The table below looks at the statistics for OpenStack skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenStack over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenStack
Rank 54 133 -
Rank change year-on-year
+79 -
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 109 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.68% 0.066% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.17% 0.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 52 0 0
Median daily rate £385 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.55% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -
OpenStack
UK

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

Application Platforms Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
635 508 523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.47% 16.85% 19.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 255 291
Median daily rate £350 £343 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £185 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.14% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £30.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% +23.52%

OpenStack
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

OpenStack Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

OpenStack
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

OpenStack Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

OpenStack
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenStack across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

OpenStack Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

OpenStack
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OpenStack across the Scotland region.

OpenStack Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

OpenStack
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenStack within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Renfrewshire - 82 £395 - 1
Glasgow - 15 £335 -
Edinburgh -10 1 - -
OpenStack
UK

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Scotland region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 86 (61.87%) HP
2 85 (61.15%) Security Cleared
3 71 (51.08%) Microsoft
4 65 (46.76%) PowerShell
5 62 (44.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 61 (43.88%) SC Cleared
7 60 (43.17%) Windows
8 56 (40.29%) ITIL
9 49 (35.25%) Active Directory
10 44 (31.65%) Degree
10 44 (31.65%) Computer Science
11 43 (30.94%) Windows Server 2008
11 43 (30.94%) VMware
11 43 (30.94%) Windows Server
12 42 (30.22%) Windows Server 2012
13 41 (29.50%) MS Excel
14 33 (23.74%) SQL
14 33 (23.74%) SQL Server
14 33 (23.74%) Load Balancing
15 30 (21.58%) VMware Infrastructure
16 28 (20.14%) ITIL V3
16 28 (20.14%) Windows Server 2003
16 28 (20.14%) Migration
17 26 (18.71%) MCSE
17 26 (18.71%) Office 365
18 25 (17.99%) SharePoint
18 25 (17.99%) DNS
18 25 (17.99%) Project Management
19 23 (16.55%) Six Sigma
19 23 (16.55%) Citrix

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 25 (17.99%) SharePoint
2 19 (13.67%) MS Exchange
3 17 (12.23%) Exchange Server 2003
4 16 (11.51%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (11.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (11.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (11.51%) Skype for Business
5 14 (10.07%) Office Communications Server
6 8 (5.76%) IIS
7 6 (4.32%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (4.32%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (4.32%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (2.16%) Apache
9 2 (1.44%) Confluence
9 2 (1.44%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.72%) JBoss
10 1 (0.72%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.72%) Tuxedo
10 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 41 (29.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.16%) MS Office
2 3 (2.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 26 (18.71%) Office 365
2 4 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.99%) DNS
2 22 (15.83%) SAN
3 21 (15.11%) DHCP
4 19 (13.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 19 (13.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 19 (13.67%) Firewall
5 15 (10.79%) Internet
5 15 (10.79%) Network Security
6 14 (10.07%) Skype
7 8 (5.76%) NetScaler
7 8 (5.76%) SSL
8 7 (5.04%) TCP/IP
9 5 (3.60%) HTTP
10 4 (2.88%) LDAP
11 3 (2.16%) HTTPS
11 3 (2.16%) SNMP
12 2 (1.44%) iSCSI
12 2 (1.44%) NAS
12 2 (1.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (23.74%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.60%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (3.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.44%) DB2
3 2 (1.44%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.44%) MySQL
3 2 (1.44%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.44%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (5.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (5.76%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.88%) ClearCase
3 2 (1.44%) Ant
3 2 (1.44%) Artifactory
3 2 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.44%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.44%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.44%) Gradle
3 2 (1.44%) Grunt
3 2 (1.44%) gulp
3 2 (1.44%) Hudson
3 2 (1.44%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.44%) JIRA
3 2 (1.44%) Maven
3 2 (1.44%) Selenium
3 2 (1.44%) StarTeam
3 2 (1.44%) Subversion
3 2 (1.44%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.44%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (1.44%) Banking
2 1 (0.72%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (13.67%) Network Engineer
2 14 (10.07%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 12 (8.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (5.04%) Citrix Engineer
5 6 (4.32%) Messaging Engineer
6 5 (3.60%) Consultant
7 4 (2.88%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 4 (2.88%) SharePoint Engineer
7 4 (2.88%) SharePoint Specialist
8 3 (2.16%) Build Engineer
8 3 (2.16%) Engineering Specialist
8 3 (2.16%) Messaging Consultant
8 3 (2.16%) Monitoring Engineer
8 3 (2.16%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (2.16%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
8 3 (2.16%) Virtualisation Specialist
8 3 (2.16%) VMware Engineer
9 2 (1.44%) Cisco Engineer
9 2 (1.44%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (1.44%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.91%) XML
2 8 (5.76%) .NET
3 6 (4.32%) CSS
3 6 (4.32%) jQuery
3 6 (4.32%) XSLT
4 3 (2.16%) Regular Expression
5 2 (1.44%) HTML
5 2 (1.44%) Java EE
5 2 (1.44%) JDBC
5 2 (1.44%) JSP
5 2 (1.44%) LAMP
5 2 (1.44%) Servlets
5 2 (1.44%) SOAP
6 1 (0.72%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (0.72%) J2EE
6 1 (0.72%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 44 (31.65%) Computer Science
2 12 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.63%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.76%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (5.76%) Visualisation
4 5 (3.60%) Clustering
4 5 (3.60%) Replication
5 3 (2.16%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.44%) HP Storage
6 2 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 60 (43.17%) Windows
2 43 (30.94%) Windows Server
2 43 (30.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (30.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (20.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (7.91%) Unix
6 10 (7.19%) Linux
7 7 (5.04%) AIX
7 7 (5.04%) Solaris
8 4 (2.88%) HPUX
9 3 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.16%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.44%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.72%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (40.29%) ITIL
2 33 (23.74%) Load Balancing
3 28 (20.14%) ITIL V3
3 28 (20.14%) Migration
4 25 (17.99%) Project Management
5 23 (16.55%) Six Sigma
6 17 (12.23%) Service Delivery
7 15 (10.79%) Capacity Planning
7 15 (10.79%) Network Management
8 13 (9.35%) Data Privacy
9 11 (7.91%) Analytics
9 11 (7.91%) Risk Management
10 10 (7.19%) Virtual Environments
11 9 (6.47%) Conflict Management
12 7 (5.04%) Project Planning
13 6 (4.32%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (4.32%) High Availability
14 5 (3.60%) Application Packaging
14 5 (3.60%) Software Distribution
14 5 (3.60%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 65 (46.76%) PowerShell
2 33 (23.74%) SQL
3 11 (7.91%) JavaScript
4 10 (7.19%) VBScript
5 8 (5.76%) C#
6 6 (4.32%) Java
6 6 (4.32%) Perl
7 5 (3.60%) Korn
7 5 (3.60%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.88%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.16%) Bourne shell
10 2 (1.44%) C
10 2 (1.44%) C-shell
10 2 (1.44%) Python
10 2 (1.44%) Ruby
10 2 (1.44%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.72%) C++
Qualifications
1 85 (61.15%) Security Cleared
2 62 (44.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 61 (43.88%) SC Cleared
4 44 (31.65%) Degree
5 26 (18.71%) MCSE
6 18 (12.95%) MCSA
6 18 (12.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 15 (10.79%) CCNA
7 15 (10.79%) CCNP
7 15 (10.79%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (4.32%) DV Cleared
9 5 (3.60%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.16%) MCP
10 3 (2.16%) MCTS
11 2 (1.44%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (1.44%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (15.83%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (35.25%) Active Directory
2 30 (21.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (12.95%) Hyper-V
3 18 (12.95%) vSphere
4 10 (7.19%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (5.76%) XenApp
5 8 (5.76%) XenDesktop
6 5 (3.60%) Firmware
7 2 (1.44%) Brightmail
7 2 (1.44%) Docker
7 2 (1.44%) Samba
7 2 (1.44%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 11 (7.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (5.76%) SCCM
3 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (3.60%) Tivoli
4 4 (2.88%) CA Spectrum
5 3 (2.16%) Netcool
5 3 (2.16%) SCOM
5 3 (2.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.44%) Ansible
6 2 (1.44%) CA Wily
6 2 (1.44%) HP SiteScope
6 2 (1.44%) logstash
6 2 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.44%) Puppet
6 2 (1.44%) rkt
6 2 (1.44%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.72%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 86 (61.87%) HP
2 71 (51.08%) Microsoft
3 43 (30.94%) VMware
4 23 (16.55%) Citrix
5 19 (13.67%) CheckPoint
5 19 (13.67%) Cisco
5 19 (13.67%) F5
5 19 (13.67%) Fortinet
5 19 (13.67%) Juniper
5 19 (13.67%) TippingPoint
6 14 (10.07%) IronPort
7 13 (9.35%) AppSense
8 7 (5.04%) CA
8 7 (5.04%) Red Hat
9 5 (3.60%) Nintex
9 5 (3.60%) Oracle
10 4 (2.88%) IBM
10 4 (2.88%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.16%) Altiris
12 2 (1.44%) Google