The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Riverbed products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Riverbed over the 3 months to 28 April 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 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Riverbed
Rank 410 415 388
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -27
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 21 16 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.091% 0.072% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.16% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 19
Average daily rate £425 £475 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £330 £400
% change year-on-year
+28.89% -17.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Riverbed
England

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

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9467 9900 10321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.18% 44.29% 44.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6406 6393 6726
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 219 205
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.00 £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%

Riverbed
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Riverbed Jobs Demand Trend in London

Riverbed
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Riverbed Daily Rate Trend in London

Riverbed
Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

Riverbed Daily Rate Histogram in London

Riverbed
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Riverbed Hourly Rate Trend in London

Riverbed
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Riverbed within the London region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +36 5 £408 -14.21%
Croydon - 1 £425 -
Riverbed
England

Riverbed
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 59 (98.33%) Cisco
2 46 (76.67%) Firewall
3 45 (75.00%) WAN
4 34 (56.67%) Wireless
5 30 (50.00%) CheckPoint
6 29 (48.33%) Cisco Certification
7 26 (43.33%) CCNP
7 26 (43.33%) LAN
8 21 (35.00%) Network Security
9 18 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
9 18 (30.00%) MPLS
10 17 (28.33%) Juniper
11 16 (26.67%) Finance
12 15 (25.00%) SolarWinds
12 15 (25.00%) Data Centre
13 14 (23.33%) VPN
14 13 (21.67%) TCP/IP
14 13 (21.67%) ITIL
14 13 (21.67%) F5
14 13 (21.67%) WAN Optimisation
15 11 (18.33%) EIGRP
15 11 (18.33%) DNS
15 11 (18.33%) OSPF
15 11 (18.33%) BGP
16 10 (16.67%) VoIP
16 10 (16.67%) Ethernet
16 10 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
16 10 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
17 9 (15.00%) Palo Alto
17 9 (15.00%) Network Management

Riverbed
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (11.67%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.33%) JBoss
2 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.67%) IBM PureFlex
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (76.67%) Firewall
2 45 (75.00%) WAN
3 34 (56.67%) Wireless
4 26 (43.33%) LAN
5 21 (35.00%) Network Security
6 18 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
6 18 (30.00%) MPLS
7 14 (23.33%) VPN
8 13 (21.67%) TCP/IP
9 11 (18.33%) BGP
9 11 (18.33%) DNS
9 11 (18.33%) EIGRP
9 11 (18.33%) OSPF
10 10 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
10 10 (16.67%) Ethernet
10 10 (16.67%) VoIP
11 9 (15.00%) DHCP
12 8 (13.33%) Internet
13 7 (11.67%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (26.67%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Law
3 4 (6.67%) Banking
3 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Games
5 1 (1.67%) Legal
5 1 (1.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (55.00%) Network Engineer
2 15 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 15 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 12 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 10 (16.67%) Voice Engineer
5 8 (13.33%) Analyst
5 8 (13.33%) Network Analyst
6 7 (11.67%) Architect
6 7 (11.67%) Voice Network Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
8 5 (8.33%) Network Architect
8 5 (8.33%) Network Manager
8 5 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
8 5 (8.33%) Security Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) Network Support
9 4 (6.67%) Senior Network Support
10 3 (5.00%) Design Engineer
10 3 (5.00%) Network Design Engineer
10 3 (5.00%) Network Specialist
10 3 (5.00%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) 802.1X
2 3 (5.00%) Web Services
2 3 (5.00%) XMPP
3 1 (1.67%) .NET
3 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.67%) J2EE
3 1 (1.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.00%) PKI
3 3 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.33%) Hedge funds
4 2 (3.33%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (1.67%) Clustering
5 1 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.67%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (1.67%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.67%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.67%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.67%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.67%) Replication
5 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Windows
2 7 (11.67%) Linux
3 5 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.00%) SUSE
4 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.67%) CatOS
5 1 (1.67%) Unix
5 1 (1.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.67%) ITIL
1 13 (21.67%) WAN Optimisation
2 9 (15.00%) Change Management
2 9 (15.00%) Network Management
3 7 (11.67%) Network Architecture
3 7 (11.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (10.00%) Network Design
4 6 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (10.00%) Service Management
5 5 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 4 (6.67%) Capacity Management
6 4 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 4 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 4 (6.67%) Project Management
7 3 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.00%) ITSM
7 3 (5.00%) Procure-to-pay
8 2 (3.33%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.33%) Kanban
8 2 (3.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (1.67%) Java
2 1 (1.67%) Lisp
2 1 (1.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (48.33%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (43.33%) CCNP
3 8 (13.33%) CCIE
3 8 (13.33%) CCNA
4 6 (10.00%) CCDA
4 6 (10.00%) CCNP Voice
5 4 (6.67%) CCDP
6 3 (5.00%) Degree
6 3 (5.00%) JNCIA
6 3 (5.00%) JNCIP
6 3 (5.00%) JNCIS
7 2 (3.33%) CCVP
8 1 (1.67%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 7 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.33%) UAG
3 4 (6.67%) ProxySG
3 4 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.67%) NFS
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.67%) SRDF
5 1 (1.67%) vCloud
5 1 (1.67%) XenApp
5 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (11.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (6.67%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (6.67%) OPNET
3 2 (3.33%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.67%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.67%) CA Wily
4 1 (1.67%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.67%) OpenView
4 1 (1.67%) SCCM
4 1 (1.67%) SCOM
4 1 (1.67%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.67%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 59 (98.33%) Cisco
2 30 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 17 (28.33%) Juniper
4 15 (25.00%) SolarWinds
5 13 (21.67%) F5
6 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (15.00%) Palo Alto
7 8 (13.33%) Citrix
7 8 (13.33%) VMware
8 7 (11.67%) Blue Coat
8 7 (11.67%) Brocade
8 7 (11.67%) Dell
9 4 (6.67%) HP
9 4 (6.67%) Sonus
10 3 (5.00%) Avaya
10 3 (5.00%) BMC
10 3 (5.00%) EMC
10 3 (5.00%) IBM
10 3 (5.00%) Polycom
10 3 (5.00%) Red Hat