Period
to 19 June 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 19 June 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
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 592 489 613
Rank change year-on-year -103 +124 -1
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 37 135 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.070% 0.28% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.61% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 93 40
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £395 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.92% -12.22% +32.46%
10th Percentile £320 £299 £324
90th Percentile £499 £523 £505
UK median daily rate £450 £395 £450
% change year-on-year +13.92% -12.22% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 0
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.93 -
UK median hourly rate - £37.50 £65.00
% change year-on-year - -42.31% -

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 UK excluding London.

All Vendors
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 22,741 22,060 27,489
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 43.10% 44.97% 45.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,425 12,819 15,920
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £228
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,137 1,161 1,318
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -8.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.13 £10.00
90th Percentile £46.25 £47.23 £46.44
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.35 £18.50
% change year-on-year +0.89% -6.24% +5.71%

Riverbed
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Riverbed as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Riverbed in the UK excluding London

Riverbed
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Riverbed in the UK excluding London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Riverbed in the UK excluding London

Riverbed
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Riverbed in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Riverbed in the UK excluding London

Riverbed
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Riverbed in the UK excluding London

Riverbed
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Riverbed within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 19 June 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
South East -62 17 £475 +15.15% 9
Midlands -12 9 £450 +24.14% 4
West Midlands -21 8 £463 +27.59% 1
East of England +5 7 £315 -11.89% 2
South West - 3 £388 -
East Midlands 0 1 £438 +40.00% 3
Scotland -63 1 - - 1
Riverbed
UK

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Riverbed.

1 24 (64.86%) Cisco
2 20 (54.05%) WAN
3 16 (43.24%) LAN
3 16 (43.24%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (43.24%) Security Cleared
4 15 (40.54%) Firewall
5 13 (35.14%) CCNP
5 13 (35.14%) F5
6 10 (27.03%) CheckPoint
6 10 (27.03%) Data Centre
6 10 (27.03%) Dynatrace
7 9 (24.32%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (24.32%) ITIL
7 9 (24.32%) Network Security
8 8 (21.62%) BGP
8 8 (21.62%) MPLS
9 7 (18.92%) BMC PATROL
9 7 (18.92%) BMC
9 7 (18.92%) Service Management
9 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
9 7 (18.92%) VPN
9 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
9 7 (18.92%) Splunk
9 7 (18.92%) AppDynamics
9 7 (18.92%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 7 (18.92%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (18.92%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (16.22%) Palo Alto
10 6 (16.22%) Test Strategy
10 6 (16.22%) Cisco ASA

Riverbed
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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:

Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 20 (54.05%) WAN
2 16 (43.24%) LAN
3 15 (40.54%) Firewall
4 9 (24.32%) Network Security
4 9 (24.32%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (21.62%) BGP
5 8 (21.62%) MPLS
6 7 (18.92%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
6 7 (18.92%) VPN
7 6 (16.22%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (16.22%) OSPF
8 4 (10.81%) BIG-IP
8 4 (10.81%) DHCP
8 4 (10.81%) DNS
9 3 (8.11%) 802.11
9 3 (8.11%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (8.11%) NetScaler
9 3 (8.11%) VLAN
9 3 (8.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.70%) Hudson
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Network Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Monitoring Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Network Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Applications Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Applications Project Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Implementation Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Implementation Project Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Network Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Security Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Network Support
5 2 (5.41%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) 802.1X
2 2 (5.41%) HTML
2 2 (5.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.81%) Driving Licence
3 3 (8.11%) CMDB
3 3 (8.11%) User Experience
4 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.70%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.70%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Unix
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) ITIL
2 7 (18.92%) Application Performance Monitoring
2 7 (18.92%) Performance Monitoring
2 7 (18.92%) Service Management
3 6 (16.22%) Test Strategy
4 5 (13.51%) Migration
5 4 (10.81%) Analytics
5 4 (10.81%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (10.81%) Data Analytics
5 4 (10.81%) Load Balancing
6 3 (8.11%) Business Continuity
6 3 (8.11%) Change Control
6 3 (8.11%) Data Analysis
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 3 (8.11%) IT Strategy
7 2 (5.41%) Change Management
7 2 (5.41%) Network Management
7 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.41%) The Twelve-Factor App
7 2 (5.41%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (43.24%) Cisco Certification
1 16 (43.24%) Security Cleared
2 13 (35.14%) CCNP
3 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
4 6 (16.22%) CCNA
5 4 (10.81%) DV Cleared
6 2 (5.41%) CCIE
6 2 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.70%) CCSA
7 1 (2.70%) CCSE
7 1 (2.70%) DBS Check
7 1 (2.70%) Degree
7 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 1 (2.70%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (8.11%) CA Wily
3 2 (5.41%) FortiGate
3 2 (5.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (5.41%) vRealize
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.70%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (2.70%) Nagios
4 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.70%) Puppet
4 1 (2.70%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.70%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 24 (64.86%) Cisco
2 13 (35.14%) F5
3 10 (27.03%) CheckPoint
3 10 (27.03%) Dynatrace
4 7 (18.92%) AppDynamics
4 7 (18.92%) BMC
4 7 (18.92%) Splunk
5 6 (16.22%) Palo Alto
6 4 (10.81%) Blue Coat
6 4 (10.81%) Juniper
6 4 (10.81%) McAfee
6 4 (10.81%) VMware
7 3 (8.11%) Aruba
7 3 (8.11%) Citrix
7 3 (8.11%) SolarWinds
8 2 (5.41%) Avaya
8 2 (5.41%) EMC
8 2 (5.41%) Fortinet
8 2 (5.41%) Infoblox
8 2 (5.41%) Nokia