Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 247 220 220
Rank change year-on-year -27 0 +46
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 5 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.070% 0.21% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.49% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 16
City of London median daily rate £463 £525 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.90% +27.27% -
10th Percentile £417 £273 £363
90th Percentile £524 £665 £456
Central London median daily rate £439 £498 £413
% change year-on-year -11.81% +20.61% +1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
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 2,744 2,656 2,828
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.49% 43.05% 40.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,102 1,996 2,125
City of London median daily rate £483 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.22% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £278 £294 £250
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 43 40
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +2.70% +3.55%
10th Percentile £11.16 £12.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £30.80 £55.00 £30.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.73 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.47% +4.03% +1.32%

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 23 January 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Wireless
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) CCNP
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (60.00%) CCIE
3 3 (60.00%) F5
3 3 (60.00%) Aruba
4 2 (40.00%) Network Management
4 2 (40.00%) HSRP
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (40.00%) Change Management
4 2 (40.00%) Arista
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) SSL
4 2 (40.00%) OSPF
4 2 (40.00%) BGP
4 2 (40.00%) VRRP
4 2 (40.00%) IPsec
4 2 (40.00%) Multimedia
4 2 (40.00%) OPNET

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 5 (100.00%) Wireless
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) BGP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) HSRP
3 2 (40.00%) IPsec
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) OSPF
3 2 (40.00%) SSL
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) VRRP
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (20.00%) NX-OS
4 1 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Multimedia
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Data Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Network Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Network Support
3 1 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) Network Management
1 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Compliance Audit
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCNP
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CCIE
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) OPNET
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (60.00%) Aruba
3 3 (60.00%) F5
4 2 (40.00%) Arista
4 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (20.00%) Citrix
5 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto