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 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Riverbed
Rank 530 545 545
Rank change year-on-year
+15 0
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 98 69 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.13% 0.097%
As % of the Vendors category 0.44% 0.30% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 50 22
Median daily rate £475 £375 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +13.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £261 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £435 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £358 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.39% +10.00%
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
22379 22836 21870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.87% 44.26% 44.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 13944 13740 12357
Median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 741 999 997
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 £11.00 £11.00 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £37.50
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 26 July 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 26 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
London -3 48 £475 +26.66% 11
West Midlands - 21 £469 - 1
South East +21 11 £475 +5.55%
North West +7 7 £475 - 1
Yorkshire -7 5 £375 - 2
East of England +20 3 - - 1
South West -3 2 - - 1
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Riverbed
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 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 England region with a requirement for Riverbed.

1 135 (91.84%) Cisco
2 94 (63.95%) Firewall
3 70 (47.62%) SolarWinds
4 68 (46.26%) WAN
5 62 (42.18%) F5
6 61 (41.50%) CheckPoint
7 56 (38.10%) Wireless
8 53 (36.05%) Cisco Nexus
9 47 (31.97%) Juniper
10 46 (31.29%) LAN
11 44 (29.93%) Cisco Certification
12 43 (29.25%) Cisco ASA
12 43 (29.25%) Network Architecture
13 41 (27.89%) Data Centre
13 41 (27.89%) Palo Alto
13 41 (27.89%) CCNP
13 41 (27.89%) TCP/IP
14 38 (25.85%) Network Management
15 37 (25.17%) OSPF
15 37 (25.17%) BGP
16 35 (23.81%) ITIL
17 34 (23.13%) BIG-IP
17 34 (23.13%) Aruba
17 34 (23.13%) Network Monitoring
18 32 (21.77%) OPNET
19 31 (21.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
20 30 (20.41%) Network Security
21 29 (19.73%) Change Management
22 28 (19.05%) CCNA
23 27 (18.37%) Microsoft

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 7 (4.76%) Skype for Business
2 3 (2.04%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.68%) Apache
3 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.68%) IIS
3 1 (0.68%) JBoss
3 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (12.93%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.16%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.68%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.36%) SaaS
2 1 (0.68%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.68%) PaaS
2 1 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 94 (63.95%) Firewall
2 68 (46.26%) WAN
3 56 (38.10%) Wireless
4 53 (36.05%) Cisco Nexus
5 46 (31.29%) LAN
6 43 (29.25%) Cisco ASA
7 41 (27.89%) TCP/IP
8 37 (25.17%) BGP
8 37 (25.17%) OSPF
9 34 (23.13%) BIG-IP
10 31 (21.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 30 (20.41%) Network Security
12 23 (15.65%) DNS
13 22 (14.97%) DHCP
13 22 (14.97%) VoIP
14 20 (13.61%) EIGRP
15 19 (12.93%) VPN
16 18 (12.24%) Wireshark
17 15 (10.20%) WAAS
18 14 (9.52%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.36%) Informix
3 2 (1.36%) MySQL
4 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (15.65%) Finance
2 7 (4.76%) Banking
3 4 (2.72%) Retail
4 3 (2.04%) Games
4 3 (2.04%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.04%) Legal
4 3 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.36%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.68%) Advertising
6 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.68%) Law
6 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 74 (50.34%) Network Engineer
2 25 (17.01%) Cisco Engineer
3 23 (15.65%) Senior Network Engineer
4 21 (14.29%) Architect
5 20 (13.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 14 (9.52%) Network Architect
7 13 (8.84%) Consultant
7 13 (8.84%) Network Specialist
8 12 (8.16%) Network Security Engineer
8 12 (8.16%) Security Engineer
9 10 (6.80%) Monitoring Specialist
9 10 (6.80%) Network Monitoring Specialist
10 9 (6.12%) Design Engineer
10 9 (6.12%) Network Design Engineer
11 8 (5.44%) Network Consultant
12 6 (4.08%) Analyst
12 6 (4.08%) Cisco Architect
12 6 (4.08%) Cisco Support
12 6 (4.08%) Network Analyst
12 6 (4.08%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.88%) CSS
2 14 (9.52%) 802.1X
3 8 (5.44%) Middleware
4 3 (2.04%) XMPP
5 2 (1.36%) J2EE
6 1 (0.68%) .NET
6 1 (0.68%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.68%) LAMP
6 1 (0.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 41 (27.89%) Data Centre
2 17 (11.56%) User Experience
3 12 (8.16%) Visualisation
4 6 (4.08%) CMDB
5 4 (2.72%) LPAR
6 3 (2.04%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.36%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.36%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.36%) IBM XIV
8 1 (0.68%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.68%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.68%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.68%) PKI
8 1 (0.68%) Replication
8 1 (0.68%) Symmetrix
8 1 (0.68%) VCE vBlock
8 1 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.65%) Windows
2 12 (8.16%) Linux
3 11 (7.48%) Windows Server
4 10 (6.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (6.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (4.08%) Unix
7 5 (3.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.36%) Solaris
9 1 (0.68%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (29.25%) Network Architecture
2 38 (25.85%) Network Management
3 35 (23.81%) ITIL
4 34 (23.13%) Network Monitoring
5 29 (19.73%) Change Management
6 25 (17.01%) Load Balancing
7 24 (16.33%) Network Design
8 21 (14.29%) Project Management
8 21 (14.29%) WAN Optimisation
9 18 (12.24%) Service Management
10 17 (11.56%) ITIL V3
11 12 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (8.16%) Performance Monitoring
12 10 (6.80%) Change Control
13 9 (6.12%) Migration
13 9 (6.12%) Network Planning
14 8 (5.44%) Escalation Management
15 7 (4.76%) Performance Management
16 5 (3.40%) Enterprise Architecture
16 5 (3.40%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.48%) PowerShell
2 10 (6.80%) Perl
3 9 (6.12%) Shell Script
4 6 (4.08%) Tcl
4 6 (4.08%) VB
5 5 (3.40%) C
6 4 (2.72%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.36%) Java
7 2 (1.36%) PHP
8 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.68%) Python
8 1 (0.68%) Ruby
8 1 (0.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (29.93%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (27.89%) CCNP
3 28 (19.05%) CCNA
4 26 (17.69%) Security Cleared
5 21 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 6 (4.08%) CCIE
6 6 (4.08%) CCSA
6 6 (4.08%) CCSE
6 6 (4.08%) Degree
7 3 (2.04%) CCDA
7 3 (2.04%) CCDP
7 3 (2.04%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.04%) JNCIA
7 3 (2.04%) JNCIS
8 2 (1.36%) CCNP Voice
8 2 (1.36%) CISSP
8 2 (1.36%) GIAC
9 1 (0.68%) CCA
9 1 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (4.76%) SLA
3 1 (0.68%) QA
3 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (8.16%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.40%) UAG
3 5 (3.40%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.72%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (1.36%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.36%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.68%) Firmware
6 1 (0.68%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.68%) SRDF
6 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.68%) vSphere
6 1 (0.68%) Xen
6 1 (0.68%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 32 (21.77%) OPNET
2 12 (8.16%) Nagios
3 10 (6.80%) Cacti
4 9 (6.12%) SmokePing
5 7 (4.76%) Tivoli
6 6 (4.08%) Netcool
7 5 (3.40%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (3.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.36%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (1.36%) EnCase
10 1 (0.68%) CA Wily
10 1 (0.68%) EMC VPLEX
10 1 (0.68%) Grafana
10 1 (0.68%) Graphite
10 1 (0.68%) Hyperic
10 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.68%) Opsview
10 1 (0.68%) QRadar
10 1 (0.68%) Salt
Vendors
1 135 (91.84%) Cisco
2 70 (47.62%) SolarWinds
3 62 (42.18%) F5
4 61 (41.50%) CheckPoint
5 47 (31.97%) Juniper
6 41 (27.89%) Palo Alto
7 34 (23.13%) Aruba
8 27 (18.37%) Microsoft
9 24 (16.33%) Blue Coat
10 22 (14.97%) BMC
10 22 (14.97%) Fortinet
11 21 (14.29%) Tufin
12 19 (12.93%) HP
12 19 (12.93%) Nokia
13 15 (10.20%) Brocade
13 15 (10.20%) IBM
14 14 (9.52%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 14 (9.52%) Radianz
15 13 (8.84%) FireEye
15 13 (8.84%) TippingPoint
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