The table below looks at the statistics for Openswan skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Openswan over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Openswan
Rank - 639 629
Contract jobs citing Openswan 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the System Software category - 0.018% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £475 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
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 System Software category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
6391 5596 5502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.49% 10.03% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3924 3090 2835
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 470 669 636
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.08 £35.00 £34.81
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

Openswan
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Openswan as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Openswan Jobs Demand Trend in the UK