (8.26%) Finance
2 8 (7.34%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.75%) French Language
3 3 (2.75%) Legal
4 2 (1.83%) Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Law
Job Titles
1 37 (33.94%) Network Engineer
2 14 (12.84%) Network Manager
3 10 (9.17%) Administrator
3 10 (9.17%) Analyst
4 9 (8.26%) Network Specialist
4 9 (8.26%) Consultant
5 8 (7.34%) Network Administrator
5 8 (7.34%) Monitoring Specialist
6 7 (6.42%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (5.50%) Technical Consultant
7 6 (5.50%) Deployment Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) Network Support
8 5 (4.59%) Network Analyst
9 4 (3.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (3.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) Project Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) Service Manager
9 4 (3.67%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) Data Manager
9 4 (3.67%) Network Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.17%) CSS
2 5 (4.59%) Middleware
3 1 (0.92%) XMPP
3 1 (0.92%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.92%) WAP
3 1 (0.92%) JSP
3 1 (0.92%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.01%) Visualisation
1 12 (11.01%) User Experience
2 7 (6.42%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (3.67%) PKI
4 3 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.83%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.92%) FMCG
6 1 (0.92%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.51%) Windows
2 11 (10.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (4.59%) Linux
4 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.83%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.83%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.83%) CentOS
5 2 (1.83%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.92%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.92%) OS/400
6 1 (0.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (30.28%) ITIL
2 22 (20.18%) Load Balancing
3 20 (18.35%) Network Management
3 20 (18.35%) WAN Optimisation
3 20 (18.35%) Network Monitoring
4 16 (14.68%) Service Delivery
5 12 (11.01%) Project Management
6 11 (10.09%) Network Architecture
7 7 (6.42%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (6.42%) Incident Management
7 7 (6.42%) Network Design
8 6 (5.50%) Configuration Management
8 6 (5.50%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (4.59%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (3.67%) Change Management
10 4 (3.67%) E-Commerce
10 4 (3.67%) Migration
10 4 (3.67%) Problem Management
10 4 (3.67%) Infrastructure Management
11 3 (2.75%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.83%) Java
1 2 (1.83%) SQL
2 1 (0.92%) Ruby
2 1 (0.92%) Python
2 1 (0.92%) Perl
2 1 (0.92%) C
Qualifications
1 51 (46.79%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (28.44%) CCNP
3 30 (27.52%) CCNA
4 11 (10.09%) Security Cleared
5 8 (7.34%) CCIE
5 8 (7.34%) CCDP
5 8 (7.34%) CCVP
6 6 (5.50%) SC Cleared
7 5 (4.59%) MCSE
7 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.92%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.92%) JNCIE
9 1 (0.92%) MCITP
9 1 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.92%) Degree
9 1 (0.92%) CCDA
9 1 (0.92%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.67%) JSP 440
1 4 (3.67%) QA
2 2 (1.83%) SLA
3 1 (0.92%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (9.17%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.59%) vSphere
2 5 (4.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.67%) VMware Server
3 4 (3.67%) DFS Replication
3 4 (3.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.83%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.83%) UAG
5 2 (1.83%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (13.76%) OPNET
2 14 (12.84%) Cisco CUCM
3 8 (7.34%) SolarWinds Orion
4 5 (4.59%) SCCM
5 4 (3.67%) CA Spectrum
6 3 (2.75%) WhatsUp Gold
7 2 (1.83%) Nagios
7 2 (1.83%) SCOM
7 2 (1.83%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.83%) Puppet
8 1 (0.92%) logstash
8 1 (0.92%) Kibana
8 1 (0.92%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.92%) WSUS
8 1 (0.92%) OpenView
Vendors
1 79 (72.48%) Cisco
2 48 (44.04%) Juniper
2 48 (44.04%) F5
3 32 (29.36%) SolarWinds
4 26 (23.85%) CheckPoint
5 13 (11.93%) BMC
5 13 (11.93%) Microsoft
6 11 (10.09%) VMware
6 11 (10.09%) Nokia
6 11 (10.09%) HP
7 10 (9.17%) Avaya
7 10 (9.17%) Fortinet
8 9 (8.26%) McAfee
9 7 (6.42%) Websense
9 7 (6.42%) CA
9 7 (6.42%) NetIQ
10 6 (5.50%) Citrix
11 5 (4.59%) Mitel
11 5 (4.59%) NetApp
12 4 (3.67%) Radware
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