Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 806 661 793
Rank change year-on-year -145 +132 -79
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 63 169 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.063% 0.18% 0.095%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.40% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 120 72
UK median daily rate £400 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.89% +0.73% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £291
90th Percentile £538 £531 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £360 £330
% change year-on-year +31.94% +9.09% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 5
UK median hourly rate - £55.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.00% +32.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £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.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 42,115 42,585 46,197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.81% 45.06% 42.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,552 26,157 27,431
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £231 £238 £230
90th Percentile £625 £588 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £383
% change year-on-year - +4.58% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,414 1,603 1,849
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.38 £10.25
90th Percentile £46.62 £46.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -1.97% -5.71% +6.06%

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 19 February 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 13 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 19 February 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 -97 58 £400 +1.59% 16
London -68 33 £375 -16.20% 2
UK excluding London -80 29 £475 +31.94% 14
South East -43 14 £500 +22.25% 3
North of England +15 5 £388 +10.71% 2
North West +16 4 £350 +13.82% 1
Scotland -30 4 £450 +42.86%
Midlands -6 3 - - 1
West Midlands +1 2 - -
East of England -17 2 £315 -25.44% 7
Yorkshire 0 1 £425 +38.21%
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
South West - 1 £400 - 1

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 44 (69.84%) Cisco
2 37 (58.73%) WAN
3 25 (39.68%) LAN
4 24 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (31.75%) CCNP
6 19 (30.16%) CheckPoint
6 19 (30.16%) Wireless
7 18 (28.57%) Firewall
7 18 (28.57%) Finance
8 17 (26.98%) MPLS
8 17 (26.98%) Cisco Nexus
9 15 (23.81%) Palo Alto
10 14 (22.22%) F5
10 14 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (20.63%) SolarWinds
11 13 (20.63%) CCIE
12 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
13 11 (17.46%) Data Centre
14 10 (15.87%) Problem Management
15 9 (14.29%) VoIP
15 9 (14.29%) Internet
15 9 (14.29%) BGP
15 9 (14.29%) EIGRP
15 9 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
16 8 (12.70%) Performance Monitoring
16 8 (12.70%) Network Security
16 8 (12.70%) WAN Optimisation
16 8 (12.70%) Service Management
16 8 (12.70%) OSPF
16 8 (12.70%) WLAN

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 3 (4.76%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Office 365
2 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.17%) SaaS
3 1 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.59%) IaaS
3 1 (1.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (58.73%) WAN
2 25 (39.68%) LAN
3 19 (30.16%) Wireless
4 18 (28.57%) Firewall
5 17 (26.98%) Cisco Nexus
5 17 (26.98%) MPLS
6 14 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (14.29%) BGP
7 9 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
7 9 (14.29%) EIGRP
7 9 (14.29%) Internet
7 9 (14.29%) VoIP
8 8 (12.70%) IPsec
8 8 (12.70%) Network Security
8 8 (12.70%) OSPF
8 8 (12.70%) WLAN
9 7 (11.11%) TCP/IP
10 6 (9.52%) DHCP
10 6 (9.52%) DNS
10 6 (9.52%) VPN
General
1 18 (28.57%) Finance
2 7 (11.11%) Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.17%) Legal
4 2 (3.17%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 11 (17.46%) Cisco Engineer
2 11 (17.46%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) Architect
4 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) Network Architect
5 4 (6.35%) Consultant
5 4 (6.35%) Lead Network Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Network Consultant
5 4 (6.35%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Applications Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Applications Project Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Implementation Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Implementation Project Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Network Specialist
6 3 (4.76%) Network Support
6 3 (4.76%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) Rendezvous
2 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.35%) EMC VNX
3 2 (3.17%) User Experience
4 1 (1.59%) Clustering
4 1 (1.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.59%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.59%) FMCG
4 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.59%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.59%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.11%) Windows
2 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (6.35%) Windows 10
3 4 (6.35%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.76%) Linux
5 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.87%) Problem Management
2 8 (12.70%) ITIL
2 8 (12.70%) Performance Monitoring
2 8 (12.70%) Service Management
2 8 (12.70%) WAN Optimisation
3 6 (9.52%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 6 (9.52%) Data Analysis
3 6 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (7.94%) Migration
4 5 (7.94%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (6.35%) Business Continuity
5 4 (6.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (6.35%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (4.76%) Asset Management
6 3 (4.76%) Change Control
6 3 (4.76%) Change Management
6 3 (4.76%) DevOps
6 3 (4.76%) IT Strategy
6 3 (4.76%) Network Management
6 3 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.94%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.59%) Perl
2 1 (1.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (31.75%) CCNP
3 13 (20.63%) CCIE
4 7 (11.11%) CCNA
4 7 (11.11%) Degree
4 7 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.76%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.59%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (6.35%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.76%) XenApp
3 3 (4.76%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.17%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.59%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (1.59%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) SCCM
1 4 (6.35%) SCOM
2 3 (4.76%) CA Wily
3 2 (3.17%) AppDNA
3 2 (3.17%) Nagios
3 2 (3.17%) OPNET
4 1 (1.59%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.59%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.59%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (1.59%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.59%) TeamSite
4 1 (1.59%) vRealize
Vendors
1 44 (69.84%) Cisco
2 19 (30.16%) CheckPoint
3 15 (23.81%) Palo Alto
4 14 (22.22%) F5
5 13 (20.63%) SolarWinds
6 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 8 (12.70%) Avaya
7 8 (12.70%) Juniper
7 8 (12.70%) VMware
8 7 (11.11%) Aruba
9 6 (9.52%) Citrix
9 6 (9.52%) Remedy
9 6 (9.52%) ScanSafe
10 5 (7.94%) Dynatrace
11 4 (6.35%) Blue Coat
11 4 (6.35%) BMC
11 4 (6.35%) Google
12 3 (4.76%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 3 (4.76%) FireEye
12 3 (4.76%) Lancope