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 West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Riverbed over the 3 months to 23 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 West 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Riverbed
Rank 120 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 10 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.33% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.76% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £250 £413
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -39.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
- -46.42%
Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1322 1239 1618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 43.96% 46.51% 49.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 540 744
Average daily rate £326 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £201 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 94 113
Average hourly rate £15.00 £21.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.23% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £40.46 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Riverbed
England

Riverbed
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Riverbed Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Riverbed
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Riverbed Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Riverbed
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Riverbed within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Cheshire - 10 - -
Riverbed
England

Riverbed
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (100.00%) F5
2 10 (76.92%) Juniper
2 10 (76.92%) OSPF
3 8 (61.54%) CCNP
3 8 (61.54%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (53.85%) MPLS
4 7 (53.85%) Service Delivery
4 7 (53.85%) BGP
5 6 (46.15%) LAN
6 3 (23.08%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (23.08%) NetScaler
6 3 (23.08%) Firewall
6 3 (23.08%) Wireless
6 3 (23.08%) WLAN
6 3 (23.08%) HTTP
6 3 (23.08%) DNS
6 3 (23.08%) UNIX
6 3 (23.08%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 3 (23.08%) EIGRP
6 3 (23.08%) CCIP
6 3 (23.08%) CCNA
6 3 (23.08%) Citrix
7 2 (15.38%) CCIE

Riverbed
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) OSPF
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (53.85%) MPLS
3 7 (53.85%) BGP
4 6 (46.15%) LAN
5 3 (23.08%) WLAN
5 3 (23.08%) HTTP
5 3 (23.08%) DNS
5 3 (23.08%) EIGRP
5 3 (23.08%) Firewall
5 3 (23.08%) Wireless
5 3 (23.08%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Consultant
2 5 (38.46%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Project Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Consultant
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) UNIX
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Service Delivery
2 3 (23.08%) Network Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (61.54%) CCNP
3 3 (23.08%) CCIP
3 3 (23.08%) CCNA
4 2 (15.38%) CCIE
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) F5
2 10 (76.92%) Juniper
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix