Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 237 245 220
Rank change year-on-year +8 -25 +6
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 10 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.15% 0.071% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.18% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 12
City of London median daily rate £420 £463 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.19% -9.31% +23.64%
10th Percentile £404 £417 £278
90th Percentile £476 £524 £656
Central London median daily rate £415 £439 £475
% change year-on-year -5.41% -7.63% +15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
City of London median hourly rate - - £55.00
Central London median hourly rate - - £55.00

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 2,577 2,712 2,706
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.88% 38.38% 43.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,904 2,067 2,031
City of London median daily rate £475 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +8.33% +4.65%
10th Percentile £225 £278 £294
90th Percentile £650 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 53 41
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -17.24% +20.83%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £12.50
90th Percentile £27.25 £30.95 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.85 £19.00
% change year-on-year -0.80% -0.79% +5.56%

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 18 January 2019, 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (90.00%) WAN
3 8 (80.00%) OSPF
3 8 (80.00%) BGP
3 8 (80.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (70.00%) F5
4 7 (70.00%) Firewall
4 7 (70.00%) LAN
5 6 (60.00%) Wireless
5 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (60.00%) Juniper
5 6 (60.00%) Wireshark
5 6 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
6 5 (50.00%) Ruckus Wireless
6 5 (50.00%) NX-OS
6 5 (50.00%) VXLAN
6 5 (50.00%) Anycast
6 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
6 5 (50.00%) MRTG
6 5 (50.00%) FCoE
6 5 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (50.00%) MGCP
6 5 (50.00%) Network Design
6 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 5 (50.00%) ISDN
6 5 (50.00%) DNS
6 5 (50.00%) DHCP
6 5 (50.00%) Ethernet
6 5 (50.00%) CCNP

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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) IaaS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) WAN
2 8 (80.00%) BGP
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (80.00%) OSPF
3 7 (70.00%) Firewall
3 7 (70.00%) LAN
4 6 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (60.00%) Wireless
4 6 (60.00%) Wireshark
5 5 (50.00%) Anycast
5 5 (50.00%) DHCP
5 5 (50.00%) FCoE
5 5 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (50.00%) IPv4
5 5 (50.00%) IPv6
5 5 (50.00%) MGCP
5 5 (50.00%) MRTG
5 5 (50.00%) NX-OS
5 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (50.00%) VXLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Law
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Network Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Voice Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 5 (50.00%) Network Design
2 3 (30.00%) Information Security
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Threat Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (10.00%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (50.00%) CCNP
3 4 (40.00%) CCNA
4 3 (30.00%) GIAC
5 1 (10.00%) CCIE
5 1 (10.00%) CISSP
5 1 (10.00%) SSCP
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) ProxySG
1 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Nagios
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco CME
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM
3 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) F5
3 6 (60.00%) Juniper
4 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 5 (50.00%) Ruckus Wireless
5 3 (30.00%) Infoblox
6 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
7 1 (10.00%) Bloomberg
7 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
7 1 (10.00%) Forcepoint
7 1 (10.00%) HP
7 1 (10.00%) Ivanti
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (10.00%) NetApp
7 1 (10.00%) Reuters
7 1 (10.00%) Sony
7 1 (10.00%) Symantec
7 1 (10.00%) Toshiba
7 1 (10.00%) VMware