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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Riverbed OPNET
Rank 160 - 202
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OPNET 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.095% - 0.070%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.86% - 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £415
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £288
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - -
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
347 306 477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.97% 8.97% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 236 347
Median daily rate £513 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £311 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 12
Median hourly rate £25.75 £32.75 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.37% +73.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £23.83 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -24.32%

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

OPNET
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 City of London region with a requirement for OPNET.

1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 3 (100.00%) ProxySG
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) CMDB
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 3 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 3 (100.00%) Network Management
1 3 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless

OPNET
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) CMDB
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Network Management
1 3 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 3 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 3 (100.00%) SolarWinds