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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenStack
Rank 94 85 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.12% 0.079% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.74% 0.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£513 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £329 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-22.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
271 209 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.71% 16.61% 20.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 112 94
Average daily rate £331 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.37% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 21
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £25.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -30.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £12.70 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.10 £33.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%

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
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) AIX

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) AIX Specialist
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM