The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Riverbed 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 Riverbed over the 3 months to 19 December 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 Riverbed Technology.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Riverbed
Rank 244 231 223
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 13 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.070% 0.084%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +21.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.60 - £190.00
Riverbed
England

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
4857 3986 4132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.99% 46.76% 49.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2544 2050 1923
Average daily rate £370 £363 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% -1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 221 346
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

Riverbed
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Riverbed Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Riverbed
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Riverbed Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Riverbed
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Riverbed across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Riverbed Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Riverbed
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Riverbed Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Riverbed
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 Riverbed within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +6 5 £350 -
Surrey -2 4 £325 +2.36%
Hampshire -19 2 £331 +20.45%
Kent - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
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England

Riverbed
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (86.67%) SolarWinds
3 8 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (53.33%) WAN
3 8 (53.33%) Firewall
4 7 (46.67%) Lync
4 7 (46.67%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (40.00%) Windows
5 6 (40.00%) VoIP
6 5 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
7 4 (26.67%) F5
7 4 (26.67%) Cisco IPT
7 4 (26.67%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (26.67%) SCCM
7 4 (26.67%) CCNP
7 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
7 4 (26.67%) LAN
8 3 (20.00%) BT
8 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
8 3 (20.00%) NetScaler
9 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (13.33%) HSRP
9 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (13.33%) Meraki
9 2 (13.33%) WAN Optimisation
9 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (13.33%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
9 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008

Riverbed
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (46.67%) Lync
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (53.33%) WAN
1 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) VoIP
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco IPT
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (26.67%) LAN
4 3 (20.00%) NetScaler
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (13.33%) HSRP
5 2 (13.33%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (13.33%) xDSL
5 2 (13.33%) VPLS
5 2 (13.33%) Wireshark
5 2 (13.33%) IPsec
5 2 (13.33%) SAN
5 2 (13.33%) MPLS
5 2 (13.33%) BGP
5 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Network Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Solutions Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Cisco Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Cisco Solutions Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (13.33%) WAN Optimisation
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) Network Design
3 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Management
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) CCNP
3 2 (13.33%) CCVP
3 2 (13.33%) CCDP
3 2 (13.33%) CCIE
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (26.67%) SCCM
4 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (13.33%) SCOM
4 2 (13.33%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (86.67%) SolarWinds
3 4 (26.67%) F5
4 3 (20.00%) BT
5 2 (13.33%) Meraki
5 2 (13.33%) Blue Coat
5 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 2 (13.33%) Websense
5 2 (13.33%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) Citrix
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