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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenVPN
Rank 604 614 606
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing OpenVPN 15 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.008% 0.012%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 0.054% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 3
Median daily rate £388 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £405 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £435 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £254 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
-36.50% +18.51%
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
7747 7475 6613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.92% 14.70% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4802 4286 3573
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £501 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 350 440 377
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% +20.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.35% +40.72%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +18 9 £500 +17.64%
North West - 3 - - 1
South West - 2 £254 -
Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 1
OpenVPN
UK

OpenVPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 13 (72.22%) JIRA
1 13 (72.22%) Confluence
2 11 (61.11%) DevOps
3 10 (55.56%) Ruby
3 10 (55.56%) MySQL
3 10 (55.56%) Python
4 9 (50.00%) GitHub
5 7 (38.89%) Jenkins
5 7 (38.89%) Puppet
5 7 (38.89%) Java
5 7 (38.89%) Windows
6 6 (33.33%) Google
6 6 (33.33%) Squid
6 6 (33.33%) Go
6 6 (33.33%) Google Apps
6 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
7 5 (27.78%) Docker
7 5 (27.78%) Kubernetes
7 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (27.78%) Linux
8 4 (22.22%) IBM Notes
8 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 4 (22.22%) DNS
8 4 (22.22%) IBM
8 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
8 4 (22.22%) Apple
8 4 (22.22%) Migration
8 4 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (22.22%) VMware
8 4 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo

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 13 (72.22%) Confluence
2 4 (22.22%) IBM Notes
3 3 (16.67%) Apache
3 3 (16.67%) Apache Spark
3 3 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (16.67%) SAS
3 3 (16.67%) WebLogic
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (5.56%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (16.67%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 9 (50.00%) GitHub
2 6 (33.33%) Google Apps
3 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (16.67%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (16.67%) Amazon Kinesis
4 3 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (16.67%) AWS CloudTrail
4 3 (16.67%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (16.67%) Route 53
5 2 (11.11%) Amazon S3
5 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (11.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (5.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) DNS
1 4 (22.22%) SSH
2 3 (16.67%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (5.56%) DHCP
3 1 (5.56%) IPsec
3 1 (5.56%) IPv6
3 1 (5.56%) Network Security
3 1 (5.56%) OSPF
3 1 (5.56%) Quagga
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) MySQL
2 4 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (16.67%) Apache Hive
3 3 (16.67%) DataStax
3 3 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 1 (5.56%) MariaDB
4 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (72.22%) JIRA
2 7 (38.89%) Jenkins
3 4 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (22.22%) GitLab
4 3 (16.67%) Ant
4 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 3 (16.67%) JIRA Agile
4 3 (16.67%) JUnit
4 3 (16.67%) Liquibase
4 3 (16.67%) Maven
4 3 (16.67%) SonarQube
4 3 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (5.56%) RSpec
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Lead DevOps
4 2 (11.11%) Active Directory Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Active Directory Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) AWS Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) MCollective
2 3 (16.67%) ELK Stack
3 2 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (5.56%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
1 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.11%) CoreOS
6 1 (5.56%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) DevOps
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Migration
3 3 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (16.67%) MapReduce
3 3 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (11.11%) Web Operations
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.56%) CRM
5 1 (5.56%) ERP
5 1 (5.56%) Microservices
5 1 (5.56%) Open Source
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) SOA
5 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Python
1 10 (55.56%) Ruby
2 7 (38.89%) Java
3 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 6 (33.33%) Go
4 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 3 (16.67%) Scala
6 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Squid
2 5 (27.78%) Docker
3 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 3 (16.67%) Postfix
5 1 (5.56%) Btrfs
5 1 (5.56%) iptables
5 1 (5.56%) KVM
5 1 (5.56%) LXC
5 1 (5.56%) Snort
5 1 (5.56%) Varnish
5 1 (5.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) Puppet
2 5 (27.78%) Kubernetes
3 4 (22.22%) Ansible
3 4 (22.22%) Nessus
4 3 (16.67%) Kibana
4 3 (16.67%) logstash
4 3 (16.67%) Oozie
4 3 (16.67%) Rancher
4 3 (16.67%) Rundeck
4 3 (16.67%) Terraform
4 3 (16.67%) yum
4 3 (16.67%) ZABBIX
5 1 (5.56%) CFEngine
5 1 (5.56%) HAProxy
5 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (5.56%) rkt
5 1 (5.56%) systemd
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Google
2 4 (22.22%) Apple
2 4 (22.22%) IBM
2 4 (22.22%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) AppDynamics
3 3 (16.67%) Atlassian
3 3 (16.67%) Endeca
3 3 (16.67%) Hortonworks
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle
3 3 (16.67%) Qualys
3 3 (16.67%) Sonatype
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.56%) SaltStack