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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
OpenStack
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 65 62 70
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 2 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.29% 1.69% 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.64% 9.94% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 2
Median daily rate £475 £350 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £338 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £540 £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £410 £500
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -18.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
122 161 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.43% 17.04% 19.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 107 98
Median daily rate £423 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £495 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 4
Median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -22.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.81 £23.20 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £160.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 21 January 2017, 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 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Mac OS
3 1 (25.00%) Cacti
3 1 (25.00%) Sendmail
3 1 (25.00%) XenServer
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (25.00%) Squid
3 1 (25.00%) Korn
3 1 (25.00%) Xen
3 1 (25.00%) IMAP
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Nagios

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 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) CloudStack
1 1 (25.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) IMAP
1 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
1 1 (25.00%) MRTG
1 1 (25.00%) SMTP
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Platform Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Debian
3 1 (25.00%) Mac OS
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) Korn
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Ceph
2 1 (25.00%) Dovecot
2 1 (25.00%) iptables
2 1 (25.00%) KVM
2 1 (25.00%) Sendmail
2 1 (25.00%) Squid
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Xen
2 1 (25.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) Ansible
2 1 (25.00%) Cacti
2 1 (25.00%) Cobbler
2 1 (25.00%) HAProxy
2 1 (25.00%) Nagios
2 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (25.00%) RANCID
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco