The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Riverbed products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Riverbed over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Riverbed
Rank 63 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.13% - 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% - 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £295
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +18.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.50
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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 Hertfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
421 361 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 56.66% 51.94% 45.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 156 133
Average daily rate £370 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.96% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 16
Average hourly rate £14.85 £22.93 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.23% +31.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Riverbed
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Riverbed across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Riverbed Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Riverbed
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Riverbed across the Hertfordshire region.

Riverbed Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Riverbed
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Check Point Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler

Riverbed
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Check Point Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) F5