The table below looks at the statistics for OpenStack skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenStack over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenStack
Rank 62 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 15 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.54% 0.11% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.52% 0.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 0
Average daily rate £350 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £500 £320
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +56.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
176 163 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 18.09% 18.67% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 81 101
Average daily rate £350 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £563 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 4
Average hourly rate £33.50 £55.65 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.80% +122.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

OpenStack
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenStack across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenStack across the Reading region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

OpenStack Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (76.19%) VMware
2 15 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (66.67%) MySQL
4 13 (61.90%) WebLogic
4 13 (61.90%) Web Services
4 13 (61.90%) SMTP
4 13 (61.90%) HTTP
4 13 (61.90%) DNS
4 13 (61.90%) SSL
4 13 (61.90%) JBoss
4 13 (61.90%) Apache
4 13 (61.90%) Tomcat
4 13 (61.90%) Python
4 13 (61.90%) LDAP
4 13 (61.90%) Linux
4 13 (61.90%) Nagios
4 13 (61.90%) Configuration Management
4 13 (61.90%) Perl
4 13 (61.90%) ZABBIX
4 13 (61.90%) Cacti
4 13 (61.90%) Ganglia
4 13 (61.90%) qmail
4 13 (61.90%) nginx
4 13 (61.90%) Squid
4 13 (61.90%) LAMP
4 13 (61.90%) Puppet
4 13 (61.90%) High Availability
4 13 (61.90%) Splunk
4 13 (61.90%) MCollective
4 13 (61.90%) collectd

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 13 (61.90%) Apache
1 13 (61.90%) JBoss
1 13 (61.90%) nginx
1 13 (61.90%) Tomcat
1 13 (61.90%) WebLogic
2 2 (9.52%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 15 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) DNS
1 13 (61.90%) HTTP
1 13 (61.90%) LDAP
1 13 (61.90%) SMTP
1 13 (61.90%) SSL
2 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) DB2
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) AWS Engineer
1 12 (57.14%) Support Engineer
1 12 (57.14%) VMware Engineer
1 12 (57.14%) VMware Support Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Applications Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 7 (33.33%) Applications Support Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Linux Support
2 7 (33.33%) Linux Support Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) Architect
4 5 (23.81%) Automation Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Cloud Automation Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Security Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Operations Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Product Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Product Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Service Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Service Management Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) LAMP
1 13 (61.90%) LEMP Stack
1 13 (61.90%) MCollective
1 13 (61.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 6 (28.57%) Private Cloud
2 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
3 3 (14.29%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Configuration Management
1 13 (61.90%) High Availability
2 6 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 5 (23.81%) ArchiMate
3 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (23.81%) Information Security
3 5 (23.81%) Knowledge Management
3 5 (23.81%) Security Architecture
3 5 (23.81%) TOGAF
3 5 (23.81%) UML
4 4 (19.05%) SIEM
5 2 (9.52%) DevOps
5 2 (9.52%) Open Source
5 2 (9.52%) Product Management
6 1 (4.76%) CRM
6 1 (4.76%) ERP
6 1 (4.76%) eTOM
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL
6 1 (4.76%) Migration
6 1 (4.76%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) Perl
1 13 (61.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) qmail
1 13 (61.90%) Squid
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (61.90%) Cacti
1 13 (61.90%) collectd
1 13 (61.90%) Ganglia
1 13 (61.90%) Graphite
1 13 (61.90%) logstash
1 13 (61.90%) Nagios
1 13 (61.90%) Puppet
1 13 (61.90%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) VMware
2 13 (61.90%) Splunk
3 4 (19.05%) ArcSight
3 4 (19.05%) Cyber-Ark
3 4 (19.05%) Symantec
3 4 (19.05%) Tripwire
4 2 (9.52%) IBM
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) EMC
5 1 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) Huawei
5 1 (4.76%) NetApp
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle