The table below looks at the statistics for OpenStack skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenStack over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenStack
Rank 99 99 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 11 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.59% 0.056% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.89% 0.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Median daily rate £490 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £391 £438
% change year-on-year
+15.01% -10.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £50.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +163.15%
OpenStack
North West

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

Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
283 286 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.09% 16.00% 15.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 180 109
Median daily rate £375 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £255 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 12
Median hourly rate £20.73 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.20% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.32 £26.20 £19.50
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 Manchester

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

OpenStack Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

OpenStack
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

OpenStack Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

OpenStack
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenStack across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

OpenStack Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

OpenStack
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenStack within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 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
Stockport - 3 £500 -
OpenStack
North West

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 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 Manchester region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 14 (93.33%) Linux
2 12 (80.00%) Puppet
2 12 (80.00%) DevOps
3 9 (60.00%) Perl
3 9 (60.00%) Python
4 7 (46.67%) Bash Shell
4 7 (46.67%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (46.67%) Ansible
5 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (40.00%) Open Source
5 6 (40.00%) Ruby
5 6 (40.00%) Ubuntu
5 6 (40.00%) CentOS
5 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
6 5 (33.33%) DNS
6 5 (33.33%) MySQL
6 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 5 (33.33%) PaaS
6 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (26.67%) Docker
7 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (26.67%) VMware
8 3 (20.00%) Debian
8 3 (20.00%) Fedora
8 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
8 3 (20.00%) Nagios
8 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (20.00%) Oracle

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) Apache
1 3 (20.00%) SAS
2 2 (13.33%) nginx
2 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (33.33%) PaaS
3 2 (13.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (20.00%) DHCP
2 3 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (20.00%) HTTP
2 3 (20.00%) IMAP
2 3 (20.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (20.00%) MRTG
2 3 (20.00%) SMTP
2 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) LDAP
4 1 (6.67%) NAS
4 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (13.33%) Ant
2 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) GoCD
2 2 (13.33%) Maven
2 2 (13.33%) SonarQube
2 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 4 (26.67%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Administrator
7 1 (6.67%) Broadcast Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) EMC Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) EMC Storage Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Senior DevOps
7 1 (6.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) MCollective
2 2 (13.33%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Cloud
2 3 (20.00%) Private Cloud
2 3 (20.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) BBC
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) EMC VNX
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) CentOS
2 6 (40.00%) Ubuntu
3 3 (20.00%) Debian
3 3 (20.00%) Fedora
3 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (13.33%) Unix
5 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) DevOps
2 6 (40.00%) Open Source
3 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (13.33%) Microservices
7 1 (6.67%) Migration
7 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
7 1 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Perl
1 9 (60.00%) Python
2 7 (46.67%) Bash Shell
3 6 (40.00%) Ruby
4 3 (20.00%) C
4 3 (20.00%) C++
4 3 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) Korn
4 3 (20.00%) PHP
4 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (13.33%) Go
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Docker
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) Dovecot
2 3 (20.00%) iptables
2 3 (20.00%) KVM
2 3 (20.00%) Sendmail
2 3 (20.00%) Squid
3 1 (6.67%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 12 (80.00%) Puppet
2 7 (46.67%) Ansible
2 7 (46.67%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (20.00%) Cacti
3 3 (20.00%) HAProxy
3 3 (20.00%) Nagios
3 3 (20.00%) OpenNebula
3 3 (20.00%) Salt
4 2 (13.33%) Kubernetes
4 2 (13.33%) Mesos
5 1 (6.67%) EMC VPLEX
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco
5 1 (6.67%) EMC
5 1 (6.67%) Isilon
5 1 (6.67%) Rackspace