The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Riverbed products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Riverbed over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the West Midlands region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Riverbed
Rank 113 - 110
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.042% - 0.088%
As % of the Vendors category 0.085% - 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£430 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £263 £400
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -34.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.25 £31.50
% change year-on-year
- -51.58%
Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1172 893 1092
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.60% 48.61% 48.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 375 453
Average daily rate £325 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £171 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 84 89
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +25.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.82 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £28.10 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
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England

Riverbed
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Riverbed across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Riverbed Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Riverbed
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Riverbed across the West Midlands region.

Riverbed Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Riverbed
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Riverbed within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 July 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
Shropshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Riverbed
England

Riverbed
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) McAfee
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (50.00%) JSP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (50.00%) Network Design
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) JSP 440

Riverbed
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Installations Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) JSP
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Network Design
1 2 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) McAfee
2 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft