Period
to 19 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 December 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 196 187 189
Rank change year-on-year -9 +2 -9
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 7 7 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.14% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.33% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 8
West Midlands median daily rate £550 £475 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% -7.32% -
10th Percentile £490 £463 £351
90th Percentile £575 £488 £650
England median daily rate £438 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +9.50% -5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £44.18 £55.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -19.67% +10.00% -

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 West Midlands.

All Vendors
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,348 2,139 2,713
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 45.47% 44.14% 46.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,331 1,296 1,481
West Midlands median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £213 £208 £225
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 90 87
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £16.95 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +16.91% -5.84%
10th Percentile £10.81 £11.00 £10.60
90th Percentile £28.25 £48.75 £26.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.86%

Riverbed
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Riverbed as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Riverbed in the West Midlands

Riverbed
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Riverbed in the West Midlands

Riverbed
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Riverbed within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 December 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
Shropshire -59 5 £500 +5.16% 1
Riverbed
England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Riverbed.

1 7 (100.00%) Perl
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Python
1 7 (100.00%) SOA
1 7 (100.00%) Nagios
1 7 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Maven
1 7 (100.00%) Ruby
1 7 (100.00%) VLAN
1 7 (100.00%) JIRA
1 7 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 7 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (100.00%) ZABBIX
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 7 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (100.00%) Confluence
1 7 (100.00%) Puppet
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 7 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 7 (100.00%) Kanban
1 7 (100.00%) YAML
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 7 (100.00%) Ansible
1 7 (100.00%) Docker
1 7 (100.00%) Hybrid Cloud

Riverbed
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 7 (100.00%) Confluence
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (57.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 7 (100.00%) JIRA
1 7 (100.00%) Maven
1 7 (100.00%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Senior DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Elastic Stack
1 7 (100.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (57.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 7 (100.00%) Deployment Automation
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
1 7 (100.00%) Kanban
1 7 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 7 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) SDLC
1 7 (100.00%) SOA
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Application Performance Monitoring
2 4 (57.14%) Change Management
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (57.14%) Release Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Task Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Perl
1 7 (100.00%) Python
1 7 (100.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) Ansible
1 7 (100.00%) Docker Swarm
1 7 (100.00%) Nagios
1 7 (100.00%) Puppet
1 7 (100.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle