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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Riverbed
Rank 245 231 221
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -10
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 10 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.078% 0.039%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.16% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 1
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£400 £335 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +1.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £365
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -17.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
4620 4257 3670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.11% 47.63% 47.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2425 2059 1691
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.37% +3.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 262 327
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.93 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 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
Berkshire +1 4 £500 +48.14% 2
West Sussex - 4 £400 -
Surrey -4 2 £300 -10.44% 4
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
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England

Riverbed
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (87.50%) SolarWinds
3 10 (62.50%) Lync
4 8 (50.00%) Windows
5 6 (37.50%) WAN
5 6 (37.50%) Firewall
5 6 (37.50%) SCCM
5 6 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (37.50%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (37.50%) Cisco Prime
6 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 4 (25.00%) VoIP
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (25.00%) Meraki
7 3 (18.75%) BT
8 2 (12.50%) IPsec
8 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
8 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
8 2 (12.50%) VMware
8 2 (12.50%) EIGRP
8 2 (12.50%) TACACS
8 2 (12.50%) VRRP
8 2 (12.50%) SAN
8 2 (12.50%) MPLS
8 2 (12.50%) BGP
8 2 (12.50%) WLAN

Riverbed
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 10 (62.50%) Lync
2 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) WAN
1 6 (37.50%) Firewall
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (25.00%) VoIP
3 2 (12.50%) WLAN
3 2 (12.50%) xDSL
3 2 (12.50%) IPsec
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (12.50%) VPLS
3 2 (12.50%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (12.50%) VPN
3 2 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (12.50%) SAN
3 2 (12.50%) MPLS
3 2 (12.50%) BGP
3 2 (12.50%) EIGRP
3 2 (12.50%) TACACS
3 2 (12.50%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco Solutions Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Cisco Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Cisco Solutions Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) UNIX
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL
1 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
1 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
2 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
2 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
2 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Management
2 1 (6.25%) Network Design
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) CCIE
2 2 (12.50%) CCNP
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) SCCM
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (12.50%) SCOM
2 2 (12.50%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (87.50%) SolarWinds
3 4 (25.00%) Meraki
4 3 (18.75%) BT
5 2 (12.50%) VMware
5 2 (12.50%) Blue Coat
5 2 (12.50%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) F5
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix