Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 251 245 230
Rank change year-on-year -6 -15 +47
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 5 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.072% 0.074% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.19% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 11
City of London median daily rate £425 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £408 £330 £385
90th Percentile £479 £520 £665
Central London median daily rate £408 £425 £500
% change year-on-year -4.12% -15.00% +36.61%
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 2,630 2,649 2,855
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.63% 39.02% 41.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,946 1,962 2,188
City of London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £256 £275 £269
90th Percentile £656 £650 £631
Central London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 48 35
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £13.23 £12.20 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £30.98 £45.63
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £18.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year +6.94% +1.41% +1.43%

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 21 September 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%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (80.00%) Wireless
2 4 (80.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) BGP
3 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (60.00%) CCNP
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) ISDN
4 2 (40.00%) CCNA
4 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 2 (40.00%) Change Management
4 2 (40.00%) IPsec
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (40.00%) Wireshark
4 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (40.00%) Network Security
4 2 (40.00%) F5
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (40.00%) Proactive Monitoring

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 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) Wireless
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) IPsec
4 2 (40.00%) ISDN
4 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 2 (40.00%) Network Security
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) Wireshark
5 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
5 1 (20.00%) VLAN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) LAN Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Network Operations Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Network Operations Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (20.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (40.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Security Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) GIAC
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (20.00%) Aruba
4 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Infoblox
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) Meraki
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (20.00%) Polycom
4 1 (20.00%) Ruckus Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) Sony
4 1 (20.00%) Trustwave