The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Riverbed
Rank 538 501 517
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +16
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 52 69 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.29% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 41 50
Average daily rate
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£325 £310 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -24.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £250 £413
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -39.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
- -46.42%
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24962 24020 26977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.63% 47.12% 46.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13870 13017 13658
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1086 1196 1388
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.87 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 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
England -25 48 £331 +6.77% 17
London -2 23 £313 -10.96% 8
Cheshire - 10 - -
North West - 10 - -
City of London +26 8 £500 +17.64% 3
South East -15 6 £325 +73.33% 3
East of England -24 5 £305 +38.63% 1
Canary Wharf - 4 - -
West Sussex - 4 £325 - 2
Berkshire -2 1 £275 +46.66%
Hertfordshire -4 1 - - 1
Kent - 1 £350 -
South West - 1 £400 -
Devon - 1 £400 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £350 -
Bracknell - 1 £275 -
Exeter - 1 £400 -
Horsham - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Leeds - - - - 2
Bromley - - - -
Bromsgrove - - - -
Corsham - - - -
Dartford - - - -
Watford - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Oxford - - - -

Riverbed
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 80 (76.19%) Cisco
2 60 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 48 (45.71%) WAN
4 44 (41.90%) F5
5 43 (40.95%) LAN
6 38 (36.19%) Firewall
7 33 (31.43%) CCNP
8 32 (30.48%) Juniper
9 30 (28.57%) MPLS
10 29 (27.62%) OSPF
11 28 (26.67%) BGP
12 25 (23.81%) CCNA
12 25 (23.81%) Cisco IOS
13 24 (22.86%) Windows
14 23 (21.90%) VoIP
15 21 (20.00%) HP
15 21 (20.00%) CheckPoint
16 20 (19.05%) WAN Optimisation
17 18 (17.14%) Service Delivery
18 17 (16.19%) CCIE
18 17 (16.19%) TCP/IP
19 16 (15.24%) Wireless
20 15 (14.29%) McAfee
20 15 (14.29%) EIGRP
20 15 (14.29%) VPN
20 15 (14.29%) ITIL
20 15 (14.29%) Network Design
21 14 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
21 14 (13.33%) SolarWinds
22 13 (12.38%) Telecoms

Riverbed
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 8 (7.62%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.86%) Lync
4 3 (2.86%) Apache
5 2 (1.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.90%) IIS
6 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.95%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.71%) MS Office
3 2 (1.90%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.90%) MS Project
4 1 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.95%) SAP CCM
Communications & Networking
1 48 (45.71%) WAN
2 43 (40.95%) LAN
3 38 (36.19%) Firewall
4 30 (28.57%) MPLS
5 29 (27.62%) OSPF
6 28 (26.67%) BGP
7 25 (23.81%) Cisco IOS
8 23 (21.90%) VoIP
9 17 (16.19%) TCP/IP
10 16 (15.24%) Wireless
11 15 (14.29%) EIGRP
11 15 (14.29%) VPN
12 12 (11.43%) DNS
12 12 (11.43%) SAN
13 11 (10.48%) WLAN
13 11 (10.48%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (9.52%) VLAN
15 9 (8.57%) Network Security
16 8 (7.62%) DHCP
16 8 (7.62%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.95%) MySQL
2 1 (0.95%) Ingres
2 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.95%) WebLOAD
General
1 13 (12.38%) Telecoms
2 11 (10.48%) Finance
3 5 (4.76%) Legal
4 4 (3.81%) Banking
5 3 (2.86%) French Language
6 2 (1.90%) Law
7 1 (0.95%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.95%) German Language
Job Titles
1 53 (50.48%) Network Engineer
2 15 (14.29%) Consultant
3 9 (8.57%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (6.67%) Analyst
4 7 (6.67%) Network Consultant
5 6 (5.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (5.71%) Deployment Engineer
5 6 (5.71%) Architect
6 5 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
6 5 (4.76%) Network Support
6 5 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Project Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Installations Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (3.81%) Administrator
7 4 (3.81%) Support Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (2.86%) Network Manager
8 3 (2.86%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.81%) JSP
2 1 (0.95%) J2EE
2 1 (0.95%) Web Services
2 1 (0.95%) DCOM
2 1 (0.95%) WAP
2 1 (0.95%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.71%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (4.76%) Cryptography
3 3 (2.86%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.95%) PKI
5 1 (0.95%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 24 (22.86%) Windows
2 14 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (7.62%) Linux
3 8 (7.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (5.71%) UNIX
5 4 (3.81%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.90%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.90%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.95%) Solaris
7 1 (0.95%) OS/400
7 1 (0.95%) CentOS
7 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.05%) WAN Optimisation
2 18 (17.14%) Service Delivery
3 15 (14.29%) ITIL
3 15 (14.29%) Network Design
4 12 (11.43%) Network Management
4 12 (11.43%) Project Management
5 11 (10.48%) Load Balancing
5 11 (10.48%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (8.57%) Network Load Balancing
7 7 (6.67%) Configuration Management
8 6 (5.71%) Incident Management
8 6 (5.71%) Migration
8 6 (5.71%) Service Management
9 5 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
10 4 (3.81%) Time Management
10 4 (3.81%) Change Management
10 4 (3.81%) E-Commerce
11 3 (2.86%) Project Planning
12 2 (1.90%) Performance Management
12 2 (1.90%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.81%) Perl
1 4 (3.81%) SQL
2 3 (2.86%) Python
2 3 (2.86%) Ruby
3 2 (1.90%) Java
4 1 (0.95%) C
4 1 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 60 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (31.43%) CCNP
3 25 (23.81%) CCNA
4 17 (16.19%) CCIE
5 11 (10.48%) Security Cleared
6 9 (8.57%) SC Cleared
7 5 (4.76%) MCSE
7 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (3.81%) CCDP
9 3 (2.86%) CCIP
9 3 (2.86%) Degree
10 2 (1.90%) CCVP
11 1 (0.95%) VTSP
11 1 (0.95%) MCSA
11 1 (0.95%) CCDA
11 1 (0.95%) PMP
11 1 (0.95%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.95%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.95%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.67%) JSP 440
2 5 (4.76%) QA
3 3 (2.86%) SLA
4 1 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (10.48%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.71%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.76%) DFS Replication
3 5 (4.76%) VMware Server
4 4 (3.81%) vSphere
4 4 (3.81%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.90%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (12.38%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (6.67%) CA Spectrum
3 4 (3.81%) SCCM
4 3 (2.86%) WhatsUp Gold
4 3 (2.86%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (1.90%) BladeLogic
5 2 (1.90%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.95%) OpenView
6 1 (0.95%) Nagios
6 1 (0.95%) OPNET
6 1 (0.95%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.95%) HP NNM
6 1 (0.95%) Puppet
6 1 (0.95%) WSUS
Vendors
1 80 (76.19%) Cisco
2 44 (41.90%) F5
3 32 (30.48%) Juniper
4 21 (20.00%) HP
4 21 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 15 (14.29%) McAfee
6 14 (13.33%) SolarWinds
7 13 (12.38%) Microsoft
8 10 (9.52%) CA
8 10 (9.52%) NetIQ
9 8 (7.62%) VMware
9 8 (7.62%) Avaya
9 8 (7.62%) Citrix
10 6 (5.71%) Crossbeam
10 6 (5.71%) TippingPoint
10 6 (5.71%) Aruba
10 6 (5.71%) Mitel
10 6 (5.71%) NetApp
11 5 (4.76%) EMC
11 5 (4.76%) Blue Coat
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