Period
to 17 June 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 6 months to 17 June 2018 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.

Riverbed
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 251 234 220
Rank change year-on-year -17 -14 +54
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 3 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.044% 0.081% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.20% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 9
City of London median daily rate £463 £333 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.10% -26.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £429 £290 £362
90th Percentile £516 £503 £480
Central London median daily rate £481 £379 £450
% change year-on-year +27.06% -15.83% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central 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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the City of London.

All Vendors
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,645 2,447 2,684
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.38% 39.40% 40.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,969 1,804 2,052
City of London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £281 £281 £274
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £485 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +4.86% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 35 34
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -18.99% +9.84%
10th Percentile £11.85 £12.51 £11.08
90th Percentile £33.20 £28.12 £40.17
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% +11.23%

Riverbed
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Riverbed as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Riverbed in the City of London

Riverbed
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Riverbed in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Riverbed also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Riverbed.

1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) HSRP
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (33.33%) Meraki
3 1 (33.33%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Aruba
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (33.33%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP

Riverbed
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (33.33%) HSRP
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Network Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Network Operations Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Operations Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) Aruba
3 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Meraki