The table below looks at the statistics for OpenVPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenVPN over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenVPN
Rank 578 548 531
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -17
Contract jobs citing OpenVPN 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.006% 0.007%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.014% 0.047% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
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£475 £475 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £475 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
7196 6379 7031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.52% 13.62% 15.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4176 3537 3525
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 390 619
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

OpenVPN
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenVPN across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenVPN within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 1 £475 - 3
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - - 1
South East - - - -
OpenVPN
UK

OpenVPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing OpenVPN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OpenVPN.

1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) IPsec
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) SSH
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) BGP
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) OpenSSH
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) Subversion
4 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (25.00%) CentOS
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) ZABBIX
4 1 (25.00%) Cacti
4 1 (25.00%) nginx
4 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (25.00%) Puppet
4 1 (25.00%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (25.00%) High Availability
4 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef

OpenVPN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing OpenVPN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OpenVPN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (25.00%) GlassFish
1 1 (25.00%) Jetty
1 1 (25.00%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) IPsec
2 3 (75.00%) SSH
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) BGP
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) SNMP
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) Network Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Debian
2 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (25.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Management
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) OpenSSH
2 1 (25.00%) FreeRADIUS
2 1 (25.00%) KVM
2 1 (25.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
1 1 (25.00%) ZABBIX
1 1 (25.00%) Cacti
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (25.00%) LANDesk