Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 867 831 -
Rank change year-on-year -36 - +870
Contract jobs citing OpenBSD 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.001% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.005% 0.005% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
UK median daily rate £335 £135 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +148.15% - -
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 20,721 18,898 23,594
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.82% 20.81% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,042 11,931 14,695
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £200 £208
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -1.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,379 1,122 1,327
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.64% -2.94% +5.20%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.50 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.56 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% -5.73% +4.76%

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

OpenBSD
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 OpenBSD within the UK over the 6 months to 18 June 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
England -44 1 £335 +148.15% 5
London - 1 £335 - 5

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OpenBSD 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 with a requirement for OpenBSD.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) FreeBSD
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5

OpenBSD
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Security Penetration Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Security Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) FreeBSD
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Network Virtualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Remote Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CREST Certified
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) KVM
1 1 (100.00%) QEMU
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (100.00%) VirtualBox
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) AlienVault
1 1 (100.00%) LogRhythm
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) VMware