The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 29 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.

Riverbed
England / North West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.077% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £308 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £450
% change year-on-year -4.00% -16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the North West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1102 1681 1661
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 42.65% 43.45% 45.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 929 805
Median daily rate £390 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 107 89
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £47.33 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Riverbed
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Riverbed
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Riverbed in the North West

Riverbed
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Riverbed within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Manchester - 2 £308 - 1
Riverbed
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 North West region with a requirement for Riverbed.

1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) WLAN

Riverbed
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto