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 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Riverbed
Rank 558 557 513
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -44
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 67 59 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.23% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 22 51
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£375 £310 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -15.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £326 £365
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -10.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.00

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
25732 25448 24415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.93% 45.76% 46.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15200 14185 13493
Average daily rate £400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £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 1100 1086 1100
Average hourly rate £18.75 £18.46 £19.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.57% -5.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 August 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 28 August 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 +1 65 £375 +13.29% 13
London +34 38 £375 +36.36% 8
North West -32 9 £450 - 1
City of London +5 8 £322 -8.14% 1
Leeds - 8 £300 - 2
West Yorkshire - 8 £300 - 2
Yorkshire - 8 £300 - 2
Cheshire -12 6 £450 -
South East -15 6 £406 - 1
Macclesfield - 4 £450 -
Hertfordshire +3 2 £600 -
Scotland -6 2 £300 +1.01%
East Midlands -6 2 £238 -
East of England -6 2 £600 +71.42% 1
West Lothian - 2 £300 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £600 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £363 -
Livingston - 2 £300 -
Crawley - 2 £450 -
Kent - 2 £363 -
West Sussex - 2 £450 -
Kettering -1 1 £300 -
Northamptonshire -3 1 £300 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Lincolnshire - 1 £175 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - - 1
Reigate - 1 - - 1
Spalding - 1 £175 -
Docklands, London - 1 £435 -

Riverbed
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 108 (78.83%) Cisco
2 85 (62.04%) WAN
3 80 (58.39%) Firewall
4 72 (52.55%) CheckPoint
5 67 (48.91%) Cisco Certification
6 65 (47.45%) F5
7 61 (44.53%) CCNP
8 52 (37.96%) LAN
9 49 (35.77%) Juniper
9 49 (35.77%) MPLS
10 46 (33.58%) Wireless
11 44 (32.12%) Cisco ASA
12 43 (31.39%) OSPF
13 40 (29.20%) BGP
14 36 (26.28%) ITIL
15 35 (25.55%) Cisco IOS
16 34 (24.82%) Windows
16 34 (24.82%) VPN
16 34 (24.82%) WAN Optimisation
17 32 (23.36%) Load Balancing
18 30 (21.90%) Network Security
19 29 (21.17%) SolarWinds
20 27 (19.71%) HP
21 25 (18.25%) Linux
21 25 (18.25%) VLAN
22 24 (17.52%) Network Management
22 24 (17.52%) Data Centre
23 22 (16.06%) Cisco Nexus
24 21 (15.33%) TCP/IP
25 20 (14.60%) VoIP

Riverbed
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 15 (10.95%) MS Exchange
2 14 (10.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (8.03%) Node.js
3 11 (8.03%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (3.65%) Lync
5 5 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (2.92%) IBM Notes
6 4 (2.92%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (9.49%) MS Office
1 13 (9.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.19%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 85 (62.04%) WAN
2 80 (58.39%) Firewall
3 52 (37.96%) LAN
4 49 (35.77%) MPLS
5 46 (33.58%) Wireless
6 44 (32.12%) Cisco ASA
7 43 (31.39%) OSPF
8 40 (29.20%) BGP
9 35 (25.55%) Cisco IOS
10 34 (24.82%) VPN
11 30 (21.90%) Network Security
12 25 (18.25%) VLAN
13 22 (16.06%) Cisco Nexus
14 21 (15.33%) TCP/IP
15 20 (14.60%) EIGRP
15 20 (14.60%) VoIP
15 20 (14.60%) Cisco ISE
16 18 (13.14%) Spanning Tree
17 17 (12.41%) HSRP
17 17 (12.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.03%) Hadoop
1 11 (8.03%) MongoDB
1 11 (8.03%) NoSQL
1 11 (8.03%) Redis
2 5 (3.65%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (3.65%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.65%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (8.03%) Git (software)
1 11 (8.03%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (10.22%) Finance
2 9 (6.57%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.65%) Legal
3 5 (3.65%) Banking
3 5 (3.65%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.92%) Advertising
5 2 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.46%) Law
6 1 (0.73%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 59 (43.07%) Network Engineer
2 19 (13.87%) Senior Network Engineer
3 18 (13.14%) Consultant
4 13 (9.49%) Analyst
5 11 (8.03%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (6.57%) Network Consultant
7 7 (5.11%) Architect
7 7 (5.11%) Cisco Engineer
8 6 (4.38%) Security Engineer
8 6 (4.38%) Network Architect
9 5 (3.65%) Network Specialist
9 5 (3.65%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (3.65%) Technical Consultant
9 5 (3.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (3.65%) Network Analyst
9 5 (3.65%) Support Engineer
10 4 (2.92%) Network Security Engineer
10 4 (2.92%) Project Manager
10 4 (2.92%) Senior Consultant
10 4 (2.92%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.03%) LAMP
1 11 (8.03%) Memcached
1 11 (8.03%) RabbitMQ
2 10 (7.30%) 802.1X
3 5 (3.65%) XMPP
4 2 (1.46%) CSS
5 1 (0.73%) Middleware
5 1 (0.73%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.52%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.30%) Cryptography
3 5 (3.65%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (3.65%) HP StoreVirtual
3 5 (3.65%) HP Storage
4 4 (2.92%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.19%) PKI
5 3 (2.19%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.46%) CMDB
6 2 (1.46%) FlexPod
6 2 (1.46%) User Experience
6 2 (1.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.73%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.73%) CESG
7 1 (0.73%) iPhone
7 1 (0.73%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 34 (24.82%) Windows
2 25 (18.25%) Linux
3 20 (14.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (10.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (8.03%) UNIX
5 11 (8.03%) CentOS
5 11 (8.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.65%) Windows 7
6 5 (3.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.19%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.73%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.73%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.73%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (26.28%) ITIL
2 34 (24.82%) WAN Optimisation
3 32 (23.36%) Load Balancing
4 24 (17.52%) Network Management
5 20 (14.60%) Network Monitoring
6 15 (10.95%) Project Management
7 14 (10.22%) Service Delivery
7 14 (10.22%) Migration
8 13 (9.49%) Incident Management
8 13 (9.49%) Service Management
8 13 (9.49%) Network Load Balancing
9 12 (8.76%) Network Design
10 11 (8.03%) Data Management
10 11 (8.03%) Capacity Planning
10 11 (8.03%) DevOps
10 11 (8.03%) Kalman Filter
11 10 (7.30%) Time Management
12 7 (5.11%) Change Management
13 6 (4.38%) Network Architecture
14 5 (3.65%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.49%) SQL
2 11 (8.03%) VB
2 11 (8.03%) Python
2 11 (8.03%) JavaScript
2 11 (8.03%) PHP
2 11 (8.03%) Ruby
2 11 (8.03%) Bash Shell
3 4 (2.92%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.46%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 67 (48.91%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (44.53%) CCNP
3 17 (12.41%) CCIE
4 12 (8.76%) Security Cleared
5 11 (8.03%) SC Cleared
6 9 (6.57%) CCNA
7 7 (5.11%) CCDP
8 5 (3.65%) HP ASE
9 4 (2.92%) CCSE
10 3 (2.19%) JNCIS
10 3 (2.19%) JNCIP
10 3 (2.19%) JNCIE
10 3 (2.19%) Degree
10 3 (2.19%) CCSP
10 3 (2.19%) HP MASE
11 2 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.73%) CCVP
12 1 (0.73%) Check Point Certification
12 1 (0.73%) JNCIA
12 1 (0.73%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.30%) QA
2 9 (6.57%) SLA
3 8 (5.84%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (12.41%) Active Directory
2 13 (9.49%) Hyper-V
3 10 (7.30%) vSphere
4 9 (6.57%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (5.84%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (2.92%) ProxySG
7 2 (1.46%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.46%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.46%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (1.46%) XenApp
7 2 (1.46%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 19 (13.87%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (8.03%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (8.03%) Puppet
2 11 (8.03%) Opsview
2 11 (8.03%) Graphite
2 11 (8.03%) Rundeck
3 9 (6.57%) WhatsUp Gold
4 8 (5.84%) OPNET
5 4 (2.92%) Cisco UCCE
5 4 (2.92%) AirWatch
6 3 (2.19%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (2.19%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (1.46%) SCCM
7 2 (1.46%) SCOM
7 2 (1.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.46%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.73%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.73%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.73%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 108 (78.83%) Cisco
2 72 (52.55%) CheckPoint
3 65 (47.45%) F5
4 49 (35.77%) Juniper
5 29 (21.17%) SolarWinds
6 27 (19.71%) HP
7 17 (12.41%) McAfee
8 14 (10.22%) Citrix
9 13 (9.49%) Crossbeam
9 13 (9.49%) TippingPoint
10 12 (8.76%) Fortinet
10 12 (8.76%) VMware
10 12 (8.76%) Blue Coat
11 11 (8.03%) Tealeaf
11 11 (8.03%) Splunk
12 9 (6.57%) Microsoft
13 8 (5.84%) EMC
13 8 (5.84%) Brocade
13 8 (5.84%) 3PAR
14 7 (5.11%) Aruba
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