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 21 April 2015 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Redback
Rank 256 250 236
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Contract jobs citing Redback 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.030% 0.031% 0.024%
As % of the Vendors category 0.065% 0.065% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £390 -
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -
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
4642 4609 4037
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.12% 47.63% 48.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2476 2303 1969
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £190 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 277 323
Average hourly rate £18.55 £17.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -10.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) VPN
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) CCIE
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Juniper
1 6 (100.00%) Nokia
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) Radware
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Network Management
2 5 (83.33%) IPsec
2 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (83.33%) FWSM
2 5 (83.33%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (83.33%) VLAN
2 5 (83.33%) Load Balancing
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco PIX
2 5 (83.33%) PCI DSS
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) Check Point Certification
2 5 (83.33%) VoIP
2 5 (83.33%) RIP
2 5 (83.33%) SNMP
2 5 (83.33%) CCSP
2 5 (83.33%) CCDP
2 5 (83.33%) CISSP
3 4 (66.67%) Reverse Engineering
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus

Redback
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) VPN
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
2 5 (83.33%) IPsec
2 5 (83.33%) VLAN
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco PIX
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) FWSM
2 5 (83.33%) VoIP
2 5 (83.33%) RIP
2 5 (83.33%) SNMP
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
General
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Design Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) IP Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IP Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Risk Assessment
1 5 (83.33%) Load Balancing
1 5 (83.33%) Network Management
2 4 (66.67%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CCIE
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Check Point Certification
2 5 (83.33%) CCSP
2 5 (83.33%) CCDP
2 5 (83.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Juniper
1 6 (100.00%) Nokia
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) Radware
2 1 (16.67%) F5