The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Riverbed products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Riverbed over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Riverbed
England / South East
Rank 199 240 250
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +10
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 37 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.49% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.98% 0.29% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 6 11
Median daily rate £410 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.40% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £318 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.21% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - -

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

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3765 4153 4532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 49.43% 48.39% 47.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2185 2392 2364
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 217 206
Median hourly rate £16.50 £43.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.62% +145.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.54 £12.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.25 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

Riverbed
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Riverbed Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Riverbed
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Riverbed Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Riverbed
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Riverbed across the South East region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Riverbed Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Riverbed
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Riverbed Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Riverbed
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Riverbed within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 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
Hampshire +27 21 £409 +12.82% 1
Surrey +18 6 £350 -36.36%
Buckinghamshire - 5 £650 -
Berkshire +19 2 £315 -
West Sussex - 2 £400 -
Middlesex - 1 - - 2
Riverbed
England

Riverbed
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for Riverbed.

1 41 (85.42%) Cisco
2 32 (66.67%) F5
3 31 (64.58%) Firewall
3 31 (64.58%) WAN
3 31 (64.58%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (62.50%) LAN
4 30 (62.50%) Wireless
5 28 (58.33%) CheckPoint
6 27 (56.25%) Security Cleared
7 26 (54.17%) SC Cleared
8 25 (52.08%) Juniper
9 24 (50.00%) CCNP
10 22 (45.83%) CCIE
10 22 (45.83%) HP
10 22 (45.83%) FortiGate
11 21 (43.75%) Aruba
11 21 (43.75%) Fortinet
12 20 (41.67%) CCSE
12 20 (41.67%) Network Design
12 20 (41.67%) BIG-IP
12 20 (41.67%) CCDP
12 20 (41.67%) ITIL
12 20 (41.67%) CCSA
13 18 (37.50%) CCIP
13 18 (37.50%) JNCIA
13 18 (37.50%) JNCIE
14 17 (35.42%) ITSM
14 17 (35.42%) Service Management
15 16 (33.33%) HP ASE
15 16 (33.33%) HP MASE

Riverbed
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.08%) MS Office
1 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (64.58%) Firewall
1 31 (64.58%) WAN
2 30 (62.50%) LAN
2 30 (62.50%) Wireless
3 20 (41.67%) BIG-IP
4 11 (22.92%) VPN
5 10 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (12.50%) MPLS
8 5 (10.42%) NetScaler
9 4 (8.33%) BGP
9 4 (8.33%) Network Security
10 3 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (6.25%) Cisco Wireless
10 3 (6.25%) IOS XR
10 3 (6.25%) NX-OS
10 3 (6.25%) OSPF
10 3 (6.25%) Wireshark
11 2 (4.17%) VLAN
11 2 (4.17%) WAAS
General
1 13 (27.08%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Billing
3 1 (2.08%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 9 (18.75%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Architect
4 4 (8.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) NOC Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Security Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) Office 365 Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Wireless Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Wireless Network Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Blue Coat Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Blue Coat Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.08%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.42%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.25%) CMDB
4 2 (4.17%) BBC
4 2 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) ITIL
1 20 (41.67%) Network Design
2 17 (35.42%) ITSM
2 17 (35.42%) Service Management
3 5 (10.42%) Load Balancing
4 3 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (6.25%) Change Management
4 3 (6.25%) Network Management
4 3 (6.25%) Process Improvement
4 3 (6.25%) Project Management
5 2 (4.17%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (4.17%) Presales
5 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.17%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (2.08%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (2.08%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.08%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.08%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.08%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 31 (64.58%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (56.25%) Security Cleared
3 26 (54.17%) SC Cleared
4 24 (50.00%) CCNP
5 22 (45.83%) CCIE
6 20 (41.67%) CCDP
6 20 (41.67%) CCSA
6 20 (41.67%) CCSE
7 18 (37.50%) CCIP
7 18 (37.50%) JNCIA
7 18 (37.50%) JNCIE
8 16 (33.33%) HP ASE
8 16 (33.33%) HP MASE
9 13 (27.08%) Degree
10 7 (14.58%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) ProxySG
2 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (45.83%) FortiGate
2 3 (6.25%) OPNET
3 1 (2.08%) OpenView
3 1 (2.08%) SCCM
3 1 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (85.42%) Cisco
2 32 (66.67%) F5
3 28 (58.33%) CheckPoint
4 25 (52.08%) Juniper
5 22 (45.83%) HP
6 21 (43.75%) Aruba
6 21 (43.75%) Fortinet
7 6 (12.50%) SolarWinds
8 5 (10.42%) Blue Coat
8 5 (10.42%) Palo Alto
9 3 (6.25%) Arista
9 3 (6.25%) Citrix
9 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
10 2 (4.17%) Infoblox
10 2 (4.17%) Rackspace
10 2 (4.17%) Virgin Media
11 1 (2.08%) LogLogic
11 1 (2.08%) Meraki
11 1 (2.08%) Splunk
11 1 (2.08%) Tufin