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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Riverbed
Rank 367 371 374
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 39 40 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.45% 0.42% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 33 19
Average daily rate £413 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.90% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £292 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £561 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £335
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +19.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £57.50 - -
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
8617 9461 9666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 40.55% 45.08% 44.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5636 6288 6184
Average daily rate £438 £425 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 190 215
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.34 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.75% +3.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.00 £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.56% +5.45%

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 14 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Riverbed across the London region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Riverbed Hourly Rate Histogram 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 14 February 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 +57 14 £413 -27.63% 3
New Malden - 2 - -
Croydon - 1 £425 -
Riverbed
England

Riverbed
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 (95.16%) Cisco
2 46 (74.19%) Firewall
3 39 (62.90%) WAN
4 33 (53.23%) CheckPoint
5 31 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (46.77%) Wireless
7 28 (45.16%) CCNP
8 24 (38.71%) Network Security
9 22 (35.48%) Juniper
9 22 (35.48%) LAN
9 22 (35.48%) Finance
10 20 (32.26%) MPLS
11 19 (30.65%) VPN
12 17 (27.42%) OSPF
13 16 (25.81%) Cisco ASA
14 14 (22.58%) TCP/IP
15 13 (20.97%) Ethernet
15 13 (20.97%) ITIL
15 13 (20.97%) BGP
15 13 (20.97%) SolarWinds
16 12 (19.35%) F5
16 12 (19.35%) CCNA
16 12 (19.35%) Windows
16 12 (19.35%) Change Management
16 12 (19.35%) Data Centre
17 10 (16.13%) EIGRP
17 10 (16.13%) Network Design
17 10 (16.13%) Palo Alto
17 10 (16.13%) Cisco Wireless
18 9 (14.52%) Cisco Nexus

Riverbed
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 2 (3.23%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.61%) JBoss
2 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 46 (74.19%) Firewall
2 39 (62.90%) WAN
3 29 (46.77%) Wireless
4 24 (38.71%) Network Security
5 22 (35.48%) LAN
6 20 (32.26%) MPLS
7 19 (30.65%) VPN
8 17 (27.42%) OSPF
9 16 (25.81%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (22.58%) TCP/IP
11 13 (20.97%) BGP
11 13 (20.97%) Ethernet
12 10 (16.13%) Cisco Wireless
12 10 (16.13%) EIGRP
13 9 (14.52%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (14.52%) DHCP
13 9 (14.52%) DNS
14 8 (12.90%) VoIP
14 8 (12.90%) Wireshark
15 7 (11.29%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (35.48%) Finance
2 8 (12.90%) Banking
2 8 (12.90%) Telecoms
3 6 (9.68%) Legal
4 5 (8.06%) Law
5 2 (3.23%) Advertising
5 2 (3.23%) Games
5 2 (3.23%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (54.84%) Network Engineer
2 15 (24.19%) Senior Network Engineer
3 11 (17.74%) Cisco Engineer
4 9 (14.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 8 (12.90%) Analyst
6 7 (11.29%) Network Analyst
7 6 (9.68%) Network Manager
7 6 (9.68%) Voice Engineer
8 5 (8.06%) Architect
8 5 (8.06%) Network Security Engineer
8 5 (8.06%) Project Manager
8 5 (8.06%) Security Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) Design Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) Firewall Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) Network Architect
9 4 (6.45%) Network Design Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) Network Support
9 4 (6.45%) Senior IT Support
9 4 (6.45%) Senior Network Design Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) Senior Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.06%) 802.1X
2 4 (6.45%) Web Services
3 2 (3.23%) XMPP
4 1 (1.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.35%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.84%) PKI
4 3 (4.84%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.23%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.61%) Clustering
6 1 (1.61%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.61%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.61%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.61%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.61%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.35%) Windows
2 7 (11.29%) Linux
3 5 (8.06%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.84%) SUSE
6 1 (1.61%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.97%) ITIL
2 12 (19.35%) Change Management
3 10 (16.13%) Network Design
4 7 (11.29%) Network Architecture
4 7 (11.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (11.29%) WAN Optimisation
5 6 (9.68%) DDoS Mitigation
5 6 (9.68%) Service Management
6 5 (8.06%) Incident Management
6 5 (8.06%) Network Management
7 4 (6.45%) E-Discovery
7 4 (6.45%) Information Security
7 4 (6.45%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (6.45%) Problem Management
8 3 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.84%) ITSM
8 3 (4.84%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (4.84%) Procure-to-pay
8 3 (4.84%) Project Management
9 2 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.45%) SQL
2 1 (1.61%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 31 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (45.16%) CCNP
3 12 (19.35%) CCNA
4 7 (11.29%) CCIE
5 6 (9.68%) CCDA
6 5 (8.06%) CCDP
7 4 (6.45%) CCNP Voice
7 4 (6.45%) CCSA
7 4 (6.45%) CCSE
7 4 (6.45%) CISSP
7 4 (6.45%) Degree
8 3 (4.84%) CCVP
8 3 (4.84%) GIAC
8 3 (4.84%) JNCIA
8 3 (4.84%) JNCIP
8 3 (4.84%) JNCIS
9 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
9 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.61%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 7 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.06%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (6.45%) ProxySG
4 2 (3.23%) Firmware
5 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.61%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.61%) NFS
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.61%) vCloud
5 1 (1.61%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (11.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (8.06%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (6.45%) EnCase
3 4 (6.45%) Nagios
4 3 (4.84%) OPNET
5 2 (3.23%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (1.61%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.61%) OpenView
6 1 (1.61%) SCOM
6 1 (1.61%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.61%) TrustSec
6 1 (1.61%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 59 (95.16%) Cisco
2 33 (53.23%) CheckPoint
3 22 (35.48%) Juniper
4 13 (20.97%) SolarWinds
5 12 (19.35%) F5
6 10 (16.13%) Palo Alto
7 7 (11.29%) Blue Coat
7 7 (11.29%) VMware
8 6 (9.68%) Avaya
8 6 (9.68%) Citrix
8 6 (9.68%) Dell
9 4 (6.45%) Infoblox
10 3 (4.84%) EMC
10 3 (4.84%) Intel Security
10 3 (4.84%) Microsoft
10 3 (4.84%) Mitel
10 3 (4.84%) Polycom
10 3 (4.84%) Red Hat
11 2 (3.23%) BT
11 2 (3.23%) NetApp