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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Riverbed
Rank 547 552 547
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 78 67 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.13% 0.085%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.29% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 42 27
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 £375 £232 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £435 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -14.28%
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
21876 22796 21539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.43% 44.82% 44.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13690 13686 12382
Median daily rate £405 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 737 1021 950
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.17 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.33 £41.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.46 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.83% +8.58%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 0 30 £463 +23.33% 7
South East +14 18 £490 -
West Midlands -23 13 £388 +17.42% 2
North West -7 7 £475 -
Yorkshire 0 5 £375 - 1
East of England +15 3 £350 -
South West -1 2 - - 2
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Riverbed
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 120 (91.60%) Cisco
2 77 (58.78%) Firewall
3 70 (53.44%) WAN
4 56 (42.75%) SolarWinds
5 51 (38.93%) CheckPoint
6 48 (36.64%) F5
7 47 (35.88%) Wireless
8 46 (35.11%) LAN
9 43 (32.82%) Data Centre
10 40 (30.53%) Cisco Certification
11 36 (27.48%) CCNP
11 36 (27.48%) Network Management
12 35 (26.72%) Network Architecture
13 34 (25.95%) Cisco Nexus
13 34 (25.95%) BGP
14 33 (25.19%) Juniper
15 32 (24.43%) OSPF
16 29 (22.14%) Cisco ASA
16 29 (22.14%) Network Security
16 29 (22.14%) Network Monitoring
17 28 (21.37%) OPNET
18 27 (20.61%) TCP/IP
19 26 (19.85%) Palo Alto
20 25 (19.08%) Microsoft
21 24 (18.32%) CCNA
21 24 (18.32%) ITIL
22 23 (17.56%) Network Design
23 22 (16.79%) Windows
23 22 (16.79%) Change Management
24 21 (16.03%) EIGRP

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 (5.34%) Skype for Business
2 3 (2.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.76%) Apache
3 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.76%) IIS
3 1 (0.76%) JBoss
3 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (12.98%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.87%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.76%) MS Office
3 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.76%) IBM PureFlex
1 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (58.78%) Firewall
2 70 (53.44%) WAN
3 47 (35.88%) Wireless
4 46 (35.11%) LAN
5 34 (25.95%) BGP
5 34 (25.95%) Cisco Nexus
6 32 (24.43%) OSPF
7 29 (22.14%) Cisco ASA
7 29 (22.14%) Network Security
8 27 (20.61%) TCP/IP
9 21 (16.03%) EIGRP
10 20 (15.27%) VoIP
11 18 (13.74%) BIG-IP
12 17 (12.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 16 (12.21%) VPN
14 14 (10.69%) Cisco Wireless
14 14 (10.69%) MPLS
15 13 (9.92%) DNS
15 13 (9.92%) VLAN
16 12 (9.16%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.87%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.53%) Informix
3 2 (1.53%) MySQL
4 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (13.74%) Finance
2 6 (4.58%) Banking
3 3 (2.29%) Games
3 3 (2.29%) Law
3 3 (2.29%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (2.29%) Retail
4 2 (1.53%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.53%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 74 (56.49%) Network Engineer
2 26 (19.85%) Cisco Engineer
3 21 (16.03%) Architect
3 21 (16.03%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 21 (16.03%) Senior Network Engineer
4 14 (10.69%) Network Architect
5 12 (9.16%) Network Security Engineer
5 12 (9.16%) Security Engineer
6 9 (6.87%) Network Specialist
7 8 (6.11%) Design Engineer
7 8 (6.11%) Network Design Engineer
8 7 (5.34%) Analyst
8 7 (5.34%) Network Analyst
9 6 (4.58%) Cisco Architect
9 6 (4.58%) Cisco Voice Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) Monitoring Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) Monitoring Specialist
9 6 (4.58%) Network Monitoring Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) Project Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.16%) CSS
2 11 (8.40%) 802.1X
3 4 (3.05%) Middleware
4 3 (2.29%) XMPP
5 2 (1.53%) J2EE
6 1 (0.76%) .NET
6 1 (0.76%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.76%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (32.82%) Data Centre
2 13 (9.92%) User Experience
3 8 (6.11%) Visualisation
4 5 (3.82%) CMDB
5 4 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.05%) LPAR
6 3 (2.29%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.53%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.53%) IBM XIV
8 1 (0.76%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.76%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.76%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.76%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.76%) Replication
8 1 (0.76%) VCE vBlock
8 1 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (16.79%) Windows
2 10 (7.63%) Linux
2 10 (7.63%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (7.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (6.87%) Windows Server
3 9 (6.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (4.58%) Unix
5 5 (3.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.53%) CatOS
7 1 (0.76%) Solaris
7 1 (0.76%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (27.48%) Network Management
2 35 (26.72%) Network Architecture
3 29 (22.14%) Network Monitoring
4 24 (18.32%) ITIL
5 23 (17.56%) Network Design
6 22 (16.79%) Change Management
7 18 (13.74%) WAN Optimisation
8 15 (11.45%) Load Balancing
9 13 (9.92%) ITIL V3
9 13 (9.92%) Project Management
10 12 (9.16%) Migration
11 10 (7.63%) Service Management
12 9 (6.87%) Performance Monitoring
13 8 (6.11%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (5.34%) Change Control
14 7 (5.34%) Network Planning
14 7 (5.34%) Performance Management
15 6 (4.58%) Escalation Management
15 6 (4.58%) Incident Management
16 5 (3.82%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.40%) PowerShell
2 10 (7.63%) Perl
3 7 (5.34%) Shell Script
4 6 (4.58%) Tcl
4 6 (4.58%) VB
5 5 (3.82%) C
6 4 (3.05%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.53%) Java
7 2 (1.53%) PHP
8 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.76%) Python
8 1 (0.76%) Ruby
8 1 (0.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (30.53%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (27.48%) CCNP
3 24 (18.32%) CCNA
4 20 (15.27%) Security Cleared
5 18 (13.74%) SC Cleared
6 8 (6.11%) CCIE
7 6 (4.58%) Degree
8 3 (2.29%) CCDP
8 3 (2.29%) CCSA
8 3 (2.29%) CCSE
9 2 (1.53%) CCDA
9 2 (1.53%) CCNP Voice
9 2 (1.53%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.53%) JNCIA
9 2 (1.53%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.76%) CCDE
10 1 (0.76%) CCVP
10 1 (0.76%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.53%) SLA
2 1 (0.76%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (9.16%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.82%) UAG
3 5 (3.82%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (3.05%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (1.53%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.53%) ProxySG
5 2 (1.53%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.76%) SRDF
6 1 (0.76%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.76%) vSphere
6 1 (0.76%) Xen
6 1 (0.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 28 (21.37%) OPNET
2 8 (6.11%) Cacti
2 8 (6.11%) Nagios
3 7 (5.34%) SmokePing
3 7 (5.34%) Tivoli
4 6 (4.58%) Netcool
5 5 (3.82%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (3.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.53%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (1.53%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.53%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.76%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.76%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (0.76%) Grafana
7 1 (0.76%) Graphite
7 1 (0.76%) Hyperic
7 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.76%) Opsview
7 1 (0.76%) QRadar
7 1 (0.76%) Salt
Vendors
1 120 (91.60%) Cisco
2 56 (42.75%) SolarWinds
3 51 (38.93%) CheckPoint
4 48 (36.64%) F5
5 33 (25.19%) Juniper
6 26 (19.85%) Palo Alto
7 25 (19.08%) Microsoft
8 19 (14.50%) Aruba
8 19 (14.50%) HP
9 18 (13.74%) Blue Coat
10 17 (12.98%) Fortinet
11 15 (11.45%) BMC
11 15 (11.45%) IBM
12 14 (10.69%) Nokia
13 13 (9.92%) Brocade
14 10 (7.63%) Intel Security
14 10 (7.63%) Tufin
14 10 (7.63%) VMware
15 7 (5.34%) Meraki
15 7 (5.34%) Splunk
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