The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Riverbed
Rank 108 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £365 £368
% change year-on-year
-10.82% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
- -30.23%
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1274 932 1090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 50.26% 44.87% 48.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 618 463 521
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 57 94
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.48 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.16% -13.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £28.45 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (71.43%) ITIL
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) Juniper
2 4 (57.14%) BMC
2 4 (57.14%) Nokia
2 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
2 4 (57.14%) OSPF
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) OPNET
2 4 (57.14%) BGP
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) BIG-IP
2 4 (57.14%) Fortinet
2 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
2 4 (57.14%) SolarWinds
2 4 (57.14%) Visualisation
2 4 (57.14%) Network Architecture
2 4 (57.14%) Network Management
2 4 (57.14%) F5
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (57.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 4 (57.14%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (28.57%) McAfee
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory

Riverbed
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (57.14%) OSPF
1 4 (57.14%) BGP
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) BIG-IP
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (57.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Network Specialist
1 3 (42.86%) Monitoring Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Data Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Services Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Visualisation
2 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
2 4 (57.14%) Network Architecture
2 4 (57.14%) Network Management
2 4 (57.14%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (28.57%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) OPNET
2 2 (28.57%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) Juniper
2 4 (57.14%) BMC
2 4 (57.14%) Nokia
2 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
2 4 (57.14%) Fortinet
2 4 (57.14%) SolarWinds
2 4 (57.14%) F5
3 2 (28.57%) McAfee
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Avaya
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