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 25 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
England / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 271 -
Contract jobs citing OPNET 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.068% -
As % of the Systems Management category - 0.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £500 -
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 South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 844 1059 1033
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 11.05% 12.02% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 622 573
Median daily rate £450 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.75% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 40 39
Median hourly rate £12.00 £35.50 £21.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.19% +67.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £17.45 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.23 £57.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.85 £20.19
% change year-on-year -49.78% +72.65%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing OPNET in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OPNET in the South East