Period
to 17 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 241 247 231
Rank change year-on-year +6 -16 +38
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 11 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.16% 0.084% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.41% 0.22% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 9
City of London median daily rate £420 £494 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.94% -1.25% +42.15%
10th Percentile £405 £417 £446
90th Percentile £485 £538 £665
Central London median daily rate £414 £456 £500
% change year-on-year -9.32% -8.75% +42.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
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 2,661 2,730 2,879
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.06% 38.33% 42.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,991 2,050 2,157
City of London median daily rate £480 £487 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.49% +8.28% +3.45%
10th Percentile £225 £275 £275
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 72 60 48
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.86% -7.89% +8.57%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £30.75 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.23
% change year-on-year +3.89% -1.23% +4.14%

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 November 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 11 (100.00%) WAN
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (81.82%) OSPF
2 9 (81.82%) BGP
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (72.73%) LAN
3 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 8 (72.73%) Wireless
4 7 (63.64%) Wireshark
5 6 (54.55%) DHCP
5 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
5 6 (54.55%) DNS
5 6 (54.55%) Juniper
5 6 (54.55%) F5
5 6 (54.55%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
6 5 (45.45%) VXLAN
6 5 (45.45%) Anycast
6 5 (45.45%) FCoE
6 5 (45.45%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (45.45%) MRTG
6 5 (45.45%) Ruckus Wireless
6 5 (45.45%) NX-OS
6 5 (45.45%) ISDN
6 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (45.45%) Nagios
6 5 (45.45%) Ethernet
6 5 (45.45%) IPv4
6 5 (45.45%) IPv6
6 5 (45.45%) 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) WAN
2 9 (81.82%) BGP
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco Nexus
2 9 (81.82%) OSPF
3 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 8 (72.73%) LAN
3 8 (72.73%) Wireless
4 7 (63.64%) Wireshark
5 6 (54.55%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (54.55%) DHCP
5 6 (54.55%) DNS
5 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
6 5 (45.45%) Ethernet
6 5 (45.45%) FCoE
6 5 (45.45%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (45.45%) IPv4
6 5 (45.45%) IPv6
6 5 (45.45%) ISDN
6 5 (45.45%) MGCP
6 5 (45.45%) MRTG
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Network Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Network Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Load Balancing
1 5 (45.45%) Network Design
2 3 (27.27%) Change Management
2 3 (27.27%) Information Security
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) CCNP
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCNA
2 3 (27.27%) GIAC
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Nagios
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM
3 1 (9.09%) SCOM
3 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) F5
2 6 (54.55%) Juniper
3 5 (45.45%) Ruckus Wireless
4 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
5 3 (27.27%) Infoblox
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
7 1 (9.09%) Bloomberg
7 1 (9.09%) Citrix
7 1 (9.09%) Forcepoint
7 1 (9.09%) HP
7 1 (9.09%) Ivanti
7 1 (9.09%) NetApp
7 1 (9.09%) Polycom
7 1 (9.09%) Reuters
7 1 (9.09%) Sony
7 1 (9.09%) Symantec
7 1 (9.09%) Toshiba
7 1 (9.09%) VMware