Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for OPNET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OPNET over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Riverbed OPNET
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 244 246 271
Rank change year-on-year +2 +25 +25
Contract jobs citing OPNET 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.028% 0.030% 0.011%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.26% 0.26% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
City of London median daily rate £494 - £225
10th Percentile £462 - £213
90th Percentile £531 - £238
Central London median daily rate £494 - £225
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
City of London median hourly rate - £55.00 -
Central London median hourly rate - £55.00 -

OPNET is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 778 755 859
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.98% 11.45% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 593 674
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +8.39% +3.12%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £285
90th Percentile £663 £630 £613
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £445
% change year-on-year +5.26% +6.74% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 14
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.18% +61.76% -6.75%
10th Percentile £15.70 £15.74 £11.19
90th Percentile £27.50 £66.38 £36.10
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -30.91% +61.76% -5.56%

OPNET
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing OPNET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for OPNET in the City of London

OPNET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OPNET in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for OPNET in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for OPNET.

1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) VRRP
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Multimedia
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 2 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 2 (100.00%) Network Management
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) HSRP
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Arista
2 1 (50.00%) Compliance Audit
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) NX-OS
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) NetScaler

OPNET
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) HSRP
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) VRRP
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (50.00%) NX-OS
2 1 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Data Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Compliance Audit
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Arista
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 2 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto