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 4 September 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 Riverbed Technology.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Riverbed
Rank 269 249 236
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -13
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 6 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.061% 0.022% 0.057%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.047% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£406 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £341 £368
% change year-on-year
+15.63% -7.34%
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
4718 4270 4191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.64% 46.36% 48.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2716 2210 2108
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 208 249 255
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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 4 September 2015. 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
Kent - 2 £363 -
West Sussex - 2 £450 -
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 - - 1
Riverbed
England

Riverbed
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (62.50%) VLAN
4 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (50.00%) CCIE
4 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
4 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (37.50%) CCNP
5 3 (37.50%) DHCP
5 3 (37.50%) HP
5 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) NAS
6 2 (25.00%) SCCM
6 2 (25.00%) SCOM
6 2 (25.00%) Network Architecture
6 2 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (25.00%) F5
6 2 (25.00%) Brocade
6 2 (25.00%) Wireless
6 2 (25.00%) 3Com
6 2 (25.00%) VMware
6 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
6 2 (25.00%) Dell
6 2 (25.00%) Citrix
6 2 (25.00%) Juniper
6 2 (25.00%) SAN

Riverbed
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) VLAN
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) DHCP
5 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) SAN
5 2 (25.00%) MPLS
5 2 (25.00%) OSPF
5 2 (25.00%) BGP
5 2 (25.00%) Wireless
5 2 (25.00%) LAN
5 2 (25.00%) NAS
6 1 (12.50%) HSRP
6 1 (12.50%) GLBP
6 1 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (12.50%) VoIP
6 1 (12.50%) WLAN
6 1 (12.50%) VPLS
6 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Network Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Network Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
3 2 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) ITSM
4 1 (12.50%) Network Design
4 1 (12.50%) Network Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) CCIE
3 3 (37.50%) CCNP
4 1 (12.50%) CCDP
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
1 2 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Dell
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) 3Com
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Brocade
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) F5
3 2 (25.00%) Meraki
3 2 (25.00%) Dell Compellent
4 1 (12.50%) Infoblox
4 1 (12.50%) Aruba