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 3 months to 27 June 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
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 200
Contract jobs citing OPNET 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - - 0.017%
As % of the Systems Management category - - 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate - £475 £333
% change year-on-year - +42.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

OPNET is in the systems management skills category. The next 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.

Systems Management Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 349 416 441
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 10.56% 12.28% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 342 337
Median daily rate £525 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.52% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 7
Median hourly rate £24.36 £19.00 £28.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.21% -32.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £19.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.86 £22.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -46.96% +60.97%  

OPNET
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing OPNET as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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