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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Riverbed
Rank 529 518 574
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +56
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 83 68 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.052%
As % of the Vendors category 0.31% 0.28% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 47 15
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £410 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.55% +23.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £21.50

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
26411 24620 26895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.85% 46.66% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14970 13786 13658
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1179 1110 1356
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 +6 76 £370 -1.33% 10
London +3 30 £363 - 6
Cheshire - 11 - -
North West - 11 - -
City of London +30 9 £408 +0.30% 2
East of England -16 9 £350 +62.79%
South Wales - 4 £250 -
Wales - 4 £250 -
South East +3 2 - -
Cambridgeshire +2 2 £315 +51.80%
South West - 1 £400 -
Exeter - 1 £400 -
Devon - 1 £400 -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 3
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 3
Maidstone - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Pontypool - - - -
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Watford - - - -
Berkshire - - - -

Riverbed
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 91 (73.39%) Cisco
2 68 (54.84%) WAN
3 62 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 60 (48.39%) F5
5 57 (45.97%) Juniper
6 52 (41.94%) LAN
7 50 (40.32%) Firewall
8 42 (33.87%) CCNP
9 37 (29.84%) SolarWinds
10 36 (29.03%) ITIL
11 35 (28.23%) CCNA
12 32 (25.81%) BGP
13 31 (25.00%) MPLS
13 31 (25.00%) OSPF
14 30 (24.19%) CheckPoint
15 28 (22.58%) Load Balancing
16 26 (20.97%) Network Management
17 25 (20.16%) VoIP
18 24 (19.35%) Network Monitoring
19 23 (18.55%) WAN Optimisation
19 23 (18.55%) Windows
20 22 (17.74%) Cisco Nexus
21 20 (16.13%) Cisco IOS
22 19 (15.32%) VPN
23 18 (14.52%) TCP/IP
24 17 (13.71%) OPNET
25 16 (12.90%) Service Delivery
26 15 (12.10%) BMC
26 15 (12.10%) Cisco ASA
27 14 (11.29%) Windows Server 2008

Riverbed
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (4.84%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.03%) IIS
2 5 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.42%) Apache
3 3 (2.42%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.42%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (2.42%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.61%) Lync
4 2 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.81%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 8 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.84%) MS Office
3 3 (2.42%) MS Project
4 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 68 (54.84%) WAN
2 52 (41.94%) LAN
3 50 (40.32%) Firewall
4 32 (25.81%) BGP
5 31 (25.00%) MPLS
5 31 (25.00%) OSPF
6 25 (20.16%) VoIP
7 22 (17.74%) Cisco Nexus
8 20 (16.13%) Cisco IOS
9 19 (15.32%) VPN
10 18 (14.52%) TCP/IP
11 15 (12.10%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (11.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 13 (10.48%) BIG-IP
14 12 (9.68%) Wireless
14 12 (9.68%) SAN
14 12 (9.68%) WLAN
15 10 (8.06%) VLAN
15 10 (8.06%) EIGRP
16 9 (7.26%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.03%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.61%) MySQL
4 1 (0.81%) Ingres
4 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.81%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) WebLOAD
General
1 10 (8.06%) Finance
2 8 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.03%) Legal
4 4 (3.23%) Law
5 3 (2.42%) Banking
5 3 (2.42%) French Language
6 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (33.87%) Network Engineer
2 16 (12.90%) Analyst
3 14 (11.29%) Network Manager
4 13 (10.48%) Consultant
5 11 (8.87%) Network Specialist
6 10 (8.06%) Network Analyst
6 10 (8.06%) Administrator
6 10 (8.06%) Monitoring Specialist
7 8 (6.45%) Network Administrator
8 7 (5.65%) Network Support
8 7 (5.65%) Cisco Engineer
9 6 (4.84%) Deployment Engineer
9 6 (4.84%) Senior Network Analyst
9 6 (4.84%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (4.84%) Technical Consultant
10 5 (4.03%) Network Consultant
11 4 (3.23%) Monitoring Engineer
11 4 (3.23%) Network Monitoring Engineer
11 4 (3.23%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.87%) CSS
2 7 (5.65%) Middleware
3 1 (0.81%) JSP
3 1 (0.81%) WAP
3 1 (0.81%) OCX
3 1 (0.81%) XMPP
3 1 (0.81%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.29%) Visualisation
1 14 (11.29%) User Experience
2 7 (5.65%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (4.03%) Cryptography
4 4 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.23%) PKI
5 2 (1.61%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.81%) FMCG
6 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (18.55%) Windows
2 14 (11.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (5.65%) Linux
4 6 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.61%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.61%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.61%) CentOS
5 2 (1.61%) UNIX
5 2 (1.61%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.81%) Solaris
6 1 (0.81%) OS/400
6 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (29.03%) ITIL
2 28 (22.58%) Load Balancing
3 26 (20.97%) Network Management
4 24 (19.35%) Network Monitoring
5 23 (18.55%) WAN Optimisation
6 16 (12.90%) Service Delivery
7 13 (10.48%) Network Architecture
8 12 (9.68%) Project Management
9 9 (7.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (6.45%) Incident Management
11 7 (5.65%) Network Design
11 7 (5.65%) Performance Monitoring
12 6 (4.84%) Kalman Filter
12 6 (4.84%) Network Load Balancing
12 6 (4.84%) Configuration Management
12 6 (4.84%) Service Management
12 6 (4.84%) Change Management
13 5 (4.03%) Infrastructure Management
14 4 (3.23%) Problem Management
14 4 (3.23%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.23%) SQL
2 2 (1.61%) VB
2 2 (1.61%) Java
3 1 (0.81%) Python
3 1 (0.81%) Perl
3 1 (0.81%) C
3 1 (0.81%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 62 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (33.87%) CCNP
3 35 (28.23%) CCNA
4 13 (10.48%) Security Cleared
5 10 (8.06%) CCDP
5 10 (8.06%) CCIE
6 8 (6.45%) SC Cleared
6 8 (6.45%) CCVP
7 5 (4.03%) MCSE
7 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.81%) MCSA
9 1 (0.81%) CCDA
9 1 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.81%) Degree
9 1 (0.81%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.81%) JNCIE
9 1 (0.81%) MCITP
9 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.84%) QA
2 5 (4.03%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.61%) SLA
4 1 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.65%) vSphere
3 6 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.03%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.03%) DFS Replication
4 5 (4.03%) VMware Server
5 4 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.42%) XenApp
6 3 (2.42%) UAG
7 2 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (13.71%) OPNET
2 14 (11.29%) Cisco CUCM
3 8 (6.45%) SolarWinds Orion
4 6 (4.84%) SCCM
5 4 (3.23%) CA Spectrum
6 3 (2.42%) WhatsUp Gold
6 3 (2.42%) SCOM
7 2 (1.61%) Puppet
7 2 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.61%) Nagios
8 1 (0.81%) OpenView
8 1 (0.81%) WSUS
8 1 (0.81%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.81%) logstash
8 1 (0.81%) Kibana
Vendors
1 91 (73.39%) Cisco
2 60 (48.39%) F5
3 57 (45.97%) Juniper
4 37 (29.84%) SolarWinds
5 30 (24.19%) CheckPoint
6 15 (12.10%) BMC
7 14 (11.29%) Microsoft
7 14 (11.29%) HP
8 13 (10.48%) VMware
9 12 (9.68%) Nokia
9 12 (9.68%) McAfee
10 11 (8.87%) Fortinet
11 10 (8.06%) Avaya
12 8 (6.45%) Brocade
13 7 (5.65%) Citrix
13 7 (5.65%) CA
13 7 (5.65%) Websense
13 7 (5.65%) NetIQ
14 6 (4.84%) TippingPoint
14 6 (4.84%) Crossbeam
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