The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for FreeRADIUS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FreeRADIUS over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
FreeRADIUS
UK
Rank 595 641 617
Rank change year-on-year +46 -24  
Contract jobs citing FreeRADIUS 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.002% 0.008%
As % of the System Software category 0.020% 0.017% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £338 £383 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -23.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

FreeRADIUS is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 5044 5746 5382
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.14% 10.84% 10.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3210 3484 2953
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 352 447 607
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £44.40 £32.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

FreeRADIUS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing FreeRADIUS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for FreeRADIUS in the UK

FreeRADIUS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FreeRADIUS in the UK

FreeRADIUS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FreeRADIUS.

Contractor hourly rate trend for FreeRADIUS in the UK

FreeRADIUS
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FreeRADIUS within the UK over the 3 months to 24 March 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
England +34 1 £338 -11.76% 1
London +28 1 £338 -11.76% 1

FreeRADIUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing FreeRADIUS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for FreeRADIUS.

1 12 (100.00%) Linux
1 12 (100.00%) LAMP
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
1 12 (100.00%) nginx
2 11 (91.67%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (91.67%) Nagios
2 11 (91.67%) Apache
2 11 (91.67%) DHCP
2 11 (91.67%) DNS
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco
3 10 (83.33%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (50.00%) Python
4 6 (50.00%) Perl
4 6 (50.00%) PHP
4 6 (50.00%) MySQL
4 6 (50.00%) Ansible
4 6 (50.00%) vSphere
5 5 (41.67%) Puppet
5 5 (41.67%) Ruby
5 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (41.67%) DevOps
5 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
5 5 (41.67%) LEMP Stack
5 5 (41.67%) LAPP Stack
5 5 (41.67%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (41.67%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (41.67%) Java
5 5 (41.67%) HTTP
6 4 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (25.00%) logstash

FreeRADIUS
Top Related IT Skills 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 12 (100.00%) nginx
2 11 (91.67%) Apache
3 4 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (8.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) DHCP
1 11 (91.67%) DNS
2 5 (41.67%) HTTP
3 1 (8.33%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) GitLab
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Administrator
1 6 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (41.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 5 (41.67%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (16.67%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (16.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Unix Administrator
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
5 2 (16.67%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (16.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) LAMP
2 5 (41.67%) LAPP Stack
2 5 (41.67%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) DevOps
2 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Perl
1 6 (50.00%) PHP
1 6 (50.00%) Python
2 5 (41.67%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) Ruby
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) vSphere
2 5 (41.67%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (41.67%) Virtual Servers
2 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (91.67%) Nagios
1 11 (91.67%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (50.00%) Ansible
3 5 (41.67%) Puppet
4 3 (25.00%) Graphite
4 3 (25.00%) logstash
5 1 (8.33%) FreeIPA
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) BT
3 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds