The table below looks at the statistics for OpenVPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenVPN over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenVPN
Rank 146 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OpenVPN 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.031% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £600 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
OpenVPN
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
478 301 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.77% 11.93% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 149 227
Median daily rate £375 £310 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £236 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 35 28
Median hourly rate £40.00 £16.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.42% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.35 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.78 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

OpenVPN
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing OpenVPN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

OpenVPN Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

OpenVPN
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OpenVPN across the West Midlands region.

OpenVPN Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

OpenVPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for OpenVPN.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Squid
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Software Packaging
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) ZABBIX
1 1 (100.00%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (100.00%) Postfix
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS

OpenVPN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Liquibase
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) SonarQube
1 1 (100.00%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) ELK Stack
1 1 (100.00%) MCollective
1 1 (100.00%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
1 1 (100.00%) Postfix
1 1 (100.00%) Squid
1 1 (100.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Consul
1 1 (100.00%) Kibana
1 1 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (100.00%) logstash
1 1 (100.00%) Packer
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Rancher
1 1 (100.00%) Terraform
1 1 (100.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) AppDynamics
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Sonatype
1 1 (100.00%) VMware