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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Riverbed
UK
Rank 495 550 540
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -10
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 98 62 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.48% 0.29% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 42 54
Median daily rate £375 £394 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £301 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £320 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.93% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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 across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
20304 21658 22770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.26% 43.32% 45.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 12487 12740 13329
Median daily rate £420 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 756 863 997
Median hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.63 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.20 £23.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-20.89% +33.33%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 +43 78 £378 -5.56% 9
London -8 27 £463 +12.12% 3
South East +31 26 £409 +12.82% 1
North East +5 19 £353 -6.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 19 £353 -
Tyne and Wear - 19 £353 -
Scotland +36 14 £323 -14.00%
Hampshire +19 13 £385 +18.30% 1
City of London +3 11 £520 +26.06% 1
Renfrewshire - 10 £324 -
Hook - 8 £385 -
Erskine - 8 £324 -
Surrey +19 4 £350 -36.36%
Berkshire +18 4 £315 -
Glasgow +15 4 £283 -24.66%
Northern Ireland - 4 £450 -
West Midlands - 4 £345 - 1
Belfast - 4 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £650 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £650 -
County Antrim - 4 £450 -
Reading +14 3 - -
East of England - 3 £415 - 1
Shropshire - 3 £425 - 1
South Wales +7 2 £288 -17.85% 1
Wales +3 2 £288 -17.85% 1
Cambridge - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Yorkshire +13 1 £265 -14.51% 2
West Yorkshire +10 1 £265 -14.51% 1

Riverbed
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 153 (90.53%) Cisco
2 106 (62.72%) Firewall
3 99 (58.58%) WAN
4 86 (50.89%) Cisco Certification
5 81 (47.93%) Wireless
5 81 (47.93%) LAN
6 78 (46.15%) CCNP
7 72 (42.60%) CheckPoint
8 71 (42.01%) F5
9 64 (37.87%) Juniper
9 64 (37.87%) Security Cleared
10 56 (33.14%) SC Cleared
11 54 (31.95%) HP
12 51 (30.18%) Aruba
13 45 (26.63%) Fortinet
14 44 (26.04%) CCIE
15 43 (25.44%) BIG-IP
16 42 (24.85%) Network Design
17 40 (23.67%) ITIL
18 39 (23.08%) CCSE
19 38 (22.49%) JNCIA
19 38 (22.49%) Cisco ASA
20 37 (21.89%) CCSA
20 37 (21.89%) FortiGate
20 37 (21.89%) Cisco Nexus
21 35 (20.71%) VPN
22 34 (20.12%) Network Management
23 33 (19.53%) Service Management
24 32 (18.93%) JNCIE
25 30 (17.75%) CCNA

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 4 (2.37%) IIS
1 4 (2.37%) SharePoint
1 4 (2.37%) SharePoint 2013
1 4 (2.37%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (1.78%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.78%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (9.47%) MS Visio
2 9 (5.33%) MS Office
3 6 (3.55%) MS Excel
4 4 (2.37%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.78%) assyst
2 1 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.69%) Office 365
2 9 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.73%) PaaS
4 7 (4.14%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (2.96%) IaaS
6 4 (2.37%) Akamai
6 4 (2.37%) SaaS
7 2 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 106 (62.72%) Firewall
2 99 (58.58%) WAN
3 81 (47.93%) LAN
3 81 (47.93%) Wireless
4 43 (25.44%) BIG-IP
5 38 (22.49%) Cisco ASA
6 37 (21.89%) Cisco Nexus
7 35 (20.71%) VPN
8 28 (16.57%) Network Security
9 27 (15.98%) DHCP
9 27 (15.98%) DNS
9 27 (15.98%) OSPF
9 27 (15.98%) TCP/IP
9 27 (15.98%) Wireshark
10 24 (14.20%) BGP
11 19 (11.24%) MPLS
12 18 (10.65%) Ethernet
12 18 (10.65%) NetScaler
13 15 (8.88%) Internet
13 15 (8.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.37%) PowerPivot
2 4 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (12.43%) Telecoms
2 20 (11.83%) Finance
3 5 (2.96%) Billing
4 4 (2.37%) Law
4 4 (2.37%) Legal
5 3 (1.78%) Advertising
6 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 99 (58.58%) Network Engineer
2 26 (15.38%) Architect
3 25 (14.79%) Senior Network Engineer
4 20 (11.83%) Security Engineer
5 18 (10.65%) Cisco Engineer
6 17 (10.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 16 (9.47%) Network Security Engineer
8 11 (6.51%) Office 365 Architect
9 10 (5.92%) Network Architect
9 10 (5.92%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 8 (4.73%) Consultant
11 7 (4.14%) Analyst
11 7 (4.14%) Network Analyst
11 7 (4.14%) Network Support
12 6 (3.55%) Cisco Security Engineer
12 6 (3.55%) Support Engineer
13 5 (2.96%) Azure Architect
13 5 (2.96%) Blue Coat Engineer
13 5 (2.96%) Juniper Engineer
13 5 (2.96%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.24%) Web Services
2 7 (4.14%) XML
3 6 (3.55%) SOAP
4 4 (2.37%) .NET
4 4 (2.37%) Ajax
4 4 (2.37%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.37%) CSS
4 4 (2.37%) HTML
4 4 (2.37%) jQuery
4 4 (2.37%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (2.37%) XSL
5 3 (1.78%) 802.1X
6 2 (1.18%) Middleware
7 1 (0.59%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 1 (0.59%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.98%) Data Centre
2 23 (13.61%) Computer Science
3 16 (9.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 9 (5.33%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.73%) CMDB
6 6 (3.55%) User Experience
7 4 (2.37%) RSA SecurID
7 4 (2.37%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.18%) CESG
9 2 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.61%) Windows
2 22 (13.02%) Linux
3 13 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 11 (6.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (5.33%) SUSE
5 9 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.18%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.59%) CentOS
7 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (24.85%) Network Design
2 40 (23.67%) ITIL
3 34 (20.12%) Network Management
4 33 (19.53%) Service Management
5 27 (15.98%) ITSM
6 26 (15.38%) Load Balancing
7 17 (10.06%) Network Architecture
7 17 (10.06%) Project Management
8 15 (8.88%) Change Management
9 12 (7.10%) DDoS Mitigation
9 12 (7.10%) Penetration Testing
10 10 (5.92%) Network Monitoring
11 9 (5.33%) Information Security
11 9 (5.33%) TOGAF
12 8 (4.73%) Service Delivery
12 8 (4.73%) WAN Optimisation
13 7 (4.14%) Enterprise Architecture
13 7 (4.14%) Process Improvement
14 6 (3.55%) ITIL V3
14 6 (3.55%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.10%) SQL
2 8 (4.73%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.14%) Perl
4 6 (3.55%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.55%) Python
5 4 (2.37%) C
5 4 (2.37%) C#
6 2 (1.18%) C++
7 1 (0.59%) Prolog
7 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 86 (50.89%) Cisco Certification
2 78 (46.15%) CCNP
3 64 (37.87%) Security Cleared
4 56 (33.14%) SC Cleared
5 44 (26.04%) CCIE
6 39 (23.08%) CCSE
7 38 (22.49%) JNCIA
8 37 (21.89%) CCSA
9 32 (18.93%) JNCIE
10 30 (17.75%) CCNA
11 28 (16.57%) CCDP
11 28 (16.57%) CCIP
12 23 (13.61%) Degree
12 23 (13.61%) HP ASE
12 23 (13.61%) HP MASE
13 9 (5.33%) JNCIP
14 5 (2.96%) CCDA
14 5 (2.96%) JNCIS
15 3 (1.78%) CISSP
15 3 (1.78%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.96%) SLA
2 4 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.37%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 16 (9.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.92%) ProxySG
2 10 (5.92%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (4.14%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.78%) vSphere
4 3 (1.78%) XenApp
5 2 (1.18%) Docker
5 2 (1.18%) Firmware
5 2 (1.18%) KVM
5 2 (1.18%) LXC
6 1 (0.59%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 37 (21.89%) FortiGate
2 15 (8.88%) OPNET
3 10 (5.92%) Nagios
4 5 (2.96%) EnCase
5 4 (2.37%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.18%) OpenView
6 2 (1.18%) SnapMirror
6 2 (1.18%) WSUS
7 1 (0.59%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.59%) Cacti
7 1 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.59%) SCCM
7 1 (0.59%) SCOM
7 1 (0.59%) SmokePing
7 1 (0.59%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 153 (90.53%) Cisco
2 72 (42.60%) CheckPoint
3 71 (42.01%) F5
4 64 (37.87%) Juniper
5 54 (31.95%) HP
6 51 (30.18%) Aruba
7 45 (26.63%) Fortinet
8 27 (15.98%) SolarWinds
9 24 (14.20%) Microsoft
10 23 (13.61%) Citrix
11 22 (13.02%) Blue Coat
12 20 (11.83%) Palo Alto
13 18 (10.65%) Dell
14 17 (10.06%) VMware
15 13 (7.69%) Brocade
16 12 (7.10%) Red Hat
17 10 (5.92%) BMC
18 8 (4.73%) FireEye
18 8 (4.73%) Intel Security
19 7 (4.14%) Infoblox
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