Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 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
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 577 515 535
Rank change year-on-year -62 +20 -11
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 57 92 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.48% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 59 57
London median daily rate £450 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +26.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £363 £300
90th Percentile £538 £588 £438
England median daily rate £415 £449 £375
% change year-on-year -7.52% +19.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 1
London median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
England 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 London.

All Vendors
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 18708 19198 19731
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.47% 42.75% 41.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12727 12799 13077
London median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 295 280 407
London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.86%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.63
England median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.55% -5.71% +6.06%

Riverbed
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 19 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
Central London -15 9 £463 -7.50%
South London -34 4 - -
Riverbed
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 London region with a requirement for Riverbed.

1 53 (92.98%) Cisco
2 50 (87.72%) WAN
3 44 (77.19%) Cisco Certification
4 43 (75.44%) LAN
5 40 (70.18%) Firewall
6 36 (63.16%) BGP
7 35 (61.40%) Network Security
8 34 (59.65%) EIGRP
9 33 (57.89%) MPLS
10 32 (56.14%) OSPF
10 32 (56.14%) Cisco Nexus
11 30 (52.63%) Data Centre
11 30 (52.63%) CCNP
12 28 (49.12%) WLAN
13 26 (45.61%) Cisco IOS
14 25 (43.86%) Palo Alto
14 25 (43.86%) Wireless
14 25 (43.86%) Finance
15 23 (40.35%) CCIE
16 22 (38.60%) IPsec
16 22 (38.60%) Cisco Wireless
17 21 (36.84%) WAN Optimisation
18 19 (33.33%) Banking
19 18 (31.58%) CheckPoint
19 18 (31.58%) SolarWinds
20 17 (29.82%) Software-Defined Networking
21 15 (26.32%) Network Management
22 14 (24.56%) HSRP
23 13 (22.81%) Cisco ASA
24 12 (21.05%) Network Architecture

Riverbed
Co-occurring 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 2 (3.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (7.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.75%) Office 365
2 1 (1.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 50 (87.72%) WAN
2 43 (75.44%) LAN
3 40 (70.18%) Firewall
4 36 (63.16%) BGP
5 35 (61.40%) Network Security
6 34 (59.65%) EIGRP
7 33 (57.89%) MPLS
8 32 (56.14%) Cisco Nexus
8 32 (56.14%) OSPF
9 28 (49.12%) WLAN
10 26 (45.61%) Cisco IOS
11 25 (43.86%) Wireless
12 22 (38.60%) Cisco Wireless
12 22 (38.60%) IPsec
13 17 (29.82%) Software-Defined Networking
14 14 (24.56%) HSRP
15 13 (22.81%) Cisco ASA
16 11 (19.30%) Spanning Tree
16 11 (19.30%) TACACS
16 11 (19.30%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) Big Data
2 2 (3.51%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
General
1 25 (43.86%) Finance
2 19 (33.33%) Banking
3 8 (14.04%) Law
4 3 (5.26%) Billing
5 2 (3.51%) Multimedia
5 2 (3.51%) Retail
5 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 18 (31.58%) Cisco Engineer
2 18 (31.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 16 (28.07%) Lead Network Engineer
4 11 (19.30%) Senior Network Engineer
5 8 (14.04%) Network Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Juniper Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Security Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) IT Manager
7 2 (3.51%) IT Technical Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Technical Manager
8 1 (1.75%) Architect
8 1 (1.75%) Data Manager
8 1 (1.75%) EAI Architect
8 1 (1.75%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 1 (1.75%) IT Architect
8 1 (1.75%) Network Consultant
8 1 (1.75%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) Web Services
2 2 (3.51%) Sensu
3 1 (1.75%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.75%) SOAP
3 1 (1.75%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (52.63%) Data Centre
2 9 (15.79%) Virtual Team
3 4 (7.02%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.51%) CMDB
5 1 (1.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) Linux
1 7 (12.28%) Windows
2 4 (7.02%) SUSE
2 4 (7.02%) Windows Server
2 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.51%) Unix
4 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) WAN Optimisation
2 15 (26.32%) Network Management
3 12 (21.05%) Network Architecture
4 11 (19.30%) Service Delivery
5 10 (17.54%) Capacity Planning
5 10 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (15.79%) Low Latency
6 9 (15.79%) Practice Management
6 9 (15.79%) Regulatory Compliance
6 9 (15.79%) Service Management
6 9 (15.79%) Supply Chain Management
7 8 (14.04%) Information Security
7 8 (14.04%) Supplier Management
8 7 (12.28%) Migration
9 6 (10.53%) Network Design
10 5 (8.77%) ITIL
10 5 (8.77%) Load Balancing
11 4 (7.02%) Strategic Planning
12 3 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
13 2 (3.51%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.02%) SQL
2 2 (3.51%) C
2 2 (3.51%) C++
2 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.51%) Perl
2 2 (3.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 44 (77.19%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (52.63%) CCNP
3 23 (40.35%) CCIE
4 7 (12.28%) CCNA
5 5 (8.77%) CCDA
6 4 (7.02%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 3 (5.26%) JNCIA
7 3 (5.26%) JNCIP
7 3 (5.26%) JNCIS
7 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
8 2 (3.51%) Degree
8 2 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.75%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.51%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) Nagios
2 2 (3.51%) OPNET
3 1 (1.75%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.75%) EnCase
Vendors
1 53 (92.98%) Cisco
2 25 (43.86%) Palo Alto
3 18 (31.58%) CheckPoint
3 18 (31.58%) SolarWinds
4 11 (19.30%) SAP
5 10 (17.54%) HP
6 7 (12.28%) VMware
7 6 (10.53%) Avaya
7 6 (10.53%) ScanSafe
8 5 (8.77%) Dell
8 5 (8.77%) Juniper
8 5 (8.77%) Red Hat
9 4 (7.02%) Citrix
10 3 (5.26%) F5
10 3 (5.26%) Fortinet
11 2 (3.51%) AppDynamics
11 2 (3.51%) Arista
11 2 (3.51%) Oracle
11 2 (3.51%) Splunk
12 1 (1.75%) PeopleSoft