The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Riverbed products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Riverbed over the 3 months to 29 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Riverbed
Rank - 157 128
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 0 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.18% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.44% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £394 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - -
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 North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1628 1809 1510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.92% 40.33% 47.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 959 1041 814
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £231 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 90 103
Median hourly rate £20.73 £16.84 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.09% -6.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.02 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

Riverbed
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Riverbed as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Riverbed Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Riverbed
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Riverbed Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Riverbed
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 North West region with a requirement for Riverbed.

1 5 (71.43%) Performance Management
1 5 (71.43%) Network Performance Management
2 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (28.57%) Skype
4 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business
4 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) CCNP
5 1 (14.29%) PBX
5 1 (14.29%) VoIP
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Siemens
5 1 (14.29%) MPLS
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
5 1 (14.29%) OPNET
5 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop

Riverbed
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) Skype
1 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) MPLS
2 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
2 1 (14.29%) PBX
2 1 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) VPLS
General
1 3 (42.86%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Network Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) PKI
2 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Network Performance Management
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Management
2 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Design
4 1 (14.29%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (14.29%) OPNET
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) F5
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Siemens
2 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
2 1 (14.29%) Sonus