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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Riverbed
Rank 498 536 534
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -2
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 102 45 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.087% 0.073%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 0.19% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 26 20
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +22.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £318 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.60 - £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.60 - £190.00

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
25756 23945 24354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.65% 46.26% 47.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 15204 13647 12559
Average daily rate £385 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.28% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £225 £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 1263 1170 1383
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £36.96 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +9 98 £350 -13.58% 18
London +47 65 £350 -17.64% 9
West Midlands +4 19 £431 +15.00% 2
City of London +39 17 £413 -8.33% 2
South East -27 6 £331 +13.24% 1
Yorkshire -6 4 - - 3
South Yorkshire - 3 - -
Sheffield - 3 - -
Berkshire +6 2 £350 -
Surrey -4 2 £325 -2.98%
Hampshire -22 2 £331 +20.45% 1
North West - 2 - -
West Yorkshire -5 1 - - 3
Leeds -20 1 - - 3
Cheshire - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £800 - 1
East of England - 1 £388 - 1
East Midlands - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - - 2
Thames Valley - - - -
Wales - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Chippenham - - - - 1
Corsham - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Exeter - - - -

Riverbed
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 130 (80.25%) Cisco
2 92 (56.79%) F5
3 88 (54.32%) Cisco Certification
3 88 (54.32%) WAN
4 84 (51.85%) Juniper
5 76 (46.91%) Firewall
6 70 (43.21%) LAN
7 61 (37.65%) CCNP
8 57 (35.19%) BGP
9 52 (32.10%) CheckPoint
10 50 (30.86%) OSPF
11 49 (30.25%) ITIL
12 48 (29.63%) CCNA
13 41 (25.31%) SolarWinds
14 37 (22.84%) Network Monitoring
15 36 (22.22%) Load Balancing
16 34 (20.99%) Cisco Nexus
17 33 (20.37%) Network Management
18 29 (17.90%) MPLS
19 28 (17.28%) Windows
19 28 (17.28%) WAN Optimisation
20 27 (16.67%) VoIP
21 26 (16.05%) Cisco ASA
22 25 (15.43%) EIGRP
23 24 (14.81%) SAN
24 22 (13.58%) TCP/IP
25 21 (12.96%) Cisco IOS
26 20 (12.35%) Windows Server 2008
26 20 (12.35%) Cisco CUCM
27 19 (11.73%) Network Security

Riverbed
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 7 (4.32%) MS Exchange
1 7 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2007
1 7 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (3.70%) IIS
3 4 (2.47%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (2.47%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (2.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (2.47%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.23%) Lync
5 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.62%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.62%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (6.17%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.32%) MS Office
3 1 (0.62%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 88 (54.32%) WAN
2 76 (46.91%) Firewall
3 70 (43.21%) LAN
4 57 (35.19%) BGP
5 50 (30.86%) OSPF
6 34 (20.99%) Cisco Nexus
7 29 (17.90%) MPLS
8 27 (16.67%) VoIP
9 26 (16.05%) Cisco ASA
10 25 (15.43%) EIGRP
11 24 (14.81%) SAN
12 22 (13.58%) TCP/IP
13 21 (12.96%) Cisco IOS
14 19 (11.73%) Network Security
15 18 (11.11%) Wireless
16 17 (10.49%) WLAN
16 17 (10.49%) Cisco IPT
17 16 (9.88%) RIP
17 16 (9.88%) Junos
17 16 (9.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.23%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.62%) MySQL
4 1 (0.62%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.62%) Couchbase
4 1 (0.62%) Redis
4 1 (0.62%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (0.62%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.62%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (11.73%) Finance
2 15 (9.26%) Banking
3 10 (6.17%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.70%) Law
4 6 (3.70%) Legal
5 2 (1.23%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.23%) Games
6 1 (0.62%) German Language
6 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (38.89%) Network Engineer
2 24 (14.81%) Analyst
3 21 (12.96%) Consultant
4 14 (8.64%) Network Manager
4 14 (8.64%) Network Support
4 14 (8.64%) Network Analyst
5 11 (6.79%) Support Engineer
5 11 (6.79%) Network Specialist
5 11 (6.79%) Network Support Engineer
6 10 (6.17%) Monitoring Specialist
6 10 (6.17%) Senior Network Engineer
6 10 (6.17%) Network Consultant
7 9 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
8 8 (4.94%) Senior Network Analyst
8 8 (4.94%) Network Administrator
8 8 (4.94%) Cisco Engineer
8 8 (4.94%) Administrator
8 8 (4.94%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (4.32%) Senior Consultant
10 6 (3.70%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.41%) CSS
2 7 (4.32%) Middleware
3 1 (0.62%) JSP
3 1 (0.62%) Web Services
3 1 (0.62%) LAMP
3 1 (0.62%) XMPP
3 1 (0.62%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.62%) Memcached
3 1 (0.62%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.26%) User Experience
1 15 (9.26%) Visualisation
2 12 (7.41%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (4.32%) Cryptography
4 5 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.47%) PKI
5 4 (2.47%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.85%) e-Health
7 2 (1.23%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 28 (17.28%) Windows
2 20 (12.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (8.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (3.70%) Linux
5 4 (2.47%) UNIX
6 1 (0.62%) CentOS
6 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (30.25%) ITIL
2 37 (22.84%) Network Monitoring
3 36 (22.22%) Load Balancing
4 33 (20.37%) Network Management
5 28 (17.28%) WAN Optimisation
6 15 (9.26%) Service Delivery
7 14 (8.64%) Network Architecture
7 14 (8.64%) Incident Management
8 11 (6.79%) Infrastructure Management
9 10 (6.17%) Service Management
10 9 (5.56%) Configuration Management
10 9 (5.56%) Problem Management
10 9 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
10 9 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (4.94%) Network Load Balancing
11 8 (4.94%) Change Management
12 7 (4.32%) Time Management
12 7 (4.32%) Network Design
12 7 (4.32%) Capacity Management
13 6 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.94%) SQL
2 2 (1.23%) VB
3 1 (0.62%) Java
3 1 (0.62%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.62%) PHP
3 1 (0.62%) Python
3 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.62%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 88 (54.32%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (37.65%) CCNP
3 48 (29.63%) CCNA
4 17 (10.49%) Security Cleared
5 14 (8.64%) CCIE
6 12 (7.41%) SC Cleared
6 12 (7.41%) CCDP
7 8 (4.94%) CCVP
8 2 (1.23%) CCSA
8 2 (1.23%) CCSE
8 2 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.23%) CCSP
9 1 (0.62%) Degree
9 1 (0.62%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.62%) JNCIS
9 1 (0.62%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.56%) QA
2 8 (4.94%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (9.26%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.41%) vSphere
3 8 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.94%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.32%) DFS Replication
4 7 (4.32%) VMware Server
4 7 (4.32%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.47%) UAG
5 4 (2.47%) XenApp
6 2 (1.23%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 20 (12.35%) Cisco CUCM
2 17 (10.49%) OPNET
3 8 (4.94%) SolarWinds Orion
4 7 (4.32%) CA Spectrum
5 6 (3.70%) WhatsUp Gold
6 5 (3.09%) SCOM
7 4 (2.47%) SCCM
8 2 (1.23%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (1.23%) Puppet
8 2 (1.23%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (1.23%) CiscoWorks
9 1 (0.62%) OpenView
9 1 (0.62%) Nagios
9 1 (0.62%) Kibana
9 1 (0.62%) Opsview
9 1 (0.62%) logstash
9 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 130 (80.25%) Cisco
2 92 (56.79%) F5
3 84 (51.85%) Juniper
4 52 (32.10%) CheckPoint
5 41 (25.31%) SolarWinds
6 18 (11.11%) VMware
7 16 (9.88%) BMC
8 15 (9.26%) McAfee
9 14 (8.64%) Nokia
10 13 (8.02%) HP
10 13 (8.02%) Citrix
11 12 (7.41%) Fortinet
11 12 (7.41%) Brocade
12 9 (5.56%) EMC
12 9 (5.56%) TippingPoint
12 9 (5.56%) Crossbeam
12 9 (5.56%) Blue Coat
12 9 (5.56%) Aruba
13 8 (4.94%) CA
13 8 (4.94%) NetApp
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