Period
to 15 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for VyOS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VyOS over the 6 months to 15 December 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.

VyOS
UK
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 878 862 892
Rank change year-on-year -16 +30 -
Contract jobs citing VyOS 2 17 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.017% 0.001%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.009% 0.078% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +21.21% -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

VyOS 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 21423 21746 24280
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.76% 21.13% 21.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 13678 13719 14414
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £170 £193 £185
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £360
% change year-on-year +3.45% +0.69% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1269 1288 1903
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -1.52% +3.13%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.61 £10.34
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.63 £15.26 £16.00
% change year-on-year +8.98% -4.63% +0.79%

VyOS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for VyOS in the UK

VyOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VyOS in the UK

VyOS
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 VyOS within the UK over the 6 months to 15 December 2017. 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 -8 2 £550 +10.00%
London -11 2 £550 +10.00%

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VyOS 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 VyOS.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) OpenLDAP
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) pfSense
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 2 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (100.00%) Terraform

VyOS
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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) OpenLDAP
General
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) AWS DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) AWS Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
1 2 (100.00%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (100.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat