The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Riverbed products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Riverbed over the 3 months to 28 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Riverbed
Rank 560 548 552
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 65 63 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.13% 0.075%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.28% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 36 25
Median daily rate £450 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £275 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Riverbed
UK

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

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22132 22586 21485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.22% 45.04% 44.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 13871 13330 12440
Median daily rate £413 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £230 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 712 1034 1004
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.49
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 England

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

Riverbed Jobs Demand Trend in England

Riverbed
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Riverbed Daily Rate Trend in England

Riverbed
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Riverbed across the England region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Riverbed Daily Rate Histogram in England

Riverbed
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Riverbed Hourly Rate Trend in England

Riverbed
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Riverbed within the England region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
London -12 29 £450 +12.50% 5
South East +17 19 £490 - 3
West Midlands -13 6 £375 +10.29% 1
North West - 5 £475 - 2
East of England +5 2 £350 -
South West -6 2 £325 - 4
East Midlands +10 1 £300 +60.00%
Yorkshire +8 1 £463 - 2
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Riverbed
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 England region with a requirement for Riverbed.

1 115 (95.04%) Cisco
2 77 (63.64%) Firewall
3 67 (55.37%) WAN
4 50 (41.32%) Wireless
5 46 (38.02%) CheckPoint
6 45 (37.19%) Cisco Certification
7 43 (35.54%) SolarWinds
8 42 (34.71%) LAN
9 38 (31.40%) CCNP
10 35 (28.93%) F5
11 34 (28.10%) Data Centre
12 32 (26.45%) Juniper
13 31 (25.62%) Cisco ASA
14 27 (22.31%) Network Security
15 26 (21.49%) TCP/IP
15 26 (21.49%) OSPF
16 25 (20.66%) BGP
16 25 (20.66%) Network Management
16 25 (20.66%) Network Architecture
17 24 (19.83%) Finance
18 23 (19.01%) Microsoft
18 23 (19.01%) HP
19 22 (18.18%) Windows
19 22 (18.18%) ITIL
19 22 (18.18%) WAN Optimisation
19 22 (18.18%) Palo Alto
20 21 (17.36%) Cisco Nexus
20 21 (17.36%) Network Monitoring
20 21 (17.36%) Network Design
21 20 (16.53%) VPN

Riverbed
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.13%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (1.65%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.83%) Apache
3 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.83%) IIS
3 1 (0.83%) JBoss
3 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (11.57%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.79%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.83%) IBM PureFlex
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (63.64%) Firewall
2 67 (55.37%) WAN
3 50 (41.32%) Wireless
4 42 (34.71%) LAN
5 31 (25.62%) Cisco ASA
6 27 (22.31%) Network Security
7 26 (21.49%) OSPF
7 26 (21.49%) TCP/IP
8 25 (20.66%) BGP
9 21 (17.36%) Cisco Nexus
10 20 (16.53%) VPN
11 18 (14.88%) MPLS
12 16 (13.22%) DNS
12 16 (13.22%) EIGRP
13 15 (12.40%) VoIP
14 14 (11.57%) Cisco Wireless
14 14 (11.57%) DHCP
15 11 (9.09%) Internet
16 10 (8.26%) VLAN
17 9 (7.44%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.74%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.48%) Informix
3 3 (2.48%) MySQL
4 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (19.83%) Finance
2 5 (4.13%) Banking
3 4 (3.31%) Games
3 4 (3.31%) Law
4 3 (2.48%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.48%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.65%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.65%) Retail
6 1 (0.83%) Legal
6 1 (0.83%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 69 (57.02%) Network Engineer
2 24 (19.83%) Cisco Engineer
3 20 (16.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 20 (16.53%) Senior Network Engineer
4 19 (15.70%) Architect
5 14 (11.57%) Network Architect
6 12 (9.92%) Analyst
7 9 (7.44%) Network Analyst
7 9 (7.44%) Voice Engineer
8 8 (6.61%) Design Engineer
8 8 (6.61%) Network Design Engineer
8 8 (6.61%) Network Security Engineer
8 8 (6.61%) Network Support
8 8 (6.61%) Security Engineer
9 7 (5.79%) Support Engineer
9 7 (5.79%) Voice Network Engineer
10 6 (4.96%) Cisco Voice Engineer
10 6 (4.96%) Network Specialist
11 5 (4.13%) Network Support Engineer
12 4 (3.31%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.44%) 802.1X
2 5 (4.13%) CSS
3 3 (2.48%) XMPP
4 2 (1.65%) J2EE
4 2 (1.65%) Middleware
4 2 (1.65%) Web Services
5 1 (0.83%) .NET
5 1 (0.83%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.83%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (28.10%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.79%) User Experience
3 5 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.13%) PKI
4 4 (3.31%) LPAR
4 4 (3.31%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.48%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.48%) IBM XIV
5 3 (2.48%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.65%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.65%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.83%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.83%) Clustering
7 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.83%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.83%) Replication
7 1 (0.83%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.18%) Windows
2 12 (9.92%) Windows Server
3 10 (8.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (8.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (6.61%) Linux
5 7 (5.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (4.96%) Unix
7 3 (2.48%) CatOS
7 3 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.65%) SUSE
8 2 (1.65%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.66%) Network Architecture
1 25 (20.66%) Network Management
2 22 (18.18%) ITIL
2 22 (18.18%) WAN Optimisation
3 21 (17.36%) Network Design
3 21 (17.36%) Network Monitoring
4 19 (15.70%) Change Management
5 12 (9.92%) Service Management
6 10 (8.26%) Migration
7 7 (5.79%) ITIL V3
7 7 (5.79%) Load Balancing
7 7 (5.79%) Performance Management
7 7 (5.79%) Project Management
8 6 (4.96%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (4.96%) Incident Management
8 6 (4.96%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (4.13%) Change Control
9 5 (4.13%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (4.13%) Network Performance Management
9 5 (4.13%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.61%) Perl
2 6 (4.96%) PowerShell
2 6 (4.96%) Tcl
2 6 (4.96%) VB
3 5 (4.13%) C
4 4 (3.31%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.48%) SQL
6 2 (1.65%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.65%) Java
6 2 (1.65%) PHP
6 2 (1.65%) Python
6 2 (1.65%) Ruby
7 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 45 (37.19%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (31.40%) CCNP
3 19 (15.70%) CCNA
3 19 (15.70%) Security Cleared
4 18 (14.88%) SC Cleared
5 15 (12.40%) CCIE
6 7 (5.79%) Degree
7 6 (4.96%) CCDP
8 5 (4.13%) CCDA
8 5 (4.13%) CCNP Voice
9 3 (2.48%) JNCIA
9 3 (2.48%) JNCIS
10 2 (1.65%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.65%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.83%) CCDE
11 1 (0.83%) CCSA
11 1 (0.83%) CCSE
11 1 (0.83%) CCVP
11 1 (0.83%) JNCIE
11 1 (0.83%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.13%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.83%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (9.92%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.13%) Hyper-V
2 5 (4.13%) UAG
2 5 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.31%) Forefront TMG
3 4 (3.31%) ProxySG
3 4 (3.31%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.65%) vSphere
5 1 (0.83%) Firmware
5 1 (0.83%) SRDF
5 1 (0.83%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.83%) Xen
5 1 (0.83%) XenApp
5 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (13.22%) OPNET
2 7 (5.79%) Tivoli
3 6 (4.96%) Cacti
3 6 (4.96%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (4.96%) Nagios
3 6 (4.96%) Netcool
4 5 (4.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (3.31%) Cisco UCCX
5 4 (3.31%) SmokePing
6 2 (1.65%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (1.65%) Grafana
6 2 (1.65%) Graphite
6 2 (1.65%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.65%) Opsview
6 2 (1.65%) Salt
7 1 (0.83%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.83%) SCCM
7 1 (0.83%) WSUS
Vendors
1 115 (95.04%) Cisco
2 46 (38.02%) CheckPoint
3 43 (35.54%) SolarWinds
4 35 (28.93%) F5
5 32 (26.45%) Juniper
6 23 (19.01%) HP
6 23 (19.01%) Microsoft
7 22 (18.18%) Palo Alto
8 19 (15.70%) Blue Coat
9 17 (14.05%) Aruba
10 16 (13.22%) IBM
11 12 (9.92%) Brocade
12 10 (8.26%) Fortinet
13 9 (7.44%) Meraki
14 8 (6.61%) BMC
14 8 (6.61%) VMware
15 7 (5.79%) Intel Security
15 7 (5.79%) Splunk
16 6 (4.96%) Red Hat
16 6 (4.96%) Sonus
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