Period
to 21 November 2019

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 21 November 2019 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
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 694 763 766
Rank change year-on-year +69 +3 -39
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 75 105 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.099% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% 0.26% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 73 50
England median daily rate £410 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.53% +1.19% -6.15%
10th Percentile £302 £363 £306
90th Percentile £515 £522 £538
UK median daily rate £420 £438 £415
% change year-on-year -4.00% +5.42% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
England median hourly rate - £44.18 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -11.64% -
UK median hourly rate - £44.18 £50.00
% change year-on-year - -11.64% -

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 32,988 40,246 40,655
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 43.47% 42.29% 42.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,874 25,314 25,464
England median daily rate £450 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £240 £253 £245
90th Percentile £638 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £430
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,283 1,504 1,360
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +1.45% +1.47%
10th Percentile £11.24 £11.00 £10.66
90th Percentile £53.66 £47.00 £45.03
UK median hourly rate £19.44 £17.50 £17.38
% change year-on-year +11.06% +0.72% +2.21%

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 21 November 2019.

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 21 November 2019. 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
Midlands +55 19 £470 -3.59% 1
South East +38 19 £400 -2.74% 7
London +62 18 £425 - 1
West Midlands +54 16 £485 -2.90%
South West +5 13 £340 -32.00% 1
North of England +27 4 £300 -38.78% 1
East Midlands +21 3 £310 -36.41% 1
North West +15 2 £500 +11.11%
Yorkshire - 2 £300 - 1
East of England +27 1 - -
Riverbed
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, 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 70 (93.33%) Cisco
2 54 (72.00%) WAN
3 49 (65.33%) LAN
4 48 (64.00%) Firewall
5 46 (61.33%) Cisco Certification
6 39 (52.00%) F5
7 37 (49.33%) CCNP
8 36 (48.00%) VPN
9 30 (40.00%) BGP
10 27 (36.00%) CheckPoint
11 25 (33.33%) SolarWinds
12 24 (32.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 24 (32.00%) OSPF
13 22 (29.33%) MPLS
14 20 (26.67%) TCP/IP
14 20 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
14 20 (26.67%) Fortinet
15 19 (25.33%) Palo Alto
15 19 (25.33%) Juniper
15 19 (25.33%) BIG-IP
16 18 (24.00%) CCIE
16 18 (24.00%) WLAN
17 17 (22.67%) McAfee
17 17 (22.67%) Data Centre
17 17 (22.67%) Network Security
18 16 (21.33%) 802.1X
18 16 (21.33%) CCNA
19 15 (20.00%) Internet
19 15 (20.00%) Wireless
19 15 (20.00%) Aruba

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 3 (4.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (9.33%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) AWS
1 2 (2.67%) Azure
2 1 (1.33%) Akamai
2 1 (1.33%) Azure ExpressRoute
2 1 (1.33%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (72.00%) WAN
2 49 (65.33%) LAN
3 48 (64.00%) Firewall
4 36 (48.00%) VPN
5 30 (40.00%) BGP
6 24 (32.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 24 (32.00%) OSPF
7 22 (29.33%) MPLS
8 20 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
8 20 (26.67%) TCP/IP
9 19 (25.33%) BIG-IP
10 18 (24.00%) WLAN
11 17 (22.67%) Network Security
12 15 (20.00%) Internet
12 15 (20.00%) Wireless
13 14 (18.67%) SNMP
13 14 (18.67%) VLAN
14 13 (17.33%) VoIP
15 11 (14.67%) DNS
15 11 (14.67%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 10 (13.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 7 (9.33%) Finance
2 7 (9.33%) Military
3 6 (8.00%) Publishing
4 3 (4.00%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.67%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.33%) Legal
6 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (56.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (14.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (9.33%) Architect
3 7 (9.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (9.33%) Network Architect
4 6 (8.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (8.00%) Security Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) LAN Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) Network Manager
5 5 (6.67%) Test Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) WAN Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Network Support
6 4 (5.33%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) Cisco Architect
7 3 (4.00%) Cisco Network Architect
7 3 (4.00%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.33%) 802.1X
2 8 (10.67%) JSON
2 8 (10.67%) XML
2 8 (10.67%) YAML
3 7 (9.33%) .NET
4 3 (4.00%) Web Services
5 1 (1.33%) HTML
5 1 (1.33%) Jinja
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.67%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.67%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.67%) Driving Licence
4 4 (5.33%) Replication
5 3 (4.00%) Fibre Optics
5 3 (4.00%) IPTV
5 3 (4.00%) PKI
6 2 (2.67%) Clustering
7 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.33%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.33%) Linux
2 8 (10.67%) Windows
3 5 (6.67%) Unix
3 5 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.00%) SUSE
6 1 (1.33%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.33%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.33%) Network Management
2 12 (16.00%) Project Management
2 12 (16.00%) Service Delivery
3 9 (12.00%) Configuration Management
3 9 (12.00%) Network Design
4 8 (10.67%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (9.33%) PRINCE2
5 7 (9.33%) Risk Analysis
5 7 (9.33%) Test Scripting
5 7 (9.33%) Validation
6 6 (8.00%) TOGAF
6 6 (8.00%) WAN Optimisation
7 5 (6.67%) High Availability
7 5 (6.67%) Load Balancing
7 5 (6.67%) Project Delivery
7 5 (6.67%) Time Management
8 4 (5.33%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (5.33%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (5.33%) Decision-Making
8 4 (5.33%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.67%) SQL
2 10 (13.33%) Python
3 8 (10.67%) PowerShell
4 7 (9.33%) Perl
4 7 (9.33%) Prolog
5 2 (2.67%) C
Qualifications
1 46 (61.33%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (49.33%) CCNP
3 18 (24.00%) CCIE
4 16 (21.33%) CCNA
5 14 (18.67%) Security Cleared
6 11 (14.67%) DV Cleared
7 7 (9.33%) Degree
8 6 (8.00%) TOGAF Certification
9 5 (6.67%) HND
9 5 (6.67%) SC Cleared
10 3 (4.00%) CCDA
10 3 (4.00%) JNCIA
10 3 (4.00%) JNCIP
10 3 (4.00%) JNCIS
11 2 (2.67%) CCIE Data Center
11 2 (2.67%) DBS Check
11 2 (2.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (1.33%) CCDE
12 1 (1.33%) CCIE Routing and Switching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (9.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (5.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.67%) iptables
4 2 (2.67%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (12.00%) Ansible
1 9 (12.00%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (5.33%) Iperf
3 3 (4.00%) vCenter Server
4 2 (2.67%) HAProxy
4 2 (2.67%) Nagios
4 2 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.67%) Puppet
4 2 (2.67%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (2.67%) WSUS
5 1 (1.33%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.33%) Kibana
5 1 (1.33%) Salt
5 1 (1.33%) Terraform
5 1 (1.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 70 (93.33%) Cisco
2 39 (52.00%) F5
3 27 (36.00%) CheckPoint
4 25 (33.33%) SolarWinds
5 20 (26.67%) Fortinet
6 19 (25.33%) Juniper
6 19 (25.33%) Palo Alto
7 17 (22.67%) McAfee
8 15 (20.00%) Aruba
9 11 (14.67%) Blue Coat
9 11 (14.67%) VMware
10 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
11 8 (10.67%) HP
12 7 (9.33%) BMC
12 7 (9.33%) NetScout
13 5 (6.67%) Meraki
13 5 (6.67%) Mitel
14 4 (5.33%) Citrix
14 4 (5.33%) Veeam
15 3 (4.00%) Infoblox