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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenStack
Rank 60 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 6 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.74% 0.65% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.44% 3.97% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Median daily rate £388 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £438 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.14% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -
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
135 151 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 16.56% 16.40% 21.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 91 84
Median daily rate £400 £440 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +25.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 8
Median hourly rate £25.00 £14.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.49% -15.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £16.49
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +30.38%

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
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 24 July 2016.

OpenStack Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 11 (73.33%) Linux
2 9 (60.00%) DevOps
3 8 (53.33%) Puppet
4 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
4 7 (46.67%) Python
4 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
4 7 (46.67%) Ansible
5 6 (40.00%) Windows
6 5 (33.33%) VMware
6 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
7 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
7 4 (26.67%) Gradle
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (26.67%) Maven
7 4 (26.67%) Ruby
7 4 (26.67%) Ant
7 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
7 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
8 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (20.00%) Java
8 3 (20.00%) Perl
8 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (20.00%) Cisco
8 3 (20.00%) HP

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 5 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) CloudStack
2 1 (6.67%) JBoss
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (13.33%) HP Helion
3 2 (13.33%) PaaS
4 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (6.67%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
4 1 (6.67%) CloudBees
4 1 (6.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
1 2 (13.33%) Network Security
1 2 (13.33%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (6.67%) BGP
2 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
2 1 (6.67%) IPsec
2 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) MPLS
2 1 (6.67%) NAS
2 1 (6.67%) OSPF
2 1 (6.67%) SSL
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) VoIP
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
2 1 (6.67%) VRRP
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Big Data
1 3 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (13.33%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
1 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (26.67%) Ant
2 4 (26.67%) Gradle
2 4 (26.67%) Maven
3 2 (13.33%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (6.67%) Bitbucket
4 1 (6.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Senior DevOps
2 5 (33.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 3 (20.00%) Security Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior VMware Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) ELK Stack
1 2 (13.33%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (6.67%) LAMP
2 1 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (6.67%) Servlets
2 1 (6.67%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (20.00%) CentOS
5 2 (13.33%) Fedora
5 2 (13.33%) Ubuntu
5 2 (13.33%) Unix
6 1 (6.67%) AIX
6 1 (6.67%) Debian
6 1 (6.67%) HPUX
6 1 (6.67%) Solaris
6 1 (6.67%) SUSE
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) DevOps
2 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security
5 1 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.67%) Open Source
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Security Testing
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Python
2 4 (26.67%) Ruby
3 3 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (13.33%) CCNA
3 2 (13.33%) CCNP
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) VCP4
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) Docker
2 3 (20.00%) vSphere
3 2 (13.33%) KVM
4 1 (6.67%) Ceph
4 1 (6.67%) NFS
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (6.67%) Postfix
4 1 (6.67%) qmail
4 1 (6.67%) Sendmail
4 1 (6.67%) Varnish
4 1 (6.67%) vCloud
4 1 (6.67%) Xen
4 1 (6.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) Puppet
2 7 (46.67%) Ansible
3 5 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (13.33%) Kibana
4 2 (13.33%) logstash
5 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
5 1 (6.67%) Bacula
5 1 (6.67%) Cacti
5 1 (6.67%) cPanel
5 1 (6.67%) Grafana
5 1 (6.67%) Graphite
5 1 (6.67%) Mesos
5 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
5 1 (6.67%) Plesk
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (6.67%) Salt
5 1 (6.67%) SCOM
5 1 (6.67%) SELinux
5 1 (6.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) IBM
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 2 (13.33%) Symantec
5 1 (6.67%) Atlassian
5 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) CommVault
5 1 (6.67%) EMC
5 1 (6.67%) F5
5 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
5 1 (6.67%) Hitachi
5 1 (6.67%) Juniper
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) NetApp
5 1 (6.67%) TippingPoint
5 1 (6.67%) Tripwire