The table below looks at the statistics for OpenStack skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenStack over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenStack
Rank 65 63 70
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 2 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.27% 0.85% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.71% 5.93% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Median daily rate £500 £550 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +80.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £525 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
OpenStack
Berkshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
117 135 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 15.54% 14.38% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 83 107
Median daily rate £400 £425 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -21.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 5
Median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +35.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £24.30 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £45.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.38 £17.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year
+22.15% -9.70%

OpenStack
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing OpenStack as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

OpenStack Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

OpenStack
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

OpenStack Daily Rate Trend in Reading

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 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 Reading region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (37.50%) Puppet
2 3 (37.50%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (25.00%) Ceph
3 2 (25.00%) HP Helion
3 2 (25.00%) Ansible
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) PaaS
3 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) CentOS
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (12.50%) Squid
4 1 (12.50%) Korn
4 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
4 1 (12.50%) IMAP
4 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) Security Testing

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (12.50%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (25.00%) HP Helion
3 2 (25.00%) PaaS
4 1 (12.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) IMAP
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
2 1 (12.50%) LDAP
2 1 (12.50%) MRTG
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) SMTP
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Cloud Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Security Architect
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) CentOS
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (12.50%) Debian
3 1 (12.50%) Fedora
3 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Network Management
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) Korn
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Ceph
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Docker
2 1 (12.50%) Dovecot
2 1 (12.50%) iptables
2 1 (12.50%) KVM
2 1 (12.50%) Sendmail
2 1 (12.50%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Puppet
2 2 (25.00%) Ansible
3 1 (12.50%) Cacti
3 1 (12.50%) HAProxy
3 1 (12.50%) Kibana
3 1 (12.50%) logstash
3 1 (12.50%) Nagios
3 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (12.50%) RANCID
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
1 3 (37.50%) HP
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) TippingPoint