The table below looks at the statistics for OPNET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OPNET over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Riverbed OPNET
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing OPNET 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - -
As % of the Systems Management category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £280 £325
% change year-on-year
+69.64% -13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
OPNET
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Systems Management Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
51 79 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.82% 7.55% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 46 33
Median daily rate £425 £431 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +43.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £289 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £571 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 9
Median hourly rate - £23.75 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.07 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+32.87% +8.06%

OPNET
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing OPNET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

OPNET Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

OPNET
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OPNET 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for OPNET.

1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 1 (100.00%) Network Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis

OPNET
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Network Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stress Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Riverbed