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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenStack
Rank 149 151 130
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -21
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 17 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.42% 0.26% 0.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.35% 1.50% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 7
Median daily rate £488 £381 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.86% -4.68%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -
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
722 667 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.90% 17.05% 14.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 361 261
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 36 29
Median hourly rate £22.54 £19.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.63% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £97.43 £49.50 £40.57
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenStack across the North West region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

OpenStack Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 May 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 +3 8 £475 -7.31% 5
Cheshire -12 5 £525 +47.36%
Lancashire +2 2 £410 +2.18%
Merseyside - 2 £425 -
OpenStack
England

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 23 (85.19%) Linux
2 17 (62.96%) Unix
2 17 (62.96%) Python
2 17 (62.96%) Puppet
2 17 (62.96%) DevOps
3 16 (59.26%) Bash Shell
4 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (48.15%) Ruby
6 12 (44.44%) Shell Script
6 12 (44.44%) Jenkins
7 10 (37.04%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (33.33%) Red Hat
8 9 (33.33%) Windows
9 8 (29.63%) SQL
9 8 (29.63%) Scrum
9 8 (29.63%) XenServer
10 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
10 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
10 7 (25.93%) Perl
10 7 (25.93%) Docker
11 6 (22.22%) KVM
11 6 (22.22%) OpenNebula
11 6 (22.22%) Oracle
11 6 (22.22%) RUP
11 6 (22.22%) DSDM
11 6 (22.22%) DNS
11 6 (22.22%) Tivoli
11 6 (22.22%) VMware
11 6 (22.22%) CentOS

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 6 (22.22%) CloudStack
2 5 (18.52%) Apache
3 4 (14.81%) SAS
4 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
5 2 (7.41%) JBoss
5 2 (7.41%) nginx
5 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
6 1 (3.70%) Apache Solr
6 1 (3.70%) Confluence
6 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (18.52%) PaaS
3 4 (14.81%) IaaS
4 2 (7.41%) OpenShift
5 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) DNS
2 5 (18.52%) MRTG
3 4 (14.81%) DHCP
3 4 (14.81%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (14.81%) HTTP
3 4 (14.81%) IMAP
3 4 (14.81%) iSCSI
3 4 (14.81%) SMTP
4 2 (7.41%) Firewall
4 2 (7.41%) Internet
4 2 (7.41%) VPN
5 1 (3.70%) LDAP
5 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) MySQL
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Hive
2 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.70%) HBase
2 1 (3.70%) OpenStack Swift
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
3 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (7.41%) Ant
4 2 (7.41%) JIRA
4 2 (7.41%) Maven
4 2 (7.41%) SonarQube
4 2 (7.41%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.70%) HP UFT
5 1 (3.70%) NuGet
5 1 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (3.70%) Selenium
5 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.70%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (7.41%) AIX Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) DevOps Architect
4 2 (7.41%) DevOps Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Java Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Platform Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Unix Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Information Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Information Security Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Security Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Storage Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
1 2 (7.41%) JSON
1 2 (7.41%) LEMP Stack
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (3.70%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.70%) Lucene
2 1 (3.70%) REST
2 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) DataPower
1 2 (7.41%) PKI
1 2 (7.41%) User Experience
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) Linux
2 17 (62.96%) Unix
3 9 (33.33%) Windows
4 6 (22.22%) CentOS
5 5 (18.52%) Debian
5 5 (18.52%) Ubuntu
6 4 (14.81%) Mac OS
7 3 (11.11%) AIX
7 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
8 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) DevOps
2 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (29.63%) Scrum
4 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
4 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (22.22%) DSDM
5 6 (22.22%) RUP
6 5 (18.52%) Open Source
7 4 (14.81%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (11.11%) Server Building
9 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
9 2 (7.41%) Microservices
9 2 (7.41%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (7.41%) SOA
9 2 (7.41%) Software Delivery
9 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
10 1 (3.70%) Automated Testing
10 1 (3.70%) Capacity Management
10 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
10 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) Python
2 16 (59.26%) Bash Shell
3 13 (48.15%) Ruby
4 12 (44.44%) Shell Script
5 8 (29.63%) SQL
6 7 (25.93%) Perl
7 5 (18.52%) C
7 5 (18.52%) C++
7 5 (18.52%) Java
7 5 (18.52%) Korn
7 5 (18.52%) PHP
8 2 (7.41%) Go
8 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (7.41%) CLAS
3 1 (3.70%) BC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (7.41%) JSP 440
1 2 (7.41%) RMADS
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) XenServer
2 7 (25.93%) Docker
3 6 (22.22%) KVM
3 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (22.22%) vSphere
3 6 (22.22%) Xen
4 4 (14.81%) Dovecot
4 4 (14.81%) iptables
4 4 (14.81%) Sendmail
4 4 (14.81%) Squid
5 2 (7.41%) vCloud
6 1 (3.70%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 17 (62.96%) Puppet
2 10 (37.04%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (22.22%) Cobbler
3 6 (22.22%) OpenNebula
3 6 (22.22%) Tivoli
4 5 (18.52%) Cacti
4 5 (18.52%) Nagios
5 4 (14.81%) Ansible
5 4 (14.81%) HAProxy
5 4 (14.81%) Kubernetes
6 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (7.41%) Mesos
7 1 (3.70%) BladeLogic
7 1 (3.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 6 (22.22%) EnterpriseDB
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle
2 6 (22.22%) VMware
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.70%) BMC
4 1 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) Rally
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