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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 12 August 2022 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
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 819 748 515
Rank change year-on-year -71 -233 +261
Contract jobs citing Riverbed 23 39 30
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.053% 0.087%
As % of the Vendors category 0.063% 0.13% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 24
10th Percentile £400 £369 £341
25th Percentile £423 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year +22.22% - +2.56%
75th Percentile £597 £500 £529
90th Percentile £608 £533 £688
UK excluding London median daily rate £481 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +6.94% +12.50% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 36,546 30,464 15,230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.22% 41.21% 44.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,540 19,606 9,748
10th Percentile £300 £300 £258
25th Percentile £420 £400 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £638 £600 £575
90th Percentile £738 £688 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 806 858 512
10th Percentile £12.28 £11.25 £11.50
25th Percentile £15.25 £13.50 £14.69
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +8.11%
75th Percentile £47.50 £42.00 £40.75
90th Percentile £66.00 £60.00 £52.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.81 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +10.06% -7.69% +11.43%

Riverbed
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Riverbed in the UK

Riverbed
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Riverbed.

Daily rate trend for Riverbed in the UK

Riverbed
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Riverbed over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Riverbed in the UK

Riverbed
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Riverbed.

Hourly rate trend for Riverbed in the UK

Riverbed
Top 9 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 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -68 22 £550 +16.83% 3
London -73 15 £563 +12.50% 1
UK excluding London -38 8 £481 +6.94% 2
South West -6 5 £489 +6.16% 1
Work from Home -67 4 £550 +37.50%
South East -30 2 £440 -7.37% 1
Scotland -5 1 - -
North of England -26 1 - -
North West -27 1 - -

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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 15 (65.22%) Cisco
2 13 (56.52%) WAN
3 11 (47.83%) VPN
3 11 (47.83%) SolarWinds
4 10 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (43.48%) Firewall
5 9 (39.13%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (34.78%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (34.78%) SD-WAN
7 7 (30.43%) MPLS
7 7 (30.43%) OSPF
7 7 (30.43%) LAN
8 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
8 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
8 6 (26.09%) CCIE
8 6 (26.09%) BGP
8 6 (26.09%) Wireless
8 6 (26.09%) F5
9 5 (21.74%) DMVPN
9 5 (21.74%) Multicast
9 5 (21.74%) DevOps
9 5 (21.74%) CCNP
10 4 (17.39%) CCNA
10 4 (17.39%) DNS
10 4 (17.39%) SLA
10 4 (17.39%) DHCP
10 4 (17.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (17.39%) Finance
10 4 (17.39%) Ansible
10 4 (17.39%) Data Centre

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 1 (4.35%) Confluence
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Azure
2 2 (8.70%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 1 (4.35%) AWS
3 1 (4.35%) Azure DevOps
3 1 (4.35%) PaaS
3 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) WAN
2 11 (47.83%) VPN
3 10 (43.48%) Firewall
4 9 (39.13%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (34.78%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (34.78%) SD-WAN
6 7 (30.43%) LAN
6 7 (30.43%) MPLS
6 7 (30.43%) OSPF
7 6 (26.09%) BGP
7 6 (26.09%) Wireless
8 5 (21.74%) DMVPN
8 5 (21.74%) Multicast
9 4 (17.39%) Cisco ISE
9 4 (17.39%) Cisco Wireless
9 4 (17.39%) DHCP
9 4 (17.39%) DNS
9 4 (17.39%) VXLAN
9 4 (17.39%) Wireshark
10 3 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Police
2 2 (8.70%) Presentation Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Social Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Network Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) DevOps Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Network Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) IT Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Network Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Network Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Firewall Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Incident Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Network Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) 802.1X
1 1 (4.35%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Cybercrime
2 2 (8.70%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) DevOps
2 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
2 3 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (13.04%) Site Reliability Engineering
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL
3 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (8.70%) Network Management
3 2 (8.70%) Project Management
3 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.70%) Technology Roadmap
3 2 (8.70%) Technology Transformation
3 2 (8.70%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.35%) Low Latency
4 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) Python
2 2 (8.70%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (26.09%) CCIE
3 5 (21.74%) CCNP
4 4 (17.39%) CCNA
4 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
5 2 (8.70%) HND
6 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Ansible
2 3 (13.04%) Grafana
2 3 (13.04%) Kubernetes
2 3 (13.04%) Prometheus
3 2 (8.70%) CASB
3 2 (8.70%) SCOM
3 2 (8.70%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Cisco
2 11 (47.83%) SolarWinds
3 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
3 6 (26.09%) F5
3 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
4 4 (17.39%) Arista
4 4 (17.39%) Palo Alto
4 4 (17.39%) Zscaler
5 3 (13.04%) Fortinet
5 3 (13.04%) PagerDuty
6 2 (8.70%) Aruba
6 2 (8.70%) BMC
6 2 (8.70%) HP
6 2 (8.70%) McAfee
6 2 (8.70%) Meraki
7 1 (4.35%) Brocade
7 1 (4.35%) Citrix
7 1 (4.35%) Juniper
7 1 (4.35%) Mitel