The table below looks at the statistics for OpenStack skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenStack over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenStack
Rank 140 143 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 16 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.42% 0.061% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.59% 0.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Average daily rate £425 £513 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £421 £500 £320
% change year-on-year
-15.80% +56.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
OpenStack
England

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

Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
617 552 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.18% 16.95% 15.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 297 210
Average daily rate £375 £366 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 26 29
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.25 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.45% -23.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £10.70 £13.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £49.50 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

OpenStack
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenStack across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

OpenStack Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

OpenStack
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

OpenStack Daily Rate Trend in the North West

OpenStack
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenStack within the North West region over the 3 months to 14 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
Manchester -10 13 £438 -14.63% 4
Merseyside - 2 £425 -
Cheshire - 1 £425 -
OpenStack
England

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 16 (88.89%) Linux
2 14 (77.78%) Bash Shell
2 14 (77.78%) Puppet
3 13 (72.22%) Unix
3 13 (72.22%) Python
4 12 (66.67%) DevOps
5 11 (61.11%) Shell Script
6 10 (55.56%) Jenkins
7 9 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (50.00%) Ruby
8 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
9 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
9 7 (38.89%) SQL
10 6 (33.33%) Oracle
10 6 (33.33%) RUP
10 6 (33.33%) DSDM
10 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (33.33%) Xen
10 6 (33.33%) Tivoli
10 6 (33.33%) Scrum
10 6 (33.33%) VMware
10 6 (33.33%) KVM
10 6 (33.33%) OpenNebula
10 6 (33.33%) Cobbler
10 6 (33.33%) CloudStack
10 6 (33.33%) XenServer
10 6 (33.33%) EnterpriseDB
10 6 (33.33%) vSphere

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (33.33%) CloudStack
2 5 (27.78%) Apache
3 4 (22.22%) SAS
4 2 (11.11%) JBoss
4 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
5 1 (5.56%) Apache Solr
5 1 (5.56%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (5.56%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
2 1 (5.56%) Bluemix
2 1 (5.56%) IaaS
2 1 (5.56%) OpenShift
2 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) MRTG
2 4 (22.22%) DHCP
2 4 (22.22%) DNS
2 4 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (22.22%) HTTP
2 4 (22.22%) IMAP
2 4 (22.22%) iSCSI
2 4 (22.22%) SMTP
3 2 (11.11%) Internet
4 1 (5.56%) LDAP
4 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (5.56%) Apache Hive
1 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.56%) HBase
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Jenkins
2 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.11%) JIRA
3 2 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.56%) HP UFT
4 1 (5.56%) Selenium
4 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (5.56%) Banking
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Java Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Storage Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Subject Matter Expert
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) Gherkin
2 1 (5.56%) JSON
2 1 (5.56%) Lucene
2 1 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Linux
2 13 (72.22%) Unix
3 5 (27.78%) CentOS
3 5 (27.78%) Debian
3 5 (27.78%) Ubuntu
3 5 (27.78%) Windows
4 4 (22.22%) Mac OS
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) DevOps
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
5 6 (33.33%) DSDM
5 6 (33.33%) RUP
5 6 (33.33%) Scrum
6 5 (27.78%) Open Source
7 2 (11.11%) Server Building
8 1 (5.56%) Automation Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (5.56%) Concurrent Programming
8 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) Defect Management
8 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (5.56%) Migration
8 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
8 1 (5.56%) Software Delivery
8 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) Bash Shell
2 13 (72.22%) Python
3 11 (61.11%) Shell Script
4 9 (50.00%) Ruby
5 7 (38.89%) SQL
6 5 (27.78%) C
6 5 (27.78%) C++
6 5 (27.78%) Korn
6 5 (27.78%) Perl
6 5 (27.78%) PHP
7 3 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) BC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) KVM
1 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (33.33%) vSphere
1 6 (33.33%) Xen
1 6 (33.33%) XenServer
2 4 (22.22%) Dovecot
2 4 (22.22%) iptables
2 4 (22.22%) Sendmail
2 4 (22.22%) Squid
3 2 (11.11%) Docker
3 2 (11.11%) vCloud
4 1 (5.56%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (77.78%) Puppet
2 9 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (33.33%) Cobbler
3 6 (33.33%) OpenNebula
3 6 (33.33%) Tivoli
4 5 (27.78%) Cacti
4 5 (27.78%) Nagios
5 4 (22.22%) HAProxy
6 2 (11.11%) Kubernetes
7 1 (5.56%) Ansible
7 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
2 6 (33.33%) EnterpriseDB
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Rally
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