The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Riverbed products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Riverbed over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Riverbed
South East / Berkshire
Rank - 124 138
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire - 0.081% 0.034%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.15% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £450
% change year-on-year -4.00% -16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Riverbed is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 908 1303 1424
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 50.14% 52.95% 47.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 669 706
Median daily rate £400 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.62% -0.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £526 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 47 42
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -2.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

Riverbed
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Riverbed as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Riverbed in Berkshire

Riverbed
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Riverbed in Berkshire

Riverbed
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Riverbed.

1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 3 (75.00%) ProxySG
2 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (75.00%) CMDB
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (75.00%) Network Management
2 3 (75.00%) Process Improvement
2 3 (75.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) Palo Alto
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) Arista
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) OPNET
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Infovista
3 1 (25.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet

Riverbed
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) CMDB
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
1 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (75.00%) Network Management
1 3 (75.00%) Process Improvement
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) WAN Optimisation
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) OPNET
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Arista
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Palo Alto
2 3 (75.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (25.00%) Infovista