The table below looks at the statistics for OpenStack skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenStack over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenStack
Rank 124 134 149
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +15
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 2 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.079% 0.29% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.53% 1.44% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Median daily rate £600 £430 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.53% +4.24%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £50.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +163.15%
OpenStack
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Application Platforms Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
376 626 587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.89% 19.98% 18.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 365 362
Median daily rate £375 £350 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £466 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 43 41
Median hourly rate £22.50 £29.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.72% +34.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.50 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

OpenStack
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing OpenStack as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

OpenStack Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

OpenStack
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OpenStack across the East of England region.

OpenStack Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

OpenStack
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenStack within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hertfordshire - 2 £600 - 3
OpenStack
England

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OpenStack also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (75.00%) Puppet
2 6 (75.00%) Docker
3 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) Python
3 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
3 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (50.00%) JSON
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) Unix
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) RHCE
4 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (50.00%) C
4 4 (50.00%) DevOps
4 4 (50.00%) KVM
4 4 (50.00%) LXC
4 4 (50.00%) SFIA
4 4 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (50.00%) vCloud
4 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (25.00%) IaaS
5 2 (25.00%) Office 365

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (25.00%) IaaS
3 2 (25.00%) Office 365
3 2 (25.00%) PaaS
3 2 (25.00%) SaaS
4 1 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Ant
2 1 (12.50%) Hudson
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) AWS Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Azure Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (25.00%) CRM Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Unix
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
1 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 4 (50.00%) SFIA
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) Data Security
3 2 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) C
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Docker
2 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (50.00%) KVM
2 4 (50.00%) LXC
2 4 (50.00%) vCloud
2 4 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Puppet
2 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (12.50%) Ansible
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM
3 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Rackspace
2 1 (12.50%) Splunk