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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
OpenStack
North West / Manchester
Rank 80 103 -
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 16 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.14% 0.26% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.66% 1.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
Median daily rate £430 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £410 £500
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -18.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
209 310 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.89% 16.08% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 152 131
Median daily rate £375 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £192 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.79% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 24 18
Median hourly rate £14.75 £29.00 £17.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.13% +69.49%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.38 £21.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-13.52% +11.84%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 24 (96.00%) Linux
1 24 (96.00%) Puppet
2 23 (92.00%) Python
3 21 (84.00%) DevOps
4 18 (72.00%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (72.00%) Ruby
5 17 (68.00%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (64.00%) Bash Shell
7 13 (52.00%) Shell Script
8 12 (48.00%) Unix
8 12 (48.00%) Jenkins
9 11 (44.00%) Nagios
9 11 (44.00%) Red Hat
9 11 (44.00%) CentOS
10 10 (40.00%) Java
11 9 (36.00%) vSphere
11 9 (36.00%) Ansible
11 9 (36.00%) CloudStack
12 8 (32.00%) Open Source
12 8 (32.00%) Configuration Management
12 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (32.00%) VMware
13 7 (28.00%) Xen
13 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
13 7 (28.00%) Perl
13 7 (28.00%) XenServer
13 7 (28.00%) Cobbler
13 7 (28.00%) Kibana
13 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills

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 9 (36.00%) CloudStack
2 6 (24.00%) Apache
3 5 (20.00%) SAS
4 1 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (4.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 18 (72.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (24.00%) HTTPS
2 6 (24.00%) SSL
3 5 (20.00%) DHCP
3 5 (20.00%) DNS
3 5 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (20.00%) HTTP
3 5 (20.00%) IMAP
3 5 (20.00%) iSCSI
3 5 (20.00%) MRTG
3 5 (20.00%) SMTP
4 3 (12.00%) LDAP
5 1 (4.00%) NAS
5 1 (4.00%) Network Security
5 1 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) Big Data
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (48.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (24.00%) GoCD
2 6 (24.00%) Subversion
2 6 (24.00%) Travis CI
3 1 (4.00%) Maven
3 1 (4.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Platform Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (4.00%) Broadcast Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) EMC Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) EMC Storage Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) ELK Stack
2 1 (4.00%) MCollective
2 1 (4.00%) REST
2 1 (4.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) User Experience
3 1 (4.00%) BBC
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.00%) EMC VNX
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (96.00%) Linux
2 12 (48.00%) Unix
3 11 (44.00%) CentOS
4 6 (24.00%) Fedora
4 6 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (20.00%) Debian
5 5 (20.00%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.00%) Android
6 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) DevOps
2 8 (32.00%) Configuration Management
2 8 (32.00%) Open Source
3 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.00%) Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Web Development
6 1 (4.00%) CRM
6 1 (4.00%) ERP
6 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 23 (92.00%) Python
2 18 (72.00%) Ruby
3 16 (64.00%) Bash Shell
4 13 (52.00%) Shell Script
5 10 (40.00%) Java
6 7 (28.00%) Perl
7 6 (24.00%) PHP
8 5 (20.00%) C
8 5 (20.00%) Korn
9 4 (16.00%) C++
10 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) vSphere
2 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (28.00%) Xen
3 7 (28.00%) XenServer
4 5 (20.00%) Dovecot
4 5 (20.00%) iptables
4 5 (20.00%) KVM
4 5 (20.00%) Sendmail
4 5 (20.00%) Squid
5 1 (4.00%) Ceph
5 1 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (96.00%) Puppet
2 17 (68.00%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (44.00%) Nagios
4 9 (36.00%) Ansible
5 7 (28.00%) Cobbler
5 7 (28.00%) Kibana
6 6 (24.00%) Ganglia
6 6 (24.00%) Graphite
6 6 (24.00%) Riemann
7 5 (20.00%) Cacti
7 5 (20.00%) HAProxy
7 5 (20.00%) OpenNebula
8 1 (4.00%) EMC VPLEX
8 1 (4.00%) Kubernetes
8 1 (4.00%) logstash
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (4.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Red Hat
2 8 (32.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) EMC
4 1 (4.00%) Isilon
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Rackspace
4 1 (4.00%) Splunk