Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 606 586 529
Rank change year-on-year -20 -57 +66
Contract jobs citing OpenVPN 20 18 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.044% 0.042% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% 0.37% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 35
London median daily rate £575 £483 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.17% -3.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £525 £335 £354
90th Percentile £625 £584 £610
England median daily rate £563 £408 £500
% change year-on-year +38.04% -18.50% -
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 5,578 4,918 6,076
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.25% 11.51% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,872 3,249 4,081
London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £206 £225 £255
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 136 102
London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.58 £19.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.81% +7.65% -2.05%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £49.60 £48.76
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -28.00% +21.95%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
Central London - 6 £600 -
OpenVPN
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 19 (95.00%) DevOps
2 16 (80.00%) Linux
3 14 (70.00%) Jenkins
3 14 (70.00%) Ansible
3 14 (70.00%) Kubernetes
3 14 (70.00%) Terraform
4 13 (65.00%) Squid
4 13 (65.00%) Postfix
5 12 (60.00%) Load Balancing
5 12 (60.00%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (55.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 11 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (55.00%) JIRA
6 11 (55.00%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (55.00%) DNS
7 10 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (50.00%) Git (software)
7 10 (50.00%) ZABBIX
7 10 (50.00%) VPN
7 10 (50.00%) VMware
7 10 (50.00%) Puppet
8 9 (45.00%) vCloud
8 9 (45.00%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (45.00%) MCollective
8 9 (45.00%) Docker
8 9 (45.00%) logstash
8 9 (45.00%) Liquibase
8 9 (45.00%) Kibana
8 9 (45.00%) Sonatype
8 9 (45.00%) Sonatype Nexus

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 (45.00%) Apache
1 9 (45.00%) Confluence
1 9 (45.00%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 5 (25.00%) OpenStack
4 4 (20.00%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 11 (55.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (40.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 8 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (40.00%) Amazon ELB
2 8 (40.00%) Amazon S3
2 8 (40.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) DNS
2 10 (50.00%) VPN
3 9 (45.00%) OpenLDAP
3 9 (45.00%) SSH
4 8 (40.00%) HTTP
5 5 (25.00%) Network Security
6 2 (10.00%) Firewall
7 1 (5.00%) BGP
7 1 (5.00%) DHCP
7 1 (5.00%) HSRP
7 1 (5.00%) IPsec
7 1 (5.00%) OPNsense
7 1 (5.00%) OSPF
7 1 (5.00%) SSL
7 1 (5.00%) VLAN
7 1 (5.00%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (40.00%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (25.00%) MariaDB
3 5 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 14 (70.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (55.00%) JIRA
3 10 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 9 (45.00%) Ant
4 9 (45.00%) JUnit
4 9 (45.00%) Liquibase
4 9 (45.00%) Maven
4 9 (45.00%) SonarQube
4 9 (45.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 8 (40.00%) Bitbucket
6 5 (25.00%) GitLab
7 4 (20.00%) Artifactory
7 4 (20.00%) Gerrit
8 1 (5.00%) Arsenale Dataplane
8 1 (5.00%) JIRA Agile
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (45.00%) AWS DevOps
3 8 (40.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 8 (40.00%) AWS Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Senior DevOps
4 5 (25.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (10.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) AWS Administrator
7 1 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) DevOps Administrator
7 1 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Administrator
7 1 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Platform Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) Elastic Stack
1 9 (45.00%) MCollective
2 8 (40.00%) REST
3 1 (5.00%) LDAP
3 1 (5.00%) Software Packaging
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) CentOS
3 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Debian
4 1 (5.00%) FreeBSD
4 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.00%) Unix
4 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) DevOps
2 12 (60.00%) Load Balancing
3 11 (55.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 11 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (45.00%) Service Management
5 8 (40.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 4 (20.00%) High Availability
6 4 (20.00%) Task Automation
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (10.00%) Migration
7 2 (10.00%) Software Delivery
8 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (5.00%) Analytics
8 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
8 1 (5.00%) Deep Learning
8 1 (5.00%) Network Virtualisation
8 1 (5.00%) Open Source
8 1 (5.00%) Scrum
8 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.00%) Video Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Bash Shell
1 8 (40.00%) Groovy
1 8 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) Python
2 1 (5.00%) Ruby
2 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (65.00%) Postfix
1 13 (65.00%) Squid
2 12 (60.00%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (45.00%) Docker
3 9 (45.00%) vCloud
4 6 (30.00%) KVM
5 5 (25.00%) Ceph
6 2 (10.00%) pfSense
7 1 (5.00%) NFS
7 1 (5.00%) Samba
7 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (70.00%) Ansible
1 14 (70.00%) Kubernetes
1 14 (70.00%) Terraform
2 10 (50.00%) Puppet
2 10 (50.00%) ZABBIX
3 9 (45.00%) Docker Swarm
3 9 (45.00%) Kibana
3 9 (45.00%) logstash
3 9 (45.00%) Rancher
4 8 (40.00%) Rsyslog
4 8 (40.00%) Sysdig
5 5 (25.00%) Prometheus
6 4 (20.00%) HAProxy
7 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) VMware
2 9 (45.00%) Sonatype
3 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) Google
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) PagerDuty