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 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Riverbed OPNET
Rank 116 121 93
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -28
Contract jobs citing OPNET 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.097% 0.046% 0.30%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.77% 0.63% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £400 £280 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -13.84%
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
Yorkshire

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
261 160 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.71% 7.34% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 88 58
Median daily rate £438 £380 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.13% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £567 £460 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £377 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.99% +11.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +94.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £21.76 £20.06
% change year-on-year
+30.95% +8.48%

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
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OPNET within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +1 2 £400 +42.85%
OPNET
Yorkshire

OPNET
Top 29 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for OPNET.

1 3 (100.00%) WLAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) BMC
1 3 (100.00%) Motorola
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (100.00%) TippingPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (66.67%) CCDP
2 2 (66.67%) Splunk
2 2 (66.67%) DataPower
2 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 2 (66.67%) DMZ
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Lisp
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (33.33%) DMVPN

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 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (100.00%) WLAN
2 2 (66.67%) DMZ
2 2 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) DMVPN
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Design Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCDP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) BMC
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Motorola
1 3 (100.00%) TippingPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Splunk