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 6 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 Riverbed Technology.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Riverbed
Rank 541 555 497
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -58
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 68 36 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.068% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.15% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 22 26
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £500 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £250
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £15.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.25

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
24495 23893 23171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.64% 45.15% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 14373 13388 12318
Average daily rate £390 £379 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.90% -2.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1087 1033 1237
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £19.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.19 £10.82 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 6 July 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 6 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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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 +17 64 £350 - 22
London +21 35 £373 -11.04% 12
Leeds -8 10 - - 1
West Yorkshire -11 10 - - 1
Yorkshire -13 10 - - 1
City of London -4 7 £322 -35.70% 2
West Midlands +4 5 £320 -25.58% 1
East Midlands -5 5 £188 - 1
Tyne and Wear -21 4 £347 +4.97%
North East -22 4 £347 +4.97%
Lincolnshire - 4 £188 -
Birmingham - 4 £320 -
Spalding - 4 £188 -
Scotland - 4 £300 -
South East -14 3 £450 +38.46% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -18 3 £347 +4.97%
Livingston - 2 £300 -
West Lothian - 2 £300 -
Berkshire +4 1 - - 1
Kettering +1 1 £300 - 1
Northamptonshire -3 1 £300 - 1
East of England -4 1 - - 1
South West -7 1 - - 1
Crawley -8 1 £450 +38.46%
West Sussex -15 1 £450 +38.46%
Wiltshire - 1 - - 1
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
North West - 1 - - 3
M4 Corridor - 1 - -

Riverbed
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 99 (84.62%) Cisco
2 68 (58.12%) F5
3 66 (56.41%) CheckPoint
3 66 (56.41%) Firewall
4 59 (50.43%) Cisco Certification
5 57 (48.72%) CCNP
6 54 (46.15%) WAN
7 53 (45.30%) Juniper
8 42 (35.90%) MPLS
9 40 (34.19%) LAN
10 39 (33.33%) OSPF
11 38 (32.48%) BGP
12 35 (29.91%) Wireless
13 34 (29.06%) Cisco ASA
14 29 (24.79%) Windows
15 27 (23.08%) ITIL
16 26 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
17 25 (21.37%) Load Balancing
17 25 (21.37%) Cisco Nexus
18 24 (20.51%) Network Security
18 24 (20.51%) SolarWinds
18 24 (20.51%) HP
18 24 (20.51%) VPN
19 21 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
19 21 (17.95%) Network Monitoring
20 20 (17.09%) WAN Optimisation
20 20 (17.09%) Network Management
21 19 (16.24%) Service Delivery
22 18 (15.38%) Linux
23 17 (14.53%) McAfee

Riverbed
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (8.55%) Tomcat
1 10 (8.55%) Node.js
2 9 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (5.98%) Lync
4 5 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.85%) IIS
6 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (11.97%) MS Excel
2 13 (11.11%) MS Office
3 3 (2.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 66 (56.41%) Firewall
2 54 (46.15%) WAN
3 42 (35.90%) MPLS
4 40 (34.19%) LAN
5 39 (33.33%) OSPF
6 38 (32.48%) BGP
7 35 (29.91%) Wireless
8 34 (29.06%) Cisco ASA
9 26 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
10 25 (21.37%) Cisco Nexus
11 24 (20.51%) Network Security
11 24 (20.51%) VPN
12 14 (11.97%) Junos
13 13 (11.11%) VLAN
14 12 (10.26%) TCP/IP
14 12 (10.26%) Internet
15 11 (9.40%) SAN
15 11 (9.40%) VoIP
15 11 (9.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 11 (9.40%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.55%) Hadoop
1 10 (8.55%) MongoDB
1 10 (8.55%) NoSQL
1 10 (8.55%) Redis
2 7 (5.98%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (8.55%) Git (software)
1 10 (8.55%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.85%) JIRA
3 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (7.69%) Finance
2 8 (6.84%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.71%) Investment Banking
3 2 (1.71%) Banking
4 1 (0.85%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.85%) Legal
4 1 (0.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 45 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 22 (18.80%) Consultant
3 11 (9.40%) Technical Consultant
4 10 (8.55%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (7.69%) Network Consultant
5 9 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
6 8 (6.84%) Analyst
7 7 (5.98%) Support Engineer
7 7 (5.98%) Cisco Engineer
7 7 (5.98%) Network Specialist
8 6 (5.13%) Security Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) Security Consultant
9 5 (4.27%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (4.27%) Network Security Consultant
10 4 (3.42%) Voice Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) Cisco Voice Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) Monitoring Specialist
10 4 (3.42%) Deployment Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.55%) LAMP
1 10 (8.55%) Memcached
1 10 (8.55%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (5.13%) CSS
3 4 (3.42%) XMPP
4 2 (1.71%) Middleware
5 1 (0.85%) OCX
5 1 (0.85%) MAPI
5 1 (0.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.53%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.69%) Cryptography
3 6 (5.13%) User Experience
4 5 (4.27%) HP StoreVirtual
4 5 (4.27%) HP Storage
5 4 (3.42%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.42%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.56%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.71%) CESG
7 2 (1.71%) PKI
7 2 (1.71%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.85%) iPhone
8 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 29 (24.79%) Windows
2 21 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (15.38%) Linux
4 15 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (8.55%) CentOS
5 10 (8.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (6.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (4.27%) Windows 7
7 5 (4.27%) UNIX
8 3 (2.56%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.08%) ITIL
2 25 (21.37%) Load Balancing
3 21 (17.95%) Network Monitoring
4 20 (17.09%) WAN Optimisation
4 20 (17.09%) Network Management
5 19 (16.24%) Service Delivery
6 12 (10.26%) Network Load Balancing
7 11 (9.40%) DevOps
8 10 (8.55%) Project Management
8 10 (8.55%) Data Management
8 10 (8.55%) Incident Management
9 9 (7.69%) Service Management
10 8 (6.84%) Time Management
11 7 (5.98%) Network Architecture
11 7 (5.98%) Migration
11 7 (5.98%) Network Design
12 6 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
13 5 (4.27%) Kalman Filter
13 5 (4.27%) Disaster Recovery
14 3 (2.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.11%) SQL
2 10 (8.55%) JavaScript
2 10 (8.55%) PHP
2 10 (8.55%) Python
2 10 (8.55%) Ruby
2 10 (8.55%) Bash Shell
3 5 (4.27%) VB
4 2 (1.71%) Lisp
5 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 59 (50.43%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (48.72%) CCNP
3 13 (11.11%) CCIE
3 13 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 12 (10.26%) SC Cleared
5 10 (8.55%) CCNA
6 8 (6.84%) CCDP
7 6 (5.13%) CCSE
8 5 (4.27%) CCSP
8 5 (4.27%) JNCIP
8 5 (4.27%) JNCIE
8 5 (4.27%) HP ASE
8 5 (4.27%) HP MASE
9 2 (1.71%) Degree
9 2 (1.71%) HNC
10 1 (0.85%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.85%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.85%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.69%) QA
2 7 (5.98%) JSP 440
2 7 (5.98%) SLA
3 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (10.26%) Active Directory
1 12 (10.26%) Hyper-V
2 9 (7.69%) vSphere
3 7 (5.98%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (3.42%) ProxySG
6 2 (1.71%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.71%) XenApp
7 1 (0.85%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.85%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.85%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (9.40%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (8.55%) Opsview
2 10 (8.55%) Graphite
2 10 (8.55%) Rundeck
2 10 (8.55%) OPNET
2 10 (8.55%) Puppet
2 10 (8.55%) Cisco CUCM
3 8 (6.84%) WhatsUp Gold
4 4 (3.42%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (1.71%) SCCM
5 2 (1.71%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.85%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.85%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.85%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 99 (84.62%) Cisco
2 68 (58.12%) F5
3 66 (56.41%) CheckPoint
4 53 (45.30%) Juniper
5 24 (20.51%) HP
5 24 (20.51%) SolarWinds
6 17 (14.53%) McAfee
7 15 (12.82%) Fortinet
8 14 (11.97%) Citrix
9 12 (10.26%) Crossbeam
9 12 (10.26%) TippingPoint
10 10 (8.55%) Nokia
10 10 (8.55%) Microsoft
10 10 (8.55%) Tealeaf
10 10 (8.55%) Splunk
11 9 (7.69%) Blue Coat
11 9 (7.69%) VMware
12 7 (5.98%) EMC
12 7 (5.98%) 3PAR
13 6 (5.13%) BMC
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