The table below looks at the statistics for OPNET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OPNET over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Riverbed OPNET
Rank 124 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OPNET 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.038% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.35% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £325 £378
% change year-on-year
-13.84% -13.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Systems Management Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
282 169 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.82% 6.96% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 70 101
Average daily rate £375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £259 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £494 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 15
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.09 £22.50 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.98% -0.45%

OPNET
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OPNET across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

OPNET Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

OPNET
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OPNET across the Berkshire region.

OPNET Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

OPNET
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing OPNET also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OPNET.

1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) DWDM
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) NEC
1 1 (100.00%) Huawei
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Ciena

OPNET
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing OPNET also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OPNET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) DWDM
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Transmission Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Access Transmission Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Transmission Design Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Analysis
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) NEC
1 1 (100.00%) Huawei
1 1 (100.00%) Ciena