Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Redback products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Redback over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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 Redback Networks, Inc.

Redback
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 892 885 892
Rank change year-on-year -7 +7 -44
Contract jobs citing Redback 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.001% 0.002%
As % of the Vendors category 0.009% 0.002% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
UK median daily rate £238 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.67% +11.11% -8.16%
10th Percentile £219 £363 £306
90th Percentile £271 £388 £369
UK excluding London median daily rate £238 - £338
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Redback is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 43927 47590 49581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.62% 45.32% 43.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 27311 29060 29226
UK median daily rate £432 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £233 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1460 1714 2108
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.24 £10.21
90th Percentile £45.50 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

Redback
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Redback as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Redback in the UK

Redback
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Redback.

Contractor daily rate trend for Redback in the UK

Redback
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Redback.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Redback in the UK

Redback
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Redback within the UK over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -5 3 £238 -36.67% 2
UK excluding London - 3 £238 - 2
North of England - 3 £238 - 2
North West - 3 £238 - 2

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Redback also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Redback.

1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
1 4 (100.00%) IGMP
1 4 (100.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) NGN
2 2 (50.00%) Huawei

Redback
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) IGMP
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) NGN
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) IP Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) IP Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) Huawei