The table below looks at the statistics for OPNET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OPNET over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Riverbed OPNET
Rank - 87 88
Contract jobs citing OPNET 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.093% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category - 0.97% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
-17.72% +5.33%
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 Reading region.

Systems Management Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
101 103 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.34% 9.56% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 56 44
Average daily rate £400 £338 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +17.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £348 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £27.83 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £23.20 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +10.47%

OPNET
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

OPNET Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

OPNET
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

OPNET Daily Rate Trend in Reading