The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Riverbed products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Riverbed over the 3 months to 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Riverbed
Rank 139 183 196
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +13
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 14 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.45% 0.097% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 1.14% 0.22% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 7
Average daily rate £413 £548 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.65% +46.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £298 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £609 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £330
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Riverbed
London

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

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1230 2261 2561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 39.10% 43.98% 43.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 907 1664 1786
Average daily rate £430 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 45 57
Average hourly rate £24.00 £21.63 £19.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.98% +11.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £13.08 £13.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.60 £31.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Riverbed
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Riverbed Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Riverbed
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Riverbed Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Riverbed
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Riverbed across the City of London region.

Riverbed Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Riverbed
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (83.33%) Firewall
3 14 (77.78%) WAN
4 12 (66.67%) CheckPoint
5 11 (61.11%) Wireless
6 9 (50.00%) Finance
6 9 (50.00%) CCNP
6 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (44.44%) MPLS
7 8 (44.44%) ITIL
8 7 (38.89%) LAN
8 7 (38.89%) OSPF
8 7 (38.89%) Juniper
8 7 (38.89%) Palo Alto
9 6 (33.33%) BGP
9 6 (33.33%) ISDN
9 6 (33.33%) Change Management
10 5 (27.78%) VPN
10 5 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (27.78%) F5
10 5 (27.78%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (27.78%) Cisco UCCX
10 5 (27.78%) Cisco CUCM
10 5 (27.78%) WAN Optimisation
10 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
10 5 (27.78%) 802.1X
11 4 (22.22%) Cisco Wireless
11 4 (22.22%) EIGRP
12 3 (16.67%) IPsec
12 3 (16.67%) Service Management

Riverbed
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 15 (83.33%) Firewall
2 14 (77.78%) WAN
3 11 (61.11%) Wireless
4 8 (44.44%) MPLS
5 7 (38.89%) LAN
5 7 (38.89%) OSPF
6 6 (33.33%) BGP
6 6 (33.33%) ISDN
7 5 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (27.78%) VPN
8 4 (22.22%) Cisco Wireless
8 4 (22.22%) EIGRP
9 3 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
9 3 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (16.67%) DNS
9 3 (16.67%) IPsec
9 3 (16.67%) Network Security
9 3 (16.67%) PSTN
9 3 (16.67%) RTSP
10 2 (11.11%) VPLS
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Games
3 1 (5.56%) Law
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Network Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Voice Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Network Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Network Support
3 4 (22.22%) Senior IT Support
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Network Support
3 4 (22.22%) Voice Network Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Voice Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Network Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Security Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Network Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Support Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Voice Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) 802.1X
2 2 (11.11%) XMPP
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) PKI
2 3 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (11.11%) Hedge funds
4 1 (5.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) Change Management
3 5 (27.78%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (27.78%) WAN Optimisation
4 3 (16.67%) Procure-to-pay
4 3 (16.67%) Service Management
5 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) Change Control
6 1 (5.56%) DDoS Mitigation
6 1 (5.56%) E-Discovery
6 1 (5.56%) Information Security
6 1 (5.56%) ITSM
6 1 (5.56%) Network Design
6 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) CCNP
1 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (16.67%) CCIE
2 3 (16.67%) CCNP Voice
3 2 (11.11%) CCDP
3 2 (11.11%) CCVP
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) CCNA
4 1 (5.56%) CCSA
4 1 (5.56%) CCSE
4 1 (5.56%) CISSP
4 1 (5.56%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Firmware
1 1 (5.56%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco CUCM
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (5.56%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (5.56%) EnCase
2 1 (5.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 7 (38.89%) Juniper
3 7 (38.89%) Palo Alto
4 5 (27.78%) F5
5 3 (16.67%) Polycom
6 2 (11.11%) Fortinet
7 1 (5.56%) Avaya
7 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
7 1 (5.56%) Infoblox
7 1 (5.56%) Mitel
7 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds