The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Redback products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Redback over the 3 months to 25 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 Reading 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 Redback Networks, Inc.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Redback
Rank 66 75 62
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Contract jobs citing Redback 3 3 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.33% 0.31% 1.42%
As % of the Vendors category 0.69% 0.60% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £380 - £270
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
435 498 638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 48.28% 51.66% 53.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 188 202
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 29 32
Average hourly rate £17.07 £27.50 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.92% +76.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.03 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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Redback
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Redback Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Redback
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Redback Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Redback
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Redback 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 Redback.

1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) Nokia
1 3 (100.00%) Radware
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) LTE
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
2 2 (66.67%) Network Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Huawei
2 2 (66.67%) UMTS
2 2 (66.67%) CCIE
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (33.33%) FWSM
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP

Redback
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Redback 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 Redback. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) UMTS
2 2 (66.67%) LTE
3 1 (33.33%) FWSM
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Design Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) IP Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (66.67%) Network Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCIE
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) Nokia
1 3 (100.00%) Radware
2 2 (66.67%) Huawei
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint