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 28 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
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 152 151
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 0 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.19% 0.027%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.41% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £475 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £300
% change year-on-year -5.55% +50.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 1329 1702 1668
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 45.01% 45.15% 45.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1109 1729 1690
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £263 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 106 161
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.45 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.74% +9.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £43.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.21%  

Riverbed
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Riverbed as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 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%) McAfee
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%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto