The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Redback products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Redback over the 3 months to 19 September 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 Redback Networks, Inc.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Redback
Rank 226 241 205
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -36
Contract jobs citing Redback 17 7 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.080% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.16% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 6
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£364 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 - £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 - £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4331 4295 4963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.67% 49.17% 49.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2256 2168 2136
Average daily rate £350 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 259 294
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.78 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.45% -3.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.41 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

Redback
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Redback Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Redback
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Redback Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Redback
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Redback across the South East region.

Redback Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Redback
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Redback within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Berkshire +12 11 £250 -
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
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England

Redback
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 24 (100.00%) Cisco
1 24 (100.00%) Juniper
1 24 (100.00%) Firewall
2 23 (95.83%) Nokia
2 23 (95.83%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (95.83%) CCIE
3 22 (91.67%) VPN
3 22 (91.67%) Radware
4 21 (87.50%) IPsec
5 20 (83.33%) MPLS
6 19 (79.17%) Cisco PIX
6 19 (79.17%) Cisco ASA
7 18 (75.00%) FWSM
7 18 (75.00%) Load Balancing
7 18 (75.00%) OSPF
7 18 (75.00%) Telecoms
8 17 (70.83%) BGP
8 17 (70.83%) CheckPoint
8 17 (70.83%) VoIP
8 17 (70.83%) SNMP
8 17 (70.83%) Network Management
9 12 (50.00%) Huawei
10 11 (45.83%) Network Architecture
10 11 (45.83%) LTE
10 11 (45.83%) UMTS
11 10 (41.67%) Ethernet
12 9 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
13 8 (33.33%) Validation
13 8 (33.33%) RSVP
13 8 (33.33%) VRRP

Redback
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 24 (100.00%) Firewall
2 22 (91.67%) VPN
3 21 (87.50%) IPsec
4 20 (83.33%) MPLS
5 19 (79.17%) Cisco PIX
5 19 (79.17%) Cisco ASA
6 18 (75.00%) FWSM
6 18 (75.00%) OSPF
7 17 (70.83%) BGP
7 17 (70.83%) VoIP
7 17 (70.83%) SNMP
8 11 (45.83%) LTE
8 11 (45.83%) UMTS
9 10 (41.67%) Ethernet
10 8 (33.33%) RSVP
10 8 (33.33%) VRRP
10 8 (33.33%) HSRP
11 1 (4.17%) DNS
11 1 (4.17%) RIP
11 1 (4.17%) Network Security
General
1 18 (75.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) IP Engineer
1 14 (58.33%) Design Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Architect
2 6 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (4.17%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Consultant
3 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 17 (70.83%) Network Management
3 11 (45.83%) Network Architecture
4 9 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
5 8 (33.33%) Validation
6 2 (8.33%) Capacity Management
6 2 (8.33%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 23 (95.83%) Cisco Certification
1 23 (95.83%) CCIE
2 7 (29.17%) CCSP
2 7 (29.17%) CCDP
2 7 (29.17%) Check Point Certification
3 6 (25.00%) CISSP
4 1 (4.17%) JNCIP
4 1 (4.17%) JNCIE
4 1 (4.17%) CCA
4 1 (4.17%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco
1 24 (100.00%) Juniper
2 23 (95.83%) Nokia
3 22 (91.67%) Radware
4 17 (70.83%) CheckPoint
5 12 (50.00%) Huawei
6 7 (29.17%) Ericsson
7 1 (4.17%) Nokia Solutions and Networks