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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
OpenVPN
UK / England
Rank 555 604 592
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -12
Contract jobs citing OpenVPN 10 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.030% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
Median daily rate £500 £369 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% -13.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £304 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £434 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate - £288 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
6281 6692 6906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.16% 14.38% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3846 3952 3963
Median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 348 394
Median hourly rate £26.75 £27.05 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.10% +20.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.78 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +26 10 £500 +11.11% 1
OpenVPN
UK

OpenVPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 99 (95.19%) DevOps
2 95 (91.35%) Linux
2 95 (91.35%) Ansible
3 94 (90.38%) Agile Software Development
4 93 (89.42%) Sonatype Nexus
5 92 (88.46%) JIRA
5 92 (88.46%) Continuous Integration
5 92 (88.46%) Amazon AWS
6 91 (87.50%) Puppet
6 91 (87.50%) Git (software)
6 91 (87.50%) Docker
7 90 (86.54%) Jenkins
7 90 (86.54%) SSH
7 90 (86.54%) Scrum
7 90 (86.54%) Terraform
8 89 (85.58%) Rancher
8 89 (85.58%) logstash
8 89 (85.58%) Kubernetes
8 89 (85.58%) VMware
8 89 (85.58%) ZABBIX
8 89 (85.58%) OpenLDAP
9 88 (84.62%) Confluence
9 88 (84.62%) Configuration Management
10 87 (83.65%) DNS
10 87 (83.65%) Apache
10 87 (83.65%) Ant
10 87 (83.65%) JUnit
10 87 (83.65%) Maven
10 87 (83.65%) Squid
10 87 (83.65%) MCollective

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 88 (84.62%) Confluence
2 87 (83.65%) Apache
3 86 (82.69%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (13.46%) nginx
5 2 (1.92%) JBoss
5 2 (1.92%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 85 (81.73%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 92 (88.46%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.88%) SaaS
3 1 (0.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.96%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.96%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (0.96%) G Suite
3 1 (0.96%) GitHub
3 1 (0.96%) Route 53
3 1 (0.96%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 90 (86.54%) SSH
2 89 (85.58%) OpenLDAP
3 87 (83.65%) DNS
4 23 (22.12%) Reverse Proxy
4 23 (22.12%) VPN
5 18 (17.31%) IPsec
6 2 (1.92%) SSL
7 1 (0.96%) 802.15
7 1 (0.96%) Firewall
7 1 (0.96%) FTP
7 1 (0.96%) HTTP
7 1 (0.96%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.96%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.96%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (80.77%) PostgreSQL
2 83 (79.81%) Hadoop
3 23 (22.12%) Oracle Database
3 23 (22.12%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.85%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.92%) MySQL
7 1 (0.96%) Redis
7 1 (0.96%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 93 (89.42%) Sonatype Nexus
2 92 (88.46%) JIRA
3 91 (87.50%) Git (software)
4 90 (86.54%) Jenkins
5 87 (83.65%) Ant
5 87 (83.65%) JUnit
5 87 (83.65%) Maven
5 87 (83.65%) SonarQube
6 86 (82.69%) Liquibase
7 82 (78.85%) JIRA Agile
8 57 (54.81%) Bitbucket
9 5 (4.81%) TeamCity
10 4 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.96%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.96%) Subversion
11 1 (0.96%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (4.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 68 (65.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (25.00%) Senior DevOps
2 26 (25.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 17 (16.35%) Lead DevOps
4 16 (15.38%) Consultant
5 13 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
6 12 (11.54%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 12 (11.54%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 9 (8.65%) DevOps Consultant
8 6 (5.77%) AWS DevOps
8 6 (5.77%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (3.85%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (3.85%) Security Engineer
10 3 (2.88%) Applications Engineer
10 3 (2.88%) Automation Engineer
10 3 (2.88%) Lead DevOps Engineer
11 2 (1.92%) E-Commerce Engineer
11 2 (1.92%) Java Engineer
11 2 (1.92%) Linux Scripter
12 1 (0.96%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (83.65%) MCollective
2 86 (82.69%) ELK Stack
2 86 (82.69%) Software Packaging
3 5 (4.81%) AngularJS
3 5 (4.81%) React
3 5 (4.81%) Spring
4 2 (1.92%) Web Services
5 1 (0.96%) .NET
5 1 (0.96%) .NET Compact Framework
5 1 (0.96%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.96%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.96%) JSON
5 1 (0.96%) Node.js
5 1 (0.96%) Sensu
5 1 (0.96%) WCF
5 1 (0.96%) XML
5 1 (0.96%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.81%) Fintech
2 4 (3.85%) PKI
3 1 (0.96%) Device Driver
3 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 95 (91.35%) Linux
2 73 (70.19%) CentOS
3 13 (12.50%) RancherOS
3 13 (12.50%) VyOS
4 11 (10.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.96%) Android
5 1 (0.96%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.96%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (95.19%) DevOps
2 94 (90.38%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (88.46%) Continuous Integration
4 90 (86.54%) Scrum
5 88 (84.62%) Configuration Management
6 87 (83.65%) Continuous Delivery
7 86 (82.69%) Identity Management
7 86 (82.69%) Service Management
8 64 (61.54%) Workflow
9 57 (54.81%) Case Management
10 53 (50.96%) Stakeholder Management
11 52 (50.00%) Coaching
12 8 (7.69%) Software Engineering
13 5 (4.81%) BDD
13 5 (4.81%) CQRS
13 5 (4.81%) Microservices
13 5 (4.81%) MVC
13 5 (4.81%) OO
13 5 (4.81%) Peer-to-Peer Lending
13 5 (4.81%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 85 (81.73%) Shell Script
2 60 (57.69%) Ruby
3 13 (12.50%) Java
4 7 (6.73%) Python
5 6 (5.77%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.92%) C++
7 1 (0.96%) C
7 1 (0.96%) C#
7 1 (0.96%) Go
7 1 (0.96%) Lua
Qualifications
1 75 (72.12%) SC Cleared
1 75 (72.12%) Security Cleared
2 32 (30.77%) CTC Cleared
3 18 (17.31%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (6.73%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.92%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 91 (87.50%) Docker
2 87 (83.65%) Squid
3 86 (82.69%) Postfix
4 85 (81.73%) vCloud
5 1 (0.96%) Firmware
5 1 (0.96%) iptables
5 1 (0.96%) Snort
5 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 95 (91.35%) Ansible
2 91 (87.50%) Puppet
3 90 (86.54%) Terraform
4 89 (85.58%) Kubernetes
4 89 (85.58%) logstash
4 89 (85.58%) Rancher
4 89 (85.58%) ZABBIX
5 86 (82.69%) Kibana
6 23 (22.12%) Consul
6 23 (22.12%) Packer
7 15 (14.42%) HAProxy
8 6 (5.77%) OSSEC
9 3 (2.88%) yum
10 1 (0.96%) Nessus
10 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (0.96%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 89 (85.58%) VMware
2 87 (83.65%) Sonatype
3 83 (79.81%) Oracle
4 62 (59.62%) Atlassian
5 23 (22.12%) AppDynamics
6 13 (12.50%) Vyatta
7 1 (0.96%) Assembla
7 1 (0.96%) Google
7 1 (0.96%) Red Hat
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