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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Riverbed
Rank 392 387 387
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 22 44 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.090% 0.18% 0.077%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.38% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 34 16
Average daily rate
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£275 £369 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.42% -10.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £365 £368
% change year-on-year
-9.31% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
- -30.23%
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
11176 11603 11784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.94% 46.38% 45.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7064 7470 7136
Average daily rate £425 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 262 338
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.90 £48.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +16 7 £350 -8.19% 3
Docklands, London - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Riverbed
England

Riverbed
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 24 (58.54%) Cisco
2 23 (56.10%) WAN
3 19 (46.34%) Firewall
4 16 (39.02%) LAN
5 15 (36.59%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (34.15%) VoIP
6 14 (34.15%) F5
7 13 (31.71%) WAN Optimisation
7 13 (31.71%) SolarWinds
7 13 (31.71%) CCNP
8 9 (21.95%) CheckPoint
8 9 (21.95%) MPLS
8 9 (21.95%) OSPF
8 9 (21.95%) BGP
8 9 (21.95%) TCP/IP
9 8 (19.51%) Juniper
9 8 (19.51%) Finance
10 7 (17.07%) VMware
10 7 (17.07%) CA
10 7 (17.07%) CCNA
10 7 (17.07%) NetIQ
10 7 (17.07%) EIGRP
10 7 (17.07%) Windows
10 7 (17.07%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (17.07%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (14.63%) Cisco CUCM
11 6 (14.63%) VPN
11 6 (14.63%) SAN
11 6 (14.63%) Active Directory

Riverbed
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (9.76%) MS Exchange
1 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (4.88%) Lync
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (4.88%) IIS
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (56.10%) WAN
2 19 (46.34%) Firewall
3 16 (39.02%) LAN
4 14 (34.15%) VoIP
5 9 (21.95%) MPLS
5 9 (21.95%) OSPF
5 9 (21.95%) BGP
5 9 (21.95%) TCP/IP
6 7 (17.07%) EIGRP
6 7 (17.07%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (17.07%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (14.63%) VPN
7 6 (14.63%) SAN
8 5 (12.20%) VLAN
8 5 (12.20%) VPLS
8 5 (12.20%) DNS
8 5 (12.20%) WLAN
8 5 (12.20%) DHCP
9 4 (9.76%) NAS
9 4 (9.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
3 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.44%) Couchbase
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.32%) Legal
3 3 (7.32%) French Language
4 1 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (46.34%) Network Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) Analyst
3 5 (12.20%) Network Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Deployment Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Network Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) Network Support
5 3 (7.32%) Core Network Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Server Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Network Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Network Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (2.44%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) PKI
1 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
1 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (2.44%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Windows
2 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.88%) Linux
4 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.44%) UNIX
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.44%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) WAN Optimisation
2 5 (12.20%) Project Management
2 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
2 5 (12.20%) Load Balancing
2 5 (12.20%) Configuration Management
2 5 (12.20%) ITIL
3 4 (9.76%) Network Management
3 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (9.76%) Network Design
4 3 (7.32%) Project Planning
5 2 (4.88%) Performance Management
5 2 (4.88%) Capacity Management
5 2 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (4.88%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (4.88%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.88%) Migration
6 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.44%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) C
2 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (31.71%) CCNP
3 7 (17.07%) CCNA
4 4 (9.76%) CCDP
4 4 (9.76%) CCVP
5 3 (7.32%) CCIE
6 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.44%) MCITP
6 1 (2.44%) MCSE
6 1 (2.44%) MCSA
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.76%) DFS Replication
2 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.76%) VMware Server
3 2 (4.88%) XenApp
3 2 (4.88%) UAG
3 2 (4.88%) vSphere
4 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (12.20%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (9.76%) CA Spectrum
4 3 (7.32%) SCCM
5 2 (4.88%) SCOM
6 1 (2.44%) OPNET
6 1 (2.44%) WSUS
6 1 (2.44%) Nagios
6 1 (2.44%) OpenView
6 1 (2.44%) logstash
6 1 (2.44%) Kibana
6 1 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (58.54%) Cisco
2 14 (34.15%) F5
3 13 (31.71%) SolarWinds
4 9 (21.95%) CheckPoint
5 8 (19.51%) Juniper
6 7 (17.07%) VMware
6 7 (17.07%) CA
6 7 (17.07%) NetIQ
7 5 (12.20%) Mitel
7 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
7 5 (12.20%) NetApp
8 4 (9.76%) McAfee
8 4 (9.76%) Websense
8 4 (9.76%) Radware
9 3 (7.32%) NetScout
9 3 (7.32%) Citrix
9 3 (7.32%) Aruba
9 3 (7.32%) Infoblox
10 1 (2.44%) Nokia
10 1 (2.44%) IBM