Period
to 23 May 2019

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 23 May 2019 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
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 182 184 160
Rank change year-on-year +2 -24 +33
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 6 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.33% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 7
West Midlands median daily rate £550 £463 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.92% +27.59% -
10th Percentile £525 £428 £317
90th Percentile £575 £495 £396
England median daily rate £450 £415 £395
% change year-on-year +8.43% +5.06% -7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £44.18 - £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 2,046 2,149 1,868
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.35% 43.79% 43.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,174 1,276 1,082
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £241 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £540
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 109 86
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.38 £15.00 £15.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.87% -2.76% +10.18%
10th Percentile £10.99 £10.30 £10.80
90th Percentile £36.53 £29.55 £40.75
England median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -2.78%

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 23 May 2019. 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 -26 2 £550 +18.92%
Riverbed
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) SOA
2 5 (83.33%) Python
2 5 (83.33%) Nagios
2 5 (83.33%) Configuration Management
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Maven
2 5 (83.33%) Ruby
2 5 (83.33%) VLAN
2 5 (83.33%) JIRA
2 5 (83.33%) Load Balancing
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) Kanban
2 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (83.33%) ZABBIX
2 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (83.33%) Confluence
2 5 (83.33%) Puppet
2 5 (83.33%) YAML
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 5 (83.33%) Ansible
2 5 (83.33%) Docker
2 5 (83.33%) DevOps
2 5 (83.33%) 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 5 (83.33%) Confluence
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
1 5 (83.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (16.67%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
1 5 (83.33%) JIRA
1 5 (83.33%) Maven
1 5 (83.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Senior DevOps
2 4 (66.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Elastic Stack
1 5 (83.33%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Configuration Management
1 5 (83.33%) Deployment Automation
1 5 (83.33%) DevOps
1 5 (83.33%) Infrastructure as Code
1 5 (83.33%) Kanban
1 5 (83.33%) Load Balancing
1 5 (83.33%) Problem-Solving
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
1 5 (83.33%) SDLC
1 5 (83.33%) SOA
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Task Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Network Management
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Release Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Perl
1 5 (83.33%) Python
1 5 (83.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Docker
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Ansible
1 5 (83.33%) Docker Swarm
1 5 (83.33%) Nagios
1 5 (83.33%) Puppet
1 5 (83.33%) ZABBIX
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) OpenText
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy
2 1 (16.67%) VMware