Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 746 717 765
Rank change year-on-year -29 +48 -65
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 103 159 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.16% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.36% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 91 74
England median daily rate £420 £448 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.15% +19.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £306 £338 £290
90th Percentile £538 £588 £475
UK median daily rate £415 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -2.35% +13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 1
England median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £50.00

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 England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 40256 43645 45307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.80% 45.17% 43.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 25236 26986 27222
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £245 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1350 1538 1950
England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.47% -2.86% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.66 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.73% -4.29% +6.06%

Riverbed
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Riverbed in England

Riverbed
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Riverbed in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Riverbed in England

Riverbed
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Riverbed in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Riverbed in England

Riverbed
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Riverbed in England.

Contractor 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 20 November 2017. 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 -49 58 £444 -6.58% 5
South East +6 21 £400 +2.56%
Midlands +8 16 £480 +20.00% 1
West Midlands +10 14 £510 +27.38%
North of England +54 7 £375 +3.45%
North West +23 4 £350 -
East Midlands - 2 £313 - 1
North East - 2 £369 -
Yorkshire +6 1 £425 +17.24%
East of England -20 1 £415 -1.78% 3
Riverbed
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Riverbed also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Riverbed.

1 96 (93.20%) Cisco
2 73 (70.87%) WAN
3 63 (61.17%) LAN
3 63 (61.17%) Cisco Certification
4 62 (60.19%) Firewall
5 47 (45.63%) CCNP
6 46 (44.66%) Wireless
7 41 (39.81%) Cisco Nexus
8 40 (38.83%) BGP
8 40 (38.83%) MPLS
9 39 (37.86%) CheckPoint
9 39 (37.86%) EIGRP
9 39 (37.86%) Network Security
10 37 (35.92%) CCIE
11 36 (34.95%) OSPF
12 32 (31.07%) WLAN
12 32 (31.07%) Data Centre
13 30 (29.13%) Palo Alto
14 28 (27.18%) Juniper
14 28 (27.18%) Finance
15 27 (26.21%) Security Cleared
16 26 (25.24%) Cisco IOS
16 26 (25.24%) F5
16 26 (25.24%) IPsec
16 26 (25.24%) Cisco Wireless
17 23 (22.33%) ITIL
18 22 (21.36%) WAN Optimisation
18 22 (21.36%) SolarWinds
19 21 (20.39%) Cisco ASA
20 20 (19.42%) SC Cleared

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (1.94%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (6.80%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) RMDS
2 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.88%) Office 365
2 2 (1.94%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.97%) SaaS
3 1 (0.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 73 (70.87%) WAN
2 63 (61.17%) LAN
3 62 (60.19%) Firewall
4 46 (44.66%) Wireless
5 41 (39.81%) Cisco Nexus
6 40 (38.83%) BGP
6 40 (38.83%) MPLS
7 39 (37.86%) EIGRP
7 39 (37.86%) Network Security
8 36 (34.95%) OSPF
9 32 (31.07%) WLAN
10 26 (25.24%) Cisco IOS
10 26 (25.24%) Cisco Wireless
10 26 (25.24%) IPsec
11 21 (20.39%) Cisco ASA
12 18 (17.48%) Software-Defined Networking
12 18 (17.48%) VPN
13 16 (15.53%) HSRP
13 16 (15.53%) TCP/IP
14 15 (14.56%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.91%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.94%) Big Data
2 2 (1.94%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.94%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (27.18%) Finance
2 20 (19.42%) Banking
3 9 (8.74%) Telecoms
4 8 (7.77%) Law
5 3 (2.91%) Billing
6 2 (1.94%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.94%) Retail
7 1 (0.97%) Legal
Job Titles
1 62 (60.19%) Network Engineer
2 25 (24.27%) Cisco Engineer
2 25 (24.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 16 (15.53%) Lead Network Engineer
4 13 (12.62%) Consultant
5 11 (10.68%) Senior Network Engineer
6 8 (7.77%) Network Manager
7 7 (6.80%) Network Consultant
8 6 (5.83%) Design Engineer
8 6 (5.83%) Network Design Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) Network Security Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) Network Specialist
9 5 (4.85%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) Security Engineer
10 4 (3.88%) Architect
10 4 (3.88%) Juniper Engineer
10 4 (3.88%) Monitoring Specialist
10 4 (3.88%) Network Monitoring Specialist
11 3 (2.91%) Network Architect
11 3 (2.91%) Network Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.77%) Web Services
2 2 (1.94%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.94%) Rendezvous
2 2 (1.94%) Sensu
3 1 (0.97%) SOAP
3 1 (0.97%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (31.07%) Data Centre
2 14 (13.59%) CMDB
2 14 (13.59%) User Experience
3 9 (8.74%) Virtual Team
4 7 (6.80%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.88%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.94%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.94%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.97%) BBC
8 1 (0.97%) Clustering
8 1 (0.97%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.65%) Linux
2 10 (9.71%) Windows
3 6 (5.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.85%) SUSE
4 5 (4.85%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.94%) Unix
6 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.33%) ITIL
2 22 (21.36%) WAN Optimisation
3 20 (19.42%) Network Management
4 19 (18.45%) Network Design
4 19 (18.45%) Service Management
5 15 (14.56%) Network Architecture
5 15 (14.56%) Network Monitoring
6 14 (13.59%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 14 (13.59%) Performance Management
6 14 (13.59%) Performance Monitoring
6 14 (13.59%) Root Cause Analysis
6 14 (13.59%) Visualisation
7 12 (11.65%) Service Delivery
8 10 (9.71%) Capacity Planning
8 10 (9.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (8.74%) ITSM
9 9 (8.74%) Low Latency
9 9 (8.74%) Practice Management
9 9 (8.74%) Regulatory Compliance
9 9 (8.74%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.83%) SQL
2 3 (2.91%) Perl
3 2 (1.94%) C
3 2 (1.94%) C++
3 2 (1.94%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.94%) Python
4 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 63 (61.17%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (45.63%) CCNP
3 37 (35.92%) CCIE
4 27 (26.21%) Security Cleared
5 20 (19.42%) SC Cleared
6 12 (11.65%) JNCIA
7 10 (9.71%) CCDP
7 10 (9.71%) CCIP
7 10 (9.71%) CCSA
8 9 (8.74%) CCNA
8 9 (8.74%) CCSE
8 9 (8.74%) Degree
8 9 (8.74%) JNCIE
9 8 (7.77%) HP ASE
10 7 (6.80%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (6.80%) HP MASE
11 5 (4.85%) CCDA
12 4 (3.88%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 4 (3.88%) JNCIS
13 3 (2.91%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) SLA
2 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (8.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (7.77%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (5.83%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.94%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.94%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.97%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 10 (9.71%) FortiGate
2 6 (5.83%) Nagios
3 3 (2.91%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.94%) OPNET
5 1 (0.97%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.97%) EnCase
5 1 (0.97%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.97%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 96 (93.20%) Cisco
2 39 (37.86%) CheckPoint
3 30 (29.13%) Palo Alto
4 28 (27.18%) Juniper
5 26 (25.24%) F5
6 22 (21.36%) SolarWinds
7 19 (18.45%) HP
8 17 (16.50%) Aruba
9 16 (15.53%) AppDynamics
10 14 (13.59%) BMC
11 12 (11.65%) Fortinet
12 11 (10.68%) SAP
12 11 (10.68%) VMware
13 9 (8.74%) Avaya
14 7 (6.80%) Red Hat
15 6 (5.83%) Dell
15 6 (5.83%) ScanSafe
16 5 (4.85%) Blue Coat
16 5 (4.85%) TippingPoint
17 4 (3.88%) Citrix