Period
to 26 April 2019

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 26 April 2019 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
26 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 343 368 298
Rank change year-on-year +25 -70 +70
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 15 12 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.097% 0.072% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.15% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 44
South East median daily rate £410 £475 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.68% +15.50% -8.61%
10th Percentile £304 £384 £315
90th Percentile £436 £488 £534
England median daily rate £450 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +12.50% +1.27% -4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
South East median hourly rate - - £55.00
England median hourly rate £44.18 - £55.00

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 7,197 7,768 7,596
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.77% 46.38% 49.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,244 4,434 4,256
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £255 £250 £250
90th Percentile £605 £575 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 294 370
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £17.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.45% +11.29% -13.76%
10th Percentile £10.61 £10.43 £9.30
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.69 £47.53
England median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +6.86% - -6.67%

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 26 April 2019.

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 26 April 2019. 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 0 7 £405 -
Surrey +16 4 £300 -14.29%
West Sussex - 3 £413 -
Thames Valley +18 1 £500 +5.26%
Berkshire -15 1 £500 +5.26%
Riverbed
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 2019, 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 14 (93.33%) Cisco
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (86.67%) CCNP
2 13 (86.67%) WAN
2 13 (86.67%) Firewall
3 11 (73.33%) F5
3 11 (73.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (66.67%) Data Centre
4 10 (66.67%) LAN
5 8 (53.33%) BIG-IP
6 7 (46.67%) Network Security
6 7 (46.67%) McAfee
7 6 (40.00%) VPN
7 6 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (40.00%) DV Cleared
7 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
8 5 (33.33%) Driving Licence
9 4 (26.67%) CCIE
9 4 (26.67%) MPLS
9 4 (26.67%) VoIP
9 4 (26.67%) CCNA
9 4 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
10 3 (20.00%) Banking
10 3 (20.00%) VLAN
10 3 (20.00%) BBC
10 3 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (20.00%) Network Design
10 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
10 3 (20.00%) CCDP

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 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) Firewall
1 13 (86.67%) WAN
2 11 (73.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (66.67%) LAN
4 8 (53.33%) BIG-IP
5 7 (46.67%) Network Security
6 6 (40.00%) VPN
7 4 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (26.67%) MPLS
7 4 (26.67%) VoIP
8 3 (20.00%) NetScaler
8 3 (20.00%) VLAN
8 3 (20.00%) Wireless
9 1 (6.67%) Cisco IPT
9 1 (6.67%) Cisco Wireless
9 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
9 1 (6.67%) IPsec
9 1 (6.67%) NX-OS
9 1 (6.67%) Skype
9 1 (6.67%) Wireshark
General
1 3 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Network Support
3 4 (26.67%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Security Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Security Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (6.67%) Applications Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Support
6 1 (6.67%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Implementation Project Manager
6 1 (6.67%) LAN Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 1 (6.67%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (33.33%) Driving Licence
3 3 (20.00%) BBC
3 3 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (20.00%) Network Design
3 2 (13.33%) DNA
3 2 (13.33%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (6.67%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (86.67%) CCNP
3 6 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (26.67%) CCIE
4 4 (26.67%) CCNA
4 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
5 3 (20.00%) CCDP
6 1 (6.67%) DBS Check
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) CA Wily
1 1 (6.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 11 (73.33%) F5
3 7 (46.67%) McAfee
4 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (20.00%) Rackspace
4 3 (20.00%) Virgin Media
5 2 (13.33%) Meraki
5 2 (13.33%) Palo Alto
6 1 (6.67%) Avaya
6 1 (6.67%) Dynatrace
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft