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 22 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 Riverbed Technology.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Riverbed
Rank 247 238 246
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 2 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.022% 0.046% 0.089%
As % of the Vendors category 0.046% 0.094% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £250 £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.55% +23.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £29.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £21.50
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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
4319 4271 5023
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.71% 49.08% 49.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2236 2149 2169
Average daily rate £355 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.05% +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 270 261 295
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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
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 22 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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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 - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Riverbed
England

Riverbed
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (62.50%) Juniper
5 4 (50.00%) Project Management
5 4 (50.00%) IP Telephony
5 4 (50.00%) ProCurve
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (50.00%) Avaya
5 4 (50.00%) Symantec
5 4 (50.00%) MPLS
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (50.00%) VPN
5 4 (50.00%) CCNA
5 4 (50.00%) HP
5 4 (50.00%) ADSL
5 4 (50.00%) LAN
5 4 (50.00%) ITIL
5 4 (50.00%) MCSE
5 4 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
6 3 (37.50%) F5
6 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
7 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (25.00%) WAN Optimisation
7 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
7 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds

Riverbed
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1 (12.50%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 4 (50.00%) ADSL
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) VPN
2 4 (50.00%) MPLS
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) VoIP
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (25.00%) Wireshark
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
5 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (12.50%) Network Security
5 1 (12.50%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) HTTP
5 1 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) WebLOAD
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Network Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Network Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Network Support
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Solaris
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) OS/400
1 1 (12.50%) CentOS
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
3 2 (25.00%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security Management
4 1 (12.50%) Security Management
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (50.00%) MCSE
2 4 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (25.00%) CCDP
3 2 (25.00%) CCNP
3 2 (25.00%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (12.50%) Nagios
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Juniper
3 4 (50.00%) Symantec
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) Avaya
3 4 (50.00%) ProCurve
4 3 (37.50%) F5
5 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (25.00%) Websense
6 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 1 (12.50%) JBoss