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 31 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Riverbed
Rank 374 400 389
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -11
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 51 23 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.098% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.50% 0.22% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 14 25
Average daily rate
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£375 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £500 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £328 £300
% change year-on-year
+37.19% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.25
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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 London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10241 10488 10999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.63% 44.60% 45.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6762 6574 6976
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 221 287
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.59 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £34.35 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 -7 10 £316 -36.85%
Docklands, London - 1 £435 -
Riverbed
England

Riverbed
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 57 (85.07%) Cisco
2 50 (74.63%) Firewall
3 48 (71.64%) WAN
4 42 (62.69%) Cisco Certification
4 42 (62.69%) CheckPoint
5 38 (56.72%) CCNP
6 35 (52.24%) MPLS
7 34 (50.75%) F5
8 33 (49.25%) Cisco ASA
9 32 (47.76%) Wireless
9 32 (47.76%) VPN
10 28 (41.79%) WAN Optimisation
11 26 (38.81%) LAN
11 26 (38.81%) OSPF
12 25 (37.31%) Load Balancing
13 24 (35.82%) Cisco IOS
13 24 (35.82%) BGP
14 23 (34.33%) SolarWinds
15 20 (29.85%) Windows
16 19 (28.36%) VLAN
17 18 (26.87%) Cisco ISE
17 18 (26.87%) Juniper
18 17 (25.37%) ITIL
18 17 (25.37%) VoIP
18 17 (25.37%) IPsec
18 17 (25.37%) Cisco CUCM
18 17 (25.37%) Spanning Tree
18 17 (25.37%) Wireshark
19 16 (23.88%) Network Security
19 16 (23.88%) Cisco Nexus

Riverbed
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (11.94%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (5.97%) IBM Notes
4 4 (5.97%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS Office
3 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 50 (74.63%) Firewall
2 48 (71.64%) WAN
3 35 (52.24%) MPLS
4 33 (49.25%) Cisco ASA
5 32 (47.76%) Wireless
5 32 (47.76%) VPN
6 26 (38.81%) LAN
6 26 (38.81%) OSPF
7 24 (35.82%) BGP
7 24 (35.82%) Cisco IOS
8 19 (28.36%) VLAN
9 18 (26.87%) Cisco ISE
10 17 (25.37%) Spanning Tree
10 17 (25.37%) Wireshark
10 17 (25.37%) IPsec
10 17 (25.37%) VoIP
11 16 (23.88%) EIGRP
11 16 (23.88%) TCP/IP
11 16 (23.88%) Network Security
11 16 (23.88%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (19.40%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Legal
3 4 (5.97%) Advertising
3 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.48%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.48%) Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 34 (50.75%) Network Engineer
2 15 (22.39%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (10.45%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (7.46%) Analyst
4 5 (7.46%) Consultant
5 4 (5.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Deployment Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Network Specialist
5 4 (5.97%) Voice Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Technical Leader
6 3 (4.48%) Network Team Leader
6 3 (4.48%) Communications Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Team Leader
6 3 (4.48%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (4.48%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (2.99%) Network Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.43%) 802.1X
2 4 (5.97%) XMPP
3 1 (1.49%) MAPI
3 1 (1.49%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.46%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.99%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.99%) PKI
4 2 (2.99%) FlexPod
4 2 (2.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.49%) iPhone
5 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 20 (29.85%) Windows
2 14 (20.90%) Linux
3 11 (16.42%) UNIX
4 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.48%) Mac OS X
5 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.79%) WAN Optimisation
2 25 (37.31%) Load Balancing
3 17 (25.37%) ITIL
4 13 (19.40%) Network Management
5 11 (16.42%) Project Management
5 11 (16.42%) Kalman Filter
6 10 (14.93%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (11.94%) Migration
7 8 (11.94%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (8.96%) Service Delivery
9 5 (7.46%) Network Design
10 4 (5.97%) Service Management
11 2 (2.99%) Change Management
11 2 (2.99%) Network Load Balancing
11 2 (2.99%) Incident Management
11 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Management
11 2 (2.99%) DDoS Mitigation
11 2 (2.99%) Time Management
12 1 (1.49%) Mobile Device Management
12 1 (1.49%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.42%) VB
2 4 (5.97%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.99%) SQL
3 2 (2.99%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 42 (62.69%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (56.72%) CCNP
3 8 (11.94%) CCNA
4 7 (10.45%) CCIE
5 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.49%) CCDP
6 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.49%) CCSE
6 1 (1.49%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.49%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.93%) SLA
2 2 (2.99%) QA
3 1 (1.49%) JSP 440
System Software
1 10 (14.93%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.46%) ProxySG
4 3 (4.48%) vSphere
5 2 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.99%) XenApp
5 2 (2.99%) DFS Replication
5 2 (2.99%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 17 (25.37%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (5.97%) AirWatch
2 4 (5.97%) OPNET
2 4 (5.97%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (2.99%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (2.99%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (2.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (2.99%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.49%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.49%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.49%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.49%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.49%) Nagios
Vendors
1 57 (85.07%) Cisco
2 42 (62.69%) CheckPoint
3 34 (50.75%) F5
4 23 (34.33%) SolarWinds
5 18 (26.87%) Juniper
6 7 (10.45%) VMware
6 7 (10.45%) Mitel
6 7 (10.45%) Blue Coat
7 6 (8.96%) Aruba
7 6 (8.96%) BT
8 5 (7.46%) Citrix
8 5 (7.46%) Symantec
8 5 (7.46%) McAfee
9 4 (5.97%) NetApp
9 4 (5.97%) Nokia
9 4 (5.97%) Lotus
9 4 (5.97%) Microsoft
9 4 (5.97%) HP
9 4 (5.97%) Dell
9 4 (5.97%) Fortinet