The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Redback products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Redback over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Redback
Rank 626 598 568
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -30
Contract jobs citing Redback 2 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.031% 0.016%
As % of the Vendors category 0.008% 0.069% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £380 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £380 -
% change year-on-year
-11.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24962 24573 23789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.75% 44.94% 46.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 14721 13575 12861
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1066 1080 1200
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.89 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%

Redback
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Redback within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Redback Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Redback
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Redback within the UK.

Redback Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Redback
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Redback within the UK.

Redback Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Redback
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Redback within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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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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
England -43 2 £338 +6.71% 3
Manchester - 2 £338 - 2
North West - 2 £338 - 2

Redback
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) CCIE
3 2 (40.00%) CCSP
3 2 (40.00%) CCDP
3 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Check Point Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) IPsec
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) RIP
3 2 (40.00%) SNMP
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) Nokia
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) OSPF
3 2 (40.00%) Radware
3 2 (40.00%) VLAN
3 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Network Management
3 2 (40.00%) FWSM
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre

Redback
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 2 (40.00%) VoIP
1 2 (40.00%) RIP
1 2 (40.00%) SNMP
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) OSPF
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) IPsec
1 2 (40.00%) VLAN
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (40.00%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) UniData
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Design Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) IP Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Ericsson Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Pick Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Pick Analyst Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (40.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCIE
1 2 (40.00%) CCSP
1 2 (40.00%) CCDP
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (20.00%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Nokia
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) Radware
4 1 (20.00%) Ericsson