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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenStack
Rank 139 160 137
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -23
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 13 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.071% 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.31% 0.48% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 4
Median daily rate £480 £350 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £376 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £50.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +163.15%
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
563 624 510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.06% 14.87% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 376 259
Median daily rate £375 £420 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +29.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £242 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 33 38
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £11.65 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.53 £42.62 £35.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +5 10 £480 - 4
Lancashire +13 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £435 -
OpenStack
England

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 20 (74.07%) Puppet
2 20 (74.07%) DevOps
3 15 (55.56%) Python
4 14 (51.85%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (48.15%) Bash Shell
6 12 (44.44%) Ruby
6 12 (44.44%) Red Hat
7 11 (40.74%) Perl
8 10 (37.04%) Jenkins
8 10 (37.04%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (33.33%) Ansible
9 9 (33.33%) PaaS
9 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (33.33%) CentOS
10 8 (29.63%) Ubuntu
10 8 (29.63%) Unix
11 7 (25.93%) VMware
11 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
11 7 (25.93%) Open Source
12 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
12 6 (22.22%) MySQL
12 6 (22.22%) Docker
13 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (18.52%) MCollective
13 5 (18.52%) Java
13 5 (18.52%) Apache
13 5 (18.52%) DNS

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 5 (18.52%) Apache
2 3 (11.11%) nginx
2 3 (11.11%) SAS
2 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.41%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (3.70%) Confluence
4 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (51.85%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (33.33%) PaaS
3 4 (14.81%) IaaS
4 3 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (7.41%) Engine Yard
5 2 (7.41%) GitHub
5 2 (7.41%) Heroku
5 2 (7.41%) OpenShift
5 2 (7.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) DNS
2 3 (11.11%) DHCP
2 3 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (11.11%) HTTP
2 3 (11.11%) IMAP
2 3 (11.11%) iSCSI
2 3 (11.11%) MRTG
2 3 (11.11%) SMTP
2 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.41%) Firewall
3 2 (7.41%) LDAP
3 2 (7.41%) VPN
4 1 (3.70%) NAS
4 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) MySQL
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) Big Data
3 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.70%) OpenStack Swift
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Jenkins
2 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
3 4 (14.81%) Vagrant
4 3 (11.11%) Maven
4 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (7.41%) Ant
5 2 (7.41%) GoCD
5 2 (7.41%) SonarQube
6 1 (3.70%) JIRA
6 1 (3.70%) NuGet
6 1 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (3.70%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (11.11%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 6 (22.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) AIX Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) DevOps Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Unix Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) CLAS Architect
7 1 (3.70%) EMC Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Information Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Information Assurance Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Security Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) MCollective
2 4 (14.81%) Web Services
3 2 (7.41%) .NET
3 2 (7.41%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.70%) JSON
4 1 (3.70%) XML
4 1 (3.70%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Public Cloud
3 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Cloud
3 3 (11.11%) Private Cloud
4 2 (7.41%) Clustering
4 2 (7.41%) DataPower
4 2 (7.41%) Device Driver
4 2 (7.41%) PKI
5 1 (3.70%) BBC
5 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.70%) EMC VNX
5 1 (3.70%) User Experience
5 1 (3.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) Linux
2 9 (33.33%) CentOS
3 8 (29.63%) Ubuntu
3 8 (29.63%) Unix
4 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (14.81%) Windows
5 3 (11.11%) AIX
5 3 (11.11%) Debian
5 3 (11.11%) Fedora
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) DevOps
2 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.93%) Open Source
4 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
6 3 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (7.41%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
7 2 (7.41%) Microservices
7 2 (7.41%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Scrum
7 2 (7.41%) SDLC
7 2 (7.41%) SOA
7 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
7 2 (7.41%) Workflow
8 1 (3.70%) Capacity Management
8 1 (3.70%) ETL
8 1 (3.70%) Migration
8 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) Python
2 13 (48.15%) Bash Shell
3 12 (44.44%) Ruby
4 11 (40.74%) Perl
5 5 (18.52%) Java
6 4 (14.81%) Shell Script
7 3 (11.11%) C
7 3 (11.11%) C++
7 3 (11.11%) Korn
7 3 (11.11%) PHP
7 3 (11.11%) SQL
8 2 (7.41%) Go
8 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
9 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) AWS Certification
2 2 (7.41%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (7.41%) CLAS
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) BC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.41%) JSP 440
2 2 (7.41%) RMADS
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (22.22%) Docker
3 3 (11.11%) Dovecot
3 3 (11.11%) iptables
3 3 (11.11%) KVM
3 3 (11.11%) Sendmail
3 3 (11.11%) Squid
4 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.41%) XenServer
5 1 (3.70%) Ceph
5 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (74.07%) Puppet
2 10 (37.04%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (33.33%) Ansible
4 5 (18.52%) Nagios
5 3 (11.11%) Cacti
5 3 (11.11%) HAProxy
5 3 (11.11%) OpenNebula
5 3 (11.11%) Salt
6 2 (7.41%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (7.41%) Cobbler
6 2 (7.41%) Kubernetes
6 2 (7.41%) Mesos
7 1 (3.70%) BladeLogic
7 1 (3.70%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (3.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 7 (25.93%) VMware
3 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.11%) BMC
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco
5 2 (7.41%) Rackspace
6 1 (3.70%) Atlassian
6 1 (3.70%) EMC
6 1 (3.70%) Isilon
6 1 (3.70%) Talend
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago