The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Riverbed products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Riverbed over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Riverbed
Rank 141 136 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.068% 0.032% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.087% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -8.57%
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 West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1256 1152 1294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.58% 37.25% 42.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 774 668 850
Median daily rate £365 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 101 75
Median hourly rate £21.50 £20.19 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.51% +15.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.40 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

Riverbed
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Riverbed Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Riverbed
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Riverbed Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Riverbed
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
Wiltshire -5 1 - - 3
Somerset - 1 £325 - 1
Riverbed
England

Riverbed
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 West region with a requirement for Riverbed.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) RIP
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) HSRP
3 1 (33.33%) Hyperic
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Multicast
3 1 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) 802.1X
3 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Xen
3 1 (33.33%) WSUS
3 1 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA

Riverbed
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) HSRP
3 1 (33.33%) Multicast
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) RIP
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Support
1 1 (33.33%) Network Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) 802.1X
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
1 1 (33.33%) ITSM
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Hyperic
1 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Aruba
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
3 1 (33.33%) Motorola
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) VMware