The table below looks at the statistics for OpenStack skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenStack over the 3 months to 21 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
OpenStack
England / South West
Rank 137 134 143
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 2 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.074% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.41% 1.45% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Median daily rate £288 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £421 £500
% change year-on-year
-2.49% -15.90%
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 South West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
483 482 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.92% 16.32% 16.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 335 322
Median daily rate £400 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £170 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £500 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 21
Median hourly rate £44.00 £18.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+144.44% -20.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £9.10 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.00 £40.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +2.70%

OpenStack
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

OpenStack Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

OpenStack
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

OpenStack Daily Rate Trend in the South West

OpenStack
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenStack within the South West region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 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
Wiltshire - 2 £288 - 1
OpenStack
England

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 South West region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) Software Engineering
3 8 (72.73%) RabbitMQ
3 8 (72.73%) Python
4 7 (63.64%) ActiveMQ
4 7 (63.64%) Unix
4 7 (63.64%) REST
4 7 (63.64%) ZeroMQ
4 7 (63.64%) Docker
5 6 (54.55%) DevOps
5 6 (54.55%) Ansible
5 6 (54.55%) Analytics
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (18.18%) Degree
7 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
7 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
7 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
7 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (18.18%) F5
7 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
7 2 (18.18%) vSphere
7 2 (18.18%) VMware
7 2 (18.18%) ITIL
7 2 (18.18%) Firewall
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (18.18%) Windows
7 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Senior DevOps
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Python Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Software Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Python Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Angular Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Python Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (63.64%) ActiveMQ
2 7 (63.64%) REST
2 7 (63.64%) ZeroMQ
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 1 (9.09%) Angular 2
3 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
1 2 (18.18%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 1 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (9.09%) Internet of Things
2 1 (9.09%) Private Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Unix
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 1 (9.09%) Android
4 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Software Engineering
2 6 (54.55%) Analytics
2 6 (54.55%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
4 1 (9.09%) Android Development
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Network Design
4 1 (9.09%) Network Management
4 1 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (9.09%) OOD
4 1 (9.09%) OOP
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source Development
4 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CCNP
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Docker
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) LXC
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco
1 2 (18.18%) F5
1 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Intel