Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for OpenVPN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OpenVPN over the 6 months to 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

OpenVPN
England > London
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 620 617 500
Rank change year-on-year -3 -117 +110
Contract jobs citing OpenVPN 16 13 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.034% 0.028% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.31% 0.24% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 47
London median daily rate £575 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.75% -20.00% -
10th Percentile £525 £275 £375
90th Percentile £613 £464 £605
England median daily rate £550 £375 £500
% change year-on-year +46.67% -25.00% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

OpenVPN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5,200 5,406 6,180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.18% 11.51% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,577 3,658 4,057
London median daily rate £450 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.12% +5.95%
10th Percentile £200 £213 £253
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 149 139
London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.82% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.70 £11.50
90th Percentile £55.12 £48.01 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +12.50%

OpenVPN
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing OpenVPN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for OpenVPN in London

OpenVPN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OpenVPN in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenVPN in London

OpenVPN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OpenVPN in London over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OpenVPN in London

OpenVPN
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenVPN within the London region over the 6 months to 14 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South London -20 2 £500 +20.48%
Central London - 2 £575 -
OpenVPN
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OpenVPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for OpenVPN.

1 16 (100.00%) DevOps
2 15 (93.75%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (93.75%) Jenkins
2 15 (93.75%) Git (software)
3 14 (87.50%) Linux
3 14 (87.50%) DNS
4 13 (81.25%) Ansible
4 13 (81.25%) Terraform
5 12 (75.00%) Kubernetes
5 12 (75.00%) SonarQube
5 12 (75.00%) Docker
5 12 (75.00%) Puppet
5 12 (75.00%) ZABBIX
5 12 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (68.75%) JIRA
6 11 (68.75%) JUnit
6 11 (68.75%) Sonatype Nexus
6 11 (68.75%) Linux Command Line
7 10 (62.50%) Elastic Stack
7 10 (62.50%) Amazon RDS
7 10 (62.50%) VMware
7 10 (62.50%) Maven
8 9 (56.25%) SSH
8 9 (56.25%) Squid
8 9 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (56.25%) OpenLDAP
8 9 (56.25%) Postfix
8 9 (56.25%) Ant
8 9 (56.25%) Java
8 9 (56.25%) Apache

OpenVPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 9 (56.25%) Apache
1 9 (56.25%) Confluence
1 9 (56.25%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (50.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 15 (93.75%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (50.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 8 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (50.00%) Amazon ELB
2 8 (50.00%) Amazon S3
2 8 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (18.75%) SaaS
4 2 (12.50%) Slack
5 1 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) DNS
2 9 (56.25%) OpenLDAP
2 9 (56.25%) SSH
3 8 (50.00%) HTTP
4 4 (25.00%) Firewall
5 3 (18.75%) OPNsense
6 2 (12.50%) IPsec
6 2 (12.50%) VPN
7 1 (6.25%) BGP
7 1 (6.25%) DHCP
7 1 (6.25%) HSRP
7 1 (6.25%) IPv4
7 1 (6.25%) Network Security
7 1 (6.25%) OSPF
7 1 (6.25%) SSL
7 1 (6.25%) VLAN
7 1 (6.25%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (62.50%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (93.75%) Git (software)
1 15 (93.75%) Jenkins
2 12 (75.00%) SonarQube
3 11 (68.75%) JIRA
3 11 (68.75%) JUnit
3 11 (68.75%) Sonatype Nexus
4 10 (62.50%) Maven
5 9 (56.25%) Ant
5 9 (56.25%) Liquibase
6 8 (50.00%) Bitbucket
7 1 (6.25%) Arsenale Dataplane
7 1 (6.25%) Artifactory
7 1 (6.25%) JIRA Agile
General
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) AWS DevOps
1 11 (68.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (56.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 9 (56.25%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) AWS Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) AWS Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) Elastic Stack
2 9 (56.25%) MCollective
3 8 (50.00%) REST
4 3 (18.75%) LDAP
5 1 (6.25%) Kafka
5 1 (6.25%) Keycloak
5 1 (6.25%) Velocity
5 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (12.50%) NHS
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) CentOS
3 3 (18.75%) Debian
3 3 (18.75%) FreeBSD
3 3 (18.75%) Ubuntu
3 3 (18.75%) Windows
4 1 (6.25%) RancherOS
4 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) DevOps
2 9 (56.25%) Continuous Delivery
2 9 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (56.25%) Service Management
3 8 (50.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 8 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (25.00%) Open Source
5 3 (18.75%) Analytics
5 3 (18.75%) Video Analytics
5 3 (18.75%) Workflow
6 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (12.50%) Deep Learning
6 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 2 (12.50%) Workflow Management
7 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.25%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 1 (6.25%) Scrum
7 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Bash Shell
1 9 (56.25%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) Groovy
3 4 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) C
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) Go
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) Docker
2 9 (56.25%) Postfix
2 9 (56.25%) Squid
2 9 (56.25%) vCloud
3 8 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (25.00%) pfSense
5 3 (18.75%) KVM
5 3 (18.75%) NFS
5 3 (18.75%) Samba
6 1 (6.25%) iptables
6 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (81.25%) Ansible
1 13 (81.25%) Terraform
2 12 (75.00%) Kubernetes
2 12 (75.00%) Puppet
2 12 (75.00%) ZABBIX
3 9 (56.25%) Docker Swarm
3 9 (56.25%) Kibana
3 9 (56.25%) logstash
3 9 (56.25%) Rancher
3 9 (56.25%) Sysdig
4 8 (50.00%) Rsyslog
5 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (12.50%) FreeIPA
6 2 (12.50%) Grafana
6 2 (12.50%) Prometheus
7 1 (6.25%) Packer
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) VMware
2 9 (56.25%) Sonatype
3 3 (18.75%) PagerDuty
4 2 (12.50%) Black Duck
4 2 (12.50%) Splunk
5 1 (6.25%) Google