The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Riverbed products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Riverbed over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the North East region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Riverbed
Rank 49 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.60% - -
As % of the Vendors category 1.21% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£331 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £263 £400
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -34.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
- -52.38%
Vendors Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
248 143 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 49.50% 44.27% 46.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 59 123
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £550 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 20
Average hourly rate £25.00 £10.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.09% -51.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £32.50 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.04 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.80%
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Riverbed
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Riverbed Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Riverbed
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Riverbed Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Riverbed
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) EMC
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (100.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Crossbeam
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) JSP 440
1 3 (100.00%) TippingPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) WhatsUp Gold
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
1 3 (100.00%) 3PAR
1 3 (100.00%) Network Management
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (100.00%) Junos
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008

Riverbed
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Junos
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) SMS
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Data Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (100.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Network Management
1 3 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) EMC
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Crossbeam
1 3 (100.00%) TippingPoint
1 3 (100.00%) 3PAR
1 3 (100.00%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) McAfee