Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 174 183 176
Rank change year-on-year +9 -7 -25
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 14 28 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.45% 0.040%
As % of the Vendors category 0.65% 0.96% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 0
West Midlands median daily rate £510 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.38% - -
England median daily rate £420 £428 £375
% change year-on-year -1.75% +14.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £50.00

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 2148 2922 2195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.64% 46.87% 44.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1273 1573 1108
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £208 £250 £220
90th Percentile £574 £550 £538
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 93 139
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.90% -6.45% -
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.25 £10.73
90th Percentile £47.05 £25.00 £33.31
England median hourly rate £17.31 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.92% -5.71% +6.06%

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 17 November 2017. 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 +15 14 £510 +29.40%
Riverbed
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Riverbed also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Riverbed.

1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) BMC
1 14 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 14 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 14 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 14 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 14 (100.00%) User Experience
1 14 (100.00%) AppDynamics
1 14 (100.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
2 12 (85.71%) CMDB
2 12 (85.71%) Visualisation
3 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
4 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
5 5 (35.71%) ITIL
5 5 (35.71%) ITIL V3
6 2 (14.29%) Dynatrace

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:

Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Monitoring Specialist
2 4 (28.57%) Network Monitoring Specialist
2 4 (28.57%) Network Specialist
3 3 (21.43%) Monitoring Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Network Monitoring Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Network Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Network Performance Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (100.00%) User Experience
2 12 (85.71%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
1 14 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 14 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 14 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 14 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 12 (85.71%) Visualisation
3 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 5 (35.71%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
2 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) AppDynamics
1 14 (100.00%) BMC
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) Dynatrace