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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Riverbed
Rank 537 517 486
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -31
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 36 49 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.072% 0.10% 0.071%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.22% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 28 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £351 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.96% +1.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £247 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £330 £353
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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UK

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
22607 22103 19486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.40% 45.51% 46.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13184 12493 10698
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 977 1006 1112
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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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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 -6 21 £320 -13.51% 3
West Midlands -3 7 £450 +80.00%
East of England +15 5 - - 1
South East -33 2 £400 +19.40% 1
South West - - - - 6
Yorkshire - - - - 3
North West - - - -
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Riverbed
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 105 (88.98%) Cisco
2 65 (55.08%) Firewall
3 64 (54.24%) F5
4 60 (50.85%) Cisco Certification
5 55 (46.61%) Juniper
6 51 (43.22%) BGP
7 50 (42.37%) WAN
8 48 (40.68%) CheckPoint
9 47 (39.83%) OSPF
10 46 (38.98%) CCNP
11 38 (32.20%) LAN
12 31 (26.27%) MPLS
12 31 (26.27%) Cisco Nexus
13 28 (23.73%) ITIL
13 28 (23.73%) SolarWinds
14 26 (22.03%) Cisco ASA
15 24 (20.34%) EIGRP
15 24 (20.34%) Windows
15 24 (20.34%) CCNA
16 20 (16.95%) Load Balancing
16 20 (16.95%) Network Monitoring
17 19 (16.10%) Citrix
18 18 (15.25%) Wireless
18 18 (15.25%) Windows Server 2008
19 17 (14.41%) Network Security
20 16 (13.56%) VMware
20 16 (13.56%) VPN
20 16 (13.56%) Cisco CUCM
20 16 (13.56%) WAN Optimisation
21 15 (12.71%) TCP/IP

Riverbed
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 10 (8.47%) Lync
2 6 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (5.08%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (3.39%) IIS
4 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.85%) Node.js
5 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.69%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 65 (55.08%) Firewall
2 51 (43.22%) BGP
3 50 (42.37%) WAN
4 47 (39.83%) OSPF
5 38 (32.20%) LAN
6 31 (26.27%) MPLS
6 31 (26.27%) Cisco Nexus
7 26 (22.03%) Cisco ASA
8 24 (20.34%) EIGRP
9 18 (15.25%) Wireless
10 17 (14.41%) Network Security
11 16 (13.56%) VPN
12 15 (12.71%) SAN
12 15 (12.71%) TCP/IP
13 13 (11.02%) VoIP
13 13 (11.02%) WLAN
14 12 (10.17%) RIP
14 12 (10.17%) VLAN
14 12 (10.17%) Junos
14 12 (10.17%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.93%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.85%) JIRA
2 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (10.17%) Finance
2 10 (8.47%) Banking
3 7 (5.93%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.39%) Law
5 2 (1.69%) Legal
5 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.69%) Games
6 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Local Government
6 1 (0.85%) German Language
Job Titles
1 44 (37.29%) Network Engineer
2 25 (21.19%) Consultant
3 13 (11.02%) Technical Consultant
4 12 (10.17%) Support Engineer
4 12 (10.17%) Network Consultant
4 12 (10.17%) Cisco Engineer
5 11 (9.32%) Analyst
6 10 (8.47%) Network Support
7 9 (7.63%) Network Support Engineer
8 8 (6.78%) Architect
9 7 (5.93%) Network Analyst
10 6 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (4.24%) Senior Network Engineer
11 5 (4.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 5 (4.24%) Server Analyst
11 5 (4.24%) Operations Analyst
11 5 (4.24%) Voice Engineer
11 5 (4.24%) Voice Consultant
12 4 (3.39%) Cisco Voice Engineer
12 4 (3.39%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.08%) CSS
2 4 (3.39%) XMPP
3 2 (1.69%) Web Services
4 1 (0.85%) MAPI
4 1 (0.85%) Middleware
4 1 (0.85%) LAMP
4 1 (0.85%) Memcached
4 1 (0.85%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.93%) User Experience
2 6 (5.08%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (4.24%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.54%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.69%) e-Health
5 2 (1.69%) Online Games
5 2 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.69%) FlexPod
5 2 (1.69%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.85%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.34%) Windows
2 18 (15.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (5.08%) Linux
5 4 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.69%) UNIX
7 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.73%) ITIL
2 20 (16.95%) Load Balancing
2 20 (16.95%) Network Monitoring
3 16 (13.56%) WAN Optimisation
4 11 (9.32%) Service Delivery
5 10 (8.47%) Network Management
6 9 (7.63%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (6.78%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (5.08%) Infrastructure Management
8 6 (5.08%) Network Architecture
9 5 (4.24%) Project Management
9 5 (4.24%) Service Management
10 4 (3.39%) Incident Management
10 4 (3.39%) Problem Management
11 3 (2.54%) Enterprise Architecture
11 3 (2.54%) Network Design
11 3 (2.54%) Asset Management
12 2 (1.69%) Technical Architecture
12 2 (1.69%) ITSM
12 2 (1.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.78%) SQL
2 1 (0.85%) Python
2 1 (0.85%) Ruby
2 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.85%) Java
2 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 60 (50.85%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (38.98%) CCNP
3 24 (20.34%) CCNA
4 13 (11.02%) CCIE
5 7 (5.93%) CCDP
6 6 (5.08%) CCSP
6 6 (5.08%) CCSE
6 6 (5.08%) SC Cleared
6 6 (5.08%) Security Cleared
7 5 (4.24%) JNCIP
8 4 (3.39%) JNCIE
8 4 (3.39%) HP ASE
8 4 (3.39%) HP MASE
9 2 (1.69%) CCSA
10 1 (0.85%) HNC
10 1 (0.85%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (0.85%) Degree
10 1 (0.85%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.85%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.63%) SLA
2 1 (0.85%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) JSP 440
System Software
1 11 (9.32%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.24%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.24%) vSphere
4 4 (3.39%) ProxySG
5 3 (2.54%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.54%) XenApp
6 2 (1.69%) DFS Replication
6 2 (1.69%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.85%) UAG
7 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (13.56%) Cisco CUCM
2 10 (8.47%) OPNET
3 7 (5.93%) SCCM
4 6 (5.08%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (4.24%) SCOM
6 4 (3.39%) Cisco UCCE
7 3 (2.54%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.69%) CiscoWorks
8 2 (1.69%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.69%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.85%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.85%) Opsview
9 1 (0.85%) Graphite
9 1 (0.85%) Puppet
9 1 (0.85%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.85%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 105 (88.98%) Cisco
2 64 (54.24%) F5
3 55 (46.61%) Juniper
4 48 (40.68%) CheckPoint
5 28 (23.73%) SolarWinds
6 19 (16.10%) Citrix
7 16 (13.56%) VMware
8 13 (11.02%) HP
9 11 (9.32%) Fortinet
9 11 (9.32%) Aruba
10 10 (8.47%) Nokia
11 9 (7.63%) Microsoft
11 9 (7.63%) Blue Coat
12 8 (6.78%) BT
12 8 (6.78%) Mercator
13 6 (5.08%) BMC
14 5 (4.24%) NetApp
14 5 (4.24%) Brocade
14 5 (4.24%) Polycom
15 4 (3.39%) Mitel
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