The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Riverbed products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Riverbed over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Riverbed
Rank 339 399 372
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -27
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 63 26 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.11% 0.056%
As % of the Vendors category 0.61% 0.23% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 15 8
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£320 £400 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £345 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £465 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £343 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.48% +24.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.60 - £190.00
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10277 11172 9898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.42% 45.91% 46.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7031 7350 6202
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 229 300
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.80 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Riverbed
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Riverbed Jobs Demand Trend in London

Riverbed
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Riverbed Daily Rate Trend in London

Riverbed
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Riverbed across the London region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Riverbed Daily Rate Histogram in London

Riverbed
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Riverbed across the London region.

Riverbed Hourly Rate Trend in London

Riverbed
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Riverbed within the London region over the 3 months to 18 December 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
City of London +19 13 £413 -2.94% 3
Croydon - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Riverbed
England

Riverbed
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 70 (75.27%) Cisco
2 56 (60.22%) WAN
2 56 (60.22%) F5
3 51 (54.84%) Cisco Certification
3 51 (54.84%) Firewall
4 43 (46.24%) Juniper
4 43 (46.24%) BGP
5 37 (39.78%) CheckPoint
5 37 (39.78%) CCNP
5 37 (39.78%) LAN
6 35 (37.63%) OSPF
7 25 (26.88%) EIGRP
7 25 (26.88%) CCNA
7 25 (26.88%) WAN Optimisation
8 23 (24.73%) Finance
9 20 (21.51%) MPLS
10 18 (19.35%) TCP/IP
10 18 (19.35%) ITIL
10 18 (19.35%) Load Balancing
11 17 (18.28%) Windows
11 17 (18.28%) SAN
12 16 (17.20%) VoIP
12 16 (17.20%) WLAN
12 16 (17.20%) Banking
13 14 (15.05%) VMware
13 14 (15.05%) RIP
13 14 (15.05%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (15.05%) SolarWinds
14 13 (13.98%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (13.98%) Cisco IPT

Riverbed
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (6.45%) IIS
2 5 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (5.38%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.30%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.30%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (4.30%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (2.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (60.22%) WAN
2 51 (54.84%) Firewall
3 43 (46.24%) BGP
4 37 (39.78%) LAN
5 35 (37.63%) OSPF
6 25 (26.88%) EIGRP
7 20 (21.51%) MPLS
8 18 (19.35%) TCP/IP
9 17 (18.28%) SAN
10 16 (17.20%) VoIP
10 16 (17.20%) WLAN
11 14 (15.05%) RIP
11 14 (15.05%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (13.98%) Cisco IPT
13 12 (12.90%) Network Security
13 12 (12.90%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (12.90%) HSRP
14 11 (11.83%) NetScaler
14 11 (11.83%) VLAN
14 11 (11.83%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.08%) Couchbase
3 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (24.73%) Finance
2 16 (17.20%) Banking
3 6 (6.45%) Law
4 5 (5.38%) Legal
4 5 (5.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.15%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.15%) Games
6 1 (1.08%) German Language
6 1 (1.08%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (35.48%) Network Engineer
2 22 (23.66%) Analyst
3 15 (16.13%) Network Analyst
4 14 (15.05%) Consultant
5 13 (13.98%) Network Support
6 11 (11.83%) Network Support Engineer
6 11 (11.83%) Support Engineer
7 8 (8.60%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (8.60%) Senior Network Analyst
8 7 (7.53%) Network Manager
8 7 (7.53%) Technical Consultant
8 7 (7.53%) Network Consultant
9 6 (6.45%) Senior Consultant
9 6 (6.45%) Operations Analyst
10 5 (5.38%) Network Operations Analyst
10 5 (5.38%) Voice Consultant
10 5 (5.38%) Server Analyst
10 5 (5.38%) Network Administrator
10 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 5 (5.38%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.08%) XMPP
1 1 (1.08%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (1.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.38%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.15%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.15%) Online Games
4 1 (1.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.28%) Windows
2 13 (13.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.23%) Linux
5 2 (2.15%) UNIX
6 1 (1.08%) CentOS
6 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.88%) WAN Optimisation
2 18 (19.35%) ITIL
2 18 (19.35%) Load Balancing
3 10 (10.75%) Network Monitoring
4 9 (9.68%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (9.68%) Infrastructure Management
5 7 (7.53%) Configuration Management
6 6 (6.45%) Network Management
7 5 (5.38%) Problem Management
7 5 (5.38%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.30%) Change Management
8 4 (4.30%) Network Design
8 4 (4.30%) Incident Management
9 3 (3.23%) Capacity Management
10 2 (2.15%) BCP
10 2 (2.15%) ITSM
10 2 (2.15%) Migration
10 2 (2.15%) Service Management
10 2 (2.15%) Time Management
10 2 (2.15%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.38%) SQL
2 2 (2.15%) VB
3 1 (1.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 51 (54.84%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (39.78%) CCNP
3 25 (26.88%) CCNA
4 11 (11.83%) CCIE
5 8 (8.60%) CCDP
6 6 (6.45%) CCVP
7 2 (2.15%) CCSP
7 2 (2.15%) CCSA
7 2 (2.15%) CCSE
8 1 (1.08%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.08%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.08%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.38%) DFS Replication
2 5 (5.38%) vSphere
2 5 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.38%) VMware Server
3 4 (4.30%) XenApp
3 4 (4.30%) UAG
4 2 (2.15%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (12.90%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (6.45%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (5.38%) SCOM
4 4 (4.30%) SCCM
4 4 (4.30%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (2.15%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.08%) Puppet
6 1 (1.08%) logstash
6 1 (1.08%) Kibana
6 1 (1.08%) Nagios
6 1 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 70 (75.27%) Cisco
2 56 (60.22%) F5
3 43 (46.24%) Juniper
4 37 (39.78%) CheckPoint
5 14 (15.05%) VMware
5 14 (15.05%) SolarWinds
6 10 (10.75%) Citrix
7 7 (7.53%) Microsoft
8 6 (6.45%) NetApp
8 6 (6.45%) McAfee
8 6 (6.45%) Websense
8 6 (6.45%) Aruba
9 5 (5.38%) Polycom
9 5 (5.38%) Brocade
9 5 (5.38%) Mitel
9 5 (5.38%) Blue Coat
9 5 (5.38%) Mercator
10 4 (4.30%) HP
10 4 (4.30%) CA
10 4 (4.30%) NetIQ
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