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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OPNET over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Riverbed OPNET
Rank 86 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OPNET 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.36% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 5.61% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £465 £236
% change year-on-year
-23.65% +97.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
107 133 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 6.45% 8.80% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 80 64
Average daily rate £331 £400 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.18% +15.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £125 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £488 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +9.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £17.50 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 £22.00 £79.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+1.14% +17.56%

OPNET
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OPNET across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing OPNET also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OPNET.

1 6 (100.00%) WLAN
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) BMC
1 6 (100.00%) Lisp
1 6 (100.00%) DMZ
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 6 (100.00%) Retail
1 6 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 6 (100.00%) TippingPoint
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (100.00%) F5
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (66.67%) Network Design
3 3 (50.00%) Motorola
3 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (50.00%) DMVPN
3 3 (50.00%) CCDP
3 3 (50.00%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) CCNA
5 1 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) LAN

OPNET
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing OPNET also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OPNET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) DMZ
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 6 (100.00%) WLAN
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (50.00%) DMVPN
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
General
1 6 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Network Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Network Design Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Design Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCDP
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) BMC
1 6 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 6 (100.00%) TippingPoint
1 6 (100.00%) F5
2 3 (50.00%) Motorola