Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for OpenBSD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OpenBSD over the 6 months to 21 September 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.

OpenBSD
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 858 -
Contract jobs citing OpenBSD 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.001% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.005% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median daily rate - £135 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £135 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

OpenBSD is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 21,282 20,545 23,713
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.71% 20.79% 22.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,164 12,897 14,968
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £170 £184 £206
90th Percentile £607 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,539 1,206 1,266
UK median hourly rate £17.41 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.51% +6.06% +1.23%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.83 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.10 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -2.42% - +3.13%

OpenBSD
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing OpenBSD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for OpenBSD in the UK

OpenBSD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenBSD in the UK

OpenBSD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OpenBSD in the UK