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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Riverbed
Rank 392 379 381
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 16 34 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.072% 0.14% 0.077%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.32% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 7
Average daily rate
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£475 £413 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +4.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £560 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £368 £340
% change year-on-year
-10.27% +8.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
Riverbed
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
9907 10496 10021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.48% 44.40% 45.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6406 6830 6313
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 206 262
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £33.75 £43.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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
City of London +16 8 £475 +35.71%
Hounslow - 1 - -
Riverbed
England

Riverbed
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 58 (87.88%) Cisco
2 47 (71.21%) Firewall
3 41 (62.12%) F5
4 38 (57.58%) Cisco Certification
5 33 (50.00%) BGP
6 32 (48.48%) OSPF
6 32 (48.48%) Juniper
7 31 (46.97%) CCNP
8 30 (45.45%) WAN
9 29 (43.94%) CheckPoint
10 23 (34.85%) MPLS
10 23 (34.85%) LAN
11 16 (24.24%) CCNA
11 16 (24.24%) EIGRP
11 16 (24.24%) Cisco Nexus
12 15 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (22.73%) VPN
12 15 (22.73%) ITIL
13 13 (19.70%) Windows
14 12 (18.18%) TCP/IP
14 12 (18.18%) VMware
15 11 (16.67%) SLA
15 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
16 10 (15.15%) Active Directory
16 10 (15.15%) Service Delivery
16 10 (15.15%) Finance
16 10 (15.15%) VLAN
17 9 (13.64%) Network Security
17 9 (13.64%) Junos
18 8 (12.12%) SolarWinds

Riverbed
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 4 (6.06%) IIS
2 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 47 (71.21%) Firewall
2 33 (50.00%) BGP
3 32 (48.48%) OSPF
4 30 (45.45%) WAN
5 23 (34.85%) MPLS
5 23 (34.85%) LAN
6 16 (24.24%) EIGRP
6 16 (24.24%) Cisco Nexus
7 15 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (22.73%) VPN
8 12 (18.18%) TCP/IP
9 10 (15.15%) VLAN
10 9 (13.64%) Network Security
10 9 (13.64%) Junos
11 8 (12.12%) WLAN
12 7 (10.61%) Wireshark
12 7 (10.61%) Wireless
12 7 (10.61%) SSL
12 7 (10.61%) RIP
12 7 (10.61%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.52%) JIRA
2 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (15.15%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Banking
3 4 (6.06%) Law
4 2 (3.03%) Legal
5 1 (1.52%) German Language
5 1 (1.52%) Local Government
5 1 (1.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (40.91%) Network Engineer
2 14 (21.21%) Consultant
3 11 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
4 9 (13.64%) Support Engineer
5 7 (10.61%) Network Support
6 6 (9.09%) Analyst
6 6 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Network Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Cisco Voice Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Voice Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (6.06%) Security Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Network Security Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Network Team Leader
9 3 (4.55%) Server Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Operations Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Team Leader
9 3 (4.55%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) XMPP
2 2 (3.03%) Web Services
3 1 (1.52%) MAPI
3 1 (1.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (3.03%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.52%) Online Games
3 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.70%) Windows
2 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.55%) Linux
6 1 (1.52%) Android
6 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.73%) ITIL
2 10 (15.15%) Service Delivery
3 8 (12.12%) WAN Optimisation
3 8 (12.12%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (10.61%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (9.09%) Load Balancing
6 4 (6.06%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (6.06%) Project Management
6 4 (6.06%) Service Management
7 3 (4.55%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (3.03%) Time Management
8 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (1.52%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (1.52%) Supplier Management
9 1 (1.52%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.52%) Programme Management
9 1 (1.52%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.52%) Validation
9 1 (1.52%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.58%) SQL
2 1 (1.52%) Java
2 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 38 (57.58%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (46.97%) CCNP
3 16 (24.24%) CCNA
4 3 (4.55%) CCIE
5 2 (3.03%) CCDP
5 2 (3.03%) JNCIA
5 2 (3.03%) JNCIS
6 1 (1.52%) Degree
6 1 (1.52%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (15.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.58%) ProxySG
3 4 (6.06%) vSphere
4 3 (4.55%) VMware ESX
4 3 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.55%) XenApp
5 2 (3.03%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.52%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (6.06%) Cisco UCCE
1 4 (6.06%) OPNET
2 3 (4.55%) SCOM
2 3 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (4.55%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.52%) SCCM
3 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.52%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 58 (87.88%) Cisco
2 41 (62.12%) F5
3 32 (48.48%) Juniper
4 29 (43.94%) CheckPoint
5 12 (18.18%) VMware
6 8 (12.12%) SolarWinds
6 8 (12.12%) Citrix
6 8 (12.12%) Microsoft
6 8 (12.12%) Blue Coat
7 5 (7.58%) Mercator
8 4 (6.06%) Aruba
8 4 (6.06%) Websense
8 4 (6.06%) HP
9 3 (4.55%) BT
9 3 (4.55%) Symantec
9 3 (4.55%) NetApp
9 3 (4.55%) Nokia
10 2 (3.03%) Oracle
10 2 (3.03%) Avaya
10 2 (3.03%) Mitel