The first table below looks at the demand for OPNET skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OPNET over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the South West region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Riverbed OPNET
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing OPNET 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - -
As % of the Systems Management category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
229 127 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.82% 5.89% 6.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 71 107
Average daily rate £395 £370 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.75% +12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 8
Average hourly rate £20.06 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.84% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £45.00 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +17.14%
OPNET
England

OPNET
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

OPNET Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

OPNET
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

OPNET Daily Rate Trend in the South West

OPNET
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OPNET within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
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OPNET
England