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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenStack
Rank 136 138 142
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.069% 0.033% 0.094%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.41% 0.20% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 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 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -
OpenStack
England

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
486 512 653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.78% 16.67% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 308 411
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 19
Median hourly rate £33.75 £20.19 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.20% +9.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.53 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

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 4 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
Gloucestershire +2 1 £400 -
Bristol - 1 - - 2
OpenStack
England

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 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 South West region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Puppet
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (55.56%) DevOps
5 4 (44.44%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (44.44%) ITIL
6 3 (33.33%) Unix
6 3 (33.33%) Windows
6 3 (33.33%) Java
6 3 (33.33%) Python
6 3 (33.33%) Service Management
6 3 (33.33%) Change Management
6 3 (33.33%) Scrum
6 3 (33.33%) VMware
6 3 (33.33%) Kanban
6 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
6 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (33.33%) Ansible
7 2 (22.22%) Docker
7 2 (22.22%) Private Cloud
7 2 (22.22%) Mesos
7 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
7 2 (22.22%) CentOS
7 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) JBoss
1 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) Eucalyptus
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) OpenFlow
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) AWS Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Software Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) Java EE
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) OpenDaylight
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Private Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Unix
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) DevOps
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) Change Management
4 3 (33.33%) Kanban
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) Service Management
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
6 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
6 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
6 1 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (11.11%) SDLC
6 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (11.11%) Use Case
6 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
1 3 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
2 2 (22.22%) C
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Docker
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) Puppet
2 3 (33.33%) Ansible
2 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (22.22%) Mesos
4 1 (11.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Atlassian
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Google
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp
3 1 (11.11%) New Relic