The table below looks at the statistics for OPNET skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OPNET over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Riverbed OPNET
Rank - 204 199
Contract jobs citing OPNET 0 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.017% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category - 0.23% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 8
Median daily rate - £225 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £333 £304
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +9.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
OPNET
London

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

Systems Management Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
402 442 509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.09% 7.61% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 337 369
Median daily rate £475 £450 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +10.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +13.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 3
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +8.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+70.73% +7.89%

OPNET
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

OPNET Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

OPNET
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

OPNET Daily Rate Trend in the City of London