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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Riverbed
Rank 542 552 503
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -49
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 71 37 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.070% 0.086%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.16% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 26 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +36.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £243 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £238
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +47.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.50

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
24797 23698 21741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.94% 44.94% 46.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14353 13470 11558
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1130 1055 1174
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.49 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +4 63 £350 -12.50% 23
London +26 30 £400 -3.03% 7
West Midlands +1 13 £340 -21.83% 4
Birmingham - 11 £330 - 4
City of London +5 10 £475 +15.15% 4
Scotland +3 7 £267 -11.08%
East of England +4 6 - -
Leeds -9 5 - - 2
West Yorkshire -12 5 - - 2
Yorkshire -18 5 - - 2
Renfrewshire - 5 £267 -
Erskine - 5 £267 -
Cambridgeshire +1 4 - -
North East -8 4 £347 +2.95%
Tyne and Wear -9 4 £347 +2.95%
Newcastle upon Tyne -10 3 £347 +2.95%
Spalding - 3 £188 - 1
Cambridge - 3 - -
East Midlands - 3 £188 - 1
Lincolnshire - 3 £188 - 1
South East -21 2 - - 6
Peterborough +4 1 - -
Berkshire 0 1 - - 3
Shropshire - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
Fife - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -

Riverbed
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 112 (89.60%) Cisco
2 77 (61.60%) F5
3 75 (60.00%) Firewall
4 70 (56.00%) CheckPoint
5 64 (51.20%) Juniper
6 62 (49.60%) Cisco Certification
7 58 (46.40%) CCNP
8 54 (43.20%) WAN
9 46 (36.80%) OSPF
9 46 (36.80%) BGP
10 44 (35.20%) LAN
11 43 (34.40%) MPLS
12 31 (24.80%) ITIL
12 31 (24.80%) Windows
13 30 (24.00%) Cisco ASA
14 27 (21.60%) HP
15 26 (20.80%) Windows Server 2008
15 26 (20.80%) Cisco IOS
15 26 (20.80%) SolarWinds
15 26 (20.80%) Cisco Nexus
16 24 (19.20%) Service Delivery
16 24 (19.20%) Wireless
17 21 (16.80%) Network Security
17 21 (16.80%) Network Monitoring
18 20 (16.00%) Load Balancing
18 20 (16.00%) McAfee
18 20 (16.00%) VPN
19 19 (15.20%) Windows Server 2003
20 18 (14.40%) Junos
21 17 (13.60%) Hyper-V

Riverbed
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 13 (10.40%) Lync
2 8 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (6.40%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.00%) Node.js
4 4 (3.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.80%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (12.80%) MS Excel
2 15 (12.00%) MS Office
3 4 (3.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.20%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.80%) GitHub
3 1 (0.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 75 (60.00%) Firewall
2 54 (43.20%) WAN
3 46 (36.80%) OSPF
3 46 (36.80%) BGP
4 44 (35.20%) LAN
5 43 (34.40%) MPLS
6 30 (24.00%) Cisco ASA
7 26 (20.80%) Cisco Nexus
7 26 (20.80%) Cisco IOS
8 24 (19.20%) Wireless
9 21 (16.80%) Network Security
10 20 (16.00%) VPN
11 18 (14.40%) Junos
12 15 (12.00%) SAN
13 13 (10.40%) EIGRP
14 12 (9.60%) TCP/IP
14 12 (9.60%) Multicast
15 10 (8.00%) HSRP
15 10 (8.00%) Internet
16 9 (7.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.40%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.00%) Hadoop
2 5 (4.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (4.00%) NoSQL
2 5 (4.00%) Redis
3 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.80%) JIRA
3 1 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (10.40%) Finance
2 4 (3.20%) Banking
2 4 (3.20%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.60%) Investment Banking
3 2 (1.60%) Law
3 2 (1.60%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.80%) Advertising
4 1 (0.80%) Legal
4 1 (0.80%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 46 (36.80%) Network Engineer
2 26 (20.80%) Consultant
3 14 (11.20%) Technical Consultant
4 12 (9.60%) Cisco Engineer
5 10 (8.00%) Network Consultant
6 9 (7.20%) Architect
6 9 (7.20%) Analyst
7 8 (6.40%) Support Engineer
8 6 (4.80%) Security Engineer
8 6 (4.80%) Network Specialist
9 5 (4.00%) Network Security Consultant
9 5 (4.00%) Security Consultant
9 5 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (4.00%) Network Analyst
9 5 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (3.20%) Monitoring Specialist
10 4 (3.20%) Senior Architect
10 4 (3.20%) Cisco Voice Engineer
10 4 (3.20%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.80%) CSS
2 5 (4.00%) LAMP
2 5 (4.00%) Memcached
2 5 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (3.20%) XMPP
4 1 (0.80%) Web Services
4 1 (0.80%) MAPI
4 1 (0.80%) Middleware
4 1 (0.80%) OCX
4 1 (0.80%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.80%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.80%) Cryptography
3 7 (5.60%) User Experience
4 4 (3.20%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.40%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.40%) CESG
5 3 (2.40%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.60%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.80%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 31 (24.80%) Windows
2 26 (20.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (15.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (6.40%) Linux
4 8 (6.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (4.00%) CentOS
5 5 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.20%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.40%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.80%) Android
8 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.80%) ITIL
2 24 (19.20%) Service Delivery
3 21 (16.80%) Network Monitoring
4 20 (16.00%) Load Balancing
5 16 (12.80%) Network Management
6 14 (11.20%) WAN Optimisation
6 14 (11.20%) Network Load Balancing
6 14 (11.20%) Service Management
7 10 (8.00%) Incident Management
7 10 (8.00%) Time Management
8 9 (7.20%) Project Management
8 9 (7.20%) Network Design
9 6 (4.80%) Migration
9 6 (4.80%) Network Architecture
9 6 (4.80%) DevOps
9 6 (4.80%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (4.00%) Data Management
11 4 (3.20%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (2.40%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.40%) SQL
2 5 (4.00%) Python
2 5 (4.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (4.00%) PHP
2 5 (4.00%) Ruby
2 5 (4.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.60%) Lisp
4 1 (0.80%) Java
4 1 (0.80%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 62 (49.60%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (46.40%) CCNP
3 14 (11.20%) CCIE
3 14 (11.20%) Security Cleared
4 13 (10.40%) SC Cleared
4 13 (10.40%) CCNA
5 8 (6.40%) CCDP
6 6 (4.80%) CCSE
7 5 (4.00%) CCSP
7 5 (4.00%) JNCIP
7 5 (4.00%) JNCIE
7 5 (4.00%) HP ASE
7 5 (4.00%) HP MASE
8 3 (2.40%) HNC
9 2 (1.60%) Degree
10 1 (0.80%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.80%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.80%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.80%) SLA
1 11 (8.80%) QA
2 10 (8.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 17 (13.60%) Hyper-V
2 12 (9.60%) vSphere
3 10 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (8.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (4.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.40%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.40%) ProxySG
6 2 (1.60%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (8.00%) OPNET
1 10 (8.00%) WhatsUp Gold
1 10 (8.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (4.80%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (4.80%) SCCM
3 5 (4.00%) Puppet
3 5 (4.00%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (4.00%) Opsview
3 5 (4.00%) Graphite
3 5 (4.00%) Rundeck
4 4 (3.20%) Cisco UCCE
5 3 (2.40%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (2.40%) SCOM
6 2 (1.60%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.80%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.80%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 112 (89.60%) Cisco
2 77 (61.60%) F5
3 70 (56.00%) CheckPoint
4 64 (51.20%) Juniper
5 27 (21.60%) HP
6 26 (20.80%) SolarWinds
7 20 (16.00%) McAfee
8 15 (12.00%) Citrix
9 14 (11.20%) TippingPoint
9 14 (11.20%) Fortinet
9 14 (11.20%) Crossbeam
10 12 (9.60%) VMware
11 11 (8.80%) Microsoft
12 10 (8.00%) EMC
12 10 (8.00%) 3PAR
13 9 (7.20%) Nokia
14 7 (5.60%) Blue Coat
15 6 (4.80%) Brocade
15 6 (4.80%) BMC
16 5 (4.00%) BT
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