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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Riverbed OPNET
England / South East
Rank - 263 -
Contract jobs citing OPNET 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.022% -
As % of the Systems Management category - 0.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
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 South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 773 1002 1042
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 10.00% 10.87% 10.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 605 548
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 44 31
Median hourly rate £16.50 £45.00 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.33% +74.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.15 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.30 £59.33 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year -15.55% +5.88%  

OPNET
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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

OPNET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OPNET in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OPNET in the South East

OPNET
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 South East region with a requirement for OPNET.

1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 3 (100.00%) ProxySG
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) CMDB
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 3 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 3 (100.00%) Network Management
1 3 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) Arista

OPNET
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) CMDB
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Network Management
1 3 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Arista
1 3 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 3 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 3 (100.00%) SolarWinds