The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Riverbed products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Riverbed over the 3 months to 24 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 Scotland 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Riverbed
Rank 129 110 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% 0.24% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£297 £365 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.63% -
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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1228 1014 1071
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 44.22% 41.12% 40.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 458 431
Average daily rate £350 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 61
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -21.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £23.40 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
Riverbed
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Riverbed
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Riverbed Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Riverbed
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Riverbed Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Riverbed
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) CCNP
3 4 (66.67%) McAfee
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) Juniper
4 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (50.00%) MS Office
4 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (50.00%) Service Management
4 3 (50.00%) Cryptography
4 3 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (50.00%) TippingPoint
4 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Crossbeam
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (50.00%) Network Security
4 3 (50.00%) Time Management
4 3 (50.00%) Junos
4 3 (50.00%) F5
5 2 (33.33%) JSP 440
5 2 (33.33%) Network Management
5 2 (33.33%) QA
5 2 (33.33%) Network Design
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) Windows

Riverbed
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (50.00%) MS Office
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (16.67%) SAP CCM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (50.00%) Network Security
3 3 (50.00%) Junos
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) BGP
4 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
4 1 (16.67%) MGCP
4 1 (16.67%) H.323
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Installations Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
1 3 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 3 (50.00%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) Network Management
2 2 (33.33%) Network Design
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) CCNP
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) CCNA
5 1 (16.67%) CCIE
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) JSP 440
1 2 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) McAfee
3 3 (50.00%) Juniper
3 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (50.00%) TippingPoint
3 3 (50.00%) Crossbeam
3 3 (50.00%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) Remedy
4 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
4 1 (16.67%) 3PAR