The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Riverbed products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Riverbed over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Riverbed
Rank 125 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 21 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.66% - -
As % of the Vendors category 1.39% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Median daily rate £469 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £358 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.39% +10.00%
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 West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1506 1063 1175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.60% 44.61% 49.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 841 570 541
Median daily rate £400 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 76 86
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.93 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £29.85 £34.01
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 West Midlands

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

Riverbed Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Riverbed
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Riverbed Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Riverbed
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Riverbed across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Riverbed Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Riverbed
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Riverbed within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 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
Shropshire - 12 £388 - 1
Solihull - 1 - -
Riverbed
England

Riverbed
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Riverbed.

1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 20 (90.91%) BMC
2 20 (90.91%) Firewall
2 20 (90.91%) SolarWinds
3 19 (86.36%) OPNET
4 18 (81.82%) Juniper
5 17 (77.27%) CheckPoint
5 17 (77.27%) OSPF
5 17 (77.27%) BGP
5 17 (77.27%) F5
5 17 (77.27%) Fortinet
5 17 (77.27%) Load Balancing
5 17 (77.27%) Network Monitoring
6 16 (72.73%) User Experience
6 16 (72.73%) Cisco Nexus
6 16 (72.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 16 (72.73%) Network Management
6 16 (72.73%) BIG-IP
6 16 (72.73%) Nokia
6 16 (72.73%) CSS
7 15 (68.18%) ITIL
7 15 (68.18%) ITIL V3
8 12 (54.55%) Visualisation
8 12 (54.55%) Network Architecture
9 11 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (45.45%) Performance Monitoring
11 8 (36.36%) Middleware
12 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (31.82%) CCNP
12 7 (31.82%) CCNA

Riverbed
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 20 (90.91%) Firewall
2 17 (77.27%) BGP
2 17 (77.27%) OSPF
3 16 (72.73%) BIG-IP
3 16 (72.73%) Cisco Nexus
3 16 (72.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (9.09%) WAN
4 2 (9.09%) Wireless
5 1 (4.55%) 802.11
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
5 1 (4.55%) HSRP
5 1 (4.55%) LAN
5 1 (4.55%) Network Security
5 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
5 1 (4.55%) VoIP
5 1 (4.55%) VPN
5 1 (4.55%) VRRP
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Monitoring Specialist
1 10 (45.45%) Network Monitoring Specialist
1 10 (45.45%) Network Specialist
2 9 (40.91%) Network Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Monitoring Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Network Monitoring Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Network Support
5 2 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Design Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) NOC Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) CSS
2 8 (36.36%) Middleware
3 1 (4.55%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 16 (72.73%) User Experience
2 12 (54.55%) Visualisation
3 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.55%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Load Balancing
1 17 (77.27%) Network Monitoring
2 16 (72.73%) Network Management
3 15 (68.18%) ITIL
3 15 (68.18%) ITIL V3
4 12 (54.55%) Network Architecture
5 11 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (45.45%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (4.55%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 1 (4.55%) Change Control
7 1 (4.55%) Escalation Management
7 1 (4.55%) Network Design
7 1 (4.55%) Network Planning
7 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
7 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) CCNA
1 7 (31.82%) CCNP
1 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) CCA
3 1 (4.55%) CCDA
3 1 (4.55%) CCDP
3 1 (4.55%) CCIE
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (4.55%) JNCIA
3 1 (4.55%) JNCIP
3 1 (4.55%) JNCIS
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 19 (86.36%) OPNET
2 1 (4.55%) Cacti
2 1 (4.55%) Nagios
2 1 (4.55%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 20 (90.91%) BMC
2 20 (90.91%) SolarWinds
3 18 (81.82%) Juniper
4 17 (77.27%) CheckPoint
4 17 (77.27%) F5
4 17 (77.27%) Fortinet
5 16 (72.73%) Nokia
6 2 (9.09%) Aruba
7 1 (4.55%) AppDynamics
7 1 (4.55%) Brocade
7 1 (4.55%) Citrix
7 1 (4.55%) Intel Security
7 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.55%) Palo Alto
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