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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenStack
Rank 70 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.35% 0.59% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.27% 4.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £375 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -
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
132 125 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 15.33% 14.71% 21.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 70 90
Median daily rate £413 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £325 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 11
Median hourly rate £25.00 £15.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.93% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £21.15 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+25.32% +24.38%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 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 17 (89.47%) Linux
2 14 (73.68%) Puppet
3 13 (68.42%) Python
4 12 (63.16%) VMware
5 11 (57.89%) Configuration Management
6 10 (52.63%) Perl
7 9 (47.37%) MySQL
7 9 (47.37%) DNS
7 9 (47.37%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (47.37%) logstash
8 8 (42.11%) DevOps
8 8 (42.11%) Graphite
8 8 (42.11%) ZABBIX
8 8 (42.11%) Cacti
8 8 (42.11%) qmail
8 8 (42.11%) Nagios
8 8 (42.11%) LAMP
8 8 (42.11%) WebLogic
8 8 (42.11%) JBoss
8 8 (42.11%) Apache
8 8 (42.11%) Tomcat
8 8 (42.11%) SSL
9 7 (36.84%) SMTP
9 7 (36.84%) HTTP
9 7 (36.84%) LDAP
9 7 (36.84%) Web Services
9 7 (36.84%) Squid
9 7 (36.84%) nginx
9 7 (36.84%) Ganglia
9 7 (36.84%) Git (software)

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 8 (42.11%) Apache
1 8 (42.11%) JBoss
1 8 (42.11%) Tomcat
1 8 (42.11%) WebLogic
2 7 (36.84%) nginx
3 5 (26.32%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (5.26%) CloudStack
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 9 (47.37%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon S3
2 1 (5.26%) CloudBees
2 1 (5.26%) IaaS
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) DNS
2 8 (42.11%) SSL
3 7 (36.84%) HTTP
3 7 (36.84%) LDAP
3 7 (36.84%) SMTP
4 2 (10.53%) Firewall
4 2 (10.53%) Internet
4 2 (10.53%) Network Security
4 2 (10.53%) SAN
5 1 (5.26%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (5.26%) BGP
5 1 (5.26%) EIGRP
5 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
5 1 (5.26%) LAN
5 1 (5.26%) MPLS
5 1 (5.26%) NAS
5 1 (5.26%) OSPF
5 1 (5.26%) VoIP
5 1 (5.26%) VRRP
5 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) MySQL
2 3 (15.79%) Big Data
2 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
2 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
3 4 (21.05%) Ant
3 4 (21.05%) Gradle
3 4 (21.05%) Maven
4 2 (10.53%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (5.26%) Bitbucket
5 1 (5.26%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) DevOps Engineer
1 8 (42.11%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) AWS Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) VMware Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Support Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) VMware Support Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) Linux Support
4 5 (26.32%) Linux Support Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) Senior DevOps
5 4 (21.05%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Applications Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Applications Support
6 3 (15.79%) Applications Support Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Cloud Automation Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (15.79%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) LAMP
2 7 (36.84%) LEMP Stack
2 7 (36.84%) MCollective
2 7 (36.84%) Web Services
3 2 (10.53%) ELK Stack
3 2 (10.53%) Middleware
4 1 (5.26%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (5.26%) Servlets
4 1 (5.26%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (10.53%) CentOS
5 2 (10.53%) Unix
6 1 (5.26%) AIX
6 1 (5.26%) Debian
6 1 (5.26%) Fedora
6 1 (5.26%) HPUX
6 1 (5.26%) Solaris
6 1 (5.26%) SUSE
6 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Configuration Management
2 8 (42.11%) DevOps
3 7 (36.84%) High Availability
4 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
5 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.26%) BDD
7 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (5.26%) Change Control
7 1 (5.26%) Network Management
7 1 (5.26%) Open Source
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (5.26%) Security Architecture
7 1 (5.26%) SIEM
7 1 (5.26%) Trend Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) UML
7 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) Python
2 10 (52.63%) Perl
3 4 (21.05%) Ruby
4 3 (15.79%) Java
5 1 (5.26%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) PHP
5 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) Degree
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (10.53%) CCNA
4 2 (10.53%) CCNP
4 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) VCP4
5 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) qmail
2 7 (36.84%) Squid
3 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (15.79%) vSphere
5 2 (10.53%) Docker
5 2 (10.53%) KVM
6 1 (5.26%) Ceph
6 1 (5.26%) NFS
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (5.26%) Postfix
6 1 (5.26%) Sendmail
6 1 (5.26%) Varnish
6 1 (5.26%) vCloud
6 1 (5.26%) Xen
6 1 (5.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (73.68%) Puppet
2 9 (47.37%) logstash
3 8 (42.11%) Cacti
3 8 (42.11%) Graphite
3 8 (42.11%) Nagios
3 8 (42.11%) ZABBIX
4 7 (36.84%) Ansible
4 7 (36.84%) collectd
4 7 (36.84%) Ganglia
5 4 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (10.53%) Kibana
7 1 (5.26%) Bacula
7 1 (5.26%) cPanel
7 1 (5.26%) Grafana
7 1 (5.26%) Mesos
7 1 (5.26%) Plesk
7 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (5.26%) Salt
7 1 (5.26%) SELinux
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) VMware
2 7 (36.84%) Splunk
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco
3 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.53%) IBM
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle
4 2 (10.53%) Symantec
5 1 (5.26%) Atlassian
5 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) CommVault
5 1 (5.26%) EMC
5 1 (5.26%) F5
5 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.26%) Hitachi
5 1 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) Juniper
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) TippingPoint
5 1 (5.26%) Tripwire
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