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 26 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenStack
Rank 98 - 80
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 6 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.34% - 0.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.34% - 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 5
Median daily rate £500 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £424 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.89% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -
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
256 246 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.49% 16.32% 15.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 158 106
Median daily rate £400 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £215 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 12
Median hourly rate £36.00 £18.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.26% +1.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +23.52%

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
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 26 June 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 26 June 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 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (83.33%) DevOps
3 14 (77.78%) Puppet
4 12 (66.67%) Python
5 11 (61.11%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (55.56%) Bash Shell
6 10 (55.56%) Unix
6 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (50.00%) Jenkins
8 8 (44.44%) Ruby
8 8 (44.44%) Shell Script
9 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
9 7 (38.89%) Ubuntu
9 7 (38.89%) CentOS
9 7 (38.89%) Open Source
9 7 (38.89%) Ansible
10 6 (33.33%) Docker
10 6 (33.33%) Perl
11 5 (27.78%) DNS
11 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
11 5 (27.78%) PaaS
11 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
11 5 (27.78%) OpenNebula
12 4 (22.22%) Kubernetes
12 4 (22.22%) KVM
12 4 (22.22%) MRTG
12 4 (22.22%) Cobbler
12 4 (22.22%) CloudStack
12 4 (22.22%) Debian
12 4 (22.22%) Scrum

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 4 (22.22%) CloudStack
2 3 (16.67%) Apache
2 3 (16.67%) SAS
3 2 (11.11%) JBoss
3 2 (11.11%) nginx
3 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (27.78%) PaaS
2 2 (11.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) DNS
2 4 (22.22%) MRTG
3 3 (16.67%) DHCP
3 3 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (16.67%) HTTP
3 3 (16.67%) IMAP
3 3 (16.67%) iSCSI
3 3 (16.67%) SMTP
4 1 (5.56%) Internet
4 1 (5.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.11%) Ant
3 2 (11.11%) GoCD
3 2 (11.11%) Maven
3 2 (11.11%) SonarQube
3 2 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) AWS DevOps
3 4 (22.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Architect
5 2 (11.11%) DevOps Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Java Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior DevOps
6 1 (5.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Cloud
1 3 (16.67%) Public Cloud
2 2 (11.11%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (55.56%) Unix
3 7 (38.89%) CentOS
3 7 (38.89%) Ubuntu
4 4 (22.22%) Debian
4 4 (22.22%) Windows
5 3 (16.67%) Fedora
5 3 (16.67%) Mac OS
5 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) DevOps
2 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) Open Source
4 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
5 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (22.22%) DSDM
5 4 (22.22%) RUP
5 4 (22.22%) Scrum
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 2 (11.11%) Microservices
7 1 (5.56%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) Python
2 10 (55.56%) Bash Shell
3 8 (44.44%) Ruby
3 8 (44.44%) Shell Script
4 6 (33.33%) Perl
5 4 (22.22%) C
5 4 (22.22%) C++
5 4 (22.22%) Java
5 4 (22.22%) Korn
5 4 (22.22%) PHP
5 4 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (11.11%) Go
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Docker
2 4 (22.22%) KVM
2 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (22.22%) vSphere
2 4 (22.22%) Xen
2 4 (22.22%) XenServer
3 3 (16.67%) Dovecot
3 3 (16.67%) iptables
3 3 (16.67%) Sendmail
3 3 (16.67%) Squid
4 2 (11.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (77.78%) Puppet
2 11 (61.11%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (38.89%) Ansible
4 5 (27.78%) OpenNebula
5 4 (22.22%) Cacti
5 4 (22.22%) Cobbler
5 4 (22.22%) Kubernetes
5 4 (22.22%) Nagios
5 4 (22.22%) Tivoli
6 3 (16.67%) HAProxy
6 3 (16.67%) Salt
7 2 (11.11%) Mesos
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
2 4 (22.22%) EnterpriseDB
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) VMware