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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Riverbed
Rank 536 569 565
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -4
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 92 65 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.41% 0.28% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 46 18
Median daily rate £450 £375 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +13.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £326
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +11.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - -
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
22578 23497 23071
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.99% 44.19% 45.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 13977 14179 13166
Median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 756 1007 1020
Median hourly rate £19.44 £18.52 £18.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.94% -0.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.60 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -15 44 £494 +31.66% 3
West Midlands - 20 £575 -
South East +20 14 £375 -7.69% 3
Yorkshire +4 8 £375 +25.00% 2
East of England +19 3 - -
North West +13 2 - -
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UK

Riverbed
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 144 (90.57%) Cisco
2 102 (64.15%) Firewall
3 75 (47.17%) SolarWinds
4 71 (44.65%) WAN
5 68 (42.77%) CheckPoint
6 60 (37.74%) Wireless
6 60 (37.74%) F5
7 58 (36.48%) Cisco Nexus
8 53 (33.33%) Juniper
9 51 (32.08%) Cisco Certification
10 50 (31.45%) Cisco ASA
11 49 (30.82%) LAN
12 48 (30.19%) CCNP
13 46 (28.93%) Data Centre
14 45 (28.30%) Network Architecture
14 45 (28.30%) TCP/IP
14 45 (28.30%) OSPF
15 44 (27.67%) BGP
16 42 (26.42%) Palo Alto
17 41 (25.79%) Network Management
18 40 (25.16%) Network Monitoring
19 39 (24.53%) ITIL
20 37 (23.27%) OPNET
21 36 (22.64%) BIG-IP
21 36 (22.64%) Load Balancing
22 34 (21.38%) Network Security
23 33 (20.75%) Change Management
24 32 (20.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
24 32 (20.13%) Aruba
25 30 (18.87%) CCNA

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 (4.40%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.26%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.63%) Apache
3 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.63%) IIS
3 1 (0.63%) JBoss
3 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (10.69%) MS Excel
2 15 (9.43%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.26%) MS Office
4 1 (0.63%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.52%) PaaS
1 4 (2.52%) SaaS
2 2 (1.26%) Office 365
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.63%) IaaS
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 102 (64.15%) Firewall
2 71 (44.65%) WAN
3 60 (37.74%) Wireless
4 58 (36.48%) Cisco Nexus
5 50 (31.45%) Cisco ASA
6 49 (30.82%) LAN
7 45 (28.30%) OSPF
7 45 (28.30%) TCP/IP
8 44 (27.67%) BGP
9 36 (22.64%) BIG-IP
10 34 (21.38%) Network Security
11 32 (20.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 26 (16.35%) DNS
13 23 (14.47%) VoIP
14 22 (13.84%) DHCP
14 22 (13.84%) Wireshark
15 21 (13.21%) EIGRP
15 21 (13.21%) VPN
16 14 (8.81%) VLAN
16 14 (8.81%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.63%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.63%) Informix
3 1 (0.63%) MySQL
3 1 (0.63%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (15.72%) Finance
2 7 (4.40%) Banking
3 5 (3.14%) Legal
4 4 (2.52%) Retail
5 3 (1.89%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.89%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.26%) Advertising
6 2 (1.26%) Games
6 2 (1.26%) Law
7 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 76 (47.80%) Network Engineer
2 30 (18.87%) Cisco Engineer
3 25 (15.72%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 25 (15.72%) Senior Network Engineer
4 22 (13.84%) Architect
5 16 (10.06%) Consultant
6 15 (9.43%) Network Architect
7 14 (8.81%) Network Security Engineer
7 14 (8.81%) Network Specialist
7 14 (8.81%) Security Engineer
8 11 (6.92%) Monitoring Specialist
8 11 (6.92%) Network Monitoring Specialist
9 10 (6.29%) Design Engineer
9 10 (6.29%) Network Design Engineer
10 7 (4.40%) Monitoring Engineer
10 7 (4.40%) Network Consultant
10 7 (4.40%) Network Monitoring Engineer
11 6 (3.77%) Cisco Voice Engineer
11 6 (3.77%) Senior Design Engineer
11 6 (3.77%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.95%) CSS
2 15 (9.43%) 802.1X
3 9 (5.66%) Middleware
4 4 (2.52%) Web Services
5 2 (1.26%) .NET
5 2 (1.26%) XMPP
6 1 (0.63%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.63%) Ajax
6 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.63%) HTML
6 1 (0.63%) J2EE
6 1 (0.63%) jQuery
6 1 (0.63%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (0.63%) LAMP
6 1 (0.63%) XML
6 1 (0.63%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 46 (28.93%) Data Centre
2 19 (11.95%) User Experience
3 13 (8.18%) Visualisation
4 7 (4.40%) CMDB
5 5 (3.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (2.52%) LPAR
7 3 (1.89%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.26%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.26%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.63%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.63%) IBM XIV
9 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.63%) PKI
9 1 (0.63%) Symmetrix
9 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (14.47%) Windows
2 14 (8.81%) Windows Server
3 13 (8.18%) Linux
4 9 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (5.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (4.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.52%) Unix
8 2 (1.26%) Solaris
8 2 (1.26%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (28.30%) Network Architecture
2 41 (25.79%) Network Management
3 40 (25.16%) Network Monitoring
4 39 (24.53%) ITIL
5 36 (22.64%) Load Balancing
6 33 (20.75%) Change Management
7 28 (17.61%) Network Design
8 24 (15.09%) Project Management
9 21 (13.21%) ITIL V3
9 21 (13.21%) WAN Optimisation
10 16 (10.06%) Service Management
11 13 (8.18%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (8.18%) Performance Monitoring
12 11 (6.92%) Change Control
13 10 (6.29%) Network Planning
14 9 (5.66%) Escalation Management
14 9 (5.66%) Migration
15 7 (4.40%) Performance Management
16 6 (3.77%) Information Security
17 5 (3.14%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.29%) PowerShell
1 10 (6.29%) Shell Script
2 6 (3.77%) Perl
3 3 (1.89%) Bash Shell
3 3 (1.89%) C
3 3 (1.89%) SQL
3 3 (1.89%) Tcl
3 3 (1.89%) VB
4 2 (1.26%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.26%) PHP
5 1 (0.63%) C#
5 1 (0.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 51 (32.08%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (30.19%) CCNP
3 30 (18.87%) CCNA
4 21 (13.21%) Security Cleared
5 15 (9.43%) SC Cleared
6 9 (5.66%) CCSA
6 9 (5.66%) CCSE
7 7 (4.40%) CCIE
8 4 (2.52%) Degree
8 4 (2.52%) JNCIA
8 4 (2.52%) JNCIS
9 3 (1.89%) CCDA
9 3 (1.89%) CISSP
9 3 (1.89%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.89%) GIAC
10 2 (1.26%) CCNP Voice
10 2 (1.26%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.63%) CCDE
11 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.63%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (6.92%) PCI DSS
2 8 (5.03%) SLA
3 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (5.66%) Active Directory
1 9 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (3.14%) UAG
4 4 (2.52%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (1.26%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.26%) XenApp
6 1 (0.63%) Firmware
6 1 (0.63%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 37 (23.27%) OPNET
2 13 (8.18%) Nagios
3 10 (6.29%) Cacti
3 10 (6.29%) SmokePing
4 4 (2.52%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (2.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (1.89%) EnCase
5 3 (1.89%) Netcool
5 3 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.89%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.26%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.26%) SCOM
7 1 (0.63%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.63%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.63%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.63%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.63%) OpenView
7 1 (0.63%) QRadar
7 1 (0.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 144 (90.57%) Cisco
2 75 (47.17%) SolarWinds
3 68 (42.77%) CheckPoint
4 60 (37.74%) F5
5 53 (33.33%) Juniper
6 42 (26.42%) Palo Alto
7 32 (20.13%) Aruba
8 28 (17.61%) Fortinet
8 28 (17.61%) Microsoft
9 25 (15.72%) BMC
10 22 (13.84%) Blue Coat
10 22 (13.84%) Nokia
11 21 (13.21%) Tufin
12 17 (10.69%) HP
13 15 (9.43%) Brocade
13 15 (9.43%) Citrix
14 14 (8.81%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 14 (8.81%) Radianz
15 13 (8.18%) FireEye
15 13 (8.18%) TippingPoint
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