The table below looks at the statistics for OpenStack skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenStack over the 3 months to 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenStack
Rank 92 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 13 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.71% 0.14% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.42% 0.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate £438 £513 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £500 £320
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +56.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
294 244 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.14% 17.21% 18.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 142 119
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 12
Average hourly rate £29.00 £19.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.63% -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.70 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

OpenStack
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenStack across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenStack within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 2 £425 -
OpenStack
North West

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 13 (92.86%) Linux
2 12 (85.71%) Unix
2 12 (85.71%) Python
2 12 (85.71%) Bash Shell
2 12 (85.71%) Puppet
3 11 (78.57%) DevOps
4 10 (71.43%) Shell Script
5 9 (64.29%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (57.14%) Jenkins
6 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (57.14%) Ruby
7 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
8 6 (42.86%) Scrum
8 6 (42.86%) Tivoli
8 6 (42.86%) SQL
8 6 (42.86%) Oracle
8 6 (42.86%) RUP
8 6 (42.86%) DSDM
8 6 (42.86%) Xen
8 6 (42.86%) Cobbler
8 6 (42.86%) vSphere
8 6 (42.86%) CloudStack
8 6 (42.86%) EnterpriseDB
8 6 (42.86%) XenServer
9 5 (35.71%) OpenNebula
10 4 (28.57%) KVM
10 4 (28.57%) Cacti
10 4 (28.57%) Open Source
10 4 (28.57%) MRTG

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (42.86%) CloudStack
2 4 (28.57%) Apache
3 3 (21.43%) SAS
4 2 (14.29%) JBoss
4 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
5 1 (7.14%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) MRTG
2 3 (21.43%) DHCP
2 3 (21.43%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (21.43%) HTTP
2 3 (21.43%) IMAP
2 3 (21.43%) iSCSI
2 3 (21.43%) SMTP
3 2 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (7.14%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Java Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Linux
2 12 (85.71%) Unix
3 4 (28.57%) CentOS
3 4 (28.57%) Debian
3 4 (28.57%) Ubuntu
3 4 (28.57%) Windows
4 3 (21.43%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) DevOps
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (42.86%) DSDM
4 6 (42.86%) RUP
4 6 (42.86%) Scrum
5 4 (28.57%) Open Source
6 2 (14.29%) Server Building
7 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Bash Shell
1 12 (85.71%) Python
2 10 (71.43%) Shell Script
3 8 (57.14%) Ruby
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) C
5 4 (28.57%) C++
5 4 (28.57%) Korn
5 4 (28.57%) Perl
5 4 (28.57%) PHP
6 2 (14.29%) Java
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) vSphere
1 6 (42.86%) Xen
1 6 (42.86%) XenServer
2 4 (28.57%) KVM
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (21.43%) Dovecot
3 3 (21.43%) iptables
3 3 (21.43%) Sendmail
3 3 (21.43%) Squid
4 2 (14.29%) Docker
4 2 (14.29%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (85.71%) Puppet
2 9 (64.29%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (42.86%) Cobbler
3 6 (42.86%) Tivoli
4 5 (35.71%) OpenNebula
5 4 (28.57%) Cacti
5 4 (28.57%) Nagios
6 3 (21.43%) HAProxy
7 2 (14.29%) Kubernetes
8 1 (7.14%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) EnterpriseDB
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Atlassian
Manchester
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago