The table below looks at the statistics for OpenStack skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenStack over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenStack
Rank 48 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 18 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.71% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.48% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate £420 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
OpenStack
Scotland

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

Application Platforms Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
103 146 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 15.54% 16.50% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 82 64
Average daily rate £336 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £21.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +12.13%

OpenStack
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenStack across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

OpenStack Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

OpenStack
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

OpenStack Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

OpenStack
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenStack across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

OpenStack Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing OpenStack also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OpenStack.

1 15 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
3 11 (52.38%) HP
3 11 (52.38%) Windows
4 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
5 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (42.86%) PowerShell
5 9 (42.86%) Windows Server
6 7 (33.33%) ITIL
6 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
7 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
7 6 (28.57%) Degree
7 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
7 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (28.57%) VMware
8 5 (23.81%) Migration
8 5 (23.81%) Six Sigma
8 5 (23.81%) Project Management
8 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (23.81%) JSP 440
8 5 (23.81%) Office 365
8 5 (23.81%) ITIL V3
9 4 (19.05%) Skype for Business
9 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing OpenStack also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OpenStack. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
3 4 (19.05%) Skype for Business
4 3 (14.29%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (4.76%) IIS
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) DHCP
1 4 (19.05%) DNS
2 3 (14.29%) Skype
3 2 (9.52%) NetScaler
3 2 (9.52%) SAN
3 2 (9.52%) SNMP
3 2 (9.52%) SSL
3 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (4.76%) Firewall
4 1 (4.76%) Internet
4 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Build Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Citrix Specialist
2 2 (9.52%) Messaging Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Server Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Architect
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) CSS
1 1 (4.76%) jQuery
1 1 (4.76%) XML
1 1 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 3 (14.29%) Visualisation
3 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (9.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.52%) Linux
5 2 (9.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) ITIL V3
2 5 (23.81%) Migration
2 5 (23.81%) Project Management
2 5 (23.81%) Six Sigma
3 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 2 (9.52%) Analytics
4 2 (9.52%) Server Building
4 2 (9.52%) Software Delivery
4 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.76%) High Availability
5 1 (4.76%) Network Management
5 1 (4.76%) Records Management
5 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 6 (28.57%) Degree
5 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
5 3 (14.29%) MCSE
6 2 (9.52%) MCP
6 2 (9.52%) MCSA
6 2 (9.52%) MCTS
6 2 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (4.76%) CCNA
7 1 (4.76%) CCNP
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) JSP 440
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) Firmware
3 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.52%) vSphere
3 2 (9.52%) XenApp
3 2 (9.52%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.76%) Brightmail
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (9.52%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 11 (52.38%) HP
3 6 (28.57%) VMware
4 4 (19.05%) Citrix
5 2 (9.52%) Altiris
5 2 (9.52%) AppSense
5 2 (9.52%) IronPort
6 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco
6 1 (4.76%) F5
6 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.76%) Juniper
6 1 (4.76%) Nintex
6 1 (4.76%) TippingPoint