Period
to 10 August 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 10 August 2020 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
UK > England
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 485 732 800
Rank change year-on-year +247 +68 -104
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 30 84 66
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.097% 0.10% 0.070%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.24% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 60 42
Median daily rate £450 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.72%
10th Percentile £356 £305 £322
90th Percentile £688 £575 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £445 £444
% change year-on-year +1.12% +0.28% +8.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK median hourly rate - £37.50 -

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 England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 13,707 35,640 39,284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 44.14% 42.62% 41.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,383 22,475 24,544
Median daily rate £475 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +2.86%
10th Percentile £255 £256 £250
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 547 1,268 1,445
Median hourly rate £23.00 £19.03 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.86% +5.72% +5.88%
10th Percentile £12.37 £11.17 £11.17
90th Percentile £48.40 £52.26 £47.37
Median hourly rate £24.00 £19.03 £17.50
% change year-on-year +26.12% +8.74% +2.94%

Riverbed
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Riverbed as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Riverbed in England

Riverbed
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Riverbed in England.

Daily rate trend for Riverbed in England

Riverbed
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Riverbed in England over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Riverbed in England

Riverbed
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Riverbed in England.

Hourly rate trend for Riverbed in England

Riverbed
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Riverbed within the England region over the 6 months to 10 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +199 14 £506 +15.71% 1
South East +156 10 £400 -3.03%
South West +86 2 £438 -2.78%
East of England +79 2 £675 -3.57%
Riverbed
UK

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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 England region with a requirement for Riverbed.

1 30 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (53.33%) Firewall
3 14 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (43.33%) Blue Coat
5 12 (40.00%) WAN
6 11 (36.67%) CCNP
6 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
7 10 (33.33%) F5
8 9 (30.00%) MPLS
9 8 (26.67%) LAN
9 8 (26.67%) Palo Alto
10 7 (23.33%) Juniper
10 7 (23.33%) CheckPoint
10 7 (23.33%) DV Cleared
11 6 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
11 6 (20.00%) Test Scripting
11 6 (20.00%) Aruba
11 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2
11 6 (20.00%) OSPF
11 6 (20.00%) BGP
11 6 (20.00%) Configuration Management
11 6 (20.00%) Project Management
11 6 (20.00%) Validation
11 6 (20.00%) Military
12 5 (16.67%) Finance
12 5 (16.67%) Citrix
12 5 (16.67%) Front End Development
12 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
12 5 (16.67%) Mentoring

Riverbed
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Azure
2 2 (6.67%) Akamai
2 2 (6.67%) Azure ExpressRoute
2 2 (6.67%) Office 365
2 2 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (53.33%) Firewall
2 12 (40.00%) WAN
3 9 (30.00%) MPLS
4 8 (26.67%) LAN
5 6 (20.00%) BGP
5 6 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (20.00%) OSPF
6 4 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (13.33%) DMVPN
6 4 (13.33%) NetScaler
6 4 (13.33%) Network Security
6 4 (13.33%) VPN
6 4 (13.33%) WLAN
7 3 (10.00%) EIGRP
7 3 (10.00%) SSL
7 3 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (10.00%) Wireless
8 2 (6.67%) IGRP
8 2 (6.67%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (20.00%) Military
2 5 (16.67%) Finance
3 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.33%) Public Sector
4 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Architect
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Tester
3 3 (10.00%) Test Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Tester
3 3 (10.00%) Verification Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Designer
4 2 (6.67%) Digital Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (6.67%) LAN Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Network Architect
4 2 (6.67%) WAN Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Agile Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Head of Strategy
5 1 (3.33%) Network Performance Manager
5 1 (3.33%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) 802.1X
2 2 (6.67%) XMPP
3 1 (3.33%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.33%) User Experience
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.33%) FMCG
4 1 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
1 2 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 6 (20.00%) Project Management
1 6 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
1 6 (20.00%) Test Scripting
1 6 (20.00%) Validation
2 5 (16.67%) Front End Development
2 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 4 (13.33%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 4 (13.33%) ITIL
3 4 (13.33%) Load Balancing
3 4 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (13.33%) Performance Management
3 4 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (13.33%) WAN Optimisation
3 4 (13.33%) Web Development
4 3 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (36.67%) CCNP
2 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
3 7 (23.33%) DV Cleared
4 3 (10.00%) CCNA
4 3 (10.00%) Degree
4 3 (10.00%) HND
4 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) VMware NSX
2 1 (3.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.67%) Puppet
1 2 (6.67%) vCenter Server
1 2 (6.67%) vRealize
2 1 (3.33%) BMC Performance Manager
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (43.33%) Blue Coat
3 10 (33.33%) F5
4 8 (26.67%) Palo Alto
5 7 (23.33%) CheckPoint
5 7 (23.33%) Juniper
6 6 (20.00%) Aruba
7 5 (16.67%) AppDynamics
7 5 (16.67%) Citrix
7 5 (16.67%) Dynatrace
8 4 (13.33%) BMC
9 3 (10.00%) Meraki
9 3 (10.00%) VMware
9 3 (10.00%) Zscaler
10 2 (6.67%) Arista
10 2 (6.67%) Fortinet
10 2 (6.67%) McAfee
10 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
10 2 (6.67%) Symantec
10 2 (6.67%) Tufin