Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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 > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 357 357 386
Rank change year-on-year 0 +29 -6
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 21 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.12% 0.13% 0.042%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.26% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 5
South East median daily rate £400 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £346 £274 £356
90th Percentile £538 £493 £475
England median daily rate £420 £448 £375
% change year-on-year -6.15% +19.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% - -
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 the South East.

All Vendors
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 8091 8036 9168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 48.08% 48.33% 47.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4651 4621 5123
South East median daily rate £418 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.38% +3.23% +6.16%
10th Percentile £238 £224 £225
90th Percentile £575 £556 £533
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 341 398 432
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -13.51% +19.35%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £48.00 £44.88
England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.47% -2.86% +6.06%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 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
Hampshire +16 12 £390 +2.63%
Surrey -14 7 £525 +55.56%
Kent - 2 £525 -
Berkshire -4 1 - -
Thames Valley -17 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £408 -
Riverbed
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 South East region with a requirement for Riverbed.

1 20 (95.24%) Cisco
2 17 (80.95%) CheckPoint
3 16 (76.19%) Juniper
4 15 (71.43%) Firewall
4 15 (71.43%) Wireless
4 15 (71.43%) F5
5 14 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (66.67%) CCNP
5 14 (66.67%) WAN
6 13 (61.90%) BIG-IP
7 12 (57.14%) Aruba
7 12 (57.14%) ITIL
8 11 (52.38%) LAN
8 11 (52.38%) CCIE
9 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
10 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
10 9 (42.86%) Network Design
10 9 (42.86%) Service Management
10 9 (42.86%) CCIP
10 9 (42.86%) CCDP
11 8 (38.10%) HP
11 8 (38.10%) ITSM
11 8 (38.10%) CCSA
11 8 (38.10%) JNCIA
11 8 (38.10%) JNCIE
11 8 (38.10%) CCSE
11 8 (38.10%) Fortinet
11 8 (38.10%) HP ASE
11 8 (38.10%) FortiGate
12 7 (33.33%) HP MASE

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 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.52%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (71.43%) Firewall
1 15 (71.43%) Wireless
2 14 (66.67%) WAN
3 13 (61.90%) BIG-IP
4 11 (52.38%) LAN
5 6 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (23.81%) Wireshark
7 4 (19.05%) MPLS
7 4 (19.05%) Network Security
8 3 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 3 (14.29%) VoIP
8 3 (14.29%) VPN
8 3 (14.29%) WAAS
8 3 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (9.52%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (9.52%) IP Telephony
9 2 (9.52%) Multicast
General
1 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Design Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Network Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Network Design Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Check Point Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) LAN Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Security Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Network Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) WAN Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Rendezvous
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.76%) BBC
4 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) SUSE
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) ITIL
2 9 (42.86%) Network Design
2 9 (42.86%) Service Management
3 8 (38.10%) ITSM
4 3 (14.29%) Network Architecture
5 2 (9.52%) Identity Management
5 2 (9.52%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (9.52%) Network Management
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
5 2 (9.52%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.76%) Change Management
6 1 (4.76%) DevOps
6 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.76%) Project Management
6 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) CCNP
1 14 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (52.38%) CCIE
3 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
4 9 (42.86%) CCDP
4 9 (42.86%) CCIP
4 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
5 8 (38.10%) CCSA
5 8 (38.10%) CCSE
5 8 (38.10%) HP ASE
5 8 (38.10%) JNCIA
5 8 (38.10%) JNCIE
6 7 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (33.33%) Degree
6 7 (33.33%) HP MASE
7 2 (9.52%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) FortiGate
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (9.52%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Cisco
2 17 (80.95%) CheckPoint
3 16 (76.19%) Juniper
4 15 (71.43%) F5
5 12 (57.14%) Aruba
6 8 (38.10%) Fortinet
6 8 (38.10%) HP
7 4 (19.05%) Blue Coat
7 4 (19.05%) Palo Alto
8 3 (14.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 3 (14.29%) FireEye
8 3 (14.29%) TippingPoint
9 2 (9.52%) AlgoSec
9 2 (9.52%) Avaya
9 2 (9.52%) Bloomberg
9 2 (9.52%) LogLogic
9 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
9 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
9 2 (9.52%) TIBCO
10 1 (4.76%) Rackspace