The table below looks at the statistics for OPNET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OPNET over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Riverbed OPNET
Rank 61 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OPNET 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.51% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 4.30% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
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
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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
93 88 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.85% 9.48% 9.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 58 51
Median daily rate £450 £417 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% +4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Median hourly rate £43.28 £28.55 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.62% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.00 £20.06
% change year-on-year
+29.54% +9.67%

OPNET
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing OPNET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

OPNET
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Reading region with a requirement for OPNET.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Change Management
1 6 (100.00%) Network Design
1 6 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 6 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 6 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 6 (100.00%) Network Management
1 6 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (83.33%) Palo Alto
2 5 (83.33%) Tufin
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (16.67%) Infoblox
4 1 (16.67%) CMDB
4 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat

OPNET
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
1 2 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Change Management
1 6 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 6 (100.00%) Network Design
1 6 (100.00%) Network Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 6 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 5 (83.33%) Palo Alto
2 5 (83.33%) Tufin
3 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Infoblox