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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenVPN
Rank 578 575 569
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing OpenVPN 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.011% 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.029% 0.072% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate £288 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £400 -
% change year-on-year
-28.12% -
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
6857 6908 5997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.53% 14.99% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4089 3910 3218
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 327 396 362
Average hourly rate £27.50 £22.69 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.19% +19.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.53 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
South East +3 2 £288 -28.12%
OpenVPN
UK

OpenVPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (88.89%) MySQL
1 8 (88.89%) Red Hat
1 8 (88.89%) IPsec
1 8 (88.89%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (88.89%) Puppet
1 8 (88.89%) Jenkins
2 7 (77.78%) MongoDB
2 7 (77.78%) Open Source
2 7 (77.78%) Varnish
2 7 (77.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (77.78%) nginx
2 7 (77.78%) DevOps
2 7 (77.78%) SaltStack
2 7 (77.78%) Docker
2 7 (77.78%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (77.78%) JIRA
2 7 (77.78%) Configuration Management
2 7 (77.78%) DNS
2 7 (77.78%) Web Services
2 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Python
2 7 (77.78%) LEMP Stack
3 6 (66.67%) Ruby
3 6 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (55.56%) KVM
5 4 (44.44%) MCollective
5 4 (44.44%) HAProxy
5 4 (44.44%) SmartOS
5 4 (44.44%) VisualVM
5 4 (44.44%) Ansible

OpenVPN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (77.78%) nginx
2 4 (44.44%) Apache
2 4 (44.44%) Confluence
3 3 (33.33%) Jetty
3 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 8 (88.89%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (11.11%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) IPsec
2 7 (77.78%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) DHCP
3 4 (44.44%) IPv6
3 4 (44.44%) OSPF
3 4 (44.44%) SSH
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) IMAP
4 3 (33.33%) SMTP
4 3 (33.33%) SNMP
4 3 (33.33%) SSL
4 3 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) MySQL
2 7 (77.78%) MongoDB
2 7 (77.78%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (44.44%) Big Data
3 4 (44.44%) MariaDB
4 3 (33.33%) Couchbase
4 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Jenkins
2 7 (77.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (77.78%) JIRA
3 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 4 (44.44%) GitLab
3 4 (44.44%) RSpec
3 4 (44.44%) Subversion
3 4 (44.44%) VisualVM
4 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 3 (33.33%) JConsole
4 3 (33.33%) JMeter
4 3 (33.33%) JProfiler
4 3 (33.33%) Selenium
4 3 (33.33%) YourKit
5 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
5 1 (11.11%) gulp
5 1 (11.11%) Jasmine
5 1 (11.11%) NetBeans
5 1 (11.11%) PhpStorm
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Administrator
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps Administrator
4 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (11.11%) Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Administrator
5 1 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) Programmer
5 1 (11.11%) Systems Programmer
5 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) LEMP Stack
1 7 (77.78%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) LAMP
2 4 (44.44%) MCollective
2 4 (44.44%) REST
3 3 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (33.33%) Java EE
3 3 (33.33%) JMS
3 3 (33.33%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) Laravel
4 1 (11.11%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) CoreOS
2 4 (44.44%) Debian
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (44.44%) SmartOS
2 4 (44.44%) Ubuntu
3 3 (33.33%) CentOS
3 3 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Configuration Management
1 7 (77.78%) DevOps
1 7 (77.78%) Open Source
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (44.44%) High Availability
2 4 (44.44%) SOA
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 3 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Stress Testing
4 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Python
2 6 (66.67%) Ruby
3 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) PHP 5
4 1 (11.11%) PHP 7
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Docker
1 7 (77.78%) Varnish
2 5 (55.56%) KVM
3 4 (44.44%) Btrfs
3 4 (44.44%) iptables
3 4 (44.44%) LXC
3 4 (44.44%) Snort
3 4 (44.44%) Squid
3 4 (44.44%) vCloud
4 3 (33.33%) FreeRADIUS
4 3 (33.33%) NFS
5 1 (11.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) Puppet
2 6 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (44.44%) Ansible
3 4 (44.44%) CFEngine
3 4 (44.44%) HAProxy
3 4 (44.44%) Kubernetes
3 4 (44.44%) Nessus
3 4 (44.44%) systemd
4 3 (33.33%) Cacti
4 3 (33.33%) logstash
4 3 (33.33%) Nagios
5 1 (11.11%) Cobbler
5 1 (11.11%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Red Hat
2 7 (77.78%) SaltStack
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) Dell
5 1 (11.11%) Infobright