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 3 months to 30 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 / South East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 218 255 263
Rank change year-on-year +37 +8  
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 30 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.38% 0.13% 0.030%
As % of the Vendors category 0.78% 0.26% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 5 3
Median daily rate £409 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.89% +18.75%  
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 South East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 3857 4586 4503
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 48.69% 48.77% 45.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2120 2748 2368
Median daily rate £413 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.76% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 203 239
Median hourly rate £15.60 £25.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.60% +35.13%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £55.55 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

Riverbed
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 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
Hampshire +26 21 £409 -6.51% 1
Surrey +8 3 £320 -41.81% 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £650 -
West Sussex +7 2 £400 -11.11%
Middlesex - 1 - -
Riverbed
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 South East region with a requirement for Riverbed.

1 38 (88.37%) Cisco
2 32 (74.42%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (74.42%) F5
3 31 (72.09%) WAN
4 30 (69.77%) Firewall
4 30 (69.77%) Wireless
5 29 (67.44%) LAN
6 27 (62.79%) Security Cleared
7 26 (60.47%) SC Cleared
7 26 (60.47%) Juniper
7 26 (60.47%) CheckPoint
8 25 (58.14%) CCNP
9 22 (51.16%) CCIE
10 21 (48.84%) HP
10 21 (48.84%) Aruba
11 20 (46.51%) CCDP
11 20 (46.51%) Network Design
11 20 (46.51%) BIG-IP
12 19 (44.19%) Fortinet
12 19 (44.19%) FortiGate
13 18 (41.86%) CCSE
13 18 (41.86%) JNCIA
13 18 (41.86%) JNCIE
13 18 (41.86%) CCSA
13 18 (41.86%) CCIP
13 18 (41.86%) ITIL
14 17 (39.53%) Service Management
14 17 (39.53%) ITSM
15 16 (37.21%) HP ASE
15 16 (37.21%) 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (72.09%) WAN
2 30 (69.77%) Firewall
2 30 (69.77%) Wireless
3 29 (67.44%) LAN
4 20 (46.51%) BIG-IP
5 10 (23.26%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (23.26%) VPN
6 8 (18.60%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (16.28%) MPLS
8 5 (11.63%) BGP
8 5 (11.63%) NetScaler
9 4 (9.30%) OSPF
10 3 (6.98%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (6.98%) Cisco Wireless
10 3 (6.98%) IOS XR
10 3 (6.98%) NX-OS
10 3 (6.98%) Wireshark
11 2 (4.65%) Network Security
11 2 (4.65%) VLAN
11 2 (4.65%) WAAS
General
1 13 (30.23%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.65%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (69.77%) Network Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Architect
4 4 (9.30%) NOC Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Office 365 Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Security Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Wireless Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Wireless Network Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.33%) Design Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Network Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.63%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.98%) CMDB
4 2 (4.65%) BBC
4 2 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
1 2 (4.65%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Network Design
2 18 (41.86%) ITIL
3 17 (39.53%) ITSM
3 17 (39.53%) Service Management
4 5 (11.63%) Load Balancing
5 3 (6.98%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (6.98%) Change Management
5 3 (6.98%) Network Management
5 3 (6.98%) Process Improvement
5 3 (6.98%) Project Management
6 2 (4.65%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (4.65%) Presales
6 2 (4.65%) WAN Optimisation
7 1 (2.33%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.33%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (2.33%) IT Strategy
7 1 (2.33%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 32 (74.42%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (62.79%) Security Cleared
3 26 (60.47%) SC Cleared
4 25 (58.14%) CCNP
5 22 (51.16%) CCIE
6 20 (46.51%) CCDP
7 18 (41.86%) CCIP
7 18 (41.86%) CCSA
7 18 (41.86%) CCSE
7 18 (41.86%) JNCIA
7 18 (41.86%) JNCIE
8 16 (37.21%) HP ASE
8 16 (37.21%) HP MASE
9 13 (30.23%) Degree
10 7 (16.28%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 19 (44.19%) FortiGate
2 3 (6.98%) OPNET
Vendors
1 38 (88.37%) Cisco
2 32 (74.42%) F5
3 26 (60.47%) CheckPoint
3 26 (60.47%) Juniper
4 21 (48.84%) Aruba
4 21 (48.84%) HP
5 19 (44.19%) Fortinet
6 5 (11.63%) Blue Coat
6 5 (11.63%) Palo Alto
7 4 (9.30%) SolarWinds
8 3 (6.98%) Arista
8 3 (6.98%) Citrix
9 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
9 2 (4.65%) Rackspace
9 2 (4.65%) Virgin Media
10 1 (2.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 1 (2.33%) Infoblox
10 1 (2.33%) Infovista
10 1 (2.33%) Radianz
10 1 (2.33%) Tufin
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