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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Riverbed
Rank 399 382 403
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +21
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 23 44 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.094% 0.17% 0.057%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.38% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 33 13
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£275 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £368
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £21.50
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
11228 11637 12034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.87% 46.28% 45.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7221 7546 7322
Average daily rate £425 £421 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.07% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 263 332
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £48.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 +27 7 £388 -13.88% 4
Docklands, London - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Riverbed
England

Riverbed
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 27 (61.36%) Cisco
2 25 (56.82%) WAN
3 20 (45.45%) Firewall
4 18 (40.91%) LAN
5 17 (38.64%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (36.36%) F5
7 15 (34.09%) VoIP
8 14 (31.82%) CCNP
8 14 (31.82%) WAN Optimisation
8 14 (31.82%) SolarWinds
9 11 (25.00%) MPLS
9 11 (25.00%) OSPF
9 11 (25.00%) BGP
10 10 (22.73%) CheckPoint
10 10 (22.73%) TCP/IP
11 9 (20.45%) Juniper
11 9 (20.45%) Finance
12 8 (18.18%) EIGRP
12 8 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (18.18%) Cisco CUCM
13 7 (15.91%) NetIQ
13 7 (15.91%) CA
13 7 (15.91%) CCNA
13 7 (15.91%) Windows
13 7 (15.91%) VMware
14 6 (13.64%) Cisco IPT
14 6 (13.64%) VPLS
14 6 (13.64%) CCVP
14 6 (13.64%) Service Delivery

Riverbed
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 4 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (4.55%) Lync
2 2 (4.55%) IIS
2 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (56.82%) WAN
2 20 (45.45%) Firewall
3 18 (40.91%) LAN
4 15 (34.09%) VoIP
5 11 (25.00%) MPLS
5 11 (25.00%) OSPF
5 11 (25.00%) BGP
6 10 (22.73%) TCP/IP
7 8 (18.18%) EIGRP
7 8 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (13.64%) Cisco IPT
8 6 (13.64%) VPLS
8 6 (13.64%) SAN
8 6 (13.64%) VPN
9 5 (11.36%) DNS
9 5 (11.36%) DHCP
9 5 (11.36%) WLAN
9 5 (11.36%) Wireless
9 5 (11.36%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.27%) Couchbase
3 1 (2.27%) MySQL
General
1 9 (20.45%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.82%) French Language
3 3 (6.82%) Legal
4 1 (2.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Network Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) Network Manager
3 6 (13.64%) Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Administrator
4 5 (11.36%) Network Administrator
4 5 (11.36%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Network Support
6 3 (6.82%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Core Network Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Server Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Windows Support Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Cisco Support
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) WAP
1 1 (2.27%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (2.27%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.27%) PKI
2 1 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.27%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.55%) Linux
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.27%) CentOS
4 1 (2.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) WAN Optimisation
2 6 (13.64%) Service Delivery
2 6 (13.64%) Load Balancing
3 5 (11.36%) ITIL
3 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
3 5 (11.36%) Project Management
4 4 (9.09%) Network Design
4 4 (9.09%) Network Management
4 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (6.82%) Project Planning
6 2 (4.55%) Capacity Management
6 2 (4.55%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.55%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.55%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.55%) Migration
6 2 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.27%) DevOps
7 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) C
2 1 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (38.64%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (31.82%) CCNP
3 7 (15.91%) CCNA
4 6 (13.64%) CCVP
5 5 (11.36%) CCDP
6 4 (9.09%) CCIE
7 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.27%) MCSE
7 1 (2.27%) MCSA
7 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.27%) MCITP
7 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.09%) VMware Server
2 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.09%) DFS Replication
3 2 (4.55%) vSphere
3 2 (4.55%) UAG
3 2 (4.55%) XenApp
4 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (18.18%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (13.64%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (9.09%) CA Spectrum
4 3 (6.82%) SCCM
5 2 (4.55%) SCOM
6 1 (2.27%) Puppet
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (2.27%) OpenView
6 1 (2.27%) Nagios
6 1 (2.27%) OPNET
6 1 (2.27%) WSUS
6 1 (2.27%) logstash
6 1 (2.27%) Kibana
Vendors
1 27 (61.36%) Cisco
2 16 (36.36%) F5
3 14 (31.82%) SolarWinds
4 10 (22.73%) CheckPoint
5 9 (20.45%) Juniper
6 7 (15.91%) CA
6 7 (15.91%) NetIQ
6 7 (15.91%) VMware
7 5 (11.36%) Mitel
7 5 (11.36%) Websense
7 5 (11.36%) NetApp
7 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
8 4 (9.09%) Radware
8 4 (9.09%) McAfee
9 3 (6.82%) Citrix
9 3 (6.82%) NetScout
9 3 (6.82%) Infoblox
9 3 (6.82%) Aruba
10 1 (2.27%) Zeacom
10 1 (2.27%) SonicWALL
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