The table below looks at the statistics for OPNET skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OPNET over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Riverbed OPNET
Rank - 147 147
Contract jobs citing OPNET 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.064% 0.099%
As % of the Systems Management category - 0.54% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £315 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £298 £325
% change year-on-year
+59.66% -8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
OPNET
England

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

Systems Management Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
246 371 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 9.65% 11.90% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 242 153
Median daily rate £425 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £242 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £377 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.99% +11.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 18
Median hourly rate £28.60 £37.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.73% +92.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £19.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £21.76 £20.06
% change year-on-year
+30.95% +8.48%

OPNET
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

OPNET Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

OPNET
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

OPNET Daily Rate Trend in the East of England