Period
to 14 August 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 14 August 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
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 821 703 744
Rank change year-on-year -118 +41 +12
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 67 142 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.065% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.34% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 67 95
UK median daily rate £444 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.58% -8.33% +20.81%
10th Percentile £345 £325 £325
90th Percentile £571 £538 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +6.71% +2.50% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 22 3
UK median hourly rate - £41.25 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.93 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -29.06% -

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.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 43,004 41,911 49,113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.02% 43.84% 44.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,753 25,640 30,139
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £606 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,576 1,381 1,633
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £11.02 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.55 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +0.30% -5.71% +1.63%

Riverbed
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Riverbed as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Riverbed in the UK

Riverbed
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Riverbed in the UK

Riverbed
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Riverbed over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Riverbed in the UK

Riverbed
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Riverbed in the UK

Riverbed
Top 10 Contract Locations

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 over the 6 months to 14 August 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
England -92 63 £425 +2.41% 18
UK excluding London -70 33 £438 +6.71% 9
London -49 31 £425 - 9
South East -48 13 £450 +9.42% 2
Midlands -14 9 £450 -5.26% 2
East of England +5 8 £350 -2.10% 4
West Midlands -28 8 £463 -3.14%
South West - 2 £375 -
East Midlands +7 1 £438 +40.00% 2
Scotland -53 1 - -

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 with a requirement for Riverbed.

1 51 (76.12%) Cisco
2 47 (70.15%) WAN
3 39 (58.21%) Firewall
4 32 (47.76%) LAN
5 29 (43.28%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (35.82%) Cisco Nexus
6 24 (35.82%) Data Centre
7 23 (34.33%) CCNP
8 21 (31.34%) Network Security
9 20 (29.85%) VPN
9 20 (29.85%) BGP
10 19 (28.36%) F5
11 18 (26.87%) Palo Alto
12 17 (25.37%) Wireless
13 16 (23.88%) MPLS
13 16 (23.88%) OSPF
14 15 (22.39%) CheckPoint
14 15 (22.39%) TCP/IP
14 15 (22.39%) Cisco ASA
15 14 (20.90%) Security Cleared
16 13 (19.40%) Citrix
16 13 (19.40%) EIGRP
16 13 (19.40%) Finance
17 12 (17.91%) Service Management
17 12 (17.91%) Juniper
17 12 (17.91%) DNS
17 12 (17.91%) 802.1X
18 11 (16.42%) SolarWinds
19 10 (14.93%) Aruba
19 10 (14.93%) WAN Optimisation

Riverbed
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (2.99%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.99%) Akamai
3 2 (2.99%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 47 (70.15%) WAN
2 39 (58.21%) Firewall
3 32 (47.76%) LAN
4 24 (35.82%) Cisco Nexus
5 21 (31.34%) Network Security
6 20 (29.85%) BGP
6 20 (29.85%) VPN
7 17 (25.37%) Wireless
8 16 (23.88%) MPLS
8 16 (23.88%) OSPF
9 15 (22.39%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (22.39%) TCP/IP
10 13 (19.40%) EIGRP
11 12 (17.91%) DNS
12 9 (13.43%) Cisco IOS
12 9 (13.43%) NetScaler
12 9 (13.43%) VLAN
13 8 (11.94%) IPsec
13 8 (11.94%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (11.94%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.48%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.49%) Hudson
General
1 13 (19.40%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Banking
2 3 (4.48%) Law
2 3 (4.48%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.99%) French Language
3 2 (2.99%) German Language
4 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (46.27%) Network Engineer
2 12 (17.91%) Security Engineer
3 11 (16.42%) Network Security Engineer
4 10 (14.93%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) Senior Security Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Analyst
6 6 (8.96%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Consultant
7 5 (7.46%) Architect
7 5 (7.46%) Monitoring Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Network Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) Network Architect
8 4 (5.97%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) WAN Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Network Consultant
9 3 (4.48%) Network Support
9 3 (4.48%) Network Support Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.91%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.99%) HTML
2 2 (2.99%) Web Services
2 2 (2.99%) XML
3 1 (1.49%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (35.82%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.96%) Driving Licence
3 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.48%) CMDB
3 3 (4.48%) PKI
3 3 (4.48%) User Experience
4 1 (1.49%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.49%) FMCG
4 1 (1.49%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.49%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (1.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.99%) Linux
1 2 (2.99%) Windows
2 1 (1.49%) Unix
2 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.91%) Service Management
2 10 (14.93%) WAN Optimisation
3 9 (13.43%) ITIL
4 8 (11.94%) Network Management
5 7 (10.45%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (10.45%) Load Balancing
6 6 (8.96%) Change Control
6 6 (8.96%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (8.96%) Test Strategy
7 5 (7.46%) Change Management
7 5 (7.46%) Migration
8 4 (5.97%) Analytics
8 4 (5.97%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 4 (5.97%) Data Analysis
8 4 (5.97%) Data Analytics
8 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 4 (5.97%) Network Design
9 3 (4.48%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 3 (4.48%) Proactive Monitoring
9 3 (4.48%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.99%) Python
2 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (43.28%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (34.33%) CCNP
3 14 (20.90%) Security Cleared
4 7 (10.45%) CCNA
4 7 (10.45%) SC Cleared
5 6 (8.96%) CCIE
6 3 (4.48%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 3 (4.48%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.99%) CCDE
7 2 (2.99%) CCIE Data Center
8 1 (1.49%) AWS Certification
8 1 (1.49%) CCSA
8 1 (1.49%) CCSE
8 1 (1.49%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.49%) GIAC
8 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.48%) VMware NSX
2 2 (2.99%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.49%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (10.45%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (4.48%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (4.48%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.99%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.99%) Nagios
3 2 (2.99%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.99%) vRealize
4 1 (1.49%) CA Wily
4 1 (1.49%) OPNET
4 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.49%) Puppet
4 1 (1.49%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.49%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.49%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 51 (76.12%) Cisco
2 19 (28.36%) F5
3 18 (26.87%) Palo Alto
4 15 (22.39%) CheckPoint
5 13 (19.40%) Citrix
6 12 (17.91%) Juniper
7 11 (16.42%) SolarWinds
8 10 (14.93%) Aruba
9 9 (13.43%) Dynatrace
9 9 (13.43%) Infoblox
9 9 (13.43%) McAfee
10 8 (11.94%) Blue Coat
11 7 (10.45%) AppDynamics
11 7 (10.45%) BMC
11 7 (10.45%) Splunk
12 6 (8.96%) VMware
13 5 (7.46%) Arista
13 5 (7.46%) Microsoft
14 3 (4.48%) Meraki
15 2 (2.99%) ServiceNow