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 28 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Riverbed
Rank 251 268 241
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -27
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 11 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.052% 0.065%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 3
Median daily rate £475 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £450 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £450 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4293 4551 4321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.62% 47.52% 46.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2512 2562 2125
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 214 245
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.95 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 28 July 2016.

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 28 July 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
Berkshire +1 4 £500 -
Surrey - 4 £275 -
Hampshire - 3 £380 -
Riverbed
England

Riverbed
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 South East region with a requirement for Riverbed.

1 29 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (55.17%) SolarWinds
3 15 (51.72%) Data Centre
3 15 (51.72%) WAN
4 14 (48.28%) SC Cleared
4 14 (48.28%) Security Cleared
5 13 (44.83%) Firewall
6 12 (41.38%) Network Management
7 11 (37.93%) Network Design
8 10 (34.48%) IBM
8 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
8 10 (34.48%) Network Architecture
9 9 (31.03%) HP
10 8 (27.59%) Palo Alto
11 7 (24.14%) Meraki
11 7 (24.14%) Blue Coat
11 7 (24.14%) Network Security
11 7 (24.14%) F5
11 7 (24.14%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (24.14%) LAN
12 6 (20.69%) OPNET
12 6 (20.69%) Change Management
12 6 (20.69%) Perl
12 6 (20.69%) VB
12 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
12 6 (20.69%) Windows
12 6 (20.69%) Tcl
12 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (20.69%) Tivoli
12 6 (20.69%) Netcool

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:

Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (51.72%) WAN
2 13 (44.83%) Firewall
3 7 (24.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (24.14%) LAN
3 7 (24.14%) Network Security
4 6 (20.69%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
5 4 (13.79%) VLAN
6 3 (10.34%) BIG-IP
6 3 (10.34%) Wireless
7 2 (6.90%) BGP
7 2 (6.90%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (6.90%) OSPF
8 1 (3.45%) FabricPath
8 1 (3.45%) MPLS
8 1 (3.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Network Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Technical Architect
5 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco Support
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Firewall Support
5 3 (10.34%) Network Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Network Technical Architect
6 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 15 (51.72%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.79%) LPAR
3 1 (3.45%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
1 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (13.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Network Management
2 11 (37.93%) Network Design
3 10 (34.48%) Network Architecture
4 6 (20.69%) Change Management
5 4 (13.79%) Data Protection
5 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (13.79%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (13.79%) Service Management
5 4 (13.79%) WAN Optimisation
6 3 (10.34%) Migration
7 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (3.45%) ITIL
8 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
8 1 (3.45%) Project Management
8 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) Perl
1 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
1 6 (20.69%) Tcl
1 6 (20.69%) VB
2 5 (17.24%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) SC Cleared
1 14 (48.28%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) CCNP
2 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (10.34%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) CCNA
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) Netcool
1 6 (20.69%) OPNET
1 6 (20.69%) Tivoli
2 4 (13.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (55.17%) SolarWinds
3 10 (34.48%) IBM
3 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
4 9 (31.03%) HP
5 8 (27.59%) Palo Alto
6 7 (24.14%) Blue Coat
6 7 (24.14%) F5
6 7 (24.14%) Meraki
7 6 (20.69%) Aruba
7 6 (20.69%) Splunk
8 5 (17.24%) Tufin
9 4 (13.79%) 3Com
9 4 (13.79%) Brocade
10 3 (10.34%) Intel Security
11 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
12 1 (3.45%) Infoblox
12 1 (3.45%) ProCurve
12 1 (3.45%) Sonus