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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenStack
Rank 50 132 -
Rank change year-on-year
+82 -
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 110 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.70% 0.033% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.46% 0.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 60 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 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
596 509 487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.05% 16.77% 18.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 270 276
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £213 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £451 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 7
Median hourly rate £36.00 £14.30 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+151.74% -15.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £11.00 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £25.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-14.54% +15.34%

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 2 May 2016.

OpenStack Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 May 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 - 78 £400 - 3
Glasgow - 18 £420 - 1
Edinburgh -9 2 - -
OpenStack
UK

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 91 (62.76%) HP
2 90 (62.07%) Security Cleared
3 64 (44.14%) Microsoft
4 63 (43.45%) SC Cleared
5 62 (42.76%) ITIL
6 60 (41.38%) PowerShell
7 56 (38.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 55 (37.93%) Windows
9 47 (32.41%) Degree
9 47 (32.41%) Computer Science
10 44 (30.34%) Active Directory
11 41 (28.28%) Windows Server 2008
12 40 (27.59%) VMware
13 39 (26.90%) Project Management
13 39 (26.90%) MS Excel
13 39 (26.90%) ITIL V3
13 39 (26.90%) Windows Server 2012
13 39 (26.90%) Windows Server
14 38 (26.21%) Six Sigma
15 36 (24.83%) JSP 440
16 30 (20.69%) SQL
17 28 (19.31%) SQL Server
17 28 (19.31%) Windows Server 2003
18 27 (18.62%) Load Balancing
18 27 (18.62%) VMware Infrastructure
19 26 (17.93%) Migration
20 24 (16.55%) MCSE
20 24 (16.55%) SharePoint
20 24 (16.55%) Office 365
21 23 (15.86%) DNS

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 24 (16.55%) SharePoint
2 18 (12.41%) MS Exchange
3 17 (11.72%) Exchange Server 2003
4 15 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (10.34%) Skype for Business
5 14 (9.66%) Office Communications Server
6 8 (5.52%) IIS
7 6 (4.14%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (4.14%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (4.14%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.38%) Apache
8 2 (1.38%) Confluence
8 2 (1.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 39 (26.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.07%) MS Office
2 3 (2.07%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 24 (16.55%) Office 365
2 4 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.38%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.69%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 23 (15.86%) DNS
2 20 (13.79%) SAN
3 19 (13.10%) DHCP
4 14 (9.66%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 14 (9.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 14 (9.66%) Firewall
4 14 (9.66%) Skype
5 13 (8.97%) Internet
5 13 (8.97%) Network Security
6 8 (5.52%) NetScaler
7 7 (4.83%) SSL
7 7 (4.83%) TCP/IP
8 4 (2.76%) HTTP
8 4 (2.76%) LDAP
9 3 (2.07%) iSCSI
9 3 (2.07%) SNMP
10 2 (1.38%) HTTPS
10 2 (1.38%) NAS
10 2 (1.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (19.31%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.38%) DB2
3 2 (1.38%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.38%) MySQL
3 2 (1.38%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.38%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (5.52%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (5.52%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.76%) ClearCase
3 2 (1.38%) Ant
3 2 (1.38%) Artifactory
3 2 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.38%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.38%) Gradle
3 2 (1.38%) Grunt
3 2 (1.38%) gulp
3 2 (1.38%) Hudson
3 2 (1.38%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.38%) JIRA
3 2 (1.38%) Maven
3 2 (1.38%) Selenium
3 2 (1.38%) StarTeam
3 2 (1.38%) Subversion
3 2 (1.38%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.38%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (2.07%) Banking
2 1 (0.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (9.66%) Network Engineer
3 12 (8.28%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 7 (4.83%) Citrix Engineer
5 5 (3.45%) Architect
5 5 (3.45%) Consultant
5 5 (3.45%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (3.45%) Messaging Engineer
6 4 (2.76%) SharePoint Engineer
6 4 (2.76%) SharePoint Specialist
7 3 (2.07%) Build Engineer
7 3 (2.07%) Engineering Specialist
7 3 (2.07%) Messaging Consultant
7 3 (2.07%) Monitoring Engineer
7 3 (2.07%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 3 (2.07%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (2.07%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
7 3 (2.07%) Virtualisation Specialist
8 2 (1.38%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (1.38%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.59%) XML
2 8 (5.52%) .NET
3 6 (4.14%) CSS
3 6 (4.14%) jQuery
3 6 (4.14%) XSLT
4 3 (2.07%) Regular Expression
5 2 (1.38%) HTML
5 2 (1.38%) Java EE
5 2 (1.38%) JDBC
5 2 (1.38%) JSP
5 2 (1.38%) LAMP
5 2 (1.38%) Servlets
5 2 (1.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (32.41%) Computer Science
2 11 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.59%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.52%) Visualisation
4 6 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.45%) Replication
6 4 (2.76%) Clustering
7 3 (2.07%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.38%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 55 (37.93%) Windows
2 41 (28.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (26.90%) Windows Server
3 39 (26.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (19.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (6.90%) Linux
5 10 (6.90%) Unix
6 6 (4.14%) AIX
6 6 (4.14%) Solaris
7 4 (2.76%) HPUX
8 3 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.07%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (42.76%) ITIL
2 39 (26.90%) ITIL V3
2 39 (26.90%) Project Management
3 38 (26.21%) Six Sigma
4 27 (18.62%) Load Balancing
5 26 (17.93%) Migration
6 19 (13.10%) Service Delivery
7 13 (8.97%) Capacity Planning
7 13 (8.97%) Network Management
8 11 (7.59%) Data Privacy
8 11 (7.59%) Project Planning
8 11 (7.59%) Risk Management
9 10 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (6.90%) Analytics
10 9 (6.21%) Conflict Management
11 8 (5.52%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (4.14%) High Availability
13 5 (3.45%) Records Management
13 5 (3.45%) Unit Testing
13 5 (3.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 60 (41.38%) PowerShell
2 30 (20.69%) SQL
3 11 (7.59%) JavaScript
4 9 (6.21%) VBScript
5 8 (5.52%) C#
6 5 (3.45%) Java
6 5 (3.45%) Korn
6 5 (3.45%) Perl
7 4 (2.76%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.76%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.07%) Bourne shell
9 2 (1.38%) C-shell
9 2 (1.38%) Python
9 2 (1.38%) Ruby
9 2 (1.38%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.69%) C
Qualifications
1 90 (62.07%) Security Cleared
2 63 (43.45%) SC Cleared
3 56 (38.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 47 (32.41%) Degree
5 24 (16.55%) MCSE
6 16 (11.03%) MCSA
6 16 (11.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (8.97%) CCNA
7 13 (8.97%) CCNP
7 13 (8.97%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (4.14%) DV Cleared
9 4 (2.76%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.07%) MCP
10 3 (2.07%) MCTS
11 2 (1.38%) MCSD
12 1 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (24.83%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (30.34%) Active Directory
2 27 (18.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (11.03%) Hyper-V
3 16 (11.03%) vSphere
4 8 (5.52%) XenApp
4 8 (5.52%) XenDesktop
5 7 (4.83%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (3.45%) Firmware
7 2 (1.38%) Docker
7 2 (1.38%) Samba
7 2 (1.38%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.69%) Brightmail
8 1 (0.69%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 9 (6.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (4.14%) SCCM
3 5 (3.45%) Tivoli
4 3 (2.07%) Netcool
4 3 (2.07%) SCOM
4 3 (2.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.38%) Ansible
5 2 (1.38%) CA Wily
5 2 (1.38%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (1.38%) logstash
5 2 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.38%) Puppet
5 2 (1.38%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.69%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 91 (62.76%) HP
2 64 (44.14%) Microsoft
3 40 (27.59%) VMware
4 21 (14.48%) Citrix
5 14 (9.66%) CheckPoint
5 14 (9.66%) Cisco
5 14 (9.66%) F5
5 14 (9.66%) Fortinet
5 14 (9.66%) Juniper
5 14 (9.66%) TippingPoint
6 13 (8.97%) IronPort
7 12 (8.28%) AppSense
8 7 (4.83%) Red Hat
9 5 (3.45%) Nintex
9 5 (3.45%) Oracle
10 4 (2.76%) CA
11 3 (2.07%) Altiris
11 3 (2.07%) EMC
11 3 (2.07%) IBM
12 2 (1.38%) Google