The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Riverbed 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 Riverbed over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Riverbed
Rank 548 536 509
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -27
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 41 52 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.098% 0.088%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.21% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 14
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£320 £350 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -2.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £248 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £330 £353
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -6.38%
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
24903 24255 21715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.32% 45.52% 46.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 14217 13367 11566
Average daily rate £400 £400 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1069 1060 1196
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%

Riverbed
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Riverbed Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Riverbed
Daily Rate Trend

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

Riverbed Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Riverbed
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Riverbed within the UK over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Riverbed Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Riverbed
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Riverbed Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Riverbed
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Riverbed within the UK over the 3 months to 31 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
England -20 36 £400 +13.96% 14
London -6 21 £320 -13.51% 3
City of London +10 7 £475 +32.96% 1
West Midlands -3 7 £450 +80.00%
East of England +15 5 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +6 4 - - 1
Cambridge - 4 - -
Scotland -8 3 £264 -11.96% 2
South East -33 2 £400 +19.40% 1
West Sussex - 2 £400 -
Crawley - 2 £400 -
Glasgow - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Leeds - - - - 2
Basingstoke - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Reading - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -

Riverbed
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 115 (89.84%) Cisco
2 72 (56.25%) Firewall
2 72 (56.25%) F5
3 63 (49.22%) Cisco Certification
3 63 (49.22%) Juniper
4 57 (44.53%) WAN
5 56 (43.75%) CheckPoint
6 51 (39.84%) BGP
7 49 (38.28%) CCNP
8 47 (36.72%) LAN
8 47 (36.72%) OSPF
9 34 (26.56%) ITIL
10 32 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 31 (24.22%) MPLS
12 30 (23.44%) Windows
13 28 (21.88%) SolarWinds
14 27 (21.09%) Cisco ASA
15 26 (20.31%) CCNA
15 26 (20.31%) Network Monitoring
16 24 (18.75%) EIGRP
16 24 (18.75%) Network Security
16 24 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
17 22 (17.19%) HP
18 21 (16.41%) SAN
19 20 (15.63%) Citrix
19 20 (15.63%) Load Balancing
20 19 (14.84%) Wireless
20 19 (14.84%) Junos
21 17 (13.28%) Service Delivery
22 16 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003

Riverbed
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (7.81%) Lync
2 6 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (4.69%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (3.13%) IIS
4 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.78%) Node.js
5 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.81%) MS Office
3 3 (2.34%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 72 (56.25%) Firewall
2 57 (44.53%) WAN
3 51 (39.84%) BGP
4 47 (36.72%) OSPF
4 47 (36.72%) LAN
5 32 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 31 (24.22%) MPLS
7 27 (21.09%) Cisco ASA
8 24 (18.75%) Network Security
8 24 (18.75%) EIGRP
9 21 (16.41%) SAN
10 19 (14.84%) Wireless
10 19 (14.84%) Junos
11 16 (12.50%) VPN
12 15 (11.72%) TCP/IP
13 13 (10.16%) VoIP
13 13 (10.16%) WLAN
13 13 (10.16%) NetScaler
14 12 (9.38%) Cisco IOS
14 12 (9.38%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.47%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.78%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.78%) JIRA
2 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (9.38%) Finance
2 10 (7.81%) Banking
3 7 (5.47%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.13%) Law
5 2 (1.56%) Legal
5 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.56%) Games
6 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.78%) Local Government
6 1 (0.78%) German Language
Job Titles
1 53 (41.41%) Network Engineer
2 26 (20.31%) Consultant
3 13 (10.16%) Network Consultant
3 13 (10.16%) Technical Consultant
4 12 (9.38%) Support Engineer
4 12 (9.38%) Cisco Engineer
5 11 (8.59%) Analyst
6 10 (7.81%) Network Support
7 9 (7.03%) Network Support Engineer
8 8 (6.25%) Architect
9 7 (5.47%) Network Analyst
10 6 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.69%) Senior Network Engineer
11 5 (3.91%) Security Consultant
11 5 (3.91%) Operations Analyst
11 5 (3.91%) Server Analyst
11 5 (3.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 5 (3.91%) Network Security Consultant
11 5 (3.91%) Voice Engineer
11 5 (3.91%) Voice Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.69%) CSS
2 4 (3.13%) XMPP
3 2 (1.56%) Web Services
4 1 (0.78%) MAPI
4 1 (0.78%) Middleware
4 1 (0.78%) LAMP
4 1 (0.78%) Memcached
4 1 (0.78%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.47%) User Experience
2 6 (4.69%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (4.69%) Cryptography
3 5 (3.91%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.34%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.34%) CESG
5 2 (1.56%) e-Health
5 2 (1.56%) Online Games
5 2 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.56%) FlexPod
5 2 (1.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 30 (23.44%) Windows
2 24 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (4.69%) Linux
5 4 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.56%) UNIX
7 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (26.56%) ITIL
2 26 (20.31%) Network Monitoring
3 20 (15.63%) Load Balancing
4 17 (13.28%) Service Delivery
5 16 (12.50%) Network Management
5 16 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
6 11 (8.59%) Service Management
7 10 (7.81%) Incident Management
8 9 (7.03%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (5.47%) Network Load Balancing
10 7 (5.47%) Time Management
11 6 (4.69%) Network Architecture
11 6 (4.69%) Infrastructure Management
12 5 (3.91%) Network Design
12 5 (3.91%) Project Management
13 4 (3.13%) Problem Management
14 3 (2.34%) Asset Management
14 3 (2.34%) Enterprise Architecture
15 2 (1.56%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (0.78%) Python
2 1 (0.78%) Ruby
2 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.78%) Java
2 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 63 (49.22%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (38.28%) CCNP
3 26 (20.31%) CCNA
4 14 (10.94%) CCIE
5 11 (8.59%) SC Cleared
5 11 (8.59%) Security Cleared
6 8 (6.25%) CCDP
7 7 (5.47%) CCSP
7 7 (5.47%) CCSE
8 6 (4.69%) JNCIP
9 5 (3.91%) JNCIE
9 5 (3.91%) HP ASE
9 5 (3.91%) HP MASE
10 3 (2.34%) HNC
11 2 (1.56%) CCSA
12 1 (0.78%) Check Point Certification
12 1 (0.78%) Degree
12 1 (0.78%) JNCIA
12 1 (0.78%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.03%) SLA
2 7 (5.47%) QA
2 7 (5.47%) JSP 440
System Software
1 11 (8.59%) Active Directory
1 11 (8.59%) Hyper-V
1 11 (8.59%) vSphere
2 7 (5.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.47%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (3.13%) ProxySG
4 3 (2.34%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.34%) XenApp
5 2 (1.56%) DFS Replication
5 2 (1.56%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.78%) UAG
Systems Management
1 16 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 10 (7.81%) OPNET
3 7 (5.47%) SCCM
3 7 (5.47%) WhatsUp Gold
4 6 (4.69%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (3.91%) SCOM
6 4 (3.13%) Cisco UCCE
7 3 (2.34%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.56%) CiscoWorks
8 2 (1.56%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.56%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.78%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.78%) Opsview
9 1 (0.78%) Graphite
9 1 (0.78%) Puppet
9 1 (0.78%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 115 (89.84%) Cisco
2 72 (56.25%) F5
3 63 (49.22%) Juniper
4 56 (43.75%) CheckPoint
5 28 (21.88%) SolarWinds
6 22 (17.19%) HP
7 20 (15.63%) Citrix
8 16 (12.50%) VMware
9 12 (9.38%) Fortinet
10 11 (8.59%) Blue Coat
10 11 (8.59%) Aruba
10 11 (8.59%) Microsoft
10 11 (8.59%) McAfee
11 10 (7.81%) Nokia
12 8 (6.25%) Mercator
12 8 (6.25%) BT
12 8 (6.25%) Crossbeam
12 8 (6.25%) TippingPoint
13 7 (5.47%) 3PAR
13 7 (5.47%) EMC
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