The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Riverbed
England / London
Rank 392 406 399
Rank change year-on-year +14 -7  
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 14 30 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.073% 0.14% 0.094%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.33% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 16
Median daily rate £413 £438 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +36.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £361 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £615 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £450
% change year-on-year -4.00% -16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £65.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.07% -  
UK excluding 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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 8132 9100 9456
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 42.25% 41.10% 44.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5450 6064 6121
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 131 205
Median hourly rate £22.34 £21.34 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.66% +14.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Riverbed
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Riverbed
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Riverbed in London

Riverbed
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Riverbed in London over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Riverbed in London

Riverbed
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Riverbed in London

Riverbed
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Riverbed within the London region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
New Malden - 2 - -
City of London -1 1 £333 -26.11%
Hayes - 1 - -
Riverbed
England

Riverbed
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 London region with a requirement for Riverbed.

1 42 (87.50%) Cisco
2 31 (64.58%) Firewall
3 28 (58.33%) WAN
4 20 (41.67%) TCP/IP
5 19 (39.58%) Wireless
5 19 (39.58%) LAN
6 18 (37.50%) Wireshark
6 18 (37.50%) Network Security
7 17 (35.42%) VPN
7 17 (35.42%) DHCP
7 17 (35.42%) CheckPoint
8 16 (33.33%) DNS
8 16 (33.33%) Web Services
8 16 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 15 (31.25%) Network Management
9 15 (31.25%) Windows
10 14 (29.17%) Linux
10 14 (29.17%) Juniper
10 14 (29.17%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (27.08%) SolarWinds
11 13 (27.08%) Ethernet
12 12 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (22.92%) CCNP
13 11 (22.92%) Finance
13 11 (22.92%) Project Management
14 10 (20.83%) BGP
14 10 (20.83%) Dell
14 10 (20.83%) Red Hat
14 10 (20.83%) Load Balancing
15 9 (18.75%) Cisco IOS

Riverbed
Top Related IT Skills in 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 4 (8.33%) IIS
2 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.08%) Apache
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (14.58%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.17%) InfoPath
2 2 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.25%) Office 365
4 2 (4.17%) Akamai
4 2 (4.17%) IaaS
4 2 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (64.58%) Firewall
2 28 (58.33%) WAN
3 20 (41.67%) TCP/IP
4 19 (39.58%) LAN
4 19 (39.58%) Wireless
5 18 (37.50%) Network Security
5 18 (37.50%) Wireshark
6 17 (35.42%) DHCP
6 17 (35.42%) VPN
7 16 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 16 (33.33%) DNS
8 14 (29.17%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (27.08%) Ethernet
10 10 (20.83%) BGP
11 9 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
11 9 (18.75%) Internet
11 9 (18.75%) IPsec
11 9 (18.75%) NX-OS
11 9 (18.75%) OSPF
11 9 (18.75%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) PowerPivot
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.08%) DB2
3 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.08%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (22.92%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Billing
3 2 (4.17%) Advertising
4 1 (2.08%) Legal
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 11 (22.92%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (18.75%) Architect
4 7 (14.58%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Security Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Network Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Cisco Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Juniper Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) Information Security Administrator
7 3 (6.25%) Network Administrator
7 3 (6.25%) Network Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) Network Security Administrator
7 3 (6.25%) Security Administrator
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (6.25%) .NET
2 3 (6.25%) SOAP
3 2 (4.17%) 802.1X
3 2 (4.17%) Ajax
3 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.17%) HTML
3 2 (4.17%) jQuery
3 2 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (4.17%) XML
3 2 (4.17%) XSL
4 1 (2.08%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 8 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (10.42%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.25%) CMDB
4 3 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.25%) Windows
2 14 (29.17%) Linux
3 7 (14.58%) SUSE
3 7 (14.58%) Windows Server
3 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) Network Management
2 11 (22.92%) Project Management
3 10 (20.83%) Load Balancing
4 9 (18.75%) Network Architecture
5 8 (16.67%) DDoS Mitigation
5 8 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (14.58%) Change Management
7 6 (12.50%) Network Design
8 5 (10.42%) E-Discovery
9 4 (8.33%) B2B
9 4 (8.33%) Data Modelling
9 4 (8.33%) Information Security
9 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
10 3 (6.25%) EAI
10 3 (6.25%) Fault Management
10 3 (6.25%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 3 (6.25%) Service Management
10 3 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (6.25%) WAN Optimisation
10 3 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.17%) C#
3 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (22.92%) CCNP
3 7 (14.58%) Security Cleared
4 5 (10.42%) CCNA
4 5 (10.42%) CCSE
5 4 (8.33%) CCDA
5 4 (8.33%) JNCIA
5 4 (8.33%) JNCIP
5 4 (8.33%) JNCIS
6 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
7 2 (4.17%) CCIE
7 2 (4.17%) CISSP
7 2 (4.17%) GIAC
8 1 (2.08%) CCSA
8 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (14.58%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.25%) Firmware
3 3 (6.25%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) EnCase
1 5 (10.42%) Nagios
1 5 (10.42%) OPNET
2 2 (4.17%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.08%) Puppet
3 1 (2.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 42 (87.50%) Cisco
2 17 (35.42%) CheckPoint
3 14 (29.17%) Juniper
4 13 (27.08%) SolarWinds
5 10 (20.83%) Dell
5 10 (20.83%) Red Hat
6 9 (18.75%) Citrix
6 9 (18.75%) F5
6 9 (18.75%) Palo Alto
7 8 (16.67%) Blue Coat
7 8 (16.67%) VMware
8 7 (14.58%) Aruba
8 7 (14.58%) Infoblox
9 6 (12.50%) Brocade
10 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
10 5 (10.42%) Tufin
11 4 (8.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 4 (8.33%) FireEye
11 4 (8.33%) TippingPoint
12 3 (6.25%) Arista