The table below looks at the statistics for OpenVPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenVPN over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenVPN
Rank 560 615 602
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -13
Contract jobs citing OpenVPN 62 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.010% 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.77% 0.068% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 4 5
Median daily rate £500 £456 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +49.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £429 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £582 £563 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £538 £325
% change year-on-year
-25.58% +65.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
OpenVPN
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8058 7360 6929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.18% 14.23% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4989 4283 3738
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £504 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 459 407
Median hourly rate £28.50 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

OpenVPN
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing OpenVPN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

OpenVPN Jobs Demand Trend in England

OpenVPN
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OpenVPN across the England region.

OpenVPN Daily Rate Trend in England

OpenVPN
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenVPN across the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

OpenVPN Daily Rate Histogram in England

OpenVPN
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenVPN within the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +55 58 £500 +15.94% 4
North West - 3 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
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UK

OpenVPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OpenVPN 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 England region with a requirement for OpenVPN.

1 62 (91.18%) JIRA
2 61 (89.71%) DevOps
3 59 (86.76%) Confluence
4 55 (80.88%) Amazon AWS
5 52 (76.47%) Puppet
5 52 (76.47%) Jenkins
6 51 (75.00%) Sonatype Nexus
6 51 (75.00%) Ruby
7 50 (73.53%) Docker
7 50 (73.53%) Kubernetes
8 49 (72.06%) Ansible
8 49 (72.06%) SSH
8 49 (72.06%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (72.06%) Linux
9 48 (70.59%) Squid
9 48 (70.59%) Git (software)
9 48 (70.59%) ZABBIX
9 48 (70.59%) OpenLDAP
9 48 (70.59%) logstash
9 48 (70.59%) Terraform
9 48 (70.59%) HipChat
9 48 (70.59%) Rancher
10 46 (67.65%) MCollective
10 46 (67.65%) DNS
10 46 (67.65%) Configuration Management
10 46 (67.65%) PostgreSQL
10 46 (67.65%) VMware
11 45 (66.18%) Service Management
11 45 (66.18%) Maven
11 45 (66.18%) Apache

OpenVPN
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 59 (86.76%) Confluence
2 45 (66.18%) Apache
2 45 (66.18%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (5.88%) IBM Notes
4 3 (4.41%) Apache Spark
4 3 (4.41%) SAS
4 3 (4.41%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.47%) JBoss
6 1 (1.47%) nginx
Applications
1 48 (70.59%) HipChat
2 4 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 55 (80.88%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (14.71%) GitHub
3 6 (8.82%) Google Apps
4 3 (4.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (4.41%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (4.41%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (4.41%) Amazon Kinesis
4 3 (4.41%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (4.41%) AWS CloudTrail
4 3 (4.41%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (4.41%) Route 53
4 3 (4.41%) SaaS
5 2 (2.94%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.47%) IaaS
6 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 49 (72.06%) SSH
2 48 (70.59%) OpenLDAP
3 46 (67.65%) DNS
4 5 (7.35%) VPN
5 1 (1.47%) DHCP
5 1 (1.47%) IPsec
5 1 (1.47%) IPv6
5 1 (1.47%) Network Security
5 1 (1.47%) OSPF
5 1 (1.47%) Quagga
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (67.65%) PostgreSQL
2 45 (66.18%) Hadoop
3 11 (16.18%) MySQL
4 4 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.41%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (4.41%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (4.41%) Apache Hive
5 3 (4.41%) DataStax
5 3 (4.41%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.41%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (4.41%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 1 (1.47%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 62 (91.18%) JIRA
2 52 (76.47%) Jenkins
3 51 (75.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 48 (70.59%) Git (software)
5 45 (66.18%) JIRA Agile
5 45 (66.18%) Maven
6 44 (64.71%) Ant
6 44 (64.71%) JUnit
6 44 (64.71%) SonarQube
7 42 (61.76%) Liquibase
8 37 (54.41%) Bitbucket
9 7 (10.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (5.88%) GitLab
11 1 (1.47%) RSpec
General
1 1 (1.47%) Electronics
1 1 (1.47%) Finance
1 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
1 1 (1.47%) Marketing
1 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (64.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (26.47%) Lead DevOps
2 18 (26.47%) Senior DevOps
2 18 (26.47%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 9 (13.24%) Consultant
4 6 (8.82%) DevOps Consultant
5 5 (7.35%) AWS DevOps
5 5 (7.35%) AWS Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 4 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Junior
6 4 (5.88%) Junior DevOps
6 4 (5.88%) Security Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (4.41%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Active Directory Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (67.65%) MCollective
2 45 (66.18%) ELK Stack
3 42 (61.76%) Software Packaging
4 2 (2.94%) Web Services
5 1 (1.47%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (1.47%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.41%) PKI
2 1 (1.47%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.47%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (72.06%) Linux
2 40 (58.82%) CentOS
3 7 (10.29%) Windows
4 4 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.94%) CoreOS
7 1 (1.47%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (89.71%) DevOps
2 49 (72.06%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (67.65%) Configuration Management
4 45 (66.18%) Continuous Delivery
4 45 (66.18%) Continuous Integration
4 45 (66.18%) Service Management
5 43 (63.24%) Scrum
6 42 (61.76%) Identity Management
7 37 (54.41%) Case Management
8 34 (50.00%) Coaching
9 32 (47.06%) Workflow
10 29 (42.65%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (16.18%) Software Engineering
12 4 (5.88%) E-Commerce
12 4 (5.88%) Migration
12 4 (5.88%) Open Source
13 3 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (4.41%) Kernel Tuning
13 3 (4.41%) MapReduce
14 2 (2.94%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 51 (75.00%) Ruby
2 43 (63.24%) Shell Script
3 14 (20.59%) Python
4 11 (16.18%) Java
5 7 (10.29%) Bash Shell
5 7 (10.29%) Go
6 4 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.41%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.41%) Scala
8 1 (1.47%) C++
8 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 40 (58.82%) Security Cleared
2 39 (57.35%) SC Cleared
3 24 (35.29%) CTC Cleared
4 5 (7.35%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 50 (73.53%) Docker
2 48 (70.59%) Squid
3 45 (66.18%) Postfix
4 43 (63.24%) vCloud
5 4 (5.88%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.47%) Btrfs
6 1 (1.47%) iptables
6 1 (1.47%) KVM
6 1 (1.47%) LXC
6 1 (1.47%) Snort
6 1 (1.47%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 52 (76.47%) Puppet
2 50 (73.53%) Kubernetes
3 49 (72.06%) Ansible
4 48 (70.59%) logstash
4 48 (70.59%) Rancher
4 48 (70.59%) Terraform
4 48 (70.59%) ZABBIX
5 45 (66.18%) Kibana
6 4 (5.88%) Nessus
6 4 (5.88%) OSSEC
7 3 (4.41%) Oozie
7 3 (4.41%) Rundeck
7 3 (4.41%) yum
8 1 (1.47%) CFEngine
8 1 (1.47%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.47%) rkt
8 1 (1.47%) systemd
Vendors
1 46 (67.65%) VMware
2 45 (66.18%) Oracle
2 45 (66.18%) Sonatype
3 43 (63.24%) Atlassian
4 7 (10.29%) Google
5 4 (5.88%) Apple
5 4 (5.88%) IBM
6 3 (4.41%) AppDynamics
6 3 (4.41%) Endeca
6 3 (4.41%) Hortonworks
6 3 (4.41%) Qualys
7 1 (1.47%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.47%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.47%) SAP
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