The table below looks at the statistics for OPNET skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OPNET over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £380 £279
% change year-on-year
+18.42% +36.32%
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 South West region.

Systems Management Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
254 204 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.54% 6.64% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 112 106
Median daily rate £375 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £252 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £550 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 29 2
Median hourly rate £15.36 £20.19 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.92% -15.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -16.76%

OPNET
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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