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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenStack over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenStack
Rank 148 159 140
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -19
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 9 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.072% 0.062%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.69% 0.47% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Median daily rate £430 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £434 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
532 638 503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.56% 15.24% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 359 272
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 34 33
Median hourly rate £14.75 £17.50 £16.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% +4.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.60 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £31.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -9.70%

OpenStack
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing OpenStack as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenStack within the North West region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
Manchester +9 9 £430 - 10
OpenStack
England

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 North West region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 22 (91.67%) Linux
1 22 (91.67%) Puppet
2 19 (79.17%) DevOps
2 19 (79.17%) Python
3 18 (75.00%) Bash Shell
4 15 (62.50%) Ruby
5 14 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (45.83%) Perl
8 10 (41.67%) Shell Script
9 9 (37.50%) Unix
9 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (37.50%) VMware
10 8 (33.33%) Red Hat
10 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (33.33%) Open Source
10 8 (33.33%) vSphere
10 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
11 7 (29.17%) CloudStack
11 7 (29.17%) CentOS
11 7 (29.17%) Apache
12 6 (25.00%) Nagios
12 6 (25.00%) PHP
12 6 (25.00%) Java
12 6 (25.00%) Ubuntu
13 5 (20.83%) Squid
13 5 (20.83%) Korn
13 5 (20.83%) Xen
13 5 (20.83%) IMAP
13 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 7 (29.17%) Apache
1 7 (29.17%) CloudStack
2 5 (20.83%) SAS
3 2 (8.33%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 14 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.33%) PaaS
3 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.17%) IaaS
3 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) DHCP
1 5 (20.83%) DNS
1 5 (20.83%) Fibre Channel
1 5 (20.83%) HTTP
1 5 (20.83%) IMAP
1 5 (20.83%) iSCSI
1 5 (20.83%) MRTG
1 5 (20.83%) SMTP
2 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (12.50%) LDAP
4 2 (8.33%) NAS
4 2 (8.33%) SAN
5 1 (4.17%) HTTPS
5 1 (4.17%) Network Security
5 1 (4.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) Big Data
3 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.33%) Maven
2 2 (8.33%) Vagrant
3 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) GoCD
3 1 (4.17%) Subversion
3 1 (4.17%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (4.17%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 5 (20.83%) Platform Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) EMC Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) EMC Storage Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (4.17%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Broadcast Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Java Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Scripter
5 1 (4.17%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) MCollective
2 2 (8.33%) Web Services
3 1 (4.17%) REST
3 1 (4.17%) Servlets
3 1 (4.17%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Private Cloud
3 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.33%) EMC VNX
3 2 (8.33%) User Experience
4 1 (4.17%) BBC
4 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (91.67%) Linux
2 9 (37.50%) Unix
3 7 (29.17%) CentOS
4 6 (25.00%) Ubuntu
5 5 (20.83%) Debian
6 2 (8.33%) Fedora
6 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.17%) Android
7 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
7 1 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) DevOps
2 8 (33.33%) Open Source
3 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 3 (12.50%) Migration
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.33%) Resource Management
6 2 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (8.33%) Web Development
7 1 (4.17%) CRM
7 1 (4.17%) ERP
7 1 (4.17%) ETL
7 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) Python
2 18 (75.00%) Bash Shell
3 15 (62.50%) Ruby
4 11 (45.83%) Perl
5 10 (41.67%) Shell Script
6 6 (25.00%) Java
6 6 (25.00%) PHP
7 5 (20.83%) C
7 5 (20.83%) Korn
8 4 (16.67%) C++
9 1 (4.17%) C#
9 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (33.33%) vSphere
3 5 (20.83%) Dovecot
3 5 (20.83%) iptables
3 5 (20.83%) KVM
3 5 (20.83%) Sendmail
3 5 (20.83%) Squid
3 5 (20.83%) Xen
3 5 (20.83%) XenServer
4 2 (8.33%) Docker
5 1 (4.17%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 22 (91.67%) Puppet
2 12 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (25.00%) Nagios
4 5 (20.83%) Cacti
4 5 (20.83%) Cobbler
4 5 (20.83%) HAProxy
4 5 (20.83%) OpenNebula
5 4 (16.67%) Ansible
6 2 (8.33%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (4.17%) Ganglia
7 1 (4.17%) Graphite
7 1 (4.17%) Kibana
7 1 (4.17%) Kubernetes
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (4.17%) Riemann
7 1 (4.17%) Salt
7 1 (4.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) VMware
2 8 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 3 (12.50%) Cisco
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle
4 2 (8.33%) EMC
4 2 (8.33%) Isilon
4 2 (8.33%) Rackspace
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.17%) Talend
Manchester, Lancashire
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