Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 24 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
England > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 374 386
Contract jobs citing OPNET 0 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.030% 0.056%
As % of the Systems Management category - 0.26% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
South East median daily rate - £500 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +88.68% -31.17%
England median daily rate £494 £450 £315
% change year-on-year +9.72% +42.86% -21.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
South East median hourly rate - £55.00 -
England 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 South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 2007 1909 1977
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 11.93% 11.47% 10.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1235 1134 1076
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £213
90th Percentile £583 £538 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 57 75
South East median hourly rate £14.50 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.00% +25.00% +0.45%
10th Percentile £11.80 £12.25 £11.98
90th Percentile £46.45 £55.00 £46.75
England median hourly rate £17.14 £20.38 £20.00
% change year-on-year -15.90% +1.88% +1.50%

OPNET
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing OPNET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for OPNET in the South East

OPNET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OPNET in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for OPNET in the South East