The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Riverbed products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Riverbed over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Riverbed
UK
Rank 487 554 559
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +5
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 109 64 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.54% 0.29% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 44 49
Median daily rate £370 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £322 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £535 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £57.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -
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 across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
20258 22037 23894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.68% 43.09% 45.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12532 13173 13748
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 761 825 977
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.67 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

Riverbed
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Riverbed Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Riverbed
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Riverbed within the UK.

Riverbed Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Riverbed
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Riverbed within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Riverbed Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Riverbed
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Riverbed within the UK.

Riverbed Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Riverbed
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Riverbed within the UK over the 3 months to 20 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
England +72 87 £378 -5.56% 20
South East +39 37 £410 -6.40% 3
North East +3 23 £360 -0.68% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 23 £360 -
Tyne and Wear - 23 £360 -
Hampshire +21 21 £409 +12.82% 1
London -13 18 £415 +0.66% 7
Scotland +30 14 £323 -14.00% 1
Hook - 13 £423 -
Renfrewshire - 10 £324 -
Erskine - 8 £324 -
West Midlands - 7 £363 -
Surrey +16 6 £350 -36.36% 1
City of London -7 6 £315 -22.93% 3
Buckinghamshire - 5 £650 -
Milton Keynes - 5 £650 -
Wales +10 4 £294 -26.56%
Glasgow 0 4 £283 -24.66%
Belfast - 4 £450 -
Northern Ireland - 4 £450 -
County Antrim - 4 £450 -
South Wales +17 3 £288 -28.12%
Birmingham - 3 £363 -
Shropshire - 3 £425 -
Berkshire +20 2 £315 -
East of England - 2 - - 3
North West - 2 £308 - 2
Cambridge - 2 - -
Crawley - 2 £400 -
West Sussex - 2 £400 -

Riverbed
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 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 with a requirement for Riverbed.

1 155 (90.64%) Cisco
2 108 (63.16%) WAN
2 108 (63.16%) Firewall
3 98 (57.31%) Cisco Certification
4 96 (56.14%) Wireless
5 93 (54.39%) LAN
6 87 (50.88%) CCNP
7 82 (47.95%) CheckPoint
7 82 (47.95%) F5
8 73 (42.69%) Security Cleared
9 70 (40.94%) Juniper
10 67 (39.18%) SC Cleared
11 63 (36.84%) HP
12 58 (33.92%) CCIE
13 57 (33.33%) Aruba
14 53 (30.99%) Network Design
15 51 (29.82%) CCSE
15 51 (29.82%) Fortinet
16 49 (28.65%) FortiGate
17 48 (28.07%) JNCIA
17 48 (28.07%) CCSA
18 46 (26.90%) BIG-IP
19 45 (26.32%) ITIL
20 44 (25.73%) Service Management
21 43 (25.15%) JNCIE
22 41 (23.98%) CCDP
23 40 (23.39%) VPN
24 39 (22.81%) CCIP
25 38 (22.22%) ITSM
26 36 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus

Riverbed
Top Related IT Skills 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 3 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (1.75%) IIS
1 3 (1.75%) MS Exchange
1 3 (1.75%) SharePoint
1 3 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
1 3 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (8.19%) MS Visio
2 10 (5.85%) MS Office
3 5 (2.92%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.75%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.75%) assyst
2 1 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.02%) Office 365
2 8 (4.68%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.34%) IaaS
3 4 (2.34%) PaaS
4 3 (1.75%) Akamai
4 3 (1.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 108 (63.16%) Firewall
1 108 (63.16%) WAN
2 96 (56.14%) Wireless
3 93 (54.39%) LAN
4 46 (26.90%) BIG-IP
5 40 (23.39%) VPN
6 36 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
7 34 (19.88%) Cisco ASA
8 27 (15.79%) DHCP
8 27 (15.79%) Network Security
9 25 (14.62%) TCP/IP
9 25 (14.62%) Wireshark
10 24 (14.04%) DNS
11 23 (13.45%) MPLS
12 19 (11.11%) Ethernet
12 19 (11.11%) OSPF
13 16 (9.36%) BGP
13 16 (9.36%) NetScaler
14 15 (8.77%) Internet
14 15 (8.77%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.68%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.75%) MySQL
2 3 (1.75%) PowerPivot
2 3 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 26 (15.20%) Telecoms
2 21 (12.28%) Finance
3 5 (2.92%) Billing
4 3 (1.75%) Advertising
4 3 (1.75%) Legal
5 2 (1.17%) Banking
5 2 (1.17%) Law
6 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 107 (62.57%) Network Engineer
2 21 (12.28%) Architect
2 21 (12.28%) Senior Network Engineer
3 20 (11.70%) Cisco Engineer
4 19 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 19 (11.11%) Security Engineer
5 15 (8.77%) Network Security Engineer
6 12 (7.02%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 10 (5.85%) Office 365 Architect
8 7 (4.09%) Analyst
8 7 (4.09%) Network Analyst
8 7 (4.09%) Network Support
9 6 (3.51%) Network Architect
9 6 (3.51%) NOC Engineer
9 6 (3.51%) Support Engineer
10 5 (2.92%) Cisco Analyst
10 5 (2.92%) Cisco Network Analyst
10 5 (2.92%) Consultant
10 5 (2.92%) Enterprise Architect
10 5 (2.92%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.36%) Web Services
2 6 (3.51%) SOAP
2 6 (3.51%) XML
3 3 (1.75%) .NET
3 3 (1.75%) Ajax
3 3 (1.75%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.75%) HTML
3 3 (1.75%) jQuery
3 3 (1.75%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (1.75%) XSL
4 2 (1.17%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.58%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (0.58%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.96%) Computer Science
2 22 (12.87%) Data Centre
3 16 (9.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (4.68%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.09%) CMDB
6 4 (2.34%) RSA SecurID
6 4 (2.34%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.75%) CESG
7 3 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.75%) User Experience
8 2 (1.17%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.17%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.11%) Linux
2 18 (10.53%) Windows
3 10 (5.85%) Windows Server
4 9 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (4.09%) SUSE
5 7 (4.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.17%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.58%) CentOS
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (30.99%) Network Design
2 45 (26.32%) ITIL
3 44 (25.73%) Service Management
4 38 (22.22%) ITSM
5 27 (15.79%) Network Management
6 15 (8.77%) Load Balancing
6 15 (8.77%) Project Management
7 12 (7.02%) Change Management
7 12 (7.02%) DDoS Mitigation
7 12 (7.02%) Network Architecture
7 12 (7.02%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (5.26%) Information Security
9 7 (4.09%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (4.09%) Process Improvement
9 7 (4.09%) WAN Optimisation
10 6 (3.51%) E-Discovery
10 6 (3.51%) TOGAF
11 5 (2.92%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (2.92%) Service Delivery
12 4 (2.34%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.85%) SQL
2 7 (4.09%) Perl
3 6 (3.51%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.51%) Python
4 5 (2.92%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.34%) C
6 3 (1.75%) C#
7 2 (1.17%) C++
8 1 (0.58%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 98 (57.31%) Cisco Certification
2 87 (50.88%) CCNP
3 73 (42.69%) Security Cleared
4 67 (39.18%) SC Cleared
5 58 (33.92%) CCIE
6 51 (29.82%) CCSE
7 48 (28.07%) CCSA
7 48 (28.07%) JNCIA
8 43 (25.15%) JNCIE
9 41 (23.98%) CCDP
10 39 (22.81%) CCIP
11 30 (17.54%) CCNA
12 29 (16.96%) Degree
12 29 (16.96%) HP ASE
12 29 (16.96%) HP MASE
13 8 (4.68%) JNCIP
14 4 (2.34%) CCDA
14 4 (2.34%) CISSP
14 4 (2.34%) GIAC
14 4 (2.34%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (2.34%) PCI DSS
1 4 (2.34%) SLA
2 3 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 13 (7.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.85%) ProxySG
3 8 (4.68%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (4.09%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.75%) vSphere
6 2 (1.17%) Docker
6 2 (1.17%) Firmware
6 2 (1.17%) KVM
6 2 (1.17%) LXC
7 1 (0.58%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 49 (28.65%) FortiGate
2 10 (5.85%) Nagios
3 8 (4.68%) OPNET
4 6 (3.51%) EnCase
5 3 (1.75%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.17%) OpenView
6 2 (1.17%) SnapMirror
6 2 (1.17%) WSUS
7 1 (0.58%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.58%) SCCM
7 1 (0.58%) SCOM
7 1 (0.58%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 155 (90.64%) Cisco
2 82 (47.95%) CheckPoint
2 82 (47.95%) F5
3 70 (40.94%) Juniper
4 63 (36.84%) HP
5 57 (33.33%) Aruba
6 51 (29.82%) Fortinet
7 22 (12.87%) Blue Coat
7 22 (12.87%) Microsoft
8 19 (11.11%) Palo Alto
8 19 (11.11%) SolarWinds
9 16 (9.36%) Citrix
10 15 (8.77%) Dell
11 14 (8.19%) VMware
12 12 (7.02%) Brocade
13 10 (5.85%) Red Hat
14 9 (5.26%) Infoblox
14 9 (5.26%) Intel Security
15 8 (4.68%) FireEye
16 6 (3.51%) Arista
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