Period
to 18 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 18 December 2018 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 > South East
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 371 362 347
Rank change year-on-year -9 -15 +45
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 20 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.12% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.26% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 12
South East median daily rate £405 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +14.29% -3.45%
10th Percentile £335 £343 £266
90th Percentile £432 £538 £423
England median daily rate £438 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +9.38% -5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
South East median hourly rate - - £55.00
England median hourly rate £44.18 £55.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -19.67% +10.00% -

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 the South East.

All Vendors
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 7,781 8,008 7,808
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.19% 47.36% 48.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,501 4,656 4,513
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £240 £241 £220
90th Percentile £588 £575 £572
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 308 329 387
South East median hourly rate £16.58 £17.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.88% +13.11% -15.28%
10th Percentile £10.25 £10.37 £9.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £43.35 £47.29
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.86%

Riverbed
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Riverbed as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Riverbed in the South East

Riverbed
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Riverbed in the South East

Riverbed
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Riverbed in the South East over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Riverbed in the South East

Riverbed
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Riverbed in the South East

Riverbed
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Riverbed within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 December 2018. 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
Hampshire -26 9 £388 -0.64%
West Sussex - 7 £413 -
Thames Valley +28 4 £593 - 1
Berkshire +1 4 £593 - 1
Surrey -17 1 £350 -33.33%
Riverbed
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for Riverbed.

1 20 (100.00%) WAN
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
1 20 (100.00%) Firewall
2 19 (95.00%) F5
2 19 (95.00%) LAN
2 19 (95.00%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (90.00%) CCNP
4 16 (80.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 16 (80.00%) Data Centre
5 11 (55.00%) MPLS
5 11 (55.00%) VPN
6 10 (50.00%) CCNA
6 10 (50.00%) BIG-IP
6 10 (50.00%) Network Security
7 9 (45.00%) Load Balancing
7 9 (45.00%) VoIP
7 9 (45.00%) McAfee
8 8 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (35.00%) DV Cleared
9 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
9 7 (35.00%) CheckPoint
9 7 (35.00%) Driving Licence
10 6 (30.00%) Rackspace
10 6 (30.00%) NetScaler
10 6 (30.00%) Virgin Media
10 6 (30.00%) CCDP
10 6 (30.00%) CCIE
10 6 (30.00%) BBC
10 6 (30.00%) Banking
10 6 (30.00%) Network Design

Riverbed
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) Firewall
1 20 (100.00%) WAN
2 19 (95.00%) LAN
3 16 (80.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (55.00%) MPLS
4 11 (55.00%) VPN
5 10 (50.00%) BIG-IP
5 10 (50.00%) Network Security
6 9 (45.00%) VoIP
7 6 (30.00%) NetScaler
7 6 (30.00%) VLAN
8 4 (20.00%) Skype
8 4 (20.00%) Wireless
9 3 (15.00%) DNS
9 3 (15.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (15.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (15.00%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (15.00%) WLAN
10 1 (5.00%) Internet
General
1 6 (30.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) NOC Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Network Support
5 3 (15.00%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Firewall Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) LAN Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Lead Network Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Switch Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (35.00%) Driving Licence
3 6 (30.00%) BBC
3 6 (30.00%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Load Balancing
2 8 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (30.00%) Network Design
4 4 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (15.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management
6 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (5.00%) Identity Management
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL
6 1 (5.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery Management
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Leadership
6 1 (5.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 19 (95.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (90.00%) CCNP
3 10 (50.00%) CCNA
4 7 (35.00%) DV Cleared
4 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (30.00%) CCDP
5 6 (30.00%) CCIE
6 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (5.00%) DBS Check
7 1 (5.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (95.00%) F5
3 9 (45.00%) McAfee
4 7 (35.00%) CheckPoint
5 6 (30.00%) Rackspace
5 6 (30.00%) Virgin Media
6 4 (20.00%) Juniper
6 4 (20.00%) Palo Alto
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (5.00%) Avaya
8 1 (5.00%) BT
8 1 (5.00%) Meraki