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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenStack
Rank 66 141 -
Rank change year-on-year
+75 -
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 57 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.59% 0.062% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.69% 0.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 38 0 0
Median daily rate £345 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £450
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £50.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-32.50% +163.15%
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
449 436 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.44% 13.50% 20.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 212 312
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £204 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 13
Median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +108.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.38 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+23.59% +27.14%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 - 49 £350 - 1
Glasgow - 6 £400 -
OpenStack
UK

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 112 (67.07%) HP
2 99 (59.28%) Security Cleared
3 84 (50.30%) Microsoft
4 74 (44.31%) SC Cleared
4 74 (44.31%) PowerShell
5 71 (42.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 67 (40.12%) Windows
7 62 (37.13%) Active Directory
8 55 (32.93%) ITIL
9 53 (31.74%) Degree
9 53 (31.74%) Computer Science
10 49 (29.34%) Windows Server 2008
10 49 (29.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 48 (28.74%) Load Balancing
11 48 (28.74%) Windows Server
12 44 (26.35%) MS Excel
13 38 (22.75%) Windows Server 2003
14 37 (22.16%) Migration
14 37 (22.16%) VMware
15 36 (21.56%) MCSE
16 35 (20.96%) Office 365
17 33 (19.76%) SharePoint
18 32 (19.16%) MS Exchange
19 30 (17.96%) ITIL V3
20 29 (17.37%) Exchange Server 2010
20 29 (17.37%) Exchange Server 2013
21 28 (16.77%) Skype for Business
22 27 (16.17%) Project Management
23 26 (15.57%) SQL
24 25 (14.97%) SQL Server

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 33 (19.76%) SharePoint
2 32 (19.16%) MS Exchange
3 29 (17.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (17.37%) Exchange Server 2013
4 28 (16.77%) Skype for Business
5 21 (12.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 20 (11.98%) Exchange Server 2003
7 17 (10.18%) Office Communications Server
8 7 (4.19%) IIS
9 3 (1.80%) Apache
10 2 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.60%) AquaLogic
11 1 (0.60%) Confluence
11 1 (0.60%) JBoss
11 1 (0.60%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.60%) Tuxedo
11 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 44 (26.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.80%) MS Office
2 3 (1.80%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 35 (20.96%) Office 365
2 3 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 25 (14.97%) Skype
2 22 (13.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 22 (13.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 22 (13.17%) Firewall
3 18 (10.78%) DNS
3 18 (10.78%) Internet
3 18 (10.78%) Network Security
4 15 (8.98%) SAN
5 14 (8.38%) DHCP
6 10 (5.99%) SSL
6 10 (5.99%) TCP/IP
7 8 (4.79%) NetScaler
8 7 (4.19%) HTTP
9 6 (3.59%) HTTPS
9 6 (3.59%) SNMP
10 3 (1.80%) LDAP
11 2 (1.20%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.20%) NAS
11 2 (1.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (14.97%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.20%) MySQL
4 1 (0.60%) DB2
4 1 (0.60%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (2.99%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.80%) ClearCase
3 2 (1.20%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.60%) Ant
4 1 (0.60%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.60%) Build Forge
4 1 (0.60%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.60%) Gradle
4 1 (0.60%) Grunt
4 1 (0.60%) Hudson
4 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.60%) JIRA
4 1 (0.60%) Maven
4 1 (0.60%) Selenium
4 1 (0.60%) Subversion
4 1 (0.60%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.60%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (1.20%) Finance
2 1 (0.60%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (13.77%) Network Engineer
2 17 (10.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (4.79%) Lync Specialist
3 8 (4.79%) Messaging Specialist
3 8 (4.79%) Office 365 Specialist
3 8 (4.79%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 7 (4.19%) Citrix Engineer
4 7 (4.19%) Messaging Engineer
5 5 (2.99%) Consultant
5 5 (2.99%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 4 (2.40%) Monitoring Engineer
6 4 (2.40%) SharePoint Engineer
6 4 (2.40%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (2.40%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
7 3 (1.80%) Build Engineer
7 3 (1.80%) Messaging Consultant
7 3 (1.80%) Storage Engineer
7 3 (1.80%) Virtualisation Specialist
7 3 (1.80%) VMware Engineer
7 3 (1.80%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.79%) .NET
2 6 (3.59%) XML
3 4 (2.40%) Regular Expression
4 3 (1.80%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.20%) CSS
5 2 (1.20%) jQuery
5 2 (1.20%) LAMP
5 2 (1.20%) XSLT
6 1 (0.60%) HTML
6 1 (0.60%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (0.60%) J2EE
6 1 (0.60%) Java EE
6 1 (0.60%) JDBC
6 1 (0.60%) JSP
6 1 (0.60%) Middleware
6 1 (0.60%) Servlets
6 1 (0.60%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 53 (31.74%) Computer Science
2 15 (8.98%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.78%) Data Centre
3 13 (7.78%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.59%) Visualisation
5 5 (2.99%) Clustering
5 5 (2.99%) Replication
6 3 (1.80%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.80%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.80%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.20%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 67 (40.12%) Windows
2 49 (29.34%) Windows Server 2008
2 49 (29.34%) Windows Server 2012
3 48 (28.74%) Windows Server
4 38 (22.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (6.59%) Linux
5 11 (6.59%) Unix
6 8 (4.79%) Solaris
7 7 (4.19%) AIX
8 5 (2.99%) HPUX
9 4 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (2.40%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.80%) Android
10 3 (1.80%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.80%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.60%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (32.93%) ITIL
2 48 (28.74%) Load Balancing
3 37 (22.16%) Migration
4 30 (17.96%) ITIL V3
5 27 (16.17%) Project Management
6 25 (14.97%) Six Sigma
7 23 (13.77%) Service Delivery
8 18 (10.78%) Capacity Planning
8 18 (10.78%) Network Management
9 16 (9.58%) Data Privacy
10 15 (8.98%) Virtual Environments
11 14 (8.38%) Analytics
12 10 (5.99%) Application Packaging
13 8 (4.79%) Software Distribution
14 6 (3.59%) Project Planning
14 6 (3.59%) Risk Management
15 5 (2.99%) Conflict Management
15 5 (2.99%) Performance Tuning
15 5 (2.99%) Release Management
15 5 (2.99%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 74 (44.31%) PowerShell
2 26 (15.57%) SQL
3 13 (7.78%) VBScript
4 7 (4.19%) Perl
5 6 (3.59%) Java
5 6 (3.59%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.59%) Korn
6 5 (2.99%) C#
6 5 (2.99%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.40%) Bourne shell
8 3 (1.80%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.20%) C-shell
10 1 (0.60%) C
10 1 (0.60%) C++
10 1 (0.60%) Python
10 1 (0.60%) Ruby
10 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 99 (59.28%) Security Cleared
2 74 (44.31%) SC Cleared
3 71 (42.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 53 (31.74%) Degree
5 36 (21.56%) MCSE
6 18 (10.78%) CCNA
6 18 (10.78%) CCNP
6 18 (10.78%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (6.59%) MCSA
7 11 (6.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (4.79%) DV Cleared
8 8 (4.79%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (2.99%) MCP
9 5 (2.99%) MCTS
10 4 (2.40%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (1.20%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.17%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 62 (37.13%) Active Directory
2 24 (14.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (8.98%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (6.59%) Hyper-V
4 11 (6.59%) vSphere
5 9 (5.39%) Firmware
6 8 (4.79%) XenApp
6 8 (4.79%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.80%) Brightmail
8 2 (1.20%) Samba
9 1 (0.60%) Docker
9 1 (0.60%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 16 (9.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 13 (7.78%) SCCM
3 11 (6.59%) PowerCLI
4 5 (2.99%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (2.99%) Tivoli
5 4 (2.40%) CA Spectrum
5 4 (2.40%) Netcool
5 4 (2.40%) SCOM
6 3 (1.80%) AirWatch
6 3 (1.80%) HP SiteScope
6 3 (1.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.60%) Ansible
7 1 (0.60%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.60%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.60%) logstash
7 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.60%) Puppet
7 1 (0.60%) rkt
7 1 (0.60%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 112 (67.07%) HP
2 84 (50.30%) Microsoft
3 37 (22.16%) VMware
4 25 (14.97%) Citrix
5 22 (13.17%) CheckPoint
5 22 (13.17%) Cisco
5 22 (13.17%) F5
5 22 (13.17%) Fortinet
5 22 (13.17%) Juniper
5 22 (13.17%) TippingPoint
6 17 (10.18%) IronPort
7 15 (8.98%) AppSense
8 8 (4.79%) CA
9 7 (4.19%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.99%) IBM
11 4 (2.40%) Oracle
11 4 (2.40%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.80%) Altiris
13 2 (1.20%) 3PAR
13 2 (1.20%) EMC