The table below looks at the statistics for OPNET skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OPNET over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Riverbed OPNET
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank - - 96
Contract jobs citing OPNET 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - - 0.29%
As % of the Systems Management category - - 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate - £415 £350
% change year-on-year
- +18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - -

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

Systems Management Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
173 195 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.93% 10.11% 9.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 121 108
Median daily rate £430 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £295 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £22.25 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.81% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -

OPNET
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

OPNET Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

OPNET
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

OPNET Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

OPNET
Top 27 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for OPNET.

1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) BMC
1 2 (100.00%) Motorola
1 2 (100.00%) DMZ
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) WLAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) TippingPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) DataPower
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Splunk
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) HP UCMDB
1 2 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (50.00%) DMVPN
2 1 (50.00%) CCDP
2 1 (50.00%) Retail

OPNET
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) DMZ
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) WLAN
2 1 (50.00%) DMVPN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCDP
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (100.00%) BMC
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Motorola
1 2 (100.00%) Splunk
1 2 (100.00%) TippingPoint