The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Riverbed products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Riverbed over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Riverbed
Rank 67 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 5 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.64% - 1.27%
As % of the Vendors category 1.47% - 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Riverbed
North West

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

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
339 328 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.57% 34.10% 47.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 180 160
Median daily rate £413 £400 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £240 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 26 28
Median hourly rate £14.86 £17.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.58% +36.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Riverbed
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Riverbed as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Riverbed Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Riverbed
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Riverbed Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Riverbed
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Riverbed within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield - 2 £475 -
Riverbed
North West

Riverbed
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Riverbed also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Riverbed.

1 5 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 5 (100.00%) Network Performance Management
2 4 (80.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (20.00%) Stress Testing
5 1 (20.00%) CCNP
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (20.00%) OPNET

Riverbed
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

General
1 3 (60.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Network Performance Management
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Management
2 4 (80.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Stress Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) OPNET