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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 526 546 569
Rank change year-on-year +20 +23  
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 63 77 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.36% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 47 41
Median daily rate £425 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £375 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £300
% change year-on-year -2.77% +50.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.93 - -

Riverbed is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18970 21682 22783
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.95% 44.49% 44.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11606 13612 13631
Median daily rate £427 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.43% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 635 721 1031
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.33 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

Riverbed
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Riverbed as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +35 23 £425 -13.26% 5
London -18 20 £403 -15.26% 3
West Midlands +19 8 £510 +31.48%
North East - 7 £475 -
East of England -5 3 £415 +18.57% 2
East Midlands - 2 £313 -
Riverbed
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 127 (94.07%) Cisco
2 107 (79.26%) WAN
3 105 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
3 105 (77.78%) Firewall
4 98 (72.59%) CCNP
5 88 (65.19%) LAN
6 84 (62.22%) Wireless
7 83 (61.48%) CheckPoint
8 80 (59.26%) F5
9 67 (49.63%) Security Cleared
10 64 (47.41%) Juniper
11 63 (46.67%) Network Design
12 60 (44.44%) CCIE
13 52 (38.52%) SC Cleared
14 51 (37.78%) HP
14 51 (37.78%) ITIL
15 50 (37.04%) CCDP
16 49 (36.30%) JNCIA
16 49 (36.30%) Fortinet
17 46 (34.07%) FortiGate
18 45 (33.33%) CCSE
19 44 (32.59%) CCSA
20 43 (31.85%) CCIP
20 43 (31.85%) JNCIE
21 42 (31.11%) VPN
21 42 (31.11%) ITSM
21 42 (31.11%) Service Management
22 41 (30.37%) Aruba
23 39 (28.89%) BIG-IP
24 33 (24.44%) CCNA

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 6 (4.44%) IIS
2 4 (2.96%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.48%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.74%) Apache
4 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 8 (5.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.70%) Office 365
2 5 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 107 (79.26%) WAN
2 105 (77.78%) Firewall
3 88 (65.19%) LAN
4 84 (62.22%) Wireless
5 42 (31.11%) VPN
6 39 (28.89%) BIG-IP
7 32 (23.70%) Cisco Nexus
8 29 (21.48%) Network Security
9 26 (19.26%) Cisco ASA
10 24 (17.78%) MPLS
11 23 (17.04%) OSPF
12 21 (15.56%) DNS
13 19 (14.07%) BGP
13 19 (14.07%) DHCP
13 19 (14.07%) TCP/IP
14 17 (12.59%) EIGRP
14 17 (12.59%) Wireshark
15 16 (11.85%) Ethernet
16 15 (11.11%) IPsec
16 15 (11.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.74%) DB2
1 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
1 1 (0.74%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (2.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.74%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.74%) Vagrant
General
1 27 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 13 (9.63%) Finance
3 9 (6.67%) Banking
4 3 (2.22%) Billing
5 1 (0.74%) Advertising
5 1 (0.74%) Marketing
5 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 82 (60.74%) Network Engineer
2 23 (17.04%) Cisco Engineer
3 21 (15.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 16 (11.85%) Senior Network Engineer
5 13 (9.63%) Architect
6 11 (8.15%) NOC Engineer
7 10 (7.41%) Consultant
8 9 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
8 9 (6.67%) Security Engineer
9 8 (5.93%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 6 (4.44%) Design Engineer
10 6 (4.44%) Network Architect
10 6 (4.44%) Network Design Engineer
11 5 (3.70%) Network Consultant
12 4 (2.96%) Designer
12 4 (2.96%) Firewall Engineer
12 4 (2.96%) Network Designer
12 4 (2.96%) Security Designer
12 4 (2.96%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (2.96%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.89%) Web Services
2 6 (4.44%) 802.1X
3 5 (3.70%) .NET
4 2 (1.48%) SOAP
5 1 (0.74%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.74%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (0.74%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (20.74%) Computer Science
2 16 (11.85%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.93%) CMDB
3 8 (5.93%) User Experience
3 8 (5.93%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (5.19%) BBC
4 7 (5.19%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.74%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.85%) Windows
2 14 (10.37%) Linux
3 8 (5.93%) SUSE
3 8 (5.93%) Windows Server
3 8 (5.93%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (5.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.48%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.48%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.74%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (46.67%) Network Design
2 51 (37.78%) ITIL
3 42 (31.11%) ITSM
3 42 (31.11%) Service Management
4 17 (12.59%) Load Balancing
5 12 (8.89%) Network Management
6 9 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
7 8 (5.93%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 8 (5.93%) Network Architecture
7 8 (5.93%) Performance Management
7 8 (5.93%) Performance Monitoring
7 8 (5.93%) Project Management
7 8 (5.93%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (5.93%) Visualisation
7 8 (5.93%) WAN Optimisation
8 7 (5.19%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (4.44%) Migration
10 5 (3.70%) E-Discovery
10 5 (3.70%) ITIL V3
10 5 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.67%) SQL
2 2 (1.48%) C
3 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 105 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 98 (72.59%) CCNP
3 67 (49.63%) Security Cleared
4 60 (44.44%) CCIE
5 52 (38.52%) SC Cleared
6 50 (37.04%) CCDP
7 49 (36.30%) JNCIA
8 45 (33.33%) CCSE
9 44 (32.59%) CCSA
10 43 (31.85%) CCIP
10 43 (31.85%) JNCIE
11 33 (24.44%) CCNA
12 32 (23.70%) HP ASE
12 32 (23.70%) HP MASE
13 28 (20.74%) Computer Science Degree
13 28 (20.74%) Degree
14 7 (5.19%) CISSP
15 6 (4.44%) CCDA
15 6 (4.44%) DV Cleared
15 6 (4.44%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.96%) QA
2 3 (2.22%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.22%) PMO
3 2 (1.48%) SLA
4 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (10.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.93%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (2.96%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.48%) Firmware
5 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 46 (34.07%) FortiGate
2 8 (5.93%) Nagios
3 5 (3.70%) EnCase
4 2 (1.48%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.74%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.74%) Puppet
5 1 (0.74%) Terraform
5 1 (0.74%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 127 (94.07%) Cisco
2 83 (61.48%) CheckPoint
3 80 (59.26%) F5
4 64 (47.41%) Juniper
5 51 (37.78%) HP
6 49 (36.30%) Fortinet
7 41 (30.37%) Aruba
8 18 (13.33%) Palo Alto
9 14 (10.37%) VMware
10 11 (8.15%) Red Hat
10 11 (8.15%) SolarWinds
11 9 (6.67%) Infoblox
12 8 (5.93%) AppDynamics
12 8 (5.93%) BMC
12 8 (5.93%) Dell
12 8 (5.93%) Microsoft
13 7 (5.19%) Mitel
13 7 (5.19%) Rackspace
13 7 (5.19%) Virgin Media
14 6 (4.44%) TippingPoint
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